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  • 1.  

    Seven Years in Tibet

     By Heinrich Harrer [Paperback 1988]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days 'Vijay Seshadri's poems are wittily alive to everything, continually quick and surprising, expertly turned.' - Richard Wilbur Grave and witty, classical and contemporary, The Disappearances brings together the best of Vijay Seshadri's poetry, drawn from The Long Meadow (2004) and Wild Kingdom (1996). The award-winning poet, described as 'a writer...   more
  • 2.  

    Buddha

     By K Armstrong [Unknown]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days Karen Armstrong has been acclaimed for her scholarship and vision, in works The New York Times Book Review calls "penetrating, readable and prescient". Her rich, timely, highly original portrait of the Buddha explores both the archetypal religious icon and Buddha the man. Armstrong follows the Buddha -- born Siddhama Gotama...   more
  • 3.  

    Confession Of A Buddhist Atheist

     By Stephen Batchelor [Paperback 2011]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days Written with the same brilliance and boldness that made "Buddhism Without Beliefs" a classic, "Confession of a Buddhist Atheist" is Batchelor's account of his journey through Buddhism, which culminates in a groundbreaking new portrait of the historical Buddha. About the Book : In this groundbreaking portrait of the Buddha, former...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010 Paperback 2011
  • 4.  

    A to Z of Buddhism

     By Charles S Prebish [Paperback 2012]
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    Available. With a history spanning more than two-and-a-half millennia, and a geographic scatter that now encompasses the entire planet, Buddhism is one of humankind's most interesting religions, and often perceived to be one of its most mysterious. The A to Z of Buddhism provides a marvellous framework for an appreciative understanding...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2003 Paperback 2001
  • 5.  

    The Ajanta Caves: Ancient Paintings of Buddhist India

     By Benoy K Behl , Milo Cleveland Beach [Paperback 2005]
    Rs. 2,247 1,708 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days In 1819, a group of British soldiers on a hunting expedition chanced upon the Ajanta caves some 200 miles north east of Bombay. Ranging in date from the second century BC the sixth century AD, the exquisite Buddhist paintings and sculptures found there new rank among the world's most important...   more
  • 6.  

    Buddhism: A Short History

     By Edward Conze [Paperback 2008]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days In this authoritative guide, one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Buddhism provides a compact summary of the tradition's development, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama. Covering all the Buddhist schools from Mahayana to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is...   more
  • 7.  

    Bodh Gaya

     By Frederick M Asher [Paperback 2011]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days Located seven miles south of Gaya, is Bodh Gaya, one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage centres in the world. It was here under a banyan tree, the Bodhi tree, Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha, the enlightened one. Most important among these is the magnificent Mahabodhi...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2008
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    Bikrams Beginning Yoga Class

     By Bikram Choudhury , Bonnie Jones Reynolds , Julian Goldstein [Paperback 2000, 2nd Edition]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days The classic illustrated yoga guide by one of the world's most widely recognized yoga masters has now been revised and updated for the 21st century. Choudhury makes Hatha yoga fun, easy, and completely understandable. 160 photos. The classic illustrated yoga guide by one of the world's most widely recognized yoga...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2000 Paperback 2008
  • 9.  

    Jokhang: Tibets Most Sacred Buddhist Temple

     By Gyurme Dorje , Tashi Tsering , Heather Stoddard [Hardcover 2010]
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    Available. Ships Free to India in 15-18 days Lying at the center of an ancient network of Buddhist temples in the Great Temple of Lhasa, the Jokhang Temple is the heart of spiritual and economic life in Tibet. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the atmospheric focal point of Lhasa, from which bustling narrow lanes of commerce radiate...   more
  • 10.  

    Understanding Buddhism: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places

     By Malcolm David Eckel [Paperback 2010]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days Buddhism today is one of the fastest-growing faiths in North America. The reasons can be found here, in this comprehensive introduction to the history, practices, and beliefs of a religion that seeks the "Middle Way" between self-denying spirituality and the demands of everyday life....   more
  • 11.  

    South Asian Buddhism: A Survey

     By Stephen C Berkwitz [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 2,141 1,691 (21% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days South Asian Buddhism presents a comprehensive historical survey of the full range of Buddhist traditions throughout South Asia from the beginnings of the religion up to the present. Starting with narratives on the Buddhaa (TM)s life and foundational teachings from ancient India, the book proceeds to discuss the rise of...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2009
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    Ajanta

     By Arvind P Jamkhedkar [Hardbound 2009]
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    The Origins of Yoga and Tantra: Indic Religions to the Thirteenth Century

     By Geoffrey Samuel [Paperback 2008]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Yoga, tantra and other forms of Asian meditation are practised in modernized forms throughout the world today, but most introductions to Hinduism or Buddhism tell only part of the story of how they developed. This book is an interpretation of the history of Indic religions up to around 1200 CE,...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2008 Hardcover
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    The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal

     By Charles Allen [Paperback 2011]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days A tale fantastic tale of fading colonialism and a controversial piece of early Buddhist history....   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2009
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    Asoka, the Buddhist Emperor of India

     By Vincent Arthur Smith [Paperback 2010]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving,...   more
  • 16.  

    The Life of Hiuen- Tsiang

     By Samuel Beal [Paperback 2013]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days This book an EXACT reproduction of the original book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the...   more
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    Buddhist Stupas in South Asia: Recent Archaeological, Art- Historical, and Historical Perspectives

     By Akira Shimada , Jason Hawkes [Hardcover 2009]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days Bringing together the latest research on stupas in South Asia, this volume includes new conceptual paradigms as well as new approaches to monuments, sculpture, material culture, and textual interpretation. The collection utilizes archaeological, art historical and epigraphic evidence in broader cultural and historical frameworks to enrich our understanding, not only...   more
  • 18.  

    Teach Yourself Buddhism (Teach Yourself- General)

     By Clive Erricker [Paperback 2008, 1st Edition]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days Discover Buddhism and its role in our world Covering all aspects of this fascinating religion from the life of the Buddha and his teaching to the different Buddhist schools and the practicalities of pursuing a Buddhist way of life, "Teach Yourself Buddhism" is a comprehensive and informative guide. It explores...   more
  • 19.  

    A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism

     By John Powers [Unknown]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days The androgynous, asexual Buddha of contemporary popular imagination stands in stark contrast to the muscular, virile, and sensual figure presented in Indian Buddhist texts. In early Buddhist literature and art, the Buddha's perfect physique and sexual prowess are important components of his legend as the world's "ultimate man." He is...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2012 Hardcover 2009
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    Si- Yu- Ki: Buddhist Records of the Western World

     By Samuel Beal [Hardcover]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days About the Book: The Chinese Buddhist Pilgrims visited India during the early centuries of the Christian era. The Buddhist literature of China contains the records of their travels, the authenticity of which is vouchsafed by the fact that they embody the testimony of independent eye-witnessess as to the facts related...   more
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