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Product Description: The Life of Shabkar has long been recognized by Tibetans as one of the masterworks of their religious heritage. Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol devoted himself to many years of meditation in solitary retreat after his inspired youth and early training in the province of Amdo under the guidance of several extraordinary Buddhist masters...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791418352 | State Univ of New York Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $54.50 | About this edition: The Life of Shabkar has long been recognized by Tibetans as one of the masterworks of their religious heritage.

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9781559391542 | Snow Lion Pubns, February 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The Life of Shabkar has long been recognized by Tibetans as one of the masterworks of their religious heritage.
9780791418369 | State Univ of New York Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The Life of Shabkar has long been recognized by Tibetans as one of the masterworks of their religious heritage.

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A personal assistant to the late poet, scholar, and master of Tibetan Buddhism chronicles in words, photographs, and passages from Khyentse Rinpoche's writings, his journey with his mentor through Tibet, Bhutan, India, and Nepal.

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9780893816797 | Aperture, October 1, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A personal assistant to the late poet, scholar, and master of Tibetan Buddhism chronicles in words, photographs, and passages from Khyentse Rinpoche's writings, his journey with his mentor through Tibet, Bhutan, India, and Nepal.

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Product Description: The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it—from garden seeds to Scripture—is calamitously transformed on African soil...read more

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9780805241624 | Schocken Books, February 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Discuss consciousness, free will, the value of progress, the causes of war, and ways to approach living

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9780060933647, titled "The Poisonwood Bible" | Harpercollins, June 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | also contains The Poisonwood Bible | About this edition: The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.
9780805211030 | Reprint edition (Schocken Books, February 1, 2000), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Discuss consciousness, free will, the value of progress, the causes of war, and ways to approach living

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Product Description: Why is the practice guru yoga (union with the nature of the guru) so important? Because with the help of the outer teacher, the inner teacher (the true nature of our own mind) is discovered. This particular guru yoga is called "The Wish-fulfilling Jewel," and it is the outer practice of the guru from the Longchen Nyingtik revelation of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781559391214 | Snow Lion Pubns, December 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Why is the practice guru yoga (union with the nature of the guru) so important?

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Two recent winners of the World Press Photo Prize take readers on an historic journey into the heart of the Buddhist Himalayas, illuminating the sacred cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth taught amongst these soaring peaks snow-capped peaks. 10,000 first printing.

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9780810934894 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 16, 2002, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Two recent winners of the World Press Photo Prize take readers on an historic journey into the heart of the Buddhist Himalayas, illuminating the sacred cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth taught amongst these soaring peaks snow-capped peaks.

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Product Description: Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdröl (1781–1851) was a Tibetan yogi who spent many years in solitary meditation—after which he devoted the rest of his life to teaching, traveling throughout the Tibet region, gaining renown for the powerful teachings he freely gave to everyone he encountered...read more

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9781570629822 | 1 edition (Shambhala Pubns, October 1, 2002), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdröl (1781–1851) was a Tibetan yogi who spent many years in solitary meditation—after which he devoted the rest of his life to teaching, traveling throughout the Tibet region, gaining renown for the powerful teachings he freely gave to everyone he encountered.

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Product Description: In the midst of the devastation that has been wrought on their culture, the monk dancers in the Shechen monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, are devoted to preserving the sacred dances central to the Tantric tradition of Tibetan Buddhism...read more

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9781570629747 | 1 edition (Shambhala Pubns, October 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the midst of the devastation that has been wrought on their culture, the monk dancers in the Shechen monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, are devoted to preserving the sacred dances central to the Tantric tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Product Description: The Jewel Ornament of Liberation is regarded by all Tibetan Buddhist schools as one of the most inspiring and comprehensive works of the tradition. Written by Gampopa (born 1079 CE), the main spiritual son of the great hermit Milarepa, this important text lays out the stages of the Buddhist path and explains how an enlightened attitude is strengthened by practicing the six perfections of generosity, discipline, patience, exertion, meditation, and knowledge...read more

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9781590300121 | Shambhala Pubns, November 11, 2003, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The Jewel Ornament of Liberation is regarded by all Tibetan Buddhist schools as one of the most inspiring and comprehensive works of the tradition.

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A fascinating dialogue between the Dalai Lama and a group of leading international scientists and philosophers unites cutting-edge research in education, psychology, and neuroscience with Buddhist practice to discuss how to cope with, transform, and eliminate negative emotions. Reprint.
By Richard J. Davidson (contributor), Paul Ekman (contributor), Owen Flanagan (contributor), Daniel Goleman, Mark Greenberg (contributor) and Matthieu Ricard (contributor)

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9780553381054 | Reprint edition (Bantam Dell Pub Group, March 1, 2004), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A dialogue between the Dalai Lama and a group of scientists and philosophers unites research in education, psychology, and neuroscience with Buddhist practice to discuss how to cope with, transform, and eliminate negative emotions.

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Product Description: Photographer Manuel Bauer has photographed the Dalai Lama for years. The privileged access granted him by His Holiness and his entourage have enabled Bauer to offer us these powerful images, oscillating between the spiritual and the personal, the public and the intimate, the epic and the anecdotal...read more

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9783039390069 | Scalo Verlag Ac, May 28, 2005, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Photographer Manuel Bauer has photographed the Dalai Lama for years.

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Combining science and spirit, a cell biologist turned Buddhist monk blends new scientific research with traditional Western philosophy to reveal how readily attainable happiness is.

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9780316057837 | Little Brown & Co, April 12, 2006, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A molecular biologist turned Buddhist monk draws on both Eastern and Western teachings to offer insight into how to develop one's internal self for true happiness, in a guide that covers such topics as the fundamental pursuit of a meaningful life, developing new patterns of interaction with the outside world, and meditation.

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9781843545583 | New edition (Atlantic Books, January 11, 2007), cover price $16.50 | About this edition: A molecular biologist turned Buddhist monk, described by scientists as "the happiest man alive," demonstrates how to develop the inner conditions for true happiness.
9780316167253 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, January 5, 2007), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A molecular biologist turned Buddhist monk draws on both Eastern and Western teachings to offer insight into how to develop one's internal self for true happiness, in a guide that covers such topics as the fundamental pursuit of a meaningful life, developing new patterns of interaction with the outside world, and meditation.

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9781591795551 | Unabridged edition (Sounds True, February 1, 2007), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Combining science and spirit, a cell biologist-turned-Buddhist monk blends new scientific research with traditional Western philosophy to reveal how readily attainable happiness is.

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Product Description: In these inspiring teachings on how to open the heart, a contemporary Tibetan Buddhist master shows us how to change our self-centered attitude and develop concern for the well-being of others. He teaches that when we acknowledge our own wish for happiness, we realize that all beings wish for the same...read more

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9781590304402 | Shambhala Pubns, June 12, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In these inspiring teachings on how to open the heart, a contemporary Tibetan Buddhist master shows us how to change our self-centered attitude and develop concern for the well-being of others.

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Matthieu Ricard, a photographer and Buddhist monk, spent one year in retreat at the Pema Osel Hermitage (the place of the lotus of light) near Kathmandu. This work features photographs taken from the hermitage's terrace and surroundings that bears witness to nature's harmony mixing intimately with the peacefulness of meditation.
By Matthieu Ricard (photographer)

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9780500543528 | Thames & Hudson, April 1, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Matthieu Ricard, a photographer and Buddhist monk, spent one year in retreat at the Pema Osel Hermitage (the place of the lotus of light) near Kathmandu.

A Buddhist monk trained as a molecular biologist and a leading astrophysicist raised as a Buddhist explore the connections between the traditional teachings of Buddhism and the theories of modern-day science.

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9780609608548 | Crown Pub, December 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A Buddhist monk trained as a molecular biologist and a leading astrophysicist raised as a Buddhist explore the connections between the traditional teachings of Buddhism and the theories of modern-day science.

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9781400080793 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, October 26, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In an incisive dialog, a Buddhist monk trained as a molecular biologist and a leading astrophysicist raised as a Buddhist explore the interconnections that exist between the traditional teachings of Buddhism and the theories of modern-day science as they share new thoughts on the relationship between science and religion.

Miscellaneous:

9780307566126 | Crown Pub, February 4, 2009, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Wherever he goes, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is asked to explain what meditation is, how it is done, and what it can achieve. In this elegant, authoritative, and entirely accessible book, he sets out to answer these questions. Although meditation is a lifelong process even for the wisest, Why Meditate? demonstrates that by practicing it on a daily basis we can change our understanding of ourselves and the world around us...read more

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9781401926632, titled "Why Meditate?: Working With Thoughts and Emotions" | Pap/com edition (Hay House Inc, September 1, 2010), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Wherever he goes, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is asked to explain what meditation is, how it is done, and what it can achieve.

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Matthieu Ricard has lived in Nepal for over thirty years. During this time he has forged close ties with some of Buddhism's greatest spiritual masters, from Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, for whom he is the official French interpreter. This work records his experiences in about 200 colour photographs, accompanied by text.

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9780500543320 | Thames & Hudson, April 1, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Presents a photographic tribute to Buddhist spirituality and culture, and offers insider depictions of the pilgrimages made by the great lamas of eastern Tibet and the lives of hermit monks in remote Kham.

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Product Description: Tras el exito de El monje y el filosofo, un autentico tratado de la felicidad, a la vez que una valiosa y convincente guia para nuestros individualismos carentes de puntos de referencia. Todos aspiramos a la felicidad, pero como encontrarla, conservarla e incluso definirla? A esta cuestion filosofica por excelencia, tratada por el pensamiento occidental con una mezcla de pesimismo y burla, Matthieu Ricard aporta la respuesta del budismo, una respuesta exigente pero tranquilizadora, optimista y accesible a todos...read more

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9788479537845 | Urano, April 30, 2012, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Tras el exito de El monje y el filosofo, un autentico tratado de la felicidad, a la vez que una valiosa y convincente guia para nuestros individualismos carentes de puntos de referencia.

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Product Description: “Color-drenched images . . . capture the vibrant rainbow palette of intricate Bhutanese weavings, ceremonial garb, painted pottery, and the ubiquitous wind-whipped prayer flags.” ―Passport Magazine Tucked away between China and India in the heart of the Himalayas, Bhutan remains a uniquely distinct country...read more

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9780500290446 | Thames & Hudson, October 15, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “Color-drenched images .

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Product Description: Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche inspired Matthieu Ricard to create this anthology by telling him that “when we come to appreciate the depth of the view of the eight great traditions [of Tibetan Buddhism] and also see that they all lead to the same goal without contradicting each other, we think, ‘Only ignorance can lead us to adopt a sectarian view...read more

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9781611800395 | 1 edition (Shambhala Pubns, June 25, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche inspired Matthieu Ricard to create this anthology by telling him that “when we come to appreciate the depth of the view of the eight great traditions [of Tibetan Buddhism] and also see that they all lead to the same goal without contradicting each other, we think, ‘Only ignorance can lead us to adopt a sectarian view.

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Product Description: Advice and encouragement from a leading spiritual teacher and popular author on how to approach the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism.For anyone interested in Buddhist practice and philosophy, this book gives detailed instruction and friendly and inspiring advice for those embarking on the Tibetan Buddhist path in earnest...read more
By Matthieu Ricard (foreword by), Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Helen Tworkov (contributor)

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9781611801217 | Snow Lion Pubns, July 8, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Advice and encouragement from a leading spiritual teacher and popular author on how to approach the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Product Description: A COLLECTION OF INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SCIENTISTS AND ECONOMISTS IN DIALOGUE WITH HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA, ADDRESSING THE NEED FOR A MORE ALTRUISTIC ECONOMYCan the hyperambitious, bottom-line-driven practices of the global economy incorporate compassion into the pursuit of wealth? Or is economics driven solely by materialism and self-interest? In Caring Economics, experts consider these questions alongside the Dalai Lama in a wide-ranging, scientific-based discussion on economics and altruism...read more

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9781250071224 | Picador USA, August 8, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A COLLECTION OF INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SCIENTISTS AND ECONOMISTS IN DIALOGUE WITH HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA, ADDRESSING THE NEED FOR A MORE ALTRUISTIC ECONOMYCan the hyperambitious, bottom-line-driven practices of the global economy incorporate compassion into the pursuit of wealth?

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Product Description: A COLLECTION OF INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SCIENTISTS AND ECONOMISTS IN DIALOGUE WITH HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA, ADDRESSING THE NEED FOR A MORE ALTRUISTIC ECONOMYCan the hyperambitious, bottom-line-driven practices of the global economy incorporate compassion into the pursuit of wealth? Or is economics driven solely by materialism and self-interest? In Caring Economics, experts consider these questions alongside the Dalai Lama in a wide-ranging, scientific-based discussion on economics and altruism...read more
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama (foreword by), Matthieu Ricard (editor) and Tania Singer (editor)

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9781250064127 | Picador USA, April 7, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A COLLECTION OF INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SCIENTISTS AND ECONOMISTS IN DIALOGUE WITH HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA, ADDRESSING THE NEED FOR A MORE ALTRUISTIC ECONOMYCan the hyperambitious, bottom-line-driven practices of the global economy incorporate compassion into the pursuit of wealth?

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Product Description: A prince must capture and bring back to his country a wily zombie—but will the zombie's magical powers prove too great for the prince? In this series of tales, a prince must capture and bring back to his country a zombie who is endowed with magical powers—but in order to succeed, he must keep himself from speaking even one word to the zombie...read more
By Matthieu Ricard (foreword by)

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9781611802061 | Italian edition edition (Shambhala Pubns, April 7, 2015), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A prince must capture and bring back to his country a wily zombie—but will the zombie's magical powers prove too great for the prince?

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Product Description: The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever.In Happiness, Matthieu Ricard demonstrated that true happiness is not tied to fleeting moments or sensations but is an enduring state of soul rooted in mindfulness and compassion for others...read more

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9781478958024, titled "Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $139.99 | About this edition: The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever.

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Product Description: Four men from diverse fields—a Buddhist monk, a psychiatrist, a philosophical-minded farmer, and a professor of medicine—unite for the first time to propose solutions to contemporary problems. After discussing and sharing ideas, each has contributed a chapter to the book, offering practical advice and paths towards transformative action to change the world...read more

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9788499884301, titled "Acción y meditación: Cambiarse a Sí Mismo Para Cambiar El Mundo" | Karios Editorial Sa, July 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Four men from diverse fields—a Buddhist monk, a psychiatrist, a philosophical-minded farmer, and a professor of medicine—unite for the first time to propose solutions to contemporary problems.

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