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Spirit of Zen
ISBN: PB: 9780300221459, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Leading Buddhist scholar Sam van Schaik explores the history and essence of Zen, based on a new translation of one of the earliest surviving collections of teachings by Zen masters. These teachings, titled "The Masters and Students of the Lanka", wer...
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Secular Buddhism Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World
ISBN: PB: 9780300234251, ISBN: HB: 9780300223231, Yale University Press, March 2018
296 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 black&white illus.
An essential collection of Stephen Batchelor's most probing and important work on secular Buddhism. As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation....
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Cold War Monks Buddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia
ISBN: HB: 9780300218565, Yale University Press, February 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
How did the U.S. government make use of a "Buddhist policy" in Southeast Asia during the Cold War despite the American principle that the state should not meddle with religion? To answer this question, Eugene Ford delved deep into an unprecedented ra...
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Little History of Religion
ISBN: PB: 9780300228816, ISBN: HB: 9780300208832, Yale University Press, August 2017
256 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 40 black&white illus.
For curious readers young and old, a rich and colorful history of religion from humanity's earliest days to our own contentious times In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Ri...
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After Buddhism Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300224344, ISBN: HB: 9780300205183, Yale University Press, April 2017
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Some twenty-five centuries after the Buddha started teaching, his message continues to inspire people across the globe, including those living in predominantly secular societies. What does it mean to adapt religious practices to secular contexts? Ste...
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Spirit of Tibetan Buddhism
ISBN: PB: 9780300198751, Yale University Press, April 2016
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A leading writer and researcher on Tibet, Sam van Schaik offers an accessible and authoritative introduction to Tibetan Buddhism by examining its key texts, from its origins in the eighth century to teachings practiced across the world today. In addi...
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Spirit of Buddhist Meditation
ISBN: PB: 9780300198768, Yale University Press, September 2014
256 pp., 21x13.8 cm
Is it possible to capture the spirit of Buddhist meditation, which depends so much upon silence and unspoken wisdom? Can this spirit be found after two millennia? This wise and reassuring book reminds us that the Buddhist meditative tradition, geared...
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Taming of the Demons Violence and Liberation in Tibetan Buddhism
ISBN: PB: 9780300187960, ISBN: HB: 9780300153927, Yale University Press, January 2013
384 pp., 23.1x15.5 cm, 6 black&white illus.
Taking two early Tibetan texts as his starting point, Jacob Dalton explores the ways in which violence has been integral to the development of Tibetan Buddhism. Paying particular attention to the so-called age of fragmentation, Tibet's dark age that...
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£42,00
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Scientific Buddha His Short and Happy Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300159127, Yale University Press, October 2012
160 pp., 21x14 cm
This book tells the story of the Scientific Buddha, "born" in Europe in the 1800s but commonly confused with the Buddha born in India 2,500 years ago. The Scientific Buddha was sent into battle against Christian missionaries, who were proclaiming acr...
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Spirit of the Buddha
ISBN: PB: 9780300164077, Yale University Press, May 2010
192 pp., 21x14 cm
In this slim, enlightening volume, internationally recognized Buddhist teacher Martine Batchelor presents the basic tenets and teachings of the Buddha through a selection of essential texts from the Pali canon, the earliest Buddhist scriptures. Viewe...
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