Tag Archives: Buddhism

Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Buddhism: Part 2

Great Courses:  Buddhism:  Part 2, taught by Professor Malcolm David Eckel I must admit that going into this particular course I did not know a lot about the specific subject matter of the aspects of Buddhism that the professor was … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Buddhism: Part 1

Great Courses:  Buddhism:  Part 1, by Professor Malcolm David Eckel As someone who has listened to a wide variety of faith-based Great Courses so far [1], one aspect that I have noticed is a consistent difficulty is the way that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tibet: An Enduring Civilization

Tibet:  An Enduring Civilization, by Francoise Pommaret Although I have no particular plans to travel to Tibet anytime soon, I do enjoy reading about cultures from time to time that have a history that is interesting and a present status … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vanishing Tibet

Vanishing Tibet, by Danny Conant & Catherine Steinmann Fortunately, this book is mostly made up of artistically taken photographs.  I am generally someone who prefers solid text to pictures, but in this case the pictures express what is most worthwhile … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Life-Changing Manga Of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Manga Of Tidying Up:  A Magical Story, by Marie Kondo [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Ten Speed Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is the sort of book that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring Depression And Beating The Blues

Exploring Depression And Beating The Blues:  A CBT Self-Help Guide To Understanding And Coping With Depression In Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD-Level 1), by Tpony Attwood and Michelle Garnett, with illustrations by Colin Thompson This book, as might be expected, is aimed … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Path To Meaning

The Path To Meaning:  How To Align Yourself With The Universe, Make Use Of Its Hidden Laws, And Fill Your Life With Meaning, by Agnes Bodi [Note:  This book was provide free of charge by BooksGoSocial. All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: Japanese Death Poems

Japanese Death Poems, compiled and with an introduction by Yoel Hoffman From childhood I have written and enjoyed reading sort Japanese poems like the haiku and tanka, of which this collection is chiefly composed.  In contrast to many Western poems, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Simplicity Of Life

Simplicity Of Life:  Why Does Being Human Complicate Everything, by Steve Leasock [Note:  I received this book free of charge by BooksGoSocial.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is a textbook example of an author going beyond … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Alcoholism And Addiction Cure

The Alcoholism And Addiction Cure:  A Holistic Approach To Total Recovery, by Chris Prentiss In many ways, this book is a snake in the grass.  That is not to say that it is without value, but rather to say that … Continue reading

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