Books tagged: theravada

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Going for Broke: Travelogs on Becoming a Buddhist Monk
Price: Free! Words: 64,960. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
"Going for Broke" consists of travel stories written by a young American man who gave up his lucrative job to travel the world and decide if he would fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a Buddhist monk. As he traveled, he sent accounts of his adventures as a backpacker in Hawaii, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, India, and Nepal and then about his life as monk in Thailand and Myanmar.
Buddhism from Islamic Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
Buddhism is the religion of more than 500 million people around the globe. The majority of those people live in Asia but there are substantial Buddhist communities in other continents. There are two main Buddhist traditions, Theravada (The School of the Elders) and Mahayana (The Great Vehicle). Buddhism is not strictly a religion and is often described a philosophy of life.
The Path of Dhamma: Step-by-Step
Price: Free! Words: 221,290. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
This is the first ebook in the series, The Path of Dhamma. The ebook is primary a collection of suttas that have been take from AccesstoInsight and translated from Pali into English and organized in a straightforward manner.
The Path of Dhamma: 2nd Jhana and Beyond
Price: Free! Words: 19,020. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
This is the second book in the series, The Path of Dhamma. It continues where the first left off taking you through the remaining seven Jhanas outlined in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. The ebook is primary a collection of suttas from AccesstoInsight that have been translated from Pali into English and organized in a straightforward manner.
Returning from a Meditation Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the third book in a three-volume series chronicling meditation retreats. This final volume discusses my personal journey, along with mistakes and triumphs, for the first year after I took my first 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat. It is largely an explicit account of the relevant life-changes I experienced, not a casual reminiscence of post-retreat life. I hope it helps your practice!
What to Expect at a Meditation Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is book two of a three book series, and although each can be read alone, feel free to read them in order if it helps your practice, or furthers your curiosity of meditation retreats!
Buddhism: Enlightenment in a Busy World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016 by PCI Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern
Would you like to lessen the amount of negative thinking you experience on a day-to-day basis? Do you want to learn how to be humbler and peaceful, while eliminating anxiety from your life? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, then you are a prime candidate for the Buddhism lifestyle. This book is easy to read and follow and will help to understand the Buddhist lifestyle in no time!
Transitions
Series: Free Short Stories · My Personal Favorites · Truly Unique Books · Spiritual-Minded. Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
This second edition includes extensive revisions. It includes a new story. Each day we find ourselves in a state of imbalance in a world of impermanence, These new traditional Buddhist-inspired stories talk about various ways to right ourselves when there is no ground under us.
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
Angkor: Eighth Wonder of the World
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: 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.