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Science Without Bounds – A Synthesis of Science, Religion and Mysticism by Arthur D’Adamo

Science Without Bounds A Synthesis of Science, Religion and Mysticism by Arthur D’Adamo is a great attempt at discussing and documenting the gap and bridges between previously very diverse ideas. The author writes: I’ve never seen a book that presents this world view as a harmonious whole, though I’ve seen books that discuss bits and pieces, and even large sections. […]

Prologues by The TS Network

Prologues by The TS Network. In the early 2010′s  the question of secular enlightenment began to gather steam on the philosophical discussion boards of the internet. Skeptic websites like Truth Strike, Open Source Analysis and Ruthless Truth stripped enlightenment of its spiritual garb and presented a simple means of attainment: Direct empirical observation of the […]

Download the entire Holybooks.com library via bittorrent

All books on www.holybooks.com can now be downloaded and shared via bittorrent. Get the torrent here: http://bayfiles.net/file/107u3/0jKhto/914_free_ebooks_on_spirituality_and_meditation.torrent Please help get this torrent up and running. Right now I am the only one seeding the torrent, so please start downloading and keep leeching and seeding. This is a huge torrent, more than 3 gigabyte. It contains […]

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Broad View, Boundless Heart

Broad View, Boundless Heart by Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro. The Theravada tradition works with three characteristics of existence — anicca, dukkha, anatta (impermanence, unsatisfactoriness, selflessness).These are “chapter-one, page-one” Buddhism. But the Theravadans also talk about three other characteristics of existence, at a more refined level: suññata, tathata, and atammayata. Suññata is emptiness, which is talked about a lot. That […]

Facebook page and Gigabit uplink

Great news from the Admin-desk of Holybooks.com. I finally figured out how to create a Facebook page for Holybooks.com please take a look here: Link - give it a like, throw a comment and share with your friends. A sponsor have made it possible to switch to a gigabit uplink for the dedicated server that hosts Holybooks.com. In theory this […]

The First Six Books of The Elements of Euclid by Oliver Byrne

The First Six Books of The Elements of Euclid by Oliver Byrne – with the subtitle: In which coloured diagrams and symbols are used instead of letters for the greater ease of learners. This is a classic, illustrated textbook on geometry and  a remarkable example of Victorian printing which has been described as one of the […]

A Guide to Shamatha Meditation by Thrangu Rinpoche

Traditionally, it is said that to achieve enlightenment one has to first listen to or study the dharma, next one has to contemplate it, and finally one has to actually practice what has been learned through meditation. All Buddhist schools share and emphasis on meditation, particularly on tranquillity and insight meditation. These are often called by their Sanskrit names: shamatha and vipashyana […]

Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun

Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun is another not that holy book. However, Hamsun was one of the greatest and most influential authors of all time and his insight into elemental existence and human nature is mindblowing. “Growth of the Soil” is the book that secured him the Nobel Prize for literature in 1920, and it […]

The Discourse on the Snake Simile Alagaddupama Sutta

The Snake Simile is a teaching by the Buddha also known as Alagaddupama Sutta. The main concern of this discourse is to warn against misconceptions and dilution of the teachings Buddha revealed to his students. While the Buddha repeatedly stressed that his Teaching should be accepted only after due investigation, and uninfluenced by tradition or external authority; while he […]

Holybooks.com as android app

Finally it is here. The Holybooks.com android app with nearly all the functions from the site. I can see from the statistics that more and more people are visiting by mobile devices and most of them are running Android. If y0u have an Android device please check the holybooks.com app out and let me know […]

Things as they are by Ajaan Maha Boowa Nanasampanno

Things as the are are talks originally given  to the monks at Acariya Maha Boowa’s monastery, Wat Pa Baan Taad, in Udorn Thani Province, Thailand. As might be expected, they deal in part with issues particular to the life of Buddhist monks, but they also contain much that is of more general interest. Since the monks who had assembled to listen […]

Supermundane – The Inner Life – Book I-IV

Supermundane -The Inner Life – quadrilogy was written in 1938 by Nicholas Roerich and his wife Helena. From the intro: “Friend, how can we discuss the Supermundane if energy is not yet realized as the foundation of Existence? Many will not understand at all what is meant by this, while others may think that they […]

Vedanta-Sutras With the Commentary by Sankaracharya

Vedanta-Sutras With the Commentary by Sankaracharya. The doctrine advocated by Sankaracharya’s comments is the most important and interesting one which has arisen on Indian soil; neither those forms of the Vedânta which diverge from the view represented by Sañkara nor any of the non-Vedantic systems can be compared with orthodox Vedânta in boldness, depth, and […]

Hatha Yoga Pradipika original Sanskrit Swatmarama translation

Hatha Yoga Pradipika the original Sanskrit Swatmarama translated by James Mallinson and published in 2004. Hatha Yoga Pradipika is a classic root text of Hatha Yoga written in 15th century CE. The book is build around four chapters, including material on asanas, pranayama, chakras, kundalini, bandhas, kriyas, shakti, nadis and mudras among other topics. Download […]

SELVES & NOT-SELF – THE BUDDHIST TEACHING ON ANATTA

Not all books here are 2.500 years old. This little gem, written by Thanissaro Bhikkhu was published in august 2011. The subtitle reveals the subject: Anatta – the sanskrit word often translated to not-self. This book is written on the notes Thanissaro Bhikkhu wrote for at retreat in France with focus on Anatta. The book draws on […]

The Shape of Suffering – A Study of Dependent Co-arising

The Shape of Suffering – A Study of Dependent Co-arising by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Dependent co-arising—paticca samuppada—is the Buddha’s most complete analysis of the conditions leading to suffering, together with the conditions leading to suffering’s end. A passage in the Canon states that this was the topic he contemplated on emerging from his first week of […]

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Intuitive Awareness by Ajahn Sumedho

Intuitive Awareness  is compiled from talks given mainly in 2001 by Ajahn Sumedho; they convey an intuitive understanding of the Buddha’s teaching which has arisen from over 35 years of practice as a Buddhist monk. Ajahn Sumedho’s approach starts with accepting ourselves as we are. By doing this a relaxation can take place that creates […]

Mara and the Mangala by Ajahn Amaro

Mara and the Mangala by Ajahn Amaro is intended to be both a partner to the novel ‘The Pilgrim Kāmanīta,’ written by Karl Gjellerup in 1906, and a tale that stands on its own. This book was originally projected to be published entirely as a serial novel, appearing one chapter at a time on the first […]

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