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- Hampton Roads Publishing 2009; US$ 17.95
Kuan Yin is the most important, best-loved deity in the Chinese world. She is the living expression of compassion and the center of devotion in most Chinese homes and workplaces. Yet she is barely known in the West. The authors of The Kuan Yin Chronicles introduce Kuan Yin to Western readers, and reveal that Kuan Yin is the mystery and power of... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
For centuries, the unique culture of Japan has enchanted Westerners and other foreign observers. Although there was a strong and growing interest in scholarly studies of Japan throughout the nineteenth century, most of these investigations were conducted by outsiders with scant knowledge of Japanese culture. The Japanese Spirit collects a series of... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
Author of bestselling ?Falling Leaves? weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy. more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Release your natural powers for healing, endurance, and longevity With this revoloutionary guide, you will learan four simple and remarkably effective techniques to release your natural powers for healing. The methods ? gentle movement, self-applied massage, breathing exercises, and meditation ? are drawn from the ancient Chinese healing system of... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. This 25th Anniversary Quill Edition features a new introduction by the author; important typographical changes; and a Reader's Guide that... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 33.99
Eastern Philosophy represents one of the most ancient intellectual traditions of human culture, yet it is generally ignored by Western philosophers. Today more than ever, the need for understanding in a global community should be stressed as the scope, scale, and complexity of social changes increase. Bina Gupta strives to obtain a harmonious balance... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1994; US$ 27.95
This unique study of the development of the earliest form of Buddhist self-defense practiced by Chuan Fa monks and mystics shows the philosophical basis of the skills they passed on to subsequent generations.The material is presented so readers can understand that what we think of as a competitive sport is really a meditation mandala in action. Over... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 11.50
In this rare firsthand account of an individual's pursuit of sagehood, the early Ming dynasty scholar and teacher Wu Yubi chronicles his progress and his setbacks, as he strives to integrate the Neo-Confucian practices of self-examination and selfcultivation into everyday life. In more than three hundred entries, spanning much of his adult life,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99
No other book quite engages the reader in the kinds of perceptions and experiences that the seeker will have while following this path. The Zen masters are famous for their unorthodox ways of teaching the wisdom of the 'thing itself'. Their Koans - paradoxical stories, and questions - are designed to rid the mind of over-sophisticated responses.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Originally published in 1986. In this study of initiation in the Nikayas (Discourses of the Buddha), the author presents evidence which makes it clear that salvation in early Buddhism depended upon the intervention of the Buddha?s grace. Contrary to the view of Buddhism as a philosophy of self-endeavour, the picture that emerges from examination... more...