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  • Wisdom of the Kadam Mastersby Thupten Jinpa

    Wisdom Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    Wisdom of the Kadam Masters is the second volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library of Tibetan Classics . The phrase "Kadam masters" evokes for many Tibetans a sense of a spiritual golden age--the image of a community... more...

  • The Connected Discourses of the Buddhaby Bodhi

    Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 75.00

    This volume offers a complete translation of the Samyutta Nikaya, The Connected Discourses of the Buddha , the third of the four great collections in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pali Canon. The Samyutta Nikaya consists of fifty-six chapters, each governed by a unifying theme that binds together the Buddha's suttas or discourses. The chapters are organized... more...

  • Essential Mind Trainingby Thupten Jinpa

    Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 16.95

    Essential Mind Training is the first volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library of Tibetan Classics . The key to happiness is not the eradication of all problems but rather the development of a mind capable of transforming... more...

  • Classics in Chinese Philosophyby Wade Baskin

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    During the last century China has undergone more change than during any other period in its long and turbulent history. Roughly a quarter of the world?s population has been directly affected by the radical transformation that culminated in the establishment of the present Communist state?one which claims to have translated into reality the Confucian... more...

  • Season of Violenceby Shintaro Ishihara

    Tuttle Publishing 1966; US$ 3.99

    Violent, sensual, and seemingly un-Japanese, the stories in Season of Violence nevertheless depict Japanese teenagers of the present in compulsive but often unconscious revolt against the moral codes of "old Japan." Yet these stories tell of youth who offer no real, modern morality to replace the oldonly the anti-morality of indiscriminate sex,... more...

  • Burial in the Cloudsby Hiroyuki Agawa; Teruyo Shimizu

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    Burial in the Clouds is the first English language translation of Hiroyuki Agawa's classic novel of World War II, Kumo No Bohyo . A powerful novel, it takes the form of the war-time diary of a young Japanese college student inducted into the Imperial Navy at the height of World War II. Trained as a combat pilot, he is transferred to one of... more...

  • Classic Haikuby Basho; Asataro Miyamori

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    This volume features dozens of Basho's poems as well as works by his predecessors and ten of his disciples ? Kikaku, Ransetsu, Joso, and Kyoroku among them. more...

  • The Analectsby Confucius

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    In this excellent English translation of The Analects, or Sayings, of Confucius, readers will find a rich distillation of the timeless precepts of one of history's most influential teachers and social theorists. A Chinese philosopher who lived c. 551 to c. 479 B.C., Confucius originated and taught an ethical, socially oriented philosophy that... more...

  • Collection of Equivalent Proverbs in Five Languagesby Albert F. Chang

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 32.99

    This book provides a collection of equivalent proverbs in four Asian languages as well as English. Each of the Asian language proverbs is presented with its literal translation in English. Each proverb is explained to point out similarities and differences in the languages due to the differences in culture. more...

  • Scripting Dance in Contemporary Indiaby Maratt Mythili Anoop; Varun Gulati; C. R. Rajendran; Ruchika Sharma; Justine Lemos; Anandi Salinas; Kelli Ling; Sushmita Arunkumar; Kaustvi Sarkar; Veena Basavarajaiah; Divya Venkatesh; Puthumana Govindan Namboodiri; Melwyn Pinto

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    Scripting Dance in Contemporary India is an edited volume that engages with multiple dance forms of India and their representations. The contributions are eclectic, including writings by both scholars and performers who share their experiential knowledge. more...