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Tao Te Ching
Zen Teachings on the Taoist Classic
Written by Lao-Tzu and Takuan Soho
Translated by Thomas Cleary

Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.95

This version of the Tao Te Ching, translated by Thomas Cleary, presents the classic text in a unique light, through the eyes of the Zen master Takuan Soho, who lived from 1573 to 1645. Takuan was an acerbic, witty, free spirit who became a seminal figure in Rinzai Zen. He was... Read more >
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The Unfettered Mind
Writings from a Zen Master to a Master Swordsman
Written by Takuan Soho
Translated by William Scott Wilson

Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $18.95

This classic samurai-era text fused Japanese swordsmanship with Zen and influenced the direction that the art has taken ever since. Written by the seventeenth-century Zen master Takuan Soho (1573—1645), The Unfettered Mind is a book of advice on swordsmanship and the cultivation of right mind and intention. It was written as... Read more >
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