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Astral Traveler's Handbook & Other Tales
Astral Traveler's Handbook & Other Tales
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In this compendium of delightful short stories, David Michie draws us into the extraordinary experiences of everyday people as they encounter those tell-tale cracks exposing reality as not quite what it seems. Four female book club members are unexpectedly propelled, by the same black and white photograph, to discover a shared purpose beyond their wildest imaginings.
Blighted Flower and Other Stories <br> By: Riika Virtanen
Blighted Flower and Other Stories
By: Riika Virtanen
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Vivid images of Tibet spring to life in this landmark book, the firstUntil recently access to modern Tibetan novels and short stories for non-Tibetan readers has been rare and the present work is intended to fill this gap. The book provides a fascinating glimpse of modern Tibetan Literary art. Four stories included in the book focuses on women's lives in contemporary Tibet. The stories include; 1) A Blighted Flower by Dhondup Gyal, 2) A Shameless Bride by Dhondup Gyal and Tsering Dhondup, 3) A Girl with Her Face Concealed by Tenpa Yargya and 4) The Yellow Leaves of Summer by Tashi Palden.
Buddha's Wife (A Novel) <br> By: Gabriel Constans
Buddha's Wife (A Novel)
By: Gabriel Constans
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Buddha's Wife is a novel about compassion, inspiration, and forgiveness. What happened to  Yasodhara and her newborn son, Rahula, after her husband (Siddhartha, a.k.a. Buddha) left her sleeping in the middle of the night to seek enlightenment?
Buddhaland Brooklyn
Buddhaland Brooklyn (A Novel)
By: Richard C. Morais
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Seido Oda spent his boyhood in a small mountainside village in rural Japan. When his parents hand him over to the monks at the nearby Buddhist monastery, he devotes himself to painting, poetry, and prayer--and avoiding human contact. But his quiet life is unexpectedly upended when he is ordered by his superior to open a temple in Brooklyn.

New York is a shock to the introverted Oda, who now must lead a ragtag army of eccentrics who make up the local Buddhist community. After tragedy strikes, Oda finally realizes his own long-buried sadness and spiritual short-comings. It is only with newly opened eyes that Oda comes to find in Brooklyn the home he has always sought.
Dalai Lama's Cat
Dalai Lama's Cat
By: David Michie
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A tiny spy observing the constant flow of private meetings between His Holiness and everyone from Hollywood celebrities to philanthropists to self-help authors, the Dalai Lama's cat provides us with insights on how to find happiness and meaning in a busy, materialistic world.
Art of Purring
Dalai Lama's Cat and the Art of Purring
By: David Michie
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Before leaving for a teaching tour to America, the Dalai Lama poses a challenge to his beloved feline, HHC (His Holiness's Cat): to discover the true cause of happiness. Little does she know what adventures this task will bring!
Dalai Lama's Cat and the Power of Meow (MP3 CD)
Dalai Lama's Cat and the Power of Meow (MP3 CD)
By: David Michie
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In the latest installment of the Dalai Lama's Cat series, His Holiness's Cat ("HHC") is on a mission: to think less, to experience more, to live in the moment. She soon learns the proper phrase for this, being mindful, or, a concept better known to her as the power of meow. What ensues is a journey to discover her own true nature, to gain a deeper understanding of her mind, and to experience life's greatest joy, the here and now.
Dalai Lama's Cat and the Power of Meow <br> By: David Michie
Dalai Lama's Cat and the Power of Meow
By: David Michie
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In the latest installment of the Dalai Lama's Cat series, His Holiness's Cat ("HHC") is on a mission: to think less, to experience more, to live in the moment. She soon learns the proper phrase for this, being mindful, or, a concept better known to her as the power of meow. What ensues is a journey to discover her own true nature, to gain a deeper understanding of her mind, and to experience life's greatest joy, the here and now.
Enticement: Stories of Tibet
Enticement: Stories of Tibet
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Enticement marks the English-language debut of prominent Tibetan writer and filmmaker Pema Tseden. This collection gathers together his most relevant and influential short stories, including "Tharlo," which he adapted into an award-winning and internationally acclaimed film in 2015. Written originally in the Chinese and Tibetan languages, these stories make use of a variety of literary styles and sources, ranging from traditional Tibetan oral tales to magical realism, surrealism, and the theater of the absurd.
Heart of the Buddha (A Novel)  <br> By: Elsie Sze
Heart of the Buddha (A Novel)
By: Elsie Sze
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When Marian, an earnest romantic and idealist, goes missing in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, her prim and pragmatic twin sister, Ruthie, journeys from Canada to search for her. When Ruthie uncovers Marian's passion for a Bhutanese monk and her hazardous trek over a mountain pass to Tibet, she fears the worst. And those fears only intensify when a sinister Tibetan reveals that he is also in pursuit of Marian. As the sisters struggle to reach each other, they must overcome the demands of their own hearts and spirits.
Hotel on the Roof of the World <br>  By: Alec Le Sueur
Hotel on the Roof of the World
By: Alec Le Sueur
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Few foreigners have been lucky enough to set foot on Tibetan soil, Alec Le Sueur spent five extraordinary years there, working for an international hotel chain. Against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas he unfolds a highly amusing and politically enlightening account of his experiences. Fly infestations at state banquets, hopeful mountaineers, unexpected deliveries of live snakes, predominance of yaks and everything yak-related, the unbelievable Miss Tibet competition, insurmountable communication problems and dead guest are just some of the entertainments to be found at the "Fawlty Towers" of Lhasa.
Integrating Hypnosis with Psychotherapy: The Legacy of Buddhism and Neuroscience
Integrating Hypnosis with Psychotherapy: The Legacy of Buddhism and Neuroscience
By: Daniel L. Araoz
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Psychotherapy is a scientifically proven form of treatment, and neuroscience has justified hypnosis as a convenient method to train our minds to change our brains. However, hypnosis remains widely misunderstood. This volume clears up many misconceptions surrounding the practice by exploring it as a part of psychodynamic psychotherapy. In this context, hypnosis involves the activation of the patient's fantasy to create a new inner reality of the self, so that this reality can take the place of the old one for personal enrichment of the individual. Presenting new evidence from neuroscience and the ancient wisdom of Buddhism and detailing many short case studies, this work reveals the essence of hypnosis and demonstrates the benefits of this often misunderstood mind activity.
Light of the Himalayas
Light of the Himalayas
By: Kavitaram Shrestha
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To those who associate Siddhartha's enlightenment with 'magical' happenings, "Light of the Himalayas" is an answer. The novel traces the gradual development of Siddhartha from an inquisitive child to a serious explorer--on a trajectory of science and objectivity--until his discovery of the elixir of life, the eight-fold path and the four golden rules. The book de-centers many myths and misconceptions about the life of the Buddha and invites readers to engage in scientific discourse about the religion.
Little Pilgrim, a Novel <br> By Ko Un
Little Pilgrim, a Novel
By Ko Un
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From Korea's most revered author comes the tale of a small boy's quest for enlightenment. Loosely following the last chapter of the Avatamsaka sutra, Little Pilgrim relates the heroic journey of Sudhana, who sets out on a grand adventure. Along the way, he encounters fifty-three teachers - including men, women, children, animals, and heavenly beings - as he travels mountains, valleys, deserts, and forests in his search for truth.
Mandala of Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures of the Great Detective in India and Tibet <br> By: Jamgang Norbu
Mandala of Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures of the Great Detective in India and Tibet
By: Jamgang Norbu
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In 1891, the British public was horrified to learn that Sherlock Holmes had perished in a deadly struggle with arch-criminal Professor Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls. Then, to its amazement, he reappeared two years later, informing a stunned Watson, "I traveled for two years in Tibet, therefore, and amused myself visiting Lhasa." Nothing has been known of those missing years until Jamyang Norbu's discovery, in a rusting tin box in Darjeeling, of a carefully wrapped manuscript: an account by Huree Chunder Mookerjee-Kipling's Bengali spy and scholar- of his own travels with Sherlock Holmes.
Mantao the Jester King: A Fairytale from Tibet
Mantao the Jester King: A Fairytale from Tibet
By: Joanna O'Connor (Adapter), Manfred Kyber (Author), Barbara Fairall (Compiler)
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Many thousands of years ago, when the night was weaving her tapestry of stars over the sacred land of Tibet, Mantao the Jester King was born in a lotus flower. Delivered to earth by an angel, saved from the plague and raised by a mendicant monk, Mantao is a king of the mountains, destined to be a shield- bearer and protect mankind. However, his path is long and no one can see the crown he wears, mistaking him instead for a jester. Follow the threads of Mantao's story as he travels to the City of the Bright Lamps and the City of the Extinguished Lamps, accompanied by a little monkey, aided by a man with elephant ears and an enchanting dancer, and thwarted by the greed of Princess Amaranth. Will he find his way to his Queen of the Distant Lands and return full circle to the mountains? In this edition of Mantao the Jester King, the story is newly adapted into a magical tale to delight readers of all ages.
Modern Tibetan Literature  and Social Change
Modern Tibetan Literature and Social Change
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Modern Tibetan Literature and Social Change is the first systematic and detailed overview of modern Tibetan literature, which has burgeoned only in the last thirty years. This comprehensive collection brings together fourteen pioneering scholars in the nascent field of Tibetan literary studies, including authors who are active in the Tibetan literary world itself. These scholars examine the literary output of Tibetan authors writing in Tibetan, Chinese, and English, both in Tibet and in the Tibetan diaspora.
Path of the Swan
Path of the Swan
The Maitreya Chronicles: Part 1
By: Charu Singh
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Drawing richly from the vast pantheon of otherworldly beings that populate the myths of the Mahayana school of Buddhism, Path of the Swan, the first part of the surreally beautiful Tibetan-Buddhist fantasy series The Maitreya Chronicles, is a mesmerizing saga of the battle between celestials and dark forces, and the descent of the celestials to Earth.

This is the debut book by Charu Singh. It has reached the 5th spot in the Indian bestsellers list.
Prayer of the Dragon
Prayer of the Dragon (A Novel)
By: Eliot Pattison
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Shan Tao Yun is an exiled Chinese national, a former Beijing investigator, on parole from the Tibetan work camp to which he had been consigned as punishment.  Summoned to a remote village to save a comatose man from summary execution for two murders, Shan discovers that the unconscious suspect is not Tibetan, but Navajo, and that the recent
murders are only part of a chain of deaths.  To find the killer, Shan must solve the riddle of Dragon Mountain, the place “where the world begins.”
The Prince and the Zombie Tibetan Tales of Karma
Prince and the Zombie Tibetan Tales of Karma
By Tenzin Wangmo
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These zombie stories, known as the Vetalapancavimsati in Sanskrit, are engrossing teaching tales that originated in ancient India but have become popular in the Buddhist culture of Tibet, as well as in other Asian cultures. This Tibetan version of the stories conveys the values of Buddhism, particularly those related to karma (the laws of cause and effect), happiness, and suffering. Through these tales, the reader learns that Buddhism is a path of knowledge that leads to liberation from suffering.
Samsara, David Abramczyk
Samsara
By: David Abramczyk
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Jupiter, an American drifter down on his luck, finds himself wrapped around the finger of a retired French heroin smuggler. Circumstance quickly leads him across the globe searching for clues to the smuggler's secret. He lands headfirst in Nepal, a country still reeling from civil war, and is befriended by Maya, a British diplomat's daughter with connections and attitude. Before Jupiter can get his bearings, Jack, the last remnant of the heroin ring, surfaces unexpectedly. On a dimly lit back street of Kathmandu their lives are endangered. Suddenly the trio is on the run, making their way for the remote border of western Nepal.
Shared Sacred Landscapes: Stories from Mount Kailas, Tise, and Kang Rinpoche
Shared Sacred Landscapes: Stories from Mount Kailas, Tise, and Kang Rinpoche
By: Kamla K. Kapur, Prawin Adhikari
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In this collection of folk stories from the Himalayas, retold and edited by renowned writers Kamla K. Kapur and Prawin Adhikari, the reader is taken on an enchanted journey through the shared sacred landscapes of India, Nepal and Tibet/China. From Magical flying horses and battles with mountain demons to the trials and tribulations of everyday people and pilgrims, the folk narratives offer a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of this unique landscape.
She Still Lives; A Novel of Tibet <br>  By: Bill Magee
She Still Lives; A Novel of Tibet
By: Bill Magee
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She Still Lives: A Novel of Tibet is an action-love story set in a fictional Tibet of the future. The beginning of the next century is a pivotal time for the Land of Snows. A nascent freedom movement has been crushed by the Communists. Tara Gyatso, beloved Dalai Lama, and her advisor Mila Lakpa, have been imprisoned.

Stories from Beyond the Clouds
Stories from Beyond the Clouds
By: Clifford Thurlow
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Stories from Beyond the Clouds, poignantly displays Clifford Thurlow's masterful translation of Tibetan folk tales.  In the stories themselves, interwoven between mysteries and fantasies, are the essential teachings of Buddhism, as only as they could be found within the rich cultural heritage of Tibet.  These are the tales from the Roof of the World as they have been passed down from generation to generation, arriving amongst us at a time where they are just as meaningful to our lives now, as when they were first told.
Tara Thunderbolt and the Sky Dancer Cat
Tara Thunderbolt
and the Sky Dancer Cat
By:Perri Birney
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"I loved it. This wonderful and inspiring story combines fantasy, adventure, and legend with a message of spiritual empowerment that will be a delight to children and young adults--and their parents." -Mick Brown, journalist (Telegraph - UK) and author of The Spiritual Tourist and The Dance of 17 Lives
Two Classic Tibetan Fables
Two Classic Tibetan Fables
By: Acharya Ngawang Namgyal
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The two engaging stories in this volume originate in Tibetan folklore and deliver their essential moral message in such a way as to appeal to adults and children alike.  In the first tale, A Story of Antelopes:  A Message of Renunciation Towards Cyclic Existence, we meet a stubborn antelope, whose refusal of his chieftain's wise advice leads to his downfall despite the compassionate prayers of a great sage.  From this tale we learn the invincible laws of self-responsibility or karmic cause and effect.
Waking the Fake Snake: The Mystery of the Blue Robe Manuscripts
Waking the Fake Snake: The Mystery of the Blue Robe Manuscripts
By: Mat Skybrook
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Touching a fake snake for Tibetan Buddhists can symbolize overcoming false fears through insight. Filled with both lofty Buddhist ideals and gritty Tibetan reality, this novel thus explores perceptively the limits of obsessive attachment and romantic love for Buddhists.
Windhorse Warrior, R.C. Friedericks
Windhorse Warrior
By: R.C. Friedericks
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Windhorse Warrior offers an inside look at the struggles and aspirations of the Tibetan people during the 1950s. It is a tale that weaves together the politics of occupation and resistance, an other-worldly romance between a Chinese communist and an educated Tibetan woman, and the soaring vision of the Tibetan spiritual heart. Chuang Wei Ming, a young zealot from Shanghai, arrives in Lithangon the eastern Tibetan plateau with a mission to prepare the people for Maoism but soon outgrows its limiting worldview. Chuang falls in love with the beautiful and intelligent Dechen, who introduces him to the richness of Tibetan Buddhism. Palden Rinpoche, Dechen's spiritual teacher, includes Chuang in their plan for a general spiritual awakening based on the Legend of King Gesar of Ling.
Yasodhara: A Novel about the Buddha's Wife <br> By: Vanessa R Sasson
Yasodhara: A Novel about the Buddha's Wife
By: Vanessa R Sasson
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A long time ago, in a far-off kingdom, a boy and a girl, born on the same day, were destined to be together?and then painfully wrenched apart. The boy was Siddhattha, heir to the Sakya kingdom and the future Buddha; the girl was the beautiful and precocious Yasodhara, his friend who became his loving wife.
In this exquisitely crafted narrative, we encounter Yasodhara as a fiercely independent, passionate and resilient individual. We witness her joys and sorrows, her expectations and frustrations, her fairy-tale wedding, and her overwhelming devastation at the departure of her beloved.
You Are Not Here and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction <br>By: Keith Kachtick, editor
You Are Not Here and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction
By: Keith Kachtick, editor
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The Buddhist tradition is rich in stories, especially those that help teach the sutras. You Are Not Here and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction takes the sutra tradition into new and unexpected places. Classic Buddhist themes reality and illusion, stillness and being, meditation and action are the inspiration for these stories, but the appeal of these powerful, often quirky and provocative works spreads far beyond just students. Like its predecessor, this collection includes both new voices and established masters such as Pico Ayer, Anne Donovan, Robert Olen Butler, and Mark Salzman.