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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.
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.
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.
POCKET ZEN 100 histórias budistas para meditar
By Bruno Pacheco
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Fábulas, histórias, anedotas e diálogos que demonstram a riqueza da tradição zen-budista e o conhecimento de seus mestres.
ZEN - stories from the east
By Marc Brookhuis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Zen Buddhism is well known for its stories and anecdotes. Together with the explanation of the author, this collection of stories give a good insight in the world of zen. Marc Brookhuis is zenteacher, personal coach and author of non-fiction and fiction books. Other titles are: "Mindfulnes, back to the here and now" and "Zen and the art of quality".
Now And Zen
By Robert Sommers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
How does Zen practice lead to enlightenment? When is internally-focused mindfulness most effective? What is the greatest obstacle to experiencing peace of mind? Now And Zen explores the deeper psychological aspects of Zen practice and offers a new approach for attaining tranquility and happiness. Robert Sommers has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a long-time Zen practitioner.
The Fire of Zen - Truth Does Not Burn
By Ben Ormstad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Fire of Zen - Truth Does Not Burn - The Basics. This book is intended for seekers of Ultimate Truth, those who more than anything want to "attain" Enlightenment. This is not traditional Zen, nor is it entertainment Zen. This is Fundamental Zen.
Aquí y ahora - 100 pensamientos budistas zen para una vida más simple
By Bruno Pacheco
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: Spanish. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Estos pensamientos se basan en la “filosofía” del budismo zen y en la práctica de la meditación cotidiana. Si se convierten en acciones de la vida cotidiana, entonces sí, se estará transitando por el camino.
Zen Meditation Magic: Secrets to Finding the Time for Peace of Mind, Every Day
By Jennifer Brooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Empowerment Nation. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
"Zen Meditation Magic: Secrets to Finding the Time for Peace of Mind, Every Day" is your complete guide to Zen meditation. Whether you have 90 seconds or 20 minutes, you can find a Zen meditative practice you can use to improve your overall health and give you the ultimate feeling of peace of mind. Pick up this book today and obtain the benefits of a Zen lifestyle!