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Path to Enlightenment
Path to Enlightenment
by Dalai Lama
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One of the most accessible introductions to Tibetan Buddhism ever published.... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide To Hinduism (2ND 09 Edition)
Complete Idiot's Guide To Hinduism (2ND 09 Edition)
by Linda Johnsen
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A new look at an ancient religion. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Hinduism, Second Edition, contains updated and expanded information on how the religion developed from its very fragmented origins, the basic Hindu beliefs, and the multiple Hindu... (read more)

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Hindu Scriptures (with New Translations)
Hindu Scriptures (with New Translations)
by Dominic Goodall
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The scriptures revered by Hindus are enormously varied, and R. C. Zaehner's anthology has long been considered invaluable for its breadth and diversity. Now Dominic Goodall expands Zaehner's work with three fresh translations, including one work that... (read more)

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Women in Ochre Robes : Gendering Hindu Renunciation (04 Edition)
Women in Ochre Robes : Gendering Hindu Renunciation (04 Edition)
by Meena Khandelwal
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Focuses on the lives of female Hindu ascetics and the significance of gender to the tradition of renunciation. Meena Khandelwal offers an engaging and intimate portrait of extraordinary Hindu women in India who "wear ochre robes, " those who have... (read more)

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Exploring Karma & Rebirth
Exploring Karma & Rebirth
by Nagapriya
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Every Buddhist should read it -David Loy An excellent introduction -Stephen Batchelor Cogent, knowledgeable, and penetrating-Norman Fischer Clarifies, examines and considers these two important but often misunderstood Buddhist doctrines. Offers an... (read more)

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Journey of One Buddhist Nun (01 Edition)
Journey of One Buddhist Nun (01 Edition)
by Sid Brown
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Recounts the struggles of a young Thai woman to become a Buddhist nun and the challenges and rewards of that life.... (read more)

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Buddhist History of the West a: Studies in Lack (Suny Series in Religious Studies)
Buddhist History of the West a: Studies in Lack (Suny Series in Religious Studies)
by David R. Loy
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Roy (international studies, Bunkyo U., Japan) explores the Western desire to ground oneself or make oneself feel more real, arising from a self-conscious ungroundedness which we experience as a sense of . Using a contemporary Buddhist perspective, the... (read more)

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Faces of Buddhism in America
Faces of Buddhism in America
by Charles S Prebish
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Buddhism is the fastest growing religion in the United States, with adherents estimated in the several millions. But what exactly defines a "Buddhist"? This has been a much-debated question in recent years, particularly in regard to the religion's... (read more)

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Conflict, Culture, Change : Engaged Buddhism in a Globalizing World (05 Edition)
Conflict, Culture, Change : Engaged Buddhism in a Globalizing World (05 Edition)
by Sulak Sivaraksa
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From Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sulak Sivaraksa comes this look at Buddhism's innate ability to help change life on the global scale. Conflict, Culture, Change explores the cultural and environmental impacts of consumerism, nonviolence, and compassion... (read more)

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Zen and Japanese Culture (10 Edition)
Zen and Japanese Culture (10 Edition)
by Daisetz T. Suzuki
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Zen and Japanese Culture is one of the twentieth century's leading works on Zen, and a valuable source for those wishing to understand its concepts in the context of Japanese life and art. In simple, often poetic, language, Daisetz Suzuki describes his... (read more)

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Absent Lord (96 Edition)
Absent Lord (96 Edition)
by Lawrence A. Babb
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What does it mean to worship beings that one believes are completely indifferent to, and entirely beyond the reach of, any form of worship whatsoever? How would such a relationship with sacred beings affect the religious life of a community? Using these... (read more)

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Buddhist Religion : Historical Introduction (5TH 05 Edition)
Buddhist Religion : Historical Introduction (5TH 05 Edition)
by Richard H. Robinson
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This historical introduction to Buddhism presents students with an engaging exploration of the diversity of thoughts and practices of a wide segment of followers of the Buddha. It covers five main aspects of Buddhism: ritual, devotionalism, doctrine... (read more)

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Zen Philosophy, Zen Practice
Zen Philosophy, Zen Practice
by Thich Thien An
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An introduction to the theory and practice of Zen Buddhism by a widely respected Vietnamese educator and monk. Each chapter examines a specific topic, such as karma, and ends with a meditation practice.... (read more)

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Awakening to the Tao (Shambhala Classics)
Awakening to the Tao (Shambhala Classics)
by I Ming Liu
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The Tao is the ancient Chinese "Way" that has inspired numerous books, from The Tao of Physics to The Tao of Sex . This book might be called "The Tao of Tao." In 142 brief meditative essays, the author uses simple language and natural... (read more)

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Red Thread : Buddhist Approaches To Sexuality (98 Edition)
Red Thread : Buddhist Approaches To Sexuality (98 Edition)
by Bernard Faure
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Is there a Buddhist discourse on sex? In this innovative study, Bernard Faure reveals Buddhism's paradoxical attitudes toward sexuality. His remarkably broad range covers the entire geography of this religion, and its long evolution from the time of its... (read more)

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I Ching
I Ching
by Kerson Huang
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Three thousand years ago, the I Ching was created as a simple oracle, consulted by farmers and kings alike. Now, stripping away more than two millenia of interpretive distortion and dogma superimposed on the text by successive generations of scholars... (read more)

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Zen and Western Thought (85 Edition)
Zen and Western Thought (85 Edition)
by Masao Abe
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This collection of Abe's essays is a welcome addition to philosophy and comparative philosophy.... (read more)

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Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's Women: Tradition, Revision, Renewal
Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's Women: Tradition, Revision, Renewal
by Ellison B Findly
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Throughout Buddhism's history, women have been hindered in their efforts to actualize the fullness of their spiritual lives; they face more obstacles to reaching full ordination, have fewer opportunities to cultivate advanced practice, and receive... (read more)

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An Introduction to Hinduism
An Introduction to Hinduism
by Gavin Flood
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This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India. Dr Flood traces the development of Hindu traditions from ancient origins and the major deities to the modern world... (read more)

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Way of the Bodhisattva (06 Edition)
Way of the Bodhisattva (06 Edition)
by Shantideva And Padmakara Translation Group
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The Bodhicharyavatara (literally, "An Entry into the Activities of Enlightenment") is one of the masterworks of Buddhist thought. Written in 8th century India, it outlines the path of the bodhisattvas, spiritual aspirants who vow to cultivate wisdom to... (read more)

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