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The Rules of Victory
The Rules of Victory
Written by James Gimian and Barry Boyce
Format: Trade Paperback
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: $22.95

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
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
The Art of War
The Art of War
Written by Sun Tzu, Translated by Denma Translation Group
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ISBN: 9781590307281
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The Art of War
Translation, Essays, and Commentary by the Denma Translation Group
Written by Sun Tzu
Translated by Denma Translation Group


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $11.95

Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to respond to conflict wisely, thoroughly, and victoriously is right before us at all times. The key to skillful action in any situation is in knowing those things that make up the environment... Read more >
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The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan
The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan
Written by Freya Boedicker and Martin Boedicker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583942635
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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: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
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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Vitality, Energy, Spirit
Vitality, Energy, Spirit
Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590306888
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Vitality, Energy, Spirit
A Taoist Sourcebook
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $29.95

The “three treasures” of human life—vitality, energy, and spirit—are envisioned in Taoist thought as the source of creativity, capability, and intelligence. This comprehensive anthology traces the teachings on these three treasures through the long history of Taoism, highlighting the quintessential works on their practical application for mental and physical well-being. Along... Read more >
The Essential Yoga Sutra
The Essential Yoga Sutra
Written by Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally
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ISBN: 9780307499974
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The Essential Yoga Sutra
Ancient Wisdom for Your Yoga
Written by Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali is a classic Sanskrit treatise consisting of 195 “threads,” or aphorisms, describing the process of liberation through yoga. Although little is known about Patanjali (most scholars estimate that he lived in India circa 200–300 b.c.), his writings have long been recognized as a vital contribution to... Read more >
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The Quantum and the Lotus
The Quantum and the Lotus
Written by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307566126
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The Quantum and the Lotus
A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet
Written by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

Matthieu Ricard trained as a molecular biologist, working in the lab of a Nobel prize—winning scientist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, he became drawn to Buddhism. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the... Read more >
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Alchemists, Mediums, and Magicians
Alchemists, Mediums, and Magicians
Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590306598
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Alchemists, Mediums, and Magicians
Stories of Taoist Mystics
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $22.95

Here is an introduction to the magical and mystical realm of Taoism through biographical and historical sketches of Taoist adepts over two thousand years. This panoramic view of the many faces of Taoism and its intimate connection with Chinese culture and society includes intriguing accounts of the Taoist secret societies that... Read more >
The Way of Leadership
The Way of Leadership
Read by David Warrilow and Michael O'Keefe, Translated by Thomas Cleary
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781590306550
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The Way of Leadership
Timeless Strategies for Success from Zen and Taoist Masters
Read by David Warrilow and Michael O'Keefe
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $29.95

Proven to be invaluable resources for anyone in a position of power, here are three of China’s greatest classical works on leadership, warriorship, and strategy:

   •  The Art of War. Read by David Warrilow. This timeless guide is perhaps the most influential book of strategy in the world today... Read more >
Yoga Gems
Yoga Gems
Edited by Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493491
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Yoga Gems
A Treasury of Practical and Spiritual Wisdom from Ancient and Modern Masters
Edited by Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Here is an inspirational and accessible introduction to the deep inner wisdom of yoga gathered from sources both ancient and modern by one of America’s most respected yoga scholars.

YOGA GEMS

For the millions of Americans who now practice yoga regularly, here is the perfect introduction to the rich philosophical and spiritual tradition... Read more >
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Integral Life Practice
Integral Life Practice
Written by Ken Wilber, Terry Patten, Adam Leonard and Marco Morelli
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590304679
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Integral Life Practice
A 21st-Century Blueprint for Physical Health, Emotional Balance, Mental Clarity, and Spiritual Awakening
Written by Ken Wilber, Terry Patten, Adam Leonard and Marco Morelli


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $22.95

Over the last thirty-five years, Ken Wilber has developed an Integral "theory of everything" that makes sense of how all the world's knowledge systems—East and West; ancient, modern, and postmodern—fit together and can elevate our awareness. Drawing on science, psychology, human development, spirituality, religion, and dozens of other fields, Integral Theory... Read more >
Mindful Economics
Mindful Economics
Written by Joel Magnuson
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ISBN: 9781583228470
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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: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2008
Price: $27.95

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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The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship
The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship
Written by Nicklaus Suino
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ISBN: 9781590304839
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The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship
A Manual of Eishin-Ryu Iaido
Written by Nicklaus Suino


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $32.50

The original purpose of iaido was to slay an opponent with one stroke of the sword upon unsheathing; today it is practiced as a martial art, one that improves concentration, develops strength and coordination, and cultivates awareness of an ancient culture and its traditions. This manual of Eishin-Ryu (or "Pure Faith")... Read more >
The Backdoor to Enlightenment
The Backdoor to Enlightenment
Written by Za Rinpoche and Ashley Nebelsieck
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ISBN: 9780767928496
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The Backdoor to Enlightenment
Eight Steps to Living Your Dreams and Changing Your World
Written by Za Rinpoche and Ashley Nebelsieck


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2008
Price: $11.99

Everyone dreams of a better life. All the things you’ve ever wanted — happiness, loving relationships, well-being, abundance, and peace of mind — are all qualities of enlightenment, a way of embracing our fullest potential that seemed unavailable to us, until now.

For thousands of years, the secret to enlightenment has... Read more >
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The Backdoor to Enlightenment
The Backdoor to Enlightenment
Written by Za Rinpoche and Ashley Nebelsieck
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ISBN: 9780767927406
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The Backdoor to Enlightenment
Eight Steps to Living Your Dreams and Changing Your World
Written by Za Rinpoche and Ashley Nebelsieck


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2008
Price: $14.00

Everyone dreams of a better life. All the things you’ve ever wanted — happiness, loving relationships, well-being, abundance, and peace of mind — are all qualities of enlightenment, a way of embracing our fullest potential that seemed unavailable to us, until now.

For thousands of years, the secret to enlightenment has...

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The Art of War
The Art of War
Written by Sun Tzu, Read by David Warrilow, Translated by Thomas Cleary
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781590305478
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The Art of War

Written by Sun Tzu
Read by David Warrilow
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Abridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $12.95

Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world. As a study of the anatomy of organizations in conflict, The Art of War applies to competition and conflict in general, on... Read more >
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Classical Bujutsu
Classical Bujutsu
Written by Donn F. Draeger
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ISBN: 9780834802339
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Classical Bujutsu

Written by Donn F. Draeger


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $22.95

Evolved amid the incessant warfare of medieval Japan, bujutsu, or "martial arts," provided the warrior with the technical and psychological training that prepared him to use his weapons in actual combat. Classical Bujutsu emphasizes the intensely practical nature of these martial arts. The author describes sixteen major forms of bujutsu, employing... Read more >
Tales of the Dancing Dragon
Tales of the Dancing Dragon
Written by Eva Wong
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ISBN: 9781590305232
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Tales of the Dancing Dragon
Stories of the Tao
Written by Eva Wong


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $19.95

<p class="MsoNormal">Here, Taoist practitioner Eva Wong offers a colorful treatment of the history and evolution of Taoism, told through traditional teaching tales. These tales, which Wong first heard as a child growing up in Hong Kong, are gleaned from the local storytellers and the uncensored chronicles known as yeshi—the wild history... Read more >
Teachings of the Buddha
Teachings of the Buddha
Edited by Jack Kornfield
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781590305089
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Teachings of the Buddha

Edited by Jack Kornfield


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $7.99

This treasury of essential Buddhist writings draws from the most popular Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese sources. Among the selections are some of the earliest recorded sayings of the Buddha on the practice of freedom, passages from later Indian scriptures on the perfection of wisdom, verses from Tibetan masters on the... Read more >
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The Art of Peace
The Art of Peace
Written by Morihei Ueshiba
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ISBN: 9781590304488
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The Art of Peace

Written by Morihei Ueshiba


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $6.99

<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 Ueshiba called the “Art of Peace.” It offers a nonviolent way to victory... Read more >
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Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781590304518
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Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior

Written by Chogyam Trungpa


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $7.99

<p style="line-height: 150%;"> There is a basic human wisdom that can help solve the world’s problems. It doesn’t belong to any one culture or region or religious tradition—though it can be found in many of them throughout history. It’s what Chögyam Trungpa called the sacred path of the warrior. The sacred... Read more >
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The Buddha Said...
The Buddha Said...
Written by Osho
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ISBN: 9781842931158
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The Buddha Said...
Meeting the Challenge of Life's Difficulties
Written by Osho


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $19.95

This rich and refreshing book invites us to travel with the Buddha on a path of radical wisdom. In his inimitable style, Osho interprets the "Sutra of Forty-Two Chapters" - a scripture compiled by a Chinese emperor in the first century C.E. - using wonderful contemporary anecdotes to make profound points... Read more >
Budo Mind and Body
Budo Mind and Body
Written by Nicklaus Suino
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ISBN: 9780834805736
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Budo Mind and Body
Training Secrets of the Japanese Martial Arts
Written by Nicklaus Suino


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $19.95

Budo is about learning more than how to fight; true budo is a way of seeking and uncovering meaning in life. Here, Nicklaus Suino, one of the leading iaido teachers in North America, gives expert advice on how to get the most from training in traditional Japanese martial arts such as... Read more >
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