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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI BOOK OF FIVE RINGS COMPLETE MUSASHI
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI
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BOOK OF FIVE RINGS
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COMPLETE MUSASHI
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Publisher Marketing: Throughout the decades, one title that continues to appear on best-seller lists is Paramahansa Yoganandas Autobiography of a Yogi. This timeless book remains a seminal work in the field of Eastern religion -- the definitive introduction to the science and philosophy of yoga meditation that draws more readers with each passing year. One of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian culture, The Book of Five Rings analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level of human interaction. Written by the renowned Japanese warrior Miyamoto Musashi in 1643, its principles for achieving success in combat have long been lauded not only for their applicability to the martial arts but to all aspects of life. This acclaimed translation from Thomas Cleary is immediately accessible, with an introduction that presents the spiritual background of the warrior tradition. Along with Musashi’s text, Cleary also translates another revered Japanese classic on leadership and strategy, The Book of Family Traditions on the Art of War by Yagyu Munenori, which highlights the ethical and spiritual insights of Taoism and Zen as they apply to the way of the warrior. Miyamoto Musashi (15841645) is the most famous Samurai who ever lived. His magnum opus, the Go-Rin-Sho or Book of Five Rings is a classic that is still read by tens of thousands of people each yearJapanese and foreigners alike.

Alex Bennetts groundbreaking new translation of The Book of Five Rings reveals the true meaning of this text for the first time. Like Sun Tzus The Art of War, Musashis book offers unique insights, not just for warriors, but for anyone wanting to apply the Zen Buddhist principle of awareness to achieve success in their endeavors. This book sheds new light on Japanese history and on the philosophical meaning of Bushidothe ancient code of the Japanese warrior.

Unlike other translations that are based on incomplete and inaccurate versions of Musashis work, Bennetts is the first to be based on a careful reconstruction of the long-lost original manuscript. Capturing the subtle nuances of the original Japanese classic, the result is a far more accurate and meaningful English version of The Book of Five Rings text.

Richly annotated and with an extensive introduction to Musashis life, this version includes a collection of his other writingstranslated into English for the first time. A respected scholar, as well as a skilled martial artist, Bennetts understanding of Musashis life and work is unparalleled.

This book will be widely read by students of Japanese culture, history. military strategy, and martial arts. It sets a new standard against which all other translations will be measured.
JESUS BUDDHA KRISHNA LAO TZU NEPALESE SHAMANIC PATH OUT OF YOUR MIND
NEPALESE SHAMANIC PATH
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OUT OF YOUR MIND
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In this fascinating volume, theologian and philosopher Richard Hooper reveals the common spiritual threads of the world's great religious traditions.

Hooper organizes hundreds of sayings attributed to Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, and Lao Tzu thematically and assembles these parallel sayings into four columns for easy reference. Culled from more than fifty ancient Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, and Taoist texts, Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, and Lao Tzu includes topics such as, "The Great Way, "Suffering," and more.

Each topic includes an insightful introduction that sends a powerful message that will be welcomed by all who seek the truth within and within their own spiritual tradition.
Following the devastating earthquake in 2015, Rysdyk and 27th-generation Nepalese shaman Banstola decided to safeguard the ancient spiritual traditions of Nepal with this guide. They include authentic Himalayan techniques for physical and spiritual healing, shamanic journeys, advanced ceremonies, exercises to meet your ancestors, and practices for negotiating the spirit world safely. In order to come to your senses, Alan Watts often said, you sometimes need to go out of your mind. Perhaps more than any other teacher in the West, this celebrated author, former Anglican priest, and self-described spiritual entertainer was responsible for igniting the passion of countless wisdom seekers to the spiritual and philosophical delights of India, China, and Japan.

With Out of Your Mind, you are invited to immerse yourself in six of this legendary thinkers most engaging teachings on how to break through the limits of the rational mind and expand your awareness and appreciation for the great game unfolding all around us. Distilled from Alan Watts’s pinnacle lectures, Out of Your Mind brings you an inspiring new resource that captures the true scope of this brilliant teacher in action. For those both new and familiar with Watts, this book invites us to delve into his favorite pathways out of the trap of conventional awareness, including:

  • The art of the controlled accidentwhat happens when you stop taking your life so seriously and start enjoying it with complete sincerity
  • How we come to believe the myth of myselfthat we are skin-encapsulated egos separate from the world around usand how to transcend that illusion
  • Why we must fully embrace chaos and the void to find our deepest purpose
  • Unconventional and refreshing insights into the deeper principles of Buddhism, Hinduism, Western philosophy, Christianity, and much more
  • PADA INDEX AND REVERSE PADA INDEX TO EARLY JAIN CANONS SPIRITUAL TEACHING OF RAMANA MAHARSHI
    The renowned Indian sage Ramana Maharshi is widely belovedby Buddhists, Hindus, Christians, Taoists, and morefor the inspirational power of his teachings, which transcend all religious differences. Here is a collection of Sri Ramana’s instructions and discourses culled from three works: Who Am I?, Spiritual Instructions, and Maharshi’s Gospel. These teachings are arranged by topics such as work and renunciation, silence and solitude, peace and happiness, and the discipline of self-inquiry. Reading this book, presented in question-and-answer format, evokes the feeling of being with this outstanding teacher at one of his intimate teaching sessions.