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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95
The Tibetan Book of the Dead is the most famous Buddhist text in the West, having sold more than a million copies since it was first published in English in 1927. Carl Jung wrote a commentary on it, Timothy Leary redesigned it as a guidebook for an acid trip, and the Beatles quoted Leary's version in their song "Tomorrow Never Knows."... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2006; US$ 12.95
12 Steps on Buddha's Path is an inspiring firsthand account of what happens when life seems hopeless and the miracle of finding out that it's anything but. The author describes her own journey of recovery from alcoholism - an astonishing passage through strange and frightening territory - and marks out the path that allowed her to emerge from that... more...
- Atria Books/Beyond Words 2009; US$ 16.00
The face of addiction and alcoholism is a face that many have seen before -- it may be a celebrity, a colleague, or even a family member. And though the 12-step program by itself can often bring initial success, many addicts find themselves relapsing back into old ways and old patterns, or replacing one addiction with another. Author Darren Littlejohn... more...
- Osho Media International 2012; US$ 1.99
"The Sutra of Forty-Two Chapters" is a succinct summary doctrine by which Buddhism was introduced to China. Each of the 42 sutras begins with “the Buddha said?. This particular sutra deals with “20 Difficult Things to Accomplish in this World? and Osho takes us through each verse, and dissects it line by line, never omitting to explain--in clear... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 4.27
A Buddhist life is lived with peace, joy and contentment: each day can be a step along the path to true enlightenment. To live by these values every day takes patience, skill and knowledge, but it is hugely rewarding. This book can show you how to begin to do so ? in just 20 minutes. more...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 12.95
201 LITTLE BUDDHIST REMINDERS Everyone is busy and we all need little reminders to help us slow down, pay attention and enjoy life. Designed for just this purpose, gathas are short Buddhist poems to recite inwardly throughout the day. They transform familiar activities, such as commuting to work, having morning tea or coffee, washing dishes or... more...
- Big Mind Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
There are three fundamental questions to Buddhist practice:Why do we suffer? How can we free ourselves from fear and sorrow? What does it take to live in harmony with others?Dennis Genpo Merzel, among the highest ranking American Buddhists practicing today, addresses these fundamental questions in this dynamic, easily-accessible book,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of Buddhism covers and clarifies Buddhist concepts, significant figures, movements, schools, places, activities, and periods. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 700 cross-referenced dictionary entries. more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 18.95
The Abhidhamma, the third great division of early Buddhist teaching, expounds a revolutionary system of philosophical psychology rooted in the twin Buddhist insights of selflessness and dependent origination. In keeping with the liberative thrust of early Buddhism, this system organizes the entire spectrum of human consciousness around the two poles... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2001; US$ 12.95
These are Zen meditations for modern times -- cold comfort, maybe, for some of us who might want platitudes and the promise of peacefulness being handed to us on a silver platter. Because, as Shaw points out, conflict is a part of life. Zen Buddhism was even founded in conflict. No one can give anyone else peace. Peace comes to those who seek it --... more...