• Buddhism for Beginners

  • A Beginner's Guide to Live Stress and Anxiety Free
  • By: Alex Mardok
  • Narrated by: Florin
  • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Have you always been curious about Buddhism? Do you feel like you have been looking for something but just didn’t know what it was? A change in your life perhaps or sense of purpose, or maybe you just feel like you need to know your true place in the universe? Or, maybe, you’ve been curious about Buddhism for awhile and just didn’t know where to start?

Buddhism is more than a religion. It’s a way of life that will help you learn how to live a stress-free life. It is all about learning how to let go and find your place in the universe. But, with all the books out there, it’s very hard to learn where to start down the path of Buddhism. At least, it was, until now.

In this audiobook, you will find the answers to everything you have always wanted to know about Buddhism from the perspective of an absolute beginner. You will learn where Buddhism came from and, more importantly, how to implement Buddhist teachings into your everyday life.

By following the lessons in this book, you will notice a change in your life for the better! Those who are new to Buddhism, meditation, and yoga are often shocked to discover the positive changes that it has on their life in a very short time - something that this book will teach you how to discover for yourself in great detail.

What you will learn in this audiobook:

  • What Buddhism is
  • The core concepts of Buddhism
  • Incense, its purpose, and how to achieve mental well-being
  • 12 facts about Buddhism that every Buddhist should know
  • The practice of yoga and the awesome effects you will reap from it
  • Ways to practice the five precepts of Buddhism
  • Steps to practice mindfulness and reduce stress and anxiety

If you are ready to make a change and learn about Buddhism, then this book is here to help you do that.

©2019 Alex Mardok (P)2020 Alex Mardok

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EXCELLENT!

For someone who discovered dharma only a couple of years ago, this was certainly helpful. There are stool questions I have, and in not sure if it was because the explanations were sometimes unclear or if I just lack the experience. Loved the question and answer format. Buddhism is a nice way.

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Helpful... Still want more.

A wonderful experience listening to a book being read to you. But one worth trying at least once. The narrator speaks clearly and at just the right speed. I just finished but intend to repeat it.

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A good introduction.

lt was good exposure for me, but I think I need to read a beginner's book to learn the concepts discussed in detail in this book. I just finished but intend to repeat it. The Q and A format make it easy to go back to refresh understanding.

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A unique experience.

This book is a good introduction with a few details and answers to common questions for beginners. I did not have the basic knowledge to truly appreciate the questions asked and answered.

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I really enjoyed this book.

I really enjoyed how the book explained the concepts of Buddhism in simple terms for someone who is just starting to explore this religion. I say that not as a criticism, but to inform those considering this book.

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Great Introduction to Buddhism

This book answers all of your questions and more. It does a good job of closing the gap. I found myself following along intently and even able to apply concepts immediately into my everyday life.

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I love this book.

Although the book was informative, there was a lot of supernatural religious information and I’m personally interested in the self-improvement and compassion aspects of Buddhism. I say or is a good beginner's book and one that I'll keep listening over and over.

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Really explains things well. Loved it!

Having gained an interest in the practice of Buddhism and dharma, this was a great start. A wonderful base that has helped answer questions I may have had myself, or questions I hadn’t even considered. I will listen to it a few more times. Thank you.

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Really explains things well. Loved it!

I'm a novice at Buddhism and this book clarified lots of questions I had about mantras, shrines, and rituals. This book also covers the basic Buddhist concepts of karma, etc. The narrator was pleasant as well.

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Amazing introduction to Buddhism.

I felt like this book had just the right amount of detail and the author worked hard to make the subject approachable. If you're interested in learning about Buddhism and want a no-nonsense description, I'd highly recommend this.

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  • Erica
  • 05-11-21

Strangely written

I feel like the book had some very weird sentences in it. It didn't always make sense to me. I almost feel like it may have been translated from another language to English but badly. Also, the narrator misspoke a fair few times. Namely when he says 'woman' instead of a 'worm'

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  • Jo Clifford
  • 03-16-21

Yawn

20 mins in and I was board by the narrators voice... Completely lacked any fotm of emotion.

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  • Tarff
  • 01-11-21

Very factual, a bit hard to engage with

I tried, I really tried to make my way through this book. I thought perhaps it would be filled with wisdom and stories and it is... but just very factual ones "this is what this is, this is how it came about" The narration is a little flat as well.

I would suggest listening to the sample if it is the type of voice and content you can engage with them go for it, but for me it did not inspire as I had hoped.

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  • Simon Parker
  • 12-10-20

A good little guide

Pretty interesting and informative. Most aspects covered and made clear but some 'lists' a little dry monotonous and made a very interesting subject a little tedious in places. Having said that, overall a worthwhile audiobook, just not the best on the subject.

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  • Majella
  • 10-18-20

Disappointing

Unfortunately this was Like an factual report for an academic study disappointing for me
This book did not engage me in any way!
To say it was Robotic is an understatement.