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221A Baker Street: The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Translated from the Coptic The Victorian Book of the Dead)

By: Jack, Alexander; Hapi; 'J. Quincy Adams the Tenth'

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Kanthaka Press, Brookline: 1974

Seller ID: 2151625

Condition: Near Fine


1974 Trade Paperback. [viii], 120, [16] pp. Four Sherlock Holmes mysteries with a Buddhist theme, with notes, bibliography, and appendices following text. Five plates. View more info

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The Sacred Mountain of Tibet: On Pilgrimage to Kailas

By: Johnson, Russell; Moran, Kerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Park Street Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195144

Condition: Fine


First edition. Ink date and ink message on title page.Jacket toned, sticker adhesive on bottom left front corner of jacket, jacket edges rubbed. 1989 Large Hardcover. 126 pp. The record of a spiritual journey through an extraordinary land, and of the devoted pilgrims who seek to climb Mount Kailas. Two Americans recount their experiences during the sacred pilgrimage to one of the most remote places on Earth. With more than 100 color photographs that capture the awe-inspiring landscape and the tireless determination of the pilgrims. In a remote corner of western Tibet, in one of the highest, m... View more info

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Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

By: Kabat-Zinn, Jon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268411

ISBN: 0786880708

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A few marks on front endpaper. 1994 Trade Paperback. xxi, 278 pages. Featured on the PBS series, Healing and the Mind, with Bill Moyers, a best-seller explains the principles of mindfulness -- a Buddhist method of achieving fulfillment and inner peace -- through a blend of anecdotes, instructions, and meditations. View more info

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The Three Jewels: A Study and Translation of Minamoto Tamenori's Sanboe (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, Number 2)

By: Kamens, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Center for Japanese Studies, The University of Michigan: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262791

ISBN: 0939512343

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1988 Hard Cover. xii, 446 pp. 8vo. The Three Jewels is a crucial text for understanding lay attitudes toward tenth-century Japanese Buddhism, especially toward the influential Tendai tradition. Through Kamens's carefully annotated translation of the text, the reader gains insight into how many members at court must have viewed the complex ceremonies and traditions of a religious tradition which was often exotic and alien because of its origins in India and China. A reading of The Three Jewels suggests some of the ways in which Buddhism was adapt... View more info

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Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment

By: Kapleau, Philip; Smith, Huston (Foreword)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: John Weatherhill, Inc.: 1965

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277158

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('With the compliments of the author, Philip Kapleau'). Acquired in Rochester, New York, where Kapleau established the Rochester Zen Center the year after this work was published. Ink name and date on front endpaper, jacket price clipped, jacket toned and lightly rubbed, minimal pencil marks, mostly in margins of first few sections. Related article laid in. 1965 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 363, [1] pp. Foreword by Huston Smith. From the publisher: Useful to both initiates and long-term disciples alike, the comprehensive guide is an over... View more info

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A Little Book of Zen

By: Kim, Katherine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Andrews McMeel: 1998

Seller ID: 2278085

ISBN: 0836268148

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge wear. 1998 Small Hard Cover. 2 1/4 x 1 7/8. This tiny book of wisdom quotes from several Eastern masters is an all-purpose companion for anyone. View more info

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Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

By: Lama, Dalai

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2199867

ISBN: 0060987014

Condition: Good


Reprint. Ink name, pages toned, light shelf wear. 1991 Trade Paperback. xiv, 288 pp. In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese Communism. View more info

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Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

By: Lama, Dalai

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289044

ISBN: 0060987014

Condition: Very Good


Spine edges rubbed, ink name and white out on half-title page, pages faintly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. xiv, 288 pp. In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese Communism. View more info

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Secret of Doctrines of the Tibetan Books of the Dead

By: Lauf, Detlef Ingo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Shambala: 1989

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289076

ISBN: 0877731039

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Spine creased, a few light spots on top page ridge. 1989 Trade Paperback. xi, 254 pp. The Tibetan Books of the Dead are a diverse collection of Buddhist scriptures that yield valuable insight into the psychology of death and dying and suggest the importance of meditative practice and knowledge as tools for self-understanding. This in-depth study of this rich body of Buddhist literature details the Tibetan Buddhist belief in the bardos, of intermediate states, and serves as an illuminating companion volume to The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Using original texts from both the Budd... View more info

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Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia

By: Lester, Robert C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor Paperbacks / The University of Michigan Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2289046

ISBN: 0472061844

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Front wrapper lightly rubbed, spine and rear wrapper faintly toned, ink name on half-title page. 1973 Trade Paperback. vii, 201 pp. Therav?da (/?t?r??v??d?/; P?li, lit. School of the Elders)[1][2] is the oldest of Buddhism's extant schools.[1][2] Theravadins have preserved their version of the Gautama Buddha's teaching in the P?li Canon.[1][2] The P?li Canon is the only complete Buddhist canon surviving in a classical Indian language, P?li, which serves as the school's sacred language[2] and lingua franca.[3] For over a millennium, therav?dins have endeavored to preserve the dh... View more info

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We're All Doing Time: A Guide to Getting Free

By: Lozoff, Bo; His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Human Kindness Foundation: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287867

ISBN: 0961444401

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. Often called The Convict's Bible, this book is also relevant and important to any spiritual seeker. Interfaith wisdom, divided into 3 sections: The Big View describes Bo and Sita Lozoff's life of activism and spiritual exploration. Getting Free is a section of detailed instruction in classic spiritual practices. Dear Bo is correspondence between Bo and dozens of the inmates he has challenged, encouraged, and loved. This is an amazing book, which has moved people to great extremes. It has been translated into 5 languages. View more info

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The Diamond Sutra: The Buddha Also Said...

By: Osho

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Watkins Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275968

ISBN: 1906787565

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 2010 Trade Paperback. 246, [4] pp. Written more than 25 centuries ago, the Diamond Sutra is the first text to record the Buddha’s own teachings, and it remains one of the most popular. One day, after the Buddha finishes his daily walk to collect alms, a senior monk steps forth to ask how he can best help humanity. Buddha responds, and thus begins a dialogue regarding the nature of perception. Renowned spiritual teacher Osho offers his unique interpretation of the Buddha's words, writing in an easy, humorous, and conversational style that makes even the most complex ideas unde... View more info

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Zen and the Lady: Memoirs, Personal and Transpersonal, In a World in Transition

By: Owens, Claire Myers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baraka: 1979

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2278487

ISBN: 0882389963

Condition: Good


SIGNED by author. First edition. Lightly rubbed, minor foxing to page ridge. 1979 Trade Paperback. The religious writings of a woman who discovered Zen Buddhism late in life. View more info

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What the Buddha Taught

By: Rahula, Walpola; Demieville, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2289059

ISBN: 0394178270

Condition: Very Good


Top corner of front wrapper very lightly creased, minor general wear. 1974 Trade Paperback. xvi, 151 pp. What the Buddha Taught, by Theravadin Walpola Rahula, is a widely used introductory book on Buddhism for non-Buddhists.[1] Using quotes from the sutras, Rahula gives his personal interpretation of what he regards to be Buddhism's essential teachings, including the Four Noble Truths, the Buddhist mind, the Noble Eightfold Path, meditation and mental development, and the world today.[2] According to Gimello, Rahula's book is an example of so-called Protestant Buddhism, and was created in an a... View more info

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Wisdom of the Ancients

By: Rampa, T. Lobsang

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Corgi Books: 1974

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2260509

ISBN: 0552072486

Condition: Very Good


Pages faintly toned. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. Topics include Kundalini, the subconscious mind, the devil, Zen, love and so much more! View more info

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

By: Rinpoche, Sogyal; Gaffney, Patrick (Editor); Harvey, Andrew (Editor)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 1994

Seller ID: 2276218

ISBN: 0062508342

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned, ink gift note inside front wrapper. 1994 Trade Paperback. xiv, 425 pp. This acclaimed spiritual masterpiece is widely regarded as one of the most complete and authoritative presentations of the Tibetan Buddhist teachings ever written. A manual for life and death and a magnificent source of sacred inspiration from the heart of the Tibetan tradition, The Tibetan Book Of Living and Dying provides a lucid and inspiring introduction to the practice of meditation, to the nature of mind, to karma and rebirth, to compassionate love and care for the dying, and to the trials and rew... View more info

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The Buddhist Religion: A Historical Introduction (The Religious Life of Man)

By: Robinson, Richard H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dickenson Publishing Company, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 2289108

Condition: Very Good


Top corner of front wrapper very lightly creased, ink stamp on half-title page. 1970 Trade Paperback. vi, 136 pp. Comprehensive introduction to Buddhism that examines present-day Buddhism in the context of its historical development. CONTENTS: Foreword; The Scene Today; Life and Teachings of Gautama the Buddha; Development of Indian Buddhism; Developments Outside India; Past, Present, and Future; Selected Readings; An Overview of the Buddhist Scriptures. View more info

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Thomas Merton

By: Sussman, Cornelia and Irving

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Image Books: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2269073

ISBN: 0385171722

Condition: Very Good


Spine very faintly toned, ink note on blurb page. 1980 Mass Market Paperback. 171 pp. A biography of the Trappist monk and Zen mystic who gained fame as a writer, social critic, and radical peace activist. View more info

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Zen Buddhism: Selected Writings of D.T. Suzuki

By: Suzuki, D.T.; Barrett, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor Books: 1956

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2289285

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine creased and faintly toned, top corner of rear wrapper lightly creased. 1956 Mass Market Paperback. xx, 294 pp. Buddhism crossed from India to China in the 6th century A.D. and confronted the earthy and practical Chinese spirit with the imaginative and speculative spirit of India. The encounter is one of the most extraordinary events in history and makes one of the truly phenomenal chapters in the record of religion and culture. Translated into the Chinese idiom, Buddhism became one of China's most potent spiritual and cultural forces. One expression of Chinese Buddhism kn... View more info

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Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis

By: Suzuki, D.T.; Fromm, Erich; De Martino, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2289110

Condition: Very Good


Eighth printing. Spine creased, minor general wear. 1963 Trade Paperback. vii, 180 pp. The key book in our quest for understanding of ourselves and our lives.What differences are there in Eastern and Western thought regarding the nature of the human mind and our role in the cosmos? How can Zen and psychoanalysis help us in our struggle to realise our full potential as human beings and members of society?Erich Fromm's seminal work among contemporary efforts to resolve our spiritual crisis results here in the great achievement of a language to reveal the contributions of Zen and psychoanalysis t... View more info

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The Dhammapada: A Translation

By: Thera, Narada

Price: $10.00

Publisher: B.M.S. Publication: 1978

Seller ID: 2290171

Condition: Good


Pencil marginalia. 1978 Trade Paperback. This classic work of Buddhist thought is now available in an easy-to-understand English translation. View more info

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The Dhammapada

By: Thera, Narada; Kassapa, Bhikkhu; Thomas, Dr. E.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paragon Book Gallery, Ltd.: 1959

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287257

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 88 pp. Translated with notes by Narada Thera. Foreword by Bhikkhu Kassapa. Introduction by Dr. E.J. Thomas. The Dhammapada, often translated as the Sayings of Buddha, is the best loved book in the Buddhist Canon. It consists of over four hundred verses, uttered by the Buddha on various occasions during the course of his ministry of forty-five years, which illustrate the moral and philosophical teachings of Buddhism. View more info

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Born in Tibet (The Penguin Metaphysical Library)

By: Trungpa, Chogyam; Pallis, Marco

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Inc.: 1972

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289286

ISBN: 0140033459

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Pages very lightly toned. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. 270 pp. Chögyam Trungpa—meditation master, scholar, and artist—was identified at the age of only thirteen months as a major tulku, or reincarnation of an enlightened teacher. As the eleventh in the teaching lineage known as the Trungpa tulkus, he underwent a period of intensive training in mediation, philosophy, and fine arts, receiving full ordination as a monk in 1958 at the age of eighteen. The following year, the Chinese Communists invaded Tibet, and the young Trungpa spent many harrowing months trekking over the H... View more info

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Tibetan Meditation: Practical Teachings and Step-By-Step Exercises on How to Live in Harmony, Peace and Happiness

By: Tulku, Tarthang

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers / Dharma Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283219

ISBN: 1844832066

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint edge wear. 2006 Hard Cover. No matter what your personal philosophy or religious beliefs, Tibetan Meditation shows you how to discover meditation as a way of living day by day - a natural state of peace that is with you and within you at all times. View more info

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Zen and the Beat Way

By: Watts, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle, Co., Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 2276786

ISBN: 0804831173

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1997 Soft Cover. xxiv, 100 pp. Through his popular radio series Way Beyond the West Alan Watts brought listeners a delightful and practical side of Zen, which he prescribed as a cure for education and culture. By the early sixties his radio programs were renowned for their synthesis of Eastern wisdom and everyday life. Several of these radio talks have been selected and edited by Mark Watts, Alan's oldest son, to introduce a new generation to Zen and the Beat Way. Through this collection we see influences of D.T. Suzuki, C.G. Jung, Gary Snyder and others. Specific chap... View more info

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The Way of Zen

By: Watts, Alan W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1957

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2286273

ISBN: 0394702980

Condition: Good


First printing. Spine creased and lightly toned, pages lightly toned. 1957 Trade Paperback. xvii, 236 pp. The Way of Zen begins as a succinct guide through the histories of Buddhism and Taoism leading up to the development of Zen Buddhism, which drew deeply from both traditions. It then goes on to paint a broad but insightful picture of Zen as it was and is practiced, both as a religion and as an element of diverse East Asian arts and disciplines. Watts's narrative clears away the mystery while enhancing the mystique of Zen. Since the first publication of this book in 1957, Zen Buddhism has be... View more info

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The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism

By: Weber, Max; Gerth, Hans H.; Martindale, Don

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1967

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2289279

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed, ink stamp on half-title page. 1967 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 392 pp. The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism is a book on the sociology of religion written by Max Weber, a German economist and sociologist of the early twentieth century. The original edition was in German under the title Hinduismus und Buddhismus and published in 1916.[1] An English translation was made in 1958 and several editions have been released since then. It was his third major work on the sociology of religion, aft... View more info