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Vipassana Meditation For Everyone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
An eBook (4546 words) which teaches you the technique of Vipassana Meditation and how to use it to calm unhelpful thoughts, emotions and sensations, and bring peace to your mind and life.
Teachings From the Medicine Buddha Retreat
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This book contains nearly complete record of the teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during a Medicine Buddha retreat in the fall of 2001. The sections are short, on topics such as making offerings to the buddhas and the nature of mind. The retreat was held less than two months after the 9/11 attacks, and Lama Zopa's teachings are full of references to terrorism, war, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
The Heart of the Path: Seeing the Guru as Buddha
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 1. Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 178,840. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This book is an extensive teaching on guru yoga by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, a contemporary exemplar of the practice. Rinpoche explains the importance of guru devotion, the proper way to develop a student-teacher bond and offers commentary on each traditional guru devotion sub-topic found in Tsongkhapa’s lam-rim. The text also provides a textual outline to help guide your reading through the topics.
The Perfect Human Rebirth: Freedom and Richness on the Path to Enlightenment
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 3. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,410. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This FPMT Lineage Series book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s graduated path to enlightenment teachings given over a four decade period, starting from the early 1970s, and deals with how rare and precious it is to receive not just a human rebirth but a perfect human rebirth, with eight freedoms and ten richnesses, the best possible conditions for practicing Dharma.
How Love Wins: The Power of Mindful Kindness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,430. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion & self-improvement
How Love Wins is a guide to make your everyday life more meaningful by mindfully spreading kindness and happiness.
Ego, Attachment and Liberation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
In 1975, Lama Yeshe undertook his most extensive international teaching tour, being on the road for nearly nine months. This book contains the teachings and meditations Lama Yeshe gave at a five-day retreat he led near Melbourne, Australia. In line with Lama’s intentions, this book is dedicated to the awakening of inner freedom within the minds of its readers and all other sentient beings.
A Practical Guide to Mindful Meditation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by WorkSmart Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This practical, step-by-step guide by Michael Bunting with Patrick Kearney demystifies mindfulness and meditation and teaches you exactly how it benefits you and how to do it. After reading this book, you’ll understand how meditation can be a game-changer for you. You’ll meditate with confidence, and enjoy greater joy and self-awareness, peace, joy, and fulfilment.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This book begins with a general talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on universal responsibility and compassion that is followed by four chapters detailing the Prasangika Madhyamaka view of emptiness, or ultimate reality, as taught in the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and how to meditate on it, according to the author’s personal experience.
Every Moment Is The Best Moment: The Essence of Enlightenment
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 21 · Buddhism, Book 11 · Applied Psychology, Book 20 · Applied Philosophy, Book 14 · Leadership, Book 15 · Travel, Book 9 · Creativity, Book 11. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Every Moment is the Best Moment is for anyone seeking a richer, deeper experience of life. The modern world is pre-occupied with material wealth. A good standard of living is great, but when wealth and status becomes an end in themselves, we have lost sight of what is most important in life. This eBook can help you cultivate a higher awareness while continuing to live in the world.
The Path to Ultimate Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,490. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2018 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Path to Ultimate Happiness presents teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the 42nd Kopan lamrim course in 2009. In these teachings Rinpoche discusses our potential to bring benefit and happiness, including full enlightenment, to all sentient beings.
The Preliminary Practice of Prostrations eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Prostrations to the Thirty-five (35) Confession Buddhas with recitation of the "Bodhisattva's Confession of Moral Downfalls" from the Sutra of Three Heaps, is one of the most powerful methods available to purify harmful actions we have done in the past. By doing this practice mindfully, we can prevent unwanted sufferings from occurring in the future.
Sit Still and Prosper
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 47,530. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
If you’ve ever wondered if you’re saving enough for retirement, how to reduce your risk of receiving bad financial advice, or whether to believe the bold promises of the new generation of tech-driven financial products, Sit Still and Prosper offers a simple, sensible path to clarity—for your money and for your life.
Becoming Your Own Therapist & Make Your Mind an Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This book contains public talks by Lama Yeshe on the general topic of Buddhism and mind. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session. Lama presented one of the talk to a group of psychiatrists who were delighted to meet and question Lama, and this historic exchange underscores the difference between Western and Buddhist concepts of mental health.
Bodhisattva Attitude: How to Dedicate Your Life to Others
Series: Heart Advice. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,570. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Bodhisattva Attitude is taken from the sutra teachings of the Buddha and is based on verses by the great bodhisattva Shantideva in his Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. The verses are meant to be recited each morning. This book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s essential teachings given from 2008 onward. It is the first volume in LYWA’s Heart Advice Series.
The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The first teaching, “The Three Principal Aspects of the Path,” was given in France in 1982. The second teaching, an “Introduction to Tantra,” also in two parts, was given at Grizzly Lodge, California, in 1980. These comprise the first two lectures of a commentary on the Chenrezig yoga.
Buddhism and Nichiren Shoshu/Soka Gakkai Buddhism – A Critique and Biblical Analysis
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism is the fourth-largest religion in the world. The purpose of Buddhism is to eradicate suffering & attain enlightenment, Nichiren Shoshu to receive material benefits & find happiness. This book demonstrates the fundamental incompatibility of Buddhism & Christianity & shows the consequences, which lie outside the truth. Written from material which comprised the authors’ Master’s Thesis.
Mindfulness and Vipassana - Meditation for Everyone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
An eBook (6851 words) which teaches you both the Mindfulness Meditation and Vipassana Meditation techniques and how you can use them to calm unhelpful thoughts, emotions and sensations, and bring peace to your mind and life.
Camino Meditations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Camino Meditations is a pocket book for spiritual adventurers. This small practical book includes short inspirational chapters, followed by simple walking meditations, journal exercises and action steps. The writing is peppered with Camino wisdoms Watt learned on her own pilgrimage walking with fellow meditation practitioners.
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,780. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
"Meditation is the right medicine for the uncontrolled, undisciplined mind. Meditation is the way to perfect satisfaction. The uncontrolled mind is by nature sick; dissatisfaction is a form of mental illness. What's the right antidote to that? It's knowledge-wisdom; understanding the nature of psychological phenomena; knowing how the internal world functions." - Lama Yeshe
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.

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