Ben Ormstad


Existence IS, and that’s the only thing I know with a 100% certainty. However, officially I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and a 2 year education in 3D Game Design.

I have self-published multiple ebooks in both English and Norwegian, and published a Norwegian YA novel through a traditional publisher.

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The Fire of Zen - Truth Does Not Burn
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Fire of Zen - Truth Does Not Burn - The Basics. This book is intended for seekers of Ultimate Truth, those who more than anything want to "attain" Enlightenment. This is not traditional Zen, nor is it entertainment Zen. This is Fundamental Zen.
You've Just Been Busted!
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A twisted "love" story. Sometimes it's almost scary what someone will do to help someone they love.
Theoretical Model of Consciousness
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
This Theoretical Model of Consciousness explores how Awareness and Mind are aspects of Consciousness, and further how these are related to Mental and Physical experienced reality, and all beings/things in it. The relationship between waking life, dreams and sleep are discussed. The theory then touches on how identity is formed over time based on consciousness' identification with its experiences.
When the Void Awakens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Observations from the perspective of Void. There is no Truth in these words, as It can never be placed in any form, but they may function as powerful pointers to those few being at a very specific point in the search for Truth-Realization.
Meditation is Your Fundamental Self
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
We often get drowned in various meditation techniques and methods to the extent that they completely overshadow the very basic fact of what meditation really is: Our Fundamental Self as it exists effortlessly in This Moment. This short eBook tries to point you to the fact that there is nothing to do, nothing to achieve, and nothing to understand in order to meditate "properly".
Agent X13 - Death and the Devil
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A dead body shows up in the underground subway tunnels. Agent X13 and his on-duty assistant, Mr. Anderson, is on the case. A trail of blood is their ticket to solving it ..
"Fresh Human"
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Seth and Jill is in the middle of moving into a monstrously huge, old house when Jill discovers something in the attic, just waiting to let itself be known ..
A Report on Humanity by an Alien
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A highly advanced alien being, Inxuziot, from the planet Aw01, is an explorer of the Universe. He's been to Earth, and this is his report on Humanity and our not too bright condition as a species.
Life is Freedom - Pointers to Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
A collection of sentences and koans pointing the one seeking Truth and Enlightenment to the core of Existence.

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