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The Art of War

by Sun Tzu & Lionel Giles

"The Art of War” is widely known as the masterpiece of the Chinese general and philosopher Sun Tzu. The book is a highly acclaimed tutorial for managing conflicts and winning battles, not only in the military...


Practical Zen

by Julian Daizan Skinner & Shinzan Miyamae

Zen master Julian Daizan Skinner guides the reader through a sequence of meditation techniques that can safely lead even a complete novice through to advanced levels. Based on his own long experience of the...


Contemporary Korean Political Thought and Park Chung-hee

by Jung In Kang

This important new book identifies the distinctive characteristics of the ideological terrain in contemporary (South) Korean politics and reexamines the political thought of Park Chung-hee (1917–1979), the...


Neo-Confucianism: Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality

by JeeLoo Liu

Solidly grounded in Chinese primary sources, Neo Confucianism: Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality engages the latest global scholarship to provide an innovative, rigorous, and clear articulation of neo-Confucianism...


The Crystal Mirror of Philosophical Systems: A Tibetan Study of Asian Religious Thought

by Thuken Losang Chokyi Nyima, Lhundub Sopa & Roger R. Jackson

The Crystal Mirror of Philosophical Systems, by Thuken Losang Chokyi Nyima (1737-1802), is arguably the widest-ranging account of religious philosophies ever written in pre-modern Tibet. Like most Tibetan texts...


The Art of Living

by Thich Nhat Hanh

In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. In this important volume Zen Master...


Thought Relics

by Dr Rabindranath Tagore

It is given to us to reveal our soul, that which is One in us, which is eternal. This can only be done by its passage through the fleeting Many; to assert the infinity of the spirit by continual sacrifice of...


The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

by Patanjali

The ‘Yoga S?tras of Patañjali’ are 196 Indian s?tras (aphorisms) that constitute the foundational text of Ashtanga Yoga, also called Raja Yoga. In medieval times, Ashtanga Yoga was cast as one of the six...


The Bhagavad Gita: A Guide to Navigating the Battle of Life

by Ravi Ravindra

A new translation of the great classic--with wide-ranging, multi-traditional commentary that emphasizes its practical advice for living with integrity.

“All there is is Krishna.”

 

Upon hearing this famous...


The Book of Tea

by Kakuzo Okakura

Kakuzo introduces the term Teaism and how Tea has affected nearly every aspect of Japanese culture, thought, and life. The book is accessibile to Western audiences because Kakuzo was taught at a young age to...


The Religion of Tomorrow: A Vision for the Future of the Great Traditions - More Inclusive, More Comprehensive, More Complete

by Ken Wilber

A provocative examination of how the great religious traditions can remain relevant in modern times by incorporating scientific truths learned about human nature over the last century.

A single purpose lies at...


Siddhartha

by Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha is one of the great philosophical novels. Profoundly insightful, it is also a beautifully written story that begins as Siddhartha, son of an Indian Brahman, leaves his family and begins a lifelong...


The Gift of Anger: And Other Lessons from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi

by Arun Gandhi

Discover ten vital and extraordinary life lessons from one of the most important and influential philosophers and peace activists of the twentieth century—Mahatma Gandhi—in this poignant and timely exploration...


Tao Te Ching (with commentary)

by Lao Tzu & Rory B Mackay

The Tao Te Ching is one of the world's oldest and most treasured pieces of literature. Written around 2,500 years ago by the enigmatic Lao Tzu, its timeless wisdom and transformative message remain every bit...


The Fugitive and Other Poems

by Dr 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...


Yogachara

by Lee Embrey

Yogachara, The Purity of Direct Experience, by Dr. Lee Embrey, is a modern interpretation of an ancient yogic method long since neglected, yet particularly relevant today. Focused on the ultimate goal of yoga—realization...


Samurai Wisdom Stories: Tales from the Golden Age of Bushido

by Pascal Fauliot & Sherab Chödzin Kohn

A collection of samurai stories, drawn from traditional sources, of battles, strategy, conflict, and intrigue--featuring some of the greatest warriors and military leaders of the samurai era.

     Martial...


Quest for Justice

by H.D. Goswami

The Mahabharata is one of the world’s most significant historical epics. At a staggering one hundred thousand stanzas, this massive work reveals a highly complex ancient civilization – one that not only...


The Great Learning

by Confucius

The Great Learning was one of the "Four Books" in Confucianism. The Great Learning had come from a chapter in the Classic of Rites which formed one of the Five Classics. It consists of a short main text attributed...


The Tao of Architecture

by Amos Ih Tiao Chang & David Wang

Frank Lloyd Wright first noted the affinity between modern Western architecture and the philosophy of the ancient Chinese writer Laotzu. In this classic work, Amos Ih Tiao Chang expands on that idea, developing...