HolyBooks.com – download free PDF e-books

Download PDF's: holy books, sacred texts and spiritual PDF e-books in full length for free. Download the Bible, The Holy Quran, The Mahabharata and thousands of free pdf ebooks on buddhism, meditation etc. Read the reviews and download the free PDF e-books.

Buddhist Meditation and Depth Psychology

Buddhist Meditation and Depth Psychology by Douglas M. Burns is guidebook to Buddhist meditation, a warning and teaching on the obstacles and techniques. He writes: The ultimate goals of meditation are the ultimate goals of Buddhism, i.e., realization of Nibbana and the abolition of dukkha or suffering. Nibbana, however, is beyond the realm of conceptualization and all other forms […]

Purity of Heart – Essays on the Buddhist Path by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

Purity of Heart – Essays on the Buddhist Path by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. The Buddha never placed demands on anyone’s faith. For people from a culture where the dominant religions do make such demands, this is one of Buddhism’s most attractive features. It’s especially appealing to those who—in reaction to the demands of organized religion—embrace the […]

Clearing the Path – Writings of Nanavira Thera

Clearing the Path by Nanvira Thera helps the reader to a point of view that is different from his customary frame of reference. An early step in accomplishing this change is the abandonment of specific mistaken notions about the Buddha’s teaching and about the nature of experience. This initial change in specific views may lead […]

The Complete Works of Aristotle

The Complete Works of Aristotle. Artistotle lived from 384-322 BCE. He was a Greek philosopher and is often referred to as the “first teacher” or the very “first true scientist.” His works cover a number of topics from politics, philosophy, metaphysics, logic, ethics, biology and more. Aristotle was the tutor of Alexander the Great and […]

Complete Works of Plato

Here are other “complete works”: The Complete Works of Plato. 3.490 pages. Plato was born in 428/427 or 424/423 BC in Athens, Greece. He was a student of Socrates and he is regarded as a founding figure in western philosophy. The aim of this collection was to build the most complete and precise compilation of the […]

Cittanupassana and Vedananupassana – Mogok Sayadaw’s way by Than Daing

Cittanupassana and Vedananupassana with the subtitle Mogok Sayadaw‘s Way is a compilation of detailed instructions on the two meditation forms Meditation of Feeling (Vedanannupassana) and Meditation on Mind “Cittanupassana” as taught by Mogok Sayadaw. Than Daing places the practices in the larger system of Burmese Buddhist meditation, he explains he diferent stages and uses several pages […]

The Origin Of Conflict by J. Krishnamurti

The Origin Of Conflict by J. Krishnamurti is a collection of transcripts from public talks. All speeches where held in 1952 in either Madras, India, or London.  Most of the talks have include question and answer sections. From the book: “When you recognize that every movement of the mind is merely a form of strengthening the self, when you […]

The Complete Book of Buddhas Lists – Explained by Dr. David Snyder

The Complete Book of Buddhas Lists – Explained is Dr. David N. Snyders approach to Buddhism through the the many lists of the Buddha. The author describes their compatibility to scientific method and principles. Dr. Snyder makes it very clear that Buddhism is not just a dogmatic or mystical religion. He includes a whole chapter on biological evolution and the […]

The greatest achivement in life – five traditions of mysticism by R. D. Krumpos

The greatest achivement in life – five traditions of mysticism by R. D. Krumpos (2012) consists of a series of essays based on talks with mystics in 12 countries and 180 books. Many people were consulted, including the directors of a Buddhist Center and of the Eastern Orthodox theological institute at two major universities, a […]

Language, Thought, and Logical Paradoxes

Language, Thought, and Logical Paradoxes by Douglas M. Burns is an approach to the problem of paradoxes from within the reference of Theravada Buddhism. In 1970 Dr. Burns spent nine months in meditation practice. For over seven months of this period, he was a monk and a disciple of the Venerable Ajahn Chah, one of Thailand’s most well-respected meditation […]

The Gospel of Philip by Vladimir Antonov

The Gospel of by Philip by Vladimir Antonov was first published in 2008. The book presents a full and competent translation of the Gospel written by apostle Philip — a personal Disciple of Jesus Christ, who attained Divinity thanks to helping from Jesus. Although this gospel may at first appear similar to the Gospel of Thomas, it […]

The Hidden Truth: A logical path through compelling evidence to discover the nature of reality and the meaning of life.

The Hidden Truth considers wide-ranging fields of study to develop a logical path through compelling evidence to discover the nature of reality and the meaning of life.  The study begins with a review of the most scientifically sound evidence and moves down a continuum of increasingly esoteric, though still solid, anecdotal evidence.  This includes quantum physics, near death […]

HELLAS – A Spectacle with Music and Dances in four acts by Rodney Collin

HELLAS – A Spectacle with Music and Dances in four acts is written in 1951 by Rodney Collin, while he was living in Mexico. From the foreword: “The ideas expressed in this play are not original. They have been expressed many times in history in various ways – now philosophically, now as poetry, and again in painting […]

Toward Awakening by Jean Vaysse

Toward Awakening is the only book by Jean Vaysse, one of G. I. Gurdjieffs french pupils. Working in the groups in Paris and later helping to lead them through the 1960s, Jean Vaysse felt the time had come to express Gurdjieff’s written teaching in a more coherent and logical way in order to bring it […]

Make your Mind an Ocean Aspects of Buddhist Psychology by Lama Thubten Yeshe

Make your Mind an Ocean – Aspects of Buddhist Psychology by Lama Thubten Yeshe is another realease from the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. The quality of this work lies in it general approach based on deep wisdom.: “To enter the spiritual path, you must begin to understand your own mental attitude and how your mind […]

« go backkeep looking »
  • Download Spiritual Texts

    Welcome to HolyBooks.com. Use the search function above to find our free PDF ebooks or use the category list to browse to books. All books on HolyBooks.com are Public Domain texts and free to download as pdf-files. This online library project is still under development and we are adding new e-books every day. Suggestions are welcome.

  • Join our newsletter

    Fill out your e-mail address and name to receive the monthly HolyBooks.com newsletter!

    E-mail address:
    Name:
     
  • Recent comments