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Tao Te Ching
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy
Siddhartha
The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism (25th Anniversary Edition)
Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai
The Art of War
The Historian
The Art of Happiness
The Tao of Pooh
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice
The Analects
The Prophet
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
The Dhammapada
Ways of Seeing by John BergerHistory of Beauty by Umberto EcoBrunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingRites of Spring by Modris EksteinsThe Complete Paintings and Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci
The World History of Art
307 books — 64 voters

The Collected Poems by Langston HughesThe Poetry of Pablo Neruda by Pablo NerudaLoose Woman by Sandra CisnerosBlessing the Boats by Lucille CliftonSelected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks
Favorite Poets of Color
240 books — 63 voters

Goddess In The Silence by Robert AhanesSinister Witnesses by Robert Ahanes
Poetry Books by Robert Ahanes
2 books — 1 voter
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail BulgakovAnna Karenina by Leo TolstoyThe Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaWar and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Greatest Eastern European Classics
180 books — 97 voters


Joseph Campbell
It is not easy for students to realize that to ask, as they often do, whether God exists and is merciful, just, good, or wrathful, is simply to project anthropomorphic concepts into a sphere to which they do not pertain. As the Upaniṣads declare: 'There, words do not reach.' Such queries fall short of the question. And yet—as the student must also understand—although that mystery is regarded in the Orient as transcendent of all thought and naming, it is also to be recognized as the reality of on...more
Joseph Campbell, The Mythic Dimension - Comparative Mythology

Toba Beta
I am Indonesian. I don't buy fear of western ghosts. But when you deal with a giant garagasi of sumatera, there's no word worth enough to express the eeriness.
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

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We Meditate - Poem
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