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  • Seven Lucky Gods of Japan

    by Reiko Chiba ...
    This Japanese Shinto book profiles each of the "Seven Luck Gods"--important deities in Japanese culture.The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan are a group of deities whose origins stem from Indian, Chinese, and indigenous Japanese gods of fortune. Not all of the gods are mythical beings. One of them is an actual historical person. Each of the seven gods has been recognized as a deity for more than a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Ghosts of the Tsunami

    Death and Life in Japan

    ‘A remarkable and deeply moving book’ Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No Harm‘A breathtaking, extraordinary work of non-fiction’ Times Literary SupplementOn 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. It was Japan’s greatest single loss of life since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Nihongi

    Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697

    by Yasumaro no O ...
    The Nihon Shoki, translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. The book is also called the Nihongi (The Japanese Chronicles). It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest book, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihongi ... Read more

    $3.49 AUD

  • Shinto the Kami Way

    "An excellently rounded introduction by an eminent Shinto scholar."--Library JournalShinto, the indigenous faith of the Japanese people, continues to fascinate and mystify both the casual visitor to Japan and the long-time resident. Relatively unknown among the religions of the world, Shinto: The Kami Way provides an enlightening window into this Japanese faith.In its general aspects, Shinto is ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Shinto, The Way of the Gods

    by W. G. Aston ...
    This edition features a linked Table of Contents.CONTENTSI. Materials for the Study of ShintoII. General Features--PersonificationIII. General Features--Deification of MenIV. General Features--Functions of Gods, &c.V. MythVI. The Mythical NarrativeVII. The Pantheon--Nature-DeitiesVIII. The Pantheon--Man-DeitiesIX. The PriesthoodX. WorshipXI. Morals, Law, and PurityXII. CeremonialXIII. Mag... ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD

  • Shinto Norito

    A Book of Prayers

    This book presents, for the first time, a collection of ancient Japanese Shinto prayers in a format where English speaking readers can both understand the deep meaning of the translated text and can also pronounce the original Japanese words.Shinto is an ancient spiritual tradition, primarily practiced in Japan, which is now spreading its traditions to the western world. Its primordial rituals and ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Aikido Ground Fighting

    Grappling and Submission Techniques

    Aikido Ground Fighting presents effective ground techniques that remain true to aikido founder Morehei Ueshiba's teachings while addressing a potential weakness in the system: while aikido is renowned for its submission and compliance techniques as well as grappling from a standing position, it is not known for its effectiveness when it comes to ground fighting. Aikido Ground Fighting is a unique ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Religion of the Samurai

    The object of this little book is to show how the Mahayanistic view of life and of the world differs markedly from that of Hinayanism, which is generally taken as Buddhism by Westerners, to explain how the religion of Buddha has adapted itself to its environment in the Far East, and also to throw light on the existing state of the spiritual life of modern Japan. ... Read more

    $3.49 AUD

  • Kojiki

    Records of Ancient Matters

    Translated by Basil Hall Chamberlain ...
    series Tuttle Classics
    Written by imperial command in the eighth century, The Kojiki: Records of Ancient Matters is Japan's classic of classics, the oldest connected literary work and the fundamental scripture of Shinto.A more factual history called the Nihongi or Nihon Shoki (Chronicles of Japan) was completed in A.D. 720, but The Kojiki remains the better known, perhaps because of its special concern with the legends ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • The Book of Five Rings

    There are various Ways. There is the Way of salvation by the law of Buddha, the Way of Confucius governing the Way of learning, the Way of healing as a doctor, as a poet teaching the Way of Waka, tea, archery, and many arts and skills. Each man practises as he feels inclined. It is said the warrior's is the twofold Way of pen and sword, and he should have a taste for both Ways. Even if a man has ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Book of Five Rings

    There are various Ways. There is the Way of salvation by the law of Buddha, the Way of Confucius governing the Way of learning, the Way of healing as a doctor, as a poet teaching the Way of Waka, tea, archery, and many arts and skills. Each man practises as he feels inclined. It is said the warrior's is the twofold Way of pen and sword, and he should have a taste for both Ways. Even if a man has ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Japon

    Miscellanées

    Voici un livre qui ne se lit pas nécessairement du début à la fin, mais que l’on peut parcourir au hasard de ses deux cents petits textes, pour lever le voile sur une habitude, une croyance, un paysage, une mode, un objet, une personnalité, un art, une fête, une expression ou encore un proverbe, bref tout ce qui fait le quotidien et l’extraordinaire d’un pays : le Japon.De courts textes qui ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Essence of Shinto

    Japan's Spiritual Heart

    In The Essence of Shinto, revered Shinto master Motohisa Yamakage explains the core values of Shinto and explores both basic tenets and its more esoteric points in terms readily accessible to the modern Western reader. He shows how the long history of Shintoism is deeply woven into the fabric of Japanese spirituality and mythology--indeed, it is regarded as Japan’s very spiritual roots--and ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Shinto The Ancient Religion of Japan

    by W. G. Aston ...
    Shinto The Ancient Religion of Japan is an excellent resource to be used for discovery of this ancient and unknown faith. ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Journey

    A Study of Peter for Stumbling Toward Jesus's Extravagant Grace

    by Jodie Niznik ...
    series Real People Real Faith Bible Study
    Discover how Peter's broken pursuit of Jesus can offer us hope and couragePeter was an ordinary man of his time. He started as a humble, hardworking fisherman. But he ended his life with a lasting legacy that still inspires Christians worldwide today. His path from one to the other wasn't smooth or straight. And there is enormous hope in understanding his rocky, stumbling journey of following ... Read more

    $24.93 AUD

  • There's a God for That

    Optimism in the face of earthquakes, tsunamis and meltdowns

    by Joseph Honton ...
    EVERY JOURNEY IS AN ADVENTURE, but when a major earthquake strikes Japan, triggering cataclysmic events, the author's travels are cut short. What starts out as a quest to discover the sacred meanings of the native Shinto religion, becomes something much more profound. When all of the fail-safe mechanisms at Fukushima Daiichi are overrun, and thirty million lives in the greater Tokyo region are ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Le folklore japonais et ses yokai

    Les Oni, histoires de démons japonais

    series Le folklore japonais et ses yokai
    Le démon japonais est réputé pour avoir un visage effrayant. C’est d’ailleurs pourquoi le théâtre Nō s’en inspire, à travers le masque du Oni. Canines pointues, cornes du diable, visage rouge et yeux enragés, le Oni fait peur et il semble bien souvent maléfique.Cependant, le démon japonais n’est pas aussi mauvais que sa réputation. Il arrive parfois que les Kami (dieux du Shintoïsme), et Bouddha ... Read more

    $8.86 AUD

  • Folklore giapponese e Yokai

    Tanuki, piccole storie e leggende del Giappone

    Il folklore giapponese è ricco di storie e le sue creature sono tutte più sorprendenti una dell'altra.Tra questi, il tanuki è probabilmente il più chiacchierato. Sia che lo prendiamo in giro per le sue enormi risorse maschili o semplicemente ci divertiamo con i suoi scherzi, il tanuki è il protagonista di molte delle storie brevi raccolte in questo libro.Oltre ad essere uno Yokai divertente e ... Read more

    $10.36 AUD

  • La propuesta política del reino de Dios

    Estudios bíblicos sobre iglesia, sociedad y estado

    by Darío López ...
    El propósito de este libro es proveer recursos bíblicos y teológicos para la acción misionera en el campo de la política. Los estudios reunidos en este volumen constituyen una sistematización de lo que el autor entiende como propuesta política del reino de Dios. Vale decir, es un marco para el compromiso social y político expuesto desde la perspectiva del evangelio. ¿Sobre qué bases bíblicas y ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Shintoism: The Indigenous Religion of Japan

    Originally published in 1934, this book contains a wealth of information on Shintoism, the indigenous religion of Japan, and is highly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of any with an interest in Japanese culture and religion. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Shinto Cult

    The following pages are the substance of a course of lectures on the old Shinto cult which the author has been giving for a number of years to his classes in Comparative Religion. They are here condensed and adapted to the purpose of a little manual which, it is believed, may interest many readers, and bring together within a small space information gathered from many sources not easily accessible ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Folklore giapponese e Yokai

    Tengu, piccole storie e leggende del Giappone

    Chi non avrebbe paura del Tengu?Questa mistica creatura giapponese, dallo sguardo duro e dal naso lungo, spaventa con la sua presenza e la sua faccia rossa.Dietro la famosa maschera del teatro No si nasconde uno Yokai dalle mille sfaccettature. A volte un mostro assetato di sangue, un burlone, un giocatore o un protettore, il Tengu è tanto una divinità suprema da temere quanto una creatura ... Read more

    $8.86 AUD

  • The Yengishiki/The Englishiki

    by Various ...
    Shinto ("the way of the gods") is the indigenous faith of the Japanese people and as old as Japan herself. It remains Japan's major religion besides Buddhism. "Shinto gods" are called kami. They are sacred spirits which take the form of things and concepts important to life, such as wind, rain, mountains, trees, rivers and fertility. Humans become kami after they die and are revered by their ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Le folklore japonais et ses yokai

    Tanuki, petites histoires et légendes du Japon

    series Le folklore japonais et ses yokai
    Le folklore japonais est riche en histoires et ses créatures sont toutes plus étonnantes les unes que les autres.Parmi elles, le Tanuki est sûrement celui qui fait le plus parler de lui. Qu’on s’en moque à cause de ses énormes atouts masculins ou qu’on s’amuse de ses farces, le Tanuki est le personnage principal de nombreux petits récits compilés dans ce livre.En plus d’être un Yokai drôle et ... Read more

    $10.34 AUD