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  • Samatha, Jhana, and Vipassanaby Hyun-Soo Jeon; HaNul Jun; Sayadaw Revata

    Wisdom Publications 2018; US$ 11.99

    A clear and comprehensive handbook to a revered path of meditation. This step-by-step meditator’s guide walks the reader through practices that can hold the key to unlocking new levels of concentration and insight. A student of the famed Pa-Auk Monastery and a practicing psychiatrist, Jeon Hyun-soo, MD, PhD, uses these two paths to guide the reader... more...

  • Zen and the Gospel of Thomasby Joanne P. Miller

    Wisdom Publications 2018; US$ 11.99

    Zen and the Gospel of Thomas  illuminates sacred, mysterious wisdom from two traditions, revealing how these profound teachings apply to our everyday life and spiritual practice. Imagine that the Buddha asked Jesus to write a text for a Zen audience that would explain his take on the mysteries of his Kingdom. Imagine also that Jesus chose to present... more...

  • Buddha Natureby Arya Maitreya; Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye; Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso; Rosemarie Fuchs

    Shambhala 2018; US$ 29.95

    The Buddha's definitive teachings on how we should understand the ground of enlightenment and the nature and qualities of buddhahood. All sentient beings, without exception, have buddha nature—the inherent purity and perfection of the mind, untouched by changing mental states. Thus there is neither any reason for conceit nor self-contempt. This... more...

  • The Complete Foundationby The Dalai Lama

    Shambhala 2018; US$ 22.95

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama provides intimate details on advanced mind-training practices using visualization, reason, and contemplation. Clear, eloquent, simple, and profound, His Holiness’s teachings are easily accessible to beginning practitioners yet richly nourishing to those more advanced in practice. In The Complete Foundation , the Dalai... more...

  • A Buddhist Journalby Beth Jacobs

    North Atlantic Books 2018; US$ 16.95

    A guided journal that uniquely combines personal writing and meditation — two of the most beneficial self-help processes available In this book, Beth Jacobs—who has taught and written extensively on both Buddhist psychology and therapeutic writing—provides a variety of writing techniques and exercises that are matched with specific Buddhist meditation... more...

  • Best Foot Forwardby Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

    Shambhala 2018; US$ 16.95

    A pithy guidebook for Buddhist pilgrims to the four holy sites of India. “The aim of all Buddhist practice is to catch a glimpse of the awakened state. Going on pilgrimage, soaking up the sacred atmosphere of holy places, and mingling with other pilgrims are simply different ways of trying to achieve that glimpse.”—from chapter 1, “Holy Buddhist... more...

  • The Five Hurdles to Happinessby Mitch Abblett

    Shambhala 2018; US$ 22.95

    A practical approach to becoming aware of the "five hindrances"--the negative qualities that inhibit living the awakened life--and to breaking free of them in order to live more mindfully, effectively, compassionately. Five obstacles stand in between you and true happiness. What are they and how can you overcome them? Buddhist traditions teach that... more...

  • Human Being, Bodily Beingby Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 59.99

    Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad offers illuminating new perspectives on contemporary phenomenological theories of body and subjectivity, based on studies of diverse classical Indian texts. He argues for a 'phenomenological ecology' of bodily subjectivity in health, gender, contemplation, and lovemaking. more...

  • The Healthy Mindby Henry Vyner

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 52.28

    In The Healthy Mind , Dr. Henry M. Vyner presents the findings of twenty-seven years of research spent interviewing Tibetan lamas about their experiences of the mind. The interviews have generated a science of stream of consciousness that demonstrates that the healthy human mind is the egoless mind, given the paradox that the egoless mind has an... more...

  • Mount Wutaiby Wen-shing Chou

    Princeton University Press 2018; Not Available

    The northern Chinese mountain range of Mount Wutai has been a preeminent site of international pilgrimage for over a millennium. Home to more than one hundred temples, the entire range is considered a Buddhist paradise on earth, and has received visitors ranging from emperors to monastic and lay devotees. Mount Wutai explores how Qing Buddhist rulers... more...