Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  

Book: Hidden Gardens of Japan 日本の秘庭 by John Lander
Hidden Gardens of Japan The book explores relatively unseen gardens throughout Japan, those that have been overlooked by mass tourism and retain their original calm. Occasionally these gardens are not as famous as their cousins for different reasons: the temple priest is not interested in their sanctuary becoming a tourist attraction, or their location does not permit large tour buses. Certain [...]
 
Book: The Very Delicious Strawberry - Twenty Illustrated Zen Stories Adapted for Children by Tim Johnson
Let these traditional Zen Koans (short stories) inspire the whole family to live a healthier more mindful life. Give your child the tools to appreciate more, worry less, build confidence and take inspiration from the ideals of Buddhism that have helped generations of the past do the same. Adapted from Zen Buddhist writings dating back as far as the twelfth century, these stories have been [...]
 
Book: Always In Tao by Brian Taylor
Eastern philosophy meets self help and incorporates progressive meditation and thinking. Whether you are new to meditation or are practically the Dali Lama you can learn something about self discovery and self actualization from this book. What inspired you to write this book? I was inspired to write the book because of the questions I was asked by newcomers to meditation, particularly the [...]
 
Book: Empty Thoughts from an Empty Head by Tony Sandy
This book and the preceding one (written at the same time) arose out, out of the urge in Tony Sandy to, try to understand why his language teaching series was not taking off. It also came about as he tried to make sense of the world he found himself in, as well as basic questions about reality (covered mostly in the first book). This particular volume has got lost in meditations on various [...]
 
Book: Fly Like a Dragonfly & Shine Like a Diamond - A Holistic Approach to Doing Your Best by Peter J Karlsson
This book provides you with a systematic and holistic approach to personal development and self-actualization. To become both achieved and fulfilled, we need to learn how to build trust and engage in win-win cooperation with others. We need to understand why we end up with so many competing commitments and why it is so difficult to communicate with others even about the simplest things. Learn [...]
 
Book: Live Your Life, Forget the Diet, Find Your Zen by Kenny Glover
Is it possible to reach and maintain a goal weight by eating the same foods found in your daily life? Looking for the perfect diet; Find Your Zen instead. Discover where the balance for mind, body, and spirit can be found. Become a part of the natural world. Start up the trail to a Happy, Healthy Life by answering these questions: Figure out why you are eating? What time of day are you hungry? [...]
 
Book: The 1918 Shikoku Pilgrimage of Takamure Itsue - An English translation of Musume Junreiki by Susan Tennant
A young woman of 24 set off alone in 1918 to walk the 1400 kilometre pilgrimage route around the island of Shikoku. Her dream of a solitary journey ended when an old man of 73 met early on her journey insisted that he accompany her as servant and protector because he believed that she was an attendant of Kannon Bosatsu. This book is her account of their extraordinary experiences during the five [...]
 
Book: Zen and the Art of Home Theater Seating - 8 Easy Steps to Choose a Home Theater Chair (Home Theater 101) by Bryan Tarafa
What is home theater seating? If you've ever been to a reclining chair movie theater, you've sat on a theater chair. But this one is for your home. It's a La-Z-Boy with cupholders. A home theater chair is one of the most comfortable, advanced and luxurious parts of your home theater, but ... It's not easy to choose one. The many combinations of leather, USB ports, ambient lighting, sizes, [...]
 
Book: Crooked by Chris Foster
This book is about life. To describe it with a single metaphor would be like putting the universe into a single equation. It is not all that feasible. With how complex it is, everyones always trying to figure everything out, their minds kicking up dust as they run and run. But when they sit and breathe, the dust settles, and they see what was right in front of them all along. The chapters explain [...]
 
Book: Keep on Running by Ben Coulter
"Number 1 Amazon best-seller" A masterclass in Crime Fiction, taking you to places other authors fear to tread. Addressing raw social issues such as addiction and violence, whilst giving you action, humor and on the edge of your seat suspense. Keep on Running will draw you in to its Far Eastern whirlwind, gnaw at your soul, then spit it out leaving you craving for more. Ben Coulter truly is in a [...]
 
Book: Rupee Millionaires by Frank Kusy
Want to make a million? Be careful... Impoverished Frank and unpredictable rogue Spud have a plan - to make a million. There is only one small problem...they are trying to do it in India. Starting out on a windy market stall in London's St Martin's-in-the-Field market and progressing to the colourful bazaars of Delhi and Rajasthan, the two bumbling entrepreneurs battle all manner of local [...]
 
Book: Ten Yen True by Christina St. Clair, Amanda Armstrong
Kaizen! That's what Caitlin, JJ, Paul, and Tommy need--to change for the better. When they each mysteriously receive one of four ten yen coins, none of them know or understand why or where their journey is about to take them. Ten Yen True intertwines the lives of four people, all of whom have need of one another to bring about healing and wholeness and are being mysteriously helped by a Japanese [...]
 
Book: Kevin and I in India by Frank Kusy
Acclaimed as one of the funniest and true to life stories about India ever written, this 'diary of disaster' was an instant bestseller upon publication in 1986 and remains a firm favourite with readers today. "Relentlessly honest, refreshingly uncontrived, this diary really - works." (The Sunday Tribune) "India, at low-budget tourist level, is buffeting and bullying. But over - four months [...]
 
Book: Shiatsu. Skills development - In Spa therapies framework by Malini Chaudhri
Shiatsu is a world class heritage science fundamental to mental, emotional and spiritual wellness based on a Japanese legacy. The principles of centering and harnessing of human energy for healing or self development is beautifully conveyed in the book. This book is developed for a Shiatsu course based on global Occupational Standards with technical structure. It preserves the essence of the [...]
 
Book: Blaming Japhy Rider - Memoir of a Dharma Bum Who Survived by Philip A. Bralich Ph.D.
Inspired by and responding to Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums, this memoir details the psychological and spiritual triumph over severe psychological difficulties caused by a series of traumas endured in the Peace Corps in West Africa in 1978. Surveying the spiritual landscape of America through the seventies to the present in Zen, Tibetan Buddhist, New Age and Christian movements, this memoir [...]
 
Book: Liberty Ramblings - Social and Political Poetic Justice by Kit Clayton
Liberty cannot be forced, it must be chosen; chosen at acceptance, chosen to keep, and chosen to defend. These musings reflect on the tenets and gift of Liberty; it delves into social and political aspects of joys and downfalls of Liberty. During this journey, the poems reflect on the importance of the true meaning of the pursuit of hapiness, and how it ties into our living in the now. Liberty [...]
 
Book: How to Find Work in the Movies - Zen and the Art of Creating a Career in Film by Vince Onken
This 2nd edition guide ("How to Find Work in the Movies" gold cover with film slate) is available in both kindle and paperback and contains valuable insider information for people seeking a career in film and/or video production, in any professional capacity, including producing, directing, acting, writing, cinematography, special F/X and any set technician or office job. Using real life examples [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to Thailand by Jack L. Roberts
Imagine a country where everybody smiles all the time. The young explorers in your family don't have to just imagine it. They can read all about it in A Kid's Guide to Thailand - an easy-to-read book jam-packed with colorful photographs, fun facts, charts and maps, and captivating information about the people and the culture of this delightful country once known as Siam. A Kid's Guide to Thailand [...]
 
Book: Dog-Ma - the Zen of Slobber by Barbara Boswell Brunner
"Barbara's vivid and dramatic stories, told with a wicked sense of humor, will make you laugh out loud. She definitely gets what living with rescued dogs (nine of them!) is all about. This book will inspire you with the couple's unstinting love, devotion, and respect for dogs as family members. You'll be glad to include it in your treasured collection of great dog books." --Allen and Linda [...]
 
Book: Desert Ramblings - Arid Ebbs of Consciousness by Kit Clayton
If you have ever desired to stand at the peak of a mountain, and feel the power of Earth whispering to you, this anthology is for you. If you have ever felt a soft breeze which evoked you being able to see messages being blown by, these poems will have meaning for you. Spaces and places have deeper universal meaning, and by opening our soul and allowing it to look and listen, and then to see and [...]
 
Book: Reiki - A Complete Guide by Adrian Holland
An ancient art revealed... What is Reiki and what does it do? How does it work, and how do we use it? These questions and many more are answered in the amazing new book! Reiki is usually taught on four levels One, Two, Advanced and Master. However, there are actually eighteen levels. For the first time all levels are incorporated together... There is a lot of interest in 'Spiritual' or 'Natural' [...]
 
Book: The Zen Man by Colleen Collins
It's just another ho-ho-hum defense lawyers' Christmas party...until one of them is murdered. Semifinalist Best Indie Books of 2012, The Kindle Book Reviews - BookRooster Reviewers' Pick 2013 - "Great humor. Great dialogue." ~New York Times best-selling author Dorien Kelly, co-author with Janet Evanovich "Love in a Nutshell" and "The Husband List" "This book immediately drew me in. The [...]
 
Book: Bring Me Sunshine by Wendy Storer
BRING ME SUNSHINE is on The Guardian Newspaper's List of Readers' Recommended Indie Books! http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2013/dec/05/readers-recommended-self-published-authors - Ever since Daisy's little brother Sam was born, life has been a challenge. It's not just about mum dying, or dad's famous rock band breaking up, or even about Uncle Ziggy disappearing. It's more to do with [...]
 
Book: Ascending Spiral - Humanity's Last Chance by Bob Rich
Join us on an epic journey older than civilization itself - Dr. Pip Lipkin has lived for 12,000 years, incarnated many times as man, woman, and even as species beyond our world and senses. But he's here for a reason: to pay restitution for an ancient crime by working to save humanity from certain destruction. Ascending Spiral is a book that will take the reader to many different places and times, [...]
 
Book: The Mist of God - Volume Three of the Magdala Trilogy by Peter Longley
With vivid prose and compelling characters, The Mist of God offers a captivating glimpse into Biblical times. The destinies of Linus Flavian, Maria of Magdala, and their son, Marcus, play out in this dramatic first-century story that spans the extremities of the known world of that time, from Britannia to India. The Roman Empire is rising to its height while a fledging religious sect of Judaism [...]
 
Book: White Cloud Retreat (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Book 3) by Dianne Harman
Everyone has secrets. Even a wine-making Zen Master. What could possibly go wrong at a beautiful Oregon vineyard overlooking the ocean? Could the White Cloud Retreat Center on the vineyard, run by a world famous Buddhist Zen Master hold a deep, dark secret? Murder, for one thing, but who could possibly have a motive for killing the beloved Zen Master? Solving the mystery is the job of Sheriff [...]
 
Book: Confessions of a Mystic - There is no more by Mark Gerard Craig
The Tao that you can name is not the true Tao. The perspective that you think is ultimate truth is not "The Truth." Like a slippery fish it wriggles free from our grip and returns to the deep from whence it came. Can a person catch the wind and hold it in their cupped hands? Of course not. It is foolish to even contemplate doing so. Yet, the wild and uncontainable impulse that is God, some [...]
 
Book: The Whole Elephant - Finding a new language for God by Mark Gerard Craig
David Tacey in his book, "The Spirituality Revolution" argues that "all symbols [and] representations of the divine die, and society has to set about to renew and remake its sacred images" (2003, p.158). "The Whole Elephant" investigates the limits of language currently used for explaining the nature of divinity and proposes a new language. It sets about taking up the task set by Tacey, proposing [...]
 
Book: Ginger the Buddha Cat (Ginger the Cat) by Frank Kusy
Ginger is back, and facing a tough decision. Sausages or enlightenment? "...wise and worldly, yet wonderfully sweet and silly. Lovely..." "...great fun, touching and laugh out loud funny. Will appeal to both children and adults alike..." "...deliciously rebellious and very, very funny, yet amongst the entertainment is a powerful message and an easy-going introduction to Buddhist philosophy..." [...]
 
Book: Ginger the Gangster Cat (Ginger the Cat) by Frank Kusy
Ginger returns from the dead - to carry out the most cunning cat crime of the century. In Barcelona. Ginger is not a happy cat. He's fat, he's ugly, and he's getting old. He also lives in Surrey. But Ginger's days of mediocrity are over. His lifetime dream - his consuming cat-crime passion - is to go to Barcelona and steal a whole lorry-load of tasty tapas specialities. And when he meets poor [...]
 
Book: The Buddhist by Stephen Hazlett
Daisy MacCallum, a native Scot who came to the U.S. as a young girl, is now seventy years old, living the simple life of a Buddhist at a Tibetan monastery in Pennsylvania. Her grown children, Mac and Jennie, see Daisy's "calling" as fitting right in with the other strange doings of their odd mother's life. Privately, they refer to it as "Daisy's Buddhist Thing." Daisy becomes seriously ill and [...]
 
Book: Splinterbone - Making Peace With the Pain of Arthritis by Laura Folk
Splinterbone is a book I wrote for two reasons. One was to deal with the passing of my mother, and the other was to help process the physical pain I was undergoing due to arthritis. The cover photo is a picture of an actual bone fragment from my mothers cremation ashes. I did not have a good camera at the time so the picture is blurry. When I touched the bone it disintegrated, almost like my [...]
 
Book: THE FIVE JEWELS - Reflecting upon life's ultimate questions by Mark Gerard Craig
Whether we are religious or not, there are five key questions we are confronted with by virtue of our humanity. This book is an attempt to respond to these questions thoughtfully and practically. The last thing anyone needs are pious platitudes and spiritual cliches to explain the mystery at the very heart of human experience. "The Five Jewels" provides a welcome change and touch of authentic [...]
 
Book: The Mysterious Case of God's Non-existence - Investigating the nature of the Real by Mark Gerard Craig
The existence of God is considered by many in the world today to be a fiction with little basis in what is generally deemed actual or real. Curiously, the multiplicity of metaphysical ideas, supernatural properties and mythological figures attached to the God hypothesis have never been and will never be synonymous with God. They were never intended to be so. People like Richard Dawkins and [...]
 
Book: Mindful Meditation For Beginners From Zero to Zen in Ten - A No-Nonsense Starter Guide For Seekers And Skeptics (One Hew Habit) by Grace Stevens
If you have ever been curious about mindfulness meditation, then this book is for you! Moving past the hype and getting straight into the best and easy strategies to practice mindfulness meditation, this is the perfect quick start guide for beginners. Even people who are experienced with mindfulness meditation will find something fun and new in this beginner's guide. Learn the easiest strategies [...]
 


Books:  

  




Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.