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Jed McKenna's Notebook: All Bonus Content from the Enlightenment Trilogy
By Jed McKenna
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Chapters Include: Recipe for Failure, 3 Interviews with Jed, Impersonating Jed McKenna, Blues for Buddha, Zen and the Art of Self-Mutilation, Mannahatta (The Journey to the Shaman, Kill the Swiss, Improbability, My Uncle the Vampire, Bookstore Guru, City Lights, Death & Discrimination) I, Witness, The New World, The Golden Door, Visionary Goofballs, Nothing Forever: A Post-Apocalyptic Lightmare
Zen and the Sutras
By Albert Low
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The basic message of all the Mahayana Buddhist sutras is awakening - what the Zen teacher Bassui called "seeing the wordless sutra." Zen and the Sutras is an accessible study of the major Mahayana sutras as manuals for the practice of Zen. Low’s insights and conclusions about spirituality and humanity will both illuminate and inspire, in the way of Zen, in the search for spiritual awakening.
Zen: Talks, Stories and Commentaries
By Albert Low
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Albert Low, teacher and director at the Montreal Zen Center and dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, provides an engaging collection of talks, stories and commentaries on Zen. Though the entries range from dharma talks on koans to discussions on Buddhism and Christianity, they all address concrete concerns of our lives and reveal the author's profound insights.
I Took the Buddha Shopping
By Bill Bruzy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
"When you are asleep you don't know what goes on with those who are awake." When he said that I started to realize this guy wasn't just a retired businessman living by a country club. We were very different men, unlikely to meet. He'd been a CEO and I'd been a street person and yet we became friends. This is the story of that friendship, of a spiritual teaching and of opening a man's heart.
Faith Belief with Wings: and Other Essays for Awakening
By Andras Nagy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book is a contradiction in itself, as the book itself describes the limitations of book taught spirituality in several places. As many other endeavors, the Ancient Wisdom and practical applications of it cannot be taught by books. Enlightenment cannot be taught by books. So why write about something that cannot be taught? This book is a portal to the other side. Only a "door", nothing more.
That Is That: Essays About True Nature
By Nirmala
Price: Free! Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
That Is That is a collection of articles that captures the essence of spiritual inquiry and provides the reader with a real transmission of Presence on every page. It offers an experiential exploration of who we really are. Nirmala's warm-hearted and accepting presence makes it possible to drop into the space he so eloquently describes, where peace, love, and joy abide.
Nothing Personal: Seeing Beyond the Illusion of a Separate Self
By Nirmala
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,160. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This wide ranging guide to spiritual realization "covers much of the spectrum of spiritual awakening, from the initial experience of one’s true nature to the practical challenges, which always call for a deeper understanding of how spirit manifests. What is appealing about Nirmala is his humility and lack of pretense, which welcomes whatever arises."-from the foreword by Adyashanti.
Radiance: Experiencing Divine Presence
By Gina Lake
Price: Free! Words: 24,280. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Radiance shows how to experience the Divine in the world by being very present. It is possible to experience the mysterious truth that everything is an expression of the Divine by paying close attention to the many signs that reveal this great Mystery. It had this effect on one reader: "Your words are of great joy to me and very comforting…my heart expanded so much, I thought it would burst."
The Little Book of Clarity
By Diederik Vemer
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This little book draws from the essential spiritual philosophies of the East & West and combines them with the profound teachings of A Course in Miracles to reveal a view of the World, and our place upon it, which brings Clarity to The Story Of Man. It shares a radical new perspective on Creation which places YOU directly at the center of your Life and the world it is lived in.
Anatomy of Desire: How to Be Happy Even When You Don't Get What You Want
By Gina Lake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,500. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Anatomy of Desire shows you how to be happy in spite of your desires. It exposes the myths about desire, which keep us tied to desires and the suffering they cause. So it is also about spiritual freedom, or liberation, which comes from following the Heart, our deepest desires, instead of the ego's desires. It is about becoming a lover of life rather than a desirer.