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1 Edward Conze
Buddhism: Its Essence and Development
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 812150905X / 9788121509053; Reprint; Paperback; New; 
Buddhism is an Eastern form of spirituality. Its doctrine, in its basic assumptions, is identical with many other teachings all over the world, teachings which may be called 'mystical'. The present book, which was the first comprehensive work on Buddhism in English, represents author's lectures delivered at St. Peter's Hall, Oxford, and covers the whole range of Buddhist thought. Printed Pages: 226. 026969

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2 Edward Conze
Buddhist Meditation
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8121507812 / 9788121507813; Third Indian Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Meditational practices constitute the very core of Buddhist approach to life; meditation is the heartbeat of the religion. The ultimate aim of Buddhist meditation is Enlightenment, or the state of Nirvana. The Nirvana leads to detachment of soul from the body, making it imperceptible to worldly pains and pleasures, and bringing in a sense of selfishness. The book discusses all the aspects of Buddhist meditation, it's by products; methods of Buddhist meditation, its techniques leading to trance and eventually to the state of blissful wisdom. Printed Pages: 183. 026971

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3 Edward Conze
Buddhist Texts Through the Ages: ed. In collaboration with I.B. Homer, D. Snellgrove and A. Waley
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8121505747 / 9788121505741; Fourth Impression; Hard Cover; New; New; 
A comprehensive anthology of Buddhist texts was never before attempted. The documents were distributed over so many languages that no one person could aim in knowing them all. Even where English translations of Buddhist texts existed, they were in most cases carried out at a time when the particular idiom of these texts was only imperfectly understood. Only in recent years has it become possible to translate accurately these texts. Present work was originally published in 1954 under the same name and was the first work in English for the Mahayana texts, Tantras and texts from China and Japan translated from the originals. Printed Pages: 322. 026970

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4 Edward Conze
Buddhist Thought in India
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8121507227 / 9788121507226; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book sets out to discuss and interpret the main themes of Buddhist thought in India. The emphasis throughout is on those aspects of the doctrine that appear to be indubitably true or significant. An attempt has been made at furthering the understanding, as distinct from the bare knowledge, thus instead of stringing together a lot of quotations, lucid explanations have been used to bring forth the doctrines of Buddhist faith. Thus, in presenting Buddhist philosophy as an intelligible, plausible and valid system, the author has not lost sight of its function as a spiritual method designed to win emancipation from the world. The author has also made an attempt to contribute to philosophical thought, by providing a framework upon which a philosophical system can be built which is as valid, cogent and coherent as those based on modern science. Printed Pages: 302. 037323

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5 Edward Conze (Tr.)
The Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines and its Verse Summary
Sri Satguru Publications; Delhi, India; 1994; 8170304059 / 9788170304050; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
After the Torah, the Koran and the Gospels, the Indian literature of The Perfection of WISDOM ' has had the greatest impact on the religious consciousness of mankind. Its composition extended for over seven hundred years, and here we offer the reader the first two works which were composed in South India between 100 B.C. and A.D. 100. These documents are not only indispensable to those who wish to understand the mentality of the East, they still carry a potent spiritual message; and those who desire to diminish their personal worries by the disciplined contemplation of spiritual; thought could make no better choice.Printed Pages: 351. 101130

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6 Edward Conze
The Prajnaparamita Literature
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8121509920 / 9788121509923; Fourth Impression; Hard Cover; New; New; 
The literature on Prajnaparamita, vast, deep and vital to an understanding of the Mahayana. It has so far been neglected by the European scholars. With the aim of facilitating the study, the author has set out a certain amount of information about it. Thus this handbook records for the use of scholars the very limited knowledge acquired during the last century. Printed Pages: 146. 032703

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7 Edward Conze
Thirty Years of Buddhist Studies
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8121509602 / 9788121509602; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 
Dr. Conze, widely known as a leading Buddhist scholar through his many publications (among them Buddhism: Its Essence and Development, which has become a classic), has published during the thirty years of his working life a great number of important articles which are scattered over many periodicals difficult or almost impossible to obtain. To meet a growing demand for the most important of these articles to be re-published we are presenting this volume which contains both translations and original essays: the indispensable report on Recent Progress in Buddhist Studies; the survey of Mahayana Buddhism which is still the only account based on the actual sources; the comparisons of Buddhist and European philosophy; the essay on Buddhist Saviours. The remaining articles deal with the Prajnaparamita on which the author is the leading authority in the West. The translations included will be specially welcome because reliable English translations of Buddhist texts are still rare. Thus this volume will be invaluable and indispensable for all students of religion and philosophy. Printed Pages: 286. 026151

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