Asia Wisdom Collection  - Universal App by dragos cosmineanu (Universal)
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Released: Feb 12, 2009
Version: 7.0
Size: 27 MB
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Asia Wisdom Collection - Universal App

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Learn about Zen, Buddhism, Tao and the samurai spirit, from fundamental works of Eastern wisdom: Art of War, The Tao Teh King, Book of Five Rings, Gateless Gate, Confucian Analects and more rare masterpieces in a unique reader with a text-to-speech voice option.

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RAVING REVIEWS:
"One of the best eastern philosophy compilations for iPhone/iPad by far. Such a great collection that could cost a lot of money but doesn't. If you are thinking about getting this then do it "
"Excellent beginning for understanding the culture."
"The best translations and most beautiful texts."
"A real gem for lovers of the Asian spiritual traditions!"

AWESOME CONTENTS:
* "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu - the most famous strategy and military work in history

* "Book of Five Rings" by samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi - a legendary classic on strategy and sword fighting written in the 17th century

* "The Tao Teh King" - or the Tao and Its Characteristics by Lao-Tse - fundamental to the Taoist school of Chinese philosophy, written cca 6th century BC

* "Confucian Analects" - a collection of sayings written down by Confucius' students in the period approximately seventy years after his death (ca. 479 BCE - 221 BCE), the representative work of Confucianism which continues to have a tremendous influence on East Asian thought and values

* "Zen for Americans" - Soyen Shaku - a book of essays by a zen buddhist who visited the United States at the beginning of 20th century, instructing the western reader to the basic concepts, principles and theories of Zen Buddhism.

* "Gateless Gate" - a fundamental Zen Buddhism work by the Chinese Zen master Wumen Hui-k'ai (Japanese: Mumon Ekai), published in 1228 and including 48 fundamental Chan(Zen) koans.

* "The Book of Tea" - Kakuzo Okakura (1906) - The aesthetics of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, and its connection to the Japanese world-view as a whole. An exotic and instructive work discussing Asian philosophies in the context of the famous Tea Ceremony.

* "Bushido - the Soul of Japan" by Inazo Nitobe

* "Manual of Zen Buddhism" by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki

* "The Gospel of Buddha" by Paul Carus

What's new in version 7.0
* Improved user interface
* Improved stability and compatibility with new iOS devices and versions
* Free text-to-speech voice option that turns the books into AUDIOBOOKS
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Our verdict: Good
  • + Asia Wisdom Collection - Universal App is a highly rated app (5-star).
  • + Asia Wisdom Collection - Universal App is currently ranked #162 in paid Books apps for iPhone, as well as #107 in paid Books apps for iPad.
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