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Buddhism: Beginners Guide! Incorporate Buddhism Into Your Life: A Buddhist Method For More Focus, Inner Peace ...
Are You Ready for the Real Shift? For a limited time only, get this guide for just $0.99. Regularly priced at $2.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to learn all about Buddhism... You have heard about Buddhism, right? Of course, you have heard about it. You have an idea of what it is in your mind. It is not surprising that you have tried practicing what you thought you knew about the ...
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" ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The Noble Eightfold Path: Way to the End of Suffering
Pariyatti Publishing, 2011
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, ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction
Bestselling author and renowned Buddhist teacher Noah Levine adapts the Buddha's Four Noble Truths and Eight Fold Path into a proven and systematic approach to recovery from alcohol and drug addiction—an indispensable alternative to the 12-step program. While many desperately need the help of the 12-step recovery program, the traditional AA model's focus on an external higher power can alienate people who don't connect with its religious ...
Meditation on Perception: Ten Healing Practices to Cultivate Mindfulness
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
Use the unique Buddhist practice of meditation on perception, as taught by the best-selling author of Mindfulness in Plain English , to learn how shifting your perspective can transform mental and physical health. Perception -- one of the basic constituents of the body and mind -- can be both a source of suffering and pain, as well as a source of happiness and health. The Buddhist tradition teaches that perception can be trained and ultimately ...
Essentials of Buddhism
The book deals with the four noble truths, eight-fold path, meditation and nirvana.
A Burning Desire: Dharma God and the Path of Recovery
A Burning Desire is a gift for those who struggle with the Twelve Step program’s focus on the need to surrender to a Higher Power. Taking a radical departure from traditional views of God, Western or Eastern, author Kevin Griffin neither accepts Christian beliefs in a Supreme Being nor Buddhist non-theism, but rather forges a refreshing, sensible, and accessible Middle Way. Griffin shows how the Dharma, the teachings of the Buddha, can be ...
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, ...
A Practical Guide For Policy Analysis: the Eightfold Path To More Effective Problem Solving, 3rd Edition
Just when you thought a great book couldn't get any better, Eugene Bardach improves his "gem" of a handbook. Presenting dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional, Bardach's eightfold approach encapsulates more than 20 years of teaching and guiding students towards effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysis. Some of the enhancements to ...
Tao of Composition: The Eight-Fold Path to Analytical Enlightenment
With the Tao of Composition, no longer does producing a paper become a tedious process filled with endless redundancies and plagiarism. Now students can learn and apply a basic organizational structure to their writing without wondering how to construct the basic elements of any academic essay. No longer will you have to sit in front of the computer the night before the paper is due and regurgitate stream-of-consciousness drivel connected ...
A Practical Guide For Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path To More Effective Problem Solving
What do the Twenty-Dollar Bill Test and the Grandma Bessie Test have in common? Both are excellent, easily implemented strategies for producing high quality policy analysis. In his gem of a reference book, Eugene Bardach presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. Readers learn how to: Define policy problems with clarity and accuracy. ...
Philosophy of the Buddha: An Introduction
Philosophy of the Buddha is a philosophical introduction to the teaching of the Buddha. It carefully guides readers through the basic ideas and practices of the Buddha, including kamma (karma), rebirth, the not-self doctrine, the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, ethics, meditation, non-attachment, and Nibbâna (Nirvana). The book includes an account of the life of the Buddha as well as comparisons of his teaching with practical and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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