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The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya

Wisdom Publications, 2003

This volume offers a complete translation of the Samyutta Nikaya, The Connected Discourses of the Buddha , the third of the four great collections in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pali Canon. The Samyutta Nikaya consists of fifty-six chapters, each governed by a unifying theme that binds together the Buddha's suttas or discourses. The chapters are organized into five major parts. The first, The Book with Verses, is a compilation of suttas composed ...


Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path
Ayya Khema

Wisdom Publications, 1987

In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. With specific, practical advice Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all ...


Buddhism: Beginner's Guide: Bring Peace and Happiness To Your Everyday Life (Positive Psychology Coaching ...
Ian Tuhovsky

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Discover the Noble Teachings of Buddha to Bring Peace & Happiness to Your Everyday Life! Dear Friends, Buddhism is one of the most practical and simple belief systems on this planet and it has greatly helped me on my way to become a better person in every aspect possible. In this book I will show you what happened and how it was. No matter if you are totally green when it comes to Buddha's teachings or maybe you have already heard ...


Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path

Wisdom Publications, 2011

In the same engaging style that has endeared him to readers of Mindfulness In Plain English , Bhante Gunaratana delves deeply into each step of the Buddha's most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering: the noble eightfold path. With generous and specific advice, Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness offers skillful ways to handle anger, to find right livelihood, and to cultivate loving-friendliness in relationships with parents, ...


The Noble Eightfold Path
Bhikkhu Bodhi

Buddhist Publication Society, 1994

The Buddha's Teachings centre around two basic principles. One is the Four Noble Truths, in which the Buddha diagnoses the problem of suffering and indicates the treatment necessary to remedy this problem. The other is the Noble Eightfold Path, the practical discipline he prescribes to uproot and eliminate the deep underlying causes of suffering. The present book offers, in simple and clear language, a concise yet thorough explanation of the ...


Dancing With Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering
Phillip Moffitt

Rodale Books, 2008

  Why do we suffer? Is there a purpose to our pain? Noting that human beings have wrestled with such questions for thousands of years, Phillip Moffitt has found answers for his own life in Buddhist philosophy and meditation. Reflecting on his own journey from Esquire magazine editor-in-chief to Buddhist meditation teacher, Moffitt provides a fresh perspective on the Buddha's ancient wisdom, showing how to move from suffering to new awareness ...


Stepping Out of Self-Deception: The Buddha's Liberating Teaching of No-Self
Rodney Smith

Shambhala, 2010

Anatta is the Buddhist teaching on the nonexistence of a permanent, independent self. It’s a notoriously puzzling and elusive concept, usually leading to such questions as, “If I don’t have a self, who’s reading this sentence?” It’s not that there’s no self there, says Rodney Smith. It’s just that the self that is reading this sentence is a configuration of elements that at one time did not exist and which at some point in the ...


Dharma and Dhamma: An Overview of Dharma and Dhamma, and How to Apply them in Daily Life (includes Moksha, ..., 2014

If you want a complete overview of the basic principles of dharma and dhamma, including how to incorporate them into your own life, then this book is for you! Today only, get this incredibly useful guide for only $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Hindus believe that dharma is the very foundation of the world. It’s a way of thinking, living, and being that holds everyone and ...


Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization

Windhorse Publications, 2004

“Surely destined to become the classic commentary on the Satipatthana” —Christopher Titmuss Now in its second printing!


The Four Noble Truths: The Foundation of Buddhist Thought, Volume 1
Geshe Tashi Tsering

Wisdom Publications, 2005

The four noble truths are well known as the Buddha's first and most essential explanation of his enlightened realizations. The truths diagnose the human existential crisis--suffering and its origin--and prescribe a solution--cessation and the path. To understand the four noble truths is to understand Buddhism as a whole. In The Four Noble Truths , Geshe Tashi draws on his decades of training in Tibetan Buddhism to illuminate these truths for a ...


Swallowing the River Ganges : A Practice Guide to the Path of Purification
Matthew Flickstein

Wisdom Publications, 2001

A comprehensive practice guide to the great treatise of Theravadan Buddhism, the path to purification.


The New Mandala - Eastern Wisdom for Western Living
John Lundin

Helix Publishing, 2010

THE NEW MANDALA, Eastern Wisdom for Western Living, written in collaboration with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is a journey toward spiritual awakening and rediscovery. On one level it is an engaging and entertaining journal of a Christian clergyman's quest for enlightenment. On another level it is a road map for the reader's own spiritual journey. It is an invitation to the readers to explore the wisdom and practice of Buddhism, while at the ...


The Beginner's Guide to Walking the Buddha's Eightfold Path
Jean Smith

Harmony, 2002

“Writing a ‘nuts and bolts’ guide that is genuinely wise, charmingly conversational, and a pleasure to read requires a particular talent, and Jean Smith has proved once again that she has it.”—Sylvia Boorstein, author of Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There The third of Jean Smith’s Beginner’s Guides focuses on the Buddha’s Eightfold Path—the concepts central to practicing the Buddha’s teachings in daily life. The eight ...


Higgs Force
Nichloas Mee

Quantum Wave Publishing, 2012

Higgs Force tells the incredible story of the most important scientific discovery of the past 50 years. It begins with the ideas of the Greek philosophers over two thousand years ago, and takes us on a journey through many of the most important scientific discoveries in history before bringing us right up to date with the discovery of the Higgs particle in July 2012.


Mindfulness Yoga: The Awakened Union of Breath, Body, and Mind
Frank Jude Boccio, Georg Feuerstein

Wisdom Publications, 2004

Whether you have no background in meditation or yoga or have been practicing for years, Mindfulness Yoga is for you. This groundbreaking book introduces an entirely new form of yoga, Mindfulness Yoga , which seamlessly integrates the Buddha's teachings on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness with traditional asana yoga practice. Mindfulness Yoga emphasizes the spiritual side of yoga practice, an aspect often overlooked in a culture that tends ...


The Bare Bones of the Buddha's Teaching
Victor Byrd

Outskirts Press, 2012

From an intriguing description of an encounter between Carl Jung and a Buddhist monk in the early 1930's (an early confrontation of Eastern Wisdom teaching and Western Psychology), to a discussion of how Jung's theory of the Transcendent Function may explain a surprising connection between the Christian experience of being "saved" to the Great Doubt and shattering breakthrough of Ch'an Buddhism, "The Bare Bones of the Buddha's Teaching" guides ...


The Gospel of Buddha
Paul Carus

BiblioBazaar, 2009

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our ...


Meet the Buddha, Kill the Buddha: How to Awaken to Your Natural Joy
Marshall Stern

Satyagraha Publishing, 2013

Great news! You don't have to suffer. Ever! This is what the Buddha taught 2,500 years ago and it is as true and relevant today as it was in India 2,500 years ago. In very plain and clear language, Marshall Stern takes you on a journey through the basics of Buddhism and most importantly, shows you why it is so important for you today. It's all about the end of suffering. That's it. If you are a human being and you ever experience life as being ...


Frostborn: The Eightfold Knife (Frostborn #2)

Azure Flame Media, LLC, 2013

RIDMARK ARBAN is the Gray Knight, banished and outcast from the High King's realm. Yet Ridmark alone sees the danger. The dread Frostborn shall return, and unless Ridmark can warn the realm, the Frostborn will entomb the world in ice forever. CALLIANDE wields mighty magic. Yet her memory is gone, her past forgotten. But her foes remember, and they are coming for her. GAVIN is the son of the praefectus of the village of Aranaeus, and men ...


Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga with Kids
Jodi Komitor, Eve Adamson

Alpha, 2000

Kids will love to use their imagination to pose as a tree, a tiger, a butterfly, and many other positions to promote stretching, concentration, creativity, and imagination. With this instructive book, parents can experience the benefits and fun of yoga with kids today.



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