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The Restful Mind : A New Way of Thinking : A New Way of Life

By: Gyalwa Dokhampa

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Yellow Kite: 2018

Seller ID: 9781444762310

ISBN: 1444762311

Condition: New


The restless mind is frightened of silence, easily bored, and busy, busy, busy. The restful mind is creative and alert, relaxed and confident. The step from one to the other is all in the way we think. His Eminence Gyalwa Dokhampa has a real understanding of the pressures of modern life and how our crowded minds have left us too little space to stretch and grow. He shows us new ways to calm body and mind, become more aware, better able to deal with problems and appreciate the moment. It is with our mind that we create our world. Here's how to open it up and let the world in. About the Author:... View more info

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A Spectator's Guide to World Religions 3rd Edition

By: John Dickson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Aquila Press: 2014

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9781925041514

ISBN: 1925041514

Condition: New


Written in John Dickson's characteristically non-technical and readable style, this book urges the reader to become more than mere spectators when approaching the religions of the world. (Updated Edition) The world is a very religious place. Wherever you look, people are worshipping, praying, believing, following, even dying for their faith. But are all faiths the same? Do they all call on the same God using different names? Are their beliefs and practices simply cultural expressions of the same spiritual longings? Written in John Dickson's characteristically non-technical and readable... View more info

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The Heart Sutra: Becoming a Buddha Through Meditation

By: Osho

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Osho International: 2014

Seller ID: 000638

ISBN: 1938755901

Condition: New


The Heart Sutra, originally a very short set of verses, was given in privacy. It was a message to one of Buddha's close disciples, Sariputra, and was specifically addressed to him. Over time, the Heart Sutra became one of Buddhism's core teachings. In these ten talks Osho presents the powerful message of these ancient words and brings them to a modern audience - one with different minds and needs than the original audiences of Buddha more than 2,500 years ago. Osho's message is not about Buddha the historical figure: instead, he addresses his readers and listeners and encourages them to discov... View more info

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Buddha's Brain : The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom

By: Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius

Price: $37.95

Publisher: USA, New Harbinger Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 9781572246959

ISBN: 1572246952

Condition: New


Jesus, Moses, Mohammed, Gandhi, and the Buddha all had brains built essentially like anyone else's, yet they were able to harness their thoughts and shape their patterns of thinking in ways that changed history. With new breakthroughs in modern neuroscience and the wisdom of thousands of years of contemplative practice, it is possible for us to shape our own thoughts in a similar way for greater happiness, love, compassion, and wisdom. Buddha's Brain joins the forces of modern neuroscience with ancient contemplative teachings to show readers how they can work toward greater emotional well-b... View more info

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The Unfettered Mind : Writings from A Zen Master to a Master Swordsman

By: Takuan Soho

Price: $32.95

Publisher: USA, Shambhala: 2012

Seller ID: 9781590309865

ISBN: 1590309863

Condition: New


This classic samurai-era text fused Japanese swordsmanship with Zen and influenced the direction that the art has taken ever since. Written by the seventeenth-century Zen master Takuan Soho (1573-1645), The Unfettered Mind is a book of advice on swordsmanship and the cultivation of right mind and intention. It was written as a guide for the samurai Yagyu Munenori, who was a great swordsman and rival to the legendary Miyamoto Musashi. Takuan was a giant in the history of Zen; he was also a gardener, calligrapher, poet, author, adviser to samurai and shoguns, and a pivotal figure in Zen painting... View more info

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The Dhammapada

By: Translation by Valerie J. Roebuck

Price: $21.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 002737

ISBN: 0140449418

Condition: New


'Though you might conquer in battle A thousand times a thousand men, You're the greatest battle winner If you conquer just one-yourself' One of the best-known and best-loved works of Buddhist literature, the Dhammapada forms part of the oldest surviving body of Buddhist writings, and is traditionally regarded as the authentic teachings of the Buddha himself, spoken by him in his lifetime, and memorized and handed on by his followers after his death. A collection of simple verses gathered in themes such as 'awareness', 'fools' and 'old age', the Dhammapada is accessible, instructional and mind... View more info