Mindfulness In Plain English. A PDF preview / excerpt from the 20th edition - Click Here Special Offer - 20% Off the latest edition / The 20th Anniversary Edition - eBook or paperback / See Below "Mindfulness in Plain English" has been on UrbanDharma.org a while now for free download, but the edition I posted years ago was the first edition and is now rather dated.
Over the last few months I have been in contact with the publisher at Wisdom Publications about M.I.P.E... I have come to understand any money that would have gone to Wisdom Publications (a non-profit publisher of Buddhist books) and the author Ven. Henepola Gunaratana to support his Buddhist Center the Bhavana Society, is forever lost. Buddhism Vaults : Dalai Lama's Heart Sutra Talk, May 2001, SF Bay Area, California, Day 1 of 3. by Dave Evans. Day 2Day 3 Introduction Today I was fortunate enough to sneak out of work for a few hours to hear His Holiness the Dalai Lama began a lecture on the Heart Sutra.
This is a three day class and I'm going to sneak out of some work tomorrow and Attend Saturday during the day as well. How to Meditate - Guided Meditation Techniques - Buddhist Meditations. Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy. First published Wed Jun 28, 2006; substantive revision Fri Oct 8, 2010 Zen aims at a perfection of personhood.
To this end, sitting meditation called “za-zen” is employed as a foundational method of prāxis across the different schools of this Buddha-Way, through which the Zen practitioner attempts to embody non-discriminatory wisdom vis-à-vis the meditational experience known as “satori” (enlightenment). A process of discovering wisdom culminates in the experiential dimension in which the equality of thing-events is apprehended in discerning them. The most distinguishing feature of this school of the Buddha-Way is seen in its contention that wisdom, accompanied by compassion, is expressed in the everyday “life-world” when associating with one's self, people, and nature.
S.N. Goenka in Berne, Switzerland. Everyone seeks peace and harmony, because this is what we lack in our lives. From time to time we all experience agitation, irritation, disharmony. And when we suffer from these miseries, we don't keep them to ourselves; we often distribute them to others as well. We ought to live at peace with ourselves, and at peace with others. In order to be relieved of our misery, we have to know the basic reason for it, the cause of the suffering. How do we start generating negativity? Now, one way to solve this problem is to arrange that nothing unwanted happens in life, that everything keeps on happening exactly as we desire.
This solution was helpful; it worked. Other explorers of inner truth went still further in their search and, by experiencing the reality of mind and matter within themselves, recognized that diverting the attention is only running away from the problem. The Buddha and His Dhamma, by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. *Part I — From Birth to Parivraja* *Part II — Renunciation for Ever* *Part III — In Search of New Light* *Part IV — Enlightenment and the Vision of a New Way* *Part V — The Buddha and His Predecessors* *Part VI — The Buddha and His Contemporaries* *Part VII — Comparison and Contrast*
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. 101 Zen Stories - StumbleUpon. Essentials of Buddhism - core concepts - StumbleUpon. Integral Options Cafe. Timeless Quotes From the Buddha Jiddu Krishnamurti.
Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Jiddu Krishnamurti Krishnamurti dans les années 1920 Jiddu Krishnamurti (ou Jidhu Krishnamurti) (en télougou జిడ్డు కృష్ణ మూర్తి et en tamoul கிருஷ்ணமூர்த்தி), né à Madanapalle (Andhra Pradesh) le 11 mai 1895 et décédé à Ojai (Californie) le 17 février 1986, est un philosophe d'origine indienne promoteur d'une éducation alternative. Apparue au sein de la théosophie et de la contreculture des années 1960, sa pensée exerça une influence notable sur des auteurs et des personnalités de différentes disciplines. D'abord présenté dès son adolescence par la société théosophique de l'époque comme un messie potentiel, il a opéré un revirement un peu plus tard pour développer une thèse radicalement opposée, reposant principalement sur l'idée qu'une transformation de l'humain ne peut se faire qu'en se libérant de toute autorité.
Why I Am Not A Christian, by Bertrand Russell. Introductory note: Russell delivered this lecture on March 6, 1927 to the National Secular Society, South London Branch, at Battersea Town Hall.
Published in pamphlet form in that same year, the essay subsequently achieved new fame with Paul Edwards' edition of Russell's book, Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays ... (1957). As your Chairman has told you, the subject about which I am going to speak to you tonight is "Why I Am Not a Christian. " Perhaps it would be as well, first of all, to try to make out what one means by the word Christian.