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Asia Wisdom Collection - Universal App

$0.99
iPhone / iPad
Genres:
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  • Book
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The fundamental works of Eastern wisdom that guided the Chinese Emperors, the Samurai or the itinerant monks: Art of War, The Tao Teh King, Book of Five Rings, Gateless Gate, Confucian Analects and others rare masterpieces.

Learn all about Zen, Buddhism, Tao and the samurai spirit, in a unique ergonomic reader.

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❝One of the best eastern philosophy compilations for iPhone/iPad by far. Such a great collection that could cost a lot of money but doesn't. If you are thinking about getting this then do it ❞
❝Excellent beginning for understanding the culture.❞
❝The best translations and most beautiful texts.❞
❝Very well implemented. A real gem for lovers of the Asian spiritual traditions!❞
❝Good reference great price!❞
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Contents:

✽ "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu - the most famous strategy and military work in the history of mankind.
✽ "Book of Five Rings" by samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi - the legendary masterpiece on strategy and sword fighting written in the 17th century
✽ "The Tao Teh King" - or the Tao and Its Characteristics by Lao-Tse. Written around the 6th century BC by the sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, "Old Master") - fundamental to the Taoist school of Chinese philosophy
✽ "Confucian Analects" - a collection of sayings written down by Confucius' students in the period approximately seventy years after his death (ca. 479 BCE - 221 BCE), the representative work of Confucianism which continues to have a tremendous influence on East Asian thought and values
✽ "Zen for Americans" - Soyen Shaku - a book of essays by a zen buddhist who visited the United States at the beginning of 20th century, instructing the western reader to the basic concepts, principles and theories of Zen Buddhism.
✽ "Gateless Gate" - a fundamental Zen Buddhism work by the Chinese Zen master Wumen Hui-k'ai (Japanese: Mumon Ekai), published in 1228 and including 48 fundamental Chan(Zen) koans.
✽ "The Book of Tea" - Kakuzo Okakura (1906) - The aesthetics of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, and its connection to the Japanese world-view as a whole. An exotic and instructive work discussing Asian philosophies in the context of the famous Tea Ceremony.
✽ "Bushido - the Soul of Japan" by Inazo Nitobe
✽ "Manual of Zen Buddhism" by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
✽ "The Gospel of Buddha" by Paul Carus