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I Ching: The Book of Change
I Ching: The Book of Change
by John Blofeld
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A landmark new translation of the ancient Chinese oracle and book of wisdom Pose a question, then toss three coins (or cast your yarrow stalks) to access the time-honored wisdom of the I Ching. The I Ching, or Book of Change, has been consulted through... (read more)

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Reading Buddhist Art (04 Edition)
Reading Buddhist Art (04 Edition)
by Meher Mcarthur
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Meher McArthur is an art historian and the former curator of East Asian Art at the Pacific Asian Museum in California. She is the author of Reading Buddist Art: An Illustrated Guide to Buddhist Signs and Symbols, The Arts of Asia: Materials, Techniques... (read more)

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Learning to Be a Sage
Learning to Be a Sage
by Chu Hsi
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Daniel K. Gardner is Associate Professor of History at Smith College and author of Chu Hsi and the Ta-hsueh: Neo-Confucian Reflection on the Confucian Canon (1986).... (read more)

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The Compass of Zen (Shambhala Dragon Editions)
The Compass of Zen (Shambhala Dragon Editions)
by Seung Sahn
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Only a Great Rain : a Guide To Chinese Buddhist Meditation (99 Edition)
Only a Great Rain : a Guide To Chinese Buddhist Meditation (99 Edition)
by Yun Hsing
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In Only a Great Rain, modern meditation master Hsing Yun presents Chinese Buddhist meditation in clear, engaging terms. He begins by showing us the intimate connections between ethical conduct, meditation, and wisdom and goes on to describe a variety of... (read more)

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Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth about Reality
Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth about Reality
by Brad Warner
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"In Hardcore Zen [...] Brad Warner tells a lively story of his odyssey from living as a punk rocker in rural Ohio to making B-grade Japanese horror flicks to becoming a Zen priest in Tokyo. A veteran of punk bands Zero Defex and Dementia 13, Warner has... (read more)

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Dhammapada: The Path of Truth, the Buddha
Dhammapada: The Path of Truth, the Buddha
by A Maitreya
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For 2,500 years, The Dhammapada has been an essential Buddhist classic. Translated by Ananda Maitreya, the 100-year-old elder of Sri Lankan Buddhism. "Let us welcome this new translation of The Dhammapada, a simple and profound jewel of the Buddha's... (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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The Lama in the Lab Lama Oser strikes most anyone who meets him as resplendent—not because of his maroon and gold Tibetan monk's robes, but because of his radiant smile. Oser, a European-born convert to Buddhism, has trained as a Tibetan monk... (read more)

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Dharma Gaia : a Harvest of Essays in Buddhism and Ecology (90 Edition)
Dharma Gaia : a Harvest of Essays in Buddhism and Ecology (90 Edition)
by Allan (ed.) Hunt-badiner
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Dharma Gaia explores the ground where Buddhism and ecology meet through writings by the Dalai Lama, Gary Snyder, Thich Nhat Hanh, Allen Ginsberg, Joanna Macy, Robert Aitken, and 25 other Buddhists and ecologists. "Beautifully edited, well-written, and a... (read more)

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The Sutra of Hui-Neng: Grand Master of Zen (Shambhala Dragon Editions)
The Sutra of Hui-Neng: Grand Master of Zen (Shambhala Dragon Editions)
by Neng Hui
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The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality
The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality
by Dalai Lama
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Tibetan Book of the Dead (11 Edition)
Tibetan Book of the Dead (11 Edition)
by Donald S. Lopez
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"On the history of Buddhism and its transmission to the West, Donald Lopez is the unsurpassable master. The story he tells here about a book that is 'not really Tibetan' and 'not really about death' glistens with delicious ironies and arresting... (read more)

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Myths of Light : Metaphors of the Eternal (03 Edition)
Myths of Light : Metaphors of the Eternal (03 Edition)
by Joseph Campbell
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In this text for scholars and the interested general reader, comparative mythologist Joseph Campbell explores the core philosophies and mythologies of the East. Using a wealth of examples and stories, he compares these Eastern ideas to each other and to... (read more)

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Art of Peace (07 Edition)
Art of Peace (07 Edition)
by Morihei Ueshiba
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<p style="line-height: 150%;"> The real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature. So taught the great Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969), founder of the Japanese martial art of Aikido. Aikido is a disciple... (read more)

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The Shambhala Guide to Taoism (Shambhala Guides)
The Shambhala Guide to Taoism (Shambhala Guides)
by Eva Wong
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"Eva Wong, a long-time practitioner of Taoism and a translator of Taoist texts, has written a comprehensive overview of this often misunderstood spiritual tradition. Both diverse and fascinating as a historical profile, this colorful introduction to... (read more)

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High Religion: A Cultural and Political History of Sherpa Buddhism (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)
High Religion: A Cultural and Political History of Sherpa Buddhism (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)
by Sherry B Ortner
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An eminent anthropologist examines the foundings of the first celibate Buddhist monasteries among the Sherpas of Nepal in the early twentieth century--a religious development that was a major departure from "folk" or "popular" Buddhism. Sherry Ortner is... (read more)

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Textual Sources for the Study of Hinduism (88 Edition)
Textual Sources for the Study of Hinduism (88 Edition)
by Wendy D. O'flaherty
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Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty is the Mircea Eliade Professor of the History of Religions in the Divinity School and a professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.... (read more)

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Dhammapada : New Translation of the Buddhist Classic With Annotations (05 Edition)
Dhammapada : New Translation of the Buddhist Classic With Annotations (05 Edition)
by Gil Fronsdal
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“In his highly praised new translation, Fronsdal brings to bear his considerable experience both as a scholar and a practitioner. His intimacy with the text is obvious: the verses ring out clearly on the first read, communicating their meaning with... (read more)

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Bollingen Series #0064: Zen and Japanese Culture
Bollingen Series #0064: Zen and Japanese Culture
by Daisetz T Suzuki
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One of this century's leading works on Zen, this book is a valuable source for those wishing to understand its concepts in the context of Japanese life and art. In simple, often poetic, language, Daisetz Suzuki describes what Zen is, how it evolved, and... (read more)

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Buddhism At Practice (04 Edition)
Buddhism At Practice (04 Edition)
by George Doherty Bond
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Drawing on fieldwork sponsored by a Fulbright Fellowship, which he held in 1997, Bond traces the evolution of the Buddhist social service Sarvodaya Shramadana movement. The foreword is by Joanna Macy, author of (1983), who brought the stereotype... (read more)

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