Description : Three precious jewels lie at the heart of Buddhism, radiating the light of awakening into the world: the Buddha Jewel, as symbol of Enlightenment (the figure of the Buddha); the Dharma jewel, the path to Enlightenment taught by the Buddha; and the Sangha jewel, the Enlightened followers of the Buddha down the ages who have truly devoted their lives to his teachings. This book illuminates these precious gems in a clear and radiating light.
Description : In the present volume of Yoga Unveiled (Part II), the author stress upon to think in harmony with modern ideas and to take a fresh, rational, empirical, pragmatic view of different philosophies and different types of Yoga. He traces very clearly how science has vindicated vedanta and Jnana Yoga and the Doctrine of Maya of Sanskara. In the later part, Mysticism and its psychology, different schools of Mysticism or Yoga including Buddhist Mysticism and Karma Yoga and Hatha Yoga etc., are dealt with. The author concludes that Jnana Yoga is Philosophic, psychological and psycoomatic. Patanjala Astang Yoga is Physic-psychological and philosophical. Buddhism is pure psychology of conciousness and the Zen is psychoanalytical, Language, words and concepts ae termed as distorting mechanism.
Description : Compiled on the advice of Lama Zopa Rinpoche this ebook includes the practice of taking refuge, the commitments of taking refuge, the vows themselves, and explanations of how to receive a downfall as well as the benefits of protecting these precious vows. 16 pages, 2009 edition.
Description : For Buddhists everywhere, the Three Jewels - the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha - are at the heart of daily life and practice. But how can we make our engagement with these precious ideals practical and real? In this volume - the companion volume to the forthcoming Three Jewels I, in which the nature of going for Refuge to the Three Jewels is explored - are gathered three much loved books, Who is the Buddha?, What is the Dharma? and What is the Sangha?
Description : Based on the author's previous publication The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs', this handbook contains an array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the essential Tibetan religious figures, themes and motifs, both secular and religious. Robert Beer offers a compact, concise reference work based on his previous publication 'The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs'. This handbook contains an extensive array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the most'