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Being with Dying
Being with Dying
Written by Roshi Joan Halifax, Foreword by Ira Byock
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ISBN: 9781590307182
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Being with Dying
Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
Written by Roshi Joan Halifax
Foreword by Ira Byock


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $16.95

The Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgrounds—as has been demonstrated time and again in Joan Halifax’s decades of work with the dying and their caregivers. Inspired by traditional Buddhist teachings, her work is a source of wisdom for all those who are charged... Read more >
The Zen Art Book
The Zen Art Book
Written by John Daido Loori and Stephen Addiss
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ISBN: 9781590307472
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The Zen Art Book
The Art of Enlightenment
Written by John Daido Loori and Stephen Addiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $21.95

When a Zen master puts brush to paper, the resulting image is an expression of the quality of his or her mind. It is thus a teaching,  intended to compassionately stop us in our tracks and to compel us to consider ultimate truth. Here, forty masterpieces of painting and calligraphy by... Read more >
The Art of Buddhism
The Art of Buddhism
Written by Denise Patry Leidy
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ISBN: 9781590306703
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The Art of Buddhism
An Introduction to Its History and Meaning
Written by Denise Patry Leidy


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
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As its teachings spread from the Indian subcontinent in all directions across Asia, Buddhism influenced every culture it touched—from <st1:country-region w:st="on">Afghanistan</st1:country-region> to <st1:country-region w:st="on">Korea</st1:country-region>, from <st1:country-region w:st="on"> <st1:place w:st="on">Mongolia</st1:place> </st1:country-region> to Java. Buddhist art is a radiant reflection of the encounter of the Buddha’s teachings with the diverse civilizations that came... Read more >
The True Dharma Eye
The True Dharma Eye
Written by John Daido Loori, Translated by John Daido Loori and Kazuaki Tanahashi
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ISBN: 9781590304655
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The True Dharma Eye
Zen Master Dogen's Three Hundred Koans
Written by John Daido Loori
Translated by John Daido Loori and Kazuaki Tanahashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $34.95

A collection of three hundred koans compiled by Eihei Dogen, the thirteenth-century founder of Soto Zen in Japan, this book presents readers with a uniquely contemporary perspective on his profound teachings and their relevance for modern Western practitioners of Zen. Following the traditional format for koan collections, John Daido Loori Roshi... Read more >
Zen Heart
Zen Heart
Written by Ezra Bayda
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ISBN: 9781590307229
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Zen Heart
Simple Advice for Living with Mindfulness and Compassion
Written by Ezra Bayda


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
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There’s a secret to spiritual practice, and it’s surprisingly simple: learn to be present with attention. Do that, and the whole world becomes your teacher, you wake up to the sacredness of every aspect of existence, and compassion for others arises without even thinking about it. In Zen Heart, Bayda provides... Read more >
Shattering the Great Doubt
Shattering the Great Doubt
Written by Sheng Yen
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ISBN: 9781590306215
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Shattering the Great Doubt
The Chan Practice of Huatou
Written by Sheng Yen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $22.95

Huatou is a skillful method for breaking through the prison of mental habits into the spacious mind of enlightenment. The huatou is a confounding question much like a Zen koan. Typical ones are "What is wu [nothingness]?" or "What was my original face before birth-and-death?" But a huatou is unlike a... Read more >
The Sayings of Layman P'ang
The Sayings of Layman P'ang
Translated by James Green
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ISBN: 9781590306307
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The Sayings of Layman P'ang
A Zen Classic of China
Translated by James Green


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $14.95

These wise and funny stories have been an inspiration to spiritual practice for more than twelve centuries, particularly for all those who follow the Buddhist path as laypeople. Layman P’ang (740–808) was a merchant and family man who one day put all his money and possessions in a boat and sunk... Read more >
Minding Mind
Minding Mind
Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590306857
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Minding Mind
A Course in Basic Meditation
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $18.95

Some types of meditation are aimed at promoting a sense of confidence and well-being in everyday life, while other types focus on producing altered states of consciousness, transcending the world, or developing skills for serving other people. The instructions in this book focus on the highest type of all, “pure, clear... Read more >
The Way of Korean Zen
The Way of Korean Zen
Written by Kusan Sunim, Translated by Martine Batchelor, Introduction by Stephen Batchelor
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ISBN: 9781590306864
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The Way of Korean Zen

Written by Kusan Sunim
Translated by Martine Batchelor
Introduction by Stephen Batchelor


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $19.95

The power and simplicity of the Korean Zen tradition shine in this collection of teachings by a renowned modern master, translated by Martine Batchelor. Kusan Sunim provides a wealth of practical advice for students, particularly with regard to the uniquely Korean practice of hwadu, or sitting with questioning. An extensive introduction... Read more >
Mindful Eating
Mindful Eating
Written by Jan Chozen Bays
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ISBN: 9781590305317
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Mindful Eating
A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food--includes CD
Written by Jan Chozen Bays


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $18.95

The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food—and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation of what mindfulness is and how it can help... Read more >
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Jake Fades
Jake Fades
Written by David Guy
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ISBN: 9781590305669
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Jake Fades
A Novel of Impermanence
Written by David Guy


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2008
Price: $19.95

Jake is a Zen master and expert bicycle repairman who fixes flats and teaches meditation out of a shop in Bar Harbor, Maine. Hank is his long-time student. The aging Jake hopes that Hank will take over teaching for him. But the commitment-phobic Hank doesn’t feel up to the job, and... Read more >
Each Moment Is the Universe
Each Moment Is the Universe
Written by Dainin Katagiri
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ISBN: 9781590306079
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Each Moment Is the Universe
Zen and the Way of Being Time
Written by Dainin Katagiri


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2008
Price: $24.95

It’s easy to regard time as a commodity—we even speak of “saving” or “spending” it. We often regard it as an enemy, when we feel it slipping away before we’re ready for time to be up. The Zen view of time is radically different than that: time is not something separate... Read more >
Mountain Record of Zen Talks
Mountain Record of Zen Talks
Written by John Daido Loori
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ISBN: 9781590305775
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Mountain Record of Zen Talks

Written by John Daido Loori


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2008
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In this treasury of Zen wisdom based on his talks, the abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery in Mt. Tremper, New York, explores the eight areas of study that are the focus for training in his community: meditation, study with the teacher, liturgy, art practice, body practice, the study of scriptures, work... Read more >
Bring Me the Rhinoceros
Bring Me the Rhinoceros
Written by John Tarrant
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ISBN: 9781590306185
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Bring Me the Rhinoceros
And Other Zen Koans That Will Save Your Life
Written by John Tarrant


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $15.95

Bring Me the Rhinoceros is an unusual guide to happiness and a can opener for your thinking. For fifteen hundred years, Zen koans have been passed down through generations of masters, usually in private encounters between teacher and student. This book deftly retells more than a dozen traditional koans, which... Read more >
The Method of No-Method
The Method of No-Method
Written by Sheng Yen
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ISBN: 9781590305751
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The Method of No-Method
The Chan Practice of Silent Illumination
Written by Sheng Yen


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $18.95

Here is a spiritual practice uncomplicated enough for anyone to learn, yet rich enough to be worked with for a lifetime. The traditional Chan (Chinese Zen) practice called Silent Illumination begins with nothing more than putting aside all thoughts except the awareness of oneself “just sitting.” It’s so simple in execution... Read more >
Cave of Tigers
Cave of Tigers
Written by John Daido Loori
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ISBN: 9781590305652
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Cave of Tigers
The Living Zen Practice of Dharma Combat
Written by John Daido Loori


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $22.95

Dharma combat is a practice form unique to Zen in which student and teacher confront each other before a live audience, so to speak. The Zen master takes a seat at the front of the meditation hall and is approached by students, one by one, who challenge the master with questions... Read more >
Bringing the Sacred to Life
Bringing the Sacred to Life
Written by John Daido Loori
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ISBN: 9781590305331
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Bringing the Sacred to Life
The Daily Practice of Zen Ritual
Written by John Daido Loori


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $18.95

Zen rituals—such as chanting, bowing, lighting incense before the Buddha statue—are ways of recognizing the sacredness in all of life. A ritual is simply a deliberate and focused moment that symbolizes the care with which we should be approaching all of life, and practicing the Zen liturgy is a way of... Read more >
The Zen of Creativity
The Zen of Creativity
Written by John Daido Loori
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ISBN: 9780307417558
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The Zen of Creativity
Cultivating Your Artistic Life
Written by John Daido Loori


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

For many of us, the return of Zen conjures up images of rock gardens and gently flowing waterfalls. We think of mindfulness and meditation, immersion in a state of being where meaning is found through simplicity. Zen lore has been absorbed by Western practitioners and pop culture alike, yet there is... Read more >
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Zen Enlightenment
Zen Enlightenment
Written by Heinrich Dumoulin
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ISBN: 9781590305294
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Zen Enlightenment
Origins and Meaning
Written by Heinrich Dumoulin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2007
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Enlightenment, the cosmic experience of universal unity, is a notoriously elusive concept in Zen. Here, the renowned scholar Heinrich Dumoulin traces the development of Zen and the concept of enlightenment from its origins in India through its development in China to its fruition in Japan. Delineating the Buddhist origins, as well... Read more >
Momma Zen
Momma Zen
Written by Karen Maezen Miller
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ISBN: 9781590304617
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Momma Zen
Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood
Written by Karen Maezen Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $15.95

Combining humor, honesty, and plainspoken advice, Momma Zen distills the doubts and frustrations of parenting into vignettes of Zen wisdom.

Drawing on her experience as a first-time mother, and on her years of Zen meditation and study, Miller explores how the daily challenges of parenthood can become the most profound spiritual... Read more >
Zen Is Right Here
Zen Is Right Here
Edited by David Chadwick
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ISBN: 9781590304914
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Zen Is Right Here
Teaching Stories and Anecdotes of Shunryu Suzuki, Author of "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind"
Edited by David Chadwick


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $14.95

Shunryu Suzuki’s extraordinary gift for conveying traditional Zen teachings using ordinary language is well known to the countless readers of Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. In Zen Is Right Here, his teachings are brought to life powerfully and directly through stories told about him by his students. These living encounters with Zen... Read more >
Finding the Still Point (Book and CD)
Finding the Still Point (Book and CD)
Written by John Daido Loori
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ISBN: 9781590304792
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Finding the Still Point (Book and CD)
A Beginner's Guide to Zen Meditation
Written by John Daido Loori


Format: Package, 128 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $14.00

Through Zen meditation it is possible to find stillness of mind, even amidst our everyday activities—and this practical book-and-CD set reveals how. John Daido Loori, one of America's leading Zen teachers, offers everything needed to begin a meditation practice. He covers the basics of where to sit (on a cushion, bench... Read more >
Untrain Your Parrot
Untrain Your Parrot
Written by Elizabeth Hamilton
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ISBN: 9781590303634
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Untrain Your Parrot
And Other No-nonsense Instructions on the Path of Zen
Written by Elizabeth Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $14.00

This book offers exercises, instructions, jokes, stories, pithy quotes, and—most of all—encouragement to anyone interested in exploring Zen but who may find traditional presentations severe or intimidating. Hamilton writes with an easygoing, friendly style that invites readers of all backgrounds to sit down and give meditation a try. But don’t be... Read more >
Orthodox Chinese Buddhism
Orthodox Chinese Buddhism
Written by Chan Master Sheng Yen, Translated by Otto Chang and Douglas Gildow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556436574
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Orthodox Chinese Buddhism
A Contemporary Chan Master's Answers to Common Questions
Written by Chan Master Sheng Yen
Translated by Otto Chang and Douglas Gildow


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $16.95

As a well-known scholar and meditation master—His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama called him “extremely modest, a true spiritual practitioner of deep and broad learning”—Sheng Yen is uniquely qualified to guide Western seekers into the world of contemporary Chinese Buddhism. Written while the author was secluded in solitary retreat in southern... Read more >
Invoking Reality
Invoking Reality
Written by John Daido Loori
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ISBN: 9781590304594
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Invoking Reality
Moral and Ethical Teachings of Zen
Written by John Daido Loori


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $14.95

There is a common misconception that to practice Zen is to practice meditation and nothing else. In truth, traditionally, the practice of meditation goes hand-in-hand with moral conduct. In Invoking Reality, John Daido Loori, one of the leading Zen teachers in America today, presents and explains the ethical precepts of Zen... Read more >
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