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What Is Buddhist Enlightenment?

The Essence of Buddhism: With Linked Table of Contents

by E. Haldeman-Julius

Buddhism is a religion indigenous to the Indian subcontinent that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known...

The Dhammapada: With Linked Table of Contents

by Gautama Buddha

Here are the words of the Buddha himself, setting forth his core beliefs. This books leads us to the spiritual path to the supreme Truth. Here is the guide to the Nirvana. This books is the most important document...

The Training Anthology of Santideva

Bushido: The Soul of Japan

by Inazo Nitobe

Chivalry is a flower no less indigenous to the soil of Japan than its emblem, the cherry blossom; nor is it a dried-up specimen of an antique virtue preserved in the herbarium of our history. It is still a living...

The Analects of Dasan, Volume I

The Diamond

by Robert B Davis II

A collection of short stories and poetry presenting us with a look at the wisdom of the "Old Master". These lyrical stories give us a look into meditation, psychology, relativity, and Truth. All is covered in...

Living Beyond Fear

by Berta Dandler

How a practical understanding of the non-dual teachings can bring inner peace, fulfilment and fearlessness. The Upanishads, and all the most profound spiritual teachings, shed light on our ultimate nature, which...

A Trackless Path

by Ken McLeod

18th century Tibetan mystic Jigmé Lingpa wrote a number of poems on the practice of Dzogchen, one of the great wisdom traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. In A Trackless Path renowned translator and teacher Ken...

The Gospel of Buddha

by Paul Caurs

This vintage book contains Paul Carus's 1894 work, "The Gospel of Buddha". Modelled on the New Testament, it recounts Buddha's life and teachings in the form of parables. It was an instrumental tool used by...

The Hazy Moon of Enlightenment: Part of the On Zen Practice collection

by Taizan Maezumi, Bernie Glassman, Daishin John Buksbazen & Wendy Egyoku Nakao et al.

The Hazy Moon of Enlightenment takes the reader to the next level of Zen practice, exploring some of the more subtle and sophisticated topics in Zen.

The first two parts of the book explore enlightenment and...

Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

by Bas Verschuuren & Naoya Furuta

Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides...

Chinese Alchemy: Taoism, the Power of Gold, and the Quest for Immortality

by Jean Cooper

Here in one slender volume is a basic introduction to Chinese alchemy—a tradition that dates back 5,000 years.

Chinese alchemy, largely associated with Taoism, has a recorded history of more than 2,000 years,...

Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat

by Patrick McCarthy

Treasured for centuries by karate's top masters, Bubishi is a classic Chinese work on philosophy, strategy, medicine and technique as they relate to the martial arts. Referred to as "the bible of karate" by...

Zen City

by Eliot Fintushel

From the author of "Breakfast with the Ones You Love" comes Zen City.

Summary of Eat, Pray, Love: by Elizabeth Gilbert | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert | Includes Analysis



Eat, Pray, Love is a memoir of Elizabeth Gilbert’s experiences and relationships on a one-year journey across the world in...


by Marcus Aurelius.

The writings of Marcus Aurelius on Stoic philosophy.

Tibetan Buddhism from the Ground Up: A Practical Approach for Modern Life

by B. Alan Wallace & Steven Wilhelm

As long as our minds are dominated by the conditions of the external world, we are bound to remain in a state of dissatisfaction, always vulnerable to grief and fear. How then can we develop an inner sense of...

The Door of Liberation: Essential Teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition

by Wangyal & Dalai Lama

This book contains seven fundamental Buddhist texts considered essential to Western students by Geshe Wangyal, who first brought Tibetan Buddhism to America. Ranging from early scriptural sources to meditation...

The Tortoise in Asia

by Tony Grey

Based on a popular legend in Gansu, the far western province of China, The Tortoise in Asia recounts the exploits of Marcus, a young Roman centurion schooled in the Greek classics who, after a devastating loss...