Religion - Buddhism & Spirituality
Monkfish is proud to reintroduce this spiritual classic in paperback edition. It was its first book in its Provenance Editions
A mixture of sex, love, coming of age, and Buddhism, "Arousing the Goddess" is filled with humor and recognition of the absurdities of life. It has been praised for its honesty and insight. Ward is the author of "What the Buddha Never Taught," which was a bestseller in Canada, and a Book of the Month selection in the United States.
A translation of the "Dhammapada", which is the most revered sacred text in the Buddhist world. It is also one of the earliest collections of ancient Indian poetry. Often attributed to the Buddha himself, these inspirational verses convey the fundamental Buddhist teachings.
Offers an account of the Eightfold Path prescribed to uproot and eliminate the deep underlying cause of suffering - ignorance. This work illustrates the theoretical as well as practical angles of each of the paths - right view, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration.
Sheep are seriously underestimated creatures when it comes to spirituality and religious feeling. This book recognizes their huge potential and offers ovine students of Buddhism everywhere the opportunity to focus their skills and follow the path to enlightenment.
Provides insights into the doctrines of Nichiren Buddhism, covering all aspects of life, including birth, aging, and death.
What is Buddhism? Drawing on down-to-earth examples from everyday life, this book penetrates the most essential and enduring questions at the heart of the Buddha's teachings: How can we see the world in each moment, rather than merely as what we think, hope, or fear it is? How can we base our actions on reality? What can it bring to our lives?
Drawing from Eastern philosophy and religion, Watts argues that it is only by acknowledging what we do not and cannot know that we can find something truly worth knowing. In order to lead a fulfilling life, one must embrace the present--live fully in the now.
A compilation of quotes, phrases, stories, koan, haiku, poetry and other words whose maverick Zen spirit points to a different way of looking at the world. The text contains 2500 years of wisdom, both Eastern and Western, from the Buddha and Lao-tzu to Thoreau.
According to the Buddha, breathing is a means of awakening and maintaining full attention in order to look carefully to see the nature of all things and to arrive at spiritual liberation. 16 methods of conscious breathing were taught by the Buddha, all of which are outlined in this book.
Among all the experiences of the Buddha, perhaps his eye-to-eye encounter with an actual terrorist is the one most relevant and vital for those of us caught in the binds of the early 21st century.
An updated edition of a beloved classic, the original book on happiness, with new material from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Howard C. Cutler.
"Inspiring teachings on what each of us can do to promote peace from the inside out--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic. With war and violence flaring all over the world, many of us are left feeling vulnerable and utterly helpless. In this book Pema Chodron draws on Buddhist teachings to explore the origins of aggression, hatred, and war, explaining that they lie nowhere but within our own hearts and minds. She goes on to offer practical techniques any of us can use to work for peace in our own lives, at the level of our habits of thought and action. It's never too late, she tells us, to look within and discover a new way of living and transform not only our personal lives but our whole world. This is a pocket-sized reissue of Practicing Peace in Times of War"--