Lifestyle / Green Living

The Art of Setting Stones


Philosophical essays on the beauty and meaning of traditional Japanese gardens.

A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics


Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese Aesthetics.

Green Tea Living


Homespun wisdom from Japan updated for today's "green lifestyle" choices.


How to Take a Japanese Bath


An intoxicating, illustrated guide to Japan's ritual of hot-tub bathing.

Japaneseness


 

Can traditional Japanese life concepts--like loyalty, harmony, meticulousness--make sense in Western societies? Here are 76 ideas for "decluttering the spirit."

 

Shinto Meditations for Revering the Earth


The first book in English to apply ancient Japanese Shinto traditions to daily spiritual fulfillment.

Tenryu-ji


A beloved Japanese Zen temple, viewed through its monks, gardens, prayers, and art.

The Big Bang, the Buddha, and the Baby Boom


Hang on for a wild journey through the political and spiritual adventures of the baby-boom generation


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