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Buddhism Is Not What You Think: Finding Freedom Beyond Beliefs

by Steve Hagen

Accomplished Zen teacher explores some of the religions most essential questions. Draws on life experience and stories of various Buddhist teachers in order to dispel misconceptions and educate on topics such as wisdom, compassion, awareness, and what it means to be awake. Written in prose, The author's words are meant to appeal to newcomers and those who are already familiar with the faith. Hagen explains that Buddhism is based on life experience and not just thoughts about experience. The book aims to guide the reader towards a path to joy and freedom.

The Buddhism of Tibet

by Dalai Lama Jeffrey Hopkins

Unlike most books by the Dalai Lama, this book consists of two texts that he himself wrote and two that he chose--all aimed at helping Western readers become better grounded in Buddhism.

Buddhism Plain and Simple

by Steven Hagen

Buddhism Plain and Simple offers a clear, straightforward treatise on Buddhism in general and on awareness in particular. Steve Hagan presents the Buddha's uncluttered, original teachings in everyday, accessible language unencumbered by religious ritual. This book is about awareness.For people investigating Buddhism for the first time, Buddhism Plain and Simple offers a clear, straightforward look at the wisdom and guidance of an enlightened teacher who lived some 2500 years ago-yet whose teachings remain as vital and penetrating today as ever. For every person with a desire to see deeply into the nature of existence, it is a call to awakening.

Buddhism: The Religion of No-Religion

by Alan Watts

In this dynamic series of lectures, Alan Watts takes us on an exploration of Buddhism, from its roots in India to the explosion of interest in Zen and the Tibetan tradition in the West. Watts traces the Indian beginnings of Buddhism, delineates differences between Buddhism and other religions, looks at the radical methods of the Mahayan Buddhist, and reviews the Four Noble Truths and The Eightfold Path.

Buddhism: A Short History

by Edward Conze

In this authoritative guide, one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Buddhism provides a compact summary of the tradition's development, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama. Covering all the Buddhist schools from Maháyána to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is widely acknowledged as the classic introduction to the history of the Buddhist tradition, perfect for students and interested readers alike. Edward Conze studied Indian and comparative philosophy at the universities of Bonn and Hamburg.

Buddhism the Religion of No-Religion

by Alan Watts

In this dynamic series of lectures, Alan Watts takes us on an exploration of Buddhism, from its roots in India to the explosion of interest in Zen and the Tibetan tradition in the West. Watts traces the Indian beginnings of Buddhism, delineates differences between Buddhism and other religions, looks at the radical methods of the Mahayan Buddhist, and reviews the Four Noble Truths and The Eightfold Path.

Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction

by Damien Keown

This Very Short Introduction introduces the reader to the teachings of the Buddha and to the integration of Buddhism into daily life. What are the distinctive features of Buddhism? Who was the Buddha, and what are his teachings? How has Buddhist thought developed over the centuries, and how can contemporary dilemmas be faced from a Buddhist perspective? Words such as 'karma' and 'nirvana' have entered our vocabulary, but what do they mean? Damien Keown's book provides a lively, informative response to these frequently asked questions about Buddhism.

Buddhism & Zen in Vietnam

by Thich Thien-An

Buddhism & Zen in Vietnam provides, for Western readers, a much needed introduction to this important religion-its history, practices, concepts, and role in the lives of the people, the nation, and Vietnamese culture.

Buddhist Boot Camp

by Timber Hawkeye

Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation's short attention span. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are short and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote and teaching offers mindfulness-enhancing techniques that anyone can relate to. If you agree that Buddhism isn't just about meditating, but also about rolling up your sleeves to actually relieve some of the suffering in the world, then become a fan on Facebook (and a follower on Twitter) to meet other like-minded folks for beach cleanup events, feeding the homeless, caring for the elderly, community yoga, cooking classes, tutoring, or anything we can each do to help others. You're a soldier of peace in the army of love; welcome to Buddhist Boot Camp!

Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

by Damien Keown

The latter half of the twentieth century witnessed 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. Numerous introductory books have appeared in recent years to cater for this growing interest, but almost none devotes attention to the specifically ethical dimension of the tradition. For complex cultural and historical reasons, ethics has not received as much attention in traditional Buddhist thought as it has in the West, and publications on the subject are few and far between. Here, Damien Keown, author of Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction , illustrates how Buddhism might approach a range of fascinating moral issues ranging from abortion and suicide to cloning.

Buddhist Psychology

by Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche Geshe Tashi Tsering Gordon Mcdougall

This new volume from the Foundation of Buddhist Thought series, provides a stand-alone and systematic - but accessible - entry into how Buddhism understands the mind. Geshe Tashi, an English-speaking Tibetan monk who lives in London, was trained from boyhood in a traditional Tibetan monastery and is adept in communicating this classical training to a modern Western audience. Buddhist Psychology addresses both the nature of the mind and how we know what we know. Just as scientists observe and catalog the material world, Buddhists for centuries have been observing and cataloging the components of inner experience. The result is a rich and subtle knowledge that can be harnessed to the goal of increasing human well being.

Buddhist Scriptures

by Edward Conze

Buddhism is divided into numerous traditional schools, each with its own set of Scriptures. This selection of essays concentrates on the central tradition of Buddhism, at the expense of the more peripheral developments, on that which is common rather than that which separates.


by Ajahn Tate Thanissaro Bhikkhu

A simple and practical guide to the use of the meditation phrase buddho, which is used to settle the mind to the point at which discernment can begin to arise.


by Barbara Park

A thirteen-year-old goes to camp yearning to be popular, but is hampered by an unattractive cabin mate who wants to be her friend.

Buddy Boys

by Mike Mcalary

True story of how a small band of policemen at New York's 77th precinct were corrupted, which led to their eventual downfall.

Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man

by Brian Mcgrory

Award-winning journalist Brian McGrory goes head to beak in a battle royale with another male for a top-spot in his home, vying for dominance with the family's pet rooster. Brian McGrory's life changed drastically after the death of his beloved dog, Harry: he fell in love with Pam, Harry's veterinarian. Though Brian's only responsibility used to be his adored Harry, Pam came with accessories that could not have been more exotic to the city-loving bachelor: a home in suburbia, two young daughters, two dogs, two cats, two rabbits, and a portly, snow white, red-crowned-and-wattled step-rooster named Buddy. While Buddy loves the women of the house, he takes Brian's presence as an affront, doing everything he can to drive out his rival. Initially resistant to elements of his new life and to the loud, aggressive rooster (who stares menacingly, pecks threateningly, and is constantly poised to attack), Brian eventually sees that Buddy shares the kind of extraordinary relationship with Pam and her two girls that he wants for himself. The rooster is what Brian needs to be - strong and content, devoted to what he has rather than what might be missing. As he learns how to live by living with animals, Buddy, Brian's nemesis, becomes Buddy, Brian's inspiration, in this inherently human story of love, acceptance, and change. In the tradition of bestsellers like Marley and Me, Dewey, and The Tender Bar comes a heartwarming and wise tale of finding love in life's second chapter - and how it means all the more when you have to fight for it.

Buddy Is a Stupid Name for a Girl

by Willo Davis Roberts

Buddy, whose real name is Amy Kate, has never thought much about her nickname--it is what her father has called her for years--until three things happen: Her father, who has gone off to take a new job, disappears; she and her brother are evicted from the house in which they have been living because they can't pay the rent; and she has to leave Washington state to go live with relatives in Montana until her brother can find out what has happened to their father. It is in Montana where she encounters people who think her name is strange, who wonder why a girl is called Buddy. But in Montana, living with Aunt Addie; Aunt Cassie and her alcoholic husband, Gus; Gus's son, Max; and Grandpa, who is really Buddy's great-grandfather, Buddy has more than her name to think about. Why does Aunt Addie seem to hate Buddy's dead mother, EllaBelle? What happened to the money that Grandpa got from the sale of his store two and a half years ago, and what does that money have to do with Buddy and her mother? And finally, what has happened to Dan, Buddy's father? As Buddy confronts relatives she has hardly known, and a new school where everything seems strange and different, she must accept some of what she finds and make the best of it. She must, for example, take Grandpa as he is: old, almost blind, and afflicted with dementia. Other things she can hope may change: Her brother may find her father, Aunt Addie may forgive her mother, and maybe she'll make a new friend. And still others, she realizes, she must investigate on her own: She must solve the mysteries of her mother's past and the disappearance of Grandpa's money. Things happen quickly as Buddy explores her new and, she hopes, temporary, life. As she does, the concerns of years past suddenly come into focus, as if they were waiting for Buddy to appear. An engaging novel about a spunky heroine and a family with problems that are unique, and yet in some ways all too common. Bookshare has more mysteries for young readers by Willo Davis Roberts. They are great reads. Don't miss them!

Buddy, the First Seeing Eye Dog

by Eva Moore

True account of the training and early work experiences of the German shepherd which became the first seeing eye dog in America.

Buddy's Best Cupcakes & Little Cakes (from Baking with the Cake Boss)

by Buddy Valastro

From Baking with the Cake Boss: a collection of ten delectable cupcake and little cake recipes, including a decorating guide for creating pretty, sweet treats!Cake Boss desserts are in high demand, with fans clamoring for more of Buddy Valastro's delicious cupcakes and little cakes. This collection of recipes includes easy-to-follow instructions, along with mouthwatering recipes for butterfly pastries, beautifully decorated cupcakes, and charming Cassatini. Stunning photographs and a helpful decorating guide provide clear directions for making your treats even more appealing with an assortment of flowers, Christmas trees, and decorative flourishes. Whether you're looking to impress with your decorative flair or you just need a quick-and-easy reference for perfect buttercream frosting, Buddy's winning recipes are here for your convenience and baking pleasure.

Buddy's Teeth (Dinosaur Train)

by Golden Books Dave Aikins

Children ages 2-5 will love this Little Golden Book that retells an episode of the PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train in which Buddy experiences something all kids go through--losing a tooth!

The Budget-Building Book for Nonprofits

by Murray Dropkin Jim Halpin Bill La Touche

This best-selling nuts-and-bolts workbook, now in its second edition, has become the gold standard for nonprofit managers and boards who must work through the budget cycle. The book offers practical tools and guidance for completing each step of the budgeting process. Designed to be comprehensive and easy to use, The Budget-Building Book for Nonprofits provides everything budgeters and nonfinancial managers need to prepare, approve, and implement their own budgets.Includes new chapters on Zero-Based and Capital Budgeting as well as a CD with spreadsheets, worksheets and a new budget-building software, the CMS Nonprofit Budget Builder, designed to help you implement the concepts in the book. The software includes an expandable standard chart of accounts (COA) and will aid in building, organizing, tracking and planning budgets.

Budget Celebrations: The Hostess Guide to Year-Round Entertaining on a Dime

by Shelley Wolson

This all-in-one guide is the ultimate resource for stress-free, budget-friendly entertaining for every special occasion. This collection of more than 250 inspiring photos and easy-to-follow instructions shows how to have a good time without breaking the bank.

Budget Meals

by Jo Mcauley

Hamlyn QuickCook: Budget offers the perfect alternative to elaborate kitchen preparations, expensive restaurant meals or microwave ready-meals by showing you how to use limited ingredients, simple methods and minimal time to create pocketbook-friendly meals that are quick, easy and - most importantly - delicious. 360 fabulous recipes include Chorizo and Red Pepper Tortilla, Peppery Smoked Mackerel Brandade and Deconstructed Shepherd's Pie. From starters and light bites to fuss-free desserts, this is a comprehensive guide to creating a varied array of delectable dishes and is perfect for those new to cooking, students or anybody looking to expand their midweek routine beyond the local takeaway. So put down the phone, throw away those delivery menus and get cooking!

Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing Your Grocery Bill by 50% or More

by Sara Lundberg

SHOP SMART. SAVE BIG. EAT GREAT! Do you want to score the hottest bargains and best deals? It's easier than you think! In this helpful pocket guide, Sara Lundberg, author of the super-saver website, reveals her cleverest, most effective and down-right sneakiest strategies for saving money while filling the cart with all your favorite foods. Thanks to the advice in this book, you'll quickly be navigating the grocery aisles like a pro:*Tips for maximizing coupons*Tricks for finding hidden bargains*Delicious recipes that stretch every dollar*Techniques for smart, stress-free shopping

Budget Weddings For Dummies

by Meg Schneider

Don't let 'white blindness' drive you into debt! Make your wedding everything you want it to be on the budget you determine.Are you planning a wedding, but worried about how much money you'll have to spend? In today's tough economic times, planning a budget wedding is more important than ever. This fun, money-saving guide is packed with tips for planning the wedding of your dreams without breaking your bank account!Inside you'll find tons of tips and advice for planning a budget-friendly celebration while still remaining true to your personality, values, and tastes. You'll see how to make and keep your wedding budget; select the most economical time to get married; scope out wedding locations that fit the bill; and incorporate everything from economical to green ideas that emphasize style and elegance. Plus, you get tips and pointers for negotiating with vendors and avoiding hidden expenses and add-ons.Hands-on information for planning a stylish wedding while sticking to your budgetHow to get deals on gowns, tuxes, cakes, invitations, photography, food, and moreUse your creativity (and friends and family) to save money on decorations, food, favors, and wedding attireCut corners where no one will noticeSet your own priorities for your big dayMake your celebration uniqueYou don't have to settle for less on your wedding day. Author, Meg Schneider is an award-winning journalist who planned her own wedding for less than $5,000 Budget Weddings For Dummies is the only guide you need to save yourself money, time, and stress while you plan a beautiful, memorable ceremony!

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