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1. Buddhaliography: Pema Chodron
Pema Chodron is the cover girl for the November issue of Shambhala SunSpace. There's an interesting Pema Chodron bio piece in the issue called Becoming Pema.
Nice pic of a 20-something Deirdre . . . you can see Pema peeking out at you.
Check PemaChodron.org and Wikipedia for more about her li...
2. Buddhaliography: 10 New Buddhist Book Releases
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:54:24
The bestselling new & future releases in Buddhism. Check this lens every couple of weeks for updates. Chao Chou's looking for more significant trends than the noise produced by "hourly updates".
Not to be out done by computer computations, he's kicked in his own 2 bits by starting a hot list of ...
3. Buddhaliography: Heart Sutra
culture-and-society - Fri, 05 Mar 2010 04:32:50
Poisonous words. Utter one word. Breath one breath of a sound and it's done. All the 84,000 sutras, shastras, codes and dharmas are spoken. When boil Buddha down. Pack him tight. This is what you have . . . the heart. Great wisdom far beyond delusive thinking. More conventionally we would say: Th...
4. Buddhaliography: 10 Most Gifted Buddhist Books
culture-and-society - Thu, 04 Mar 2010 22:52:32
Ok, 10's just a made up number. Here are a few authors that you can not go wrong with: Dalai Lama, Pema Chodron, Shunryu Suzuki and Thich Nhat Hanh. These bestselling favorites have way more than just 10 books between them.
Books are always good. If I get one I don't want . . . well I just pass ...
5. Buddhaliography: Buddha Walking the Walk
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 04 Mar 2010 22:36:56
Dress alike. Follow each other around. Live codified regimented lives. Value ethical behavior, disciple, selflessness and duty.
Sounds like a monk. Sounds like a soldier.
Frank Zappa had a point when he said, "Don't kid yourselves boys and girls, you're all wearing uniforms." Even lay people as...
6. Buddhaliography: 10 Most Wished For Buddhist Books
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 13 Oct 2009 01:26:08
Items Amazon customers added to Wish Lists and registries most often in Buddhism. Check this lens every couple of weeks for updates. Chao Chou's looking for more significant trends than the noise produced by "hourly updates".
If your wondering what your Buddhist leaning friend, neighbor, relativ...
7. Buddhaliography: Claude AnShin Thomas
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 24 Sep 2009 01:05:20
The picture here and the one below is of the same fellow. Claude as a young warrior in Vietnam and AnShin as a Zen priest. Between these snaps of frozen time there's an amazing story. The torment of childhood and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Healing. Self-realization.
Presently he's engaged i...
8. Buddhaliography: Dead Style Jakugo
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 04 Mar 2010 23:04:47
Traditional Rinzai Zen koan practice includes the use of jakugo or capping phrases. Once you've made a presentation of the koan that's accepted by your Zen master you must provide a capping phrase that points to the heart of the koan.
Old school requires scanning the Zenrin kushu (Zen Sangha Ver...
9. Buddhaliography: 10 New Zen Buddhist Book Releases
Music - Wed, 03 Mar 2010 17:10:22
The bestselling new & future releases in Zen. Check this lens every couple of weeks for updates. Chao Chou's looking for more significant trends than the noise produced by "hourly updates". Not to be out done by computer computations, he's kicked in his own 2 bits by starting a hot list o...
10. Buddhaliography: Bestsellers in Buddhism
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 13 Feb 2010 00:40:56
Money talks. Here's what people have been spending their limited resources on when picking up Buddha books.
This is more of a window into the collective mind than a list of must have books. Scan on down. Stop to read a review or two. Get a feel of time's pulse.
Who knows? You may eve...
11. Buddhaliography: Zen and the Art of . . .
culture-and-society - Fri, 20 Nov 2009 20:20:32
It's amazing how vast a concept Zen has become. What used to be a Japanese Buddhist term has morphed into this collection of pop consciousness. At the very least you'll find silly zen, serious zen, trendy zen, zen cool, zen chic, uber zen, tasty zen zen. Zanny Zen.
The Urban Dictionary ...
12. Buddhaliography: Zen for Beginners
Entertainment - Wed, 28 Oct 2009 21:40:34
This is the most fun book. Comic book? A serious work? Actually, it's a little bit of both. Informative writing and delightful illustrations document the story of Zen from its impact on Chinese and Japanese culture to its influences on American writers such as Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and Gar...
books-poetry-writing - Fri, 28 Aug 2009 22:42:58
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