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The Best Buddhist Writing 2013
Edited by Melvin McLeod and the Editors of the Shambhala Sun

nd welcome to our mail order catalogue! In this issue, youll find books and audio that show you how to deal with conflict like a Zen master (p. 35), how to make your relationship last (p. 10), how to teach your kids mindfulness (p. 4), how to make the pain in your lower back go away (p. 14), and how to set yourself on the path to save all sentient beings (throughout). As always, theres also much, much more. Please enjoy the sampling of new books and old favorites hereand visit our website to see hundreds more.

A feast of recent Buddhistinfluenced literatureand an inspiration to find dharma gates in unexpected places. Contributors include Thich Nhat Hanh, Lodro Rinzler, NEW Pema Chdrn, Karen Maezen Miller, Pico Iyer, and many others. 224 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-61180-069-2 Paperback $17.95

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The Everyday Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh
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Begin each day with the wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh and see what a difference mindfulness makes in your life. Each of these 365 gems from his teachings, taken from the beloved teachers numerous works, provides a key to living in the joy of the present moment and to making that joy radiate from you to those around you. 400 pages, 5 x 7. 978-1-59030-926-1 Paperback $17.95

Training in Compassion

Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong Norman Fischer

Lojongthe Tibetan Buddhist practice of using short sayings, or slogans, to cut through our illusions to access the compassionate sanity that lies beneath themis illuminated in a new way here, through commentary by a respected Zen teacher who has been using the practice with his own students. Zen shines an interesting new light on lojong, and lojong has something very beneficial to offer Zen studentsand others. Norman shows once again why he is one of the most admired Zen teachers in America.Chade-Meng Tan, author of Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace). 176 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-61180-040-1 Paperback $16.95

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Living Beautifully
with Uncertainty and Change
Pema Chdrn

How to Train a Wild Elephant

And Other Adventures in Mindfulness
Jan Chozen Bays, MD

When life seems like a turbulent river threatening to destroy us, why shouldnt we cling to the certainty of the shore? Because, Pema teaches, that kind of fear-based NEW clinging keeps us from the infinitely more satisfying experience of being fully alive. The teachings she presents here known as the Three Commitmentsprovide a wealth of wisdom for learning to step right into the river: to be completely, fearlessly present even in the hardest times, the most difficult situations. 160 pages, 5 x 7. 978-1-61180-076-0 Paperback $14.95

Experience the wonder of mindfulness, even if you dont want to meditate. Zen teacher Jan Bays gives you 53 simple practices that are easy to work into your day. Use your breath, your breakfast, or a ringing telephone to bring you back to this moment with all its inherent wisdom. Then string all those moments of mindfulness together. 240 pages, 51/2 x 73/4. 978-1-59030-817-2 Paperback $14.00

sacred spreading of the Dharma in many ways. Much blessings and peace
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Walk Like a Buddha
Even if Your Boss Sucks, Your Ex Is Torturing You, and Youre Hungover Again
Lodro Rinzler
The cool kids Buddhist (Boston Phoenix) provides wise counsel for just the sort of situations that tend to arise these days for anyone who tries to walk like a Buddhathat is, to live with wisdom, honesty, and compassion in the face of whatever life confronts us with. Based on Lodros popular advice columns. 208 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-61180-093-7 Paperback $14.95

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Fearless at Work
Timeless Teachings for Awakening Confidence, Resilience, and Creativity in the Face of Lifes Demands
Michael Carroll


Sitting Still Like a Frog

Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) Includes a CD of guided exercises
Eline Snel Foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Mindfulness is an effective remedy for a host of childhood troublesfrom sleep problems to anxiety-related tummy aches. The easy, kid-friendly mindfulness techniques presented here are proven to be effective in teaching kids to deal with stress, improve concentration, and handle difficult emotions. Theyll work for you too! 128 pages, 6 x 71/4. Paperback with CD 978-1-61180-058-6 $17.95

You can actually look forward to going to your job every day. The author of the best-selling Awake at Work presents a simple practice hes developed for cultivating confidence and ease on the job. It involves working with a set of Buddhist slogans that can have the effect of making you stable and fearless no matter whats going on around you. 304 pages, 5 x 7. 978-1-59030-914-8 Paperback $16.95

The Book of Five Rings A Graphic Novel

Miyamoto Musashi Adapted by Sean Michael Wilson from a translation by William Scott Wilson Illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada

This profusely illustrated version of the classicby acclaimed manga writer Sean Michael Wilson brings it swashbucklingly to life, both as a guide to swordsmanship and strategy, and as a view into Miyamoto Musashis world. 144 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-61180-012-8 Paperback $14.95

Guides children in the cultivation of presence: presence of mind, presence of heart, and presence in the body. Why not start young in training those capacities?Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Dont Believe Everything You Think
Living with Wisdom and Compassion
Thubten Chodron
You can turn hatred into compassion, resentment into empathy, and adversity of any kind into an ally on the path to awakening. Thubten Chodron shows how it works, using a classic Buddhist text, The Thirty-seven Practices of Bodhisattvaswith many examples of how people like us have put its wisdom into practice in their lives. 256 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-55939-396-6 Paperback $16.95

No Self, No Problem
Awakening to Our True Nature
Anam Thubten

Dont Bite the Hook

Finding Freedom from Anger, Resentment, and Other Destructive Emotions
Pema Chdrn

Edited by Sharon Roe

How can you not get angry when people do such mean things? Theres a way, Pema shows us, and its about facing the unpleasant action and not biting the hook of our habitual response. As a bonus, kindness and generosity arise without our even trying. Pemas advice for responding to lifes hard knocksrecorded during a two-day retreatis both practical and inspiring. 3 CDs, 3 hours. 978-1-59030-434-1 CD $24.95

How to realize the ultimate meaning of life in each moment by dissolving all notions of ego identity. In simple and accessible language, and using examples from his own life and practice, Anam Thubten illuminates the path to enlightenment for those willing to get to the heart of the matter. 144 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. Paperback 978-1-55939-404-8 $14.95

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Smile at Fear
A Retreat with Pema Chdrn on Discovering Your Radiant Self-Confidence
Behind any of the fears that stop us in our tracks lies the most basic fear of all: fear of ourselves and of our encounter with the present moment. Experience Pemas transformative teaching on finding the bravery that lives in you just below the surface of that primal fear. This is a recording of a retreat she gave in 2010 to an audience of thousands in the Bay Area, inspired by the book Smile at Fear, written by her teacher Chgyam Trungpa.

Its like being there with Pema. Use the CD or DVD to do the retreat yourself at your own pace. Then you can watch or listen to it again whenever you need a refresher in natural self-confidence. 4 CDs, 4 hours; 2 DVDs, 4 hours.

The Windhorse Practice: a three-step meditation on awakening confidence Spiritual Warrior training for meeting life with courage and compassion

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Meditation instruction for calming the mind and developing concentration

Smile at Fear
Awakening the True Heart of Bravery Chgyam Trungpa
Edited by Carolyn Rose Gimian Foreword by Pema Chdrn

Chgyam Trungpa offers us a vision of moving beyond fear to discover the innate bravery, trust, and delight in life that lies at the core of our being. Drawing on the Shambhala Buddhist teachings, he explains how we can each become a spiritual warrior: a person who faces every moment of life with openness and fearlessness. 160 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-59030-885-1 Paperback $15.95 Powerful dharma encouragement to awaken our own fearless and wise heart.Jack Kornfield

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Perfect Just as You Are

Buddhist Practices on the Four Limitless Ones: Loving-Kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity
Pema Chdrn
A rare opportunity to study and practice with Pema Chdrn in depth: her eight-hour audio course in cultivating in yourself the qualities known as the Four Limitless Ones: lovingkindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. Its designed especially to be worked with in the midst of the activities of your everyday busy life. 8 CDs, 8 hours. 978-1-59030-628-4 CD $69.95

This very moment is the perfect teacher, and, lucky for us, its with us wherever we are. From When

Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chdrn

There is only one approach to suffering that works in the long run, Pema says: moving toward painful situations, with friendliness and curiosity, relaxing into the fact of the uncertainty of our lives. Thats the place where we can discover truth, wisdom, and a kind of love that doesnt go away. This most popular of all the American Buddhist nuns books has been inspiring readers now for more than a decade. 160 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-57062-344-8 978-1-61180-024-1 978-1-59030-545-4 Paperback Paperback CD $19.95 $14.00 $14.95 Also available in Spanish and audio editions.

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Fully Alive
A Retreat with Pema Chdrn on Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change
Its fear more than anything, Pema Chdrn teaches, that keeps us from the satisfying experience of being fully alive. In this recorded retreat, she provides a wealth of wisdom for learning to be fearlessly, open-heartedly present, even in the most difficult situations. When we learn to let go of our protective patterns we begin to see not only how much better it feels to live that way, but, as a wonderful side effect, we find that we begin to naturally and effectively reach out to others in care and support. 4 CDs, 5 hours; 2 DVDs, 5 hours.

Teachings include:
A teaching based on a Native American prophecy for cultivating the ability to take nothing personally A guided meditation for developing patience in the midst of irritation Tips for accessing your innate strength and confidence, simply by altering your posture

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The Places That Scare You

A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Pema Chdrn

Opening our hearts to the world around us can seem like the ultimate challenge. But Pema teaches that we have everything we need to do just that, right now. This is her teaching on cultivating bodhichitta, the Buddhist term for the enlightened heart and mind that radiates compassion. Its there in each of us when we bravely enter into the places that scare us. 160 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-57062-921-1 Paperback $14.00

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No Time to Lose
A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva
Pema Chdrn Read by Joanna Rott
Pemas commentary on this classic text that has guided her own life, the Bodhicharyavatara, illumines its teachings about how to live ones life for the sake of others. Its a teaching that can save the world, if only we take it to heart, recognizing, as Pema does, that theres no time to lose. 10 CDs, 11 hours. 978-1-61180-035-7 CD $54.95

The Fearless Heart

The Practice of Living with Courage and Compassion
Pema Chdrn

Taking the Leap

Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears
Pema Chdrn

Work with the five traditional Buddhist aphorisms Pema teaches in this audio program, and youll be empowered to accept your imperfections, face suffering open-heartedly, generate kindness and generosity, and go to the places that scare you with a bravery you didnt know you hadbut that was in you all along. Its a practice that generates radical self-acceptance for all aspects of who you are, and the side effect of that is fearlessness. 5 CDs, 5 hours. 978-1-59030-739-7 CD $39.95

Ever find yourself reacting to some irritation in a way you know you shouldntbut feel you cant help it? Escaping that trap is as easy as learning to spot the moment the hook of irritation arises. Pema teaches easy practices you can use right now to transform any negative reaction into an opportunity for freedom. 128 pages, 5 x 7. 978-1-59030-843-1 Paperback $14.00

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Shadow Dance
Liberating the Power and Creativity of Your Dark Side
Embrace your shadow side and energize your life! By avoiding the aspects of yourself that are dark, embarrassing, or scary, youre also missing out on a lot of your positive potential. Richo gives exercises and practical advice for accessing your dark side. Its not as hard as you think. And the rewards are amazing. 336 pages, 5 x 8.

Making Love Last

How to Sustain Intimacy and Nurture Genuine Connection
Despite rumors to the contrary, love can endure for a whole lifetime. In this lively recorded workshop, Shambhala favorite Dave Richo shows how to develop the skills you need to make it happen for you. The key lies in combining mindfulness practice with the wisdom of Western psychotherapy. The insights thus gained become the foundation for more honest communication, deeper intimacy, better conflict resolution, and unconditional love that lasts. 3 CDs, 3 hours. 978-1-59030-574-4 CD $24.95

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Embracing the Shadow

Discovering the Hidden Riches in Our Relationships
Dont be afraid of your dark sideget to know it, and youll find that not only is it not that scary, but it can be a source of energy, creativity, and profound self-knowledge. This audio programrecorded live at Spirit Rock Meditation Centeris based on material from the authors popular book Shadow Dance. 4 CDs, 4 hours. 978-1-61180-047-0 CD $29.95

When the Past Is Present

Healing the Emotional Wounds That Sabotage Our Relationships
The past replays itself all the time in our present relationships: wounds from our childhood get projected onto the people we interact with in daily lifeintimate partners, friends, colleagues, acquaintances. If you learn to let go of these projections, youll see the real person before you, maybe for the first time, and a genuine relationship can be built that takes place in the present moment, which is exactly where relationships thrive. Richo shows how to do it. 224 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-571-3 Paperback $16.95


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How to Be an Adult in Relationships
The Five Keys to Mindful Loving
Love isnt a feeling; its a way of being mindfully present to the important people in our lives. Richo offers a fresh perspective on relationships that focuses not on finding some ideal mate, but on learning to become a more loving and realistic person yourself. 272 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-57062-812-2 Paperback $15.95 An inspiring and highly practical guide to effective relationships.Kathlyn Hendricks

How to Be an Adult in Love

Letting Love in Safely and Showing It Recklessly
Rediscover your inherent talent for love. Dave Richo draws on wisdom from Buddhism, psychology, and a range of spiritual and literary traditions to provide tools for getting in touch with your loving nature. Includes powerful and practical exercises for opening up our ability to love ourselves, to love each other, and, ultimately, to open up our loving hearts unconditionally to all. 272 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-61180-034-0 Hardcover $21.95

The Five Things We Cannot Change

And the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them
Heres the inevitable bad news about life: (1) Everything changes, (2) things dont go like you plan, (3) lifes not fair, (4) theres going to be pain, and (5) people wont always be loving or loyal. But heres the good news: If you learn to accept those five facts instead of ignoring them, youll find yourself blessedly liberated from their power over you. 192 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-308-5 Paperback $14.95

Daring to Trust
Opening Ourselves to Real Love and Intimacy
Just about every relationship problem comes down to issues of trust. True intimacy doesnt happen without it, and when couples in relationship learn to deeply trust each other, every other aspect of the relationship becomes easier. Richo provides a wealth of practical advice and exercises for learning this essential relationship skill: you start with learning to trust yourself, then expand that trust to include your intimate partner. 224 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-59030-924-7 Paperback $15.95

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Mind Games
A Box of Psychological Play
Mel Gooding and Julian Rothenstein
Unearth the buried treasures of your psyche with this beguiling compendium of tests, games, and personality questionnaires. Youll discover your personal friendship style, get to the root of your phobias, and see what your reaction to a Malevich painting can reveal about the way you relate to the world. 53/4 x 8.




Dreaming Yourself Awake

Lucid Dreaming and Tibetan Dream Yoga for Insight and Transformation
B. Alan Wallace Edited by Brian Hodel

The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery

A Practical Guide to Regaining Control over Your Life
Lawrence Peltz, MD

Deserves its place among the very best of addiction recovery guidesboth for practitioners who want to expand their treatment options and for those seeking change.Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, Professor, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Division on Addiciton, Cambridge Health Alliance. 288 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-918-6 Paperback $16.95

Explore the wonderland of your dreams as a conscious participant in themits easy, if you follow the simple methods outlined here. Lucid dreaming enables you not only to have fun while youre asleep, but to solve problems and discover things about yourself that might surprise youand to attain the profoundest kind of insight. 192 pages, 5 x 8. Paperback 978-1-59030-957-5 $17.95 If you think the world is merely matter, youre dreaming. Wake up and read this book.Stephen LaBerge, author of Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming

The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD

An 8-Step Program for Strengthening Attention, Managing Emotions, and Achieving Your Goals Includes an audio program of guided exercises
Lidia Zylowska, MD Foreword by Daniel J. Siegel, MD

Attention is a skill that can be learned and strengthenedso if youre one of the eight million Americans who suffers from attention deficit disorder, not only are you not alone, but you have all the inner resources you need to deal with it. This book provides simple methods for accessing those resources to overcome your ADHD symptoms. 256 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-847-9 Paperback with CD $18.95


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Preparing to Die
Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition
Andrew Holecek
How many of us can say were ready for deathour own or that of a loved one? Heres a comprehensive sourcebook for all of us who arent. It covers every aspect of dyingfrom spiritual preparation for the great transition to the necessary details of wills and funeral parlorsfor both the dying and their caregivers. A welcome addition to the literature on the Buddhist approach to death and dying.Judith L. Lief, author of Making Friends with Death. 432 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-55939-408-6 Paperback $29.95

Being with Dying

Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
Joan Halifax Foreword by Ira Byock, MD

The fruits of the authors three decades of using Buddhist principles to help the dying and their caregivers face the end-of-life transition with courage and kindness. She offers stories from her personal experience as well as guided exercises and contemplations to help the dying and their loved ones face death with openness and dignity, transforming resistance into courage. 224 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-718-2 Paperback $16.95

Graceful Exits How Great Beings Die

Sushila Blackman

The way you think about death can be changed forever when you look at how spiritual masters have approached that great transition. These 108 stories of how great Hindu and Buddhist teachers died gives strong evidence for the notion that death doesnt really exist, and that theres nothing about it to be feared. Includes accounts of the deaths of Ramakrisha, Sai Baba, Mahatma Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, Taizan Maezumi, Meher Baba, and Nyogen Senzaki. 160 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-270-5 Paperback A gem.Deepak Chopra $14.95

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Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back NEW
A Practical Guide to Developing Strength and Relieving Pain
Liz Owen and Holly Lebowitz Rossi


Yoga: Critical Alignment

Building a Strong, Flexible Practice through Intelligent Sequencing and Mindful Movement
Gert van Leeuwen
The key to a sustainable yoga practice is to target alignment and strength at the most fundamental levelthe skeleton. Getting that deep-down alignment right can revolutionize your yoga practice and free up your bodys natural energy flow. This profusely illustrated guide brings together asana, anatomy, and philosophy to fine-tune skeletal alignment in a way that benefits body, mind, and emotions both on the yoga mat and in every other moment of your life. 424 pages, 81/4 x 11. Paperback original 978-1-61180-063-0 $34.95

Treat your sacrum right, and itll take good care of you, enabling you to stand upright and move smoothly through your whole range of daily activities. Yoga is one of the best things you can do for your sacrum (aka lower back), and its wonderfully effective for relievingeven eradicating the pain that sometimes originates from that area of the body. The gentle strengthening and pain-relieving exercises presented here can be done by anyoneeven those with no previous yoga experience. 320 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-61180-049-4 Paperback $21.95

The Power of Ashtanga Yoga

Developing a Practice That Will Bring You Strength, Flexibility, and Inner Peace
Kino MacGregor

The grace and athleticism of Ashtanga Yogaexpressed in its elegantly flowing sequence of prescribed poses coordinated with breathinghas been drawing an ever-increasing number of Westerners to this practice. Here Kino MacGregora disciple of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, developer of this form of yogaprovides step-by-step instruction in the Ashtanga Primary Series, along with history, background, philosophy, and wise guidance for the Ashtangis way of life. 240 pages, 8 x 11. 978-1-61180-005-0 Paperback $21.95


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Yoga for Emotional Balance

Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression
Bo Forbes, PsyD

Yoga Therapeutics is the system developed by psychologist and yoga teacher Bo Forbes that helps her clients deal with anxiety, insomnia, depression, and stresswith marvelous success. In this book, she shows how to unite the wisdom of body and mind to alleviate emotional suffering. The yoga poses and accompanying breathing techniques are simple, relaxing, and easy for anyone to do. Even if youve never done yoga before, you can do this. 256 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-760-1 Paperback $19.95


Training the Wisdom Body

Buddhist Yogic Exercise
Rose Taylor Goldfield Foreword by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso
The Tibetan exercise method called lujong is a potent fusion of meditation and movement. Its a practice for conditioning our entire system physically and mentally, outwardly as well as on subtle levels. This comprehensive, illustrated introduction provides a foundation for beginners and also serves as a reference guide for those already practicing. 192 pages, 63/8 x 9. 978-1-61180-018-0 Paperback $16.95

The Practice of Pranayama

An In-Depth Guide to the Yoga of Breath
Richard Rosen

Rejuvenate body and mind with the ancient practice of yogic breathing. This complete course in pranayama includes a booklet with basic instructions and a whole program of guided exercises and routines that anyone can use to learn this life-changing practice, by itself or as a complement to an existing yoga routine. 16 pages, 5 x 8. 7 CDs, 8 hours. 978-1-59030-778-6 CD $59.95

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Dissolving Pain
Simple Brain-Training Exercises for Overcoming Chronic Pain Includes instructional CD
Les Fehmi, PhD, and Jim Robbins

Essential Anatomy for Healing and Martial Arts Marc Tedeschi

Develop a more complete, holistic, and scientifically forward-looking understanding of the body. For healing practitioners and those interested in martial arts, this lavishly illustrated guide presents all the basic concepts of the human body as defined by both the Western and Eastern medical traditions. Includes over two hundred detailed drawings, photographs, and diagrams of the bodys internal systems, pressure points, and meridians. 144 pages, 8 x 11. Paperback 978-0-8348-0443-2 $29.95

Banish chronic pain using simple attention practices: if you understand the pain truly is all in your head, you can address it at the brain level and nip it in the bud. The book comes with a 65-minute audio CD in which Dr. Fehmi leads you through a set of remarkably easy exercises whose simplicity belies their profound effectiveness. 192 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-780-9 Paperback with CD Try it. It works.O Magazine $17.95

Being Well (Even When Youre Sick)

Mindfulness Practices for People with Cancer and Other Serious Illnesses
Elana Rosenbaum

Not only is it possible to have a life when youre dealing with cancer or other health challenges, its possible to have a satisfying, meaningful, happy life. The simple techniques Elana Rosenbaum presents here are the same ones she uses with the people in her practice of mindfulness-based psychotherapy and stress reduction and that she uses herself as a cancer survivor. 168 pages, 5 x 7. 978-1-61180-000-5 Paperback $14.95

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi 12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart,
and Sharp Mind Peter M. Wayne, PhD, with Mark L. Fuerst
Jump-start your energy and enhance well-being with the gentle movements of this ancient Chinese exercise system. This authoritative guide includes instructions for a simplified program of Tai Chi movements that can be done by anyone of any age in only a few minutes a day. A magnificent and useful contribution for the betterment of our health and well-being through the proper integration of Tai Chi into our lives.Herbert Benson, MD, author of The Relaxation Response. 352 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-942-1 Paperback $16.95


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The OpenFocus Brain
Harnessing the Power of Attention to Heal Mind and Body Includes instructional CD
Les Fehmi, PhD, and Jim Robbins

Conquer depression, anxiety, ADD, stressrelated migraines, and chronic painall by learning to focus the way you pay attention. Clinical psychologist Les Fehmis technique has been remarkably successful in alleviating a range of ailments. Its a simple practice of opening up our usual narrow-focus mind to the more relaxed, diffuse, and creative mode he calls open-focus. Includes an audio CD of exercises. 208 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-612-3 Paperback with CD $18.95 The techniques described in this book can make life fuller, more enjoyable, and more productive.Andrew Weil, MD

Pain-Free Sitting, Standing, and Walking

Alleviate Chronic Pain by Relearning Natural Movement Patterns
Craig Williamson, MSOT


Muscular Retraining for Pain-Free Living

Craig Williamson, MSOT

Eliminate persistent pain once and for all by following these easy exercises to retrain your muscle groups and increase your awareness of movement. Lack of body awareness is the most overlooked cause of chronic pain, and Craig Williamsons methods for bringing consciousness back to movement has been wonderfully successful in treating such maladies as chronic back pain, tendonitis, neck and shoulder tension, and carpal tunnel syndrome. 216 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-367-2 Paperback $18.95

Its surprising how many of us experience pain in our ordinary daily movementsand its just as surprising to learn how easily that pain can be alleviated. Just learning to alter your movement habits in small ways can make a big difference. Williamsons methods have been praised by scores of regular people who have benefited from themas well as by physicians, sports trainers, physical therapists, coaches, and yoga experts. 128 pages, 6 x 9. Paperback 978-1-59030-971-1 $16.95

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The Healing Power of Meditation
Leading Experts on Buddhism, Psychology, and Medicine Explore the Health Benefits of Contemplative Practice
Edited by Andy Fraser Foreword by Daniel Goleman
Twelve cutting-edge thinkers tied to the emerging field of mindfulness studies examine how meditation has become a tool for alleviating mental and physical suffering. They chronicle the movement of mindfulness meditation from the fringes of alternative medicine to its increasing prominence in the medical mainstream. They imagine a nottoo-distant future where meditation could be much more widely practiced, for the common good on many levels. 192 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-61180-059-3 Paperback $16.95

Ordinary Recovery
Mindfulness, Addiction, and the Path of Lifelong Sobriety
William Alexander Foreword by Kevin Griffin

The key to healing from alcoholism and other addictive behaviors is right in front of you, in this ordinary, wonderful present moment. Addictive behavior is in fact nothing but an impulse to avoid now, says William Alexander. His unique approach to the Twelve Steps incorporates mindfulness practices that enable us to connect to that place where healing originates. This is a revised edition of the book formerly titled Cool Water. 176 pages, 5 x 8. Paperback 978-1-59030-828-8 $15.95

The Healing Power of the Breath

Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration, and Balance Your Emotions Includes instructional CD Richard P.
Brown, MD, and Patricia L. Gerbarg, MD

Healing Walks for Hard Times

Quiet Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body, and Get Your Life Back Carolyn Scott Kortge
Why is it that when were confronted with difficulty we so often get the impulse to go for a walk? Its because walking heals. Kortge shares an eightweek walking program that anyone whos experiencing physical, mental, or spiritual hard times can use to restore a sense of balance, order, and reconnection to the world. 240 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-740-3 Paperback $15.95

Breathe your way to a calm and focused mindwith this drug-free, side effectfree solution to common stress and mood problems developed by two physicians. 176 pages, 6 x 9. Paperback with CD 978-1-59030-902-5 $17.95 A go-to source for information on integrative mental health.Mehmet Oz, MD, author of YOU: The Owners Manual


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Touch a Butterfly
Wildlife Gardening with Kids
April Pulley Sayre

Turn your patio into a hummingbird hotspot, your balcony into a butterfly bistro, or your backyard into a thriving ecosystem that will delight and inspire the young and young-at-heart. Gardening is a perfect way to introduce children to wildlife, and this book shows you how to create the kind of garden that attracts and nurtures wildlife friends. 224 pages, 6 x 8. 978-1-59030-917-9 Paperback $19.95

The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids

How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures and Connect Kids to Nature
Helen Olsson

The Artful Parent

Simple Ways to Fill Your Familys Life with Art and Creativity
Jean Vant Hul

This guide is your game-plan for unplugging your family from the digital world in order to reconnect to Mother Nature. Whether youre a seasoned outdoors-person or a neophyte in the world of sleeping bags and smores, youll find all sorts of ideas here for how to have fun together in the great outdoors. 272 pages, 6 x 8. Paperback 978-1-59030-955-1 $17.95

Bring out your childs creativity and imagination with more than 60 artful activities from the creator of www.ArtfulParent. com. Includes more than sixty arts and crafts projects suitable for kids ages one to eightwith advice for how to set up an art space, how to talk to your children about art, and how to obtain the best art supplies (without breaking the bank). 344 pages, 7 x 8. 978-1-59030-964-3 Paperback $21.95

Imagine Childhood Exploring the World through

Nature, Imagination, and Play Sarah Olmsted Reading Imagine Childhood was like finding a guidebook into the brilliant and vast galaxy of a childs mind. The book is brimful of projects and springboards that help you nurture a creative, sensitive, and wonder-filled child in the best possible way. Sharon Lovejoy, author of Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars. 240 pages, 7 x 8.
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Pop-Up Cards
Over 50 Designs for Cards That Fold, Flap, Spin, and Slide
Mari Kumada

Make greeting and specialoccasion cards that do fun things when you open them: A ballerina comes to life! A rabbit hops out of the briar patch! A flower spins in psychedelic patterns! Its easier than you think to make one of these interactive cardsand its an utter delight to receive one. 144 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-61180-004-3 Paperback $19.95

Made to Play!
Handmade Toys and Crafts for Growing Imaginations
Joel Henriques
Encourage imaginative play with these 35 unique handmade toys. Using wood, fabric, and paper, the projects in this book speak directly to the interests of young children. Make the wooden Portable Zoo Animals for your animal lover, the paper Slotted Building Discs for your little builder, or Dress-Up Drawings with your budding artist. All are perfect for stimulating growing imaginations and connecting with your child through play. 208 pages, 71/2 x 9. 978-1-59030-912-4 Paperback $18.95

Ruby Star Wrapping

Creating Packaging to Reuse, Regive, and Relove
Melody Miller and Allison Tannery Foreword by Kristin Link

Dont toss those old boxes, scraps of paper, or bits of cloth: use them to create some of the most delightful gift wrapping youll ever see. You may never go back to store-bought paper again. Why should you, when a gift packaged like this creates such delightfor giver and recipient both? 208 pages, 71/2 x 10. 978-1-59030-999-5 Paperback $19.95

Creative Paper Cutting Basic Techniques and Fresh

Designs for Stencils, Mobiles, Cards, and More Edited by Shufunotomo

With a technique as simple as the one you used to make paper dolls when you were a kid, you can turn out some seriously stylish, sophisticated, and fun pieces of decorative art to enhance your own life and to give as gifts. The patterns provided here will get you started. Then all youll need is your imagination, a piece of paper, and a pair of scissors. 128 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-59030-731-1 Paperback $19.95


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Adventures in Yarn Farming

Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm
Barbara Parry
Get an insiders view of life on a fiber farm, all told through the eyes of a veteran shepherdess and textile artisan. Along the way, discover techniques for spinning and dyeing natural fibers, and patterns from top knitwear designers. 320 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-59030-823-3 Hardcover $27.95 No matter where you find yourself on the spectrumfarmer, spinner, dyer, knitter, or weaveryou are sure to find inspiration, laughter, and joy in the farm tales that Barbara shares.Amanda Soule, author of The Rhythm of Family


Handmade Books for Everyday Adventures

20 Bookbinding Projects for Explorers, Travelers, and Nature Lovers
Erin Zamrzla
Twenty easy projects for books to take along with you on your travelsand to remember them afterward. Make a star-gazing log, create a camping songbook, or craft a tiny book that memorializes all your very memorable ticket stubs. You likely have most of what you need to make these at home right nowand what you dont have, you can easily find. 208 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-61180-008-1 Hardcover $26.95

At Home with Handmade Books

28 Extraordinary Bookbinding Projects Made from Ordinary and Repurposed Materials
Erin Zamrzla

Making your own books is easier than you think. Erin Zamrzla shows how to use simple Japanese bookbinding techniques to turn found materials into attractive and useful little books. The tools are minimal, and once you learn the basic techniques, the possibilities are limitless. 192 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-59030-822-6 Paperback $21.95

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The Complete Tassajara Cookbook

Recipes, Techniques, and Reflections from the Famed Zen Kitchen
Edward Espe Brown

Friends at My Table
Recipes for a Year of Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry
Alice Hart
Alice Hart is a genius at effortless entertaining and serving up delicious food for a crowd. Here she offers twelve of her favorite menus for entertainingthree for each seasonand seventy perfectly delicious recipes for a years worth of colorful celebrations. Menus include food and drink for a bridal shower, brunches, a laid-back summer wedding, picnics, autumn bonfires, and even a New Years Eve dinner. Theres something here for every occasion, mood, budget, and palateomnivores and vegetarians too. 192 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-61180-060-9 Hardcover $24.95 For sample recipes, please visit

If you could have only one vegetarian cookbook on your shelf, let it be this one. All the famous vegetarian cookbooks from the Zen monastery/resort are combined here in one volume, updated, with many new recipies and new illustrations tooand lots of Zen wisdom along the way. 544 pages, 7 x 9. Paperback 978-1-59030-829-5 $27.95

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La Tartine Gourmande
Recipes for an Inspired Life
Batrice Peltre
Fans of Bas award-winning blog,, know theres an infectious delight in her approach to food. Come along with her as she raises our awareness of the sights, aromas, and tastes; of the joy of simple and beautiful presentation; and of the connections food can offer us to the people we love. Inspired by the foods she grew up with in the French countryside and influenced by ingredients and techniques from around the world, she presents a treasury of gluten-free recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Its an invitation to wake up to the simple pleasures of life through food. 328 pages, 7 x 9. Hardcover 978-1-59030-762-5 $35.00

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The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage

True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat
Edited by Caroline M. Grant and Lisa Catherine Harper

There are as many different ways to eat as there are people who do it. Which is why the twenty-eight different, very personal, views in this anthology provide such a feast of contemplation and delight. Each essay is a candid investigation of the deeper meaning of food, as it manifests in a particular American familyand each is accompanied by one of the writers favorite recipes: from Neal Pollacks Risotto with Zucchini to Lisa Catherine Harpers Crema di Arancello. 272 pages, 6 x 8. 978-1-61180-014-2 Paperback $16.95

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The Drawing Mind

Silence Your Inner Critic and Release Your Creative Spirit Deborah Putnoi
Get back in touch with the artist you used to beback to when you wielded pencil or crayon with joyous abandon, without a second thought about what anyone thought of it. That uninhibited kid is still there in you. Reconnect with him or her and youll be amazed at the artistic creativity that gets unleashed. 192 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-59030-943-8 Paperback $17.95

The Mandala Workbook

A Creative Guide for Self-Exploration, Balance, and Well-Being Susanne F. Fincher
Susanne Finchers mandala coloring books are simple tools that have led to deep insight for thousands of people. If youre one of themor if youre just interested in understanding yourself betterheres a way to take self-knowledge to a whole new level. Its a complete course in mandala work, with step-by-step exercises and creative activities that use these circular images to take you through a twelve-phase cycle of growth. 320 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-59030-518-8 Paperback $18.95

Creating Mandalas
For Insight, Healing, and Self-Expression
Susanne F. Fincher
Making a mandala is a process of looking inward to give symbolic expression to your deepest self. Many people are amazed at what they discover when they sit down to draw, paint, or color one of these archetypal circular designs. This is the classic guide to mandala-creation that provides you with all the tools you need to create your own. This new revised edition includes a chapter on group mandala-making, a practice for gaining insight into relationships, families, and organizations. 224 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-805-9 Paperback $18.95


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Coloring Mandalas 4
For Confidence, Energy, and Purpose
Susanne F. Fincher
This latest collection focuses on using mandalas to claim your own truths and to manifest them in the world, using them as symbolic tools for living your life with purpose and conviction. 104 pages, 10 x 10. Paperback 978-1-59030-903-2 $18.95

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Coloring Mandalas 3
Circles of the Sacred Feminine
Susanne F. Fincher

Coloring in and ornamenting these circular designs is a meditative experience and one that can show you things about yourself that just might surprise you. They are, after all, archetypal images of the soul. 128 pages, 10 x 10. Paperback 978-1-57062-583-1 $18.95

Susannes second collection of colorable circles focuses on the phase of crystalization, or completion, and is intended to help us understand ourselves and our place in the greater scheme of things. 160 pages, 10 x 10. Paperback 978-1-59030-086-2 $18.95

The mandalas here evoke an encounter with the Divine as a feminine presence and are based on circular imagery of the Goddess from a range of countries and cultures. 136 pages, 10 x 10. Paperback 978-1-59030-302-3 $18.95

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Leap Write In!
Adventures in Creative Writing to Stretch and Surprise Your One-of-a-Kind Mind
Karen Benke
Jump-start your literary creativity with these exercises designed to blast through your habitual writing ruts so you can be surprised and delightedby what arises. Karen Benkes workshops have been freeing up writers for yearsand now you can use her powerful methods on your own. Theyre not really that dangerousunless youre afraid of being surprised by what you have to say, and by how well you can say it. 288 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-61180-015-9 Paperback $14.95

The Writing Warrior

Discovering the Courage to Free Your True Voice Laraine Herring The Writing Warrior does not pick up the pen lightly. He respects its power, its magic, and its teachings. from The Writing Warrior
Accept Laraine Herrings challenge to take writing seriously, and be amazed by the energy and authenticity that arises in your verbal expression. Shes got a time-tested collection of bodybased exercises you can use to free your voice and let it sing on paper or screen. 272 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. Paperback 978-1-59030-796-0 $14.95

Writing Begins with the Breath Embodying Your

Authentic Voice Laraine Herring
Move the focus of writing out of your mind to include your whole bodyparticularly the breathand youll find you write with greater authenticity, clarity, and energy. Laraine Herrings new approach provides a welcome jump-start for both aspiring writers and well-seasoned ones, opening up whole new worlds of creativity and fun. 224 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-59030-473-0 Paperback $16.95 The practice is exquisitely clear: breathe and write. This book is an excellent guide and a catalyst for that deep work, and a wise companion for the writers journey.SARK, author of Fabulous Friendship Festival


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Writing Down the Bones
Freeing the Writer Within Expanded edition
Natalie Goldberg

Natalie Goldberg has revealed the joy of writing to countless people and has surprised many who thought they couldnt write. When you make writing your practiceno different really than any other sort of Zen practice, like meditationnot only do words begin to flow onto paper with remarkable ease, but they become infused with energy and clarity. This anniversary edition includes a new preface and an interview with Natalie looking back on the books evolution. 224 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-59030-261-3 Paperback $14.00

Rip the Page!

Adventures in Creative Writing
Karen Benke

Haiku Mind
108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart
Patricia Donegan

Jump-start your writing and let it take you places you may never have dreamed of, using this compendium of radical ideas, wild games, and open-ended writing experiments designed to spark your literary imagination. Its perfect for both the young and the young-at-heart, and it includes inspirational tidbits from writers of note, like Lemony Snicket and Naomi Shihab Nye. 256 pages, 7 x 9. 978-1-59030-812-7 Paperback $14.95

This very moment is utterly extraordinarydont let it slip by unnoticed. Patricia Donegan shows how to use a haiku poem as a lens through which to view a particular instant, unlocking its secrets, revealing its beauty, and strengthening your inclination to experience all other moments that way. 256 pages, 51/4 x 71/2. Paperback 978-1-59030-758-8 $14.95

Being True to Life

Poetic Paths to Personal Growth David Richo
Discover your inner poetand learn things about yourself you never dreamed of. Writing poetryand, yes, you can do itis a marvellous way to channel your creative impulse in the service of inner exploration. Just put pencil to paper, with Richos instructions, and get ready to grow. 176 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-59030-742-7 Paperback $14.95

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On the Path to Enlightenment
Heart Advice from the Great Tibetan Masters
Matthieu Ricard

The Buddha Walks into a Bar . . .

A Guide to Life for a New Generation
Lodro Rinzler
Are the Buddhist teachings of any use to you if you like beer and sex and you havent figured out what you want to do with your life yet? You bet! says Lodro Rinzler. He shows how to apply dharma principles and practices in order to make things a lot better for yourself and those around youwhether youre interested in being a Buddhist or, almost especially, if youre not. 224 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-59030-937-7 Paperback $14.95 The cool kids Buddhist.Boston Phoenix

The breadth and depth of the extraordinarily rich tradition of Tibetan Buddhist teachings is made accessible herein a remarkably compact form. Matthieu Ricard lets the great teachers, from Milarepa to Dilgo Khyentse, speak for themselves in this wide-ranging anthology. Read it to gain an excellent overview of the flavors of the various schools and sects and how they complement each other. Read it to be inspired to awakening! 384 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-61180-039-5 Paperback $18.95

From Here to Enlightenment

An Introduction to Tsong-kha-pas Classic Text The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
H.H. the Dalai Lama Translated, edited, and annotated by Guy Newland

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A complete and concise exposition of the path to awakening, this book is a record of the most extensive teaching His Holiness has ever given to a Western audience on a single text. And its a text exceptionally close to his heart: a copy of Tsong-kha-pas Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment is one of the few possessions he took with him when he escaped Tibet in 1959. 224 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-55939-382-9 Hardcover $24.95



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What Makes You Not a Buddhist
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

A serious and witty view of what a Buddhist really is: someone who deeply understands the truth of impermanence and how we get trapped in cycles of suffering. Khyentse presents Buddhism in simple language, using examples we can all relate to. 144 pages, 5 x 8.

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The Heart Is Noble

Changing the World from the Inside Out
The Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje

Not for Happiness

A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

If feeling good is the reason you practice meditation, says Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, you might as well just give it up and get a massage instead, because youre really missed the point. Buddhism isnt warm and fuzzy. But if enlightenment is your goal, the Ngondro practices are absolutely essentialand this guide will give you everything you need to get started in them. 240 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-61180-030-2 Paperback $17.95

Foreword by the Dalai Lama The Seventeenth Karmapa shares his deep wisdom and compassion as a lens on topics ranging from global hunger to healthy relationships and to the meaning of life. His message shows how we can each be heroes in daily life in ways large and small, and that bringing a noble heart to whatever we encounter enriches everyone.Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence. 216 pages, 5 x 8.
Hardcover 978-1-61180-001-2 $21.95

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Zen Confidential
Confessions of a Wayward Monk
Shozan Jack Haubner Foreword by Leonard Cohen
Haubners hilarious essays on the Zen life serve as a powerful inspiration to practiceand as a corrective to the notion that Zen is like yoga for people who dont like to exercise. 288 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-61180-033-3 Paperback $14.95 Now this punk of a monk, who should be tending to his own affairs, dares to surface in the world with his tall tales, and worse, lets the damn cat out of the bag. And what a sly, dangerous, beautiful, foulsmelling beast it is.Leonard Cohen

Quiet Mind
A Beginners Guide to Meditation Includes a CD of guided instructions
Edited by Susan Piver

Sky Above, Great Wind

The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan Translated
by Kazuaki Tanahashi

Learn to meditate with six of the most respected Buddhist teachers in America with this book-and-audio-CD package. It includes written teachings along with 78 minutes of guided audio instructions for basic meditation practices specific to Tibetan Buddhism, Zen, Insight Meditation, and yogaby Sakyong Mipham, Larry Rosenberg, Edward Espe Brown, Sharon Salzberg, Judith Lief, Tulku Thondup, and Richard Faulds. Theres no better way to introduce yourself to the range of beginning practices. 128 pages, 5 x 6. 978-1-59030-597-3 Hardcover with CD $14.00

The Great Fool Ryokan is one of the most revered figures in Japanese poetry, and in Kaz Tanahashi he has found as perfect an advocate-translator as could be imagined. In this translation we find an insightful introduction and poem after poem revealing Ryokans great good humor, his aloneness, his eccentricities, his poverty in a small hut in the mountains, his Buddhist insightfulness, his love of children and silk-thread balls, and, eventually, his love for a much younger woman. This is a marvelous achievement and a joy to read.Sam Hamill, author of Almost Paradise. 272 pages, 5 x 73/4. 978-1-59030-982-7 Paperback $17.95

Buddhism for Beginners Thubten Chodron

This users guide to the Buddhist basics takes the most commonly asked questions and provides simple but complete answers in plain English. The Q&A format makes it easy to find just what youre looking for, and Thubten Chodrons wise and compassionate voice compels you to read on. 160 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-55939-153-5 Paperback $12.95


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You Are Here
Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment
Thich Nhat Hanh Edited by Melvin McLeod Translated by Sherab Chdzin Kohn

Zen Mind, Beginners Mind

Shunryu Suzuki

The past is a memory. The future is a dream. Now is the only time it makes sense to live. The beloved teacher shows how to do just that with this series of practices designed to help you cultivate mindfulness through awareness of breathing, walking, deep listening, and skillful speaking. Theyre simple practices that can connect you with the joy of being alive. 160 pages, 5 x 73/4. 978-1-59030-838-7 Paperback $14.00

After 40 years in print, this is still the most frequently recommended first Zen book to read. Youll see why. Dense with Zen wisdom that flashes like lightning as you read and re-read.Millennium Whole Earth Catalogue. 176 pages, 51/4 x 81/4. 978-1-59030-849-3 Paperback $14.95

Everything Is the Way

Ordinary Mind Zen
Elihu Genmyo Smith

Each Moment Is the Universe

Zen and the Way of Being Time
Dainin Katagiri

Zen is at heart a practice for waking up from the dream we inhabitin order to free ourselves from the suffering the dream imposes on us. Elihu Genmyo Smiths eminently practical Zen teaching never loses sight of that central concern. 304 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-59030-972-8 Paperback $17.95

Time is nothing other than impermanence in action, says Zen Master Dogen: it produces the ever-changing phenomenal world we perceive. Katagiri Roshis commentary on Dogens text Being Time shows this to be a beautiful thing indeedand its not theoretical. You can experience it in your practice. 256 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-59030-607-9 Paperback $24.95

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The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma
Volumes One through Three
Chgyam Trungpa Compiled and edited by Judith L. Lief
Volume One: The Path of Individual Liberation Hardcover 680 pages, 6 x 9 978-1-59030-802-8 $69.95 Volume Two: The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion Hardcover 528 pages, 6 x 9 978-1-59030-803-5 $59.95 Volume Three: The Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness Hardcover 944 pages, 6 x 9 978-1-59030-804-2 $79.95

The three volumes of this extraordinary work present a complete map of the Buddhist path as taught by Chgyam Trungpa Rinpoche. With his characteristic brilliance and freshness, he presents the hinayana, mahayana, and vajrayana teachings in a way that combines the traditional concepts with contemplative understanding. Compiled and edited from teachings he gave over a period of thirteen years at the annual three-month meditation and study retreats known as the Vajradhatu Seminaries, The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma represents a milestone in the transmission of the Buddhadharma to the West. Go to to read more about it.

The Epic of Gesar of Ling

Gesars Magical Birth, Early Years, and Coronation as King
Translated by Robin Kornman, Lama Chonam, and Sangye Khandro Forewords by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Alak Zenkar Rinpoche

The heroic deeds of the fearless lord of the kingdom of Ling make up this epic that is the equivalent for Tibetans of Homers Odyssey or the Arthurian legends. Its also a Buddhist teaching story, with the adventures of King Gesar understood as a spiritual allegory. This volume, which comprises the first three parts of the massive epic, covers the miraculous events leading up to Gesars birth, his childhood, and his winning of the horse-race that resulted in his being made ruler of the kingdom of Ling. Its publication is a major milestone in Western understanding of Tibetan literature, religion, and culture. 680 pages, 7 x 10. 978-1-59030-842-4 Hardcover with slipcase $120.00


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The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa
Volumes One through Eight
Edited by Carolyn Rose Gimian
These 8 beautifully produced hardcover volumes bring together all of the meditation masters 30 books, along with a wealth of other writingsmany of which have never been available in book form before, including articles, seminar transcripts, poems, interviews, and even a play. For a complete listing, go to

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Treasury of the True Dharma Eye

Zen Master Dogens Shobo Genzo
Edited by Kazuaki Tanahashi

Now in a single volume! 1,280 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-935-3 Hardcover $100.00 A vast, beautiful translation of the master work of the Japanese genius Dogen Zenji. English-speaking practitioners will be indebted to Kaz Tanahashi and his associates for this truly magnificent teaching, an indispensable contribution to Zen letters.Peter Matthiessen

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Enough! A Buddhist
Approach to Finding Release from Addictive Patterns Chnyi Taylor

Practical methods for releasing ourselves from the negative habits that keep us from leading full and meaningful lives. I heartily recommend this to all those struggling to become healthier and happier, more balanced, sane, and liberated.Lama Surya Das. 192 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-55939-344-7 Paperback $16.95

Grandmothers Counsel the World

Women Elders Offer Their Vision for Our Planet Carol Schaefer
Experience the insights and guidance of thirteen indigenous grandmothers from five continents many of whom are living legends among their own people. These women gathered in 2004 to apply their timeless wisdom to the problems facing our global community and to offer their visions for a new humanity. This meeting also included Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, and Helena NorbergHodge. 232 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-293-4 Paperback 18.95

The Mindfulness Revolution

Leading Psychologists, Scientists, Artists, and Meditation Teachers on the Power of Mindfulness in Daily Life Edited by Barry Boyce
The simple practice of just paying attention to our breath, body, or thoughts changes everything, and anyone can do it. Heres a selection of some of the best writing on what mindfulness is, why it works, and how to apply it to our lives. Contributors include Thich Nhat Hanh, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Daniel Siegel, Jan Chozen Bays, Michael Carroll, and Daniel Goleman. 304 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-889-9 Paperback $16.95

This Is Getting Old

Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity Susan Moon
Ever dial the phone and then hang up before the other party picked up because you forgot who it was you called? When you get to a certain age, such things just happen. You can get frustrated with the mind-body changes age brings, or you can approach them with curiosity and humorlike Sue Moon does in these delightful essays about her own experience of getting on in years. 192 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-59030-776-2 Paperback $14.95 Susan Moons stories are wonderful companions and guides as I go about my ordinary life.Maxine Hong Kingston


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Everything Is Workable
A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution
Diane Musho Hamilton
Avoiding conflict is impossible. Since its going to be a part of your life anyway, why not learn to approach it consciously, as a spiritual practice? Diane Hamilton shows how doing that makes it a source of insightwhile giving you tools for working with and healing it in every kind of personal relationship, from the intimate to the professional. Wonderfully engaging, perceptive, and wise. Diane Musho Hamilton shows us how to negotiate this delicate terrain with skillful means. William Ury, coauthor of Getting to Yes. 256 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-61180-067-8 Paperback $16.95


Mindful Eating
A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food Includes a CD of guided exercises
Jan Chozen Bays, MD

A Zen teacher whos also a physician shows how you can use meditative awareness to tune in to your own bodys wisdom about what, when, and how much to eat. Replace eating anxiety with the satisfaction food is meant to provide. 208 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-531-7 Paperback with CD $18.95

Awake at Work
35 Practical Buddhist Principles for Discovering Clarity and Balance in the Midst of Works Chaos
Michael Carroll

Making a Change for Good

A Guide to Compassionate Self-Discipline
Cheri Huber

A Buddhist approach to transforming the common hassles and anxieties of life in the workplace into valuable opportunities for personal growth, heightened wisdom, and enhanced effectiveness. Carroll shows us how life on the jobno matter what kind of work we docan become one of the most engaging and fulfilling areas of our lives. 256 pages, 51/2 x 73/4. 978-1-59030-272-9 Paperback $18.95

Want to change an unwanted behavior? Approach it with compassion, and youll find all the will power you need to succeed. More simple Zen wisdom from the beloved author of There Is Nothing Wrong with You. 144 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-59030-208-8 Paperback


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The Surrealist Home

A Box of Domestic Games Will Hobson

Does domestic life sometimes seem more mundane than magical? Surrealist Home to the rescue! This box of imaginative fun and games can effect a paradigm shift in the way you think about life in your digs: Transform spaces through creative re-labeling! Pretend youre Audrey Hepburn sorting that laundry! How about reimagining your home as a hotel, a courtroom, or maybe a Buddhist monks cave? Why not? From the same Brits who brought you the wildly popular Mind Games. 978-1-61180-028-9 Box $24.95

The Art of Haiku

Its History through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters
Stephen Addiss

The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs Robert Beer

For artists, designers, and everyone intrigued by the rich tradition of Buddhist and Tibetan art, here is the first exhaustive reference to the seemingly infinite variety of symbols found in it. Hundreds of line drawings depict all the major iconographic symbols: landscapes, deities, animals, plants, gurus, mudras (ritual hand gestures), dragons, other mythic creatures, and much else. 392 pages, 9 x 12. Hardcover 978-1-57062-416-2 $75.00

An in-depth study of the influential Japanese verse form, beginning with the early masterslike Basho, Buson, and Issagoing all the way to the modern greats, and focusing especially on the brush painting and calligraphy that the haiku masters created along with their poetry and that was intended to be enjoyed along with itof which 36 full-color reproductions are included here. 384 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-886-8 Hardcover $24.95

The Zen Art Box

The art of enlightenment: 40 exquisite reproductions, each with art commentary and Zen teaching
Stephen Addiss and John Daido Loori

40 exquisite examples of great Zen art each on a 612" x 9" card with commentary on the back. Display a card on the easel stand provided, and live with its teaching. Comes with a 32-page color-illustrated booklet with essays by both authors. 32 pages, 61/2 x 9. 978-1-59030-501-0 Box with book and cards $26.95


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How to Wrap Five Eggs
Traditional Japanese Packaging
Hideyuki Oka Photography by Michikazu Sakai
Explore the impact of the Japanese aesthetic on contemporary design through these 200 images of the arts of boxing, wrapping, and tying. The simplest materialsbamboo, straw, twine, paper, leavesare transformed into objects of usefulness, whimsy, or often breathtaking beauty. 224 pages, 71/8 x 101/8. 978-1-59030-619-2 Paperback $30.00

Buddhist Animal Wisdom Stories

Mark W. McGinnis

The Practice of Contemplative Photography

Seeing the World with Fresh Eyes
Andy Karr and Michael Wood

Children will learn lessons about kindness, loyalty, and wisdom in a most entertaining way through these traditional Indian tales in which animals demonstrate the human virtues and vices. Adults like them too. You dont have to be Buddhist to love these stories. 112 pages, 81/2 x 11. Hardcover 978-0-8348-0551-4 $19.95

When it comes to creating memorable photographic images, pointing the camera and pressing the button are secondary to learning how to look. Karr and Wood offer a method for learning to really see whats in front of you, and for recording the beauty and wonder of that moment in your photos. Its illustrated with stunning examples of contemplative photography, including works by Alfred Stieglitz, Andr Kertsz, and Henri CartierBresson. 240 pages, 81/2 x 10. Paperback original 978-1-59030-779-3 $26.95

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The One Taste of Truth
Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea
The connection between tea culture and the practice of Zen goes back to the Tang dynasty and has produced a stunning record of art and literature, particularly calligraphy and poetry. William Scott Wilsons translation with commentary of the traditional sayings and verse so often seen on tea house scrolls in Japan is part history, part philosophy, part inspiration to explore the quiet joys of tea drinking. 240 pages, 51/4 x 71/2. 978-1-61180-026-5 Paperback $14.95

Tao Te Ching
A New Translation
Lao Tzu Translated by William Scott Wilson

The Book of the Samurai
Yamamoto Tsunetomo Translated by William Scott Wilson

This window into the samurai mind is a collection of texts by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai warrior. It beautifully illuminates the concept of bushido (the Way of the Warrior), which dictates how a samurai lived his life. For many years a secret text known only to the warrior vassals of the Nabeshima clan to which the author belonged, the Hagakure came to be recognized as a classic exposition of samurai thought. 200 pages, 51/4 x 71/2. 978-1-59030-985-8 Hardcover $19.95

Get to know the greatest of the Chinese classics in a version from one of our greatest modern translators. Wilson used the traditional 200 BCE text in combination with characters from the more ancient Great Seal script to create an English text that breathes the spirit of the original. Accompanied by explanatory essays and a collection of evocative Chinese ink paintings. 256 pages, 51/4 x 71/2. Paperback 978-1-61180-077-7 $14.95

The Lone Samurai

The Life of Miyamoto Musashi
This biography of the great sixteenth- and seventeenth-century warrior and author of the Book of Five Rings provides a vivid portait, not only of the man behind the legend, but of the philosophy, spirituality, and culture of the samurai in feudal Japan. 304 pages, 51/4 x 71/2. 978-1-59030-987-2 Paperback $16.95


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Comfortable with Uncertainty
108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion
Pema Chdrn Read by Joanna Rott

The Wisdom of No Escape

And the Path of Loving-Kindness
Pema Chdrn Read by Joanna Rott

This collection of engaging Buddhist teachings gleaned from Pema Chdrns previous books (When Things Fall Apart, The Places That Scare You, and Start Where You Are) is ideal for busy listeners. These twoto five-minute teachings offer inspiring advice on heightening awareness and overcoming habitual patterns that block compassion. 3 CDs, 3 1/2 hours. 978-1-59030-586-7 CD $19.95

Theres really no way out of this moment, whatever unpleasantness we may find ourselves in. Resisting it just makes more suffering, and wallowing in it doesnt help either. But theres an alternative, Pema teaches: we can train ourselves to approach the moment with kindness, friendliness, and curiosity. When we do that, we almost always discover more wisdom than pain. 4 CDs, 4 1/2 hours. 978-1-59030-581-2 CD $19.95

For the Benefit of All Beings

A Commentary on The Way of the Bodhisattva
H.H. the Dalai Lama Read by Wulstan Fletcher and James Gimian Translated by Padmakara Translation Group

You Are Here

Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment
Thich Nhat Hanh Read by Lloyd James Translated by Sherab Chdzin Kohn

The living embodiment of the bodhisattva ideal provides commentary on the text that guides his own life: Shantidevas Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharyavatara). One does not have to be a Buddhist to appreciate the beauty of the teachings and the simplicity of the life presented here. Indeed, non-Buddhists may discover a refreshing new approach to the doctrines of love your neighbor and do unto others.Booklist. 4 CDs, 5 hours. 978-1-59030-707-6 CD $24.95

Living in the now is infinitely more desirable than mentally inhabiting a nonexistent past or future, but getting to the present moment isnt necessarily as easy as it sounds. The simple practices presented in this audio version of the popular book are guaranteed to get you therethrough concentration on breathing, walking, talking, and listening. 3 CDs, 3 3/4 hours. 978-1-59030-727-4 CD $24.95

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The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three
Discovering the Radical Truth at the Heart of Christianity
Cynthia Bourgeault Cynthia Bourgeault peers into [the doctrine of the Trinity] with the heart of a mystic and the mind of a philosopher and rediscovers it as a kaleidoscope of inspiration and a key to understanding . . . everything. One of the most fascinating, humbling, and awe-inspiring books Ive read in years.Brian D. McLaren, author of A New Kind of Christianity Masterful, insightful.John Shelby Spong, author of The Fourth Gospel 272 pages, 5 x 8.
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The Wisdom Jesus

Transforming Heart and Mind a New Perspective on Christ and His Message
Cynthia Bourgeault

The Meaning of Mary Magdalene

Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity
Cynthia Bourgeault

Episcopal priest and retreat leader Cynthia Bourgeault challenges you to approach Jesus as though for the first timewith no preconceived ideas about himand to be surprised by who you meet. She makes a powerful case for Jesus as a wisdom teacher, in the tradition of the Buddha, whose mission was the transformation of consciousness. She presents Christian contemplative practices you can use to attain what Jesus taught. 240 pages, 5 x 8. Paperback 978-1-59030-580-5 $16.95 "A masterful work."Jim Marion, author of Putting on the Mind of Christ

Jesuss closest disciple was in all likelihood a woman. Cynthia Bourgeault provides convincing evidence that Mary Magdalene was in fact the one who understood his teaching best and that teaching was about nonduality and the transformative power of love. 304 pages, 5 x 8. 978-1-59030-495-2 Paperback $16.95 A spiritual masterpiece.Andrew Harvey, author of Son of Man

Essential Gnostic Scriptures

Edited and translated by Willis Barnstone and Marvin Meyer

The voices of ancient mystics sing in this stunning collection in a way that can make you forget were separated from them by more than a millennium. The 21 texts range from the earliest years of Christianity to the Middle Ages and represent the masterpieces of the gnostic traditionincluding the entire Gospels of Thomas, Judas, and Mary Magadelene. 280 pages, 51/2 x 81/2. 978-1-59030-925-4 Paperback $18.95


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The Reality of Being
The Fourth Way of Gurdjieff
Jeanne de Salzmann
Based on the notebooks of G. I. Gurdjieff s closest disciple, this is the most exciting publication related to the Gurdjieff Work to come along in quite some time. Its a comprehensive guide to the Fourth Way and to its wisdom for waking up from the dreamlike state in which we tend to live our lives. 336 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-59030-928-5 Paperback $21.95

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching

A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way 2 CDs included Ursula K. Le Guin
This 2,500-year-old Chinese classic expresses the profoundest wisdom of life with a wonderfully satisfying simplicity. The satisfaction is enhanced in this translation-with-commentary by the award-winning author who has studied the classic for many years. In the accompanying audio, she reads the complete text, with evocative musical accompaniment. Each day, I open this book at random and receive a contemplative gift. These words are akin to water in the desert.Terry Tempest Williams, author of Refuge Hardcover with CD 978-1-59030-744-1 $18.00

In Search of Being
The Fourth Way to Consciousness
G. I. Gurdjieff

Two hundred conscious people could change the whole of life on the earth, Gurdjieff said. Here is a guide to becoming one of that conscious crowd. All of the masters fundamental principles and methods of transforming the intellect, emotions, and body, in the system known as the Fourth Way, are presented in this book in his own clear, precise words preserved by his closest students. Its a concise guide to waking up. 288 pages, 6 x 9. 978-1-61180-037-1 Hardcover $26.95

The Rumi Daybook

Selected and translated by Camille Helminski and Kabir Helminski

When the words of Rumi enter your heart, something softens, breaks, and is subtly reborn. That he wrote those words 700 years ago in a medieval Muslim world that bears almost no esemblance to ours makes their uncanny resonance to us today just that much more remarkable. Here is a treasury of daily wisdom from the most beloved of all the Sufis that you can use to start every day for a yearor that you can dip into for inspiration any time your heart needs softening. 392 pages, 51/2 x 73/4. 978-1-59030-894-3 Paperback $18.95

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Giving Our Best

A Retreat with Pema Chdrn on Practicing the Way of the Bodhisattva
Compassion is a skilland you can learn it. Its a matter of learning to awaken the mind and heart of enlightenment called bodhicitta, which enables you to to be naturally joyful, open, and freeand which also enables you to be deeply present for others. In this recorded retreat, Pema uses the ultimate compassion textbook, Shantidevas Way of the Bodhisattva, to teach you how to truly give your best to everyone in all situations. 4 CDs, 4 hours; 2 DVDs, 4 hours.

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