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Cutting the Root of Samsara
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the third volume in a new series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. This volume presents a clear discussion on sexual misconduct, an explanation of how karmic appearance and emptiness are intertwined and a multifaceted commentary on the eight Mahayana precepts motivation.
The Perfect Mirror: Reflections on Truth and Illusion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In these short, profound articles, Venerable Adrian Feldmann explains the principal teachings of the Buddha and reflects on the search for a truthful way of life, the pursuit of happiness, birth, death, love, friendship, sex, marriage, and raising children. This ebook is published by the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, a non-profit organization established to make Buddhist teachings widely available.
Thoughts on Buddhism II: Great Doubt
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
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Essay about the concept of "great doubt" and learning how to recognize it.
Meditation Manual – Based on the Buddha's Satipatthana Sutta
Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Satipaṭṭhānasuttaṃ is the basis of insight meditation practice in most traditions of Buddhism. I have compiled these instructions, mostly from the book by Ven. Analayo, along with the original text in Pali and its English translation. I hope the compilation would be helpful in exposing the meditators to the nuances of various traditions and benefit from them.
Urban Meditation Skills: How to be a Happy Meditator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Success in meditation is often elusive, even for those of us that have meditated for a long time. It depends a great deal upon the fact that we actually practice meditation, and with a regularity and continuity that cannot be attained through mere discipline alone. We need to have the comfort factor in our practice, and take care that we are a happy meditator.
புத்தர் பிரான்
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: Tamil. Published: February 17, 2015 by Pustaka Digital Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Essay » Literature
'புத்தர் பிரான்' என்னும் தலைப்பில், அண்ணலார், அமலர், அறவாழி அந்தணராம் புத்தபெருமானாரின் திவ்ய சரிதத்தை எளியேன், 'முத்தாரம்' வார இதழில் தொடராகச் சற்றேறக்குறைய மூன்றரை வருடங்கள் எழுத நேர்ந்தது, கருணைக் கடலாம் போதி மாதவரின் திருவருள் என்றே எண்ணுகிறேன். இது வெறும் கதையல்ல. உலகம் போற்றும் ஒப்பற்ற மாமணியின் வரலாறு. இதற்காக நான் நூற்றுக்கும் மேற்பட்ட நூல்களை வாசித்தேன்.
Creating the Causes of Happiness
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the second volume in a new series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. The series will consist of four volumes of lightly edited transcripts that we hope will convey the feeling of being in Nepal for the one-month Kopan course. This second volume covers topics such as the nature of the mind, karma, death, reincarnation and emptiness.
The Five-Minute Buddhist’s Buddhism Quick Start Guide
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A compilation of the very foundations of Buddhism. There are many sects or denominations of Buddhism, and they are all very distinctive, but the material included here is common to all of them. Whether you want to practice Buddhism as a religion or as a philosophy, whether you want to experience Zen or Tibetan, whether you want to pray or meditate, you'll need to understand the basics.
The Five-Minute Buddhist Returns
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A jargon-free, plain-language introduction to the foundational ideas of Buddhism and real-world tips for practicing Buddhism while balancing life in the real, modern world. This follow-up to the immensely-popular "Five-Minute Buddhist" continues the tradition of easily-understood application of Buddhist principles and ideas to your everyday life.
Practicing the Unmistaken Path
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the first volume in a new series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. This first volume covers topics such as compassion and universal responsibility, the benefits of developing bodhicitta, the disadvantages of self-cherishing, and emptiness.
Unorthodox Confessions: The Importance of Dharma, Karma, and Reincarnation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Starfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
There is a way to make peace with suffering. There is a meaning to being alive.
Daily Reflections: Advice from Khen Rinpoche Geshe Thubten Chonyi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
These teachings by Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi offer valuable advice related to our Dharma studies and practice: how to check whether our practices are Dharma, the need for study and constant reflection of the Buddha’s teachings and how to overcome our afflictions and problems so that we can truly benefit others.
Buddhism: The Buddhism guide for Buddhism beginners (Special Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism for beginners If you wish to learn about Buddhism, this book will be your perfect starting point. The chapters of this book will show you the path towards awakening and ultimately enlightenment.
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and 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
How to Generate Bodhicitta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
On his two visits to Singapore in 1997, Venerable Lama Ribur Rinpoche taught extensively on how to generate that precious bodhimind. Using scriptural understanding and his personal experience, Rinpoche also gave insightful teachings on lo-jong (thought transformation), the practice of which enables one to transform the inevitable problems of life into the causes for enlightenment.
Circle of Magic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A deep study in Qigong and Chinese traditions routinely mistaken and misrepresented. A personal journey in the fascinating realms of Qigong energy and traditions, exploration of the mysteries of the East.
Path to Enlightenment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
Unsatisfied? Worried? Sad? Angry? Frustrated? Enlightenment is a path for those seeking happiness and satisfaction with life.
Being Mindful: Living in the Now
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 24 · Buddhism, Book 12 · Applied Psychology, Book 25 · Leadership, Book 18 · Travel, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
If you can observe your thoughts, who exactly is doing the observing? It is not the ‘I’ that has a name and a life history -- your egoic self. This simple question is at the centre of the great religions and spiritual traditions in the world. Learn about this new dimension of thought by cultivating the gentle art of mindfulness.
The Satipatthana Sutta
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A translation of the Satipatthana Sutta by Soma Thera
Moral guidelines (Buddhism)
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
These guidelines are taken from Buddhist teachings and beliefs which can make you become an better person with high morals and ethics;