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Lasting Happiness and Well-Being

by H. George Adams

The purpose of this book (based on the works of great philosophers and thinkers) is to help us to identify and develop the state of mind that leeds on the path of lasting happiness and well-being.

Happiness...


Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality

by Ayon Maharaj

Sri Ramakrishna is widely known as a nineteenth-century Indian mystic who affirmed the harmony of all religions on the basis of his richly varied spiritual experiences and eclectic religious practices, both...


Tao Te Ching

by Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching", or Book of the Way, is the classic manual on the art of living and one of the wonders of the world. In eighty-one brief chapters, the "Tao Te Ching" llods at the basic predicatment...


Voice of the Buddha

by Maria Heim

What would a Buddhist theory of texts look like through the lens of the 5th-century thinker Buddhaghosa? In Voice of the Buddha, Maria Heim reads from the principal commentator, editor, and translator of the...


Siddhartha (Best Navigation, Active TOC)(Feathers Classics)

by Hermann Hesse & Feathers Classics

This book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure! Siddhartha is an allegorical novel by Hermann Hesse which deals with the spiritual journey of an Indian boy called...


Buddha, Me, and a Cup of Tea

by Adam Smith

In Buddha, Me, and a Cup of Tea, Adam Smith helps you tame your fears with his step-by-step guides and personal examples of how to maintain a calm mind in anxious situations. He has chosen Zen Buddhism and its...


Zen Bunnies

by Gautama

Inspirational Bunnies

Readers of Start With WhyYou Are Here and Whatever You Are, Be A Good One will love the quotes and teachings of Zen Bunnies

Advice from Zen Leaders: Join some cuddly bunnies for...


Striving To Be Human

by Keith Hill

Striving To be Humanexamines what our moral values are, how we came to have them, and how we can add a spiritual dimension to them.

Westerners live in liberal, secular democracies. The religious and moral certainties...


A Comprehensive Guide to Bhagavad-Gita with Literal Translation

by H.D. Goswami

In the late 18th century Bhagavad-gita became the first Sanskrit work to be rendered in a European tongue, and since that time it has generated countless translations and secondary analyses. Among these, however,...


Gandhi and the World

by Yashwant Pathak, Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra, Anna Hamling & Abdelwahab Hechiche et al.

The book revisits Gandhi in this era of turbulence. As rigidly held notions and practices fall to pieces, and as mechanisms of violence and politicking fail, Gandhi comes to picture. If Gandhi could change the...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu & Lionel Giles

Twenty-Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of military have used the teaching on Sun Tzu to...


Zen for Christians

by Kim Boykin & Gerald G. May

"Whereas other Christianity-meets-Buddhism books stress ideology and the intellect, this one emphasizes daily acts of practice." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

In this illuminating and insightful guide,...


Changemakers

by Fay Weller & Mary Wilson

With every news report, the world seems to be careening off the rails. It's all too easy to slip into despair waiting for co-opted, self-serving governments to act.

Hope and action is the antidote. We each...


The Buddhist Roots of Zhu Xi's Philosophical Thought

by John Makeham

Zhu Xi (1130-1200) is the most influential Neo-Confucian philosopher and arguably the most important Chinese philosopher of the past millennium, both in terms of his legacy and for the sophistication of his...


The Golden Age of Indian Buddhist Philosophy

by Jan Westerhoff

Jan Westerhoff unfolds the story of one of the richest episodes in the history of Indian thought, the development of Buddhist philosophy in the first millennium CE. He starts from the composition of the Abhidharma...


The Magical Jewel of Devotion in Kashmir Shaivism

by Swami Lakshmanjoo & John Hughes

“Even if you are already drowned in the cycle of the ocean of repeated births and deaths, when you once find attachment (love) and devotion for Lord Shiva, then you have found that Cintamani jewel.” ~Swami...


Dao De Jing in Clear English

by Jeff Pepper & Xiao Hui Wang

The Dao De Jing (also called the Tao Te Ching) was written more than 2,500 years ago and is considered one of the most important books in world literature.  Coming in at only 5,000 Chinese characters, its timeless...


Buddhism for Overthinkers

by Timo Schmitz

Is there any God in Buddhism? Is Buddhism an atheist religion? Which meditation practices are common? ... The author of this book had a dispute with himself, concerning all these deep-rooted philosophical questions,...


The Art of Presence

by Joanne O'Neil

Presence encourages the art of perspective. It supports our natural inner stirring toward wholeness and maturity. As we begin to trust in the truth of our own experience, from moment to moment, we slowly begin...


A Yogacara Buddhist Theory of Metaphor

by Roy Tzohar

Buddhist philosophy is fundamentally ambivalent toward language. Language is paradoxically seen as both obstructive and necessary for liberation. In this book, Roy Tzohar delves into the ingenious response to...