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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


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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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


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

Vajra Bodhi Sea Volume VIII, Series 19, Number 97

By: DRBA

Price: $2.00

Publisher: DRBA: 1978

Seller ID: 1641150


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


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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Confucius Said It First

By: Hsieh, Tehyi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Warren Press: 1939

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260181


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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Comparative and Critical Study of Mantrasastra (with Special Treatment of Jain Mantravada) Being the Introduction to Sri Bhairava Padmavati Kalpa

By: Jhavery, Mohanlal Bhagwandas; Abhyankar, K.V.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sarabhai Manilal Nawab: 1944

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200539


Limited edition, signed by publisher & numbered (279 of 400 copies). Rear hinge repaired with black tape. 1944 Large Hardcover. 365 pp., plus text in Hindi & numerous illustrations. The Mantra Shastra is a known treatise on a large collection of mantras. It is a collection of various books written on the usage of Hindu mantras. The continuous chanting of mantras is called japa. Some of the major books which are used as reference for Mantra Shastra are Parasurama Kalpa S... View more info

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Syamala Dandaka

By: Kalidasa, Sri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: R.S. Vadhyar & Sons: 1956

Seller ID: 1531538


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


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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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


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 Christening of Karma: The Secret of Evolution

By: MacGregor, Geddes

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Theosophical Publishing House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1953017


First edition - a paperback original. Light crease on front corner. 1984 Trade Paperback. 202 pp. An examination of karma in relation to the evolution of the universe and the origin of life, and an analysis of karma in the context of Christian teachings. View more info

The Way of Chuang Tzu

By: Merton, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1969

Seller ID: 2268608


Minor ink marks. 1969 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 159 pp. Chuang Tzu, who wrote in the fourth and third centuries B.C., is the chief authentic historical spokesman for Taoism and its founder Lao Tzu (a legendary character known largely through Chuang Tzu's writings). Indeed it was because of Chuang Tzu and the other Taoist sages that Indian Buddhism was transformed, in China, into the unique vehicle we now call by its Japanese name — ... 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


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


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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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


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

The Religion of Man: Being the Hibbert Lectures for 1930

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1961

Seller ID: 1522087


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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Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings

By: Tzu, Chuang; Watson, Burton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1971

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2267123


4th printing. Stain along fore-edge, minor ink marginalia, ink name crossed out on half-title page. 1971 Trade Paperback. 144 pp. A collection of philosophical writings by the Taoist thinker, including the seven inner chapters, three of the outer chapters, and one of the miscellaneous chapters, translated from the original Chinese by Burton Watson, with an introduction. 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


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