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WOMEN OF WISDOM (ARKANA)

By: Allione, Tsultrim

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000044885

ISBN: 0140190724

Condition: Good


Describes the experiences of Buddhism through concise biographies of six Ti betan female mystics, and considers the spiritual potential of all women. View more info

THE BRITISH DISCOVERY OF BUDDHISM

By: Almond, Philip C.

Price: ¥3,500.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000044602

ISBN: 0521355036

Condition: Good/Good


This is the first book to examine the British discovery of Buddhism during the Victorian period. It was only during the nineteenth century that Buddhi sm became, in the western mind, a religious tradition separate from Hinduis m. As a result, Buddha emerge from a realm of myth and was addressed as a h istorical figure. Almond's exploration of British interpretations of Buddhi sm--of its founder, its doctrines, its ethics, its social practices, its tr uth and value--illuminates more than the various aspects of Buddhist cultur e: it sheds light on the Victorian society making these judgements. View more info

INTERPRETING AMIDA: HISTORY AND ORIENTALISM IN THE STUDY OF PURE LAND BUDDH ISM / EDITION 1

By: Amstutz, Galen

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: State University of New York: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000045015

ISBN: 0791433102

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. Examines the history of Japanese Pure Land Buddhism and how orientalist ass umptions have caused the West to ignore this important tradition. Pure Land Buddhism was the largest traditional religion in Japan. It had an enormous impact on Japanese culture and was among the first forms of Buddhism encountered by Western culture. Not only has it been neglected in modern descriptions of Japan, but it also has been relatively ignored by Buddhist studies. T... View more info

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BUDDHAHOOD WITHOUT MEDITATION: A VISIONARY ACCOUNT KNOWN AS REFINING APPARE NT PHENOMENA, NANGJANG

By: Barron, Richard

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Padma Publishing,U.S.: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000048376

ISBN: 1881847071

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. View more info

DEVELOPING BALANCED SENSITIVITY: PRACTICAL BUDDHIST EXERCISES FOR DAILY LIF E.

By: Berzin, Alexander

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Snow Lion: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000035141

ISBN: 1559390948

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. Alexander Berzin introduces a series of techniques for overcoming insensitivity and hypersensitivity. Based on traditional Buddhist sources, they are presented in non-traditional forms suitable for workshops and private practice. The exercises deal with difficult, everyday situations and show how to access our mind's natural talents; dispel nervousness, insecurity, and low self-esteem; make decisions; deconstruct deceptive appearances; and recognize t... View more info

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TSONGKHAPA'S SIX YOGAS OF NAROPA

By: Blo-Bzan-Grags-Pa, Tson-Kha-Pa

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Snow Lion Publications: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000048229

ISBN: 1559390581

Condition: As New


Regarded as one of the finest discussions on the subject to come out of Tib et. View more info

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THE TANTRIC MYSTICISM OF TIBET: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE THEORY, PURPOSE, A ND TECHNIQUES OFTANTRIC MEDITATION

By: Blofeld, John

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000048158

ISBN: 0140193367

Condition: Very Good


A highly practical form of mysticism, Mahayana Buddhism offers precise tech niques for attaining wisdom by negating the ego and entering the bliss of d ivinity. This book gives the background, techniques, purpose, and underlyin g theory of the Tantric forms of meditation, which have often been successf ul for those who have failed to make progress with more familiar methods. View more info

IT'S EASIER THAN YOU THINK: THE BUDDHIST WAY TO HAPPINESS

By: Boorstein, Sylvia

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000045644

ISBN: 0062512935

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. Wonderful stories illustrating Buddhist insight and wisdom, showing us all how to live well. "With grace and humor, Sylvia Boorstein lowers the threshold to enlightenment."-- Zalman Schacter-Shalomi. View more info

BUDDHISM, SEXUALITY, AND GENDER

By: Cabezon, Jose Ignacio

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: SUNY Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000044989

ISBN: 0791407586

Condition: Good


This book explores historical, textual, and social questions relating to th e position and experience of women and gay people in the Buddhist world fro m India and Tibet to Sri Lanka, China, and Japan. It focuses on four key ar eas: Buddhist history, contemporary culture, Buddhist symbols, and homosexu ality, and it covers Buddhism's entire history, from its origins to the pre sent day. The result of original and innovative research, the author offers new perspectives on the history of the attitudes toward, and of the self-p erception of, women in both ancient and modern Buddhist societies. He... View more info

A SPACIOUS PATH TO FREEDOM: PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS ON THE UNION OF MAHAMUDR A AND ATIYOGA

By: Chagme, Karma

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Snow Lion: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000048885

ISBN: 1559390719

Condition: Like New


This manual of Tibetan meditation simply and thoroughly presents the profou nd Dzogchen and Mahamudra systems of practice. Karma Chagmé sets forth the stages of meditation practice, including the cultivation of meditative quie scence and insight, the experiential identification of awareness, and the h ighest steps of Mahamudra and Atiyoga, leading to perfect enlightenment in one lifetime. Drawing from his enormous textual erudition and mastery of Ti betan oral traditions, he shows how these two meditative systems can be uni fied into a single integrated approach to realizing the ultimate natu... View more info

LADY OF THE LOTUS-BORN: THE LIFE AND ENLIGHTENMENT OF YESHE TSOGYAL

By: Changchub, Gyalwa

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000048906

ISBN: 1570625441

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. The first Tibetan to attain complete enlightenment was in all probability the woman Yeshe Tsogyal, the closest disciple of Padmasambhava, the master who brought Buddhism to Tibet in the eighth century. This classical text is not only a biography but also an inspiring example of how the Buddha's teaching can be put into practice. Lady of the Lotus-Born interweaves profound Buddhist teachings with a colorful narrative that includes episodes of adventure... View more info

IN SEARCH OF THE DHARMA: MEMOIRS OF A MODERN CHINESE BUDDHIST PILGRIM / EDI TION 1

By: Chen-hua

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: State University of New York: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045009

ISBN: 0791408469

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 is the first and only book in English on modern Chinese Buddhism writt en by a practicing Chinese monk. Chen-hua provides a rare eyewitness accoun t of Chinese monastic life and Buddhist practices before they were changed forever by the Communist revolution. It begins with his departure from home in northern China to study Buddhism in Kiansu and Chekiang in the south an d ends with his rejoining the monastic order in Taiwan after spending sever a... View more info

WHEN THINGS FALL APART: HEART ADVICE FOR DIFFICULT TIMES

By: Chodron, Pema

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000046187

ISBN: 1570623449

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. There is a fundamental happiness available to every individual--yet we usually miss it while spending our lives trying to escape suffering that is ultimately guite inescapable. Pema Chodron, an American Buddhist teacher, shows that the secret to freeing oneself from pain is not to run from it, but to step right up to the uncharted territory of difficulty with friendliness and curiosity. View more info

NICHIREN: LEADER OF BUDDHIST REFORMATION IN JAPAN

By: Christensen, J. A.

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: Jain Pub Co: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000038839

ISBN: 0875730868

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. View more info

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CLASSICS OF BUDDHISM AND ZEN, VOLUME FIVE: THE COLLECTED TRANSLATIONS OF TH OMAS CLEARY

By: Cleary, Thomas

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000048198

ISBN: 1590302222

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. Volume Five of Classics of Buddhism and Zen represents the broad spectrum o f Cleary's interest in Buddhism--from Buddhist yoga and the Chinese Buddhis t perspective on the I Ching to the most basic and universally loved of the Buddhist sutras, the Dhammapada. The volume includes: Dhammapada: The Sayings of Buddha The famous collection of 423 verses of Buddhist wisdom that has been profou ndly influential in every Buddhist school. The Buddhist I Ch... View more info

SELFLESS PERSONS: IMAGERY AND THOUGHT IN THERAVADA BUDDHISM / EDITION 1

By: Collins, Steven

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000046198

ISBN: 052139726X

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 book explains the Buddhist doctrine of annattá ("not-self"), which denies the existence of any self, soul, or enduring essence in man. The author relates this doctrine to its cultural and historical context, particularly to its Brahman background. He shows how the Theravada Buddhist tradition has constructed a philosophical and psychological account of personal identity on the apparently impossible basis of the denial of self. Although t... View more info

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AWAKENING TO THE SACRED

By: Das, Lama Surya

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Broadway: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000021281

ISBN: 0767902742

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean first edition (as stated) no markings throughout, not an ex-l ib edition: Surya Das is like a Buddhist Johnny Appleseed, galavanting across the countryside, planting seeds of spirituality in bare patches of ground. He believes that we are all fertile soil for cultivating the sacred in everyday life. "We all have spiritual DNA," he says. In Awakening to the Sacred, Surya Das heightens his efforts to increase the planet's spirituality quotient by teaching people how to take advantage of their own spiritual resources. Whether Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, or atheist, we can a... View more info

THE SNOW LION'S TURQUOISE MANE

By: Das, Surya

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HarperOne: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000048862

ISBN: 0062508490

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 remarkable book brings together more than 150 authentic Buddhist teaching tales from the Hidden Kingdom of Tibet -- most never before translated into English. These captivating stories, legends and yarns -- passed orally from teacher to student -- capture the vibrant wisdom of an ancient and still-living oral tradition. Magical, whimsical, witty and ribald, The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane unfolds a luminous vision of a universe where basic goodnes... View more info

INT TO TANTRIC BUDDHISM

By: Dasgupta, Shashi Bhushan

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1974

Seller ID: RWARE0000044600

ISBN: 0394730283

Condition: Good


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THE SECRET ORAL TEACHINGS IN TIBETAN BUDDHIST SECTS

By: David-Neel, Alexandra

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: City Lights Books: 1967

Seller ID: RWARE0000048887

ISBN: 0872860124

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 is an account of the Madhyamika (Middle Way) school of Buddhism, a met hod of mediation and enlightenment that was developed by the great Indian t eacher Nagarjuna. In a collaboration between the Frenchwoman Alexandra Davi d-Neel and her friend, the Tibetan lama Aphur Yongden, these teaching are p resented clearly and elegantly, intended for the layman who seeks a way to practice and experience the realization of oneness with all existence. "... View more info