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A New Vision of Ourselves: A New Dream of America: A New Religion for the World
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Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Excerpts from the books of James Hilgendorf: "A New Myth for America"; "Forever Here"; "Maybe We Need a New Religion"; "Poems of Death: Time for Eternity"; "The Buddha and the Dream of America"; "The New Superpower"; "Life & Death: A Buddhist Perspective"; "The Great New Emerging Civilization"; and "Handbook for Youth in a Muddied Age".
Daily Reflections: Advice from Khen Rinpoche Geshe Thubten Chonyi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
These teachings by Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi offer valuable advice related to our Dharma studies and practice: how to check whether our practices are Dharma, the need for study and constant reflection of the Buddha’s teachings and how to overcome our afflictions and problems so that we can truly benefit others.
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Meditation is the right medicine for the uncontrolled, undisciplined mind. Meditation is the way to perfect satisfaction. The uncontrolled mind is by nature sick; dissatisfaction is a form of mental illness. What's the right antidote to that? It's knowledge-wisdom; understanding the nature of psychological phenomena; knowing how the internal world functions." - Lama Yeshe
How to Generate Bodhicitta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
On his two visits to Singapore in 1997, Venerable Lama Ribur Rinpoche taught extensively on how to generate that precious bodhimind. Using scriptural understanding and his personal experience, Rinpoche also gave insightful teachings on lo-jong (thought transformation), the practice of which enables one to transform the inevitable problems of life into the causes for enlightenment.
Trova il tesoro interiore: Il Buddhismo e la vita quotidiana
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Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: Italian. Published: June 16, 2014 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Una raccolta di domande e risposte ricorrenti ,tratte dai discorsi di Dharma della maestra Seon Daehaeng . Queste includono questioni basilari come perche' la vita sembri vuota, come diventare una persona piu' spirituale ,perche' la vita sembra ingiusta, e se esistono cose come le vite precedenti . Le sue risposte sono molto terra terra ,imbevute da un profondo senso di non dualita'.
A Mouse in the Classroom
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Essay about the day and what happened when a mouse appeared in an inner city in-school-suspension classroom.
Path to Enlightenment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Unsatisfied? Worried? Sad? Angry? Frustrated? Enlightenment is a path for those seeking happiness and satisfaction with life.
Being Mindful: Living in the Now
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 24 · Buddhism, Book 12 · Applied Psychology, Book 25 · Leadership, Book 18 · Travel, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
If you can observe your thoughts, who exactly is doing the observing? It is not the ‘I’ that has a name and a life history -- your egoic self. This simple question is at the centre of the great religions and spiritual traditions in the world. Learn about this new dimension of thought by cultivating the gentle art of mindfulness.
PLATINUM SUTRA
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Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The teaching that all things and non things, external worlds and internal are nothing more than perceptions of one’s own mind as understood by Bodhisattva Mikial Kenneth Millard. This is a teaching that liberates those who understand it from all of the illusions & fabrications of the material world forever and allow the practitioners to fearlessly be wisdom & goodness.
The Satipatthana Sutta
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Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A translation of the Satipatthana Sutta by Soma Thera
Moral guidelines (Buddhism)
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Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
These guidelines are taken from Buddhist teachings and beliefs which can make you become an better person with high morals and ethics;
A Commentary on Praises to the Twenty-one Taras
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This precious commentary by Kopan Monastery's Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel on the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras offers us a deeper understanding of the inconceivable qualities of Tara’s holy body, speech and mind and how her different aspects can help us overcome difficulties in our daily lives and Dharma practice.
Every Moment Is The Best Moment: The Essence of Enlightenment
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 21 · Buddhism, Book 11 · Applied Psychology, Book 20 · Applied Philosophy, Book 14 · Leadership, Book 15 · Travel, Book 9 · Creativity, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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Every Moment is the Best Moment is for anyone seeking a richer, deeper experience of life. The modern world is pre-occupied with material wealth. A good standard of living is great, but when wealth and status becomes an end in themselves, we have lost sight of what is most important in life. This eBook can help you cultivate a higher awareness while continuing to live in the world.
Dominion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
About the poem Dominion - Made in GOD's image man was given Dominion over all creation. His voice would be second to GOD's, if he only obeyed. But in our weakness we fell from divine grace falling face first into the dust to look toward the heavens in worship as all creation does. We no longer walk with our Creator, we humbly chase after Him while attempting to retain lost supremacy.
Ba điểm tinh yếu trên đường tu tập - Three Principal Aspects Of The Path
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này là bản Việt dịch từ một bài giảng của Đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma XIV, được ngài Rajiv Mehrotra - đệ tử của đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma - trực tiếp ban cho chúng tôi cùng với 5 bài giảng khác nữa, kèm theo một văn bản cho phép chuyển dịch tất cả sang Việt ngữ và phát hành ở dạng song ngữ Anh-Việt. Ba điểm tinh yếu trên đường tu tập là bài giảng giải chi tiết về ý nghĩa một bài kệ rất nổi tiếng...
Yếu lược các giai đoạn trên đường tu giác ngộ - The Abridge Stages Of The Path To Enlightenment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Việc chuyển hóa thân, khẩu, ý của quý vị là điều quan trọng, để thẳng tiến đến giác ngộ nếu có thể. Do đó, ít nhất là trong các buổi giảng Pháp này, quý vị hãy cố gắng hướng tâm vào việc tu tập tâm linh. Hãy cố gắng ghi nhớ bất kỳ ý nghĩa nào mà quý vị tiếp nhận được từ các buổi giảng Pháp này và nỗ lực thực hành theo đó cho thuần thục. Nghe giảng Pháp không chỉ là để trau dồi học thuật...
Phát tâm Bồ-đề - Generating the Mind of Enlightenment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013 by Nguyễn Minh Tiến. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này gồm 2 bài giảng của Đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma XIV, được ngài Rajiv Mehrotra – đệ tử của đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma – trực tiếp ban cho chúng tôi cùng với 4 bài giảng khác nữa, kèm theo một văn bản cho phép chuyển dịch tất cả sang Việt ngữ và phát hành ở dạng song ngữ Anh-Việt. Phát tâm Bồ-đề được chúng tôi hoàn tất trước tiên và được chọn làm tựa đề cho tập sách này vì tính phổ quát của nó...
Nguyên lý duyên khởi - Dependent Arising
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Những phương cách mà chúng ta dùng để đạt được hạnh phúc và vượt qua bất ổn là khác nhau. Hơn nữa, hạnh phúc cũng có nhiều loại khác nhau, và khổ đau cũng thế. Ở đây chúng ta không chỉ nhắm đến việc làm giảm nhẹ [khổ đau] hay đạt được lợi lạc nhất thời, mà ta đang hướng đến một mục đích hay sự lợi lạc lâu dài. Là những người Phật tử, chúng ta không nhắm đến điều đó chỉ trong một kiếp sống này...
Tổng quan về các pháp môn trong Phật giáo Tây Tạng - A Survey of the Paths of Tibetan Buddhism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Đời sống của chúng ta trôi qua theo cách hết sức bận rộn. Cho dù chúng ta có ứng xử tốt đẹp hay không, thời gian cũng chẳng bao giờ chờ đợi, vẫn không ngừng biến chuyển. Thêm vào đó, cuộc sống của riêng ta cũng liên tục trôi qua, nên nếu có gì bất ổn xảy ra ta cũng không thể quay lại [để chỉnh sửa]. Mạng sống vơi dần theo thời gian. Vì thế, việc quán xét khuynh hướng tinh thần là rất quan trọng...
Buddhism and Politics: Citizens, Politicians, and the Noble Eightfold Path
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Make politics a missions of peace. By following the tenets of the Noble Eightfold Path, citizens and politicians alike can change their thinking and their actions to follow a middle path. Critics are saying, "I urge you to read this book...you will benefit from it."