Category: Buddhism

Download Antworten von Herzen: Brauchbare Ratschläge für dringliche by Thich Nhat Hanh PDF

By Thich Nhat Hanh

Über die großen Fragen des Lebens
Welchen Weg soll ich in meinem Leben einschlagen? Wie finde ich zu einer stability zwischen Arbeit und Familie? Warum mache ich mir immer Sorgen, selbst wenn alles in Ordnung ist? Wie kann ich die Beziehung zu meinen Eltern verbessern? In diesem lebensnahen Buch gibt der vietnamesische Zen-Meister Thich Nhat Hanh sehr persönliche, von Herzen kommende und oft überraschende Antworten auf die häufigsten und dringlichsten Fragen, die bisher an ihn gerichtet wurden. Jede Antwort ist in sich eine präzise Zusammenfassung der Einsichten, die Thich Nhat Hanh durch jahrzehntelange Erfahrung im Kontakt mit seinen Schülern und Kursteilnehmern sammeln konnte. So ergeben die Fragen und Antworten eine hilfreiche Einführung in buddhistische Lehren und ihre Anwendbarkeit im Leben.

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Download Buddhist Animal Wisdom Stories by Mark W. McGinnis PDF

By Mark W. McGinnis

round the start of the typical period, Indian Buddhists started to gather fables, or jataka stories, illuminating a number of human virtues and foibles—from kindness, cooperation, loyalty and strength of will at the one hand to greed, delight, foolishness, and treachery at the different. rather than populating those tales with humans, they solid the animals in their rapid atmosphere within the top roles—which can have given the stories a common charm that helped them go back and forth world wide, surfacing within the heart East as Aesop's fables and in numerous different guises all through East and Southeast Asia, Africa, Russia, and Europe. writer and painter Mark McGinnis has accumulated over 40 of those hallowed renowned stories and retold them in vividly poetic but obtainable language, their unique Buddhist messages firmly intact. each one tale is followed with a superbly rendered full-color portray, making this an both beautiful publication for teenagers and adults, no matter if Buddhist or no longer, who love fantastic tales approximately their fellow clever (and silly) creatures.

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Download The Religion of Tomorrow: A Vision for the Future of the by Ken Wilber PDF

By Ken Wilber

A provocative exam of the way the nice spiritual traditions can stay correct nowa days through incorporating medical truths realized approximately human nature over the past century.

A unmarried objective lies on the middle of the entire nice spiritual traditions: awakening to the superb fact of the genuine nature of ourselves and the universe. even as, via centuries of cultural accretion and concentrate on fable and formality as leads to themselves, this center perception has turn into obscured. the following Ken Wilber presents a direction for reenvisioning a faith of the longer term that recognizes the evolution of humanity in each realm whereas last trustworthy to that unique religious imaginative and prescient. For the traditions to draw smooth women and men, Wilber asserts, they need to include the intense variety of medical truths realized approximately human nature in precisely the previous hundred years—for instance, concerning the brain and mind, feelings, and the expansion of consciousness—that the ancients have been easily ignorant of and therefore have been not able to incorporate of their meditative structures. Taking Buddhism for instance, Wilber demonstrates how his accomplished indispensable Approach—which is already being utilized to a number of global religions by means of a few of their adherents—can steer clear of a “cultural catastrophe of unprecedented proportions”: the utter overlook of the wonderful higher reaches of human power via the materialistic postmodern worldview. furthermore, he exhibits how we will be able to practice this method of our personal non secular perform. This, his such a lot sweeping paintings due to the fact Sex, Ecology, Spirituality, is an exciting demand wholeness, inclusiveness, and solidarity within the religions of tomorrow.

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Download Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha: The Gangama Instructions with by Sangyes Nyenpa,David Molk PDF

By Sangyes Nyenpa,David Molk

All lineages of Mahamudra meditation have their resource in a verse teaching—a "song of realization"—sung by way of the Mahasiddha Tilopa to his disciple Naropa at the banks of the Ganges River greater than one thousand years in the past. when you consider that that point, the that means of Tilopa’s directions has been handed without delay from grasp to disciple in a continuing move that exists unbroken to at the present time. This e-book bargains the reader a unprecedented glimpse into the Mahamudra oral transmission, given in a conventional Tibetan context by way of one of many lineage’s so much realized and comprehensive modern masters.

Mahamudra meditation, whereas hugely complicated, is but basic, sensible, and obtainable for a person, simply because what's pointed out and reflected upon is the very nature of one’s personal brain. In Sangyes Nyenpa Rinpoche’s phrases, "The contrast among deception and liberation lies in even if we comprehend the ubiquitous nature of our personal brain or no longer. understanding our personal face is liberation; now not figuring out our personal face is samsara. this isn't whatever a ways far away from us."
The directions are perfect for Westerners as the root textual content is viable and Rinpoche has supplied an summary of his personal composition that makes it simply comprehensible. He explains terminology with widespread comparisons among Dzogchen and Mahamudra, rates prolifically from scripture, provides transparent examples, and customarily cajoles, admonishes, and encourages his listeners to be actual to their very own religious path.

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Download A Guide to The Words of My Perfect Teacher by Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang,Padmakara Translation Group PDF

By Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang,Padmakara Translation Group

This consultant presents readers with crucial heritage details for learning and practising with Patrul Rinpoche's Words of My ideal Teacher—the textual content that has, for greater than a century, served because the trustworthy sourcebook to the religious practices universal to all of the significant colleges of Tibetan Buddhism. via delivering chapter-by-chapter observation in this popular paintings, Khenpo Pelzang presents a clean standpoint at the function of the instructor; the levels of the trail; the view of the 3 Jewels; Madhyamika, the root of transcendent knowledge; and masses more.

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Download The Union Of Bliss And Emptiness: Teachings On The Practice by Dalai Lama,Thupten Jinpa PDF

By Dalai Lama,Thupten Jinpa

Guru yoga is the strength that provides energy to a significant practitioner's meditation. Combining the fundamental points of the sutra course with the profound tantric suggestions that turn on the latent religious forces inside us, it lays the framework of the complete Buddhist direction and units down the ideas for venture an entire kind of perform each day. Tantric meditation relies principally upon suggestion, and this tradition faucets the muse of unbroken lineage.

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Download Modern Buddhist Healing: A Spiritual Strategy for by Charles Atkins PDF

By Charles Atkins

In 1987 Charles Atkins was once struck with Hodgkin's sickness and underwent the ravages of chemotherapy. all through his sickness he used his Buddhist education and the ability of the mantra Nam-myoho-renge-kyo to hold him in the course of the melanoma remedies and allay his fears of loss of life and doubts for restoration. in the course of his remains within the health center, he took each attainable chance to convenience different melanoma sufferers. His survival encouraged him to percentage the therapeutic suggestions he has realized with others.

In this ebook, Atkins introduces us to the Buddhist grasp Nichiren [1222-1281] and the therapeutic teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha as specified by theLotus SutraNam-myoho-renge-kyo is an outdated mantra that has collected loads of strength from centuries of numerous participants focusing their optimum intents whereas chanting it. He explains how Nam-myoho-renge-kyo can be used to "undo" karma that has broken our wellbeing and fitness. tools for chanting whereas visualizing abound during this ebook. His instance, in addition to that of many others suffering from illnesses as various as fibromyalgia, diabetic ulcers, hypertension, and psychological sickness, presents a beacon of wish for these dealing with sickness. Atkins's ebook exhibits that with desire, religion, and prayer not anything is impossible.

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Download Moonbeams of Mahamudra: The Classic Meditation Manual by Traleg Kyabgon PDF

By Traleg Kyabgon

The Mahamudra course of direct belief is the pre-eminent approach to the Dakpo Kagyu culture. This definitive handbook systematically explains its method of meditation, entire with definitions, pointing-out directions, and suggestion for the numerous pitfalls and error that beset practitioners. significant to those error is our failure to recognize the adaptation among knowing and event, and our tendency to fixate on meditative reviews and error them for cognizance. This translation conveys the freshness and immediacy of those directions. Belonging to the iteration of lecturers to first carry Tibetan Buddhism throughout cultures, Traleg Kyabgon (1955-2012) offers those Mahamudra directions in an immediate, secure, and intimate style.

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Download Wholehearted Way: A Translation of Eihei Dagen's Bendowa, by Eihei Dogen,Shohaku Okumura PDF

By Eihei Dogen,Shohaku Okumura

The Wholehearted Way is a translation of Eihei Dogen's Bendowa, one of many fundamental texts on Zen perform. Transcending any specific tuition of Buddhism or spiritual trust, Dogen's profound and poetic writings are revered as a top of global religious literature. Bendowa, or A speak at the Wholehearted perform of the Way, was once written in 1231 A.D. and expresses Dogen's educating of the fundamental which means of zazen (seated meditation) and its perform.

This variation additionally comprises remark on Bendowa by means of Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, a foreword by means of Taigen Daniel Leighton, and an advent via Shohaku Okumura, either one of whom ready this English translation.

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