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Way of the Bodhisattva (2ND 06 Edition)
Way of the Bodhisattva (2ND 06 Edition)
by Shantideva
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<p class="MsoNormal">Treasured by Buddhists of all traditions, The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharyavatara) is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment and to generating the qualities of love, compassion, generosity, and patience. This... (read more)

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Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the Transmission of Mind
Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the Transmission of Mind
by Po Huang
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This complete translation of the original collection of sermons, dialogues, and anecdotes of Huang Po, the illustrious Chinese master of the Tang Dynasty, allows the Western reader to gain an understanding of Zen from the original source, one of the key... (read more)

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Analects (14 Edition)
Analects (14 Edition)
by Confucius
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The Norton Critical Edition aims to situate the historical figure of Kongzi, the legendary figure of Confucius, and the Analects (or Lunyu), the single most influential book ascribed to the Master's circle of disciples, within their evolving ethical... (read more)

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Essays in Idleness: The Tsurezuregusa of Kenko (Translations from the Asian Classics)
Essays in Idleness: The Tsurezuregusa of Kenko (Translations from the Asian Classics)
by Kenko
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Despite the turbulent times in which he lived, the Buddhist priest Kenko met the world with a measured eye. As Emperor Go-Daigo fended off a challenge from the usurping Hojo family, and Japan stood at the brink of a dark political era, Kenko held fast to... (read more)

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Tao Te Ching (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Tao Te Ching (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
by Stephen Mitchell
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In an all new look for this acclaimed translation of a classic, Loa-tzu's "Tao Te Ching, "or "Book of the Way," is the classic manual on the art of living. In 81 brief chapters, it looks at the basic predicament of being alive and gives advice to help... (read more)

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Analects of Confucius : a Philosophical Translation (98 Edition)
Analects of Confucius : a Philosophical Translation (98 Edition)
by Confucius
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Confucius is recognized as China's first and greatest teacher. Now, here is a translation of the recorded thoughts and deeds that best represent Confucius -- informed for the first time by the manuscript found at Dingzhou in 1973, a partial text dating... (read more)

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Think on These Things
Think on These Things
by Jiddu Krishnamurti
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Krishnamurti examines culture, education, religion, politics, and tradition as well as the ambition, greed, envy, and lust for power that he believes are deteriorating factors in human society.... (read more)

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Being Peace, 2nd Edition
Being Peace, 2nd Edition
by Thich Nhat Hanh
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An ideal starting-point for those interested in Buddhism, Being Peace contains Thich Nhat Hanh's teachings on peace and meditation. Using real examples from his own life, as well as poems and fables, Nhat Hanh explains his key practices for living "right... (read more)

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Buddhist Women on the Edge: Contemporary Perspectives From the Western Frontier
Buddhist Women on the Edge: Contemporary Perspectives From the Western Frontier
by Marianne Dresser
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As Buddhism is assimilated into the West, it is imperative that women reshape its patriarchal structures and carve out a fully legitimate, empowering position for themselves. Marianne Dresser brings together the likes of Pema Chodron, Tsultrim Allione... (read more)

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Hua Hu Ching: Unknown Teachings of Lao Tzu, the
Hua Hu Ching: Unknown Teachings of Lao Tzu, the
by Lao Tzu
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Indestructible Truth : The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism
Indestructible Truth : The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism
by Reginald A. Ray
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Indestructible Truth is one of the most thorough introductions to the Tibetan Buddhist world view ever published; at the same time it is also one of the most accessible. The author presents complex and sophisticated teachings and practices in... (read more)

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Buddhist Scriptures
Buddhist Scriptures
by Edward Conze
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This selection of writings from the golden age of Buddhist literature (a.d. 100-400) focuses on texts intended for the layperson rather than for the monk and exhibits the humanity rather than the profundity of the scriptures. Passages from the... (read more)

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Essays on the Gita, New U. S. (98 Edition)
Essays on the Gita, New U. S. (98 Edition)
by Sri Aurobindo
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A masterly exposition of the pre-eminent Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita. It was after reading these essays, in particular, that in the 1930's President Wilson's daughter went to Sri Aurobindo and devoted her life - receiving the name Nishtha via his... (read more)

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Presentation Zen Design (10 - Old Edition)
Presentation Zen Design (10 - Old Edition)
by Garr Reynolds
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In his internationally acclaimed, best-selling book Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery, presentation master Garr Reynolds gave readers the framework for planning, putting together, and delivering successful presentations... (read more)

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Life of the Buddha (08 Edition)
Life of the Buddha (08 Edition)
by Ashvaghosa Asvaghosa
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Many of us have grown up with the language of civil rights, yet rarely consider how the construction of civil rights claims affects those who are trying to attain them. Diane Miller examines arguments lesbians and gay men make for civil rights, revealing... (read more)

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The Way of Life, According to Lau Tzu
The Way of Life, According to Lau Tzu
by Witter Bynner
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In an expanded format, enhanced with new calligraphy, is a timely and welcome reissue of the classic of Eastern philosophy and religious thought that sold over 200,000 copies in its previous edition.... (read more)

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Hinduism : a Cultural Perspective (2ND 93 Edition)
Hinduism : a Cultural Perspective (2ND 93 Edition)
by David R. Kinsley
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The reference provides an overview of the Hindu religious tradition and describes the essence of the Hindu vision of reality. Provides a historical and analytical discussion of Hindu mythology, art, rituals, and social structure; gives extended... (read more)

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The Diamond Sutra: The Perfection of Wisdom Text and Commentaries
The Diamond Sutra: The Perfection of Wisdom Text and Commentaries
by Red Pine
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Zen Buddhism is often said to be a practice of mind-to-mind transmission without reliance on texts --in fact, some great teachers forbid their students to read or write. But Buddhism has also inspired some of the greatest philosophical writings of any... (read more)

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Tibetan Book of the Dead : the Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardo (75 Edition)
Tibetan Book of the Dead : the Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardo (75 Edition)
by Francesca Fremantke
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Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987)—meditation master, teacher, and artist—founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, the first Buddhist-inspired university in North America; the Shambhala Training program; and an international... (read more)

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Buddha in a Teacup: Tales of Enlightenment
Buddha in a Teacup: Tales of Enlightenment
by Todd Walton
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Inspired by the teachings of the Buddha, these forty-two contemporary short stories will uplift and inspire modern-day readers, who needn’t have interest in Buddhist spiritual practice nor be familiar with Buddhist jargon to derive full enjoyment... (read more)

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