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T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense
T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense
Written by T.T. Liang
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ISBN: 9780307787255
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T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense

Written by T.T. Liang


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2011
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For the student who has already mastered the basic postures, this book addresses itself to the philosophy behind the system of movements and to all the variations possible.


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Taoism
Taoism
Written by Eva Wong
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ISBN: 9781590308820
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Taoism
An Essential Guide
Written by Eva Wong


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
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For the first time, the great depth and diversity of Taoist spirituality is introduced in a single, accessible manual.

Taoism, known widely today through the teachings of the classic Tao Te Ching and the practices of t'ai chi and feng-shui, is less known for its unique traditions of meditation, physical... Read more >
Buddhist Inspirations
Buddhist Inspirations
Written by Tom Lowenstein
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ISBN: 9781907486937
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Buddhist Inspirations
Essential Philosophy, Truth and Enlightenment
Written by Tom Lowenstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
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Buddhism has given immeasurable riches to the West - a collection of profound and life-enhancing ideas, a host of beautiful works of art (from statues of the Buddha to Zen gardens) and a repertoire of spiritual practices (from mantras to mindfulness) that can change all our lives for the better. Buddhist... Read more >
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Grace Unfolding
Grace Unfolding
Written by Greg Johanson and Ronald S. Kurtz
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ISBN: 9780307786197
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Grace Unfolding
Psychotherapy in the Spirit of Tao-te ching
Written by Greg Johanson and Ronald S. Kurtz


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

A sensible and compassionate book that will help those involved in any form of therapy make the best possible use of their time, effort, and money. "A fascinating blend of Eastern spirituality, Western psychotherapy, feminist consciousness, and real caring."--Riane Eisler, author of The Chalice and the Blade 35 black-and-white photographs.


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The Way of Zen
The Way of Zen
Written by Alan W. Watts
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ISBN: 9780307784346
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The Way of Zen

Written by Alan W. Watts


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

The Way of Zen begins as a succinct guide through the histories of Buddhism and Taoism leading up to the development of Zen Buddhism, which drew deeply from both traditions.  It then goes on to paint a broad but insightful picture of Zen as it was and is practiced, both as a... Read more >
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Tao Te Ching
Tao Te Ching
Written by Lao-Tzu and Takuan Soho, Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590308967
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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
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.95

This version of the Tao Te Ching presents the classic in a unique light, through the eyes of a renowned master of the Rinzai Zen tradition. Takuan Soho, who lived from 1573 to 1645, was an acerbic, witty, free spirit; a painter, poet, author, calligrapher, gardener, and a tea master. He... Read more >
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Where Can Peace Be Found?
Where Can Peace Be Found?
Written by J. Krishnamurti
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ISBN: 9781590308783
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Where Can Peace Be Found?

Written by J. Krishnamurti


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
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Widely recognized as one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the twentieth century, Jiddu Krishnamurti taught that in order for there to be peace in the world, we must each first make peace with ourselves. No spiritual path, leader, or personal or political philosophy will guide us in this endeavor... Read more >
Crooked Cucumber
Crooked Cucumber
Written by David Chadwick
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ISBN: 9780307768698
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Crooked Cucumber
The Life and Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki
Written by David Chadwick


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $15.99

Shunryu Suzuki is known to countless readers as the author of the modern spiritual classic Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind.  This most influential teacher comes vividly to life in Crooked Cucumber, the first full biography of any Zen master to be published in the West.  To make up his intimate and engrossing narrative, David... Read more >
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Mindful Economics
How the U.S. Economy Works, Why it Matters, and How it Could Be Different
Written by Joel Magnuson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

Are the huge profits garnered by corporations each year a case of a few bad apples in the business world taking advantage of unmonitored dealings? Is this consolidation of wealth made at the expense of the overall economy and the wellbeing of the average citizen? Will the planet be saved by... Read more >
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Kurikara
Kurikara
Written by John Maki Evans, Foreword by Natanaga Zhander
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ISBN: 9781583942444
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Kurikara
The Sword and the Serpent
Written by John Maki Evans
Foreword by Natanaga Zhander


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
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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The Art of Peace
The Art of Peace
Written by Morihei Ueshiba, Read by Lloyd James, Translated by John Stevens
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ISBN: 9781590308929
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The Art of Peace

Written by Morihei Ueshiba
Read by Lloyd James
Translated by John Stevens


Format: Package, 192 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $18.00

The real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature—as the inspirational teachings in this collection show. The selections are drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founder of the popular Japanese martial art of aikido, a mind-body discipline that offers a nonviolent... Read more >
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The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
Written by Miyamoto Musashi, Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590308912
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The Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Package, 208 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $18.00

Here is one of the most influential texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory ever to emerge from Asia. Composed in 1643 by the famed duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level... Read more >
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The Essence of Budo
The Essence of Budo
Written by Dave Lowry
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ISBN: 9781590308462
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The Essence of Budo
A Practitioner's Guide to Understanding the Japanese Martial Ways
Written by Dave Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $19.95

The study of budo, or Japanese martial arts for self-cultivation, is a lifelong path toward achieving perfect balance in body, mind, and spirit. Here, Dave Lowry, who has pursued that path for over forty years, addresses the myriad issues, vagaries, and inconsistencies that arise for students of karate-do, judo, kendo, aikido... Read more >
Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare
Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare
Written by Roger T. Ames
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ISBN: 9780307477804
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Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare

Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2010
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The most widely read military classic in human history, newly translated and revised in accordance with newly discovered materials of unprecedented historical significance. Fluid, crisp and rigorously faithful to the original, this new text is destined to stand as the definitive version of this cornerstone work of Classical Chinese. Of compelling... Read more >
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Spiritual Bypassing
When Spirituality Disconnects Us from What Really Matters
Written by Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.95

Spiritual bypassing—the use of spiritual beliefs to avoid dealing with painful feelings, unresolved wounds, and developmental needs—is so pervasive that it goes largely unnoticed. The spiritual ideals of any tradition, whether Christian commandments or Buddhist precepts, can provide easy justification for practitioners to duck uncomfortable feelings in favor of more seemingly... Read more >
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Spiritual Bypassing
Spiritual Bypassing
Written by Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D.
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Spiritual Bypassing
When Spirituality Disconnects Us from What Really Matters
Written by Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
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Spiritual bypassing—the use of spiritual beliefs to avoid dealing with painful feelings, unresolved wounds, and developmental needs—is so pervasive that it goes largely unnoticed. The spiritual ideals of any tradition, whether Christian commandments or Buddhist precepts, can provide easy justification for practitioners to duck uncomfortable feelings in favor of more seemingly... Read more >
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Dao De Jing
Dao De Jing
Written by Roger Ames and David Hall
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ISBN: 9780307755308
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Dao De Jing
A Philosophical Translation
Written by Roger Ames and David Hall


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

In 1993, archaeologists unearthed a set of ancient bamboo scrolls that contained the earliest known version of the Dao de jing. Composed more than two thousand years ago, this life-changing document offers a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and revitalize moral behavior. Now in this luminous new translation, renowned... Read more >
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The Complete Book of Five Rings
The Complete Book of Five Rings
Written by Miyamoto Musashi, Translated by Kenji Tokitsu
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ISBN: 9781590307977
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The Complete Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Kenji Tokitsu


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
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The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi’s classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu. Tokitsu has spent most of his life researching the legendary samurai swordsman and his works, and in this book he illuminates this... Read more >
Diamond Sutra
Diamond Sutra
Written by Osho
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ISBN: 9781906787561
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Diamond Sutra
The Buddha also said...
Written by Osho


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2010
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Written more than 25 centuries ago, the Diamond Sutra is the first text to record the Buddha's own teachings, and it remains one of the most popular.One day, after the Buddha finishes his daily walk to collect alms, a senior monk steps forth to ask how he can best help humanity... Read more >
The Way of the World
The Way of the World
Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590307380
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The Way of the World
Readings in Chinese Philosophy
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $16.95

The dynamic relationship between the individual and society has been a central concern of Taoism from its ancient beginnings—which is perhaps why certain Taoist classics, like Sun Tzu’s Art of War, are so often consulted these days for leadership advice. This anthology presents a wide range of texts revealing the processes... Read more >
The Art of War
The Art of War
Written by Sun Tzu, Translated by Thomas Cleary
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The Art of War

Written by Sun Tzu
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Package, 224 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $18.00

Compiled more than two thousand years ago, the Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world today. A study of the anatomy of forces in conflict, it has been discovered by modern business people, who understand the principles it contains are as... Read more >
The Rules of Victory
The Rules of Victory
Written by James Gimian and Barry Boyce
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ISBN: 9781590307014
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The Rules of Victory
How to Transform Chaos and Conflict--Strategies from The Art of War
Written by James Gimian and Barry Boyce


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $26.95

Sun Tzu’s Art of War is widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest tools for understanding and resolving conflict ever. But how do you translate its military insights into practical tactics you can use in the corporate boardroom, the PTA meeting, or the family reunion? James Gimian and Barry Boyce... Read more >
Training the Samurai Mind
Training the Samurai Mind
Written by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590307212
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Training the Samurai Mind
A Bushido Sourcebook
Written by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $18.95

Through the ages, the samurai have been associated with honor, fearlessness, calm, decisive action, strategic thinking, and martial prowess. Their ethos is known as bushido, the Way of the Warrior-Knight.

Here, premier translator Thomas Cleary presents a rich collection of writings on bushido by warriors, scholars, political advisors, and educators from... Read more >
Chinese Philosophy - Simple Guides
Chinese Philosophy - Simple Guides
Written by Peter Nancarrow
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ISBN: 9781857334890
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Chinese Philosophy - Simple Guides

Written by Peter Nancarrow


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2009
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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Chi
Chi
Written by Waysun Liao
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ISBN: 9781590306956
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Chi
Discovering Your Life Energy
Written by Waysun Liao


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $14.95

Chi is the invisible energy of life that flows in and around us throughout the universe. Used skillfully, it can have a remarkable effect on health and vitality—to the degree that you’d be tempted to call it magical, if it weren’t so completely natural. Here is a perfect introduction to chi... Read more >
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