Tag Archives: Buddhism/General (see also PHILOSOPHY/Buddhist)

Living Zen

by Robert Linssen

“Robert Linssen finally gives a sensible explanation of what Zen is all about.” –Saturday Review

An Introduction to Zen Buddhism

by D.T. Suzuki

‘suzuki’s works on Zen Buddhism are among the best contributions to the knowledge of living Buddhism that recent decades have produced . . ….

The Heritage of the Bhikku

by Walpola Rahula

From the best-selling author of What the Buddha Taught, the fascinating story of the Buddhist monks’ life of service.

The Fruitful Darkness

by Joan Halifax

“An exceptional piece of work—large, mythic, specific, personal, rooted, wild, hungry, full of open heart.” —Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones

A Flock of Fools

by Kazuaki Tanahashi

“Translator Kaz Tanahashi and storyteller Peter Levitt have given these stories a subtle American-Zen flavor, and although this collections has a 1500-year pedigree ….

Dropping Ashes On the Buddha

by Stephen Mitchell

‘somebody comes into the Zen center with a lighted cigarette, walks up to the Buddha statue, blows smoke in its face, and drops ashes…

The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk

by Palden Gyatso

“I believe that few readers of this book will fail to be moved by Palden Gyatso’s story and the tenacity and dedication it displays….

Alone With Others

by Stephen Batchelor

‘magnificent, inspiring! . . . This excellent book has come to me personally as an illuminating text, despite my close on sixty years’ concern…