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Religion & Theology:Buddhism

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1 Buddhism, the Religion of No-Religion: The Edited Transcripts (Love of Wisdom Library) Alan W. Watts
Rutland VT Tuttle Publishing 1996 0804830568 / 9780804830560 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
6 edited lectures Watts gave in 1965 and 1969 provide an introduction to the Indian worldview, basic Buddhist concepts, and talks on both Zen and Tibetan Buddhism. Fine, suitable for gift giving. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. Dust Jacket Condition : Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 The Zen Monastic Experience: Buddhist Practice in Contemporary Korea Buswell, Robert E.
Princeton NJ Princeton University Press 1992 0691074070 / 9780691074078 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is an excellent account, by a former resident practitioner, of life in a Korean Zen monastery. The monastic life is used to illustrate Buddhism's growth in Korea and Korean history in general. Book Condition : Very Good +; a few small spots to text block; no internal markings; slight bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; minor rubbing to back cover and inside rear flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Treatise on the Paramis: From the Commentary to the Cariyapitaka Chammapala, Achariya
Sri Lanka Buddhist Publication Society 1996 9552401461 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
The Wheel Publication #409/411. "This treatise provides a detailed examination of the ten sublime virtues that a bodhisatta must practice over innumerable lives in order to reach the plane of Supreme Buddhahood." - book cover. Cream wraps, illustrated. 80 pp., unillustrated. Condition: Near fine; a beautiful copy with the publisher's label inside the front cover. Translated from the Pali by Bikkhu Bodhi. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 One Man's Moon : 50 Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, Hakuin, Shiki, Santoka Corman, Cd
Frankfort, Kentucky Gnomon Press 1984 0917788265 / 9780917788260 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
The haiku here - with Shiki the exception - were essentially songs composed 'on the move'. The feeling of a life being lived in relation to the natural world is central and unmistakable - prefatory text. Pocket-sized book, blue and white wraps, text unillustrated. Condition: Near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 The Art of Living: A Guide to Contentment, Joy and Fulfillment Dalai Lama
New York NY Gramercy Books 2005 0517226308 / 9780517226308 Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Cummin, Ian (photographer) 
Beautiful color photographs of Tibetan and Nepalese monasteries augment this collection of short accessible teachings by His Holiness The Dalai Lama on topics such as Anger, Death, Interdependence, Giving and Receiving, and more. Book Condition : New. Dust Jacket Condition : New; shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Collected Articles by H. H. Prince Dhani Nivat Kromamun Bidayalabh Brdihyakorn, Dhani Nivat, Prince
6 Collected Articles by H. H. Prince Dhani Nivat Kromamun Bidayalabh Brdihyakorn Dhani Nivat, Prince
Bangkok The Siam Society 1969 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprinted from the Journal of the Siam Society. "These contributions are very substantial, comprehensive, informative, and scholarly. His Highness is the greatest living authority on Thai history and culture." - Preface. Greenish illustrated wraps, 193 pp, profuse black and white illustrations and plates, frontis., foldout map of "General Plan of Wat Jetubon." Condition: Very good, light crease to lower front corner and fist 13 pages, mild wear to spine ends, pages very lightly toned, unmarked. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 The Flight of the Garuda: Teachings of the Dzokchen Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism Dowman, Keith
Boston MA Wisdom Publications 1995 0861710851 / 9780861710850 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Presents, following an introduction to Dzokchen practice and language, four key texts in this Tibetan tradition: Emptying the Depths of Hell; The Flight of the Garuda; The Wish-Granting Prayer of Kuntu Zangpo; and Secret Instruction in a Garland of Vision. Book Condition : Very Good; text unmarked; crease to bottom right front cover; one mark to text block; cover curling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 The Flight of the Garuda: Teachings of the Dzokchen Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism Dowman, Keith (translator)
Boston MA Wisdom Publications 1995 0861710851 / 9780861710850 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd Printing. Introduction to, and translations of, four seminal texts in the Dzochen teachings of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Book Condition : Very Good; crease at bottom right front cover and cover corner curling; small mark (remainder?) at side text block; no markings to text. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Jatakastava Or "Praise of the Buddha's Former Births" (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society), Dresden, Mark
9 The Jatakastava Or "Praise of the Buddha's Former Births" (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society) Dresden, Mark
Philadelphia, PA The American Philosophical Society 1955 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Title continued: "New Series - Volume 45, Part 5... Indo-Scythian (Khotanese) text, English translation, grammatical notes, and glossaries." The original manuscript was discovered in 1907 in a chamber at the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas in China. - Intro. Brown wraps, pages numbered 397-508, unillustrated. Condition: Very good, a few light creases on cover and mild wear to spine ends, pages lightly toned. Due to size, shipping will cost more for this item. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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10 The Chinese Lama Temple Potala of Jehol Hedin, Sven
Chicago IL Lakeside Press 1932 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Exhibition booklet from the 1932/33 World's Fair in Chicago. Details the construction of a temple for the A Century of Progress International Exposition akin to a temple in Jehol China which was in turn modeled after the Potala Temple of the Dalai Lama in Lhasa Tibet. Discusses Tibetan Buddhism, temple architecture, Thankga paintings, and ritual objects. 25 b&w photos. Book Condition : Good; darkening to cover edges and spine; light foxing to text block and covers; no markings to text, pencil translation of Chinese characters on front free end paper. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism ; Constructing a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World Hirota, Dennis (ed.)
Berkeley, California Institute of Buddhist Studies 1996 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A probable 1st edition, limited for use at a eponymous symposium sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, CA, September 13-15, 1996. Quite scarce. Includes 3 essays on contemporary approaches: Musashi Tachikawa - Pure Land and Mandala / Dennis Hirota - Varieties of Religious Truth / John S. Yokota - Amida Buddha and Pure Land in a Religiously Plural World. Following are two responses from Western thinkers and 3 additional essays. Pale wraps, comb binding, 214 pp. Condition: Good; includes highlighting and notes written in margins.Newspaper article on symposium stapled to t.p. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Prayer Flags : The Life and Spiritual Songs of Jigten Sumgon Khenpo Rinpoche Kongchog Gyaltsen (translator)
Washington DC Tibetan Meditation Center 1984 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Presents a brief biography followed by poems and teaching stories, grouped according to the Vajra Songs of Jigten Sumgon and then The Fivefold Profound Path of Mahamudra : The Practice of the Essence of Tantric Teaching. Book Condition : Near Fine; gift inscription in pencil inside front cover, no other markings; minimal wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Buddhism and Christianity ; some bridges of understanding King, Winston L.
Philadelphia, PA Westminster Press 1986 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An outgrowth of conversations with Buddhists from largely the Hinayana, or Thervadan, tradition, and the author's understanding of Christianity (preface). First edition, yellow cloth board with stamped illustration and spine titles. Condition: Good; ex-seminary library, binding sound and cover overall very nice; occasional pencil checkmarks or margin lines in chapter 3 (Love), label on cover, bookplate inside, cataloging pencilling around t.p. Little wear to cover, some very light smudges, some spots on back cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 5: The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary Thomas Cleary (translator)
Boston MA Shambhala Publications 2005 1590302222 / 9781590302224 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Anthology contains Cleary's translations of the Dhammapada; The Buddhist I Ching; Stopping and Seeing: A Comprehensive Course in Buddhist Meditation; Entry Into the Inconceivable: An Introduction to Hua-Yen Buddhism; and, Buddhist Yoga: A Comprehensive Course. Book Condition: Good; margin notes to c. 5% of pages; light curling to cover edge; bar code inside rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Thus Have I Heard: The Long Discourses of the Buddha - Digha Nikaya (A Wisdom Intermediate Book - White Series) Walshe, Maurice, Translated by
London, England Wisdom Publications 1987 0861710304 / 9780861710300 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Translation from the Pali of the Digha Nikaya, 34 sutras purported to be teachings given by Siddhartha Gautama. Includes sutras on mindfulness, Concentration, Wisdom, Morality, Dependent Origination, and more. 648 pp. imcluding 11 b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light yellowing around cover edges. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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