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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Iudicium Verlag 2009; US$ 24.54
Das Interesse an japanischer Literatur ist mit ihrer größeren internationalen Sichtbarkeit, nicht zuletzt aufgrund zweier Literatur-Nobelpreise in den Jahren 1968 und 1994, umfassender Übersetzungstätigkeit sowie gestiegener medialer Aufmerksamkeit stetig gewachsen. Literarische Stoffe bilden die Grundlage für Verarbeitungen in anderen Medien wie Film,... more...
- Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 29.99
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...
- 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...