From Buddhist Publishing Group
Buddhist Publishing Group (BPG) was formed in 1983 and published a paper version of Buddhism Now from 1989 until 2007.
As well as publishing Buddhism Now, BPG has produced numerous books and booklets, and distributed over 110,000 free pamphlets. Other BPG activities have included running Buddhist workshops and retreats, and an annual Buddhist Summer School in Leicester from 1989 until 2006.
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Don’t Take Your Life Personally by Ajahn Sumedho
Ajahn Sumedho urges us to trust in awareness and to experience for ourselves genuine liberation from mental anguish and suffering, in the way the Buddha himself did two and a half thousand years ago.
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Perfect Wisdom: Prajnaparamita Texts
The Short Prajnaparamita Texts were composed in India between 100 BC and AD 600, containing well known texts such as the Perfection of Wisdom in 700 lines, the Heart Sutra and the Diamond Sutra.
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|Zen Teaching of Instantaneous Awakening
by Master Hui Hai
Written in the 8th century by Hui Hai, a student of Ma-tsu, and in the same lineage as Huai-hai, Huang Po, and Lin-chi. This is a Classic Zen text.
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Experience Beyond Thinking by Diana St Ruth
A practical guide to Buddhist meditation with easy to follow exercises. The reflections of an ordinary practitioner.
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Fingers and Moons by Trevor Leggett
With many varied analogies, stories and incidents, Trevor Leggett points to the truth beyond words, beyond explanations and beyond methods. Indeed, it is ‘a finger pointing to the moon’.
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|Understanding Karma and Rebirth: A Buddhist Perspective
by Diana St Ruth
Understanding Karma and Rebirth is a perspective on the actions we take and the effects of those actions. It includes meditation exercises to go beyond the concepts we hold of birth and death and to live from the unborn moment.
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|Teachings of a Buddhist Monk
by Ajahn Sumedho
Modern, practical teachings from one of the oldest Buddhist traditions. Ajahn Sumedho’s wisdom and humour bring us right to the heart of meditation from the perspective of Theravada Buddhism.
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|The Old Zen Master
by Trevor Leggett
Stories, parables, and examples have been a favoured way of conveying spiritual truths since time immemorial, and Trevor Leggett was a master at it. He had the knack of pointing out the spiritual implications of sometimes very ordinary, daily events, which make it easy for us to relate to.
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