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Product ID: 9788120803725
Book Name: Buddhism in Central Asia
Author Name: B.N. Puri
Price: USD 15
Description:

Buddhism in Central Asia is a saga of peaceful pursuit by Buddhist scholars from Kashmir and Kabul to propagate the message of the Buddha. This vast region between the Tien-Shan and the Kunlu

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Product ID: 9788120806252
Book Name: An Introduction to Buddhist Esoterism
Author Name: Benoytosh Bhattacharyya
Price: USD 15
Description:

In spite of the prevalent view against Tantricism and Tantric literature, Hindus in general are in the grip of this very Tantra in their daily life, customs and usages with all the attendant good and evil. The present work investigates and places before the scholars a dispassionate account of the Tantras in general and Buddhist Tantras in particular. The author traces its origin to primitive magic and its development. Narrating the rise of Vajrayana and its place of origin, along…

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Product ID: 9788120807617
Book Name: The Bhadramayakara Vyakarana
Author Name: Konstanly Regamey
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Bhadramayakaravyakarana is part of the great collection entitled Ratnakuta, Multitude of Jewels, a collection much revered in the Buddhist Mahayana traditions of Tibet and China. The work possesses rather a literary value than a doctrinal one. It is one of the texts, so rare in Mahayana, where the narrative and the doctrinal subjects contains the story of juggler Bhadrs who wanted to deceive the Buddha with magical tricks in order to prove that the claim of the Tathagata to…

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Product ID: 9788120808348
Book Name: Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems
Author Name: Alex Wayman
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

The Survey of the Buddhist Tantras by Mkhas-grub-rje (1385-1438) is a sample of the rich literature on this topic in the Tibetan language. In accordance with Tsonkha-pa`s tantric reform after the theory about how Gautama Buddha became enlightened the author present the non-tantric materials stipulated as preliminary for tantric study and practice. The translation was collaborated in the 1950s between F.D. Lessing and Alex Wayman at Berkeley, California. After Lessing`s death, Wayman annotated and published the text in 1968 and…

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Product ID: 9788120810198
Book Name: Buddhist Logic (2 Vols)
Author Name: Th. Stcherbatsky
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

Buddhist logic reveals itself as the culminating point of a long course of Indian philosophic history. Its birth, its growth and its decline run parallel with the birth, the growth and the decline

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Product ID: 9788120812390
Book Name: Mind Only
Author Name: Thomas E. Wood
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Vijnanavadins have long been characterized as believing in an Absolute. Thomas Wood investigates the extent to which this characterization is true. Through a detailed analysis of some of their fundamental texts, Dr. Wood demonstrates that Vijnanavadins were in fact ambivalent - and in some cases even inconsistent - in their philosophical views on this point. This monograph is directed primarily to scholars of Indian philosophy and religion interested in the schools of Mahayana Buddhism and in its doctrinal relation…

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Product ID: 9788120818002
Book Name: Rules for Nuns According to the Dharmaguptakavinaya Vol: 1
Author Name: Ann Heirman
Price: USD 20
Description:

The present work provides the first complete annotated translation into English of the Chinese version of the bhiksunininaya. This vinaya laid the foundation of Chinese monastic life. As the Dharmaguptakavinaya came into being in symbiosis with other vinaya traditions, a comparison is made with these other traditions on important issues. In the introduction, the place of the Dharmaguptaka tradition, the career of a Buddhist nun and the rules of discipline are discussed. The notes to the English translation provide relevant…

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Product ID: 9788120818002
Book Name: Rules for Nuns According to the Dharmaguptakavinaya Vol: 2
Author Name: Ann Heirman
Price: USD 20
Description:

The present work provides the first complete annotated translation into English of the Chinese version of the bhiksunininaya. This vinaya laid the foundation of Chinese monastic life. As the Dharmaguptakavinaya came into being in symbiosis with other vinaya traditions, a comparison is made with these other traditions on important issues. In the introduction, the place of the Dharmaguptaka tradition, the career of a Buddhist nun and the rules of discipline are discussed. The notes to the English translation provide relevant…

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Product ID: 9788120818002
Book Name: Rules for Nuns According to the Dharmaguptakavinaya Vol: 3
Author Name: Ann Heirman
Price: USD 20
Description:

The present work provides the first complete annotated translation into English of the Chinese version of the bhiksunininaya. This vinaya laid the foundation of Chinese monastic life. As the Dharmaguptakavinaya came into being in symbiosis with other vinaya traditions, a comparison is made with these other traditions on important issues. In the introduction, the place of the Dharmaguptaka tradition, the career of a Buddhist nun and the rules of discipline are discussed. The notes to the English translation provide relevant…

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Product ID: 9788120833609
Book Name: Bodily Self-Sacrifice in Indian Buddhist Literature
Author Name: Reiko Ohnuma
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

This is the first comprehensive study of a central narrative theme in premodern South Asian Buddhist literature: the Buddhas bodily self- sacrifice during his previous lives as a bodhisattva. Conducting close readings of stories from Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, and Tibetan literature written between the third century B.c.e. and the late medieval period, Reiko Ohnuma argues that this theme has had a major impact on the development of Buddhist philosophy and culture. Whether he takes the form of king, prince, ascetic,…

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Product ID: 9788120834040
Book Name: Meeting the Great Bliss Queen
Author Name: Buddhists, Feminists, and the Art of the Self
Price: USD 8
Description:

Despite the daunting barriers of geography and language that separate them, Buddhism and contemporary feminism have much to say to each other. Buddhist practices such as mindfulness (in which calm centering and keen awareness of change coexist) and compassion (in which the self is recognized as both powerful in itself and interdependently connected with all others) can be important resources for contemporary women, while feminism can expand the traditional horizons of Buddhist concerns to include social, historical, and psychological issues.…

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Product ID: 9788120834118
Book Name: Indian Monastic Buddhism: Collected Papers On testual, Inscriptional And Archaeological Evidence
Author Name: Schopen G
Price: USD 18
Description:

Indian Monastic Buddhism: Collected Papers On testual, Inscriptional And Archaeological Evidence by Schopen G

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Product ID: 9788120836051
Book Name: Mipam on Buddha-Nature: The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition
Author Name: Douglas S. Duckworth
Price: USD 16
Description:

Mipam (ju mi pham rgya mtsho, 1846-1912) is one of the most prolific thinkers in the history of tibet and is a key figure in the nyingma tradition of buddhism his works continue to be widely studied in the tibetan cultural region and beyond this book provides an in-depth account of mipams view, drawing on a wide range of his works and offering several new translations douglas s duckworth shows how a dialectic of presence and absence permeates mipams writings…

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Product ID: 9788121512176
Book Name: Cambodian Buddhism: History And Practice
Author Name: Ian Harris
Price: USD 35
Description:

Cambodian Buddhism: History And Practice by Ian Harris

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Product ID: 9788124605196
Book Name: Emptiness and Becoming: Integrating Madhyamika Buddhism and Process Philosophy
Author Name: Peter Paul Kakol
Price: USD 21.95
Description:

The book presents a detailed comparison of process philosophy and Madhyamika Buddhism, analyzing the similarities and differences between the two. It attempts a creative integration between the two and introduces a new philosophy, Process Buddhism. Process thought underscores the view that reality is a cumulative process of perspectival and experiential events. Peter Kakols work, in a remarkable foray into this area of philosophy, shows that the Madhyamika teaching, which essentially stresses the emptiness of emptiness, and process theory of worldviews…

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Product ID: 9788173049286
Book Name: Hardships And Downfall Of Buddhism In India
Author Name: Giovanni Verardi
Price: USD 41
Description:

Buddhism originated as an atinomial system, facing the opposition of both vaidika and theistic Brahmans, who socially identified themselves with the agrarian world. The two models of society generated in early historical India never merged, and Buddhism was gradually and often violently reduced to impotence. It was Gupta rule the first checkmated the antinomial model of the Buddhist. Whereas in the open society traders, landowners and \\tribals\\ coexisted, from Gupta tim4es onwards pressure on kings and direct Brahmanical rule led…

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Product ID: 9788178223643
Book Name: Principles of Tibetan Medicine
Author Name: Tamdin Sither Bradley
Price: USD 10
Description:

Tibetan medicine is a complete medical system. It is called gSo-ba Rig-pa, or the science of healing, and is based on the four medical tantras called

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Product ID: 9788183631204
Book Name: A Complete Book Of Singing Bowl: Himalayan Sound Revelation
Author Name: Frank Perry
Price: USD 20
Description:

This is simply the widest study of the secred instruments of the Tibetan region ever, covering singing bowls, dribu (the Tibetan hand bell) and ting-sha (small paired cymbals). Its author is uniquely qualified, having begun his lifelong association with the bowls back in 1971, when they first started to appear in the west. He has also made no less than 105 recordings, most of them featuring bowls. Frank thus offers forty year of closeness to singing bowls and their sounds…

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Product ID: 9788189497828
Book Name: Best Foot Forward: What to do at the Four Main buddhist Pilgrimage Sites
Author Name: Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
Price: USD 18
Description:

"The aim of all Buddhist practice Is to catch a glimpse of the awakened state. Going on pilgrimage, soaking up the sacred atmosphere of holy places and mingling with other pilgrims are simply different ways of trying to achieve that glimpse." Best Foot Forward : What to Do at India's Buddhist Holy Sites was written in response to the questions students frequently ask about going on pilgrimage to Buddhist holy sites. Best Foot Forward is not a…

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Product ID: 9788193462164
Book Name: The Gods and The Heretics: Crisis and Ruin of Indian Buddhism
Author Name: Giovanni Verardi
Price: USD 40
Description:

This book is not so much about Buddhism, as about Indian history, a general knowledge of which is taken for granted. It is a kind of advanced history of India aimed at discussing the mechanisms that started to set in motion the events that, with increasing force, characterised the Indian middle age until the thirteenth century, and at examining the often elusive or;disregarded evidence that document the weakening and collapse of Buddhism. The historical domain…

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