A collection of short, inspirational readings--designed to cultivate compassion and awareness amid the challenges of daily life--leads readers through the essential concepts, themes, and practices on the Buddhist path. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
An altogether friendly and accessible account of men and women's place in the universe of sex, soul and spirit, this vivid summary of the new and emerging American wisdom provides radical commentary on hot topics of the day, from political correctness to spiritual enlightenment.
Let compassion and fearlessness guide you and you'll live wisely and effectively in good times and bad. But that's easier said than done. Here Pema Ch�dr�n introduces a powerful, transformative method to nurture these qualities using a practice called lojong, which has been a primary focus of... More Info
"A minicourse in how to deal with interpersonal conflict--from a Zen perspective. With her book, her hugely popular online courses, and her workshops at venues throughout the US and the world, Diane Musho Hamilton is one of the most highly visible of experts on conflict management--with good... More Info
First offers readers the technique of conscious breathing as a method for synchronizing the mind and body to establish the conditions of love, then explains a mantra practice for generating love that consists of four key statements or intentions in our relationships that will also heal our own... More Info
The American Buddhist nun and author of the best-selling When Things Fall Apart counsels readers on how to live compassionately and well during times of instability, demonstrating the use of the Three Commitments practice to promote relaxation, embrace challenges and refraining from doing harm.
Eat delicious seasonal food, balance the body, and heal the gut with simplified, traditional Ayurvedic wisdom and over 100 simple recipes designed to get you cooking in the kitchen. Even the simplest Ayurveda practices complement Western medicine because of their focus on righting imbalance before... More Info
When an old sea captain takes up residence at a small inn run by young Jim and his mother, his presence soon becomes invaluable, yet they wonder who this mysterious man really is who tells engrossing and detailed stories about the pirates and their history.
Describes a traditional Buddhist approach to suffering and how embracing the painful situation and using communication, negative habits, and challenging experiences leads to emotional growth and happiness.
An eclectic and thought-provoking collection of Buddhist and Buddhist-inspired writings on a wide range of issues published in North America during 2012. This latest edition in The Best Buddhist Writing series is a thoughtful, inspiring collection of writings from a Buddhist perspective. Selected... More Info
Chögyam Trungpa's unique ability to express the essence of Buddhist teachings in the language and imagery of modern American culture makes his books among the most accessible works of Buddhist philosophy. Here Trungpa explores the true meaning of freedom, showing us how our preconceptions,... More Info
A leading psychotherapist explains how to use one's negative emotions and pain, including depression, anxiety, fear, grief, and despair, to transform one's life, drawing on examples from her own practice to demonstrate how such dark emotions link us to the world around us and provide a path to... More Info