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Summary: Buddhism challenges some of the most important Western ideas about God, human life, and the self. In Buddhism, there is no single almighty God who created the world. Instead, Buddhism teaches that all of life is suffering, and there is no permanent self. Moreover, it teaches that in accepting that all life is suffering, bliss can be achieved in this life. Buddhism's core philosophy that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

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Khandro

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.374 RIN

Goldstein, Joseph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 194.39 GOL

Armstrong, Guy

Summary: If everything is empty, then what ceases in Nirvana and is born in rebirth? How can you live in the world without feeling trapped by it? Guy Armstrong tackles these questions and more in this richly informed, practical guide to emptiness for the meditator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Publications 2016

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Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 294.3 Bstan 2003

Morinaga, Sōkō

Contents: Pt. 1. Novice -- The prospect of my own death -- Nothing is certain -- The encounter at misery's end -- There is no trash -- Consumed with cleaning -- Confucius gives Jan Yu a scolding -- Working it out for myself -- "I can't do it" -- Between teacher and student -- That's between him and me -- Tree types of students -- "For the disposal of your corpse" -- The meaning of courage -- What am I...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Publications. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 MOR

Matthiessen, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 MAT

Batchelor, Stephen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.35 BAT

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Summary: One of the world's greatest spiritual leaders teams up with a psychiatrist to share, for the first time, how he achieved his hard-won serenity and how readers can attain the same inner peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 294.3 Dalai 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 294.3444 BST

Khema, Ayya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Publications 1999

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Nhất Hạnh

Summary: Without fear, we are able to see more clearly our connections to others. Without fear, we have more room for understanding and compassion. Without fear, we are truly free.-from Fear Most of us live in a constant state of fear-of our past, of illness and aging and death, and of losing the things we treasure most. But it doesn't have to be this way, promises Zen master and Buddhist monk Thich...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2012

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2005

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Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.344 BST

Glassman, Bernard (Bernard Tetsugen)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bell Tower 1998

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Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Summary: Discusses how to understand the nature of work, the correlation between productivity and happiness, and the fulfillment potential of a career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 BST

Chödrön, Pema.

Contents: Practicing peace in times of war -- The courage to wait -- Not biting the hook -- Changing our attitude toward pain -- Compassionate abiding -- Positive insecurity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.337 CHO

Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Though raised Catholic, in the early 1950s Jack Kerouac became fascinated with Buddhism, an interest that would have a profound impact on his ideas of spirituality and their expression in his writing. Published for the first time in book form, this is Kerouac's retelling of the story of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who as a young man abandoned his wealthy family and comfortable home for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.363 KER

Ricard, Matthieu.

Summary: Why meditate? On what? And how? In his latest book Why Meditate?-an instant bestseller in the author's native France-Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions. As a molecular geneticist turned Buddhist monk, Ricard brings a wholly unique perspective to the practice of meditation. Often referred to as "the happiest man in the world," he advises us in the ways to imbue our lives with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House Inc 2010

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Nhá̂t Hạnh

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Contents: Peace is every step : the path to mindfulness in everyday life / edited by Arnold Kotler -- Teachings on love -- The stone boy and other stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Spirit 2001

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Rudloe, Anne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Pub. 2002

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Boorstein, Sylvia.

Summary: "In the delightful tradition of Jack Kornfield, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and Joko Beck comes the fresh voice of beloved teacher Sylvia Boorstein. Known to her thousands of students and colleagues as their "Jewish grandmother bodhisattva," Boorstein combines refreshing honesty with an astonishing ability to reach beyond the insider language of traditional Buddhist teaching, making its universal wisdom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1995

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Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Publications 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3923 DAL

Leloup, Jean-Yves.

Contents: Pt. 1. The way of meditation. Zen and Hesychasm -- Transmission : the Samaritan woman -- The practice of Hesychast meditation : posture, orientation, breathing, invocation, centered in the heart -- Pt. 2. The way of compassion. What is a bodhisattva? -- The Dhammapada and the Gospels -- The vow of compassion -- The practice of compassion -- Impurities of the mind -- The five motivations : the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.2 LEL

Nhá̂t Hạnh

Summary: Thich Nhat Hanh, a renowned Zen Buddhist monk, presents personal insight into the essence of true love. Hanh also relates the four key Buddhist aspects of love to daily life and offers basic Buddhists techniques for conditioning one's self to give and receive love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 294.3 NHA