328 books (17 pages) in this category

«Non-Monastic Buddhist» in Pli-Discourse

Religious Experience and Religiosity in Relation to the Monastic Order

by Sompornnuch Tansrisook

<p>The book intends to grasp the meaning of upasaka / upasika or <em>Buddhist laity</em> in Digha- and Majjhima-nikaya of the Pali canon. Considering the texts as oral literature, the author examines and interprets the structure and stock ...

ISBN: 9783653976427

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A Feast Of The Nectar Of The Supreme Vehicle

by Asanga

A monumental work and Indian Buddhist classic, the <i>Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras </i>(<i>Mahayanasutralamkara</i>) is a precious resource for students wishing to study in-depth the philosophy and path of Mahayana Buddhism. This full ...

ISBN: 9781611804676

Binding: Hardback


A History of East Asia

From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

by Charles Holcombe

<p>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 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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A Meditator's Life of the Buddha

Based on the Early Discourses

by Analayo

<p>Analayo offers an inspiring biography of the Buddha, focusing on his meditative development and practice, including extracts from the early discourses, with commentary by the author. He conveys not only a focus on the Buddha as a meditator, ...

ISBN: 9781911407003

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Adaptation and Developments in Western Buddhism

Socially Engaged Buddhism in the UK

by Phil Henry

<p>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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Advice Not Given

A Guide to Getting Over Yourself

by Dr Mark Epstein

<p>Our ego, and its accompanying sense of self-doubt, is one affliction we all share. And while our ego claims to have our best interests at heart, in its never-ending pursuit of attention and power, it sabotages the very goals it sets to ...

ISBN: 9781788171809

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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.

<p>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

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781139853620

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An Introduction To Buddhism

by The Dalai Lama

This concise and extremely accessible presentation of the path of Tibetan Buddhism by the world's best-known Buddhist teacher shows how to apply Buddhist principles in our lives. <i>Introduction to Buddhism</i> contains three fundamental ...

ISBN: 9781559394758

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An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

by Roy W. Perrett

<p>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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Anagarika Dharmapala

by Sangharakshita

<p>The life of the great Anagarika Dharmapala, who was the first to 'girdle the globe with the Master's Message' is told here by Sangharakshita with a vividness and passion that has inspired generations of Buddhists. The volume also includes a ...

ISBN: 9781909314580

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Art of Reflection

by Ratnaguna

<p>It is all too easy either to think obsessively, or to not think enough. But how do we think usefully? How do we reflect? Like any art, reflection can be learnt and developed, leading to a deeper understanding of life and to the fullness of ...

ISBN: 9781907314261

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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 Loving-Kindness

by Pema Chodron

Based on talks given during a one-month meditation retreat at Gampo Abbey, where Pema lives and teaches, this book's teachings focus on learning how to truly live in one's skin without embarrassment or harshness--and to love oneself and one's ...

ISBN: 9781611805253

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