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Product Description: This book reveals the origin of self-hate, how self-hate works, how to identify it, and how to go beyond it. It provides examples of some of the forms self-hate takes, including taking blame but not credit, holding grudges, and trying to be perfect, and explores the many facets of self-hate, including its role in addiction, the battering cycle, and the illusion of control...read more

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9780991596348, titled "No hay nada mal contigo: Guía De Autodisciplina Compasiva" | Keep It Simple Books, March 1, 2017, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This book reveals the origin of self-hate, how self-hate works, how to identify it, and how to go beyond it.

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Product Description: How are the teachings of a thirteenth-century master relevant today? Twenty contemporary writers unpack Dogen's words and show how we can still find meaning in his teachings.Zen Master Dogen, the thirteenth-century founder of Japanese Soto Zen Buddhism, is widely regarded as one of the world’s most remarkable spiritual thinkers...read more

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9781614292548 | Wisdom Pubns, January 17, 2017, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: How are the teachings of a thirteenth-century master relevant today?

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Product Description: The truth of Chan Buddhism—better known as “Zen”—is regularly said to be beyond language, and yet Chan authors—medieval and modern—produced an enormous quantity of literature over the centuries. To make sense of this well-known paradox, Patriarchs on Paper explores several genres of Chan literature that appeared during the Tang and Song dynasties (c...read more

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9780520284067 | Univ of California Pr, November 8, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The truth of Chan Buddhism—better known as “Zen”—is regularly said to be beyond language, and yet Chan authors—medieval and modern—produced an enormous quantity of literature over the centuries.

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9780520284074 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, November 8, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The truth of Chan Buddhism—better known as “Zen”—is regularly said to be beyond language, and yet Chan authors—medieval and modern—produced an enormous quantity of literature over the centuries.

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Product Description: Zen Masters of Japan is the second book in a series that traces Zen's profoundly historic journey as it spread eastward from China and Japan, toward the United States. Following Zen Masters of China, this book concentrates on Zen's significant passage through Japan...read more

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9780804847971 | Tuttle Pub, November 1, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Zen Masters of Japan is the second book in a series that traces Zen's profoundly historic journey as it spread eastward from China and Japan, toward the United States.
9784805312728 | Tuttle Pub, November 5, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Zen Masters of Japan is the second book in a series that traces Zen's profoundly historic journey as it spread eastward from China and Japan, toward the United States.

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Product Description: Seeing, really seeing, is like meditation. In a world filled with distraction, seeing mindfully is a way to pay attention, to hit pause and find calm by focusing on what’s directly in front of us. See Your Way to Mindfulness is a gift book of inspiration and instruction to help readers open their eyes—and their “I’s...read more

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9780761187448 | Workman Pub Co, November 1, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Seeing, really seeing, is like meditation.

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Product Description: When The Sound of the One Hand came out in Japan in 1916 it caused a scandal. Zen was a secretive practice, its wisdom relayed from master to novice in strictest privacy. That a handbook existed recording not only the riddling koans that are central to Zen teaching but also detailing the answers to them seemed to mark Zen as rote, not revelatory...read more
By Dror Burstein (introduced by) and Yoel Hoffman

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9781681370224 | New York Review of Books, November 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: When The Sound of the One Hand came out in Japan in 1916 it caused a scandal.

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Product Description: Zen Masters of China presents more than 300 traditional Zen stories and koans, far more than any other collection. Retelling them in their proper place in Zen's historical journey through Chinese Buddhist culture, it also tells a larger story: how, in taking the first step east from India to China, Buddhism began to be Zen...read more
By Albert Low (foreword by) and Richard Bryan Mcdaniel

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9780804847964 | Tuttle Pub, November 1, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Zen Masters of China presents more than 300 traditional Zen stories and koans, far more than any other collection.
9780804842822 | Tuttle Pub, September 10, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Zen Masters of China presents more than 300 traditional Zen stories and koans, far more than any other collection.

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Product Description: Mindfulness seems to be everywhere—but are we sure that's a good thing? Teachers Sallie Jiko Tisdale, Gil Fronsdal, Norman Fischer, and more explain how removing mindfulness from Buddhism may set a dangerous precedent. Mindfulness is in fashion...read more
By Barry Magid (editor)

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9781614292838 | Wisdom Pubns, October 18, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Mindfulness seems to be everywhere—but are we sure that's a good thing?

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Product Description: Jodo’s interpretations of the stories and koans of Zen master Ejo Takata • Offers more than 60 Zen teaching tales, initiatory stories, koans, and haikus for self-realization and spiritual awakening • Each story or koan is accompanied by the author’s lucid and penetrating commentary, blending the same burlesque slapstick and sublime insight that characterize his films • Explains how one must see beyond the words of the story to grasp the spiritual insights they contain Before he became the film maker and graphic novel author known throughout the world today, Alejandro Jodorowsky studied with Zen master Ejo Takata in Mexico City...read more

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9781620555354 | Inner Traditions, October 13, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Jodo’s interpretations of the stories and koans of Zen master Ejo Takata • Offers more than 60 Zen teaching tales, initiatory stories, koans, and haikus for self-realization and spiritual awakening • Each story or koan is accompanied by the author’s lucid and penetrating commentary, blending the same burlesque slapstick and sublime insight that characterize his films • Explains how one must see beyond the words of the story to grasp the spiritual insights they contain Before he became the film maker and graphic novel author known throughout the world today, Alejandro Jodorowsky studied with Zen master Ejo Takata in Mexico City.

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Product Description: Love, attachment, the passions, gender, carnality, birth, bodily being, mortality, belonging, suffering, hope, despair, personhood, imagination, vitality, the struggle to be fully human – how do these things dwell wholly in emptiness, how do we reconcile their vivid life with ‘no-thingness’?The red (or ‘vermilion’) thread originally connoted the color of the silk undergarments courtesans were obliged to wear...read more

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9781619027831 | Counterpoint, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Love, attachment, the passions, gender, carnality, birth, bodily being, mortality, belonging, suffering, hope, despair, personhood, imagination, vitality, the struggle to be fully human – how do these things dwell wholly in emptiness, how do we reconcile their vivid life with ‘no-thingness’?

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Product Description: What kind of person should I strive to be? What ideals should I pursue in my life? These basic human questions and others like them are components of the overall question that guides this book: What is enlightenment? As Dale Wright argues, any serious practitioner of human life, religious or not, confronts the challenge of living an authentic life, of overcoming common human disabilities like greed, hatred, and delusion that give rise to excessive suffering...read more

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9780190622596 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What kind of person should I strive to be?

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Product Description: Admirers of Cheri Huber’s books will enjoy seeing Zen practice through the eyes of the monks under her guidance. The same simplicity and clarity for which her teaching is known shines through the stories written by the monks. The many low-fat vegetarian recipes are organized in standard cookbook format: Main Dishes, Soups, Breads, Desserts, etc...read more

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9780991596331 | Revised edition (Keep It Simple Books, October 1, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Admirers of Cheri Huber’s books will enjoy seeing Zen practice through the eyes of the monks under her guidance.

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Product Description: Rather than explaining typical strategies for overcoming fear, this book examines how fear is an experience, how to recognize that experience as nothing more than conditioned reaction to circumstance, and how to mentor oneself into letting go of beliefs about "appropriate" responses to fear...read more
By Cheri Huber and June Shiver (illustrator)

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9780991596324 | Revised edition (Keep It Simple Books, October 1, 2016), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Rather than explaining typical strategies for overcoming fear, this book examines how fear is an experience, how to recognize that experience as nothing more than conditioned reaction to circumstance, and how to mentor oneself into letting go of beliefs about "appropriate" responses to fear.
9780963625519 | Keep It Simple Books, May 1, 1997, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Rather than explaining typical strategies for overcoming fear, this book focuses on examining how fear is experience, how to recognize that experience as nothing more than conditioned reaction to circumstance, and how to mentor oneself into letting go of beliefs about "appropriate" responses to fear.

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Product Description: "Followers and newcomers to Nhat Hanh’s teaching alike will find this collection inspiring for everyday practice and for social engagement in the world."—Publishers Weekly This collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking, inspiring, and enjoyable to read...read more
By Jason Deantonis (illustrator) and Thich Nhat Hanh

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9781941529423 | Parallax Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "Followers and newcomers to Nhat Hanh’s teaching alike will find this collection inspiring for everyday practice and for social engagement in the world.

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Product Description: Cyber Zen ethnographically explores Buddhist practices in the online virtual world of Second Life. Does typing at a keyboard and moving avatars around the screen, however, count as real Buddhism? If authentic practices must mimic the actual world, then Second Life Buddhism does not...read more

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9780415628716 | Routledge, October 22, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Cyber Zen ethnographically explores Buddhist practices in the online virtual world of Second Life.

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9780415628730 | Routledge, October 22, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Cyber Zen ethnographically explores Buddhist practices in the online virtual world of Second Life.

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Product Description: In this intimate and funny collection of essays on the sometimes confusing, sometimes poignant, sometimes hilarious condition of being a woman over 60, Susan Moon keeps her sense of humor and she keeps her listener fully engaged. Among the pieces she has included here are an essay on the gratitude she feels for her weakening bones; observations on finding herself both an orphan and a matriarch following the death of her mother; musings on her tendency to regret the past; thoughts on how not to be afraid of loneliness; appreciation for the inner tomboy; and celebratory advice on how to regard "senior moments" as opportunities to be in the here and now...read more

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9781531821234 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 30, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In this intimate and funny collection of essays on the sometimes confusing, sometimes poignant, sometimes hilarious condition of being a woman over 60, Susan Moon keeps her sense of humor and she keeps her listener fully engaged.

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Product Description: Eihei Dogen (1200 - 1253), founder of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism, is one of the greatest religious, philosophical, and literary geniuses of Japan. His writings have been studied by Zen students for centuries, particularly his masterwork, Shobo Genzo or Treasury of the True Dharma Eye...read more
By Brian Nishii (narrator)

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9781531806774 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Eihei Dogen (1200 - 1253), founder of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism, is one of the greatest religious, philosophical, and literary geniuses of Japan.

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Product Description: Many books have been published in recent years on happiness. Ezra Bayda, a remarkably down-to-earth Zen teacher, believes that the happiness "boom" has been largely a bust for listeners. Why? Because it's precisely the pursuit of happiness that keeps us trapped in cycles of dissatisfaction and suffering...read more
By Tom Pile (narrator)

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9781531801052 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 9, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Many books have been published in recent years on happiness.

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Product Description: With characteristic humility, His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins this landmark survey of the entire Buddhist path by saying, "I think an overview of Tibetan Buddhism for the purpose of providing a comprehensive framework of the path may prove helpful in deepening your understanding and practice...read more

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9780861711000 | Wisdom Pubns, March 1, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Introduces the basic beliefs of Buddhism, discusses the practice of loving kindness, and looks at Vajrayana Buddhism and the path of tantra

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9781531835712 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 9, 2016), cover price $9.99 | also contains The World of Tibetan Buddhism: An Overview of Its Philosophy and Practice | About this edition: With characteristic humility, His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins this landmark survey of the entire Buddhist path by saying, "I think an overview of Tibetan Buddhism for the purpose of providing a comprehensive framework of the path may prove helpful in deepening your understanding and practice.

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Product Description: Taisen Deshimaru (1914-1982) was a Japanese Zen Master, and the individual largely responsible for bringing Soto Zen to Europe. A legendary figure, widely acknowledged throughout the Zen world, he stands in the ranks of the great Zen teachers of modern times, including, Suzuki Roshi, Maezumi Roshi, and others...read more

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9781942493143 | Revised edition (Scb Distributors, June 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Taisen Deshimaru (1914-1982) was a Japanese Zen Master, and the individual largely responsible for bringing Soto Zen to Europe.

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Product Description: The classic thirteenth-century collection of Zen koans with one of the most accessible commentaries to date, from a Chinese Zen teacher. Gateways to awakening surround us at every moment of our lives. The whole purpose of kōan (gong’an, in Chinese) practice is to keep us from missing these myriad opportunities by leading us to certain gates that have traditionally been effective for people to access that marvelous awakening...read more

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9781611802818 | Shambhala Pubns, May 31, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The classic thirteenth-century collection of Zen koans with one of the most accessible commentaries to date, from a Chinese Zen teacher.

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Product Description: In Dharma Delight, abstract artist and Zen practitioner Rodney Greenblat uses lighthearted narrative and vivid pop art paintings to celebrate the joys of living life from the inside out.Part graphic guide, part personal testimony, part art book, Dharma Delight illustrates how seeking the path of compassion and acceptance can be as zany and exuberant as it is profound...read more
By Rodney Alan Greenblat, Roshi Enkyo O'Hara (introduced by) and Richard Thomas (foreword by)

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9780804845267, titled "Dharma Delight: A Visionary Post Pop Comic Guide to Buddhism and Zen" | Tuttle Pub, May 10, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In Dharma Delight, abstract artist and Zen practitioner Rodney Greenblat uses lighthearted narrative and vivid pop art paintings to celebrate the joys of living life from the inside out.

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Product Description: This lush, beautifully illustrated narrative breathes humanity and warmth into one of the most famous and enigmatic koans of the Zen tradition.The Story of Mu uses luminous illustrations and a mythic narrative structure to convey the great potential for peace and enlightenment that we all carry hidden within ourselves...read more
By Mark Morse (illustrator)

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9781614292203 | Wisdom Pubns, April 26, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This lush, beautifully illustrated narrative breathes humanity and warmth into one of the most famous and enigmatic koans of the Zen tradition.

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Product Description: Questo libro è un manuale di pratica dello Zen e poiché lo Zen riguarda il progressivo disapprendimento di tutti i condizionamenti ricevuti, fino all'estinzione conclusiva dell'ego nella gloria dell'assoluto, anche un manuale di deprogrammazione...read more

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9781532757969 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 16, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Questo libro è un manuale di pratica dello Zen e poiché lo Zen riguarda il progressivo disapprendimento di tutti i condizionamenti ricevuti, fino all'estinzione conclusiva dell'ego nella gloria dell'assoluto, anche un manuale di deprogrammazione.

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