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I Am a Buddhist (My Heritage)

D. Samaeasekara

I Am a Buddhist (My Heritage)

by D. Samaeasekara

  • 296 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChris Fairclough (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7781060M
    ISBN 100531104303
    ISBN 109780531104309
    OCLC/WorldCa16953857

      Buddhist Society of Western Australia Recommended for you. Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy - Lama Michel Rinpoche I Am Your .   I am presently taking a master’s degree in Buddhist Studies. As I am learning more about Buddhism (*not as a religion, but as an academic subject, objectively exploring its history, early buddhism (which can be considered as the real, original teachings of the Buddha) and its spread to different countries (depending on different local culture and translation, actually the Buddha’s original.

      On this Easter Sunday, I am very happy to announce formally here on this blog the completion of a new book by Dr Nida Chenagtsang and Sky Press, Karmamudra: The Yoga of Bliss (Sexuality in Tibetan Medicine and Buddhism). As some of you may know, I have been working as editor and translator for this project since Since I began practicing, living Buddhism I am more scatterbrained. Even writing this i am having difficulty placing my thoughts into words. I have been meditating for almost 10 years now. If you ask people about me they will tell you i am highly intelligent having acquired multiple university degrees.

      Geshe Kelsang Gyasto's book An Introduction to Buddhism, distills all the basic, essential components of Buddhist thought and philosophy into a short, concise, clear, easy to read text that leaves the reader wanting to find out more about these beautiful teachings!Cited by: 4. Every so often I am asked to recommend books on Buddhism, so here is a page dedicated to just the "best of" Buddhist reading, in my very humble opinion. This page is guaranteed to be an evolving.


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I Am a Buddhist (My Heritage) by D. Samaeasekara Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author, as it is evident from the title of the book, is not a Buddhist but a friend of Buddhism. He wanted to become a Buddhist at certain times in his life, but found that the Buddhist communities with which he collaborated had very much a Buddhist exceptionalist attitude, a sense of having found the true path, a sense of superiority.4/4(2).

Stephen T. Asma. Why I Am a Buddhist: No-Nonsense Buddhism with Red Meat and Whiskey (Kindle Locations ). Kindle Edition. Check. How does the author perceive Buddhism. Buddhism is not a set of beliefs to be adopted by faith, but a set of practices and beliefs to be tested and then employed in our pursuit of the good life.

Check/5(41). “Thompson deserves our thanks for taking us beyond easy claims of Buddhist exceptionalism when it comes to spirituality and science. Clear, engaging and accessible, this essential book unpacks the history of Buddhism and its ideas about self and mind, all in service of understanding how the West can best engage with the rising influence of this important and potent world.

Why I Am a Buddhist book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Profound and amusing, this book provides a viable approach to a /5. This engaging little book paints Buddhism as the way of the world to come but yet explains patiently why it is all right to fail at trying to become a Buddhist.

With lucid style and characteristic wit, Ms Fields deftly interweaves the past, the present and the future, science and Albert Einstein supposedly once said that Buddhism has all the /5.

Get this from a library. I am Buddhist. [Daniel P Quinn] -- A young Chinese-American girl living in San Francisco with her family describes the principles and ceremonies of Buddhism. Buddhist Book Reviews. likes. Buddhist Book Reviews exists for one reason and one reason only – to help you discover some of the best and most useful Buddhist books currently ers: Get this from a library.

I am a Buddhist. [Dhanapala Samarasekara; Udeni Samarasekara; Chris Fairclough; H Saddhatissa] -- Through the eyes of year-old Udeni Samarasekara, this book covers beliefs, places of worship, diet, festivals and shrines important to Buddhism.

Contains a section with an easy-to-follow diagram. The book is an entertaining and thought provoking read/listen with plenty of humorous anecdotes thrown in about the authors life, what led him to Buddhism and some of the ways it helps him navigate his own busy life. What other book might you compare Why I Am a Buddhist to and why.

Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop. A scholarly response to mainstream Western Buddhism. Following in the tradition of Bertrand Russell’s Why I Am Not a Christian, Thompson (Waking, Dreaming, Being,etc.) delivers a timely rebuttal to what he calls Buddhist modernism, the idea, loosely, that Buddhism is not a religion but a science of the on confronts Buddhist modernism as it has been popularized by writers Author: Evan Thompson.

Paul F. Knitter, author of Without Buddha I Could Not Be a Christian, is Paul Tillich Professor of Theology, World Religions and Culture at Union Theological Seminary in.

Why I Am Not a Buddhist Evan Thompson. Yale Univ., $26 trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book. Philosopher Thompson (Mind in Life) presents a convincing case against Buddhist. I AM buddhist. likes. I am a Buddhist. Buddha teaches us how to control our mind. It is important because everything, whether good or bad, starts from our ers: The book discusses the idea of a higher power in Twelve Step and how we can reconcile this with our Buddhist practice.

It also makes a list we like of the best books on alcoholism and addiction. I am currently reading Awareness M.O.D.E. by Jeff Camozzi. M.O.D.E.

stands for My Own Direct Experience, and that idea had me hooked from the beginning. So, early this morning, I am finally following up on the above comment made on my Facebook page about my forthcoming book about the Essenes. In my March 25 post I wrote, “Among their texts, the Dead Sea Scrolls, is The Book of Mysteries.

The assumption behind The Book of Mysteries is that revelation, or apocalypse, not reason, is the key to. Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp (University of Hawaii Press, ) by Jin Y.

Park, professor of philosophy and religion at American university, is an account of the Korean Buddhist nun, Kim Iryŏp’s life and philosophy, which takes place from There is a section on this topic in the book Buddhism Plain and Simple.

The writer doesn't identify as Buddhist. My understanding of Buddhist philosophy is to not consider oneself with a permanent mindset, so it would be contrary to Buddha's teachings to label oneself as a Buddhist.

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Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. In his new book, Why I Am Not a Buddhist, Thompson offers a truly compelling critique of Buddhist exceptionalism and of modern Buddhism as a whole. But he doesn’t reject Buddhism outright. In fact, he identifies himself as a “good friend of Buddhism,” and he makes a strong case for why Buddhism could use more non-Buddhist friends.

Buddhism is an Indian religion founded on the teachings of a mendicant and spiritual teacher called "the Buddha" ("the Awakened One", c. 5th to 4th century BCE). Early texts have the Buddha's family name as "Gautama" (Pali: Gotama).

The details of Buddha's life are mentioned in many Early Buddhist Texts but are inconsistent, and his social background and life details are difficult to prove. Why I Am Not A Buddhist (Book): Thompson, Evan: A provocative essay challenging the idea of Buddhist exceptionalism, from one of the world's most widely respected philosophers and writers on Buddhism and science.

Buddhism has become a uniquely favored religion in our modern age. A burgeoning number of books extol the scientifically proven benefits of meditation and mindfulness for .Roots of Buddhist Psychology is a speech given in a number of parts on several aspects of the Buddhist perspective on human nature and living a good life.

It is organized around the cultivation or weeding of central virtues and vices including grasping (addiction), aversion (fear/anger/hatred), compassion, equilibrium, generosity, love.Browse: Home / Why I Am Still a Buddhist. Why I Am Still a Buddhist. Published by Brad on Octo My first book, Hardcore Zen, came out from Wisdom Publications, a company that specializes in Buddhist books.

They don’t publish books by unaffiliated spiritual people like Ekhart Tolle or Jiddu Krishnamurti. Anyhow, I feel like.