Zen Index

Asian Gastronomy
Asian restaurants in Budapest

The Beat Generation
William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)

Gregory Corso (1930-2001). Poems
Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Poems
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969). Poems
Gary Snyder. Online Poems
Peter Orlovsky. Four Poems

Carlos Castaneda (1925-1998)
Collected Works

Herbert A. Giles. China and the Manchus
Herbert A. Giles. The Civilization of China
Herbert A. Giles. Religions of Ancient China
Mao Tse-tung. The Little Red Book
The Princess Der Ling: Two Years in the Forbidden City

G. Terebess. From Pottery to Art and Beyond
Japanese Raku and its American Renaissance
Slip Casting: Tactile Rendering as Art
Breaking Ceramics

G. Terebess. Von der Töpferei zur Kunst und weiter
Das Japanische Raku und Seine Amerikanische Renaissance
Guss: Manifest der taktilen Abbildung
Bruch: Die Kunst des Ausschusses

Analects of Confucius tr. by Charles Muller
Great Learning tr. by Charles Muller
Doctrine of the Mean tr. by Charles Muller
Mencius tr. by Charles Muller

Zi-si, The Center of Harmony tr. by Sanderson Beck

Classical Gardens of Suzhou

Hatha yoga

Principal texts
- Dattātreyayogaśāstra, the earliest text to teach haṭhayoga tr. by James Mallinson
- The Original Gorakṣaśataka by James Mallinson
- Khecari Vidya of Adinatha by James Mallinson
- Roots of Yoga trans., ed. by James Mallinson, Mark Singleton
- Goraksha Sataka, Sanskrit in Roman script with diacritics; tr. by George Weston Briggs
- Hatha Yoga Pradipika
by Yogi Swatmarama (15th century), tr. by Pancham Sinh, tr. by Elsy Becherer,
tr. by Swami Muktibodhananda; tr. by P. T. Srinivasa Iyengar; tr. by Gabriel Pradīpaka; tr. by Brian Dana Akers; Verses grouped by Swami Kripalu
- Siva Samhita, author unknown, tr. by Srischandra Basu, tr. by Śriśa Chandra Vasu (1861-1918?)
- Gheranda Samhita by Yogi Gheranda, tr. by Śrīśa Chandra Vasu (Rai Bahadur, 1861-1918?)
- Sritattvanidhi, The Yoga Tradition of the Mysore Palace by Norman E. Sjoman

- Hathatatvakaumudi by Sundaradeva
The Compilation of Goraksha's Instructions (goraksha vacana samgraha), tr. by Richard Rosen
- The Sphere of Action of Yoga (yoga vishaya, supplemented with verses from the Brahma Vidya Upanishad), tr. by Richard Rosen

Modern Hatha yoga
- James Mallinson, Haṭha Yoga - entry in Vol. 3 of the Brill Encyclopedia of Hinduism
- Theos Bernard
Hatha Yoga; Heaven Lies Within Us
- Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888-1989), Yoga Makaranda; Yoga Makaranda Part II.
Yogasanagalu; Exploring Ashtanga
- Krishna Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009), Yoga Mālā
- B. K. S. Iyengar (1918-2014), The Illustrated Light on Yoga; Light on Yoga
- Swami Satyananda Saraswati (1923-2009): Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha
- Essence of Pranayama by Shirkrishna
- The Yoga Technique. In: The Destiny of the Mind. East and West. By William S. Haas. Faber & Faber. London, 1956. pp. 218-235.

- Ashtanga Yoga As It Is by Matthew Sweeney
- Ashtanga Yoga by Lino Miele
- Ashtanga Yoga as taught by Shri K. Pattabhi Jois
- The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga by Srivatsa Ramaswami—Krishnamacharya's longest-standing student
- 2,100 Asanas by Daniel Lacerda
- Asanas: 608 yoga poses by Dharma Mittra (1939-)
- Anathomy of Hatha Yoga by H. David Coulter

Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)
Collected Works


V.S. Naipaul. Two Worlds
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950)

The Nihongi
The Kojiki

Kazakh Folksongs by Dr. János Sipos (pdf) 27MB, (mp3:) 1 > 2 > 3 > 4 > 5 > 6 > 7 > 8 > 9 > 10 > 11 > 12 > 13 > 14 > 15 > 16 > 17 > 18 > 19 > 20 > 21 > 22 > 23 > 24 > 25 > 26 > 27 > 28 > 29 > 30 > 31 > 32 33 > 34 > 35 > 36 > 37 > 38 > 39 > 40 > 41 > 42 > 43 > 44 > 45 > 46 > 47 > 48

Osváth, Gábor. Language Policy, Language Planning in Korea
Vay, Péter. Korea of Bygone Days

Leary, Timothy (1920-1996)
The Psychedelic Experience ~ A manual based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead
The Houseboat Summit : February, 1967, Sausalito, Calif.

Mahayana Buddhist Sutras & Shastras
The Diamond Sutra
The Heart Sutra
The Heart Sutra
by Kazuaki Tanahashi
The Perfection of Wisdom in 700 Lines
tr. by Edward Conze
The Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines tr. by Edward Conze > Mirror
The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom
tr. by Edward Conze
The Sixth Patriarch's Platform Sutra
The Lankavatara Sutra tr. by D. T. Suzuki HTML
The Lankavatara Sutra
tr. by Red Pine
The Lankavatara Sutra
tr. by Thomas Cleary
The Flower ornament scripture
(Avatamsaka Sutra) tr. by Thomas Cleary
(Buddhist Yoga) tr. by Thomas Cleary
Suramgamasamadhisutra tr. by Étienne Lamotte & Sara Boin-Webb
The Surangama Sutra
tr. by Lu K'uan Yü
Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra tr. by Lu K'uan Yü
Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra tr. by Robert A. F. Thurman HTML

Vimalakirti Sutra tr. by Burton Watson
The Lotus Sutra tr. by Burton Watson HTML
The Lotus Sutra tr. by Tsugunari Kubo and Akira Yuyama
The Lotus Sutra tr. by J. C. Cleary
The Awakening of Faith. Attributed to Aśvaghosha, tr. by Yoshito S. Hakeda
The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way: Nāgārjuna's Mūlamadhyamakakārikā Tr. by Jay L. Garfield
The Sutra of Complete Enlightenment tr. by Lu K'uan Yü
Zen comments on the Sutra of Complete Enlightenment by Master Sheng Yen
Maharatnakuta Sutra tr. by Garma C. C. Chang
Abhidharmasamuccaya by Asanga tr. by Walpola Rahula & Sara Boin-Webb
Samdhinirmocana Sutra tr. by John Powers
Samdhinirmocana Sutra tr. by John P. Keenan
Shurangama Sutra tr. by the Buddhist Text Translation Society
Suramgama Samadhi Sutra tr. by John R. McRae
The entire Three Sutras of Pure Land Buddhism
L’Enseignement de Vimalakirti tr. par Étienne Lamotte

Oriental Studies in Hungary
Acta Orientalia From Vol. 51 (1998) No. 1-2.
Hungarian Oriental Studies

George Orwell (1903-1950)
Collected Works

750 Hungarian Proverbs

Myanmar Proverbs
Sumerian Proverbs

J. D. Salinger
Uncollected Writings > Vol. I. pdf password: open > Vol. II. pdf password: open

Science and Civilisation in China (1954–present)
It was initiated and edited by British historian Joseph Needham (1900–1995)

Vol. 1 Introductory Orientations http://library.lol
Vol. 2 History of Scientific Thought http://library.lol
Vol. 3 Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and Earth http://library.lol
Vol. 4, Part 1 Physics and Physical Technology. Physics http://library.lol
Vol. 4, Part 2 Physics and Physical Technology. Mechanical Engineering http://library.lol 
Vol. 4, Part 3 Physics and Physical Technology. Civil Engineering and Nautics http://library.lol
Vol. 5, Part 1 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Paper and Printing http://library.lol  
Vol. 5, Part 2 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality http://library.lol
Vol. 5, Part 3 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Historical Survey, from Cinnabar Elixirs to Synthetic Insulin http://library.lol  
Vol. 5, Part 4 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Apparatus, Theories and Gifts http://library.lol  
Vol. 5, Part 5 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Physiological Alchemy http://library.lol
Vol. 5, Part 6 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Military Technology: Missiles and Sieges http://library.lol
Vol. 5, Part 7 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Military Technology: The Gunpowder Epic http://library.lol
Vol. 5, Part 9 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Textile Technology: Spinning and Reeling http://library.lol 
Vol. 5, Part 11 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Ferrous Metallurgy http://library.lol 
Vol. 5, Part 12 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Ceramic Technology http://library.lol
Vol. 5, Part 13 Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Mining http://library.lol
Vol. 6, Part 1 Biology and Biological Technology. Botany http://library.lol
Vol. 6, Part 2 Biology and Biological Technology. Agriculture http://library.lol
Vol. 6, Part 3 Biology and Biological Technology. Agro-Industries and Forestry; Agro-Industries and Sugarcane Technology http://library.lol
Vol. 6, Part 5 Biology and Biological Technology. Fermentations and Food Science http://library.lol
Vol. 6, Part 6 Biology and Biological Technology. Medicine http://library.lol 
Vol. 7, Part 1 Language and Logic http://library.lol

Anthology of Daoist Texts - Selections of Key Scriptures, Commentaries, and Other Historical Documents
The Texts of Taoism (Part I, Part II)
tr. by James Legge
Wen-tzu. Understanding the Mysteries
tr. by Thomas Cleary
The Thai-shang tr. by James Legge
T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien tr. by Teitaro Suzuki and Paul Carus
Yin Chih Wen tr. by Teitaro Suzuki and Paul Carus
The Treatise of the Illustrious Sage on Response and Retribution tr. by Brian Chung
The Tao of Physics by Fritjof Capra

Taoist Yoga: Alchemy and Immortality A translation by Lu Kuan Yu of 'The secrets of cultivating nature and eternal life' (Hsin ming fa chueh ming chih), by Chao Pi Chʻen
Understanding Reality : A Taoist Alchemical Classic tr. by Thomas Cleary (
Chang Po-tuan)

Tranquil Sitting by Yin Shi Zi
Being Taoist by Eva Wong
Teachings of the Tao by Eva Wong
Taoism, An Essential Guide by Eva Wong

Louis Komjathy: Cultivating Perfection: Mysticism and Self-transformation in Early Quanzhen Daoism
Louis Komjathy: The Daoist Tradition

Louis Komjathy: The Way of Complete Perfection: A Quanzhen Daoist Anthology
Louis Komjathy: Mapping the Daoist Body

Louis Komjathy: Daoist Texts in Translation
Handbooks for Daoist Practice tr. & ed. by Louis Komjathy
Taoism: the parting of the way by Holmes Welch
The Recorded Sayings of Danyang Ma tr. by Randolph S. Whitfield
The Teachings and Practices of the Early Quanzhen Taoist Masters by Stephen Eskildsen
Visual Representations of the Body by Catherine Despeux

The Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu (Laozi: Daode jing)
English versions

Chuang Tzu
The Complete Works Of Chuang Tzu
tr. by Burton Watson
Wandering on the way: early Taoist tales and parables of Chuang Tzu tr. by Victor H. Mair > DOC > PDF
The Book of Chuang Tzu tr. by Martin Palmer
Zhuangzi tr. by Wang Rongpei
The Writings of Kwang-dze tr. by James Legge

Fung Yu-lan: Chuang Tzu
Chuang-Tzu: The Inner Chapters tr. A.C. Graham
Chuang Tsu: Inner Chapters tr. by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English
Zhuangzi: The Inner Chapters tr. by Robert Eno
Zhuangzi excerpts tr. by Paul Kjellberg
Quotations from Chuang Tzu by Thomas Merton
The Chuang Tzu tr. by Yutang Lin

Zhuangzi - "Being Boundless" tr. by Nina Correa

Lieh Tzu
The Book of Lieh-Tzü tr. by Lionel Giles
The Book of Lieh-Tzu tr. by A.C. Graham
Lieh-tzu : a Taoist guide to practical living tr. by Eva Wong
The Book of Master Lie tr. by Thomas Cleary

Fukukita, Y. Tea Cult of Japan
Okakura, K. The Book of Tea
Billy Mood's Yixing Teapots
Yixing Purple Teapots

Széchenyi, István. Morgenländische Fahrt, 1818-1819


Japanese-English Glossary of Zen Terms > DOC (Compiled by Gábor Terebess)

Ox-herding Pictures (Compiled by Gábor Terebess)

Zen Literature (Compiled by Gábor Terebess)

Zen Temples, Zen Masters, Zen Things


Tôshô-ji, Tokyo

List of Sôtô Zen Temples for Foreigners

Great Head Temple

Sôjiji Sôjiji in the Sixties

Buildings of Sôjiji


Zen Masters

Zen Disciples

The Two Main Lineages of Modern Sōtō


Etiquette - Manners in the Zen

Sōtō-shu's Constitution

Sound Instruments



Schools and Lineages

Texts for Chanting - Daily Services

The Heart Sutra



Zen Philosophy

Zen Illustrations