Buddhism
The Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart
The Compassion Book
Teachings for Awakening the Heart
Paperback      ISBN: 1611804205
"A newly designed reissue of Pema Chodron's Always Maintain a Joyful Mind--featuring everday inspiration drawn from the classic Buddhist practice of lojong and instructive commentaries by Pema for making the lojong teachings a practical part of everyday life. This uniquely accessible presentation of lojong, one of Tibetan Buddhism's most renowned practices, gets at the heart of compassion as only Pema Chodron can. Featuring the 59 pithy lojong slogans and Pema's commentary for everyday practice on each facing page, The Compassion Bookwill serve as a go-to handbook for anyone seeking to instill more love and joy in their lives. In addition, the book will offer readers access to a 45-minute audio download on the related meditation practice of tonglen ("sending and taking") taught by Pema"--
When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Paperback      ISBN: 1611803438
Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library. How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when we are continually overcome by fear, anxiety, and pain? The answer, Pema Chödrön suggests, might be just the opposite of what you expect. Here, in her most beloved and acclaimed work, Pema shows that moving toward painful situations and becoming intimate with them can open up our hearts in ways we never before imagined. Drawing from traditional Buddhist wisdom, she offers life-changing tools for transforming suffering and negative patterns into habitual ease and boundless joy.
Cave in the Snow: A Western Woman's Quest for Enlightenment
Cave in the Snow
A Western Woman's Quest for Enlightenment
Paperback      ISBN: 1582340455
This is the incredible story of Tenzin Palmo, a remarkable woman who spent 12 years alone in a cave 13,000 feet up in the Himalayas. At the age of 20, Diane Perry, looking to fill a void in her life, entered a monastery in India--the only woman amongst hundreds of monks---and began her battle against the prejudice that had excluded women from enlightenment for thousands of years. Thirteen years later, Diane Perry a.k.a. Tenzin Palmo secluded herself in a remote cave 13,000 feet up in the Himalayas, where she stayed for twelve years. In her mountain retreat, she face unimaginable cold, wild animals, floods, snow and rockfalls, grew her own food and slept in a traditional wooden meditation box, three feet square. She never lay down. Tenzin emerged from the cave with a determination to build a convent in northern India to revive the Togdenma lineage, a long-forgotten female spiritual elite. She has traveled around the world to find support for her cause, meeting with spiritual leaders from the Pope to Desmond Tutu. She agreed to tell her story only to Vicky Mackenzie and a portion of the royalties from this book will help towards the completion of her convent. This is the incredible story of Tenzin Palmo, a remarkable woman who spent 12 years alone in a cave 13,000 feet up in the Himalayas. At the age of 20, Diane Perry, looking to fill a void in her life, entered a monastery in India--the only woman amongst hundreds of monks---and began her battle against the prejudice that had excluded women from enlightenment for thousands of years. Thirteen years later, Diane Perry a.k.a. Tenzin Palmo secluded herself in a remote cave 13,000 feet up in the Himalayas, where she stayed for twelve years. In her mountain retreat, she face unimaginable cold, wild animals, floods, snow and rockfalls, grew her own food and slept in a traditional wooden meditation box, three feet square. She never lay down. Tenzin emerged from the cave with a determination to build a convent in northern India to revive the Togdenma lineage, a long-forgotten female spiritual elite. She has traveled around the world to find support for her cause, meeting with spiritual leaders from the Pope to Desmond Tutu. She agreed to tell her story only to Vicky Mackenzie and a portion of the royalties from this book will help towards the completion of her convent.
The Art of Communicating
The Art of Communicating
Paperback      ISBN: 0062224662
Drawing from his own experience working with couples, families, workplace situations and international conflicts, the Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and peace activist presents the five steps to truly mindful communication needed to authentically connect with yourself and the world.
How to See
How to See
Paperback      ISBN: 1946764337
A revered Zen teacher and best-selling author offers brief mediations alongside whimsical sumi-ink drawings that help readers understand how they develop misconceptions and gain insight on how to put a positive spin on challenging situations. Original.
Sacred Trickery and the Way of Kindness: The Radical Wisdom of Jodo
Sacred Trickery and the Way of Kindness
The Radical Wisdom of Jodo
Paperback      ISBN: 1620554593
"Enter the mind of Jodo and follow his initiatory saga from Zen disciple to revolutionary filmmaker to spiritual teacher"--
The Nature of Things: Emptiness and Essence in the Geluk World
The Nature of Things
Emptiness and Essence in the Geluk World
Paperback      ISBN: 1559391456
The first in0depth scholoarly research into one of the mostimportant topics in Buddhist philosophy.
The World Comes to You: Notes on Practice, Love, and Social Action
The World Comes to You
Notes on Practice, Love, and Social Action
Paperback      ISBN: 1611806119
Short, potent lessons on living the yoga and Buddhist paths in the midst of everyday life—by teacher Michael Stone. These fresh, intimate teachings by innovative dharma and yoga teacher Michael Stone offer essential wisdom for living with compassion and responsiveness in the midst of everyday life in an imbalanced world. Stone reminds us in a clear and encouraging way that as we turn wholeheartedly toward what is, with our bodies, hearts, and minds, we discover innate resilience and enliven our creative ability to respond. Practice, he shows, is always both internal and external.
Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness
Mindfulness in Action
Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness
Paperback      ISBN: 1611803535
"How to practice mindfulness meditation and bring awareness into everyday life--from the best-selling author of many classic works on meditation. Mindfulness in Action is a book about meditation, about the practice and experience of mindfulness and awareness, and about how these meditative qualities influence our everyday lives. It is a practitioner's book: a book for people who want to practice meditation and also apply meditative insight to their lives. It includes practice instructions, as well as insights into the principles and aspects of meditation that are the foundations of mindfulness. Shaped for today's mindfulness audience, this book presents a broad, secular approach to meditation and teaches how to practice awareness to improve one's life"--
Sit Like a Buddha: A Pocket Guide to Meditation
Sit Like a Buddha
A Pocket Guide to Meditation
Paperback      ISBN: 1611801656
A concise, pocket-size guide to meditation tells you everything you need to know, from the best-selling author of The Buddha Walks into a Bar… Original.