Books tagged: emptiness

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Answer Your Love Letters: Footnotes to a Zen Practice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,150. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
"Answer Your Love Letters" is a series of short reflections and observations by an author who has spent 40 years practicing Zen Buddhism. The book offers no cookie-cutter answers to the serious and intimate questions any reader might have. "Answer Your Love Letters" is, in its way, simply a love letter that the reader may choose to answer.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book begins with a general talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on universal responsibility and compassion that is followed by four chapters detailing the Prasangika Madhyamaka view of emptiness, or ultimate reality, as taught in the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and how to meditate on it, according to the author’s personal experience.
Poetry From Gnos
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
She knows why they, The Tortellini Brothers Issue The Following Statement about something called The Bongo which is really A Conversation With Shai - The God Of Destiny who sees The Fourteen Spirits as SoSo. Poems of love, hate, frustration, desire, Gnos, and belief. By the author of White Brother and Other Poems, Henry's War Effort and Colin's Head Bumps.
The Light of the Ancient Buddhas: Ballads of Emptiness and Awakening
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Keizan's thirteenth century "Denkoroku", The Transmission of the Light, is a sophisticated Zen fairytale about enlightenment and the empty ground of Being. Keizan uses archetypal myths, legends, and dreams to describe the luminous and awakened Zen mind. Poet-Philosopher Zen Priest Tai Sheridan transforms eighteen of the stories into lyrical ballads that focus on the light of the Universal Self.
The Zen Wheel of Life Mantra: A Song of Luminous Wisdom and Love
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan 's Wheel of Life Mantra is a poetic expression of the Bhavacakra, an ancient mandala that presents the most significant wisdom teachings of Buddhism. It is used to contemplate the causes and conditions of suffering, and as a guide to non-dual wisdom, loving kindness, compassion, and equanimity.
The Path
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Path offers a beautifully poetic vision of an unorthodox spiritual journey spanning nearly a decade and a half. The author, Silent Temple, is neoZen in his orientation but also subtly existential and unbounded in his sensibilities. The book is beautifully illustrated by the author, as well. A must read by Western and Eastern audiences for its insights, depth of vision, and artistic mastery.
A Day Without Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Change is seldom easy and Karen's life seems like a desperate, lost trail, leaving her smothered in feelings of loneliness. The darkness in her life has allowed some things to slip away, others to be taken. Alone, Karen might have a chance and find her way back into the light, someday, but stumbling through her loneliness, Karen will learn that some things are worse than being alone.
Grey-Dark Poems for Young Intellectuals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Inspired by language poetry and the work of Merwin, Bonnefoy, Celan and others, these poems explore the dark beauty of silence, emptiness, difference, solitude, estrangement, evolution, loss, love and time. They are radical acts of interiorization that push the limits of language into mystery and sublimity. The poems attempt some sort of reconciliation within fragmentation and modern loss.
Zen Mind, Empty Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Emptiness is your real nature. Being caught up in the ever flowing thoughts, of the past and future, we fail to realize that. Realizing your real nature shall make you stay in the present moment, making your life beautiful. Emptiness cannot be understood with analytical mind. If you just read and relax, it will seep inside. Meditation instructions included to help you experience emptiness!
Cat Zen
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sit down with a man, a cat, and some Zen for about 600 words. You won't regret it.