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The Essential Tao
The Essential Tao
by Thomas Cleary
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Thomas Cleary's new translation of two Chinese classics describing the essential philosophy and practice of Tao, written long ago as maps of the Way: 'Tao Te Ching' and 'Chuang-tzu'. Cleary's presentation restores the power and mind-opening... (read more)

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I Ching : Classic of Changes (94 Edition)
I Ching : Classic of Changes (94 Edition)
by Richard John Lynn
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Used in China as a book of divination and source of wisdom for more than three thousand years, the I Ching has been taken up by millions of English-language speakers in the nineteenth century. The first translation ever to appear in English that includes... (read more)

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Sword and the Flute : Kali and Krsna : Dark Visions of the Terrible and the Sublime in Hindu Mythology (With New Preface) ((Rev)00 Edition)
Sword and the Flute : Kali and Krsna : Dark Visions of the Terrible and the Sublime in Hindu Mythology (With New Preface) ((Rev)00 Edition)
by David R. Kinsley
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Vivid sketches and interpretations of two Hindu deities: the amorous, irresistibly beautiful Krishna and the black, fearsome goddess Kali. The book traces the history and describes the mythology of both deities.... (read more)

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Lao Tzu : My Words Are Very Easy To Understand (82 Edition)
Lao Tzu : My Words Are Very Easy To Understand (82 Edition)
by Cheng Man-ching
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Lao-tzu: My Words Are Very Easy to Understand interprets the sayings of Lao-tzu, one of the earliest writers in Chinese history. His work describes the merest traces and marvels of the Tao, and promotes Non-action, concepts that are central to these... (read more)

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Taoism (05 Edition)
Taoism (05 Edition)
by Hsiao-lan (ed.) Allen Hu, William Cully (ed.)
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A Chinese mystical philosophy, Taoism was founded by Lao-tzu in the sixth century B.C. Taoism is a way of life in that the "Tao" is a force that flows through all sentient beings and when the Tao is in balance, perfect happiness is possible.... (read more)

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Joy of Living & Dying in Peace #3: The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace: Core Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism
Joy of Living & Dying in Peace #3: The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace: Core Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism
by Dalai Lama
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings--a beautiful and accessible presentation of the time-honored path to enlightenment--are one of the world's great spiritual treasures. The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace is the third volume in the landmark Libraey... (read more)

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World Religions: Eastern Traditions
World Religions: Eastern Traditions
by Willard Oxtoby The Late
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Building upon its already strong foundation, the third edition of World Religions: Eastern Traditions provides students with a thorough and in-depth survey of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Chinese, Korean, and Japanese religions. Featuring... (read more)

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Numerical Methods : Agorithms and Applications (03 Edition)
Numerical Methods : Agorithms and Applications (03 Edition)
by Laurene V. Fausett
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 609-615) and index.... (read more)

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Way of Chuang-tzu (2ND 11 Edition)
Way of Chuang-tzu (2ND 11 Edition)
by Thomas Merton
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Working from existing translations, Thomas Merton composed a series of his own versions of the classic sayings of Chuang Tzu, the most spiritual of Chinese philosophers. Chuang Tzu, who wrote in the fourth and third centuries B.C., is the chief authentic... (read more)

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Being Nobody, Going Nowhere : Meditations on the Buddhist Path (01 Edition)
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere : Meditations on the Buddhist Path (01 Edition)
by Ayya Khema
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In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of... (read more)

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The Hindu Temple: An Introduction to Its Meaning and Forms
The Hindu Temple: An Introduction to Its Meaning and Forms
by George Michell
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For more than 1500 years, from the Indian subcontinent to the islands of the Indonesian archipelago, the temple has embodied and symbolized the Hindu worldview at its deepest level and inspired the greatest architectural and artistic achievements in... (read more)

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Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama
Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama
by Daniel Goleman
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*Why do seemingly rational, intelligent people commit acts of cruelty and violence? *What are the root causes of destructive behavior? *How can we control the emotions that drive these impulses? *Can we learn to live at peace with ourselves and others... (read more)

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Zhuangzi Speaks : the Music of Nature (92 Edition)
Zhuangzi Speaks : the Music of Nature (92 Edition)
by Chih Chung Tsai
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During a period of political and social upheaval in China, the unconventional insights of the great Daoist Zhuangzi (369?-286? B.C.) pointed to a way of living naturally. Inspired by his fascination with the wisdom of this sage, the immensely popular... (read more)

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Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion
Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion
by Steven P Huyler
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This beautiful book is the first to enable Western readers to witness devotional practices of the Hindu people. Hundreds of arresting photographs document the spirituality of common men and women in India, while definitions, descriptions, and captivating... (read more)

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Dhammapada : Buddhist Philosophy (65 Edition)
Dhammapada : Buddhist Philosophy (65 Edition)
by Irving (translator) Babbitt
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There are a number of English translations of The Dhammapada, but this version by Irving Babbitt, for many years professor at Harvard and founder, with Paul Elmer More, of the movement known as "New Humanism," concentrates on the profound poetic quality... (read more)

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Buddhist Thought (2ND 13 Edition)
Buddhist Thought (2ND 13 Edition)
by Paul Williams
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This book serves as an accessible and reliable survey for students wishing to gain familiarity with the basic ideas of Buddhist philosophical and religious thought, and with some of the recent research in the field. It guides readers towards a richer... (read more)

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Hindus (Rev 10 Edition)
Hindus (Rev 10 Edition)
by Lipner
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Julius Lipner 's Hindus is widely recognised as essential reading for everyone wishing to understand one of the world 's great religious traditions. Hinduism comprises the religion and culture of the great majority of the people of India, a country... (read more)

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Great Path of Awakening : Classic Guide To Lojong, a Tibetan Buddhist Practice for Cultivating the Heart of Compassion (05 Edition)
Great Path of Awakening : Classic Guide To Lojong, a Tibetan Buddhist Practice for Cultivating the Heart of Compassion (05 Edition)
by Jamgon Kongtrul
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"Jamgon Kongtrul's commentary on the slogans is one of the best books I studied. I was relieved that Buddhism was so simple. You can just follow the book and do as it says, which is extraordinarily powerful and such a relief."—Chö... (read more)

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Dhammapada : Annotated and Explained (02 Edition)
Dhammapada : Annotated and Explained (02 Edition)
by Max (translator) Muller
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Offers today's spiritual seeker an enjoyable entry into the great classic texts of the world's spiritual traditions. Each classic is presented in an accessible translation, with facing pages of guided commentary from experts, giving readers the keys they... (read more)

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Kali: The Feminine Force
Kali: The Feminine Force
by Ajit Mookerjee
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The author draws on the powerful imagery of painting, sculpture, and literature in this celebration of the Hindu goddess.... (read more)

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