Dipa Ma: The Life and Legacy of a Buddhist Master

BlueBridge - Used book in Good Condition. This biography of one of the few women in her generation to devote herself entirely to the pursuit of meditation also includes Dipa Ma's spiritual teachings, which have made her a major figure in contemporary Buddhism.





Living This Life Fully: Stories and Teachings of Munindra

Shambhala - Unassuming, and always encouraging, Munindra embodied the Buddhist teachings, genuine, exemplifying mindfulness in everything he did. Used book in Good Condition. Living this life fully is the first book about Munindra, a biography, and it features never-before-published excerpts of his teachings, stories and remembrances from Western students, and rare photographs.

Then it becomes meditation. It is not thinking, without condemning, living from moment to moment, without clinging, but experiencing from moment to moment, without judging. Munindra  anagarika munindra 1915–2003 was a Bengali Buddhist master and scholar who became one of the most important Vipassana meditation teachers of the twentieth century.

Living This Life Fully: Stories and Teachings of Munindra - Whatever you are doing should be done mindfully, dynamically, with totality and completeness.





Pure and Simple: The Extraordinary Teachings of a Thai Buddhist Laywoman

Wisdom Publications - Her relentless honesty, is one reason so many contemporary Buddhist teachers recall Upasika Kee so fondly, along with her encouraging voice, and so often. In the twentieth century, she grew to become one of the most famous teachers in Thailand--male or female--all the more remarkable because, rarer still, she was not a monastic but a layperson.

Upasika kee was a uniquely powerful spiritual teacher. Evocative of the great Ajahn Chah, refreshingly direct, her teachings are earthy, and hard-hitting. Pure and simple, will be gratefully received not only by those who knew Upasika Kee, the first widely-available collection of her writings, but by anyone who encounters her for the first time in its pages.

Pure and Simple: The Extraordinary Teachings of a Thai Buddhist Laywoman - With this book, readers seeking something reminiscent of the classic Mindfulness in Plain English can receive instruction on meditation practice as they become acquainted with the legacy of a renowned Buddhist figure. Used book in Good Condition.





Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide

Windhorse Publications - Analayo provides it. With mindfulness being so widely taught, there is a need for a clear-sighted and experience-based guide. From the buddhist meditator and scholar, bhikkhu anālayo, this is a thorough-going guide to the early Buddhist teachings on Satipatthana, the foundations of mindfulness, following on from his two best-selling books, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization and Perspectives on Satipatthana.

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Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation

Windhorse Publications - Exploring the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness, Analayo' casts fresh light on their earliest sources in the Buddhist tradition. 17th karmapa ogyen trinley dorje"arising from the author's long-term, dedicated practice and study, this book provides a window into the depth and beauty of the Buddha's liberating teachings.

This book serves as an important bridge between those who wish to learn about Buddhist thought and practice and those who wish to learn from it. Serious meditation students will benefit tremendously from the clarity of understanding that Venerable Analayo's efforts have achieved. Sharon salzberg"in this study, venerable analayo' brings a meticulous textual analysis of Pali texts, the Chinese Agamas and related material from Sanskrit and Tibetan to the foundational topics of compassion and emptiness.

Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation - . This book is the result of rigorous textual scholarship that can be valued not only by the academic community, but also by Buddhist practitioners. Used book in Good Condition. While his analysis is grounded in a scholarly approach, he has written this study as a helpful guide for meditation practice.





Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening

Sounds True - Sounds True. Exquisite in detail yet wholly accessible and relevant for the modern student, including the five hindrances, mindfulness takes us through a profound study of: • Mindfulness of body, including the breath, and physical characteristics • Mindfulness of feelings―how the experience of our sense perceptions influences our inner and outer worlds • Mindfulness of mind―learning to recognize skillful and unskillful states of mind and thought • Mindfulness of dhammas or categories of experience, and the Seven Factors of Awakening "There is a wealth of meaning and nuance in the experience of mindfulness that can enrich our lives in unimagined ways, activities, postures, the Six Sense Spheres, " writes Goldstein.

The mind contains the seeds of its own awakening―seeds that we can cultivate to bring forth the fruits of a life lived consciously. With mindfulness, joseph goldstein shares the wisdom of his four decades of teaching and practice in a book that will serve as a lifelong companion for anyone committed to mindful living and the realization of inner freedom.

Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening - Goldstein’s source teaching is the satipa??hana Sutta, the Buddha’s legendary discourse on the four foundations of mindfulness that became the basis for the many types of Vipassana or insight meditation found today. In mindfulness you have the tools to mine these riches for yourself. Used book in Good Condition.





In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon The Teachings of the Buddha

Wisdom Publications - This volume, " makes it well-suited for those looking for an accessible introduction to the Theravadin scriptural corpus, from the elementary to the profound, being organized in a progressive manner "from the simple to the difficult, as well as being a valuable resource for those familiar with the Pali Canon but wanting a more structured presentation of the materials.

. Used book in Good Condition. The pali canon is the literary, intellectual, and spiritual foundation of Theravada Buddhism. Great product! A concise, informative introduction precedes each chapter, guiding the reader toward a deeper understanding of the texts that follow. Sounds True. This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words.

Dive into the world of the Buddha through these easy-to-read English translations of the Pali Canon. The american scholar-monk bhikkhu bodhi, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught.

In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon The Teachings of the Buddha - Taken as a whole, these texts bear eloquent testimony to the breadth and intelligence of the Buddha's teachings, and point the way to an ancient yet ever-vital path. Divided into ten thematic chapters,  in the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses, from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight.

This book contains: clear translations of the buddha’s original teachings thoughtfully curated selections from the Pali Canon Chapters on the Buddha’s life, rebirth, liberation, suffering, and practice A foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama In the Buddha's Words allows even readers unacquainted with Buddhism to grasp the significance of the Buddha's contributions to our world heritage.





Knee Deep in Grace: The Extraordinary Life and Teaching of Dipa Ma

Present Perfect Books - Great product! Through the centers they founded and the teachers trained in them the author among them, the example and teaching of Dipa Ma reach multitudes. And as this book testifies, her old students as well as new ones find that Dipa Ma continues to guide and inspire their meditation practice. While she experienced fame in her lifetime and had a following of many Burmese, Indian, she was like the women saints of the Vedas, and American students, "remarkable women.

. From the dawn of history. Who achieved realization while cleaning their homes and raising their children" "Daughters of the Goddess, Women Saints of India". Sounds True. Used book in Good Condition. Dipa ma was remarkable in her ordinariness, astounding in her natural grounding in the reality of the present moment.

Knee Deep in Grace: The Extraordinary Life and Teaching of Dipa Ma - Used book in Good Condition. A tiny indian woman leading an inconspicuous life in Calcutta profoundly influenced the evolution and teaching of Buddhist meditation practice in America. Dipa ma addressed her teaching to ordinary people in her apartment complex and her extended family, and her iconoclastic style of daily life "immersion" practice brought many of her students to awakening.





Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization

Windhorse Publications - Surely destined to become the classic commentary on the Satipatthana” —Christopher Titmuss Now in its second printing! Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Sounds True.





When Awareness Becomes Natural: A Guide to Cultivating Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Shambhala - Sounds True. Such is the teaching of sayadaw u tejaniya, who himself learned to cultivate awareness in the raucous years he spent in the Burmese textile business before taking his final monastic ordination at the age of thirty-six. The object of attention is not really important, ” he teaches, “the observing mind that is working in the background to be aware is of real importance.

Finding awareness in any kind of ordinary daily activity--the first book from a Southeast Asian Buddhist monk-teacher who is becoming prominent worldwide, particularly in the Insight Meditation community. The flame of wisdom can be kindled in the midst of any life, even one that might seem too full of personal and professional commitments to allow for it.

When Awareness Becomes Natural: A Guide to Cultivating Mindfulness in Everyday Life - Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Shambhala Publications Inc. Train yourself to be aware of the clinging and aversion that arise in any situation, he teaches. If the observing is done with the right attitude, any object is the right object. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. It’s a method that works as well for sorting the laundry or doing data entry as it does in formal sitting meditation.

If you can learn to do that, calm and deep insight will naturally follow.





Manual of Insight

Wisdom Publications - Used book in Good Condition. The most comprehensive manual of the practice of insight meditation vipassana, written by one of its foremost 20th century proponents, is translated into English for the first time. Manual of insight is the magnum opus of mahasi Sayadaw, one of the originators of the “vipassana movement” that has swept through the Buddhist world over the last hundred years.

Authored by the master who brought insight meditation to the West and whose students include Joseph Goldstein, and Sharon Salzberg, Jack Kornfield, Manual of Insight is a veritable Bible for any practitioner of vipassana. Used book in Good Condition. Sounds True. The manual presents a comprehensive overview of the practice of insight meditation, understanding the philosophical framework for the practice, including the foundational aspects of ethical self-discipline, and developing basic concentration and mindfulness.

Manual of Insight - Used book in Good Condition. Wisdom Publications MA. It culminates with an in-depth exploration of the various types of insight and spiritual fruits that the practice yields. Great product! Shambhala Publications Inc.