Buddhism and the Political Organisation and Participation in the Theravada Moral Universe
ISBN: HB: 9781849048385, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
256 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Popular participation is one of the hallmarks of modern politics. So why have democracy and democratic norms generally failed to take root in the Theravada Buddhist countries of South and Southeast Asia? This book explores trad...
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Mandalas Mapping the Buddhist Art of Tibet
ISBN: HB: 9781588397829, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2024
256 pp., 27,3x24,1 cm, 175 colour illus.
Exploring the significance of Tibetan mandalas from their ancient origins to the present day, this gorgeously illustrated volume provides a contemporary perspective on a centuries-old Buddhist model of the universe. A mandala is a diagram of the un...
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Why I Am Not a Buddhist
ISBN: PB: 9780300264678, Yale University Press, March 2022
240 pp., 19,7x12,7 cm
Buddhism has become a uniquely favored religion in our modern age. A burgeoning number of books extol the scientifically proven benefits of meditation and mindfulness for everything ranging from business to romance. There are conferences, courses, an...
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Art of Solitude
ISBN: PB: 9780300261523, Yale University Press, February 2022
200 pp., 19,6x12,7 cm, 1 black&white illus.
When world renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor turned sixty, he took a sabbatical from his teaching and turned his attention to solitude, a practice integral to the meditative traditions he has long studied and taught. He aimed to venture more...
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Sarnath A Critical History of the Place Where Buddhism Began
ISBN: PB: 9781606066164, Getty Publications, February 2020
192 pp., 25,0x15,0 cm, illus.
Sarnath has long been regarded as the place where the Buddha preached his first sermon and established the Buddhist monastic order. Excavations at Sarnath have yielded the foundations of temples and monastic dwellings, two Buddhist reliquary mounds (...
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How to Read Buddhist Art
ISBN: PB: 9781588396730, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2020
176 pp., 26,6x20,3 cm, 200 colour illus.
For more than 2,000 years, sublime works of art have been created to embody essential aspects of Buddhist thought, which developed and evolved as its practice spread from India to East Asia and beyond. "How to Read Buddhist Art" introduces this compl...
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Little Buddha Looking for Love
ISBN: HB: 9781781453803, GMC Group, Ammonite Press, September 2019
136 pp., 20,0x13,8 cm, full colour throughout
For sale in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan only! The journey of the Little Buddha began when Claus Mikosch and his four-ye...
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Little Buddha Finding Happiness
ISBN: HB: 9781781453797, GMC Group, Ammonite Press, September 2019
128 pp., 20,0x13,8 cm, full colour throughout
For sale in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan only! The journey of the Little Buddha began when Claus Mikosch and his four-ye...
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Awaken A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244656, Yale University Press, July 2019
252 pp., 27,9x24,1 cm, 230 colour and black&white illus.
Encouraging personal engagement with Tibetan Buddhism, this dynamic book presents spectacular Himalayan art and explores the philosophical tenets encoded in its imagery. Taking as its theme the universally accessible experience of Awakening, the book...
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American Dharma Buddhism Beyond Modernity
ISBN: HB: 9780300215809, Yale University Press, April 2019
376 pp., 23,5x15,6 cm
The past couple of decades have witnessed Buddhist communities both continuing the modernization of Buddhism and questioning some of its limitations. In this fascinating portrait of a rapidly changing religious landscape, Ann Gleig illuminates the as...
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32.50 GBP
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