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The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 9 · Buddhism, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This ancient text was written in Sanskrit around 700 CE by Santideva, renowned Buddhist monk and scholar. This version is written in easy to understand language accessible to the modern reader. If you are embarking on the path to enlightenment, or just curious, this book could be just the change agent you have been looking for. It is said to be one of the Dalai Lama's favorite texts.
That Old White Magic
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Sujin wants to find romance and sets off to Thailand to find his love with the help of 'White Magic'. He does find what he is looking for but with an unhappy ending.
Universal Love - The Yoga Method of Buddha Maitreya
You set the price! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
By pulling together some of Lama Yeshe’s introductory teachings on Buddhism, meditation, compassion and emptiness, and combining them with the definitive explanation of tantra, this one valuable volume will inspire to go more deeply into the Yoga Method of Buddha Maitreya–a tantric practice.
The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism
You set the price! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The first teaching, “The Three Principal Aspects of the Path,” was given in France in 1982. The second teaching, an “Introduction to Tantra,” also in two parts, was given at Grizzly Lodge, California, in 1980. These comprise the first two lectures of a commentary on the Chenrezig yoga.
On Calm Abiding Resting The Mind In Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A short, practical guide to meditation based on the Buddhist practice known as Shamata or Shinay. The words mean "Calm Abiding" in Sanskrit and Tibetan. The purpose is in resting the mind, and one doesn't have to be or become a Buddhist to rescue yourself from the tangle of thoughts and concepts that can cripple our view of the world around us.
Life, Death and After Death
You set the price! Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book help us to understand the death process and trains us to deal with it so that when the time of crisis arrives and the various illusory visions arise, instead of being confused, we’ll know what’s going on and will recognize illusions as illusions, projections as projections and fantasies as fantasies.
A Buddhist Monk Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
What is Reincarnation?
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
Reincarnation has not been a topic that is commonly discussed, like Karma or the Soul. Yet, everyone has heard of the term and knows what it means. Or do they? What does Reincarnation really consist of - how does it work? An excerpt from my book "I'll Put 3 Chips On God - just in case there is one". A discussion of Reincarnation, and if such a thing really exists.
Making Life Meaningful
You set the price! Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives us the answer to the perennial question of how to integrate Dharma with our daily lives. It contains a public talk explaining the purpose of life in general and the practice of guru devotion, a wide array of techniques for transforming ordinary actions into causes for enlightenment and advice on establishing a daily practice.
Virtue and Reality: Method and Wisdom in the Practice of Dharma
You set the price! Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book contains methods for transforming everyday actions into the cause of enlightenment, anger into patience, and the ordinary view of phenomena as inherently existent into the wisdom realizing emptiness. It also includes several meditations led by Rinpoche, although everything in the book is a topic for meditation.
A Mouse in the Classroom
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Essay about the day and what happened when a mouse appeared in an inner city in-school-suspension classroom.
Practicing the Unmistaken Path
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. You set the price! Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this first volume of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991, Rinpoche covers topics such as compassion and universal responsibility, the benefits of developing bodhicitta, the disadvantages of self-cherishing, and emptiness.
Camino Meditations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Camino Meditations is a pocket book for spiritual adventurers. This small practical book includes short inspirational chapters, followed by simple walking meditations, journal exercises and action steps. The writing is peppered with Camino wisdoms Watt learned on her own pilgrimage walking with fellow meditation practitioners.
The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 10 · Buddhism, Book 5. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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.
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.
Moral guidelines (Buddhism)
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
These guidelines are taken from Buddhist teachings and beliefs which can make you become an better person with high morals and ethics;
The New Superpower
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
Hiroshima. The Bomb. Madness. The Buried Dream of America. Quantum Physics. Buddhism. The Individual & The Universe. Reality. Mirrors. Delusion. The Buddha. The Real Battle. The Beginning and End of Time. The Roots of America. The Lotus Sutra. Electrons. Karma. Hibakusha. The Ceremony in the Air. Revolution. The Intent of the Universe. It's all here in this book. Come on in.
Bodhisattva Attitude: How to Dedicate Your Life to Others
Series: Heart Advice. You set the price! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Bodhisattva Attitude is taken from the sutra teachings of the Buddha and is based on verses by the great bodhisattva Shantideva in his Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. The verses are meant to be recited each morning. This book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s essential teachings given from 2008 onward. It is the first volume in LYWA’s Heart Advice Series.
Falling in Love with a Buddha
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
How To Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s graduated path to enlightenment teachings given over a four-decade period, starting from the early 1970s, and deals with the eight worldly dharmas, essentially how craving desire and attachment cause us to create problems and suffering and how to abandon these negative minds in order to find perfect peace and happiness.