Composed of 17 syllables, haiku can convey the essence of an emotion, a fleeting moment in nature, or a throwaway comment. This is a selection of 60 classic haiku by masters such as Basho and features an explanatory introduction to the form and brief biographical notes of major authors.
IKIGAI - the Japanese secret for a long and joyful life from the world's longest living people. Because who doesn't want to find the joy in every day? The people of Japan believe that everyone has an ikigai - a reason to jump out of bed each morning.
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One of the most influential and provocative books of its generation continues to attract and inspire readers of all ages with its intriguing blend of ancient and Eastern philosophy, cultural criticism, and scientific inquiry.
Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, the best-selling collection of the most popular enlightenment stories, anecdotes, and koans of Zen literature, introducing a generation of Americans to Zen. Included here are four Zen and pre-Zen classics.