Books tagged: buddhist practice

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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?
Daily Purification: A Short Vajrasattva Practice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lama Zopa Rinpoche has composed this short Vajrasattva practice and requested that it be published in a pocket-sized format that is easy for us to carry round and have available at all times. Thus, whenever we notice we have broken a vow or created any other kind of negative karma, we can whip out our little Vajrasattva book and purify that negativity with the four opponent powers without delay.
Sister Clare's Lover: A Romance of Catholic Tantra
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Series: Tantra in the West, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Father Matthew Shalgry, a priest who himself has been silenced for his writings, is asked by his archbishop to find Sister Clare, the mysterious author of *The Love of Christ.* It is a highly sexual poem and secretive devotional practice that is sweeping through the convents. He will find the practice, and lose his heart, in this encounter of Catholicism and ancient tantra.
Becoming Your Own Therapist & Make Your Mind an Ocean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book contains public talks by Lama Yeshe on the general topic of Buddhism and mind. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session. Lama presented one of the talk to a group of psychiatrists who were delighted to meet and question Lama, and this historic exchange underscores the difference between Western and Buddhist concepts of mental health.
Teachings from Tibet: Guidance from Great Lamas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This title contains teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Kyabje Ling Rinpoche, Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, Khunu Lama Rinpoche, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, Song Rinpoche, Geshe Lhundub Sopa, Geshe Rabten, Gomchen Khampala, Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, Gehlek Rinpoche, Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche.
The Buddha's Three Jewels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Three Jewels of Buddhism are the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha. Almost everyone has heard of the Buddha but the other two words, Dharma and Sangha, are usually strange to western ears. In Buddhism, taken together, they are known as “The Three Jewels.”
Bodhisattva Attitude: How to Dedicate Your Life to Others
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Bodhisattva Attitude is taken from the sutra teachings of the Buddha and is based on verses by the great bodhisattva Shantideva in his Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. The verses are meant to be recited each morning. This book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s essential teachings given from 2008 onward. It is the first volume in LYWA’s Heart Advice Series.
A Question of Dharma
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
we can learn much from the questions of others, and readers may see themselves in any of the 108 questions in this book. aloka david smith’s 108 responses to those questions reflect his near 40 years of commitment to dharma practice whereby he meets the spirit of each question in his own direct and often playful way leading the reader into a profundity that will clarify as much as it will inspire.
The Five Pillars of Transformation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
this book specially written for the dharmamind group covers five vital principles that need to be addressed by those dharma practitioners interested in practicing the immanent model - often referred to as the "practice of no practice" - of chan or zen of mahayana buddhism.
If You Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight: Aspects of Practice for Gay and Lesbian Buddhists
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
Offers both male and female, beginner and veteran a discussion of those aspects of Buddhist practice which benefit gay people and which address current issues of prejudice and homophobia.