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  1. The Sacred Tradition of Yoga

    The Sacred Tradition of Yoga

    Philosophy, Ethics, and Practices for a Modern Spiritual Life

    • by
    • Dr. Shankaranarayana Jois
    In today’s complex world, how is it possible to truly live as a yogi? Traditional yoga theory offers fresh, insightful solutions to today’s practical lifestyle concerns, ranging from environmentalism to personal health and wellness. Tuning in to classic yoga philosophy and teachings can bring to light our greatest strengths while showing us how to maintain a healthy body and clear mind while attaining inner happiness. Drawing from his personal experiences… Read More

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  2. 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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  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. 77 Dances

    77 Dances

    Japanese Calligraphy by Poets, Monks, and Scholars 1568-1868

    • by
    • Stephen Addiss
    The first book on Japanese calligraphy from the significant Momoyama and Edo periods (1568–1868), 77 Dances examines the art of writing at a time when it was undergoing a remarkable flowering, as illustrated by over one hundred sumptuous illustrations. Everything from complex Zen conundrums to gossamer haiku poems were written with verve, energy, and creativity that display how deeply the fascination for calligraphy had penetrated into the social fabric of… Read More

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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. Ancient Angkor

    Ancient Angkor

    • by
    • Claude Jacques
    The Khmer civilization centred on Angkor was one of the most remarkable to flourish in Southeast Asia. Between the 8th and the 13th centuries, a succession of Hindu and Buddhist kings created magnificent temples in stone. Their elaborate carvings and intricate architecture amazed the first Europeans who visited in the 19th century and continue to fascinate today, when after many years of political turmoil, Angkor is once again accessible. … Read More

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