Books tagged: dharma

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A Record of Awakening
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: 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.
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo is based on the lives of two Japanese Zen Masters, Kodo Sawaki and Tokujoo Kato. It is a story of how two ordinary boys, walking very different paths, became extraordinary men, and the deep spiritual bond between them. It is also the story of Japan form 1880 to 1965, of two personal accounts of Zen journeys to enlightenment, and of love and friendship.
Blue Sky, White Cloud
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: 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.
A Question of Dharma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: 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.
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Many new poems and selections from three full length collections make this an excellent introduction to the author. There is something for everyone in this book. The clear open poems have a glow that seems to strengthen on re-reading. The settings are mostly in Maine, Hawaii, India, and Thailand.
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat encourages you to enjoy quiet, gather your wits about you, delight in nature, nourish yourself, focus your attention, love the world you inhabit, clarify your spiritual intentions, and deepen your connection with the whole of you. It is a simple practice that requires no special belief, training, or particular religious affiliation.
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit
Price: Free! Words: 76,440. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.
Beyond Shangri-La - The Adventures of a Himalayan Monk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
This unique book was channelled by The Abbotts, from a Himalayan monk called Tenzin, later to be known as Brother Wolf. We follow his adventures, as he meets a mysterious monk & decides that it is his 'dharma' to follow him to the monastery, at the Roof of the World! Here Tenzin settles into the life of a monk. Later, he is asked to go on an amazing mission to the Americas, will he take it or not?
First Chapters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
First Chapters is a collection of very short stories that grew out of stories I told my children as I was tucking them in to bed at night. Mostly flights of fancy with a strong bit of fantasy and morals.
Buda en Mezclilla
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
“Buda en Mezclilla”, del poeta-filósofo y monje Zen Tai Sheridan, es un una guía universal en extremo corta, simple y directa para la práctica de sentarse en silencio y ser uno mismo, que es lo mismo que Ser Buda. Sentarse en silencio puede enseñar muchas formas de aceptar la vida, enfrentar el dolor, envejecer con gracia y morir sin remordimientos.