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The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism, part two: Mandalas of the Kōan period By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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"The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism" is the first comprehensive analysis of Nichichiren's mandalic corpus in English. As the total number of pages in a single volume would reach over 700, the... More > book has been divided into three parts. This second volume covers the analysis of Nichiren’s moji-mandala in the Kōan years from 1278 to 1282, the period of his full maturity. The Kōan era represents the peak of Nichiren’s works, both from the viewpoint of his philosophy and aesthetics, such as calligraphy, composition style as well as the level of organization of Nichiren’s sangha. The early Hokke confraternity centered on Nichiren, was a highly organized and functional group, with a systemized logistics and communication network, covering several provinces around the Japanese archipelago even during Nichiren’s exile on Sado Island. Once he transferred to Minobu, his group grew larger and became exceptionally efficient and dynamic.< Less
Modern Japan - October 2008 By David Rutledge
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Photos of modern Japan presented in the style of early photographic plates. Includes over 120 photos from locations such as Tokyo, Nikko, Mt. Fuji, Hakone, Kamakura, the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, and... More > more.< Less
Ni' s in Japan By Nicole Perlinot-Rataud
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Voyage au Japon Mars 2009
Bullet Trains and Paper Cranes - Journeying Through Japan By Robin Andrews
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A collection of tales written during my travels through the most exciting country on Earth: Japan. From the epic vistas of ancient settlements and booming modern cityscapes to the welcoming, quirky... More > and downright hilarious people I met along the way, this is Japan as you know it, and as you don't. Accompanied by stunning photography, this travelogue answers some of the many questions a fan of Japan is bound to have, including:- How do you navigate through the ghosts of mountain temples? Is Kyoto under attack from a gigantic cat? Can you really play videogames with Victorian-style maids? How quickly can an anime and manga fan spend tens of thousands of Yen in Akihabara? And can you really buy underwear from vending machines?< Less
Bullet Trains and Paper Cranes - Journeying Through Japan By Robin Andrews
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A collection of tales written during my travels through the most exciting country on Earth: Japan. From the epic vistas of ancient settlements and booming modern cityscapes to the welcoming, quirky... More > and downright hilarious people I met along the way, this is Japan as you know it, and as you don't. Accompanied by stunning photography, this travelogue answers some of the many questions a fan of Japan is bound to have, including:- How do you navigate through the ghosts of mountain temples? Is Kyoto under attack from a gigantic cat? Can you really play videogames with Victorian-style maids? How quickly can an anime and manga fan spend tens of thousands of Yen in Akihabara? And can you really buy underwear from vending machines?< Less
ODAIMOKU The Significance of Chanting Namu Myoho Renge Kyo By Rev. Shoryo Tarabini
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The Odaimoku, which literally means "the title" is used in Japanese Buddhism to refer to the repeated recitation of a mantra. The Odaimoku of Namu Myoho Renge Kyo is derived from the Lotus... More > Sutra, the essential mantra of Nichiren Shu. In this book is also explained the meaning of each single word composing the Odaimoku, so that one might have a deeper understanding of Namu Myoho Renge Kyo and its implications on one's life and enlightenment.< Less
Japan Through Photographs: From Tokyo to Fuji By Anne Reynolds
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This book exhibits hundreds of images from a trip-of-a-lifetime in Japan's Kanto and Chubu regions on it's main island of Honshu. The journey begins in Tokyo and Narita, then continues south through... More > Yokohama and Kamakura ending in Hakone and Mount Fuji. Also included is a special chapter on the Sumo tournament which is held three times a year in the capital as well as the unusual and little known English‐language resort north of Tokyo, British Hills. From the chaos of Tokyo, to the serenity of Kamakura and the majesty of Fuji, everything from architecture, scenery, and tourist sites to food, people and shopping is displayed through hundreds of gorgeous photographs, captured on a basic point-and-shoot digital camera. All photographs may be reproduced for any purposes, provided appropriate source referencing.< Less
Winding Road, Straight Path By Roselyn E. Stone
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The memoirs of Roselyn Stone, Sei'un An, Zen Master. Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Stone pursued a career as a physical education teacher and, after receiving her MA and PhD, professor. A... More > sabbatical leave in 1977–78 led her into exploring new areas relative to dance, sport, exercise and play, which took her to Japan where, in 1977, she undertook Zen practice under the direction of Zen Master Ko'un Yamada in Kamakura. During that sabbatical, her kensho (awakening/enlightenment) was confirmed and over the next thirteen years, with shorter and longer stays in Kamakura, she completed the "examination in the room" (koan study) and was appointed an "authorized Zen Master." In 1992 she founded the Mountain Moon Sangha, Brisbane and Toronto. "Winding Road, Straight Path" follows her path to Zen Master and gives a view from the inside of what is truly involved in Zen practice.< Less
Japan On Display By John Bland
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A One Eyed Monster in Japan. Presenting a one-eyed monster’s view of Kawaii – the Japanese notion of ‘cuteness with teeth’. A collection of 35mm photographs of objects on... More > public display – 156 windows onto other worlds created by the hand of man. Taken at street level in Tokyo, Kamakura, Osaka, Koyasan, Kyoto, Himeji, Kurashiki, Fuji and Kawaguchiko. This is all organic photography – natural light, real objects, with nothing added, nothing taken away. Strangeness and unreality exactly as human nature intended.< Less
The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism Part Three: Analysis of the mandala structure and development of the Gohonzon within successive Nichiren lineages By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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This volume completes the "Mandala in Nichiren Tradition" series. An analysis of the mandala in Nichiren’s tradition would not be complete without the study of the works produced by... More > his immediate disciples as well as their successors in the various schools which took shape after Nichiren’s passing. This book contains a great number of original unpublished pictures and mandala diagrams and provides the reader with new information about the mandalas produced by Nichiren, his closest disciples and their successors in the main Nichiren lineages.< Less

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