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  • booksreddit.com:Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe

    Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

    1835

    The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run.An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico’s deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his read…


  • booksreddit.com:In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha)

    In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha)

    1066

    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 ten 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….


  • booksreddit.com:The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami Shaman

    The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami Shaman

    503

    The Falling Sky is a remarkable first-person account of the life story and cosmo-ecological thought of Davi Kopenawa, shaman and spokesman for the Yanomami of the Brazilian Amazon. Representing a people whose very existence is in jeopardy, Davi Kopenawa paints an unforgettable picture of Yanomami culture, past and present, in the heart of the rainforest–a world where ancient indigenous knowledge and shamanic traditions cope with the global geopolitics of an insatiable natural resources extra…


  • booksreddit.com:Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe

    Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

    449

    The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run.An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? Isolated by Mexico’s deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his read…


  • booksreddit.com:In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha)

    In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha)

    345

    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 ten 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….