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  • Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will

    Agentless Agency?

    Edited by Rick Repetti

    Throughout the history of Buddhism, little has been said prior to the Twentieth Century that explicitly raises the question whether we have free will, though the Buddha rejected fatalism and some Buddhists have addressed whether karma is fatalistic. Recently, however, Buddhist and Western…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

    By Various

    This eleven-volume set gathers together some essential texts on Zen Buddhism. They range from newly-translated sixteenth-century documents from a Japanese temple to a modern work on the usefulness of Zen precepts in the ‘helping professions’ of medicine and the social services. Works also detail…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • The Matter of Zen

    A Brief Account of Zazen

    By Paul Wienpahl

    This book, first published in 1964, concerns the practice of Zen Buddhism. The practice is a particular form of meditation. In Japan, the only country in which it is any longer seriously pursued, the practice is called zazen. The author directs attention to zazen because it is being overlooked in…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Zen and Confucius in the Art of Swordsmanship

    The 'Tengu-geijutsu-ron' of Chozan Shissai

    By Reinhard Kammer

    The sword has played an important role in the Japanese consciousness since ancient times. The earliest swords, made of bronze or stone, were clearly, by their design and form, used for ritualistic purposes rather than as weapons. Later, swords were associated only with the warrior class, and lack…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Buddhist Writings on Meditation and Daily Practice

    The Serene Reflection Tradition. Including the complete Scripture of Brahma's Net

    This book, first published in 1994, is a compendium of new translations of certain works regarded as fundamental texts in the Serene Reflection Buddhist Tradition (Soto Zen). All the texts were in Chinese, either as original works or as translations from Sanskrit. Several of them are central to the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • The Wild, White Goose

    The Diary of a Female Zen Priest

    By Rōshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett

    This book, first published as two volumes in 1977 and 1978, was published purely for the purpose of showing how Buddhist training was done by the Reverend Jiyu-Kennett in the Far East. The material for the book was taken from diaries covering eight years spent by the author in Far Eastern temples,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Zen is Eternal Life

    By Rōshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett

    This book, first published as Selling Water by the River in 1972, is a practical and inspirational manual for all who wish to practice Zen. Roshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett, the founder and former abbess of Shasta Abbey, expertly combines an introduction to the basic tenets of Buddhism with original…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Encounters in Yoga and Zen

    Meetings of Cloth and Stone

    By Trevor Leggett

    This book, first published in 1982, collects a fascinating selection from the many traditional Japanese and Indian stories used by teachers in the Eastern spiritual schools to assist students in their training. The author, who spent many years training in both yoga and Zen, has collected the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • A First Zen Reader

    By Trevor Leggett

    When Zen Buddhism crossed from China to Japan in the twelfth century, it entered a phase of development that was not only to inspire a magnificent range of artistic achievement but also to exert a tremendous influence upon Japanese life itself and, eventually, to bring to the attention of the West…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • Lotus Lake Dragon Pool

    Musings in Yoga and Zen

    By Trevor Leggett

    This book, first published in 1994, brings together the rich and complementary traditions of yoga and Zen. The lessons they contain serve always to guide and inform, never to lecture or preach. From accounts of long-ago kings and sages to stories of contemporary businessmen and students come…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

  • The Tiger's Cave

    Translations of Japanese Zen Texts (Second Zen Reader)

    By Trevor Leggett

    The Japanese texts translated here give a fascinating picture of actual Zen life – the life of the traditional temple training, with many stories and a number of historical incidents connected with Zen masters. The main text is the important commentary by a contemporary Soto Zen abbot on the Heart…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Zen Buddhism

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