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Jed McKenna's Notebook: All Bonus Content from the Enlightenment Trilogy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Chapters Include: Recipe for Failure, 3 Interviews with Jed, Impersonating Jed McKenna, Blues for Buddha, Zen and the Art of Self-Mutilation, Mannahatta (The Journey to the Shaman, Kill the Swiss, Improbability, My Uncle the Vampire, Bookstore Guru, City Lights, Death & Discrimination) I, Witness, The New World, The Golden Door, Visionary Goofballs, Nothing Forever: A Post-Apocalyptic Lightmare
Christian Love Buddhist Wisdom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Albert Low’s book shows how the religious impulse is expressed by two entirely different kinds of religions: religion as a set of beliefs centered on a unique, dynamic center such as Christ, Mohammed or Buddha, and religion as a quest. Dr Albert Low is the teacher at the Montreal Zen Center and an internationally acclaimed author.
Living With Yourself: A voyage of discovery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009 and represented by Ebook Launch. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
In this book Albert Low invites you to put into practice the benefits of Zen. He uses the words of Descartes, "I think, therefore I am," as a springboard to a deeper pool of wisdom to be found in Zen Buddhism. Written with clarity, he uses Christian, Sufi and Hindu sources as well as Zen Buddhist. By so doing, he explains Zen in Western terms, making it accessible both in theory and in practice.
Hakuin’s Chant in Praise of Zazen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Hakuin Zenji is one of Japan’s most celebrated Zen masters. Tradition tells us that he single-handedly revived Rinzai Zen in Japan. He was an artist, calligrapher and writer, as well as being a Zen master. He said that writing is verbal prajna and his writings are vigorous, courageous, and always to the point. The Chant in Praise of Zazen, Zazen Wasan, is justifiably one of his best-known works.
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.
Spiritual Enlightenment: The Damnedest Thing MMX
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
A MASTERPIECE of illuminative writing, Spiritual Enlightenment: The Damnedest Thing is mandatory reading for anyone following a spiritual path. Part exposé and part how-to manual, this is the first book to explain why failure seems to be the rule in the search for enlightenment, and how the rule can be broken. :: Book One of Jed McKenna's Enlightenment Trilogy. Contains Bonus Material.
Spiritually Incorrect Enlightenment MMX
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,070. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Spiritually Incorrect Enlightenment Isn't ~One~ Kind of Enlightenment — It's the ~Only~ Kind :: THE MARK OF A TRUE MASTER is that he can express a subject of the utmost complexity with uncanny simplicity. Jed McKenna is such a master, and spiritual enlightenment is his subject. :: Book Two of The Enlightenment Trilogy. Contains Bonus Material.
Zen: Talks, Stories and Commentaries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Albert Low, teacher and director at the Montreal Zen Center and dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, provides an engaging collection of talks, stories and commentaries on Zen. Though the entries range from dharma talks on koans to discussions on Buddhism and Christianity, they all address concrete concerns of our lives and reveal the author's profound insights.
Evolutionary Exploration
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Whether we think, love, laugh, sleep, or walk we are able to do so because of and through our brain. This book reveals an experiential way to tap into the brain's potential and access a natural state of functioning that precedes interpretation. This is not the universal truth, nor is it just another product speculating on people's hope, but a practical exploration into how we function and evolve.