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Buddhist sacred texts books

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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: 15/08/2017

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: 18/07/2017

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-sutra Pure Land Buddhism as a whole has received comparatively little attention in Western studies on Buddhism despite the importance of buddha-fields (pure lands)...
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

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/01/2017

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: 06/01/2017

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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

The Buddha Before Buddhism by Gil Fronsdal The Buddha Before Buddhism


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2016

Dhammapada - Sacred Texts: The Essential Teachings of the Buddha by Max Muller Dhammapada - Sacred Texts: The Essential Teachings of the Buddha

'If man's faith is unsteady, if he does not know the true law, if his peace of mind is troubled, his knowledge will never be perfect'
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2016

Of the Progresse of the Bodhisattva The Bodhisattvam Rga in the Ik Samuccaya by Richard Brian Mahoney Of the Progresse of the Bodhisattva The Bodhisattvam Rga in the Ik Samuccaya


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2016

Tantric Buddhist Practice in India Vilasavajra's Commentary on the Manjusri-Namasamgiti by Anthony J. Tribe Tantric Buddhist Practice in India Vilasavajra's Commentary on the Manjusri-Namasamgiti

Using a commentary on the influential text, the Manjusri-namasamgiti, 'The Chanting of the Names of Manjusri', this book deals with Buddhist tantric meditation practice and its doctrinal context in early-medieval India. The commentary was written by the 8th-9th century Indian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/06/2016

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


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 09/05/2016

Readings of the Vessantara Jataka by Steven Collins Readings of the Vessantara Jataka

This anthology undertakes sophisticated literary, anthropological, and art historical analyses of the Vessantara Jataka and its ethics of giving, understanding of attachment and nonattachment, depiction of the trickster, and unique performative qualities. Contributors including anthropologists, textual scholars in religious and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2016

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