Download e-book for kindle: nihonbukkyouhabukkyounanoka: daiichikan bukkyounokigen by fujimoto akira

By fujimoto akira

◆アルボムッレ・スマナサーラ長老 推薦!◆

金属だけでなく、知識も時間が経つと錆びます。日本仏教の知識に付着した錆を取り除き、再び輝かせてくれる著書だと思います。

◆誰もが避け続けてきた   ◆
◆「禁断の問い」に向き合う!◆

特殊な形で発展し、世界の仏教の中でも「ガラパゴス状態」にある日本仏教。はたして日本仏教は、「釈尊による本来の仏教」の教えを受け継いでいるのか?かけ離れているならば、どう修正すれば「本来の仏教」に戻せるのか? 問題作『浄土真宗は仏教なのか?』著者最新刊!

◆日本仏教を根幹から問い直す。◆ ◆シリーズ全三巻、刊行開始! ◆

●第一巻 仏教の起源
序章   日本仏教は仏教なのか?
第一章  仏教「思想」はすべて釈尊一代の真理
第二章  パーリ語聖典が釈尊の直説
第三章  インダスの継承者
第四章  諸仏の系譜

(※上記の第一巻が本書の内容です。以下の第二巻と第三巻は未刊行です。構成は変更になる場合があります)

●第二巻 サンガの維持と崩れ
第五章  九分教と四大教法と第一結集
第六章  第二結集――サンガは分裂したのか?
第七章  アショーカ王と第三結集とニカーヤ
第八章  大乗の起源

●第三巻 日本仏教はどこへ行くのか?
第九章  仏教、中国へ――漢訳は文化の衝突
第十章  仏教が、日本と神道を産み育てた
第十一章 江戸時代の仏教
第十二章 仏教の明治維新
第十三章 現代日本の仏教
終章   日本仏教はどこへ行くのか?

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Download e-book for iPad: Original Innocence by Traktung Yeshe Dorje

By Traktung Yeshe Dorje

With the directness of a farmer naming the plants in his fields, Traktung Yeshe Dorje—farmer, mystic, pupil and poet—points out that transformation and enlightenment are attainable for every individual. they're the soil out of which our lives have sprouted, and aren't break free the floor of the religious direction itself. unique innocence, now not unique sin, is the intrinsic situation of the human brain, the writer asserts. he's not by myself during this assertion. nice mystics and sages who've stumbled on the essence of truth have additionally proclaimed “original innocence.” whereas their phrases and the flowering of this recognition could have taken various expressions, the essence continues to be a similar. this can be excellent news for the weary traveller misplaced in samsara (confused perception). This pressured conception is like that of anyone with psychological affliction who thinks themselves to be Napoleon; or an anorexic who perceives themselves as fats. the sort of advanced of thought-feeling-behavior therefore impacts every little thing they do. And so, samsara brings ache to one’s lifestyles. Essays, rates from seminal texts, poetry and educating tales weave all through those pages, making a wealthy meal that any critical scholar of existence can get pleasure from and be nourished via. The booklet is a hologram of religious teachings—each web page a blueprint, a call for participation, and an immersion into the spaciousness of the author’s awareness. From the top, so much complicated teachings to the center beginnings—the four Noble Truths of the Buddha—nothing is at odds. All interact to light up a imaginative and prescient for reworking lifestyles from soreness to knowledge bliss.

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The Promise of Amida Buddha: Honen's Path to Bliss - download pdf or read online

By Joji Atone,Yoko Hayashi

The Promise of Amida Buddha is the 1st whole English translation of a seminal selection of writings by way of the japanese natural Land school's founder, Honen-shonin (1133-1212). The so-called Japanese Anthology (Wago Toroku) collects his surviving brief writings composed in eastern, together with letters of exhortation and public pronouncements. The important writings offer a window into Honen's existence and the turbulent period during which he lived and taught.

Honen-shonin, who lived in Japan within the 12th century, observed that the complexity of conventional Buddhist practices made them inaccessible to humans outdoors the monastic elite. Drawing at the chinese language natural Land culture, he re-imagined natural Land perform for Japan and ushered in a brand new and dynamic perform that maintains today. In our degenerate age, says Honen, we can't desire to arrive enlightenment through the practices hired by way of the Buddhist masters of outdated. For us there's just one street to liberation--rebirth within the natural Land of Amida, from whence our development is irreversible and our final unlock guaranteed. The natural Land is a heavenly vacation spot made show up throughout the natural vow of Amida to save lots of all beings, and we safe passage to this land in our subsequent lifestyles via natural religion in Amida on the very second of loss of life. The perform of religion in Amida is played via nembutsu, the continuous recitation of the chant Namu Amida Butsu, which bonds us to Amida and brings us into his care.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Unbelievable Happiness of What Is: Beyond Belief to by Jon Bernie,Adyashanti

By Jon Bernie,Adyashanti

What do you really want—isn’t it happiness? And what retains you from being chuffed? may well or not it's that your have to dangle so tightly to what you believe—about your self and lifestyles, approximately how issues should be—is what’s keeping you again? In The incredible Happiness of What Is, a latest non secular instructor within the non-duality culture finds how confronting and letting cross of our unfavorable ideals approximately ourselves and the area finally units us at the course towards an woke up lifetime of profound pleasure, that means, and purpose.

We all wish peace and freedom and love and happiness, all of us are looking to be fulfilled, yet such a lot of people fail to arrive the extent of contentment we’ve equipped up in our minds, usually believing there’s whatever mistaken with us and blaming ourselves, others, or conditions for our perceived loss of accomplishment or delight. however the fact is, happiness isn't anything you should get or in achieving, simply because it’s anything you already have—in truth, it’s what you already are.

With this e-book, writer Jon Bernie—counselor, healer, and instructor within the lineage of Adyashanti—sheds mild at the fight to discover happiness, exhibiting how our unexamined ideals distort our identities and make us undergo by way of growing subconscious rigidity in bodies and minds. You’ll the way to carry understanding to those styles and start to solve the tightly held, detrimental ideals that experience overshadowed your life, ultimately relocating via them and right into a brightening of expertise and the conclusion of actual happiness, liberation, peace, and fulfillment.

Using this compassionate, heart-centered method, you’ll paintings together with your emotions instead of face up to them, and locate tips and aid in surrendering to the comfort of no longer figuring out. You’ll additionally discover ways to chill out into and reside as knowledge on your daily existence. most significantly, you’ll observe that which you’ve been looking yet hasn't ever fairly been out of reach—something that's, certainly, past trust: the incredible happiness of accepting what is.


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Thailand's International Meditation Centers: Tourism and the by Brooke Schedneck PDF

By Brooke Schedneck

This publication explores modern practices in the new establishment of overseas meditation facilities in Thailand. It discusses the improvement of the lay vipassana meditation move in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to modern procedures of commodification and globalisation. via an exam of the way meditation facilities are promoted the world over, the writer considers how Thai Buddhism is translated for and embodied inside foreign travelers who perform meditation retreats in Thailand. laying off new gentle at the decontextualization of spiritual practices, and elevating new questions pertaining to tourism and faith, this publication makes a speciality of the character of cultural alternate, religious tourism, and non secular selection in modernity. With an objective of reframing questions of spiritual modernity, each one bankruptcy bargains a brand new standpoint at the phenomenon of religious looking in Thailand. supplying an research of why meditation practices entice non-Buddhists, this booklet contends that religions don't go back and forth as complete entities yet as a substitute that partial parts resonate with diversified cultures, and are appropriated over time.

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Download PDF by Lama Surya Das: Words of Wisdom

By Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das, well known non secular advisor and writer of the bestselling Awakening the Buddha Within, expresses his intensity of realizing and hugely nuanced humor during this choice of witty and encouraged sayings. A wealthy tapestry of perception gem stones and abdominal laughs, phrases of Wisdom will depart you guffawing, looking out your soul, and inquiring for extra. each one web page encompasses a assertion that focuses the reader's recognition on a vital inspiration. a fantastic present booklet & knowledge treasure for seekers of all faiths.

"Using humor and clever, sensible methods, Lama Surya Das invitations our hearts to rouse to the top wisdom."
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"[Lama Surya Das' writing] is a source of serious knowledge, superb for the soul.
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"Rich, nuanced, and in particular functional, [Lama Surya Das' writing] illuminates the trail of enlightened dwelling. His intensity of knowledge and breadth of expertise shine on each page."
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"Anybody drawn to Buddhism or spirituality as a rule has a lot to benefit right here. Lama Surya Das is smart, clever, transparent, funny, and a very good teacher."
- Ram Dass

--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.

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Get The Light of Asia or the Great Renunciation - Being the Life PDF

By Edwin Arnold

This vintage ebook includes the lifetime of Prince Gautama Buddha, informed in verse by way of Sir Edwin Arnold. drastically inspiring and relocating, this paintings was once one of many first to introduce Europeans to Buddhism, and should nonetheless end up to be a desirable and enlightening learn this present day. a number of the earliest books, fairly these relationship again to the 1900s and prior to, are actually tremendous scarce and more and more pricey. we're republishing those vintage works in reasonable, prime quality, glossy versions, utilizing the unique textual content and artwork.

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Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will: Agentless Agency? by Rick Repetti PDF

By Rick Repetti

Throughout the historical past of Buddhism, little has been acknowledged sooner than the 20 th Century that explicitly increases the query no matter if we've unfastened will, notwithstanding the Buddha rejected fatalism and a few Buddhists have addressed no matter if karma is fatalistic. lately, although, Buddhist and Western philosophers have all started to explicitly talk about Buddhism and unfastened will.


This publication accommodates Buddhist philosophy extra explicitly into the Western analytic philosophical dialogue of loose will, either so one can render extra perspicuous Buddhist principles that will make clear the Western philosophical debate, and so as to render extra perspicuous the various attainable positions at the loose will debate which are on hand to Buddhist philosophy. The booklet covers:




  • Buddhist and Western views at the challenge of unfastened will



  • The puzzle of even if unfastened will is feasible if, as Buddhists think, there isn't any agent/self



  • Therav?da views



  • Mah?y?na views



  • Evidential issues from technological know-how, meditation, and skepticism


The first ebook to assemble classical and modern views on unfastened will in Buddhist idea, it really is of curiosity to lecturers engaged on Buddhist and Western ethics, comparative philosophy, metaphysics, philosophy of brain, philosophy of motion, organization, and private identity.

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By Perle Besserman,Manfred Steger

Grassroots Zen envisions a socially engaged Buddhism the place zazen is built-in every day with paintings, relatives, and social obligations.Though either authors have practiced conventional Zen for many years right here they eschew the militaristic, patriarchal trends of Zen in want of "an egalitarian group of socially cellular participants who position much less emphasis upon transmission and hierarchy than on person responsibility."

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Being Dharma: The Essence of the Buddha's Teachings - download pdf or read online

By Ajahn Chah,Jack Kornfield

Chah bargains an intensive exploration of Theravadan Buddhism in a gradual, occasionally funny, type that makes the reader believe as if she or he is being entertained by means of a narrative. He emphasizes the trail to freedom from emotional and mental ache and offers perception into the truth that taking ourselves heavily factors pointless hardship.

Ajahn Chah prompted a new release of Western academics: Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, Sylvia Boorstein, Joseph Goldstein, and plenty of different Western Buddhist academics have been at one time his scholars. somebody who has attended a retreat led via the sort of academics, or learn one in all their books, could be accustomed to this master's identify and recognition as one of many nice Buddhist lecturers of this century.

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