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Why Western Notions Of Happiness Are Unsatisfactory And How Buddhism Can Help You Realise Deeper, Meaningful Happiness by Karl Thompson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Western notions of happiness tend to be selfish, contingent and shallow, and this book is about why I have rejected such notions as well as the commonly accepted strategies to achieve happiness. It's also a book about why I think following The Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path is much more likely to result in a deeper, meaningful and much more stable happiness.
The Womanist Musings Posts: Nascent Musing on Gender and Colonialism by b. binaohan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
i started doing the guest posts at Womanist Musings about six of so months after i decided to start my own blog. the time period for the posts stretch almost a year (but there are only 36 posts because i missed quite a few weeks). one thing to mention, though, is that only 30 of the 36 posts were ever actually posted at Womanist Musings, the last six posts of this collection have never been posted
Gentle Breeze, Rustling Leaves: Sing, my soul, your symphony of silence by Dwaraknath Reddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
When the traveler through the vast vistas of life finally turns his gaze inwards in his search for Ultimate Reality, gentle breezes blow across the mind, stirring the leaves of contemplation, emotion, memory, love, wonder and awe. The rustling sounds of the caressed thoughts are the intoned whispers of the ego and its companion-Self in intimate conversation.
A Buddha's Babble by Ramesh S. Balsekar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
“A Buddha’s Babble is a true gem. And yet, ironically, it remains Ramesh Balsekar’s most underrated book. There is such deep wisdom hidden between the easy writing and the subtle humour of these pages…”
Atheist in a Foxhole--One Man's Quest for Meaning by Ruth Langhinrichs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Dick Langhinrichs, who was awarded two medals for valor during WWII, insisted, "There are Atheists in foxholes,because I'm one." At War's end, he headed to New York City for a stage career while writing a novel and pursuing his lifelong quest for meaning (as he questioned what he believed were superstitious Christian beliefs). Then a mid-life crisis changed the course of his journey.
The Beauty of Truth: Duality by Alwyn
You set the price! Words: 132,270. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Science and Religion mix within us in an uneasy fashion. Faith in a Religion or a useful Science. We develop a truce between what we believe and what we know works. Duality is intended to show these opposing views are right, and wrong. From a belief in one Reality, and using Time as the lever, allows the most important question to be answered- how does it all work together?
The Dawn of a New Age of Reason: Breaking Religion's Chains in the Twenty-first Century by Charles Hurlburt
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
If you have ever had doubts about your religion and felt guilty about it, fear not. You are one of a growing multitude who has struggled with the conflict between what they were taught in their youth and what their knowledge and their common sense tells them. If you fear that being a “Doubting Thomas” makes you unworthy or inferior, you really need to read this book.
The Maverick Way by Ed Ramsey
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
This is Ed Ramsey's third book of blue collar philosophy. In this book, he expands upon familiar themes like self-actualizing as a God-engendered command to be all that one can be. Ed urges that there are moderate, rational, practical, successful solutions to most any human problem imaginable. Mavellonialism is the tree of life sprouting from 3 springs: love, spirituality and worldliness.
For the Love of Sophia by David W. Jones
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Socrates, Plato, and others described themselves as philo-sophia, or lovers of wisdom. In this book, David Jones collects wisdom stories from different cultures, religions, and eras and combines them in one readable collection using one main character, Sophia.
A Few Days In Athens - With Notes and Appendix by Cassius Amicus by Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
"A Few Days With Epicurus" contains the complete text of Frances Wright's 1820 Masterpiece "A Few Days In Athens, with an introduction, notes, and Appendix "Elemental Epicureanism" by Cassius Amicus. Thomas Jefferson stated that Wright's book was "a treat to me of the highest order," and her work stands today as the most important defense of Epicurus composed since the ancient world.
The Physics Of Karma: A Requiem To Time by Dwaraknath Reddy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
The Physics of Karma is a challenging book. Important concepts in the physicomental complex of life are examined and pushed to their ultimates, all of which disappear into the dimensions of the Self. But on that account the discussion is not philosophy or metaphysics. It has a vibrancy of Art and Aesthetics celebrating the Beauty and Harmony of the Eternal on Earth. (From the Preface by MP Pandit)
Reality and Consciousness by Thomas Schumann
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
Reality and Consciousness is a new book exploring the implications of the Theory of Relativity and Quantum Theory for understandings of consciousness and the mind.
Our Human Labyrinth by Lee Gunnell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Our Human Labyrinth is the story of survival versus social communication; lost within a self-contained maze, commonly known as civilization. A journey through history - as much as a journey within ourselves: the book explores concepts of how and why structures of accepted illusion are created by the few, and the distorted effect it has upon reality, for the many…
The Wisdom behind Circumcision | الحكمة من الختان by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: Arabic. Published: May 19, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
«خمس من الفطرة: الاستحداد "والختان" وقص الشارب ونتف الإبط وتقليم الأظافر». حديث شريف عن النبي محد صلى الله عليه وسلم.
The Wisdom behind Circumcision by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
“Five are of natural disposition, cutting (shaving) the pubic hair, circumcision, cutting the moustache, depilating the hair of the armpit and cutting the nails” (Of the sayings of the Prophet Mohammad 'cpth')
Give Us Today Our Daily Blog by Philip Newey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Here they are! My first 100 blog posts, posted over 104 days. Witty! Provocative! Insightful! These are really cool words that probably do not apply to this collection. But, hey, why not buy it anyway!
Golden Age Essays by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
A collection of essays attacking commonly accepted mathematical, scientific and metaphysical notions that are impeding the progress of the human race. In particular the infinite is expunged from mathematics and science, materialism and atheism shown to be irrational, and sages of the past critiqued for totalitarian sentiments. The theories of Newton, Einstein and Aristotle are critiqued.
The Glory Of Giripradakshina Of The Holy Hill Of Arunachala by Muktha Manu & Peter Berking
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The Holy Hill of Arunachala is one of the oldest and most sacred holy places in India. Lord Shiva, the very embodiment of wisdom, out of His supreme compassion and to bless the world, manifested in the form of the Holy Hill. This led devotees to start the practice of Giripradakshina, walking around the Holy Hill as an act of reverence and worship.
Worshipping The Divine Oneness Of Arunachala-Ramana by Muktha Manu & Peter Berking
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi and the Holy Hill of Arunachala are the names given to that Ultimate Truth which is beyond all names and forms. The identity of these two forms as the one Ultimate Truth, the Self, leads us to call Bhagavan ‘Arunachala-Ramana’. He realized not only Arunachala, but every being and everything as His own Self.