The Buddha Before Buddhism

Author: Gil Fronsdal
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834840421
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Gil Fronsdal's rigorous translation with commentary reveals the text to be of interest not only to Buddhists, but also to the ever-growing demographic of spiritual-but-not-religious, who seek a spiritual life outside the structures of ...

The Dhammapada

Author: Gil Fronsdal
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1590306066
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With extensive explanatory notes, this edition combines a rigorous attention to detail in bringing forth the original text with the translator’s personal knowledge of the Buddhist path.

The Buddha S Teachings On Social And Communal Harmony

Author: Bodhi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1614293732
Size: 37.69 MB
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In this volume acclaimed scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi has collected and translated the Buddha’s teachings on conflict resolution, interpersonal and social problem-solving, and the forging of harmonious relationships.

Untangling Self

Author: Andrew Olendzki
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 161429321X
Size: 70.30 MB
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Seasoned Buddhist readers and anyone interested in the intellectual heart of Buddhism will find this collection of fascinating essays rewarding.

Secular Buddhism

Author: Stephen Batchelor
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300223234
Size: 79.55 MB
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In this collected volume of Stephen Batchelor's writings on these themes, he explores the complex implications of Buddhism's secularization.

A Monastery Within

Author: Gil Fronsdal
ISBN: 9780984509218
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Inspired by his years of Buddhist monastic life, Gil Fronsdal has written these warm-hearted stories as part of the tradition of teaching through storytelling. These are tales of transformation and spiritual growth.

Ethics In Early Buddhism

Author: David J. Kalupahana
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780824817022
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Ethics in Early Buddhism is David J. Kalupahana's balanced and brilliantly concise attempt to place the early Buddhist descriptions of the world of experience, the state of freedom, and the moral principle leading to such freedom within the ...

Teachings Of The Buddha

Author: Jack Kornfield
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1590308972
Size: 75.68 MB
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Offers a selection of materials on the teachings of the Buddha, chosen from Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese writings, and including some of his earliest recorded sayings.

What Is Buddhist Enlightenment

Author: Dale S. Wright
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190622601
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In this book, however, Wright contends that pondering this question is meditative practice--that attentive inquiry of this kind is essential as the starting point and guide for any mindful practice of life.


Author: Guy Armstrong
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1614293791
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In this book, he makes difficult Buddhist topics easy to understand, weaving together Theravada and Mahayana teachings on emptiness to show how we can liberate our minds and manifest compassion in our lives.