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Humphreys, Christmas 1901-1983

Overview
Works: 174 works in 1,200 publications in 6 languages and 17,152 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Quotations  Biography  Sacred books  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Sources  Anecdotes  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: BL1451.2, 294.3
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Most widely held works about Christmas Humphreys
 
Most widely held works by Christmas Humphreys
Buddhism by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

141 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digest of the history, development, and modern teachings of the various schools of Buddhism, with an appendix on the Buddhist scriptures, and a glossary
A popular dictionary of Buddhism by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

66 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, a dictionary as well as a glossary, attempts to cover the entire field of Buddhism. Its terms, chosen from seven languages spoken in ten countries in at least ten major schools of Buddhism, are those that readers are most likely to find in books on Buddhism. Also included are brief biographies of eminent Buddhists and scholars from both East and West, which will provide a ready reference to authorities normally cited. A Popular Dictionary of Buddhism is a useful compilation and a key religious, ethical, and philosophical reference work in an area of study that commands increasing attention in Western society
The wisdom of Buddhism by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

47 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Zen Buddhism by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

87 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridgement of The secret doctrine by H. P Blavatsky( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creation of the universe and the nature of humanity as taught by the Ancient Wisdom. An abridgement of the original 1500 page work, "The Secret Doctrine." Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891) was born of a noble family in Russia. She became a student of metaphysical lore, and traveled to many lands, including Tibet, in search of hidden knowledge. In the 1870s she went to New York and, with Col. Henry S. Olcott and others, formed the Theosophical Society
Zen: a way of life by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

27 editions published between 1460 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zen is a comprehensive term for the experience of Realty, scarcely comes within the ambit of things to teach yourself, yet as a Way of Life, a system of training for the Zen experience it fits to perfection. Hence this book's sub-title
A Western approach to Zen; an enquiry by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this study, the author enquires into the future of Zen in the West and explains how serious students, who are unable to spend long years in Zen monasteries in Japan, can nevertheless learn its wisdom
Karma and rebirth by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

65 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are many books on the twin doctrines of Karmaand Rebirth, but the tendency of each newpublication is to present the subject as more andmore mechanical, until so nearly does this timeless, universal Law approximate to a soulless Fate thatwhat is in fact a reign of law becomes a reign ofterror, and compassion, described in The Voice ofthe Silence as 'the Law of Laws, eternal Harmony', is utterly ignored. The cause of this degradation isprobably twofold; first, the general tendency ofWestern thought to materialize whatever spiritualprinciples swim into its ken, and secondly, theincreasing dep
Studies in the middle way : being thoughts on Buddhism applied by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

36 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Zen comes West : the present and future of Zen Buddhism in Western society by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

25 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awakening of Zen by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentration and meditation: a manual of mind development by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

48 editions published between 1935 and 1999 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An invitation to the Buddhist way of life for Western readers by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buddhist way of life by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search within : a course in meditation by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Zen Buddhism by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki( Book )

23 editions published between 1949 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's leading authorities on Zen Buddhism, D. T. Suzuki was the author of more than a hundred works on the subject in both Japanese and English, and was most instrumental in bringing the teachings of Zen Buddhism to the attention of the Western world. Written in a lively, accessible, and straightforward manner, "An Introduction to Zen Buddhism" is illuminating for the serious student and layperson alike. Suzuki provides a complete vision of Zen, which emphasizes self-understanding and enlightenment through many systems of philosophy, psychology, and ethics. With a foreword by the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Carl Jung, this volume has been generally acknowledged a classic introduction to the subject for many years
The way of action; a working philosophy for Western life by Christmas Humphreys( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The platform sutra of the sixth patriarch; the text of the Tun-huang manuscript with translation, introduction, and notes by Huineng( Book )

26 editions published between 1944 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A definitive English translation of the Platform Sutra. Includes a detailed historical introduction on the history and legends of Ch'an Buddhism, and discussions and analysis of the Platform Sutra
Some sayings of the Buddha, according to the Pali canon by F. L Woodward( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of passages from the Suttapiṭaka, with a few selections from the Vinayapiṭaka
Studies in Zen by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki( Book )

10 editions published between 1955 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An abridgement of The secret doctrine
Alternative Names
Christmas Humphreys Brits rechter (1901-1983)

Christmas Humphreys englischer Rechtsanwalt, Richter, Theosoph, Autor und Buddhist

Humphreys, Christmas

Humphreys, T. C. 1901-1983

Humphreys, T. C. (Travers Christmas), 1901-1983

Humphreys, Travers Christmas.

Humphreys, Travers Christmas 1901-1983

ハンフレーズ, クリスマス

克里斯瑪·韓福瑞

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A popular dictionary of BuddhismThe wisdom of BuddhismAn abridgement of The secret doctrineZen: a way of lifeA Western approach to Zen; an enquiryKarma and rebirthStudies in the middle way : being thoughts on Buddhism appliedZen comes West : the present and future of Zen Buddhism in Western society