Books tagged: compassion

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Dragon Cafe - An East-West Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Dragon Café brings together sparkling essays on Buddhism and world religion, health & diet, sacred sex, creativity, myth and the hero, oracles and shamans, yoga, meditation, Kung Fu and Star Trek, vegetarianism, mysticism, and the East-West connection. It represents a lifetime of practice and travel, alongside study with yogis, monks, shamans, scholars and teachers of all stripe.
The Zen Wheel of Life Mantra: A Song of Luminous Wisdom and Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan 's Wheel of Life Mantra is a poetic expression of the Bhavacakra, an ancient mandala that presents the most significant wisdom teachings of Buddhism. It is used to contemplate the causes and conditions of suffering, and as a guide to non-dual wisdom, loving kindness, compassion, and equanimity.
Celestial Music: Sutras of Emptiness
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Poet-Philosopher and Zen priest Tai Sheridan presents modern interpretations of the Lotus, Diamond, Heart Wisdom, and Loving Kindness Sutras in accessible and inspirational verses. The Buddhist sutras express a path of enlightened living based on curiosity, good will, wisdom, and compassion. They journey through the depths of human experience: living and dying, love and loss, anguish and peace.
7 STEPS TO: A healthier you
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Having gathered advice from more than a dozen experts, journalist Sue White offers readers 7 practical and effective ways of leading a healthier life. Solutions are presented in chapters on beating insomnia, nurturing through food, volunteering, laughter, working with compassion and more. Each chapter concludes with a useful action plan to help readers put the experts’ advice into practice.
Warm Zen Practice: A poetic version of Dogen's Bendowa
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's Warm Zen is an easy to read poetic interpretation of Dogen's complex philosophical essay 'Bendowa'. Dogen's writing is based on the Buddhist philosophy and experience of 'no-self' and the unconditioned reality of existence-being, also called the 'dharmakaya', the mystical and transcendent body of light.
Snow Falling in Moonlight: Odes in Praise of Dogen's Shobogenzo
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Dogen (1200-1253) is the father of Soto Zen. Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan has transformed twelve of his spiritual essays from the Shobogenzo (The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye), into poems about non-dual wisdom, luminous mind, loving kindness, and Zen practice.
Rice Eyes: Enlightenment in Dogen's Kitchen
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A poetic presentation of Dogen's essay Tenzo Kyokun, Instructions to the Cook, by Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan. 'Rice Eyes' is a metaphor for the non-dual world, the essential Buddhist experience of oneness. Dogen uses the role of Tenzo, or head cook, to demonstrate how to live, work, and experience a spiritual life that brings benefit to everyone.
Intertidal Zone---Sea Star Regeneration
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Intertidal Zone is a thrilling account involving the world of Sea Stars and their magnetic ability to regenerate and about an incident involving events from the future as conveyed by an assembly of erudite Cosmic Explorers and Time Travelers. Beyond and above the Environmental danger that is hanging precariously over this Planet, this book warns of a future Globe-wide event of a haunting nature.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.