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A Manual of Abhidhamma, Being Abhidhammattha - Sangaha of Anuruddhagariya, Vol. I (Chaps. I-V), Edited in the Original Pali Text with English Translation and Explanatory Notes, Thera, Narada
1 A Manual of Abhidhamma, Being Abhidhammattha - Sangaha of Anuruddhagariya, Vol. I (Chaps. I-V), Edited in the Original Pali Text with English Translation and Explanatory Notes Thera, Narada
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1956 at Vajirarama, Colombo, Sri Lanka. One page corner has been clipped; text unaffected. Light creases to some page corners. Average wear and smudges to non-glossy cover. Printed on lightweight paper that is tanned with age but still legible. A few small rips to page margins. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. Great vintage reading / research copy. 276 pages; Index. Languages: Pali, with English translation. Keywords: religion, philosophy, spirituality, master, higher teaching, Buddha, Theravada, Buddhism, Buddhist, canon, consciousness. No ISBN. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A Selection of Jataka Tales, Siriwardene, Mahendra
2 A Selection of Jataka Tales Siriwardene, Mahendra
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover reprint published by The Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, Taiwan. No date stated; circa 1980s. Light wear to covers. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 103 pages; color illustrations. Language: English. Stories about Mahasara, Serivanija, Vannupatha, Candakinnara, Culla Sethi, Culladhanuggaha, Illisa, Tilamuthi, Namasiddhi, and Mahasilava. Keywords: religion, sacred, folklore, folk tale, legend, mythology, Buddhism, Buddhist, Bodhisatva. No ISBN. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Cinema Nirvana: Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies, Sluyter, Dean
3 Cinema Nirvana: Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies Sluyter, Dean
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1st printing 2005 Three Rivers Press. 1 page corner creased at bottom; spine uncreased. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 310 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'Movie fans and spiritual seekers, unite! In Cinema Nirvana, meditation teacher and award-winning film critic Dean Sluyter illuminates the hidden enlightenment teachings of Casablanca, Jaws, The Graduate, The Godfather, Memento, and ten other classic films, revealing spiritual wisdom in everything from 007's secret weapons to the colors of the Seven Dwarfs' eyes. So grab your popcorn, sit back, and prepare to have your mind opened. Cinema Nirvana is a funny but wise, practical but wildly entertaining guide to finding enlightenment-one movie at a time.'--from back cover. Keywords: spirituality, Buddhist, Buddhism, popular culture, criticism, Snow White, Truman Show, Goldfinger, Fistful of Dollars, Jailhouse Rock, Night at the Opera, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Big Sleep, Independence Day, Easy Rider. [code J] 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Inner Revolution: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Real Happiness, Thurman, Robert
4 Inner Revolution: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Real Happiness Thurman, Robert
Like New. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1998 Riverhead Books. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light store shelfwear to jacket. Gift-giving condition. 322 pages. Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Language: English. 'Thurman, author of Essential Tibetan Buddhism (1996), was the first Westerner to be ordained in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. He briefly describes his studies in India under the Dalai Lama's direction in the mid-1960s and his subsequent realization that without a Tibetan Buddhist community, he could not be a monk in the U.S. So he chose the next best thing, academia, and became a renowned Buddhist scholar. He is now convinced that we are entering a time of spiritual growth and that Buddhism is integral to this movement toward enlightenment. As he expounds on this observation, he places Buddhist thought firmly within historical and scientific contexts, explaining that Buddhism is not a religion but a scientific elucidation of causation and that learning to be free from self-obsession and negative emotions is the first step in a spiritual awakening. Thurman's lucid teachings infuse the concepts of liberty and happiness with cosmic significance and do much to illuminate the reasons for Buddhism's blooming in the West.'--Donna Seaman, Booklist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Avadhut and His Twenty-Four Teachers in Nature, Kindler, Babaji Bob
5 The Avadhut and His Twenty-Four Teachers in Nature Kindler, Babaji Bob
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover stated 1st edition 1999 SRV Associations. Only light wear. Superclean; no marks; covers and spine uncreased; pages bright; binding tight. 688 pages. Language: English. Includes Sanskrit Glossary. Cover art by Prem Durga Marisela Bracho. 'I, the Avadhut, roaming far and free, declare the Truth! ... To begin, I will tell you a powerful story of the 24 teachers who transmitted profound spiritual lessons to me.'--from back cover. Keywords: religion, spirituality, Buddhism, Hinduism, Hindu, Buddhist, Ekanta, Sarada, Ramakrishna, Vivekananda, Vedanta. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Book of Tibetan Elders: Life Stories and Wisdom of the Great Spiritual Masters of Tibet, Johnson, Sandy
6 The Book of Tibetan Elders: Life Stories and Wisdom of the Great Spiritual Masters of Tibet Johnson, Sandy
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1996 Riverhead Books. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Light wear to jacket. 282pp, B/W photos. Language: English. Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. 'Since the Chinese occupation of Tibet in 1959, the great masters of Tibetan Buddhism, including the Dalai Lama himself, have been in exile throughout the world. Attracted by their spiritual teachings, Johnson (The Book of Elders: The Life Stories and Wisdom of Great American Indians) set out for India to gather their stories and wisdom. In riveting accounts that are part travel guide and part spiritual autobiography, Johnson records the masters' teachings on compassion and enlightenment and at the same time discovers her own spiritual self-identity.'--Libray Journal. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 The Monastic Life: Pathway of the Buddhist Monk Roscoe, Gerald
Good. 
Paperback. Small, slim softcover 2000 Orchid Press, Bangkok. Light crease to spine; average scratches to cover. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 96 pages; Glossary. Language: English. Glossy black covers. 'What kind of men wear the Buddhist monastic robe? What motivates men to become monks? How does a man become ordained? Why do monks shave their head? ... These and other questions visitors to Thailand frequently ask about the monastic order are answered in this comprehensive book...'--from back cover. Keywords: religion, religious, Buddhism. [code J] 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Quest for Enlightenment, Prabhupada, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
8 The Quest for Enlightenment Prabhupada, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover 1997 Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. Glossy picture cover-- no dustjacket. Superclean; no marks; only light wear. 272pp. Language: English. From the publisher: 'At the dawn of time Brahma sat in trance, seeking inspiration to create the universe. Who am I? he wondered. Where have I come from? What should I do? Then the Supreme Being, Krishna, revealed Himself, flooding Brahma's heart with transcendental knowledge. Passed down since Brahma's time through an unbroken chain of gurus and disciples, that same profound knowledge is ours in The Quest for Enlightenment. The author of Quest is His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, whom scholars and spiritual leaders worldwide recognize as the most distinguished teacher of Indian culture and philosophy of the modern age. With his spiritual lineage reaching back through Brahma to Sri Krishna, Srila Prabhupada is uniquely qualified to present the timeless Vedic teachings on yoga, meditation, reincarnation, and self-realization that have helped countless seekers in their search for ultimate peace and happiness.' 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Zen: Way to Enlightenment, Enomiya-La Salle, H. M.
9 Zen: Way to Enlightenment Enomiya-La Salle, H. M.
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket 1968 Taplinger. Noticeable average edgewear to jacket. Very clean; no marks ; pages bright; binding tight. 126 pages. Language: English. Author was ordained Jesuit missionary working in Japan, wounded by the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima. 'Through many years of devotion to Zen discipline and from his personal experiences as a Catholic, grew [the author's] conviction that ... Zen could be helpful to anyone regardless of his religious conviction or denomination.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: religion, spirituality, meditation, Buddhism, Buddhist, Japanese, Za-Zen, meditate, meditating, breathing, Sixties, 1960s, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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