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  1. The Art of Peace

    The Art of Peace

    • by
    • Morihei Ueshiba
    The real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature—as the inspirational teachings in this collection show. The selections are drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founder of the popular Japanese martial art of aikido, a mind-body discipline that offers a nonviolent way to victory in the face of conflict. This lovely hardcover edition features examples of Ueshiba’s calligraphy and includes… Read More

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  2. The Book of Five Rings

    The Book of Five Rings

    • by
    • Miyamoto Musashi
    Here is one of the most influential texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory ever to emerge from Asia. Composed in 1643 by the famed duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level of human interaction. It is written not only for martial artists but for anyone who wants to apply the… Read More

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  3. The Healing Power of Loving-Kindness

    The Healing Power of Loving-Kindness

    A Guided Buddhist Meditation (Book and Audio-CD Set)

    • by
    • Tulku Thondup
    The best-selling author of The Healing Power of Mind presents Tibetan Buddhist instructions for transforming negative thoughts and feelings into loving-kindness toward all beings. Tulku Thondup instructs that by bringing to mind images and thoughts of Avalokitesvara, the Buddhist deity of loving-kindness, we can connect from the heart with the Buddha's example. According to Tulku Thondup, when we awaken loving-kindness through this practice, our outlook on life fundamentally changes and… Read More

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  4. The Dhammapada

    The Dhammapada

    Teachings of the Buddha

    • edited by
    • Gil Fronsdal
    The Dhammapada is the most widely studied Buddhist scripture, enjoyed for centuries by Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. This classic text of teaching verses conveys the philosophical and practical foundations of the Buddhist tradition. The text presents two distinct goals: the first is attaining happiness in this life (or in future lives); the second is the achievement of spiritual liberation, lasting freedom, absolute peace.For centuries, this text has been studied in… Read More

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  5. The Gnostic Bible

    The Gnostic Bible

    Book and Audio-CD Set

    • edited by
    • Willis Barnstone,
    • Marvin Meyer
    Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first millennium C.E. whose adherents sought salvation through knowledge and mystical experience. Sample the gnostics in their own words with this unique book-and-audio set. The book, The Gnostics and Their Scriptures, provides a brief yet thorough introduction to gnostic philosophy, while the audio program allows you to encounter the gnostic scriptures as the living oral tradition they were intended to be. The… Read More

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  6. Quiet Mind

    Quiet Mind

    A Beginner's Guide to Meditation

    • edited by
    • Susan Piver
    This unique book-and-audio program brings together some of the country's most beloved meditation teachers. Each contributor presents a short written teaching along with an audio recording of a guided practice. Quiet Mind features:Sakyong Mipham on shamatha, the practice of tranquillityLarry Rosenberg on vipassana, the practice of clear seeingEdward Espe Brown on zazen, the practice of freedomSharon Salzberg on metta, the practice of lovingkindnessJudith Lief on tonglen, the practice of transformationTulku… Read More

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  7. The Art of War

    The Art of War

    Book and Audio-CD Set

    • by
    • Sun Tzu
    At the core of this ancient strategy manual is the understanding that conflict is an inescapable part of human experience. Since, as Sun Tzu teaches, aggression and response in kind can lead only to destruction, we must learn to work with conflict in a more profound and effective way. Crucial to this strategic vision is knowledge—especially self-knowledge—and a picture of the whole that seeks to bring conflicting views into a… Read More

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  8. The Way of the Bodhisattva

    The Way of the Bodhisattva

    Book and Audio-CD Set

    • by
    • Shantideva
    Treasured by Buddhists of all traditions, Shantideva's Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharyāvatāra) is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment, and to generating the qualities of love, compassion, generosity, and patience. Presented in the form of a personal meditation in verse, it outlines the path of the bodhisattvas—those who renounce the peace of individual enlightenment and vow to work for the liberation of all beings and to attain buddhahood… Read More

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  9. Finding the Still Point

    Finding the Still Point

    A Beginner's Guide to Zen Meditation

    • by
    • John Daido Loori
    Through Zen meditation it is possible to find stillness of mind, even amidst our everyday activities—and this practical book-and-CD set reveals how. John Daido Loori, one of America's leading Zen teachers, offers everything needed to begin a meditation practice. He covers the basics of where to sit (on a cushion, bench, or chair), how to posture the body (complete with instructional photographs), and how to practice Zen meditation to discover… Read More

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  10. Always Maintain a Joyful Mind

    Always Maintain a Joyful Mind

    And Other Lojong Teachings on Awakening Compassion and Fearlessness

    • by
    • Pema Chodron
    For centuries Tibetan Buddhists have relied on a collection of fifty-nine pith teachings (called lojong in Tibetan) to help them develop wisdom and compassion amid the challenges of daily living. In this book Pema Chödrön introduces these transformative teachings and offers guidance on how to make them part of our everyday lives.The lojong teachings include: "Always maintain only a joyful mind," "Don't be swayed by external circumstances," "Don't be so… Read More

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