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  • Beyond Tantraby Mieke Wik; Stephan Wik

    Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Provides Westerners with a step-by-step, tastefully illustrated, practical introduction to the ancient Chinese art of sexual dual cultivation. more...

  • The Flying Phoenixby David K. Jordan; Daniel L. Overmyer

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.00

    Anthropologist David Jordan and Daniel Overmyer, a historian of religions, present a joint analysis of the most important group of sectarian religious societies in contemporary Taiwan: those that engage in automatic writing seances, or worship by means of the phoenix" writing implement. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...

  • Verfolgung und Diskriminierung von Chinesen im Indonesien der 90er Jahreby René Yu

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 24.09

    Die allgemeine Situation der Chinesen in Indonesien erfuhr in den letzte Jahren vielfältige Beachtung innerhalb der Asienwissenschaften. Im Rahmen dieses Buches sollen Diskriminierung und Verfolgung der Chinesen im Indonesien der 90er Jahre des 20. Jahrhunderts anhand von Darstellungen in der indonesischen Presse betrachtet werden. Der avisierte Themenkomplex... more...

  • Der Daoismusby Hans van Ess

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 8.30

    Der Daoismus ist im Westen durch die Lehre von Yin und Yang und das I Ging, aber auch durch die Tradition der Körper- und Geisteskultivierung bekannt. Techniken der Atemkontrolle, Taijiquan, Qigong und daoistische Kampfkunst erfreuen sich seit Längerem auch bei uns großer Beliebtheit. Hans van Ess beschreibt, was die Legenden über den Weisen Laozi... more...

  • Handbook of Chinese Mythologyby Lihui Yang

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 75.00

    An informative work of historical and contemporary Chinese myths, including a collection of historical documents, detailing myths as they live and change in China today. This work focuses on the Han Chinese people, but ranges across the full ethnic spectrum of ancient and modern China. more...

  • Cultivating Perfectionby Louis Komjathy

    BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00

    This important work focuses on early Quanzhen (Complete Perfection) Daoism, a twelfth-century Daoist religious movement and subsequent monastic order. Emphasis in this first study to approach Quanzhen from a comparative religious studies perspective is placed on the complex interplay among views of self, specific training regimens, and the types of... more...

  • Tibetan Ritualby Jose Ignacio Cabezon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 22.99

    Ritual is one of the most pervasive religious phenomena in the Tibetan cultural world. Despite its ubiquity and importance to Tibetan cultural life, however, only in recent years has Tibetan ritual been given the attention it deserves. This is the first scholarly collection to focus on this important subject. Unique in its historical, geographical... more...

  • Daoismby Paula Hartz

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Discusses the history, basic beliefs, and traditional practices of Daoism as well as the renewed interest and growth in modern China and the world. more...

  • The Tao of Forgivenessby William Martin

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 15.95

    Bestselling Taoist author William Martin brings the power of the Tao to the essential practice of forgiveness, creating a unique path from guilt, blame, and shame to peace of mind and freedom. How do we forgive when forgiveness seems impossible? William Martin, author of the bestselling The Parent's Tao Te Ching , provides practical and time... more...

  • In Search of the Folk Daoists of North Chinaby Stephen Jones

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    Largely unstudied by scholars of religion, folk Daoist ritual in north China has been a constant theme of Chinese music scholars. Stephen Jones places lay Daoists within the wider context of folk religious practices - including those of lay Buddhists, sectarians, and spirit mediums. Jones describes ritual sequences within funerals and temple fairs,... more...