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Essence of Zen

7, 01/09/1997, £4.99
Drawing on his knowledge and long practice of Buddhism, the author reflects on four lines representing fundamental principles of the Zen or Ch'an school of Buddhism. He sets out to communicate the essence of each, and to indicate how its meaning can be applied to Western conditions.

Practical Zen: Meditation and Beyond

Paperback, 21/06/2017, £14.99
Using a system established by the ancestors of the Rinzai tradition of Zen, this book presents specific meditation practices in a practical and engaging way that will enable readers to live a grounded, strong, energetic life.

Dalai Lama's Little Book of Mysticism: The Essential Teachings

Paperback, 21/09/2017, £7.99
Here in this inspirational book are the Dalai Lama's thoughts on:The nature and meaning of mysticismHow we can live lives infused with mystical experienceHow mysticism can result in both personal and social change.


Paperback, 20/10/1983, £5.99
Michael Carrithers guides us through the complex and conflicting information that Buddhist texts give about the life and teaching of the Buddha. Discussing the social and political background of India in Buddha's time, and traces the development of his thought. He assesses the rapid and widespread assimilation of Buddhism and its relevance.

How to See

Paperback, 30/04/2019, £6.00
Truly see yourselfHow to See is about our misperceptions, how we can gain insight and how mindfulness practices can help us see our real selves. Thich Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion and humour in showing us how to achieve an awakened, more relaxed state of self-awareness so we cn understand ourselves and the world around us.

Dalai Lama: The Biography

Hardback, 27/02/2020, £25.00
'Alexander Norman knows the Dalai Lama probably better than any Englishman alive' SpectatorAN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE.

Poems of the First Buddhist Women: A Translation of the Therigatha

Paperback, 26/02/2021, £15.95
The Therigatha, part of the Pali canon of Buddhist scripture, is one of the oldest surviving works by women, composed more than two millennia ago by some of the first Buddhist women-theris-honored for their religious achievements. With a spare and elegant style, this powerful translation introduces us to a classic of world literature.

Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet

Hardback, 07/10/2021, £16.99
'The monk who taught the world mindfulness' Time In this masterful work, one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today shares his wisdom on how to be the change we want to see in the world. In these troubling times we all yearn for a better world.

The Art of Solitude

Paperback, 01/02/2022, £11.99
In a time of social distancing and isolation, a meditation on the beauty of solitude

Buddhist Folk Tales

Paperback, 03/03/2022, £12.99
An exciting set of tales from the Buddhist tradition to inspire, move, challenge and amuse

Nothing Special: Living Zen

Paperback, 03/09/1994, £14.99

Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism

Paperback, 17/04/2015, £28.99
This groundbreaking new Norton Anthology enables the six major, living, international world religions to speak to students in their own words.

Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

Paperback, 26/11/2007, £30.00

Power, Freedom, Compassion: Transformations For A Better World

Paperback, 02/12/2011, £10.00
A critical review of contemporary politics using a combination of Marxist and Buddhist perspectives and focusing on education

Buddhist Religions: A Historical Introduction 5ed

Paperback, 31/10/2003, £65.99
With this historical introduction to Buddhism, the authors aim to portray the thoughts and actions of the followers of Buddha. The book covers ritual, devotionalism, doctrine, meditation, practice, and institutional history.

Common Ground Between Islam And Buddhism

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £13.99

Peace Is Every Breath

Paperback, 03/03/2011, £12.99
Provides the insight and tools we need to incorporate the practice of mindfulness into our waking moments. This title helps us transcend the mad rush of our days and discover that within the here and now, in the small rituals of our daily lives, we have the ability to experience inner peace and happiness.

Sound of One Hand: 281 Zen Koans with Answers

Paperback, 09/02/2017, £15.99

Set Free: A Life-Changing Journey from Banking to Buddhism in Bhutan

Paperback, 13/04/2017, £9.99
In 1997, Emma Slade was taken hostage in a hotel room on a business trip to Jakarta. Over the ensuing months the trauma following the event took hold. Realising her view on life had profoundly changed she embarked upon a journey, discovering the healing power of yoga and, in Bhutan, opening her eyes to a kinder, more peaceful way of living.

Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: A Spiritual Classic

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £16.99
Written by the Buddhist meditation master and popular international speaker Sogyal Rinpoche, this book clarifies the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It includes an introduction to the practice of meditation, as well as advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion.

Saffron Road

Paperback, 07/04/2016, £9.99
From an award-winning journalist, here is the story of an unforgettable journey from the east to the west in the company of the extraordinary women who choose to dedicate their lives to Buddhism.

Buddhism: The Basics

Paperback, 26/08/2009, £16.99
Examining the historical development of Buddhism and its presence today, this guide covers: principal traditions; practices and beliefs; ethical guidelines and philosophy; religious texts; and, community. It is suitable for students and interested readers wanting to familiarise themselves with the Buddhist faith.

Sayings of the Buddha

Paperback, 09/10/2008, £10.99
This edition offers a new translation of a selection of the Buddha's most important sayings reflecting the full variety of material: biography of the Buddha, narrative, myth, short sayings, philosophical discourse, instruction on morality, meditation, and the spiritual life. It provides an excellent introduction to Buddhist scripture.


Paperback, 17/04/2008, £9.99

Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Bhudda

Paperback, 09/10/2008, £8.99

Spirit of Tibetan Buddhism

Paperback, 05/04/2016, £9.99

Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: A Spiritual Classic from One of the Foremost Interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism to the West

Paperback, 07/02/2008, £12.99
Explains the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan tradition. This book includes not only an introduction to the practice of meditation but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring them help of a spiritual kind.

My Spiritual Autobiography

Paperback, 07/06/2012, £9.99
The Dalai Lama sees himself first and foremost as a human being, secondly as a monk and thirdly as the former political leader of Tibet. In this book, we read many hitherto unknown stories from his childhood, his formation as a monk and his gradual development as a leader of his people.


Paperback, 08/05/2001, £4.99
In 1819 a Hungarian scholar set off on a 30 year odyssey in search of his own identity and origins in the Magyar people. He ended up in Ladakh, where, through a bizarre sequence of events, he found himself decoding the mysteries of Tibetan culture for the British government.

Gautama Buddha

Paperback, 05/01/2012, £12.99
An insightful new biography of one of the great global spiritual figures.

Face of the Buddha

Hardback, 09/06/2016, £43.49
The English poet, philosopher, and literary critic William Empson considered 'The Face of the Buddha' to be one of his finest works and was heartbroken when he lost the only copy in the wake of World War Two. Its recent rediscovery means the book can now be offered for the very first time exactly as he intended.

Introducing Tibetan Buddhism

Paperback, 01/01/2009, £38.99
This lively introduction is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of Tibetan religion.

Buddhist Thought: A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition 2ed

Paperback, 10/11/2011, £32.99
Guides the reader towards a richer understanding of the central concepts of classical Indian Buddhist thought, from the time of Buddha to the latest scholarly perspectives and controversies.

Buddhism In The Modern World

Paperback, 07/12/2011, £36.99
Explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken, the individuals and movements that have shaped it, and the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions.

Introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices 2ed

Paperback, 22/11/2012, £27.99
Extensively revised and updated, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of Buddhism in Asia and the West.

All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat: The Life of Ra Lotsawa

Paperback, 01/10/2015, £8.99
Though canonized as a saint and a fully enlightened buddha, the eleventh-century Ra Lotsawa's life story presents a darker path than those taken by Siddhartha Gautama or Milarepa. This book presents an account of one of the most colourful and memorable figures in Tibetan Buddhist history.

Buddhism: Criticial Concepts in Religious Studies (8 Vols)

Hardback, 29/07/2005, £975.00
This collection reprints some of the most seminal papers in Buddhist studies from the last forty years.

Peace Is Every Step

Paperback, 03/08/1995, £12.99
Zen master, peace activist and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the very situations that usually pressure and antagonize us. He offers commentaries and meditations, personal anecdotes and stories to show how deep meditative presence is available.

How To Be Compassionate

Paperback, 06/09/2012, £7.99
Features the Dalai Lama's message that compassion is essential for individuals and for the world. This title suggests we pay close attention to the way we respond to everything around us, and explains how caring for others can be a profound source of happiness on an individual level, which can then be extended outward in wider and wider circles.

Buddhist Prayer Deck

Paperback, 03/09/2009, £13.00
Offers prayers and meditations from one of the greatest spiritual traditions of the world, Buddism. This title is divided into four colour-coded groups of cards, organised according to theme: Truth & Awareness, Love & Compassion, Peace & Happiness, and Insight & Meditations. It incorporates a built-in card-holder to facilitate reading.

How Buddhism Acquired A Soul On The

Paperback, 01/01/2012, £25.00
The book examines how the Chinese made use of raw material imported from India and added some seasoningsA" peculiar to China and developed their own recipesA" about how to construct the ideas of Buddhism.

Introduction to Buddhist Ethics

Paperback, 22/06/2000, £30.99
A systematic introduction to Buddhist ethics aimed at anyone interested in Buddhism.

Samurai Zen - The Warrior Koans

Paperback, 20/03/2003, £18.99
Samurai Zen brings together 100 of the rare riddles which represent the core spiritual discipline of Japan's ancient Samurai tradition.
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