“What the Buddha Taught” by Walpola Rahula

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This comprehensive, compact, lucid, and faithful account of the Buddha’s teachings persistently enjoys great popularity in colleges, universities, and theological schools both here and abroad. “An exposition of Buddhism conceived in a resolutely modern spirit.” “For years,” says the Journal of the Buddhist Society, “the newcomer to Buddhism has lacked a simple and reliable introduction… Read more »

“Short Path to Enlightenment: Instructions for Immediate Awakening” by Paul Brunton

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“Paul Brunton gives voice to the profound teachings of immediate spiritual awakening that have the power to short circuit the seeker in us and reveal the true nature of reality here and now.” —Adyashanti People who enjoy Eckhart Tolle (The Power of Now, A New Earth), Michael A. Singer (The Untethered Soul), or Adyashanti (Emptiness… Read more »

“Light Comes Through: Buddhist Teachings on Awakening to Our Natural Intelligence” by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

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Buddhahood, says Dzigar Kongtrül, is nothing but an unobstructed experience of the nature of mind, boundlessly spacious and limitlessly compassionate. The trick is that in order to see the mind accurately, we must use the particular aspect of mind he calls natural intelligence. Natural intelligence enables us to discriminate between what helps or hinders us…. Read more »

“Know Where You’re Going: A Complete Buddhist Guide to Meditation, Faith, and Everyday Transcendence” by Ayya Khema

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Experience a complete meditation course with one of the West’s most renowned Buddhist teachers. Know Where You’re Going provides a full course of instruction in Buddhist meditation and reflection, and contains a wealth of exercises and advice to help the reader grow. As we put these teachings into practice over time, we learn to see… Read more »