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Virtue and Reality: Method and Wisdom in the Practice of Dharma
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
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.
Practicing the Unmistaken Path
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: Free! 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.
The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva
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. 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.
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. Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
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.
How To Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. 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.
Urban Meditation Skills: How to be a Happy Meditator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Success in meditation is often elusive, even for those of us that have meditated for a long time. It depends a great deal upon the fact that we actually practice meditation, and with a regularity and continuity that cannot be attained through mere discipline alone. We need to have the comfort factor in our practice, and take care that we are a happy meditator.
Zen Mind, Empty Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Emptiness is your real nature. Being caught up in the ever flowing thoughts, of the past and future, we fail to realize that. Realizing your real nature shall make you stay in the present moment, making your life beautiful. Emptiness cannot be understood with analytical mind. If you just read and relax, it will seep inside. Meditation instructions included to help you experience emptiness!
Thus Have I Heard -- Buddhist Parables and Stories
Price: Free! Words: 44,100. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism has always been fond of parables and many of these were used by the Buddha himself. He taught by parables, "for men of good understanding will readily enough catch the meaning of what is taught under the shape of a parable."
Buddhism and Politics: Citizens, Politicians, and the Noble Eightfold Path
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Make politics a missions of peace. By following the tenets of the Noble Eightfold Path, citizens and politicians alike can change their thinking and their actions to follow a middle path. Critics are saying, "I urge you to read this book...you will benefit from it."
Teachings From the Medicine Buddha Retreat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book contains nearly complete record of the teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during a Medicine Buddha retreat in the fall of 2001. The sections are short, on topics such as making offerings to the buddhas and the nature of mind. The retreat was held less than two months after the 9/11 attacks, and Lama Zopa's teachings are full of references to terrorism, war, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Hành trình về Đất Phật
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,800. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Hành hương về quê hương Đức Phật là niềm mong ước của biết bao Phật tử trên toàn thế giới. Duyên may đã cho tôi cơ hội được về thăm đất Phật trước khi bước sang lục tuần. Ký sự du lịch ngắn này chỉ mong chia sẻ với bằng hữu một ít hiểu biết trên đường đi, mong tạo ra một chút cảm hứng cho bạn bè để lên kế hoạch cho những cuộc hành hương về xứ Phật sắp tới.
Buddhism of Wisdom & Faith: Pure Land Principles and Practice
Price: Free! Words: 93,880. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This Pure Land treatise is, to our knowledge, the first and only compendium of Pure land teaching and thought currently available in a Western language. In the tradition of the Avatamsaka Sutra, the author sometimes shifts from one plane of meaning to another, at times down-to-earth, at times metaphysical, so as to reach readers at every level and to sever attachment to his very words.
Buddha's Golden Light: Six Classic Buddhist Teachings in Modern Verse
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddha's Golden Light is a modern re-visioning of classic Buddhist and Zen texts by best selling author and Zen priest Tai Sheridan. Esoteric essays, wisdom teachings, and non-dual philosophy are transformed into accessible, inspiring, and beautiful verse. The six books in this collection illuminate the big body, big mind, and big heart of Buddhism.
Meaning in Motion: A contemplative handbook for runners, dancers, parkour athletes, martial artists, yoga students and fitness buffs
Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Ever wondered how meditation could help you deepen your movement practice? Whether you are into parkour, dance, CrossFit, kettlebell, calisthenics, body weight conditioning, gymnastics, yoga, qigong, martial arts… or any other art, give this book a try. It contains fourteen simple, practical exercises that tackle the relationship between athletics and ethics, and between strength and mindfulness.