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BOOKS (from Amazon)

The following is a list of books mentioned in the Temple Tales Newsletter, by Episode number (and therefore date), most recent first. It will really help me keep this going if you make your purchase through The Temple Guy!Remember:

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Chiba, Reiko: The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan
A quick introduction to these quaint and fascinating characters, individually and as a group





Kwok, Man-ho, and Joanne O'Brien: The Eight Immortals of Taoism: Legends and Fables of Popular Taoism
Twenty-eight legends and "fairy tales" about the Eight Immortals of Daoism


Porter, Bill (Red Pine): Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits
Bill Porter travels south of Xi'an to interview hermits, both monks and nuns, leading solitary lives in quiet contemplation.


Koh Kok Kiang: The Eight Immortals Cross the Sea (AsiaPac comic book)
This story of the Eight Immortals is brought to life by the comic illustrations of Chan Kok Sing.





Porter, Bill (Red Pine): The Platform Sutra: The Zen Teaching of Hui-neng
Porter's translation of, and commentary on, one of the most important (Chan) Zen texts, the only book by a Chinese author widely considered to be a sutra, a term usually reserved for the words of the Buddha or his direct disciples.


Porter, Bill (Red Pine): Zen Baggage
Bill Porter visits sites associated with the first six patriarchs of Chan (Zen).



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