Asia Wisdom Collection - Universal App
By Cognitive Bits
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The fundamental works of Eastern wisdom that guided the Chinese Emperors, the Samurai or the itinerant monks: Art of War, The Tao Teh King, Book of Five Rings, Gateless Gate, Confucian Analects and others rare masterpieces.
Learn all about Zen, Buddhism, Tao and the samurai spirit, in a unique ergonomic reader.
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❝One of the best eastern philosophy compilations for iPhone/iPad by far. Such a great collection that could cost a lot of money but doesn't. If you are thinking about getting this then do it ❞
❝Excellent beginning for understanding the culture.❞
❝The best translations and most beautiful texts.❞
❝Very well implemented. A real gem for lovers of the Asian spiritual traditions!❞
❝Good reference great price!❞
✽ "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu - the most famous strategy and military work in the history of mankind.
✽ "Book of Five Rings" by samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi - the legendary masterpiece on strategy and sword fighting written in the 17th century
✽ "The Tao Teh King" - or the Tao and Its Characteristics by Lao-Tse. Written around the 6th century BC by the sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, "Old Master") - fundamental to the Taoist school of Chinese philosophy
✽ "Confucian Analects" - a collection of sayings written down by Confucius' students in the period approximately seventy years after his death (ca. 479 BCE - 221 BCE), the representative work of Confucianism which continues to have a tremendous influence on East Asian thought and values
✽ "Zen for Americans" - Soyen Shaku - a book of essays by a zen buddhist who visited the United States at the beginning of 20th century, instructing the western reader to the basic concepts, principles and theories of Zen Buddhism.
✽ "Gateless Gate" - a fundamental Zen Buddhism work by the Chinese Zen master Wumen Hui-k'ai (Japanese: Mumon Ekai), published in 1228 and including 48 fundamental Chan(Zen) koans.
✽ "The Book of Tea" - Kakuzo Okakura (1906) - The aesthetics of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, and its connection to the Japanese world-view as a whole. An exotic and instructive work discussing Asian philosophies in the context of the famous Tea Ceremony.
✽ "Bushido - the Soul of Japan" by Inazo Nitobe
✽ "Manual of Zen Buddhism" by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
✽ "The Gospel of Buddha" by Paul Carus
What's New in Version 3.0
• Fixed compatibility issue with iOS6. No more crashes!
• iPhone 5 - ready! Universal app tuned for best looks on all your iDevices!
• Great new user interface, awesome readability with multiple font choices, better page swipe, night theme, brightness control, quotes saving and navigation.
Tremendous value. Easy to use. Great selection of titles. Well done.
Very enlightening while clear and understandable. Highly recommended for the curious.
This is a great collection for reading and learning some fundamentals of Asian wisdom.
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- Category: Books
- Updated: Oct 17, 2012
- Version: 3.0
- Size: 11.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Cognitive Bits Software srl
- © 2009 Alex Brie
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.