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The Zen Experience
By Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
(New American Library,1980) “The best history of Zen ever written.” Library Journal Beginning with Indian Buddhism and Chinese Taoism it shows Zen as it was created by the personalities, perceptions, and actions of its masters over the centuries. Gradual and sudden enlightenment, shock enlightenment, the koan, the migration of Zen to Japan. With anecdote and memorable quotation, th
That Is That: Essays About True Nature
By Nirmala
Price: Free! Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
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That Is That is a collection of articles that captures the essence of spiritual inquiry and provides the reader with a real transmission of Presence on every page. It offers an experiential exploration of who we really are. Nirmala's warm-hearted and accepting presence makes it possible to drop into the space he so eloquently describes, where peace, love, and joy abide.
Totality Beliefs and the Religious Imagination
By Anthony Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
There is a widespread notion that belief is a good thing, but in this book the author argues that freeing oneself from all belief systems can bring a huge sense of relief. He illustrates this by describing his own experience of a Roman Catholic upbringing followed by eleven years' experience of Transcendental Meditation, before arriving at a position of metaphysical naturalism.