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  1. Hagakure

    Hagakure

    The Book of the Samurai (Pocket Edition)

    • by
    • Yamamoto Tsunetomo
    Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It’s a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves. This philosophy—bushido, or “the way of the samurai”—is, according to Tsunetomo, essentially a Way of death or dying. This embracing of death with honor and courage is the core theme of Hagakure—and part of its allure. This edition,… Read More

    Paperback
    $9.95
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  2. Art Rules! (And How to Break Them)

    Art Rules! (And How to Break Them)

    How to Think like a Modern Artist

    • edited by
    • Mel Gooding
    Art making is for everyone, including you. Let this liberating tenet of modern art inspire you to discover and reclaim your creative birthright, even if it’s been repressed by a conventional education. Art Rules! shows how to be your own modern artist by revealing the secret: that art is a game—with techniques, rules, and strategies—and it’s a game that everyone can play! Discover new ways to look at… Read More

    Mixed Media
    $24.95
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  3. Lomelino's Cakes

    Lomelino's Cakes

    27 Pretty Cakes to Make Any Day Special

    • by
    • Linda Lomelino
    Make life sweeter—eat more cake!Inside this look-book for all things layered, frosted, creamy, and indulgent you’ll find cakes so heavenly you’ll wonder if you could possibly make them at home. But Ms. Lomelino’s stylish cakes are simpler than they seem. Impress your family and friends with cakes crafted from her unique recipes and detailed photos. Learn step-by-step how to decorate with frosting, stack multiple layers, create perfect ganache, and… Read More

    Hardcover
    $22.95
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  4. Ornament of the Great Vehicle Sutras
  5. Linen, Wool, Cotton Kids

    Linen, Wool, Cotton Kids

    21 Patterns for Simple Separates and Comfortable Layers

    • by
    • Akiko Mano
    From feminine dresses to menswear-inspired outfits, this collection of coordinated separates for girls ages 4 to 7 can be easily modified to suit the season or the child—simply choose basic colors and versatile fabrics for different seasons to make mix-and-match separates. With an emphasis on natural fabrics, these garments are designed to allow the nature of the fabric to come through. These classic styles for dresses, tops, pants, and accessories… Read More

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    $19.95
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  6. Garlic, an Edible Biography

    Garlic, an Edible Biography

    The History, Politics, and Mythology behind the World’s Most Pungent Food—with 75 Recipes for Garlic Lovers

    • by
    • Robin Cherry
    Garlic is the Lord Byron of produce, a lusty rogue that charms and seduces you, but runs off before dawn leaving a bad taste in your mouth. Called everything from “rustic cure-all” to “Russian penicillin,” “Bronx vanilla,” and “Italian perfume,” garlic has been loved, worshiped, and despised throughout history. Robin Cherry’s Garlic is an “edible biography” of one of the foundational ingredients of world cooking. While this book does not… Read More

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    $16.95
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  7. The Essence of Buddhism

    The Essence of Buddhism

    An Introduction to Its Philosophy and Practice

    • by
    • Traleg Kyabgon
    The Essence of Buddhism is a comprehensive overview of the Buddhist path from the perspective of the three vehicles of Tibetan Buddhism: the Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Although these vehicles are associated with different attitudes toward Buddhist practice, basic to them all is the need to understand our own immediate condition. The primary tool for achieving this is meditation, and The Essence of Buddhism serves as a handbook for… Read More

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    $18.95
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  8. Taming the Ox

    Taming the Ox

    Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice

    • by
    • Charles R. Johnson
    This wide and varied collection of essays, reviews, and short stories by the renowned author Charles Johnson offers incisive views on politics, race, and Buddhism. Johnson notes that in his life the two activities that have anchored him and reinforce each other are creative production and spiritual practice. This book is a crystallization of what he has learned during his passage through American literature, the visual arts, and the… Read More

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    $17.95
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  9. A Brief Fantasy History of a Himalayan

    A Brief Fantasy History of a Himalayan

    Autobiographical Reflections

    • by
    • Thinley Norbu
    Illustrated with color photos published for the first time, this collage of reminiscences affords a rare glimpse into the life of an esteemed Tibetan Buddhist teacher. The author sets a magical mood as he describes his early years in “Snowland” (Tibet) as one of seven children of a renowned Nyingma master. Thinley Norbu Rinpoche’s storytelling alternates earthy humor with poetic sensitivity and tender sensuality. Describing his travels in Asia, Europe,… Read More

    Hardcover
    $29.95
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  10. The Practice of Dzogchen

    The Practice of Dzogchen

    Longchen Rabjam's Writings on the Great Perfection

    • by
    • Longchenpa
    • edited by
    • Harold Talbott
    Dzogpa Chenpo (Dzogchen) is the pinnacle of Vajrayana Buddhist practice in the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. It employs a meditative technique that effortlessly uncovers the emotional and intellectual layers of the mind and instantly awakens its essential nature, buddhahood itself. In addition to presenting selections from the writings of Longchenpa, this book draws on the works of later masters of the tradition to clarify the view and practice… Read More

    Hardcover
    $44.95
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