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Karma and Rebirth Reconsidered By Jayarava
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A thorough reconsideration of the myths of the afterlife (rebirth) and just world (karma) in Buddhism. The book shows that from an evolutionary point of view such myths are understandable, but that... More > Buddhists have never produced a coherent theory of either that can stand scrutiny. Indeed we now know that neither myth is realistic and that there is no afterlife and the universe is not fair. However, as human beings we can live on in memory or leave works, and we can live ethically.< Less
Talking to the Kālāmas. 2nd Ed. By Jayarava
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A new translation of the Kālāma Sutta along with a commentary which explores the meaning of the text, and explodes some myths about it.
Visible Mantra: Visualising & Writing Buddhist Mantras By Jayarava
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The long awaited print version of the popular Buddhist mantra website: visiblemantra.org. This is a celebration of the visual forms of mantra and other varieties of sacred speech, drawing on... More > Buddhist traditions from India, China, Japan, and Tibet. The book includes all the mantras from the website, plus a few more. Each is presented in four scripts: Siddhaṃ (Bonji 梵字), Lantsa (aka Rañjana), Devanāgarī, and Tibetan (dbu can). Plus seed-syllables, dhāraṇī and Pāli chants. All accompanied by Jayarava's meticulously researched notes and comments, and background reading drawn from Jayarava's blog. An invaluable resource for Buddhist artists, calligraphers and practitioners.< Less
Pilgrimage Diary By Jayarava
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A personal account of my pilgrimage around the Buddhist holy sites in India in 2003/4.
Nāmapada: a guide to names in the Triratna Buddhist Order By Jayarava
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A guide to Sanskrit and Pali names used in the Triratna Buddhist Order. Definitions and etymologies for almost 500 words and affixes. Background on the Sanskrit and Pali languages and relevant points... More > of grammar and morphology.< Less