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Religions in South Africa, Vol.3: Buddhism
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This series of e-booklets was commissioned by the IFFM to provide media professionals with quick reference material on the religious traditions in South Africa. Volume 3 discusses Buddhism
A Garland of Advice: Special Instructions on How to Bless a Mala and General Advice for Recitation Practice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this book Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche offers advices on how to use a Buddhist mala and engage in mantra recitation practice. In addition, Rinpoche explains the significance of the mala in Tibetan Buddhism and the commitments relating to the mala. This volume also includes special instructions on how to bless a mala and make your mantra practice more powerful.
Buda en Mezclilla
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
“Buda en Mezclilla”, del poeta-filósofo y monje Zen Tai Sheridan, es un una guía universal en extremo corta, simple y directa para la práctica de sentarse en silencio y ser uno mismo, que es lo mismo que Ser Buda. Sentarse en silencio puede enseñar muchas formas de aceptar la vida, enfrentar el dolor, envejecer con gracia y morir sin remordimientos.
The Buddhist Way to Peace of Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book is a compilation from ten of Venerable Pramote's Dhamma talks in the summer of 2008. Only materials concerning the principles of meditation and Dhamma practice are presented here,along with pictures for easy understanding. We hope that such visual aids will be a vehicle to help further spread the Buddha's teachings that end our suffering.
A Buddhist Monk Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
Buddhism for Today
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism is a religion that, historically, is said to have been founded by Shakyamuni Buddha in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains sometime around 600 B.C. Some historians believed that Shakyamuni lived as far back as 1,000 B.C.
Camino Meditations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Camino Meditations is a pocket book for spiritual adventurers. This small practical book includes short inspirational chapters, followed by simple walking meditations, journal exercises and action steps. The writing is peppered with Camino wisdoms Watt learned on her own pilgrimage walking with fellow meditation practitioners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat
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Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat encourages you to enjoy quiet, gather your wits about you, delight in nature, nourish yourself, focus your attention, love the world you inhabit, clarify your spiritual intentions, and deepen your connection with the whole of you. It is a simple practice that requires no special belief, training, or particular religious affiliation.
That Old White Magic
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Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Sujin wants to find romance and sets off to Thailand to find his love with the help of 'White Magic'. He does find what he is looking for but with an unhappy ending.
37 Practices of a Bodhisattva: The Way of an Awakening Being
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Description: A Tibetan Buddhist classic by Thogme Zangpo, 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva is given a lovingly expanded and updated translation and commentary by Brian Robertson. For beginners to longtime students the book is a practical manual and contains such famous lines such as: "All suffering comes from wanting only your own happiness. Perfect awakening is born from wanting to benefit others."