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Basic Teachings of the Buddha
By: Glenn Wallis
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In Basic Teachings of the Buddha, Glenn Wallis selects sixteen essential dialogues drawn from more than five thousand Pali-dialect suttas of the Buddhist canon. The result is a vibrant introductory guide to studying Buddhist thought, applying its principles to everyday life, and gaining a deeper understanding of Buddhist themes in modern literature. Focusing on the most crucial topics for today’s readers, Wallis presents writings that address modern psychological, religious, ethical, and philosophical concerns. This practical, inspiring, and engaging volume provides an overview of the history of Buddhism and an illuminating analysis of the core writings that personalizes the suttas for each reader.
Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism
By: Bruce Newman
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As Tibetan Buddhism extends its reach in the West, many practitioners are making strong commitments to this path. The Vajrayana tradition still being new to our culture, however, there remain significant gaps in Western students' education and understanding. These can lead to practical difficulties for new or intermediate students.
This book begins with the very awakening of students' interest in spirituality and their initial encounter with Tibetan Buddhism, and leads them through the steps necessary for succussful practice in the West.
Buddha and Buddhism
By: Arthur Lilllie
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An introduction to and study of Buddhism. Written originally in 1900.
Buddha, A Very Short Introduction
By: Carrithers
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In this valuable introduction, Mich'l Carrithers guides us through the complex and sometimes conflicting information that Buddhist texts give us about the life and teaching of the Buddha. He discusses the social and political background of India in the Buddha's time and traces the development of his thought. He also assesses the rapid and widespread assimilation of Buddhism and its contemporary relevance.
The Buddha, Beginners Guides
By: John Strong
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From his many births to his deathbed deeds, this authoritative biography unites the Buddha of history with the Buddha of legend in a bid to reveal the lasting spiritual relevance at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. Acclaimed scholar John Strong examines not only the historical texts, but also the supernatural accounts that surround this great religious figure, uncovering the roots of many Buddhist beliefs and practices.

Buddhism A Brief Insight
By: Damien Keown
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From its origins in India over two millennia ago, Buddhism spread throughout Asia and the world. This far-reaching and accessible introduction explains how Buddhism began, developed into its present-day form, and evolved in the West--where it now exerts increasing cultural influence. Complete with maps, diagrams, and illustrations, "Buddhism" provides detailed coverage of key topics such as karma, rebirth, meditation, and ethics, along with the distinguishing features of the main schools.
Buddhism for Dummies
Buddhism for Dummies
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Buddhism, one of the world's most widely practiced religions, is a fascinating yet complex eastern religion that is rapidly spreading throughout western civilization. What does it mean to be a Buddhist? What are the fundamental beliefs and history behind this religion? Buddhism For Dummies explores these questions and more in this updated guide to Buddhist culture. You'll gain an understanding of the origins of this ancient practice and how they're currently applied to everyday life.
Buddhism From Within
Buddhism From Within: Intuitive Introduction to Buddhism
By: MacPhillamy, Daizui Rev.
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Buddhism from Within is a common-sense introduction to Buddhism that doesn't rely on a lot of technical terms or foreign words, or delve too deeply into religious theory or doctrine. Instead, the book speaks to readers interested in exploring Buddhism on a general, intuitive level. This book introduces the essential principles of Buddhism as they are experiences in the daily life of practicing Buddhists, giving a sense of how Buddhists view the universe and what life is like for a Buddhist. Intending to inform rather than persuade the reader, author Rev. Daizui MacPhillamy presents a balanced view of the many different Buddhist traditions, with some pointers on how to find out more about Buddhism, join a school or practice group, or choose a teacher.
Buddhism Goes to the Movies
Buddhism Goes to the Movies: Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice
By: Ronald Green
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An important addition to any introduction to Buddhist philosophy and practice, Buddhism Goes to the Movies is an excellent way to bring Buddhist thought, history, and activity to the uninitiated and interested reader.
Buddhism in a Nutshell
Buddhism in a Nutshell: Essentials for Practice and Study (Paperback + MP3 CD
By: Lama Thubten Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and Venerable Amy Miller (Audio Course)
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Buddhism in a Nutshell is an overview of the complete Buddhist path to enlightenment that combines the blessings and transformational teachings of Tibetan Buddhist masters Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche with the candidly refreshing perspective of Western teacher Venerable Amy Miller. It provides students with the information they need for their spiritual journey along with advice on how to integrate these teachings into daily life.
Buddhism in Ten: Easy Lessons for Spiritual Growth
By: Simpkins, Annellen and C. Alexander Simpkins
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Buddhism in Ten is a straightforward, informative guide for incorporating Buddhist philosophy into one's life. In ten lessons, each inspired by an aspect of Buddhism, the reader will explore how to live a deeper, fuller life according to the principles of Buddhism. Each lesson includes physical, mental, and spiritual exercises that aid in the development of deeper understanding and practical application. Lessons include practicing mindfulness and meditation, overcoming cravings, integrating Buddhism into one's work, and more.
Buddhism, A Concise Introduction
By: Huston Smith & Philip Novak
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A concise and up-to-date guide to the history, teachings, and practice of Buddhism by two luminaries in the field of world religions.
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Buddhism: An Introduction
By: Clive Erricker
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A straightforward introduction to Buddhism, a major world religion. Learn about the origins of Buddhism, its place in society today and the challenges it faces for the future. More than 60 million Teach Yourself products sold worldwide! Everything you need to know about Buddhism, from Buddha to Zen.
Buddhism: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places
By: Eckel
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Founded on the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path, the faith taught by Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha, or Awakened One) spread rapidly across Asia and then across the globe, becoming one of the world's largest and most influential religions. Buddhism combines lavish colorful photography and an authoritative text to provide a sweeping survey of this rich and varied religious tradition.
Buddhism: The Ultimate Guide: The True Buddhist Way
Buddhism: The Ultimate Guide: The True Buddhist Way
By: Kiera Goodwin
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Here Is A Insight Of What's in this Book... -What is Buddhism and what it is really for? -Beliefs of Buddhism -The Teachings of Buddha -Essential Guidelines to Practice Buddhism -How Buddhism will Enrich Your Path -Why Buddhists Meditate -Common Myths about Buddhism -Much, much more!
Buddhist Inspirations
Buddhist Inspirations: Essential Philosophy, Truth, and Enlightenment
By: Tom Lowenstein
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A beautifully presented fully illustrated gift book, which is a celebration of the poetry and wisdom of Buddhism. This book distills the essence of Buddhist belief, practice, and art from around the world, presenting a fascinating kaleidoscope of all aspects of Buddhism including Zen, Pure Land and Tantra.
Buddhist Thought: A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition
By: Williams, Paul
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Buddhist Thought guides the reader toward an understanding and appreciation of the central concepts of classical Indian Buddhist thought, tracing their development from the time of Buddha to the latest scholarly perspectives and controversies.
The Buddhist World
Buddhist World
Edited by: John Powers
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The Buddhist World joins a series of books on the world’s great religions and cultures, offering a lively and up-to-date survey of Buddhist studies for students and scholars alike. It explores regional varieties of Buddhism and core topics including buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage. In addition to historical and geo-political views of Buddhism, the volume features thematic chapters on philosophical concepts such as ethics, as well as social constructs and categories such as community and family. The book also addresses lived Buddhism in its many forms, examining the ways in which modernity is reshaping traditional structures, ancient doctrines, and cosmological beliefs.
Concise Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
By: John Powers
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Lucid and economical, the Concise Introduction delivers a brisk, fast-moving survey. For many years, Powers' nearly six hundred-page Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism has served as the field's most authoritative and comprehensive introductory text on Tibet's distinctive Buddhist tradition. Now Powers has responded to requests to provide an introductory text in compact form. This slimmed-down reference explains the core Buddhist doctrines and the practices of meditation and tantra in an engaging manner. A survey of the four main sects of Tibetan Buddhism and a succinct history of the Tibetan cultural region complete this work.
Dimensions of Mind
Dimensions of Mind
By: Tarthang Tulku
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Dharma Publishing is proud to present Dimensions of Mind, a new book by Tarthang Tulku that may be his most accessible work in years. Drawing on his many years of interacting with Westerners, Rinpoche engages a whole range of important and helpful topics, from the 4 immeasurables to joy as the foundation of the path to the nonduality of subject and object:

El buddhismo: Introducción a su historia y sus enseñanzas  Donald S. Lopez
El buddhismo: Introducción a su historia y sus enseñanzas
By: Donald S. Lopez
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En El buddhismo. Introducción a su historia y sus enseñanzas, Donald S. Lopez adopta una visión de conjunto y transversal del buddhismo, que nos presenta como una realidad viva, con matices y en constante evolución, no como un conjunto de teorías abstractas o un conjunto de prácticas mistificadas. Este libro va dirigido a quien desee introducirse y profundizar en el conocimiento del buddhismo.

Embracing Each Moment: A Guide to Awakened Life, Anam Thubten
Embracing Each Moment: A Guide to Awakened Life
By: Anam Thubten
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The awakened life is the essence and aim of the Buddhist teachings, according to Anam Thubten, and this book is a guide to cultivating the awakened mind and heart that allows this wonderful kind of life to happen.  He illuminates the path to awakened living in a way that's concise and completely accessible to anyone of any background--reflective of the diverse backgrounds of the students who attend his popular talks on which the book is based.  "We all want to be happy," says Anam Thubten.
Essence of Buddhism
Essence of Buddhism
By: Lakshmi Narasu
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Originally written between 1905-1915, this book has been frequently reprinted. It is a well-reviewed overview of Buddhism as a whole.
Essence of Buddhism: An Introduction to Its Philosophy and Practice
By: Traleg Rinpoche
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Here is a comprehensive overview of the Buddhist path from the perspective of the three vehicles of Tibetan Buddhism - the Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. While these vehicles are usually presented as a historical development, they are equated here with the attitudes that individuals bring to their Buddhist practice. Basic to them all, however, is the need to understand our own immediate condition. The primary tool for achieving this is meditation, and The Essence of Buddhism serves as a handbook for the various meditative approaches of Buddhist practice.
Essential Buddhism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs and Practices
Essential Buddhism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs and Practices
By: Jack Maguire
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Four hundred million people call themselves Buddhists today. Yet most Westerners know little about this powerful, Eastern-spawned faith. How did it begin? What do its adherents believe? Why are so many Westerners drawn to it?
Essential Buddhism responds to these questions and many more, offering an accessible, global perspective on the religion's past, present, and future.
Essential Buddhism is the single best resource for the novice and the expert alike, exploring the depths of Buddhism's popularity and illuminating its tenets and sensible approach to living. Written in the lucid prose of a longtime professional storyteller, and full of Buddhist tales, scriptural quotes, ancient stories, and contemporary insights, Essential Buddhism is the first complete guide to the faith and the phenomenon.
Excellent at the Beginning
Excellent at the Beginning: Discovering the Buddhist Way
By: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche
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With warmth and clarity, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s Excellent at the Beginning provides a foundation that illuminates the richness of the Buddhist way. It is a guide to actualizing our potential for profound understanding, compassion, and wisdom.
Experiencing Buddhism: Ways Of Wisdom And Compassion
Experiencing Buddhism: Ways Of Wisdom And Compassion
By: Ruben L. F. Habito
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This book engages the reader with its story-telling style as it illustrates the principles of Buddhism with concrete examples. Paying special attention to the rise of Buddhist practice in the West, Habito introduces the novice to Buddhist experience in its historical unity and the variety of traditions that reflect its essence.
Fundamentals of Mainstream Buddhism
By: Cheetham, Eric
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Translating from the Pali and Sanskrit languages the Buddha's own teachings (known as the sutras), as well as the major texts and commentaries of the first centuries after the Buddha's death, Eric Cheetham--scholar of the distinguished Buddhist Society of London--seeks out the fundamental teachings of Buddhism.
Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism Rebecca Novick
Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism
By: Rebecca Novick
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In Tibetan, the word for Buddhist means "insider" is someone who looks not to the world but to themselves for peace and happiness. The basic premise of Buddhism is that all suffering, however real it may seem, is the product of our own minds.
Heart of the Dharma: Mind Training for Beginners <br> By: Thrangu Rinpoche
Heart of the Dharma: Mind Training for Beginners
By: Thrangu Rinpoche
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In this book, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche explains clearly and simply how to use the practice of mind training and tonglen meditation to transform our habitual selfishness into the compassionate altruism necessary to bring happiness to ourselves and others. These oral instructions on mind training from the Mahayana that the glorious Lord Atisha passed down have been explained in many different ways, but the best of them all is the master Ja Chekawa's commentary in seven points.
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How to Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas (MP3 CD)
By: Lama Zopa Rinpoche
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Buddhism is a house full of treasures – practices for gaining the happiness of future lives, the bliss of liberation and the supreme happiness of enlightenment – but knowing the difference between Dharma and non-Dharma practices is the key that opens the door to all those treasures. No matter how much we know about emptiness, the chakras or controlling our vital energy through kundalini yoga, it's all pointless without this crucial understanding of how to practice Dharma, how to correct our actions.
I Met a Monk: Eight Weeks to Love, Happiness and Freedom
I Met a Monk: Eight Weeks to Love, Happiness and Freedom
By: Rose Elliot
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Part autobiography, part self-help book, I Met a Monk forms a series of workshops, structured into eight chapters that cover the weekly discussions held between a Buddhist monk, Rose and a group of men and women, where they talk about the Buddhist way to finding happiness, freedom and peace. Beginning with an introduction to mindfulness meditation and the simple core tenants of the Buddhist philosophy, the book introduces the Four Noble Truths that Buddhist teaching is based on, and how they appeal to life in the 21st century and hold within them everything we need for a happy and fulfilled life. Each chapter ends with a concise summary of the important points and recommended exercises to build a working knowledge of how to put Buddhism into practice.
Innate Happiness: Realizing Compassion-Emptiness
Innate Happiness: Realizing Compassion-Emptiness
By: Khenpo Drimed Dawa
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Innate Happiness guides busy Westerners on the path of liberation, the realization of compassion-emptiness, with concise weekly practices based on the yogi tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The book includes a brief history of Buddhism in India and Tibet, as well as its major principles.
Introducing Buddha
By: Hope, Jane and Borin Van Loon
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Introducing Buddha describes the life and teachings of the Buddha. Author Jane Hope, who has herself taught Buddhism extensively, also shows that enlightenment is a matter of experiencing the truth individually and by inspiration which is passed from teacher to student.
Introduction to Buddhism and Tantric Meditation
By: Dalai Lama
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"Introduction to Buddhism" is intended for beginners interested in this subject. The first half is an excerpt from the Dalai Lama's book "My Land and My People." The section incorporated is the appendix entitled "An Outline of Buddhism in Tibet." Concise notes expounding the significance of the Refuge, the Law of Karma and its fruits, Trishiksha and Bodhichitta have been added.
Introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices
By: Peter Harvey
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This book is a comprehensive introduction to the Buddhist tradition as it has developed in three major cultural areas in Asia, and to Buddhism as it is now developing in the West. It is intended to be a textbook for students of religious and Asian studies respectively, but will also be of interest to those who want a general survey of Buddhism and its beliefs.
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
By: John Powers
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This is the first comprehensive introduction to Tibetan Buddhism. Beginning with a summary of the Indian origins of Tibetan Buddhism and how it eventually was brought to Tibet, it explores Tibetan Mahayana philosophy and tantric methods for personal transformation. The four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism as well as Bon are explored in depth. This book is a systematic and wonderfully clear presentation of Tibetan Buddhist views and practices.
Karma What It Is, What It Isn't, Why It Matters
Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, Why It Matters
By: Traleg Rinpoche
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Karma is not simple, as Traleg Kyabgon shows, and it’s to be taken very seriously indeed. He cuts through the persistent illusions we cling to about karma to show what it really is—the mechanics of why we suffer and how we can make the suffering end. He explains how a realistic understanding of karma is indispensable to Buddhist practice, how it provides a foundation for a moral life, and how understanding it can have a transformative effect on the way we relate to our thoughts and feelings and to those around us.
A Little Bit of Buddha
Little Bit of Buddha: An Introduction to Buddhist Thought
By: Chad Mercree
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Buddhism blossoms from the words and life of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha. Buddhism is a philosophy, not a religion, and billions of people model their way of life on the peaceful and compassionate teachings of the Buddha. He is not worshipped as a god, but rather respected as an everyday human being who rediscovered a way of life that led to the end of his suffering and confusion about the apparent tragedy of the world. Buddha's words and teachings continue to influence society in positive ways by encouraging us all to develop happiness and peace from within.
A Little Bit of Buddha is a wonderful introduction to the life and ways of one of the most unique humans the world has known.
Lotus Still Blooms: Sacred Buddhist Teachings for the Western Mind
By: Joan Gattuso
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The Lotus Still Blooms is ideal for any reader who wants to understand Buddhist principles but doesn't know where to start. Eastern wisdom traditions are often baffling for Western minds where do you begin when trying to understand the often complicated steps, precepts, concepts, and ideas? Aimed at people who are curious about Buddhism and want a basic guide that will help them understand and apply Buddhist principles, The Lotus Still Blooms is a practical book that goes through all the major tenets of Buddhism, step-by-step, and then shows how to apply these concepts to our busy, hectic lives.
Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism
Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism
Edited by: Donald S. Lopez Jr. & Jack Miles
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Unprecedented in scope and approach, The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism brings together over 100 substantial selections from the fifth century B.C.E. to the present day, organized by country to mirror the spread of Buddhism from India to China, Korea, Japan, Tibet, and the United States. The volume features Jack Miles's illuminating General Introduction--"How the West Learned to Compare Religions"--as well as Donald S. Lopez, Jr.'s "In the World of the Buddha," a lively primer on the history and core tenets of Buddhism.
Opening to Our Primordial Nature
By: Khenchen Palden Sherab & Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal
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This book provides clear and deep explanations of how to uncover our inherent wisdom and compassion. The authors explain how our minds function and what our primordial nature is, they show us how to go about cultivating insight, bodhichitta, and devotion so that our true nature can manifest. It gives detailed instructions on how to meditate using the tantric techniques of visualization, mantra, and formless meditation. At the same time, it is simple and accessible, pointing out how we can see our fundamentally enlightened nature. This is a great introduction to Tibetan Buddhism by highly respected teachers from the Nyingmapa Vajrayana tradition.
Simple Buddhism: A Guide to Enlightened Living
By: Alexander and Annellen Simpkins
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Exploring a new religion is no easy task. That's why the Simple series is so popular these delightful books take readers by the hand and lead them into the basics of an Eastern faith without intimidation or confusion. Simple Buddhism invites readers to discover this appealing religion and its peaceful doctrines as well as:  The history of Buddhism  The themes of Buddhism (The Four Noble Truths, The Eightfold Path, Nirvana, and more)  How to apply Buddhism in your daily life The ultimate thesis of Buddhism: to live in the moment, see things as they truly are, and recognize yourself as part of this whole.
Spirit of Buddhist Meditation, Sarah Shaw
Spirit of Buddhist Meditation
By: Sarah Shaw
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Sarah Shaw, a longtime practitioner and teacher of Buddhism, investigates a wide and varied range of ancient and later Buddhist writings on meditation. Many of these texts are barely known in the West but, as the author shows, they can be helpful, moving, and often very funny.
Spirit of the Buddha
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In this slim, enlightening volume, internationally recognized Buddhist teacher Martine Batchelor presents the basic tenets and teachings of the Buddha through a selection of essential texts from the Pali canon, the earliest Buddhist scriptures. Viewed by scholars as the actual substance of the historical teachings (and possibly even the words) of the Buddha, these texts are essential to an understanding of the Buddhist faith, and Batchelor illuminates them with her lucid analysis and interpretations. Both accessible to nonpractitioners and helpful to scholars, The Spirit of the Buddha touches upon key themes, including dharma, compassion, meditation, and peace, among others, creating a panoramic view of one of the world’s most widely practiced faiths that is deeply rooted in its most vital texts.
Excellent Vessel of Ambrosia
The Excellent Vessel of Ambrosia: A Commentary on the Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas
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Dzatrul Ngawang Tenzin Norbu provides us with practical guidelines to cultivate the stages of the Buddhist path--from the fundamental contemplations to advanced mind training exercises and meditation.
Tibetan Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction <br> By: Matthew T. Kapstein
Tibetan Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction
By: Matthew T. Kapstein
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Matthew Kapstein offers a brief account of Tibetan Buddhism in this Very Short Introduction, in terms that are accessible to students, general readers, journalists, and others who are curious to learn the most essential features of Tibetan Buddhist history, teachings, and practice.
Timeless Treasures: Teachings from the Third Jamgon Kongtrul<br>Jamgon Kongtrul
Timeless Treasures: Teachings from the Third Jamgon Kongtrul
Jamgon Kongtrul
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"This compilation of (the third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche's) teachings will remind everyone of his extraordinary qualities, of his great kindness to his students, his humility, his learning and his wisdom. By following these teachings and diligently putting them into practice, we will best be able to express our great debt of gratitude to Rinpoche. Moreover, we should rejoice that his lineage and his dharma activities will continue through the work of the Fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Chokyi Nyima." The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje.
Understanding Buddhism
Understanding Buddhism: Origins - Beliefs - Practices - Holy Texts - Sacred Places
By: Glenn Wallis
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Buddhism today is one of the fastest-growing faiths in North America. The reasons can be found here, in this comprehensive introduction to the history, practices, and beliefs of a religion that seeks the Middle Way between self-denying spirituality and the demands of everyday life.

Way to Nirvana
By: De La Vallee Poussin
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Six Lectures on Ancient Buddhism As A Means To Salvation
"Buddhism preaches no dogma; it teaches practice. It is not so much concerned with its goal-the mysterious and unascertainable Nirvana as with the path i.e. sanctity. "
What the Buddha Thought
What the Buddha Thought
By: Richard Gombrich
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his book argues that the Buddha was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of all time. While the book is intended to serve as an introduction to the Buddhas thought, and hence even to Buddhism itself, it also has larger aims: it argues that we can know far more about the Buddha than it is fashionable among scholars to admit, and that his thought has a greater coherence than is usually recognised.
Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? Book 1 MP3 CD
Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling?(MP3 CD)
A Westerner's Introduction and Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Practice
Book 1
By: Lama Tsomo
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Ancient Wisdom for Today.  If you think meditation is only for monks, think again. Today’s world seems to be growing more and more stressful by the minute - for all of us. So now, as a teacher of Tibetan Buddhist practice and a 21st-century woman, Lama Tsomo offers us time-tested tools for getting underneath our everyday worries and making our lives richer and more fulfilling. In Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? she acts as our lively, approachable guide to using the ancient traditions and practices of Tibetan Buddhism to find happiness and peace in this modern world.Through step-by-step instructions and helpful explanations, Lama Tsomo shows how we can start experiencing the many benefits of meditation for ourselves. She offers proven techniques for sharpening our focus, enhancing our relationships, and living each day more mindfully and joyfully. Laced with humor, compassion, and stories from Lama Tsomo’s own life, Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? meets us where we are and guides us onto, and along, the path to a deeper awareness of our world and ourselves. Lama Tsomo’s personal and spiritual journey to greater happiness can now be ours as well. As she invites in the Prologue, “Won’t you come along?”
Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? Book 1
Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling?
A Westerner's Introduction and Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Practice
Book 1
By: Lama Tsomo
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If you think meditation is only for monks, think again. Today's world seems to be growing more and more stressful by the minute--for all of us. So now, as a teacher of Tibetan Buddhist practice and a 21st-century woman, Lama Tsomo offers us time-tested tools for getting underneath our everyday worries and making our lives richer and more fulfilling. In Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? she acts as our lively, approachable guide to using the ancient traditions and practices of Tibetan Buddhism to find happiness and peace in this modern world.
Wide Awake
Wide Awake: Buddhism for the New Generation
By: Diana Winston
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Many of today's teenagers are tired of the pressure to compete and consume-and are looking for a different way to live their lives. This book offers an alternative: the 2,500-year old practice of Buddhism.
Written in a style that will have immediate appeal to young "seekers" and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, this book addresses such relevant topics as peer pressure, emotional difficulties, stress, fostering peace, and even protecting the environment. For everyone looking for self-help, self-esteem, and self-awareness, this book offers advice.
Wisdom of the Mountains: Buddhism of Tibet and the Himalaya
Wisdom of the Mountains: Buddhism of Tibet and the Himalaya
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A comprehensive guide to the fundamentals of Buddhism, how it specifically evolved in Tibet and the Himalaya, and how it is practiced today in Tibet, India, Nepal and Bhutan.

This is a good introduction for the general public, and travelers to the region, including the many trekkers who now venture into these parts. The book avoids the overtly religious or academic tone found in some other texts on the subject. It is abundantly illustrated, with over three hundred photographs, annotated images and maps.