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Publisher's Summary

Buddhism has been around for thousands of years, but it was not until recently that people all over the world have started to gain interest in it once more. Perhaps, it is because they are drawn to the teachings of Buddhism that center on themes, such as living life in moderation, letting go of desires, and being compassionate towards others. The physical and mental benefits gained from such Buddhist practices as meditation, yoga and mindfulness may have also contributed to its popularity.

Yet, as people slowly begin to introduce Buddhist principles into their lifestyle, many of their questions regarding this ancient way of life still need simple answers.

If you are someone who wants to know more about Buddhism and how you can incorporate its principles into your daily life, then this book is for you.

In this book you will find:

  • What is Buddhism? Is it a religion?
  • Who was Siddhartha Gautama? Was he a human or a deity?
  • What do the Four Noble Truths mean? What is the Noble Eightfold Path?
  • What are reincarnation, nirvana, and karma?
  • Why is Theravada Buddhism different from Mahayana Buddhism? Is Zen also a kind of Buddhism?
  • What exactly is mindfulness?
  • How do you meditate? What are the different ways to meditate?
  • Is it possible to practice Buddhist principles without becoming a Buddhist?
  • How do you become a practicing Buddhist? Do you need to be baptized?

Whether you are a beginner to the concepts of Buddhism, or someone who conducted research and would like to deepen your understanding of the concept, this book will provide you with answers in a no-frills way.

So what are you waiting for?

Take action and download your copy today!

©2016 Davis Allen, LLC (P)2016 Davis Allen, LLC

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Perfect for beginners!

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I bought this audiobook because I wanted to learn more about the Buddhist practice. It provided me with everything I was looking for. I love the brief history of the practice and the examples of how to successfully practice as a westerner in today's society.

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Listen to it over and over again

I've studied a lot of religions like Confucianism, Taoism, and Hinduism. But I haven't read books about Buddhism nor know anything about it. So I wanted to know more about Buddhism and this book has lots of information about it. I find this book really informative and easy to understand. I really liked listening to it during my spare time.

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Buddhism is awesome!

Would you consider the audio edition of Buddhism for Beginners to be better than the print version?

Yes, it's hassle free and can you other stuffs while listening this book.

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I am a person that is open for all the beliefs that is introduced to me. My good friend is a follower of Buddha and he told me to check books about it. That's why I listened this book, I got interested on their teachings because it is based on afterlife and supernatural beings. If you were to learn about Buddhism I think this book has a lot about it.

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Be a good person!

I mother said that my grandparents' religion is buddhism. I haven't got curious about this religion since I saw this audio book. I told myself that maybe I should try to know what my grandparents beliefs are. When I listened to this book, I find this enlightening. There are a lot of things you can learn from it and encourage me to be a good person.

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I was enlightened after I listen to this book

I was enlightened after I listen to this book, I am not much of a joiner in terms of religions, but this Buddhism audio book made has an interest in this religion. It's very calming to listen to and very informative. I am going to delve into Buddhism more because of this audio book.

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It's very secular of the philosophy

I like how this is audio book was made. It's very secular of the philosophy and does not only tackle Buddhism belief but also how can help you in everyday life. I understand the beauty of this religion through this audio book and brought a huge impact on my point of view. Thanks to this book!

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By listening to this Buddhism audio book

By listening to this Buddhism audio book I learned a lot of things about Buddhism and its history I can also apply that meditation that is being said on audio book. When I have free time I do such Buddhism practice and meditation. Very useful book.

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I find this audio book so interesting.

Every time I listen to this audio book it brings me some relaxation while I was hearing this out. It also gives me information about what Buddhism is and what its benefits if you do this meditation. I find this audio book so interesting.

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This is a great introductory audio book

This is a great introductory audio book for this who want to know about Buddhism. When I listen to this book, I got engaged easily and I really enjoyed listening to it. I am a person who is open minded with all of the religions in the world and believe that every religion has a great teaching and only wants goodness to people. I am not a practitioner of Buddhism but I did get a lot of interest because of this audio book.

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I had fun reading and learning new things from it.

This religion has existed the long time ago and I know this modern times only few can be seen practicing this belief. I was just curious about every religion that existed in the world so I wanted to read books about it. I've read Confucianism and Hinduism and I can say that this three religions has similarities but also has distinctions as well. It is very well written because I haven't got bored reading this book. Instead, I had fun reading and learning new things from it.

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This book was my first glimpse at Buddhism, and I expected a dry recitation of teachings and tenants. What I found was a smartly written mix of life experiences combined with an easily digestible beginners guide.

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Good experience ...

This is the first book I've listened about the topic on Buddhism, but it was a great intro into the philosophy and teachings of Buddha. I would reccomend it to anyone who is interested in this belief system.

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Amazing guide about buddhism

This book was exactly what I was looking for. I've always been interested in Buddhism & I recently felt the need to become more spiritual. Most buddhism books are overwhelming with tons of information, which is great for some people, but I needed a book that was simplified & brief yet informative. This book is just that. It was an easy to understand & well written. The only reason why I'm giving this 4 stars instead of 5 is because there were quite a few grammatical & spelling errors, which was pretty annoying.

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Best book

Blown away. I have always been a pretty voracious listening but I found myself having to slow down and contemplate the content of this one for a long time. It is really, really deep and I will listen to it again soon and I'm sure I will listen to it over and over.

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  • 05-20-17

well presented book....

I would like to thank the author for presenting such aa great book. It is a very useful guide. It is very well written and clearly understandable book for audio book users, This book is designed with the best content about Buddhism, especially for beginners.