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Baika Mon Library

The books listed below are available for students to borrow.  Send a request to Librarian, and the book will be brought to you at class.





The Art of Peace Morihei Ueshiba  
* The Art of War Sun Tzu
The Beginner's Guide to Walking the Buddha's Eightfold Path Jean Smith  
* Best Karate Heian Tekki ( 5) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Bassai Sho, Kanku Sho, Chinte (9) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Bassai, Kanku (6) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Comprehensive  (1) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Fundamentals ( 2) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Gankaku  (8) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Gojushiho Dai, Gojushiho Sho, Meikyo (11) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Jitte, Hangetsu, Empi ( 7) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Kumite 1 (3) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Kumite 2 (4) M. Nakayama  
* Best Karate: Unsu, Sochin, Nijushiho (10) M. Nakayama  
Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine Harriet Beinfield and Efrem Korngold  Out on Loan
The Bible of Karate Bubishi Patrick McCarthy  
The Bodhisattva Warriors Shifu Nagaboshi Tomio
* The Book of Five Rings Miyamoto Musashi  
* The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are Alan Watts  
Clouds in the West:  Lessons from the Martial Arts of Japan Dave Lowry  
The Eight Immortals of Taoism Kwok Man Ho and Joanne O'Brien  
Essential Anatomy for Healing & Martial Arts Marc Tedeschi  
Even Monkeys Fall From Trees:  The Wit and Wisdom of Japanese Proverbs David Galef  
Even a Stone Buddha Can Talk:  More Wit and Wisdom of Japanese Proverbs David Galef
The Guiding Principles of Kosho Ryu Jeff Driscoll
Immovable Wisdom:  The Art of Zen Strategy Takuan Soho  
In The Dojo:  A Guide to the Rituals and Etiquette of the Japanese Martial Arts Dave Lowry  
* Ishmael Daniel Quinn  
* Japanese/English Character Dictionary Nelson  
* Jin Shin Do Iona Teagarden  
* Karate do Nyumon Gichin Funakoshi  
* Karate:  History and Traditions Bruce Haines  
* Karate-do Kyohan Gichin Funakoshi Out on Loan
* Karate-do My Way of Life Gichin Funakoshi
# Kosho Ryu No Kenza Hanshi Bruce Juchnik
# The Last Disciple Hanshi Bruce Juchnik
Martial Arts Training in Japan: A Guide for Westerners David Jones
Mastering Yang Style Taijiquan Fu Zhongwen Tanslated by Louis Swaim  
* One Encounter, One Chance Terrence Webster-Doyle  
Reflections: Lessons from a Master Hanshi Bruce Juchnik
* Seiho's Kanji Workbook M.J. Sullivan  
# Strategies and Studies of Kosho Ryu Kempo Hanshi Bruce Juchnik
Sword and Brush:  The Spirit of the Martial Arts Dave Lowry  
* Tao Te Ching Lao Tsu  
* The Day the Universe Changed James Burke  
* The Tao of Pooh Benjamin Hoff  
* The Te of Piglet Benjamin Hoff  
Tigers, Devils, & Fools: A Guide to Japanese Proverbs Edward Trimnell
# To Fall Seven, To Rise Eight Hanshi Bruce Juchnik
* The Tracker Tom Brown Out on Loan
* The Unfettered Mind Takuan Soho  
* The Weaponless Warriors Richard Kim  
* The Web That Has No Weaver Ted Kaptchuck  
Understanding Shiatsu:  A Handbook for beginning Shiatsu Jon Ludwig  
Whole Health Shiatsu Shizuko Yamamoto & Patrick McCarty  
* Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert M. Pirsig  
* Zen and the Birds of Apetite Thomas Merton  
* Zen in the Art of Archery Eugen Herrigal  
* Zen Lessons: The Art of Leadership Thomas Cleary  
The Zen Koan Isshu Miura & Ruth Fuller Sasaki  
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind Shunryu Suzuki  
* The Zen Way to the Martial Arts Taisen Deshimaru  
* Recommended by Larry Kraxberger    
# Recommended for purchase - available through sensei (go to Study Materials)