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Meditation Manual – Based on the Buddha's Satipatthana Sutta
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Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: 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.
Urban Meditation Skills: How to be a Happy Meditator
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Price: Free! Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: 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.
Chuyển họa thành phúc
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này là một trong những bản văn khuyến thiện được lưu hành rộng nhất tại Trung Hoa. Nội dung tuy không có gì quá cao xa sâu sắc, nhưng quả thật là những điều nhận thức vô cùng thiết thực và lợi lạc trong cuộc sống, có thể giúp người ta thay đổi cả cuộc đời, hay nói theo cách của người xưa là “chuyển đổi số mạng”. Tiên sinh Viên Liễu Phàm không viết sách này như một nghiên cứu triết lý...
Creating the Causes of Happiness
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Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the second volume in a new series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. The series will consist of four volumes of lightly edited transcripts that we hope will convey the feeling of being in Nepal for the one-month Kopan course. This second volume covers topics such as the nature of the mind, karma, death, reincarnation and emptiness.
The Five-Minute Buddhist’s Buddhism Quick Start Guide
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A compilation of the very foundations of Buddhism. There are many sects or denominations of Buddhism, and they are all very distinctive, but the material included here is common to all of them. Whether you want to practice Buddhism as a religion or as a philosophy, whether you want to experience Zen or Tibetan, whether you want to pray or meditate, you'll need to understand the basics.
Spirit in Matter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Short story, “Its hard to put my finger on it but there is just this pain and it never stops, it goes away when I am happy but it always returns. I can feel myself becoming demanding and aggressive. I am sure I would not want to be around me. But when I put on the new cloths I feel different.”
Tὶm kho báu bên trong: phật giáo và đời thường
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Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 14, 2015 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Cuốn sách này tập hợp nhiều câu hỏi đặt ra với Thiền sư Daehaeng và những câu trả lời của Sư bà. Tựa đề của cuốn sách đã hàm ẩn nội dung tổng quát. Có một kho tàng vĩ đại trong chúng ta, và để tìm được nó, chúng ta phải tìm trong chính mình, không nơi nào khác.
Encuentren el tesoro en su interior: Enseñanzas de la Maestra Seon Daehaeng
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Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: Spanish. Published: January 12, 2015 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
Colección de las preguntas frecuentes que la gente le hizo a la Maestra Seon Daehaeng en las reuniones de Dharma y las respuestas que ella dio. Este ejemplar trata cuestiones básicas como: «por qué la vida se siente vacía, cómo llegar a ser una persona más espiritual, por qué la vida parece injusta y la pregunta de las existencias pasadas».
The Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In The Dhammapada for Awakening Abbot George Burke draws on the proven wisdom of different ancient traditions, and the contemporary masters of spiritual life, as well as his own studies and first-hand knowledge of the mystical traditions of East and West, to illumine the practical wisdom of Buddha in the Dhammapada - and more importantly, makes that teaching relevant to today's spiritual seekers.
Zen and Tao, A Little Book on Buddhist Thought and Meditation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Zen and Tao, A Little Book on Buddhist Though and Meditation is a collection of the translations of the Hsin Hsin Ming, The Tao Te Ching, and Nargarjuna's Tree of Wisdom, and 50 selected quotes from Chuang Tzu, Okakura Kakuzo, and Buddha.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
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Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
내 마음의 보배: 삶의 한가운데서 만나는 지혜 대행큰스님
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Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: Korean. Published: November 11, 2014 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
대행큰스님의 법문에서 발췌된 질의 응답 모음. 이 책은 자주 묻는 기본적인 질문들을 다루고 있다. 예를 들면, 왜 삶이 공허하게 느껴지는가? 어떻게 하면 좀 더 정신수행을 잘하는 사람이 될 수 있을까? 인생은 왜 불공평하게 보이는가? 전생이라는 것이 정말로 있는가? 이에 대해 대행큰스님은 우리들의 실생활을 파고 드는 매우 현실적인 답을 해주며, 언제나 상대를 둘로 보지 않는 심원한 도리를 일러준다. 대행큰스님(1927-2012)은 한국 불교의 비구니스님이셨고 또한 선사(禪師)셨다.스님은 비구니 스님들뿐만 아니라 비구 스님들도 가르치셨으며, 재가신도들을 가르치시는데도 각별히 힘을 기울이셨다. 스님은 개개인의 일상생활에서 일어나는 모든 일들을 마음수행의 재료로 활용하라 가르치셨습니다.
Practicing the Unmistaken Path
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Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the first volume in a new series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. This first volume covers topics such as compassion and universal responsibility, the benefits of developing bodhicitta, the disadvantages of self-cherishing, and emptiness.
A Different Outlook On Bipolar Disorder [Ups And Downs To Buddha State]
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
If you are looking for a book about bipolar disorder or spiritual awakening, look no further, you’ve found it.
Daily Reflections: Advice from Khen Rinpoche Geshe Thubten Chonyi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
These teachings by Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi offer valuable advice related to our Dharma studies and practice: how to check whether our practices are Dharma, the need for study and constant reflection of the Buddha’s teachings and how to overcome our afflictions and problems so that we can truly benefit others.
Buddhism: The Buddhism guide for Buddhism beginners (Special Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism for beginners If you wish to learn about Buddhism, this book will be your perfect starting point. The chapters of this book will show you the path towards awakening and ultimately enlightenment.
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Meditation is the right medicine for the uncontrolled, undisciplined mind. Meditation is the way to perfect satisfaction. The uncontrolled mind is by nature sick; dissatisfaction is a form of mental illness. What's the right antidote to that? It's knowledge-wisdom; understanding the nature of psychological phenomena; knowing how the internal world functions." - Lama Yeshe
How to Generate Bodhicitta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
On his two visits to Singapore in 1997, Venerable Lama Ribur Rinpoche taught extensively on how to generate that precious bodhimind. Using scriptural understanding and his personal experience, Rinpoche also gave insightful teachings on lo-jong (thought transformation), the practice of which enables one to transform the inevitable problems of life into the causes for enlightenment.
Trova il tesoro interiore: Il Buddhismo e la vita quotidiana
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Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: Italian. Published: June 16, 2014 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Una raccolta di domande e risposte ricorrenti ,tratte dai discorsi di Dharma della maestra Seon Daehaeng . Queste includono questioni basilari come perche' la vita sembri vuota, come diventare una persona piu' spirituale ,perche' la vita sembra ingiusta, e se esistono cose come le vite precedenti . Le sue risposte sono molto terra terra ,imbevute da un profondo senso di non dualita'.
A Mouse in the Classroom
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Essay about the day and what happened when a mouse appeared in an inner city in-school-suspension classroom.