Download E-books ?? ?? - The World of Weiqi [CN] (1994.01) PDF

A semi-monthly chinese language move journal confirmed in October 1984 to hide the Japan-China tremendous cross matches.

The simple point of the content material assumes larger wisdom of the sport than is common in Western cross magazines. Weiqi Tiandi beneficial properties in-depth classes which final for a approximately 20 matters and concentrate on fuseki, joseki or different elements of the game.

Beginning in 2005, each one concerns has grown to approximately a hundred pages two times a month. With the rise in dimension, the binding has replaced from folded and stapled (like pass World), to the glued "perfect binding" used for paperback books.

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Download E-books 南懷瑾選集(第四卷)禪宗與道家·道家、密宗與東方神秘學·靜坐修道與長生不老 PDF

By 南懷瑾

禪宗與道家
出版說明
舉辦宗教哲學專題講演的旨趣(代序)
前言
禪宗與佛學
一、 佛學與中國文化的因緣
二、 佛學內容簡介
(一) 印度文化的背景
(二) 印度上古的形勢與國情
(三) 釋迦出家成道對於人類世界的貢獻
1. 建立師道的莊嚴
2. 破除印度傳統的階級觀念
3. 歸納印度上古傳統宗教的輪迴之說
4. 開拓宇宙觀與世界觀
5. 調和裁定形而上的本體論
(四) 大乘佛教和小乘佛教
1. 小乘的思想
2. 小乘的實踐
3. 小乘的求證方法
4. 大乘的思想
5. 大乘的實踐
6. 大乘求證的方法
三、 禪宗概要
(一) 有關禪宗的史跡
1. 禪宗所謂的“教外別傳”
2. 禪宗的禪
3. 達摩大師初傳的禪宗
(二) 初唐以前禪宗開展的影響
1. 關於六祖的開悟
2. 關於“不思善,不思惡”的問題
3. 關於“不是風動,不是幡動,是仁者心動”的問題
(三) 唐初禪宗興盛的大勢
(四) 研究禪宗的幾個鎖鑰
1. 時代方言的注意
2. 幾個重要術語的了解
(1) 禪宗語錄
(2) 禪宗機鋒
(3) 棒喝
3. 研讀禪宗典籍的重點
4. 必須具備禪學與文學的素養
(五) 禪宗的中心及其目的
1. 禪的目的與涅?
2. 宋元以後注重參禪的禪風
(1) 參話頭與止觀、禪那的關係
(2) 看念頭
(3) 參話頭
3. 元明以後禪宗的三關界說與參禪的境界
(六) 禪宗與理學的關係
(七) 禪宗與中國文學
1. 隋唐以後文學意境的轉變與禪宗
(1) 詩
(2) 詞曲
(3) 小說
2. 禪與文學的重要性
(1) 禪師與詩
(2) 宗教與文學
四、 禪宗叢林制度與中國文化教育的精神
(一) 佛教原始制度的簡介
(二) 禪宗叢林制度的由來
 1. 叢林的規模
2. 叢林的風規
3. 叢林以修持為中心的禪堂
4. 叢林與中國文教
結論
道家與道教
一、 道家學術思想與黃老、老莊的淵源
二、 隱士思想與道家
三、 方士的學術與道家
四、 關於道家方士學術思想的淵源
五、 道家與道教學術思想的內容
六、 漢魏以後的神仙丹道派
七、 道家與道教宗祖人物思想的略論
八、 道教
九、 道家及道教思想與中國文化的教育精神
道家、密宗與東方神秘學
出版說明
前言
第 一 部 分
道家、密宗與東方神秘學
第一章 道家、密宗與東方神秘學
第二章 密宗的神秘、神秘的密宗
第三章 密宗的神秘
——近於神人之間的龍樹
第四章 密宗理論之依據
第五章 人身的內密
第六章 聲音的奧妙
第七章 聲音對人體神妙的作用
第八章 意密與佛學理論之依據
第九章 意識的神秘之研究
第十章 從世俗到出世
——談意密與觀想
第 二 部 分
道家《易經》與中醫醫理
第一章
第二章
第三章
第四章
第五章
第六章
第七章
第八章
第九章
第 三 部 分
道家學術思想與佛家密宗文化
靜坐修道與長生不老
出版說明
前言
附錄: 修定與參禪法要
南懷瑾先生著述目錄

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Download E-books Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft PDF

By Peter Lovrick

Chinese opera embraces over 360 varied varieties of theatre that make one of many richest functionality arts on this planet. It combines song, speech, poetry, mime, acrobatics, degree struggling with, brilliant face-painting and delightful costumes. First stories of chinese language opera may be baffling simply because its vocabulary of stagecraft is widespread basically to the pro aficionado. Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft makes the adventure extra available for everybody. This ebook makes use of breath-taking photos of chinese language opera in functionality through Hong Kong photographer Siu Wang-Ngai to demonstrate and clarify chinese language opera level process. The booklet explores costumes, gestures, mime, acrobatics, props and level suggestions. every one clarification is followed by means of an instance of its use in an opera and is illustrated by way of in-performance images. Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft presents the reader with a simple grammar for figuring out uniquely chinese language ideas to staging drama.

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Download E-books The Bonesetter's Daughter: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) PDF

By Amy Tan

““As compelling as Tan’s first bestseller, the enjoyment good fortune membership. . . nobody writes approximately moms and daughters with extra empathy than Amy Tan.”
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Ruth younger and her widowed mom, LuLing, have continuously had a tumultuous courting. Now, earlier than she succumbs to forgetfulness, LuLing supplies Ruth a few of her writings, which show a facet of LuLing that Ruth hasn't ever identified. . . .

In a distant mountain village the place ghosts and culture rule, LuLing grows up within the care of her mute important Auntie because the relations endures a curse laid upon a relative often called the bonesetter. while headstrong LuLing rejects the wedding suggestion of the coffinmaker, a stunning sequence of occasions are set in motion–all of which lead again to Ruth and LuLing in sleek San Francisco. the fact that Ruth learns from her mother’s prior will without end swap her conception of relations, love, and forgiveness.

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“Tan at her top . . . wealthy and hauntingly forlorn . . . The writing is so exacting and certain in its detail.”
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Download E-books Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 to the Present PDF

No state in the world has suffered a extra sour historical past nowa days than China. within the moment half the 19th century, it was once considered as doomed to extinction. Its imperial rulers, heading an anachronistic regime, have been introduced low by way of huge, immense revolts, transferring social energy styles, republican revolutionaries, Western incursions to "split the chinese language melon" and a disastrous defeat by means of Japan.

The presence of predatory foreigners has frequently been blamed for China's problems, however the a lot higher reason got here from inside of China itself. within the early 20th century, the empire was once succeeded through warlordism on a big scale, inner divisions, incompetent rule, savage combating among the govt. and the Communists, and a fourteen-year invasion from Japan. 4 years of civil conflict after 1945 ended in the Maoist period, with its purges and repression; the disastrous nice step forward; a famine that killed millions; and the Cultural Revolution.

Yet from this lengthy trauma, China has emerged amazingly within the final 3 a long time as an financial powerhouse set to play an important worldwide political position, its destiny posing one of many nice questions for the twenty-first century because it grapples with huge, immense inner demanding situations. realizing how that transformation happened and what China constitutes this day potential knowing its epic trip due to the fact 1850 and spotting how the previous impacts the current.

Jonathan Fenby tells this turbulent tale with brilliance and perception, spanning a special historic landscape, with a unprecedented forged of characters and a succession of massive occasions. As Confucius stated, to work out the longer term, one needs to clutch the past.

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Download E-books A Bull in China: Investing Profitably in the World's Greatest Market PDF

By Jim Rogers

If the 20th century used to be the yank century, then the twenty-first century belongs to China. Now the only and simply Jim Rogers exhibits how any investor can get in at the floor flooring of “the maximum monetary growth due to the fact England’s business Revolution.”

In this fundamental new publication, one of many world’s such a lot profitable traders, Jim Rogers, brings his unerring funding acumen to undergo in this large and unruly land now being opened to the realm and exploding in potential.

Rogers didn’t simply get up a Sinophile the day before today. He’s been monitoring the chinese language financial system due to the fact he first went to China in 1984 in coaching for his round-the-world bike journey after which back, later, while he observed Shanghai’s newly reopened inventory trade (which gave the impression of an OTB office). within the many years that followed–especially in recent times, with the easing of Communist get together monetary dictates–the evidence converse for themselves:

• The chinese language economy’s development cost has averaged nine percentage because the commence of the 1980s.
• China’s rate reductions cost is over 35 percentage (in the United States, it’s 2 percent).
• forty percentage of China’s output is going to exports (so there’s no crippling international debt).
• $60 billion a yr in direct overseas funding, mixed with a alternate surplus, has introduced Beijing’s foreign exchange reserves to over $1 trillion.
• China’s fastened assets–ports, bridges, and roads–double each and a part years.

In brief, if projections carry, China will surpass the USA because the world’s greatest economic system in as low as 20 years. however the time to behave is now. In A Bull in China, you’ll examine what industries provide the most recent and top possibilities, from energy, power, and agriculture to tourism, water, and infrastructure. In his trademark down-to-earth type, Rogers demystifies the nation guidelines which are riding gains and innovation, takes the intimidation issue out of the A-shares, B-shares, and ADRs of chinese language choices, and encourages any reader to belief his or her personal services (if you’re a motor vehicle mechanic, try out their automobile industry).

A Bull in China additionally gains attention-grabbing profiles of “Red Chip” businesses, equivalent to Yantu Changyu, China’s biggest winemaker, which sells a “Healthy Liquor” line combined with natural medications. Plus, which will export whatever to China yourself–or even purchase land there–Rogers tells you the stairs you want to take.

No different book–and no different author–can higher assist you enjoy the new chinese language revolution. Jim Rogers exhibits you the way to make the “amazing power, strength, and entrepreneurial spirit of one thousand million humans” be just right for you.

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Download E-books Collection of Liu Yuxi (Chinese classical literature series) (中国古典文学基本丛书:刘禹锡集) PDF

By 卞孝萱

刘禹锡(772~842),唐代文学家、哲学家。字梦得。洛阳(今属河南)人,祖籍中山(今河北定县)。他是匈奴族后裔,七世祖刘亮随魏孝文帝迁洛阳,始改汉姓。父刘绪因避安史之乱,举族东迁,寓居嘉兴(今属浙江)。刘禹锡出生在嘉兴,19岁左右游学长安。贞元九年与柳宗元同榜登进士第,接着又登宏词科。贞元十一年登吏部取士科,授太子校书,开始踏上仕途。贞元十六年入杜佑幕掌书记,参与讨伐徐州乱军。十八年调任渭南县主簿。次年任监察御史。贞元二十一年(当年八月改元永贞)一月,德宗死,顺宗即位,任用王叔文等人推行一系列改革弊政的措施。

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Download E-books A Companion to Modern Chinese Literature PDF

This wide-ranging "Companion" presents an important evaluation of recent chinese language literature in several geopolitical parts, from the 1840s to now. It reports significant accomplishments of chinese language literary scholarship released in chinese language and English and brings cognizance to formerly overlooked, very important parts. bargains the main thorough and concise assurance of contemporary chinese language literature up to now, drawing realization to formerly missed components reminiscent of past due Qing, Sinophone, and ethnic minority literature numerous chapters discover literature relating to Sinophone geopolitics, neighborhood tradition, city tradition, visible tradition, print media, and new media The advent and chapters provide overviews of the institutional improvement of recent chinese language literature in chinese language and English scholarship because the mid-twentieth century Contributions from best literary students in mainland China and Hong Kong upload their voices to foreign scholarship.

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Download E-books China in Oceania: Reshaping the Pacific? (Foundations in Asia Pacific Studies) PDF

you will need to see China's actions within the Pacific Islands, not only when it comes to a selected set of pursuits, yet within the context of Beijing's contemporary efforts to increase a entire and worldwide overseas coverage. China's coverage in the direction of Oceania is a part of a miles better outreach to the constructing international, an incredible paintings in development that consists of related projects in Asia, Africa, Latin the USA, and the center East. This groundbreaking examine of China's "soft energy" projects in those nations bargains, for the 1st time, the various views of students and diplomats from Oceania, North American, China, and Japan. It explores such concerns as local festival for diplomatic and fiscal ties among Taiwan and China, the function of out of the country chinese language in constructing those relationships, and diverse analyses of the advantages and downsides of China's becoming presence in Oceania. additionally, the reader obtains an extraordinary assessment of the japanese reaction to China's position in Oceania, awarded by means of Japan's top pupil of the Pacific region.

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Download E-books A Death in the Lucky Holiday Hotel: Murder, Money, and an Epic Power Struggle in China PDF

The downfall of Bo Xilai in China used to be greater than a darkly exciting secret. It printed a cataclysmic inner energy fight among Communist get together factions, one who reached the entire method to China’s new president Xi Jinping.

The scandalous tale of the corruption of the Bo Xilai family—the homicide of British businessman Neil Heywood; Bo’s mystery fanatics; the key maneuverings of Bo’s supporters; the hasty trial and sentencing of Gu Kailai, Bo’s wife—was simply the 1st rumble of a seismic energy fight that keeps to rock the very starting place of China’s omnipotent Communist social gathering. by the point it truly is over, the machinations in Beijing and through the kingdom that all started with Bo’s fall may possibly have an effect on China’s fiscal improvement and disrupt the world’s political and financial order.

Pin Ho and Wenguang Huang have pieced jointly the main points of this interesting political drama from firsthand reporting and an unequalled array of assets, a few very excessive within the chinese language govt. This used to be the 1st scandal in China to play out within the overseas media—details have been leaked, occasionally invented, to non-Chinese information retailers as a part of the ability performs that rippled during the executive. The try to control the Western media, specially, used to be a primary size to the tale, and one who affected the various early reporting. A demise within the fortunate vacation Hotel returns to the scene of the crime and indicates not just what occurred in Room 1605 yet how the specter of the tale was once every piece as very important within the existence and demise fight for energy that undefined. It touched celebrities and billionaires and redrew the forged of the hot management of the Communist get together. The ghost of Neil Heywood haunts China to this day.

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