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The Awakened Ones: Phenomenology of Visionary Experience. By Gananath Obeyesekere. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. Pp. xx + 622. Hardcover $50.00, ISBN 978-0-231-15362-1.
Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima. By Yuki Miyamoto. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. Pp xiv + 233. Paper $26.00, ISBN 978-0-8232-4051-7.
The Bhagavad Gita:A New Translation. By Gavin Flood and Charles Martin. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. Pp. xxx + 167. Hardcover $25.95, ISBN 978-0-393-08165-7.
The Cult of Emptiness: The Western Discovery of Buddhist Thought and the Invention of Oriental Philosophy. By Urs App. Kyoto: University Media, 2012. Pp. 304. Hardcover $44.00, ISBN 978-3-906000-09-1.
Dogen's Genjo Koan: Three Commentaries. By Eihei Dogen Zenji. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2011. Pp. 223. Hardcover $26.00, ISBN 978-1-58243-743-9.
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English. By Bhante Gunaratana. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2012. Pp. viii + 178. No price given, ISBN 978-1-61429-038-4.
The Four Types of Knowing—Metaphysical, Scientific, Narrative and Pragmatic: A Meta-epistemology of Mind. By Herman J. Pietersen. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2011. Pp. xiv + 404. No price given, ISBN 978-0-7734-1524-9.
Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes: The Tangshan Earthquake and the Death of Mao's China. By James Palmer. New York: Basic Books, 2012. Pp. ix + 273. Hardcover $26.99, ISBN 978-0-465-01478-1.
The I Ching: A Biography. By Richard J. Smith. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2012. Pp. xxii + 277. Hardcover $24.95, ISBN 978-0-691-14509-9.
If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break: Field Notes from a Zen Life. By James Ishmael Ford. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2012. Pp. x + 175. No price given, ISBN 978-1-61429-039-1.
Islamic Philosophy, Science, Culture, and Religion: Studies in Honor of Dimitri Gutas. Edited by Felicitas Opwis and David Reisman. Boston: Brill, 2012. Pp. xii + 493. Hardcover $221.00, ISBN 978-90-04-20274-0.
The Jixia Academy and the Birth of Higher Learning in China: A Comparison of Fourth-Century B.C. Chinese Education with Ancient Greece. By Richard A. Hartnett. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2011. Pp. v + 297. No price given, ISBN 978-0-7734-3912-2. [End Page 109]
Kojin Karatani: History and Repetition. Edited by Seiji M. Lippit. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. Pp. xxx + 239. Paper $34.50, ISBN 978-0-231-15729-2.
Making Zen Your Own: Giving Life to Twelve Key Golden Age Ancestors. By Janet Jiryu Abels. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2012. Pp. viii + 187. Paper $16.95, ISBN 978-0-861717026.
The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life. By Dinty W. Moore. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2012. Pp. 152. Paper $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61429-007-0.
More Than Real: A History of the Imagination in South India. By David Shulman. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. xi + 333. Hardcover $45.00, ISBN 978-0-674-05991-7.
The Old Master: A Syncretic Reading of the Laozi from the Mawangdui Text A Onward. By Hongkyung Kim. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. Pp. vii + 310. No price given, ISBN 978-1-4384-4011-8.
One and Many: A Comparative Study of Plato's Philosophy and Daoism Represented by Ge Hong. By Ji Zhang. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2012. Pp. xxvi + 368. Paper $27.00, ISBN 978-0-82235-180-1.
Ontology of Production: 3 Essays. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. Pp. 208. Paper $23.95, ISBN 978-0-861717026.
The Original Wisdom of the Dao De Jing: A New Translation and Commentary. By P. J. Laska. Green Valley, AZ: ECCS Books, 2012. Pp. xx + 142. Paper $12.95, ISBN 978-0-615-51011-8.
The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch: The Text of the Tun-Huang Manuscript. Translation by Philip B. Yampolsky. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. Pp. xvi + 220. Paper $32.50, ISBN 978-0-231-15957-9.
Readings of the Platform Sūtra. Edited by Morten Schlütter and Stephen F. Teiser. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. Pp. ix...


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