Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Buddhism ...by Gary
Gach, Michael Wenger
A Very Short Introduction ...by Damien Keown
Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience ...by Donald W. Mitchell
Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience focuses on the depth of Buddhist experience as expressed in the teachings and practices of a wide array of its religious and philosophical traditions. Taking a broad and inclusive approach, this unique work spans over 2,500 years, featuring chapters on Buddhism's origins in India; Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism; and Buddhism in Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan. It also includes an extensive discussion of modern, socially engaged Buddhism and a concluding chapter on the spread of Buddhism to the West. Mitchell provides substantial selections of primary text material throughout that illustrate a great variety of moral, psychological, meditative, and spiritual Buddhist experiences.
of Wonder: Discovering Buddhist Dhamma in the World Around Us
...by Bhikkhu Nyanasobhano, Bhikkhu Bodhi
of the Buddha ...Edited by Jack Kornfield, Gil Fronsdal
Mind: Essential Buddhist Teachings and Texts ...Edited by
Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation
...by Joseph Goldstein
Heart of Buddhist Meditation: Satipatthna ...Nyanaponika Thera
by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation ...by
Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living ...Howard Cutler
Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path ...by
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
The Revolutionary Art of Happiness ...by Sharon Salzberg,
Way of the Bodhisattva: A Translation of the Bodhicharyavatara
The Life of the Buddha: According to the Pali Canon ...by
Disciples of the Buddha: Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy
First Discourse of the Buddha ...by Ven. Rewata Dhamma
the River Ganges: A Practice Guide to the Path of Purification
...by Matthew Flickstein
Long Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Digha Nikaya
...by Maurice Walshe
Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Majjhima
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya ...by Bhikkhu Bodhi
With painstaking care, the eminent Buddhist scholar monk, Bhikkhu Bodhi, has translated the 2889 discourses of the Buddha. No one is better qualified. Collected into their different themes, The Connected Discourses point the way to enlightenment. This book serves as one of the finest resources available for insight into the human condition. The Buddha addresses issues such as body/mind, daily life realities, suffering and joy, awareness and meditation. This book is rich in spiritual teachings, suitable for daily reflection, study, a manual for psychologists, a teaching guide at universities, and offering a wealth of benefits to anyone interested in the true heart of the Buddha's teachings.
Discourses of the Buddha ...by Nyanaponika Thera, Bhikkhu
of the Sons & Daughters of Buddha ...by Andrew Schelling,
Dictionary: A Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines ...by
Cosmology: Philosophy and Origins ...by Akira Sadakata
Insight Meditation cofounder Joseph Goldstein ponders the possibility that all Buddhist teachings could be distilled into One Dharma. As Buddhism continues to grow in the West, Goldstein shows us the value of uniting this movement rather than allowing it to become fractured by its subtle differences. He does not advocate a watering down or mixing up of the various traditions. Rather, "We can practice each of them in its own integrity and come to a genuine depth of understanding."
in America ...by Richard Hughes Seager
Faces of Buddhism in America ...by Charles S. Prebish, Kenneth
Passage ...by Charles S. Prebish
White Buddhist: The Asian Odyssey of Henry Steel Olcott ...by
May of 1977 American Buddhist monks Heng Sure and Heng Ch'au started
their unique journey from downtown L.A. to the City of Ten Thousand
Buddhas in Talamage, California. A journey of more than 800 miles
that took two years and nine months to complete. They bowed in peace,
and for peace. Touching their foreheads to the ground, opening their
hearts with one wish for the world. Peace. For everyone, everyday,
Days in L.A.: Tales of a Buddhist Monk in America ...by Bhante
Me: An African American Woman's Spiritual Journey ...by Janice
Friends With Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality
...by Judith L. Lief
in the Light of Death: On the Art of Being Truly Alive ...by
Larry Rosenberg, David Guy
Exits: How Great Beings Die: Death Stories of Tibetan, Hindu &
Zen Masters ...by Sushila Blackman
and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya
Killam Wilber ...by Ken Wilber
Spectrum of Consciousness ...by Ken Wilber
from Eden: A Transpersonal View of Human Evolution ...by Ken
Boundary: Eastern and Western Approaches to Personal Growth
...by Ken Wilber,
Ken Wilber wrote SEX, ECOLOGY, SPIRITUALITY during a "three-year silent retreat"--"I lived the hermit's life; I saw exactly four people in four years," he recalls (p. xii), and he lays the foundation for his integral philosophy, which he develops more fully in his subsequent books. Wilber was seeking "a world philosophy," he explains. "I sought an integral philosophy, one that would believably weave together the many pluralistic contexts of science, morals, aesthetics, Eastern as well as Western philosophy, and the world's great wisdom traditions. Not on the level of details--that is finitely impossible, but on the level of orienting generalizations: a way to suggest that the world really is one, undivided, whole, and related to itself in every way: a holistic philosophy for a holistic Kosmos: a world philosophy, an integral philosophy"
Boomeritis: A Novel That Will Set You Free ...by Ken Wilber...
"Ken Wilber. America's bad-ass bodhisattva, is the best philosopher-sage alive--- And now this! The great postmodern novel. Characters that are so alive, so outrageous, and most of all, so damn lovable! I had a dozen satoris reading this novel, and so will you. It's a manual for falling awake." --- Stuart Davis, singer/songwriter... Kid Mystic, Bright Apocalypse.
Audio CD... Speaking of Everything ...Ken Wilber...
This CD is extremely well done. It is educational, stimulating, entertaining, and fun. It brings out Wilber's human side and helps to flesh out many aspects of his theory. Jordan Gruber, the interviewer, keeps the tone fresh and interesting. While targeted to those who have read some of Wilber's work, I would still recommend the CD as a provacative introduction to Integral Theory.
and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values
...by Robert M. Pirsig
to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance ...by Ronald
L. Disanto, Thomas J. Steele
Driving ...by K. T. Berger
Philosophy, Zen Practice ...by Thich Thien-An
World's Religions ...by Huston Smith
Dharma: Buddhists Reflect on the Rule of Saint Benedict ...edited
by Patrick Henry
Gethsemani Encounter: A Dialogue on the Spiritual Life by Buddhist
and Christian Monastics ...by Donald W. Mitchell, James Wiseman
Vulnerability to Virtuosity (287 KB)
Vulnerability to Virtuosity:
My intention is not to analyze the complex geopolitics of the "war on terror." Neither is it to critically assess either specific policy decisions or their effects on the quality of daily life and civil liberties. Instead, I want to offer some general observations about terrorism and tragedy and then, from a Buddhist perspective, to begin reflecting on our broad strategies for responding to them and to the realization of our individual and collective vulnerability. From - The Journal of Buddhist Ethics
to the Early Buddhist Cannon (637 KB)
to Tipitaka Compiled by U Ko Lay.
Nobel Eightfold Path (192 KB)
Noble Eightfold Path by Bhikkhu Bodhi
of the Buddha (128 KB)
of the Buddha by Ven. Nyanatiloka - A Classic from the
Buddhist Publication Society.
Eightfold Path for Householders (486 KB)
Eightfold Path for the Householder Jack Kornfeld.
for Mankind (350 KB)
For Mankind Buddhadasa, Bhikkhu.
Buddha and his Disciples (320 KB)
Buddha and His Disciples Ven. S. Dhammika.
Buddhist Dictionary (1.5 MB)
Buddhist Dictionary [4th Edition] Ven. Nyanatiloka [Pali
Four Noble Truths (254 KB)
Four Noble Truths Ven. Ajahn Sumedho.
Dhammapada (241 KB)
Dhammapada Ven. Acharya Buddharakkita.
Debate of King Milinda (896 KB)
Debate of King Milinda Bhikkhu Pesala.
Women in Buddhism - Question & Answers Ven. Chatsumarn
Facing the Future (543 KB)
Bhikkhu Bodhi uses the Buddha's teaching as a lens through which
to examine some of the confusions about social values that have
engulfed us at the dawn of the new century.
Ven. Sujiva. (211 KB)
Meditation Ven. Sujiva
Anapanasati - Mindfulness of
Breathing Ven. Buddhadasa Bhikkhu. (1.2
- Mindfulness of Breathing Ven. Buddhadasa Bhikkhu
of the Jhãnas in Theravãda Buddhist Meditation
- Ven. H. Gunaratana (1.3 MB)
of the Jhãnas in Theravãda Buddhist Meditation
- Ven. H. Gunaratana
in Chinese Buddhism (784 KB)
in Chinese Buddhism The Most Venerable Yin Shun.
of Buddhistic Kingdoms (607
Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms Fa-Hien.
Seal of the Buddhas (936 KB)
of the Buddhas Patriarch Ou-i's... Commentary on the
Heart Sutra (743 KB)
Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra (2nd Edition) Tr. by Tripitaka
Master Hsuan Tsang.
to a Buddhist Funeral (1,084 KB)
Guide to a Proper Buddhist Funeral Koperasi Buddhisme
Theravadin Buddhist Funeral Ven. Suvanno.
Many Faces of Death (485 KB)
The Many Faces of Death Jacqui James
a life partner, a family member or a close friend of yours is dying.
How might she or he be feeling? Facing death, being in pain maybe.
What are her or his intimate needs and wishes? What happens to us
when staying with a dying person? How can we deal with the sorrow,
the confusing thoughts and the trying situation? How should we communicate
with her or him and with the family members and friends? When a
beloved person is dying we are touched to our deepest core. Difficult,
painful emotions may rush up, stirring in our hearts. Dying and
death becomes a great challenger, breaking into our lives
which we try so hard to keep smooth and under control.
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