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Chinese Philosophy

An Introduction

by Ronnie L. Littlejohn

<p>The philosophical traditions of China have arguably influenced more human beings than any other. China has been the home not only of its indigenous philosophical traditions of Confucianism and Daoism, but also of uniquely modified forms of ...

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Chinese Religious Life

by David A. Palmer, Glenn Shive & Philip L. Wickeri

<p>Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this volume provides an in-depth introduction to religion in contemporary China. Instead of adopting the traditional focus on pre-modern religious history and doctrinal traditions, ...

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Comfortable With Uncertainty

by Pema Chodron

These are essential teachings for developing compassion and clarity amid the anxieties and hardships of real life. Collecting some of the most powerful passages from Pema's many beloved books, <i>Comfortable with Uncertainty</i> is a compact ...

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Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation

by Analayo

<p>Analayo investigates the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness by examining and interpreting material from the early Buddhist discourses. Similar to his previous study of satipaa'-a'-hana, he brings a new dimension to our ...

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Consequences of Compassion

An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

by Charles Goodman

<p>To many Westerners, the most appealing teachings of the Buddhist tradition pertain to ethics. Many readers have drawn inspiration from Buddhism's emphasis on compassion, nonviolence, and tolerance, its concern for animals, and its models of ...

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Creative Symbols of Tantric Buddhism

by Sangharakshita

<p>Tantric Buddhism is concerned with the direct experience of who we are and what we can become. Its sole aim is to help us realize our potential for profound wisdom and unbounded compassion by transforming the energy locked in by old habits, ...

ISBN: 9781909314269

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Daisaku Ikeda and Dialogue for Peace

by Olivier Urbain

<p>The prominent Buddhist religious leader and advocate for peace, Daisaku Ikeda, has placed dialogue at the centre of his efforts towards securing global justice and conflict resolution. However, far from constituting abstract plans for the ...

ISBN: 9780857734136

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Daisaku Ikeda's Philosophy of Peace

Dialogue, Transformation and Global Citizenship

by Olivier Urbain

<p>Who is Daisaku Ikeda? At one level, he is the leader of a religious movement - Soka Gakkai - which began in Japan, where it still has its headquarters, but which now claims 12 million adherents around the world. At another level, he is a ...

ISBN: 9780857730589

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Dalai Lama: An Appeal To The World: The Way To Peace In A Time Of Division

by Dalai Lama

In An Appeal to the World, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet illuminates the way to peace in our time, arguing for a form of universal ethics that goes beyond religion &#8211; values we all share as humans that can help us create unity ...

ISBN: 9780008278427

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Deeper Beauty

by Paramananda

<p>How often do we feel we have no time for reflection? Or little time to care for others, or even ourselves? Adrift in our lives, we are pulled further and further away from a sense of who we are. In A Deeper Beauty, Paramananda speaks directly

ISBN: 9781909314221

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Defining Buddhism(s)

A Reader

by Karen Derris & Natalie Gummer

<p>'Defining Buddhism(s)' explores the multiple ways in which Buddhism has been defined and constructed by both Buddhists and scholars. In recent decades, scholars have become increasingly aware of their own role in the construction of how ...

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Deleuze and Buddhism

by Tony See & Joff Bradley

<p>This book explores the resonances between Deleuze’s philosophy and a range of philosophical concepts in Buddhism. Focusing on this rarely examined relationship, this book gathers perspectives from scholars around the globe to explore the ...

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Dhammapada, The

by Valerie Roebuck

<b><i>'Though you might conquer in battle A thousand times a thousand men, You're the greatest battle winner If you conquer just one-yourself'</i></b> One of the best-known and best-loved works of Buddhist literature, the Dhammapada forms ...

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Dharma

The Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh Traditions of India

by Veena R. Howard

<p>Dharma is central to all the major religious traditions which originated on the Indian subcontinent. Such is its importance that these traditions cannot adequately be understood apart from it. Often translated as “ethics,” “religion,” “law,” ...

ISBN: 9781786722126

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Dignaga's Investigation of the Percept

A Philosophical Legacy in India and Tibet

by Douglas Duckworth, Malcolm David Eckel, Jay L. Garfield & others

<p>While a short work of only eight verses and a three-page autocommentary, the <em>Investigation of the Percept</em> has inspired epistemologists for centuries and has had a wide-ranging impact in India, Tibet, and China. Dignaga, one of the ...

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Dr Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism I

by Sangharakshita

One of the most far-reaching of Sangharakshita's contributions to modern Buddhism was giving shape to the Buddhist conversion movement begun by the great Indian statesman and reformer, Dr B.R. Ambedkar. The first part tells the story of how ...

ISBN: 9781909314801

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Drama of Cosmic Enlightenment

by Sangharakshita

<p>In the White Lotus Sutra, bursting with symbols, imagery and myths, we meet the Buddha as a story-teller. This sutra tells the greatest of all stories, that of human life and human potential. This great story takes the cosmos as its stage and

ISBN: 9781909314344

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Dreaming the Great Brahmin

Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha

by Kurtis R. Schaeffer

<p><em>Dreaming the Great Brahmin</em> explores the creation and recreation of Buddhist saints through narratives, poetry, art, ritual, and even dream visions. The first comprehensive cultural and literary history of the well-known Indian ...

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Early Writings

by Sangharakshita

<p>The pieces collected here were written over a ten year period crucial to the development of Sangharakshita's thought and expression. From visionary early writings to the later articles leavened by deep reflection, there emerges the ...

ISBN: 9781909314597

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Echoes of Enlightenment

The Life and Legacy of the Tibetan Saint Sonam Peldren

by Suzanne M. Bessenger

<p><em>Echoes of Enlightenment</em> explores the issues of gender and sainthood raised by the recently discovered &quot;liberation story&quot; of the fourteenth-century Tibetan female Buddhist practitioner Sönam Peldren. Born in 1328, Sönam ...

ISBN: 9780190624682

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