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These sixty poems on the Buddha's six "perfections," or qualities for a meaningful life—generosity, kindness, patience, joy, stillness, wisdom—were written over years of yoga and meditation practice, inspired by Tibetan Heart Yoga, nature, Buddhism, Osho, Tantra, ancient Japanese and Chinese poetry...
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100 poems by Buddhist monk Taigu Ryokan (1758-1831) from his Kanshi (journal) poems. Revered worldwide for his simplicity, wit, and carefree spirit, Ryokan is presented here in original Chinese, Japanese, and in these fine translations by poets Mei Hui Liu Huang and Larry Smith. Their previous...
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Amazon.com"Use very straight speech/ without design or calculation." Advice modern day politicos would find impossible to follow, but a good adage for writers needing a reminder to keep things simple and clear. Such tips are scattered throughout The Art of Writing, a collection of ancient...
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Unmatched in scope and literary quality, The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry spans three thousand years, bringing together more than six hundred poems by more than one hundred thirty poets, in translations-many new and exclusive to the book-by an array of distinguished translators. Here is the grand...