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Zen Mind 2012 Wall Calendar

The mind of Zen Buddhism is revealed through authentic sacred art and profoundly simple wisdom. Zenga art, Zen-inspired brushstroke paintings, surprises and confounds our expectations. Although created by seventeenth- an [...]

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Copenhagen's Buddhas: Tibetan Buddhism and the Precious Painting Art of the Copenhagen Buddhist Center

From the Author THE ART AND MEANING OF THANGKA PAINTINGThe purpose of painting a Buddhist mural or Tibetan scroll-painting, a thangka, is first and foremost that of a meditation object expressing [...]

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Moon by the Window: The Calligraphy and Zen Insights of Shodo Harada

Review 'A gorgeous production. The calligraphy is some of the best I have ever seen and the remarks that go with each panel are deep and profound.' (Mu Soeng, author of The Heart of the Universe) [...]

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The Life of Buddha: The Karma Guen Buddhist Center in Spain and Its Precious Wall Paintings

From the Inside Flap In our fast and modern Western world, Buddha's wisdom transmitted through the wall painting of Karma Guen is maybe even more precious than it has ever been before. [...]

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Thich Nhat Hanh 2011 Datebook (Engagement Calendar)

Taoist symbols, ancient imagery and the gentle reflection of nature meet and merge in Nicholas Kirsten-Honshin's artwork. The Thich Nhat Hanh 2011 Datebook combines Honshin's graceful paintings with the words of renowned [...]

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Mudra: A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture

Review 'Mudra is filled with a wealth of information about the basic symbols of Buddhist sculpture, their possible origins, and their manifold meanings.'--The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Critic [...]

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Dharma Delight: A Visionary Post Pop Comic Guide to Buddhism and Zen

From School Library Journal Gr 7 Up-A whimsically illustrated guide to the basic concepts of Zen and Buddhism. Greenblat briefly describes dharma, Shakyamuni, and a few classical bodhisattvas and [...]

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The Religious Art of Zen Master Hakuin

A charismatic and extraordinary Zen teacher and artist, Hakuin (1686–1769) is credited with almost single-handedly reforming and revitalizing Japanese Zen from a state of extreme spiritual decline. As a teacher, he [...]

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The Bon Religion of Tibet: The Iconography of a Living Tradition

About the Author Per Kvaerne is Director of the Institute for the Comparative Research in Human Culture, Oslo, and Professor of the History of Religions and Tibetology, University of Oslo. He has [...]

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Zen Mind 2011 Datebook (Engagement Calendar)

The mind of Zen Buddhism is revealed through authentic sacred art and profoundly simple wisdom. The Zen Mind 2011 Datebook features Zenga masterworks paired with quotes by Shunryu Suzuki (1905-1971), one of the most infl [...]

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Thich Nhat Hanh 2011 Mini Calendar (7 x 7 inch)

Taoist symbols, ancient imagery and the gentle reflection of nature meet and merge in Nicholas Kirsten-Honshin's artwork. The Thich Nhat Hanh 2011 Mini Calendar combines Honshin's graceful paintings with the words of ren [...]

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Brush Mind

A humorous book on Zen brushwork and calligraphy. Brush Mind provides insights into the philosophy of art with a collection of writings with only a few simple words. Every other page in the main section of this book show [...]

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Zen Mind 2011 Datebook (Engagement Calendar)

The mind of Zen Buddhism is revealed through authentic sacred art and profoundly simple wisdom. The Zen Mind 2011 Datebook features Zenga masterworks paired with quotes by Shunryu Suzuki (1905-1971), one of the most infl [...]

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Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists

Review ?Heroic? fascinating.? --New York Times?Inspirational? exuberant.? --Los Angeles Times'Revelatory? Where the Heart Beats may not just be the best book written yet about John Cage; it?s pro [...]

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Thich Nhat Hanh 2011 Datebook (Engagement Calendar)

Taoist symbols, ancient imagery and the gentle reflection of nature meet and merge in Nicholas Kirsten-Honshin's artwork. The Thich Nhat Hanh 2011 Datebook combines Honshin's graceful paintings with the words of renowned [...]

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Treasury of Drawings of Buddhas, Deities and Lamas of Tibet (The Nyingma Icons)

This was first published in the interdisciplinary magazine Kailash in Kathmandu in February 1975. In this Revised and Expanded Edition, the line drawings have been reproduced and the introduction and the translations of [...]

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Moon by the Window: The Calligraphy and Zen Insights of Shodo Harada

Review 'A gorgeous production. The calligraphy is some of the best I have ever seen and the remarks that go with each panel are deep and profound.' (Mu Soeng, author of The Heart of the Universe) [...]

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Buddhist Symbols in Tibetan Culture : An Investigation of the Nine Best-Known Groups of Symbols

From Publishers Weekly A former spiritual and temporal head of Dragyab State, Khem, East Tibet, who has been a research fellow and lecturer in Tibetan Buddhism for nearly 30 years at the Universi [...]

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Objects of the Spirit: Ritual and the Art of Tobi Kahn

Features elegantly crafted spiritual objects that are both functional and relate to individuals from every age, race, and ethnicity. Essays by leading art and Judaism scholars, curators, and writers illuminate the histor [...]

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Shodo: The Quiet Art of Japanese Zen Calligraphy; Learn the Wisdom of Zen Through Traditional Brush Painting

Review 'More than a primer on shodo, this book gives a thorough discussion of the practice of calligraphy as well as insight into the mindset and understanding required for writing zengo. Therefo [...]

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