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Buddhist Meditation and the Internet: Practices and Possibilities
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
We now know that people are trying to reproduce online much of what they do offline. So why is it that meditation is only a very small part of Buddhist Internet activity?
Mindfulness and Vipassana - Meditation for Everyone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
An eBook (6851 words) which teaches you both the Mindfulness Meditation and Vipassana Meditation techniques and how you can use them to calm unhelpful thoughts, emotions and sensations, and bring peace to your mind and life.
Thus Have I Heard -- Buddhist Parables and Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 44,100. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism has always been fond of parables and many of these were used by the Buddha himself. He taught by parables, "for men of good understanding will readily enough catch the meaning of what is taught under the shape of a parable."
Brahma Net Sutra
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Price: Free! Words: 35,010. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
After the passing of the historical Buddha more than 2500 years ago, His teachings were codified in theTripitaka, or three "baskets": sutras, commentaries and precepts. The Brahma Net Sutra is part of both the basket of sutras and the basket of precepts, and contains the Bodhisattvaprecepts, the highest moral code in Mahayana.
A Composition Urging The Generation Of The Bodhi Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Everything returns to Oneness at the source, but there are many expedient methods that lead us there." This is a very popular saying in Buddhism. However, even though three are many expedient methods, we must really practice with diligence; otherwise, we are left with only many expedient methods having no particular benefit for anyone -- i.e., with nothing at all.
The Dharma of Mind Transmission
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Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Mind is Buddha; Buddha is the Mind. All sentient beings and all Buddhas have the same Mind, which is without boundaries and void, without name and form and is immeasurable.
Practice and Attain Sudden Enlightenment
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Price: Free! Words: 15,560. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Ch'an Master Ch'an Yuan, out of great compassion, wrote his work Practice and Attain Sudden Enlightenment, using the dialogue format between a monk-student and his master to develop concepts about the nature of the Absolute, Original Mind, Enlightenment, practice, etc., assuming that future student of the Dharma would surely benefit from this design.
The Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra
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Price: Free! Words: 25,900. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutra is the core of The Mahaprajna Paramita Sutra in six hundred scrolls. Its teaching is the teaching of supramundane Voidness as the only true existence, the true Void being mysteriously concealed in the existing. Therefore, one might say the substance of this sutra is the Voidness of all dharmas; and non-obtaining is the purpose.
Buddhism of Wisdom & Faith: Pure Land Principles and Practice
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Price: Free! Words: 93,880. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: 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.
Pure Land of the Patriarchs
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Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Pure Land is Zen, Zen is Pure Land. In the past, all Buddhas throughout the Ten Directions relied on these two methods to practice and attain Buddhahood. All Buddhas in the present are likewise dependent on them to practice and attain Buddhahood. The same is true for all Buddhas in the future.
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Mask Dance of the Drums from Drametse is also known as Drametse Ngacham (also spelled Drametse Ngachham). It is a well-known sacred dance of the Bhutanese, whose cultural heritage has largely remained intact due to isolation from the rest of the world until the early 1960s.
The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice
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Price: Free! Words: 16,930. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In the Buddhist tradition, meditation is used to defuse the source of all the trouble-the illusion of self and other. In Ch'an (or Zen), the aim is to overcome thought and defilement. Having done this, and with thoughts no longer stirring, the real substance of mind becomes evident. Without thoughts and without the illusion of self and other, greed, anger and hatred have no place to arise.
Ancient Art Tradition: Tibetan Thangka Painting
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Tibetan thangka painting is a Buddhist art. It is often overflow with symbolism and allusion, which must be strictly in accordance with Buddhist iconography specified in Buddhist sutras. Commercialization of thangkas since the 1960s has led to a severe decline in the standard of the thangka painting. High-quality, authentic Tibetan thangka is in danger of becoming extinct.
Hành trình về Đất Phật
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Price: Free! Words: 46,800. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Hành hương về quê hương Đức Phật là niềm mong ước của biết bao Phật tử trên toàn thế giới. Duyên may đã cho tôi cơ hội được về thăm đất Phật trước khi bước sang lục tuần. Ký sự du lịch ngắn này chỉ mong chia sẻ với bằng hữu một ít hiểu biết trên đường đi, mong tạo ra một chút cảm hứng cho bạn bè để lên kế hoạch cho những cuộc hành hương về xứ Phật sắp tới.
Entering the Tao of Sudden Enlightenment
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Price: Free! Words: 24,930. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2013 by YMBA. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
I will be a good doctor for the sick and suffering. I will lead those who have lost their way to the right road. I will be a bright light for those in the dark night, and cause the poor and destitute to uncover hidden treasures. The Bodhisattva impartially benefits all living beings in this manner. The Vows of Samantabhadra
Vipassana Meditation For Everyone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
An eBook (4546 words) which teaches you the technique of Vipassana Meditation and how to use it to calm unhelpful thoughts, emotions and sensations, and bring peace to your mind and life.
Die Buddhas der Zukunft
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You set the price! Words: 83,290. Language: German. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: 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.
ZEN - verhalen uit het oosten
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Series: Oosterse filosofie, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Zen kent vele verhalen en anekdotes. Het vertellen van verhalen biedt veel voordelen. De inhoud, danwel de clou, wordt vaak gemakkelijker onthouden dan wanneer dezelfde stof als droge theorie zou worden gepresenteerd. Dit boek bevat een verzameling van al die verhalen, aangevuld met uitleg van de auteur. Samen vormen ze een goede inleiding in de wereld van zen.
ZEN - stories from the east
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Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Zen Buddhism is well known for its stories and anecdotes. Together with the explanation of the author, this collection of stories give a good insight in the world of zen. Marc Brookhuis is zenteacher, personal coach and author of non-fiction and fiction books. Other titles are: "Mindfulnes, back to the here and now" and "Zen and the art of quality".
Snow Lion Faces Europe
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Price: Free! Words: 39,640. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This profound book is a collection of religious sermons. Yet its author, Khenpo Kyosang Rinpoche, never was a priest. He, director of the Je Tsongkapa College, is an outstanding Tibetan Buddhist lama. Rinpoche’s observations of Western society, far from idea of "political correctness", may shock anyone. However shocking they are, their truth will strike the reader.