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Taoism

  • Japanese Mythology in Filmby Yoshiko Okuyama

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    This book introduces film semiotics and demonstrates its use as a theoretical tool for reading Japanese popular movies and anime. more...

  • Shen Gong and Nei Dan in Da Xuanby Serge Augier; Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Serge Augier explains the theory, concepts and practice of the Daoist tradition of Da Xuan with a unique simplicity, allowing practitioners of all levels to gain insight into the reasoning behind different elements of their practice. more...

  • Chuang Tsuby Gia-fu Feng; Jane English

    Hay House 2014; US$ 20.00

    Chuang Tsu: Inner Chapters is a companion volume to Gia-fu Feng and Jane English ’s translation of Tao Te Ching , which has enjoyed great success since its publication in 1972. Very little is known about Chuang Tsu, and that little is inextricably woven into legend. It is said that he was a contemporary of Mencius, an official in the Lacquer Garden... more...

  • Daoist Meditationby Lieselotte Schwair; Wu Jyh Cherng

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This translation of Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting, an 8th century classic Chinese text on meditation, is accompanied by an explanatory introduction and commentary. Master Cherng explains the text in a way that can be fully understood by the Western reader and explains how to practice the Purification of the Heart method of meditation. more...

  • World Religions DeMYSTiFieDby Ebrahim Moosa; Matt Cleary

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 22.00

    Ebrahim E. I. Moosa, PhD , is an associate professor of Islamic studies in the Department of Religion at Duke University. Matt Cleary is a writer and researcher with a lifelong interest in comparative religion. more...

  • Sacred Mountainsby Allerd Stikker; Rosa Vitalie

    Bene Factum Publishing 2014; US$ 18.94

    Allerd Stikker witnessed and actively participated in the Daoist resurgence, together with the Alliance of Religions and Conservation. Strikker shares his fascination for Daoism, and explains how nature conservation is deeply rooted in its philosophy and practice. He tells the story of his cooperation with ARC in assisting Daoist masters to build... more...

  • Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhiby Zhongxian Wu; Karin Taylor Wu; Fei BingXun

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 65.00

    A detailed explanation of the building blocks of Chinese metaphysics, the 22 Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches upon which Chinese medicine, astrology and FengShui are based. Poetic descriptions dating from the Song dynasty give the reader a deep understanding of the meaning of each and of their interrelationships. more...

  • XinYi WuDaoby Zhao ShouRong; Zhongxian Wu

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    The author reveals the spirit of classical Chinese martial arts through instruction of hitherto secret internal practices from the Dai Family Style XinYi Martial Arts in this ground-breaking book. Exploring the connection between Daoist numerology, internal alchemy and the spirit of martial power, it offers guidance to strengthen inner cultivation. more...

  • The Resurrected Skeletonby Wilt L. Idema

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    The Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi (369–286 B.C.E.) encountered a skull that later in a dream praises the pleasures of death over the toil of living. This anecdote became popular with poets in the second and third centuries and found renewed significance with the founders of Quanzhen Daoism. These philosophers turned the skull into a skeleton, a metonym... more...

  • Tao - A New Way of Thinkingby Chung-yuan Chang

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 19.95

    This translation reveals the true wisdom and beauty of the Tao Tê Ching and the accompanying introduction and commentaries make its meaning accessible, without any reduction of the complex thought within its pages. Chung-yuan Chang places the text in the context of Western metaphysics, making reference to many Western philosophers. more...