Books in category Religion – Buddhism

  • Buddha s Book of Sleep

    Buddha’s Book of Sleep
    Joseph Emet

    Yet this is a natural choice—mindfulness meditation has proven effective for psychological problems such as stress, depression, and anxiety, and these very issues are what become sleep problems when your head hits the pillow.

  • Tibetan Renaissance

    Tibetan Renaissance
    Ronald M. Davidson

    During the Tibetan Renaissance (950-1200 C.E.), monks and yogins translated an enormous number of Indian Buddhist texts.

  • Buddhist Scriptures as Literature

    Buddhist Scriptures as Literature
    Ralph Flores

    Looks at a variety of Buddhist sacred writings as literature and includes insights from literary theory.

  • Enlightenment in Dispute

    Enlightenment in Dispute
    Jiang Wu

    Enlightenment in Dispute is the first comprehensive study of the revival of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth-century China.

  • Theos Bernard the White Lama

    Theos Bernard, the White Lama
    Paul Hackett

    "Theos Bernard, the White Lama" recounts the real story behind the purported adventures of Theos Casimir Bernard (1908–1947), the self-proclaimed "White Lama" who in 1937 became the third American in history to reach Lhasa, the capital …

  • The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk

    The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk
    Justin Thomas McDaniel

    Focusing on representations of a famous ghost and monk from the late eighteenth century to today, Justin Thomas McDaniel builds a case for interpreting modern Thai Buddhist practice through the movements of these transformative figures.

  • Meditation and the Classroom

    Meditation and the Classroom
    Judith Simmer-Brown, Fran Grace

    A ground-breaking book on using meditation in education and how it can enhance teaching and learning.

  • Writings from the Zen Masters

    Writings from the Zen Masters
    Various

    These are unique stories of timeless wisdom and understanding from the Zen Masters.

  • The Great Secret of Mind

    The Great Secret of Mind
    Tulku Pema Rigtsal

    The book is divided into chapters on the view, meditation as the path, conduct, the attainment, and the four bardos. Each chapter consists of mini-sections that can be read as stand-alone Dharma talks.

  • Contemporary Buddhist Ethics

    Contemporary Buddhist Ethics
    Damien Keown

    This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice.

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