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Dark Pool of Light, Volume Three
The Crisis and Future of Consciousness
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by Zia Inayat Khan and Curtis McCosco


Format: eBook, 584 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

In books like Embyogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his three-volume series of books discussing... Read more >
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The Life-Giving Sword
The Life-Giving Sword
Written by Yagyu Munenori, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309902
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The Life-Giving Sword
Secret Teachings from the House of the Shogun
Written by Yagyu Munenori
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $17.95

The legendary seventeenth-century swordsman Yagyu Munenori was the sword instructor and military and political adviser to two shoguns—and was a rival to the great Miyamoto Musashi. Despite his martial ability and his political power, Munenori spent his life immersed in Zen teachings and practice. These teachings formed the framework for his... Read more >
The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Miyamoto Musashi, Illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800128
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The Book of Five Rings
A Graphic Novel
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Miyamoto Musashi
Illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

This graphic novel version of The Book of Five Rings, the iconic book of confrontation and victory by the famed seventeenth-century duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, illuminates this brilliant manifesto, which has long inspired martial artists and anyone interested in cultivating a strategic mind. With evocative drawings and a distilled... Read more >
The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
Written by William Scott Wilson and Issai Chozanshi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309896
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The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
And Other Tales
Written by William Scott Wilson and Issai Chozanshi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $17.95

This collection of parables written by an eighteenth-century samurai is a classic of martial arts literature. The tales are concerned with themes such as perception of conflict, self-transformation, the cultivation of chi (life energy), and understanding yin and yang. Some of the parables seem light and fanciful, but they offer the... Read more >
Hunger Mountain
Hunger Mountain
Written by David Hinton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800166
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Hunger Mountain
A Field Guide to Mind and Landscape
Written by David Hinton


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.00

Come along with David Hinton on a series of walks through the wild beauty of Hunger Mountain, near his home in Vermont—excursions informed by the worldview he’s imbibed from his many years translating the classics of Chinese poetry and philosophy. His broad-ranging discussion offers insight on everything from the mountain landscape... Read more >
Restoring Your Life Energy
Restoring Your Life Energy
Written by Waysun Liao
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ISBN: 9781590309964
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Restoring Your Life Energy
Simple Chi Gung Practices to Reduce Stress and Enhance Well-Being
Written by Waysun Liao


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $16.95

Poor diet, pollution, and the stresses of daily life all have a negative impact on our health and well-being; this program of simple movements and meditations taught by Master Waysun Liao, a renowned teacher of the Chinese movement arts of t’ai chi and chi gung, will restore both your body and... Read more >
A Profound Mind
A Profound Mind
Written by H. H. the Dalai Lama, Afterword by Richard Gere, Edited by Nicholas Vreeland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385514682
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A Profound Mind
Cultivating Wisdom in Everyday Life
Written by H. H. the Dalai Lama
Afterword by Richard Gere
Edited by Nicholas Vreeland


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $13.00

For the first time for general readers, the Dalai Lama presents a comprehensive overview of the most important teaching of Buddhism.
 
Perhaps the main difference between Buddhism and other religions is its understanding of our core identity.  The existence of the soul or self, which is central in different ways to Hinduism... Read more >
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El arte de la guerra (The Art of War)
El arte de la guerra (The Art of War)
Written by Sun Tzu, Translated by Thomas Cleary
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800227
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El arte de la guerra (The Art of War)

Written by Sun Tzu
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $14.95

Recopilado más de dos mil años atrás por un misterioso guerrero filósofo, El arte de la guerra sigue siendo, quizás, hoy en día, el libro de estrategia más prestigioso e influyente del mundo, estudiado en Asia por políticos modernos y ejecutivos con el mismo entusiasmo con el que fuera consultado en... Read more >
Dark Pool of Light, Volume Two
Dark Pool of Light, Volume Two
Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by John Friedlander and Kenneth Warren
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583944844
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Dark Pool of Light, Volume Two
Consciousness in Psychospiritual and Psychic Ranges
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by John Friedlander and Kenneth Warren


Format: Trade Paperback, 472 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $16.95

In books like Embyogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his three-volume series of books discussing... Read more >
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Dark Pool of Light, Volume Two
Consciousness in Psychospiritual and Psychic Ranges
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by John Friedlander and Kenneth Warren


Format: eBook, 472 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $13.95

In books like Embyogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his three-volume series of books discussing... Read more >
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Dark Pool of Light, Volume One
Dark Pool of Light, Volume One
Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Jeffrey J. Kripal and Nick Herbert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583944349
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Dark Pool of Light, Volume One
The Neuroscience, Evolution, and Ontology of Consciousness
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by Jeffrey J. Kripal and Nick Herbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $16.95

In books like Embryogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his latest creation, Grossinger weaves neuroscience-based... Read more >
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Dark Pool of Light, Volume One
The Neuroscience, Evolution, and Ontology of Consciousness
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by Jeffrey J. Kripal and Nick Herbert


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

In books like Embryogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his latest creation, Grossinger weaves neuroscience-based... Read more >
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The Taoism Reader
The Taoism Reader
Translated by Thomas Cleary
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309506
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The Taoism Reader

Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $14.00

From the time of its earliest sages in prehistoric China, Taoism has looked to the underlying Way of all things (the Tao) as a guide to thoughts and actions. For the Taoists, the patterns of nature revealed the answers to their deepest spiritual questions and provided the inspiration for their unique... Read more >
The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
Written by Miyamoto Musashi, Illustrated by Shiro Tsujimura, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590309841
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The Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Illustrated by Shiro Tsujimura
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $19.95

When the undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi retreated to a cave in 1643 and wrote The Book of Five Rings, a manifesto on swordsmanship, strategy, and winning for his students and generations of samurai to come, he created one of the most perceptive and incisive texts on strategic thinking ever to come... Read more >
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Hagakure
Hagakure
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590309858
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Hagakure
The Book of the Samurai
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $22.95

Living and dying with bravery and honor is at the heart of Hagakure, a series of texts written by an eighteenth-century samurai, Yamamoto Tsunetomo. It is a window into the samurai mind, illuminating the concept of bushido (the Way of the Warrior), which dictated how samurai were expected to behave, conduct... Read more >
Master of the Three Ways
Master of the Three Ways
Written by Hung Ying-Ming, Translated by William Scott Wilson, Introduction by Bill Porter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309933
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Master of the Three Ways
Reflections of a Chinese Sage on Living a Satisfying Life
Written by Hung Ying-Ming
Translated by William Scott Wilson
Introduction by Bill Porter


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $18.95

At once profound, spiritual, and witty, Master of the Three Ways is a remarkable work about human nature, the essence of life, and how to live simply and with awareness. In three hundred and fifty-seven verses, the author, Hung Ying-ming—a seventeenth-century Chinese sage—explores good and evil, honesty and deception, wisdom and... Read more >
Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde
Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde
Written by Ellen Pearlman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583943632
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Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde
1942 - 1962
Written by Ellen Pearlman


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $21.95

In America in the late 1950s and early 60s, the world—and life itself—became a legitimate artist’s tool, aligning with Zen Buddhism’s emphasis on “enlightenment at any moment” and living in the now. Simultaneously and independently, parallel movements were occurring in Japan, as artists there, too, strove to break down artistic boundaries... Read more >
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The Four Global Truths
The Four Global Truths
Written by Darrin Drda
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ISBN: 9781583943212
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The Four Global Truths
Awakening to the Peril and Promise of Our Times
Written by Darrin Drda


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $18.95

With the planet increasingly threatened with catastrophe and perhaps even collapse, many seekers are looking to past, proven models to create meaningful change in their lives. One such model is Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths: the reality of suffering, the root cause of suffering, the end of suffering, and the path to the... Read more >
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The Four Global Truths
Awakening to the Peril and Promise of Our Times
Written by Darrin Drda


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $17.99

With the planet increasingly threatened with catastrophe and perhaps even collapse, many seekers are looking to past, proven models to create meaningful change in their lives. One such model is Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths: the reality of suffering, the root cause of suffering, the end of suffering, and the path to the... Read more >
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The Krishnamurti Reader
The Krishnamurti Reader
Written by J. Krishnamurti
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ISBN: 9781590309384
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The Krishnamurti Reader

Written by J. Krishnamurti


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $14.00

J. Krishnamurti was renowned for the penetrating insight and immediacy of his spiritual teachings. Radical in his day for seeking truth beyond the boundaries of religion, ideology, or tradition, he declared that "Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever." He traveled and lectured throughout... Read more >
A Profound Mind
A Profound Mind
Written by H. H. the Dalai Lama, Afterword by Richard Gere, Edited by Nicholas Vreeland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952448
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A Profound Mind
Cultivating Wisdom in Everyday Life
Written by H. H. the Dalai Lama
Afterword by Richard Gere
Edited by Nicholas Vreeland


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

For the first time for general readers, the Dalai Lama presents a comprehensive overview of the most important teaching of Buddhism.
 
Perhaps the main difference between Buddhism and other religions is its understanding of our core identity.  The existence of the soul or self, which is central in different ways to Hinduism... Read more >
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Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Deck
Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Deck
Written by Gill Farrer-Halls
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781780280196
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Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Deck
Insights, Visualizations, and Exercises to Help You Find Harmony and Inner Peace
Written by Gill Farrer-Halls


Format: Non-traditional book
On Sale: September 1, 2011
Price: $17.95

Tibetan Buddhism is a harmonious blend of the rational and the mystical, incorporating a belief in natural forces as divine powers into the Buddhist emphasis on compassion. This beautifully designed deck of 52 meditation cards offers practical wisdom and inspiring guidance. Attractively illustrated with evocative Tibetan art, the cards are divided... Read more >
Chinese Philosophy - Simple Guides

Written by Peter Nancarrow


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $10.95

THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU

• to appreciate the variety, subtlety and wisdom of a unique philosophical tradition

• to understand the major schools of thought that have shaped Chinese civilization

• to draw on a rich cultural resource for different perspectives on questions of our time

• to recognize traditional concepts that continue to... Read more >
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The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan
Wisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, and Other Great Thinkers
Written by Freya Boedicker and Martin Boedicker


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $14.95

The essence of Tai Chi Chuan lies in the rich philosophy of ancient China. While most Tai Chi practitioners are aware of the value that studying Chinese philosophy can bring to their practice, it is often difficult to pick out those texts that are most relevant to Tai Chi and connected... Read more >
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Kurikara
The Sword and the Serpent
Written by John Maki Evans
Foreword by Natanaga Zhander


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $16.95

In Mikkyo—Japanese esoteric Buddhism—the dragon Kurikara symbolizes the internal energy developed through sword practice. Kurikara is a manifestation of the fierce bodhisattva Fudo Myo O, the patron of ascetics and warriors in Japan, who uses his sword to destroy delusions and sever attachments. Fudo’s sword represents the gaining of discriminative power... Read more >
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