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A short, pithy practice guide compiled by Phakchok Rinpoche using as the framework eight short questions and answers between the great master Atisha and his three main students about the key points of dharma and the path. The questions and answers are ornamented with quotes of the Buddha from the, where Buddha said very clearly, ‘Completely tame your mind—that is the buddhadharma.­’ Thus, the Mind Training teachings in which the key points of the vast and profound dharma are condensed into pithy instructions are something that all Buddhist practitioners, regardless of what level they may be, should constantly train in.

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is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and Hinduism, this book covers key figures, issues, methods and concepts. Questions discussed include: Throughout the book the relationships between Eastern Philosophy, Western Philosophy and the questions reflective people ask within the contemporary world are brought to the fore. With timelines highlighting key figures and their contributions, a list of useful websites and further reading suggestions for each topic, this engaging overview of fundamental ideas in Eastern Philosophy is valuable reading for all students of philosophy and religion, especially those seeking to understand Eastern perspectives.

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This valuable book provides a complete manual for the study and practice of Raja Yoga, the path of concentration and meditation. This new deluxe printing of these timeless teachings is a treasure to be read and referred to again and again by seekers treading the spiritual path. The classic Sutras (thought-­threads), at least 4,­000 years old, cover the yogic teachings on ethics, meditation, and physical postures, and provide directions for dealing with situations in daily life.

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Internationally renowned and bestselling author Donna Farhi moves yoga practice beyond the mat into our everyday lives, restoring the tradition's intended function as a complete, practical philosophy for daily living. Expanding upon the teachings of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, the core text of the yoga tradition, Donna Farhi describes yoga's transforming power as a complete life practice, far beyond its common reduction to mere exercise routine or stress management. This is the philosophy of yoga as a path to a deeper awareness of self. Drawing upon her years of teaching with students, Farhi guides readers through all the pitfalls and promises of navigating a spiritual practice. Farhi's engaging and accessible style and broad experience offer important teachings for newcomers and seasoned practitioners of yoga alike. And because her teachings of yoga philosophy extend into every corner of daily life, this book is an equally accessible guide to those seeking spiritual guidance . . .

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Raja (Bengali: and#2480;­and#2494;­and#2460;­and#2494;­), (also known as The King of the Dark Chamber in English translation), is a play by Rabindranath Tagore written in 1910.­[1][2] This play is marked as a symbolic play as well as a ?­mystic play?.­[2] The story is loosely borrowed from the Buddhist story of King Kush from Mahand#257;­vastu.­[1] A short stage version of Raja was published under the title of Arupratan in 1920.­[1]
Sen described Raja as ?­the first really symbolic drama by Tagore.?­[1] The theme of the play is ?­the secret dealing of God with the human heart.­[2]

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Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War is both a source and an interpretation of Sun Tzu's Art of War written to clarify Sun Tzu's philosophies on war without compromising the subtlety of thought needed to master them. Readers of this book, from across professional disciplines, will find key advice on leadership, advantage, and how to proficiently overcome adversaries. Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War explores the meaning of Sun Tzu's philosophies through the use of high impact case examples, most involving American or British military forces. While also presenting strategic tools for use in any professional conflict, this book never lets readers forget that the original Chinese text is about war. For those with an interest in current military events, this book provides fertile ground for discussion on coalition war methods and aims. For all professions, military or otherwise, this book gets to the heart of efficient conflict resolution theory. Topics discussed include: . . .

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Герой повествования, попав в места не столь отдалённые, не желает мириться с теми методами перевоспитания для заключённых, которые навязывает ему администрация колонии.

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Based on a series of Oxford lectures delivered by a well-­known Buddhist scholar, this volume covers the entire range of Buddhist thought. It introduces Buddhism as both religion and philosophy, discusses its common ground with other faiths throughout the world, contrasts monastic and popular Buddhism, and defines old and new schools of thought.

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How to survive? But since to live rather than exist?
-­Do you not know fairy tales. You do not know how to play guitar. You - poor dad.

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