Buddhism is a nontheistic religion that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning "the awakened one". According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. He is recognized by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end their suffering through the elimination of ignorance and craving by way of understanding and the se ...more

The Book of Form and Emptiness
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
The Book of Ichigo Ichie: The Art of Making the Most of Every Moment, the Japanese Way
No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners: Clear Answers to Burning Questions About Core Buddhist Teachings
Dark Path (Bodhi King #1)
Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN
The Art of Living: mindful techniques for peaceful living from one of the world’s most revered spiritual leaders
Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body
The Buddhist on Death Row: How One Man Found Light in the Darkest Place
Being Aware of Being Aware
When I'm Gone, Look for Me in the East
Advice for Future Corpses (And Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death and Dying
Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice
The Dhammapada
When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
The Art of Happiness
What the Buddha Taught
Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
Buddhism without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening
Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
The Way of the Bodhisattva
Mindfulness in Plain English
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Buddhism After Patriarchy by Rita M. GrossFeminism and World Religions by Arvind SharmaInnovative Buddhist Women by Karma TsomoWomen in the Footsteps of the Buddha by Kathryn R. BlackstoneGoddesses and Women in the Indic Religious Tradition by Arvind Sharma
Non-Abrahamic Religious Feminism
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Theravada Buddhism
21 books — 9 voters

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These Books Made an IMPACT
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Indian philosophy
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Gautama Buddha
Attachment leads to suffering.

Alan W. Watts
Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.
Alan Wilson Watts

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