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Purple Buddha Project: Purple Book of Self Love & Inspirational Quotes
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Meant to be a short read, this book has been re-designed, re-edited, re-released which now includes 24 notes as well as over 90 quotes and sayings of wisdom from philosophers and writers of the past. This book can serve as a resource for daily healthy living, mindfulness, and meditation.
Ignoble Truths
Price: Free! Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Fiction » Inspirational
Can four simple sentences hold the secret to our happiness? Ignoble Truths is a lighthearted tale of a coffee shop, a coyote, and a few simple truths that hold the key to our happiness.
The Happiness of Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
At any moment when a person becomes unhappy and restless, s/he becomes a poor person at that moment. Happiness is the measure of richness and poverty. A person who is happy is rich. A person who is unhappy is poor. As soon as the mind gets unhappy it becomes poor. The poor mind extracts reserves from the body for its existence.
The Yoga of One Pointedness Mindfulness Meditation and the Jhanas
Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 34,770. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
This book is an introduction to mindfulness and meditation and a guide for those who wish to include a focus on states of concentration known as the Jhanas. The text emphasises the importance of physical and emotional awareness in mindfulness and the development of one-pointed concentration to facilitate the experience of more expanded states of consciousness in meditation.
Buddhism from Islamic Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
Buddhism is the religion of more than 500 million people around the globe. The majority of those people live in Asia but there are substantial Buddhist communities in other continents. There are two main Buddhist traditions, Theravada (The School of the Elders) and Mahayana (The Great Vehicle). Buddhism is not strictly a religion and is often described a philosophy of life.
The Beauty of the Silent Mind
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
As long as there is no suffering, our only refuge is the physical world consisting of money, friends, food, medicine and social positions. Dear Dhamma Friends, the physical world is more than enough for life as long as we don not experience any suffering or sorrow or distress or unhappiness.Suffering and unhappiness come piercing through all these physical name-boards and labels, and tap on us.
Seeing the Nature of the World
Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Regardless of when and where humans lived, they suffered the most mentally, because a human mind can create suffering limitlessly. Physical suffering such as hunger and thirst has limits. However, suffering created by the mind has no limits. No other being has the ability to create problems in the mind like a human being. Such creativity in the human mind is used for creating problems.
A Potato in a Rice Field: A Year Living in Rural Thailand
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 143,080. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2015 my wife Fanfan and I moved to live in the small rural village of ‘Broken Road’ in Thailand’s rural northeast region, known for its seemingly endless landscapes of rice fields after rice fields. A 'Potato in a Rice Field’ then chronicles my integration into the close-knit family circle, the local temple, and the wider village community through images and snippets of daily life.
Dharma Cats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Dharma Cats is a charmingly illustrated collection of stories showing us what we can learn about Buddhism and practicing mindfulness from observing and engaging with our feline friends.
Quantum Interconnectedness for Your Health: How to Increase the Quantum Interconnectedness in Your Body
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Acupressure & acupuncture
For nine decades, Quantum Theory has been troubling physicists. Because most physicists cannot accept the idea that reality can be created by observation, they restrict the application of Quantum Theory only to microscopic objects. But does the conscious observer create the macro reality, too? Are we the cosmic center? Is our individual consciousness enough to manifest our reality and health?