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Buddhist bibliography latest update

by Roger Garin-Michaud

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Warning : the new symbol does not mean that these are necessarily new publications but only that they are publications newly included in this bibliography.

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  1. newAbhisamayalamkara with Vrtti and Aloka - Vol. 4, by Arya Vimuktisena (Author), Haribhadra (Author), Gareth Sparham (Translator), Hardcover: 358 pages Publisher: Jain Pub Co (November 1, 2011) Amazon
  2. newAdvaita Vedanta and Zen Buddhism: Deconstructive Modes of Spiritual Inquiry, (Continuum Studies in Eastern Philosophies) by Leesa S. Davis, Paperback: 246 pages Publisher: Continuum (December 22, 2011) Amazon
  3. newConception of Buddhist Nirvana, by Theodore Stcherbatsky, Hardcover: 282 pages Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Pub; 1 edition (November 8, 2011) Amazon
  4. newEnlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China, by Jiang Wu, Paperback: 480 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (December 1, 2011) Amazon
  5. newBringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are, by Jack Kornfield, Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Shambhala (December 6, 2011) Amazon MB
  6. newJataka stories: translated from the Pali (six volumes in three parts), by E.B. Cowell, Hardcover Publisher: Asian Educational Services reprint (November 11, 2011) Amazon MB
  7. newKing of the Dharma: The Illustrated Life Of Je Tsongkapa, Teacher Of The First Dalai Lama, by Lama Christie Mcnally (Author), Gesha Michael Roach (Author), Hardcover 472 pages Publisher: Diamond Cutter (November 16, 2011) Amazon
  8. newKing of the Dharma: The Illustrated Life Of Je Tsongkapa, Teacher Of The First Dalai Lama, by Lama Christie Mcnally (Author), Gesha Michael Roach (Author), Paperback: 472 pages Publisher: Diamond Cutter, Csi (December 16, 2011) Amazon
  9. newMeditations of a Buddhist Skeptic: A Manifesto for the Mind Sciences and Contemplative Practice, by B. Alan Wallace, Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Columbia University Press (November 29, 2011) Amazon
  10. newEssential Mind Training, by Thubten Jinpa, Paperback: 296 pages Publisher: Wisdom Publications (November 22, 2011) Amazon
  11. newJamgon Mipam: His Life and Teachings, by Jamgon Mipam, Douglas Duckworth (Author and translator), Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Shambhala (December 20, 2011) Amazon
  12. newA Clear Mirror: The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master, by Traktung Dudjom Lingpa (Author), Chonyi Drolma (Translator), Lama Tharchin Rinpoche (Foreword), Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: North Atlantic Books (December 13, 2011) Amazon
  13. newReligion and Logic in Buddhist Philosophical Analysis, by Eli Franco (Editor), Birgit Kellner (Editor), Helmut Krasser (Editor), Horst Lasic (Editor), Paperback: 521 pages Publisher: Austrian Academy of Sciences (Dist) (November 30, 2011) Amazon
  14. newThe Six Perfections: Buddhism and the Cultivation of Character, by Dale Wright, Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (November 28, 2011) Amazon
  15. newSpeaking for Buddhas: Scriptural Commentary in Indian Buddhism, by Richard Nance, Hardcover: 312 pages Publisher: Columbia University Press (November 22, 2011) Amazon
  16. newCultivating Spirituality: A Modern Shin Buddhist Anthology, by Mark L. Blum (Editor), Robert F. Rhodes (Editor), Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr (November 2011) Amazon
  17. newThe Spread of Tibetan Buddhism in China: Charisma, Money, Enlightenment, (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism) by Dan Smyer Yu, Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (November 30, 2011) Amazon
  18. newThe hundred Tertons, by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye(Author), Yeshe Gyamtso (Translator), Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche (Foreword), Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: KTD Publications (November 25, 2011) Amazon
  19. newBuddhist Thought: A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition, by Paul Williams, Anthony Tribe, Alexander Wynne, Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (December 31, 2011) Amazon
  20. newA Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom: Complete Instructions on the Preliminary Practices, by Dudjom Rinpoche (Author), Padmakara Translation Group (Translator), Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Shambhala; 1 edition (November 8, 2011) Amazon
  21. newTsongkhapa's Praise for Dependent Relativity, by Geshe Graham Woodhouse (Translator), Paperback: 160 pages Publisher: Wisdom Publications (November 15, 2011) Amazon
  22. newWisdom Wide and Deep: A Practical Handbook for Mastering Jhana and Vipassana, by Shaila Catherine, Paperback: 456 pages Publisher: Wisdom Publications; 1 edition (November 15, 2011) Amazon
  23. newTibetan Yogas of Body, Speech, and Mind, by Tenzin Wangyal, Polly Turner (Editor), Paperback: 230 pages Publisher: Snow Lion Publications (November 16, 2011) Amazon
  24. newZen Questions: Zazen, Dogen, and the Spirit of Creative Inquiry, by Taigen Dan Leighton, Paperback: 276 pages Publisher: Wisdom Publications (November 22, 2011) Amazon


  • Abh = Abhidharma
  • AOH = Acta Orientalia (Budapest)
  • AN = Anguttara Nikaya
  • BEFEO = Bulletin de l'Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient
  • CAJ = Central Asiatic Journal (Wiesbaden)
  • CNRS = Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • DN = Digha Nikaya
  • GOS = Gaekwad's Oriental Series Baroda
  • HJAS = Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies
  • HR = History of Religions
  • IAIC = International Academy of Indian Culture
  • IATS = International Association for Tibetan Studies
  • IHQ= Indian Historical Quarterly, Calcutta
  • IsMEO = Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente
  • JA = Journal Asiatique
  • JAOS = Journal of American Oriental Society
  • JAS = Journal of Asian Studies
  • JBORS = Journal of Bihar and Orissa Research Society Patna
  • JIABS = Journal of International Association of Buddhist Studies
  • JRAS = Journal of Royal Asiatic Society, London
  • JRCAS = Journal of Royal Central Asiatic Society (London)
  • JTS = Journal of Tibet Society (Bloomington)
  • KN = Khuddaka Nikaya
  • LTWA = Library of Tibetan Works and Archives
  • MB= Motilal Banarsidass publisher
  • MCB= Mélanges Chinois et Bouddhiques (Publications de l'Institut Belge des Hautes Etudes Chinoises) à commander chez Peeters
  • MKB = Materialien zur Kundes Buddhismus, ed. Walleser, Leipzig & Heibelberg
  • MN = Majjhima Nikaya
  • NDDT = New Delhi reprint of Derge Tangyur
  • OUP=Oxford University Press
  • Peeters = Peeters Press, B.P. 41, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • RAA = Revue des Arts Asiatique Paris
  • RCAJ = Royal Central Asiatic Journal (formerly JRCAS)
  • RHR = Revue de l'Histoire des Religions
  • SBE=Sacred Books of East
  • SER = Serie Orientale Roma
  • SN = Samyutta Nikaya
  • SP = Sata-Pitaka Series
  • SUNY = State University of New York
  • TJ = Tibet Journal
  • TP = T'oung Pao, Leiden
  • TR = Tibetan Review
  • Vin = Vinaya
  • WSTB= Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde
  • ZAS = Zentralasiatische Studien 


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