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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. The Best Buddhist Writing 2009

    The Best Buddhist Writing 2009

    • edited by
    • Melvin McLeod
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Flatland

    Flatland

    A Romance of Many Dimensions

    • by
    • Edwin A. Abbot
    Flatland, like our own world, is on the verge of the millenium. On the last day of the year 1999, a Square—hitherto undistinguished from the other shapes of his two-dimensional world—receives the Gospel of Three Dimensions, revealed to that world's flat inhabitants only once every a thousand years. Transformed by a truth he is unable to conceal, he is promptly condemned as a heretic. His… Read More

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  6. Work with What You Have

    Work with What You Have

    Ways to Creative and Meaningful Livelihood

    • by
    • Deborahann Smith
    Deborahann Smith takes up where she left off in her well-received Temp: How to Survive and Thrive in the World of Temporary Employment, this time providing the same sound and entertaining advice to the broader audience of everyone who works for a living. Her book shows how to make all the work we do meaningful and rewarding: from finding the job in the first place, to flourishing… Read More

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  7. Backwoods and Along the Seashore

    Backwoods and Along the Seashore

    Selections from The Maine Woods and Cape Cod

    • by
    • Henry David Thoreau
    The craft and insight that have made Walden one of the best-loved classics of American literature are also found in Henry David Thoreau's other writings. Here, in selections from two of his lesser-known gems, The Maine Woods and Cape Cod , are some of Thoreau's most inspired reflections on the natural world and our relationship to it. Included is Thoreau's record of his climb up Mount… Read More

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  8. Abundant Peace

    Abundant Peace

    The Biography of Morihei Ueshiba, Founder of Aikido

    • by
    • John Stevens
    Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969), the founder of Aikido—whose name means "abundant peace"—was "undoubtedly the greatest martial artist who ever lived," according to his biographer, John Stevens. "Even if we accept every exploit of all the legendary warriors, East and West, as being literally true, none of those accomplishments can be compared to Morihei's documented ability to disarm any attacker, throw a dozen men simultaneously, and down and pin opponents without touching… Read More

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  9. Chinese Herbal Medicine

    Chinese Herbal Medicine

    • by
    • Daniel P. Reid
    Over a span of 5,000 years, China has established the world's most extensive pharmacopoeia of medicinal herbs. Through empirical knowledge of nature, practical application, and gradual reasoning based on experience, a system of herbal medicine has evolved that is as highly developed as Western medicinal science. Chinese herbal medicine is a subject surprisingly neglected in current literature. The highly illustrated Chinese Herbal Medicine fills this void, providing… Read More

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  10. The Rain of Wisdom

    The Rain of Wisdom

    The Essence of the Ocean of True Meaning

    The art of composing spontaneous songs that express spiritual understanding has existed in Tibet for centuries. Over a hundred of these profound songs are found in this collection of the works of the great teachers of the Kagyü lineage, known as the Practice Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Many readers are already familiar with the colorful life of the yogin Milarepa, an early figure in the Kagyü lineage, some of… Read More

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