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Compassion And Emptiness In Early Buddhist Meditation

Author : Analayo
ISBN : 9781909314627
Genre : Religion
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Analayo investigates the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness by examining and interpreting material from the early Buddhist discourses. Similar to his previous study of satipaa'-a'-hana, he brings a new dimension to our understanding by comparing Pali texts with versions that have survived in Chinese, Sanskrit and Tibetan. The result is a wide-ranging exploration of what these practices meant in early Buddhism.

Compassion And Emptiness In Early Buddhist Meditation

Author : Bhikkhu Analayo
ISBN : 1909314552
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Exploring the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness, Analayo casts fresh light on their earliest sources in the Buddhist tradition.

Mindfully Facing Disease And Death

Author : Bhikkhu Analayo
ISBN : 1909314722
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A practical guide for those facing disease and death, providing access to the ageless wisdom of the Buddha s teaching."

Satipa H Na

Author : Anālayo
ISBN : 1899579540
Genre : Religion
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“Surely destined to become the classic commentary on the Satipatthana” —Christopher Titmuss Now in its second printing!

A Meditator S Life Of The Buddha

Author : Bhikkhu Analayo
ISBN : 1909314994
Genre : Buddhism
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Bhikkhu Analayo offers an inspiring biography of the Buddha from the viewpoint of his meditative development and practice, based on combining extracts from the early discourses with his own commentary. The focus is on the Buddha as a meditator, so this is a life story offering inspiration and guidance for readers who are also meditators. Bhikkhu Analayo covers the period up to the Buddha's awakening and from the awakening to the Buddha's final Nirvana. Following this, he explores recollections of the Buddha, a topic that in one way or another underlies all the chapters. Each of the twenty-four chapters concludes with suggestions for meditative practice or conduct.

Journey And The Guide

Author : Maitreyabandhu
ISBN : 9781909314641
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The journey starts with your mind, particularly when you begin to look into the truth of things. What you find in the guide, the Buddha, is an individual with a 'fit', happy mind. To get fit, you need to work on becoming a happy, healthy human being. You can then begin to open up to the mystery of things, to Enlightenment itself. Maitreyabandhu takes you on the journey with practical week-by-week exercises, focusing on cultivating mindfulness, simplifying your life and knowing yourself.

Early Buddhist Meditation Studies

Author : Analayo
ISBN : 1540410501
Genre : Meditation
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In this book, Bhikkhu Analayo, scholar and meditation teacher, examines central aspects of Buddhist meditation as reflected in the early discourses of the Buddha, based on revised and reorganized material from previously published articles. The main topics he takes up are mindfulness, the path to awakening, absorption, and the brahmaviharas. He compares parallel versions of the discourses in a variety of languages which offers a window on the earliest stages in the development of these Buddhist teachings.

Satipatthana Meditation

Author : Analayo
ISBN : 1911407104
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From the Buddhist meditator and scholar, Bhikkhu Anālayo, this is a thorough-going guide to the early Buddhist teachings on Satipatthana, the foundations of mindfulness, following on from his two best-selling books, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization and Perspectives on Satipatthana. With mindfulness being so widely taught, there is a need for a clear-sighted and experience-based guide. Analayo provides it.

Perspectives On Satipatthana

Author : Analayo
ISBN : 9781909314368
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"e;In this new book, Analayo builds on his earlier ground-breaking work, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization. Here, he enlarges our perspective on this seminal teaching by exploring the practices of mindfulness as presented in both the Pali and Chinese versions of this important discourse. The brilliance of his scholarly research, combined with the depth of his meditative understanding, provides an invaluable guide to the liberating practices of the Buddha's teaching."e; Joseph Goldstein, author Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening


Author : Guy Armstrong
ISBN : 9781614293637
Genre : Religion
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If everything is empty, then what ceases in Nirvana and is born in rebirth? How can you live in the world without feeling trapped by it? Guy Armstrong tackles these questions and more in this richly informed, practical guide to emptiness for the meditator. It may seem odd for emptiness to serve as the central philosophy of a major religion. In fact, emptiness points to something quite different than “nothingness” or “vacancy.” And by developing a richer understanding of this complex topic, we can experience freedom as we live consciously in the world. Guy Armstrong has been a leading figure and beloved teacher of insight meditation for decades. In this book, he makes difficult Buddhist topics easy to understand, weaving together Theravada and Mahayana teachings on emptiness to show how we can liberate our minds and manifest compassion in our lives.

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