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Journey to the West (4-Volume Boxed Set)
Journey to the West
is a classic Chinese mythological novel. It was written during the Ming Dynasty based on traditional folktales. Consisting of 100 chapters, this fantasy relates the adventures of a Tang Dynasty (618-907) priest Sanzang and his three disciples, Monkey, Pig and Friar Sand, as they travel west in search of Buddhist Sutra. The first seven chapters recount the birth of the Monkey King and his rebellion against Heaven. Then in chapters eight to twelve, we learn how Sanzang was born and why he is searching for the scriptures, as well as his preparations for the journey. The rest of the story describes how they vanquish demons and monsters, tramp over the Fiery Mountain, cross the Milky Way, and after overcoming many dangers, finally arrive at their destination - the Thunder Monastery in the Western Heaven - and find the Sutra.

Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal
(Collected Work of Joseph Campbell Series)
Following such volumes as Baksheesh and Brahman, The Inner Reaches of Outer Space, and Thou Art That, this previously unpublished title is Volume six in the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell series. It shows Campbell's remarkable mind engaged with a favorite topic, the myths and metaphors of Asian religions. Myths of Light collects seven lectures and articles on subjects ranging from the ancient Hindu Vedas to Zen koans, Tantric yoga, and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. A worthy companion to Campbell's Asian journals, this volume conveys complex insights through warm, accessible storytelling, revealing the intricacies and secrets of his subjects with his typical enthusiasm.

Baksheesh & Brahman: Asian Journals, India (Joseph Campbell Works.)

A History of Modern Chinese Fiction

Kuan Yin : Myths and Revelations of the Chinese Goddess of Compassion

Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends

The Tale of Genji (Penguin Classics) [BOX SET]
In the tradition of Robert Fagles's translation of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Viking presents a stunning translation of Lady Murasaki's exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan. Written in the eleventh century, The Tale of Genji is widely celebrated as the world's first novel, but as Donald Keene has observed, it is also "one of its greatest." Genji the Shining Prince, the son of an emperor, is a passionate character whose tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes form the core of this magnificent epic. Throughout, The Tale of Genji offers a lively and well-rounded glimpse of golden age Japan with a cast of characters as richly conceived and nuanced as those of Proust. Royall Tyler's superb translation...

Chinese Dragons (Images of Asia)
This richly illustrated volume takes the reader on a journey through the complexities of dragon lore: the evolution of the Chinese dragon, the different types of dragons and their uses, the diverse art inspired by dragons, and dragon legends and sightings.

Basho's Narrow Road: Spring & Autumn Passages : Narrow Road to the Interior and the Renga Sequence : A Farewell Gift to Sora : Two Works (Rock Spring Collection of Japanese Literature)

In Ghostly Japan (Classics of Japanese Literature)

Tales of Tibet

Chinese Myths (British Museum--Legendary Past Series)

Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

Folk Stories of the Hmong : Peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam
The first collection of authentic Hmong tales to be published commercially in the English language, this book focuses on 27 captivating tales including creation myths; how / why stories; and tales of love, magic, and fun.

To Swim in Our Own Pond : Ta Ve Ta Tam Ao Ta : A Book of Vietnamese Proverbs
Reading level: Ages 4-8

Asian Mythologies

The Origin of Chinese Deities

Shyaan Am! : Tuvan Folk Tales

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