One who had been suffering with a certain situation for some time asked what he should do to overcome it. The teacher answered, "Do nothing. Just sit with it a little longer." But the student couldn't wait anymore, so he left the teacher and the practice he was following, never to return...
Shaolin grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit explains the principles and practice of Zen with a clarity that can only come from true understanding. In The Complete Book of Zen, Wong Kiew Kit traces the history and meanings of Zen, following its geographical path from early beginnings in India to China, and then to Japan. He shows how Zen lies at the heart of all great works of art and culture, and then relates its practice to daily life, setting out how Zen training and meditation may: Enhance internal str..
You don't have to sit under a bodhi tree and meditate as the Buddha did to become enlightened. With this easy, engaging guide, you can start bringing more compassion, joy, serenity, and happiness into your life today, right from your own home. Not only will you learn the basic principles of this time-honored religious tradition, you'll enlighten your Self a little bit each day. Just follow these practical, powerful tips, and you'll find that mastering esoteric Zen practices is as easy as a walk..
A person’s thoughts and beliefs can change his/her life. In fact, science as well as spirituality agree on this fact. But what if people can control the way they think, act, and feel? According to Chris Prentiss, by training oneself to think and feel in a certain manner, changes can happen in the body, which can go a long way in improving the overall well being of the person...
Nan Huai-Chin shares its basics and origins, relating the many stories surrounding the life of Shakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, as well as the cultural and religious setting in India that fostered the initial rise of Buddhism...
The white lotus is a beautiful symbol. White represents multidimensionality, because white contains all the colors of the spectrum. That is the most strange, unbelievable quality about white: it contains all the colors yet it seems to be colorless. But it contains all those colors in such synthesis, in such harmony, that they all disappear. They dissolve into oneness and that oneness is white. White represents the ultimate synthesis and harmony ...
And the lotus also is a great symbol, particul..
In The First Principle Osho captures the unique, colorful, seemingly-crazy spirit of Zen through talks on a collection of Zen stories - anecdotes of the often-bizarre interchanges between a master and disciple in the quest for truth.
From these anecdotes, Osho distills Zen's pragmatic essence for the reader and conveys an alive understanding of its message - "the first principle." Authentic truth cannot be said with words, it can only be lived. Speaking to the contemporary, modern re..
We are at a unique moment in the evolution of spirituality. For centuries, sages of various traditions around the world have been expressing the Truth of non-duality; and their disciples have been faithfully preserving the teachings and passing them on. But it is only now, in this era of advances in mass communication, that it has become possible for a living sage of one tradition, to produce commentaries inspired by the mystical traditions of another...
From the Backcover of 'Albert Einstein - A Biography' By Alice Calaprice
Albert Einstein was named 'Person of the Century' and remains one of the most famous scientists in, world history. But what was he really like, as a person?
Summary of 'Start-Up Sutra What The Angels Wont Tell You About Business And Life' By Rohit Prasad
An entrepreneur is someone who stands up to the universe, to all that has come before, and says, I can know your essence, I will change your expr..
Summary of 'Eat & Run - My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness' By Scott Jurek And Steve Friedman
'What a triumph - both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable..