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The Authentic Life
The Authentic Life
Written by Ezra Bayda
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800920
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The Authentic Life
Zen Wisdom for Living Free from Complacency and Fear
Written by Ezra Bayda


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.95

How to live your life genuinely, honestly, and happily in the face of the inevitable difficulties that arise--more wonderfully accessible Zen teachings for living from the author of Being Zen.

Ever feel like your efforts to live a life of wisdom, honesty, and compassion are hijacked by, well, life? Take heart. Ezra... Read more >
Most Intimate
Most Intimate
Written by Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara, Foreword by Roshi Joan Halifax
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309742
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Most Intimate
A Zen Approach to Life's Challenges
Written by Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara
Foreword by Roshi Joan Halifax


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

The joy of intimacy--with yourself, with others, and with the whole universe. The long-awaited first book from a prominent modern American Zen teacher.

For Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara, intimacy is what Zen practice is all about: the realization of the essential lack of distinction between self and other that inevitably leads to... Read more >
Mindful Eating
Mindful Eating
Written by Jan Chozen Bays
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781611801385
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Mindful Eating
A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food
Written by Jan Chozen Bays


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

An audio edition of Jan Chozen Bays's landmark book on the power of mindfulness to cultivate healthy eating—read by the author herself.

Running time: 6.25 hours

     The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Practiced for centuries in the... Read more >
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The Three Pillars of Zen
The Three Pillars of Zen
Written by Roshi P. Kapleau
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ISBN: 9780307763570
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The Three Pillars of Zen

Written by Roshi P. Kapleau


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

Through explorations of the three pillars of Zen--teaching, practice, and enlightenment--Roshi Philip Kapleau presents a comprehensive overview of the history and discipline of Zen Buddhism.  An established classic, this 35th anniversary edition features new illustrations and photographs, as well as a new afterword by Sensei Bodhin Kjolhede, who has succeeded Philip Kapleau... Read more >
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Zen
Zen
Written by Roshi P. Kapleau
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ISBN: 9780307763587
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Zen
Merging of East and West
Written by Roshi P. Kapleau


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

In this companion volume to The Three Pillars of Zen, Kapleau establishes guidelines for Western practitioners of Zen Buddhism, offering appealing, simple answers to the questions Westerners most often ask.  Among the topics discussed in this informative, user-friendly book: "Transcendental Meditation: Who Transcends What?", "Can I Practice Zen and Be a Good... Read more >
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Everything Is Workable
Everything Is Workable
Written by Diane Musho Hamilton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800678
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Everything Is Workable
A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution
Written by Diane Musho Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $16.95

Using mindfulness to work with and resolve the inevitable interpersonal conflicts that arise in all areas of life.

"Wonderfully engaging, perceptive, and wise."—William L. Ury, co-author of Getting to Yes

Conflict is going to be part of your life—as long as you have relationships, hold down a job, or have dry cleaning to... Read more >
Evolving Dharma
Evolving Dharma
Written by Jay Michaelson
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ISBN: 9781583947142
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Evolving Dharma
Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment
Written by Jay Michaelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $17.95

Evolving Dharma is the definitive guide to the meditation revolution. Fearless, unorthodox, and irreverent scholar and activist Jay Michaelson shows how meditation and mindfulness have moved from ashrams and self-help groups to classrooms and hospitals, and offers unusually straight talk about the “Big E”— enlightenment. Michaelson introduces us to maverick brainhackers... Read more >
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Evolving Dharma
Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment
Written by Jay Michaelson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $17.95

Evolving Dharma is the definitive guide to the meditation revolution. Fearless, unorthodox, and irreverent scholar and activist Jay Michaelson shows how meditation and mindfulness have moved from ashrams and self-help groups to classrooms and hospitals, and offers unusually straight talk about the “Big E”— enlightenment. Michaelson introduces us to maverick brainhackers... Read more >
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The Supreme Doctrine
The Supreme Doctrine
Written by H. Benoit
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831958
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The Supreme Doctrine
Psychological Studies in Zen Thought
Written by H. Benoit


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $21.99

(With an Introduction by Aldous Huxley)
 
In its Eastern aspects—Chinese, Hindu, and Japanese—Zen Buddhism has proved a puzzle, although a stimulating one, to the Western mind. Himself a Westerner, Dr. Benoit has approached it through an occidental manner of thinking. “For the first time, Dr. Benoit presents the traditional doctrine of Zen... Read more >
Instructions to the Cook
Instructions to the Cook
Written by Bernie Glassman and Rick Fields
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800685
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Instructions to the Cook
A Zen Master's Lessons in Living a Life That Matters
Written by Bernie Glassman and Rick Fields


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $16.95

Zen is not just about what we do in the meditation hall, but what we do in the home, the workplace, and the community. That's the premise of this book: how to cook what Zen Buddhists call "the supreme meal"—life. It has to be nourishing, and it has to be shared... 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 >
Zen Confidential
Zen Confidential
Written by Shozan Jack Haubner, Foreword by Leonard Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800333
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Zen Confidential
Confessions of a Wayward Monk
Written by Shozan Jack Haubner
Foreword by Leonard Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $14.95

“This punk of a monk, who should be tending to his own affairs, has decided to infect the real world with his tall tales, and worse, to let the cat out of the bag. And what a sly, dangerous, beautiful, foul-smelling, heart-warming beast it is.”—Leonard Cohen, from the foreword

These hilarious essays... Read more >
The Essential Dogen
The Essential Dogen
Edited by Kazuaki Tanahashi and Peter Levitt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800418
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The Essential Dogen
Writings of the Great Zen Master
Edited by Kazuaki Tanahashi and Peter Levitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $14.00

Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism, is one of the greatest religious, philosophical, and literary geniuses of Japan. His writings have been studied by Zen students for centuries, particularly his masterwork, Shobo Genzo or Treasury of the True Dharma Eye. This is the first book to... Read more >
Cold Mountain Poems
Cold Mountain Poems
Written by Han Shan, Translated by J.P. Seaton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309056
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Cold Mountain Poems
Zen Poems of Han Shan, Shih Te, and Wang Fan-chih
Written by Han Shan
Translated by J.P. Seaton


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $14.95

Popularized in the West by Beat Generation writers Gary Snyder and Jack Kerouac, T’ang-era rebel poet Han Shan is an icon of Chinese poetry and Zen. He and his sidekick, Shih Te, are known as the laughing, ragged pair who left their poetry on stones, trees, farmhouses, and monastery walls, calling... Read more >
The One Taste of Truth
The One Taste of Truth
Written by William Scott Wilson
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ISBN: 9781611800265
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The One Taste of Truth
Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea
Written by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $14.95

Traditionally in China and Japan, drinking a cup of tea was an opportunity for contemplation, meditation, and an elevation of mind and spirit. Here, renowned translator William Scott Wilson distills what is singular and precious about this traditional tea culture, and he explores the fascinating connection between Zen and tea drinking... Read more >
Training in Compassion
Training in Compassion
Written by Norman Fischer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800401
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Training in Compassion
Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong
Written by Norman Fischer


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

Lojong is the Tibetan Buddhist practice that involves working with short phrases (called "slogans") as a way of generating bodhichitta, the heart and mind of enlightened compassion. Though the practice is more than a millennium old, it has become popular in the West only in the last twenty years or so—and... Read more >
Sky Above, Great Wind
Sky Above, Great Wind
Written by Kazuaki Tanahashi
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ISBN: 9781590309827
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Sky Above, Great Wind
The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan
Written by Kazuaki Tanahashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $17.95

Ryokan (1758–1831) is, along with Dogen and Hakuin, one of the three giants of Zen in Japan. But unlike his two renowned colleagues, Ryokan was a societal dropout, living mostly as a hermit and a beggar. He was never head of a monastery or temple. He liked playing with children. He... Read more >
The Best Buddhist Writing 2012
The Best Buddhist Writing 2012
Edited by Melvin McLeod and editors of the Shambhala Sun
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800111
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The Best Buddhist Writing 2012

Edited by Melvin McLeod and editors of the Shambhala Sun


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $17.95

A treasury of the most notable, profound, and thought-provoking Buddhist-inspired writing published in the last year.

The Best Buddhist Writing 2012 includes:


   • His Holiness the Dalai Lama on cultivating a universal ethic of kindness
   • Sharon Salzberg on getting your meditation practice started
   • Pema Chödrön on how... Read more >
The Pocket Thich Nhat Hanh
The Pocket Thich Nhat Hanh
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh, Edited by Melvin McLeod
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309360
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The Pocket Thich Nhat Hanh

Written by Thich Nhat Hanh
Edited by Melvin McLeod


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $7.95

This is a collection of powerful and inspiring teachings in an appealing, convenient pocket-size book from one of today's most important and beloved spiritual teachers, the Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. Next to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh is the best-known Buddhist teacher in the world, and... Read more >
You Are Here
You Are Here
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh, Translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590309834
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You Are Here
Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh
Translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $18.95

This moment is the gateway to enlightenment. It is the only moment we have to be joyful, mindful, and awake. The key is to be there for yourself—to learn to be fully present in your life. This, Thich Nhat Hanh explains, is the heart of Buddhist practice.

In this introduction to... Read more >
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Nature, Man and Woman
Nature, Man and Woman
Written by Alan W. Watts
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ISBN: 9780307822987
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Nature, Man and Woman

Written by Alan W. Watts


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

A provocative and enduring work that reexamines humanity's place in the natural world -- and the spirit's relation to the flesh -- in the light of Chinese Taoism.

That human beings stand separate from a nature that must be controlled, that the mind is somehow superior to the body, and that all... Read more >
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Everything Is the Way
Everything Is the Way
Written by Elihu Genmyo Smith
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ISBN: 9781590309728
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Everything Is the Way
Ordinary Mind Zen
Written by Elihu Genmyo Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $17.95

These days, when Zen has become a kind of shorthand for anything  that’s enigmatic or aesthetically spare, it’s refreshing be reminded that Zen is at heart a practice for waking up from the dream we inhabit—in order to free ourselves from the suffering the dream imposes on us. Elihu Genmyo Smith’s... Read more >
The Unfettered Mind
The Unfettered Mind
Written by Takuan Soho, Translated by William Scott Wilson
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ISBN: 9781590309865
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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
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 >
The Practice of Perfection
The Practice of Perfection
Written by Robert Aitken
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ISBN: 9780307817471
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The Practice of Perfection
The Paramitas from a Zen Buddhist Perspective
Written by Robert Aitken


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2012
Price: $18.99

Robert Aiken, author of Encouraging Words and Taking the Path of Zen, is America’s most senior Zen Roshi. In this new book he presents the Ten Pãramitãs, of Transcendental Perfections—namely, giving, mortality, forbearance, zeal, focused meditation, wisdom, compassionate means, aspiration, spiritual power, and knowledge—two-thousand-year-old ideals that can serve us as both...

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Master of the Three Ways
Master of the Three Ways
Written by Hung Ying-Ming, Translated by William Scott Wilson, Introduction by Bill Porter
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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 >
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