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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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Meditation – An Outline

Read this free meditation ebook by Ajahn Sucitto. "Meditation - An Outline" follows the tradition of Theravada Buddhism to get you started with the practice of meditation. What You'll Learn on this Free

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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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I’m Right, You’re Wrong!

Learn loving-kindness, benevolence, radical acceptance and non-aversion in the core of the first brahma-vihāra - mettā, presented in this book. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Don’t Push

Read about the Buddha's teaching on caring in action as explained by this book by Ajahn Amaro.that investigates the second of the brahma-vihāras - karuṇā. 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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How To Mend Strained Relationships During The Holidays

Image by Pixabay The holidays are a bittersweet time for many. All too often, joyous images of togetherness fail to match the messy reality of family relationships. If you’re estranged from your

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Finding Me (A Journey To Get To Know Yourself & Where You Want To Be)

Get to know yourself through guided meditations and reflections to yourself. Find your way to yourself with this mindfulness exercise.To download this free ebook, click on the top right corner and click

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The Mindful Leader

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   The Mindful Leader: Developing the capacity for resilience and collaboration in complex times through mindfulness practice   Many advocates of mindfulness training

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Trump And A Post-Truth World

IntegralLife.com KenWilber.com Here Is Your Free Ebook: Ken Wilber is an American writer who focuses on transpersonal psychology and integral theory. Transpersonal psychology is a particular school

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Beginning Our Day, Volume 1

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Preface “Beginning our day . . .” These quintessential words are spoken by Luang Parenting order Pasanno before he begins each of his morning reflections. Five days a week,

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Adyashanti: The Way of Liberation

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Introduction The Way of Liberation is a stripped-down, practical guide to spiritual liberation, sometimes called awak­ening, enlightenment, self-realization, or simply seeing

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On Meditation

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Meditation Sitting meditation and making the mind peaceful, you don’t have to think about too much. Right now, just focus on the mind, and nothing else. Don’t let

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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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Re-Awaken The Giant Within

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Dreams of Destiny: A Special Message From Anthony Robbins  We all have dreams…We all want to believe deep down in our souls that we have a special gift, that we

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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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Peace is a Simple Step (Ajahn Sumedho)

Vol 1 of Ajahn Sumedho's Peace Is A Simple Step focuses on achieving peace & serenity through visual imagery that will help improve one's meditation.Here Is Your Free Ebook: Peace is a Simple Step

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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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On Love

Here Is Your Free Ebook: On Love by Ajahn Jayasaro I’ve always liked stories, and particularly stories that require the reader to suffer a little bit and shed a few tears on the way before being resolved

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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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Mindfulness Meditation Guide and Journal

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on this Meditation Guide & Journal, please bring kind awareness to– why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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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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A Collection of Mindfulness Quotes

All You Need Is Kindfulness: A Collection of Mindfulness Quotes by Ajahn Brahm Sīla Sīla is the Pali term for virtue. It is the cultivation of harmlessness, kindness, generosity and care by body,

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Integral Life Practice

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Based on the most comprehensive map of human development known, this simplified approach to more growth and greater wholeness can transform all areas of your life. World-famous

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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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Integral Life Practice Version 1.0

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Integral Life Practice is a new approach to well-being, awareness, and transformation. Rather than focus on merely one aspect of the self, ILP brings a whole and balanced approach

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Beginning Our Day, Volume 2

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Avoiding the Second Arrow Luang Por Pasanno • November 2013 The obvious thing for me right now is carrying this cold around:a thick head and not much energy. It’s helpful

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Mindfulness Meditation Guide and Journal

This ebook is designed with the beginner in mind. It can be difficult starting out on a new journey, and trying to incorporate a new practice into our lives. Oftentimes, we’re unsure of how to proceed.

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Simple Kindness

Here Is Your Free Ebook: The Four Noble Truths There’s a story with which many of you are probably familiar, that begins with the Buddha walking in the woods with some of his disciples. At one point

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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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Clarity and Calm – For Busy People

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Relax the muscles … widen the attention … float the question ’What’s happening for me now?’ Acknowledge that. For a moment you’re watching or listening to

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Food for the Heart

Here Is Your Free Ebook: j Detachment Within Activity Given at Wat Pah Pong during the rains retreat, 1977. Take a look at the example of the Buddha. Both in his own practice and in his methods for teaching

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Finding the Missing Peace

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Posture and Focus The themes for the first lesson are posture and focus, the foundation for a beneficial meditation practice. These elements are the main starting point

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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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With Each & Every Breath: A Guide to Meditation

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   MEDITATION: WHAT & WHY Meditation is training for the mind, to help it develop the strengths and skills it needs to solve its problems. Just as there are many different

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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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Study Guide on the First Stage of Awakening

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   Excerpt: PART ONE The Way to Stream Entry The Pali Canon recognizes four levels of Awakening, the first of which is called stream entry. This gains its name from the fact

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Beyond Coping: A Guide on Aging, Illness, Death & Separation

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Introduction An anthropologist once questioned a native Alaskan shaman about his tribe’s belief system. After putting up with the anthropologist’s questions for a while,

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Mindful of the Body: A Guide

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   “Monks, I lived in refinement, utmost refinement, total refinement. My father even had lotus ponds made in our palace: one where red-lotuses bloomed, one where white

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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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The Sublime Attitudes: A Study on Love

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   The sublime attitudes (brahmavihāras) are the Buddha’s primary heart teachings—the ones that connect most directly with our desire for true happiness. They’re the

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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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Mindfulness: The Path to the Deathless

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   WHAT IS MEDITATION? The word meditation is a much used word these days, covering a wide range of practices. In Buddhism it designates two kinds of meditation — one is

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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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Merit: The Buddha’s Strategies for Happiness

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   OF ALL THE CONCEPTS central to Buddhism, merit (puñña) is one of the least known and least appreciated in the West. This is perhaps because the pursuit of merit seems

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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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