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A Buddhist Reading List (460 books)

Flagging a list will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review. We take abuse seriously in our book lists. Only flag lists that clearly need our attention. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. Ganachakra. FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS - StumbleUpon. The Four Noble Truths represent the core of the teachings of the Buddha, and are as follows: The First Noble Truth - dissatisfaction and suffering exist and are universally experienced.


The Second Noble Truth - Desire and attachment are the causes of dissatisfaction and suffering. The Third Noble Truth - There is an end to dissatisfaction and suffering. The Fourth Noble Truth - The end can be attained by journeying on the Noble Eight-fold Path. THE NOBLE EIGHTFOLD PATH: Right Understanding, Right Thinking, Right Speech, Right Attitude, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration. 1. 2. 3.

Les Archives Berzin – Les Archives bouddhistes du Dr. Alexander Berzin – Page d'accueil. The Next Berzin Archives. Buddhism. Buddhism. The ten levels of a Bodhisattva. Buddha's Wheel of Life. Buddhist Economics: How to Stop Prioritizing Goods Over People and Consumption Over Creative Activity. Science and Buddhism Agree: There is No 'You' There. By Lori Chandler Evan Thompson of the University of British Columbia has verified the Buddhist belief of anatta, or not-self.

Science and Buddhism Agree: There is No 'You' There

Neuroscience has been interested in Buddhism since the late 1980s, when the Mind and Life Institute was created by HH Dalai Lama and a team of scientists. The science that came out of those first studies gave validation to what monks have known for years — if you train your mind, you can change your brain. As neuroscience has begun studying the mind, they have looked to those who have mastered the mind. While Buddha didn’t teach anatta to lay people, thinking it might be too confusing, the concept is centered on the idea that there is no consistent self. [W]hen there is no consistent self, it means that we don’t have to take everything so personally.

It is useful to look at a video of yourself from the past, or read something you wrote years ago. Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality. By Maria Popova We never see the world exactly as it is — our entire experience of it is filtered through the screen of our longings and our fears, onto which project the interpretation we call reality.

Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality

The nature of that flickering projection has captivated the human imagination at least since Plato’s famous Allegory of the Cave. Philip K. Was the Buddha an Atheist? "The Buddha was an atheist.

Was the Buddha an Atheist?

" Writer Allan Badiner made this bald pronouncement in the midst of a conversation that spanned the wee hours of a cloudless Burning Man night. Sitting in a vast tent where, during the day, scores of partygoers had washed off their dust and grime in a plexiglass chamber, we discussed prevailing notions of a Buddhist godhead and, conversely, our mutual embrace of the religion in its secular form. I was most intrigued, though, by Badiner’s description of the Buddha as an atheist. I asked for sources. Allan’s first response: I would need time to do it, but there are passages from the Tripitaka that strongly indicate that the Buddha denied the existence of a creator god.

I responded with enthusiasm and persistence: "I like nontheist—thanks—but do send me the citation when you can. " He did: He responded later in an email, in his usual sweet manner: "Yes, the Buddha was a nontheist. Now we were getting somewhere, or perhaps nowhere, or maybe somewhere rather koan-istic. Les Rohingyas, peuple musulman apatride de Birmanie. En tête des pays les plus à risque: Myanmar, le Nigéria et le Soudan.

Les Rohingyas, peuple musulman apatride de Birmanie

Buddhist Inspirations & News » Are Manifestations & Mediums Of Bodhisattvas & Buddhas Around? We should respect all beings, even helpful humans, gods and ghosts.

Buddhist Inspirations & News » Are Manifestations & Mediums Of Bodhisattvas & Buddhas Around?

However, Buddhists only take refuge in the perfect Buddhas, Dharma and Aryasangha. An interestingly phrased question arose recently – ‘Why do mediums not get any Buddha to answer their devotees’ questions?’ Before there is further confusion, we should be clear that the use of mediums is not a Buddhist practice. Instead, for Chinese culture, it is part of folk religion.

There are naturally irreconcilable aspects of different religions, which is why they are different in the first place and remain so. Even if there are some who claim advice from some mediums believed to represent Buddhas and Bodhisattvas to be effective, Buddhists should never consult their services. Greco-Buddhism. Greco-Buddhism, sometimes spelled Graeco-Buddhism, refers to the cultural syncretism between Hellenistic culture and Buddhism, which developed between the 4th century BCE and the 5th century CE in the Indian subcontinent, in modern day Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.


It was a cultural consequence of a long chain of interactions begun by Greek forays into India from the time of Alexander the Great, carried further by the establishment of the Indo-Greek Kingdom and extended during the flourishing of the Hellenized Kushan Empire. Greco-Buddhism influenced the artistic, and perhaps the spiritual development of Buddhism, particularly Mahayana Buddhism.[1] Buddhism was then adopted in Central and Northeastern Asia from the 1st century CE, ultimately spreading to China, Korea, Japan, Philippines, Siberia, and Vietnam. Historical outline[edit] Indo-Greek territory, with known campaigns and battles.[2][3][4] Karmic Management. Changing Your Mind. Bouddhisme. A Fistful of Sand. Imilla. Buddhadharma - Home. FaceBuda. Theravada Buddhism. Differences Between Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism.

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Dr. Peter Della Santina .....Methodology.Dr. Peter Della Santina .....Philosophical and Religious Foundations. .....The Preliminary Practices. .....Myth and Symbolism. Kalama Sutta. The Pali Tipitaka. Chinese Fa-hsiang School Teaching. The Chinese Yogachara school was founded by Hsuan-tsang(600-664, Fig. 2), a Chinese pilgrim-translator, and his student Kwei-Ji(638-682), who systematized the teaching.

Chinese Fa-hsiang School Teaching

Hsuan-tsang went to India and studied the doctrines derived from Dharmapala (? -507) and taught at the Vijnanavada center in Valabhi. When he returned to China (Fig.1, Great-Goose-Temple, Chan-Yan), he translated Dharmapala's Vijnapti-matratasiddhiand and many other works. His teachings mainly followed the line of Dharmapala. Buddhist Texts and Teachings. Sacred Texts: Buddhism. Sacred-texts home Journal Articles: Buddhism OCRT: Buddhism Buy CD-ROM Buy Books about Buddhism Modern works Southern Buddhism Northern Buddhism JatakaLinks Modern works.

Buddhist Wisdom, Meditation, and Practices for Daily Life. Jayarava's Raves. Ad orientem vergere. Welcome! — International Dzogchen Community Webcast. Bön du Tibet - La vision est esprit 1/6. Buddhism Archive. Bouddhisme. BuddhaNet - Worldwide Buddhist Information and Education Network.

Buddhism. Zen Stories. 101 Zen Stories. Zen Koans - Zen Proverbs (zenproverbs) Buddha, Zen, Spirituality. Spiritual & Zen. Japanese aesthetics. Rare Buddhist flower found under nun's washing machine. Pomodoro Zen. Bouddhanalyse. The Shadow of the Dalai Lama – Contents. The Shadow of the Dalai Lama – Contents Victor & Victoria Trimondi Introduction: Light and Shadow Plato’s Cave. Welcome to Audio Dharma. Accueil - Matthieu Ricard. BuddhaNet - Worldwide Buddhist Information and Education Network.

Buddhism now. American Buddhist Perspective. Urban Dharma - Buddhism in America. Wisdom Quarterly: American Buddhist Journal. Buddhism For Non-Believers. I’ve got that quarter-life crisis swag going on. I have yet to be very productive during my post-graduation time. I watch as my friends get bonuses at their jobs, read their tweets about how difficult grad school is, and be astonished that I don’t know one but multiple peers working for Teach For America. Yes, I did get to fulfill my stereotypical wanderlust moment by traveling through SE Asia for six weeks. Yes, I did get some form of an internship for a while. And yes, I did move to New York. During those dark times I turn to a rather unlikely figure since I lack any sense of spirituality: Alan Watts.

And so I give you this: Five Inspirations For Life By Alan Watts. The Dalai Lama And The Cult Of Dolgyal Shugden  Ever since 1997, when, according to detailed Indian police investigations, pseudo- monks who infiltrated to Dharamsala from China murdered the Venerable Lobsang Gyatso, a noted lama close to the Dalai Lama, and his two young disciples, the cult of the Dolgyal-Shugden spirit has been on the attack. The well-evidenced culprits were not tried as they escaped back into Tibet and China, but the cult continued its campaign at the behest of, and with substantial funding from, the United Front department of the People's Republic of China, the agency handling relations with non-Chinese "minority nationalities.

" The futile effort of the cult backed by the agency seeks to alienate Tibetans from the Dalai Lama, their beloved leader and even to turn world public opinion against the acclaimed Nobel Laureate and Gandhi heir. The cult and agency attack campaign is futile since its main claims are so easy to refute: The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life. By Maria Popova “Our neurosis and our wisdom are made out of the same material. If you throw out your neurosis, you also throw out your wisdom.” Pema Chödrön (b. July 14, 1936) — a generous senior teacher in the Buddhist contemplative tradition of Shambhala, ordained Buddhist nun, and prolific author — is one of our era’s most tireless champions of a mindful wholeheartedness as the essential life-force of the human experience.

Six Ways To Show Your Love. How To Practice Compassion In Relationships. 10 Misconceptions about Buddhism. Buddhist Geeks - Download free podcast episodes by Personal Life Media on iTunes. A perfect moment of peace in a busy day. Shambhala SunSpace. Read the intro from the new Shambhala Sun book, Buddha’s Daughters: Teachings from Women Who Are Shaping Buddhism in the West In addition to A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation, this Spring marks the release of another Shambhala Sun book, Buddha’s Daughters, edited by Shambhala Sun Deputy Editor Andrea Miller.

Buddhism. Buddhist Practice. Buddhist Beliefs Explained. Buddhism or Buddhisms? The Hegemony of Postmodern Rhetoric. Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about Presence and the Art of Stillness. By Maria Popova “Faith is the ability to honor stillness at some moments,” Alan Lightman wrote in his sublime meditation on science and spirituality, “and at others to ride the passion and exuberance.” In his conversation with E.O. Shambhala. Pema Chödrön. Buddhism. Buddhism - Eightfold Path.

Buddhism. Buddhism/Dharma/Rigpa. Essentials of Buddhism - core concept. Nagarjuna. Thezensite: nagarjuna. Thinking in Buddhism. Bouddhisme des Trois Rivières. Green Tara and White Tara - Feminist Ideals in Buddhist Art. Buddhism & Mindfulness. Buddhism and the Brain: Mindfulness in Modern Times. Buddhism & Mind. Bulssi japbyeon 佛氏雜辨 (An Array of Critiques Against Buddhism) How to Meditate - Guided Meditation Techniques. Meaning of the Medicine Buddha Mantra. Visible Mantra : Buddhist Mantras You Can See. Mantras in various Indic scripts. Mantra from the Dalai Lama. Dotcom: A Catalogue of Early Chan Dunhuang Texts and Selections from those of Daoxin and Hongren.