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  • Asian Sacred Natural Sitesby Bas Verschuuren; Naoya Furuta

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking Asian cultures, religions and worldviews with contemporary... more...

  • Japanese Cultureby Roger J. Davies

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99

    Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations takes readers on a detailed and thoroughly researched journey through Japan's cultural history. This much-anticipated sequel to Roger Davies's best-selling The Japanese Mind provides a comprehensive overview of the religion and philosophy of Japan. This cultural history of Japan... more...

  • The Analects of Dasan, Volume Iby Hongkyung Kim

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This book is an English translation of Noneo gogeum ju with the translator's comments on the creative ideas and interpretations of Dasan on the Analects . It not only represents one of the greatest achievements of Korean Confucianism but also demonstrates an innovative prospect for the progress of Confucian philosophy. more...

  • Anthology of Philosophical and Cultural Issuesby Yijie Tang

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book argues that a general understanding of traditional Chinese philosophy can be achieved by a concise elaboration of its truth, goodness and beauty; that goodness and beauty in Chinese philosophy, combined with the integration of man and heaven, knowledge and practice, scenery and feeling, reflect a pursuit of an ideal goal in traditional... more...

  • The Tortoise in Asiaby Tony Grey

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Based on a popular legend in Gansu, the far western province of China, The Tortoise in Asia recounts the exploits of Marcus, a young Roman centurion schooled in the Greek classics who, after a devastating loss in a battle with the Parthians, is taken prisoner, marched along the Silk Road, and pressed into service as a border guard on the eastern frontier.... more...

  • Promoting Sustainable Innovations in Plant Varietiesby Mrinalini Kochupillai

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book develops the term ?Sustainable Innovations? and defines it on the basis of plant variety innovations that, by their very nature, (i) permit the in situ conservation of agrobiodiversity and genetic variability in diverse geographic and climatic conditions, (ii) do not exclude any potential innovators from the process of innovation, and thereby... more...

  • Great Doubtby Boshan; Jeff Shore; Brad Warner

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 14.95 US$ 10.50

    The greater the doubt, the greater the awakening. ?In this brief but remarkably thorough book, Boshan puts into words what it means to truly doubt. Not just to be skeptical?but to push all the way to the very foundations. Anyone interested in Zen can learn a whole lot from this little book.? ?from the foreword by Brad Warner, author of  Hardcore... more...

  • Zen Cityby Eliot Fintushel

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 6.99

    From the author of "Breakfast with the Ones You Love" comes Zen City. more...

  • Letters from the Yoga Mastersby Marion Mugs McConnell; Erich Schiffmann; Paramhansa Yogananda; Ramana Maharshi; Swami Sivananda

    North Atlantic Books 2016; US$ 21.95

    This intimate and insightful account of the life of Dr. Harry (Hari) Dickman, referred to by Swami Sivananda as ?the yogi of the West,? features more than fifty years of correspondence between Dickman and well-known yoga masters such as Swami Sivananda, Ramana Maharshi, Paramhansa Yogananda, and almost one hundred others. Marion (Mugs) McConnell, Dickman?s... more...

  • The Hazy Moon of Enlightenmentby Bernie Glassman; Taizan Maezumi; Daishin John Buksbazen; Wendy Egyoku Nakao; Chogyam Trungpa

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.99

    The Hazy Moon of Enlightenment  takes the reader to the next level of Zen practice, exploring some of the more subtle and sophisticated topics in Zen. The first two parts of the book explore enlightenment and delusion: What is nature of enlightenement? What does it mean to describe enlightenment as sudden or gradual? What is the nature of delusion,... more...