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Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism

Sub-categories: Rituals & Practice | Tibetan | Zen | History | Sacred Writings | Theravada
Buddha Impetus to Primitive Psyche
Price: Free! Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is an unconventional approach to Buddhist doctrine. It is brilliantly written with logical evaluation of Buddhist concepts with emphasis on suffering and "anatta" (non-self), the two pillars of Buddhist teaching. The author's ability to read the Buddhist scripture and extract what Buddha really meant is the greatest contribution. This Book is a 'must' for anyone with an open mind.
Shunryu Suzuki’s Words of Wisdom : Quotes of a Soto Zen Monk
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018 by UB Tech. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book ‘Shunryu Suzuki's Words of Wisdom: Quotes of a Soto Zen Monk’ bring you the finest collection of Shunryu Suzuki's quotes that will help you to bolster your thoughts and perspectives
Becoming Your Own Therapist & Make Your Mind an Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This book contains public talks by Lama Yeshe on the general topic of Buddhism and mind. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session. Lama presented one of the talk to a group of psychiatrists who were delighted to meet and question Lama, and this historic exchange underscores the difference between Western and Buddhist concepts of mental health.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
and when the stars fell
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(5.00 from 1 review)
this is a short collection of zen poems
A Buddhist Monk Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
The Key to the Castle: Zen and Travel Stories of Trust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens to a beginning student of Zen as she sits and watches her mind? How is a Zen retreat like a vacation? Whether visiting her aging mom, hiking in northern Thailand, crossing a rain-swelled creek in South Africa, or eating formal meals at a Zen retreat, Schleifer asks, “What is going on here?” Her discoveries become ours in this clear and poignant account of inner and outer journeys.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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."
Thoughts on Buddhism II: Great Doubt
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
(4.00 from 1 review)
Essay about the concept of "great doubt" and learning how to recognize it.
The journey towards Awakening
Price: Free! Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(3.00 from 1 review)
This small but wise book is a guide for the seeker who desires not distractions, not abstractions, but the here and now. This is my second attempt to share my understanding of the teachings of the Buddha which I gained by listening to a few awakened. The book examines the mind process in detail, help understand the impediments and identify guidelines to move forward in the right path.
Every Moment Is The Best Moment: The Essence of Enlightenment
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 21 · Buddhism, Book 11 · Applied Psychology, Book 20 · Applied Philosophy, Book 14 · Leadership, Book 15 · Travel, Book 9 · Creativity, Book 11. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Every Moment is the Best Moment is for anyone seeking a richer, deeper experience of life. The modern world is pre-occupied with material wealth. A good standard of living is great, but when wealth and status becomes an end in themselves, we have lost sight of what is most important in life. This eBook can help you cultivate a higher awareness while continuing to live in the world.

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