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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.
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.
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.
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.
Buddhism for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by Tai Morello. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Discover why people like Russel Simmons Jr, Jennifer Aniston, Phil Jackson and Brad Pitt all incorporate the life-changing practice of Buddhism into their lives.
The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice
Price: Free! Words: 16,930. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
In the Buddhist tradition, meditation is used to defuse the source of all the trouble-the illusion of self and other. In Ch'an (or Zen), the aim is to overcome thought and defilement. Having done this, and with thoughts no longer stirring, the real substance of mind becomes evident. Without thoughts and without the illusion of self and other, greed, anger and hatred have no place to arise.
Zen Prayers For Repairing Your Life
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
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Tai Sheridan's 'Zen Prayers' addresses what is unsettled within you and cultivates integrity and virtue. Zen prayer includes intimacy with the ground of Being, making yourself whole through honest self-reflection, clarifying your deepest spiritual intentions, wishing for the welfare of the world, and affirming the essential goodness of people and life.
Thoughts on Buddhism
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
3 short writings associated with the subject of Buddhism
Петте етапа на просветлението
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: Bulgarian. Published: July 1, 2019 by Association du Vrai Coeur. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion & self-improvement
Практиката на рецитирането на името на Буда е много древна и води началото си от великия бодхисатва Махастхамапрапта, който искал по този начин да помогне на хората да се просветлят. В настоящата книга един от най-великите умове на нашето време, учителят Сяо Пин-шъ, ни обяснява точно и изчерпателно как да използваме този безценен метод, за да намерим елмаза, който се крие във всеки от нас.
Relax, You're Going to Die
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
A contemporary and contemplative spiritual exploration of death, by best selling author, poet, and Zen priest Tai Sheridan, Ph.D. Beneath the surface, many anxieties, worries, and fears are associated with death. 'Relax, You Are Going To Die' is an invitation to examine your relationship with death and your ability to live with grace and dynamic vitality.
Buddhism for Today
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism is a religion that, historically, is said to have been founded by Shakyamuni Buddha in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains sometime around 600 B.C. Some historians believed that Shakyamuni lived as far back as 1,000 B.C.
37 Practices of a Bodhisattva: The Way of an Awakening Being
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
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Description: A Tibetan Buddhist classic by Thogme Zangpo, 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva is given a lovingly expanded and updated translation and commentary by Brian Robertson. For beginners to longtime students the book is a practical manual and contains such famous lines such as: "All suffering comes from wanting only your own happiness. Perfect awakening is born from wanting to benefit others."
The Heart Sutra, The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra eBook
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Heart Sutra is a popular sutra in Mahayana Buddhism. Its Sanskrit title, Prajñaparamitahdaya, can be translated as "The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom". The Heart Sutra is often cited as the best-known and most popular Buddhist scripture.
The Dharma of Mind Transmission
Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
The Mind is Buddha; Buddha is the Mind. All sentient beings and all Buddhas have the same Mind, which is without boundaries and void, without name and form and is immeasurable.
A Buddhist Monk Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
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Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat encourages you to enjoy quiet, gather your wits about you, delight in nature, nourish yourself, focus your attention, love the world you inhabit, clarify your spiritual intentions, and deepen your connection with the whole of you. It is a simple practice that requires no special belief, training, or particular religious affiliation.
On Calm Abiding Resting The Mind In Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Practice and Attain Sudden Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 15,560. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Ch'an Master Ch'an Yuan, out of great compassion, wrote his work Practice and Attain Sudden Enlightenment, using the dialogue format between a monk-student and his master to develop concepts about the nature of the Absolute, Original Mind, Enlightenment, practice, etc., assuming that future student of the Dharma would surely benefit from this design.
Meditation Manual – Based on the Buddha's Satipatthana Sutta
Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.

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