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TIBET'S GREAT YOGI MILAREPA: A BIOGRAPHY FROM THE TIBETAN BEING THE JETSUN- KAHBUM OR BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF JETSUN-MILAREPA, AC

By: Evans-Wentz, Walter Y.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000044595

ISBN: 0195003012

Condition: Good


This reissue of the fascinating biography of Milarepa--the great Tibetan re ligious leader who lived over 800 years ago--completes Evans-Wentz's four-v olume Tibetan series. In his preface to the second edition of this work, wh ich first appeared in 1958, Evans-Wentz focuses on the similarities between the life and teachings of Milarepa and the greatest of modern India 's spiritual leaders, Mahatma Ghandhi. The late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup--who served as Evans-Wentz's Tibetan guru for many years--has provided a transla tion from the original Tibetan which reveals to Western readers how one of In... View more info

WOMEN'S BUDDHISM, BUDDHISM'S WOMEN -- TRADITION, REVISION, RENEWAL

By: Findly, Ellison Banks

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Wisdom Publications: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000044553

ISBN: 0861711653

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. 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 diminished recognition for their spiritual accomplis hments. Here, a diverse array of scholars, activists, and practitioners explore how women have always managed to sustain a vital place for themselves wit... View more info

SWALLOWING THE RIVER GANGES : A PRACTICE GUIDE TO THE PATH OF PURIFICATION

By: Flickstein, Matthew

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Wisdom Publications: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000035138

ISBN: 0861711785

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A comprehensive practice guide to the great treatise of Theravadan Buddhism, the path to purification. View more info

FOUNDATIONS OF TIBETAN MYSTICISM

By: Govinda, Lama Anagarika

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Weiser Books: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000048157

ISBN: 0877280649

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. A complete explanation of the esoteric principles of Mantra that also clarifies the differences between Hindu and Tibetan yoga. Translated into many languages, this is an important text for any student of Buddhism. With bibliography, index, and illustrations. View more info

THE TIBETAN BOOK OF THE DEAD: OR, THE AFTER-DEATH EXPERIENCES ON THE BARDO PLANE, ACCORDING TO LAMA KAZI DAWA-SAMDUP'S ENGLISH R.

By: Govinda, Lama Anagarika (Introduction)

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1960

Seller ID: RWARE0000035787

ISBN: 0195002237

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Or the After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane, according to Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English rendering. View more info

MOUNT LU REVISITED: BUDDHISM IN THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF SU SHIH

By: Grant, Beata

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000045615

ISBN: 0824816250

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Su Shih (1037-1101) is regarded as one of the greatest Chinese literary and intellectual figures not only of the Northern Sung but of all time. He has been the subject of many studies but, until now, none have attempted to ad dress fully the vital question of Buddhism in his work. Beata Grant has unc overed among Su Shih's voluminous writings an extraordinarily wide range of Buddhist-related poems, hymns, essays, and other writings that attest to B ud... View more info

TREASURES ON THE TIBETAN MIDDLE WAY: A NEWLY REVISED EDITION OF TIBETAN BUD DHISM WITHOUT MYSTIFICATION (THE CLEAR LIGHT SERIES)

By: Guenther, Herbert V.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: distributed in the U.S. by R.: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000044955

ISBN: 0877730024

Condition: Good


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GUIDE TO DAKINI LAND: THE HIGHEST YOGA TANTRA PRACTICE OF BUDDHA VAJRAYOGIN I.

By: Gyatso, Geshe Kelsang

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Tharpa Publications: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000048242

ISBN: 0948006404

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Guide to Dakini Land is a practical manual for those seeking a swift and blissful path to full enlightenment. It provides detailed instructions on the eleven yogas of generation stage, which are special methods for transforming all our daily activities into a blissful spiritual path, as well as the essential completion stage meditations that lead to full enlightenment. Included are all the sadhanas of Vajrayogini, advice on how to do a Tantric retreat... View more info

OLD PATH WHITE CLOUDS: WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BUDDHA

By: Hanh, Thich Nhat

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Parallax Press: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000044730

ISBN: 0938077260

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Old Path White Clouds presents the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha. Dr awn directly from 24 Pali, Sanskrit, and Chinese sources, and retold by Thi ch Nhat Hanh in his inimitably beautiful style, this book traces the Buddha 's life slowly and gently over the course of 80 years, partly through the e yes of Svasti, the buffalo boy, and partly through the yes of the Buddha hi mself. Old Path White Clouds is destined to become a classic of religious l... View more info

FRAGRANT PALM LEAVES: JOURNALS, 1962-1966

By: Hanh, Thich Nhat

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000047052

ISBN: 157322796X

Condition: Good


Best known for his Buddhist teachings, Thich Nhat Hanh has lived in exile f rom his native Vietnam since 1966. These remarkable early journals reveal n ot only an exquisite portrait of the Zen master as a young man, but the eme rgence of a great poet and literary voice of Vietnam. From his years as a s tudent and teaching assistant at Princeton and Columbia, to his efforts to negotiate peace and a better life for the Vietnamese, Fragrant Palm Leaves offers an elegant and profound glimpse into the heart and mind of one of th e world's most beloved spiritual teachers. View more info

RATIONALITY AND MIND IN EARLY BUDDHISM

By: Hoffman, Frank J.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000044589

ISBN: 812080211X

Condition: Good/Good


Here is a study of rationality and mind based on the earliest recorded stra tum of Buddhism, the Pali Nikayas. The author makes a distention between wh at can be said from within the context of the Buddhist texts themselves and what can be spoken of from the point of view of contemporary philosophy of religion. The author is at once sympathetic to Early Buddhism as a system of religious belief and attentive to its philosophical difficulties. The vo lume is primarily addressed to students of Buddhism. Scholars and researche rs in the field of philosophical and religious studies will also find i... View more info

POINTING AT THE MOON: 100 ZEN KOANS FROM CHINESE MASTERS

By: Holstein, Alexander

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Periplus Editions (HK) ltd: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000048255

ISBN: 0804819246

Condition: Good


100 Zen Koans from Chinese Masters. Pointing at the moon is a text certain to stimulate and challenge anyone interested in learning more about Zen and its tradition of spiritual enlightenment. View more info

THE PLATFORM SUTRA OF THE SIXTH PATRIARCH

By: Hui-neng

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000045292

ISBN: 0231083610

Condition: Good


The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Ch'an (Ze n) Buddhism. This translation is the definitive English version of the eigh th-century Ch'an classic. Phillip B. Yampolsky has based his translation on the Tun-huang manuscript, the earliest extant version of the work. A critical edition of the Chinese text is given at the end of the volume. Dr. Yampolsky also furnishes a lengthy and detailed historical introduction which contains much information hitherto unavailable even to scholars, and pro... View more info

SANGHA, STATE, AND SOCIETY: THAI BUDDHISM IN HISTORY

By: Ishii, Yoneo

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000042514

ISBN: 0824809947

Condition: Good


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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NIRVANA

By: Johansson, Rune Edvin Anders

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000044698

ISBN: 0041500261

Condition: Good/Good


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BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY: A HISTORICAL ANALYSIS / EDITION 1

By: Kalupahana, David J.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000044696

ISBN: 0824803922

Condition: Good


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THE THREE PILLARS OF ZEN: TEACHING, PRACTICE, AND ENLIGHTENMENT

By: Kapleau, Roshi P.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing G.: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000047057

ISBN: 0385260938

Condition: Very Good


In this classic work of spiritual guidance, the founder of the Rochester Ze n Center presents a comprehensive overview of Zen Buddhism. Exploring the t hree pillars of Zen--teaching, practice, and enlightenment--Roshi Philip Ka pleau, the man who founded one of the oldest and most influential Zen cente rs in the United States, presents a personal account of his own experiences as a student and teacher, and in so doing gives readers invaluable advice on how to develop their own practices. Revised and updated, this 35th anniv ersary edition features new illustrations and photographs, as well as ... View more info

GENTLY WHISPERED

By: Karma-Ran-Byun-Kun-Khyab-Phrin-Las, Khenpo Kalu

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Barrytown/Station Hill Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000048358

ISBN: 0882681532

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This compilation of teachings presents the oral wisdom of Kalu Rinpoche, revered worldwide as a teacher of Vajrayana Buddhism. Here are his views on the mastery on the three yanas, the vows of Refuge and Bodhisattva, and the true nature of the mind. Also included are techniques for stepping beyond the Four Veils of Obscuration and Emotional Subjectivity onto the Five Paths that culminate in the liberation of mahamudra, plus a thorough introduction to ... View more info

HOOKED!: BUDDHIST WRITINGS ON GREED, DESIRE, AND THE URGE TO CONSUME

By: Kaza, Stephanie

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000044670

ISBN: 1590301722

Condition: Very Good


At one time or another, most of us have experienced an all-consuming desire for a material object, a desire so strong that it seems like we couldn't p ossibly be happy without buying this thing. Yet, when we give in to this im pulse, we often find ourselves feeling frustrated and empty. Advertisers, o f course, aim to hook us in this way, and, from a global perspective, our t endency to get hooked fuels the rampant over-consumption that is having a d evastating impact on the world's stability and on the environment. According to the contributors to this unique anthology, Buddhism can shed v a... View more info

BEING NOBODY, GOING NOWHERE: MEDITATIONS ON THE BUDDHIST PATH

By: Khema, Ayya

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Wisdom Publications: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000048464

ISBN: 086171198X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. With specific, practical advice Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all encou... View more info