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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

A Guide to Shamatha Meditation. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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