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The Dharma of Mind Transmission
Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: 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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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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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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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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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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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
Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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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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
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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."
On Calm Abiding Resting The Mind In Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: 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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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: Spanish. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation, 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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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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.