“Kabir: Ecstatic Poems” translated by Robert Bly

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Originally published in 1976, with more than 75,000 copies in print, this collection of poems by fifteenth-century ecstatic poet Kabir is full of thought. Columbia University professor of religion John Stratton Hawley has contributed an introduction that makes clear Kabir’s immense importance to the contemporary reader and praises Bly’s intuitive translations. By making every reader… Read more »

“The Essential Gandhi” by Mohandas K. Gandhi

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“Gandhi was inevitable. If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. . . . We may ignore him at our own risk.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mohandas K. Gandhi, called Mahatma (“great soul”), was the father of modern India, but his influence has spread well beyond the subcontinent and is as important today as… Read more »

“Infinite Life: Awakening to Bliss Within” by Bob Thurman

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One of Time magazine’s 25 Most Influential People in America writes about taking responsibility for our own happiness and our actions. Robert Thurman is America’s most popular and charismatic Buddhist. His first book, Inner Revolution, is an international bestseller and his lectures sell out to thousands. Infinite Life demonstrates that our every action has infinite… Read more »

“Collected Poems 1947-1997″ by Allen Ginsberg

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Here, for the first time, is a volume that gathers the published verse of Allen Ginsberg in its entirety, a half century of brilliant work from one of America’s great poets. The chief figure among the Beats, Ginsberg changed the course of American poetry, liberating it from closed academic forms with the creation of open,… Read more »