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The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama(Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism).

By: ARNOLD, Sir Edwin.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1906. 0:

Seller ID: 37415


As told in verse by an Indian Buddhist. Attractive binding of this classic work. Pp.240, engraved portrait frontispiece + 15 other illustrations, marbled endpapers, ownership details to inner front endpapers, occasional light spotting. White vellum spine and corners over red cloth boards, gilt decoration to spine with gilt title on red leather. VG. View more info

Entering the Stream. An Introduction to the Buddha and His Teachings.

By: BERCHOLZ, Samuel and KOHN, Sherab Chodzin.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: Rider. 1994.:

Seller ID: 27039


"Draws on traditional Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Tibetan sources as well as on the teachings of contemporary Buddhists". Pp 334, some b/w illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Cos'e il Buddismo in collaborazione con Alicia Jurado. A cura di Francesco Tentori Montalto.

By: BORGES, Jorge Luis.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tascabili Economici Newton. 1995.:

Seller ID: 28092


Buddhism: Italian text. Pp 89, slight toning to pages. P/b, 2 small tears to top of front cover, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Feminine Face of Buddhism.

By: FARRER-HALLS, Gill.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Alresford: Godsfield Press, 2002. 1841811548:

Seller ID: 34586


"From Mahamaya, the Buddha's mother, to contemporary Buddhist women, this book honours Buddhist feminine archetypes and acknowledges women's teachings and experiences. It also documents the critical role they have played, and are playing, in the development of Buddhism through their lives, their work, their meditation and Buddhist practice and their art." Pp.128, colour illustrations throughout. Pbk. VG. View more info

A Buddhist Bible.

By: GODDARD, Dwight.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Boston: Beacon Press, 1998. 0807059110:

Seller ID: 43893


"This anthology is one of the building blocks of Buddhist practice in the West. In this edition, a new foreword by the distinguished Buddhist teacher and writer Robert Aitken reintroduces Goddard's classic, highlights tthe book's continuing contributions to Zen Buddhism in America and offers new revelations about Dwight Goddard, the enigmatic compiler of A Buddhist Bible." Pp.xxxii/677. Paperback. VG. View more info

Buddhist Scriptures. (Discovering Sacred Texts).

By: GOONEWARDENE, Anil.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: Heinemann Educational. 1994.:

Seller ID: 27885


1st ed. Contents Include:- Chanting the Dhamma: Vinaya and the Sangha 1 & 2: The Life of Theravada monks and nuns (Sangha): Some scriptures in Mayayana and Vajrayana Buddhism: Human relationships and duties. 26.5cms x 19.5cms. Pp 48, some colour illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Tibetan Buddhism Without Mystification. The Buddhist Way From Original Tibetan Sources.

By: GUENTHER, Herbert V.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Leiden: E.J.Brill, 1966.:

Seller ID: 43999


1st edition. "These texts are a mine of information. They reveal clearly the inner nature of Buddhism as a path of development and they elucidate the relation between the Sutras and Tantras and thus are invaluable in removing the many misconceptions about the latter texts." Pp.x/3 colour plates/13679 Tibetan texts to end with uncut pages Paperback, .slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

Buddhism and the age of Science.

By: HTOON, U Chan.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kandy: Buddhist Publication Society. 1967.:

Seller ID: 14605


2nd imp." To show the unique role the Buddhism plays in the dramatic present-day conflict between scientific thought and established religious beliefs, a conflict which impinges upon every aspect of modern life." Pp 60. P/b. Cover slightly creased. G. View more info

Buddhism.

By: HUMPHREYS, Christmas.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1958. 0:

Seller ID: 16042


"Here is not only the history and development of Buddhism and the teaching of the various schools, but also its condition in the world today". Pp 256, 16 black & white illustrations, pages toned. Paperback, spot mark to front cover. G+. View more info

Zen: Tradition & Transition. An Overview of Zen in the Modern World.

By: KRAFT, Kenneth. (edittor).

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Rider, 1988. 071262404X:

Seller ID: 40429


"An invaluable source book for everyone interested in the rich tradition of Zen Buddhism. It covers such topics as the essential techniques of meditation by Chinese master Chan Shan-yen; the master-disciple relationship by Roshi Philip Kapleau; the history of Zen by Professor Yampolsky; Zen poetry by Burton Watson; and contains classic texts and autobiographical essays as well as critical material from various hands." Pp.x/230. Paperback. VG. View more info

Cave of Tigers. Modern Zen Encounters.

By: LOORI, John Daido.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York: Weatherhill, 2000. 0834804336:

Seller ID: 39690


"A collection of edited transcriptions of actual "dharma encounters" between students at Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper, New York, and Abbot John Daido Loori, Roshi." Pp.256. Paperback. VG. View more info

A Heart as Wide as the World. Stories on the Path of Lovingkindness.

By: SALZBERG, Sharon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Boston: Shambhala, 1999. 9781570624285:

Seller ID: 41497


Eastern philosophy. "The fruit of more than twenty-five years of Buddhist practice, Sharon's gentle stories of her own awakening tug at our hearts. It is rare to find a voice of such majesty and simplicity and rare still to find one that is so useful."(Mark Epstein, M.D). Pp.xiii/192. Paperback. VG. View more info

Ritual and Devotion in Buddhism. An Introduction.

By: SANGHARAKSHITA.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Birmingham: Windhorse, 2000.:

Seller ID: 31487


2nd ed. "...Sangharakshita shows that ritual and devotion have a crucial role to play in our spiritual lives, because they speak the language of the heart. Leading us through the Sevenfold Puja, a poetic sequence of devotional moods, he gives us a feeling for the depth of spiritual practice to be contacted through recitation, making offerings, and chanting mantras." Pp.125. Pbk. VG. View more info

The Heart of Buddhism. Being an Anthology of Buddhist Verse.

By: SAUNDERS, Kenneth J.(translator and editor).

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, 1915. 0:

Seller ID: 40471


1st edition. The Heritage of India series. 17.5cms x 11.5cms. Pp.96, black & white photo frontispiece, toning to endpapers. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, boards slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

Spring Wind, Buddhist Cultural Forum, Spring/Summer 1985 Vol. 5 No. 1/2. Buddhism in India Today

By: ZEN BUDDHIST TEMPLE TORONTO.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada:Zen Buddhist Temple-Toronto, 1985.:

Seller ID: 16249


"This quarterly publication includes Buddhist perspective in India and Japan and a Survey of Buddhism in Canada." Pp264 with b/w illustrations throughout. P/b with illustrated cover, inkstamp to rear cover. G+. View more info