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Far-Eastern Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2270173

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of jacket front previously mended with tape, front jacket flap clipped, jacket spine very faintly toned. 1977 Hard Cover. 62 pp. Far-Eastern proverbs covering a range of topics including: advice, business, caution, children, contention, education, friendship, honor, house, inclination, justice, labor, learning, opportunity, riches and poverty, satisfaction, sin, speech and silence, strength and power, time, virtue and piety. View more info

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Teachings of Chin Kung in Two Volumes - Boxed Set (Chinese Text)

By: Amitabha Buddhist Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amitabha Buddhist Society of USA:

Seller ID: 1524598

Condition: Very Good


Chinese text. Light wear to edges of pictorial box, pages clean, bindings tight. Complete in two volumes. Released by the Amitabha Buddhist Society of the USA, this is based on research of a collection of the teachings of Chin Kung and other Pure Land Buddhist teachers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chin Kung, (b. 1927) is a Buddhist monk from the Mahayana tradition. He is the founder of the Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, an organization based on the teachings ... View more info

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Beyond the Gods: Buddhist and Taoist Mysticism

By: Blofeld, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A Dutton Paperback: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269071

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Minor general wear. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. 164 pp. What has Eastern mysticism to offer the West? How can we free ourselves from the pressures of modern life, or benefit from Eastern methods of cultivating the sublime mystical experience? Throughout John Blofeld's new book runs the them that true mystics transcend religious boundaries--and that Eastern mysticism has increasing relevance for the troubled minds and spirits of the West. Blofeld's approac... View more info

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Sanatana Dharma: An Elementary Text-Book of Hindu Religion and Ethics

By: Central Hindu College, Benares

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Board of Trustees, Central Hindu College, Benares: 1916

Seller ID: 1532782

Condition: Good


Hinges weak, pages toned. 1916 Hard Cover. 275 pp. plus index. 1916 reprint. A brief but comprehensive overview of the Hindu religion, with some text in Sanskrit. View more info

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Secrets of the Tai Chi Circle: Journey to Enlightenment

By: Chan, Luke

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Benefactor Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2276227

ISBN: 0963734105

Condition: Good


Highlighting, newspaper clipping taped to front wrapper verso. 1993 Trade Paperback. 132 pp. This story of a student's spiritual journey as he studies with a Tai Chi Grandmaster weaves many anecdotes and lessons of Tao, Zen, Confucius, and I Ching into a cohesive whole. With kidness and love, this book leads readers to forgive themselves for past mistakes and shortcomings--to try again, instead of feeling guilty and giving up. This is a great therapeutic book for those w... View more info

Vajra Bodhi Sea Volume VIII, Series 19, Number 97

By: DRBA

Price: $2.00

Publisher: DRBA: 1978

Seller ID: 1641150

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1978 Stapled Binding. Filled with parables, poems, and other stories all pertaining to the way of Buddhism. View more info

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The Dao of the Press: A Humanocentric Theory

By: Gunaratne, Shelton A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hampton Press: 2005

Seller ID: 1795027

ISBN: 1572736178

Condition: Very Good


2005 Trade Paperback. 194 pp. The reason for writing this book was to pinpoint that theory-building based on Western philosophy and epistemology has produced non comprehensive social theories that are not universally applicable. World philosophy has two opposite components--the Western strand that emphasizes individual rights and freedom; and the Eastern strand that emphasizes individual responsibilities and interdependence. Philosophical strands of various shades lie be... View more info

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The Journey of the Self: A Sufi Guide to Personality

By: Haeri, Shaykh Fadhlalia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco: 1991

Seller ID: 2269096

ISBN: 0062503766

Condition: Good


Ink underlining and highlighting. 1991 Trade Paperback. xi, 191 pp. A guide to spiritual psychology offers an Islamic concept of personality and outlines the emergence and development of the self as individuals grow toward their highest spiritual potential. View more info

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Confucius Said It First

By: Hsieh, Tehyi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Warren Press: 1939

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260181

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author. Jacket torn along length of spine, splitting front and rear of jacket in two; half-inch by one-inch chip to top edge of jacket rear. Pencil note on front endpaper, minor pencil marginalia. 1939 Hard Cover. 92 pp. An insightful look into how Confucius was the first to state many things attributed to later philosophers. View more info

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Syamala Dandaka

By: Kalidasa, Sri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: R.S. Vadhyar & Sons: 1956

Seller ID: 1531538

Condition: Very Good


Light ink transfer from page to page. 1956 Stapled Binding. 16 pp. 7 1/8 x 5. Text in Devangari with English translation. Kalidasa was a renowned Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. His floruit cannot be dated with precision, but most likely falls within the Gupta period, probably in the 4th or 5th or 6th century. The place bestowed to the English poet Shakespeare is considered akin to that held by Kalid... View more info

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Forest, Rock Planting & Ezo Spruce Bonsai

By: Kato, Saburo

Price: $60.00

Publisher: National Bonsai Foundation: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201572

Condition: Fine


First English edition. Still in original plastic wrap. 2001 Hard Cover. Oblong. 6 3/4 x 9 1/4. A guide for the planting, cultivation, and pruning of bonsai, written by the man whose efforts spearheaded the worldwide interest in the meditative art form. Kato was a founding director of Nippon Bonsai Association, and founder of the World Bonsai Friendship Federation. View more info

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The Tao of Success: The Five Ancient Rings of Destiny

By: Lin, Derek

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2273414

ISBN: 1585428159

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine very faintly creased, edges very lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 2010 Soft Cover. 259 pp. A modern book of destiny and power, using the ancient principles of the Tao Te Ching. How do we begin to discover and live our destined life? How can we use the ancient, Eastern philosophy to experience more success in our lives? From Derek Lin, Taoist master and author of The Tao of Daily Life, comes this practical, systematic approach to the ancient and ... View more info

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Ultimate Guide to Tai Chi (The Best of Inside Kung-Fu)

By: Little, John R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268285

ISBN: 0809228335

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1999 Large Softcover. Practiced by millions of people around the world, the ancient and gentle Chinese martial art of tai chi offers the perfect balance of mind and body, strength and flexibility, grace and agility. Its smooth, fluid movements demand precision and control while offering exercisers of all ages improved fitness, stress reduction, and self-defense skills. Whether you are a curious novice, an intermediate student seeking deeper ... View more info

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The Upanisads in Two Parts, Part II

By: Muller, Max F. (translated)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dover: 1978

Seller ID: 1674045

Condition: Very Good


This collection features tight binding and bright, crisp pages. There is some slight age discoloration of the pages and cover. 1978 Trade Paperback. 350pp. Part II. The two-volume set contains the famous Max Muller translation of the classical upanisads which first appeared as Volumes I and XV of the Sacred Books of the East. This volume contains the Katha, Mundaka, Taittiriya, Brhadaranyaka, Svetasvatara, Prasna and Maitrayani Upanisad's. View more info

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Confucianism in Action

By: Nivison, David S.; Wright, Arthur F.; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 1705410

ISBN: 0804705542

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine faded, price clipped, crease down front flap. 1966 Hard Cover. xiv, 390 pp. From jacket flap: In this volume, twelve distinguished scholars approach the Confucian tradition in a new and challenging way, dealing with the effect of Confucian ideas on specific Chinese institutions and periods of history. The essays also trace many of the historic modifications in the tradition as it was adapted to such problems as the increased authoritarianism of the State. View more info

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The Diamond Sutra: The Buddha Also Said...

By: Osho

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Watkins Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275968

ISBN: 1906787565

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 2010 Trade Paperback. 246, [4] pp. Written more than 25 centuries ago, the Diamond Sutra is the first text to record the Buddha’s own teachings, and it remains one of the most popular. One day, after the Buddha finishes his daily walk to collect alms, a senior monk steps forth to ask how he can best help humanity. Buddha responds, and thus begins a dialogue regarding the nature of perception. Renowned spiritual teacher Osho offers his unique interpretat... View more info

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Raja-Vidya: The King of Knowledge

By: Prabhupada, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bhaktivedanta Book Trust: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1534170

Condition: Good


1998 reprint. Two light corner creases. 1973 Small Softcover. 133 pp. In this little jewel of a book, based on the Bhagavad-gita, Srila Prabhupada explains that the king of knowledge is knowledge of God, his creation, and ourselves -- and the relationships between these. He explains that the way to attain this knowledge is through bhakti-yoga, devotional service to the Lord, beginning with the chanting of the maha-mantra, Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare/ H... View more info

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The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: A New Spiritual Classic from One of the Foremost Interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism to the West

By: Rinpoche, Sogyal; Gaffney, Patrick (Editor); Harvey, Andrew (Editor)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 1994

Seller ID: 2276218

ISBN: 0062508342

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned, ink gift note inside front wrapper. 1994 Trade Paperback. xiv, 425 pp. This acclaimed spiritual masterpiece is widely regarded as one of the most complete and authoritative presentations of the Tibetan Buddhist teachings ever written. A manual for life and death and a magnificent source of sacred inspiration from the heart of the Tibetan tradition, The Tibetan Book Of Living and Dying provides a lucid and inspiring introduction to the practice of med... View more info

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Masrudin: The Exploits of the Incomparable Mulla

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dutton Paperback: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268949

ISBN: 0525473394

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink letters on spine, ink note on front wrapper verso. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 158 pp. Mulla Nasrudin, the wise fool of Eastern folklore and Eastern Philosophy, holds a special place in Sufi studies. The Sufis, who believe that deep intuition is the only real guide to knowledge, use the humorous stories of Nasrudin's adventures almost like exercises in Sufi Thought. The Sufis ask people to choose a few whi... View more info

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The Way of the Sufi

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $4.00

Publisher: A Dutton Paperback: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269084

ISBN: 0525472614

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on half-title page, light general wear. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 287 pp. Intended to illustrate something of the richness and range of Sufi ideas, this remarkable book contains extracts, verses, anecdotes, epigrams, lectures, contemplation-themes and teaching stories culled from such classical authors as Rumi, El-Ghazali and Omar Khayyam as well as sources best known to Sufis themselves. The Way of the Sufi offers... View more info

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The Sufis

By: Shah, Idries; Graves, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anchor Press / Doubleday: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268948

ISBN: 0385079664

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, pages faintly toned. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. xxvii, 451 pp. Introduction by Robert Graves. A unique and little-known religion, Sufism follows a mystical teaching and a way of life that has had an enormous though largely unrecognized impact on both the East and West for four thousand years. This authoritative book fills a colossal gap in Western documentation of Eastern subjects. View more info

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The Art of War and Other Classics of Eastern Thought

By: Sun Tzu; Confucius; Lao Tzu; Mencius

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 2275782

ISBN: 1435146212

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2013 Hard Cover. A collection of writings from Sun Tzu, Confucius, and other masters of eastern thought. View more info

The Religion of Man: Being the Hibbert Lectures for 1930

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1961

Seller ID: 1522087

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1961 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 239 pp. Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was a Bengali polymath. As a poet, novelist, musician, and playwright, he reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As author of Gitanjali and its profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, in 1913 being the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, Tagore was perhaps th... View more info

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The Art of War

By: Tzu, Sun; Clavell, James (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Delta: 1983

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 1922819

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Page ridges and blanks lightly foxed. 1983 Trade Paperback. 82 pp. If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle....These are the words of ancient Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, whose now-classic treatise, The Art of War, was written more tha... View more info