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Teachings of Chin Kung in Two Volumes - Boxed Set (Chinese Text)

By: Amitabha Buddhist Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amitabha Buddhist Society of USA:

Seller ID: 1524598

Condition: Very Good


Chinese text. Light wear to edges of pictorial box, pages clean, bindings tight. Complete in two volumes. Released by the Amitabha Buddhist Society of the USA, this is based on research of a collection of the teachings of Chin Kung and other Pure Land Buddhist teachers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chin Kung, (b. 1927) is a Buddhist monk from the Mahayana tradition. He is the founder of the Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, an organization based on the teachings ... View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs

By: Beer, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2283148

ISBN: 157062416X

Condition: Fine


Third printing. A fine copy. 1999 Large Hardcover. 363 pp. For artists, designers, and all with an interest in Buddhist and Tibetan art, this is the first exhaustive reference to the seemingly infinite variety of symbols found throughout Tibetan art in line drawings, paintings, and ritual objects. Hundreds of the author's line drawings depict all the major Tibetan symbols and motifs—landscapes, deities, animals, plants, gurus, mudras (ritual hand gestures), dragons, an... View more info

Vajra Bodhi Sea Volume VIII, Series 19, Number 97

By: DRBA

Price: $2.00

Publisher: DRBA: 1978

Seller ID: 1641150

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1978 Stapled Binding. Filled with parables, poems, and other stories all pertaining to the way of Buddhism. View more info

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Zen Enlightenment: Origins and Meaning

By: Dumoulin, Heinrich; Maraldo, John C. (Translator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Weatherhill: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269644

ISBN: 0834801418

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint edge wear. 1983 Trade Paperback. xii, 175 pp. Traces the development of Zen enlightenment from India through China to Japan. View more info

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Visions of Power: Imagining Medieval Japanese Buddhism

By: Faure, Bernard; Brooks, Phyllis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2150055

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Highlighting & pencil marginalia. 2000 Trade Paperback. xvi, 329 pp. Bernard Faure's previous works are well known as guides to some of the more elusive aspects of the Chinese tradition of Chan Buddhism and its outgrowth, Japanese Zen. Continuing his efforts to look at Chan/Zen with a full array of postmodernist critical techniques, Faure now probes the imaginaire, or mental universe, of the Buddhist Soto Zen master Keizan Jokin (1268-1325). Although Faure'... View more info

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Buddhism (Readings in Eastern Religious Thought Volume II [2])

By: Frazier, Allie M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Westminster: 1969

Seller ID: 2281752

ISBN: 0664248470

Condition: Good


Lightly rubbed. 1969 Trade Paperback. A collection of essays presenting a variety of interpretations of Buddhism. View more info

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Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardo (Shambhala Pocket Classics)

By: Fremantle, Francesca; Trungpa, Chogyam (Translators)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1992

Seller ID: 2278082

ISBN: 0877736758

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1992 Small Softcover. In this classic scripture of Tibetan Buddhism—traditionally read aloud to the dying to help them attain liberation—death and rebirth are seen as a process that provides an opportunity to recognize the true nature of mind. This unabridged translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living. The insightful commentary by Chögyam Trungpa, written in clear, concise language, ... View more info

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The Art of Living: Peace and Freedom in the Here and Now

By: Hanh, Thich Nhat

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperOne: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285875

ISBN: 0062434667

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2017 Hard Cover. ix, 206 pp. In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. In this important volume Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh——one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today——reveals an art of living in mindfulness that helps us answer life’s deepest questions and experience the happiness and free... View more info

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The Method of Zen

By: Herrigel, Eugen; Tausend, Hermann (Editor); Hull, R.C.F. (Translator)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2277167

ISBN: 0394712447

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages toned. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. 125 pp. A precise description of the techniques used in Zen training. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Eugen Herrigel (20 March 1884 in Lichtenau, Baden-Württemberg - 18 April 1955 in Partenkirchen, Bavaria) was a German philosopher who taught philosophy at Tohoku Imperial University in Sendai, Japan, from 1924-1929 and introduced Zen to large parts of Europe through his writings. While living in Japan from 1924 to 1929, he studie... View more info

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Siddhartha: Eine indische Dichtung

By: Hesse, Hermann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag: 1950

Seller ID: 2029665

Condition: Good


Includes original jacket. Boards & jacket reverse foxed, 3 inch tear to jacket spine base, two 1 inch jacket tears, jacket toned. Good. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. Original German text. In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a... View more info

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The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living (10th Anniversary Edition)

By: His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Cutler, Howard C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books / Penguin Putnam Inc.: 2009

Edition: 10th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 2283218

ISBN: 1594488894

Condition: Near Fine


10th anniversary edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Hard Cover. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, the very purpose of our life is happiness, the very motion of our life is towards happiness.' -- H.H. the Dalai Lama, from The Art of Happiness. So popular and so rarely understood, this Nobel Peace Prize winner and man of great inner peace brings to a general audience the key to a happy life. In collaboration wi... View more info

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Tibetan Folk Tales

By: Hyde-Chambers, Frederick & Audrey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1981

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2278485

ISBN: 0394748867

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 1981 Trade Paperback. Twenty-six folktales gathered from the highlands of Tibet. View more info

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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-inspi... 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 b... 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... 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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The Tao of Success: The Five Ancient Rings of Destiny

By: Lin, Derek

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2273414

ISBN: 1585428159

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine very faintly creased, edges very lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 2010 Soft Cover. 259 pp. A modern book of destiny and power, using the ancient principles of the Tao Te Ching. How do we begin to discover and live our destined life? How can we use the ancient, Eastern philosophy to experience more success in our lives? From Derek Lin, Taoist master and author of The Tao of Daily Life, comes this practical, systematic approach to the ancient and ... 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 interpretat... 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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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

Work as a Spiritual Practice: A Practical Buddhist Approach to Inner Growth and Satisfaction on the Job

By: Richmond, Lewis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1999

Seller ID: 1506367

Condition: Fair


Jacket edge wear, cover corners bumped, large stain causes pages and jacket to wrinkle, moderate shelf wear, light page toning.Fair. 1999 Hard Cover. 272 pp. A guide to developing and maintaining a spiritual life on the job, drawn from the teachings and practices of Buddhist tradition. Most people associate Buddhism with developing calm, kindness, and compassion through meditation. Lewis Richmond's Work as a Spiritual Practice shows us another aspect of Buddhism: the act... 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 med... 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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Japanese Painting (Treasures of Asia)

By: Terukazu, Akiyama

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Skira: 1972

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2282975

Condition: Near Fine


Rear jacket panel lightly creased. 1972 Large Hardcover. 216 pp. Includes 81 reproductions in full color. The earliest examples of pictorial arts in Japan are designs engraved on prehistoric tombs. Buddhism was introduced in the 6th century A. D., and by the 7th century the techniques and iconography of the Asiatic mainland had been assimilated; witness the decorations of the H?ry?-ji temple at Nara, while the 8th - century screen paintings and miniatures in the imperial... 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... View more info