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Buddhism is prevalent in every corner of the world having spread from the life and teachings of the Buddha who was born a Prince and renounced his material life to pursue one of Enlightenment. Upon realizing the deepest meaning of life he journeyed teaching and spreading the simple message of Truth. Our books on Buddhism offer many perspectives and insights into this profound spiritual way of life.
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 The Emergence of Buddhism  Jacob N. Kinnard The Emergence of Buddhism   $37.49  $28.12  Buy Now 
In the 6th century B.C.E., a young prince named Siddhartha Gotama se tout on an ascetic quest to alleviate human suffering.  In the middle ground between opulence and self-denial, he discovered a path to enlightenment and self awareness – and he dedicated his life to sharing that discovery.  The man called Buddha, the “Awakened One,” traveled as an itinerant monk, imparting principles of enlightenment throughout India and what is now southern Nepal.  He was not worshipped... 
 The Emptiness of Emptiness: An Introduction to Early Indian Madhyamika  C.W. Huntington The Emptiness of Emptiness: An Introduction to Early Indian Madhyamika   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
The Madhyamika or Middle Way a  school of buddhist thought that originated in India in the  second or third century, was a decisive influence in the subsequent development of Mahayana Buddhism. In a new approach to its study, the Emptiness of Emptiness reconsiders  the central doctrine of emptiness and shows that the Madhyamika critique of all philosophical views is both subtler and more radical than most western interpretation indicates     
 The Emptying God : A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation  Christopher Ives (Ed.) The Emptying God : A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversation   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
Masao Abe is widely acknowledged as a leader in the worldwide dialogue on Buddhism. A profound scholar of Buddhism and of Christian theology, his critical and constructive reflections culminate in the seminal essay which is the corner stone of this volume. Seven eminent scholars respond to the challenge of Abe’s construal of Kenotic God and Dynamic Sunyata. Abe demonstrates powerfully the dynamism of the Buddhist appreciation of the diving emptiness at the heart of Being. His essay suggests... 
 The Energy Of Prayer  Thich Nhat Hanh The Energy Of Prayer   $11.49  $8.62  Buy Now 
In this extraordinary celebration of spirituality The Energy Of Prayer demonstrates the relevance of prayer in our daily lives. Thich Nhat Hanh reveals how the energies of prayer and meditation allow us to reconnect with our higher selves while satisfying our basic need to connect with the world as a whole. With a generous spirit that acknowledges the many different types and functions of prayer, The Energy Of Prayer provides a guide for deepening our spiritual practice through the use of... 
 The Essential Dalai Lama : His Important Teachings  Rajiv Mehrotra The Essential Dalai Lama : His Important Teachings   $15.99  $11.99  Buy Now 
Contents: The vision Buddhist perspectives The practice A world in harmony. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, one of the most eminent spiritual teachers of our times, reaches out across nations, religions and ideologies. An embodiment of the highest aspirations of the Buddhist path, his writings and ideas have had a powerful impact on millions of people worldwide, and to many he is a Buddha. Now, for the first time, this substantive selection offers the Dalai Lama's most significant... 
 The Essential Teachings of the Buddha  Sangharakshita The Essential Teachings of the Buddha   $12.50  $9.38  Buy Now 
What is the meaning of life? How can we be truly happy? These questions are no less pressing for having been asked so many times. In Buddhism, the answer is to be found in the Dharma - a traditional term which means both 'the Truth' and 'the Path'. Guided by a lifetime's experience of Buddhist practice, Sangharakshita tackles the question: 'What is the Dharma?' from many different angles. The result is a basic starter kit of teachings and practices, which emphasizes the fundamentally... 
 The Far Shore  Michell Ginsberg The Far Shore   $12.95  $9.71  Buy Now 
THIS TITLE IS IN PRESS AND WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE IN DEC 2007. Vipassana, The Practice of Insight We have all had in touch with ourselves. From the far shore we see with honesty, clarity, and true acceptance. The Far Shore offers reflections on this experience in everyday life, and is addressed to all who are drawn to the path of awareness and compassion. About the Author: Mitchell Ginsberg, Ph.D., is a teacher in the Thai Buddhist Vipassana Meditation Tradition.... 
 The Golden Age of Zen  John C. H. Wu The Golden Age of Zen   $15.50  $11.63  Buy Now 
"The Golden Age of Zen"  examines the history of the great Chinese Zen Masters of the 7th through to the 10th century. It portrays the Masters in their 'Five Houses' and enables the reader to situate their teachings and thus enjoy them in their context. Here is a book that will do much to clarify the still very confused Western idea of Zen Buddhism.  About the AuthorWu Ching-hsiung (1899-1986), known as John C. H. Wu was born in China, and was an author,... 
 The Golden Book of Buddhism: Humanity's Oldest Religion of Peace  F. Max Muller, The Golden Book of Buddhism: Humanity's Oldest Religion of Peace   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
The Golden Books series of Indian religions is specially planned and designed for the general educated reader in India and abroad, who in the 21st century of the Third Millennium, wants to know about them to contribute his lot to the fast growing globalization of world cultures. It includes Vedic, Upanishad, Buddhist and Jain religions, the mainstay of Indian culture, which have made their mark in various ways in Asia and the West since olden times. In terror stricken modern times also, they... 
 The Heart is Noble: Changing the World from the Inside Out  Ogyen Trinley Dorje The Heart is Noble: Changing the World from the Inside Out   $20.49  $15.37  Buy Now 
If you are inspired to take up his challenge, the Karmapa offers a path for participating in a global community that is based on compassion. In these chapters, he shares his vision for bringing social action into daily life, on a scale we can realistically manage through the choices we make every day what to buy, what to eat, and how to relate honestly and bravely with our friends and family and coworkers. His fresh and encouraging perspective shows us that we have the strength to live with... 
 The Heritage of Nalanda  C Mani (ed.) The Heritage of Nalanda   $224.49  $168.37  Buy Now 
Nalanda as a monastic institution in the time of Buddha emerged into the greatest academic and spiritual centre of Asia in the early medieval times. This alludes to successive stages of development in Buddhism from naive realism of the early monastic order to developed metaphysic of the Prajnaparamita and Yogacara philosophies which revolutionized the capacity of thinking of men.The book, an outcome of the research papers presented in the International Conference on 'The Heritage of Nalanda'... 
 The Hindu History  Akshoy k. Majumdar The Hindu History   $50.99  $38.24  Buy Now 
The Hindu History by Akshoy k. Majumdar forms part of the indispensable canon of works on the chronological growth of Hinduism and the Indian nation. Written in early 20th century, it is a classic which traces the origin and development of Hindustan from 3000 BC to 1200 AD. The book begins with the Aryan invasion of India and takes us on an engaging journey through the rise of new dynasties and kingdoms followed by the advent of foreign rule in India. Religion and Philosophy have always been... 
 The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (2 Vols.)  Bu. Ston, E.Obermiller The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (2 Vols.)   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
The present volume contains the translation of the 2nd part of Buton's History of Buddhism, i.e. of the historical part proper. The latter begins with the Life of the Buddha and ends with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan Lotsavas and Indian pandits of Buton's own period and immediately before him (XII and XIII Cent.), viz. the translation of the Buddhist kanonical texts and exegetical treatises from the Sanskrit. We have here, just as in the 1st Part, numerous quotations from... 
 The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)  Bu Ston The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
The History of Buddhism and Tibet contains the translation of the 2nd part of Bu-ton's History of Buddhism, beginning with the life of Buddha and ending with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan Lotsvas and Indian Pandits of Bu-ton's own period and immediately before him (XII and XIII cent.). The book contains translations of the Buddhist Cannonical texts, exegetical treatise from Sanskrit and numerous quotations from both sutra and sastra. Because of this it... 
 The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Buddhist Wisdom  Gill Farrer-Halls The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Buddhist Wisdom   $39.95  $29.96  Buy Now 
Joyful Effort, Right Livelihood, Compassionate Living, Freedom from Suffering - such principles offer healing balance to the hectic pursuit of the American Dream and explain why Buddhism is the fastest growing religion in the West. In Buddhism, many seekers find their true path to peace and happiness, regardless of hardship. This lavishly illustrated gift book includes: The story of Prince Siddhartha and Buddhism's spread throughout Asia Basic beliefs of Buddhism, emphasizing the Tibetan,... 
 The Indian buddhist Iconnography  Benoytosh Bhattacharyya The Indian buddhist Iconnography   $141.49  $106.12  Buy Now 
This volume is an attempt to present a comprehensive work on Buddhist iconography of India, and is mainly based on Sanskrit text prepared from seven recensions of the Sadhanamala alias Sadhanasamuccaya. The text has been illustrated by pictures representing images in several museums in India and elsewhere in the collection of numerous Nepalese monasteries. In the present work endeavour has been made to indentify the images of Buddhist deities by means of Dliyanas given in the Sadhanamala.... 
 The Jataka or Stories of the Buddha`s Formar Births (6 Vols. in 3 Pts.)  E.B. Cowell, Ed. The Jataka or Stories of the Buddha`s Formar Births (6 Vols. in 3 Pts.)   $127.99  $95.99  Buy Now 
In India recollection of previous lives is a common feature in the histories of the saints and heroes of sacred tradition. The doctrine of transmigration, since the later Vedic period, has played such an important part in the history of the national character and religious ideas that even Buddhist literature has included the ages of the past as an authentic background to the founder's historical life as Gautama. Jataka stories or birth legends were widely known in the third century B.C. The... 
 The Jataka Stories of the Buddha's Former Births  E.B. Cowell The Jataka Stories of the Buddha's Former Births   $108.00  $81.00  Buy Now 
Jataka stories or birth-legends were widely known in the third century b.c. Each story, narrated by the Buddha, opens with a preface relating the particular circumstances in the Buddha's life, revealing some events in the long series of his previous existences as a bodhisattva. These stories magnify the glory of the Buddha and illustrate Buddhist doctrines and precepts by appropriate examples. The foremost interest of these legends lies in their relation to folklore giving a vivid picture of... 
 The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom  Edward Conze The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom   $38.49  $28.87   
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Some two thousand years ago Buddhism experienced a major reformation through a movement called the Mahayana, or "Great Vehicle," which dominated religious thought in much of Asia for many centuries and still exerts considerable influence. The basic Mahayana texts were sermons ascribed to the Buddha, called "sutras" in Sanskrit. The earliest and most influential of these Mahayana sutras had the "perfection of wisdom" as its main subject matter. Of these texts, the famous "Diamond" and "Heart"... 
 The Legend of King Asoka  John S. Strong The Legend of King Asoka   $37.49  $28.12  Buy Now 
This is the first English translation of the Asokavadana text, the Sanskrit version of the legend of King Asoka, first written in the second century A.D. Emperor of India during the second century B.C. and one of the most rulers in the history of Buddhism. Asoka has hithero been studied in the West primarily from his edicts and rock inscriptions in many parts of the Indian subcontinent. Through an extensive critical essay and a fluid translation, John Strong examines the importance of the Asoka... 
 The Life of Buddhism  Frank E. Reynolds The Life of Buddhism   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
The contributors focus on  a number of religious practices across the Buddhist world, from Sri Lanka to New York, Japan to Tibet.  The essays highlight not so much Buddhist doctrine or sacred texts, but rather the actual behavior and lived experience of Buddhist adherents. Bringing together fifteen essays by outstanding Buddhist scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America, this book offers a distinctive portrayal of the "life of Buddhism." The contributors focus on a number of... 
 The Life of Milarepa  Lobsang P. Lhalungpa The Life of Milarepa   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
Now recognized as the standard translation of one of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people, The Life of Milarepa is both a portrait of the greatest Tibetan Buddhist saint and folk hero and a profoundly detailed guidebook to the search for consciousness. This book is about the tale of Tibet's most beloved saint, Milarepa translated from a Tibetan source. It tells of how he embarked on the journey of revenge, and then realizing the grave mistake of taking many lives, seek the... 
 The Life of the Buddha  A. Foucher The Life of the Buddha   $48.49  $36.37  Buy Now 
Like many other great religions of the world, Buddhism arose from the teachings of one man: in this case, Prince Siddhartha of Kapilavastu, later called Sakyamuni or Gautama. This book, turning to Buddhist scriptures and artistic monuments for its sources, presents the story of his life, so nearly as the facts can be determined, in a judicious, straightforward narrative designed for western readers. While it does not accept the pious myths and supernatural events as necessarily true, and does... 
 The Lost Teachings of Lama Govinda  Richard Power The Lost Teachings of Lama Govinda   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
The author in The Lost Teachings of Lama Govinda digs through the treasure trove of Govinda’s many writings, as well as his private letters and other archival materials, and brings forth nuggets of pure gold. He also mines the memoirs of several other luminaries who met and were inspired by Govinda, such as Huston Smith and W.Y. Evans-Wentz, and shares the wisdom they gleaned from him. This work is a must read for anyone interested in the development of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. It also... 
 The Mahabodhi Temple At Bodh Gaya  Ryojun Sato The Mahabodhi Temple At Bodh Gaya   $10.49  $7.87  Buy Now 
The Mahabodhi Mahavihara which stands majestically identifying the spot of the Buddha's Enlightenment is not only an artistic edifice but is also a place of worship where people and practitioners have immense faith and belief and is also a cultural landmark which identifies itself with the message of the master with that of love and compassion, equanimity and sacrifice, unity and brotherhood. About the Author:Ryojun Sato is a Prof. Emeritus of Taisho University in Tokyo, Japan. He also... 
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