What the Buddha Taught

What the Buddha Taught
Author: Walpola Rahula
Publsiher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2007-12-01
ISBN 10: 0802198104
ISBN 13: 9780802198105
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


What the Buddha Taught Book Review:

This indispensable volume is a lucid and faithful account of the Buddha’s teachings. “For years,” says the Journal of the Buddhist Society, “the newcomer to Buddhism has lacked a simple and reliable introduction to the complexities of the subject. Dr. Rahula’s What the Buddha Taught fills the need as only could be done by one having a firm grasp of the vast material to be sifted. It is a model of what a book should be that is addressed first of all to ‘the educated and intelligent reader.’ Authoritative and clear, logical and sober, this study is as comprehensive as it is masterly.” This edition contains a selection of illustrative texts from the Suttas and the Dhammapada (specially translated by the author), sixteen illustrations, and a bibliography, glossary, and index.

What the Buddha Taught

What the Buddha Taught
Author: Walpola Rahula
Publsiher: Oneworld Publications
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2014-01-07
ISBN 10: 178074000X
ISBN 13: 9781780740003
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


What the Buddha Taught Book Review:

This clear and informative guide draws on the words spoken by the Buddha to convey the true nature of Buddhist wisdom. It also features an illustrative section of texts from the Suttas and the Dhammapada, a glossary of Buddhist terms and an up-to-date bibliography.

Open to Desire

Open to Desire
Author: Mark Epstein
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 227
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9781592401857
ISBN 13: 1592401856
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Open to Desire Book Review:

A Buddhist psychoanalyst and bestselling author of three books on uniting Western psychology and Eastern spirituality shares his insights on his most commercial subject matter yet--what can be learned from the paradox of desires.

What the Buddha thought

What the Buddha thought
Author: Richard Francis Gombrich
Publsiher: Equinox
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2009-09
ISBN 10: 9781845536145
ISBN 13: 1845536142
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


What the Buddha thought Book Review:

In What the Buddha Thought Richard Gombrich argues that the Buddha was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of all time.

What the Buddha Never Taught

What the Buddha Never Taught
Author: Tim Ward
Publsiher: Changemakers Books
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2013-08-30
ISBN 10: 1782792023
ISBN 13: 9781782792024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


What the Buddha Never Taught Book Review:

There is still a place in the jungles of Thailand, where you can leave it all behind... A cult classic and bestseller in the 1990s, What the Buddha Never Taught is a humorous “behind the robes” account of life inside one of the strictest jungle monasteries in Southeast Asia. In Pahnanachat, the monks keep the 227 rules laid down by the Buddha, including refraining from all killing. But how does a foreign monk cope with cobra in the outhouse, or the temptation of a Mars Bar in his begging bowl? Find out, in this newly reincarnated 20th anniversary edition, with a new introduction by the author and a new foreword by Wade Davis.

What Makes You Not a Buddhist

What Makes You Not a Buddhist
Author: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 1590305701
ISBN 13: 9781590305706
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


What Makes You Not a Buddhist Book Review:

With wit and irony, Khyentse urges readers to move beyond the superficial trappings of Buddhism-beyond the romance with beads, incense, or exotic robes-straight to the heart of what the Buddha taught. And after he explains what makes you not a Buddhist, he kindly explains what a Buddhist is. The author is one of the most creative and innovative young Tibetan lamas teaching today.

In the Buddha's Words

In the Buddha's Words
Author: Bodhi
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 485
Release: 2005-07-28
ISBN 10: 0861714911
ISBN 13: 9780861714919
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


In the Buddha's Words Book Review:

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 sections ranging from "The Human Condition" to "Mastering the Mind" to "The Planes of Realization." Each section comes with introductions, notes, and essays to help beginners and experts alike draw greater meaning from the Buddha's words. The book also features a general introduction by the author that fully lays out how and why he has arranged the Buddha's teachings in this volume. This thoughtful compilation is a valuable resource for both teachers and those who want to read the Buddha on their own.

I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha!

I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha!
Author: Bodhipaksa
Publsiher: Parallax Press
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2018-11-06
ISBN 10: 1946764361
ISBN 13: 9781946764362
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha! Book Review:

Quotes from the Buddha are everywhere: on Facebook, Instagram, coffee mugs, posters. There's only one problem: the Buddha didn't actually say most of them. This humorous and informative book takes these fake Buddha quotes as a launching point for a discussion on what the Buddha really did say, and is a great entry point for those interested in learning more about Buddhism--what it is, and what it isn't. Bodhipaksa, a well-known Buddhist teacher and the founder of fakebuddhaquotes.com, takes a look at some of the quotes that are erroneously attributed to the Buddha, explains the ways in which these disagree (or sometimes agree) with Buddhist teachings, and offers some genuine examples of the Buddha's words. The perfect gift for the Buddhist in your life and an essential addition to any Buddhist library, I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha! is at once humorous and scholarly, and a timely antidote to the "fake news" that can surround some of the Buddha's teachings.

Buddha Taught Nonviolence, Not Pacifism

Buddha Taught Nonviolence, Not Pacifism
Author: Paul R. Fleischman
Publsiher: Pariyatti Publishing
Total Pages: 62
Release: 2002-01-01
ISBN 10: 1928706223
ISBN 13: 9781928706229
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Buddha Taught Nonviolence, Not Pacifism Book Review:

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, this thought-provoking essay explores the Buddha's teaching to find one prescription: not war, not pacifism but nonviolence.

Buddhism for Beginners

Buddhism for Beginners
Author: Thubten Chodron
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2001-01-01
ISBN 10: 1559398108
ISBN 13: 9781559398107
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Buddhism for Beginners Book Review:

This user’s guide to Buddhist basics takes the most commonly asked questions—beginning with "What is the essence of the Buddha’s teachings?"—and provides simple answers in plain English. Thubten Chodron’s responses to the questions that always seem to arise among people approaching Buddhism make this an exceptionally complete and accessible introduction—as well as a manual for living a more peaceful, mindful, and satisfying Life. Buddhism for Beginners is an ideal first book on the subject for anyone, but it’s also a wonderful resource for seasoned students, since the question-and-answer format makes it easy to find just the topic you’re looking for, such as: • What is the goal of the Buddhist path? • What is karma? • If all phenomena are empty, does that mean nothing exists? • How can we deal with fear? • How do I establish a regular meditation practice? • What are the qualities I should look for in a teacher? • What is Buddha-nature? • Why can't we remember our past lives?

Basic Teachings of the Buddha

Basic Teachings of the Buddha
Author: Glenn Wallis
Publsiher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Total Pages: 181
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 0812975235
ISBN 13: 9780812975239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Basic Teachings of the Buddha Book Review:

Since 1917 The Modern Library prides itself as "The modern Library of the world's Best Books". Its paperback series feature treasured classics, major translations of great works, and rediscoveries of keen literary and historical merit.Featuring introduc

Food for the Heart

Food for the Heart
Author: Chah
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2005-06-10
ISBN 10: 0861719743
ISBN 13: 9780861719747
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Food for the Heart Book Review:

Renowned for the beauty and simplicity of his teachings, Ajahn Chah was Thailand's best-known meditation teacher. His charisma and wisdom influenced many American and European seekers, and helped shape the American Vipassana community. This collection brings together for the first time Ajahn Chah's most powerful teachings, including those on meditation, liberation from suffering, calming the mind, enlightenment and the 'living dhamma'. Most of these talks have previously only been available in limited, private editions and the publication of Food for the Heart therefore represents a momentous occasion: the hugely increased accessibility of his words and wisdom. Western teachers such as Ram Dass and Jack Kornfield have extolled Chah's teachings for years and now readers can experience them directly in this book.

What Christians Can Learn from Buddhism

What Christians Can Learn from Buddhism
Author: Kristin Johnston Largen
Publsiher: Fortress Press
Total Pages: 171
Release:
ISBN 10: 1451412673
ISBN 13: 9781451412673
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Teachings of the Buddha

Teachings of the Buddha
Author: Jack Kornfield
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2012-03-13
ISBN 10: 0834823020
ISBN 13: 9780834823020
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Teachings of the Buddha Book Review:

This treasury of essential Buddhist writings draws from the most popular Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese sources. Among the selections are some of the earliest recorded sayings of the Buddha on the practice of freedom, passages from later Indian scriptures on the perfection of wisdom, verses from Tibetan masters on the enlightened mind, and songs in praise of meditation by Zen teachers. The book also includes traditional instruction on how to practice sitting meditation, cultivate calm awareness, and live with compassion. Jack Kornfield, one of the most respected American Buddhist teachers, has compiled these teachings to impart the essence and inspiration of Buddhism to readers of all spiritual traditions.

The Life of the Buddha

The Life of the Buddha
Author: Bhikkhu Nyanamoli
Publsiher: Buddhist Publication Society
Total Pages: 374
Release: 1992
ISBN 10: 9552400635
ISBN 13: 9789552400636
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Life of the Buddha Book Review:

Among the numerous lives of the Buddha, this volume may well claim a place of its own. Composed entirely from texts of the Pali Canon, the oldest authentic record, it portrays an image of the Buddha which is vivid, warm, and moving. Chapters on the Buddha's personality and doctrine are especially illuminating, and the translation is marked by lucidity and dignity throughout.

The Buddha and His Teachings

The Buddha and His Teachings
Author: Samuel Bercholz,Sherab Chodzin Kohn
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2002-12-03
ISBN 10: 9780834823518
ISBN 13: 0834823519
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Buddha and His Teachings Book Review:

Originally published as Entering the Stream, this book offers a simple and inspiring answer to the question "What is the Buddha's teaching?" primarily in the words of the Buddha and other masters. This anthology draws on traditional Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and Tibetan sources as well as teachings by contemporary Buddhist masters. Among the contributors, both classical and modern, are: Ajahn Chah, Pema Chödrön, The Second Dalai Lama, Dogen, S.N. Goenka, Dainin Katagiri, Hakuyu Taizan Maezumi, Milerepa, Padmasambhava, Reginald Ray, Shunryu Suzuki, Nyanaponika Thera, Thich Nhat Hanh, Chögyam Trungpa, and Burton Watson.

The Spirit of the Buddha

The Spirit of the Buddha
Author: Martine Batchelor
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2010-07-27
ISBN 10: 0300164076
ISBN 13: 9780300164077
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Spirit of the Buddha Book Review:

div In this slim, enlightening volume, internationally recognized Buddhist teacher Martine Batchelor presents the basic tenets and teachings of the Buddha through a selection of essential texts from the Pali canon, the earliest Buddhist scriptures. Viewed by scholars as the actual substance of the historical teachings (and possibly even the words) of the Buddha, these texts are essential to an understanding of the Buddhist faith, and Batchelor illuminates them with her lucid analysis and interpretations. Both accessible to nonpractitioners and helpful to scholars, The Spirit of the Buddha touches upon key themes, including dharma, compassion, meditation, and peace, among others, creating a panoramic view of one of the world’s most widely practiced faiths that is deeply rooted in its most vital texts./DIV

The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching

The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching
Author: Nhất Hạnh (Thích.)
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 292
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 0767903692
ISBN 13: 9780767903691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching Book Review:

A Vietnamese monk clarifies the main principles of Buddhism, reveals its roles in creating joy and enlightenment, and encompasses every facet of Buddhist teaching, from the Four Noble Truths to the Three Dharma Seals. Reprint.

Everyday Peace Cards

Everyday Peace Cards
Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 1611807727
ISBN 13: 9781611807721
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Buddhism Plain and Simple

Buddhism Plain and Simple
Author: Steve Hagen
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 159
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 0767903323
ISBN 13: 9780767903325
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Buddhism Plain and Simple Book Review:

Shares the fundamental teachings of the Buddha, explains the twelvefold path, and includes Zen stories