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Rituals & Practice | Tibetan | Zen | History | Sacred Writings | Theravada
Love without Limit: Reflections of a Buddhist Psychotherapist by Beth Patterson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Spiritual pioneers such as Buddha Shakyamuni and Jesus Christ were human beings who, like us, were explorers seeking the truth of what it means to be human and how to live an authentic and satisfying life.
A New Myth for America by James Hilgendorf
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Every great civilization has had its own myth, a cosmic story of how we fit into the universe, a divine story of who we are and where we came from. Greece had Zeus and Athena. Rome had Romulus and Remus. Western civilization had the Old Testament prophets and stories of the Bible. Now a great new myth comes forth in America. It is the reason for the existence of the universe itself.
Dharma Mind Worldly Mind by Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
this is not a book of lists and formulas like so many books on buddhist practice. instead, it begins by creating a practical framework for understanding the principles of the buddha’s teaching, and then goes much further, offering valuable advice on how to put those principles into practice. it focuses not just on sitting meditation but more crucially on our daily lives.
The Little Book of Buddhist Wisdom by Eric Van Horn
Price: Free! Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Wisdom looks at what makes Buddhism unique. This includes the most central teaching in Buddhism, The Four Noble Truths, the law of karma, the Buddha’s teachings on causation – dependent co-arising – and the three marks of existence: dukkha, impermanence, and non-self, the Buddha’s description of “What the Teaching is Not,” and a discourse on "right view."
Os Ensinamentos de Siddartha Gautama, O Buda by Rômulo B. Rodrigues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 19, 2014 by Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buda significa iluminado, em sânscrito (antiga língua sagrada da Índia). Buda é um título dado a um mestre budista ou a todos os iluminados que alcançaram a realização espiritual do budismo. Para o mestre, o importante era buscar a pureza da mente, e compreender corretamente o mundo, para alcançar a salvação.
Lục Tổ Đại Sư - Con người và huyền thoại by Nguyễn Minh Tiến
Series: Thiền học. Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Không ai có thể phủ nhận vai trò quan trọng và lớn lao của Lục tổ Huệ Năng trong việc phát triển thiền học tại Trung Hoa. Tuy nhiên, những gì chúng ta được biết về vị Đại sư này dường như vẫn còn quá ít.
Daniel And The Dhammapada Eastern Beauty and Ancient Prophecy by Richie Cooley
Price: Free! Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament
The sixth century B.C. was a pivotal time in world history. The Buddha had been born in the East, while Daniel the prophet had been taken away captive to Babylon. This short booklet explores the life and sayings of these two influential men from a fundamental Christian perspective.
The Little Book of Buddhist Mindfulness & Concentration by Eric Van Horn
Price: Free! Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book describes an advanced Buddhist meditation practice. It describes the practices that the Buddha taught on how to increase mindfulness and concentration. Greater mindfulness leads to greater concentration, and they are self-reinforcing. These are the 7th and 8th factors of the Eightfold Noble Path.
Ancient Art Tradition: Tibetan Thangka Painting by Pinky Toky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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.
A Question of Dharma by Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
we can learn much from the questions of others, and readers may see themselves in any of the 108 questions in this book. aloka david smith’s 108 responses to those questions reflect his near 40 years of commitment to dharma practice whereby he meets the spirit of each question in his own direct and often playful way leading the reader into a profundity that will clarify as much as it will inspire.
生死河 by Anshuo Xie
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: October 25, 2016 by Qiliang Feng. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
The Little Book of the Life of the Buddha by Eric Van Horn
Price: Free! Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This biography goes back to the original, canonical sources in order to construct a reasonable, factual account of the Buddha’s life. But this is not simply a scholastic biography. It describes the Buddha’s life as an archetype for our own, and to answer the most fundamental question of how we use the Buddha’s teachings to become happier more useful people.
Апология русского буддизма by Борис Гречин
Price: Free! Words: 20,260. Language: Russian. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Книга по своему жанру является циклом философских эссе, которые поднимают вопросы существования буддизма внутри русской культуры, русской государственности, русской народности, а также говорят о тех центральных фигурах русской культуры, кого можно счесть «философским» буддистом с точки зрения мировоззрения.
The Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom by Abbot George Burke (Swami Nirmalananda Giri)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
In The Dhammapada for Awakening Abbot George Burke draws on the proven wisdom of different ancient traditions, and the contemporary masters of spiritual life, as well as his own studies and first-hand knowledge of the mystical traditions of East and West, to illumine the practical wisdom of Buddha in the Dhammapada - and more importantly, makes that teaching relevant to today's spiritual seekers.
The Dharma Flower Sutra Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren by Martin
You set the price! Words: 348,350. Language: British English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
Tổng quan về các pháp môn trong Phật giáo Tây Tạng - A Survey of the Paths of Tibetan Buddhism by Nguyễn Minh Tiến
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Đời sống của chúng ta trôi qua theo cách hết sức bận rộn. Cho dù chúng ta có ứng xử tốt đẹp hay không, thời gian cũng chẳng bao giờ chờ đợi, vẫn không ngừng biến chuyển. Thêm vào đó, cuộc sống của riêng ta cũng liên tục trôi qua, nên nếu có gì bất ổn xảy ra ta cũng không thể quay lại [để chỉnh sửa]. Mạng sống vơi dần theo thời gian. Vì thế, việc quán xét khuynh hướng tinh thần là rất quan trọng...
Creating the Causes of Happiness by Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The second volume of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991 explores topics such as the nature of the mind, karma, death, reincarnation and emptiness.
Tὶm kho báu bên trong: phật giáo và đời thường by Daehaeng
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 14, 2015 by Hanmaum Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Cuốn sách này tập hợp nhiều câu hỏi đặt ra với Thiền sư Daehaeng và những câu trả lời của Sư bà. Tựa đề của cuốn sách đã hàm ẩn nội dung tổng quát. Có một kho tàng vĩ đại trong chúng ta, và để tìm được nó, chúng ta phải tìm trong chính mình, không nơi nào khác.
புத்தர் பிரான் by Gauthama Neelambaran
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: Tamil. Published: February 17, 2015 by Pustaka Digital Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Essay » Literature
'புத்தர் பிரான்' என்னும் தலைப்பில், அண்ணலார், அமலர், அறவாழி அந்தணராம் புத்தபெருமானாரின் திவ்ய சரிதத்தை எளியேன், 'முத்தாரம்' வார இதழில் தொடராகச் சற்றேறக்குறைய மூன்றரை வருடங்கள் எழுத நேர்ந்தது, கருணைக் கடலாம் போதி மாதவரின் திருவருள் என்றே எண்ணுகிறேன். இது வெறும் கதையல்ல. உலகம் போற்றும் ஒப்பற்ற மாமணியின் வரலாறு. இதற்காக நான் நூற்றுக்கும் மேற்பட்ட நூல்களை வாசித்தேன்.
The Little Book of Buddhist Awakening by Eric Van Horn
Price: Free! Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Awakening looks at the subtle questions about Awakening, what is also commonly called “Enlightenment.” What is Enlightenment? What are the pre-conditions for Awakening? How do you practice? And finally, what is the process whereby there is an end to stress and suffering, to liberation and nirvana?