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T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense

by T.T. Liang

For the student who has already mastered the basic postures, this book addresses itself to the philosophy behind the system of movements and to all the variations possible.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


The Fugitive: And Other Poems

by Rabindranath Tagore

The first non-Western writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature Rabindranath Tagore was the literary voice of India. 'The Fugitive' is an excellent example of his work, featuring six stories and several spiritual...


Know Where You're Going: A Complete Buddhist Guide to Meditation, Faith, and Everyday Transcendence

by Ayya Khema

Experience a complete meditation course with one of the West’s most renowned Buddhist teachers.

Know Where You're Going provides a full course of instruction in Buddhist meditation and reflection, and contains...


Unfathomable Depths: Drawing Wisdom for Today from a Classical Zen Poem

by Sekkei Harada, Daigaku Rumme, Hongliang Gu & Heiko Narrog

Navigate a forgotten classic poem and enrich your practice with famed Zen master Sekkei Harada.

Three of the most pressing issues in any discussion of modern Zen are the true nature and function of Dharma transmission,...


Daoism Explained: From the Dream of the Butterfly to the Fishnet Allegory

by Hans-Georg Moeller

Hans-Georg Moeller has achieved the perfect blend with At the Center of the Circle: it is both a fascinating introduction to Daoist thought as well as an original and insightful contribution to Eastern philosophy....


I Ching: The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Oracle andBook of Wisdom

by John Minford

A landmark new translation of the ancient Chinese oracle and book of wisdom

Pose a question, then toss three coins (or cast your yarrow stalks) to access the time-honored wisdom of the I Ching.

The I Ching,...


Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

by Evan Thompson & Stephen Batchelor

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian...


Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo

by Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, Shohaku Okumura & Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead

Abandon your treasured delusions and hit the road with one of the most important Zen masters of twentieth-century Japan.

Eschewing the entrapments of vanity, power, and money, "Homeless" Kodo Sawaki Roshi refused...


The Book of Five Rings (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents

by Miyamoto Musashi

There are various Ways. There is the Way of salvation by the law of Buddha, the Way of Confucius governing the Way of learning, the Way of healing as a doctor, as a poet teaching the Way of Waka, tea, archery,...


Philosophy and the Martial Arts: Engagement

by Graham Priest & Damon Young

This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy....


Don't Worry, Be Grumpy: Inspiring Stories for Making the Most of Each Moment

by Ajahn Brahm

Laugh aloud even as you look at life anew with these stories from the bestselling author of Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?

In 108 brief stories with titles like "The Bad Elephant," "Girlfriend Power," and...


Confucian Analects

by Confucius

The superior man bends his attention to what is radical. That being established, all practical courses naturally grow up. Filial piety and fraternal submission,-are they not the root of all benevolent actions?...


Man, God, and the Universe

by I. K. Taimni

The nature of creation and a synthesis of Eastern and Western thought.


The Sage's Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for the Second Half of Life

by Chungliang AlHuang & Hank Tusinski

The tenth anniversary edition of William Martin's free-verse interpretation of the Tao Te Ching, written expressly for those coming into the fullness of their wisdom

Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, one of the world's...


The Secret of Secrets  ( How to turn on the bright Light )  2 Part

by Uncle Max

This is the second and final part of the interview to Uncle Max, in which the mystic reveals and explains the methods, and gives to the world an incredible, but real key to achieve the Secret of Secrets. By...


Between East and West: From Singularity to Community

by Luce Irigaray & Stephen Pluhácek

With this book we see a philosopher well steeped in the Western tradition thinking through ancient Eastern disciplines, meditating on what it means to learn to breathe, and urging us all at the dawn of a new...


The Deathbed Sutra of the Buddha: Or Siddhartha's Regrets

by Jr. George C. Adams

A secret teaching of the Buddha, re-discovered after 2500 years, that will shock and challenge the Buddhist world.


Buddhist Moral Philosophy: An Introduction

by Christopher W. Gowans

The first book of its kind, Buddhist Moral Philosophy: An Introduction introduces the reader to contemporary philosophical interpretations and analyses of Buddhist ethics. It begins with a survey of traditional...


But the Buddha Didn't Raise Children

by Linda Stein-Luthke & Martin F., Ph.D. Luthke

Have you ever wondered how many of the spiritual masters and enlightened teachers have been parents? What have you learned from them about parenting? Are parenting and spiritual growth two separate paths? What...


The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun

by Wilt L. Idema

The Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi (369–286 B.C.E.) encountered a skull that later in a dream praises the pleasures of death over the toil of living. This anecdote became popular with poets in the second and...