all ebooks in category: Buddhist History (11)

Sources of Vietnamese Tradition (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)
English | September 18, 2012 | ISBN: 0231138628, 0231138636 | EPUB | 664 pages | 15.3 MB

Sources of Vietnamese Tradition provides an essential guide to two thousand years of Vietnamese history and a comprehensive overview of the society and state of …

Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing Empire
2019 | ISBN: 0231191065 | English | 304 pages | PDF | 3 MB

After the fall of the Qing empire, amid nationalist and socialist upheaval, Buddhist monks in the Mongolian frontiers of the Soviet Union and Republican China …

Morality and Monastic Revival in Post-Mao Tibet
English | ISBN: 0824869842 | 2019 | 232 pages | PDF | 1159 KB

The speed and extent of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic revival make it one of the most extraordinary stories of religious resurgence in post-Mao China. At …

Dogen on Meditation and Thinking: A Reflection on His View of Zen
English | ISBN: 0791469255, 0791469263 | November 9, 2006 | EPUB | 184 pages | 1.43 MB

Thirty years after the publication of his classic work Dōgen Kigen―Mystical Realist, Hee-Jin Kim reframes and recasts his understanding of Dōgen’s Zen methodology in this …

Numinous Awareness is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice
English | ISBN: 0824867394 | 2016 | EPUB | 352 pages | 0.6 MB

Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark examines the issue of whether enlightenment in Zen Buddhism is sudden or gradual-that is, something intrinsic to the mind that …

«The Life Or Legend Of Gaudama, Volume 1» by Paul Ambroise Bigandet
English | ISBN: 9783849642280 | EPUB | 0.4 MB

Buddhism and Gautama, the faith and its founder, whose followers are between four and five hundred millions of the human race, were comparatively unknown in …

Zen Masters Of China: The First Step East
English | September 10, 2012 | ISBN: 0804842825 | 320 pages | EPUB | 3.81 Mb

Zen Masters of China presents more than 300 traditional Zen stories and koans, far more than any other collection. Retelling them in their proper place …

The Gelug/Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra
English | ISBN: 1559390727 | January 1, 1997 | EPUB | 400 pages | 7,5 MB

Mahamudra, the great sealing nature, refers to systems of meditation on both the conventional and ultimate natures of the mind. These have been transmitted through …

The Birth of Insight
English | ISBN: 022600080X, 022641857X | November 19, 2013 | EPUB | 280 pages | 3 MB

Insight meditation, which claims to offer practitioners a chance to escape all suffering by perceiving the true nature of reality, is one of the most …

Stages of the Buddha's Teachings
English | EPUB | 1.2 MB

Stages of the Buddha's Teachings is an extraordinary and systematized representation of the complete path to enlightenment. From the acclaimed Library of Tibetan Classics. The …