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Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers
Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers
by Leona Koren
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Wabi-sabi is the quintessential Japanese aesthetic. It is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. It is a beauty of things modest and humble. It is a beauty of things unconventional.... (read more)

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Code of the Samurai: Bushido: The Soul of Japan
Code of the Samurai: Bushido: The Soul of Japan
by Inazo Nitobe
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Beautifully produced in traditional Chinese binding with cloth cover and string, and with a timeless design, this book includes the classic Inazo text with a new introduction. It will appeal to anyone interested in leadership, the nobility of the Samurai... (read more)

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The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea
The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea
by William Scott Wilson
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Traditionally in China and Japan, drinking a cup of tea was an opportunity for contemplation, meditation, and an elevation of mind and spirit. Here, renowned translator William Scott Wilson distills what is singular and precious about this traditional... (read more)

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Japanese Proverbs and Sayings
Japanese Proverbs and Sayings
by Daniel Cru Buchanan
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The proverbs and sayings of a people are the best source for understanding their national character. This collection of Japanese proverbs and sayings, the first published in English, provides insight into the complex and, to Westerners, often baffling... (read more)

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A Book of Five Rings
A Book of Five Rings
by Miyamoto Musashi
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There are several translations of this classic, written by exceptional swordsman and Japanese cultural hero Miyamoto Musashi in 1643. Each one has a "flavor", but the overall messages in the text remain timeless. This is required reading for... (read more)

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The Book of Tea
The Book of Tea
by Okakura Kakuza
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In 1906 in turn-of-the century Boston, a small, esoteric book about tea was written with the intention of being read aloud in the famous salon of Isabella Gardner. It was authored by Okakura Kakuzo, a Japanese philosopher, art expert, and curator. Little... (read more)

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Religions of Japan in Practice (Princeton Readings in Religions)
Religions of Japan in Practice (Princeton Readings in Religions)
by George Joji Tanabe
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"Religions of Japan in Practice demonstrates the wide variety of topics and source materials being studied by current scholars of Japan. More important, its very diversity demands that we rethink scholarly categories and boundaries within the field of... (read more)

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The Complete Book of Five Rings
The Complete Book of Five Rings
by Miyamoto Musashi
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The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi’s classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu. Tokitsu has spent most of his life researching the legendary samurai... (read more)

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A History of Japanese Religion
A History of Japanese Religion
by Kazuo Kasahara
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Seventeen distinguished experts on Japanese religion provide a fascinating overview of its history and development. Beginning with the origins of religion in primitive Japanese society, they chart the growth of each of Japan's major religious... (read more)

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Book of Tea (64 Edition)
Book of Tea (64 Edition)
by Kakuzo Okakura
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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. "Provocative and entertaining, this edition is... (read more)

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The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
by Miyamoto Musashi
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Here is one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian culture. Written not only for martial artists but for leaders in all professions, the book analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over... (read more)

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Warrior Wisdom
Warrior Wisdom
by Kazumi Tabata
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In his earlier books, Grandmaster Kazumi Tabata distills for Western readers the essence of famous Asian martial arts classics such as andlt;iandgt;The Hagakureandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;The Heart of Sutraandlt;/iandgt;and#8212;providing martial... (read more)

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The Lone Samurai: The Life of Miyamoto Musashi
The Lone Samurai: The Life of Miyamoto Musashi
by William Scott Wilson
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Miyamoto Musashi (1584‒1645) was the legendary samurai known throughout the world as a master swordsman, spiritual seeker, and author of the classic book on strategy, the Book of Five Rings. Over 350 years after his death, Musashi and his legacy... (read more)

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The Martial Artist's Book of Five Rings: The Definitive Interpretation of Miyamoto Musashi's Classic Book of Strategy
The Martial Artist's Book of Five Rings: The Definitive Interpretation of Miyamoto Musashi's Classic Book of Strategy
by Stephen F Kaufman
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The only edition of this classic text written specifically for the martial artist.... (read more)

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Religion in Contemporary Japan
Religion in Contemporary Japan
by Ian Reader
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Through a series of case studies of religious activities--at temples and festivals, in Zen meditation halls, at fire rituals, at home and work--Reader (Japanese studies, U. of Stirling, Scotland) examines the major areas in which the Japanese... (read more)

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Japanese Religion: A Cultural Perspective (Prentice-Hall Series in World Religions)
Japanese Religion: A Cultural Perspective (Prentice-Hall Series in World Religions)
by Robert Ellwood
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A survey of Japanese religion which emphasizes its interaction with the culture of Japan. The book provides an overview of religion in Japan, from ancient times to the present. It also emphasizes the attitudinal manifestations of religion in Japan... (read more)

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Buddha of Infinite Light: The Teachings of Shin Buddhism, the Japanese Way of Wisdom and Compassion
Buddha of Infinite Light: The Teachings of Shin Buddhism, the Japanese Way of Wisdom and Compassion
by D T Suzuki
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Shin is the uniquely Japanese flowering of the type of Buddhism known as "Pure Land." It originated in the thirteenth century with the charismatic and prophetic figure Shinran (1172–1263), whose interpretation of the traditional Pure Land teachings... (read more)

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Musashi's Book of Five Rings
Musashi's Book of Five Rings
by Stephen F. Kaufman
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Miyamoto Musashi is the greatest martial artist and warrior Japan has ever known. His Book of Five Rings is the definitive Japanese treatise on warfare, mortal combat and the chivalrous code of the samurai known simply as Bushido—the "Way of the... (read more)

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Encounter with Enlightenment: A Study of Japanese Ethics (Suny Series in Modern Japanese Philosophy)
Encounter with Enlightenment: A Study of Japanese Ethics (Suny Series in Modern Japanese Philosophy)
by Robert Edgar Carter
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Carter (philosophy, Kansai Gaidai University) describes the principles of Japanese ethical systems, places them in their social context, and identifies their religious and philosophical underpinnings. He then applies these principles to current social,... (read more)

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On Understanding Japanese Religion
On Understanding Japanese Religion
by Joseph M Kitagawa
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Joseph Kitagawa, one of the founders of the field of history of religions and an eminent scholar of the religions of Japan, published his classic book Religion in Japanese History in 1966. Since then, he has written a number of extremely influential... (read more)

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