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Introduction to Emptiness
Introduction to Emptiness
Written by Guy Newland
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ISBN: 9781559393324
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Introduction to Emptiness
As Taught in Tsong-Kha-Pa's Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path
Written by Guy Newland


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2009
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Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them understand the central concept in Mahayana Buddhism—the idea that ultimate reality is emptiness. In clear language, Introduction to Emptiness explains that emptiness is not a mystical sort of nothingness, but a specific truth that can and must be understood through calm... Read more >
Bodhisattva of Compassion
Bodhisattva of Compassion
Written by John Blofeld
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ISBN: 9781590307359
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Bodhisattva of Compassion
The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin
Written by John Blofeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
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She is the embodiment of selfless love, the supreme symbol of radical compassion, and, for more than a millennium throughout Asia, she has been revered as “The One Who Hearkens to the Cries of the World.” Kuan Yin is both a Buddhist symbol and a beloved deity of Chinese folk religion... Read more >
In the Face of Fear
In the Face of Fear
Edited by Barry Boyce
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ISBN: 9781590307571
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In the Face of Fear
Buddhist Wisdom for Challenging Times
Edited by Barry Boyce


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
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Most of us have never experienced such deep anxiety and uncertainty in the world as we are in these current times; this anthology of Buddhist teachings offers an antidote. While we can’t control the home foreclosures, job losses, dwindling savings, and the other myriad challenges facing our society, Buddhism teaches us... Read more >
Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition
Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition
Written by Alejandro Chaoul, Foreword by Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Tenzin Wangyal
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ISBN: 9781559392921
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Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition

Written by Alejandro Chaoul
Foreword by Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Tenzin Wangyal


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2009
Price: $24.95

The dramatic practice of chöd, in which the yogin visualizes giving his or her own sacrificed body to the gods and demons as a way to cut the attachment to self and ordinary reality, offers an intense and direct confrontation with the central issues of the spiritual path. The chöd practices... Read more >
The True Dharma Eye
The True Dharma Eye
Written by John Daido Loori, Translated by John Daido Loori and Kazuaki Tanahashi
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ISBN: 9781590304655
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The True Dharma Eye
Zen Master Dogen's Three Hundred Koans
Written by John Daido Loori
Translated by John Daido Loori and Kazuaki Tanahashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
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A collection of three hundred koans compiled by Eihei Dogen, the thirteenth-century founder of Soto Zen in Japan, this book presents readers with a uniquely contemporary perspective on his profound teachings and their relevance for modern Western practitioners of Zen. Following the traditional format for koan collections, John Daido Loori Roshi... Read more >
Zen Heart
Zen Heart
Written by Ezra Bayda
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ISBN: 9781590307229
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Zen Heart
Simple Advice for Living with Mindfulness and Compassion
Written by Ezra Bayda


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
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There’s a secret to spiritual practice, and it’s surprisingly simple: learn to be present with attention. Do that, and the whole world becomes your teacher, you wake up to the sacredness of every aspect of existence, and compassion for others arises without even thinking about it. In Zen Heart, Bayda provides... Read more >
A Cascading Waterfall of Nectar
A Cascading Waterfall of Nectar
Written by Thinley Norbu
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ISBN: 9781590305263
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A Cascading Waterfall of Nectar

Written by Thinley Norbu


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
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Like a spontaneous cascade of wisdom nectar, the open and natural words of Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, uncomplicated by scholarly elaboration, flow here in the tradition of the direct transmissions of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas of the past. Through commentary on the Preliminary Practices (Ngöndrö) prayer from the treasure text of the great... Read more >
The Mishap Lineage
The Mishap Lineage
Written by Chogyam Trungpa
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ISBN: 9781590307137
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The Mishap Lineage
Transforming Confusion into Wisdom
Written by Chogyam Trungpa


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $21.95

All of us experience obstacles as part of our journey, in life and on the spiritual path. In many cases, we think of them as purely something unpleasant to overcome, or as a mistake that needs correcting. Here, Chögyam Trungpa takes a radically different approach to such obstacles, teaching that unexpected... Read more >
Buddhist Fasting Practice
Buddhist Fasting Practice
Written by Wangchen Rinpoche, Foreword by Dalai Lama
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ISBN: 9781559393171
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Buddhist Fasting Practice
The Nyungne Method of Thousand-Armed Chenrezig
Written by Wangchen Rinpoche
Foreword by Dalai Lama


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $34.95

The Tibetan Buddhist practice of Nyungne (“nyoong-nay”) has been gaining increased attention in Buddhist centers across North America. Participants say the practice purifies them both physically and spiritually. This volume is the only comprehensive treatment in English of these powerful teachings.

Nyungne is a profound, two-and-a-half-day practice, a length of time... Read more >
Study And Practice Of Meditation
Study And Practice Of Meditation
Written by Leah Zahler
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ISBN: 9781559393256
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Study And Practice Of Meditation
Tibetan Interpretations Of The Concentrations And Formless Absorptions
Written by Leah Zahler


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $39.95

Study and Practice of Meditation gives a vivid and detailed account of the meditative practices necessary to develop a calm, alert mind that is capable of penetrating the depths of reality. The Buddhist meditative states known as the concentrations and formless absorptions are best known in the West from Theravada scriptures... Read more >
Shattering the Great Doubt
Shattering the Great Doubt
Written by Sheng Yen
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ISBN: 9781590306215
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Shattering the Great Doubt
The Chan Practice of Huatou
Written by Sheng Yen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $22.95

Huatou is a skillful method for breaking through the prison of mental habits into the spacious mind of enlightenment. The huatou is a confounding question much like a Zen koan. Typical ones are "What is wu [nothingness]?" or "What was my original face before birth-and-death?" But a huatou is unlike a... Read more >
For the Benefit of All Beings
For the Benefit of All Beings
Written by Dalai Lama, Translated by Padmakara Translation Group
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ISBN: 9781590306932
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For the Benefit of All Beings
A Commentary on the Way of the Bodhisattva
Written by Dalai Lama
Translated by Padmakara Translation Group


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $15.95

The fourteenth Dalai Lama, a living embodiment of the bodhisattva ideal, presents here detailed practical guidance based on sections of The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva, the best-known text of Mahayana Buddhism. The Dalai Lama explains this classic and beloved work, showing how anyone can develop a truly "good heart"... Read more >
The Practice of Mahamudra
The Practice of Mahamudra
Written by Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Translated by Robert Clark
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ISBN: 9781559393232
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The Practice of Mahamudra

Written by Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang
Translated by Robert Clark


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2009
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Mahamudra, the highest level of teaching within Tibetan Buddhism, rewards study and practice with the realization of the very nature of mind itself. There is not a single experience which is not subsumed within the realizations of Mahamudra. On his first tour of the United States, His Holiness Chetsang Rinpoche gave... Read more >
Tantric Techniques
Tantric Techniques
Written by Jeffrey Hopkins
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ISBN: 9781559393201
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Tantric Techniques

Written by Jeffrey Hopkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2009
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Deity yoga is the meditative practice of imagining oneself as an ideal being, fully endowed with compassion, wisdom, and their resultant altruistic activities. The idea is that by imagining being a Buddha one gets closer to actually achieving Buddhahood. Tantric Techniques offers a complete system of Tantric meditation comparing the views... Read more >
The Union of Bliss and Emptiness
The Union of Bliss and Emptiness
Written by Dalai Lama, Translated by Thupten Jinpa
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ISBN: 9781559393218
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The Union of Bliss and Emptiness
Teachings on the Practice of Guru Yoga
Written by Dalai Lama
Translated by Thupten Jinpa


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2009
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Guru yoga is the force that gives vitality to a serious practitioner's meditation. Combining the essential aspects of the sutra path with the profound tantric techniques that activate the latent spiritual forces within us, it lays the framework of the entire Buddhist path and sets down the guidelines for undertaking a... Read more >
The Blooming of a Lotus
The Blooming of a Lotus
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh
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ISBN: 9780807012383
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The Blooming of a Lotus
Revised Edition of the Classic Guided Meditation for Achieving the Miracle of Mindfulness
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

One of the world's great meditation teachers offers thirty-four guided exercises that will bring both beginning and experienced practitioners into closer touch with their bodies, their inner selves, their families, and the world. Compassionate and wise, Thich Nhat Hanh's healing words help us acknowledge and dissolve anger and separation by illuminating... Read more >
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The Blooming of a Lotus
Revised Edition of the Classic Guided Meditation for Achieving the Miracle of Mindfulness
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $15.00

One of the world's great meditation teachers offers thirty-four guided exercises that will bring both beginning and experienced practitioners into closer touch with their bodies, their inner selves, their families, and the world. Compassionate and wise, Thich Nhat Hanh's healing words help us acknowledge and dissolve anger and separation by illuminating... Read more >
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Luminous Heart
Luminous Heart
Translated by Karl Brunnholzl, Introduction by Karl Brunnholzl
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559393188
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Luminous Heart
The Third Karmapa on Consciousness, Wisdom, and Buddha Nature
Translated by Karl Brunnholzl
Introduction by Karl Brunnholzl


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2009
Price: $39.95

This superb collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje (1284–1339) focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha's enlightened activity. Most of these materials have never been translated comprehensively. The Third Karmapa's unique and well-balanced view... Read more >
The Sayings of Layman P'ang
The Sayings of Layman P'ang
Translated by James Green
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ISBN: 9781590306307
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The Sayings of Layman P'ang
A Zen Classic of China
Translated by James Green


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
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These wise and funny stories have been an inspiration to spiritual practice for more than twelve centuries, particularly for all those who follow the Buddhist path as laypeople. Layman P’ang (740–808) was a merchant and family man who one day put all his money and possessions in a boat and sunk... Read more >
Minding Mind
Minding Mind
Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590306857
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Minding Mind
A Course in Basic Meditation
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $18.95

Some types of meditation are aimed at promoting a sense of confidence and well-being in everyday life, while other types focus on producing altered states of consciousness, transcending the world, or developing skills for serving other people. The instructions in this book focus on the highest type of all, “pure, clear... Read more >
The Way of Korean Zen
The Way of Korean Zen
Written by Kusan Sunim, Translated by Martine Batchelor, Introduction by Stephen Batchelor
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ISBN: 9781590306864
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The Way of Korean Zen

Written by Kusan Sunim
Translated by Martine Batchelor
Introduction by Stephen Batchelor


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $19.95

The power and simplicity of the Korean Zen tradition shine in this collection of teachings by a renowned modern master, translated by Martine Batchelor. Kusan Sunim provides a wealth of practical advice for students, particularly with regard to the uniquely Korean practice of hwadu, or sitting with questioning. An extensive introduction... Read more >
The Experience of Samadhi
The Experience of Samadhi
Written by Richard Shankman
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ISBN: 9781590305218
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The Experience of Samadhi
An In-depth Exploration of Buddhist Meditation
Written by Richard Shankman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $22.95

Dharma practice comprises a wide range of wise instructions and skillful means. As a result, meditators may be exposed to a diversity of approaches to the core teachings and the meditative path--and that can be confusing at times. In this clear and accessible exploration, Dharma teacher and longtime meditator Richard Shankman... Read more >
Yantra Yoga
Yantra Yoga
Written by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
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ISBN: 9781559393089
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Yantra Yoga
Tibetan Yoga of Movement
Written by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2008
Price: $34.95

Yantra Yoga, the Buddhist parallel to the Hathayoga of the Hindu tradition, is a system of practice entailing bodily movements, breathing exercises, and visualizations. Originally transmitted by the mahasiddhas of India and Oddiyana, its practice is nowadays found in all schools of Tibetan Buddhism in relation to the Anuttaratantras, more generally... Read more >
Each Moment Is the Universe
Each Moment Is the Universe
Written by Dainin Katagiri
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ISBN: 9781590306079
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Each Moment Is the Universe
Zen and the Way of Being Time
Written by Dainin Katagiri


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2008
Price: $24.95

It’s easy to regard time as a commodity—we even speak of “saving” or “spending” it. We often regard it as an enemy, when we feel it slipping away before we’re ready for time to be up. The Zen view of time is radically different than that: time is not something separate... Read more >
Bring Me the Rhinoceros
Bring Me the Rhinoceros
Written by John Tarrant
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ISBN: 9781590306185
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Bring Me the Rhinoceros
And Other Zen Koans That Will Save Your Life
Written by John Tarrant


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $15.95

Bring Me the Rhinoceros is an unusual guide to happiness and a can opener for your thinking. For fifteen hundred years, Zen koans have been passed down through generations of masters, usually in private encounters between teacher and student. This book deftly retells more than a dozen traditional koans, which... Read more >
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