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Buddha  9 To 5: The Eightfold Path to Enlightening Your Workplace and Improving Your Bottom LineManagers and employees are seeking a new vision for today’s workplace – one that balances best practices and the bottom line. Based on the Buddhist practice of the Eightfold Path, “Buddha: 9 to 5” provides managers with a hands-on set of tools to reawaken themselves, their employees and their companies. The results is enlivened workplace that is positive, productive and innovative. It shows readers how to apply the Buddhist concepts of intention, mindfulness and right action to business – and re…

The Cat Who Went to HeavenThis is the story of a little cat who came to the home of a poor Japanese artist, and, by humility and devotion, brought him good fortune….

Buddha Mind in Contemporary ArtBuddha Mind in Contemporary Art documents the growing presence of Buddhist perspectives in contemporary culture. This shift began in the nineteenth century and is now pervasive in many aspects of everyday experience. In the arts especially, the increasing importance of process over product has promoted a profound change in the relationship between artist and audience. But while artists have been among the most perceptive interpreters of Buddhism in the West, art historians and critics have been …

Buddha, Vol. 5: Deer ParkIn the fifth installment of manga-godfather Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha, engagement with death imparts the lesson of life’s sancity. In a Machiavellian rise to power, Devadatta, a rogue aristrocrat, incites war between two kingdoms that will leave thousands dead. King Bimisara of Magadha, fearing death his son’s own hand, withdraws fatherly love. The true measure of the Buddha’s divinity will turn out to be a test of diplomacy – the power of words….

The Trail to Buddha's Mirror (Neal Carey Mysteries)When chemical genius Robert Pendleton disappears from a conference with all of his research on a new fertilizer, grad student-turned-P.I. Neal Carey follows a dark trail into the heart of China. Reprint. PW. “…

The Buddha's Path to Deliverance: A Systematic Exposition in the Words of the Sutta Pitaka (Vipassana Meditation and the Buddha's Teachings)A classic entry in the Pali canon, this anthology charts the entire course of spiritual development as prescribed in the most ancient Buddhist texts. Drawing upon the Buddha’s own words from Sutta Pitaka, they are arranged in accordance with two overlapping schemes of practice: the threefold training in virtue, concentration, and wisdom, and the seven stages of purification. A lengthy chapter on concentration provides sutta sources for all 40 classical subjects of meditation, while a chapter o…

Buddha, Vol. 6: AnandaIn the sixth volume of manga visionary Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha, the devil Mara possesses the bandit Ananda, half-brother of Devadatta, in an effort to eliminate the Buddha. A ruthless killer who is impervious to physical harm, Ananda will retain the devil’s favor only if he spurns his love interest.When Ananda and his bandit buddy attack the Fire Shrine of the Brahmin brothers Kassapa, it is none other than the Awakened One who happens by. Buddha must confront his eternal enemy, Mara, before he ca…

The Buddha's DiamondsAfter a storm engulfs his village, a Vietnamese boy has glimmers of a new calling in this spare middle-grade novel written with authenticity and grace. (Ages 8-12)Every day, Tinh heads out to sea with his father to catch fish for their family and the market. While he may miss his simple life, flying kites with other children on the beach, Tinh is proud to work alongside Ba. Then a fierce storm strikes, and Ba entrusts Tinh to secure the family vessel, but the boy panics and runs away. It will …