The Art of War

Twenty Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought Since that time, all levels of military have used the teaching on Sun Tzu to warfare and civilization have adapted these teachings for use in politics, business and ever

Siddhartha

Herman Hesse s classic novel has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers In this story of a wealthy Indian Brahmin who casts off a life of privilege to seek spiritual fulfillment Hesse synthesizes disparate philosophies Eastern religions, Jungian archetyp

The Analects

This lively new translation with clear explanatory notes by one of the foremost scholars of classical Chinese provides the ideal introduction to the Analects for readers who have no previous knowledge of the Chinese language and philosophical traditions n n How dare I claim to be a sage or a benevole

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice

In the beginner s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert s there are few So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a teaching as rich as has this famous opening line In a single stroke, the simple sentence cuts through

The Upanishads

The Upanishads, the earliest of which were composed in Sanskrit between 800 and 400 bce by sages and poets, form part of the Vedas the sacred and ancient scriptures that are the basis of the Hindu religion Each Upanishad, or lesson, takes up a theme ranging from the attainment of spiritual bliss

The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path

Do you feel at home right now Or do you sense a hovering anxiety or uncertainty, an underlying unease that makes you feel just a bit uncomfortable, a bit distracted and disconnected from those around you n n In The Road Home, Ethan Nichtern, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, inve

Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment

By the longtime Guardian science journalist, a groundbreaking exploration of the science of enlightenment and mental wellness, illuminated by twin perspectives, ancient and modern the spiritual wisdom of Siddhartha Gautama and the revelations of today s scientists, who are confirming the Buddha s p

The Book of Secret Wisdom: The Prophetic Record of Human Destiny and Evolution

Do you wonder about the future and the destiny of humanity Do you want to know the true purpose of your existence on Earth and in the Universe A long hidden ancient text holds the answers you seek n nZinovia Dushkova, Ph.D., is one of the few living people who has gained access to the million year