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Enlightenment to Go
By Zorba Publishers
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
In Enlightenment to Go, David Michie provides a lively, accessible antidotes to contemporary problems, including stress, anxiety and depression. He also offers a structured meditation program to help readers integrate transformational insights at deeper levels of consciousness where genuine change becomes possible.
Principles of Hatha Yoga
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The book gives a general outline of the Hatha Yoga methods as delineated in the Book “Hatha Yoga Pradipika”, written in Sanskrit by Yogi Svatmarama during the fifteenth century A.D.
Raj Yoga
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This book gives the brief outlines of the Yogic Methods on the basis of Patanjali's 'Yoga Sutra' which is in perfect conformity with Vedic Hindu Religion which is Free From Idolatry, Mysticism and Esoteric Rituals and conceives of a Supreme God who is 'One and Only-one', 'Ubiquitous', 'Invisible' and 'Attribute-free'.
The Tao Te Ching For The 21st Century
By Stanley Bronstein
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book contains commentaries and analysis of Lao Tzu's classic - the Tao Te Ching. Tao Te Ching translates as "The Way to Heaven."
Tao Te Ching: A New Version for All Seekers
By Guy Leekley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Anusara Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
For more than 2,300 years, the original Chinese of this poetic masterpiece has provided profound guidance to millions of spiritual seekers. This new version in English by Guy Leekley remains faithful to the original intent of the authors through his careful selection of equivalent words, phrases, and rhythms that capture the essence of this spiritual treasure.
Sun Tzu's Art of War For The 21st Century
By Stanley Bronstein
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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The Art of War is primarily about (i) understanding of one’s situation; (ii) understanding of extremes; and (iii) taking the knowledge gained from the understanding of the extremes and applying it to your advantage. Stanley Bronstein updates this masterpiece originally written about warfare and applies it to today's modern society.
Travels with a Monkey Mind: HOW MY KARMA RAN OVER MY DOGMA
By Graham Shepherd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,600. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Reflective and informed, Graham Shepherd is a student of Buddhism who demystifies it by showing us how the Buddhist life is actually lived - whether through his own life in Britain and his native Ireland, or by travelling through the heartland of Tibet and living among the Buddhist Diaspora in Nepal and North India.
Thai Meditations - an introduction to Buddhism and Mindfulness
By James Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
A collection of seventy-seven (one for each province) Buddhist stories, quotes, meditations, contemplations and reflections on living in Thailand. This joy of a read unravels the mysteries behind Buddhist mindfulness in a easy straight forward, yet poetic fashion. An essential introduction to Thai Buddhism, Dharma, and the wonderful truth behind the dazzling Thai smiles.
Dragon Cafe - An East-West Collection
By Richard Marranca
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Dragon Café brings together sparkling essays on Buddhism and world religion, health & diet, sacred sex, creativity, myth and the hero, oracles and shamans, yoga, meditation, Kung Fu and Star Trek, vegetarianism, mysticism, and the East-West connection. It represents a lifetime of practice and travel, alongside study with yogis, monks, shamans, scholars and teachers of all stripe.
New York Interviews: First Thoughts
By Richard Marranca
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
New York Interviews: First Thoughts is a wise and exciting collection of interviews from a variety of artists and writers, scholars and scientists – people such as Jane Goodall (chimp-human connection), Huston Smith (world religion), Allen Ginsberg (creativity and Buddhism), Salima Ikram (mummies), James Carse (Gnostic Gospels), E. L. Doctorow (history and fiction) and many others.
Common or Garden Dharma. Essays on Contemporary Buddhism, Volume 2
By Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: Common or Garden Dharma. Essays on Contemporary Buddhism. Price: Free! Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
A number of shorter works that I have written over the years for which I never signed off the electronic rights - mostly because they didn't exist back then! This is the second book in the series.
Teaching Ninja: Book Two (Tai Jutsu)
By Jay M Horne
Series: Teaching Ninja, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
there is no greater way of learning than to teach, for in doing so, you essentially are tapping the well of your own knowledge hidden deep within the recesses of yourself. It is for this reason alone, that we provide a written copy of our lessons in these texts. The lesson will be laid out in a way that YOU can utilize the material to conduct your own class. Run, Jump, Swim, Climb, & Fight.
The Zen Wheel of Life Mantra: A Song of Luminous Wisdom and Love
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan 's Wheel of Life Mantra is a poetic expression of the Bhavacakra, an ancient mandala that presents the most significant wisdom teachings of Buddhism. It is used to contemplate the causes and conditions of suffering, and as a guide to non-dual wisdom, loving kindness, compassion, and equanimity.
Warm Zen Practice: A poetic version of Dogen's Bendowa
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's Warm Zen is an easy to read poetic interpretation of Dogen's complex philosophical essay 'Bendowa'. Dogen's writing is based on the Buddhist philosophy and experience of 'no-self' and the unconditioned reality of existence-being, also called the 'dharmakaya', the mystical and transcendent body of light.
The Tao of Aging
By Charles Webb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
In The Tao of Aging we encounter a strange old, Chinese raconteur who claims to actually be Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu) - the second most important originator of Taoist thought after Lao Tzu. Zhuangzi is now known simply as "Z" and is still rambling about the world - trickster to the bone - tinkering with the way we look at what we call reality...and the way we look at "aging".
Kwatz!
By Charles Webb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
There may be no path to follow or method to use to attain realization, enlightenment, waking up, satori…but it is often said that if the fruit is ripened fully it will fall from the tree more readily. Kwatz! shakes the tree a bit.
Common or Garden Dharma. Essays on Contemporary Buddhism, Volume 1
By Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: Common or Garden Dharma. Essays on Contemporary Buddhism. Price: Free! Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
A number of shorter works that I have written over the years for which I never signed off the electronic rights - mostly because they didn't exist then! Some started out as academic articles and have been rewritten to appeal to a broader audience. Others were written in a popular style, but were tucked away in newsletters that were not archived or on defunct web sites.
Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic
By Darren Main
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,180. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic brings classical teachings alive and helps us move our rewarding experience of yoga beyond the mat and meditation cushion and into the whole of life. For modern yogis feeling challenged in our efforts to remain deeply spiritual, contemplative, and centered amid the stresses and complications of urban life, this book serves as both inspiration and guide.
Around the Tao in 80 Days
By Trey Smith and Alex Paul
You set the price! Words: 41,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Around the Tao in 80 Days is a collection of translations of the Tao Te Ching, and an accompanying commentary by Trey Smith and Alex Paul. It offers a plain-english expansion on the ideas in the original text, with a penchant for everyday wisdom.
Wisdom in Action: Essays on the Spiritual Life
By Raghavan N Iyer
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Theosophy Trust Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The constant, underlying theme of the essays in this book is the crucial need for unconditional devotion to Universal Good as a prerequisite for traveling on the spiritual Path. These jeweled essays in Buddhi Yoga are universal in scope and embody Universal Good, and each of the articles will be found to contain priceless jewels of great philosophical insight and practical advice.