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Taoism

  • The Art of Stopping Timeby Pedram Shojai

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; Not Available

    A frantic world . . . or a frantic mind? Time can often feel scarce, but what if we had the power to stop it? The New York Times Bestselling author Pedram Shojai reveals what it takes to stop time . . . Discover the deepest secrets of time and take control of your life. By following the 100-day Gong ritual - allocating a set amount of... more...

  • Gods, Heroes, and Ancestorsby Anh Q. Tran

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 97.99

    This is the first translation in English of the anonymously authored 1752 manuscript Tam Giáo Chu Vong ( The Errors of the Three Religions ). Structured as a dialogue between a Christian priest and a Confucian, this work paints a rich picture of the three traditional Vietnamese religions: Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism. more...

  • Practical Zenby Julian Daizan Skinner; Shinzan Miyamae

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 16.62

    Using a system established by the ancestors of the Rinzai tradition of Zen, this book presents specific meditation practices in a practical and engaging way that will enable readers to live a grounded, strong, energetic life. more...

  • Asian Traditions of Meditationby Halvor Eifring; Edwin F. Bryant; Madhu Khanna; Johannes Bronkhorst; Kristina Myrvold; Sarah Shaw; Geoffrey Samuel; Morten Schlutter; Harold D. Roth; Masaya Mabuchi; Are Holen

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    Meditation has flourished in different parts of the world ever since the foundations of the great civilizations were laid. It played a vital role in the formation of Asian cultures that trace much of their heritage to ancient India and China. This volume brings together for the first time studies of the major traditions of Asian meditation as well... more...

  • The Golden Peaches of Samarkandby Edward H. Schafer

    Hauraki Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    In the seventh century the kingdom of Samarkand sent formal gifts of fancy yellow peaches, large as goose eggs and with a color like gold, to the Chinese court at Ch’ang-an. What kind of fruit these golden peaches really were cannot now be guessed, but they have the glamour of mystery, and they symbolize all the exotic things longed for, and unknown... more...

  • The Tao of Craftby Benebell Wen

    North Atlantic Books 2016; US$ 28.95

    For the first time in English, Benebell Wen reveals the rich history and theoretical principles underlying the ancient practice of crafting Fu talismans, or magical sigils, in the Chinese Taoist tradition and gives detailed instructions for modern practitioners who would like to craft their own Fu. Fu talismans are ideograms and writings typically... more...

  • Daoist Reflections from Scholar Sageby Damo Mitchell; Paul Mitchell; Lauren Faithfull; Donna Pinker; Tino Faithfull; Seb Smith; Roni Edlund; Linda Hallett; Ellie Talbot; Kulsoom Shah; Richard Agnew; Robert Aspell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95

    Bringing together popular articles and new work from Damo Mitchell and his students at the Lotus Nei Gong School of Daoist Arts, this book covers intriguing but rarely discussed topics. Discover the importance of the pineal gland, learn to find contentment in centeredness rather than excitement, explore the Five Spirits of Daoism, and much more. more...

  • Ba Zi - The Four Pillars of Destinyby Serge Augier

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    BaZi (Chinese astrology) is the key to understanding your own character and the characters of others. This book explains how it works and how to draw up and interpret a basic chart. Detailed and practical information is given on the strengths and weaknesses of each character type and how these affect your everyday interactions. more...

  • The Book of Teaby Kakuzo Okakura

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    'The Book of Tea' by Okakura Kakuzo shows how tea has affected nearly every aspect of Japanese culture, thought, and life. The book is accessible to Western audiences because, though Kakuzo was born and raised Japanese, he was trained from a young age to speak English. In this book he explains tea in the context of Zen and Taoism as well as the secular... more...

  • Lao-tzu’s Tao and Wu Weiby Lao-Tzu

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    The Tao Te Ching is a spiritual, inspirational work that guides us through life, helping us to live within each moment and find the beauty that is all around each of us. Simple, beautiful, and life changing. The Tao Te Ching is fundamental to the Taoist school of Chinese philosophy (Dàojia) and strongly influenced other schools, such as Legalism and... more...