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  • The Delusion of Inferiority: Zen Teachings on How to Live without Measuring Yourself Against Others
    Shunmyō Masuno

    The Delusion of Inferiority: Zen Teachings on How to Live without Measuring Yourself Against Others 劣等感という妄想 禅が教える「競わない」生き方

    Zen priest and best-selling author Shunmyō Masuno takes up the feelings of inferiority that have come to plague so many in today’s world. As social media increasingly shape our interactions and relationships with others, it… … Details

  • Doubt-Free Zen Practice
    Shunmyō Masuno

    Doubt-Free Zen Practice 迷わない坐禅の作法

    This book of guidance for a well-lived life is by a Zen priest who has gained a worldwide reputation for his Zen garden designs. The volume is a sequel to Okoranai Zen no sahō (Anger-Free… … Details

  • Let the Important Things Go Out of Mind
    Daikō Matsuyama

    Let the Important Things Go Out of Mind 大事なことから忘れなさい

    In our age of tremendous material abundance, we are bombarded with ever more choices, and the many troubles that afflict us seem to grow ever more diverse as well?giving rise to indecision and paralysis. Author… … Details

  • A Zen Guide to Enlightenment
    Toshimichi Hasegawa

    A Zen Guide to Enlightenment お坊さんが教える「悟り」入門

    This guide to Zen, written by the deputy head priest of a Buddhist temple established in 1543, covers mindfulness, meditation, and more as it delves into such topics as living in the moment; dealing with… … Details

  • The Buddhist Way for Everyday Happiness
    Nansen Oshō

    The Buddhist Way for Everyday Happiness ほとけ様に教わった 毎日をハッピーにする 90 の方法

    The head priest at a temple with more than 780 years of history gives his insights on life through the teachings of Buddha, offering 90 tips for increased harmony and lasting contentment. We were given… … Details

  • How to Reset Your Worldly Desires
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    How to Reset Your Worldly Desires 煩悩リセット稽古帖

    Written by a charismatic young Buddhist monk, this comic-book-styled guide reveals methods that can be easily implemented to reduce the stress and negativity of daily life that stem from such universal areas of struggle as… … Details

  • Tidying Up: Zen Practice
    Shunmyō Masuno

    Tidying Up: Zen Practice 片づける 禅の作法

    We all live surrounded by countless material things. Sometimes the accumulation of unnecessary stuff cluttering up our living spaces makes it difficult to find the items we really need. In this book a Zen priest… … Details

  • Happiness Without Money
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    Japanese Buddhist monk Ryūnosuke Koike, whose works have been published in Korea, Taiwan, and China, illustrates many ways to find happiness in this world regardless of one’s financial situation. By abandoning our greed for money… … Details

  • The Wisdom of Buddha
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    The Wisdom of Buddha 超訳 ブッダの言葉

    Japanese Buddhist monk Ryūnosuke Koike reinterprets into accessible present-day concepts 190 personally selected quotations on spiritual training taught by Gautama Buddha 2,500 years ago. According to Koike, the teachings of Buddha are not just pieces… … Details

  • Reading Zazen: To Live a Quiet, Deep Life
    Tōzen Nakano

    Reading Zazen: To Live a Quiet, Deep Life 読む坐禅 静かに深く生きるために

    What exactly is Zazen (seated meditation)? The cultural history of the world includes several major streams of Zazen, but at their foundation is the meditation by which the Buddha achieved enlightenment. Zen Buddhism is the… … Details

  • Learning from Henri Nouwen: Compassion and Hope

    Learning from Henri Nouwen: Compassion and Hope ヘンリ・ナウエンに学ぶ 共苦と希望

    Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen (1932?96) was a Dutch-born Catholic priest, professor, and author, known especially for his many writings on spirituality. How did he understand the problems of alienation, loneliness, and spiritual thirst experienced by… … Details

  • Buddhism: A Desktop Reference

    For those interested in learning more about the history and basic teachings of Buddhism, gaining a better understanding of the tenets and practices of its various sects, or obtaining the background information needed to fully… … Details

  • What Are the Teachings of Seicho-no-Ie?
    Masanobu Taniguchi

    What Are the Teachings of Seicho-no-Ie? 生長の家ってどんな教え?

    Seicho-no-Ie is a religious organization founded in 1930 by Masaharu Taniguchi. Third-generation president Masanobu Taniguchi distills the essentials of the teachings of Seicho-no-Ie in this book, which is based on Q&A from workshops held throughout… … Details

  • I Am Who I Was Meant to Be
    Rio Inyaku

    I Am Who I Was Meant to Be 自分をえらんで生まれてきたよ

    A boy named Rio was born with heart and lung disorders. He has been admitted to hospitals over 30 times, the longest hospitalization lasting two years. Amid all that, Rio talks about life's mysteries?the world… … Details