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- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
The Hagakure is one of the most influential of all Japanese texts?written nearly 300 years ago by Yamamoto Tsunetomo to summarize the very essence of the Japanese Samurai bushido ("warrior") spirit. Its influence has been felt throughout the world and yet its existence is scarcely known to many Westerners. This is the first translation to include... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 1990; US$ 40.08
Ein philosophisches Lehrstück aus der arabischen Literatur des Mittelalters, in dem der Anspruch des Menschen auf die Krone der Schöpfung thematisiert und sein Dasein schärfster Kritik unterzogen wird. Reihe Philosophische Bibliothek - Band 433 more...
- W. W. Norton & Company 2014; US$ 9.24
?Leys has made Confucius speak English more persuasively than any translator to date. His achievement is one of simplicity. . . . Leys sees his task as making the Confucius of the Analects fully persuasive again. He does this brilliantly.? ?Stephen Owen, The New Republic more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99
Hundreds of sage observations from China?s most revered scholar Teacher, politician, philosopher, and student, Confucius offered wisdom and aphorisms on a variety of topics that transcend borders and time. Whether considering his own life, human nature, or a society?s responsibilities, Confucius?s teachings emphasize personal and governmental... more...
- 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...
- Nicolas-Hays, Inc 2015; US$ 19.95
The Yogasutra of Patanjali is described as an owner?s manual for the human mind and how the mind can be used in the quest for Truth and The Managing Mind presents this most important text on Yoga and meditation in clear and straightforward English. Devadatta Kali?s commentary endeavors to draw out the meaning of Patanjali?s text in a coherent... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
One of yoga's most important and influential works, this classic forms a keystone of Indian philosophical and religious thought. The eight-step path to Raja Yoga consists of restraint, observances, posture, breath control, sublimation, attention, concentration, and meditation. This volume contains complete sutras, along with a commentary by Veda-Vyasa... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Seeker, adventurer, pilgrim, and scholar, David-Neel (1868?1969) was the first European woman to explore the once-forbidden city of Lhasa. This memoir offers an objective account of the supernatural events she witnessed during the 1920s among the mystics and hermits of Tibet ? including levitation, telepathy, and the ability to walk on water. Includes... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95
One of the most important texts in the literature of Buddhism, this collection contains 47 stories that celebrate the previous lives of the Buddha, each offering fascinating insights into the mind and heart of Buddhism. Translated and edited by a distinguished Western scholar of Buddhism. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
This anthology of Gandhi's writings offers a revealing look at his life and philosophy, focusing on subjects of enduring interest ? rather than day-to-day political matters ? and the development of the philosophy of Satyagraha ? defense of and by the truth. This collection also features significant excerpts from the Mahatma's speeches, correspondence,... more...