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Introduction to the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door
By Kelly Liu
Price: Free! Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Master Lu is regarded as the primus inter pares. Through his powerful ability for Totem Enquiry, Master Lu is able to examine one’s Totem in heaven according to the birth year, Chinese zodiac sign, and gender provided by the inquirer. By referencing the Totem, all information about one’s past, present and future lives can be collected.
Buddha in Blue Jeans: An Extremely Short Zen Guide to Sitting Quietly and Being Buddha
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Buddha in Blue Jeans' is an extremely short, simple, and straight forward universal guide to the practice of sitting quietly and being yourself, which is the same as being Buddha. Sitting quietly can teach many ways to accept life, meet pain, age gracefully, and die without regret. The book encourages sitting quietly every day.
Relax, You're Going to Die
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A contemporary and contemplative spiritual exploration of death, by best selling author, poet, and Zen priest Tai Sheridan, Ph.D. Beneath the surface, many anxieties, worries, and fears are associated with death. 'Relax, You Are Going To Die' is an invitation to examine your relationship with death and your ability to live with grace and dynamic vitality.
Zen Prayers For Repairing Your Life
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tai Sheridan's 'Zen Prayers' addresses what is unsettled within you and cultivates integrity and virtue. Zen prayer includes intimacy with the ground of Being, making yourself whole through honest self-reflection, clarifying your deepest spiritual intentions, wishing for the welfare of the world, and affirming the essential goodness of people and life.
Secrets of True Happiness
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Secrets of True Happiness' is a short, simple, and straight forward guide to becoming Truly Happy by living wisely. When you are truly happy you can be at ease in the world as a Buddha in Blue Jeans: a person of presence, openness, love, and benefit.
Be Love: An Exploration of Our Deepest Desire
By Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
From the author of Tell Me Something About Buddhism (foreword written by Thich Nhat Hanh) comes another straight forward and simple book. How can we BE LOVE instead of craving it? This simple book explores that question and presents Four Paths of Being Love based in Buddhist teachings. Guaranteed to make you re-think love and transform your expression of it.
What Would Buddha Inject? Buddhist Objections to Mandatory Childhood Immunization
By Harold Zo
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Whatever the debatable benefits of our national childhood immunization program, the Karmic cost in ongoing, unrepentant, intentionally-inflicted animal suffering is mindbogglingly, exponentially higher. From a vegetarian Buddhist perspective, childhood immunization represents a spiritual abomination of unimaginable proportions. … A free full chapter excerpt from "Zo-Zen" by Harold Zo.
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
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.
Pale Blue Zen
By Harold Zo
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In rural Missouri, the night sky is a coal-black canopy pierced by millions of crisp, white stars. The Milky Way, many evenings, is a lush, creamy band dividing the sky. Staring up into the face of all that celestial enormity, "here" seems to barely exist. Where, if anywhere, do I, my people, my interests, my activities fit into such an immeasurably vast cosmos? That’s a great Zen question...
Buda en Mezclilla
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
“Buda en Mezclilla”, del poeta-filósofo y monje Zen Tai Sheridan, es un una guía universal en extremo corta, simple y directa para la práctica de sentarse en silencio y ser uno mismo, que es lo mismo que Ser Buda. Sentarse en silencio puede enseñar muchas formas de aceptar la vida, enfrentar el dolor, envejecer con gracia y morir sin remordimientos.
A Buddhist Monk Story
By TJ Seitz
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
Zen Mind, Empty Mind
By Jeyaprakash Maria
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Emptiness is your real nature. Being caught up in the ever flowing thoughts, of the past and future, we fail to realize that. Realizing your real nature shall make you stay in the present moment, making your life beautiful. Emptiness cannot be understood with analytical mind. If you just read and relax, it will seep inside. Meditation instructions included to help you experience emptiness!
Pure Land of the Patriarchs
By Zen Master Han-Shan
Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Pure Land is Zen, Zen is Pure Land. In the past, all Buddhas throughout the Ten Directions relied on these two methods to practice and attain Buddhahood. All Buddhas in the present are likewise dependent on them to practice and attain Buddhahood. The same is true for all Buddhas in the future.
Sống thiền
By Nguyên Minh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,890. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 18, 2012 by Nguyễn Minh Tiến. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách nhỏ nhưng đề cập đến một vấn đề không nhỏ. Qua hơn trăm trang sách, tác giả đã điểm qua một cách có hệ thống hầu hết những điều cơ bản nhất đối với những ai mới bước đầu tìm đến với thiền học. Đặc biệt, những kiến thức được trình bày ở đây không mang tính kinh viện mà là những chia sẻ rất thực tiễn được rút ra từ ngay chính sự thực hành trong đời sống.
Buddha's Golden Light: Six Classic Buddhist Teachings in Modern Verse
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddha's Golden Light is a modern re-visioning of classic Buddhist and Zen texts by best selling author and Zen priest Tai Sheridan. Esoteric essays, wisdom teachings, and non-dual philosophy are transformed into accessible, inspiring, and beautiful verse. The six books in this collection illuminate the big body, big mind, and big heart of Buddhism.
The Key to the Castle: Zen and Travel Stories of Trust
By Sue Schleifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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What happens to a beginning student of Zen as she sits and watches her mind? How is a Zen retreat like a vacation? Whether visiting her aging mom, hiking in northern Thailand, crossing a rain-swelled creek in South Africa, or eating formal meals at a Zen retreat, Schleifer asks, “What is going on here?” Her discoveries become ours in this clear and poignant account of inner and outer journeys.
Blue Sky, White Cloud
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
the immanent model of dharma training is well known for its epithet of being a 'practice of no practice'. the paradoxical nature of this form of training found traditionally in china, japan and tibet is one that so easily defeats the western mind as this generally will only accept something that fits its logical conditioning.
The Five Pillars of Transformation
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
this book specially written for the dharmamind group covers five vital principles that need to be addressed by those dharma practitioners interested in practicing the immanent model - often referred to as the "practice of no practice" - of chan or zen of mahayana buddhism.
The Enlightenment of Jesus
By David W. Jones
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
What if Jesus showed up at your house one night, tapped you on the shoulder, and told you to wake up to the life you were missing? What would you do? Each chapter begins with an encounter with Jesus followed by simple steps to living life awake using ideas from Zen, mindfulness, and the encounters and teachings of Jesus from the Gospels.
Aqui e Agora - 100 pensamentos zen-budistas para uma vida melhor
By Bruno Pacheco
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Aqui e Agora reúne 100 pensamentos com base na filosofia zen-budista que nos servem para tornar a vida cotidiana mais simples.