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Buddha  9 To 5: The Eightfold Path to Enlightening Your Workplace and Improving Your Bottom LineManagers and employees are seeking a new vision for today’s workplace – one that balances best practices and the bottom line. Based on the Buddhist practice of the Eightfold Path, “Buddha: 9 to 5” provides managers with a hands-on set of tools to reawaken themselves, their employees and their companies. The results is enlivened workplace that is positive, productive and innovative. It shows readers how to apply the Buddhist concepts of intention, mindfulness and right action to business – and re…

The Cat Who Went to HeavenThis is the story of a little cat who came to the home of a poor Japanese artist, and, by humility and devotion, brought him good fortune….

Buddha, Vol. 5: Deer ParkIn the fifth installment of manga-godfather Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha, engagement with death imparts the lesson of life’s sancity. In a Machiavellian rise to power, Devadatta, a rogue aristrocrat, incites war between two kingdoms that will leave thousands dead. King Bimisara of Magadha, fearing death his son’s own hand, withdraws fatherly love. The true measure of the Buddha’s divinity will turn out to be a test of diplomacy – the power of words….

The Buddha's DiamondsAfter a storm engulfs his village, a Vietnamese boy has glimmers of a new calling in this spare middle-grade novel written with authenticity and grace.Every day, Tinh heads out to sea with his father to catch fish for their family and the market. While he may miss his simple life, flying kites with other children on the beach, Tinh is proud to work alongside Ba. Then a fierce storm strikes, and Ba entrusts Tinh to secure the family vessel, but the boy panics and runs away. It will take courage…

The Buddha's Path to Deliverance: A Systematic Exposition in the Words of the Sutta Pitaka (Vipassana Meditation and the Buddha's Teachings)A classic entry in the Pali canon, this anthology charts the entire course of spiritual development as prescribed in the most ancient Buddhist texts. Drawing upon the Buddha’s own words from Sutta Pitaka, they are arranged in accordance with two overlapping schemes of practice: the threefold training in virtue, concentration, and wisdom, and the seven stages of purification. A lengthy chapter on concentration provides sutta sources for all 40 classical subjects of meditation, while a chapter o…

Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom If you change your brain, you can change your life. Great teachers like the Buddha, Jesus, Moses, Mohammed, and Gandhi were all born with brains built essentially like anyone else’s—and then they changed their brains in ways that changed the world. Science is now revealing how the flow of thoughts actually sculpts the brain, and more and more, we are learning that it’s possible to strengthen positive brain states. By combining breakthroughs in neuroscience with insights from thousands of …

I Once Was a Monkey: Stories Buddha ToldA colorful introduction to Buddhist fablesA monkey, caught in a monsoon, finds shelter in a cave amid the rubble of a temple. The monkey is not alone. A lion, a jackal, a turtle, and a dove bicker in the cramped space, until a statue of Buddha comes to life. “Hush, children, hush.” Buddha says. “I will tell you a story to pass the time.” From the tale of the clever monkey outwitting a hungry crocodile to that of a bird and turtle rescuing a friend, the six amusing parables told by the Buddha wil…

Petra on the Path of Buddha (Petra's Planet Book 3)Petra is a curious 7-year-old girl who goes on exciting adventures to fascinating places around the world. In this advneture, Petra travels to Sri Lanka, through the magical costume warehouse at the theatre where her mother works. There she encounters a young novice monk and encounters a baby elephant!…