Introduction to Buddhist Esoterism by Benoytosh Bhattacharyya

By Benoytosh Bhattacharyya

Despite the ordinary view opposed to Tantricism and Tantric literature, Hindus more often than not are within the grip of this very Tantra of their way of life, customs and usages with the entire attendant reliable and evil. the current paintings investigates and locations earlier than the students a dispassionate account of the Tantras typically and Buddhist Tantras specifically. the writer strains its beginning to primitive magic and its improvement. Narrating the increase of Vajrayana and its place of birth, in addition to the Tantras and Mantras Buddhism has given to the area, he documents the money owed of famous authors. goals and gadgets, the best tenets, the strategy for worship are elaborated including an outline of the Buddhist deities and its Pantheon. The impact of Buddhist Tantraicism on Hinduism is logically evaluated. comprises Index and illustrations.

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Levinas: Chinese and Western Perspectives by Chung?Ying Cheng(eds.)

By Chung?Ying Cheng(eds.)

Major chinese language and Western philosophers paintings along each other to discover the writings of 1 of the 20th century’s such a lot puzzling and unique moral and metaphysical thinkers.

  • Comparative dialogue of Levinas on phenomenology, ethics, metaphysics and political philosophy inside ecu philosophy and with chinese language philosophy
  • Innovative debts of Levinasian topics of surpassing phenomenology, post-Heideggerian philosophy, the philosophy of saintliness, transcendence and immanence, time and sensibility, wish, dying, political philosophy, the topic, and the distance of communicativity

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Vijnanabhairava or Divine Consciousness by Jaideva Singh

By Jaideva Singh

Vijnanabhairava is a truly old booklet on Yoga. It studiously eschews mechanical worship, exterior rites and ceremonies and is going on to the center of the matter of the union of human attention with the Divine. there is not any theoretical dialogue within the booklet. It describes 112 kinds of Yoga every one of that's a necessary gem delineating the mystic method of the Divine. For this objective, it makes complete use of all of the elements of human life-prana, manas, mind's eye and instinct.

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Universal Compassion: A Commentary to Bodhisattva Chekhawa's by Kelsang Gyatso

By Kelsang Gyatso

Constructing unconditional love and compassion for all residing beings is the guts of Buddhist perform. The strong equipment of educating the brain printed during this booklet, which advisor us in the direction of a common compassion, were used for hundreds of years to unravel day-by-day difficulties or even psychological and actual ailments. during this extremely popular rationalization of the distinguished Mahayana Buddhist textual content, education the brain in Seven issues, Geshe Kelsang additionally explains with excellent readability how all lifestyles occasions, even the main tricky, might be reworked into possibilities for religious improvement, and offers us with an imperative spouse for our daily existence.

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A Western Approach to Zen by Christmas Humphreys

By Christmas Humphreys

Satori is a degree alongside the way in which, a gateless gate that needs to be entered at the route to enlightenment. With profound concept and consummate compassion, the founding father of the Buddhist Society in London invitations critical scholars of non secular evolution to take advantage of Western suggestions to accomplish satori, the event of team spirit and divinity in all points of being. Humphreys refocuses the knowledge of Zen for the Western reader and illuminates the onerous route to enlightenment.

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Ruthless Compassion: Wrathful Deities in Early Indo-Tibetan by Rob Linrothe

By Rob Linrothe

     Buddhists think that the wrathful spirits signify inherent features of our personal, and that meditating on them can transmute the in a different way malevolent aspects of our personal natures into confident traits and activities. The wrathful deities additionally supply priceless clues as to the early improvement of esoteric Buddhism in India, approximately which few early texts continue to exist. via cautious exam of a big physique of pictures in addition to Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Indic texts, this lavishly illustrated quantity lines the evolution of the varieties and the unfolding importance of the wrathful deity in esoteric Buddhist sculpture.

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Einstein and Buddha: The Parallel Sayings by Thomas J. McFarlane, Wes Nisker

By Thomas J. McFarlane, Wes Nisker

Provocative, stimulating, and insightful, Einstein and Buddha issues to the far-reaching and profound parallels among Western clinical concept and japanese faith. those remarkably comparable disciplines contact at the crucial nature of strength and topic, the connection among topic and item, and the boundaries of language in figuring out and describing truth. The shared understandings converse a deep universal flooring on either the character of the universe and our position in it.

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