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  1. The Essence of Chi-Gung

    The Essence of Chi-Gung

    A Handbook of Basic Forms for Daily Practice

    • by
    • Daniel P. Reid
    The beneficial health effects of daily chi-gung practice have long been known in China, but in the West, chi-gung is becoming increasingly used for general well-being and to complement conventional medical treatment. The Essence of Chi-Gung is an easy-to-use workbook that teaches the fundamentals of chi-gung practice and provides a safe, basic daily regimen that can be adapted for people of all ages and physical abilities. … Read More

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  2. Original Yoga

    Original Yoga

    Rediscovering Traditional Practices of Hatha Yoga

    • by
    • Richard Rosen
    Part history, part philosophy, part yoga instruction manual, this book clears up some of the confusion and misconceptions about the development of yoga, both traditional and modern. Richard Rosen draws from ancient yoga manuals, which combine philosophy with postures and meditations, to show how traditional practice compares with what we do today. He is an engaging, experienced guide who reveals the development of modern yoga through the centuries and… Read More

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  3. Miyamoto Musashi

    Miyamoto Musashi

    His Life and Writings

    • by
    • Kenji Tokitsu
    Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the fifteenth century, was a renowned samurai warrior. He has become a martial arts icon, known not just as an undefeated dueler, but also as a master of battlefield strategy. Kenji Tokitsu turns a critical eye on Musashi's life and writings, separating fact from fiction, and giving a clear picture of the man behind the myth. Musashi's best-known work, The Book of… Read More

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  4. The Best Buddhist Writing 2009

    The Best Buddhist Writing 2009

    • edited by
    • Melvin McLeod
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  5. Making Love with Light

    Making Love with Light

    Contemplating Nature with Words and Photographs

    • by
    • John Daido Loori
    This book of exquisite photographs arises from the premise that unless we love nature, we will not work to save it from exploitation and eventual destruction. The rich mixture of photographs, Zen poems, and essays presented on these pages is intended to open our hearts to the wild and the wilderness, and to direct us to the ways in which we can heal the earth. The Zen master John Daido… Read More

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  6. Chakra Yoga

    Chakra Yoga

    Balancing Energy for Physical, Spiritual, and Mental Well-Being

    • by
    • Alan Finger,
    • Katrina Repka
    According to the yogic tradition of India, the seven chakras, or energy centers, concentrate and distribute refined life-force energy throughout the body. Yoga master Alan Finger, well-known for his many Yoga Zone teaching videos, presents detailed yoga practices and meditation instructions for understanding the chakras and bringing them into balance. This book is for serious students who wish to cultivate subtle energies using ancient tantric methods. Illustrated with photos and… Read More

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  7. Spectrum of Ecstasy

    Spectrum of Ecstasy

    Embracing the Five Wisdom Emotions of Vajrayana Buddhism

    • by
    • Khandro Dechen,
    • Ngakpa Chogyam
    Here two Western-born lamas of the Nyingma tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism explore what it means to be utterly emotionally alive. Written in contemporary, nonacademic language, this book is a radical challenge to the misconception that inner Vajrayana is primarily an esoteric system of ritual and liturgy. The authors teach that emotions can be embraced as a rich and profound opportunity for realization. This fiercely compassionate battle cry rallies all who… Read More

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  8. Angkor

    Angkor

    The great temple complex of Angkor Wat, the architectural gem of the Khmer dynasty, was built between the ninth and fifteenth centuries. It rises 200 feet from the Cambodian jungle floor like a gigantic mandala, its walls adorned throughout with scenes from the Hindu epic Ramayana and legends of the god Vishnu and his incarnation, Krishna, as well as with Buddhist imagery. Jean-Pierre Grandjean's miniature photo essay conveys the… Read More

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  9. Lightning at the Gate

    Lightning at the Gate

    A Visionary Journey of Healing

    • by
    • Jeanne Achterberg
    Jeanne Achterberg is an internationally known authority on the use of imagery to heal the body. She is best known for developing the technique known as guided visualization, and she was recently featured in Time magazine as one of the top innovators in the field of alternative medicine. In 1999 she was diagnosed with ocular melanoma, a rare and often deadly form of cancer of the eye. Lightning… Read More

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  10. The Way to Shambhala

    The Way to Shambhala

    A Search for the Mythical Kingdom beyond the Himalayas

    • by
    • Edwin Bernbaum
    For centuries the people of Tibet and Mongolia have believed in the existence of Shambhala, a mythical kingdom hidden in the remote mountains of Central Asia. There, it is said, a line of enlightened kings is guarding the highest wisdom for a time when all spiritual values in the world outside will be lost in war and destruction. At that time, according to the legend, a great king will emerge… Read More

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