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Practicing the Unmistaken Path (Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan, 1991 Book 1)

by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Gordon McDougall

This is the first volume in a new series presenting previously unpublished teachings from Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. This new series will consist of four volumes starting with this volume entitled Practicing the Unmistaken Path. These are lightly edited teachings that we hope will convey the feeling of receiving the teachings while attending Kopan's one-month course in Nepal. You can also find many other Kopan teaching course transcripts published on our website for reading online or for downloading as a pdf for offline study.

This book is made possible by kind supporters of the Archive who, like you, appreciate how we make these teachings available in so many ways, including in our website for instant reading, listening...

Genre: Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Buddhism
Size: 234 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 December 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
23 reviews

A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat

by Tai Sheridan

A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat encourages you to enjoy quiet, gather your wits about you, delight in nature, nourish yourself, focus your attention, love the world you inhabit, clarify your spiritual intentions, and deepen your connection with the whole of you. It is a simple one hour practice that requires no special belief, training, or particular religious affiliation. The simple act of being intimate with your world in a quiet way can not only refresh your body, spirit and mind, it can lead to deep wisdom, loving kindness, peace, and tender intimacy.
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Genre: Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Buddhism
Size: 36 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
299 reviews

The Essence of Buddhism

by David Tuffley

This book describes the basic principles of Buddhism. Much has been written about Buddhism and how to practice it. Readers will have no difficulty finding hundreds of books on the topic. This book simply focuses on the essence of Buddhism, as expressed in the Four Noble Truths and the Eight-fold Path.

Buddhism is not a religion as such; it does not propose an external God. It does not seek to replace a persons existing religious beliefs, only to supplement them. The Buddha, in all likelihood, would rather his followers describe themselves simply as Followers of The Way.

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Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Buddhism
Size: 24 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 November 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.80 / 5
8 reviews

Radical Compassion: Shambhala Publications Authors on the Path of Boundless Love

by Ringu Tulku and Pema Chodron

What is compassion? Much more than just being nice, compassion is about looking deeply at ourselves and others and recognizing the fundamental goodness we all share. It’s about opening up to the vulnerable space inside every one of us and letting our barriers down. And it’s about daring to be present to ourselves and others with genuine love and kindness. Empowering personal awakening and social change, it might be the most radical and transformative thing we can do.The cultivation of compassion has long been at the core of Naropa University’s mission, since its origins in 1974—and its students and faculty have been leaders in contemplative education with heart. In celebration of Naropa’s fortieth anniversary, Shambhala Publications is pleased to offer these teachings on the path...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Buddhism
Size: 130 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
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Beyond Anger: How to Hold On to Your Heart and Your Humanity in the Midst of Injustice

by Shambhala Publications and Shambhala Publications

In July 2013, multiple bombs exploded in Bodh Gaya, India, in and around the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage site, the Mahabodhi temple that marks the spot where the Buddha attained enlightenment. In response, Shambhala Publications offers this free eBook consisting of excerpts from some of our books from a variety of Buddhist traditions that encapsulate values of love and nonviolence, which we can all practice ourselves. A chapter from the Karmapa points out the toxicity and uselessness of anger, from a basic, interpersonal level to the wider society at large. In I Take Up the Way of Letting Go of Anger, Zen teacher Diane Eshin Rizzetto helps us look at how we relate to an emotion like anger and, rather than suppress it, she marks a clear pathway we can follow to awaken in its presence and...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Buddhism, New Age, Self-Help & Counselling
Size: 46 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 November 2018 onward  

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