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The Door of Liberation: Essential Teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition

by Wangyal & Dalai Lama

This book contains seven fundamental Buddhist texts considered essential to Western students by Geshe Wangyal, who first brought Tibetan Buddhism to America. Ranging from early scriptural sources to meditation...

The Tortoise in Asia

by Tony Grey

Based on a popular legend in Gansu, the far western province of China, The Tortoise in Asia recounts the exploits of Marcus, a young Roman centurion schooled in the Greek classics who, after a devastating loss...

How Do Madhyamikas Think?: And Other Essays on the Buddhist Philosophy of the Middle

by Tom J. F. Tillemans

A respected professor of Buddhist philosophy brings readers on a fascinating journey through Buddhism’s most animating ideas. 

Tom Tillemans, who has studied Buddhist philosophy since the 1970s, excels in...


by Laozi Laozi & Martyn Crucefix

"so both thrive both discovering bliss- real power is female it rises from beneath" These 81 brief poems from the 5th century BCE make up a foundational text in world culture. In elegant, simple yet elusive...

Chan Heart, Chan Mind: A Meditation on Serenity and Growth

by Guojun & Kenneth Wapner

A great book for those familiar with Zen, newcomers curious about Chan, and anyone who appreciates beauty.

Enter the essence of Chinese Zen from the perspective of a young, dynamic, Western-educated teacher....

The Inspired Teacher: Zen Advice for the Happy Teacher

by Donna Quesada

Donna Quesada had been teaching for about a dozen years when the first signs of burnout hit her. Rather than give in to her frustration, she reached for Buddha’s teachings, the Zen wisdom that formed the basis...

The Dalai Lama's Big Book of Happiness: How to Live in Freedom, Compassion, and Love

by Dalai Lama & Renuka Singh

Everyone wants to be happy. Here in this profound volume is a road map for discovering a life filled with happiness, joy, and a sense of purpose. The Dalai Lama’s basic premise is that each of us is responsible...

Imagine All the People: A Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Money, Politics, and Life As It Could Be

by Dalai Lama, Anne Benson & Fabien Ouaki

If you could sit down with the Dalai Lama and talk with him about anything, what would you discuss? Fabien Ouaki, a prominent French businessman, was granted such an opportunity and asked the Dalai Lama for...

Liberating Ourselves: Attaining Personal Freedom to Release Creative Potential

by Scott Teitsworth

Why do we bother to search? What is it that brings us to determine that our comfortable, more or less pleasant life is not adequate and that we need to look for something more?

We can stay distracted from this...

Simple Zen: A Guide to Living Moment by Moment

by C. Alexander Simpkins & Annellen M. Simpkins

Simple Zen is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to Zen's history, themes, and uses in our modern Western world.

Beginning with a history of Zen from the time of its origin to the present, the book goes...

I Did Inhale — Memoir of a Hippie Chick

by W. M. Raebeck

In this chronicle about life on the hippie trail, W. M. Raebeck provides a funky flashback to what now seems an easier era. Through her marginal feats and misadventures, you'll always be siding with the bad...

Steps on the Path to Enlightenment: A Commentary on Tsongkhapa's Lamrim Chenmo, Volume 3: The Way of the Bodhisattva

by Lhundub Sopa & James Blumenthal

An exploration of the practice of samatha, the style of meditation devoted to focus and attention

Geshe Sopa continues his elucidation of Lama Tsongkhapa's masterwork on the Buddhist path with an explanation...

Young Sikhs in a Global World: Negotiating Traditions, Identities and Authorities

by Knut A. Jacobsen & Kristina Myrvold

In attempting to carve out a place for themselves in local and global contexts, young Sikhs mobilize efforts to construct, choose, and emphasize different aspects of religious and cultural identification depending...

The Activist's Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for a Modern Revolution

by William Martin

Powerful inspiration for social change from a seasoned interpreter of ancient Taoist philosophy.

Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

by Marie Kondo

Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has revolutionized homes—and lives—across the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method,...

The Book of Tea: Illustrated

by Okakura Kakuzo

The Book of Tea: Illustrated, by Okakura Kakuzo was first published in 1919. A Japanese Harmony of Art Culture & The Simple Life. - Containing many illustrations in colour and in black and white. This little...

Disputers of the Tao: Philosophical Argument in Ancient China

by A.C. Graham

"A history of Chinese philosophy in the so-called Axial Period (the period of classical Greek and Indian philosophy), during which time China evolved the characteristic ways of thought that sustained both its...

A Joosr Guide to... The Art of Happiness by The Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler: A Handbook for Living

by Joosr

In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge...

When I Find You Again, It Will Be in Mountains: The Selected Poems of Chia Tao

by Mike O'Connor

Chia Tao (779-843), an erstwhile Zen monk who became a poet during China's Tang dynasty, recorded the lives of the sages, masters, immortals, and hermits who helped establish the great spiritual tradition of...

Confucius: The Complete Works (Centaur Classics)

by Confucius

This book contains the complete works of Confucius: - The Analects - The Doctrine of the Mean - The Great Learning