Blazing Splendor: The Memoirs of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

By Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

With unsurpassed honesty and humility, the hugely influential meditation grasp Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche bargains a glimpse into the impressive truth of Tibetan Buddhism, in addition to a close portrait of the misplaced tradition of outdated Tibet. This grand narrative stretches throughout generations, offering an inspiring glimpse right into a realm of exceptional human success rather various from our wide-spread, mundane global. Intimate in tone, those own memoirs recount the affects and reports that formed one of many nice non secular academics of our time. Blazing Splendor is of either religious and ancient value.

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Living for Change: An Autobiography by Grace Lee Boggs

By Grace Lee Boggs

No you can still inform prematurely what shape a move will take. Grace Lee Boggs’s interesting autobiography lines the tale of a lady who transcended type and racial barriers to pursue her passionate trust in a greater society. Now with a brand new foreword through Robin D. G. Kelley, Living for Change is a sweeping account of a mythical human rights activist whose community incorporated Malcolm X and C. L. R. James. From the tip of the Nineteen Thirties, during the chilly conflict, the Civil Rights period, and the increase of the Black Panthers to later efforts to rebuild crumbling city groups, Living for swap is a thrilling examine a impressive girl who devoted her lifestyles to social justice.

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Chinese Lexical Semantics: 15th Workshop, CLSW 2014, Macao, by Xinchun Su, Tingting He

By Xinchun Su, Tingting He

This e-book constitutes the complaints of the 15 chinese language Lexical Semantics Workshop, CLSW 2014, held in Macau, China, in June 2014.

The forty-one typical and three brief papers integrated during this quantity have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 139 submissions. they're geared up in topical sections named: lexical semantics; purposes on average language processing; and lexical assets and corpus linguistics.

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Biometric Recognition: 8th Chinese Conference, CCBR 2013, by Xun Gong, Jun Luo, Zehua Fu (auth.), Zhenan Sun, Shiguan

By Xun Gong, Jun Luo, Zehua Fu (auth.), Zhenan Sun, Shiguan Shan, Gongping Yang, Jie Zhou, Yunhong Wang, YiLong Yin (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the eighth chinese language convention on Biometric reputation, CCBR 2013, held in Jinan, China, in November 2013. The fifty seven revised complete papers offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from between a hundred submissions. The papers handle the issues in face, fingerprint, palm print, vein biometrics, iris and ocular biometrics, behavioral biometrics and different comparable issues, and give a contribution new principles to investigate and improvement of trustworthy and useful strategies for biometric authentication.

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Perception and Production of Mandarin Tones by Native by Bei Yang

By Bei Yang

Tones are the main tough element of studying chinese language as a moment language, and L2 freshmen’ perceptual different types vary in vital and engaging methods from these of local audio system. This booklet explores the connection among tone notion and creation between local audio system and non-native newbies as illustrated within the experiments the writer carried out with local audio system, actual freshmen and background freshmen, all of whom have been established on their skill to provide tones evidently and to understand eighty one synthesized tones in quite a few contexts. The experiments convey that every staff approaches tones otherwise in regards to either check in (tonal point) and contour (tonal shape). the consequences additionally demonstrate how 3 forms of cues – acoustic, mental and contextual – effect non-native audio system’ tone belief and production.

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A Reader’s Companion to the Confucian Analects by Henry Rosemont Jr.

By Henry Rosemont Jr.

During this little ebook, Confucian student and thinker Henry Rosemont, Jr. has summarized 40 years of expertise learning, translating, and instructing the Analects. For crucial cross-referencing of textual passages in differing translations, Rosemont offers tables of variation spellings of chinese language phrases, a discovering checklist for college kids named within the textual content, a concordance of key philosophical and non secular phrases, and an annotated bibliography to steer the reader's additional reports and reflections at the textual content.

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