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HANG ON TO YOUR EGO by Thanissaro Bhikkhu: Although many believe that the ego is just a source of trouble, Thanissaro Bhikkhu teaches that a healthy, functioning ego is a crucial tool on the path to Awakening.

MOTHERS OF LIBERATION by Miranda Shaw: Voluptuous tree spirits, maternal nurturers, potent protectors, and dancing female Buddhas - the Indo-Himalayan Buddhist world abounds with goddesses of amazing diversity. Miranda Shaw reveals some of the many powers, symbols, and stories of this often overlooked and misunderstood pantheon.

MAN-MADE MONK by Pagan Kennedy: The story of Michael Dillon, the first woman-to-man transsexual and an aspiring Buddhist monk.

WHAT YOU'RE MADE OF by Bodhipaksa: Bodhipaksa guides us through the Buddha's powerful Six Element practice to equanimity, pure and bright. Photography by Susan Derges

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