Light from the East: A Gathering of Asian Wisdom

Light from the East: A Gathering of Asian Wisdom

by Frank MacHovec
     
 

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The great spiritual traditions of Asia in a remarkably compact format. Included are Indian, Tibetan, and Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Yoga, T’ai Chi Ch’uan, Shinto, Confucianism, Feng Shui, and Falun Gong, with brief discussions and excerpts from key works like The Tibetan Book of the Dead and The Book of Five Rings, including the

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The great spiritual traditions of Asia in a remarkably compact format. Included are Indian, Tibetan, and Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Yoga, T’ai Chi Ch’uan, Shinto, Confucianism, Feng Shui, and Falun Gong, with brief discussions and excerpts from key works like The Tibetan Book of the Dead and The Book of Five Rings, including the complete I Ching and The Book of Tao. Excellent for casual reading, classroom surveys, and for anyone wanting a broad view of how the Asian ways complement and reflect each other. Fully indexed.

Frank MacHovec, a retired psychologist, has been a student of Eastern philosophies for decades and has previously published translations of several sacred works. He lives in eastern Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780893469658
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Frank MacHovec began studying Eastern philosophies in the Korean War as a Marine seeking to understand the enemy he might face. Fascinated with what he learned his continuing study has resulted in translations of the Book of Tao, I Ching, Tibetan Book of the Dead, a book on yoga, and this book.

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