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Turning the Mind Into an Ally

By: "Mipham, Sakyong, Chodron, Pema"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Riverhead Trade:

Seller ID: 9781573223454

ISBN: 157322345X

Condition: GOOD


Strengthening, calming, and stabilizing the mind is the essential first step in accomplishing nearly any goal. Growing up American with a Tibetan twist, Sakyong Mipham talks to Westerners as no one can: in idiomatic English with stories and wisdom from American culture and the great Buddhist teachers. Turning the Mind Into an Ally makes it possible for anyone to achieve peace and clarity in their lives. View more info

Zen Munchkins Little Wisdoms

By: "Munda, D. T."

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780804816403

ISBN: 0804816409

Condition: very good


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An Unentangled Knowing: The Teachings of a Thai Buddhist Lay Woman

By: "Nanayon, Upasika Kee (Thanissaro Bhikkhu, trans.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Barre, MA", Dhamma Dana Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 7-NH022

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Bookstore sticker on title page. ""the most extensive collection of Kee Nanayon's teachings currently available in English, including an introductory essay indicating her place within the history of Theravadin Buddhist practice..."" 104 pages." View more info

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Stepping into Freedom: An Introduction to Buddhist Monastic Training

By: "Nhat Hanh, Thich"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Parallax Press:

Seller ID: 9781888375022

ISBN: 1888375027

Condition: GOOD


"Stepping into Freedom is a book of guidelines, encouraging words, reminders, and gathas for novice monks and nuns in the Buddhist tradition. These texts provide an important insight into the heart of practice taught by the Buddha, and relevant for all. View more info

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

By: "Pirsig, Robert M."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060958329

ISBN: 0060958324

Condition: GOOD


The modern epic that transformed a generation and continues to inspire millions -- a penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better.A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance "becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live. The narrator's relationship with his son leads to a powerful self-reckoning, the craft of motorcycle maintenance leads to an austerely beautiful process for reconciling science, religion, and humanism. Resonant with the confusions of existenc... View more info

"Srimad Bhagavatam: Seventh Canto (Part Three - Chapters 10-15) ""the Science of God"""

By: "Prabhpada, A.C. Bhktivedanta Swami"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Manila, Philippines", The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust: ©1982

Seller ID: 83T001

ISBN: 0912776897

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for slight chipping to corner edges. ""With the original Sanskrit text, Its Roman translation, synonyms, translation and elaborate purports"" 356 pages with 7 color plates." View more info

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Buddhism: Way of Life & Thought

By: "Ross, Nancy Wilson"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780394747545

ISBN: 0394747542

Condition: GOOD


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Diary of a Zen Nun

By: "Shin, Nan"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: E. P. Dutton:

Seller ID: 9780525244080

ISBN: 0525244085

Condition: very good


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The Zen Commandments: Ten Suggestions for a Life of Inner Freedom.

By: "Sluyter, Dean"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: TarcherPerigee:

Seller ID: 9781585420841

ISBN: 1585420840

Condition: GOOD


The Ten Commandments tell us how to behave, but they don't say much about the inner awareness from which outer behavior springs. Do the right thing, of course-- but better yet, find your inner light and doing the right thing becomes as natural as breathing. Here are ten powerful nudges toward that light.Drawing on sources from Zen stories and the Bible to jazz and rock 'n' roll, from American movies to Tibetan meditative techniques, Dean Sluyter steers clear of dogma and emphasizes what works-- a sort of spiritual street smarts. He shows that the state of boundless freedom and happiness isn... View more info

Zen Buddhism: Selected Writings of D. T. Suzuki

By: "Suzuki, D. T. (William Barrett, ed.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Anchor / Doubleday: c1956

Seller ID: 15P010

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faint age tanning to exterior, slight flare to cover. ""intended to introduce the general reader to the history and spirit of Zen…as it has been discovered by the West in our time…as one of the great challenges to Western philosophy, psychology, and religion..."" 294 pages" View more info

Training of a Zen Buddhist Monk

By: "Suzuki, Daisetz Teitaro"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Globe Press Books Inc:

Seller ID: 9780936385235

ISBN: 0936385235

Condition: GOOD


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"Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice"

By: "Suzuki, Shunryu"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Weatherhill:

Seller ID: 9780834800793

ISBN: 0834800799

Condition: very good


Zen mind is one of those enigmatic phrases used by Zen teachers to throw you back upon yourself, to make you go behind the words themselves and begin wondering. "I know what my own mind is," you tell yourself, "but what is Zen mind?" And then: "But do I really know what my own mind is?" Is it what I am doing now? Is it what I am thinking now?" And if you should then try to sit physically still for a while to see if you can locate it--then you have begun the practice of Zen, then you have begun to realize the unrestricted mind. The innocence of this first inquiry--just asking what you are-... View more info

Path Is the Goal : A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation

By: "TRUNGPA, CHOGYAM, CHODZIN, SHERAB"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Random House Inc:

Seller ID: 9780877739708

ISBN: 0877739706

Condition: GOOD


According to the Buddha, no one can attain basic sanity or enlightenment without practicing meditation. The teachings given here on the outlook and technique of meditation provide the foundation that every practitioner needs to awaken as the Buddha did. Trungpa teaches us to let go of the urge to make meditation serve our ambition; thus we can relax into openness. We are shown how the deliberate practice of mindfulness develops into contrived awareness, and we discover the world of insight that awareness reveals. We learn of a subtle psychological stage set that we carry with us everywhere and... View more info

The Buddha Speaks the Sutra about the Deep Kindness of Parents and the Difficulty of Repaying It (Filial Piety Sutra)

By: Ch'ih & Rounds (ed.)

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Hong Kong,

Seller ID: 10P002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new - gift quality! 34 page, staple bound. Text and commentary in English and Chinese." View more info

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The Story of Buddhism: A Concise Guide to Its History & Teachings

By: Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperOne:

Seller ID: 9780060099275

ISBN: 0060099275

Condition: acceptable


How and when did the many schools of Buddhism emerge? How does the historical figure of Siddartha Guatama relate to the many teachings that are presented in his name? Did Buddhism modify the cultures to which it was introduced, or did they modify Buddhism?Leading Buddhist scholar Donald S. Lopez Jr. explores the origins of this 2,500-year-old religion and traces its major developments up to the present, focusing not only on the essential elemenmts common to all schools of Buddhism but also revealing the differences among the major traditions. Beginning with the creation and structure of ... View more info

The Diamond Sutra

By: N/A

Price: $37.95

Publisher: "Bronx, NY", The Buddhist Association of the United States: 2004

Seller ID: 04T033

Condition: VERY GOOD


Text in Chinese (Chinese characters and phonetic pronunciation). As new except for slight wear to exterior edges. View more info

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Change Your Mind: a practical guide to Buddhist meditation

By: Paramananda

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Birmingham, UK", Windhorse: 1997

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 99T045

ISBN: 0904766810

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""focuses on two Buddhist meditation practices - Mindfulness of Breathing, the bedrock of all meditation practice, and Metta Bhavana, which gradually nurtures us in an unshakeable confidence and a warm concern for the welfare of others.""" View more info

Het Leven Van Buddha in de Kunst

By: Rijksmuseum Voor Volkenkunde

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Leiden, Holland", Rijksmuseum Voor Volkenkunde:

Seller ID: 10T005

Condition: GOOD+


"Reading copy. Tight, age soiled exterior, some foxing to interior, square. 24 pages of text with 32 black & white plates (some with multiple images). Text in Dutch. ""Een publicatie van het Leidse etnologisch museum over de art van het boeddhisme. Introductie in het Nederlands ."" (""A publication of the Leiden ethnological museum about the art of Buddhism. Introduction in Dutch."") Text in Dutch. 5.3x8.3x.2"" (13.5x21.2x.5cm)" View more info

Zen for Americans

By: Soyen Shaku

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dorset House Publishing Co Inc:

Seller ID: 9780880292061

ISBN: 0880292067

Condition: very good


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