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The Best Buddhist Writing 2013 - Isbn:9780834829145

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  • Book Title: The Best Buddhist Writing 2013
  • ISBN 13: 9780834829145
  • ISBN 10: 0834829142
  • Author: Melvin McLeod, editors of the Shambhala Sun
  • Category: Religion
  • Category (general): Religion
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • Format & Number of pages: 336 pages, book
  • Synopsis: A thought-provoking collection of the most notable and insightful Buddhism-inspired writing published in the last year: • Thich Nhat Hanh’s vision for a more enlightened and sustainable society • Ezra Bayda on avoiding the pitfalls ...

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1590307348 The Best Buddhist Writing 2009 edited By Melvin McLeod And The Editors Of The Shambhala Sun: ISBNPlus - Free and Open Source ISBN Database

The wise heart /
Jack Kornfield

Light comes through /
Dzigar Kongtrül

The blue poppy /
Kathleen Willis Morton

Razor-wire Dharma /
Calvin Malone
Mindfulness and compassion: tools for transforming suffering into joy /
Phillip Moffitt

What is this /
Martine Batchelor

Koans for troubled times /
Joan Sutherland

The world we have /
Thich Nhat Hanh

Cranes in the DMZ /
Alan Weisman

The living soul: the ground of beginner's mind /
Wendy Johnson

Waking up to your world /
Pema Chödrön
The majesty of your loving: a couple's journey through Alzheimer's /
Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle

Compassion is the root of all practices /
His Holiness the Seventh Karmapa

The wooden puppet and the iron man: selfless compassion, radical optimism /
Joan Halifax

Sailing home /
Norman Fischer

Intimate relationship as a spiritual crucible /
John Welwood

Love's garden /
Peggy Rowe-Ward and Larry Ward

The kindness handbook: communication /
Sharon Salzberg

Where the Buddha lives /
Lin Jensen

Wisdom of the rebels /
Tom Robbins

Where is God when stick hit floor /
Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Old friend from far away /
Natalie Goldberg

There is much we do not know about the feelings of butterflies /
Liza Dalby

Of course I'm angry! /
Gabriel Cohen

Long journey to a bow /
Christina Feldman

Healing ecology /
David Loy

Mindfully green /
Stephanie Kaza

The open road: the global journey of the fourteenth Dalai Lama /
Pico Iyer

The art of losing: on writing, dying, and mom /
Ruth L. Ozeki

Detours from reality /
Ezra Bayda

Time and again /
Adam Frank

This very mind, empty and luminous /
The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.

ISBNPlus ID: HVD.V12.177307-2-3800054
Other ID: GBA977167(NBN)
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: BQ1001
Dewey Decimal: 294.3
Released Date: 20101201

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Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science - Free eBooks Download

Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science

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Many high-profile public intellectuals-including New Atheists like Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, and the late Christopher Hitchens-have argued that religion and science are deeply antagonistic, representing two world views that are utterly incompatible.

David Barash, a renowned biologist with forty years of experience, largely agrees with them, but with one very big exception: Buddhism.

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Dean Starkman - Best Business Writing 2013

Best Business Writing 2013

An anthology Malcolm Gladwell has called "riveting and indispensable," The Best Business Writing is a far-ranging survey of business's dynamic relationship with politics, culture, and life. This year's selections include John Markoff ( New York Times) on innovations in robot technology and the decline of the factory worker; Evgeny Morozov ( New Republic) on the questionable value of the popular TED conference series and the idea industry behind. devamı

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What benefits can I expect from Buddhism?

What benefits can I expect from Buddhism?

Buddhism is based on personal experience, rationalism, practice, morality, and insight. There is no need to propitiate gods or priests, no blind adherence to useless dogmas, rituals, holy books, or myths. The foundations of Buddhism, are not so much tenets of faith as demonstrable principles of perceptual science.

Buddhism can be approached in many different ways. It is commonly referred to as a religion, and it can be used in that way to feel a connection to divinity and inspire faith. But because Buddhism does not include the idea of worshipping a creator God, some people do not see it as a religion in the normal, Western sense, but instead as a philosophy.

“Neither mother, father, nor any other relative can do one greater good than one’s own well-directed mind.

Despite the variety of approaches to Buddhism, the teachings are clear about the ultimate goal of all Buddhist writing and practice. It presents the most effective possible method for a person to transform themselves and to end one’s suffering and secure lasting happiness. Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development leading to Insight into the true nature of life. Buddhist practices such as meditation are means of changing oneself in order to develop the qualities of awareness, kindness, and wisdom. The experience developed within the Buddhist tradition over thousands of years has created an incomparable resource for all those who wish to follow a path – a path which ultimately culminates in Enlightenment or Buddhahood.

The basic tenets of Buddhist teaching are straightforward and practical: nothing is fixed or permanent; actions have consequences; change is possible. Thus Buddhism addresses itself to all people irrespective of race, nationality, or gender. It teaches practical methods (such as meditation) which enable people to realise and utilise its teachings in order to transform their experience, to be fully responsible for their lives and to develop the qualities of Wisdom and Compassion. The Buddha’s teachings have made sense out of a difficult world, they have given meaning to what would otherwise be a senseless life, they give a humane and compassionate ethics with which to lead life and they show how you can attain a state of purity and perfection.

“Happy indeed we live, we who possess nothing. Feeders on joy we shall be, like the Radiant Gods.

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A thought-provoking collection of the most notable and insightful Buddhism-inspired writing published in the last year:

• Thich Nhat Hanh's vision for a more enlightened and sustainable society
• Ezra Bayda on avoiding the pitfalls that arise on the path of meditation
• Tsoknyi Rinpoche's powerful Dzogchen practices that help you to discover your mind's inherent awareness and clarity
• Lodro Rinzler on what happens when the Buddha walks into a bar
• Karen Maezen Miller on the virtues of boredom
• Phillip Moffitt on how to transform emotional chaos into confidence and clarity
• Joseph Goldstein's unique nine-minute meditation practice that you can incorporate into your busy day
• Elihu Genmyo Smith on being still
• Pema Chödrön on how to become a bodhisattva
• Sakyong Mipham on how mind, breath, and energy work together in meditation to transform your life
• Judy Lief on the fifty-nine ancient slogans that can help you be more skillful and loving in all your relationships
• Bonnie Friedman on discovering nonattachment while apartment-hopping in Brooklyn
• Jules Shuzen Harris on what anger can teach you
• Pico Iyer on travel as contemplative practice
• And much more

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Publisher: Shambhala Publication Date: 2013 Available in: United States, Canada, Australia

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Melvin McLeod (Editor)

MELVIN MCLEOD is the editor-in-chief of Shambhala Sun magazine and Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is also the author of Mindful Politics: A Buddhist Guide to Making the World a Better Place.

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Contributor. Natalie Goldberg Contributor. Lodro Rinzler Editor. Melvin McLeod Editor. Pema Chodron

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