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Finding The Breath

More Meditation Scripts Finding The Breath Finding the Breath is a breath-centered meditation, this very simple guided meditation script offers a brief introduction into mindful breathing.

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The Hush at the End of the World

Join these 3 senior Buddhist monks from the Thai forest tradition of Ajahn Chah as they embark on a pilgrimage in search for hush at the end of the world. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Without and Within

Ajahn Jayasaro wrote this book Without and Within to introduce the practice of Buddhism and to elaborate on various topics to people about Buddhism. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Who Is Pulling The Strings?

Read "Who Is Pulling The Strings?" as it elaborates the fourth of the Brahma-vihāras - upekkhā or equanimity to explain why things happen as they do. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Just One More

"Just One More" explores the third Brahma-vihāra - muditā which helps you awaken your joy at the good fortune of others and avoid being self-centered. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Dhammapada Reflections Volume 3

This third volume of the Dhammapada Reflections brings you new pearls of wisdom by the Buddha that you can learn, to take you through your daily life. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Dhammapada Reflections Volume 1

Read the 1st volume of the Dhammapada Reflections, which contains 52 verses of the Buddha's wisdom, complemented by comments for a better understanding. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Ajahn Sumedho Volume 2 – Seeds of Understanding

Learn from this 2nd volume of Ajahn Sumedho's anthology, "Seeds of Understanding", which introduces the technique of mindfulness of breathing. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Ajahn Sumedho Volume 5 – The Wheel of Truth

This is a collection of Ajahn Sumedho's Dhamma talks which revolves around the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path of practice. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance

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Ajahn Sumedho Volume 4 – The Sound of Silence

Learn from "The Sound of Silence" as it explores in detail the topic of silence itself along with intuitive awareness ever-present inside all of us. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Ajahn Sumedho Volume 3 – Direct Realization

The subject of the 3rd volume of Ajahn Sumedho's anthology, "Direct Realization" is the dependent origination as shown through the Dhamma. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Ajahn Sumedho Volume 1 – Peace is a Simple Step

"Peace is a Simple Step" is the first book of Ven. Ajahn Sumedho's series of written teachings focused on the approach to Buddhist practice. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Dalai Lama’s Top 10 Rules

He’s a monk of the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso. The 14th

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Dalai Lama: “Why Meditate?”

The Dalai Lama talks about the importance of meditation for day to day well-being. Meditating helps turn a moment of irritation and stress into calmness. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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The Mindful Art of Thich Nhat Hanh

september 5, 2013, new york, NY – abc home, in partnership with blue cliff monastery, hosts Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh for the US premiere exhibition of Calligraphic Meditation: The Mindful

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Concept Of Enlightenment

Eckhart Tolle shares his concept of enlightenment and how transformative it can be in your life once you open yourself up to it. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance

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Venerable Ajahn Chah: Still Flowing Water

Here Is Your Free Ebook: A Gift of Dhamma A public talk given on October 10, 1977, addressed to the parents of a monk who had come from France to visit their son. SO NOW… There’s been not enough

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Ajahn Chah: It’s Like This

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Introduction A Dhamma talk given at Abhayagiri Monastery in September of 2012 by Pasanno Bhikkhu Tomorrow I am invited to teach a day-long retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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Rain on the Nile

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   The Source of Creation From a talk given during the Easter Retreat, Amaravati, 1991 As monastics, we are often asked where creativity fits into our way of life. The tone

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Parami

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Crossing the Floods A way of talking about transcendence, liberation or however you conceive of a spiritual path, is to use the metaphor of ‘crossing the floods.’ Interest

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Teachings On Nature

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Ajahn Chah’s Teachings on Nature A Dhamma talk given at Abhayagiri Monastery in September of 2012 by Pasanno Bhikkhu Tomorrow I am invited to teach a day-long retreat

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Small Boat, Great Mountain

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Ultimate and Conventional Reality The meeting of spiritual traditions, including that of Theravaμda wisdom teachings and Dzogchen, two great expressions of the Buddha-Dharma,

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Intuitive Awareness

Intuitive Awareness is an essential aspect of the spiritual path. Meditation techniques for beginners can increase one's ability to feel and respond.Here Is Your Free Ebook: Intuitive AwarenessTWENTY YEARS

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Don’t Hold Back

Here Is Your Free Ebook: The Way of the Noble Ones Sometimes we separate out our aspiration for freedom or liberation from what is practical. We can idealize it to such a degree that it seems distant

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Supports for Practice

Supports for Practice, by James Baraz

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The Way to the End of the World [Audio]

The Way to the End of the World, by Howard Cohn  

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Waking Up in Every World [Audio]

Waking Up in Every World, by Anushka Fernandopulle  

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Rude Awakenings

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Pilgrim’s Way “Chomp, chomp, chomp! Slurp!” Something devilish about that sound, a deliberately provocative prod to assail my meditation. When the eyes are closed and the

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Great Patient One

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Home Again It was night-time in Gaya, but things were still bustling. In the lighted shop fronts, father, mother, and a kid or two were still steadily at work— yet with bright

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Guided Meditation with Lama Surya Das [Video]

Uploaded on Nov 21, 2011 A wonderful meditation with Lama Surya Das on the Great Luminous Perfection teachings of Dzogchen. Meditation is always ideal; there is no need to correct anything.Since

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Guided Instructions on The Four Elements [Audio]

Guided Instructions on The Four Elements by Nikki Mirghafori: (long pause) As we arrive this morning to sit, invite yourself to settle into this body. Having a posture that is stable and dignified. Perhaps,

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Meditation: A Way of Awakening

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Tuning In to Peace Meditation can be a very deep enquiry into the mind. It can be undertaken in intensive retreats, wherein subtle features of the way the mind works,

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Direct Realization

Volume 3 Direct Realization. This volume contains material gathered from talks given by Ajahn Sumedho in the late 1980s and 1990s.Here Is Your Free Ebook: Direct RealizationWe have been meditating, watching

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Meditations 5

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Wisdom for Dummies If you read a lot of books about the Dhamma, it can get pretty confusing after a while, for there are so many different takes on exactly what the Dhamma

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Refuge: An Introduction to the Buddha, Dhamma, & Sangha

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   The act of going for refuge marks the point where one commits oneself to taking the Dhamma, or the Buddha’s teaching, as the primary guide to one’s life. To understand

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Skill in Questions: How the Buddha Taught

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   When we read the account of the Buddha’s last night, it’s easy to sense the importance of his final teaching before entering total nibbāna: “Now, then, monks, I

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The Mind Like Fire Unbound (ebook)

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   ACCORDING TO THE PALI CANON: The earliest extant record of the Buddha’s teachings—the fabrications of language cannot properly be used to describe anything outside

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The Wings to Awakening

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Many anthologies of the Buddha’s teachings have appeared in English, but this is the first to be organized around the set of teachings that the Buddha himself said formed

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The Paradox of Becoming

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   We live in the same world, but in different worlds. The differences come partly from our living in different places. If you live to the east of a mountain and I to the

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The Shape of Suffering: A Study of Dependent Co-arising

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   This book started as a handful of readings from the Pali Canon that I have used to teach dependent co-arising at various centers in the United States. I planned to turn

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Self & Not-Self: The Buddhist Teaching on YOU

Here Is Your Free Ebook: The Buddha’s teaching on anatt›, or not-self, is often mystifying to many Westerners. When we hear the term “not-self” we think that the Buddha was answering a question

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The Truth of Rebirth: And Why It Matters for Buddhist Practice

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Each time you choose one course of action over another, you’re making a wager as to the consequences of your choice. This is especially true if the choice is between

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Right Mindfulness: Memory & Ardency on the Buddhist Path

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   For the past several decades, a growing flood of books, articles, and teachings has advanced two theories about the practice of mindfulness (sati). The first is that the

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A Burden Off the Mind: A Study Guide on the Five Aggregates

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   THE BUDDHA’S AWAKENING gave him, among other things, a new perspective on the uses and limitations of words. He had discovered a reality— the Deathless—that no words

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A Meditator’s Tools: A Guide on the 10 Recollections

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Meditation is not simply a matter of bare attention. It is more a matter of appropriate attention, seeing experience in terms of the four noble truths and responding in

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Recognizing the Dhamma: A Guide

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Shortly after her ordination, the Buddha’s step-mother, Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī, asked him for a short Dhamma-instruction that would guide her in her solitary practice.

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The Buddha’s Strategies for Happiness

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   This book is an introduction to the Buddha’s teachings on how to use discernment to find an unending happiness. The main body of the book consists of passages selected

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Ten Perfections: A Study Guide

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   1. Three types of discernment: discernment that comes from listening (sutamaya-paññā) discernment that comes from thinking (cintāmaya-paññā) discernment that

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Noble Strategy

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Affirming the Truths of the Heart A life-affirming Buddhism that teaches us to find happiness by opening to the richness of our everyday lives. That’s what we want —

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The Karma of Questions

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Life Isn’t Just Suffering “He showed me the brightness of the world.” That’s how my teacher, Ajaan Fuang, once characterized his debt to his teacher, Ajaan Lee.

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Head & Heart Together

Here Is Your Free Ebook: No Strings Attached “How can I ever repay you for your teaching?” Good meditation teachers often hear this question from their students, and the best answer I know for it

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Beyond All Directions

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   BEYOND ALL DIRECTIONS If you’d had the opportunity to approach the Buddha and ask to be his student, he would have expected a few things of you: to be honest and observant,

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Dhamma Talks, vol. I

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   November 23, 1995 Coming out to a place like this is very important for the mind, because the mind needs time to get away from its day-to-day issues. The affairs of daily

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Dhamma Talks, vol. II

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Beginner’s Mind November, 2002 Try to bring a fresh mind to the breath each time you meditate. Imagine that you’re someone who hasn’t been living in a body for a

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Dhamma Talks, vol. III

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Anchored by Skillful Roots March, 2003 From all accounts, the world is going to go through a bad period: war, economic problems, insecurity of all kinds. Of course we’ve

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Meditations 1

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Generosity First March, 2003 Several years ago, when Ajaan Suwat was teaching a retreat at IMS, I was his interpreter. After the second or third day of the retreat he

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Meditations 2

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Close to the Heart December 1, 2003 Okay, time to practice. There are times when talk about practice is helpful and times when it gets in the way. The best way to solve that

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Meditations 3

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   A Decent Education May 18, 2005 If our education system were really designed for people, the core curriculum would teach how to live, how to die—how to deal with the

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Meditations 4

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   The Buddha’s Shoulds Right concentration forms the heart of the path. The other factors of the path serve two functions. One is to get you into concentration; the other

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Meditations 6

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   A Connoisseur of Happiness A couple of years back, I got a phone call from a friend who had attended a Dhamma talk where the teacher had said that “life is suffering

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A Tree in a Forest

This free ebook A Tree in a Forest is a collection of Ajahn Chah's similes. Talking about Dhamma via similes is a creative way to understand the teachings.Here Is Your Free Ebook: A Tree in a Forest

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The Wings to Awakening

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   The Buddha’s Awakening When discussing the Buddha’s teachings, the best place to start is with his Awakening. That way, one will know where the teachings are

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Kamma and the End of Kamma

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way An Overview of the Buddha’s Teachings on Kamma What is ‘kamma,’ and what does it have to do with Awakening? Well, as a word,

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Now is the Knowing

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   BUDDHA DHAMMA SANGHA When people ask, ‘What do you have to do to become a Buddhist?’, we say that we take refuge in Buddha Dhamma Sangha. And to take refuge

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In Simple Terms

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Your Real Home Your external home isn’t your real home. It’s your supposed home, your home in the world. As for your real home, that’s peace. The Buddha has us build

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Purity of Heart

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Purity of Heart During my first weeks with my teacher, Ajaan Fuang, I began to realize that he had psychic powers. He never made a show of them, but I gradually sensed that he

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