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The Best Way To Catch A Snake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: 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.
O Hábito da Felicidade
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 76,420. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Numa sociedade obcecada com a felicidade e, paradoxalmente, extremamente infeliz, a ideia de que a felicidade é uma escolha pode levá-lo a crer que basta carregar num botão para começar a ver “o copo meio cheio”. A realidade é um pouco diferente. Trata-se de mudar padrões de comportamento que, por vezes, nos acompanham há anos. É o que este livro o ensina a fazer.
Vie, mort et renaissance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: French. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unorthodox Confessions: The Importance of Dharma, Karma, and Reincarnation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Starfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
There is a way to make peace with suffering. There is a meaning to being alive.
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.
Un autre regard sur la bipolarité [Il n’y a pas de honte à préférer le bonheur]
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: French. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Suivez le parcours d'Arthuro Jobsquare, bipolaire, jusqu'à l'état de bouddha, une aventure fantastique, un pied de nez à la bipolarité. Description de la maladie et parcours incroyable d'un bipolaire de type 1. Traduit en anglais et très prochainement sur le marché anglophone sous le titre: A different outlook on bipolar disorder- Ups and downs to Buddha state
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.
Practicando Zen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 10, 2014 by Rubén González. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
El objetivo de esta obra es acercar al lector a “la experiencia zen” que emana de su propio mundo interno y que llegue a ser una forma de vivir y reaccionar que se proyecte en cada una de sus actividades, cualesquiera que sean. Se trata de avivar el anhelo de la experiencia, del vivir más que del aprender, porque el zen que no es vivencia y experiencia no es zen.
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
Circle of Magic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A deep study in Qigong and Chinese traditions routinely mistaken and misrepresented. A personal journey in the fascinating realms of Qigong energy and traditions, exploration of the mysteries of the East.