Books tagged: mahayana

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The Religious Life of the Gorkhalis of Myanmar
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You set the price! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Gorkhalis (people of Nepali origins, mostly Hindus and Mahayani Buddhists) have lived in Myanmar since the late 1800s. They came with the British Army and fought through the World Wars, then stayed on in the aftermath. This essay explores some of the recent conflict created by newly converted Hinayana Buddhists who are trying to convert faith-based communities to their own religious ideology.
A Buddhist Monk Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
Angkor: Eighth Wonder of the World
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
For much of the second half of the 20th century Cambodia was racked by war and famine. Considered a sideshow in the Vietnam War, the country was nevertheless invaded by both North and South Vietnam, bombed to smithereens by the United States, and—worst of all—ruled, between 1975 and 1979, by Pol Pot’s genocidal Khmer Rouge regime.
The Illustrated Tibetan Book of the Dead
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Bardo Thodol or 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead' is a mystical funerary text rooted in the Tibetan Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Composed by the guru and sage Padmasambhava in the 8th century, the Bardo Thodol is recited by a Buddhist lama over a dying or recently deceased person as a spiritual guide to the process of death and that which follows.
PLATINUM SUTRA
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Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The teaching that all things and non things, external worlds and internal are nothing more than perceptions of one’s own mind as understood by Bodhisattva Mikial Kenneth Millard. This is a teaching that liberates those who understand it from all of the illusions & fabrications of the material world forever and allow the practitioners to fearlessly be wisdom & goodness.
The World's Religioons
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You set the price! Words: 11,870. Language: Russian. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
This book introduces relatively widespread world religions. They are presented in a very concise manner and without any commentary. The purpose of the book is to give at least rough information about religious teachings.