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  • Buddhism is Not What You Think

    Finding Freedom Beyond Beliefs

    by Steve Hagen

    What is Buddhism? In Buddhism is Not What You Think Steve Hagen, bestselling author of Buddhism Plain and Simple and a Zen priest, cuts through the many misconceptions surrounding Buddhism, and shows us its true purpose. Drawing on down-to-earth examples from everyday life, this practical and straightforward guide penetrates the most essential and enduring questions at the heart of the Buddha's ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Way of the Samurai

    The Book of Five Rings, The Hagakure, Bushido: The Soul of Japan

    by Yamamoto Tsunetomo and 2 more

    series The Big Ideas
    Presented here in one volume are three of the seminal texts relating to the Japanese 'Way of the Samurai', essential reading for anyone interested in the Samurai culture of Japan. 'Go Rin No Sho', or 'The Book of Five Rings' is a famous text written by the swordsman Miyamoto Musashi in 1645, concerning Martial Arts, in particular Kenjitsu and the art of Zen.
 Miyamoto Musashi uses language that is ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

    How to be Calm in a Busy World

    by Haemin Sunim and 1 more

    THE TOP 10 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?'*****Life moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to.In this timely guide to mindfulness, Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist monk born in Korea and educated in the United States, offers advice on everything from handling setbacks to dealing with rest and relationships.Combining his teachings with calming full-colour illustr... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • At Home in the World

    Stories and Essential Teachings from a Monk's Life

    by Thich Nhat Hanh and 1 more

    "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 WeeklyThis collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking, inspiring, and enjoyable to read. Collected here for the first time, these stories span the author ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • The Way of Zen

    by Alan W. Watts

    series Vintage Spiritual Classics
    The Way of Zen begins as a succinct guide through the histories of Buddhism and Taoism leading up to the development of Zen Buddhism, which drew deeply from both traditions. It then goes on to paint a broad but insightful picture of Zen as it was and is practiced, both as a religion and as an element of diverse East Asian arts and disciplines. Watts's narrative clears away the mystery while ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • The Art of Happiness

    A handbook for living

    by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    The world's greatest spiritual leader teams up with a psychiatrist to share, for the first time, how he achieved his hard-won serenity and how we can find the same inner peace.Through meditations, stories, and the meeting of Buddhism and psychology, the Dalai Lama shows us how to defeat day-to-day depression, anxiety, anger, jealousy, or just an ordinary bad mood. He discusses relationships, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Opening the Door of Your Heart

    And other Buddhist Tales of Happiness

    by Ajahn Brahm

    The whole world has fallen in love with this international bestseller - hundreds of thousands of copies have been sold across 25 countries. Now it's Australia's turn to rediscover this jewel of a book on mindfulness.In times of uncertainty, words of comfort are essential, and the stunning overseas sales of this title are testament to its universal appeal. These modern tales of hope, forgiveness, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Heart Of Buddha's Teaching

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    'Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace, and peace on earth.' The Dalai LamaIn The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh brings his gift of clear and poetic expression to an explanation of the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, and other basic Buddhist teachings. Thich Nhat Hanh's extraordinary contribution to Buddhism and to life is the way he ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Peace Is Every Step

    The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    'This is a very worthwhile book. It can change individual lives and the life of our society.' The Dalai LamaLucidly and beautifully written, Peace is Every Step contains commentaries and meditations, personal anecdotes and stories from Nhat Hanh's experiences as a peace activist, teacher, and community leader. It begins where the reader already is - in the kitchen, office, driving a car, walking ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fear

    Essential Wisdom for Getting Through The Storm

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    Renowned Zen master and Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, explores the origins of fear and offers detailed practises on how to deal with its often toxic presence in our lives. Formed by a lifetime of mindfulness in action, he also shows us the path to peace, happiness and freedom that can come out of such explorations. For him, happiness is not found by suppressing our emotions but by purposefully ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Wisdom Of Insecurity

    A Message for an Age of Anxiety

    by Alan W Watts

    A classic look at man's search for certainty from the acclaimed expert on Eastern philosophyIn this fascinating book, Alan Watts explores man's quest for psychological security, examining our efforts to find spiritual and intellectual certainty in the realms of religion and philosophy. The Wisdom of Insecurity underlines the importance of our search for stability in an age where human life seems ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Everyday Zen

    Love and Work

    by Charlotte J. Beck

    Charlotte Joko Beck offers a warm, engaging, uniquely American approach to using Zen to deal with the problems of daily living—love, relationships, work, fear, ambition, and suffering. Everyday Zen shows us how to live each moment to the fullest. This Plus edition includes an interview with the author. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • No Mud, No Lotus

    The Art of Transforming Suffering

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In No Mud, No Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration transforming suffering and finding true joy.Thich Nhat Hanh acknowledges that because suffering can feel so bad, we try to run away from it or cover it up by consuming. We find something to eat or turn on the television. But unless we’re ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • The Beginner's Guide to Zen Buddhism

    by Jean Smith

    Here is a comprehensive introduction to Zen Buddhism for those who don't know how or where to begin, nor what to expect once they have started practicing. It includes the fundamentals of meditation practice (posture, technique, clothing), descriptions of the basic teachings and major texts, the teacher-student relationship, and what you will find when you visit a zendo, plus a history of Zen from ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Anger

    Buddhist Wisdom for Cooling the Flames

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    'Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man, for he is humble and devout. He is a scholar of immense intellectual capacity. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity' Martin Luther King, Jr, in Nobel Peace Prize nominationIt was under the bodhi tree in India 2500 years ago that Buddha achieved the insight that three states of mind were the source of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Essential Reiki

    A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art

    by Diane Stein

    Reiki is an ancient and profoundly simple system of laying on of hands healing derived from Tibetan Buddhism. In the West, Reiki has been kept highly secret for many years. ESSENTIAL REIKI presents full information on all three degrees of this healing system, most of it in print for the first time. Teaching from the perspective that Reiki healing belongs to all people, Diane Stein breaks new ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Living by Zen: Timeless Truths for Everyday Life

    by Brenda Shoshanna

    Discover the 2000 Year Old Zen Secret of Feeling Calm Balanced and Positive No Matter what's Going On In Your Life. In this book you will discover ways to dissolve stress and anxiety and find true calm relaxation and peace of mind. You will discover some of the things that steal your peace of mind and learn new ways of handling them. You will dissolve popular myths about mental health see why they ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Writing Down the Bones

    Freeing the Writer Within

    by Natalie Goldberg and 1 more

    For more than thirty years Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and cheering on writers with her books and workshops. In her groundbreaking first book, she brings together Zen meditation and writing in a new way. Writing practice, as she calls it, is no different from other forms of Zen practice—"it is backed by two thousand years of studying the mind."This thirtieth-anniversary edition includes ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • Buddhism For Beginners

    by Jose Allen

    Buddhism: Beginner Guide To The Path Of Buddhism is the beginningteachings of what it means to be a Buddhist and what a Buddhistbelieves and practices. By having a fundamental understanding of the Buddhism Daily Practice,we can understand what its practice means to us and how we live ourlives. Take a moment and try to envision where you would like to bespiritually. Will the concept of Buddhism ... Read more

    $4.17 AUD

  • Yoga: for Beginners: Your Guide to Master Yoga Poses While Calming your Mind, Be Stress Free, and Boost your Self-esteem!


    by Alexander Yamashita

    series yoga
    Yoga is a belief that a man's mind, body and spirit should work in harmony with the environment and his own self. To achieve this, his emotions, actions and intelligence should all be in balance.Most people nowadays are more interested in yoga as a form of exercise. Many are practicing yoga because it is proven to help calm the mind, reduce stress, relieve pain, and lose weight (which most often ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Art of Living

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    Thich Nhat Hanh is the subject of the major documentary Walk With Me narrated by Benedict CumberbatchMaster the art of living from one of the world’s most revered spiritual leaders.Thich Nhat Hanh, the world’s most renowned Zen master, turns his mindful attention to the most important subject of all – the art of living.The bestselling author of The Miracle of Mindfulness presents, for the first ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Why I Am a Buddhist: No-Nonsense Buddhism with Red Meat and Whiskey

    No-Nonsense Buddhism with Red Meat and Whiskey

    by Stephen T. Asma

    Profound and amusing this book provides a viable approach to answering the perennial questions: Who am I? Why am I here? How can I live a meaningful life? For Asma the answers are to be found in Buddhism. There have been a lot of books that have made the case for Buddhism. What makes this book fresh and exciting is Asmas iconoclasm irreverence and hardheaded approach to the subject. He is ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • You Are Here

    Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment

    by Thich Nhat Hanh and 2 more

    Cut through the busyness and anxieties of daily life to discover the simple happiness of living in the present moment, as taught by a world-renowned Zen monkIn this book, Thich Nhat Hanh—Zen monk, author, and meditation master—distills the essence of Buddhist thought and practice, emphasizing the power of mindfulness to transform our lives. But true mindfulness, Hanh explains, is not an escape. It ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • Zen and the Birds of Appetite

    by Thomas Merton

    Merton, one of the rare Western thinkers able to feel at home in the philosophies of the East, made the wisdom of Asia available to Westerners."Zen enriches no one," Thomas Merton provocatively writes in his opening statement to Zen and the Birds of Appetite--one of the last books to be published before his death in 1968. "There is no body to be found. The birds may come and circle for a while... ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD