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Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality

Posted: 21/12/2012

In Making Friends with Death, Buddhist teacher Judith Lief, who's drawn her inspiration from the Tibetan Book of the Dead, shows us that through the powerful combination of contemplation of death and mindfulness practice, we can change how we relate to death, enhance our appreciation of everyd...

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The New Meditation Handbook: Meditations to Make Our Life Happy and Meaningful

Posted: 21/12/2012

Perfect for both beginners and experienced meditators, this practical guide offers an introduction to the expansive inner world of meditation as well as a series of 21 step-by-step meditations, leading to increasingly peaceful and beneficial states of mind, which together form the entire Buddhist...

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A Grammar of Biblical Hebrew (Subsidia Biblica)

Posted: 21/12/2012

Already well known in its two-volume first edition, this is the most extensive revision yet of one of the most complete Hebrew Grammars available in English. This edition brings the work up to the present by taking account of developments in our understanding of the Hebrew language during the ...

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Karmic Management: What Goes Around Comes Around in Your Business and Your Life

Posted: 21/12/2012

Readable in fifty-eight minutes: Traditional Eastern wisdom and real-life business experience come together in this brief and practical guide, which offers a step-by-step plan that will help readers adopt a more successful way of working and living. KARMIC MANAGEMENT is a little book with a revol...

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Not Quite Nirvana: A Skeptic's Journey to Mindfulness

Posted: 21/12/2012

A funny and incisive memoir of how a skeptical, fast-talking New Yorker became the personal editor for Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and  slowly and reluctantly started to absorb mindfulness practice. Scenes with Zen teachers and the author's two vividly exuberant older parents, illustrate how ...

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Vivid Awareness: The Mind Instructions of Khenpo Gangshar

Posted: 21/12/2012

In the summer of 1957, the revered Buddhist teacher and scholar Khenpo Gangshar foresaw the difficulties that would soon fall upon Tibet and began teaching in a startling new way that enabled all those who heard him to use the coming difficulties as the path of Dharma practice. The teaching consi...

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Joyful Wisdom: Embracing Change and Finding Freedom

Posted: 21/12/2012

Yongey Mingyur is one of the most celebrated among the new generation of Tibetan meditation masters, whose teachings have touched people of all faiths around the world. His first book, The Joy of Living, was a New York Times bestseller hailed as “compelling, readable, and informed” ...

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Hand Wash Cold: Care Instructions for an Ordinary Life

Posted: 21/12/2012

It’s easy to think that meaning, fulfillment, and bliss are “out there,” somewhere outside of our daily routine. But in this playful yet profound reflection on awareness, the compelling voice of a contemporary woman reveals the happiness at the bottom of the laundry basket, the l...

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A Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom: Complete Instructions on the Preliminary Practices

Posted: 21/12/2012

The foundations of Vajrayana practice are laid out with eloquence and precision here by one of the greatest Tibetan Buddhist masters of our age. His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche’s commentary on the preliminary practices (ngöndro) is informed by his profound realization and wide-ranging sch...

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Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

Posted: 21/12/2012

*Why do seemingly rational, intelligent people commit acts of cruelty and violence?*What are the root causes of destructive behavior?*How can we control the emotions that drive these impulses?*Can we learn to live at peace with ourselves and others?Imagine sitting with the Dalai Lama in his priva...

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