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A Classical Tibetan Reader

by Yael Bentor Wisdom Publications (November 18, 2014)

A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections...


Venom

by Saneh Sangsuk Thaifiction Publishing (October 18, 2000)

A crippled boy plays with his puppets and dreams of glory

until the female cobra he disturbs by his show rushes at him.

The life-and-death struggle that follows has but a predictable end

– or has it?

This...


9 Thai short stories

by Various Authors Thaifiction Publishing (November 29, 2010)

A variety of styles and moods by seven leading Thai short story writers of today:

A traffic-wise couple – Sila Komchai

Blood buds – Sila Komchai

The lookers-on – Korn Siriwatthano

A bamboo bridge over rapids...


A baker's dozen

by Chart Korbjitti Thaifiction Publishing (November 29, 2010)

Thirteen short stories spanning a quarter century

by the most incisive Thai satirist of the times


Ten Thai short stories — 2010

by Various Authors Thaifiction Publishing (December 06, 2010)

Four of these outstanding Thai short stories

are published in English for the first time.

The others appeared first in the Bangkok Post.

All mark new trends in Thai fiction writing

and deserve the widest readership....


Behind the picture

by Seeboorapha Thaifiction Publishing (June 17, 2009)

A 1930s Thai romance with a Japanese setting

and a political message

by one of the best stylists of Siam


Rart Eikkatheit's three worlds

by Win Lyovarin Thaifiction Publishing (May 01, 2010)

Soldier, pimp or artist?

What is Rart’s real nature?

Is history repeating itself?

By the most inventive and versatile of Thai short story writers,

a tale of social upheavals and human ambiguities

that can...


Alphaville hotel

by Wiwat Lertwiwatwongsa Thaifiction Publishing (January 03, 2011)

A writer grappling with his characters

– or is it the other way around? –

in an impish homage to Jean-Luc Godard

and Anna Karina.

Followed by 'A tale without a name',

a layered short story plugged into

the...


An ordinary story

by Chart Korbjitti Thaifiction Publishing (November 29, 2010)

Bangkok in the late 70s.

A tenanted house between jungle and modern civilisation.

The girl next door is struck down by cancer and goes for Thai cures.

Alternately self-righteous, smug, kindly and selfish,

the...


Lover Etc

by Win Lyovarin Thaifiction Publishing (November 29, 2010)

lover

the doll

an old cloth and a tray of mackerels

the last drop of ink

Alongside Rart Eikkatheit's Three Worlds, four more samples of the work of the most imaginative and versatile Thai writer of experimental...


Like a Yeti Catching Marmots

by Pema Tsewang & Josh Bartok Wisdom Publications (January 10, 2012)

The Yeti, or Dremo in Tibetan, is a dim-witted mythical beast said to feed only on marmots. It sees a marmot, grabs the hapless creature, and then sits on it - saving the delicious morsel for later. And then...


Drinking the Mountain Stream

by Jetsun Milarepa, Amy Soderberg, Kunga & Brian Cutillo Wisdom Publications (February 08, 2013)

Jetsun Milarepa, Tibet's renowned and beloved saint, is known for his penetrating insights, wry sense of humor, and ability to render any lesson into spontaneous song. His songs and poems exhibit the bold, inspirational...


Wisdom of the Kadam Masters

by Thupten Jinpa Wisdom Publications (January 21, 2013)

Wisdom of the Kadam Masters is the second volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library...


Essential Mind Training

by Thupten Jinpa Wisdom Publications (November 14, 2011)

Essential Mind Training is the first volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library of...


A Lamp to Illuminate the Five Stages

by Je Tsongkhapa, Gavin Kilty & Thupten Jinpa Wisdom Publications (November 19, 2012)

Tsongkhapa's A Lamp to Illuminate the Five Stages (1419) is a comprehensive presentation of the highest yoga class of Buddhist tantra, especially the key practices - the so-called five stages (pancakrama) -...


Mahamudra and Related Instructions

by Peter Alan Roberts & Thrangu Wisdom Publications (May 10, 2010)

The Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism began in the eleventh century with such renowned figures as Marpa and Milarepa, and its seminal meditative traditions are Mahamudra and the six Dharmas of Naropa. Mahamudra...


The Connected Discourses of the Buddha

by Bodhi Wisdom Publications (June 10, 2005)

This volume offers a complete translation of the Samyutta Nikaya, The Connected Discourses of the Buddha, the third of the four great collections in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pali Canon. The Samyutta Nikaya consists...


In the Buddha's Words

by Bodhi & Dalaï Lama Wisdom Publications (August 10, 2005)

This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here...


The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha

by Nanamoli & Bodhi Wisdom Publications (June 10, 2005)

This book offers a complete translation of the Majjhima Nikaya, or Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism....