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The Fire of Zen - Truth Does Not Burn
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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.
Dancing Tara: A Manual of Practice
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tara, a deity of Buddhist Tantra, is a potentiality latent within everyone. The dance of Tara is based on traditional Tibetan practices of personal transformation. “Dancing Tara: A Manual of Practice” illustrates the techniques of developing the mind so it may function in life, empowered and inspired.
The Five-Minute Buddhist Meditates: Getting Started in Meditation the Simple Way
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A jargon-free, plain language introduction to the basic concepts and styles of meditation and real-world applications. There's no mystical mumbo-jumbo involved, just useful tips that will help you incorporate short, easy-to-follow meditation sessions into your daily life.
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Meditation is the right medicine for the uncontrolled, undisciplined mind. Meditation is the way to perfect satisfaction. The uncontrolled mind is by nature sick; dissatisfaction is a form of mental illness. What's the right antidote to that? It's knowledge-wisdom; understanding the nature of psychological phenomena; knowing how the internal world functions." - Lama Yeshe
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse is also known as Drametse Ngacham (also spelled Drametse Ngachham). It is a well-known sacred dance of the Bhutanese, whose cultural heritage has largely remained intact due to isolation from the rest of the world until the early 1960s.
Meditation Manual – Based on the Buddha's Satipatthana Sutta
Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Satipaṭṭhānasuttaṃ is the basis of insight meditation practice in most traditions of Buddhism. I have compiled these instructions, mostly from the book by Ven. Analayo, along with the original text in Pali and its English translation. I hope the compilation would be helpful in exposing the meditators to the nuances of various traditions and benefit from them.
The Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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.
Trova il tesoro interiore: Il Buddhismo e la vita quotidiana
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: Italian. Published: June 16, 2014 by Hanmaum Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Una raccolta di domande e risposte ricorrenti ,tratte dai discorsi di Dharma della maestra Seon Daehaeng . Queste includono questioni basilari come perche' la vita sembri vuota, come diventare una persona piu' spirituale ,perche' la vita sembra ingiusta, e se esistono cose come le vite precedenti . Le sue risposte sono molto terra terra ,imbevute da un profondo senso di non dualita'.
O Hábito da Felicidade
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 76,420. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Numa sociedade obcecada com a felicidade e, paradoxalmente, extremamente infeliz, a ideia de que a felicidade é uma escolha pode levá-lo a crer que basta carregar num botão para começar a ver “o copo meio cheio”. A realidade é um pouco diferente. Trata-se de mudar padrões de comportamento que, por vezes, nos acompanham há anos. É o que este livro o ensina a fazer.
Mindfulness - Aufmerksamkeit für den gegenwärtigen Moment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: German. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Mindfulness versucht die Aufmerksamkeit auf das Jetzt zu lenken. Der Leser wird mittels verschiedener Übungen herausgefordert, sich mit mindfulness (achtsamkeit) zu beschäftigen. Es ist die Kunst, mindfulness zur Lebenseinstellung zu machen. Ein Leben, in dem Aufmerksamkeit für den gegenwärtigen Moment eine zweite Naatur ist, ist ein Leben, das intensiver gelebt wird.
புத்தர் பிரான்
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: Tamil. Published: February 17, 2015 by Pustaka Digital Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
'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.
Creating the Causes of Happiness
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
This is the second volume in a new series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. The series will consist of four volumes of lightly edited transcripts that we hope will convey the feeling of being in Nepal for the one-month Kopan course. This second volume covers topics such as the nature of the mind, karma, death, reincarnation and emptiness.
The Soldier And The Monk
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A Buddhist monk finds a wounded GI in Vietnam's Central Highlands. It is November 1967, and the Communists are active throughout the Highlands, preparing for the Tet Offensive. The monk, though accompanied by a child, decides to help the GI. He is terrified of soldiers, hates war, and yet must save himself, the boy, and all the fighting men around him. Through faith, he finds the way.
Tὶm kho báu bên trong: phật giáo và đời thường
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 14, 2015 by Hanmaum Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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.
The Five-Minute Buddhist Returns
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A jargon-free, plain-language introduction to the foundational ideas of Buddhism and real-world tips for practicing Buddhism while balancing life in the real, modern world. This follow-up to the immensely-popular "Five-Minute Buddhist" continues the tradition of easily-understood application of Buddhist principles and ideas to your everyday life.
The Dharma Flower Sutra Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 348,350. Language: British English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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.
Dominion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational
About the poem Dominion - Made in GOD's image man was given Dominion over all creation. His voice would be second to GOD's, if he only obeyed. But in our weakness we fell from divine grace falling face first into the dust to look toward the heavens in worship as all creation does. We no longer walk with our Creator, we humbly chase after Him while attempting to retain lost supremacy.
내 마음의 보배: 삶의 한가운데서 만나는 지혜 대행큰스님
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: Korean. Published: November 11, 2014 by Hanmaum Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
대행큰스님의 법문에서 발췌된 질의 응답 모음. 이 책은 자주 묻는 기본적인 질문들을 다루고 있다. 예를 들면, 왜 삶이 공허하게 느껴지는가? 어떻게 하면 좀 더 정신수행을 잘하는 사람이 될 수 있을까? 인생은 왜 불공평하게 보이는가? 전생이라는 것이 정말로 있는가? 이에 대해 대행큰스님은 우리들의 실생활을 파고 드는 매우 현실적인 답을 해주며, 언제나 상대를 둘로 보지 않는 심원한 도리를 일러준다. 대행큰스님(1927-2012)은 한국 불교의 비구니스님이셨고 또한 선사(禪師)셨다.스님은 비구니 스님들뿐만 아니라 비구 스님들도 가르치셨으며, 재가신도들을 가르치시는데도 각별히 힘을 기울이셨다. 스님은 개개인의 일상생활에서 일어나는 모든 일들을 마음수행의 재료로 활용하라 가르치셨습니다.
The Five-Minute Buddhist’s Buddhism Quick Start Guide
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A compilation of the very foundations of Buddhism. There are many sects or denominations of Buddhism, and they are all very distinctive, but the material included here is common to all of them. Whether you want to practice Buddhism as a religion or as a philosophy, whether you want to experience Zen or Tibetan, whether you want to pray or meditate, you'll need to understand the basics.
Chuyển họa thành phúc
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này là một trong những bản văn khuyến thiện được lưu hành rộng nhất tại Trung Hoa. Nội dung tuy không có gì quá cao xa sâu sắc, nhưng quả thật là những điều nhận thức vô cùng thiết thực và lợi lạc trong cuộc sống, có thể giúp người ta thay đổi cả cuộc đời, hay nói theo cách của người xưa là “chuyển đổi số mạng”. Tiên sinh Viên Liễu Phàm không viết sách này như một nghiên cứu triết lý...