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Buddha  9 To 5: The Eightfold Path to Enlightening Your Workplace and Improving Your Bottom LineManagers and employees are seeking a new vision for today’s workplace – one that balances best practices and the bottom line. Based on the Buddhist practice of the Eightfold Path, “Buddha: 9 to 5” provides managers with a hands-on set of tools to reawaken themselves, their employees and their companies. The results is enlivened workplace that is positive, productive and innovative. It shows readers how to apply the Buddhist concepts of intention, mindfulness and right action to business – and re…

Buddha, Vol. 6: AnandaIn the sixth volume of manga visionary Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha, the devil Mara possesses the bandit Ananda, half-brother of Devadatta, in an effort to eliminate the Buddha. A ruthless killer who is impervious to physical harm, Ananda will retain the devil’s favor only if he spurns his love interest.When Ananda and his bandit buddy attack the Fire Shrine of the Brahmin brothers Kassapa, it is none other than the Awakened One who happens by. Buddha must confront his eternal enemy, Mara, before he ca…

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond YourselfWhat would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul—now a #1 New York Times bestseller—offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.Whether this is your first exploration of inner space, or you’ve devoted your life to the inward journey, this book will transform your relationship with yourself and the world around you. You’ll discover what you can do to put an …

The Buddha's DiamondsAfter a storm engulfs his village, a Vietnamese boy has glimmers of a new calling in this spare middle-grade novel written with authenticity and grace.Every day, Tinh heads out to sea with his father to catch fish for their family and the market. While he may miss his simple life, flying kites with other children on the beach, Tinh is proud to work alongside Ba. Then a fierce storm strikes, and Ba entrusts Tinh to secure the family vessel, but the boy panics and runs away. It will take courage…

Buddha Mind in Contemporary ArtBuddha Mind in Contemporary Art documents the growing presence of Buddhist perspectives in contemporary culture. This shift began in the nineteenth century and is now pervasive in many aspects of everyday experience. In the arts especially, the increasing importance of process over product has promoted a profound change in the relationship between artist and audience. But while artists have been among the most perceptive interpreters of Buddhism in the West, art historians and critics have been …

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya (The Teachings of the Buddha)Like the River Ganges flowing down from the Himalayas, the entire Buddhist tradition flows down to us from the teachings and deeds of the historical Buddha, who lived and taught in India during the fifth century B.C.E. To ensure that his legacy would survive the ravages of time, his direct disciples compiled records of the Buddha’s teachings soon after his passing. In the Theravada Buddhist tradition, which prevails in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia, these records are regarded as the definitive “w…

The Cat Who Went to HeavenThis is the story of a little cat who came to the home of a poor Japanese artist, and, by humility and devotion, brought him good fortune….

Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha: An Unusually Hardcore Dharma BookThe very idea that the teachings can be mastered will arouse controversy within Buddhist circles. Even so, Ingram insists that enlightenment is an attainable goal, once our fanciful notions of it are stripped away, and we have learned to use meditation as a method for examining reality rather than an opportunity to wallow in self-absorbed mind-noise. Ingram sets out concisely the difference between concentration-based and insight (vipassana) meditation; he provides example practices; and most im…

I Once Was a Monkey: Stories Buddha ToldA colorful introduction to Buddhist fablesA monkey, caught in a monsoon, finds shelter in a cave amid the rubble of a temple. The monkey is not alone. A lion, a jackal, a turtle, and a dove bicker in the cramped space, until a statue of Buddha comes to life. “Hush, children, hush.” Buddha says. “I will tell you a story to pass the time.” From the tale of the clever monkey outwitting a hungry crocodile to that of a bird and turtle rescuing a friend, the six amusing parables told by the Buddha wil…