The Art of Disappearing

Titre : The Art of Disappearing
Auteur : Brahm
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9780861716685
Libération : 2011-09-27

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We strive to make life go smoothly for ourselves and others, but that is expecting from the world something it cannot give. Ajahn Brahm presents timeless wisdom for learning to abandon the headwind of false expectations and follow instead the path of understanding in order to find true joy within. By releasing our attachment to past and future, hope and fear, we can settle into the stillness underlying all our thoughts and discover the bliss of the present moment.

Modern Buddhism

Titre : Modern Buddhism
Auteur : Kelsang Gyatso
Éditeur : Tharpa Publications US
ISBN-13 : 9781616060060
Libération : 2011

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A guide to the Buddha's teachings explains the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation and philosophy and provides practical explanations for developing compassion and wisdom to achieve lasting happiness.

The Red Thread

Titre : The Red Thread
Auteur : Bernard Faure
Éditeur : Princeton University Press
ISBN-13 : 1400822602
Libération : 1998-10-26

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Is there a Buddhist discourse on sex? In this innovative study, Bernard Faure reveals Buddhism's paradoxical attitudes toward sexuality. His remarkably broad range covers the entire geography of this religion, and its long evolution from the time of its founder, Xvkyamuni, to the premodern age. The author's anthropological approach uncovers the inherent discrepancies between the normative teachings of Buddhism and what its followers practice. Framing his discussion on some of the most prominent Western thinkers of sexuality--Georges Bataille and Michel Foucault--Faure draws from different reservoirs of writings, such as the orthodox and heterodox "doctrines" of Buddhism, and its monastic codes. Virtually untapped mythological as well as legal sources are also used. The dialectics inherent in Mahvyvna Buddhism, in particular in the Tantric and Chan/Zen traditions, seemed to allow for greater laxity and even encouraged breaking of taboos. Faure also offers a history of Buddhist monastic life, which has been buffeted by anticlerical attitudes, and by attempts to regulate sexual behavior from both within and beyond the monastery. In two chapters devoted to Buddhist homosexuality, he examines the way in which this sexual behavior was simultaneously condemned and idealized in medieval Japan. This book will appeal especially to those interested in the cultural history of Buddhism and in premodern Japanese culture. But the story of how one of the world's oldest religions has faced one of life's greatest problems makes fascinating reading for all.

Mindfulness Bliss and Beyond

Titre : Mindfulness Bliss and Beyond
Auteur : Brahm
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9780861719839
Libération : 2006-08-10

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Meditation: it's not just a way to relax, or to deal with life's problems. Done correctly, it can be a way to radically encounter bliss and to begin - and sustain - real transformation in ourselves. In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond, self-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas - a core part of the Buddha's original meditation teaching. Never before has this material been approached in such an empowering way, by a teacher of such authority and popularity. Full of surprises, delightfully goofy humor, and entertaining stories that inspire, instruct, and illuminate, Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond will encourage those new to meditation, and give a shot in the arm to more experienced practitioners as well.

Al Khwarizmi

Titre : Al Khwarizmi
Auteur : Corona Brezina
Éditeur : The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN-13 : 1404205136
Libération : 2006

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Describes the life and accomplishments of the Muslim mathematician and scholar who wrote "Al-Jabr wal-Muqabala" which laid the foundations for modern algebra.

Making Space

Titre : Making Space
Auteur : Thich Nhat Hanh
Éditeur : Parallax Press
ISBN-13 : 9781937006075
Libération : 2011-11-03

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Find peace and calm amid the busyness of your life with this new book by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Designed to be both inspiration and guidebook for those new to mindfulness practice, Making Space offers easy-to-follow instructions for setting up a breathing room, listening to a bell, sitting, breathing, and walking meditations, and cooking and eating a meal in mindfulness. Whether you live alone or with a family, this beautifully illustrated book can help you create a sense of retreat and sanctuary at home.

Encyclopedia of Hinduism Hi Ka

Titre : Encyclopedia of Hinduism Hi Ka
Auteur : India Heritage Research Foundation
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1608871754
Libération : 2013

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The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

Titre : The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
Auteur : Sogyal Rinpoche
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 9780061800344
Libération : 2009-10-13

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“A magnificent achievement. In its power to touch the heart, to awaken consciousness, [The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying] is an inestimable gift.” —San Francisco Chronicle A newly revised and updated edition of the internationally bestselling spiritual classic, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, written by Sogyal Rinpoche, is the ultimate introduction to Tibetan Buddhist wisdom. An enlightening, inspiring, and comforting manual for life and death that the New York Times calls, “The Tibetan equivalent of [Dante’s] The Divine Comedy,” this is the essential work that moved Huston Smith, author of The World’s Religions, to proclaim, “I have encountered no book on the interplay of life and death that is more comprehensive, practical, and wise.”