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    • In the Buddha's Words

    • An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon
    • Written by: Bhikkhu Bodhi - editor and translator
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. Divided into 10 thematic chapters, In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses, from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight.

    Price: CDN$ 40.26

    • Buddhism

    • One Teacher, Many Traditions
    • Written by: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thubten Chodron
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
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    Buddhism is practiced by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, from Tibetan caves to Tokyo temples to redwood retreats. To an outside viewer, it might be hard to see what they all have in common. In Buddhism, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and American Buddhist nun Thubten Chodron map out with clarity the convergences and the divergences between the two major strains of Buddhism - the Sanskrit traditions of Tibet and East Asia and the Pali traditions of Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • On Language

    • Chomsky's Classic Works 'Language and Responsibility' and 'Reflections on Language'
    • Written by: Noam Chomsky, Mitsou Ronat
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
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    Described by the New York Times as "arguably the most important intellectual alive," Noam Chomsky is known throughout the world for his highly influential writings on language and politics. Featuring two of Chomsky's most popular and enduring books in one omnibus volume, On Language contains some of the noted linguist and political critic's most informal and accessible work to date, making it an ideal introduction to his thought.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

    • An Introductory Guide to Deeper States of Meditation
    • Written by: Bhante Henepola Gunarantana, John Peddicord
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
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    Countless people worldwide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and best-selling classic in almost a dozen languages. Now, after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level - helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. In the same warm, clear, and friendly style, Bhante introduces the listener to what have been known for centuries as the jhanas - deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Theory of Everything

    • An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality
    • Written by: Ken Wilber
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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    Here is a concise, comprehensive overview of Wilber's revolutionary thought and its application in today's world. In A Theory of Everything, Wilber uses clear, nontechnical language to present complex, cutting-edge theories that integrate the realms of body, mind, soul, and spirit. He then demonstrates how these theories and models can be applied to real-world problems in areas such as politics, medicine, business, education, and the environment.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Introduction to Tantra

    • The Transformation of Desire
    • Written by: Lama Thubten Yeshe, Jonathan Landaw - editor
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
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    What is tantra? Who is qualified to practice it? How should it be practiced? What are the results? According to Buddhism, every human being has the potential to achieve profound and lasting happiness. And according to the tantric teachings of Buddhism, this remarkable transformation can be realized very quickly if we utilize all aspects of our human energy - especially the energy of our desires.

    Price: CDN$ 20.09

    • A Mariner's Guide to Self Sabotage

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    • Written by: Bill Gaston
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi, Erin Moon
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
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    A Mariner's Guide to Self Sabotage is populated by the lonely and alienated, holders of secrets, members (or would-be members) of shadowy organizations, screw-ups, joyriders, and runaways. Architects of their own destruction, Gaston's characters provoke an almost mythic response of simultaneous disbelief and recognition, as they painfully, deliberately, stubbornly carve a path for themselves, questioning every turn. Yet somehow, in spite of themselves, they sometimes manage to stumble into peace and even wisdom.

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    • The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery

    • A Practical Guide to Regaining Control over Your Life
    • Written by: Lawrence A. Peltz MD, Ronald D. Siegel PsyD (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
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    Here, Dr. Lawrence Peltz, who has worked as an addiction psychiatrist for more than two decades, draws from his clinical experience and on the techniques of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to explain the fundamental dynamics of addiction and the stages of the recovery process, and also gives us specific mindfulness exercises to support recovery.

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    • Brown

    • What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone)
    • Written by: Kamal Al-Solaylee
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
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    With the urgency and passion of Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me), the seductive storytelling of JD Vance (Hillbilly Elegy) and the historical rigor of Carol Anderson (White Rage), Kamal Al-Solaylee explores the in-between space that brown people occupy in today's world: on the cusp of whiteness and the edge of blackness.

    • What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone)
    • Written by: Kamal Al-Solaylee
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 2017-08-22
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Bee Time

    • Lessons from the Hive
    • Written by: Mark L. Winston
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
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    Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes. Bee Time presents his reflections on three decades spent studying these remarkable creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with one another and the natural world, from the boardroom to urban design to agricultural ecosystems.

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    • Soul Without Shame

    • A Guide to Liberating Yourself from the Judge Within
    • Written by: Byron Brown, A.H. Almaas (Foreward)
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
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    Whether we call it the inner critic, superego, or just plain nag, most of us have a "judge within" who's constantly on our case. A comprehensive guide to understanding how the inner critic works, this book offers practical, positive suggestions for breaking free of it. Using straightforward language and examples from everyday life, Byron Brown shows: Where the inner judge came from. How it operates. Why it trips us up. Why we believe we need it. How to develop awareness of it. How to disengage from it.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Meursault Investigation

    • Written by: Kamel Daoud, John Cullen - translator
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
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    He was the brother of "the Arab" killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus' classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling's memory, refuses to let him remain anonymous: He gives his brother a story and a name - Musa - and describes the events that led to Musa's casual murder on a dazzlingly sunny beach.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • The Social Labs Revolution

    • A New Approach to Solving Our Most Complex Challenges
    • Written by: Zaid Hassan
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
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    Current responses to our most pressing societal challenges - from poverty to ethnic conflict to climate change - are not working. These problems are incredibly dynamic and complex, involving an ever-shifting array of factors, actors, and circumstances. They demand a highly fluid and adaptive approach, yet we address them by devising fixed, long-term plans. Social labs, says Zaid Hassan, are a dramatically more effective response. Social labs bring together a diverse a group of stakeholders.

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    • Being Nobody Going Nowhere

    • Meditations on the Buddhist Path
    • Written by: Ayya Khema
    • Narrated by: Claire Slemmer, Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
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    In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the listener to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. With specific, practical advice, Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy, and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all encounter in meditation.

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    • By Gabriel on 2018-12-29

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    • The Science of Growth

    • How Facebook Beat Friendster - and How Nine Other Startups Left the Rest in the Dust
    • Written by: Sean Ammirati, Richard Florida - foreword
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
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    The lean entrepreneurship movement has captivated Silicon Valley and entrepreneurs across the country. It provided an agile framework to develop the right product solution for a given target market and is now used by almost every fledgling company to do just that. The next challenge is growth - to achieve the financial returns and, more importantly, the impact they dreamed of when starting off on their adventure.

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    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-07-28

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Nothing Holy About It

    • The Zen of Being Just Who You Are
    • Written by: Tim Burkett
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
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    According to legend, when the founder of Zen Buddhism was asked about the main principle of his holy teaching, he replied that there was "nothing holy about it!" Now, a millennium and a half later, Tim Burkett reveals how and why the wisdom of nonholiness is the key to a joyful heart. You don't need to go looking for something sacred - the happiness you seek is right where you are.

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    • The Bliss of Inner Fire

    • Heart Practice of the Six Yogas of Naropa
    • Written by: Lama Thubten Yeshe
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
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    In the classic best seller, Introduction to Tantra, Lama Yeshe offered a profound and wonderfully clear glimpse into the sophisticated practices of Tibetan Buddhist tantra. This present book, the last major teachings of this great lama, opens up the world of advanced practices for Highest Yoga Tantra initiates in much the same way his earlier work opened up the world of tantra in general. Lama's own realization of the transformative power of these practices comes through, inspiring his students to discover for themselves their own capacity for inexhaustible bliss.

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    • What My Mother and I Don't Talk About

    • Fifteen Writers Break the Silence
    • Written by: Michele Filgate
    • Narrated by: Michele Filgate, Fajer Al-Kaisi, Roger Casey, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
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    Fifteen brilliant writers explore how what we don’t talk about with our mothers affects us, for better or for worse. In the best-selling tradition of The Bitch in the House, What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About is an anthology about the powerful and sometimes painful things we can’t discuss with the person who is supposed to know us and love us the most.

    Price: CDN$ 21.30

    • Moral Politics

    • How Liberals and Conservatives Think, 3rd Edition
    • Written by: George Lakoff
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
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    When Moral Politics was first published two decades ago, it redefined how Americans think and talk about politics through the lens of cognitive political psychology. Today, George Lakoff's classic text has become all the more relevant, as liberals and conservatives have come to hold even more vigorously opposed views of the world, with the underlying assumptions of their respective worldviews at the level of basic morality.

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    • Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying

    • An Exploration of Consciousness with the Dalai Lama
    • Written by: Francisco J. Varela PhD
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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    For modern science, the transitional states of consciousness lie at the forefront of research in many fields. For a Buddhist practitioner, these same states present crucial opportunities to explore and transform consciousness itself. This book is the account of a historic dialogue between leading Western scientists and the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Revolving around three key moments of consciousness - sleep, dreams, and death - the conversations recorded here are both engrossing and highly listenable.

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