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Dharma If You Dare: Living Life with Abandon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Dharma If You Dare is based on talks by the Canadian lama, Doug Duncan Sensei. The style is clear and entertaining, with content steeped in Tibetan Karma Kagyu wisdom. Using many humorous anecdotes, Doug Sensei gives readers a taste of the crazy wisdom at the heart of a fearless spiritual teaching. He challenges us to reconnect with our real purpose for being on this planet – enlightenment.
A Commentary on Praises to the Twenty-one Taras
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This precious commentary by Kopan Monastery's Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel on the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras offers us a deeper understanding of the inconceivable qualities of Tara’s holy body, speech and mind and how her different aspects can help us overcome difficulties in our daily lives and Dharma practice.
The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva
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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. Category: 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 Dhammapada: Your Guide on the Path to Enlightenment in the 21st Century
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 19 · Buddhism, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Dhammapada is a foundational text of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. It is a collection of 423 verses, grouped into 26 themes that the Buddha was fond of telling to those who would gather around and listen. They are the oral teachings of the Enlightened One. How delightful it is to imagine him under a shady tree with a group of people around him, telling these gems of spiritual instruction.
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,950. 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 Lama 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.
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.
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.
Becoming Your Own Therapist & Make Your Mind an Ocean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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This book contains public talks by Lama Yeshe on the general topic of Buddhism and mind. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session. Lama presented one of the talk to a group of psychiatrists who were delighted to meet and question Lama, and this historic exchange underscores the difference between Western and Buddhist concepts of mental health.