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Dharma, Not Dogma! Buddhism and the Fluid Art of Realization
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This paper explores Buddhist teachings regarding faith, belief, and the difference between these terms, examining the individual's relationship to doctrine on the Buddhist path. It is my hope that seekers on all spiritual paths will discover the unique possibilities embodied in this Buddhist approach to the Divine, and the advantage of this view to any spiritual quest, regardless of Tradition.
Zen: from China to cyberspace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This essay discuss how Chan flourished out of the Dhyana tradition. How it came from China, moved to Korea, Japan, spread to the West, including USA, Europe and Australia. And then on new media like Internet. By Frank Ra, a Dharma instructor.
Thoughts on Buddhism
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
3 short writings associated with the subject of Buddhism
Essential Readings in Zen
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
It would be easy to spend an entire lifetime studying and contemplating the various source documents of the Zen tradition. The selections herein, including works of Nargajuna, Bodhidharma, Hsin Hsin Ming, Dogen, and Hua Hai capture the full flavor and essence of Zen and can easily stand as both the beginning and terminus of one’s studies.
A Record of Awakening
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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.
Blue Sky, White Cloud
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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.
The Existence of Souls and Other Blatherings
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Essay inspired by an online philosophy class on the subject of souls and whether or not they exist.
Grasshoppers on The Grill
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
Short essay about being aware of our actions and considering their effects.
A Question of Dharma
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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
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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.