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  • Rika Yukimasa’s Vinegar Dishes
    Rika Yukimasa

    Rika Yukimasa’s Vinegar Dishes 行正り香のお酢料理

    Popular chef and “cooking researcher” Rika Yukimasa presents a collection of recipes that make use of vinegar. Although vinegar is considered to have important health benefits as an ingredient in cooking, many people find its… … Details

  • Neat and Tidy Storage
    Emiko Katō

    Neat and Tidy Storage 好きなモノと美しく暮らす収納のルール

    Veteran interior designer Emiko Kato shares her expert knowledge on how to live harmoniously with your possessions, presenting wisdom garnered from her long years in the field via descriptions of foolproof methods accompanied by charming… … Details

  • A Monk’s Guide to a Clean House and Mind
    Keisuke Matsumoto

    A Monk’s Guide to a Clean House and Mind お坊さんが教えるこころが整う掃除の本

    Cleaning is a cardinal training practice of Buddhist monks, which accounts for their reputation as cleaning pros among the monastic set. This practical guide introduces Zen Buddhist methods for cleaning stains and dirt as well… … Details

  • The Amazing Power of Cleaning Up: Nine Deep Secrets
    Kouei Hazuki

    The Amazing Power of Cleaning Up: Nine Deep Secrets すごい片づけ 9つの極意

    A numerologist presents a system for tidying up and organizing that begins with an analysis of your psychological disposition, then brings principles of numerology to bear in showing how to create living spaces that will… … Details

  • The Zen of Eating
    Seigaku

    The Zen of Eating お坊さんにまなぶ こころが調う食の作法

    The aim of this book is to introduce some of the traditional Zen practices related to eating and food preparation, and to show how they may be readily applied to daily life. A wealth of… … Details

  • A Life of Simple Beauty
    Emiko Katō

    A Life of Simple Beauty 上質なものを少しだけもつ生活

    Everyone wants to have nice things, but not everyone can afford to live lavishly. The good news is that it’s possible to dress nicely and live in elegant spaces without breaking the bank. This work… … Details

  • A Zen Guide to Enlightenment
    Toshimichi Hasegawa

    A Zen Guide to Enlightenment お坊さんが教える「悟り」入門

    This guide to Zen, written by the deputy head priest of a Buddhist temple established in 1543, covers mindfulness, meditation, and more as it delves into such topics as living in the moment; dealing with… … Details

  • The Buddhist Way for Everyday Happiness
    Nansen Oshō

    The Buddhist Way for Everyday Happiness ほとけ様に教わった 毎日をハッピーにする 90 の方法

    The head priest at a temple with more than 780 years of history gives his insights on life through the teachings of Buddha, offering 90 tips for increased harmony and lasting contentment. We were given… … Details

  • How to Reset Your Worldly Desires
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    How to Reset Your Worldly Desires 煩悩リセット稽古帖

    Written by a charismatic young Buddhist monk, this comic-book-styled guide reveals methods that can be easily implemented to reduce the stress and negativity of daily life that stem from such universal areas of struggle as… … Details

  • Simply Zen?Vegetarian Cooking to Satisfy the Soul
    Kakuhō Aoe

    Based on the vegetarian cuisine at Zen Buddhist monasteries, the delicious, healthy recipes in this book can all be made in three easy steps. Each of these “Zen soul food” dishes is nutritious yet low… … Details

  • Architectural Study of the Temple of Messene at Ancient Messene
    Jūkō Itō

    Major archeological excavations of the classical city-state of Messene on the Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece have been underway since the 1980s, headed up by Professor Petros Themelis and the Society of Messenian Archaeological Studies.… … Details

  • Mahalla and its Educational Role
    Asuka Kawano

    This is the English translation of a book originally published in Japanese in 2010 as “Kyōiku” suru kyōdōtai: Uzubekisutan ni okeru kokumin keisei to chiiki shakai kyōiku (Collective Guidance: Nation-Building and Community Education in Uzbekistan).… … Details

  • Tidying Up: Zen Practice
    Shunmyō Masuno

    Tidying Up: Zen Practice 片づける 禅の作法

    We all live surrounded by countless material things. Sometimes the accumulation of unnecessary stuff cluttering up our living spaces makes it difficult to find the items we really need. In this book a Zen priest… … Details

  • How to Tidy Up in Harmony with the Universe as Revealed to Me by God
    Yukie Kusaka

    How to Tidy Up in Harmony with the Universe as Revealed to Me by God 神様が教えてくれた 宇宙とつながる片づけ方

    All people receive energy from the universe, writes author Yukie Kusaka, and in this book she explains how to declutter and organize your surroundings so that that energy can circulate freely to foster well-being and… … Details

  • Happiness Without Money
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    Japanese Buddhist monk Ryūnosuke Koike, whose works have been published in Korea, Taiwan, and China, illustrates many ways to find happiness in this world regardless of one’s financial situation. By abandoning our greed for money… … Details

  • The Wisdom of Buddha
    Ryūnosuke Koike

    The Wisdom of Buddha 超訳 ブッダの言葉

    Japanese Buddhist monk Ryūnosuke Koike reinterprets into accessible present-day concepts 190 personally selected quotations on spiritual training taught by Gautama Buddha 2,500 years ago. According to Koike, the teachings of Buddha are not just pieces… … Details

  • An Almanac of Delectables
    Chieko Hirota

    An Almanac of Delectables おいしい歳時記

    Following the seasons through a full year, this is a book of recipes for foods that are traditionally linked with events on the Japanese calendar. Saijiki in the Japanese title refers to what might be… … Details

  • Japanese Food for Every Day
    Noriko Araki

    Japanese Food for Every Day まいにちの和食

    Some people are intimidated by traditional Japanese cookery because they think it is complicated and takes too much time and effort, notes author Noriko Araki, but if they follow the instructions she provides one step… … Details

  • The Basic 200
    Makiko Oda

    The Basic 200 The基本200

    This book provides recipes for 200 entrées, sides, and rice dishes that can be considered staples of Japanese home cooking today. The assortment of recipes covers all bases with an eclectic mix of native Japanese… … Details

  • Romantic Journey: The Beautiful Coloring Book with a Story
    Inko Kotoriyama

    Romantic Journey: The Beautiful Coloring Book with a Story 物語のある美しい塗り絵 ロマンチック・ジャーニー

    Designed around a fanciful story, this coloring book turns into a beautiful picture book once its pages are completed. One night, Lulu the cow has a dream in which she sees a handsome bull with… … Details