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Awake at Work
Awake at Work
Written by Michael Carroll
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302729
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Awake at Work
35 Practical Buddhist Principles for Discovering Clarity and Balance in the Midst of Work's Chaos
Written by Michael Carroll


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $18.95

When we think of work, we often think of drudgery, frustration, and stress. For too many of us, work is the last place in our lives we expect to experience satisfaction, fulfillment, or spiritual growth. In this unique book, Michael Carroll—a meditation teacher, executive coach, and corporate director—shares Buddhist wisdom on... Read more >
Eight Verses for Training the Mind
Eight Verses for Training the Mind
Written by Dalai Lama
Format: Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781559392402
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Eight Verses for Training the Mind

Written by Dalai Lama


Format: Compact Disc
On Sale: February 7, 2006
Price: $29.95

At the invitation of the Conservancy for Tibetan Art and Culture in Washington, D.C., His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave a one-day teaching and commentary on the Eight Verses for Training the Mind to over five thousand Western and Tibetan students. These verses were transmitted to His Holiness when he was... Read more >
Diamond Sutra and the Sutra of Hui-neng
Diamond Sutra and the Sutra of Hui-neng
Translated by Wong Mou-Lam and A F Price, Foreword by W.Y. Evans-Wentz and Christmas Humphreys
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ISBN: 9781590301371
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Diamond Sutra and the Sutra of Hui-neng

Translated by Wong Mou-Lam and A F Price
Foreword by W.Y. Evans-Wentz and Christmas Humphreys


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $19.95

The Diamond Sutra, composed in India in the fourth century CE, is one of the most treasured works of Buddhist literature and is the oldest existing printed book in the world. It is known as the Diamond Sutra because its teachings are said to be like diamonds that cut away... Read more >
How to Cook Your Life
How to Cook Your Life
Written by Dogen and Kosho Uchiyama Roshi
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ISBN: 9781590302910
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How to Cook Your Life
From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment
Written by Dogen and Kosho Uchiyama Roshi


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

In the thirteenth century, Zen master Dogen—perhaps the most significant of all Japanese philosophers, and the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect—wrote a practical manual of Instructions for the Zen Cook . In drawing parallels between preparing meals for the Zen monastery and spiritual training, he reveals far more than... Read more >
Yoga Tantra
Yoga Tantra
Written by Dalai Lama, Dzongkaba and Jeffrey Hopkins
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ISBN: 9781559392372
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Yoga Tantra
Paths to Magical Feats
Written by Dalai Lama, Dzongkaba and Jeffrey Hopkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2005
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The Dalai Lama opens the door to the topic of Yoga Tantra with an extraordinarily detailed teaching on a classic text. Rarely in the Dalai Lama's lifetime has he given teachings of such a nature on this topic. There follows a translation of the Yoga Tantra section of Dzong-ka-ba's The Great... Read more >
The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation
The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation
Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590302897
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The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation

Written by Chogyam Trungpa


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $18.95

Freedom is generally thought of as the ability to achieve goals and satisfy desires. But what are the sources of these goals and desires? If they arise from ignorance, habitual patterns, and negative emotions, is the freedom to pursue these goals true freedom—or is it just a myth? 

In this book... Read more >
Two Zen Classics
Two Zen Classics
Translated by Katsuki Sekida
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ISBN: 9781590302828
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Two Zen Classics
The Gateless Gate and The Blue Cliff Records
Translated by Katsuki Sekida


Format: Trade Paperback, 418 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $29.95

The strange verbal paradoxes called koans have been used traditionally in Zen training to help students attain a direct realization of truths inexpressible in words. The two works translated in this book, Mumonkan (The Gateless Gate ) and Hekiganroku (The Blue Cliff Record), both compiled during the Song dynasty in China... Read more >
Zen Training
Zen Training
Written by Katsuki Sekida
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ISBN: 9781590302835
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Zen Training
Methods and Philosophy
Written by Katsuki Sekida


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $19.95

Zen Training is a comprehensive handbook for zazen, seated meditation practice, and an authoritative presentation of the Zen path. The book marked a turning point in Zen literature in its critical reevaluation of the enlightenment experience, which the author believes has often been emphasized at the expense of other... Read more >
Highest Yoga Tantra
Highest Yoga Tantra
Written by Daniel Cozort
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559392358
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Highest Yoga Tantra

Written by Daniel Cozort


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2005
Price: $24.95

This extraordinary book clearly outlines and discusses the methods for transforming both body and mind through the highest forms of tantric practice. Highest Yoga Tantra is the pinnacle of tantric systems found in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Part One discusses the practices common to sutra and tantra. Part Two presents the... Read more >
Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage
Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage
Written by Geshe Jampa Tegchok, Edited by Thubten Chodron
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ISBN: 9781559392327
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Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage
An Explanation of the Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas
Written by Geshe Jampa Tegchok
Edited by Thubten Chodron


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2005
Price: $24.95

A practical and inspiring guide for developing our ability to be happy and benefit others this commentary on The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas by Gyalsay Togme Sangpo is studied by followers of all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The root text gives in thirty-seven short verses the essential practices leading to enlightenment... Read more >
Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness
Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness
Written by Chogyam Trungpa, Foreword by Pema Chodron
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590302521
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Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness

Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Foreword by Pema Chodron


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2005
Price: $18.95

The slogans contained in this book are designed to awaken the heart and cultivate love and kindness toward others. They are revolutionary in that practicing them fosters abandonment of personal territory in relating to others and an understanding of the world as it is.

The fifty-nine provocative slogans presented here—each with... Read more >
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The Blue Cliff Record
The Blue Cliff Record
Translated by Thomas Cleary and J.C. Cleary
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302323
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The Blue Cliff Record

Translated by Thomas Cleary and J.C. Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $39.95

The Blue Cliff Record is a translation of the Pi Yen Lu , a collection of one hundred famous Zen koans accompanied by commentaries and verses from the teachings of Chinese Zen masters. Compiled in the twelfth century, it is considered one of the great treasures of Zen literature and... Read more >
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 1
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 1
Written by Thomas Cleary
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302187
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Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 1
The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary
Written by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $29.95

Volume One of Classics of Buddhism and Zen contains teachings predominantly from the Chinese Zen (Chan) tradition, including the writings of revered Chinese masters such as Pai-chang, founder of the Chan monastic tradition; Huang-po, one of the forefathers of the Lin-chi-tsung or Rinzai school; Foyan, the great master of the... Read more >
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 2
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 2
Written by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590302194
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Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 2
The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary
Written by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $24.95

Volume Two of Classics of Buddhism and Zen contains teachings predominantly from the Japanese Zen tradition including the writings of Dogen, the founder and most venerated master of Japanese Zen. Also included is a translation of the Carya-Gita, a collection of the teachings of famous tantric masters who lived during... Read more >
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 3
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 3
Written by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590302200
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Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 3
The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary
Written by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $26.95

Volume Three of Classics of Buddhism and Zen contains translations of works by the key figures of Zen, including the Japanese master Dogen; Chinul, the twelfth-century Korean master; and Hakuin, founder of the Rinzai school. Also included are selections from the Prajnaparamita, or "Perfection of Wisdom" sutras, a key source... Read more >
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 4
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 4
Written by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590302217
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Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 4
The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary
Written by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 912 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $34.95

Volume Four of Classics of Buddhism and Zen features several essential works on the practice of Zen koans, including a complete translation of Gateless Barrier , a classic collection of Zen parables, paradoxes, and teaching stories. Also included is a collection of poetry from the Chinese Buddhist poet Wen-Siang.

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Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 5
Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 5
Written by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590302224
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Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 5
The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary
Written by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $26.95

Volume Five of Classics of Buddhism and Zen represents the broad spectrum of Cleary's interest in Buddhism—from Buddhist yoga and the Chinese Buddhist perspective on the I Ching to the most basic and universally loved of the Buddhist sutras, the Dhammapada.



The volume includes:

Dhammapada: The Sayings... Read more >
The Great Path of Awakening
The Great Path of Awakening
Written by Jamgon Kongtrul, Translated by Ken McLeod
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302149
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The Great Path of Awakening
The Classic Guide to Lojong, a Tibetan Buddhist Practice for Cultivating the Heart of Compassion
Written by Jamgon Kongtrul
Translated by Ken McLeod


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $16.95

Here is a practical Buddhist guidebook that offers techniques for developing a truly compassionate heart in the midst of everyday life. For centuries, Tibetans have used fifty-nine pithy slogans—such as "A joyous state of mind is a constant support" and "Don't talk about others' shortcomings"—as a means to awaken kindness, gentleness... Read more >
The Book of Serenity
The Book of Serenity
Written by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590302491
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The Book of Serenity
One Hundred Zen Dialogues
Written by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: March 22, 2005
Price: $34.95

Book of Serenity is a translation of Shoyo Roku, a collection of one hundred Zen koans with commentaries that stands as a companion to the other great Chinese koan collection, the Blue Cliff Record (Pi Yen Lu). A classic of Chan (Chinese Zen) Buddhism, Book of Serenity ... Read more >
The Path of the Human Being
The Path of the Human Being
Written by Dennis Genpo Merzel, Foreword by Bernie Glassman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590301739
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The Path of the Human Being
Zen Teachings on the Bodhisattva Way
Written by Dennis Genpo Merzel
Foreword by Bernie Glassman


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2005
Price: $16.95

Dennis Merzel, one of the most highly regarded American Zen teachers, explains how meditation can gradually lead us to becoming more and more familiar with our minds, allowing us to better understand ourselves and the nature of human life. He explores the practice of meditation in depth, as well as a... Read more >
This Precious Life
This Precious Life
Written by Khandro
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ISBN: 9781590301746
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This Precious Life
Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Path to Enlightenment
Written by Khandro


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2005
Price: $22.95

Using the traditional Tibetan Buddhist framework of the Four Reminders—the preciousness of human birth, the truth of impermanence, the reality of suffering, and the inescapability of karma—Khandro Rinpoche explains why and how we could all better use this short life to pursue a spiritual path and make the world a better... Read more >
Hooked!
Hooked!
Edited by Stephanie Kaza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590301722
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Hooked!
Buddhist Writings on Greed, Desire, and the Urge to Consume
Edited by Stephanie Kaza


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $18.95

At one time or another, most of us have experienced an all-consuming desire for a material object, a desire so strong that it seems like we couldn't possibly be happy without buying this thing. Yet, when we give in to this impulse, we often find ourselves feeling frustrated and empty. Advertisers... Read more >
The Sanity We Are Born With
The Sanity We Are Born With
Written by Chogyam Trungpa, Foreword by Daniel Goleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590300909
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The Sanity We Are Born With
A Buddhist Approach to Psychology
Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Foreword by Daniel Goleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $18.95

More and more mental health professionals are discovering the rich tradition of Buddhist psychology and integrating its insights into their work with clients. Buddhist tradition teaches that all of us are born with what Chögyam Trungpa terms "basic sanity," or inherent goodness, health, and clear perception. Helping ourselves and others to... Read more >
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