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Observance of Meditation
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
People have asked on many occasions what is meditation and how do I practice. Observance of Meditation expands on the topic of meditation in terms of a religious practice whose purpose is anchored in the reality of our lives. Although this is not the first Lam Rim style discussion on practice, it is aimed at the individual who might need a more expansive explanation.
A Garland of Advice: Special Instructions on How to Bless a Mala and General Advice for Recitation Practice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche offers advices on how to use a Buddhist mala and engage in mantra recitation practice. In addition, Rinpoche explains the significance of the mala in Tibetan Buddhism and the commitments relating to the mala. This volume also includes special instructions on how to bless a mala and make your mantra practice more powerful.
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives a commentary on Lamp of the Path, Atisha's revolutionary work and Lines of Experience, a short text written by the Tibetan scholar Lama Tsong Khapa. This book offers readers one of the clearest and most authoritative expositions of the Tibetan Buddhist path ever published, and it is recommended for those at the beginning of the path, the middle and the end.
The Tender Heart of Sadness: 28 Aspects of Warriorship Drawn from the Buddhist and Shambhala Traditions
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Written by a senior student of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, and his Shambhala Lineage heir Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche, this book is good companion to anyone pursuing the path of Shambhala Warriorship. Roger Guest offers reflections on a wide range of topics from basic meditation to the power of elegant speech and uplifted decorum, sprinkled with stories and accounts of encounters with teachers.
Ancient Art Tradition: Tibetan Thangka Painting
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Tibetan thangka painting is a Buddhist art. It is often overflow with symbolism and allusion, which must be strictly in accordance with Buddhist iconography specified in Buddhist sutras. Commercialization of thangkas since the 1960s has led to a severe decline in the standard of the thangka painting. High-quality, authentic Tibetan thangka is in danger of becoming extinct.
Snow Lion Faces Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 39,640. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This profound book is a collection of religious sermons. Yet its author, Khenpo Kyosang Rinpoche, never was a priest. He, director of the Je Tsongkapa College, is an outstanding Tibetan Buddhist lama. Rinpoche’s observations of Western society, far from idea of "political correctness", may shock anyone. However shocking they are, their truth will strike the reader.
Rộng mở tâm hồn và phát triển trí tuệ
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này đặc biệt được viết ra bởi một vị Ni sư người Mỹ tu tập theo truyền thống Phật giáo Tây Tạng. Bà sinh ra và lớn lên ở vùng Los Angeles, tốt nghiệp Đại học California chuyên ngành Sử học vào năm 1971 và đã từng đi khắp nhiều nơi trên thế giới như châu Âu, Bắc Phi, châu Á...
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."
El libro tibetano de los muertos
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Este es un clásico de la sabiduría budista y del pensamiento religioso. Es un libro de instrucciones para que el moribundo transite en el llamado Bardo (un estado intermedio que se encuentra entre una muerte y un renacimiento). Su profundo mensaje es que el arte de morir es tan importante como el de vivir.
How To Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas
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Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This 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 the eight worldly dharmas, essentially how craving desire and attachment cause us to create problems and suffering and how to abandon these negative minds in order to find perfect peace and happiness.
Falling in Love with a Buddha
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Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
Bodhisattva Attitude: How to Dedicate Your Life to Others
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Series: Heart Advice. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Teachings From the Medicine Buddha Retreat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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 Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 9 · Buddhism, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This ancient text was written in Sanskrit around 700 CE by Santideva, renowned Buddhist monk and scholar. This version is written in easy to understand language accessible to the modern reader. If you are embarking on the path to enlightenment, or just curious, this book could be just the change agent you have been looking for. It is said to be one of the Dalai Lama's favorite texts.
The Heart of the Path: Seeing the Guru as Buddha
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Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,650. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Making Life Meaningful
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives us the answer to the perennial question of how to integrate Dharma with our daily lives. It contains a public talk explaining the purpose of life in general and the practice of guru devotion, a wide array of techniques for transforming ordinary actions into causes for enlightenment and advice on establishing a daily practice.
Ego, Attachment and Liberation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Freedom Through Understanding: The Buddhist Path to Happiness and Liberation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In 1975 during their first trip to Europe, Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave a weekend seminar in England, once again demonstrating the profound effect of Buddha’s wisdom on Western people. Freedom Through Understanding covers the purpose of meditation, bodhicitta, the importance of motivation, tong-len and the shortcomings of attachment, among other topics.
Virtue and Reality: Method and Wisdom in the Practice of Dharma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book contains methods for transforming everyday actions into the cause of enlightenment, anger into patience, and the ordinary view of phenomena as inherently existent into the wisdom realizing emptiness. It also includes several meditations led by Rinpoche, although everything in the book is a topic for meditation.