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Mahayana Buddhism resources.

Discussion in 'Resources' started by Saint Frankenstein, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein Pyrphóros ⚡ Lux Aeterna

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    Websites, books, etc. Thanks.
     
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  2. CogentPhilosopher

    CogentPhilosopher Philosophy Student

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    Oh you want some?
     
  3. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein Pyrphóros ⚡ Lux Aeterna

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    Recommendations and such, yes.
     
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  7. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein Pyrphóros ⚡ Lux Aeterna

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    Thanks. That's a lot to start with. Hahaha.
     
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    One of the key tenets of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism is that each one of us is already a Buddha—our enlightenment is inherent within us, and the practice of mindfulness is the tool to bring this truth to our full awareness.

    Here is the book -

    https://plumvillage.org/book/zen-battles/

    All the best!
     
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  10. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man.

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    Also

    Moon in a Dewdrop. (Dogen Zenji) (Zen)

    Blue Cliff Notes. (Collection of koans) (Zen)

    More general overview if not leaning toward any specific school within Mahayana traditions......


    Mahayana Buddhism
     
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  14. Sartre

    Sartre Anti-Imperialist

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    I liked Dharmanet when I was exploring Buddhism a few years ago. :)

    Didn't get far into it so I can't give it the vote of confidence that a Buddhist might.
     
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    I'll give you the vote of confidence. :)
    DharmaNet home
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man.

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