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Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN Audiobook

Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN

Author: Tara Brach Narrator: Tara Brach Release Date: January 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. 'A powerful book that will free you from shame, fear, and negative self-beliefs. You will feel wiser, happier, and kinder after reading it' Haemin Sunim World-renowned meditation teacher Tara Brach shares a simple four-step practice to awaken compassion and release the grip of painful emotions: Recognize Allow Investigate Nurture Heartfelt and deeply practical, Radical Compassion teaches us to find healing and freedom through the sources of love, courage and deep wisdom alive within us all. 'Radical Compassion lays out a path of straightforward, accessible practices grounded in both modern brain science and ancient wisdom ... a masterpiece' Rick Hanson 'This book is a treasure from one of the most spiritual teachers of our time' Kristin Neff © Tara Brach 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Simple Guides, Theravada Buddhism Audiobook

Simple Guides, Theravada Buddhism

Author: Diana St. Ruth Narrator: Steven Crossley Release Date: January 2020

This book will help you appreciate the timeless wisdom of the oldest form of Buddhism in existence, understand what it means to be a Buddhist, recognize the key practices and traditions of Theravada Buddhism, and avoid faux pas in conversation-both in traveling and personal relationships. Access the world's religions through this entry in this series of simple guides that provide concise, accessible introductions to the world's major religions. Written by experts in the field, these guides offer an engaging and sympathetic description of the key concepts, beliefs, and practices of different faiths. By offering essential insights into the core values, customs, and beliefs of different societies, they also enable visitors to be aware of the cultural sensibilities of their hosts and to behave in a way that fosters mutual respect and understanding. Ideal for spiritual seekers and travelers alike, these guides aim to open the doors of perception.

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The World Could Be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path Audiobook

The World Could Be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path

Author: Norman Fischer Narrator: Norman Fischer Release Date: December 2019

In frightening times, we wish the world could be otherwise. With a touch of imagination, it can be. Imagination helps us see what's hidden, and it shape-shifts reality's roiling twisting waves. In this inspiring reframe of a classic Buddhist teaching, Zen teacher Norman Fischer writes that the paramitas, or "six perfections"-generosity, ethical conduct, patience, joyful effort, meditation, and understanding-can help us reconfigure the world we live in. Ranging from our everyday concerns about relationships, ethics, and consumption to our artistic inspirations and broadest human yearnings, Fischer depicts imaginative spiritual practice as a necessary resource for our troubled times.

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Roar: Sulak Sivaraksa and the Path of Socially Engaged Buddhism Audiobook

Roar: Sulak Sivaraksa and the Path of Socially Engaged Buddhism

Author: Matteo Pistono Narrator: Matteo Pistono Release Date: November 2019

The captivating life story of renowned Buddhist activist Sulak Sivaraksa. His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama: "I believe [Sulak] and I share a conviction that if we are to solve human problems, economic and technological development must be accompanied by an inner spiritual growth. And if we succeed in fulfilling both these goals, we will surely create a happier and more peaceful world." Matteo Pistono's deft prose weaves together the story of Sulak Sivaraksa's years of social-justice work and his tireless campaigns to effect change. As a seminal figure in the world of socially engaged spirituality, Sulak has given us a blueprint for peaceful, nonviolent activism in the twenty-first century.

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The Path to Awakening: How Buddhism's Seven Points of Mind Training Can Lead You to a Life of Enligh Audiobook

The Path to Awakening: How Buddhism's Seven Points of Mind Training Can Lead You to a Life of Enligh

Author: Shamar Rinpoche Narrator: Leslie Howard Release Date: November 2019

Mind training is a comprehensive practice that is suitable for all types of students. It contains the entire path and does not depend on a person's background. Mind training nurses and cultivates the Buddha Nature-that pure seed of awakening that is at the very heart of every sentient being. It has the power to transform even egotistical self-clinging into self-lessness. Put into practice diligently, it is enough to lead you all the way to awakening. In The Path to Awakening, Shamar Rinpoche gives his own detailed commentary on Chekawa Yeshe Dorje's Seven Points of Mind Training, a text that has been used for transformative practice in Tibetan Buddhism for close to a thousand years. Clear, accessible, and yet profound, this book is filled with practical wisdom, philosophy, and meditation instructions.

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American JewBu: Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change Audiobook

American JewBu: Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change

Author: Emily Sigalow Narrator: Rebecca Gibel Release Date: November 2019

Today, many Jewish Americans are embracing a dual religious identity, practicing Buddhism while also staying connected to their Jewish roots. This book tells the story of Judaism's encounter with Buddhism in the United States, showing how it has given rise to new contemplative forms within American Judaism-and shaped the way Americans understand and practice Buddhism. Taking listeners from the nineteenth century to today, Emily Sigalow traces the history of these two traditions in America and explains how they came together. She argues that the distinctive social position of American Jews led them to their unique engagement with Buddhism, and describes how people incorporate aspects of both into their everyday lives. Drawing on a wealth of original in-depth interviews conducted across the nation, Sigalow explores how Jewish American Buddhists experience their dual religious identities. She reveals how Jewish Buddhists confound prevailing expectations of minority religions in America. Rather than simply adapting to the majority religion, Jews and Buddhists have borrowed and integrated elements from each other, and in doing so they have left an enduring mark on the American consciousness.

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The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva Audiobook

The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva

Author: Dilgo Khyentse Narrator: John Telfer Release Date: November 2019

What would be the practical implications of caring more about others than about yourself? This is the radical theme of this extraordinary set of instructions, a training manual composed in the fourteenth century by the Buddhist hermit Ngulchu Thogme, here explained in detail by one of the great Tibetan Buddhist masters of the twentieth century, Dilgo Khyentse. In the Mahayana tradition, those who have the courage to undertake the profound change of attitude required to develop true compassion are called bodhisattvas. Their great resolve-to consider others' needs as paramount, and thus to attain enlightenment for the sake of all living creatures-carries them beyond the limits imposed by the illusions of "I" and "mine," culminating in the direct realization of reality, transcending dualistic notions of self and other. This classic text presents ways that we can work with our own hearts and minds, starting wherever we find ourselves now, to unravel our small-minded preoccupations and discover our own potential for compassion, love, and wisdom. Many generations of Buddhist practitioners have been inspired by these teachings, and the great masters of all traditions have written numerous commentaries. Dilgo Khyentse's commentary is probably his most extensive recorded teaching on Mahayana practice.

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Conversations with Buddha: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts Audiobook

Conversations with Buddha: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts

Author: Joan Duncan Oliver Narrator: Manish Dongardive, Pamela Almand, Toni Frutin Release Date: November 2019

Imagined by one of the world's leading experts on Buddhism, this fictionalised conversation presents the essential biography of its famously wise founder.A relaxed chat with the Buddha tells us what he thought about impermanence, karma, mindfulness, compassion, love, and everything else that leads us toward a true understanding of ourselves and the cosmos.We know him as the Buddha, the 'Awakened One'. Born Siddhartha Gautama 2,500 years ago in northern India, he became one of the world's greatest spiritual leaders. He suffered as we do, then by his own efforts found the key to liberation from the bonds of desire, hatred and ignorance. As Westerners living in relative prosperity, we can identify with this man who had it all - love, success, money, talent, privilege - but set these things aside to search for something deeper and more enduring. This book presents an account of the Buddha's life followed by a series of plausible and illuminating but imagined conversations, which probe all aspects of his philosophy for living. The insights he conveys here offer us practical wisdom for a better life.

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El libro de la alegría: Alcanza la felicidad duradera en un mundo en cambio constante Audiobook

El libro de la alegría: Alcanza la felicidad duradera en un mundo en cambio constante

Un libro único en el que dos Premios Nobel de la Paz comparten sus pensamientos, creencias y espiritualidad. «La fuente última de la felicidad reside en nosotros.» Su santidad el Dalai Lama «Nuestra bondad crece cuando se la pone a prueba.» Arzobispo Desmond Tutu El laureado Premio Nobel de la Paz, Su Santidad el Dalai Lama, y el arzobispo Desmond Tutu han sobrevivido a más de cincuenta años de exilio, a varias persecuciones e incluso a situaciones de desgarradora violencia. A pesar de sus sufrimientos -o como ellos dirían, «gracias a ellos»- son dos de las personas más alegres del planeta. En abril del año 2015, el arzobispo Tutu viajó a casa del Dalai Lama en Dharamsala, India, para acompañarlo en la celebración de su ochenta aniversario. Aprovechando la ocasión se dispusieron a crear algo que, esperaban, se convirtiera en un regalo para otros. Mirando atrás en sus largas vidas se propusieron responder a una única y candente pregunta: ¿Cómo podemos encontrar la alegría mientras afrontamos el inevitable sufrimiento de la vida? En el transcurso de aquella semana, ambos intercambiaron historias, bromearon y compartieron sus prácticas espirituales. Tras esos días llenos de risas, y algunas lágrimas, estos dos héroes mundiales miraron en el abismo y la desesperación de nuestros tiempos y encontraron la manera de vivir una vida llena de alegría. Este libro nos ofrece la inusual oportunidad de compartir con estos dos grandes hombres la sorprendente y original semana que pasaron juntos, desde el primer abrazo hasta la despedida final. Los escucharemos mientras exploran la naturaleza de la verdadera alegría y se enfrentan a todas sus barreras -desde el miedo y el estrés y la rabia y el dolor hasta la enfermedad y la muerte - y aprenderemos de sus «Ocho pilares de la alegría», que nos proporcionan recursos para una felicidad duradera. El arzobispo nunca ha proclamado su santidad, y el Dalai Lama se considera a sí mismo un simple monje. En esta colaboración única, nos ofrecen las reflexiones de unas vidas llenas de dolor y desorden en medio de las cuales han sido capaces de descubrir un estado de paz, coraje y alegría que puede inspirarnos en nuestra propia vida. El libro de la alegría no es solo una muestra de la profunda sabiduría de estos dos grandes líderes sino también de su humanidad, humor y pasión por la vida y los seres humanos.

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Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World Audiobook

Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World

Author: Pema Chodron Narrator: Claire Foy Release Date: October 2019

From the bestselling author of When Things Fall Apart, an open-hearted call for human connection, compassion, and learning to love the world just as it is during these most challenging times. In her first new book of spiritual teachings in over seven years, Pema Chödrön offers a combination of wisdom, heartfelt reflections, and the signature mix of humor and insight that have made her a beloved figure to turn to during times of change. In an increasingly polarized world, Pema shows us how to strengthen our abilities to find common ground, even when we disagree, and influence our environment in positive ways. Sharing never-before told personal stories from her remarkable life, simple and powerful everyday practices, and directly relatable advice, Pema encourages us all to become triumphant bodhisattvas--compassionate beings--in times of hardship. Welcoming the Unwelcome includes teachings on the true meaning of karma, recognizing the basic goodness in ourselves and the people we share our lives with--even the most challenging ones, transforming adversity into opportunities for growth, and freeing ourselves from the empty and illusory labels that separate us. Pema also provides step-by-step guides to a basic sitting meditation and a compassion meditation that anyone can use to bring light to the darkness we face, wherever and whatever it may be.

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The Analects of English Audiobook

The Analects of English

Author: Confucius Narrator: Stefanie Sylvester Release Date: October 2019

The discourses and saying of confucius.

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El arte de la compasión Audiobook

El arte de la compasión

Author: The Dalai Lama Narrator: Josué Morales Release Date: September 2019

La práctica de la sabiduría en la vida cotidiana. Llamamos compasión a la capacidad de sentirnos próximos al dolor de los demás y la voluntad de aliviar sus penas. Su Santidad el Dalai Lama, buen conocedor de los dones pero también de las limitaciones del espíritu humano, nos propone un nuevo camino hacia el amor al prójimo a través del estudio de tres textos sagrados de la antigüedad, y nos enseña a templar nuestras emociones y sentimientos gracias a la meditación.

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