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THE CEASING OF NOTIONS
An Early Zen Text from the Dunhuang Caves with Selected Comments Soko Morinaga Roshi Introduction by Martin Collcutt
5x8” | 128 pages | $15.95 9781614290414 eBook 9781614290452 January 2013
“A very accessible, helpful commentary from one of the most revered Japanese Zen masters of his generation.” —from the introduction by Martin Collcutt, author of Five Mountains “Sure to provide plenty of food for thought for both experienced Zen students and newcomers alike. A delightful volume that I will surely revisit again.”—TheZenSite.com mong the writings from the Dunhuang caves, discovered in the mid-twentieth century, are the Zen equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls—ancient texts unknown for centuries. The Ceasing of Notions is one such text. It takes a unique form: a dialogue between two imaginary figures, a master and his disciple, in which the disciple tenaciously pursues the master’s pithy utterances with follow-up questions that propel the dialogue toward ever more profound insights. And these questions prove to be the reader’s very own. Soko Morinaga brings alive this compact and brilliant text with his own vivid commentary. This volume also includes a generous selection from Morinaga’s acclaimed autobiography, Novice to Master: An Ongoing Lesson in the Extent of My Own Stupidity.
Praise for Novice to Master: “Sublime.”—Publishers Weekly “One can’t help but be drawn to the genuine tone of Morinaga’s voice and his sense of humor.”—Shambhala Sun “A real gem.”—Tricycle: The Buddhist Review
SONG OF THE ROAD
The Poetic Travel Journal of Tsarchen Losel Gyatso Cyrus Stearns
Cloth | 6.5x7.5” | 192 pages | $24.95 9781614290551 eBook 9781614290667 January 2013
n Song of the Road, Tsarchen Losel Gyatso, an unsurpassed sixteenthcentury master of the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, weaves ecstatic poetry, song, and accounts of visionary experiences into a record of pilgrimage to central Tibet. Translated for the first time here, Tsarchen’s work, a favorite of the Fifth Dalai Lama, brims with strikingly detailed reports of divine and apocalyptic visions, as well as lyrical depictions of Tibetan landscapes that vividly capture the spiritual awe they inspire. The literary flights of Song of the Road are anchored by Tsarchen’s candid observations on the social and political climate of his day, including a rare example in Tibetan literature of open critique of religious power. In his introduction and copious notes to the translation, Cyrus Stearns unpacks the dimensions of meaning concealed in the text, excavating the history, legends, and lore associated with people and places encountered on the pilgrimage, fully revealing the spiritual topography over which Tsarchen’s long road carried him.
CyRuS STeARnS is one of the most admired
translators of Tibetan literature today. His numerous books include Taking the Result As the Path, Hermit of Go Cliffs, and King of the Empty Plain. He is currently a fellow at the Tsadra Foundation and a translator for The Library of Tibetan Classics. He lives in the woods on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle, Washington.
The Library of Tibetan Classics, volume 15
A LAMP TO ILLUMINATE THE FIVE STAGES
Teachings on Guhyasam›ja Tantra Tsongkhapa Translated by Gavin Kilty
Cloth | 672 pages | $59.95 9780861714544 eBook 9781614290353 December 2012
“The Guhyasam›ja Tantra changed the face of tantric Buddhism. Gavin Kilty makes available the famously lucid presentation of these ancient techniques by Tsongkhapa in a translation at once accurate and a pleasure to read.” —Jacob P. Dalton, uC Berkeley ne of the masterworks of Tsongkhapa, A Lamp to Illuminate the Five Stages represents his systematic presentation of the theory and practice of highest yoga tantra, based extensively on Indian predecessors of tantric Buddhism, such as n›g›rjuna, ﬁryadeva, Candrakırti, and n›ropa. The text, which treats material traditionally considered “secret,” explains in judicious and illuminating detail the yogic practice of manipulating bodily energy, the meditative union of bliss and emptiness, and meditations that harness the moment of death to actualize enlightenment. Shining with his famed intellectual acuity, Tsongkhapa’s Lamp sheds much-needed light on the often-misunderstood world of highest yoga tantra.
9780861714407 Cloth | $49.95
The Book of Kadam
9780861714414 Cloth | $59.95
Ornament of Stainless Light
9780861714520 Cloth | $59.95
– – Maha mudra and Related Instructions
9780861714445 Cloth | $59.95
A Formula for Ending Suffering: A Practical Guide to the Heart Sutra Dosung yoo
224 pages | $17.95 9781614290537 eBook 9781614290643 January 2013
“The notion of emptiness is the essence of the Heart Sutra and a seminal concept in both Mahayana Buddhism and the Korean Won-Buddhist tradition. Rev. Dosung yoo’s practical guide to the Heart Sutra uses concrete examples drawn from everyday life to help the reader understand and embrace the concept of emptiness. Rev. yoo’s accessible commentary will deepen one’s understanding and practice of Buddhism.”—Robert e. Buswell, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, uCLA hunderous Silence unravels the Heart Sutra—a pithy encapsulation of the essence of Perfection of Wisdom literature—using step-by-step analysis in an easy, conversational voice. Dosung yoo examines the sutra phrase by phrase, using explanations and metaphors drawn from Korean folklore, quantum physics, Charles Dickens, and everything in between to illuminate its content. Thunderous Silence invites us to examine the fundamentals of Buddhism— the Four noble Truths, emptiness, enlightenment—through the prism of the Heart Sutra. Both those new to Buddhism and longtime practitioners looking to revisit a core text from a fresh perspective will ﬁnd this work appealing.
Rev. DOSunG MOOJIn yOO was ordained in the
Won-Buddhist Order in Korea in 1993 after changing his path from practicing Christianity. He teaches at the Won Dharma Center in Claverack, new york, where he lives, and at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies. He has translated several Won-Buddhist texts and is interested in bridging the gap between the teachings of Christianity and Buddhism.
WISDOM OF THE KADAM MASTERS
Translated and introduced by Thupten Jinpa
5x7.75” | 224 pages | $16.95 9781614290544 eBook 9781614290650 February 2013
he phrase “Kadam masters” evokes for many Tibetans a sense of a spiritual golden age—an idyllic image of a spiritual community of wise monks dedicated to a spiritual life of mental cultivation. These eleventh- and twelfth-century masters were particularly famed for their short, poignant utterances that captured essential teachings in digestible bites. In these sayings one unmistakably detects an absence of confusion about priorities in life, and a clear understanding of what a truly happy life consists of, all grounded in a deeply felt genuine sense of concern for the welfare of others. This volume offers, in an easy, accessible format, a collection of some of the most beloved teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, a high mark in the long human quest to better understand the meaning of life.
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ESSENTIAL MIND TRAINING
9780861712632 | $16.95
“The clarity and raw power of these thousand-yearold teachings of the great Kadampa masters are astonishingly fresh.”—Buddhadharma
THuPTen JInPA is the principal english-language translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama and has translated and edited many of his bestselling books. He is currently the president of the Institute of Tibetan Classics in Montreal, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
HEART OF THE SHIN BUDDHIST PATH
A Life of Awakening Takamaro Shigaraki Translated and introduced by David Matsumoto
192 pages | $16.95 9781614290490 eBook 9781614290605 March 2013
“Professor Shigaraki ties the doctrine and practice of True Pure Land Buddhism to the broader Mahayana Buddhist tradition, thereby creating a book that will be of interest both to Buddhist practitioners of all denominations and scholars of modern Japanese Buddhism.”—Richard M. Jaffe, Duke university “Offers a signiﬁcant perspective for the expanding interfaith dialogue between Buddhism and the diverse world of contemporary spiritual movements.”—Alfred Bloom, emeritus Professor, university of Hawaii “A must read.”—Kenneth Kenshin Tanaka, Musashino university and International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies
n his Heart of the Shin Buddhist Path, Takamaro Shigaraki examines Shin Buddhism anew as a practical path of spiritual growth and self-transformation, challenging assessments of the tradition as a passive religion of mere faith. Shigaraki presents the core themes of the Shin Buddhist path in fresh, engaging, down-to-earth language, considering each frankly from both secular and religious perspectives. Shigaraki discloses a nondual Pure Land that finds philosophical kinship with Zen but has been little discussed in the West. With its unassuming language and insights drawn from a life of practice, Heart of the Shin Buddhist Path dispels the fog of misconception that has shrouded Western appreciation of Shin traditions to reveal the limitless light of Amida Buddha that reaches all.
FENG SHUI: SEEING IS BELIEVING
Essential Geomancy for Beginners and Skeptics Jampa Ludrup Foreword by Lama Zopa Rinpoche
8x9” | 168 pages | $19.95 9781614290742 eBook 9781614290933 March 2013
“Feng shui is an important way for people to improve their lives and help others.” —from the foreword by Lama Zopa Rinpoche n this concise and practical handbook, ven. Jampa Ludrup lays out the fundamentals of feng shui without any of the opaque mysticism that sometimes obscures the practice. “The aim of this book,” he writes, “is to help you have more happiness in your life.” Through his easy-to-understand instructions, diagrams, and photos, Jampa illustrates how simple alterations to the layout of your home can vastly improve specific areas of your life—romance, prosperity, health, or whatever is troubling you. With nothing more than this book and a good compass, you can rearrange your house, your fortune, and your life. The book comes with a handy pocket-sized chart that shows your personal auspicious directions.
A former student of Grand Master yap Cheng Hai and Lillian Too’s system of feng shui, Austrailan Buddhist monk JAMPA LuDRuP has given courses and consultancy to businesses, institutions, and individuals across the globe. His precise distillation of a very complicated subject has won wide praise over many years. He is also a former attendant to Lama Zopa Rinpoche and a former tutor to Lama Osel. Jampa has been a resident at Sera Je Monastic university in South India since 1998.
A Classic Collection of Zen Koans Translated by Thomas yuho Kirchner Foreword by nelson Foster
Cloth | 336 pages | $28.95 9781614290773 eBook 9781614290964 April 2013
“A masterpiece…. It will be our inspiration for 10,000 years, not just as itself but as a model for translations of other classics.” —Robert Aitken, author of Taking the Path of Zen and The Gateless Barrier “Entangling Vines is a wonderful book, a book to take if you are planning to be shipwrecked on a desert island; it is the book I open every day, and teach from every day. It is surprising, lucid, scholarly, alive, unassuming, and it goes deep. Stories, questions, and conversations, catalysts for the transformation at the core of Zen.” —John Tarrant, author of Bring Me the Rhinocerous and Other Koans That Will Save Your Life “An excellent translation of an important collection.” —Taigen Dan Leighton, in Japanese Journal of Religious Studies
ever before widely available in english, Entangling Vines is one of the four major koan texts used in Rinzai Zen training. Kirchner’s annotation make this a brilliant introduction to Buddhist philosophy as well. Containing 272 cases and extensive note material, the collection is indispensable for serious koan training and will also be of interest for anyone drawn to Zen literature.
THOMAS yuHO KIRCHneR, a native of Connecticut who has resided
in Japan since 1969, is an ordained Rinzai Zen monk and a graduate of Otani university in Kyoto with an M.A. in Buddhist Studies. He presently serves as priest at the temple Rinsen-ji in the Arashiyama area of Kyoto, and is a researcher at the International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism at Hanazono university.
WALKING THE WAY
81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum Foreword by Sojun Mel Weitsman
260 pages | $17.95 9781614290254 eBook 9781614290261 May 2013
“Deftly written essays, snapshot vignettes of daily life lived with emotion and depth, and a poetic version of the Tao Te Ching backed by a lifetime of spiritual practice—these are the elements of a text that will inspire and awaken you like the sound of water or the calm voice of a friend. This book is to be savored.”—norman Fischer, author of Taking Our Places: The Buddhist Path to Truly Growing Up
alking the Way affirms that, like yin and yang, the yielding bohemian spontaneity of Tao and the precise simplicity of Zen find perfect balance with one another. Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum brings the two traditions together in a unique presentation that elicits Zen insights from his fresh interpretation of verses from the perennial Taoist classic, the Tao Te Ching. Personal anecdotes from Rosenbaum’s life illustrate the dynamic potential of his approach, skillfully revealing Zen within the Tao and the Tao of Zen. “Robert Rosenbaum manages to restore some of the bite to the Tao Te Ching. His humor, wisdom, personal failings, and genuine aspirations combine to make it new and make it speak to us with live words.”—Barry Magid, author of Ordinary Mind “Walking the Way is deeply thoughtful and eminently practical.” —elana Rosenbaum, author of Here for Now
ROBeRT ROSenBAuM has been a Zen practitioner for forty years and
is authorized as a senior teacher of the Taoist practice of Dayan qigong. The author of Zen and the Heart of Psychotherapy, he lives in emeryville, CA.
Classics of Indian Buddhism Series
- NA GA RJUNA'S MIDDLE WAY
The MÒlamadhyamakak›rik›s Mark Siderits and Shoryu Katsura
368 pages | $24.95 9781614290506 eBook 9781614290612 May 2013
›g›rjuna’s renowned twentyseven-chapter Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way, the definitive, touchstone presentation of the doctrine of emptiness, is the foundational text of the Madhyamaka school of Mahayana Buddhist philosophy. Professors Siderits and Katsura prepared this translation using the four surviving Indian commentaries in an attempt to reconstruct an interpretation of its enigmatic verses that adheres as closely as possible to that of its earliest proponents. each verse is accompanied by concise, lively exposition by the authors conveying the explanations of the Indian commentators. The result is a translation that balances the demands for fidelity and accessibility.
Also from Classics of Indian Buddhism:
“This series is a very welcome initiative from Wisdom Publications. Such works are eagerly awaited by many scholars and practitioners of Buddhism throughout the world.”—Jean-Luc Achard, editor of the Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines
Divy›vad›na, Part 1 Andy Rotman
528 pages | $24.95 9780861712953
“I applaud this impressive translation and its selection as the ﬁrst volume in the new Classics of Indian Buddhism series. A remarkable achievement.”—John Strong, Bates College
THE EASY PATH
Illuminating the First Panchen Lama’s Secret Instructions Gyumed Khensur Lobsang Jampa edited by Lorne Ladner
368 pages | $18.95 9780861716784 eBook 9781614290988 May 2013
he First Panchen Lama’s Easy Path, written nearly four hundred years ago, is like a chest of jewels that has, until now, been locked to english speakers. This translation, with Gyumed Khensur Lobsang Jampa’s commentary, unlocks that chest and holds each jewel up to the sunlight to reveal its great beauty and value. A number of books in the past have explained how to meditate on the stages of the path, but Geshe Lobsang Jampa’s volume is unique in showing the reader how to integrate visualizations from highest yoga tantra, guru yoga, and the instructions of the oral tradition within the contemplations of every single stage. From the initial meditations on the precariousness and immense value of human existence, through the contemplations of how we perpetuate the cycle of suffering, to the highest teachings on the practice of universal compassion and the empty nature of phenomena, The Easy Path leads practitioners step by step through the journey to enlightenment.
GyuMeD KHenSuR LOBSAnG JAMPA is a geshe from Sera Monastery and former abbot (Khensur) of Gyumed Tantric College, both in South India. He now spends most of his time in the united States, with active centers in Washington, DC, new york City, and Connecticut, where he will host the Dalai Lama in 2012. LORne LADneR, PH.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Dr. Ladner also provides workshops and trainings on the psychology of positive emotions, the integration of meditation and psychotherapy, and on Buddhist psychology.
A CLASSICAL TIBETAN READER
Selections from Renowned Works with Custom Glossaries yael Bentor
7x9” | 192 pages | $18.95 9781614290797 eBook 9781614290971 June 2013
Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for wellchosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections from texts that she has worked with while teaching classical Tibetan over the past twenty years. She has assembled here a selection of Tibetan narratives, organized to introduce students of the language to complex material gradually, and to arm them with ample reference materials in the form of glossaries customized to individual readings. Instructors will ﬁnd this reader an invaluable tool for preparing lesson plans and providing high-quality reading material to their students. Students, too, will ﬁnd the selections contained in the reader engaging. even novice readers of Tibetan will feel welcomed and encouraged, thanks to the author’s astute judgment of student capacity.
yAeL BenTOR is a senior lecturer of Indian and Tibetan studies at the
Hebrew university, Jerusalem, Israel, specializing in the areas of tantra, ritual, and meditation. She is the author of The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments: Explanation of the Creation Stage of the Guhyasamaja, King of All Tantras, translated with Penpa Dorjee (AIBS, 2013).
How to Write the Alphabet and More Sanje elliott, foreword by Sarah Harding
10x7” | 104 pages | $14.95 9780861716999
NO ORDINARY APPLE
A Story About Eating Mindfully Sara Marlowe Illustrations by Philip Pascuzzo
Cloth | 10x8” | 36 pages | $16.95 9781614290766 eBook 9781614290957 June 2013
“With humor and a light touch, No Ordinary Apple takes us cheerfully through the exercise of eating an apple mindfully, using each of our ﬁve senses, one by one, leaving readers wanting to try it themselves! Marlowe has given parents and teachers a fun way to introduce the practice of mindful eating—a practice that might help eating disorders of all kinds, and will help children slow down and fully enjoy their apples!”—Kerry Lee MacLean, author of Moody Cow Meditates n an otherwise ordinary day, elliot discovers something extraordinary: the power of mindfulness. When he asks his neighbor Carmen for a snack, he’s at first disappointed when she hands him an apple—he wanted candy! But when encouraged to carefully and attentively look, feel, smell, taste, and even listen to the apple, elliot discovers that this apple is not ordinary at all. Lushly and humorously illustrated, No Ordinary Apple makes a traditional technique for training mindfulness a fun and enjoyable way for children to learn to slow down and appreciate even the simplest things.
“Deliciously fun to read.”—Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness and Lovingkindness “No Ordinary Apple is a book that changes lives. Take a bite and taste how good it is yourself.”—Daniel Rechtschaffen, founding director of the Mindful education Institute “Written for kids, but equally as appealing to adults, this is no ordinary book about mindful eating.”—Deborah Schoeberlein, author of Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness
A HUNDRED THOUSAND WHITE STONES
A Memoir Kunsang Dolma with evan Denno
296 pages | $17.95 9781614290711 eBook 9781614290902 June 2013
Hundred Thousand White Stones is the fearlessly told, unvarnished story of life as a Tibetan woman and refugee. Kunsang Dolma writes from her heart of the hardship and struggle she experienced as a girl in Tibet, as a woman in India, and as an immigrant refugee in America. yet despite the many moments of sadness her story contains, she manages to find hope and levity in her memory of even the worst of circumstances. Her story—of youth spent in a remote Tibetan village, steeped in tales of Tibetan life during the Cultural Revolution and tinged with memories of her struggle for identity; of her long ﬂight over the mountains to Dharamsala, India, mecca of Tibetan exile culture and of Western spiritual tourism; and of her eventual marriage to an American and emigration to the distant united States—is the story of a life displaced. Despite the promises offered by political freedom, material development, and modern living, Dolma ﬁnds that the simple virtues instilled by her youth spent in the village are those that have sustained her, above all others, through her many journeys. A Hundred Thousand White Stones offers an honest, ﬁrst-person assessment of what is gained in pursuing life in the developed world, and what is lost.
BUDDHIST CARE FOR THE DYING AND BEREAVED
edited by Jonathan S. Watts and yoshiharu Tomatsu
Cloth | 312 pages | $22.95 9781614290520 eBook 9781614290636 December 2012
“A valuable and amazing resource! These incisive accounts from different cultures offer crucial lessons on what has been lost and gained in our understanding of care of the dying over the past hundred years. This collection is a ‘must’ for those of us involved in chaplaincy care.”—Pat enkyo O’Hara, guiding teacher, new york Zen Center for Contemplative Care ince its beginning, Buddhism has had as one of its hallmarks an intimate understanding and acceptance of death and dying. Over the past forty years Buddhist chaplains and caregivers have drawn on that tradition to contribute greatly to the development of modern palliative care. Buddhist hospice programs bring the application of traditional Buddhist practices of preparing for death, attending the dying, and comforting the bereaved to the secular world at large. Buddhist Care for the Dying and Bereaved contains comprehensive overviews of the best of such palliative care programs, drawn from diverse Buddhist traditions, and written by practitioners who embody the best of contemporary Buddhist hospice care programs practiced all over the world today.
“A wonderful contribution to the emerging discussion on how to develop spiritual, compassionate support for the dying in our society.” —Anyen Rinpoche, author of Dying with Conﬁdence
JOnATHAn S. WATTS is a research fellow at Jodo Shu Research Institute in Tokyo, where he studies death and dying issues. He lives in Kamakura, Japan. yOSHIHARu TOMATSu is the founder and director of Jodo Shu Research Institute Ojo and Death Project. He coedited Never Die Alone: Death as Birth in Pure Land Buddhism and Traversing the Pure Land Path with Watts. He lives in Tokyo.
LIKE A WAKING DREAM
The Autobiography of Geshe Lhundub Sopa Geshe Lhundub Sopa with Paul Donnelly
Cloth | 368 pages | $24.95 | 9780861713134 | eBook 9781614290360
“Geshe Sopa’s magniﬁcent charm and insightfulness have profoundly affected my life and will yours too. This book is a must read.”—Zorba Paster, host of PRI’s On Your Health and author of The Longevity Code
THE ARTS OF CONTEMPLATIVE CARE
Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work edited by Cheryl A. Giles and Willa B. Miller Foreword by Judith Simmer-Brown Preface by Pat enkyo O’Hara
Cloth | 368 pages | $34.95 | 9780861716647 | eBook 9781614290377
“This book is destined to become the core text of Buddhist chaplaincy. A radical and wise offering to the world.” —noah Levine, author of Dharma Punx
Teachings of the Buddha Series
THE NUMERICAL DISCOURSES OF THE BUDDHA
A Translation of the Aºguttara Nik›ya Bhikkhu Bodhi
Cloth | 5.375x8.5” | 1944 pages | $75.00 9781614290407 | eBook 9781614290445
The long-awaited fourth volume in Wisdom’s esteemed translations of the Pali Canon.
Basic Buddhist Teachings Lama yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche edited by Jonathan Landaw
160 pages | $15.95 | 9781614290018 | eBook 9781614290469
“Immensely practical advice.”—The Middle Way
THE FOUR FOUNDATIONS OF MINDFULNESS IN PLAIN ENGLISH
192 pages | $15.95 | 9781614290384 | eBook 9781614290421
“Those of us who have come to treasure this author’s other classic works will not be disappointed, and those new to this author’s writing will also ﬁnd this a delightful read.” —SweepingZen.com
IF YOU'RE LUCKY, YOUR HEART WILL BREAK
Field Notes from a Zen Life James Ishmael Ford
5x8” | 200 pages | $16.95 | 9781614290391 | eBook 9781614290438
“A must read, with an engaging clarity and informed easygoing sophistication.”—Zoketsu norman Fischer, author of Sailing Home
FACES OF COMPASSION
Classic Bodhisattva Archetypes and Their Modern Expression— An Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism Taigen Dan Leighton, foreword by Joan Halifax
352 pages | $18.95 | 9781614290148 | eBook 9781614290230
“Leighton animates the history of Buddhism and offers insight into human nature and contemporary culture.”— Turning Wheel
MOODY COW LEARNS COMPASSION
Kerry Lee MacLean
Cloth | 10x8” | 32 pages | $16.95 | 9781614290339 eBook 9781614290322
One of Spirituality & Practice’s Best Spiritual Books of 2012
MINDFULNESS IN PLAIN ENGLISH
224 pages | $14.95 | 9780861719068 | eBook 9780861719990
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Teachings of the Buddha Series
IN THE BUDDHA'S WORDS
An Anthology of Discourses from the P›li Canon edited and introduced by Bhikkhu Bodhi Foreword by the Dalai Lama
512 pages | $18.95 | 9780861714919 | eBook 9780861719969
Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About Reality Brad Warner
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THE MINDFUL WRITER
Noble Truths of the Writing Life Dinty W. Moore
Cloth | 4.5x6.5” | 152 pages | $12.95 | 9781614290070 | eBook 9781614290155
WISDOM WIDE AND DEEP
A Practical Handbook for Mastering Jh›na and Vipassan› Shaila Catherine
576 pages | $22.95 | 9780861716234 | eBook 9780861718528
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