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Cutting the Root of Samsara
Series: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the third volume in a new series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. This volume presents a clear discussion on sexual misconduct, an explanation of how karmic appearance and emptiness are intertwined and a multifaceted commentary on the eight Mahayana precepts motivation.
The Perfect Mirror: Reflections on Truth and Illusion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In these short, profound articles, Venerable Adrian Feldmann explains the principal teachings of the Buddha and reflects on the search for a truthful way of life, the pursuit of happiness, birth, death, love, friendship, sex, marriage, and raising children. This ebook is published by the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, a non-profit organization established to make Buddhist teachings widely available.
Buddhism: In Its Connexion with Brāhmanism, and Hindūism, and In its Contrast with Christianity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 187,650. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Sai ePublications & Sai Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In my recent work on Brāhmanism I have traced the progress of Indian religious thought through three successive stages—called by me Vedism, Brāhmanism, and Hindūism—the last including the three subdivisions of Ṡaivism, Vaishṇavism, and Ṡāktism. Furthermore I have attempted to prove that these systems are not really separated by sharp lines, but that each almost imperceptibly shades off into the
Creating the Causes of Happiness
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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 Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
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.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"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.
Practicing the Unmistaken Path
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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.
Yếu lược các giai đoạn trên đường tu giác ngộ - The Abridge Stages Of The Path To Enlightenment
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Việc chuyển hóa thân, khẩu, ý của quý vị là điều quan trọng, để thẳng tiến đến giác ngộ nếu có thể. Do đó, ít nhất là trong các buổi giảng Pháp này, quý vị hãy cố gắng hướng tâm vào việc tu tập tâm linh. Hãy cố gắng ghi nhớ bất kỳ ý nghĩa nào mà quý vị tiếp nhận được từ các buổi giảng Pháp này và nỗ lực thực hành theo đó cho thuần thục. Nghe giảng Pháp không chỉ là để trau dồi học thuật...
Nguyên lý duyên khởi - Dependent Arising
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Essay » Sociology
Những phương cách mà chúng ta dùng để đạt được hạnh phúc và vượt qua bất ổn là khác nhau. Hơn nữa, hạnh phúc cũng có nhiều loại khác nhau, và khổ đau cũng thế. Ở đây chúng ta không chỉ nhắm đến việc làm giảm nhẹ [khổ đau] hay đạt được lợi lạc nhất thời, mà ta đang hướng đến một mục đích hay sự lợi lạc lâu dài. Là những người Phật tử, chúng ta không nhắm đến điều đó chỉ trong một kiếp sống này...
Tổng quan về các pháp môn trong Phật giáo Tây Tạng - A Survey of the Paths of Tibetan Buddhism
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Đời sống của chúng ta trôi qua theo cách hết sức bận rộn. Cho dù chúng ta có ứng xử tốt đẹp hay không, thời gian cũng chẳng bao giờ chờ đợi, vẫn không ngừng biến chuyển. Thêm vào đó, cuộc sống của riêng ta cũng liên tục trôi qua, nên nếu có gì bất ổn xảy ra ta cũng không thể quay lại [để chỉnh sửa]. Mạng sống vơi dần theo thời gian. Vì thế, việc quán xét khuynh hướng tinh thần là rất quan trọng...
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives a commentary on Lamp of the Path, Atisha's revolutionary work and Lines of Experience, a short text written by the Tibetan scholar Lama Tsong Khapa. This book offers readers one of the clearest and most authoritative expositions of the Tibetan Buddhist path ever published, and it is recommended for those at the beginning of the path, the middle and the end.
Changing Destiny: Liao-Fan's Four Lessons -- A Commentary by Venerable Master Chin Kung
Price: Free! Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The book Liaofan’s Four Lessons was written in the sixteenth century in China by Yuan Liaofan with the hope that it would teach his son, Yuan Tianqi, about destiny, how to differentiate good from bad, how to correct his faults, and how to practice good deeds to cultivate both virtue and humility.
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.
Die Buddhas der Zukunft
You set the price! Words: 83,290. Language: German. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Ein authentischer Buddhismus für den Westen – Wege zu unserer Befreiung Der Autor begann seine intensive buddhistische Praxis 1968 und praktizierte mit bekannten Lehrern wie Geshe Rabten, Goenka, Jack Kornfield, Josef Goldstein und Thich Nhat Hanh, von dem er 1994 als Dharma-Lehrer autorisiert wurde. Seit 1983 gibt er Meditationskurse und seit 1986 leitet er das Meditationszentrum Haus Tao.
Rộng mở tâm hồn và phát triển trí tuệ
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này đặc biệt được viết ra bởi một vị Ni sư người Mỹ tu tập theo truyền thống Phật giáo Tây Tạng. Bà sinh ra và lớn lên ở vùng Los Angeles, tốt nghiệp Đại học California chuyên ngành Sử học vào năm 1971 và đã từng đi khắp nhiều nơi trên thế giới như châu Âu, Bắc Phi, châu Á...
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.
Teachings from Tibet: Guidance from Great Lamas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This title contains teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Kyabje Ling Rinpoche, Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, Khunu Lama Rinpoche, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, Song Rinpoche, Geshe Lhundub Sopa, Geshe Rabten, Gomchen Khampala, Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, Gehlek Rinpoche, Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche.
Einstein's Shutter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Einstein’s Shutter is a whirlwind journey into a decade of one man’s life. A relationship, the death of a friend and an insider view of what happened in NYC after 9/11. It is a story about redemption, reincarnation and ultimately about the power of the human spirit in a man and a city, finding the strength they need to rise again.