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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. 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
Life's Meandering Path
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Improve your quality of life today with Karma Yeshe Rabgye’s enlightening new book, Life’s Meandering Path. Based on thirty-eight principles originally taught by Gautama Buddha, this intriguing read guides audiences on a journey toward personal responsibility and ease of suffering. Its practical advice offers simple and straightforward methods for anyone hoping to achieve a life of balance.
The Best Way To Catch A Snake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,130. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Best Way to Catch a Snake is a guide to Buddhist teachings, for all those who want to start their journey towards a better life, but don’t know where to begin. It goes beyond the exotic rituals and practices that Buddhism is today seen as. It elucidates the Four Seals, the Four Noble Truths and the Four Thoughts of Buddhism in simple, jargon-free language.
Vie, mort et renaissance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: French. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Des concepts aussi fondamentaux pour le bouddhisme comme karma et renaissance, présentés par quelqu’un qui pratique et enseigne le bouddhisme depuis de nombreuses années. Un livre réussi qui rend, dans un langage actuel, toute la précision des textes classiques.
புத்தர் பிரான்
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: Tamil. Published: February 17, 2015 by Pustaka Digital Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Essay » Literature
'புத்தர் பிரான்' என்னும் தலைப்பில், அண்ணலார், அமலர், அறவாழி அந்தணராம் புத்தபெருமானாரின் திவ்ய சரிதத்தை எளியேன், 'முத்தாரம்' வார இதழில் தொடராகச் சற்றேறக்குறைய மூன்றரை வருடங்கள் எழுத நேர்ந்தது, கருணைக் கடலாம் போதி மாதவரின் திருவருள் என்றே எண்ணுகிறேன். இது வெறும் கதையல்ல. உலகம் போற்றும் ஒப்பற்ற மாமணியின் வரலாறு. இதற்காக நான் நூற்றுக்கும் மேற்பட்ட நூல்களை வாசித்தேன்.
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.
Unorthodox Confessions: The Importance of Dharma, Karma, and Reincarnation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Starfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
There is a way to make peace with suffering. There is a meaning to being alive.
The Bright Mind Between Death And Birth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In Gangri Karma Rinpoche's latest work "The Bright Mind Between Death and Birth" he explores the teachings of Buddha Shakyamuni by answering a series of 108 questions. Through these questions and answers he seeks to enlighten all who are looking to fulfil mental and psychology happiness.
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...
The Perfect Human Rebirth: Freedom and Richness on the Path to Enlightenment
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This FPMT Lineage Series book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s graduated path to enlightenment teachings given over a four decade period, starting from the early 1970s, and deals with how rare and precious it is to receive not just a human rebirth but a perfect human rebirth, with eight freedoms and ten richnesses, the best possible conditions for practicing Dharma.
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.
The Tender Heart of Sadness: 28 Aspects of Warriorship Drawn from the Buddhist and Shambhala Traditions
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Written by a senior student of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, and his Shambhala Lineage heir Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche, this book is good companion to anyone pursuing the path of Shambhala Warriorship. Roger Guest offers reflections on a wide range of topics from basic meditation to the power of elegant speech and uplifted decorum, sprinkled with stories and accounts of encounters with teachers.
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 and Spirituality » Buddhism
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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.
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.