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In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (Teachings of the Buddha)
This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. Divided into ten thematic chapters, In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses, from family life and ...
I AM The Soul's Heartbeat: Buddha's Eightfold Path in the Gospel of St John
I AM Press, 2013
The eightfold path of Buddha is about initiation, about higher consciousness. While consciousness has changed dramatically since the time of Buddha, the principles still apply. Although, they apply differently now because of our modern mind. The steps on the path to enlightenment are right understanding or view, right intention or judgment, right speech, right action or morality, right livelihood or habits, right effort or endeavour, right ...
Buddhism Plain and Simple
"Buddhism Plain and Simple" offers a clear, straightforward treatise on Buddhism in general and on awareness in particular. Steve Hagan presents the Buddha's uncluttered, original teachings in everyday, accessible language unencumbered by religious ritual.
A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, 4th Edition
CQ Press College
With his original eightfold approach, Bardach encapsulates more than 35 years of teaching students effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysis. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. In this new edition, Bardach clarifies some of the book s exposition, paying particular attention to "design problems" ...
Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening
From education and medicine to business and politics, we are in the midst of a great flowering of mindfulness. And with each new application we find for it, priceless benefits emerge. Yet the original purpose of mindfulness has remained throughout the centuries: spiritual awakening. With Mindfulness , Joseph Goldstein shares the wisdom of his four decades of teaching and practice in a book that will serve as a lifelong companion for anyone ...
The Noble Eightfold Path: Way to the End of Suffering
This book offers a clear, concise account of the Eightfold Path prescribed to uproot and eliminate the deep underlying cause of suffering—ignorance. Each step of the path is believed to cultivate wisdom through mental training, and includes an enlightened and peaceful middle path that avoids extremes. The theoretical as well as practical angles of each of the paths—right view, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, ...
The Dhammapada (Classics of Indian Spirituality)
Dhammapada means "the path of dharma," the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness. Eknath Easwaran's best-selling translation of this essential Buddhist text, based on the oldest version, consists of 423 short verses gathered by the Buddha's direct disciples after his death and organized by theme: anger, thought, joy, pleasure, and others. The Buddha's timeless teachings take the form of vivid metaphors from everyday life and are well served ...
The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
Thich Nhat Hanh
In The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching , Thich Nhat Hanh introduces us to the core teachings of Buddhism and shows us that the Buddha's teachings are accessible and applicable to our daily lives. With poetry and clarity, Nhat Hanh imparts comforting wisdom about the nature of suffering and its role in creating compassion, love, and joy--all qualities of enlightenment. Covering such significant teachings as the Four Noble Truths, the Noble ...
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 ...
Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World
Lama Surya Das
Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the definitive book on Western Buddhism for the modern-day spiritual seeker. The radical and compelling message of Buddhism tells us that each of us has the wisdom, awareness, love, and power of the Buddha within; yet most of us are too often like sleeping Buddhas. In Awakening the Buddha Within, Surya Das shows how we can awaken to who we really are ...
Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization
“Surely destined to become the classic commentary on the Satipatthana” —Christopher Titmuss Now in its second printing!
The Myth of Freedom (Shambhala Classics)
Chögyam Trungpa's unique ability to express the essence of Buddhist teachings in the language and imagery of modern American culture makes his books among the most accessible works of Buddhist philosophy. Here Trungpa explores the true meaning of freedom, showing us how our preconceptions, attitudes, and even our spiritual practices can become chains that bind us to repetitive patterns of frustration and despair. This edition features a new ...
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
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, ...
Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens
Many of today's teenagers are tired of the pressure to compete and consume-and are looking for a different way to live their lives. This book offers an alternative: the 2,500-year old practice of Buddhism. Written in a style that will have immediate appeal to young "seekers" and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, this book addresses such relevant topics as peer pressure, emotional difficulties, stress, fostering peace, and ...
12 Steps on Buddha's Path: Bill, Buddha, and We
12 Steps on Buddha's Path is an inspiring firsthand account of what happens when life seems hopeless and the miracle of finding out that it's anything but. The author describes her own journey of recovery from alcoholism - an astonishing passage through strange and frightening territory - and marks out the path that allowed her to emerge from that darkness as a wise and compassionate person living a life that is joyous and free. This book is a ...
Knowing & Seeing, 4th Edition
Pa-Auk Tawya Sayadaw
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Knowing & Seeing (4th Edition) presents a series of talks and question & answer sessions at a meditation retreat by the Venerable Pa-Auk Tawya Sayadaw, abbot of the Pa-Auk Forest Monastery in Myanmar (Burma). These sessions present the Buddha's teachings on the traditional Theravadan concentration meditation known as jhana practice. Based on the original Pali suttas, the Visuddhimagga, and later commentaries, the Sayadaw teaches yogis, step by ...
Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English: An Introductory guide to Deeper States of Meditation
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
Countless people worldlwide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and bestselling classic in almost a dozen languages. Now after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level - helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. In the same warm, clear, and friendly voice, Bhante introduces the reader to what have been known for centuries as the "jhanas" - deeply calm, ...
The One Plan: A Week-by-Week Guide to Restoring Your Natural Health and Happiness
Yogi Cameron Alborzian
What if you could follow a program that, like in so many other books, helped you get results in only a couple of weeks? As with these other programs, you could lose weight, attract more beneficial relationships, and find a greater state of balance in very little time. But what if, on top of all that, the program helped you create not just a fast change, but a permanent one? What if you had a plan that has all the benefits of a short-term ...
Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator's Handbook
Meditation: it's not just a way to relax, or to deal with life's problems. Done correctly, it can be a way to radically encounter bliss and to begin - and sustain - real transformation in ourselves. In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond , self-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas - a core part of the Buddha's original meditation teaching. Never before has this material been approached in such ...
The Four Noble Truths: The Foundation of Buddhist Thought, Volume 1
Geshe Tashi Tsering
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 ...
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