The Little Books on Buddhism

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The Little Book of Buddhist Meditation
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Meditation describes a meditational system that is based on the Buddha's original teachings. It is designed to help you establish a regular, daily meditation practice. It describes many breath meditation techniques, how to do walking meditation, how to do loving-kindness meditation, and how to use chanting to bring the mind into the present moment.
The Little Book of Buddhist Virtue
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 29,950. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Virtue shows the many contexts in which the Buddha described the practice of virtue. These include generosity, the moral precepts, the "wholesome and the unwholesome", the "Ten Perfections", karma, and the Four Noble Truths. These become the foundation for life as a follower of the Buddha, but can also be practiced by people of any - or no - religion.
The Little Book of the Life of the Buddha
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This biography goes back to the original, canonical sources in order to construct a reasonable, factual account of the Buddha’s life. But this is not simply a scholastic biography. It describes the Buddha’s life as an archetype for our own, and to answer the most fundamental question of how we use the Buddha’s teachings to become happier more useful people.
The Little Book of Buddhist Wisdom
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Wisdom looks at what makes Buddhism unique. This includes the most central teaching in Buddhism, The Four Noble Truths, the law of karma, the Buddha’s teachings on causation – dependent co-arising – and the three marks of existence: dukkha, impermanence, and non-self, the Buddha’s description of “What the Teaching is Not,” and a discourse on "right view."
The Little Book of Buddhist Mindfulness & Concentration
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This book describes an advanced Buddhist meditation practice. It describes the practices that the Buddha taught on how to increase mindfulness and concentration. Greater mindfulness leads to greater concentration, and they are self-reinforcing. These are the 7th and 8th factors of the Eightfold Noble Path.
The Little Book of Buddhist Daily Living
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
One of the challenges for Buddhists is how to bring the practice into daily living. There are discussions on work, caring for our bodies and minds, relating to difficult people, money, eating, consumption, speech, politics, community, death, and important qualities like kindness, patience, and simplicity. In this way we cultivate the path, becoming happier, more skillful people in the world.
The Little Book of Buddhist Rebirth
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This Little Book looks how rebirth applies to Buddhist practice. Did the Buddha actually teach rebirth? Is there evidence that rebirth is a reality? Is belief in rebirth is necessary to attain Awakening? Finally, there is a description of the how Buddhism describes the different realms in the universe. This prepares you for the mystical world that lies beyond time and space.
The Little Book of Buddhist Awakening
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Awakening looks at the subtle questions about Awakening, what is also commonly called “Enlightenment.” What is Enlightenment? What are the pre-conditions for Awakening? How do you practice? And finally, what is the process whereby there is an end to stress and suffering, to liberation and nirvana?