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The Five Buddhist Precepts By Brian Taylor
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If these precepts were kept throughout the human world, it would make an unbelievable difference. There would be no war, no serious crime, and no need for money to be spent on armies, policing,... More > courts of justice or prisons. If we were wholeheartedly to adopt these five precepts and live our lives by them, we would no longer cause suffering to other living beings by our actions. In this way we would normalise our relationships with others and the world around us.< Less
THE FIVE BUDDHIST PRECEPTS By Brian Taylor
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If these precepts were kept throughout the human world, it would make an unbelievable difference. There would be no war, no serious crime, and no need for money to be spent on armies, policing,... More > courts of justice or prisons. If we were wholeheartedly to adopt these five precepts and live our lives by them, we would no longer cause suffering to other living beings by our actions. In this way we would normalise our relationships with others and the world around us. (16 pages)< Less
Buddhist Precepts - a Guide for Western Buddhist Lay Practitioners By Paul Lynch, JDPSN
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Written & Translated by Paul Lynch, JDPSN. In this 21st Century Quantum Physical World why observe Buddhist Precepts? Taking refuge in the 3 Jewels is the initial step in becoming a Buddhist and... More > following the precepts forms the foundation of the path. Buddhists practitioners observe various levels of precepts, depending upon each individual’s level of commitment to the path. The initial refuge in the 3 Jewels signifies the starting point on the path of the eradication of suffering and the awakening of not just one’s self but all sentient beings. Taking precepts can be compared to military personnel adhering to the rules of military law or citizens of a particular country abiding by the common law of their society. The difference between the first two approaches and the Buddhist approach is that the military rules or the common laws are external restrictions whereas the Buddhist precepts spring forth from a practice of self–discipline which eventually can become self regulated.< Less
Precepts: The Calling of An Awakened Life By Anthony Stultz
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This book serves as a primer for those who wish to make the Buddhist community their spiritual home. Originally created for the Dragonfly Sangha, this tome can serve as guide for all practitioners of... More > mindfulness.< Less
Basic Buddhist Meditation By Brian Taylor
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The aim of Buddhist Meditation is the realisation of Nibbāna. Nibbāna is eternal peace and happiness, free from any suffering or unsatisfactoriness. There is nothing higher or better than... More > Nibbāna. The method is similar to focusing one’s attention, minutely, on the detail of the images that appear on the cinema screen. If one can restrain oneself from being drawn into the story of the film, one comes to see that all these pictures, which succeed each other so rapidly, are none of them real; the fire is not hot, the water is not wet, the heroine is not a real girl.Becoming disenchanted with the illusion of it all, suddenly one sees the screen behind it. Clear and bright and free from distracting images. Similarly, when one becomes disenchanted with the endless flow of phenomena at the sense doors, one has a sudden direct experience of Nibbāna< Less
Buddhist Ceremonies in many languages By Triratna
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This book contains translations into 28 languages of the most common Buddhist ceremonies used in the Triratna Buddhist Community. Included are the Dedication Ceremony, Threefold Puja, Refuges and... More > Precepts, and more, in languages such as - afrikaans, cymraeg|welsh, dansk|danish, deutsch|german nederlandse|dutch, eesti|estonian, español|spanish, français|french, magyar|hungarian, norsk|norwegian, svenska|swedish, suomen|finnish, turk|turkish, chinese, hindi, hebrew, bahasa|indonesian, marathi, malayalam, pali, русский|russian, telugu, thai, esperanto, latin and serbian|српски. All the translations have been prepared and approved by practicing Buddhists from within the Triratna Buddhist Community and Order. More can be found - and added to - on the Triratna Translation project's website www.thebuddhistcentre.com/translations.< Less
Buddhist Self-Ordination: A Dharma Strategy for the West By Alexander Duncan
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This booklet explores the Dharma Transmission to the West from its origin in 1908 with the First Buddhist Mission to the West to the arrival of today's Asian immigrant teachers and schools, and asks... More > the fundamental question: What is the right relationship between the DTW and the West? Is the West merely a passive receiver of dharma, or will the DTW transform Buddhism itself? The author seeks for the answer in Buddhist history, and finds it in the Mahayana rite of self-ordination, which he presents in a close English paraphrase of the Tibetan rite together with an essay on the relationship between the Mahayana precepts and the Vinaya.< Less
Sitting Inside: Buddhist Practice in America's Prisons By Scott Whitney
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The book has two audiences: prison inmates who want to start practicing Buddhism and volunteers from American sanghas who want to work with prison dharma groups. The book discusses the basics of... More > meditation, compassion and precept practice within the correctional facility context. Whitney discusses some of the history of Buddhist involvement in American prisons as well as the history of constitutional interpretations of religious freedom as applied to inmates. The book is meant to be as practical as possible and it emphasizes Buddhism in action — through the precepts, peacemaking and sangha building inside and out.< Less
The Voice of the Silence: Being Chosen Fragments from the “Book of the Golden Precepts.” (Hardcover) By H. P. Blavatsky
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Helena Blavatsky's translations of three fragments of ancient Buddhist wisdom, sourced from texts such as The Book of Golden Precepts, are contained in this thought-provoking volume. A valiantly... More > sought collection of sage advice and spiritual instruction, The Voice of the Silence offers readers advice on inner growth. Principally the text echoes the principles of Buddhism, advising readers to put aside personal desires and focus upon fostering the inner wealth of the soul to achieve a life of contentment. Blavatsky's book was published as part of her personal investigations into ancient wisdom pertaining to the human soul and reality. Her hunt turned up the formerly obscure fragments which she painstakingly translated. Although existing scholars generally poured cold water upon her efforts, which they considered a haphazard grouping of ancient precepts and mysticism, the reception was warmer among readers discovering the theosophist principles of spiritualism for the first time.< Less
The Voice of the Silence: Being Chosen Fragments from the “Book of the Golden Precepts.” By H. P. Blavatsky
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Helena Blavatsky's translations of three fragments of ancient Buddhist wisdom, sourced from texts such as The Book of Golden Precepts, are contained in this thought-provoking volume. A valiantly... More > sought collection of sage advice and spiritual instruction, The Voice of the Silence offers readers advice on inner growth. Principally the text echoes the principles of Buddhism, advising readers to put aside personal desires and focus upon fostering the inner wealth of the soul to achieve a life of contentment. Blavatsky's book was published as part of her personal investigations into ancient wisdom pertaining to the human soul and reality. Her hunt turned up the formerly obscure fragments which she painstakingly translated. Although existing scholars generally poured cold water upon her efforts, which they considered a haphazard grouping of ancient precepts and mysticism, the reception was warmer among readers discovering the theosophist principles of spiritualism for the first time.< Less

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