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A Composition Urging The Generation Of The Bodhi Mind
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"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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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.
The Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra
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The Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutra is the core of The Mahaprajna Paramita Sutra in six hundred scrolls. Its teaching is the teaching of supramundane Voidness as the only true existence, the true Void being mysteriously concealed in the existing. Therefore, one might say the substance of this sutra is the Voidness of all dharmas; and non-obtaining is the purpose.
Buddhism of Wisdom & Faith: Pure Land Principles and Practice
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This Pure Land treatise is, to our knowledge, the first and only compendium of Pure land teaching and thought currently available in a Western language. In the tradition of the Avatamsaka Sutra, the author sometimes shifts from one plane of meaning to another, at times down-to-earth, at times metaphysical, so as to reach readers at every level and to sever attachment to his very words.
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 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.
Entering the Tao of Sudden Enlightenment
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I will be a good doctor for the sick and suffering. I will lead those who have lost their way to the right road. I will be a bright light for those in the dark night, and cause the poor and destitute to uncover hidden treasures. The Bodhisattva impartially benefits all living beings in this manner. The Vows of Samantabhadra
Die Buddhas der Zukunft
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Ein authentischer Buddhismus für den Westen – Wege zu unserer Befreiung Der Autor begann seine intensive buddhistische Praxis 1968 und praktizierte mit bekannten Lehrern wie Geshe Rabten, Goenka, Jack Kornfield, Josef Goldstein und Thich Nhat Hanh, von dem er 1994 als Dharma-Lehrer autorisiert wurde. Seit 1983 gibt er Meditationskurse und seit 1986 leitet er das Meditationszentrum Haus Tao.
Snow Lion Faces Europe
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This profound book is a collection of religious sermons. Yet its author, Khenpo Kyosang Rinpoche, never was a priest. He, director of the Je Tsongkapa College, is an outstanding Tibetan Buddhist lama. Rinpoche’s observations of Western society, far from idea of "political correctness", may shock anyone. However shocking they are, their truth will strike the reader.
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
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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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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
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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.
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
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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.
Introduction to the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door
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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.
Rewriting the Buddha
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Price: Free! Words: 3,650. 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.
Be Love: An Exploration of Our Deepest Desire
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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.