Cultivating the Empty Field - The Silent Illumination of Zen by Honghzhi Zhengue, Taigen Dan Leighton, Yi Wu

By Honghzhi Zhengue, Taigen Dan Leighton, Yi Wu

Cultivating the Empty Field is a latest translation of the middle of chinese language Ch'an grasp Hongzhi's vast Record.

First to articulate the meditation technique identified to modern Zen practitioners as shikantaza ("just sitting") chinese language Zen grasp Hongzhi is likely one of the such a lot influential poets in all of Zen literature. This translation of Hongzhi's poetry, the one such quantity on hand in English, treats readers to his profound knowledge and lovely literary present. as well as dozens of Hongshi's spiritual poems, translator Daniel Leighton deals a longer creation, putting the master's paintings in its ancient context , in addition to lineage charts and different information regarding the chinese language effect on jap Soto Zen.

Both religious literature and meditation guide, Cultivating the Empty Field is certain to motivate and pleasure.

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Singer upholstery basics plus: complete step-by-step photo by Steve Cone

By Steve Cone

"Projects contain all types of chairs or couches, stools, assorted varieties of ottomans, a bench, and a headboard. contains stripping, repairing, and reupholstering previous furnishings items to like-new situation. step by step directions. Index"--Provided via publisher.

summary: "Projects comprise all kinds of chairs or couches, stools, diverse kinds of ottomans, a bench, and a headboard. comprises stripping, repairing, and reupholstering outdated furnishings items to like-new . step by step directions. Index"--Provided via writer

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Ornamental wall painting in the art of the Assyrian Empire by Pauline Albenda

By Pauline Albenda

This research brings jointly the archaeological checklist and the pictorial documentation of decorative wall portray produced in Assyria, from the 13th to the 7th centuries B.C. Nimrud, Khorsabad, Til Barsip, and inform Sheikh Hamad, are one of the old websites the place outstanding wall work have been chanced on; regrettably each one of these discoveries now exist in drawings and images in basic terms. decorative wall portray created a colourful and significant visible effect to the rooms of flats belonging to the Assyrian kings. The assembled fabric demonstrates that the polychrome and black-and-white embellished bands of geometric, floral, figural, and animal motifs have been prepared right into a number of formulaic designs. specific consciousness is given to the altering traits within the choice and blend of motifs, a few of which had symbolic which means. The chronology of the wall work at Til Barsip and the accompanying dialogue of cloth styles are of distinct curiosity to the paintings historian. This ebook illustrates the decorative wall work as recorded within the excavation reviews

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Furniture Makeovers: Simple Techniques for Transforming by Barb Blair, J. Aaron Greene, Holly Becker

By Barb Blair, J. Aaron Greene, Holly Becker

Furnishings Makeovers exhibits tips to remodel drained furnishings into beautiful showpieces. Youll by no means examine a hand-me-down wardrobe a similar manner back! The booklet deals 26 easy-to-follow innovations that may be utilized to all types of items, from bookshelves to desks: portray, employing gold leaf, wallpapering, distressing, dip dyeing, and extra. as well as the center innovations, writer and Knack Studios founder Barb Blair stocks 30 attractive before-and-after makeovers from her studio and descriptions easy methods to in achieving every one glance. With necessary step by step pictures, a visible thesaurus explaining all of the instruments and fabrics wanted, and a stunning modern aesthetic, furnishings Makeovers is a treasure trove of rules and guide for the house decorator.

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Lighting Engineering. Applied Calculations by R.H. Simons and A.R. Bean (Auth.)

By R.H. Simons and A.R. Bean (Auth.)

  • 'This is a superb textual content ... the authors' therapy of the subjects is great' Professor Christopher Cuttle, collage of Auckland, New Zealand 'The publication is over 500 pages in size, good written, good awarded and produced with solid diagrams and plenty of labored examples. it's thought of that this publication turns into the oft-consulted reference paintings for innovative engineers and architects as well as scholars of the subject." E Rowlands in lights learn and know-how "For all these of you for whom lighting fixtures calculations are somewhat a chore - or who are looking to research extra approximately them - lights Engineering is a must...suitable for everybody from specialist lights engineers and architects, via to scholars of lighting fixtures and structure, it is a substantial booklet that belongs on all our shelves." The lighting fixtures magazine 'The mix of the authors' mathematical analytical method with their sensible adventure makes this a powerful publication, during which you possibly can learn the authors' love for his or her topic. The reviewer not just recommends this publication but in addition makes a powerful plea for it to be stored up to date over the following 40 years.' e-newsletter of the Society of sunshine and lighting fixtures

Preface, Page xi
1 - the sunshine box of a luminaire, Pages 1-33
2 - The luminous depth desk and comparable desktop applications, Pages 34-66
3 - Direct illuminance from element, line and zone sources, Pages 67-120
4 - Flux transfer, Pages 121-168
5 - Interreflected light, Pages 169-200
6 - Optical design, Pages 201-269
7 - Colour, Pages 270-300,I
8 - inside lighting, Pages 301-345
9 - major street and highway lighting, Pages 346-388
10 - Residential street lighting, Pages 389-401
11 - Tunnel lighting, Pages 402-410
12 - Floodlighting, Pages 411-439
13 - particular purposes: Airfield lighting fixtures and emergency lighting, Pages 440-451
14 - sunlight calculations, Pages 452-470
15 - Measurements, Pages 471-510
Appendix - lighting fixtures our bodies and linked standardizing organizations, Pages 511-512
Index, Pages 513-518

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Audel Carpenters and Builders Millwork, Power Tools, and by Mark Richard Miller, Rex Miller

By Mark Richard Miller, Rex Miller

The best way to in achieving an ideal end that the development isn't really accomplished simply because the partitions are up and the roof is on. inside details--flooring, stairs, trimwork, cupboards, fireplaces, and painting--finish the undertaking and provides it personality. This consultant truly explains every one step, discusses the instruments concerned, or even examines insulation, termite defense, upkeep, and the way to establish a workshop that makes all of it more straightforward. * ascertain insurance charges for varied paints and make the choice that matches your venture * discover the benefits of paint spray weapons and high-pressure water remedies * learn kinds of insulation and select person who presents top potency * examine the professionals and cons of alternative different types of chimneys and prefabricated fireplaces * layout and plan a workshop with the gear and equipment you will have for completing * benefit from an intensive thesaurus of carpentry and construction phrases

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Better Homes and Gardens. Small Kitchen Solutions by Better Homes and Gardens

By Better Homes and Gardens

Larger houses and Gardens. Small Kitchen strategies carry monstrous sort to a small kitchen In those tricky fiscal instances, progressively more everyone is downsizing their dwelling areas to smaller, extra useful houses. yet as general dwelling quarters develop into smaller, it doesnt suggest that these residing in smaller digs have to sacrifice variety in addition to area. Small Kitchen recommendations is choked with instance kitchens, galleries of rules, and a whole lot initiatives for readers to convey an immense punch to even the smallest kitchen. comprises before-and-after photographs and layout plans necessary recommendation from expert designers tasks exhibit numerous types, from conventional to cottage to modern jam-packed with information and tips from the professionals for designing small kitchens that actually paintings, this concept booklet is ideal for DIYers of any ability point.

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