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  • The Buddha's Dream of Liberationby James William Coleman; Reb Anderson; Palden

    Wisdom Publications 2017; US$ 16.95

    Explore the three great teachings of the Buddha with this plain-English primer • The First Turning of the Wheel : Insight into the nature of suffering—and the way out of it—from the four noble truths and the eightfold path • The Second Turning of the Wheel : Teachings on emptiness from the Heart Sutra and the Diamond Sutra • The Third... more...

  • The Original Buddhist Psychologyby Beth Jacobs

    North Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 15.95

    The Abhidharma, one of the three major text collections of the original Buddhist canon, frames the psychological system of Buddhism, explaining the workings of reality and the nature of the human mind. It is composed of detailed matrixes and lists that outline the interaction of consciousness and reality, the essence of perception and experience, and... more...

  • Practical Zenby Julian Daizan Skinner; Shinzan Miyamae

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 16.62

    Using a system established by the ancestors of the Rinzai tradition of Zen, this book presents specific meditation practices in a practical and engaging way that will enable readers to live a grounded, strong, energetic life. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Chan Buddhismby Youru Wang

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 95.00

    The Historical Dictionary of Chan Buddhism contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, schools, texts, vocabularies, doctrines, rituals, temples, events, and other practices . more...

  • The Wisdom Chapterby Jamgon Mipham; The Padmakara Translation Group

    Shambhala 2017; US$ 34.95

    The first English translation of Mipham Rinpoche's commentary on the "wisdom" chapter of Shantideva's classic text, in which Mipham explains Madhyamaka philosophy from the perspective of the Dzogchen tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Shāntideva’s guide to the training of a Bodhisattva is one of the most important and beloved texts in the Tibetan... more...

  • Yantra Yogaby Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

    Shambhala 2017; US$ 33.99

    Yantra Yoga, the Buddhist parallel to the Hathayoga of the Hindu tradition, is a system of practice entailing bodily movements, breathing exercises, and visualizations. Originally transmitted by the mahasiddhas of India and Oddiyana, its practice is nowadays found in all schools of Tibetan Buddhism in relation to the Anuttaratantras, more generally... more...

  • Zen and Material Cultureby Pamela D. Winfield; Steven Heine

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    Expanding on previous studies of Zen art history, material/visual culture, and religious practice, Zen and Material Culture focuses on the vast range of "stuff" in Japanese Zen, including beads, bowls, buildings, staffs, statues, rags, robes and even popular retail commodities distributed in America. more...

  • Spiritual Friendsby Thubten Dondrub

    Wisdom Publications 2017; US$ 14.95

    A collection of the favorite guided meditations of senior monks and nuns of the International Mahayana Institute of the FPMT.  A collection of the favorite guided meditations of senior monks and nuns of the International Mahayana Institute of the FPMT. These meditations center on different Buddhist themes and provide a good resource for the practicing... more...

  • The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joyby John Brehm

    Wisdom Publications 2017; US$ 16.95

    Over 125 poetic companions, from Basho to Billy Collins, Saigyo to Shakespeare. The poems expertly gathered here offer all that one might hope for in spiritual companionship: wisdom, compassion, peacefulness, good humor, and the ability to both absorb and express the deepest human emotions of grief and joy. The book includes a short essay on “Mindful... more...

  • The Crystal Mirror of Philosophical Systemsby Thuken Losang Chokyi Nyima; Lhundub Sopa; Roger R. Jackson

    Wisdom Publications 2017; US$ 59.95

    The Crystal Mirror of Philosophical Systems , by Thuken Losang Chokyi Nyima (1737-1802), is arguably the widest-ranging account of religious philosophies ever written in pre-modern Tibet. Like most Tibetan texts on philosophical systems, this work covers the major schools of India, both Buddhist and non-Buddhist, but then goes on to discuss in detail... more...