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Buddhist sacred texts books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Buddhist sacred texts category. Presented with a red border are the Buddhist sacred texts books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

The Supreme Siddhi Of Mahamudra Teachings, Poems, and Songs of the Drukpa Kagyu by SEAN PRICE The Supreme Siddhi Of Mahamudra Teachings, Poems, and Songs of the Drukpa Kagyu


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/12/2017

The Wisdom Of The Buddha Heart Teachings in His Own Words by Anne Bancroft The Wisdom Of The Buddha Heart Teachings in His Own Words


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2017

Dhammapada (Wisehouse Classics - The Complete & Authoritative Edition) by F Max Muller Dhammapada (Wisehouse Classics - The Complete & Authoritative Edition)


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2017

Mahamudra - The Ocean of True Meaning by Henrik Havlat Mahamudra - The Ocean of True Meaning


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Texts from the Buddhist Canon Commonly Known as Dhammapada by Samuel Beal Texts from the Buddhist Canon Commonly Known as Dhammapada


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

Of the Progresse of the Bodhisattva The Bodhisattvamārga in the Śikṣāsamuccaya by Richard Brian Mahoney Of the Progresse of the Bodhisattva The Bodhisattvamārga in the Śikṣāsamuccaya


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

HinGabe Das Vessantara-Epos in Rollbildern und Dorffesten Nordost-Thailands by Thomas Kaiser, Leedom Lefferts, Martina Wernsdorfer HinGabe Das Vessantara-Epos in Rollbildern und Dorffesten Nordost-Thailands
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Six Vessantara Jataka picture scrolls are published in full length for the first time, while in-depth essays explore a contemporary multimedia celebration of an ancient Buddhist text.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Shantideva's Guide to Awakening A Commentary on the Bodhicharyavatara by Yeshe Tobden, Firoella Rizzi Shantideva's Guide to Awakening A Commentary on the Bodhicharyavatara
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Format: Paperback - Released: 10/07/2017

Coming Soon

The Range of the Bodhisattva, A Mahayana Sutra - byang chumb sems dpa`i spyod yul, Critical Tibetan Edition by Lozang Jamspal The Range of the Bodhisattva, A Mahayana Sutra - byang chumb sems dpa`i spyod yul, Critical Tibetan Edition

Tengur Translation Initiative, Associated Texts, CK 164 (Taoh. 146).
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

The Collection for the Propagation and Clarification of Buddhism, Volume 2 by Harumi Hirano Ziegler The Collection for the Propagation and Clarification of Buddhism, Volume 2

Compiled by Vinaya Master Shi Sengyou, these writings (by laypeople as well as scholar-monastics) were intended to protect the Buddha Dharma from criticisms by Confucians and Daoists and the political powers of the time. As noted in the translator's introduction,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Chinese Buddhist Texts An Introductory Reader by Graham (Chinese University of Hong Kong) Lock, Gary S. (Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist) Linebarger Chinese Buddhist Texts An Introductory Reader
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The influence of Buddhism on the Chinese language, on Chinese literature and on Chinese culture in general cannot be overstated, and the language of most Chinese Buddhist texts differs considerably from both Classical and Modern Chinese. This reader aims to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2018

Chinese Buddhist Texts An Introductory Reader by Graham (Chinese University of Hong Kong) Lock, Gary S. (Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist) Linebarger Chinese Buddhist Texts An Introductory Reader
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The influence of Buddhism on the Chinese language, on Chinese literature and on Chinese culture in general cannot be overstated, and the language of most Chinese Buddhist texts differs considerably from both Classical and Modern Chinese. This reader aims to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold, SBP Editors Light of Asia
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In this poetic masterpiece, Sir Edwin Arnold describes the life and teachings of Buddha. The man who was to become known as Buddha to the world was born as Prince Gautama of India but he rejected the worldly riches and...
Format: eBook - Released: 29/04/2017

Kinh Bi Hoa (Đại Bi Lien Hoa Kinh) by Nguyễn Minh Tiến Kinh Bi Hoa (Đại Bi Lien Hoa Kinh)


Format: Hardback - Released: 12/04/2017

Luminous Bliss A Religious History of Pure Land Literature in Tibet by Georgios T. Halkias Luminous Bliss A Religious History of Pure Land Literature in Tibet

With an annotated English translation and critical analysis of the Orgyan-gling gold manuscript of the short Sukhavativyuha-sutraPure Land Buddhism as a whole has received comparatively little attention in Western studies on Buddhism despite the importance of buddha-fields (pure lands) for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

Adorning Maitreya's Intent by Rongton Sheja Kunrig Adorning Maitreya's Intent


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017

The Dhammapada (Translated by Albert J. Edmunds) by Anonymous The Dhammapada (Translated by Albert J. Edmunds)


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 25/01/2017

Ten Great Birth Stories of the Buddha by Ten Great Birth Stories of the Buddha

Chapter: The Birth Story of Temiya, or of the Dumb CrippleThis is the first complete English translation in over a century of the ten great j taka tales covering the Bodhisatta's final adventures in the human realm before his ultimate...
Format: eBook - Released: 15/12/2016

Buddhahood in This Life The Great Commentary by Vimalamitra by Malcolm Smith Buddhahood in This Life The Great Commentary by Vimalamitra


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2016

Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara A Practitioner's Guide by Ben Connelly, Norman Fischer Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara A Practitioner's Guide
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/12/2016

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