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The Essence of Buddhism
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 7 · Buddhism, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The distilled essence of Buddhism in plain English. Contains the essential truths that you can apply in your life. Short and simple, packed with meaning.
Rewriting the Buddha
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
So I told myself the Dhammapada is one of the oldest books of Buddhist thought. I should read it. What I wanted was a nice simple readable version that I could dip into. I discovered that most translations are completely unreadable, some more than others. A few modern versions attempt to clarify the text. I may be the first person to notice the problem who was a writer and not a translator.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 10 · Buddhism, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tokme Zangpo's classic 14th Century guide for travellers on the path to enlightenment. A companion to Santideva’s classic work the Bodhicaryavatara. While there are English translations of this text, they are a little difficult to understand for many readers living in the 21st Century. The mode of expression and the figures of speech are the product of that far-off time.
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
The Four Sublime States: The Brahmaviharas
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 18 · Buddhism, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
The Four Sublime States are the best possible relationship with the world and everyone in it. They also offer the possibility of liberation from the cycle of re-birth when your time comes to leave this life. Could there be a more worthy goal in life than this? The Buddha urged us to adopt these sublime states, making them our habitual state of mind with which to embrace the entire world.
Brahma Net Sutra
Price: Free! Words: 35,010. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
After the passing of the historical Buddha more than 2500 years ago, His teachings were codified in theTripitaka, or three "baskets": sutras, commentaries and precepts. The Brahma Net Sutra is part of both the basket of sutras and the basket of precepts, and contains the Bodhisattvaprecepts, the highest moral code in Mahayana.
Entering the Tao of Sudden Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 24,930. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
I will be a good doctor for the sick and suffering. I will lead those who have lost their way to the right road. I will be a bright light for those in the dark night, and cause the poor and destitute to uncover hidden treasures. The Bodhisattva impartially benefits all living beings in this manner. The Vows of Samantabhadra
The Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra
Price: Free! Words: 25,900. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutra is the core of The Mahaprajna Paramita Sutra in six hundred scrolls. Its teaching is the teaching of supramundane Voidness as the only true existence, the true Void being mysteriously concealed in the existing. Therefore, one might say the substance of this sutra is the Voidness of all dharmas; and non-obtaining is the purpose.
Reiki Primer Nivel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: Spanish. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Primeros pasos dentro del Reiki. Historia del redescubrimiento de los símbolos del Reiki por el Dr. Mikao Usui. Requisitos básicos del Primer Grado. Iniciación, Alineamiento o Armonización. Postura de las Manos. Símbolo del Grado. Los 5 Propósitos del Reiki. Claves para una Terapia Efectiva. Este Libro es para Toda la Humanidad.
Candide et le Bouddhisme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
L’auteur démontre que si le Bouddhisme détient de belles théories, il est englué de concepts d’hommes qui se contredisent et ne répondent pas aux 3 questions clé de la vie: d'où venons-nous? Quel est notre but sur Terre? Où allons nous après la mort? Il nous tourne vers Jésus : « En vérité, en vérité je vous le dis. Je suis le chemin, la vérité et la vie. Nul ne vient au Père que par moi."
The Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
In The Dhammapada for Awakening Abbot George Burke draws on the proven wisdom of different ancient traditions, and the contemporary masters of spiritual life, as well as his own studies and first-hand knowledge of the mystical traditions of East and West, to illumine the practical wisdom of Buddha in the Dhammapada - and more importantly, makes that teaching relevant to today's spiritual seekers.
The Dharma Flower Sutra Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren
Price: $8.80 USD. Words: 348,350. Language: British English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
The Dharma Flower Sutra (Lotus Sutra) Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 357,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
The Illustrated Tibetan Book of the Dead
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Bardo Thodol or 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead' is a mystical funerary text rooted in the Tibetan Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Composed by the guru and sage Padmasambhava in the 8th century, the Bardo Thodol is recited by a Buddhist lama over a dying or recently deceased person as a spiritual guide to the process of death and that which follows.
The Dharma Flower Sutra (Lotus Sutra) Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren: Translated by Martin Bradley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 357,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
Zen and Tao, A Little Book on Buddhist Thought and Meditation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Zen and Tao, A Little Book on Buddhist Though and Meditation is a collection of the translations of the Hsin Hsin Ming, The Tao Te Ching, and Nargarjuna's Tree of Wisdom, and 50 selected quotes from Chuang Tzu, Okakura Kakuzo, and Buddha.
How Brahma Became an Alligator
Price: $799.00 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Telling of the ancient sacred precious stones of the Maha Ganges and stupendous struggle and battles in the great heavens among Devas and Great Deva Kings against one another and against Brahma the Great Auspicious Maha Brahma Brahma Harita are described in this vivid drama that tells the story of the Asuras and people of Puriyaya, an Ancient Great India.
Buddhism: In Its Connexion with Brāhmanism, and Hindūism, and In its Contrast with Christianity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 187,650. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Sai ePublications & Sai Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In my recent work on Brāhmanism I have traced the progress of Indian religious thought through three successive stages—called by me Vedism, Brāhmanism, and Hindūism—the last including the three subdivisions of Ṡaivism, Vaishṇavism, and Ṡāktism. Furthermore I have attempted to prove that these systems are not really separated by sharp lines, but that each almost imperceptibly shades off into the