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1.
The Diamond Cutter : The Buddha on Strategies for Managing Your Business and Your Life
by Michael Roach


Doubleday
Hardcover - 256 pages
(February 15, 2000)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Other Buddhist books offer you a path to happiness, Geshe Michael Roach offers a path to wealth. Roach, who while being a monk helped build a $100 million business, demonstrates how ancient notions in The Diamond Cutter sutra can help you succeed, and if you're in business that means to make money,... Read more

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Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
by B. K. S. Iyengar


South Asia Books
Paperback - 337 pages
1 edition (August 1, 1993)

$9.60
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5 out of 5 stars
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This unique edition contains a new translation of the Sutras and also a commentary by the world's leading teacher of yoga, B.K.S Iyengar. Read more

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Breathe! You Are Alive : Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing
by Thich Nhat Hanh


Parallax Pr
Paperback
(February 1996)

$8.80


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Breathe! You Are Alive: Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing is a new and revised edition of the Buddha's most important and basic teachings on meditation. Thich Nhat Hanh presents three translations of The Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing (Anapanasati) from the Pali and the Chinese. In... Read more

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The Heart of Understanding : Commentaries on the Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra
by Thich Nhat Hanh, Peter Levitt (Editor)


Parallax Pr
Paperback - 54 pages
(September 1988)

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5 out of 5 stars
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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
by Satchidananda, et al


Integral Yoga Distribution
Paperback - 263 pages
(October 1990)

$11.96
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5 out of 5 stars
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This valuable book provides a complete manual for the study and practice of Raja Yoga, the path of concentration and meditation. This new deluxe printing of these timeless teachings is a treasure to be read and referred to again and again by seekers treading the spiritual path. The classic Sutras... Read more

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A River Sutra
by Gita Mehta


Vintage Books
Paperback
Reprint edition (July 1994)

$10.40


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4 out of 5 stars
From 500 Great Books by Women; review by Holly Smith
The Narmada River flows west through central India, emptying into the Arabian Sea. It is one of the holiest rivers in India. The narrator of A River Sutra leaves his civil service job to manage a rest house situated on the banks of the Narmada River and to give himself time to reflect on his life.... Read more

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The Diamond That Cuts Through Illusion : Commentaries on the Prajnaparamita Diamond Sutra
by Thich Nhat Hanh


Parallax Pr
Paperback - 115 pages
(June 1992)

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5 out of 5 stars
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The Supreme Source : The Fundamental Tantra of Dzogchen Semde
by Namkhai Norbu, et al


Snow Lion Pubns
Paperback - 326 pages
(September 1999)

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The aim of Dzogchen is the reqwakening of the individual to the primordial state of enlightenment which is naturally found in all beings. Read more

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The Lotus Sutra (Translations from the Asian Classics)
by Burton Watson(Translator)


Columbia Univ Pr
Paperback
Reissue edition (March 1994)


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5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , November 1, 1993
One of the most important scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism, the Lotus Sutra dates from the third century CE. Working from the classical Chinese text, Watson makes the collection of sermons, stories, and devotional manuals accessible to readers with no special background in Buddhist studies, or Asian... Read more

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The Laughing Sutra : A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Mark Salzman


Vintage Books
Paperback - 263 pages
Reprint edition (January 1992)

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5 out of 5 stars
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Iron & Silk, Mark Salzman's bestselling account of his adventures as an English teacher and martial arts student in China, introduced a writer of enormous charm and keen insight into the cultural chasm between East and West. Now Salzman returns to China in his first novel, which follows the... Read more

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Yoga : Discipline of Freedom : The Yoga Sutra Attributed to Patanjali
by Barbara Stoler Miller(Translator), et al


Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (Trd Pap)
Paperback - 128 pages
(April 1998)

$9.56
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5 out of 5 stars
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Dating from about the third century A.D., the Yoga Sutra distills the essence of the physical and spiritual discipline of yoga into fewer than two hundred brief aphorisms. It is the core text for any study of meditative practice, revered for centuries for its brilliant analysis of mental states and... Read more

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The Diamond Sutra : Transforming the Way We Percieve the World
by Mu Soeng


Wisdom Publications
Paperback - 160 pages
(February 15, 2000)

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Composed of 32 short chapters, the Diamond Sutra is nonetheless one of the monumental scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism. The great Sixth Patriarch of Zen, Huineng, is said to have achieved enlightenment after hearing a single line of this sutra. We can't promise sudden enlightenment, but we can tell... Read more

13.   Transformation & Healing : The Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness
by Thich Nhat Hanh, Annabel Laity (Translator)


Parallax Pr
Paperback - 179 pages
(October 1990)

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The Knitting Sutra : Craft As a Spiritual Practice
by Susan Gordon Lydon


Harper San Francisco
Hardcover - 176 pages
(February 1997)

$14.25
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3.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist
This small, quite wonderful book shows all that knitting and meditation have in common--and it's more than some might suspect. In short essays, Lydon, a longtime knitter and dabbler in spiritual disciplines, winds her way through spiritual quests, physical problems, and, of course, yarn. Any knitter... Read more

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The Sutra of Hui-Neng : Grand Master of Zen (Shambhala Dragon Editions)
by Hui-Neng, Thomas Cleary (Translator)


Shambhala Pubns
Paperback - 256 pages
1 Ed edition (September 1998)

$12.75
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5 out of 5 stars
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An illiterate woodcutter who attained enlightenment in a flash, Hui-Neng (638-713) became the Sixth Patriarch of Chinese Zen and is regarded as the founder of the "Sudden Enlightenment" school. Here is a new translation of his great Zen classic, including material never before translated into... Read more

16.   The Flower Ornament Scripture/a Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra
by Thomas Cleary(Translator)


Shambhala Pubns
Hardcover - 1643 pages
(August 1993)

$42.00


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Your Average Mahayanist , February 16, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
the mother of all sutras
So you are going to tackle this great big masterpiece? Okay, but do yourself a big favor and first read Cleary's "Entry to the Inconceivable" and then Gregory's "Inquiry into the Origin of Humanity". This will get you the whole picture. :)

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Thundering Silence : Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Catch a Snake
by Thich Nhat Hanh, Annabel Laity (Translator)


Parallax Pr
Paperback - 59 pages
(September 1993)


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5 out of 5 stars
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Threefold Lotus Sutra
by Bunno Kato, et al


Charles E Tuttle Co
Paperback
(December 1989)

$11.96
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lotuseek@cyberis.net , August 27, 1998 5 out of 5 stars
This Sutra is the pinnacle of all the Buddha's teachings!
The Three Fold Lotus Sutra reveals the ultimate truth of the Buddhas teachings in all its splendor and wonderment. This is an award winning translation by Kosei publishing Co. In this marvelous translation, in the most essential section the (16th chapter) the truth of the Buddha's Eternal life, is... Read more

 


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Elaborations of Emptiness : Uses of the Heart Sutra
by Donald S., Jr. Lopez


Princeton Univ Pr
Paperback - 277 pages
(November 1998)

$14.41
$2.54 (15%)

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Jay Garfield, Journal of Buddhist Ethics
"Elaborations on Emptiness is a superb achievement: It is by far the best and most complete treatment of the Heart Sutra in any Western language." --This text refers to the hardcover edition of this title Read more

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The Essence of Yoga : Reflections on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
by Bernard Bouanchaud, Rosemary Desneux (Translator)


Sterling Publications
Paperback - 275 pages
(June 1997)

$12.71
$2.24 (15%)

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4 out of 5 stars
John W. Kepner, January 16, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
Next best thing to studying w/ an exceptional teacher
I have actively studied this book for over 2 years. It is the next best thing to studying with a learned scholar & practitioner. While studying w/ two such teachers, I have used several translations. While they all have their merits, none are as good as this for conveying an understanding of the... Read more

 


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Enlightenment: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali A New Translation and Commentary
by Dharani Ishaya, MSI


SFA Publications
Paperback - 193 pages
1 edition (November 1995)


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5 out of 5 stars
The publisher, SFA Publications , November 3, 1997
Patanjali's Yoga Sutras translated by an enlightened being.
Enlightenment, MSI's translation of the Yoga Sutras of Maharishi Patanjali, is unique for three very important reasons. First, this translation is interpreted by a fully enlightened person, stabilized beyond Unity Consciousness and is recognized as a Maharishi facilitating students into Unity. He... Read more

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Complete Enlightenment : Translation and Commentary on the Sutra of Complete Enlightenment
by Ch'an Sheng-Yen, Thich Nhat Hanh (Foreword)


Shambhala Pubns
Paperback - 336 pages
(February 1999)


$3.59

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Your Average Mahayanist , April 11, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
"zen" Bodhisattva
I recently found myself trying to explain to a friend the different flavors of zen/ Ch'an. My experience of this book made me see that one of the most important differentiations of the varieties of zen is the degree of emphasis on the Bodhisattva practice, and how these are explained. The Japanese... Read more

 


23.   The Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings
by Thich Nhat Hanh, et al


Parallax Pr
Paperback
(July 1987)

$2.40
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24.   Platform Sutra of the 6th Patriarch : The Text of the Tun-Huang Manuscript (Records of Civilization, Sources and Studies, No. 76)
by Philip B. Yampolsky(Translator), Hui-Neng Liu-Tsu-ta


Columbia Univ Pr
Paperback
6 edition (June 1978)
$20.50

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The Yoga of Spiritual Devotion : A Modern Translation of the Narada Bhakti Sutras
by Prem Prakash, Prem Prakash


Inner Traditions Intl Ltd
Paperback - 176 pages
(April 1998)

$11.01
$1.94 (15%)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Bhakti yoga is often demeaned as a gross simplification of Hindu spiritualism, and sometimes for good reason. It needn't be, though, because bhakti devotionalism can also offer a rich fullness that permeates daily life. In this commentary on the Narada Bhakti Sutras, American yogi Prem Prakash... Read more

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