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Buddhism

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Religion:Buddhism
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Zenisms: Laughter on the path to enlightenment, Bell, David
1 Bell, David Zenisms: Laughter on the path to enlightenment
South Melbourne Thomas Lothian 2002 0734404506 / 9780734404503 Paperback Very Good Square 12mo 
136 pp. Very light edgewear. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Less like and dislike; more light and delight." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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2 Berry, Scott A Stranger in Tibet: The Adventures of a Zen Monk
London Collins 1990 0002153378 / 9780002153379 First British Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
vii, 309 pp. Dustwrapper is not price clipped but has light edgewear (wrinkles). Light dust foxing to upper edge of text block; faint splotch to fore edge. Biography of Kawaguchi Ekai. Illustrated with b/w map, plates. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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3 David-Neel, Alexandra, and Lama Yongden The Secret Oral Teachings in Tibetan Buddhist Sects
San Francisco City Lights 1974 0872860124 / 9780872860124 Reprint Paperback Good Duodecimo 
128 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. 1-cm tear to base of spine, which is a little canted. Edges of text block a little scuffed and foxed. Foxing to first and last few pages, o/w internally unmarked and solidly bound. Two b/w photos of the authors.Foreword by Alan Watts, translated from the French by Capt. H. N. M. Hardy. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology. Fourth Edition, De Sliva, Padmasiri
4 De Sliva, Padmasiri An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology. Fourth Edition
Basingstoke and New York Palgrave Macmillan 2005 1403992452 / 9781403992451 Fourth Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xvi, 200 pp. Creasing to lower corners of covers and page margins. Internally bright, clean, unmarked, solidly bound. "For the fourth edition, a new chapter on 'emotional intelligence' and its relationship with Buddhism has been added." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion, and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center, Downing, Michael
5 Downing, Michael Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion, and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center
Washington D.C Counterpoint 2001 1582432546 / 9781582432540 First Paperback Good Remainder Octavo 
384 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "The scandal that rocked San Francisco Zen Center in 1983 was potent enough to cast doubt on the entire matter of alternative religious practice in America." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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6 Fontana, David Learn Zen Meditation: The path through the gateless Gate
London Duncan Baird Publishers 2001 1903296129 / 9781903296127 First Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
160 pp. Just a little creasing to lower edge of wraps. Gatefold flaps. Illustrated with colour drawings. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism, Goldstein, Joseph
7 Goldstein, Joseph One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism
New York HarperCollins 2002 0062517007 / 9780062517005 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
214 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. "Marked by a simplicity derived from the Buddha's own pragmatic response to life, Goldstein distills the essential question that is at the base of all the traditions: What works to free tyhe mind from suffering?" 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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8 Grabsky, Phil The Lost Temple of Java
London Seven Dials / Cassell 2000 1841880582 / 9781841880587 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Large Octavo 
144 pp. Tiny chip to upper edge of spine. Gatefold flaps. Illustrated in colour and b/w. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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9 Gunn, Neil M. The Atom of Delight
Great Britain Polygon 1993 0748661557 / 9780748661558 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, 246 pp. General wear to wraps and edges of text block. Gatefold flaps. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Zen Teaching, Zen Practice: Philip Kapleau And The Three Pillars Of Zen, Kraft, Kenneth (editor)
10 Kraft, Kenneth (editor) Zen Teaching, Zen Practice: Philip Kapleau And The Three Pillars Of Zen
New York and Tokyo Weatherhill 2000 0834804409 / 9780834804401 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
141 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "This unprecedented collection of 11 essays examines Kapleau's pivotal role in Zen's transmission to the West. The accounts offer an intimate look at the human side of Zen practice, revealing the qualities that made Kapleau so influential as a Zen teacher. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation, Lama Yeshe, edited by Nicholas Ribush
11 Lama Yeshe, edited by Nicholas Ribush The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation
Boston Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive 2006 1891868144 / 9781891868146 Second Edition Paperback Fine Octavo 
89 pp. As new. Includes glossary. "Buddhism is not just about one or two small things; it is not some tiny philosophy. Lord Buddha explained the nature of every single phenomenon in the universe." The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Lief, Judith L. Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide
Boston Shambhala 2001 1570623325 / 9781570623325 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xvii, 187 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps (corners slightly bumped). Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Ordinary Enlightenment: A Translation of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra, Luk, Charles
13 Luk, Charles Ordinary Enlightenment: A Translation of the Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra
Boston Shambhala 2002 1570629714 / 9781570629716 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Remainder Octavo 
157 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Red inkblot to lower edge of text block -- probably a remainder mark. Internally as new. Includes explanatory notes and glossary. "This is the only translation of this work from the Chinese, and it is eminently accessible. An archetypal source for lay students, I enjoy it for its depth and its humor." -- Robert Aitken 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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14 O' Halloran, Maura Pure Heart, Enlightened Mind: The Zen Journal and Letters of An Irish Woman in Japan
London Thorsons 1995 1855384523 / 9781855384521 Reprint Paperback Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
311 pp. General wear to wraps, including a crease to front cover. Edges of text block a little grubby. Spine uncreased. Internally unwrinkled, unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Peaks and Lamas, Pallis, Marco
15 Pallis, Marco Peaks and Lamas
London Cassell 1942 Third (Revised) Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
xx, 428 pp. Black boards with gilt lettering to spine show light general and edgewear, including some fraying to corners and head/heel of spine. Edges of text block foxed (upper edge tinted red). Light marginal foxing throughout; plates are not affected. Otherwise internally unmarked. Eps torn (not too messily) along front hinge, but binding is solid throughout. Prev. owner's bookplate to front pastedown. With one plate in colour, ninety-five photogravure illustrations, and three maps. Index. Tibet in the 1930s, with an emphasis on religion and culture. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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16 Quing, Ven. Sasanajoti Yuen Lotus Fragrance
Hong Kong Hong Kong Buddhist Association Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
8 chapters, each separately paginated. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped, but has very slight edgewear. Brown cloth boards with bright gilt lettering are slightly worn along bottom edges. Faint stains to upper edge of text block, internally bright, clean and solidly bound. Text in English and Cantonese. Colour illustrations.8v 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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17 Rinpoche, Sogyal Glimpse After Glimpse: Daily Reflections on Living and Dying
London Rider 1995 0712672605 / 9780712672603 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Occasional b&w illustrations. Brief inspirational writings from a Tibetan Buddhist perspective; one for each day of the year. Page edges and margins very lightly yellowed, wraps with light edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Dhammapada: The Way of Truth, Sangharakshita (translator)
18 Sangharakshita (translator) Dhammapada: The Way of Truth
Birmingham Windhorse Publications 2001 1899579354 / 9781899579358 First Thus Hard Cover Fine Fine 12mo 
148 pp. As new. Includes notes and glossary. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Mindfulness, the Path to the Deathless: The Meditation Teaching of Venerable Ajahn Sumedho, Sumedho
19 Sumedho Mindfulness, the Path to the Deathless: The Meditation Teaching of Venerable Ajahn Sumedho
Hemel Hempstead Amaravati Publications 1987 1870205014 / 9781870205016 Paperback Very Good Small Octavo 
74 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Includes Refuges and Precepts. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism, Goldstein, Joseph
One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism
Goldstein, Joseph
14.00 AUD

Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion, and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center, Downing, Michael
Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion, and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center
Downing, Michael
14.00 AUD

Zenisms: Laughter on the path to enlightenment, Bell, David
Zenisms: Laughter on the path to enlightenment
Bell, David
30.00 AUD

An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology. Fourth Edition, De Sliva, Padmasiri
An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology. Fourth Edition
De Sliva, Padmasiri
20.00 AUD

Peaks and Lamas, Pallis, Marco
Peaks and Lamas
Pallis, Marco
25.00 AUD

 
 


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