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Eastern

  • 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...

  • Unfathomable Depthsby Sekkei Harada; Daigaku Rumme; Heiko Narrog; Hongliang Gu

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Navigate a forgotten classic poem and enrich your practice with famed Zen master Sekkei Harada. Three of the most pressing issues in any discussion of modern Zen are the true nature and function of Dharma transmission, how to appropriately practice with koans, and how to understand the "just sitting" of Soto Zen. Zen master Sekkei Harada uses the... more...

  • Unfathomable Depthsby Sekkei Harada; Daigaku Rumme; Heiko Narrog; Hongliang Gu

    Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 18.95

    Navigate a forgotten classic poem and enrich your practice with famed Zen master Sekkei Harada. Three of the most pressing issues in any discussion of modern Zen are the true nature and function of Dharma transmission, how to appropriately practice with koans, and how to understand the "just sitting" of Soto Zen. Zen master Sekkei Harada uses the... more...

  • Unfathomable Depthsby Sekkei Harada; Daigaku Rumme; Heiko Narrog; Hongliang Gu

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Navigate a forgotten classic poem and enrich your practice with famed Zen master Sekkei Harada. Three of the most pressing issues in any discussion of modern Zen are the true nature and function of Dharma transmission, how to appropriately practice with koans, and how to understand the "just sitting" of Soto Zen. Zen master Sekkei Harada uses the... more...

  • Manuscript Cultures: Mapping the Fieldby Jörg Quenzer; Dmitry Bondarev; Jan-Ulrich Sobisch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    What do Mesoamerica, Greece, Byzantium, Island, Chad, Ethiopia, India, Tibet, China and Japan have in common? Like many other cultures of the world, they share a particular form of cultural heritage: ancient handwritten documents. In 2007, scholars from some20 countries around the world gathered at the University of Copenhagen for a workshop... more...

  • No Mud, No Lotusby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In No Mud, No Lotus , Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration transforming suffering and finding true joy. Thich Nhat Hanh acknowledges that because suffering can feel so bad, we try to run away from it or cover it up by consuming. We find something... more...

  • Interpreting China as a Regional and Global Powerby Bart Dessein

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This collection discusses China's contemporary national and international identity as evidenced in its geopolitical impact on the countries in its direct periphery and its functioning in organizations of global governance. This contemporary identity is assessed against the background of the country's Confucian and nationalist history. more...

  • Interpreting China as a Regional and Global Powerby Bart Dessein

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This collection discusses China's contemporary national and international identity as evidenced in its geopolitical impact on the countries in its direct periphery and its functioning in organizations of global governance. This contemporary identity is assessed against the background of the country's Confucian and nationalist history. more...

  • Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodoby Kosho Uchiyama Roshi; Shohaku Okumura; Shohaku Okumura; Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Abandon your treasured delusions and hit the road with one of the most important Zen masters of twentieth-century Japan. Eschewing the entrapments of vanity, power, and money, "Homeless" Kodo Sawaki Roshi refused to accept a permanent position as a temple abbot, despite repeated offers. Instead, he lived a traveling, "homeless" life, going from temple... more...

  • Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodoby Kosho Uchiyama Roshi; Shohaku Okumura; Shohaku Okumura; Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Abandon your treasured delusions and hit the road with one of the most important Zen masters of twentieth-century Japan. Eschewing the entrapments of vanity, power, and money, "Homeless" Kodo Sawaki Roshi refused to accept a permanent position as a temple abbot, despite repeated offers. Instead, he lived a traveling, "homeless" life, going from temple... more...