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Moral guidelines (Buddhism)
By chen0096
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
These guidelines are taken from Buddhist teachings and beliefs which can make you become an better person with high morals and ethics;
A Commentary on Praises to the Twenty-one Taras
By Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This precious commentary by Kopan Monastery's Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel on the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras offers us a deeper understanding of the inconceivable qualities of Tara’s holy body, speech and mind and how her different aspects can help us overcome difficulties in our daily lives and Dharma practice.
Every Moment Is The Best Moment: The Essence of Enlightenment
By David Tuffley
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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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 Five-Minute Buddhist Meditates: Getting Started in Meditation the Simple Way
By Brian Schell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A jargon-free, plain language introduction to the basic concepts and styles of meditation and real-world applications. There's no mystical mumbo-jumbo involved, just useful tips that will help you incorporate short, easy-to-follow meditation sessions into your daily life.
The Five-Minute Buddhist: Getting Started in Buddhism the Simple Way
By Brian Schell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,650. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: 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 book goes easy on the mystical mumbo-jumbo and simply introduces the ideas that will help you live in the present and feel different about the world and your place in it.
The Perfect Human Rebirth: Freedom and Richness on the Path to Enlightenment
By Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Buddhism and Politics: Citizens, Politicians, and the Noble Eightfold Path
By Victoria Stoklasa
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
By Edwin Tanizar
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
By Kelly Watt
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
By Deshi
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
By Joanne Miller
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
By Hiten Vyas
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
By Minh Thanh
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
By Chan Master Shih-Hsien Hsing-An
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
By Chan Master Huang-Bei Tuan-Chi
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
By Chan Master Ch'an Yuan
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
By Sutra Translation Committee
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
By Pinky Toky
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
By Ting Chen
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
By Hiten Vyas
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.