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Cleary, Thomas F. 1949-

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Works: 491 works in 1,622 publications in 3 languages and 35,387 library holdings
Genres: Meditations  Quotations  Military history  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Sacred books  Handbooks and manuals  Caricatures and cartoons  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Photographer, Other, Contributor, Adapter, Compiler, Commentator
Classifications: U101, 355.02
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Publications about Thomas F Cleary
Publications by Thomas F Cleary
Most widely held works by Thomas F Cleary
The essential Koran : the heart of Islam : an introductory selection of readings from the Qurʼan by Thomas F Cleary( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,193 libraries worldwide
Presents English translations of the primary teachings of the Koran, and features notes on the spiritual language and psychology of the sacred text
Entry into the inconceivable : an introduction to Hua-yen Buddhism by Thomas F Cleary( file )
20 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,067 libraries worldwide
Moon in a dewdrop by Dōgen( file )
16 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,991 libraries worldwide
"The Heart of Dogen's Shobogenzo provides annotated translations of the difficult core essays of Shobogenzo, the masterwork of Japanese Zen master Dogen Kigen, the founder of Soto Zen. This book is centered around those essays that generations have regarded as containing the essence of Dogen's teaching. These translations, revised from those that first appeared in the 1970s, clarify and enrich the understanding of Dogen's religious thought and his basic ideas about Zen practice and doctrine. Dogen's uncommon intellectual gifts, combined with a profound religious attainment and an extraordinary ability to articulate it, make Shobogenzo unique even in the vast literature the Zen school has produced over the centuries, securing it a special place in the history of world religious literature."--BOOK JACKET
Understanding reality : a Taoist alchemical classic by Boduan Zhang( file )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
The art of war by Sunzi( Book )
61 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in Spanish and English and held by 1,681 libraries worldwide
This new translation of the Chinese masterpiece of military strategy helps readers apply the principles of military victory to the relationships in their own lives and teaches how to bring about the desired outcome in all the challenges of life
The analects (Lun yü) by Confucius( Book )
22 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
Gathers selections from the Analects of Confucius grouped by subject following the order of the I Ching
The essential Tao : an initiation into the heart of Taoism through the authentic Tao te ching and the inner teachings of Chuang-Tzu by Thomas F Cleary( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
This is Thomas Cleary's translation of two classic Chinese books describing the essential philosophy and practice of Tao, written long ago as maps of the Way: Tao Te Ching and Chuang-tzu. Cleary's bold new translations restore, as no other translations have yet done, the remarkable power and mind-opening distinctiveness of the original Chinese. Composed in China over two thousand years ago and widely regarded as classics of world literature as well as honored for their. practical wisdom, the Tao Te Ching and Chuang-tzu cover a wide range of subjects, from politics and economy to psychology and mysticism, from strategies for managing stress and maintaining health to ways to strengthen one's consciousness in a turbulent world. Together, these texts present the philosophical and practical core of classical Taoism while making Taoism's teachings more accessible than ever before to the western reader. "Few of the world's great books," writes
A book of five rings by Musashi Miyamoto( Book )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
"The Book of Five Rings" was composed in 1643 by the famed duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi. Thomas Cleary's translation is immediately accessible, with an introduction that presents the spiritual background of the warrior tradition. Along with Musashi's text, Cleary translates here another important Japanese classic on leadership and strategy, "The Book of Family Traditions on the Art of War" by Yagyu Munenori, which highlights the ethical and spiritual insights of Taoism and Zen as they apply to the way of the warrior
Soul of the samurai by Thomas F Cleary( file )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Thomas Cleary's translation of Code of the Samurai introduced the social, political, and organizational principles of samurai culture, including loyalty to family, a sense of service and duty, and the rules for dealing with allies and enemies. In Soul of the Samurai, Cleary delves into the key influence of Zen on the samurai's combat style, from its emphasis on detachment-meaning a willingness to sacrifice life (including one's own)-to the attempt to clear the mind and "be in the moment," which freed the swordsman's mind from distractions and allowed him to act in an instant. Includ
The Japanese art of war : understanding the culture of strategy by Thomas F Cleary( Book )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Military rule and the martial tradition of the samurai have dominated Japanese culture for centuries, virtually to the present day. According to Thomas Cleary--translator of more than twenty-five classics of Asian philosophy--the Japanese people have been so steeped in the way of the warrior that some of the manners and mentality of this outlook remain embedded in their individual and collective consciousness. Cleary shows how well-known attributes such as the reserve and mystery of formal Japanese behavior are deeply rooted in the ancient strategies of the traditional arts of war. Citing original Japanese sources that are popular among Japanese readers today, he reveals the hidden forces behind Japanese attitudes and conduct in political, business, social, and personal life.--From publisher description
The Dhammapada : sayings of Buddha : translated from the original Pali ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
"Thomas Cleary, the widely acclaimed and respected translator of Asian philosophy, now provides a new and vibrant translation of one of the most beloved and accessible works of early Buddhism: the Dhammapada. In a rendering that is both classical and contemporary, he faithfully restores the simple purity and elegance of the original text."--BOOK JACKET. "The quest for inner peace and individual liberation is one of the most ancient endeavors of humankind. Five hundred years before Christ, Gautama Buddha became one of the great leaders in that spiritual journey. The Dhammapada is a collection of Buddha's sayings as passed down by his followers and drawn from the seminal Pali Canon. It is perhaps the best primer of Buddhism. Its teachings on the dhamma, the moral path of life, encourage the development of self-mastery and strength of character and point the way toward a heightened awareness of self and reality ... and toward the ultimate attainment of enlightenment."--BOOK JACKET. "Punctuated with the translator's insightful notes and comments, the Dhammapada brings to life the independence of thought and freedom of spirit of Buddha, making this remarkable work not only a text on living but a living text."--Jacket
Code of the samurai : a modern translation of the Bushidō shoshinshū by Yūzan Daidōji( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 525 libraries worldwide
"Code of the Samurai is a four-hundred-year-old explication of the rules and expectations embodied in Bushido, the Japanese Way of the Warrior, which has played a major role in shaping the behavior of modern Japanese government, corporations, society, and individuals, as well as in shaping the modern martial arts within Japan and internationally. The Japanese original of this book, Bushido Shoshinshu, has been one of the prime sources on the tenets of Bushido. With a clear, conversational narrative by Thomas Cleary, and line drawings by master illustrator Oscar Ratti, this book is indispensable to the corporate executive, student of Asian culture, and martial artist."--Jacket
The Taoist classics : the collected translations of Thomas Cleary by Thomas F Cleary( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Vitality, energy, spirit. "This comprehensive anthology traces the teaching on the "three treasures"-- vitality, energy, and spirit-- through the long history of Taoism. Along with brief selections from the classics texts of Lao-tuz and Chuang-tzu, the books presents a rich selection of tales and sayings from Taoist literature, as well as a broad range of writings from the Complete Reality school."--Jacket
The Taoist I ching by Yiming Liu( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
The text is considered to be one of the oldest of the Chinese classics. The first part of the present volume is the text of the I Ching proper - the sixty-four hexagrams plus sayings on the hexagrams and their lines, with the commentary composed by Liu I-ming, A Taoist adept, in 1796. The second part is Liu I-ming's commentary on two sections added to the I Ching by earlier commentators, believed to be members of the original Confucian school. These two sections are known as the Overall Images and the Mixed Hexagrams. In total the book illuminates the Taoist inner teachings as practiced in the School of Complete Reality
Twilight goddess : spiritual feminism and feminine spirituality by Thomas F Cleary( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
"Much has been written about the Goddess in recent times: the general understanding is that Goddess worship died with the pagans, stamped out by the patriarchal "world religions" that followed. Here, in a guided tour of the feminine principles, symbols, and imagery found in Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism, and the Sufi tradition of Islam, Twilight Goddess proves that the female face of the divine has never really disappeared from religion - including those normally seen as patriarchal. To the contrary: whether conceptualized as deity, saint, mythic figure, archetype, or abstract principle, the Divine Feminine has manifested in ways both hidden and overt in all four traditions."--Jacket
Minding mind : a course in basic meditation ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Some types of meditation are aimed at promoting a sense of confidence and well-being in everyday life, while other types focus on producing altered states of consciousness, transcending the world, or developing skills for serving other people. The instructions in this book focus on the highest type of all, "pure, clear meditation": a state of true objectivity that enables the practitioner to use all the other types of meditation freely and consciously, without becoming fixated or obsessed. Minding Mind is based on traditional texts by renowned teachers from various Buddhist schools of China, Japan, and Korea
Further teachings of Lao-tzu : understanding the mysteries : a translation of the Taoist classic Wen-Tzu by Lao zi( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
A collection of ancient Taoist teachings elaborating on the teachings of the Tao Te Ching in a series of discourses attributed to Lao- tzu
Zen essence : the science of freedom ( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Translation of an anthology of teachings drawn from the records of the great Chinese Zen masters of the Tang and Sung dynasties
Mastering the art of war by Liang Zhuge( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Presents commentaries and summaries of Sun Tzu's classic two-thousand-year-old text, "The Art of War", by two prominent fourteenth-century Chinese statesmen that illustrate, in concrete terms, the effectiveness of Tzu's principles
Zen lessons : the art of leadership by Thomas F Cleary( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Gathers the political, social, and psychological teachings of Chinese Zen masters from the tenth to the thirteenth centuries
 
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