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Advice for Monks and Nuns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Clergy
In these talks, Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche explain the great benefits of practicing Dharma as an ordained person, how to keep the ordination pure, the purpose of the monastic community, how to live together as monks and nuns, and much more.
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.
Meditation, Mindfulness and the Awakened Life: An Updated Look at the Bodhicaryavatara of Shantideva
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
The Bodhicaryavatara is one of the most significant works in Mahayana Buddhist literature. Written entirely in verse, the text is a remarkable piece of didactic Sanskrit poetry, extolling the bodhisattva ideal and guiding a Buddhist practitioner along the Mahayana path, culminating in the attainment of enlightenment. With this updated translation, we see that Shantideva was a superbly philosopher.
Sutra of the Merit and Virtue of the Past Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Tathagata
Price: Free! Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This Medicine Master Buddha Dharma is an important Dharma Door for our era of “East meets West” and “global village”.
The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 9 ยท Buddhism, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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.
Essential Writings of Buddhism: The Diamond Sutra and the Lotus Sutra
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Two classic texts of Mahayana Buddhism.