books about: eightfold
Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization
“Surely destined to become the classic commentary on the Satipatthana” —Christopher Titmuss Now in its second printing!
In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (Teachings of the Buddha)
The works of the Buddha can feel vast, and it is sometimes difficult for even longtime students to know where to look, especially since the Buddha never explicitly defined the framework behind his teachings. Designed to provide just such a framework, In the Buddha's Words is an anthology of the Buddha's works that has been specifically compiled by a celebrated scholar and translator. For easy reference, the book is arrayed in ten thematic ...
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, children, ...
Stepping Out of Self-Deception: The Buddha's Liberating Teaching of No-Self
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 ...
Dancing with Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering
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 ...
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere is the winner of the Christmas Humphreys Award for Best Introductory Buddhist Book. In this new edition of her classic best-selling book, Ayya Khema gives clear, practical instruction on meditation and techniques for overcoming counterproductive mental habits and beliefs. Through the simple practices detailed here, one can develop deeper insight, a sense of calm well-being, and a greater capacity to love and feel ...
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 ...
The Noble Eightfold Path
Bhikkhu (editor) Bodhi
BUDDHIST PUBLICATION SOCIETY
Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga with Kids
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.
12 Steps on Buddha's Path: Bill, Buddha, and We
12 Steps on Buddha's Path is the extraordinary spiritual journey of a woman once trapped in the downward spiral of alcoholism. Misdiagnosed, Laura Keene was put in a mental hospital and given more than 40 electroshock treatments. Left incapable by the treatments of even speaking a coherent sentence, Keene was released against medical advice and ended up in the back row of an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting where she embraced the 12 Step program ...
The Complete Book of Buddha's Lists -- Explained
Ph.D. David N. Snyder
A detailed explanation of all of the important lists of the Buddha. Includes a step-by-step procedure to full enlightenment; not as easy as one might think! Foreword by the Venerable Madewela Punnaji.
Dharma Road: A Short Cab Ride to Self Discovery
Hampton Roads Publishing Company
Brain Haycock was a cabdriver--who happened to be a Buddhist. During the course of his career as a cabdriver, he learned that each fare provided an opportunity to learn the life lessons of the Buddha. So, hop in and buckle up; we'll be making several stops on this trip. We're off on our journey to self-discovery, passing through the precepts, the four noble truths, taking a hard left to stop and get coffee--where we'll learn a few breathing ...
The Authentic Heart : An Eightfold Path to Midlife Love
John Wiley & Sons
Swallowing the River Ganges : A Practice Guide to the Path of Purification
An invaluable roadmap for anyone who meditates, Swallowing the River Ganges is a comprehensive practice guide to the "great treatise" of Theravadan Buddhism, the "path of purification" (Visuddhimagga). Written in the fifth century, this encyclopedic manual of Buddhist doctrine and meditation organizes the various teachings of the Buddha into one clear path. Step by step, this meditation course guides readers through the seven stages of ...
Five Star Science Fiction/Fantasy - Siege of Night and Fire: A Novel of the Eightfold Kingdoms
Teris and Syrena's wedding was supposed to prevent a war between their two kingdoms, but fate intervened with a much darker plan. Now Teris, Syrena, and dozens of others are trapped in an isolated keep, surrounded by a vicious army led by a cunning, inhuman war shaman. Teris must lead an uneasy alliance to victory over their relentless foe, if he doesn't get killed in the fighting first. However, the young groom has allies at his side - starting ...
The Gospel of Buddha
Compiled from ancient records, this fundamental work on Buddhism contains the story of Buddha's life, his teachings, parables, and stories. A reprint of the classic work first published in 1894.
Mindfulness Yoga: The Awakened Union of Breath, Body, and Mind
Frank Jude Boccio
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 to fixate solely on the physical benefits of yoga. Unlike any other Buddhism-meets-yoga book, Mindfulness Yoga ...
Quantum Wave Publishing
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.
The Four Noble Truths: The Foundation of Buddhist Thought, Volume 1
Geshe Tashi Tsering
The first step toward a solid foundation in buddhist thought!
The New Mandala - Eastern Wisdom for Western Living
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 ...
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