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Entries in Book Reviews (8)

Tuesday
May132014

Reviews: How the Buddha Became St. Josaphat

Saint Barlaam Teaching Josaphat Detail from illuminated manuscript, France, 1463

In Search of the Christian Buddha: How an Asian Sage Became a Medieval Saint by Donald S. Lopez, Jr. and Peggy McCracken

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Tuesday
May132014

Book Briefs

  • Grains of Gold: Tales of a Cosmopolitan Traveler by Donald Lopez Jr. and Thupten Jinpa
  • Zen Anarchism by Fabio Rambelli
  • Family Matters in Indian Buddhist Monasticisms by Shayne Clarke
  • Buddhist Nuns and Gendered Practice by Nirmala Salgado
  • The Life of Longchenpa: The Omniscient Dharma King of the Vast Expanse by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart
  • Perspectives on Satipatthana by Analayo
  • The Illuminated Life of the Great Yolmowa by Benjamin Bogin
  • Eminent Buddhist Women edited by Karma Lekshe Tsomo
  • The Nirvana Sutra, Volume 1 by Mark Blum

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Tuesday
Feb182014

Reviews: What did the Buddha really teach?

photo by ujjwal bajracharya

The Bodhisattva Ideal: Essays on the Emergence of Mahayana, edited by Bhikkhu Nyanatushita

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Tuesday
Feb182014

Reviews: Buddhism — A to Z

The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism by Robert E. Buswell Jr. and Donald S. Lopez Jr.

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Tuesday
Feb182014

Book Briefs

  • The Tibetan Yoga of Breath by Allison Choying Zangmo and Anyen Rinpoche
  • The Shin Buddhist Classical Tradition: A Reader in Pure Land Teaching, Volume 1 by Alfred Bloom.
  • Most Intimate: A Zen Approach to Life’s Challenges by Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara
  • Stillness, Insight & Emptiness by Lama Dudjom Dorjee
  • Middle Way translated by Mark Siderits and Shoryu Katsura’s Nagarjuna
  • Tibetan Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction by Matthew Kapstein
  • Wake Up and Laugh by Daehaeng Kun Sunim
  • The Forerunner of All Things by Maria Heim
  • Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism by Tanya Zivkovic

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Monday
Dec232013

The 10 Best Buddhist Books of 2013

The review editors at Buddhadharma have sorted through stacks of the many new Buddhist books published this year. Narrowing them down to a short list wasn’t easy.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

Reviews: Investigating the Subtle Body

Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West
edited by Geoffrey Samuel and Jay Johnston

Routledge, 2013, 282 pages; $155

Training the Wisdom Body: Buddhist Yogic Exercise
by Rose Taylor Goldfield

Shambhala Publications, 2013, 192 pages; $16.95

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Tuesday
Nov122013

Book Briefs

  • Like Cats and Dogs by Steven Heine
  • Padmakara Translation Group’s Treasury of Precious Qualities, Book Two: Vajrayana and the Great Perfection by Jigme Lingpa
  • Kakurenbo: Or the Whereabouts of Zen Priest Ryokan by Soto Zen teacher Eido Frances Carney
  • The Buddhist Schools of the Small Vehicle by André Bareau, translated by Sara Boin-Webb
  • Three Steps to Awakening by Larry Rosenberg
  • Great Treatise on the Stages of Mantra by Tsongkhapa, translated by Thomas Freeman Yarnall
  • Record of Miraculous Events in Japan by Burton Watson
  • What the Buddha Never Taught by Tim Ward
  • The Easy Path edited by Lorne Ladner

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