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Buddhism for Beginners: 2 Books in 1 Audiobook

Buddhism for Beginners: 2 Books in 1

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Publisher's Summary

Buddhism has been around for thousands of years, but it was not until recently when people all over the world have started to gain interest in it once more.

Perhaps it is because they are drawn to the teachings of Buddhism that center on themes, such as living life in moderation, letting go of desires and being compassionate towards others. The physical and mental benefits gained from such Buddhist practices as meditation, yoga and mindfulness may have also contributed to its popularity. Yet, as people slowly begin to introduce Buddhist principles into their lifestyle, many of their questions regarding this ancient way of life still need simple answers.

If you are someone who wants to know more about Buddhism and how you can incorporate its principles into your daily life, then this book is for you.

In this book you will find:

  • What is Buddhism? Is it a religion?
  • Who was Siddhartha Gautama? Was he a human or a deity?
  • What do the Four Noble Truths mean? What is the Noble Eightfold Path?
  • What are reincarnation, nirvana, and karma?
  • Why is Theravada Buddhism different from Mahayana Buddhism? Is Zen also a kind of Buddhism?
  • What exactly is mindfulness?
  • How do you meditate? What are the different ways to meditate?
  • Is it possible to practice Buddhist principles without becoming a Buddhist?
  • How do you become a practicing Buddhist? Do you need to be baptized?

Whether you are a beginner to the concepts of Buddhism, or someone who conducted research and would like to deepen your understanding of the concept, this book will provide you with answers in a no-frills way.

So what are you waiting for? Download your copy today!

©2016 Davis Allen, LLC (P)2016 Davis Allen, LLC

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    This book was my first glimpse at Buddhism, and I expected a dry recitation of teachings and tenants. What I found was a smartly written mix of life experiences combined with an easily digestible beginners guide.

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    This booklet was very helpful for me to begin my exploration into Buddhism. It provides insights and information a neophyte such as I needs in order to grasp a " religion " or ideology quite foreign yet novel to an American raised and I have enjoyed Ian's insights and writing. I am a better person for reading this and assimilating it's value.

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    I found listening to this book is very interesting. Not only did it clear up some misinterpretations of Buddhism, but it also has put me on the right path to leading a calmer life of enjoying the moment.

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    I found this Audio book is very informative. It carefully outlines the basic principles or ideas of Buddhism and gives concrete examples of how following this philosophy changed the author's life for the better. It also contains links to other books / websites so the listener can explore Buddhism further. I thought the book was well organized and a useful read for someone interested in finding out what Buddhism is really about.

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    "As an atheist I do not believe in God"

    As an atheist, I do not believe in God but the time I saw this audiobook and listen to it, all of my questions got an answer about religion. This book made me realize that the works of Buddhism were true. It taught me that I should let go of my desires and how to be compassionate to others. This book also teaches me what physical and mental benefits I can get with the practice of yoga and it was really relaxing it always keeps me calm every time I listen to it.

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    My parents have different religion but when they got married my father had converted to the religion of my mom which is Catholicism. My father's former religion was Buddhism and curiosity leads me to listen to this audio book. This book is really great because Buddhism seems to be a complex religion but I was able to understand because it was clearly explained to this audio book.

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    "We need to research about Buddhism"

    I am a student and I don't have an interest in religions but I was forced to study about it because it was the topic on one of our subjects in our school. We need to research about Buddhism and I was able to listen to this audio book. After listening to this audio book I got interested in the teaching and ended up enjoying listening to it, and it also helped me get a high grade in my subject. Thanks to this book!

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    "This was really worth listening!"

    Listening to this book will teach you the principles of Buddha that can be applied to our everyday life. In this book, I learned how to have a guidance on how to do some meditations for our mind and body to relax, and to cultivate mindfulness and to apply in ourselves the core values of Buddhism. This was really worth listening!

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    "I want to have a knowledge about Buddhism"

    I enjoyed listening to this audiobook because I was able to learn many basic things about Buddhism. Like what is Buddhism, how did it start, how did they make other people believe in Buddhism, what Buddhist do, what do they believed in. And if you have same questions like me this book will also help you especially for those beginners like me and want to have a knowledge about Buddhism.

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    "This audio book inspired me to be a Buddhist"

    This audio book inspired me to be a Buddhist. By reading it, my desire goes be one of them helped me to make it stronger. I just like how the purpose of Buddhism clearly explained and it has concepts which it can deepen my understanding of Buddhism. It also answered all my questions in my head about Zen Buddhism. Such an inspirational audio book it gives me a burning passion! How grateful I am to have this!

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    "I love listening to audio books!"

    I love listening to audio books! I am a person with full of curiosities so when I'm finding any audio books to listen, this kind of audio book of Buddhism caught my attention and gave it a shot. I know Buddhism is just one of the many religions, just that. However, this audio book made me understand what Buddhism exactly is--- it is a way of life. A very worthy audio book to listen!

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    "My grandmother is a Buddhist"

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