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Rice Eyes: Enlightenment in Dogen's Kitchen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: 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.
Snow Falling in Moonlight: Odes in Praise of Dogen's Shobogenzo
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: 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.
Warm Zen Practice: A poetic version of Dogen's Bendowa
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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.
The Light of the Ancient Buddhas: Ballads of Emptiness and Awakening
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: 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.
The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 9 ยท Buddhism, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This ancient text was written in Sanskrit around 700 CE by Santideva, renowned Buddhist monk and scholar. This version is written in easy to understand language accessible to the modern reader. If you are embarking on the path to enlightenment, or just curious, this book could be just the change agent you have been looking for. It is said to be one of the Dalai Lama's favorite texts.
How God Ruined My Life
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Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
What gives you the right to judge? Is that not God’s Job? After a little education, you would come to realize that God is a being of unconditional love, and in being so, may not even be judgemental him self! And if he is a judgemental God then who are we to judge him for it? So if you are judging this book by its’ cover, perhaps you could learn a little something from these texts!
Life's a Pun: Karma Returns
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Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,200. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Learn how the latest innovations in physics prove the influence of the human observer on their resulting outcomes.. plus find out how YOU can tell your own oracle through a handful of pennys! Even see how you can bend reality to your will through the use of a Dream Board.... Laid out by yourself and made to bring you the riches and happiness YOU deserve!
Life's A Joke
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Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Addictive! A book that reveals the true potential of Life and the importance of laughter. As Jay M Horne records a dialogue of a very special kind, questions about Infinite, God, existence, and the human spirits unwavering strength to persevere and heal itself, are answered as he fights and wins his epic battle.
City of Light
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The fortress-city of Pingwot, besieged for six centuries, has attracted the Universal Church's attention by flaunting pre-apocalyptic technology. The inquisitor they send may be faced with damning its entire population to save mankind.
The Human Project
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011 by Tapuat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The adventures of a spiritual being becoming human through the different levels of creation.  You thought being an angel is easy! Think again!  In this unique story, you shall discover a new perspective of the world as we live it and will fall in love, again, with your own self.