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Free Dhamma books shipped to you

Postby Tex » Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:28 pm

Apologies if this has already been posted here, I looked around and didn't see anything on it.

The link at the bottom offers a selection of books including quite a few Theravada books. They will ship them free of charge (they do of course accept donations).

They have an online order form, if you fill it out and copy/paste it into an e-mail you should hear back quickly. I had an e-mail confirmation within three days and the books arrived about 2 1/2 months later -- they sent all five that I requested and six other Theravada selections.

Also, the list of available titles changes, you might want to bookmark it and check in with them periodically.

Happy reading...

http://www.budaedu.org/en/book/II-02main.php3
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Re: Free Dhamma books shipped to you

Postby bodom » Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:29 pm

Thanks for the link!

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah
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Re: Free Dhamma books shipped to you

Postby Dhammakid » Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:48 pm

Hello all,
I placed my online order last week and I haven't heard back from them. I'll wait a bit longer and see what happens. If nothing, then I hear most of those titles can actually be found free online. So I'll do some searches and see what I come up with.

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Re: Free Dhamma books shipped to you

Postby Tex » Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:56 pm

Hello Dhammakid, I placed my order last summer so perhaps they're just backlogged at the moment.

Also, I wrote to Metta Forest Monastery (address, among others, in this link) to request a copy of Thanissaro Bhikkhu's The Wings to Awakening and received that book, Meditations, and four others, and since they're here in the States I had the books within only a couple of weeks: http://www.accesstoinsight.org/outsources/books.html

I have some time on my hands this evening, I'll see what others I can dig up...
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"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi
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Re: Free Dhamma books shipped to you

Postby Dhammakid » Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:07 pm

Tex wrote:Hello Dhammakid, I placed my order last summer so perhaps they're just backlogged at the moment.

Also, I wrote to Metta Forest Monastery (address, among others, in this link) to request a copy of Thanissaro Bhikkhu's The Wings to Awakening and received that book, Meditations, and four others: http://www.accesstoinsight.org/outsources/books.html

I have some time on my hands this evening, I'll see what others I can dig up...


Thanks for the link Tex. I suppose Budaedu is backlogged at the moment.
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Re: Free Dhamma books shipped to you

Postby Tex » Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:30 pm

Found another, haven't used this service yet so I can't comment, but they seem to have a tremendous selection. Note that they do ask for reimbursement of postage:

http://www.what-buddha-taught.net/Free_Dhamma_Books.htm
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