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The Essence of Buddhism
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 7 · Buddhism, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
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The distilled essence of Buddhism in plain English. Contains the essential truths that you can apply in your life. Short and simple, packed with meaning.
Budismo para Principiantes
Price: Free! Words: 23,560. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2018 by Tai Morello. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Este libro explora las ideas budistas detrás de las técnicas de atención plena que han visto una oleada de popularidad. Cubre la meditación no solo como un conjunto de técnicas para la relajación y el alivio del estrés para complementar nuestras ocupadas vidas modernas, sino como parte de un sistema radical de autotransformación que ofrece la posibilidad de una liberación profunda.
Secrets of True Happiness
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Secrets of True Happiness' is a short, simple, and straight forward guide to becoming Truly Happy by living wisely. When you are truly happy you can be at ease in the world as a Buddha in Blue Jeans: a person of presence, openness, love, and benefit.
An Introduction to the Way of the Buddha: Buddhism for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Eastern
This short book teaches you about Buddhism in 15 minutes. Here’s what you will learn in this book; you will learn about the Buddha, history of Buddha and Buddhism, teachings of Buddha, about Buddhist philosophy, the 3 universal truths, noble truths, sufferings, eight fold path, divisions of Buddhism, the 5 precepts, how to practice Buddhism and more.
The Little Book of Buddhist Meditation
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Meditation describes a meditational system that is based on the Buddha's original teachings. It is designed to help you establish a regular, daily meditation practice. It describes many breath meditation techniques, how to do walking meditation, how to do loving-kindness meditation, and how to use chanting to bring the mind into the present moment.
The Little Book of Buddhist Mindfulness & Concentration
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
The Little Book of Buddhist Wisdom
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
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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."
The Little Book of Buddhist Virtue
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 29,950. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Little Book of Buddhist Virtue shows the many contexts in which the Buddha described the practice of virtue. These include generosity, the moral precepts, the "wholesome and the unwholesome", the "Ten Perfections", karma, and the Four Noble Truths. These become the foundation for life as a follower of the Buddha, but can also be practiced by people of any - or no - religion.
The Little Book of Buddhist Awakening
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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?
The Little Book of the Life of the Buddha
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
The Little Book of Buddhist Rebirth
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
This Little Book looks how rebirth applies to Buddhist practice. Did the Buddha actually teach rebirth? Is there evidence that rebirth is a reality? Is belief in rebirth is necessary to attain Awakening? Finally, there is a description of the how Buddhism describes the different realms in the universe. This prepares you for the mystical world that lies beyond time and space.
Introduction to the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door
Price: Free! Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Master Lu is regarded as the primus inter pares. Through his powerful ability for Totem Enquiry, Master Lu is able to examine one’s Totem in heaven according to the birth year, Chinese zodiac sign, and gender provided by the inquirer. By referencing the Totem, all information about one’s past, present and future lives can be collected.
Buddhism For Beginners: Learn The Way Of The Buddha & Take Your First Steps On The Noble Path
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism is one of the world’s oldest spiritual traditions — having existed for more than 2500 years. In this beginner’s guide, we will provide the basic outlines of the understanding of the world that informs Buddhist practice, and how you can get started with it yourself. Be prepared to venture onto a road of great discovery and inner peace.
The Little Book of Buddhist Daily Living
Series: The Little Books on Buddhism, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
One of the challenges for Buddhists is how to bring the practice into daily living. There are discussions on work, caring for our bodies and minds, relating to difficult people, money, eating, consumption, speech, politics, community, death, and important qualities like kindness, patience, and simplicity. In this way we cultivate the path, becoming happier, more skillful people in the world.
Travel Guide to the Buddha's Path
Price: Free! Words: 139,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Travel Guide to the Buddha’s Path walks you through the process that starts with your first sitting as a meditator all the way to the end of the path. It shows how the many wisdom teachings of the Buddha interweave to form a coherent whole. And it does this rooted in the Buddha’s original discourses. The practical result is a happier, more useful life, one that may even lead to final freedom.
Going for Broke: Travelogs on Becoming a Buddhist Monk
Price: Free! Words: 64,960. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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"Going for Broke" consists of travel stories written by a young American man who gave up his lucrative job to travel the world and decide if he would fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a Buddhist monk. As he traveled, he sent accounts of his adventures as a backpacker in Hawaii, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, India, and Nepal and then about his life as monk in Thailand and Myanmar.
Buddha in Blue Jeans: An Extremely Short Zen Guide to Sitting Quietly and Being Buddha
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Buddha in Blue Jeans' is an extremely short, simple, and straight forward universal guide to the practice of sitting quietly and being yourself, which is the same as being Buddha. Sitting quietly can teach many ways to accept life, meet pain, age gracefully, and die without regret. The book encourages sitting quietly every day.
The King of Glorious Sutras called the Exalted Sublime Golden Light eBook
Price: Free! Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The King of Glorious Sutras called the Exalted Sublime Golden Light, also known as The Sutra of Golden Light, is a Mahayana sutra with great power and benefit. Reading the sutra helps bring peace to the world, promotes healing, gives great protection, and most importantly, plants the seed of enlightenment.
Foundations of Buddhism
Price: Free! Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017 by Agni Yoga Society. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
The Great Gotama gave to the world a complete Teaching of the perfect construction of life. Each attempt to make a god of the great revolutionist, leads to absurdity.
Jātaka Tales: Volume 1
Series: Jātaka Tales: Folk Tales of the Buddha's Previous Lives. Price: Free! Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Jātaka Tales are the Buddhist equivalent of Aesop’s Fables. This collection contains the first 50 from the total collection of 547 stories. The original translations of these stories have been updated for a modern audience. Each story contains notes about special features as well as a cartoon illustration. The goal is to make this literature fun and useful for Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike

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