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Meditation Manual – Based on the Buddha's Satipatthana Sutta
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Price: Free! Words: 14,100. 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.
122 Zen Koans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Uffda Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Find enlightenment with these one-hundred twenty-two traditional Buddhist Zen koans -- stories, dialogues, questions, or statements, used in Zen-practice to provoke the "great doubt," and test a student's progress in Zen practice.
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.
The Soldier And The Monk
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A Buddhist monk finds a wounded GI in Vietnam's Central Highlands. It is November 1967, and the Communists are active throughout the Highlands, preparing for the Tet Offensive. The monk, though accompanied by a child, decides to help the GI. He is terrified of soldiers, hates war, and yet must save himself, the boy, and all the fighting men around him. Through faith, he finds the way.
புத்தர் பிரான்
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: Tamil. Published: February 17, 2015 by Pustaka Digital Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
'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.
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...
Mindfulness - Aufmerksamkeit für den gegenwärtigen Moment
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: German. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Mindfulness versucht die Aufmerksamkeit auf das Jetzt zu lenken. Der Leser wird mittels verschiedener Übungen herausgefordert, sich mit mindfulness (achtsamkeit) zu beschäftigen. Es ist die Kunst, mindfulness zur Lebenseinstellung zu machen. Ein Leben, in dem Aufmerksamkeit für den gegenwärtigen Moment eine zweite Naatur ist, ist ein Leben, das intensiver gelebt wird.
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 Dharma Flower Sutra Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren
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Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 348,350. Language: British English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
Seeds of Enlightenment: The Buddha Within
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Seeds of Enlightenment: The Buddha Within is pleasurable and rewarding, and lovingly leads you to the fulfilment of your human destiny.
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.
The Five-Minute Buddhist Returns
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A jargon-free, plain-language introduction to the foundational ideas of Buddhism and real-world tips for practicing Buddhism while balancing life in the real, modern world. This follow-up to the immensely-popular "Five-Minute Buddhist" continues the tradition of easily-understood application of Buddhist principles and ideas to your everyday life.
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».
Spiritual, Not Religious: Sacred Tools for Modern Times
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,240. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
If you are interested in spirituality but not formal religion this book will help you explore faith, and thoughts, actions, and experiences that transcends rites, rituals, ceremonies, clergy, & churches & temples associated with formal religious practices. The book merges many meditation teachings - zen, Buddhism and Taoism & offers a step-by-step approach to a living a joyous spiritual life.
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.
Os Ensinamentos de Siddartha Gautama, O Buda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 19, 2014 by Editora Tutear. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buda significa iluminado, em sânscrito (antiga língua sagrada da Índia). Buda é um título dado a um mestre budista ou a todos os iluminados que alcançaram a realização espiritual do budismo. Para o mestre, o importante era buscar a pureza da mente, e compreender corretamente o mundo, para alcançar a salvação.