Buddhism

Buddhism in India[Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Nov. 16, 2016
Buddhism in India[Repost]

Buddhism in India: Challenging Brahmanism and Caste by Gail Omvedt
English | 5 Aug. 2003 | ISBN: 0761996648, 0761996656 | 330 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This book is an historical survey of Buddhism in India and shows how over a period of 2500 years, Buddhism has been engaged in a struggle against caste-hierarchy. It has challenged Brahmanism, the main exploitative system of traditional Indian society, and instead endeavoured to build religious egalitarianism.

The British Discovery of Buddhism (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Nov. 2, 2016
The British Discovery of Buddhism (repost)

The British Discovery of Buddhism by Philip C. Almond
English | 12 Jan. 2008 | ISBN: 0521033853 | 200 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

This book examines the British discovery of Buddhism during the Victorian period. It was only during the nineteenth century that Buddhism became, in the western mind, a religious tradition separate from Hinduism. As a result, Buddha emerged from a realm of myth and was addressed as a historical figure.
Going On Being: Buddhism and the Way of Change--A Positive Psychology for the West

Going On Being: Buddhism and the Way of Change–A Positive Psychology for the West
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 03:26:52 | 2001 | ISBN-10: 1559276533
Size: 94 MB | Genre: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

Before Mark Epstein became a medical student at Harvard and began training as a psychiatrist, he immersed himself in Buddhism through experiences with such influential Buddhist teachers as Ram Dass, Joseph Goldstein, and Jack Kornfield. The positive outlook of Buddhism and the meditative principle of living in the moment came to influence his study and practice of psychotherapy profoundly. Going on Being is Epstein’s memoir of his early years as a student of Buddhism and of how Buddhism shaped his approach to therapy, as well as a practical guide to how a Buddhist understanding of psychological problems makes change for the better possible.

The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Oct. 14, 2016
The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism [repost]

The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 01:13:13 | 2002 | ISBN-10: 156455886X | 33 MB
Genre: Religion

For over 2,500 years, Buddhism has offered an unfailing path to the world's people, including Americans in ever-increasing numbers. Now bestselling author Jack Kornfield illuminates Buddhism's core teachings with this clear and compact audio guide. From the "lion's roar" of the Four Noble Truths, to the story of how Siddhartha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree, to the real treasure of the Eightfold Path, here are the essentials of Buddhism's history, traditions, and daily practices. Includes a classic meditation with commentary.

Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by free4magazines at Aug. 25, 2016
Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places

Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places
Language: English | EPUB | ISBN-10: 1595342516 | 2014 | 280 pages | 0.4 MB

In this thoughtful, affectionate collection of interviews and letters spanning three decades, beloved poet Gary Snyder talks with South African writer and scholar Julia Martin. Over this period many things changed decisively—globally, locally, and in their personal lives—and these changing conditions provide the back story for a long conversation. It begins in the early 1980s as an intellectual exchange between an earnest graduate student and a generous distinguished writer, and becomes a long-distance friendship and an exploration of spiritual practice.

A History of Indian Buddhism: From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by alt_f4 at July 2, 2016
A History of Indian Buddhism: From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana

A History of Indian Buddhism: From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana (Asian Studies at Hawaii) by Hirakawa Akira
English | Oct. 1990 | ISBN: 0824812034 | 395 Pages | PDF | 19 MB

This comprehensive and detailed survey of the first six centuries of Indian Buddhism sums up the results of a lifetime of research and reflection by one of Japan's most renowned scholars of Buddhism.

Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections on Shin Buddhism and Inner Togetherness (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at April 17, 2016
Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections on Shin Buddhism and Inner Togetherness (repost)

Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections on Shin Buddhism and Inner Togetherness by Jeff Wilson
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0861715837 | 259 pages | PDF | 0,7 MB

Great World Religions: Buddhism [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at April 15, 2016
Great World Religions: Buddhism [repost]

Great World Religions: Buddhism
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 56 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 12:31:24 | 2003 | ISBN-10: 1565857836 | 301 MB
Genre: Religion

Discover why Buddhism is such an astonishingly lively and adaptable religion with this series. In just 12 accessible lectures, you'll learn how Buddhism transformed the civilizations of India and much of Asia, and has now become a vital part of Western culture.

Rebuilding Buddhism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by alt_f4 at March 27, 2016
Rebuilding Buddhism

Rebuilding Buddhism: The Theravada Movement in Twentieth-Century Nepal by Sarah LeVine
English | Sep. 30, 2007 | ISBN: 0674025547,0674019083 | 361 Pages | PDF | 11 MB

Rebuilding Buddhism describes in evocative detail the experiences and achievements of Nepalis who have adopted Theravada Buddhism. This form of Buddhism was introduced into Nepal from Burma and Sri Lanka in the 1930s, and its adherents have struggled for recognition and acceptance ever since.

Buddhism and Science: A Guide for the Perplexed (Repost)  

Posted by leonardo78 at Jan. 22, 2016
Buddhism and Science: A Guide for the Perplexed (Repost)

Buddhism and Science: A Guide for the Perplexed by Donald S. Lopez Jr.
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press | 2008 | ISBN: 0226493121 | 278 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Beginning in the nineteenth century and continuing to the present day, both Buddhists and admirers of Buddhism have proclaimed the compatibility of Buddhism and science. Their assertions have ranged from modest claims about the efficacy of meditation for mental health to grander declarations that the Buddha himself anticipated the theories of relativity, quantum physics and the big bang more than two millennia ago.