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On Calm Abiding Resting The Mind In Meditation
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A short, practical guide to meditation based on the Buddhist practice known as Shamata or Shinay. The words mean "Calm Abiding" in Sanskrit and Tibetan. The purpose is in resting the mind, and one doesn't have to be or become a Buddhist to rescue yourself from the tangle of thoughts and concepts that can cripple our view of the world around us.
What is Reincarnation?
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Reincarnation has not been a topic that is commonly discussed, like Karma or the Soul. Yet, everyone has heard of the term and knows what it means. Or do they? What does Reincarnation really consist of - how does it work? An excerpt from my book "I'll Put 3 Chips On God - just in case there is one". A discussion of Reincarnation, and if such a thing really exists.
Reiki Primer Nivel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: Spanish. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Primeros pasos dentro del Reiki. Historia del redescubrimiento de los símbolos del Reiki por el Dr. Mikao Usui. Requisitos básicos del Primer Grado. Iniciación, Alineamiento o Armonización. Postura de las Manos. Símbolo del Grado. Los 5 Propósitos del Reiki. Claves para una Terapia Efectiva. Este Libro es para Toda la Humanidad.
Zen Prayers For Repairing Your Life
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Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tai Sheridan's 'Zen Prayers' addresses what is unsettled within you and cultivates integrity and virtue. Zen prayer includes intimacy with the ground of Being, making yourself whole through honest self-reflection, clarifying your deepest spiritual intentions, wishing for the welfare of the world, and affirming the essential goodness of people and life.
What Would Buddha Inject? Buddhist Objections to Mandatory Childhood Immunization
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Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Whatever the debatable benefits of our national childhood immunization program, the Karmic cost in ongoing, unrepentant, intentionally-inflicted animal suffering is mindbogglingly, exponentially higher. From a vegetarian Buddhist perspective, childhood immunization represents a spiritual abomination of unimaginable proportions. … A free full chapter excerpt from "Zo-Zen" by Harold Zo.
Pale Blue Zen
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In rural Missouri, the night sky is a coal-black canopy pierced by millions of crisp, white stars. The Milky Way, many evenings, is a lush, creamy band dividing the sky. Staring up into the face of all that celestial enormity, "here" seems to barely exist. Where, if anywhere, do I, my people, my interests, my activities fit into such an immeasurably vast cosmos? That’s a great Zen question...
Zen Mind, Empty Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Emptiness is your real nature. Being caught up in the ever flowing thoughts, of the past and future, we fail to realize that. Realizing your real nature shall make you stay in the present moment, making your life beautiful. Emptiness cannot be understood with analytical mind. If you just read and relax, it will seep inside. Meditation instructions included to help you experience emptiness!
Rewriting the Buddha
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Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
So I told myself the Dhammapada is one of the oldest books of Buddhist thought. I should read it. What I wanted was a nice simple readable version that I could dip into. I discovered that most translations are completely unreadable, some more than others. A few modern versions attempt to clarify the text. I may be the first person to notice the problem who was a writer and not a translator.
Enlighten Your Life with 10 Buddhist Aphorisms
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddhism, being a way life, provides a code of practice that leads to true happiness.Beside learning it through Buddhist mantras, sutras or meditation, Buddhist aphorisms prove to be another effective ways. In this book, author Jengko selects 10 Buddhist Aphorisms, illustrated with cartoons to make it more lively and relax. The aim is to provide readers another easy alternative to enlighten life.
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
Be Love: An Exploration of Our Deepest Desire
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Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
From the author of Tell Me Something About Buddhism (foreword written by Thich Nhat Hanh) comes another straight forward and simple book. How can we BE LOVE instead of craving it? This simple book explores that question and presents Four Paths of Being Love based in Buddhist teachings. Guaranteed to make you re-think love and transform your expression of it.
A New Myth for America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Every great civilization has had its own myth, a cosmic story of how we fit into the universe, a divine story of who we are and where we came from. Greece had Zeus and Athena. Rome had Romulus and Remus. Western civilization had the Old Testament prophets and stories of the Bible. Now a great new myth comes forth in America. It is the reason for the existence of the universe itself.
The Four Sublime States: The Brahmaviharas
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 18 ยท Buddhism, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Four Sublime States are the best possible relationship with the world and everyone in it. They also offer the possibility of liberation from the cycle of re-birth when your time comes to leave this life. Could there be a more worthy goal in life than this? The Buddha urged us to adopt these sublime states, making them our habitual state of mind with which to embrace the entire world.
Relax, You're Going to Die
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Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A contemporary and contemplative spiritual exploration of death, by best selling author, poet, and Zen priest Tai Sheridan, Ph.D. Beneath the surface, many anxieties, worries, and fears are associated with death. 'Relax, You Are Going To Die' is an invitation to examine your relationship with death and your ability to live with grace and dynamic vitality.
Secrets of True Happiness
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Secrets of True Happiness' is a short, simple, and straight forward guide to becoming Truly Happy by living wisely. When you are truly happy you can be at ease in the world as a Buddha in Blue Jeans: a person of presence, openness, love, and benefit.
The Buddha's Three Jewels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Three Jewels of Buddhism are the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha. Almost everyone has heard of the Buddha but the other two words, Dharma and Sangha, are usually strange to western ears. In Buddhism, taken together, they are known as “The Three Jewels.”
Thoughts on Buddhism
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
3 short writings associated with the subject of Buddhism
Buddha in Blue Jeans: An Extremely Short Zen Guide to Sitting Quietly and Being Buddha
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Buddha in Blue Jeans' is an extremely short, simple, and straight forward universal guide to the practice of sitting quietly and being yourself, which is the same as being Buddha. Sitting quietly can teach many ways to accept life, meet pain, age gracefully, and die without regret. The book encourages sitting quietly every day.
The Yoga of Offering Food
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
All the things we do -- eating, walking, washing, working, talking -- everything can become very powerful methods for quickly achieving enlightenment. Through the Mahayana practice of offering the food we eat which is based on the Hinayana and adorned with the Vajrayana our lives become most beneficial, not only for ourselves but for all sentient beings.
The Buddha and the Dream of America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Buddha is coming to America. An extraordinary perspective on the real roots of America, from the time of Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Walt Whitman to the present, when Buddhism, and the ideals which it espouses, is paving the way for the founding of a great new spiritual civilization.