Buddhist Studies:

Buddha Dharma Education Association & BuddhaNet

Buddhism: A Select Bibliography

10. Other (dictionaries, biographies, autobiographies, and sundry other material)

Abe, Ryuichi and Peter Haskel, trans. Great Fool: Zen Master Ryokan-Poems, Letters, and Other Writings. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1996.
Ama Adhe. Ama Adhe: The Voice that Remembers-The Heroic Story of a Woman’s Fight to Free Tibet. Boston, MA: Wisdom, 1997.
Ani Pachen and Adelaide Donnelley. Sorrow Mountain: The Journey of a Tibetan Warrior Nun. London: Kodansha Int’l., 2000.
Avedon, John F. In Exile from the Land of Snows: The Definitive Account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet Since the Chinese Conquest. New York: HarperCollins, 1998.
Batchelor, Stephen. Alone With Others: An Existential Approach to Buddhism. New York: Grove Press, 1983.
Batchelor, Stephen. Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening. New York: Riverhead, 1997.
Batchelor, Stephen. The Faith to Doubt: Glimpses of Buddhist Uncertainty. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1990.
Bays, Jan Chozen. Jizo Bodhisattva: Modern Healing and Traditional Buddhist Practice. Rutland, VT:
Charles E. Tuttle, 2002.
Bedard, Jim. Lotus in the Fire: The Healing Power of Zen. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1999.
Bell, Sir Charles. Portrait of a Dalai Lama: The Life and Times of the Great Thirteenth. Boston, MA: Wisdom, 1987.
Bhatt, S.R. and Anu Mehrotra. Buddhist Epistemology. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2000.
Blofeld, John. The Wheel of Life: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley, CA: Shambhala, 1972.
Boucher, Sandy. Opening the Lotus: A Woman’s Guide to Buddhism. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1997.
Burlingame, Eugene Watson, trans. Buddhist Parables. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1999.
Butterfield, Stephen T. The Double Mirror: A Skeptical Journey into Buddhist Tantra. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1994.
Chagdud Tulku. Lord of the Dance: The Autobiography of a Tibetan Lama. Junction City, CA: Padma Publ., 1992.
Changchub, Gyalwa and Namkhai Nyingpo. Lady of the Lotus-Born: The Life and Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1998.
Claxton, Guy, ed. Beyond Therapy: The Impact of Eastern Religions on Psychological Theory and Practice. London: Wisdom, 1986.
Coleman, Graham, ed (compiled by the Orient Foundation). A Handbook of Tibetan Culture: A Guide to Tibetan Centres and Resources throughout the World. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1993.
Cook, Elizabeth (Tarthang Tulku, ed.). Holy Places of the Buddha. Berkeley, CA: Dharma Publ., 1994.
Crane, George. Bones of the Master: A Buddhist Monk’s Search for the Lost Heart of China. New York: Bantam Books, 2000.
Dalai Lama XIV, His Holiness (Alison Anderson, trans.). Beyond Dogma: Dialogues and Discourses. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1996.
Davidson, Richard J. and Anne Harrington, eds. Visions of Compassion: Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
deCharms, Christopher. Two Views of Mind: Abhidharma and Brain Science. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1997.
Dharmasiri, Gunapala. A Buddhist Critique of the Christian Concept of God. Antioch, CA: Golden Leaves, 1988.
Donden, Dr. Yeshe. Health Through Balance: An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1986.
Ehrlich, Gretel. Questions of Heaven: The Chinese Journeys of an American Buddhist. Boston, MA:
Beacon Press, 1997.
Epstein, Mark. Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective. New York: Basic Books, 1996.
Fenner, Peter. The Edge of Certainty: Dilemmas on the Buddhist Path. Boston, MA: Red Wheel/Weiser, 2002.
Fenton, Peter. Tibetan Healing: The Modern Legacy of Medicine Buddha. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books/Theosophical Publishing House, 1999.
Fields, Rick and Brian Cutillo, trans. The Turquoise Bee: The Lovesongs of the Sixth Dalai Lama. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.
Finckh, Elizabeth. Studies in Tibetan Medicine. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1988.
Frýba, Mirko. The Art of Happiness: Teachings of Buddhist Psychology. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1989.
Furlong, Monica. Zen Effects: The Life of Alan Watts. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1986.
Goleman, Daniel. Destructive Emotions-How Can We Overcome Them? A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama. New York: Bantam Doubleday, 2004.
Goleman, Daniel, ed. Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1997.
Gudmunsen, Chris. Wittgenstein and Buddhism. London: Macmillan, 1977.
Gyatso, Palden. The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk. New York: Grove Press, 1997.
Gyatso, Tenzin. H.H. The Fourteenth Dalai Lama. My Land and My People. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962.
Harvey, Andrew. A Journey in Ladakh: Encounters with Buddhism. Boston, MA: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Hayward, Jeremy W. and Francisco J. Varela, eds. Gentle Bridges: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of Mind. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 2001.
Henricks, Robert G. The Poetry of Han-shan: A Complete, Annotated Translation of Cold Mountain. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1990.
Houshmand, Zara, Robert B. Livingston and B. Alan Wallace, eds. Consciousness at the
Crossroads: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1999.
Hubbard, Jamie and Paul L. Swanson, eds. Pruning the Bodhi Tree: The Storm Over Critical Buddhism. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1997.
Inada, Kenneth K. A Guide to Buddhist Philosophy. Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1985.
Jiyu-Kennett, Roshi. How to Grow a Lotus Blossom. Mt Shasta, CA: Shasta Abbey Press, 1977.
Kawai, Hayao. Buddhism and the Art of Psychotherapy. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1996.
Keown, Damien. A Dictionary of Buddhism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Kohn, Michael H. trans. The Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1991.
Kohn, Richard J. Lord of the Dance: The Mani Rimdu Festival in Tibet and Nepal. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2001.
LaFleur, William. The Karma of Words: Buddhism and the Literary Arts in Medieval Japan. Berkeley,
CA: University of California Press, 1983.
Larkin, Geri. Stumbling Toward Enlightenment. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts, 1997.
Ling, Trevor O. A Dictionary of Buddhism. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1972.
Lopez, Donald S., Jr., ed. Buddhist Hermeneutics. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1988.
Lopez, Donald S., Jr. Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West. Chicago, IL:
University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Mackenzie, Vicki. Cave in the Snow: Tenzim Palmo’s Quest for Enlightenment. New York:
Bloomsbury, 1999.
Matilal, Bimal K. and Robert D. Evans, eds. Buddhist Logic and Epistemology. Dordrecht: Reidel, 1986.
Matthiessen, Peter. The Snow Leopard. New York: Viking Press, 1978.
Meckel, Daniel J. and Robert L. Moore, eds. Self and Liberation: The Jung-Buddhism Dialogue. New York: Paulist Press, 1992.
Mitchell, Stephen. Dropping Ashes on the Buddha. New York: Grove Press, 1976.
Molino, Anthony, ed. The Couch and the Tree: Dialogues in Psychoanalysis and Buddhism. San Francisco, CA: North Point Press, 1999.
Nattier, Jan. Once Upon a Future Time: Studies in a Buddhist Prophecy of Decline. Fremont, CA:
Asian Humanities Press, 1991.
Nyanasobhano, Bhikkhu. Longing for Certainty: Reflections on the Buddhist Life. Boston, MA:
Wisdom, 2004.
O’Halloran, Maura. Pure Heart, Enlightened Mind. New York: Riverhead Books, 1994.
Pfandt, Peter. Mahayana Texts Translated into Western Languages: A Bibliographical Guide. Koln: E.J. Brill, revised ed. with supplement, 1986.
Pickering, John, ed. The Authority of Experience: Essays on Buddhism and Psychology. London: Curzon Press, 1997.
Pio, Edwina. Buddhist Psychology: A Modern Perspective. New Delhi: Abhinav Publ., 1988.
Powers, John. The Yogacara School of Buddhism: A Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1991.
Prebish, Charles S. Historical Dictionary of Buddhism. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1993.
Red Pine. The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, revised ed., 2000.
Rexroth, Kenneth, ed. The Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn. Santa Barbara, CA: Ross-Erikson, 1977.
Rubin, Jeffrey R. Psychotherapy and Buddhism: Toward an Integration. New York: Plenum, 1996.
Safran, Jeremy D., ed. Psychoanalysis and Buddhism: An Unfolding Dialogue. Boston, MA: Wisdom, 2004.
Sangharakshita. The FWBO and “Protestant Buddhism”: An Affirmation and a Protest. Glasgow:
Windhorse Publ., 1992.
Schober, Juliane, ed. Sacred Biography in the Traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Honolulu, HI:
University of Hawaii Press, 1997.
Shainberg, Lawrence. Ambivalent Zen: One Man’s Adventures on the Dharma Path. New York: Vintage Books, 1997.
Snelling, John. The Buddhist Handbook: A Complete Guide to Buddhist Schools, Teaching, Practice and History. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 1991.
Spierenburg, H.J. The Buddhism of H.P. Blavatsky. San Diego, CA: Point Loma Publ., 1991.
Stone, Naomi Burton, Brother Patrick Hart and James Laughlin, eds. The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton. New York: New Directions, 1975.
Storlie, Erik Fraser. Nothing on My Mind: An Intimate Account of American Zen. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1996.
Takeyama, Michio. The Harp of Burma. Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1968.
Tuck, Andrew P. Comparative Philosophy and the Philosophy of Scholarship: On the On the Western Interpretation of Nagarjuna. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Varela, Francisco J., ed. Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying: An Exploration of Consciousness with the Dalai Lama. Boston, MA: Wisdom, 1997.
Wallace, B. Alan, ed. Buddhism and Science. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.
Watson, Gay. The Resonance of Emptiness: A Buddhist Inspiration for Contemporary Psychotherapy.
New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.
Wayman, Alex. A Millenium of Buddhist Logic. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1999.
Wayman, Alex. Untying the Knots in Buddhism: Selected Essays. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1997.
Welwood, John. Toward a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy and the Path of Personal
and Spiritual Transformation. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 2002.
Williams, Angel Kyodo. Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace. New York: Viking Press, 2000.
Wilson, Joe B. Translating Buddhism from Tibetan. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1992.
Wood, Ernest. The Dictionary of Zen. Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1977.
Wriggins, Sally Hovey. Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim on the Silk Road. Boulder, CO: Westview
Press, 1996.