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The Buddha's Three Jewels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Three Jewels of Buddhism are the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha. Almost everyone has heard of the Buddha but the other two words, Dharma and Sangha, are usually strange to western ears. In Buddhism, taken together, they are known as “The Three Jewels.”
The Buddhacarita - A Modern Sequel: The Poetic Saga of Buddha's Life from Birth to Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Buddhacarita, Asvaghosa's second century sanskrit poem, is the oldest existing story of Buddha's life. The saga begins with Buddha's magical birth and ends with his enlightenment. The ancient myth presents Buddha's relentless inquiry into the nature of reality and artfully weaves together an archetypal hero's journey, Buddhist philosophy, phantasmagorical occurrences, and historical facts.
Buddha's Golden Light: Six Classic Buddhist Teachings in Modern Verse
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddha's Golden Light is a modern re-visioning of classic Buddhist and Zen texts by best selling author and Zen priest Tai Sheridan. Esoteric essays, wisdom teachings, and non-dual philosophy are transformed into accessible, inspiring, and beautiful verse. The six books in this collection illuminate the big body, big mind, and big heart of Buddhism.
The Bare Bones Dhammapada: Big Mind Big Love
Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The well loved Dhammapada is one of the oldest Buddhist texts on walking the path of enlightenment, love, integrity, and kindness. It contains four hundred twenty-three aphorisms attributed to Buddha. Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan transforms the original using minimalistic images and modern meanings that cut to the chase of Buddha's wisdom as universal truths for a modern audience.
Tales from the Ramayana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Expounding on the Ramayana is a time-honored tradition. These four short stories center on the love story between Ram and Sita and Laksman and Urmila. Falling in love, dealing with fathers, traveling to strange and distant lands...they're all here in Tales from the Ramayana by Diana Allandale.
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.
The Light of the Ancient Buddhas: Ballads of Emptiness and Awakening
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Keizan's thirteenth century "Denkoroku", The Transmission of the Light, is a sophisticated Zen fairytale about enlightenment and the empty ground of Being. Keizan uses archetypal myths, legends, and dreams to describe the luminous and awakened Zen mind. Poet-Philosopher Zen Priest Tai Sheridan transforms eighteen of the stories into lyrical ballads that focus on the light of the Universal Self.
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.