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The Buddhist Catechism By Henry Steel Olcott
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Colonel Henry Steel Olcott (Sinhalese:... More > කර්නල් ශ්රිමත් හෙන්රි ස්ටීල් ඔල්කට්) (2 August 1832 – 17 February 1907) was an American military officer, journalist, lawyer and the co-founder and first President of the Theosophical Society.Olcott was the first well-known American of European ancestry to make a formal conversion to Buddhism. His subsequent actions as president of the Theosophical Society helped create a renaissance in the study of Buddhism. Olcott is considered a Buddhist modernist for his efforts in interpreting Buddhism through a Westernized lens.Olcott was a major revivalist of Buddhism in Sri Lanka and he is still honored in Sri Lanka for these efforts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Steel_Olcott< Less
The Buddhist Trader By Mercedes Oestermann van Essen
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Many traders and investors got caught up in the unprecedented volatility of the global market crash. Fortunes have vanished and the mental attitude of many a seasoned trader and investor has been... More > challenged to breaking point. Amongst the general panic a new psychology is beginning to evolve. This new psychology is part of a major transition period not seen since WW2 which is affecting all areas of our lives. The Buddhist Trader addresses the challenges for traders and investors with sensitivity and presents unique insights.< Less
The Buddhist Trader By Mercedes Oestermann van Essen
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Many traders and investors got caught up in the unprecedented volatility of the global market crash. Fortunes have vanished and the mental attitude of many a seasoned trader and investor has been... More > challenged to breaking point. Amongst the general panic a new psychology is beginning to evolve. This new psychology is part of a major transition period not seen since WW2 which is affecting all areas of our lives. The Buddhist Trader addresses the challenges for traders and investors with sensitivity and presents unique insights.< Less
Becoming a Buddhist By Dharmacharini Kavyadrishti
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Poetry describing the experience of the evolving commitment of a Buddhist.
A Buddhist Bible By Dwight Goddard
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The Buddhist Bible was published by Dwight Goddard, a pioneer in the American Zen Buddhist movement. It contains edited versions of foundational Buddhist texts designed to provide spiritual seekers... More > with the heart of the Zen message. Goddard hoped to bring a new and deep understanding to light. His mission was not only to explain Buddhism to his fellow Americans but to show how the ancient religion could be made relevant to modern problems. The Buddhist Bible made a huge impact when it was published and is known to have influenced the views of iconic Beat author Jack Kerouac.< Less
A Buddhist Nature By Lou Hamilton
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Gardening takes us to the essence of what it is to be buddhist: the best of what it is to be human as we connect with nature.
A Buddhist Manifesto By Subhuti
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The world today is very different from that in which Buddhism originated and flourished. Buddhists now practise and teach the Dharma in an age of urbanisation, globalisation, mass communication, and... More > rapid technological change. The challenge Buddhists face today is to find ways of communicating and practising the Dharma that are truly effective in these new circumstances. The Triratna Buddhist Community was founded by Urgyen Sangharakshita, in London in 1967, as a response to the contemporary world. This booklet is an outline of the main principles upon which that new Buddhist movement was initiated and which have continued to animate it ever since, principles of renewal which may be of wider interest and application and our Buddhist sisters and brothers working to bring the Dharma into the heart of the world today.< Less
A Buddhist Manifesto By Subhuti
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The world today is very different from that in which Buddhism originated and flourished over the millenia. Buddhists now practise and teach the Dharma in an age of urbanisation, globalisation, mass... More > communication, and rapid technological change. The challenge we face today is to find ways of communicating and practising the Dharma that are truly effective in these new circumstances. What is needed, in effect, is a renewal of Buddhism. The Triratna Buddhist Community was founded by Urgyen Sangharakshita, in London in 1967, as a response to this challenge. This booklet is an outline of the main principles upon which that new Buddhist movement was initiated and which have continued to animate it ever since. These constitute principles of renewal that may be of wider interest to all our Buddhist sisters and brothers everywhere who are working to bring the Dharma into the heart of the modern world.< Less
The Buddhist Catechism By Henry S. Olcott
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The Buddhist Catechism, composed by Olcott in 1881, is one of his most enduring contributions to the revival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, and remains in use there today. The text outlines what Olcott... More > saw to be the basic doctrines of Buddhism, including the life of the Buddha, the message of the Dharma, the role of the Sanga. The text also treats how the Buddha’s message correlates with contemporary society. Olcott was considered by South Asians and others as a Buddhist revivalist.< Less
Buddhist India By Thomas William Rhys Davids
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The present work portrays ancient India, during the period of Buddhist ascendancy, from the non-Brahmin point of view. Based on the literary, numismatic and inscriptional records, it throws light on... More > points hitherto dark and even unsuspected. It presents a a detailed account of the socio-economic, geo-political and ethico-religious conditions of the country. It described at length the history of kings, clans, nations, vis-a-vis their role in the growth and spread of Buddhism. Reader get a clear perspective of the activities of Candragupta, Asoka and Kaniska—the principal characters in this performance. The Buddhist and kindred literature both in Pali and Sanskrit, with special reference to the Jatakas has been thoroughly exploited for this purpose. The book has fifty-six illustrations, an appendix, and a short preface.< Less