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Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

by Paul Reps & Nyogen Senzaki Tuttle Publishing (September 15, 1998)

When Zen Flesh, Zen Bones was published in 1957 it became an instant sensation with an entire generation of readers who were just beginning to experiment with Zen. Over the years it has inspired leading American...

The Wholehearted Way: A Translation of Eihei Dagen's Bendowa, With Commentary by Kosho Uchiyama Roshi

by Shohaku Okumura & Kosho Uchiyama Roshi Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

The Wholehearted Way is a translation of Eihei Dogen's Bendowa, one of the primary texts on Zen practice. Transcending any particular school of Buddhism or religious belief, Dogen's profound and poetic writings...

Buddhist Wisdom

by David Crosweller Tuttle Publishing (March 21, 2017)

Awaken your heart and engage your mind with Buddhist Wisdom: Daily Reflections, a simple but powerful collection of Buddhist sayings and extracts that offer an easy way to incorporate the Buddha's greatest teachings...

Coaching with Heart: Taoist Wisdom to Inspire, Empower, and Lead

by Jerry Lynch & Chungliang Al Huang Tuttle Publishing (December 10, 2013)

Taoist Wisdom to Inspire, Empower, and Lead in Sports & Life.

In the world of athletics, an innovative breed of coaches is emerging—men and women who insist on fostering strong, healthy relationships with their...

Samurai and Ninja: The Real Story Behind the Japanese Warrior Myth that Shatters the Bushido Mystique

by Antony Cummins Tuttle Publishing (June 16, 2015)

The myths of the noble Samurai and the sinister Ninja are filled with romantic fantasy and fallacy.

Samurai and Ninja expert Antony Cummins shatters the myths and exposes the true nature of these very real—and...

Simple Buddhism: A Guide to Enlightened Living

by C. Alexander Simpkins, Ph.D. & Annellen M. Simpkins, Ph.D. Tuttle Publishing (September 01, 2000)

Exploring a new religion is no easy task. That's why the Simple series is so popular-these delightful books take readers by the hand and lead them into the basics of an Eastern faith without intimidation or...

Gleanings in Buddha-Fields: Studies of Hand and Soul in the Far East

by Lafcadio Hearn Tuttle Publishing (July 17, 2012)

This classic text about Buddhism in Japan by Lafcadio Hearn—on of the first Westerns to write about Japan—will be of great interests to scholars and Japanophiles alike.

Lafcadio Hearn's books continue to...

A Flower Does Not Talk: Zen Essays

by Zenkei Shibayama, Abbot Tuttle Publishing (July 17, 2012)

These essays by a prominent Zen master are a classic introduction to Zen Buddhism, specifically written for Westerners.

The former abbot of Nanzenji Monastary in Kyoto, the Reverend Zenkei Shibayama, understood...

The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation: Suiseki and its Use with Bonsai

by Yuji Yishimura, Vincent T. Covello & Sonja Arntzen, Ph.D. Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation is an exploration into the art of suiseki—small, naturally formed stones selected for their shape, balance, simplicity and tranquility.

Written by two leading experts...

The Tao of Zen

by Ray Grigg & William Gaetz Tuttle Publishing (September 11, 2012)

The premise of The Tao of Zen is that Zen is really Taoism in the disguise of Buddhism—an assumption being made by more and more Zen scholars.

This is the first Zen book that links the long-noted philosophical...

The Whole World is a Single Flower: 365 Kong-ans for Everyday Life with Questions and Commentary by Zen Master Seung Sahn and a Forword

by Seung Sahn & Stephen Mitchell Tuttle Publishing (September 13, 2011)

This remarkable Zen book is of great importance not only for the variety of the 365 kong-ans, but for Zen Master Seung Sahn's own questions and commentary which accompany each kong-an. This prodding and guidance...

Zen Masters of China: The First Step East

by Richard Bryan McDaniel & Albert Low Tuttle Publishing (September 10, 2012)

[Zen Masters of China presents more than 300 traditional Zen stories and koans, far more than any other collection. Retelling them in their proper place in Zen’s historical journey, it also tells a larger...

The Samurai Sword: Spirit * Strategy * Techniques: (Downloadable Media Included)

by Kohshyu Yoshida Tuttle Publishing (August 21, 2012)

The Samurai Sword is an indispensable guide to theory and practice that respects both the physical and spiritual aspects of martial arts practice with the samurai sword. Featuring guidance for selecting, maintaining...

Here Today, Zen Poetry

by Ken Noyle Tuttle Publishing (July 10, 2012)

This collection of unconventional Zen poetry by Ken Noyle reflects the free-spirit of Zen.

Here is poetry as mod as flower children and hippies; a Warhol happening or sitar music. Ken Noyle is a "personal" poet...

Lessons in the Art of War: Martial Strategies for the Successful Fighter

by Martina Sprague Tuttle Publishing (July 10, 2012)

Become a Better Martial Artist by Applying Lessons from the World's Greatest Military Strategists from Sun Tzu to Von Clausewitz

Lessons in the Art of War investigates the theories and philosophies of the most...

Musashi's Book of Five Rings: The Definitive Interpertation of Miyomoto Musashi's Classic Book of Strategy

by Stephen F. Kaufman Tuttle Publishing (May 15, 2012)

This classic work interprets Miyamoto Musashi's famous Book of Five Rings specifically for the martial artist—as Miyamoto Musashi originally intended.

It explains the underlying truths necessary for a full understanding...

The Art of War: The Definitive Interpretation of Sun Tzu's Classic Book of Strategy

by Stephen F. Kaufman Tuttle Publishing (April 17, 2012)

Learn the strategy and philosophy of China's greatest military theorist with this highly readable and informative edition of The Art of War.

The Art of War by Sun Tzu is the best known and most highly regarded...

Masao Abe a Zen Life of Dialogue

by Donald W. Mitchell Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

Masao Abe: A Zen Life of Dialogue is a compilation of essays that cover the life and work of Masao Abe, perhaps one of the greatest Zen Buddhist communicators of the twentieth century.

Masao Abe has opened up...

The Way of the Champion: Lessons from Sun Tzu's the Art of War and Other Tao Wisdom for Sports & Life

by Jerry Lynch, Ph.D. & Chungliang Al Huang Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

Martial artists, great warriors, coaches, generals, and successful corporate CEOs have all effectively used the strategies for winning found in Sun Tzu's Art of War.

Authors Jerry Lynch and Chungliang Al Huang,...

Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat

by Patrick MaCarthy Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

Treasured for centuries by karate's top masters, the Bubishi is a classic Chinese work on philosophy, strategy, medicine, and technique as they relate to the martial arts.

Referred to as the "bible of karate"...

Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat

by Patrick McCarthy Tuttle Publishing (May 31, 2016)

Treasured for centuries by karate's top masters, Bubishi is a classic Chinese work on philosophy, strategy, medicine and technique as they relate to the martial arts. Referred to as "the bible of karate" by...

Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts

by Michael Maliszewski Tuttle Publishing (October 09, 2012)

Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts is a study of the meditative and religious elements that form the core of the great martial arts traditions.

Unsurpassed in scope and detail, this martial arts book covers...

Dot to Dot Zen: A Primer of Buddhist Psychology

by Gerald Ericksen Tuttle Publishing (October 04, 2011)

This guide to Zen Buddhism helps explain classic Zen koans in a unique and fascinating manner.

For Westerners, Zen Buddhism is shrouded in the mysterious. Attempts at explanation are lost to double meanings and...

Zen Telegrams

by Paul Reps Tuttle Publishing (August 15, 1995)

This book of Zen poetry and art blends simple, haiku-like poetry with bold minimalist ink brush drawings.

The unique books of Paul Reps have attracted countless readers since they were first published in the...

Zen & Oriental Art

by Hugo Munsterberg Tuttle Publishing (August 01, 1993)

Zen & Oriental Art is an indispensable, beautifully illustrated introduction to the influences of Zen Buddhism on Oriental painting. folk art, and architecture, with a special section on the role of Zen in twentieth-century...

The Zen Way

by Myokyo-ni Tuttle Publishing (November 15, 1995)

Written by one of today's most distinguished teachers, this Zen book provides an authoritative introduction to Zen training from the perspective of someone who has gone through it.

The author begins by setting...

Zen Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawan Weaponry and Te

by Mark Bishop Tuttle Publishing (September 15, 1996)

Kobudo, the famous armed Okinawan fighting art that utilizes common farming implements in combat, and Te, the ancient Okinawan art of armed and unarmed combat, are two of the world's most widely practiced yet...

Zen Light: Unconventional Commentaries on the Denkoroku

by Stefano Mui Barragato Tuttle Publishing (December 06, 2011)

The Denkoroku, or "Record of Transmitting the Light," contains the enlightenment stories of the earliest Zen ancestors. In Zen Ught, the author comments on this Buddhist classic, which he studied as part of...

Zen Art for Meditation

by Stewart W. Holmes & Chimyo Horioka Tuttle Publishing (November 03, 2015)

This book is about emptiness and silence—the mind-expanding emptiness of Zen painting, and the reverberating silence of haiku poetry. Through imaginative participation in the visions of painters and poets,...

The Sword Polisher's Record: The Way of Kung-Fu

by Adam Hsu Tuttle Publishing (April 15, 1998)

The Sword Polisher's Record, originally a monthly column that appeared for more than a decade in three magazines, including Kungfu magazine and Black Belt magazine, brought a sense of authenticity to the kung...

Simple Zen: A Guide to Living Moment by Moment

by C.Alexander Simpkins & Annellen M. Simpkins Tuttle Publishing (February 03, 2016)

Simple Zen is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to Zen's history, themes, and uses in our modern Western world.

Beginning with a history of Zen from the time of its origin to the present, the book goes...

The Japanese Samurai Code: Classic Strategies for Success

by Boye Lafayette De Mente Tuttle Publishing (April 11, 2011)

This fascinating Japanese culture and business guide explains how bushido samurai culture has influenced modern Japanese behavior and business practices.

Bushido, the ethical system of Japan's famous samurai...

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence

by Andrew Juniper Tuttle Publishing (December 10, 2011)

Developed out of the aesthetic philosophy of cha-no-yu (the tea ceremony) in fifteenth-century Japan, wabi sabi is an aesthetic that finds beauty in things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.

Taken from the...

Zen and the Beat Way

by Alan Watts Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1997)

When Jack Karouac wrote about Zen in Dharma Bums he was echoing the sentiments of the Beat generation, who found in Zen credence for a way of life unencumbered by the limits of "square" society. And it was Alan...

Beyond the Known

by Tri Thong Dang Tuttle Publishing (June 13, 2001)

Written by one of the world's greatest living t'ai mantis system teachers, Beyond the Known is about the martial arts quest, and a mediation on the art of discipleship.

In a series of parables relating the experiences...

The Seeds of Love: Growing Mindful Relationships

by Jerry Braza, Ph.D. & Thich Nhat Hanh Tuttle Publishing (October 01, 2011)

Using the garden as metaphor, The Seeds of Love offers a process for creating mindfulness.

From a Buddhist perspective, everything affects our consciousness and enters metaphorically as a seed. Through the development...

Hagakure: The Secret Wisdom of the Samurai

by Yamamoto Tsunetomo & Alexander Bennett Tuttle Publishing (May 27, 2014)

Learn the secrets of Japan's samurai warrior code with this definitive translation of the Hagakure—the bushido manual of the samurai.

The Hagakure is one of the most influential of all Japanese texts—written...

Mind Power: Secret Strategies for the Martial Arts (Achieving Power by Understanding the Inner Workings of the Mind)

by Kazumi Tabata & Kaiichi Hasumi Tuttle Publishing (August 30, 2011)

Learn to harness your spiritual and mental energy to acquire the tools for survival and success in martial arts.

In Mind Power: Secret Strategies for the Martial Arts, Kazumi Tabata, Grandmaster in the Shotokan...

Zen Gardens: The Complete Works of Shunmyo Masuno, Japan's Leading Garden Designer

by Mira Locher & Uchida Shigeru Tuttle Publishing (October 10, 2012)

Shunmyo Masuno, Japan's leading garden designer, is at once Japan's most highly acclaimed landscape architect and an 18th-generation Zen Buddhist priest, presiding over daily ceremonies at the Kenkoji Temple...

Moment by Moment: The Art and Practice of Mindfulness

by Jerry Braza & Thich Nhat Nishino Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

"This is a very useful guide for living mindfully. I hope you will return to it again and again and practice wholeheartedly the exercises Dr. Braza offers." —Thich Nhat Hanh, from the forward

"Moment by Moment...

Toward The Unknown

by Tri Thong Dang Tuttle Publishing (September 15, 1997)

Toward the Unknown is a series of parables about the martial–arts quest, and a meditation on the art of discipleship.

A careful reading of the text will lead teachers and practitioners of all martial arts to...

Bruce Lee The Tao of Gung Fu: A Study in the Way of Chinese Martial Art

by Bruce Lee & John Little Tuttle Publishing (September 08, 2015)

This is a book that Bruce Lee began writing in 1964, but never completed. Lee's writing reveals his thoughtful analysis of the tapestry of Chinese martial arts, offering glimpses into the varied styles and his...

Bruce Lee: Artist of Life

by Bruce Lee & John Little Tuttle Publishing (September 08, 2015)

A rare, never-before-seen collection of Bruce Lee's private letters and writing!

Bruce Lee was an intense man with such sheer concentration of energy that no one who encountered him, on screen or in person, could...

Bruce Lee Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living

by Bruce Lee & John Little Tuttle Publishing (September 01, 2015)

Within the pages of Striking Thoughts, you will find the secrets of Bruce Lee's amazing success— as an actor, martial artist, and inspiration to the world. Consisting of eight sections, Striking Thoughts covers...

Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations

by Roger J. Davies Tuttle Publishing (August 09, 2016)

Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations takes readers on a detailed and thoroughly researched journey through Japan's cultural history.

This much-anticipated sequel to Roger Davies's best-selling...

Buddhism & Zen in Vietnam: In Relation to the Development of Buddhism in Asia

by Thich Thien-An Tuttle Publishing (September 15, 1992)

Buddhism & Zen in Vietnam provides, for Western readers, a much needed introduction to this important religion—its history, practices, concepts, and role in the lives of the people, the nation, and Vietnamese...

What More Do You Want?: Zen Questions, Zen Answers

by Albert Low, Jeffrey Frith & Monique Dumont Tuttle Publishing (April 09, 2013)

We've all had moments in our lives when we've thought, "Something is missing. There must be more to life than this." It is this sense that often brings people to the practice of Zen. By turning to Zen, they...

Warrior Wisdom: (Analysis of Sun Tzu's the Art of War, Shokatsu Komei's the Tactics, and More)

by Kazumi Tabata Tuttle Publishing (April 02, 2013)

Martial arts legend Grandmaster Kazumi Tabata presents a brilliant analysis for modern readers of the most famous work of martial strategy, The Art of War of Sun Tzu.

Warrior Wisdom also includes an analysis...

Pointing at the Moon: 100 Zen Koans from Chinese Masters

by Alexander Holstein Tuttle Publishing (January 15, 1994)

This collection of Zen koans with extensive commentary will be of great interests to followers of Zen Buddhism.

People around the world value the mind-cleansing, spiritually uplifting benefit to be gained through...

Gentling the Bull

by Venerable Myokyo-Ni, The Vene Tuttle Publishing (September 13, 2011)

This Zen guide offers a readable, helpful interpretation of a classic pillar of Zen training.

The Venerable Myokyo-ni is one of today's most distinguished teachers in the Rinzai Zen tradition. In Gentling the...