7 essential Eastern philosophy books

Discover the holistic and all-encompassing philosophies of the ancient East.

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  • Taoist philosophy teaches its adherents the paradoxical action of non-action.
  • Over three thousand years ago, the I Ching conceptualized binary code and influenced major asian religions
  • Ram Dass and Herman Hesse synthesized western scientific and philosophic views with traditional eastern religions to inform their teachings.
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Philosopher Alan Watts on the difference between money and wealth

What would you do if money was no object?

  • Philosopher, Alan Watts believed we too easily mistake the symbolic for the real.
  • If money was no object, we'd seek what we truly desire.
  • Watts believed we can only have so much ostentatious consumption.
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If you focus on the benefits of mindfulness, is it still mindfulness?

Mindfulness mediation has many benefits, but to focus on the benefits is to miss the point of mindfulness. 

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