February 9

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  • Barlaam and IoasaphBarlaam and Ioasaph

    Barlaam and Ioasaph, a hagiographic novel in which an Indian prince becomes aware of the world's miseries and is converted to Christianity by a monk, is a Christianized version of the legend of the Buddha.

  • Light Comes ThroughLight Comes Through
    Dzigar Kongtrul

    Contends that the secret to achieving happiness and fulfillment lies in shifting the focus outward and showing a concern for others, and describes how to develop natural intelligence and innate compassion through the practice of Buddhist …

  • Meditation NowMeditation Now
    S. N. Goenka

    Celebrated Vipassana meditation teacher S. N. Goenka interprets the Buddha’s teachings in this collection of lectures, essays, and interviews.

  • The Lotus SutraThe Lotus Sutra
    Burton Watson

    This is no doubt why it has had such broad and lasting appeal over the ages and has permeated so deeply into the cultures that have been exposed to it." — Victor Mair

  • Beyond ReligionBeyond Religion
    H.H. Dalai Lama

    “A book that brings people together on the firm grounds of shared values, reminding us why the Dalai Lama is still one of the most important religious figures in the world.” —Huffington Post, “Best Religious Books of 2011” Ten …

  • Living Buddha Living ChristLiving Buddha, Living Christ
    Thich Nhat Hanh, David Steindl-Rast, Elaine Pagels

    A Vietnamese monk and Buddhist teacher explores the common ground of Christianity and Buddhism on such subjects as compassion and holiness, and offers inspiration to believers in both religions.

  • God of DesireGod of Desire
    Catherine Benton

    Presents Kamadeva, the Hindu god of desire, in tales, art, and ritual. Also covers Kamadeva's appearance in Buddhist lore.

  • The Concept of the BuddhaThe Concept of the Buddha
    Guang Xing

    Written in an accessible way, this work is an outstanding research text for students and scholars of Mayahana Buddhism and anyone interested in Buddhist philosophy.

  • The Life of MilarepaThe Life of Milarepa
    Tsangnyon Heruka

    One of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people and a great literary example of the contemplative life The Life of Milarepa, a biography and a dramatic tale from a culture now in crisis, can be read on several levels.

  • Teachers of EnlightenmentTeachers of Enlightenment
    Kulananda

    The Refuge Tree is a symbol of the highest ideals of Buddhism, a traditional image in the Tibetan tradition that takes different forms in different schools.




Posted February 9, 2016 by permalink in category "Uncategorized