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The Life of the Buddha

Tenzin Chogyel

This is a call to mindfulness, dedicated to easing suffering. The story of Shakyamuni Buddha's epic journey to enlightenment is perhaps the most important narrative in the Buddhist tradition. Tenzin Chögyel's The Life of the Buddha,...

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Published: Feb 2015

Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Tradition...

Dalai Lama

Now in Paperback! Explore with the Dalai Lama the common ground underlying the diverse traditions of Buddhism.Buddhism is practiced by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, from Tibetan caves to Tokyo temples to redwood retreats....

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Published: Jan 2017

Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction

Damien Keown

This Very Short Introduction offers readers a superb overview of the teachings of the Buddha, as well as a succinct guide to the integration of Buddhism into daily life. What are the distinctive features of Buddhism? Who was the Buddh...

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Published: Apr 2013

Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, Why...

Traleg Kyabgon

A jargon-free explanation of two central teachings of the Buddha: karma and rebirth.     By now, we've all heard someone say, "It must have been his karma" or "She had bad karma." But what is karma, really? ...

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Published: Jun 2015

From Stone to Flesh: A Short History ...

Donald S. Lopez Jr

We have come to admire Buddhism for being profound but accessible, as much a lifestyle as a religion. The credit for creating Buddhism goes to the Buddha, a figure widely respected across the Western world for his philosophical insigh...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2016

The Star-Spangled Buddhist: Zen, Tibe...

Jeffrey Ourvan

"Ourvan offers a succinct but illuminating overview of Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism."—Publishers WeeklyApproximately four million Americans claim to be Buddhist. Moreover, hundreds of thousands of Americans of va...

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Published: Jan 2016

No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners: C...

Noah Rasheta

Presented in a practical Q&A format, No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners is the most clear-cut introductory guide to understanding the essential concepts of Buddhism and how they relate to your daily life.How is an awakening different ...

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Published: May 2018

The All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat:...

Ra Yeshe Senge

The story of Tibet's notorious master of Buddhist sorcery—translated for the first time into EnglishAn essential sacred text of Tibetan Buddhism, The All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat tells the wondrous story of Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drak...

Paperback
Published: Jul 2015

Waking the Buddha: How the Most Dynam...

Clark Strand

Is there more to Buddhism than sitting in silent meditation? Is modern Buddhism relevant to the problems of daily life? Does it empower individuals to transform their lives? Or has Buddhism become too detached, so still and quiet that...

Paperback
Published: May 2014
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