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Buddhism and Politics: Citizens, Politicians, and the Noble Eightfold Path
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Make politics a missions of peace. By following the tenets of the Noble Eightfold Path, citizens and politicians alike can change their thinking and their actions to follow a middle path. Critics are saying, "I urge you to read this book...you will benefit from it."
Changing Destiny: Liao-Fan's Four Lessons -- A Commentary by Venerable Master Chin Kung
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Price: Free! Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The book Liaofan’s Four Lessons was written in the sixteenth century in China by Yuan Liaofan with the hope that it would teach his son, Yuan Tianqi, about destiny, how to differentiate good from bad, how to correct his faults, and how to practice good deeds to cultivate both virtue and humility.
Camino Meditations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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.
If You Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight: Aspects of Practice for Gay and Lesbian Buddhists
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
Offers both male and female, beginner and veteran a discussion of those aspects of Buddhist practice which benefit gay people and which address current issues of prejudice and homophobia.
Buddhist Meditation and the Internet: Practices and Possibilities
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
We now know that people are trying to reproduce online much of what they do offline. So why is it that meditation is only a very small part of Buddhist Internet activity?
Mindfulness and Vipassana - Meditation for Everyone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Thus Have I Heard -- Buddhist Parables and Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 44,100. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism has always been fond of parables and many of these were used by the Buddha himself. He taught by parables, "for men of good understanding will readily enough catch the meaning of what is taught under the shape of a parable."
A Composition Urging The Generation Of The Bodhi Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Everything returns to Oneness at the source, but there are many expedient methods that lead us there." This is a very popular saying in Buddhism. However, even though three are many expedient methods, we must really practice with diligence; otherwise, we are left with only many expedient methods having no particular benefit for anyone -- i.e., with nothing at all.
The Dharma of Mind Transmission
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Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Mind is Buddha; Buddha is the Mind. All sentient beings and all Buddhas have the same Mind, which is without boundaries and void, without name and form and is immeasurable.
Practice and Attain Sudden Enlightenment
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Price: Free! Words: 15,560. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Ch'an Master Ch'an Yuan, out of great compassion, wrote his work Practice and Attain Sudden Enlightenment, using the dialogue format between a monk-student and his master to develop concepts about the nature of the Absolute, Original Mind, Enlightenment, practice, etc., assuming that future student of the Dharma would surely benefit from this design.
Buddhism of Wisdom & Faith: Pure Land Principles and Practice
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Price: Free! Words: 93,880. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This Pure Land treatise is, to our knowledge, the first and only compendium of Pure land teaching and thought currently available in a Western language. In the tradition of the Avatamsaka Sutra, the author sometimes shifts from one plane of meaning to another, at times down-to-earth, at times metaphysical, so as to reach readers at every level and to sever attachment to his very words.
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse is also known as Drametse Ngacham (also spelled Drametse Ngachham). It is a well-known sacred dance of the Bhutanese, whose cultural heritage has largely remained intact due to isolation from the rest of the world until the early 1960s.
The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice
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Price: Free! Words: 16,930. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In the Buddhist tradition, meditation is used to defuse the source of all the trouble-the illusion of self and other. In Ch'an (or Zen), the aim is to overcome thought and defilement. Having done this, and with thoughts no longer stirring, the real substance of mind becomes evident. Without thoughts and without the illusion of self and other, greed, anger and hatred have no place to arise.
Vipassana Meditation For Everyone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat
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Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat encourages you to enjoy quiet, gather your wits about you, delight in nature, nourish yourself, focus your attention, love the world you inhabit, clarify your spiritual intentions, and deepen your connection with the whole of you. It is a simple practice that requires no special belief, training, or particular religious affiliation.
Vì sao tôi khổ?
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 15, 2012 by Nguyễn Minh Tiến. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này nêu lên một vấn đề xưa cũ nhưng phân tích và giải quyết theo một cách nhìn nhận mới. Nói đúng hơn, tác giả đã khéo léo vận dụng chính những nhận thức và hiểu biết của tiền nhân về vấn đề này để đưa ra những giải pháp, những nhận thức mới uyển chuyển hơn, thích hợp hơn mà vẫn không xa rời những gì người xưa đã dạy.
Về mái chùa xưa
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 15, 2012 by Nguyễn Minh Tiến. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Trong cội nguồn văn hóa Việt Nam, những mái chùa làng quê không chỉ là biểu tượng đơn thuần của tôn giáo, tín ngưỡng, mà đã từ lâu gắn bó với đời sống tâm linh của mọi người dân Việt. Chính nơi đó đã âm thầm nuôi dưỡng vô số những tâm hồn tươi đẹp, những hoài bão lớn lao thương người giúp đời...
Ai vào địa ngục?
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 15, 2012 by Nguyễn Minh Tiến. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách mỏng này không có tham vọng đề cập đến chủ đề trên một cách bao quát cả thời gian và không gian, mà chỉ mong muốn thông qua những gì được truyền lại từ thuở xa xưa để nêu lên một số nhận xét, phân tích rất gần gũi và thiết thực về những khái niệm thiên đường và địa ngục. Mỗi chúng ta có thể tin nhận hoặc không tin nhận, có thể hiểu theo cách này hoặc cách khác...
37 Practices of a Bodhisattva: The Way of an Awakening Being
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Description: A Tibetan Buddhist classic by Thogme Zangpo, 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva is given a lovingly expanded and updated translation and commentary by Brian Robertson. For beginners to longtime students the book is a practical manual and contains such famous lines such as: "All suffering comes from wanting only your own happiness. Perfect awakening is born from wanting to benefit others."
On Calm Abiding Resting The Mind In Meditation
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A short, practical guide to meditation based on the Buddhist practice known as Shamata or Shinay. The words mean "Calm Abiding" in Sanskrit and Tibetan. The purpose is in resting the mind, and one doesn't have to be or become a Buddhist to rescue yourself from the tangle of thoughts and concepts that can cripple our view of the world around us.