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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.
The Dhammapada: Your Guide on the Path to Enlightenment in the 21st Century
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 19 ยท Buddhism, Book 9. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
The Dhammapada is a foundational text of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. It is a collection of 423 verses, grouped into 26 themes that the Buddha was fond of telling to those who would gather around and listen. They are the oral teachings of the Enlightened One. How delightful it is to imagine him under a shady tree with a group of people around him, telling these gems of spiritual instruction.
The Story of Buddha
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This book is about Prince Siddhartha Gautama, born twenty five centuries ago in modern day Nepal. He was the prince of Kapilavastu, a small kingdom at the foothills of the Himalayas. He attained a state of enlightenment and became the Buddha. The Story of Buddha is the journey of his life from a prince to the enlightenment.
The Dharmic Leader - Leadership Anchored in Hindu and Buddhist Secular Core Values
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book presents a values-based model that draws on core secular Hindu and Buddhist values adherents have followed for 3000+ years. Section I describes core values and behaviors reflecting the dharmic leadership model. Section II presents a description of the philosophy that provides the foundation for the dharmic leadership model and how it fits into the West in the 21st century.
Sailing On The Surreal Sea
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Surreal poems and tradition and non-traditional haiku.
Rewriting the Buddha
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
So I told myself the Dhammapada is one of the oldest books of Buddhist thought. I should read it. What I wanted was a nice simple readable version that I could dip into. I discovered that most translations are completely unreadable, some more than others. A few modern versions attempt to clarify the text. I may be the first person to notice the problem who was a writer and not a translator.
What's Your Dharma
Price: $8.01 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
“Dharma” is a Sanskrit word meaning “purpose.” We each come to feel at some point in our lives that there is something important for us to do, or learn, or experience. As we grow in awareness, we seek to know our dharma, to fulfill our purpose, to somehow have our lives make sense in the context of everything that is going on in the world.
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
Relax, You're Going to Die
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A contemporary and contemplative spiritual exploration of death, by best selling author, poet, and Zen priest Tai Sheridan, Ph.D. Beneath the surface, many anxieties, worries, and fears are associated with death. 'Relax, You Are Going To Die' is an invitation to examine your relationship with death and your ability to live with grace and dynamic vitality.
Anatomy of God
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by New Atlanteans. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
This book is a compilation of articles by scientist-biologist Vladimir Antonov, who dedicated his life to studying, among other things, non-material forms of life and people’s relations with them.