By Edwin Arnold
This examine offers information about the existence and philosophy of the founding father of Buddhism, Prince Gautama of India or the Buddha, within the kind of a poem as advised from an imaginary Buddhist personality. whilst initially released in 1926, little was once recognized of Buddhism in Europe and Arnold aimed to notify the west of simple Buddhist techniques and the consequences this had on India and Hinduism. This name can be of curiosity to scholars of faith and Asian studies.
By David Michie
What does it take to be at liberty? we have now all requested ourselves this question at some point soon, yet few folks have came upon the trail to lasting success. David Michie inspiration he had accomplished his life's goals--the high-level activity, the pricy urban condominium, the posh vehicle, the nice vacations--but a small voice was once telling him he wasn't quite chuffed. an opportunity comment from a naturopath despatched him to his neighborhood Buddhist middle. There he started crucial trip of his existence. In Buddhism for Busy People Michie explains how he got here to appreciate the adaptation among the transitority pleasures of standard lifestyles and the profound feel of wellbeing and fitness and heartfelt serenity that comes from connecting with our internal nature.
By Jonathan Anxin
This fabric brings to gentle the banned teachings of the White Lotus society which clarify:
+The final Nature Of fact
+The Hidden heritage Of Religions
+The nice Conspiracy Of heritage
Jonathan Anxin additionally presents complete directions for the perform of White Lotus, together with the Dragon Flower assembly. This fabric has been banned in China, and masses of it's been banned for the earlier 800 years. This paintings has no longer been translated into English or outdoors of the chinese formerly, and is the single resource to get a excessive point realizing of not just White Lotus Society, but in addition Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism and Islam.
By Mark Unno
By Longchen Yeshe Dorje Kangyur Rinpoche,Jigme Lingpa,Padmakara Translation Group
By Paul Shoju Schwerdt
Paul Shoju Schwerdt, initiiert in den Traditionen des Zen, des Daoismus und der Qigong-Praxis, vermittelt in seinem Handbuch das nötige Hintergrundwissen und die spirituellen Grundlagen des Stillen Qigong. Er beschreibt verschiedene Formen des Stillen Qigong sowie eine Reihe von Übungen, die es auch Einsteigern ermöglicht, die wohltuenden Wirkungen zu erfahren.
Außerdem enthält das Buch einen bislang unübersetzten daoistischen textual content, der klare Anweisungen zur energetisch-meditativen Praxis bietet. Dieser wunderbar inspirierende Klassiker wurde von Paul Shoju Schwerdt selbst aus dem Chinesischen ins Deutsche übertragen und kommentiert und wird damit erstmals einem größeren westlichen Publikum zugänglich gemacht.
By Geshe Sonam Rinchen,Ruth Sonam
By Harvey Kraft
By Ashley Thompson
Drawing from greater than a decade of box and archival examine, this monograph matters Cambodian cultural background and historiography, with an final objective of broadening and deepening bases for realizing the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural advanced. The e-book takes the shape of an interdisciplinary research of performative and representational recommendations for constituting social collectivities, mostly built at Angkor.
The research comprises prolonged shut readings of quite a lot of cultural artefacts together with epigraphic and manuscript texts, sculpture and formality practices. the writer proposes a serious re-assessment of dominant paradigms of Cambodian historiography in view of engendering new histories, or hybrid histories, which make room for formerly absent views and voices, whereas constructing new theoretical instruments attractive with and in part derived from "indigenous" narrative practices within the broadest feel. during this history-making procedure the old occasion is proven to by no means be totally separable from its aesthetic illustration. specific cognizance is paid to the jobs of sexual distinction in such (re)constructions of history.
The e-book provides a thought of energy in a position to accounting for the ancient phenomena during which vernacular cultures acceptable, subvert and undergo cosmopolitan forces. It charts out a singular method of the learn of classical Southeast Asian fabrics, and is of curiosity to scholars and students of Asian artwork, faith and Philosophy, Buddhism and Southeast Asian historical past.
By Thich Nhat Hanh,Wietske Vriezen,Daniel Goleman
Offered to most of the people for the 1st time, the Mindful Movements were lovingly illustrated by way of considered one of Thich Nhat Hanh's long-time practitioner, Wietske Vriezen. Drawn in a fanciful and instantly beautiful variety the publication offers 10 exercises that may be practiced by means of humans of every age and physique forms whether or not they are already accustomed to mindfulness practices or no longer. The aware activities are designed to be obtainable to as many folks as attainable. faraway from being one other workout software, aware activities is for all these eager to upload a gradual yet actual point to their meditation practice.They might be practiced prior to or after sitting meditation, at domestic, or at paintings - any time you will have a couple of minutes to refresh your physique and quiet your brain. For these new to meditation they're a nice, non-threatening approach to get accustomed to mindfulness as an entire and multi-faceted perform. in case you have already got a longtime sitting perform Mindful Movements will come as a welcomed addition to their practice.
Includes 35 minute DVD of Thich Nhat Hanh and individuals of his Plum Village Sangha demonstrating Mindful Movements. With little movie pictures of Thich Nhat Hanh on hand the series of the enclosed DVD that function him demonstrating those routines might be a welcome bonus.
Booklet contains a foreword by way of Thich Nhat Hanh and creation by way of Jon Kabat-Zinn [TBC]