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After Buddhism
After Buddhism: Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age
By: Stephen Batchelor
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This original and provocative book presents a new framework for understanding the remarkable spread of Buddhism in today’s globalized world. It also reminds us of what was so startling about the Buddha’s vision of human flourishing.
Antiquities of Zhang Zhung, Vol.2
Antiquities of Zhang Zhung, Vol.2: Archaic Ceremonial Monuments
A Comprehensive Inventory of Pre-Buddhist Archaeological Monuments in the Tibetan Upland
By: John Vincent Bellezza
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A millennium ago, Buddhist domination of Tibet spawned a new civilization, one in which the celebrated Lamaist religions of Bön and Buddhism came to hold sway. The inexorable march of time and the ascent of the new religious order slowly but surely clouded the memory of the earlier cultural heritage. As a result, many of the ancient achievements of the Upper Tibetan people were forgotten. All that remains are preserved in the impressive monumental traces of the region. Antiquities of Zhang Zhung attempts to reclaim these past glories by systematically describing the visible physical remains left by the ancient inhabitants of Upper Tibet.
Arya Tara Practice Manual
Arya Tara Practice Manual
By: Khenpo Lama Migmar Tseten
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The Arya Tara Practice Manual provides a complete set of texts and instructions for the practice of the female Buddha, Tara. It includes Tara Puja, the Praises to the Twenty-one Tara, Tara mantras, Sadhana practices, and a Tara Ganacakra Offering. This book also provides 22 color Tara thangka pictures and paintings for visualization performed along with the mantra and mudra practices.
Atman-Brahman in Ancient Buddhism
Atman-Brahman in Ancient Buddhism
By: Kamaleswar Bhattacharya
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The thesis of this book is epoch-making. While no one doubts that the Buddha denied the atman, the self, the question is: Which atman? Buddhism, as understood in the modern era, has taken this to be the universal atman taught in the Hindu Upanisads, equivalent to brahman. What we find in the Buddha’s words as recorded in the Buddhist scriptures, however, is only a denial of any permanent self in the ever-changing aggregates that form a person. In decades of teaching, the Buddha had many opportunities to clearly deny the impersonal universal atman if that was his intention. He did not do so.
Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk MP3 CD Palden Gyatso
Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk (MP3 CD)
By: Palden Gyatso
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Palden Gyatso was born in a Tibetan village in 1933 and became an ordained Buddhist monk at 18 just as Tibet was in the midst of political upheaval. When Communist China invaded Tibet in 1950, it embarked on a program of "reform" that would eventually affect all of Tibet's citizens and nearly decimate its ancient culture. In 1967, the Chinese destroyed monasteries across Tibet and forced thousands of monks into labor camps and prisons. Gyatso spent the next 25 years of his life enduring interrogation and torture simply for the strength of his beliefs.
Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Edited By: Koshin Paley Ellison, Matt Weingast
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How do we think about death? How do we think about the dying? What’s the current state of palliative and end-of-life health care, and how can we improve it? And how do we give care without becoming emotionally and spiritually depleted? In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care — as well as doctors, Dharma teachers, chaplains, poets, and caregivers of all kinds — offer insights on incredibly challenging questions like these.
This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and personal accounts to inspire, counsel, and teach. An indispensable resource for anyone involved in hospice work or caregiving of any kind.
Bodhisattva Path to Unsurpassed Enlightenment
Bodhisattva Path to Unsurpassed Enlightenment
A Complete Translation of the Bodhisattvabhumi
By: Asanga
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Arya Asanga’s Bodhisattvabhumi, or The Stage of a Bodhisattva, is the Mahayana tradition’s most comprehensive manual on the practice and training of bodhisattvas - by the author’s own account, a compilation of the full range of instructions contained in the entire collection of Mahayana sutras. A classic work of the Yogacara school, it has been cherished in Tibet by all the historical Buddhist lineages as a primary source of instruction on bodhisattva ethics, vows, and practices, as well as for its summary of the ultimate goal of the bodhisattva path - supreme enlightenment.
Buddha MP3 CD John Strong
Buddha (MP3 CD)
By: John Strong
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In this authoritative biography, John Strong presents the story of Siddhartha Gautama the way Buddhists have told it – from accounts of his previous lives, and the story of his birth and upbringing, through to his enlightenment, deathbed deeds, and ongoing presence in the relics that he left behind. Along the way, he explores the roots of key Buddhist beliefs and practices, making this volume not only a useful study of the life of the Buddha, but a helpful introduction to Buddhism as a whole.

Buddha at Bedtime MP3 CD Dharmachari Nagaraja
Buddha at Bedtime (MP3 CD)
By: Dharmachari Nagaraja
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Growing up in the modern world, our children have to cope with ever-increasing amounts of stress, which can hinder their development. The ancient wisdom of Buddhism, with its emphasis on peace, love, and compassion, is the ideal basis for helping any child to face these challenges with inner confidence and calm.

Building on the age-old art of storytelling, this beautiful audiobook re-tells twenty ancient Buddhist tales in a way that is thoroughly fun and accessible to children. The stories will transport kids into an imaginary world of enlightenment and discovery where they will meet delightful characters and discover an easy-to-understand Buddhist message – one that will help them think about how they can apply values such as patience, perseverance, honesty, and generosity to their own lives.

Buddhism and Violence Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia
Buddhism and Violence Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia
Edited by: Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke
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It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western standards of ‘peaceful’ behavior. This stereotype – which may well be termed ‘positive Orientalism,’ since it is based on assumption that an ‘Oriental’ religion would be more faithful to its original non-violent teachings than Western Christianity – has been periodically challenged by enthusiastic acquiescence by monastic Buddhism to the most brutal sorts of warfare.
This volume demolishes this stereotype, and produces instead a coherent, nuanced account on the modern Buddhist attitudes towards violence and warfare, which take into consideration both doctrinal logic of Buddhism and the socio-political situation in Asian Buddhist societies. The chapters in this book offer a deeper analysis of ‘Buddhist militarism’ and Buddhist attitudes towards violence than previous volumes, grounded in an awareness of Buddhist doctrines and the recent history of nationalism, as well as the role Buddhism plays in constructions of national identity. The international team of contributors includes scholars from Thailand, Japan, and Korea.
Buddhism for Parents on the Go (CD)
Buddhism for Parents on the Go (CD)
Gems to Minimise Stress
By: Sarah Napthali
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With the same calm, rational wisdom and clarity that Sarah Napthali brings to Buddhism for Mothers, here is a book that will inspire you to be more patient and loving through the multifaceted, amazing, and often difficult journey of parenting.

From advice to the sleep deprived to dealing with the drama of toddler tantrums to thoughts on teenage egocentrism, this invaluable audiobook will teach you how to manage the expectations you have of yourself, your partner and your children.

Buddhism Goes to the Movies
Buddhism Goes to the Movies: Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice
By: Ronald Green
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An important addition to any introduction to Buddhist philosophy and practice, Buddhism Goes to the Movies is an excellent way to bring Buddhist thought, history, and activity to the uninitiated and interested reader.
Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media The Pixel in the Lotus
Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media
The Pixel in the Lotus
Edited by: Gregory Price Grieve, Daniel Veidlinger
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Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus explores Buddhist practice and teachings in an increasingly networked and digital era. Contributors consider the ways Buddhism plays a role and is present in digital media through a variety of methods including concrete case studies, ethnographic research, and content analysis, as well as interviews with practitioners and cyber-communities. In addition to considering Buddhism in the context of technologies such as virtual worlds, social media, and mobile devices, authors ask how the Internet affects identity, authority and community, and what effect this might have on the development, proliferation, and perception of Buddhism in an online environment. Together, these essays make the case that studying contemporary online Buddhist practice can provide valuable insights into the shifting role religion plays in our constantly changing, mediated, hurried, and uncertain culture.
Buddhist Art Coloring Book 2
Buddhist Art Coloring Book 2:
Buddhas, Deities, and Enlightened Masters from the Tibetan Tradition
By: Robert Beer
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Drawing on his brush paintings in The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs and other works, Robert Beer has selected 50 images meant to be used as templates for coloring. The book features figures spanning centuries of the tradition, including spiritual adventurers, rebellious saints, and enlightened Tantric masters. The detailed artwork is elegant and meaningful-drawing on Buddhist teachings to give each piece greater depth.
Buddhist Precept and Practice: Traditional Buddhism in the Rural Highlands of Ceylon
Buddhist Precept and Practice:
Traditional Buddhism in the Rural Highlands of Ceylon
By: Richard F. Gombrich
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Buddhist Precept and Practice: Traditional Buddhism in the Rural Highlands of Ceylon, Richard F. Gombrich, Routledge Curzon, Paperback, 1995, 444 Pages, $47.95
The Buddhist World
Buddhist World
Edited by: John Powers
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The Buddhist World joins a series of books on the world’s great religions and cultures, offering a lively and up-to-date survey of Buddhist studies for students and scholars alike. It explores regional varieties of Buddhism and core topics including buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage. In addition to historical and geo-political views of Buddhism, the volume features thematic chapters on philosophical concepts such as ethics, as well as social constructs and categories such as community and family. The book also addresses lived Buddhism in its many forms, examining the ways in which modernity is reshaping traditional structures, ancient doctrines, and cosmological beliefs.
Caminos hacia el nirvana, S.S. Dalái Lama
Caminos hacia el nirvana
By: S.S. Dalái Lama
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¿Puede aspirar todo el mundo al nirvana?
¿Cuál debería ser el límite de nuestra ambición espiritual?
¿Existen diferentes tipos de emociones negativas?
¿Cómo mantenerse positivo cuando nos enfrentamos a la injusticia social o medioambiental?

El Dalai Lama responde a estas preguntas y a un sinfín de cuestiones semejantes en uno de sus mejores libros. Interpretando la sabiduría antigua del Buda para los tiempos presentes, nos habla de los caminos hacia la realización y de la necesidad de superar las emociones negativas a fin de desarrollar la conciencia interior en cada uno de nosotros.

Clarifying The Meaning Of The Arga And Consecration Rituals
Clarifying The Meaning Of The Arga And Consecration Rituals
By: Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen
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Among Dragpa Gyaltsen's many writings, his explanation of the arga and consecration rituals represents an important milestone in this genre of literature, being one of the earliest and at the same time most influential treatments of this subject.
Coming Home to Tibet: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Belonging  Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
Coming Home to Tibet: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Belonging
By: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
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On New Year’s Day 1994, Tsering Wangmo Dhompa’s mother was killed in a car accident along a highway in India. A Tibetan forced from her country during the Chinese invasion and a longtime refugee, Dhompa’s mother had longed for many years to return to her homeland. “When this is over,” she would say, referring to the ongoing political conflict and dangers, “we can go home.” Dhompa’s mother never got that chance.
Cómo consultar el Mo tibetano: El oráculo tántrico de los Himalayas Ignacio González Janzen
Cómo consultar el Mo tibetano: El oráculo tántrico de los Himalayas
By: Ignacio González Janzen
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In this unique work, philosopher, writer, and psychotherapist Ignacio González Janzen generously shares the knowledge he acquired in Tibet, specifically that relating to consulting Mo, one of the oldest Eastern oracles in existence today. For anyone interested in knowing about family, projects, friendships, enemies, travel, health, work, evil spirits, the deceased, and other topics in order to make an important decision for the future, this book presents a complete description of the mysterious divination and the esoteric ritual of consulting it, along with the 36 mantric answers of the Mo, full of thousand-year-old wisdom.
The Complete Nyingma Tradition: Books 15-17
Complete Nyingma Tradition: Foundations of the Buddhist Path from Sutra to Tantra
Books 15 to 17, The Essential Tantras of Mahayoga, Volume One & Two
By: Choying Tobden Dorje, Ngawang Zangpo
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Books 15 to 17: The Essential Tantras of Mahayoga concerns the first of the three classes of highest, or inner, tantras. It presents the entire text of the Guhyagarbha Tantra in Tibetan and English together with the interlinear sections of one of its most important commentaries, Dispelling the Darkness of the Ten Directions, by the outstanding fourteenth-century master Longchen Rabjam. Also included is Choying Tobden Dorje’s rewriting of Candragomin’s inspirational Extensive Commentary on the Sublime Litany of the Names of Manjushri.
Dalai Lama Book of Quotes
Dalai Lama Book of Quotes: A Collection of Speeches, Quotations, Essays and Advice from His Holiness
Edited By: Travis Hellstrom
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The words of the Dalai Lama resonate within each of us, empowered as they are by centuries of experience and a passionate, enduring spirit for peace on Earth. Tenzin Gyatso, the current and XIV Dalai Lama, has continued this grand legacy, traveling the world while spreading his personal doctrine of compassion and true understanding. And with each year that passes, more and more people come to know the Lama, and seek his wisdom on a breadth of topics, from world peace to a life well-lived.
Dalai Lama: Man, Monk, Mystic, Mayank Chhaya, Brilliance Audio, MP3 CD
Dalai Lama: Man, Monk, Mystic (MP3 CD)
By: Mayank Chhaya
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Written with the full co-operation of the Dalai Lama, this fascinating, up-to-date biography captures at once the public persona and enduring mystery behind one of the world's most important spiritual leaders.
Demystifying Shambhala
Demystifying Shambhala
By: Shar Khentrul Jamphel Lodro
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Within each of us is an extraordinary potential for love and compassion that is capable of completely transforming the way that we experience our world. Through the ancient wisdom of the Kalachakra teachings it is possible to unlock this potential and manifest a sublime realm of experience, free from all forms of suffering and conflict. This state of eternal bliss is known by some as Shambhala.
Dharma Delight
Dharma Delight: A Visionary Post Pop Comic Guide to Buddhism and Zen
By Musho Todney Alen Greenblat
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Part graphic guide, part personal testimony, part art book, Dharma Delight illustrates how seeking the path of compassion and acceptance can be as zany and exuberant as it is profound. It is a happy exploration of Buddhist Enlightenment—what it is, where to seek it—and how to recognize the perfection in ourselves. A great option for Zen beginners, sutras (teachings), Bodhisattvas (enlightened beings) and jataka tales (parables) are presented in a way that's simple, upbeat and fun to read.
Dharma King: The Life of the 16th Karmapa in Images
Dharma King: The Life of the 16th Karmapa in Images
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Produced under the direct guidance of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, Dharma King: The Life of the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa in Images commemorates the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa's contribution to the practice and study of Buddhism around the world, as well as his preservation of one of Tibetan Buddhisms oldest lineages, the Karma Kagyu. This lavish full-color volume brings together for the first time 1,000 photos depicting the life of this extraordinary spiritual master. His early years in Tibet, his activities to rebuild in exile in Sikkim and India, his extensive travels bringing the Dharma to North America, Europe and throughout Asia are all documented in detail.

"From his birth in eastern Tibet in 1924, to his last days in Chicago in 1981, the 16th Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, guided the Karma Kagyu lineage through the most tumultuous period in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. He traveled the world, touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, by offering them the Buddhadharma but also simply with his majestic and transformative presence.
Dharma King: The Life of The 16th Karmapa in Images brings together for the first time 1,000 photos depiciting the life of this extraordinary spiritual master. Produced under the guidance of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, this book commemorates the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa's contribution to the practice and study of Buddhism around the world, as well as his preservation of one of Tibetan Buddhism's oldest lineages, the Karma Kagyu." - back cover


463 pages
Co-published by KTD Publications and Altruism Press (Drophen Tsuglag)
Dimensions of Mind
Dimensions of Mind
By: Tarthang Tulku
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Dharma Publishing is proud to present Dimensions of Mind, a new book by Tarthang Tulku that may be his most accessible work in years. Drawing on his many years of interacting with Westerners, Rinpoche engages a whole range of important and helpful topics, from the 4 immeasurables to joy as the foundation of the path to the nonduality of subject and object:

Caminos hacia el nirvana, S.S. Dalái Lama
Dinero, sexo, guerra y karma: Ideas para una revolución buddhista
By: David Loy
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Desde hace ya décadas está teniendo lugar un encuentro fascinante y callado: el de la moderna –o postmoderna– sociedad occidental y el buddhismo. Se trata de un proceso que puede ser inmensamente enriquecedor para todo el mundo. Pero no falto de complejidad e incertidumbre.
Discovering Tibet
Discovering Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Tibetan Paintings
Edited by Deborah Klimburg-Salter
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The explorations of Giuseppe Tucci, the founder of modern Tibetanology, as reflected in period photographs and masterpieces of Tibetan painting from the eleventh to the eighteenth centuries. Tibetan culture and artistic tradition were virtually unknown in the West until the eight major expeditions led by Giuseppe Tucci between 1926 and 1948. This catalog retraces his travels through period photographs and his contributions to the study of Tibetan art.
Dream Yoga: Illuminating Your Life Through Lucid Dreaming and the Tibetan Yogas of Sleep
Dream Yoga: Illuminating Your Life Through Lucid Dreaming and the Tibetan Yogas of Sleep
By: Andrew Holecek
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Lucid dreaming - waking up and becoming fully conscious in your dreams - has intrigued legions of those seeking to explore their vast inner worlds. Yet for many, “getting lucid” for the first time can be elusive. And for those who have, there are few resources that show us how to use this extraordinary state for the greater goal of awakening to all of reality, day or night.

With Dream Yoga, Andrew Holecek brings us a practical guide for meditators, seasoned dream travelers wanting to go deeper, and total beginners eager to experience lucidity for the first time.

Early Tibetan Survey of Buddhist Literature
Early Tibetan Survey of Buddhist Literature
bstan pa rgyas pa rgyan gyi nyi ‘od of bcom idan ral gri
By: Kurtis R. Schaeffer, Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp
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Known to contemporary scholars of Tibetan literature for some time through mention in other works, Bcom ldan ral gri’s survey has recently become available for the first time in two manuscripts. The present work contains a detailed historical introduction, an annotated edition of the two manuscripts, as well as concordances and appendices intended to aid the comparative study of early Tibetan collections of Indic Buddhist literature.
Echoes: The Boudhanath Teachings
Echoes: The Boudhanath Teachings
By: Thinley Norbu Rinpoche
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In colorful, bustling Boudhanath--Buddhism's great pilgrimage site in Nepal--a group of Westerners gathered to speak with Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche about topics both mundane and sublime. This is the record of their lively dialogue. First published in an exclusive private edition some forty years ago, Echoes has now returned to reach a larger and broader audience who will be eager to share in this intimate exchange of questions and answers with a revered teacher.
El Buda entra en un bar: Una guía de vida para una nueva generación Lodro Rinzler
El Buda entra en un bar: Una guía de vida para una nueva generación
By: Lodro Rinzler
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He aquí una presentación inteligente, divertida y sensata de la enseñanza liberadora del budismo. Una guía que invita a reflexionar sobre nosotros mismos sin tomarse el camino espiritual como una losa ni colocar al budismo en pedestal. El autor no pretende que el lector inicie un drástico camino de transformación personal, encuentre la iluminación o cambie radicalmente de estilo de vida, sino simplemente que viva con un poco más de compasión, con más sosiego y disfrute más.
El buddhismo: Introducción a su historia y sus enseñanzas  Donald S. Lopez
El buddhismo: Introducción a su historia y sus enseñanzas
By: Donald S. Lopez
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En El buddhismo. Introducción a su historia y sus enseñanzas, Donald S. Lopez adopta una visión de conjunto y transversal del buddhismo, que nos presenta como una realidad viva, con matices y en constante evolución, no como un conjunto de teorías abstractas o un conjunto de prácticas mistificadas. Este libro va dirigido a quien desee introducirse y profundizar en el conocimiento del buddhismo.

El cultivo de la atención plena
El cultivo de la atencion plena: La practica de la meditacion Vipassana
By: Henepola Gunaratana Nayaka Thera
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Llevando al lector paso a paso por los mitos, realidades y beneficios de la meditacion y la practica de la atencion plena, esta guía revela que cada persona tiene el potencial para lograr una vida productiva, de conciencia y llena de paz. Tambien muestra a principiantes y expertos en la meditacion las claves para meditar y abrir los espacios internos y emocionales para poder responder a las inquietudes mas profundas.

El libro del mindfulness, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, Editorial Kairos
El libro del mindfulness
By: Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
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Con un lenguaje muy ingenioso y asequible, “Bhante G” –como cariñosamente se conoce a su autor– extiende su mano y ofrece su amplia experiencia y conocimientos a lectores de cualquier extracción y condición. Paso a paso, nos conduce a través de los mitos, realidades y beneficios de la práctica de la meditación y de la atención plena (mindfulness). Con una claridad poco habitual nos revela que ya poseemos el fundamento necesario para vivir nuestra vida de un modo más productivo, consciente y pacífico. Bhante simplemente señala cada herramienta de meditación y nos explica en qué consiste, lo que hace y cómo emplearla con eficacia.

Embracing Each Moment: A Guide to Awakened Life, Anam Thubten
Embracing Each Moment: A Guide to Awakened Life
By: Anam Thubten
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The awakened life is the essence and aim of the Buddhist teachings, according to Anam Thubten, and this book is a guide to cultivating the awakened mind and heart that allows this wonderful kind of life to happen.  He illuminates the path to awakened living in a way that’s concise and completely accessible to anyone of any background--reflective of the diverse backgrounds of the students who attend his popular talks on which the book is based.  “We all want to be happy,” says Anam Thubten.
Emotional Rescue
Emotional Rescue
How to Work with Your Emotions to Transform Hurt and Confusion into Energy that Empowers You
By: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
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In this book, renowned Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche leads us through the three steps of his Emotional Rescue Plan. First, Mindful Gap is the practice of creating a safe distance between you and your emotions, which gives you the psychological space to work with their energy. Clear Seeing involves recognizing the bigger picture. Finally, Letting Go is the practice of releasing stressful physical and emotional energy through physical exercise, relaxation, and awareness.
Espaciosidad: El precioso tesoro del Dharmadhatu de Longchenpa
Espaciosidad: El precioso tesoro del Dharmadhatu de Longchenpa
Translated By: Keith Dowman
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Este famoso texto seminal del Dzogchen radical presenta una declaración poetica profunda, aunque simple, acerca del modo de zambullirse en la matriz del ahora, de permitir la presencia pura y reconocer al buda. Es una declaración personal de un yogui-adepto, que claramente atraveso las agonias de la transfiguracion. Sin duda alguna, la magia de su poesía nos deja esta impresion y este Tesoro del Dharmadhatu, el Choyingdzo, es una revelación personal de la consumacion del Dzogchen. En el se nos asegura que por sobre todos los yogas y dhyanas del Indostan, toda la magia y rituales del Tibet, y las terapias comercializadas y pseudo-espirituales del new age de Occidente, existe un modo simple y atemporal de ser, de facil acceso, que no requiere de tecnicas complicadas ni de un estilo de vida renunciante, y que nos puede dar un flujo constante de satisfaccion en este valle de lágrimas entre el nacimiento y la muerte.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness (MP3 CD) Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Essence of Buddhism: An Introduction to Its Philosophy and Practice (MP3 CD)
By:Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
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This lucid overview of the Buddhist path takes the perspective of the three "vehicles" of Tibetan Buddhism: the Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. While these vehicles are usually presented as a historical development, they are here equated with the attitudes that individuals bring to their Buddhist practice. Basic to them all, however, is the need to understand our own immediate condition. The primary tool for achieving this is meditation, and The Essence of Buddhism serves as a handbook for the various meditative approaches of Buddhist practice.
Establishing Validity  Dharmakirti & Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso
Establishing Validity
By: Dharmakirti & Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso
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The First Chapter of Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso's Ocean of Literature on Logic & the Corresponding Chapter from Dharmakirti's Commentary on Validity


One major issue for all thinkers and spiritual practitioners is how to know whether the teachings they are following are true and valid and whether their understanding of them is correct. The study of validity, which developed out of the works of Dignaga and Dharmakirti, gives them the necessary tools to determine this for themselves.

This book presents the first chapter of the Seventh Karmapa Chödrak Gyatso’s Ocean of Literature on Logic — which he composed entirely from memory while sitting in meditation without referring to any texts — along with the work it explains, the first chapter of Dharmakirti’s Commentary on Validity. Together, these works explain what it means for our knowledge to be valid and why the Buddha is an authority we can trust. Along the way, it also explains many other issues of relevance to any practitioner, among them whether there is a creator god, why we should meditate on compassion, and the natures of the four noble truths.

In particular, this chapter is renowned for its seminal explanation of the proof of rebirth. This makes it an indispensable text for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding and challenge their own beliefs to see whether they are valid or not.

In India and Tibet, the works on validity formed one of the five great topics of Buddhism. This book presents one of the most important aspects of that topic in a clear and accessible translation. It will form an essential part of the studies for any scholar or practitioner of Mahayana and Tibetan Buddhism.

Establishing Validity, Dharmakirti & Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso, KTD Publications, Hardcover, 343 Pages, 2016, $34.95
Excellent at the Beginning
Excellent at the Beginning: Discovering the Buddhist Way
By: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche
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With warmth and clarity, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s Excellent at the Beginning provides a foundation that illuminates the richness of the Buddhist way. It is a guide to actualizing our potential for profound understanding, compassion, and wisdom.
Feeling Wisdom: Working with Emotions Using Buddhist Teachings and Western Psychology MP3 CD Rob Preece
Feeling Wisdom: Working with Emotions Using Buddhist Teachings and Western Psychology (MP3 CD)
By: Rob Preece
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The realm of emotion is one of those areas where Buddhism and Western psychology are often thought to be at odds: Are emotions to be valued, examined, worked with as signs leading us to deeper self-knowledge? Or are they something to be ignored and avoided as soon as we recognize them?

Rob Preece feels that neither of those extremes is correct. He charts a path through the emotions as they relate to Buddhist practice.

The Four Wheels of Bon
Four Wheels of Bon
By: Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche
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This book is based on the teaching discourse given by Kyabje Yongdzin Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche on The Four Wheels of Bon. Found in version Zijyi, the long biography of Tonpa Shenrab Miwoche, the Buddha of Yungdrung Bon. This discourse combines the oral translation of the original text with the direct instructions coming from the mind of the Teacher of Teachers Yongdzin Rinpoche, the most illustrious and erudite Bonpo master and scholar of our times.
From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China
From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China
By: Gareth Fisher
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Highly readable and full of engaging descriptions of the real lives of practicing lay Buddhists in contemporary China, From Comrades to Bodhisattvas will interest specialists in Chinese Buddhism, anthropologists of contemporary Asia, and all scholars interested in the relationship between religion and cultural change.
From Lion's Jaws: Chogyam Trungpa's Epic Escape To The West Grant Maclean
From Lion's Jaws: Chogyam Trungpa's Epic Escape To The West
By: Grant Maclean
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In 1959 a nineteen year-old lama, Chogyam Trungpa, led 300 Tibetan men, women and children on a desperate nine-month escape from pursuing Communist troops. Forced to travel where people had never been, they trekked through some of the world’s harshest weather and most treacherous mountain terrain. Then, starving and exhausted, they attempted a river crossing under heavy gunfire in flimsy vessels they’d made themselves -- only to face a midwinter climb over the Himalayas.
A Garland of Views
Garland of Views: A Guide to View, Meditation, and Result in the Nine Vehicles
By: Padmasambhava, Jamgon Mipham
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A Garland of Views presents both a concise commentary by the eighth-century Indian Buddhist master Padmasambhava on a chapter from the Guhyagarbha Tantra on the different Buddhist and non-Buddhist philosophical views, including the Great Perfection (Dzogchen), and an explicative commentary on Padmasambhava’s text by the nineteenth-century scholar Jamgön Mipham (1846–1912).
Glimpses of the Profound
Glimpses of the Profound: Four Short Works
By: Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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A collection of Chögyam Trungpa's early teachings in North America--on buddha nature, emptiness, the feminine principle, and the three bodies of enlightenment.
At the beginning of a North American teaching career that would span seventeen years, the meditation master Chögyam Trungpa conducted five pivotal seminars covering various dharmic topics. The transcripts from these seminars are collected here so that readers can experience them right at home. Comprising twenty-six talks in total, each one followed by a Q&A, Glimpses of the Profound is sure to provoke glimpses of all kinds: glimpses that inspire you to look further, glimpses that give you confidence, glimpses that upset the apple cart, glimpses that open your heart, glimpses that undermine falsity, glimpses that awaken you to your boundless potential.
This book was originally published as four separate volumes by Vajradhatu Publications. Judith L. Lief has written a new introduction.
Good Karma
Good Karma: How to Create Causes of Happiness and Avoid the Causes of Suffering
By: Thubten Chodron
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Why do things happen the way they do in our lives? How do we create the causes for a happy life? The Buddhist practice of mind training gives us the answer to these questions: it involves overcoming our self-centered attitude and replacing it with an attitude that cherishes others. This, in turn, leads us to act in ways that naturally lead away from suffering and toward happiness—in short, to create good karma. Thubten Chodron offers a commentary on one of the great Tibetan Buddhist poems, The Wheel of Sharp Weapons, which shows, clearly and practically, how to eliminate the causes of anxiety, fear, and depression and to create the causes of joyful liberation for oneself and all others.
Healing Power of Mind: (MP3 CD) Tulku Thondup
Healing Power of Mind: Simple Meditation Exercises for Health, Well-Being, and Enlightenment (MP3 CD)
By: Tulku Thondup
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The true nature of our minds is enlightened and peaceful, as the depth of the ocean is calm and clear. But when we mentally grasp and emotionally cling to our wants and worries with all our energy, we lose our own enlightened freedom and healing power, only to gain stress and exhaustion, suffering and overexcitement, like the turbulent waves rolling on the surface of the ocean. Our minds possess the power to heal pain and stress, and to blossom into peace and joy, by loosening the clinging attitudes that Buddhists call "grasping at self." If we apply the mind's healing power, we can heal not only our mental and emotional afflictions, but physical problems also.

Heart Is Noble: Changing the World from the Inside Out (MP3 CD) H.H. Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje
Heart Is Noble: Changing the World from the Inside Out (MP3 CD)
By: H.H. Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje
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If you are inspired to take up his challenge, the Karmapa offers a path for participating in a global community that is based on compassion. In these chapters, he shares his vision for bringing social action into daily life, on a scale we can realistically manage through the choices we make every day what to buy, what to eat, and how to relate honestly and bravely with our friends and family and coworkers. His fresh and encouraging perspective shows us that we have the strength to live with kindness in the midst of the many challenges we face as socially and environmentally conscious beings.
Heart of Meditation
Heart of Meditation: Discovering Innermost Awareness
By: Dalai Lama
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The heart of meditation - the thing that brings it alive - is compassion. Without that essential foundation, other practices are pointless. Fortunately, the mind can be trained in compassion, and the mind thus trained with the qualities of love, empathy, kindness, and respect for others is ready for the practice of the Great Completeness (Dzogchen), which is considered the pinnacle of spiritual practice in the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. His Holiness the Dalai Lama here teaches the Great Completeness simply but thoroughly, using as his reference a visionary poem by the nineteenth-century master Patrul Rinpoche to show that insight can never be separated from compassion. Through practice of the Great Completeness, we can access our innermost awareness and live our lives in a way that acknowledges it and manifests it. The wisdom and compassion that arise from such insight are critical, His Holiness teaches, not only to individual progress in meditation but to our collective progress toward peace in the world.
Oral teachings translated and edited by Jeffery Hopkins
How Do Madhyamikas Think?
How Do Madhyamikas Think? And Other Essays on the Buddhist Philosophy of the Middle
By: Tom J.F. Tillemans
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Tom Tillemans, who has studied Buddhist philosophy since the 1970s, excels in bringing analytic and continental philosophy into conversation with thinkers in the Sanskrit and Tibetan traditions. This volume collects his writings on the most rarefied of Buddhist philosophical traditions, the Madhyamaka, and its radical insights into the nature of reality. Tillemans' approach ranges from retelling the history of ideas, to considering implications of those ideas for practice, to formal appraisal of their proofs. The 12 essays (four of which are being published for the first time) are products of rich and sophisticated debates and dialogues with colleagues in the field.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness (MP3 CD) Lama Zopa Rinpoche
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness (MP3 CD)
By: Lama Zopa Rinpoche
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This wonderfully practical book is a manifestation of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's peerless wisdom realizing emptiness and illuminates the personal experience of this rare and precious teacher. Rinpoche offers an incredible amount of information in this concise title by emphasizing the importance of compassion and universal responsibility, showing how we can make this life meaningful, giving a brief explanation of the nature of the enlightened mind and how we can attain it, offering an amazing and extensive explanation of emptiness, the ultimate nature of reality, by analyzing the way various phenomena exist and finally teaching us how we can successfully meditate on emptiness.

How to Practice Dharma MP3 CD Lama Zopa Rinpoche
How to Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas (MP3 CD)
By: Lama Zopa Rinpoche
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Buddhism is a house full of treasures – practices for gaining the happiness of future lives, the bliss of liberation and the supreme happiness of enlightenment – but knowing the difference between Dharma and non-Dharma practices is the key that opens the door to all those treasures. No matter how much we know about emptiness, the chakras or controlling our vital energy through kundalini yoga, it's all pointless without this crucial understanding of how to practice Dharma, how to correct our actions.
How Would Buddha Think?
How Would Buddha Think?
1,501 Right-Intention Teachings for Cultivating a Peaceful Mind
By: Barbara Ann Kipfer
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A unique approach to Buddhism, What Would Buddha Do? shows that anyone can find guidance in Buddha’s teachings. It demonstrates how to use the advice of Buddha to become a better person at work, at home, and in society. Presented in a reader-friendly format, with each page offering a question, a Buddhist quote, and advice from the author, What Would Buddha Do? applies this question to 101 problems confronted in everyday life and reveals how Buddha’s teachings are still meaningful after 2,500 years.
Inborn Realization
Inborn Realization
A Commentary on His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche's Mountain Retreat Instructions
By: Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche
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Throughout Buddhist history - including when Buddhism came to Tibet from the Holy Land of India - combining intellectual study with meditation was the essential practice. In particular, Richo was very openly used in all the Practice Lineages of Tibetan Buddhism, especially the Nyingma and Kagyu schools. The teachings always mention that individuals should spend time in hermitages and go to the mountains until they stabilize their realization because there are fewer distractions.

That is why the Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava always recommended practicing in mountain retreat. Many teachers gave Mountain Retreat teachings, and among them, these instructions were taught by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche.

Includes a complete translation of “Mountain Retreat Instructions” by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche.

Intelligent Heart: A Guide to the Compassionate Life
Intelligent Heart: A Guide to the Compassionate Life
By: Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
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Compassion arises naturally when one comes to perceive the lack of solid distinction between self and other. The Buddhist practice known as tonglen—in which one consciously exchanges self for other—is a skillful method for getting to that truthful perception. In this, his commentary on the renowned Tibetan lojong (mind training) text the Seven Points of Mind Training, Dzigar Kongtrul reveals tonglen to be the true heart and essence of all mind-training practices. He shows how to train the mind in a way that infuses every moment of life with uncontrived kindness toward all.
Jam mgon kong sprul zin-tig dang deii nyer mkhoii cha lag phyogs bsgrigs, 2 vols
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Jesus and Buddha: Friends in Conversation
Jesus and Buddha: Friends in Conversation
By: Paul Knitter, Roger Haight
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Paul Knitter and Roger Haight explore Buddhist and Christian notions about ultimate reality, human nature, spiritual practice, and the question of work for peace and social transformation. they also address the nature of interreligious dialogue and the possibilities of "religious double belonging".
Key of Meditation Yongey  Mingyur Rinpoche
Key of Meditation (#1017)
By: Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
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Kindfulness
Kindfulness
By: Ajahn Brahm
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When we add kindness to mindfulness we get “kindfulness,” a new approach to meditation. Kindfulness is the cause of relaxation. It brings ease to the body, to the mind, and to the world. Kindfulness allows healing to happen. So don’t just be mindful, be kindful!
La ciencia de la mente: Cuando la ciencia y la espiritualidad se encuentran B. Allan Wallace
La ciencia de la mente: Cuando la ciencia y la espiritualidad se encuentran
By: B. Allan Wallace
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En este libro Alan Wallace y Brian Hodel proponen de una forma asombrosamente lúcida y asequible una verdadera ciencia de la mente basada en la sabiduría contemplativa del budismo, el hinduismo, el taoísomo, el cristianismo y el islam.

Los autores comienzan mostrando cómo, a lo largo de la historia, la ciencia ha tendido a ingnorar la mente, aún sabiéndose que ésta es el instrumento a través del cual aprehendemos el mundo. A partir de ahí plantean el desarrollo de una ciencia contemplativa de la mente, basada en la técnicas de meditación practicadas durante miles de años en las grandes tradiciones espirituales.

La mente despierta: Cultivar la sabiduría en la vida cotidiana  S.S. Dalái Lama
La mente despierta: Cultivar la sabiduría en la vida cotidiana
By: S.S. Dalái Lama
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Quizá la principal diferencia del budismo y las demás religiones del mundo radique en su original comprensión del núcleo de nuestra identidad. La existencia de un alma o un "yo", que es un aspecto esencial al hinduismo, el cristianismo o el islam, es negada en el budismo. Es más, se considera la creencia en un "yo" la principal fuente de nuestros problemas en la vida.

Un conocimiento profundo de esta enseñanza no porta a ninguna visión nihilista o cínica del mundo que nos rodea. Por el contrario, una auténtica comprensión de nuestra mente e identidad nos conduce a la verdadera felicidad individual y a una mayor compasión por los demás.

La mente en serenidad  S.S. Dalái Lama
La mente en serenidad
By: S.S. Dalái Lama
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La mente en serenidad reúne los principios clave del budismo, especialmente los de la Gran Perfección o Dzogchen. Muestra cómo la mente puede transformarse a través del amor, la compasión y la comprensión de la realidad. Ilustrando con experiencias personales su honda visión de la senda budista, el Dalai Lama brinda consejos para ponerla en práctica en nuestra vida.

Life Unforeseen
Life Unforeseen: A Memoir of Service to Tibet
By: Rinchen Sadutshang
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In this memoir the author recounts his long, fascinating career in service to the Tibetan cause. From meeting British viceroy Lord Waverly in India and General Chiang Kai-shek in China in 1946 to being part of the delegation that successfully pled Tibet’s case before the United Nations in the 1960s, he offers a first-hand perspective on a number of memorable historical events.
Living and Dying with Confidence
Living and Dying with Confidence: A Day-by-Day Guide
By: Anyen Rinpoche
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A daily companion for embracing life, preparing for death, and awakening to reality.

Anyen Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist master and teacher, and his longtime student and translator Allison Choying Zangmo present ancient and rich teachings on death in a contemporary, accessible manner. Learn how to release your attachments, embrace impermanence, cultivate virtue, and see the world as it really is - one day at a time.

Their practical, disciplined timeline encourages step-by-step development of qualities such as lovingkindness, compassion, generosity, and patience. Each day offers a short teaching followed by a specific, concrete exercise to help you reflect on and fully integrate the message.

Through vivid and evocative contemplative scenarios and action items, Living and Dying with Confidence brings practice off the cushion and into ordinary life.
Long Life Prayer for the Traleg Yangsi
Long Life Prayer for the Traleg Yangsi
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"Upon meeting the reincarnation of Traleg Rinpoche, the Thrangu tulku wrote this with overflowing joy, faith, and excitement."

2015
Sabiduría emocional S.S. Dalái Lama
Mente más allá de la muerte
By: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoché
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Con asombrosa claridad, el gran maestro de meditación proporciona el conocimiento que nos permite transformar el mayor de los obstáculos, la muerte, en la más genuina oportunidad para despertar. Trabajar con los bardos significa hacernos verdadero cargo de la vida. El secreto de un buen viaje a través y más allá de la muerte radica en nuestra forma de vivir.
Miedo: Vivir en el presente para superar nuestros temores Thich Nhat Hanh
Miedo: Vivir en el presente para superar nuestros temores
By: Thich Nhat Hanh
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Vivimos en un permanente estado de temor y ansiedad. Miedo de nuestro pasado, de la enfermedad, el envejecimiento o la muerte; miedo de perder las cosas que más queremos. Pero el reconocido maestro budista Thich Nhat Hanh nos asegura que las cosas no tienen por qué ser así. Basado en una vida completa de práctica de la atención plena (o mindfulness) y el Zen, Thich Nhat Hanh nos enseña cómo utilizar la práctica de vivir en el presente para admitir e integrar nuestros miedos, reconocer su origen y hacerlos impotentes.

Mindfulness Is Better Than Chocolate
Mindfulness Is Better Than Chocolate: A Practical Guide to Enhanced Focus and Lasting Happiness in a World of Distractions
By: David Michie
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In this entertaining and thought-provoking book, David Michie explains the nuts and bolts of meditation. As a busy professional as well as a long-term meditator, he gives a first-hand account of how to integrate this transformational practice into every day life. Combining leading edge science with timeless wisdom, Hurry Up and Meditate provides all the motivation and tools you need to achieve greater balance, better health and a more panoramic perspective of life.
Nacimiento, vida y muerte: Según la medicina tibetana y la enseñanza dzogchén  Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
Nacimiento, vida y muerte: Según la medicina tibetana y la enseñanza dzogchén
By: Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
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Este libro responde a dos cuestiones básicas del ser humano: por un lado, la natural búsqueda de la salud y bienestar cotidiano, y por otro, el cultivo de una dimensión espiritual; lo que nos conduce a abordar el nacimiento, la vida y la muerte con profundidad y concreción.
Nature of Mind: The Dzogchen Instructions of Aro Yeshe Jungne
Nature of Mind: The Dzogchen Instructions of Aro Yeshe Jungne
By: Patrul Rinpoche
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Patrul Rinpoche's collection of the Dzogchen teachings of Aro Yeshe Jungne illuminated by practical meditation instructions that can be applied on-the-go in daily life by students of all backgrounds.
Nechung, el oráculo del Dalai Lama Thubten Ngodup
Nechung, el oráculo del Dalai Lama
By: Thubten Ngodup
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Thubten Ngodup, abad del monasterio de Nechung, en Dharamsala, India, es también el oráculo personal del Dalai Lama y del gobierno tibetano en el exilio.

Cuando, después de un largo ritual, en medio de oropeles y perfumes de incienso, emerge el oráculo en trance, ya no es Thubten el hombre, sino el dios Dordjé Dragden quien habla.

Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism
Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism
Edited by: Donald S. Lopez Jr. & Jack Miles
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Unprecedented in scope and approach, The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism brings together over 100 substantial selections from the fifth century B.C.E. to the present day, organized by country to mirror the spread of Buddhism from India to China, Korea, Japan, Tibet, and the United States. The volume features Jack Miles’s illuminating General Introduction—“How the West Learned to Compare Religions” - as well as Donald S. Lopez, Jr.’s “In the World of the Buddha,” a lively primer on the history and core tenets of Buddhism.
Practice of Lojong: MP3 CD Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
Not for Happiness: A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices (MP3 CD)
By: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
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Do you practise meditation because you want to feel good? Or to help you relax and be "happy"? Then frankly, according to Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, you are far better off having a full-body massage than trying to practise the Dharma. Genuine spiritual practice, not least the Ngondro preliminaries, will not bring the kind of comfort and ease most worldly people crave. Quite the opposite, in fact. But if your ultimate goal is enlightenment, Ngndro practice is a must, and Not for Happiness your perfect guide, as it contains everything an aspiring practitioner needs to get started, including advice about: developing "renunciation mind" discipline, meditation, and wisdom using your imagination in visualization practice why you need a guru.
Nurturing Compassion
Nurturing Compassion: Teachings from the First Visit to Europe
By: His Holiness the Seventeenth Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje
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In this series of teachings given during his first-ever visit to Europe, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, provided a stunning demonstration of what it means to live and teach with an open heart. The Karmapa shared his own life experiences and the feelings they awakened in him, reflecting on his own process of finding meaning in life. Even though he was addressing massive audiences in convention centres, the youthful Buddhist leader spoke as if conversing with close friends. The result is heart-based and comes direct with the freshness of experience.

On the Path to Enlightenment  (MP3 CD) Matthieu Ricard
On the Path to Enlightenment: Heart Advice from the Great Tibetan Masters (MP3 CD)
By: Matthieu Ricard
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The selected teachings are taken from the sources of the traditions, including the Buddha himself, Nagarjuna, Guru Rinpoche, Atisha, Shantideva, and Asanga; from great masters of the past, including Thogme Zangpo, the Fifth Dalai Lama, Milarepa, Longchenpa, and Sakya Pandita; and from contemporary masters, including the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and Mingyur Rinpoche. They address such topics as the nature of the mind; the foundations of taking refuge, generating altruistic compassion, acquiring merit, and following a teacher; view, meditation, and action; and how to remove obstacles and make progress on the path.

Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness  Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche
Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness
By: Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche
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The true nature of our mind is brilliant, clear, and joyful. But we don’t experience this reality amid the swirl of stresses, thoughts, and emotions of day-to-day life. Our Pristine Mind is a practical guide to uncovering our naturally comfortable state of mind and reconnecting with the unconditional happiness that is already within us.
Personal Identity and Buddhist Philosophy: Empty Persons
Personal Identity and Buddhist Philosophy: Empty Persons, 2nd Edition
By: Mark Siderits
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Since the publication of Mark Siderits' important book in 2003, much has changed in the field of Buddhist philosophy. There has been unprecedented growth in analytic metaphysics, and a considerable amount of new work on Indian theories of the self and personal identity has emerged. Fully revised and updated, and drawing on these changes as well as on developments in the author's own thinking, Personal Identity and Buddhist Philosophy, second edition explores the conversation between Buddhist and Western Philosophy showing how concepts and tools drawn from one philosophical tradition can help solve problems arising in another. Siderits discusses afresh areas involved in the philosophical investigation of persons, including vagueness and its implications for personal identity, recent attempts by scholars of Buddhist philosophy to defend the attribution of an emergentist account of personhood to at least some Buddhists, and whether a distinctively Buddhist antirealism can avoid problems that beset other forms of ontological anti-foundationalism.

A Plea for the Animals: The Moral, Philosophical, and Evolutionary Imperative to Treat All Beings with Compassion
Plea for the Animals: The Moral, Philosophical, and Evolutionary Imperative to Treat All Beings with Compassion
By: Matthieu Ricard
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Matthieu Ricard here takes the arguments from his best-sellers Altruism and Happiness to their logical conclusion: that compassion toward all beings, including our fellow animals, is a moral obligation and the direction toward which any enlightened society must aspire. He chronicles the appalling sufferings of the animals we eat, wear, and use for adornment or “entertainment,” and submits every traditional justification for their exploitation to scientific evidence and moral scrutiny. What arises is an unambiguous and powerful ethical imperative for treating all of the animals with whom we share this planet with respect and compassion.
Practice of Lojong: MP3 CD Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
Practice of Lojong: Cultivating Compassion through Training the Mind (MP3 CD)
By:Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
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For many centuries Indian and Tibetan Buddhists have employed this collection of pithy, penetrating Dharma slogans to develop compassion, equanimity, lovingkindness, and joy for others. Known as the lojong—or mind-training—teachings, these slogans have been the subject of deep study, contemplation, and commentary by many great masters. In this volume, Traleg Kyabgon offers a fresh translation of the slogans as well as in-depth new commentary of each. After living among and teaching Westerners for over 20 years, his approach is uniquely insightful into the ways that the slogans could be misunderstood or misinterpreted within our culture. Here, he presents a refreshing and clarifying view, which seeks to correct points of confusion.
Preparing to Die MP3 CD Andrew Holecek
Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition (MP3 CD)
By: Andrew Holecek
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We all face death, but how many of us are actually ready for it? Whether our own death or that of a loved one comes first, how prepared are we, spiritually or practically? In Preparing to Die, Andrew Holecek presents a wide array of resources to help the reader address this unfinished business. Part One shows how to prepare one's mind and how to help others, before, during, and after death. The author explains how spiritual preparation for death can completely transform our relationship to the end of life, dissolving our fear and helping us to feel open and receptive to letting go in the dying process. Daily meditation practices, the stages of dying and how to work with them, and after-death experiences are all detailed in ways that will be particularly helpful for those with an interest in Tibetan Buddhism and in Tibetan approaches to conscious dying.

Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love. and Liberation
Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love. and Liberation
By: Jasmine Syedullah, Ph.D., Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens
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Igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular, this urgent call to action outlines a new dharma that takes into account the ways that racism and privilege prevent our collective awakening. The authors traveled around the country to spark an open conversation that brings together the Black prophetic tradition and the wisdom of the Dharma. Bridging the world of spirit and activism, they urge a compassionate response to the systemic, state-sanctioned violence and oppression that has persisted against black people since the slave era. With national attention focused on the recent killings of unarmed black citizens and the response of the Black-centered liberation groups such as Black Lives Matter, Radical Dharma demonstrates how social transformation and personal, spiritual liberation must be articulated and inextricably linked.
Rainbow Body and Resurrection
Rainbow Body and Resurrection:
Spiritual Attainment, the Dissolution of the Material Body, and the Case of Khenpo A Cho
By: Francis V. Tiso
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Francis V. Tiso, a noted authority on the rainbow body, explores this manifestation of spiritual realization in a wide-ranging and deeply informed study of the transformation of the material body into a body of light. Seeking evidence on the boundary between physical science and deep spirituality that might elucidate the resurrection of Jesus, he investigates the case of Khenpo A Cho, a Buddhist monk who died in eastern Tibet in 1999. Rainbow Body and Resurrection chronicles the dissolution of Khenpo's material body within a week of his death, including eye-witness interviews. Tiso describes the spiritual practices that give rise to the rainbow body and traces their history deep into the encounter of religions in medieval Central Asia.
Room to Breathe (CD)
Room to Breathe An At-Home Meditation Retreat with Sharon Salzberg (CD)
By: Sharon Salzberg
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Between the smartphone, laptop, tablet, and whatever else is demanding your attention, sometimes you just need to unplug! Room to Breathe brings you a series of beginner-friendly guided meditations and mindfulness techniques to help you regain a sense of spaciousness and ease. These essential practices were created to give you the feel of a meditation retreat at home—but can be enjoyed in any place conducive to a period of undisturbed quiet. Enhanced by a guidebook with teachings for breaking free from stressful habits and remembering what’s most important, Room to Breathe leads you through eight refreshing exercises.
Root Stanzas of the Middle Way: The Mulamadhyamakakarika  Nagarjuna
Root Stanzas of the Middle Way: The Mulamadhyamakakarika
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This volume presents a new English translation of the founding text of the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) school of Mahayana Buddhism, Nagarjuna’s Root Stanzas of the Middle Way, and includes the Tibetan version of the text. The Root Stanzas holds an honored place in all branches of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as in the Buddhist traditions found in China, Japan, and Korea, because of the way it develops the seminal view of emptiness (shunyata), which is crucial to understanding Mahayana Buddhism and central to its practice.
Royal Tantra on the Brilliant Diffusion of Majestic Space
Royal Tantra on the Brilliant Diffusion of Majestic Space
By: Christopher Wilkinson
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The Great Perfection, also known as the Atiyoga or Dzogchen (rDzogs chen), is a tradition of esoteric Buddhism that upholds instantaneous enlightenment. The literature of the Great Perfection has been divided up into three groups or sections: The Mind Section (Sems sde), the Space Section (kLong sde), and the Upadesha Instruction Section (Man ngag sde). The Royal Tantra on the Brilliant Diffusion of Majestic Space is the King of the Space Section Tantras, and is here translated in full for the first time. The Space Section transmission is known as the Vajra Bridge (rDo rje zam pa). It is said that Vairochana, a famous translator who was active during the Eighth Century of the Common Era, received the texts and instructions for the Space Section from his teacher Sri Singha, and then passed them down to his student Mipham Gonpo. It is said that for five generations of this lineage every master achieved a rainbow body at the time of his passing away.
Sabiduría emocional S.S. Dalái Lama
Sabiduría emocional
By: S.S. Dalái Lama
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Desde su primer encuentro, se estableció un profundo vínculo entre Su Santidad el Dalai Lama, uno de los más respetados líderes espirituales del mundo, y el psicólogo Paul Ekman, cuyo revolucionario trabajo ha contribuido a definir la ciencia de las emociones. En el presente libro, estas dos eminencias se ocpuan de la relación que existe entre la ciencia y la espiritualidad, entre Oriente y Occidente, en una búsqueda que aspira a comprender la naturaleza y el funcionamiento de nuestra vida emocional.
Sacred Rains and Dews
Sacred Rains and Dews: Pictoral Biography of Ras-chung-pa rDo-rje-grags-pa
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This pictorial biography with a set of Thangkas records Rechungpa's merits and virtues in his whole life
Secret Map of the Body: Visions of the Human Energy Structure
Secret Map of the Body: Visions of the Human Energy Structure
By: Gyalwa Yangonpa
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Yangonpa s Hidden Description of the Vajra Body presents the triad constituting the Vajra Body -the channels, energy-winds, and vital essences- as the basis for the application of experiential yogic techniques.
Secret Tantras of The Fish Wheel and The Nine Spaces
Secret Tantras of The Fish Wheel and The Nine Spaces: Two Ancient Scriptures of the Great Perfection
By: Christopher Wilkinson
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The Great Perfection, also known as the Atiyoga or Dzogchen (rDzogs chen), is a tradition of esoteric Buddhism that was first transmitted from India to Tibet in the Eighth Century of the Common Era. The Tantras translated in this volume were among the earliest translations into Tibetan, and are preserved in the manuscript collections known as the Hundred Thousand Tantras of the Ancients (rNying ma rgyud ‘bum) and the Hundred Thousand Tantras of Vairochana (Vairo’i rgyud ‘bum). The Tantra of the Nine Spaces clearly states that it was translated by Vairochana, a Tibetan monk who had gone to India in the Eighth Century in search of the teachings on instantaneous enlightenment, and Sri Singha, indicating that the translation was done while Vairochana was still in India with his guru. The Fish Wheel Tantra does not indicate who its translators were, but its inclusion in the Hundred Thousand Tantras of Vairochana is evidence that the Tibetan tradition held it to be the work of Vairochana.
Siddharthas Brain
Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment
By: James Kingsland
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By the longtime Guardian science journalist, a groundbreaking exploration of the science of enlightenment and mental wellness, illuminated by twin perspectives, ancient and modern: the spiritual wisdom of Siddhartha Gautama and the revelations of today’s scientists, who are confirming the Buddha’s profound insights into the human mind
A Splendid Isolation
Splendid Isolation: Lessons on Happiness from the Kingdom of Bhutan
By: Madeline Drexler
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What does Bhutan understand about happiness that the rest of the world does not? Award-winning journalist and author Madeline Drexler recently traveled to this Himalayan nation to discover how the audacious policy known as Gross National Happiness plays out in a fast-changing society where Buddhism is deeply rooted - but where the temptations and collateral damage of materialism are rising. Her reported essay blends lyrical travelogue, cultural history, personal insights, and provocative conversations with top policymakers, activists, bloggers, writers, artists, scholars, religious leaders, students, and ordinary citizens in many walks of life. This book is sure to fascinate readers interested in travel, Buddhism, progressive politics, and especially the study and practice of happiness..
Timeless Legacy
Spyi nor gong sa skyabs mgon sku phreng bcu bzhi pa chen po mchog gi mdzad brgya mthong ba don ldan bzhugs so
illus. biography of Dalai Lama XIV in Thangka style
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illus. biography of Dalai Lama XIV in Thangka style

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Stages of the Buddha's Teachings: Three Key Texts
Stages of the Buddha's Teachings: Three Key Texts
By: Dolpa, Gampopa, Sakya Pandita
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The “stages of the teachings” or tenrim genre of Tibetan spiritual writing expounds the Mahayana teachings as a graded series of topics, from the practices required at the start of the bodhisattva’s career to the final perfect awakening of buddhahood. The three texts in the present volume all exerted seminal influence in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. The first text, The Blue Compendium, presents the instructions of the Kadam teacher Potowa (1031–1106) as recorded by his student Dölpa (1059–1131). This text is followed by Gampopa’s (1079–1153) revered Ornament of Precious Liberation, which remains the most authoritative text on the path to enlightenment within the Kagyü school. The final text is Clarifying the Sage’s Intent, a masterwork by the preeiment sage of the Sakya tradition, Sakya Pandita (1182–1251).
Stars at Dawn: Forgotten Stories of Women in the Buddha's Life
Stars at Dawn: Forgotten Stories of Women in the Buddha's Life
By: Wendy Garling
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In this retelling of the ancient legends of the women in the Buddha’s intimate circle, lesser-known stories from Sanskrit and Pali sources are for the first time woven into an illuminating, coherent narrative. Interspersed with original insights, fresh interpretations, and bold challenges to the status quo, these stories invite us to open our minds to a new understanding of women's roles in the Buddha's life and in early Buddhism.
Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation (MP3 CD) Susan Piver
Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation (MP3 CD)
By: Susan Piver
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A concise, jargon-free guide to learning what Buddhist meditation is and isn't with advice on how to start a meditation practice. If you want to meditate but have no idea where to begin, this book by bestselling author and Buddhist teacher Susan Piver will help you: It contains everything you need to know to start a meditation practice and, even more important, to continue one.

Statue Green Tara, 08 inch, Glass
Statue Green Tara, 08 inch, Glass
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Statue Green Tara, 08 inch, Glass
Steps on the Path to Enlightenment, Vol 4
Steps on the Path to Enlightenment, Vol 4: A Commentary on Tsongkhapa's Lamrim Chenmo, Volume 4: Samatha
By: Geshe Lhundub Sopa, James Blumenthal
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An exploration of the practice of samatha, the style of meditation devoted to focus and attention.

Geshe Sopa continues his elucidation of Lama Tsongkhapa's masterwork on the Buddhist path with an explanation of the core meditative practice of samatha, or calm abiding.