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A Buddhist Monk Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
Buddhism for Today
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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
Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: 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
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
Price: Free! Words: 15,560. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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
Price: Free! Words: 16,930. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013 by YMBA. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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
Series: Zen / Eastern Philosophy. Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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
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?
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
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 » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, 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.