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Waking, Dreaming, Being

by Evan Thompson & Stephen Batchelor

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian...


Translating Totality in Parts

by Guo Cheen

Translating Totality in Parts offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguan’s most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguan’s Commentaries to the Avatamsaka...


Great Accomplishment

by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Orgyen Topgyal Rinpoche, Lama Putsi & Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche

The Vajrayana system of Tibetan Buddhism has many techniques, few difficulties and is meant for people of higher capabilities. Because each of us possesses the enlightened essence, when many people participate...


Fragments of Reality

by Petri Kajander

Fragments of Reality is a Zen-like modern version of insights that Bankei, Huang Po and others have said from ancient times.

Kajander uses Ramana Maharshi’s Who am I –method to enquire into the inner world...


Nietzsche's Epic of the Soul

by T. K. Seung

Thus Spoke Zarathustra is Nietzsche's most problematic text. There appears to be no thematic connection between its four Parts and numerous sections. To make it even worse, the book contains a number of thematic...


Bhakti and Philosophy

by R. Raj Singh

Bhakti is a remarkable feature and tendency of human existence having to do with one's devoted involvement with a person, object, deity, or creative project. In Bhakti and Philosophy, R. Raj Singh traces the...


Essential Chan Buddhism

by Guo Jun, Kenneth Wapner & Robert Thurman

Essential Chan Buddhism is the rare unearthing of an ancient and remarkable Chinese spiritual tradition. Master Guo Jun speaks through hard-won wisdom on Chan's spiritual themes familiar to Western readers,...


Buddhism and Immortality

by William Sturgis Bigelow

The view of the Immortality of Man which has the privilege of stating is, broadly speaking, that of the Buddhist religion. But Buddhism, like many other great religions, is divided into main churches and subdivided...


Historical Dictionary of Buddhism

by Carl Olson

Moving beyond the original bodhi tree where the historical Buddha attained enlightenment, Buddhism spread throughout Asia and in more recent history has become ubiquitous in America and other Western nations...


The Unenlightened Buddha

by Jamie Reygle

While many people consider Buddhism to be a religion, many others see the Buddha’s teachings as an excellent guide for living and appreciating life.

InStill Mindfulness executive director, Jamie Reygle, takes...


The Four Seals of the Dharma

by Lama Khenpo Karma Ngedön & Ross Jourdie

Upon completing the path that led him to fully develop compassion and wisdom, Shakyamuni arrived at enlightenment, the state of Buddhahood that marks the end of suffering. Replying to the requests made of him,...


Buddhism for Beginners

by Simpkins,C. Alexander & Annellen Simpkins

For those searching for mindful moments or for a more engaged way of navigating life in the twenty-first century, Buddhism for Beginners opens the door to understanding Buddhism's key concepts and practices....


Zen

by Alan Watts & Shinge Roko Sherry Chayat

According to Alan Watts, “Zen taste deplores the cluttering of a picture or of a room with many objects.” In that sense, this minimalist book embodies the aesthetic of Zen itself. As with brushstrokes in...


Wisdom in Exile

by Lama Jampa Thaye

Wisdom in Exile provides a new insight into Buddhism's encounter with Western culture and the Western mind in the early 21st century. Jampa Thaye has trained for over 40 years with some of the foremost lamas...


Siddhartha

by Hermann Hesse & Mint Editions

What does it mean to live a life of completeness? And how far must one go to understand the pain of others? Is change truly possible? This is the story that proves that it is. In what could be described as equal...


Valuing Diversity

by Peter D. Hershock

Uses Buddhist philosophy to discuss diversity as a value, one that can contribute to equity in a globalizing world.

Diversity matters. Whether in the context of ecosystems, education, the workplace, or politics,...


New World Dharma

by Trevor Carolan & Susan Moon

Interviews and profiles of spiritual and cultural figures influenced by Buddhism.

Based on Trevor Carolan?s interviews, profiles, and essays from the past twenty years, this book offers a fascinating and intimate...


Inoue Enryo

by Rainer Schulzer

The first comprehensive treatment of Inoue Enry?, a pioneer of modern Buddhism and a key figure in the reception of Western philosophy in East Asia.

Rainer Schulzer provides the first comprehensive study, in...


The Diamond Sutra

by Kumarajiva Kumarajiva

The Diamond Sutra is one of the most valued and widely read philosophical works in Buddhist literature. It is very popular amongst ardent Buddhists in China, and excepting the Lotus of the Good Law , and the...


The Mahabharata

by Krishna & Dwaipayana Vyasa

The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It narrates the struggle between two groups of cousins in the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pandava princes and...