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  • Asceticismby Vincent L. Wimbush; Richard Valantasis

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 72.99

    The only comprehensive reference work on asceticism with a multicultural, multireligious, and multidisciplinary perspective, Asceticism offers a sweeping view of an elusive and controversial aspect of religious life and culture. Providing a broad historical and comparative perspective, contributions by more than forty preeminent scholars in a wide... more...

  • The Origin of Buddhist Meditationby Alexander Wynne

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Having identified early material that goes back to the Buddha himself, the author argues that the two teachers of the Buddha were historical figures. Based on the early Brahminic literature, namely the early Upanishads and Moksadharma, the author asserts the origin of the method of meditation learned by the Buddha from these teachers, and attempts... more...

  • Meditation Now or Neverby Steve Hagen

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99

    National bestselling author and teacher Steve Hagen strips away the cultural and religious jargon surrounding meditation and provides an accessible and thorough manual for newcomers and experienced practitioners alike. Inside you will find: Simple practices to avoid needlessly complicating meditation Where most of us get stuck in meditation?and... more...

  • Mindfulness in Early Buddhismby Tse-fu Kuan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book identifies what is meant by sati ( smrti ), usually translated as ?mindfulness?, in early Buddhism, and examines its soteriological functions and its central role in the early Buddhist practice and philosophy.  Using textual analysis and criticism, it takes new approaches to the subject through a comparative study of Buddhist texts in Pali,... more...

  • The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditationby Arinna Weisman; Jean Smith

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.00

    Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith combine clear explanations of the Buddha's teachings on freedom and happiness with their personal stories highlighting some of the challenges and insights of practice. The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditation offers advice about going on retreat and help in choosing a teacher and a sangha (practice community), as well... more...

  • The Sabbath Worldby Judith Shulevitz

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    BONUS: This edition contains a The Sabbath World  discussion guide. What is the Sabbath, anyway? The holy day of rest? The first effort to protect the rights of workers? A smart way to manage stress in a world in which computers never get turned off and work never comes to an end? Or simply an oppressive, outmoded rite? In  The Sabbath World, Judith... more...

  • Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrinesby W. Y. Evans-Wentz; R. R. Marett; Chen-Chi Chang; Donald S. Lopez

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    Books, audiotapes, and classes about yoga are today as familiar as they are widespread, but we in the West have only recently become engaged in the meditative doctrines of the East--only in the last 70 or 80 years, in fact. In the early part of the 20th century, it was the pioneering efforts of keen scholars like W. Y. Evans-Wentz, the late editor... more...

  • Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healingsby Stephen Levine

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    From the revered meditation teacher Stephen Levine, here is a volume of guided meditations for the deeper healing of spirit, mind, and body. The culmination of decades of personal and professional explorations into the process of human consciousness, Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healings is an indispensable source book, filled with resources... more...

  • Meditationby Ian Gawler; Paul Bedson

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 31.81

    A comprehensive introduction to meditation practice, written by two leading Western teachers. more...

  • Truth Seekersby Sid Roth; Mike Shreve

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 16.99

    You will be inspired by these ten amazing stories from seekers who walked different paths in life yet shared one common passion—love for the truth. They all desired lasting answers. They all knew that religion alone could never satisfy their spiritual thirst. They longed for supernatural revelation, for transformation—for ultimate reality.... more...