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The Book of Five Rings (The Way of the Warrior Series)

by Miyamoto Musashi

Along with Sun Tzu's The Art of War, The Book of Five Rings is considered to be one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asia. Composed in 1643 by the famed...


The Zen Way

by Myokyo-ni

Written by one of today's most distinguished teachers, this Zen book provides an authoritative introduction to Zen training from the perspective of someone who has gone through it.

The author begins by setting...


Buddhist Responses to Globalization

by James Mark Shields, Leah Kalmanson, John W. M. Krummel & Melanie L. Harris et al.

This interdisciplinary collection of essays highlights the relevance of Buddhist doctrine and practice to issues of globalization. From philosophical, religious, historical, and political perspectives, the authors...


Meditation Book

by Charla Devereux & Fran Stockel

Based on the best-selling Book-in-a-Box kits, The Meditation Book will help you to enter a tranquil state and feel completely calm and composed. It tells you all you need to know to make meditation a part of...


But the Buddha Didn't Raise Children

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

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...


One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism

by Joseph Goldstein

One of America's most respected Buddhist teachers distills a lifetime of practice and teaching in this groundbreaking exploration of the new Buddhist tradition taking root on American soil.


Translating Totality in Parts: Chengguan's Commentaries and Subcommentaries to the Avatamska Sutra

by Guo Cheen

This book offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguan’s most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguan’s Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra and The Meanings...


Historical Dictionary of Taoism

by Julian F. Pas

This reference book on Taoism, one of the major spiritual traditions of China, includes in its coverage both Taoist philosophy and Taoist religion. An introduction provides overall insight into Taoist development...


Introduction to Symbolic Logic and Its Applications

by Rudolf Carnap

A clear, comprehensive, and rigorous treatment develops the subject from elementary concepts to the construction and analysis of relatively complex logical languages. It then considers the application of symbolic...


Confucian Analects, The Great Learning & The Doctrine of the Mean

by Confucius & James Legge

Entire text of the Analects of Confucius in large, readable characters, and beneath this Legge's full translation, which has been accepted and the definitive, standard English version. Full chinese text, standard...


Yoga: Its Scientific Basis

by Kovoor T. Behanan

Clearly explains and evaluates fundamental concepts of Hindu thought; development of Hindu religious philosophy; detailed descriptions of the psychology and psychoanalysis of yoga, its postures and varieties...


Yoga as Philosophy and Religion

by Surendranath Dasgupta

Practical guide promotes Rajayoga and compares its essential features with other yoga systems. First parts deals with yoga metaphysics. Second part expounds yoga ethics and practice.


What Is Feng-Shui?: The Classic Nineteenth-Century Interpretation

by Ernest J. Eitel

Promising peace and prosperity, feng-shui promotes living in harmony with the landscape. This original and definitive guide introduces the principled but highly flexible code that can be applied to houses, apartments,...


The I Ching: The Book of Changes

by James Legge

One of the most important books in the history of Oriental culture, the I Ching proposes that all things happening at a specific time have certain characteristic features which can be isolated.


The Book of Tea

by Kakuzo Okakura

Minor classic of the Orient. Perhaps the most entertaining, most charming explanation and interpretation of traditional Japanese culture in terms of the tea ceremony. Introduction, notes by E. F. Bleiler.


The Book of Tea

by Kakuzo Okakura & Everett Bleiler

Hardcover gift edition of the bestselling book that introduced Western audiences to the tea ceremony. It traces the custom from its roots in Taoism to its role as a Zen meditative discipline.


Magic and Mystery in Tibet

by Madame Alexandra David-Neel

A practicing Buddhist and Oriental linguist recounts supernatural events she witnessed in Tibet during the 1920s. Intelligent and witty, she describes the fantastic effects of meditation and shamanic magic —...


Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

by Mohandas Gandhi

Boyhood, legal studies, purification, the growth of the Satyagraha — nonviolent protest — movement. Critical, inspiring work of the man responsible for the freedom of India.


The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

by Patanjali & James Haughton Woods

Acclaimed translation of one of yoga's most important and influential works covers eight-step path of Raja Yoga. This volume incorporates compete sutras, plus a valuable commentary by Veda-Vyasa and explanations...


The Texts of Taoism, Part I

by James Legge

Volume 1 of sacred writings reveal Tao, the way — the key to living an obstacle-free life. Based on wu-wei, taking no unnatural action, it would make individual existence like the flow of water.