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Abhedananda in India in 1906
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written by Swami Abhedananda, 1866-1939 (Kolkata, West Bengal: Ramakrishna Order, 1996, originally published 1968), 281 page(s)
Swami Abhedananda went to the West at the clarion call of his beloved spiritual brother, Swami Vivekananda, for spiritual ministration from which he continued for over a quarter of a century. He paid a short visit to India, his motherland, in 1906 after a hard toil of ten years in the West and for seven months he...
written by Swami Abhedananda, 1866-1939 (Kolkata, West Bengal: Ramakrishna Order, 1996, originally published 1968), 281 page(s)
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Activating Bodhichitta and a Meditation on Compassion
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written by Dalai Lama, XIV, 1935- (Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 2006, originally published 1978), 67 page(s)
The awakening mind is the unsurpassable way to collect merit. To purify obstacles bodhicitta is supreme. For protection from interferences bodhicitta is supreme. It is the unique, all-encompassing method. Every kind of ordinary and supra-mundane power can be accomplished through bodhicitta. Thus, it is absolutely...
written by Dalai Lama, XIV, 1935- (Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 2006, originally published 1978), 67 page(s)
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Advice From Buddha Shakyamuni: An Abridged Exposition Of The Precepts For Bhikshus
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written by Dalai Lama, XIV, 1935- (Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 2006, originally published 1996), 72 page(s)
This small volume on the discipline to be observed by monks following the Tibetan Buddhist tradition is based on the intermediary verses of the Vinaya Sutra.
written by Dalai Lama, XIV, 1935- (Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 2006, originally published 1996), 72 page(s)
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All Else Is Bondage: Non-volitional Living (Second Edition)
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written by Wei Wu Wei, 1895-1986 (Hong Kong (State): Hong Kong University Press, 1970, originally published 1964), 70 page(s)
In 34 powerful essays, Wei Wu Wei explains Taoist and Buddhist thought in the context of modern experience, using wit and precision to convey profound insight into the nature of existence.
written by Wei Wu Wei, 1895-1986 (Hong Kong (State): Hong Kong University Press, 1970, originally published 1964), 70 page(s)
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Le Beau Nanda
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written by Aśvaghoṣa, 0080-0150 (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2019), 184 page(s)
L'ancienne littérature bouddhiste sanskrite, non canonique et poétique, n'est ni connue ni traduite en France. Le Beau Nanda, texte daté autour de l'an 100 de notre ère, est un exemple de ce genre littéraire. Il narre la lente conversion au bouddhisme de Nanda, le demi-frère du Bouddha. Jusqu'alors non dispo...
written by Aśvaghoṣa, 0080-0150 (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2019), 184 page(s)
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Being Buddhist in a Christian World: Gender and Community in a Korean American Temple
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written by Sharon A. Suh, fl. 2004 (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2004), 250 page(s)
Challenging Western notions of Buddhism as a self-effacing path to rebirth and enlightenment, Sharon Suh shows how first-generation Korean Americans at Sa Chal Temple in Los Angeles have applied Buddhist doctrines to the project of finding and knowing the self in everyday life. Buddhism, for these Buddhists, serve...
written by Sharon A. Suh, fl. 2004 (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2004), 250 page(s)
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Bhakti and Power: Debating India's Religion of the Heart
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written by Richard H. Davis, 1951-, William R. Pinch, fl. 2019, Aditi Natasha Kini, fl. 2019, Tyler Williams, fl. 2019, Divya Cherian, fl. 2019, Shrivatsa Goswami, 1950-, Okita Kiyokazu, fl. 2019, David L. Haberman, 1952-, Phyllis Granoff, 1947-, Manpreet Kaur, fl. 2019, John E. Cort, 1953-, Joel Lee, fl. 2019, Eben Graves, fl. 2019, Heidi R. M. Pauwels, fl. 2019, Gil Ben-Herut, fl. 2019, Karen Pechilis, fl. 2019, Christian Lee Novetzke, fl. 2019 and Jack Hawley, fl. 2006; edited by Jack Hawley, fl. 2006, Christian Lee Novetzke, fl. 2019 and Swapna Sharma, fl. 2019 (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2019), 272 page(s)
Bhakti, a term ubiquitous in the religious life of South Asia, has meanings that shift dramatically according to context and sentiment. Sometimes translated as “personal devotion,” bhakti nonetheless implies and fosters public interaction. It is often associated with the marginalized voices of women and lower...
written by Richard H. Davis, 1951-, William R. Pinch, fl. 2019, Aditi Natasha Kini, fl. 2019, Tyler Williams, fl. 2019, Divya Cherian, fl. 2019, Shrivatsa Goswami, 1950-, Okita Kiyokazu, fl. 2019, David L. Haberman, 1952-, Phyllis Granoff, 1947-, Manpreet Kaur, fl. 2019, John E. Cort, 1953-, Joel Lee, fl. 2019, Eben Graves, fl. 2019, Heidi R. M. Pauwels, fl. 2019, Gil Ben-Herut, fl. 2019, Karen Pechilis, fl. 2019, Christian Lee Novetzke, fl. 2019 and Jack Hawley, fl. 2006; edited by Jack Hawley, fl. 2006, Christian Lee Novetzke, fl. 2019 and Swapna Sharma, fl. 2019 (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2019), 272 page(s)
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The Bodhisattva Vow: A Practical Guide to Helping Others (Second Edition)
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written by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, 1931- (Cumbria, England: Tharpa Publications, 2021, originally published 1991), 176 page(s)
A Bodhisattva is a friend of the world who, motivated by compassion, seeks enlightenment to benefit all living beings. In this welcome guide to compassionate living, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso explains in detail how to take and keep the Bodhisattva vows, how to purify negative minds, and how to practice the Bodhisattva..
written by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, 1931- (Cumbria, England: Tharpa Publications, 2021, originally published 1991), 176 page(s)
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Book of Tea
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written by Okakura Kakuzō, 1862-1913 (Auckland, Auckland Region: The Floating Press, 2009, originally published 1906), 88 page(s)
The Book of Tea discusses the impact of "Teaism" on all aspects of Japanese culture and life. Kakuzo elaborates on the relationship between tea ceremony and Zen and Taoism. He also talks about the tea masters and their contribution to the tea ceremony. Kakuzo spoke English from an early age, and so was able to mak...
written by Okakura Kakuzō, 1862-1913 (Auckland, Auckland Region: The Floating Press, 2009, originally published 1906), 88 page(s)
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Bouddha et Epicure
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written by Christophe Richard (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2012), 136 page(s)
Bouddha et Epicure : deux maîtres de vie que la postérité a qualifiés de "médecins de l'humanité", tant leur message n'a cessé de répondre aux inquiétudes des hommes. Cet ouvrage montre leurs surprenantes similitudes : une théorie de l'atome et du vide comme trame de la réalité, le rejet de toute trans...
written by Christophe Richard (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2012), 136 page(s)
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