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One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism

by Joseph Goldstein HarperOne (March 15, 2011)

One of America's most respected Buddhist teachers distills a lifetime of practice and teaching in this groundbreaking exploration of the new Buddhist tradition taking root on American soil.


How Much is Enough?

by Richard K. Payne Wisdom Publications (March 10, 2010)

The massive outpouring of consumer products available today might alone lead one to ask "How much is enough?" But at the same time, if we allow ourselves to see the social, political, economic and environmental...


The Arts of Contemplative Care

by Willa B Miller, Cheryl A Giles, Judith Simmer-Brown & Pat Enkyo O'Hara Wisdom Publications (November 24, 2012)

Powerful and life-affirming, this watershed volume brings together the voices of pioneers in the field of contemplative care--from hospice and hospitals to colleges, prisons, and the military. Illustrating the...


The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha

by Nanamoli & Bodhi Wisdom Publications (June 10, 2005)

This book offers a complete translation of the Majjhima Nikaya, or Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism....


The Art of Just Sitting

by John Daido Loori & Taigen Dan Leighton Wisdom Publications (June 10, 2005)

Shikantaza--or "just sitting"--is one of the simplest, most subtle forms of meditation, and one of the most easily misunderstood. This peerless volume brings together a wealth of writings, from the Buddha himself...


The Clouds Should Know Me By Now

by Burton Watson, J.P. Seaton, James Sanford & Paul Hansen et al. Wisdom Publications (June 10, 2005)

This unique collection presents the verse, much of it translated for the first time, of fourteen eminent Chinese Buddhist poet monks. Featuring the original Chinese as well as english translations and historical...


Engaged Buddhism in the West

by Christopher S. Queen Wisdom Publications (November 12, 2012)

Engaged Buddhism is founded on the belief that genuine spiritual practice requires an active involvement in society. Engaged Buddhism in the West illuminates the evolution of this new chapter in the Buddhist...


Fragments of Reality

by Petri Kajander Credentum Ltd. (August 10, 2013)

Fragments of Reality is a Zen-like modern version of insights that Bankei, Huang Po and others have said from ancient times.

Kajander uses Ramana Maharshi’s Who am I –method to enquire into the inner world...


Against the Stream

by Noah Levine HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

Buddha was a revolutionary. His practice was subversive; his message, seditious. His enlightened point of view went against the norms of his day—in his words, "against the stream." His teachings changed the...


Scholar Warrior

by Ming-Dao Deng HarperOne (June 25, 2013)

In this beautifully illustrated offering of ancient wisdom, Deng Ming-Dao shares the secrets of the spiritual path handed down to him by Kwan Saihung, his Taoist master, as well as by herbalists, martial artists,...


365 Tao

by Ming-Dao Deng HarperOne (June 25, 2013)

Place the word Tao

Into your heart.

Use no other words.

The Tao is constantly moving, the path that all life and the whole universe takes. There is nothing that is not part of it—harmonious living is to know...


The Lunar Tao

by Ming-Dao Deng HarperOne (February 19, 2013)

From Taosim expert Ming-Dao Deng comes The Lunar Tao: Meditations in Harmony with the Seasons, bringing to life the Chinese Lunar Calendar via the prism of Taoism.

In The Lunar Tao, each day of the Lunar year...


The Art of Living

by Epictetus & Sharon Lebell HarperOne (February 05, 2013)

Epictetus was born into slavery about 55 ce in the eastern outreaches of the Roman Empire. Once freed, he established an influential school of Stoic philosophy, stressing that human beings cannot control life,...


The Force Behind Nature

by William B. Carpenter Lm Publishers (April 15, 2020)

This book deals with the Force behind the nature and the study of Man as the Interpreter of Nature.


T.K.V. Desikachar

by Mekhala Desikachar, Elisabeth Petit-Lizop, Michel Alibert & Lucia Almini et al. Cahiers de Présence d'Esprit (September 29, 2019)

Early on the morning of August 8, 2016, Sri T.K.V. Desikachar, son of the great yogi Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, passed away in Chennai, in the Tamil Nadu, a province of southern India.

Those whose written...


Buddhism, or the Protestantism of the East

by Thomas W.R. Davids & James Clarke Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with the History and Philosophy of the Buddhism.

"On first becoming acquainted with the mighty and ancient religion of Buddhism, one may be tempted to deny the correctness of this title "The Protestantism...


What Does Our Happiness Depend On?

by H. G. Adams & J.-F. Droz Lm Publishers (November 19, 2018)

This book deals with What does the happiness depend on; and How to develop the art of being really happy. Be happy is a common desire to all humanity. Happiness is a mode of existence of which we naturally wish...


Lasting Happiness and Well-Being

by H. George Adams Lm Publishers (October 12, 2018)

This book based on the works of great philosophers, deals with how to identify and develop the state of mind that leads on the path of lasting happiness and well-being. Here is an excerpt from this book:

We...


A Call for Revolution

by Dalaï Lama & Sofia Stril-Rever William Morrow (November 13, 2018)

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER * A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * A SPIRITUALITY & PRACTICE BOOK AWARD WINNER * A NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD WINNER

A Landmark Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Are we...


Deepest Practice, Deepest Wisdom

by Shohaku Okumura, Tom Wright & Kosho Uchiyama Wisdom Publications (January 30, 2018)

Insightful commentary on a beloved ancient philosopher of Zen by a beloved contemporary master of Zen. 

Famously insightful and famously complex, Eihei Dogen’s writings have been studied and puzzled over for...


The Lotus Sutra

by Gene Reeves Wisdom Publications (April 14, 2014)

The Lotus Sutra is regarded as one of the world's great religious scriptures and most influential texts. It's a seminal work in the development of Buddhism throughout East Asia and, by extension, in the development...


Engaging Dogen's Zen

by Tetsuzen Jason M. Wirth, Kanpu Bret W. Davis & Shudo Brian Schroeder Wisdom Publications (January 17, 2017)

How are the teachings of a thirteenth-century master relevant today? Twenty contemporary writers unpack Dogen's words and show how we can still find meaning in his teachings.

 

Zen Master Dogen, the thirteenth-century...


The Art of Living

by Thich Nhat Hanh HarperOne (June 06, 2017)

In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. In this important volume Zen Master...


When I Find You Again, It Will Be in Mountains

by Mike O'Connor Wisdom Publications (December 01, 2015)

Chia Tao (779-843), an erstwhile Zen monk who became a poet during China's Tang dynasty, recorded the lives of the sages, masters, immortals, and hermits who helped establish the great spiritual tradition of...


The Door of Liberation

by Wangyal & Dalaï Lama Wisdom Publications (April 26, 2016)

This book contains seven fundamental Buddhist texts considered essential to Western students by Geshe Wangyal, who first brought Tibetan Buddhism to America. Ranging from early scriptural sources to meditation...


Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

by Robert M. Pirsig HarperCollins e-books (April 21, 2009)

THE CLASSIC BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED MILLIONS

A penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better

Few books transform a generation and then establish themselves as touchstones for the generations that...


Tao Te Ching

by Stephen Mitchell Harper Perennial (October 13, 2009)

The bestselling, widely acclaimed translation from Stephen Mitchell

In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and...


20 MINUTES TO MASTER … BUDDHISM

by Kulananda HarperCollins (March 14, 2013)

A Buddhist life is lived with peace, joy and contentment: each day can be a step along the path to true enlightenment. To live by these values every day takes patience, skill and knowledge, but it is hugely...


The Buddhist Path to Simplicity: Spiritual Practice in Everyday Life

by Christina Feldman Thorsons (February 28, 2013)

Moments of peace and stillness give us a glimpse of how extraordinary our lives can be, but it is easy to lose sight of this in the hectic pace of modern living. In this inspirational book, internationally renowned...


Love Everyone

by Parvati Markus HarperOne (November 10, 2015)

A celebration of Neem Karoli Baba, one of the most influential spiritual leaders of our time, the divine guru who inspired and led a generation of seekers—including Ram Dass, Daniel Goleman, and Larry Brilliant—on...