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  1. Both Sides of the Circle (Routledge Revivals)

    The Autobiography of Christmas Humphreys

    By Christmas Humphreys

    First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey’s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Exploring Buddhism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christmas Humphreys

    The Buddhist field of knowledge is now so vast that few can master all of it, and the study and application of its principles must be a matter of choice. One may choose the magnificent moral philosophy of Theravada, the oldest school, or the Zen training of Japan; or special themes such as the...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. A Popular Dictionary of Buddhism

    By Christmas Humphreys

    A dictionary and a glossary of terms plus brief biographies of eminent Buddhists and scholars from both East and West....

    Published December 16th 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Wisdom of Buddhism

    By Christmas Humphreys

    A balanced selection from Buddhist writings, including scriptures used by the Zen School, with chapters on the Buddha, Tibetan Buddhism, Concentration and Meditation, the Buddhist Order, and Nirvana. With sources, glossary and index....

    Published January 17th 1995 by Routledge

  5. Studies in the Middle Way

    Being Thoughts on Buddhism Applied

    By Christmas Humphreys

    Emphasizes the inner life as a constant moving on and the mover as a pilgrim travelling along an ancient Way. This Way to ultimate Reality was called by Gautama the Buddha the Middle Way, the path between the introverted life of contemplation and the extrovert life of action in the world of men....

    Published January 17th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Karma and Rebirth

    The Karmic Law of Cause and Effect

    By Christmas Humphreys

    Karma, the law of cause and effect, of nature's retribution for lost harmony, and Rebirth, from which it is inseperable, have been described as the oldest doctrine in the world. In today's turmoil, an understanding of Karma is one of the foundations on which we can build a more reasonable world....

    Published January 17th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Zen Comes West

    By Christmas Humphreys

    Zen Buddhism was founded in China in the 6th century, and its direct path to Enlightenment first came west in 1927 with D. T. Suzuki's first Essays. This work guides the reader towards Zen teaching in practice and theory, and to provide material for further explorations into its meditative...

    Published January 17th 1995 by Routledge

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