The Art of Peace: A New Code for the Spiritual Warrior

The Art of Peace: A New Code for the Spiritual Warrior

by Philip Dunn, Sun-tzu, Sun-Tzu, Sun Zi

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ISBN-13: 9781585422258
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/14/2003
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 4.98(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

Philip Dunn underwent the traditional English education until his teenage years, which he spent in a Tibetan Buddhist monastery. During these years, Dunn trained under the tutelage of a Tibetan master within the walls of a monastic system. He has lectured to thousands in the United States and the United Kingdom on the principles of The Art of Peace.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Pictures of China1
The Flowing Warrior5
Balancing War and Peace8
Finding Our Own Balance10
The Sutras
Conflict and Peace
1.Conflict and peaceful coexistence19
2.Study the art of peace according to five crucial matters24
The Way
3.The Way means33
4.Therefore, employ the five crucial matters35
5.Assess the advantage of taking advice37
6.Peace is the art of inception39
7.When applying wisdom41
8.Do not structure your personal campaigns precisely44
9.Enter your process positively47
Peaceful Campaigns
10.Do not undertake long personal campaigns51
11.In peaceful campaigns, self-awareness53
The Pathless Path
12.There is no one to conquer57
Formation
13.In ancient times, peaceful warriors63
14.Power and vulnerability67
15.Those who comprehend70
16.The known is not worthy72
17.In ancient times, a peaceful warrior74
18.So it is that good warriors76
19.Those who cultivate the Way79
20.The methods of the peaceful warrior81
21.Therefore, a conscious group82
Force
22.Force as a natural energy85
23.For power and strength87
24.The speed of rushing water89
25.Order and disorder are a matter of self-precision91
Emptiness and Fullness
26.Those who are first to confront themselves97
27.Therefore, the peaceful warrior99
28.So when those who come are confident101
29.Be subtle even to the point of being formless104
30.If you are one with yourself106
31.When the peaceful warrior remains mysterious108
On Knowing Ourselves
32.Normally, in order to learn about ourselves111
33.Trying to do too much too quickly115
34.If you do not know who you are120
35.So a peaceful self-regard is established by inception123
36.Therefore, when things are going well and fast125
37.Retrench and meditate after each part of your work127
38.Ancient wisdom tells us that in matters of ourselves130
39.Keep your intentions clear before your senses134
40.Be aware of the daily cycles of energy136
41.Keep your life always ordered and tidy139
42.Spend time simply watching, in calm and stillness140
43.Learn not to attack yourself142
44.Be aware of your own and therefore others' poisons and tricks144
Flexibility
45.In the peaceful warrior, the heart and soul will direct the body and mind149
46.Not all ways are the Way151
47.Even the best peaceful warrior153
48.Consider not one without the other155
49.The peaceful warrior expects156
50.Be aware that when looking in158
Contact
51.In contact with others163
52.Don't try to save the drowning165
53.Remain in your own power and silence168
54.Keep your body and mind strong and healthy170
55.In situations of great trouble172
56.Be aware that there will be tricksters174
57.You will find those who appear silent and still176
Energy
58.There are five effective uses of energy185
Acknowledgments189

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