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Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801873
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Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
The Book of the Samurai
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.95

The seminal treatise on the code of the samurai--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic.

     Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It's a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves. This philosophy--bushido, or "the way of... Read more >
The Art of War
The Art of War
Written by Sun Tzu, Foreword by James Clavell
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ISBN: 9780804153997
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The Art of War

Written by Sun Tzu
Foreword by James Clavell


Format: eBook, 82 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $9.99

If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle...

These are... Read more >
Questions for the Dalai Lama
Answers on Love, Success, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life
Edited by Dede Cummings and Travis Hellstrom
Commentaries by Dalai Lama
Foreword by Lauren Alderfer


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

For centuries, millions upon millions of people have sought out the wisdom of the Dalai Lama. Tenzin Gyatso, the current and XIV Dalai Lama, has traveled the world, spreading his personal doctrine of compassion and understanding. His sage words resonate with all who hear him speak, encompassing topics as grand as... Read more >
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Questions for the Dalai Lama
Questions for the Dalai Lama
Edited by Dede Cummings and Travis Hellstrom, Commentaries by Dalai Lama, Foreword by Lauren Alderfer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781578264971
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Questions for the Dalai Lama
Answers on Love, Success, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life
Edited by Dede Cummings and Travis Hellstrom
Commentaries by Dalai Lama
Foreword by Lauren Alderfer


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $12.50

For centuries, millions upon millions of people have sought out the wisdom of the Dalai Lama. Tenzin Gyatso, the current and XIV Dalai Lama, has traveled the world, spreading his personal doctrine of compassion and understanding. His sage words resonate with all who hear him speak, encompassing topics as grand as... Read more >
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The Shambhala Principle
The Shambhala Principle
Written by Sakyong Mipham
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ISBN: 9780770437459
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The Shambhala Principle
Discovering Humanity's Hidden Treasure
Written by Sakyong Mipham


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $14.99

One of Tibet's highest and most respected lamas elucidates for us the principles of Shambhala, or the path to happiness, set down by his legendary father, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

Dear Reader,
We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: we can either destroy the world or create a good future... Read more >
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The Swordsman's Handbook
The Swordsman's Handbook
Edited by William Scott Wilson, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800623
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The Swordsman's Handbook
Samurai Teachings on the Path of the Sword
Edited by William Scott Wilson
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $19.95

An anthology of the most influential writings on swordsmanship from the samurai era.

There is perhaps no more potent symbol of the samurai era than the sword. By the seventeenth century in Japan, the art of swordsmanship had begun to take on an almost cult-like popularity. Swordsmanship was more than a mastery... Read more >
Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437619
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.00

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
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ISBN: 9780770437626
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9780804193351
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.50

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date?... Read more >
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The 47 Ronin
The 47 Ronin
Written by Sean Michael Wilson, Illustrated by Akiko Shimojima
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801378
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The 47 Ronin
A Graphic Novel
Written by Sean Michael Wilson
Illustrated by Akiko Shimojima


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.95

A graphic novel version of the most dramatic example of bushido—the samurai code—in Japanese history.

     In the eighteenth century, forty-seven samurai avenged the death of their master in a plot that would take over two years to complete. After succeeding in their mission, the masterless samurai—known as ronin—all committed ritual suicide... Read more >
Journey to the Heart of Aikido
The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei
Written by Linda Holiday
Contribution by Motomichi Anno


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe, Anno Sensei conveys through his teachings Aikido's essential spirit... Read more >
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
Journey to the Heart of Aikido
Written by Linda Holiday, Contribution by Motomichi Anno
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946596
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei
Written by Linda Holiday
Contribution by Motomichi Anno


Format: Trade Paperback, 376 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe, Anno Sensei conveys through his teachings Aikido's essential spirit... Read more >
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The Way of Judo
The Way of Judo
Written by John Stevens
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309162
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The Way of Judo
A Portrait of Jigoro Kano and His Students
Written by John Stevens


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $15.95

Kodokan judo, one of the most well-known martial arts in the world today, was originated by Jigoro Kano (1860–1938). Kano was a martial artist and career educator who developed the art after studying several types of jujutsu, sumo, and Western wrestling. Openness and refinement were hallmarks of his personal and professional... Read more >
Tao Te Ching
Tao Te Ching
Written by Lao Tzu, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800777
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Tao Te Ching
A New Translation
Written by Lao Tzu
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $14.95

The classic Taoist text freshly translated using the original Chinese script from Lao Tzu's time, and beautifully illustrated with seventeenth-century artwork.

Renowned translator William Scott Wilson has rendered Lao Tzu's classic in the most authentic way possible, using both the ancient text and the even older Great Seal script used during... Read more >
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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him
If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him
Written by Sheldon Kopp
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150965
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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him
The Pilgrimage Of Psychotherapy Patients
Written by Sheldon Kopp


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $7.99

Therapists do not and cannot give answers. Explore the true nature of the therapeutic relationship, and realize that the guru is no Buddha. He is just another human struggling. Understanding the shape of your own personal ills will lead you on your journey to recovery. Sheldon Kopp has a realistic approach... Read more >
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The 36 Strategies of the Martial Arts
The 36 Strategies of the Martial Arts
Written by Hiroshi Moriya, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309926
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The 36 Strategies of the Martial Arts
The Classic Chinese Guide for Success in War, Business, and Life
Written by Hiroshi Moriya
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $18.95

Here is a collection of ancient Chinese maxims on strategy, battlefield tactics, and deception—in the spirit of such classics as The Art of War and The Book of Five Rings—made fresh and relevant with contemporary examples and explanation. The origin of The 36 Strategies of the Martial Arts is unknown; however... Read more >
The Spirit of Noh
The Spirit of Noh
Written by Zeami, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309940
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The Spirit of Noh
A New Translation of the Classic Noh Treatise the Fushikaden
Written by Zeami
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $17.95

The Japanese dramatic art of Noh has a rich six-hundred-year history and has had a huge influence on Japanese culture and such Western artists as Ezra Pound and William Butler Yeats. The actor and playwright Zeami (1363–1443) is the most celebrated figure in the history of Noh, with his numerous outstanding... Read more >
Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
Edited by Kazuaki Tanahashi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590309353
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Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
Zen Master Dogen's Shobo Genzo
Edited by Kazuaki Tanahashi


Format: Hardcover, 1280 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $100.00

This monumental work is considered to be one of the most profound expressions of Zen wisdom ever put on paper, and also the outstanding literary and philosophical work of Japan. It is a collection of essays by Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder of Zen’s Soto school.

Kazuaki Tanahashi and a team of... Read more >
The Shambhala Principle
The Shambhala Principle
Written by Sakyong Mipham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437435
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The Shambhala Principle
Discovering Humanity's Hidden Treasure
Written by Sakyong Mipham


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $22.00

One of Tibet's highest and most respected lamas elucidates for us the principles of Shambhala, or the path to happiness, set down by his legendary father, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

Dear Reader,
We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: we can either destroy the world or create a good future... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Shambhala Principle
The Shambhala Principle
Written by Sakyong Mipham
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437442
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The Shambhala Principle
Discovering Humanity's Hidden Treasure
Written by Sakyong Mipham


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $11.99

One of Tibet's highest and most respected lamas elucidates for us the principles of Shambhala, or the path to happiness, set down by his legendary father, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

Dear Reader,
We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: we can either destroy the world or create a good future... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Cultivating Ch'i
Cultivating Ch'i
Written by Kaibara Ekiken, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309889
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Cultivating Ch'i
A Samurai Physician's Teachings on the Way of Health
Written by Kaibara Ekiken
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Samurai are best known for taking life—but here is a samurai doctor’s prescription for how to preserve life, and to make yours a long and healthy one. Unlike other samurai of his time, the samurai Kaibara Ekiken (1630–1714) was concerned less with swordsmanship than with how to maintain and nurture the... Read more >
The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Issai Chozanshi, Illustrated by Michiru Morikawa, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800210
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The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
A Graphic Novel
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Issai Chozanshi
Illustrated by Michiru Morikawa
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $14.95

A graphic novel version of this classic collection of martial arts parables, written by Issai Chozanshi, an 18-century samurai, brings these tales alive in a captivating and immediately accessible way.  The stories, which feature demons, insects, birds, cats, and numerous other creatures, may seem whimsical, but they contain essential teachings that... Read more >
The Lone Samurai
The Lone Samurai
Written by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309872
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The Lone Samurai
The Life of Miyamoto Musashi
Written by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

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 still fascinate us and continue to inspire artists, authors, and filmmakers... Read more >
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
Written by Padmasambhava and Karma Lingpa, Translated by Elio Guarisco and Nancy Simmons, Introduction by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583945551
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead
Awakening Upon Dying
Written by Padmasambhava and Karma Lingpa
Translated by Elio Guarisco and Nancy Simmons
Introduction by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $17.95

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Awakening Upon Dying, with introductory commentary by Dzogchen Buddhist master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, is a new translation of the ancient text also known as The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Intermediate State. Both a practical guide and intriguing historical, cultural, and spiritual document, this new version incorporates... Read more >
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead
Awakening Upon Dying
Written by Padmasambhava and Karma Lingpa
Translated by Elio Guarisco and Nancy Simmons
Introduction by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $14.95

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Awakening Upon Dying, with introductory commentary by Dzogchen Buddhist master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, is a new translation of the ancient text also known as The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Intermediate State. Both a practical guide and intriguing historical, cultural, and spiritual document, this new version incorporates... Read more >
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