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Suggested Bibliography for Book Reviews

The criteria for the following books are quite imprecise. The books, for the most part, are interesting to read, fairly short, and not too technical. The books were selected from those available in the Larry A. Jackson Library (marked with a " ") or from Waldenbooks in Greenwood and Barnes and in Greenville. If you choose to order a book from a bookseller, please do so early in the semester in order to allow for time to do the report. Links are provided below to Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble on the web. The list below is only suggestive and is based on choices made by previous students.

Adam, Michael. Wandering in Eden. New York: Knopf, 1976.

Besant, A. W. An Introduction to Yoga. Adyar, Madras: Theosophical Publishing, 1988.

Basho. On Love and Barley: Haiku of Basho. Trans. Lucien Stryk. New York: Penguin, 1985.

Braverman, Arthur, Ed. Warrior of Zen: The Diamond-Hard Wisdom Mind of Suzuki Shosan. New York: Kodansha, 1994.

Campbell, Joseph. Myths to Live By. New York: Bantam, 1988.

Dawson, R. S. Confucius. (Modern Master Series) New York: Hill and Wang, 1982.

Eisenberg, David. Encounters with Qi: Exploring Chinese Medicine. New York: W. W. Norton, 1995.

Enomiya-Lassalle, H. M. Zen Meditation for Christians. LaSalle, Ill: Open Court, 1974.

Epstein, Mark. Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy Form a Buddhist Perspective. New York: Basic Books, 1995.

Frank, F. The Awakened Eye: A Companion Volume to the Zen of Seeing. New York: Knopf, 1979.

Li Po and Tu Fu. Trans. Arthur Cooper. New York: Penguin, 1985.

Ghandi, Mahatma. All Men Are Brothers. New York: Columbia University Press, 1965.

Gibran, Kahlil. The Garden of the Prophet. New York: Knopf, 1961.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. The Blooming of a Lotus: Guided Meditation Exercises for Healing and Transformation. Boston: Beacon, 1993.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation. Boston: Beacon, 1987.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. Zen Keys. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Haskel, Peter. Bankei Zen: Translations from the Record of Bankei. New York: Grove, 1984.

Haywood, Sacred World: A Guide to Shambhala Warriorship in Daily Life. New York: Bantam, 1955.

Herrigel, Eugen. Zen in the Art of Archery. New York: Random House, 1971.

Humphreys, Christmas. Concentration and Meditation: A Manual of Mind Development. New York, Penguin, 1968.

Humphreys, Christmas. Zen Buddhism. New York: Macmillan, n.d.

Hyams, Joe. Zen in the Martial Arts. New York, Bantam, 1982.

Isherwood, Christopher. Vedanta for the Western World. New York: Viking, 1960.

Kapleau, Philip. The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment. New York: Harper and Row, 1966.

Kapleau, Philip. The Wheel of Death: Writing from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1972.

Kauz, Herman. The Martial Spirit. Woodstock: Overlook Press, 1977.

LaFargue, Michael. The Tao of the Tao Te Ching: A Translation and Commentary. New York: State University of New York Press, 1992.

Lao Tsu. Tao Te Ching. Trans. G. Feng and J. English. New York: Random House, 1972.

Leggett, T. Zen and the Ways. London: Routledge, 1978.

Michal, Salim. The Way of Inner Vigilance: Path to the Inner Light and the Realization of One’s Divine Nature. London: Signet, 1983.

Ming-Dao, Deng. Scholar Warrior: An Introduction to the Tao in Everyday Life. San Franscisco: Harper, 1990.

Musashi, Miyamoto. A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy. Woodstock, N. Y.: Overlook Press, 1974.

Nukariyu, K. The Religion of the Samurai: A Study of Zen Philosophy and Discipline in China and Japan. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1973.

Radhakrishnan, S. The Hindu View of Life. New York: Macmillan, 1975.

Secret of the Golden Flower. Trans. Richard Wilhelm. New York: Harcourt, 1962.

Seung, S. Dropping Ashes on the Buddha: The Teaching of Seung Sahn. Ed. S. Mitchell. New York: Grove, 1976.

Shaku, Soyen. Zen for Americans: Including the Sutra of Forty-Two Chapters. New York: Dorset, 1987.

Shen Fu: Six Records of a Floating Life. Trans. L. Pratt and C. Su-hui. New York: Penguin, 1983.

Smith, D. H. The Wisdom of the Taoists. New York: New Directions, 1980.

Song of the Lord: Bhagavadgita. Trans. E. J. Thomas. Boston: Tuttle, 1992.

Sun Tzu. The Art of War. New York: Quill, 1993.

Suzuki, Daisetz T. Essays in Zen Buddhism. First Series. New York: Grove, 1961.

Suzuki, Daisetz T. Essays in Zen Buddhism. Second Series. Ed. C. Humphreys. New York: Weiser, 1976.

Suzuki, Daisetz T. Essays in Zen Buddhism. Third Series. Ed. C. Humphreys. New York: Weiser, 1976.

Suzuki, Shunryu. Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: Informal Talks of Zen Meditation and Practice. New York: Weatherhill, 1981.

Tao-yuan, S. Original Teaching of Chan Buddhism: Selected From the Transmission of the Lamp. Trans. C. Chung-Yuan. New York: Grove, 1982.

Tulku, Tarthang. Skillful Means: Gentle Ways to Successful Work. Berkeley, Calif.: Dharma, 1978.

Ueshiba, Kisshomaru. The Spirit of Aikido. New York: Kodansha, 1984.

The Upanishads: Breath of the Eternal. Trans. S. Prabhavananda, and F. Manchester. New York: Mentor, 1975.

van Over, Raymona. Taoist Tales. New York. Mentor, 1975.

Watts, The Way of Zen. New York: Vintage, 1989.

Yogananda. P. Whispers From Eternity. Los Angeles: Self Realization, 1959


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