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A Commentary on Praises to the Twenty-one Taras
By Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This precious commentary by Kopan Monastery's Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel on the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras offers us a deeper understanding of the inconceivable qualities of Tara’s holy body, speech and mind and how her different aspects can help us overcome difficulties in our daily lives and Dharma practice.
Dharma If You Dare: Living Life with Abandon
By Doug Duncan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Dharma If You Dare is based on talks by the Canadian lama, Doug Duncan Sensei. The style is clear and entertaining, with content steeped in Tibetan Karma Kagyu wisdom. Using many humorous anecdotes, Doug Sensei gives readers a taste of the crazy wisdom at the heart of a fearless spiritual teaching. He challenges us to reconnect with our real purpose for being on this planet – enlightenment.
The Four Sublime States: The Brahmaviharas
By David Tuffley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. 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.
A Question of Dharma
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
we can learn much from the questions of others, and readers may see themselves in any of the 108 questions in this book. aloka david smith’s 108 responses to those questions reflect his near 40 years of commitment to dharma practice whereby he meets the spirit of each question in his own direct and often playful way leading the reader into a profundity that will clarify as much as it will inspire.
The Five Pillars of Transformation
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
this book specially written for the dharmamind group covers five vital principles that need to be addressed by those dharma practitioners interested in practicing the immanent model - often referred to as the "practice of no practice" - of chan or zen of mahayana buddhism.
The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
By David Tuffley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This ancient text was written in Sanskrit around 700 CE by Santideva, renowned Buddhist monk and scholar. This version is written in easy to understand language accessible to the modern reader. If you are embarking on the path to enlightenment, or just curious, this book could be just the change agent you have been looking for. It is said to be one of the Dalai Lama's favorite texts.
A Record of Awakening
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
‘the rare and inspiring example of a life consistently and uncompromisingly dedicated to the practice of the dharma.’ - urgyen sangharakshita. david smith describes the remarkable fruit of more than twenty years immersion in buddhist practice in which he reveals the basic principles of his training, and the process whereby the ‘tap root of ignorance’ is cut and the awakened mind is born.
ZEN - stories from the east
By Marc Brookhuis
Price: $3.99 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".
Dharma Mind Worldly Mind
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
this is not a book of lists and formulas like so many books on buddhist practice. instead, it begins by creating a practical framework for understanding the principles of the buddha’s teaching, and then goes much further, offering valuable advice on how to put those principles into practice. it focuses not just on sitting meditation but more crucially on our daily lives.
The Dhammapada: Your Guide on the Path to Enlightenment in the 21st Century
By David Tuffley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Dhammapada is a foundational text of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. It is a collection of 423 verses, grouped into 26 themes that the Buddha was fond of telling to those who would gather around and listen. They are the oral teachings of the Enlightened One. How delightful it is to imagine him under a shady tree with a group of people around him, telling these gems of spiritual instruction.
The Perfect Human Rebirth: Freedom and Richness on the Path to Enlightenment
By Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This FPMT Lineage Series book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s graduated path to enlightenment teachings given over a four decade period, starting from the early 1970s, and deals with how rare and precious it is to receive not just a human rebirth but a perfect human rebirth, with eight freedoms and ten richnesses, the best possible conditions for practicing Dharma.
Blue Sky, White Cloud
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
the immanent model of dharma training is well known for its epithet of being a 'practice of no practice'. the paradoxical nature of this form of training found traditionally in china, japan and tibet is one that so easily defeats the western mind as this generally will only accept something that fits its logical conditioning.
Reiki Primer Nivel
By Adolfo Sagastume
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.