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La vida de Buda
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,280. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Este libro ofrece un análisis fascinante de la tradición alrededor de la vida de Buda: como leyenda y personaje. Desde sus ancestros, su nacimiento y juventud, hasta sus días finales, esta obra hace una crónica exacta de las primeras prédicas, de los veinte años de peregrinación, del establecimiento de las escuelas rivales de filosofía y mucho más
Dharma If You Dare: Living Life with Abandon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Dharma If You Dare is based on talks by the Canadian lama, Doug Duncan Sensei. The style is clear and entertaining, with content steeped in Tibetan Karma Kagyu wisdom. Using many humorous anecdotes, Doug Sensei gives readers a taste of the crazy wisdom at the heart of a fearless spiritual teaching. He challenges us to reconnect with our real purpose for being on this planet – enlightenment.
La Voie du Kung Fu Zen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,450. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Dans cet ouvrage, les auteurs mettent en lumière le lien profond unissant depuis plus d'un millénaire le Zen au kung fu ainsi qu'à d'autres arts martiaux chinois. Au fil des pages, les aspects externes ainsi qu'internes du kung fu, du qì gōng, et du tàijiquán sont abordés, et les phases séquentielles de la méthode de méditation Vipassana sont explorées en détails.
A Commentary on Praises to the Twenty-one Taras
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This precious commentary by Kopan Monastery's Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel on the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras offers us a deeper understanding of the inconceivable qualities of Tara’s holy body, speech and mind and how her different aspects can help us overcome difficulties in our daily lives and Dharma practice.
The Five-Minute Buddhist: Getting Started in Buddhism the Simple Way
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,650. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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 book goes easy on the mystical mumbo-jumbo and simply introduces the ideas that will help you live in the present and feel different about the world and your place in it.
Ba điểm tinh yếu trên đường tu tập - Three Principal Aspects Of The Path
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này là bản Việt dịch từ một bài giảng của Đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma XIV, được ngài Rajiv Mehrotra - đệ tử của đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma - trực tiếp ban cho chúng tôi cùng với 5 bài giảng khác nữa, kèm theo một văn bản cho phép chuyển dịch tất cả sang Việt ngữ và phát hành ở dạng song ngữ Anh-Việt. Ba điểm tinh yếu trên đường tu tập là bài giảng giải chi tiết về ý nghĩa một bài kệ rất nổi tiếng...
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...
Phát tâm Bồ-đề - Generating the Mind of Enlightenment
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013 by Nguyễn Minh Tiến. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tập sách này gồm 2 bài giảng của Đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma XIV, được ngài Rajiv Mehrotra – đệ tử của đức Đạt-lai Lạt-ma – trực tiếp ban cho chúng tôi cùng với 4 bài giảng khác nữa, kèm theo một văn bản cho phép chuyển dịch tất cả sang Việt ngữ và phát hành ở dạng song ngữ Anh-Việt. Phát tâm Bồ-đề được chúng tôi hoàn tất trước tiên và được chọn làm tựa đề cho tập sách này vì tính phổ quát của nó...
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...
A Search for Meaning. Connecting with Buddhist Teachers.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A Search for Meaning is a book about people just like us discovering the true meaning of Life through meeting a Buddhist teacher. Love, sexuality, relationships, spirituality, money, fame and power are topics that often interest us.These are modern, contemporary stories of love and relationships, happiness and devotion grounded in an ancient tradition. Heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking.
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.
The Illustrated Tibetan Book of the Dead
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Bardo Thodol or 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead' is a mystical funerary text rooted in the Tibetan Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Composed by the guru and sage Padmasambhava in the 8th century, the Bardo Thodol is recited by a Buddhist lama over a dying or recently deceased person as a spiritual guide to the process of death and that which follows.
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.
If You Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight: Aspects of Practice for Gay and Lesbian Buddhists
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Offers both male and female, beginner and veteran a discussion of those aspects of Buddhist practice which benefit gay people and which address current issues of prejudice and homophobia.
Buddhist Meditation and the Internet: Practices and Possibilities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
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?
Thus Have I Heard -- Buddhist Parables and Stories
Price: Free! Words: 44,100. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: 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."