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Arrows
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How does a monk raised in a monastery deal with naked women and the atrocities of war? In 1566, Spain expands its dominion over the newly discovered territories not yet widely known as America. The many native nations of this new land pose no threat to Spain's superiority, despite the ferocity of their resistance...
The Tides that Bind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A solitary monk cloistered on a barren isle is swept away by a tidal wave. Rescued by a smitten selkie, he suffers a crisis of faith when she reveals what she did to save him.
Summary of: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This summary of “The Monk Who sold his Ferrari” presents the seven pillars of true personal growth, success and accomplishment, with the Virtue, Wisdom, and Practices and Exercises relevant to each.
Sabien's Quest: The Light, vol. 1
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Series: Creator's Realm, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This is the tale of the Monk Made King; the legend of the Scorched Warrior; the truth of a Boy Chosen to Bring Light. Sabien wanders in search of The Light while battling nine-foot tall demons, befriending werewolves and assassins, discovering his royal heritage, and understanding his role in the coming apocalypse. But most of all it’s the story of a mixed-race boy finding his place in the world.
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
Austino’s Holy Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Color illustrated. Austino is sent on a quest to convert England to Christianity, by Pope Gregory, spending 20 years traveling and enjoying life. Comedic but insightful. In another tale, he appears, somehow, at the new and greatly reformed Vatican City, in the year 2031, along with Pope Beverly and many old friends.
Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant
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You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.
The Ballad of Penumbria I: A King's Ransom
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,300. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The kingdom of Penumbria is a hopeless land, where every citizen is a slave, and the regent, Duke Botewulf Blagden, rules with unpredictable cruelty. A young serf-turned-thief named Dava finally despairs of life and seeks to end his misery in the sterile desert of the Endless Emptiness. But a seeming chance encounter with three strange travelers sets him on a path from the gutter to the throne.
Past-Life in Japan
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
A Stone From the Stream
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Here is a short myth set in an ancient Japan that never was (but could have been), with monks that never were (but might have been), and journeys toward enlightenment (which may yet be). Here you will find monks and shrines; love and enlightenment; and no few stones, streams, and sutras. Perhaps, somewhere in the midst of all this, you will also find tranquility.