Books tagged: buddhist

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Working with Zen Koans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Because words can no more hold the truth than a net can hold water, we use koans. Koans are sayings, or doings, of Zen masters, the patriarchs and Buddha. Take for example the koan: The Sound of One Hand clapping. It reads: “You know the sound of two hands clapping. What is the sound of one hand clapping?” The obvious, intellectual answer is, No sound at all! But then what is this No sound?
Zen and the Sutras
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The basic message of all the Mahayana Buddhist sutras is awakening - what the Zen teacher Bassui called "seeing the wordless sutra." Zen and the Sutras is an accessible study of the major Mahayana sutras as manuals for the practice of Zen. Low’s insights and conclusions about spirituality and humanity will both illuminate and inspire, in the way of Zen, in the search for spiritual awakening.
The Hands of the Buddha
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
This ancient book of Buddhist wisdom is older than the Bible. Rewritten in clear, clean modern language, the words of the Buddha will connect with the modern reader. The Dhammapada has been called the distilled essence of Buddhism. In 423 brief verses, said to be actual sayings from the Buddha himself, you will find inspiration and guidance.
Extinquishing the Light
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Faced with hard time in the worst prison for a crime he didn’t commit, one man is able to change the lives of many people, with little regard to his own personal well-being. This is what true humanity is all about: doing what is right for the whole, not for the one. This drama shows you what a real prison can be like, while at the same time giving you hope and understanding.
(Chapter 2) The Lord's
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Price: Free! Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Prophecy for the coming years. Chapter 2 of Immanuel.
Sitting Quietly, Doing Nothing: Meditation as Medication for the Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Western mind balks at the notion of a "goal-less" practice.Yet when we overcome hesitation and practice meditation despite its apparent "impracticality," where no end-product is being pursued, something, indeed, is produced - an invisible inner calm, a piercing sense of intuitive perception, a general air of "luminosity" of which we, ourselves, may not even be aware. What is going on here?
Dharma, Not Dogma! Buddhism and the Fluid Art of Realization
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This paper explores Buddhist teachings regarding faith, belief, and the difference between these terms, examining the individual's relationship to doctrine on the Buddhist path. It is my hope that seekers on all spiritual paths will discover the unique possibilities embodied in this Buddhist approach to the Divine, and the advantage of this view to any spiritual quest, regardless of Tradition.
The Tea Goddess
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Price: Free! Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the near future, two people on opposite ends of New York’s economic divide will travel halfway around the world to discover the secret that unites them in a race to avert global disaster. Set in front of a rich landscape of future politics, economies, and culture, The Tea Goddess is a heart-pounding ecopunk thriller by Dekker Dreyer.
Religion Explained in an Hour
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This short succinct book examines and analyses the six major faiths of the world, their origin and beliefs. It takes a wholly rational and scientific view in its search for truth supported by firm evidence. These questions are answered. What is religion? Why do religions exist? How do beliefs enter the mind? Why is there religious terrorism? All are fully explained.
Buddha Impetus to Primitive Psyche
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Price: Free! Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book is an unconventional approach to Buddhist doctrine. It is brilliantly written with logical evaluation of Buddhist concepts with emphasis on suffering and "anatta" (non-self), the two pillars of Buddhist teaching. The author's ability to read the Buddhist scripture and extract what Buddha really meant is the greatest contribution. This Book is a 'must' for anyone with an open mind.