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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Meditative practice lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. This introductory anthology gives a representative sample of the various kinds of meditations described in the earliest body of Buddhist scripture, the Pali canon. more...
- Atria Books 2005; US$ 19.95
Few teachers in the West possess both the spiritual training and the scholarship to lead us along the path to enlightenment. Robert Thurman is one such teacher. Now, in his first experiential course on the essentials of Tibetan Buddhism, adapted and expanded from a popular retreat he led, Thurman -- the first Westerner ordained by His Holiness the... more...
- University of California Press 1990; US$ 30.95
Zen Buddhism is perhaps best known for its emphasis on meditation, and probably no figure in the history of Zen is more closely associated with meditation practice than the thirteenth-century Japanese master Dogen, founder of the Soto school. This study examines the historical and religious character of the practice as it is described in Dogen's own... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 64.99
From meditation and fasting to celibacy and anchoritism, the ascetic impulse has been an enduring and complex phenomenon throughout history. Offering a sweeping view of this elusive and controversial aspect of religious life and culture, this book examines the ascetic impulse. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99
Rabbi Jamie Korngold has always loved the outdoors, the place where humankind first met with God. Whether it?s mountaineering, running ultramarathons, or just sitting by a stream, she finds her spirituality and Judaism thrive most in the wilderness. In her work as the Adventure Rabbi, leading groups toward spiritual fulfillment in the outdoors, Korngold... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 22.00
What is Kabbalah and how can women apply it to their own lives? In this book, bestselling author and teacher of Jewish mysticism and meditation Perle Besserman shares a feminine approach to spirituality. "A New Kabbalah for Women" traces the history of female-centered worship and tells the story of the author's search for her own path... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Based on the early Brahminic literature, the author asserts the origin of the method of meditation learned by the Buddha from his two teachers and identifies some authentic teachings of the Buddha on meditation. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This book examines ?mindfulness? in early Buddhism, and explores its central role in 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, Chinese and Sanskrit. more...