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Teachings of Chin Kung in Two Volumes - Boxed Set (Chinese Text)

By: Amitabha Buddhist Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amitabha Buddhist Society of USA:

Seller ID: 1524598


Chinese text. Light wear to edges of pictorial box, pages clean, bindings tight. Complete in two volumes. Released by the Amitabha Buddhist Society of the USA, this is based on research of a collection of the teachings of Chin Kung and other Pure Land Buddhist teachers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chin Kung, (b. 1927) is a Buddhist monk from the Mahayana tradition. He is the founder of the Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, an organization based on the teachings ... View more info

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Buddha for Beginners (Writers and Readers Documentary Comic Book, 79)

By: Asma, Stephen T.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Writers and Readers: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266951


Second printing. Light stain and light water damage to last half of page base. 1996 Trade Paperback. iii, 152 pp. Explains the underlying philosophies of Buddhism, introduces the historical Buddha, and discusses the philosophical differences between the Theravada, Madhyamaika, Tantric, and Zen forms. View more info

Beyond the Gods: Buddhist and Taoist Mysticism

By: Blofeld, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A Dutton Paperback: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269071


First printing. Minor general wear. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. 164 pp. What has Eastern mysticism to offer the West? How can we free ourselves from the pressures of modern life, or benefit from Eastern methods of cultivating the sublime mystical experience? Throughout John Blofeld's new book runs the them that true mystics transcend religious boundaries--and that Eastern mysticism has increasing relevance for the troubled minds and spirits of the West. Blofeld's approac... View more info

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Comparative Political Theory: An Introduction

By: Dallmayr, Fred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan: 2010

Seller ID: 2259825


A fine copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. xiv, 275 pp. Political theory has been traditionally confined to the history of Western political thought from Aristotle to Nietzsche, but this limitation is not tenable in a global age. This text focuses on Islamic, Indian and Far Eastern civilizations, offering readings of classical teachings and contemporary theoretical developments. View more info

Vajra Bodhi Sea Volume VIII, Series 19, Number 97

By: DRBA

Price: $2.00

Publisher: DRBA: 1978

Seller ID: 1641150


Lightly rubbed. 1978 Stapled Binding. Filled with parables, poems, and other stories all pertaining to the way of Buddhism. View more info

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Visions of Power: Imagining Medieval Japanese Buddhism

By: Faure, Bernard; Brooks, Phyllis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2150055


2nd printing. Highlighting & pencil marginalia. 2000 Trade Paperback. xvi, 329 pp. Bernard Faure's previous works are well known as guides to some of the more elusive aspects of the Chinese tradition of Chan Buddhism and its outgrowth, Japanese Zen. Continuing his efforts to look at Chan/Zen with a full array of postmodernist critical techniques, Faure now probes the imaginaire, or mental universe, of the Buddhist Soto Zen master Keizan Jokin (1268-1325). Although Faure'... View more info

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Turtle Feet: The Making and Unmaking of a Buddhist Monk - A Memoir

By: Grozni, Nikolai

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1529571


First edition. Includes original jacket. Remainder mark on page base.Near Fine. 2008 Hard Cover. 326 pp. 8vo. Nikolai Grozni was a music prodigy, a jazz pianist training at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, when suddenly he decided to transform his life. He moved to India to become a Buddhist monk — shaving his head, learning Tibetan, and donning long traditional robes. In the Himalayas — living in a hut a stone’s throw from the Dalai Lama’s com... View more info

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Siddhartha: Eine indische Dichtung

By: Hesse, Hermann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag: 1950

Seller ID: 2029665


Includes original jacket. Boards & jacket reverse foxed, 3 inch tear to jacket spine base, two 1 inch jacket tears, jacket toned. Good. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. Original German text. In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a... View more info

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221A Baker Street: The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Translated from the Coptic The Victorian Book of the Dead)

By: Jack, Alexander; Hapi; 'J. Quincy Adams the Tenth'

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Kanthaka Press, Brookline: 1974

Seller ID: 2151625


1974 Trade Paperback. [viii], 120, [16] pp. Four Sherlock Holmes mysteries with a Buddhist theme, with notes, bibliography, and appendices following text. Five plates. View more info

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The Sacred Mountain of Tibet: On Pilgrimage to Kailas

By: Johnson, Russell; Moran, Kerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Park Street Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195144


First edition. Ink date and ink message on title page.Jacket toned, sticker adhesive on bottom left front corner of jacket, jacket edges rubbed. 1989 Large Hardcover. 126 pp. The record of a spiritual journey through an extraordinary land, and of the devoted pilgrims who seek to climb Mount Kailas. Two Americans recount their experiences during the sacred pilgrimage to one of the most remote places on Earth. With more than 100 color photographs that capture the awe-inspi... View more info

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Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

By: Kabat-Zinn, Jon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268411


1st printing. A few marks on front endpaper. 1994 Trade Paperback. xxi, 278 pages. Featured on the PBS series, Healing and the Mind, with Bill Moyers, a best-seller explains the principles of mindfulness -- a Buddhist method of achieving fulfillment and inner peace -- through a blend of anecdotes, instructions, and meditations. View more info

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The Three Jewels: A Study and Translation of Minamoto Tamenori's Sanboe (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, Number 2)

By: Kamens, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Center for Japanese Studies, The University of Michigan: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262791


First edition. Ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1988 Hard Cover. xii, 446 pp. 8vo. The Three Jewels is a crucial text for understanding lay attitudes toward tenth-century Japanese Buddhism, especially toward the influential Tendai tradition. Through Kamens's carefully annotated translation of the text, the reader gains insight into how many members at court must have viewed the complex ceremonies and traditions of a religious tradition which was often exotic and alien b... View more info

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Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

By: Lama, Dalai

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2199867


Reprint. Ink name, pages toned, light shelf wear. 1991 Trade Paperback. xiv, 288 pp. In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese Communism. View more info

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The Dhammapada: The Path of Perfection (Penguin Classics)

By: Mascaro, Juan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268607


Faint creases to wrappers, pages faintly toned. 1973 Trade Paperback. 92 pp. One of the best-known and best-loved works of Buddhist literature, the Dhammapada forms part of the oldest surviving body of Buddhist writings, and is traditionally regarded as the authentic teachings of the Buddha himself, spoken by him in his lifetime, and memorized and handed on by his followers after his death. A collection of simple verses gathered in themes such as 'awareness', 'fools' and... View more info

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The Way of Chuang Tzu

By: Merton, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1969

Seller ID: 2268608


Minor ink marks. 1969 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 159 pp. Chuang Tzu, who wrote in the fourth and third centuries B.C., is the chief authentic historical spokesman for Taoism and its founder Lao Tzu (a legendary character known largely through Chuang Tzu's writings). Indeed it was because of Chuang Tzu and the other Taoist sages that Indian Buddhism was transformed, in China, into the unique vehicle we now call by its Japanese name — ... View more info

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Wisdom of the Ancients

By: Rampa, T. Lobsang

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Corgi Books: 1974

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2260509


Pages faintly toned. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. Topics include Kundalini, the subconscious mind, the devil, Zen, love and so much more! View more info

Work as a Spiritual Practice: A Practical Buddhist Approach to Inner Growth and Satisfaction on the Job

By: Richmond, Lewis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1999

Seller ID: 1506367


Jacket edge wear, cover corners bumped, large stain causes pages and jacket to wrinkle, moderate shelf wear, light page toning.Fair. 1999 Hard Cover. 272 pp. A guide to developing and maintaining a spiritual life on the job, drawn from the teachings and practices of Buddhist tradition. Most people associate Buddhism with developing calm, kindness, and compassion through meditation. Lewis Richmond's Work as a Spiritual Practice shows us another aspect of Buddhism: the act... View more info

Thomas Merton

By: Sussman, Cornelia and Irving

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Image Books: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2269073


Spine very faintly toned, ink note on blurb page. 1980 Mass Market Paperback. 171 pp. A biography of the Trappist monk and Zen mystic who gained fame as a writer, social critic, and radical peace activist. View more info