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A Buddhist Crossroads

Pioneer Western Buddhists and Asian Networks 1860-1960

by Brian Bocking, Phibul Choompolpaisal, Laurence Cox & others

<P>In the late 19<SUP>th</SUP> and early 20<SUP>th</SUP> centuries, Buddhism in Asia was transformed by the impact of colonial modernity and new technologies and began to spread in earnest to the West. Transnational networking among Asian ...

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A History of East Asia

From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

by Charles Holcombe

Charles Holcombe begins this extraordinarily ambitious book by asking the question 'What is East Asia?' In the modern age, many of the features that made the region - now defined as including China, Japan, and Korea - distinct have been ...

ISBN: 9781107501614

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A Joosr Guide to… The Art of Happiness by The Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler: A Handbook for Living

by Joosr

<p>In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books ...

ISBN: 9781785672149

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A Little Bit of Buddha

An Introduction to Buddhist Thought

by Chad Mercree

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">At its heart, Buddhism blossoms from one source: the words and life of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha. Chad Mercree, a lifetime student of&nbsp;</span><span ...

ISBN: 9781454913023

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Abiding in Mindfulness

by Joseph Goldstein

The Final Volume in Joseph Goldstein s "Satipatthana Sutta" SeriesIn the words of the Buddha, the four foundations of mindfulness (the four "satipatthanas") are the direct path for the purification of beings, for the surmounting of sorrow and ...

ISBN: 9781604074284

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Adaptation and Developments in Western Buddhism

Socially Engaged Buddhism in the UK

by Phil Henry

In recent years, there has been a growing academic acknowledgment around the world of a contemporary Buddhist phenomenon described as Engaged, or Socially Engaged Buddhism (SEB). It is a contested phenomenon variously associated with finding ...

ISBN: 9781472511140

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Against Harmony

Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

by James Mark Shields

<p><em>Against Harmony</em> traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice, from the mid-Meiji period through the early Showa. Perhaps the two best representations of progressive Buddhism ...

ISBN: 9780190664022

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Ah This!

Zen Is Not a Teaching, Zen Is an Alarm to Wake You Up!

by Osho

<p>The feeling that it is five minutes to midnight is known to many by now, and is often referred to as the "Doomsday Clock." As the many crises faced by humanity and planet Earth gather and tumble toward an emergency, some have even reduced the

ISBN: 9781938755705

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Buddhism Meets Psychotherapy on the Path of Liberation

by Bruce Tift

Different Paths, Different StrengthsFreedom from unnecessary suffering is the goal of both Buddhism and modern psychotherapy, yet each approaches this intention from a very different perspective. "Buddhist practice helps us awaken to a ...

ISBN: 9781604074741

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An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

by Lars Fogelin

<p><em>An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism</em> is a comprehensive survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the 6th century BCE, through its ascendance in the 1st millennium CE, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by ...

ISBN: 9780190266929

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An Illustrated Handbook of Buddhist Architecture - Including Architecture from, Ceylon, India, Burmah, Java and More

by Anon.

Buddhist temples are some of the most beautiful and awe inspiring examples of religious architecture ever created. This helpful handbook is a guide to the finest examples from around the world. Many of the earliest books, particularly those ...

ISBN: 9781473358973

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An Introduction to Buddhism

Teachings, History and Practices

by Peter Harvey

In this new edition of the best-selling Introduction to Buddhism, Peter Harvey provides a comprehensive introduction to the development of the Buddhist tradition in both Asia and the West. Extensively revised and fully updated, this new edition ...

ISBN: 9781139853620

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An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

by Roy W. Perrett

This wide-ranging introduction to classical Indian philosophy is philosophically rigorous without being too technical for beginners. Through detailed explorations of the full range of Indian philosophical concerns, including some ...

ISBN: 9781316488911

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Art of Stopping The

by Pedram Shojai

<i>The Art of Stopping Time </i>guides the reader through 100 practices to help busy people practice mindfulness and a slowing of time wherever they might be- in the shower, sitting in traffic, or dealing with an overflowing inbox. <br><br>Our ...

ISBN: 9780718189181

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At Home In The World

Stories and Essential Teachings From A Monk's Life

by Thich Nhat Hanh

<p>This collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking and inspiring. Collected here for the first time, these stories span his life. There are stories from his ...

ISBN: 9781473551077

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Awakening Compassion

by Pema Chodron

For more than 800 years, Tibetan Buddhists have used the practice of lojong, or mind training, to transform difficulties into insights. Lojong training is grounded in a special meditation technique and complemented by 59 written maxims a ...

ISBN: 9781591791287

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Awakening Love

Teachings and Practices to Cultivate a Limitless Heart

by Pema Chodron

Awaken the Capacity to Love, the True Purpose of Our LivesHave you ever wanted to love and connect with others more deeply but felt that you could use a little help shedding the emotional armor and opening your heart?With Awakening Love, Pema ...

ISBN: 9781604076653

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Becoming Enlightened

by Dalai Lama

<p>Happily, we do not have to remain trapped by the past. His Holiness reveals how life-enhancing Buddhist practices, as relevant today as they have ever been, can help us break free from the cycles of suffering that ensnare us. He encourages us

ISBN: 9781448118366

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Birth in Buddhism

The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom

by Amy Paris Langenberg

<P>Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants

ISBN: 9781315512518

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Blazing Splendor

The Memoirs of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

Blazing Splendor paints an intimate portrait of the lost culture of Old Tibet and of a remarkable man who inspired thousands. A memoir in the form of tales told by Rinpoche toward the end of his life, the book spans his lifetime -- a lifetime ...

ISBN: 9789627341567

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