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Essential Philosophy: Are You Afraid of Death?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
I am amazed to see the Yogi Gurus who teach people how to breathe properly: inhale deeply like this, hold your breath for a while, exhale deeply, and hold your breath for a while. Do I have to learn how to breathe now?
Essential Philosophy: Live Before You Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Fiction » Literature » Educational
If you think I am going to give you the methods of better living, you are wrong. I am not a religious preacher, a salesman of philosophy, or a traditional teacher from a school or college. I don't want you to change in any way.
Demystifying Confucianism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Demystifying Confucianism explains Confucianism through classic novels. People of East Asia learn Confucian morality first through stories, rather than through the Analects. By introducing and explaining the classic stories and their relevance in the contemporary society, Demystifying Confucianism offers an easier way to understand East Asian culture. 2012 Dan Poynter's Ebook Awards Finalist.
Difficult Points In Buddhism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Buddhism is a system of philosophical thought that eschews metaphysics. It advocates staying within the range of experience when attempting to establish the truth about our world and our place in the world. This book is mostly concerned with the facets found in Buddhism today which were never part of the original Buddhist teachings.
The Traditional Family of Okinawa
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 700. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The way of life in Okinawa with its traditions and customs. The meaning of the word family since ancient times through the generations.
Essential Readings in Zen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
It would be easy to spend an entire lifetime studying and contemplating the various source documents of the Zen tradition. The selections herein, including works of Nargajuna, Bodhidharma, Hsin Hsin Ming, Dogen, and Hua Hai capture the full flavor and essence of Zen and can easily stand as both the beginning and terminus of one’s studies.
Decoding of the Lao-zi (Dao-De Jing): Numerological Resonance of the Canon's Structure
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 139,850. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
As a canon, the "Dao-De Jing" is a symbolic work and its symbols transcend its context. When this is properly understood, all 81 sections of it divided into nine divisions and two halves have universal application. Any attempt to translate them with no account taken of the numerological and symbolical systems means to remove them entirely from canonical context and narrow the field of application.
Book of the Forest Path: New Translations of Lao Tzu and Kuo Hsiang
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Offers new perspectives on and translations of ancient Taosim, by philosophy professor Crispin Sartwell
Enlightenment to Go
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
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
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: 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
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Anusara Press. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian 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.
Thai Meditations - an introduction to Buddhism and Mindfulness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: 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
Series: Common or Garden Dharma. Essays on Contemporary Buddhism. Price: Free! Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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)
Series: Teaching Ninja, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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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.