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Buddhism For Beginners Audiobook

Buddhism For Beginners

Author: Sandy Sason Narrator: Sandy Sason Release Date: November 2020

The Ultimate Guide on Buddhism: Learn About Meditation Practices, Mindfulness, and How to Improve your Life. Do you want to free yourself from stress and anxiety? Would you like to bring peace and joy in your life? This book explores the Buddhist ideas behind the mindfulness techniques that have seen such a groundswell of popularity. It covers meditation not just as a body of techniques for relaxation and stress relief to accessorize our busy modern lives, but as part of a radical system of self-transformation that offers the possibility of profound liberation. In this book, the Buddhist system and the ideas behind it are presented, not as a religion that's asking for your allegiance, but as a body of theory and practice geared towards fostering an inner revolution. If you want to learn how to apply the Buddhist philosophy in your everyday life, then this book is for you. SCROLL UP and BUY NOW!

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Chakras for Beginners Audiobook

Chakras for Beginners

Author: Yoshiro Mitsutoshi Narrator: Austin Stoler Release Date: November 2020

Do you want to heal yourself through meditation? If yes, then keep listening! A large part of humanity knows the importance of balancing the chakras to keep themselves healthy for long. The whole universe is composed of energy and human metabolism is no exception! Long before modern technology and science, ancient cultures already knew that all living beings had a life force rooted in them. It forms several centers of energy - called the chakras - that move inside us. These play an important role in the balance and health of our body. But then, what are the chakras referring to precisely? And in what way are they so precious? The 'chakra' is an old Sanskrit word that literally means 'wheel'. This is because our life force (prana) is spinning and circulating inside us. This rotating energy has seven centers in our body, starting from the base of the spine and going to the top of the head. They regulate all parts of the human body, thus influencing everything from the treatment of emotions to resistance to disease. As a general rule, chakra techniques are used to open them and keep them in alignment. If they are blocked or poorly synchronized, this can have a negative impact not only on physical health but also on psychological well-being. To better understand how they work, let's take the example of a machine. If the gears get stuck, if the pipes come loose, or if parts are missing, the machine cannot work properly. In addition, the initial problems inevitably lead to others that may be more serious. The device then deteriorates further before finally giving up the ghost. The chakra network works in a very similar way to that. Developing chakras are within everyone's reach. As a result, you can detect and resolve problems as they occur and before they have serious consequences. In addition, you can safely tackle your old injuries and do the work necessary to start over. In summary, a good knowledge of the chakras can undoubtedly lead to healing.

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Buddhism for Beginners: A Simple Guide to Understanding Buddhist Teachings and Practicing Zen Medita Audiobook

Buddhism for Beginners: A Simple Guide to Understanding Buddhist Teachings and Practicing Zen Medita

Author: Yoshiro Mitsutoshi Narrator: Zachary Peters Release Date: November 2020

Have you ever been curious about what actions you would take to better your life? Are there aspects of your life that you would like to improve and get an insight about? Then keep reading. In these modern times, we have a lot going on in our lives. Life gets busier and more stressful with time. Technology, economy, modernity, and many other aspects of these modern times affect us in many ways. We more often than not, try to find an escape route from all the stress built up from this hectic life. Many resorts to harmful means that act as pain and stress relievers from this mess that is the modern time. Known means include drug and alcohol abuse, sexual promiscuity, gambling, and many more. These, as you may have known by now, result in damaging effects that destroy people’s lives or even resort to death. However, there is still hope. There is still a perfect solution to this menace. Buddhism. This book provides you with a clear insight into the tradition of Buddhism that has been in existence for centuries. In it you shall: Get a very clear understanding of Buddhism Know its history and origin Find out and get insight on the many teachings, traditions, and practices observed by the Buddhists Best of all, you will get to find out exactly how you can adopt these Buddhist practices in your life and the benefits that you will reap from each of them. You could be asking yourself: Is this book really right for me? Can I really gain any benefit from listening to it? Does it have a solution to my life issues, to my addiction? Can anyone from any other religion listen to it? Is it easy to comprehend and follow? Are the practices given suitable for my extremely busy life? Well, not to worry. This book covers the needs of every individual listener. Even if you have different principles and practice a different religion, you can get lots of help from this book. If you are interested in finding out more, if you are curious, then buy this book today!

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Awakening the Luminous Mind: Tibetan Meditation for Inner Peace and Joy Audiobook

Awakening the Luminous Mind: Tibetan Meditation for Inner Peace and Joy

Author: Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche Narrator: Marcy Vaughn Release Date: November 2020

In  Awakening the Luminous Mind , meditation teacher Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche guides you to find refuge within instead of searching for support outside of yourself. Using the heart instructions of Dawa Gyaltsen, an 8th-century Tibetan meditation master, as a vehicle to guide contemplative practice, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche opens your eyes to the gifts hidden in your ordinary experiences. The meditations presented in the book and on the accompanying audio download provide a direct way to meet the challenges of life as we encounter them. Fully incorporating these practices into daily life will help you open and transform your perceived limitations into unlimited possibilities. They will help you dissolve self-doubt and self-judgment, and discover the wisdom and light inherent within you in every moment.Awakening the Luminous Mind completes a series of three books that present meditation instructions and practices to help readers discover the treasury of the natural mind. This audio product contains a PDF with supporting material, and the PDF is available to download.

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Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook

Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Damien Keown Narrator: James Anderson Foster Release Date: September 2020

With over 520 million followers, Buddhism is now the world's fourth largest religion. Over the last seventy years or so there has been a growing interest in Buddhism, and it continues to capture the imagination of many in the West, who see it as either an alternative or a supplement to their own religious beliefs. For complex cultural and historical reasons, ethics has not received as much attention in traditional Buddhist thought as it has in the West. In this Very Short Introduction, Damien Keown explores how Buddhism approaches a range of moral issues of our age, including our relationship with our environment, our treatment of animals, and our stance on abortion, on sexuality and gender, on violence and war. This new edition also includes a discussion of the ethical challenges posed by cutting-edge developments in science and biomedical technologies, including neuroscience, artificial intelligence, transhumanism, and gene editing.

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Think Like a Monk: The secret of how to harness the power of positivity and be happy now Audiobook

Think Like a Monk: The secret of how to harness the power of positivity and be happy now

Author: Jay Shetty Narrator: Jay Shetty Release Date: September 2020

Jay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast ‘On Purpose’, distils the timeless wisdom he learned as a practising monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life. Over the past three years, Jay Shetty has become a favourite in the hearts and minds of millions of people worldwide. One of his clips was the most watched video on Facebook last year, with over 360 million views. His social media following totals over 32 million, he has produced over 400 viral videos, which have amassed more than 5 billion views, and his podcast, ‘On Purpose’, is consistently ranked the world’s #1 health-related podcast. In this inspiring, empowering book, Shetty draws on his time as a monk in the Vedic tradition to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Drawing on ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram, Think Like a Monk reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us. The lessons monks learn are profound but often abstract. Shetty transforms them into advice and exercises we can all apply to reduce stress, improve focus, improve relationships, identify our hidden abilities, increase self-discipline and give the gifts we find in ourselves to the world. Shetty proves that everyone can – and should – think like a monk.

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The Buddhist on Death Row Audiobook

The Buddhist on Death Row

Author: David Sheff Narrator: Michael Boatman Release Date: August 2020

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, an extraordinary story of redemption in the darkest of places. Jarvis Jay Masters’s early life was a horror story whose outline we know too well. Born in Long Beach, California, his house was filled with crack, alcohol, physical abuse, and men who paid his mother for sex. He and his siblings were split up and sent to foster care when he was five, and he progressed quickly to juvenile detention, car theft, armed robbery, and ultimately San Quentin. While in prison, he was set up for the murder of a guard – a conviction which landed him on death row, where he’s been since 1990. At the time of his murder trial, he was held in solitary confinement, torn by rage and anxiety, felled by headaches, seizures, and panic attacks. A criminal investigator repeatedly offered to teach him breathing exercises which he repeatedly refused, until desperation moved him. With uncanny clarity, David Sheff describes Masters’s gradual but profound transformation from a man dedicated to hurting others to one who has prevented violence on the prison yard, counselled high school kids by mail, and helped prisoners -and even guards – find meaning in their lives. Along the way, Masters becomes drawn to the Buddhist principles – compassion, sacrifice, and living in the moment -and gains the admiration of Buddhists worldwide. And while he is still in San Quentin and still on death row, he shows us all how to ease our everyday suffering, relish the light that surrounds us, and endure the tragedies that befall us all.

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From a Mountain In Tibet: A Monk’s Journey Audiobook

From a Mountain In Tibet: A Monk’s Journey

Author: Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche Narrator: John Sackville Release Date: August 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. Lama Yeshe didn't see a car until he was 15-years-old. In his quiet village, he and other children ran in fields with yaks and mastiffs. The rhythm of life was anchored by the pastoral cycles. Food was carefully apportioned and eaten together, everyone was family. The arrival of Chinese army cars one day in 1959 changed everything. In the wake of the deadly Tibetan Uprising, he escaped to India through the Himalayas to start over as a refugee. One of only 13 survivors out of 300 travellers, he spent the next few years in America, experiencing the excesses of the Woodstock generation before reforming in Europe. Now in his seventies and a leading monk at the Samye Ling monastery in Scotland - the first Buddhist centre in the West - Lama Yeshe casts a hopeful look back at his momentous life. From his learnings on self-compassion and discipline to his trials and tribulations with loss and failure, his poignant story mirrors our own struggles. Written with erudition and humour, From a Mountain in Tibet shines a light on how the most desperate of situations can help us to uncover vital life lessons and attain lasting peace and contentment. © Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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A Bigger Sky: Awakening a Fierce Feminine Buddhism Audiobook

A Bigger Sky: Awakening a Fierce Feminine Buddhism

Author: Pamela Weiss Narrator: Diana Gardiner Release Date: July 2020

Reimagining Buddhism through a feminine lens: A powerful memoir of healing, strength, and spiritual awakening. Like all true spiritual teachings, Buddhism offers a radical shift: from me to we, fracture to unity, and fear to love. But like most institutionalized religions, Buddhism developed under systems of hierarchy, patriarchy, and power that have become interwoven into its structure. Written by the first layperson to receive full Dharma Transmission in the Suzuki Roshi Soto Zen lineage, A Bigger Sky explores what it means to fill the gaps of a Buddhism created by and for men, to navigate the seemingly contradictory domains of secular and spiritual life, and to walk a path through the heart of the world. Reorienting Buddhist practice through a wider, more inclusive feminine lens, Pamela Weiss's personal and spiritual journey speaks to the bits of brokenness in us all, shining a light on the different pathways we can walk to become whole.      Blending memoir, Buddhist practice, and cultural observation, Weiss explores the illness that led her to seek healing and brought her to Buddhism; life at Tassajara Zen Mountain monastery; feelings of helplessness amidst the legacy of intergenerational trauma; her husband's near-fatal accident; her work translating mindfulness and Buddhist principles to a broad lay audience; and stories of Buddhist women, past and present.      Through beautifully crafted prose, Weiss shares what it means to be an ordinary Bodhisattva--describing how the Buddha's profound vision of freedom can be lived outside of institutions and rule-bound practice, and supporting us in deepening our connection--with ourselves, each other and the planet. A Bigger Sky illuminates how integrating a more feminine approach to Buddhist teachings can be applied in spiritual practice, in community, in relationships, and in day-to-day life.

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Time to Stand Up: An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for Our Earth -- The Buddha's Life and Message throu Audiobook

Time to Stand Up: An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for Our Earth -- The Buddha's Life and Message throu

Author: Thanissara Narrator: Essie Bartosik Release Date: July 2020

Time to Stand Up retells the story of the historical Buddha, one of the greatest sacred activists of all time, as a practical human being whose teachings of freedom from suffering are more relevant than ever in this time of global peril. Evolving onward from the patriarchal template of spiritual warriors and their quests, former nun Thanissara explores awakening from within a feminine view where the archetypes of lover and nurturer are placed as central and essential for a sustainable world. Vital is an investigation into the pinnacle of Buddhist practice, the realization of the 'liberated heart.' Thanissara questions the narrative of 'transcendence' and invites us into the lived reality of our deepest heart as it guides our journey of healing, reclamation, and redemption. As the book unfolds, the author examines traditional Buddhism--often fraught with gender discrimination--and asks the important question, 'Can Buddhist schools, overly attached to hierarchal power structures, and often divorced from the radical and free inquiry exemplified by the Buddha, truly offer the ground for maturing awakening without undertaking a fundamental review of their own shadows?' Chapter by chapter, the book relates Siddhartha Gautama's awakening to the sea-change occurring on Earth in present time as we as a civilization become aware of the ethical bankruptcy of the nuclear and fossil fuel industry and the psychopathic corporate and military abuse of power currently terrorizing our planet. Thanissara relates the Buddha's story to real-life individuals who are living through these transitional times, such as Iraq war veterans, First Nation People, and the Dalai Lama. Time to Stand Up gives examples of the Buddha's activism, such as challenging a racist caste system and violence against animals, stopping war, transforming a serial killer, and laying down a nonhierarchical structure of community governance, actions that would seem radical even today. Thanissara explores ways forward, deepening our understanding of meditation and mindfulness, probing its use to pacify ourselves as the cogs in the corporate world by helping people be more functional in a dysfunctional systems--and shows how these core Buddhist practices can inspire a wake-up call for action for our sick and suffering planet Earth. About the Sacred Activism series When the joy of compassionate service is combined with the pragmatic drive to transform all existing economic, social, and political institutions, a radical divine force is born: Sacred Activism. The Sacred Activism Series, published by North Atlantic Books, presents leading voices that embody the tenets of Sacred Activism--compassion, service, and sacred consciousness--while addressing the crucial issues of our time and inspiring radical action.

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Genuine Happiness: Meditation as the Path to Fulfillment Audiobook

Genuine Happiness: Meditation as the Path to Fulfillment

Author: B. Alan Wallace, The Dalai Lama Narrator: Basil Sands Release Date: July 2020

In today's overstimulated world, many are realizing that happiness gained through material wealth and frivolous conquests is short-lived. To achieve long-term happiness, you must access your own bountiful resources-housed in your heart and mind. In Genuine Happiness, longtime Buddhist practitioner Alan Wallace shows you the path to bliss.Drawing on more than three decades of study under His Holiness the Dalai Lama and sixty other teachers, as well as 2,500 years of Buddhist tradition, Alan Wallace guides you step by step through five simple yet powerful meditations to help you focus your mind and open your heart to true happiness. Featuring a foreword by the Dalai Lama, this book will help you discover that it is possible to experience genuine happiness every day.As you incorporate the meditations from Genuine Happiness into your life, you will discover that the joy you've sought has always been only a few meditative minutes away.

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Buddhism for Beginners: A Complete Guide to Gaining Basic Knowledge about Buddhism and Mindfulness M Audiobook

Buddhism for Beginners: A Complete Guide to Gaining Basic Knowledge about Buddhism and Mindfulness M

Author: Madison Ping Narrator: Kenzy S. Taha Release Date: July 2020

Does Buddhism fascinate you? Or does the thought of it stir questions that often go unanswered? Have you been developing an interest in understanding the practices, structure or history of Buddhism? If you’ve answered YES, keep reading… You Are About To Develop An Insider Understanding Of Buddhism So You Know How It Can Help Transform Your Life, For Good!Buddhism is not only one of the biggest religions and influencers of countless aspects of the pop culture like relaxation, natural therapy, visualization and understanding of the universe and nature, but an institution that serves as one of the most important sources of world civilization. It is said that even the Christian faith in its earlier days was largely influenced by basic Buddhism teachings. Given its rich and diverse knowledge bedrock, it’s no doubt that most of us have been dreaming to explore the world of Buddhism to understand its doctrines, bust some myths and gain a holistic understanding of its intellectual and spiritual side of this 2,500-year-old practice- if at all to make out why it’s so influential in nearly all aspects of life.  Here’s a tiny bit of what you’ll learn: - What Buddhism is, its history, foundation and basic tenets - Who the founders and leaders of Buddhism are, and the religion’s exemplars or ideals - The teachings and principles of Buddhism - How the Buddhist way of life is or looks like - How worship is done in Buddhism - The holy days and celebrations in Buddhism - What the Secular Dharma is, its foundation, importance and ethics …And much more!

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