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Pale Blue Zen
By Harold Zo
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction
In rural Missouri, the night sky is a coal-black canopy pierced by millions of crisp, white stars. The Milky Way, many evenings, is a lush, creamy band dividing the sky. Staring up into the face of all that celestial enormity, "here" seems to barely exist. Where, if anywhere, do I, my people, my interests, my activities fit into such an immeasurably vast cosmos? That’s a great Zen question...
What Would Buddha Inject? Buddhist Objections to Mandatory Childhood Immunization
By Harold Zo
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Blue Sky, White Cloud
By Aloka David Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Webster
By TK Rolland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction
A closed world of insiders. An influx of outsiders. Three old graves on Cherokee Bluff, their occupants and secrets long forgotten, become the center of an unusual land dispute when a stranger brings news of past events that will rock a local community's understanding of its history.
Blue Moon Bench
By D L Blanchard
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
Staged in the rugged beauty of the southwest, this story unravels as illustrator Jessica needs to solve the murder of her new husbands first wife to save their marriage, or possibly her own life. Is she married to a murderer? Filled with adventure in the form of Navajo ghosts, drugs and artifact smuggling, this novels unforgettable story makes it a must read!
Causality and Its Application: Samkhya, Bauddha and Nyaya
By J.L. Shaw
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction
Causality and Its Application is an examination of causality from the perspective of three schools of Indian thought. This book deals with a range of questions, such as whether the material cause contains the effect in its subtle form, whether causality can be defined in terms of efficacy, whether causal conditions are related to each other and whether they can be classified into types.
The Religious Life of the Gorkhalis of Myanmar
By Sushma Joshi
You set the price! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Essay
Gorkhalis (people of Nepali origins, mostly Hindus and Mahayani Buddhists) have lived in Myanmar since the late 1800s. They came with the British Army and fought through the World Wars, then stayed on in the aftermath. This essay explores some of the recent conflict created by newly converted Hinayana Buddhists who are trying to convert faith-based communities to their own religious ideology.
Stories That Crafted The Earth
By Adrian Beckingham
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
International storyteller Adrian Beckingham, The Man From Story Mountain, has worked with indigenous peoples for over two decades. Enjoy here a rare collection of tales from the firesides, carried across thousands of years of oral tradition, about how our world was made. It tells the beginnings of the first rivers, mountains, forests, valleys, oceans, stars, sun, moon, animals,and people.
Sons of Isan
By William Reyland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
A touching and at times comical adventure of spirit and grit, an American man trades it all for the heat and mind-bending solitude of a rural Buddhist temple. A modern day 'Mai Pen Rai', Bill Reyland's memoir chronicles his personal adventures and experiences as he fumbles through the intricacies of Thai culture, vicious temple dogs, extreme heat and mind-bending solitude.
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit
By Richard Bell
Price: Free! Words: 76,090. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
1750. A young Buddhist priest traveling to Korea is caught in storms, driven across the Pacific and shipwrecked. Lacking survival skills, he is taken in by the local people who are far from the barbarians he expected; they are complex, political, sophisticated, urbane and multilingual; a community of traders and priests with deep cultural and spiritual ways and little need for his Buddhist dharma.