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General Buddhism

Founded in India by Siddhartha Gautama, Buddhism has thrived in the East for more than 2,500 years—and has been steadily gaining adherents in the West in the last century or so. While our catalog offers many dharma books that spring from specific lineages, such as Tibetan Kagyu or Japanese Soto Zen, the books you’ll find below offer a more general approach to the Buddhist view.

Interested, but not sure where to start? Visit our Expert Picks, where author and noted blogger Reverend Danny Fisher offers some recommendations.

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  1. The Buddha Walks into a Bar . . .

    The Buddha Walks into a Bar . . .

    A Guide to Life for a New Generation

    • by
    • Lodro Rinzler
    This isn’t your grandmother’s book on meditation. It’s about integrating that “spiritual practice” thing into a life that includes beer, sex, and a boss who doesn’t understand you. It’s about making a difference in yourself and making a difference in your world—whether you’ve got everything figured out yet or not. Lodro Rinzler is a bright and funny young teacher with a knack for showing how the Buddhist teachings can have… Read More

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    $14.95
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  2. Smile at Fear

    Smile at Fear

    A Retreat with Pema Chodron on Discovering Your Radiant Self-Confidence

    • by
    • Pema Chodron,
    • Carolyn Rose Gimian
    We all have fears, but when we look closely at them, we discover that behind each fear resides a basic fear of ourselves. We’re afraid to look at our habitual styles of thinking and behaving because we might not always like what we see. Ironically it is this fear of honest self-reflection that keeps us trapped in patterns of stress and discontentment. Here is a vision for moving beyond… Read More

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  3. Smile at Fear

    Smile at Fear

    A Retreat with Pema Chodron on Discovering Your Radiant Self-Confidence

    • by
    • Pema Chodron,
    • Carolyn Rose Gimian
    We all have fears, but when we look closely at them, we discover that behind each fear resides a basic fear of ourselves. We’re afraid to look at our habitual styles of thinking and behaving because we might not always like what we see. Ironically, it is this fear of honest self-reflection that keeps us trapped in patterns of stress and discontentment. Here is a vision for moving beyond this… Read More

    DVD
    $29.95
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