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Religions in South Africa, Vol.3: Buddhism
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This series of e-booklets was commissioned by the IFFM to provide media professionals with quick reference material on the religious traditions in South Africa. Volume 3 discusses Buddhism
Buddhism for Today
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism is a religion that, historically, is said to have been founded by Shakyamuni Buddha in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains sometime around 600 B.C. Some historians believed that Shakyamuni lived as far back as 1,000 B.C.
The Yoga of Offering Food
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
All the things we do -- eating, walking, washing, working, talking -- everything can become very powerful methods for quickly achieving enlightenment. Through the Mahayana practice of offering the food we eat which is based on the Hinayana and adorned with the Vajrayana our lives become most beneficial, not only for ourselves but for all sentient beings.
The Kindness of Others
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book, Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Jampa Tegchok explains how we can train our mind away from self-cherishing, the cause of all suffering, and develop compassion, the cause of everything that is good. He bases his explanation on Kadampa Geshe Chekawa’s classic text, The Seven Point Mind Training, which, amongst other things, teaches us how to transform problems into happiness.
Life, Death and After Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book help us to understand the death process and trains us to deal with it so that when the time of crisis arrives and the various illusory visions arise, instead of being confused, we’ll know what’s going on and will recognize illusions as illusions, projections as projections and fantasies as fantasies.