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El libro tibetano de los muertos
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Este es un clásico de la sabiduría budista y del pensamiento religioso. Es un libro de instrucciones para que el moribundo transite en el llamado Bardo (un estado intermedio que se encuentra entre una muerte y un renacimiento). Su profundo mensaje es que el arte de morir es tan importante como el de vivir.
How To Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas
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Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This 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 the eight worldly dharmas, essentially how craving desire and attachment cause us to create problems and suffering and how to abandon these negative minds in order to find perfect peace and happiness.
Blue Sky, White Cloud
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
the immanent model of dharma training is well known for its epithet of being a 'practice of no practice'. the paradoxical nature of this form of training found traditionally in china, japan and tibet is one that so easily defeats the western mind as this generally will only accept something that fits its logical conditioning.
A Record of Awakening
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
‘the rare and inspiring example of a life consistently and uncompromisingly dedicated to the practice of the dharma.’ - urgyen sangharakshita. david smith describes the remarkable fruit of more than twenty years immersion in buddhist practice in which he reveals the basic principles of his training, and the process whereby the ‘tap root of ignorance’ is cut and the awakened mind is born.
Introduction to the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door
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Price: Free! Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Master Lu is regarded as the primus inter pares. Through his powerful ability for Totem Enquiry, Master Lu is able to examine one’s Totem in heaven according to the birth year, Chinese zodiac sign, and gender provided by the inquirer. By referencing the Totem, all information about one’s past, present and future lives can be collected.
The Dhammapada: Your Guide on the Path to Enlightenment in the 21st Century
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 19 · Buddhism, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Dhammapada is a foundational text of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. It is a collection of 423 verses, grouped into 26 themes that the Buddha was fond of telling to those who would gather around and listen. They are the oral teachings of the Enlightened One. How delightful it is to imagine him under a shady tree with a group of people around him, telling these gems of spiritual instruction.
Dancing Tara: A Manual of Practice
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tara, a deity of Buddhist Tantra, is a potentiality latent within everyone. The dance of Tara is based on traditional Tibetan practices of personal transformation. “Dancing Tara: A Manual of Practice” illustrates the techniques of developing the mind so it may function in life, empowered and inspired.
Falling in Love with a Buddha
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Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
Candide et le Bouddhisme
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
L’auteur démontre que si le Bouddhisme détient de belles théories, il est englué de concepts d’hommes qui se contredisent et ne répondent pas aux 3 questions clé de la vie: d'où venons-nous? Quel est notre but sur Terre? Où allons nous après la mort? Il nous tourne vers Jésus : « En vérité, en vérité je vous le dis. Je suis le chemin, la vérité et la vie. Nul ne vient au Père que par moi."
Bodhisattva Attitude: How to Dedicate Your Life to Others
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Series: Heart Advice. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Bodhisattva Attitude is taken from the sutra teachings of the Buddha and is based on verses by the great bodhisattva Shantideva in his Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. The verses are meant to be recited each morning. This book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s essential teachings given from 2008 onward. It is the first volume in LYWA’s Heart Advice Series.
The journey towards Awakening
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Price: Free! Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This small but wise book is a guide for the seeker who desires not distractions, not abstractions, but the here and now. This is my second attempt to share my understanding of the teachings of the Buddha which I gained by listening to a few awakened. The book examines the mind process in detail, help understand the impediments and identify guidelines to move forward in the right path.
The Great New Emerging Civilization
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
An extraordinary tour-de-force of history; life & death; religion; nations; peace and war; quantum physics; politics, economics, identity, education, and more - all from an underlying Buddhist perspective.
The Kindness of Others
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book, Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Jampa Tegchok explains how we can train our mind away from self-cherishing, the cause of all suffering, and develop compassion, the cause of everything that is good. He bases his explanation on Kadampa Geshe Chekawa’s classic text, The Seven Point Mind Training, which, amongst other things, teaches us how to transform problems into happiness.
Teachings From the Medicine Buddha Retreat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book contains nearly complete record of the teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during a Medicine Buddha retreat in the fall of 2001. The sections are short, on topics such as making offerings to the buddhas and the nature of mind. The retreat was held less than two months after the 9/11 attacks, and Lama Zopa's teachings are full of references to terrorism, war, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 9 · Buddhism, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This ancient text was written in Sanskrit around 700 CE by Santideva, renowned Buddhist monk and scholar. This version is written in easy to understand language accessible to the modern reader. If you are embarking on the path to enlightenment, or just curious, this book could be just the change agent you have been looking for. It is said to be one of the Dalai Lama's favorite texts.
Life, Death and After Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book help us to understand the death process and trains us to deal with it so that when the time of crisis arrives and the various illusory visions arise, instead of being confused, we’ll know what’s going on and will recognize illusions as illusions, projections as projections and fantasies as fantasies.
The Heart of the Path: Seeing the Guru as Buddha
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Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,650. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book is an extensive teaching on guru yoga by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, a contemporary exemplar of the practice. Rinpoche explains the importance of guru devotion, the proper way to develop a student-teacher bond and offers commentary on each traditional guru devotion sub-topic found in Tsongkhapa’s lam-rim. The text also provides a textual outline to help guide your reading through the topics.
Universal Love - The Yoga Method of Buddha Maitreya
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
By pulling together some of Lama Yeshe’s introductory teachings on Buddhism, meditation, compassion and emptiness, and combining them with the definitive explanation of tantra, this one valuable volume will inspire to go more deeply into the Yoga Method of Buddha Maitreya–a tantric practice.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book begins with a general talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on universal responsibility and compassion that is followed by four chapters detailing the Prasangika Madhyamaka view of emptiness, or ultimate reality, as taught in the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and how to meditate on it, according to the author’s personal experience.
Making Life Meaningful
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives us the answer to the perennial question of how to integrate Dharma with our daily lives. It contains a public talk explaining the purpose of life in general and the practice of guru devotion, a wide array of techniques for transforming ordinary actions into causes for enlightenment and advice on establishing a daily practice.