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'dul ba me tog phreng rgyud dang dge tshul ka ri ka sum brgya pa dang lnga bcu pa bcas so
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'dul ba me tog phreng rgyud dang dge tshul ka ri ka sum brgya pa dang lnga bcu pa bcas so (Tibetan Only)
240 Pages, Western book format, paperback, Vajra Vidya
'dul ba pa'i gleng 'bum chen mo <br> By: Bu STon Rin Chen Drup
'dul ba pa'i gleng 'bum chen mo
By: Bu STon Rin Chen Drup
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'dul ba pa'i gleng 'bum chen mo
By: Bu STon Rin Chen Drup
'dul wa'i las chog mthong bas don 'grub <br> By: karma pa mi bskyod rdo rje
'dul wa'i las chog mthong bas don 'grub
By: karma pa mi bskyod rdo rje
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'dul wa'i las chog mthong bas don 'grub
By: karma pa mi bskyod rdo rje
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'khor lo tha ma'i dgongs don gces btus (Rigpe Dorje Institute Series, no.6)
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འཁོར་ལོ་ཐ་མའི་དགོངས་དོན་གཅེས་བཏུས།

Western Book Format, 264 Pages
All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat: The Life of Ra Lotsawa
All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat: The Life of Ra Lotsawa
By: Ra Yeshe Senge
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The story of Tibet’s notorious master of Buddhist sorcery—translated for the first time into English.
Art and Devotion at a Buddhist Temple in the Indian Himalaya
Art and Devotion at a Buddhist Temple in the Indian Himalaya
By: Melissa R. Kerin
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Melissa Kerin traces the devotional, political, and artistic histories that have influenced the paintings' production and reception over the centuries of their use. Her interdisciplinary approach combines art historical methods with inscriptional translation, ethnographic documentation, and theoretical inquiry to understand religious images in context.
What Would Buddha Say?
Buddha on Wall Street: What’s Wrong with Capitalism and What We Can Do about It
By: Vaddhaka Linn
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After his Enlightenment the Buddha set out to help liberate the individual, and create a society free from suffering.
Can Buddhism help us build something better than our current economic system, to reduce suffering and help the individual to freedom?
In this thought-provoking work, Vaddhaka Linn explores answers to these questions by examining our economic world from the moral standpoint established by the Buddha.
The Buddha's Wife
Buddha's Wife: The Path of Awakening Together
By: Janet Surrey, Samuel Shem
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The Buddha’s Wife is comprised of two parts: the first part is a historical narrative of Yasodhara’s fascinating story, and the second part is a “how-to” reader’s companion filled with life lessons, practices, and reflections for the modern seeker. Her story provides a relational path, one which speaks directly to our everyday lives and offers a doorway to profound spiritual maturation, awakening, and wisdom beyond the solitary, heroic journey.
Buddhism for Couples: A Calm Approach to Relationships
Buddhism for Couples: A Calm Approach to Relationships
By: Sarah Napthali
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Learn Buddhist principles that can help enrich your romantic life, your life in general, and the lives of those around you.

Surely a happy marriage for a normally adjusted couple is a simple matter of give-and-take—some patience, tolerance, and just trying to be cheerful as often as possible. There is no shortage of books providing relationship advice that can help us with these matters. But Buddhist teachings address more than just surface knowledge, and guide us to delve deeper into our psyches.
Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, MP3 CD
Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism (MP3 CD)
By: Chogyam Trungpa
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In this modern spiritual classic, the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa highlights the commonest pitfall to which every aspirant on the spiritual path falls prey: what he calls spiritual materialism.

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Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China
Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation
By: Peter Schwieger
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Unlike other pre-twentieth century Tibetan histories, this volume rejects hagiographic texts in favor of diplomatic, legal, and social sources held in the private, monastic, and bureaucratic archives of old Tibet. This approach draws a unique portrait of Tibet's rule by reincarnation while shading in peripheral tensions in the Himalayas, eastern Tibet, and China. Its perspective fully captures the extent to which the emperors of China controlled the institution of the Dalai Lamas, making a groundbreaking contribution to the past and present history of East Asia.
Dalai Lama's Little Book of Buddhism
Dalai Lama's Little Book of Buddhism
By: Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
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With clarity and candor, the Dalai Lama expounds on the core teachings of Buddhism. Fusing ancient wisdom with a modern sensibility, he gently encourages each of us to embrace lives of love and compassion; to embrace individual responsibility.
His pithy reflections encourage us to rid ourselves of preoccupation with the ephemera of daily life and to find refuge in Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha.
Essence of the Ocean of Attainments
Essence of the Ocean of Attainments: Explanation of the Creation Stage of the Glorious Secret Union, King of All Tantras
(dngos grub kyi rgya mtsho'i snying po)
By: Losang Chokyi Gyaltsen (The First Panchen Lama)
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In this work, the Panchen Lama not only elucidates each step of the meditation in the sadhana sequence but also offers general insights into the practice and its workings.
Included is an introduction surveying the creation stage as presented by the founding fathers of the Geluk school and analyzing the contents of The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments. The translation features both explanatory annotations for the general reader and copious bibliographical endnotes for scholars.
Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World
Force for Good:The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World
By: Danial Goleman
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For more than half a century, in such books as The Art of Happiness and The Dalai Lama’s Little Book of Inner Peace, the Dalai Lama has guided us along the path to compassion and taught us how to improve our inner lives. In A Force for Good, with the help of his longtime friend Daniel Goleman, the New York Times bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence, the Dalai Lama explains how to turn our compassionate energy outward. This revelatory and inspiring work provides a singular vision for transforming the world in practical and positive ways.
Greek Buddha
Greek Buddha: Pyrrho's Encounter with Early Buddhism in Central Asia
By: Christopher I. Beckwith
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Greek Buddha demonstrates that through Pyrrho, Early Buddhist thought had a significant impact on Western philosophy.
The Holy Madmen of Tibet
Holy Madmen of Tibet
By: David M. DiValerio
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By focusing on literature written by and about the "holy madmen" and on the yogins' relationships with their public, this book offers in-depth looks at the narrative and social processes out of which sainthood arises, and at the role biographical literature can play in the formation of sectarian identities. By showing how understandings of the "madmen" have changed over time, this study allows for new insights into current notions of "crazy wisdom." In the end, the "holy madmen" are seen as self-aware and purposeful individuals who were anything but insane.
Jamyang Kyhentse Wangpo's Guide to Central Tibet
Jamyang Kyhentse Wangpo's Guide to Central Tibet
By: Matthew Akester
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This book has now been in use for a century, consulted and cherished by literate pilgrims from all over the Tibetan world. It also gained the attention of foreign pioneers of Tibetan studies in their search for non-liturgical literature. Akester has revisited the guide, dividing the 200 plus entries in the guide to 18 chapters in the three main regions, each beginning with a translation of the relevant section of the guide and then going through it place by place. In each case the location is pinpointed, the history and folklore summarised in varying degrees of detail, and the buildings described as they were before 1959. This updated volume is for modern scholars, researchers, and those interested in the spiritual history of Tibet.
Mind in Harmony: The Psychology of Buddhist Ethics
Mind in Harmony: The Psychology of Buddhist Ethics
By: Subhuti
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Mind in Harmony will interest anyone who is curious to know what Buddhism has to say about the mind and how to live an ethical life. Subhuti describes the mind from the Buddhist point of view, and shows how such knowledge can help us live a more satisfactory life. This is also a handbook for those who are seriously interested in the long-established Buddhist system of "mind training," and offers some of the tools needed to construct a system of mind training for oneself.
The Moon Points Back
Moon Points Back
Edited by: Koji Tanaka, Yasuo Deguchi, Jay L. Garfield, Graham Priest
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Brings together issues in Buddhist philosophy and techniques of Western logic and analytic philosophy
Contributors include both established philosophers and up-and-coming philosophers
Portrays relevance of issues in Buddhist philosophy to contemporary Western philosophy

Shantideva: How to Wake Up a Hero
Shantideva: How to Wake Up a Hero
By: Dominique Townsend (Author), Tenzin Norbu (Illustrator)
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Readers of all ages will enjoy this retelling of a beloved spiritual classic. Playfully illustrated in traditional Tibetan style, the story of the monk Shantideva frames his inspiring lessons on the way of the bodhisattva superhero.
Social Life of Tibetan Biography: Textuality, Community, and Authority in the Lineage of Tokden Shakya Shri
Social Life of Tibetan Biography: Textuality, Community, and Authority in the Lineage of Tokden Shakya Shri
By: Amy Holmes-Tagcchungdarpa
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The Social Life of Tibetan Biography explores the creation of Tibetan religious authority in Tibetan cultural areas throughout East, Inner, and South Asia through engaging with the relationship between textual biography and social community in the case of the Eastern Tibetan yogi Tokden Shakya Shri (1853–1919).

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Strand of Jewels My Teachers’ Essential Guidance on Dzogchen
By: Khetsun Sangpo
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Khetsun Sangpo carefully explains the absolutely crucial discriminations that practitioners must make regarding their own experience in order to get past illusions and connect to their own genuine being.
Tibetan Painted Scrolls: Part 1
Tibetan Painted Scrolls: Part 1
By: Giuseppe Tucci
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Volume I of "Tibetan Painted Scrolls" is a vast survey of five hundred years of Tibetan cultural and religious history. Here professor Tucci, a noted scholar of Sanskrit, delineates different Buddhist lineages, their monuments and their traditions, giving a general survey of Vajrayana Buddhism. All these descriptions, since they have failed to survive the Cultural Revolution, are now all the more significant to Tibetan studies.
The second part of Volume I is an unprecedented study on Tibetan thangka painting. It is divided in fifteen chapters, among which feature "Symbolical Meaning of Colors and Lines," "To Paint is to Evoke," "Iconometry" and "Consecration of Thangkas".
Tibetan Painted Scrolls: Part 2
Tibetan Painted Scrolls: Part 2
By: Giuseppe Tucci
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Volume II contains detailed descriptions of the 195 thangkas. There is a tremendous wealth of information on their iconography and on the history of Tibetan and Indian Buddhism; as well as reference to Buddhist texts, and several translations of inscriptions on the illustrated thangkas.
Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition
Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition
By: Sam van Schaik
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Until the early twentieth century, hardly any traces of the Tibetan tradition of Chinese Chan Buddhism, or Zen, remained. Then the discovery of a sealed cave in Dunhuang, full of manuscripts in various languages dating from the first millennium CE, transformed our understanding of early Zen. This book translates some of the earliest surviving Tibetan Zen manuscripts preserved in Dunhuang. The translations illuminate different aspects of the Zen tradition, with brief introductions that not only discuss the roles of ritual, debate, lineage, and meditation in the early Zen tradition but also explain how these texts were embedded in actual practices.
Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving Kindness, MP3 CD
Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving Kindness (MP3 CD)
By: Chogyam Trungpa
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The fifty-nine provocative slogans presented here—each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa—have been used by Tibetan Buddhists for eight centuries to help meditation students remember and focus on important principles and practices of mind training.

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True Source of Healing
True Source of Healing: How the Ancient Tibetan Practice of Soul Retrieval Can Transform and Enrich Your Life
By: Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
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The wisdom of Tibetan Bön Buddhism, one of the world's richest and most ancient unbroken spiritual traditions, offers powerful soul retrieval practices and rituals. In his new book, author and teacher Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche brings out the most essential elements of these teachings, presenting them in a way that is simple, clear, and fresh.
1000 Buddhas of Genius
1000 Buddhas of Genius
By: Thomas William Rhys Davids
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Buddha ranks among the most often depicted holy figures of the world -
perhaps appearing more than Christ, a subject widely treated by Western
artists. Venerated in all the nations of Asia, and even beyond, his
image took form along the Silk Road, the birthplace of many schools of
Buddhism. Indeed, the Buddhist religion recognizes many Buddhas
representing various traditions: such as Buddhism of the Ancient
Teaching (Theravada), of the Great Vehicle" (Mahayana) and Tantric
Buddhism (Varjrayana).
108 perlas de sabiduria del Dalai Lama
108 perlas de sabiduria del Dalai Lama
By: Catherine Barry
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Las enseanzas del Dalai Lama, llenas de sensatez y de una sabiduria pragmatica, acompaan dia a dia en esa Via de la transformacion espiritual que es el budismo tibetano. Con esta obra, en la que se proponen ocho meditaciones, cifra que representa las 108 cuentas del rosario, el mala, con el que se practican y recitan los mantras, esas oraciones que ayudan a calmar el espiritu y el corazon, la autora espera inspirar al lector, y, al mismo tiempo, ayudarle a rozar con la punta de los dedos la compasion, la tolerancia, el amor, la bondad y el respeto infinito por los demas.

Reflections from the Journey of Life is a collection of some of the Dalai Lama's most inspirational edicts, taken from Catherine Barry's personal interviews with him. The themes are love and happiness, emotions, unity of all life, violence, death, the environment, desire, humility, and more. A true guide to universal wisdom, this book offers contemplations and advice on the ever-changing moods of the soul and spirit. His wisdom comes not only from the knowledge bequeathed to him through lineage, but also from his life experiences and depth of empathy for humankind. The Dalai Lama shares his unparalleled insight, tolerance, and understanding with a wide-ranging scope.

108 perlas de sabiduria del Dalai Lama, Catherine Barry, Ediciones Obelisco, Paperback, 190 pages, 2012, $19.95
12 Steps on Buddha's Path Bill, Buddha, and We, A Spiritual Journey of Recovery
By: Laura S.
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12 Steps on the Buddha's Path is the extraordinary spiritual journey of a woman once trapped in the downward spiral of alcoholism. Misdiagnosed, Laura Keene was put in a mental hospital and given more than 40 electroshock treatments. Left incapable by the treatments of even speaking a coherent sentence, Keene was released against medical advice and ended up in the back row of an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting where she embraced the 12 Step program and gradually recovered. Yet the black hole inside her remained, until, on a trek in the Himalayas, Keene discovered Buddhism and began a new path on the road to recovery. With humor and grace, this brilliant author shows that the experience, strength, and hope of Alcoholics Anonymous meld seamlessly with Buddha's teachings of wisdom and compassion.
12-Step Buddhist
12-Step Buddhist: Enhance Recovery from Any Addiction
By: Darren Littlejohn
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The face of addiction and alcoholism is a face that many have seen before -- it may be a celebrity, a colleague, or even a family member. And though the 12-step program by itself can often bring initial success, many addicts find themselves relapsing back into old ways and old patterns, or replacing one addiction with another. Author Darren Littlejohn has been there and back, and presents a complimentary guide for recovery to the traditional twelve-step program, out of his own struggles and successes through the study of Zen and Tibetan Buddhism.

1325 Buddhist Ways to Be Happy
By: Barbara Ann Kipfer
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At the core of Buddha's teachings is the path to happiness. The Buddha himself was known as "The Happy One," so it's no surprise that Buddhism has produced a rich heritage of ways to be happy. This book gathers the best of these ideas and makes them accessible to modern readers.
"1352 Buddhist Ways to Be Happy" looks at everyday situations and provides the Buddha's and other Buddhist teachers' guidance for navigating them in a cheerful, positive way. The attainment of happiness has always been the goal of Buddhism, and even the Dalai Lama admits that one doesn't need to change religions to benefit from the teachings of the Happy One. The sayings in this book allow readers of any faith (or no faith) to explore the Buddha's ideas and relate them to their own personal quest for happiness.
14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography
14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography
By: Tetsu Saiwai
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A new way of getting to know one of the world's most beloved spiritual leaders.
Featuring a charmingly illustrated format that will appeal to readers of all ages, this unique biography is an ideal introduction to the leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile. Born in 1935 to a peasant family in a small village, Tenzin Gyatso was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of his predecessor, the Thirteenth Dalai Lama. In 1950, His Holiness assumed full political power when China invade Tibet-a tragedy that forever changed him and shaped his efforts on behalf of world peace, for which he was award the Nobel Peace Prize. This graphic novel is an appealing and approachable depiction of the life and personality of an iconic figure.
16 Arhats, Murals at the Vajra Vidya Institute
By: Gene Kudirka
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in the main shrine room of the Vajra Vidya, there are eight arhats along the east side and eight against the west side of the main shrine room. They are placed on the walls according to their rank, with the most senior closest to the main Buddha statue. The two attendants, Huashang and Dharamatala are placed along the south wall. They are both laymen; Huashang is the plump Chinese sponsor who is surrounded by playful children and Dharmatala is the great Indian master who can be seen carying a basket of texts. They are not considered as part of the sixteen original arhats since they are laymen and not monks, but are always pictured as part of the group. The four guardian kings can be seen upon entering the Vajra Vidya Institute compound as the facing wall.
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201 Little Buddhist Reminders, Gathas for Your Daily Life
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Everyone is busy. So everyone needs little reminders to help remember to slow down, pay attention, and enjoy life. Designed for just this purpose, gathas are short Buddhist poems to recite inwardly throughout the day. Best-selling author Barbara Ann Kipfer has created gathas for waking up, for eating a meal, for driving, for appreciating nature, and more. These lyrical verses transform everyday activities like washing the dishes and taking out the garbage into opportunities to realize the sacredness of the present moment. Gathas help the reader weave a meditative rhythm and sensibility into daily life, no matter how hectic it might be.
21st Century Buddhists in Conversation  Melvin McLeod (Editor)
21st Century Buddhists in Conversation
By: Melvin McLeod (Editor)
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Twenty-First-Century Buddhists in Conversation collects the very best of the round-table discussions recorded in the pages of
Buddhadharma magazine over the past twenty years These conversations between a who's who of contemporary Buddhist teachers, ranging over
topics from student-teacher relationships to the place of prayer and the leadership roles of women in modern Buddhism, are always lively and
insightful. With participants such as Bhante Gunaratana, Shohaku Okumura, Sharon Salzberg, John Tarrant, and Jack Kornfield, discussions
equally represent old-school and newly emergent Buddhist traditions.
2500 Years of Buddhism
2500 Years of Buddhism
By: P.V. Bapat
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The book gives a short account of Buddhism in the last 2500 years. The foreword for the book was written by Dr. Radhakrishnan, world renowned philosopher. The book contains 16 chapters and about one hundred articles written by eminent Buddhist scholars from India, China, Japan, Sri Lanka, Nepal.

Buddhism is a way of life of purity in thinking speaking and acting. This book gives an account of Buddhism not only in India but also in other countries of the East. Detailed and insightful glimpse into the different schools and sects of Buddhism find a place in this book. Buddhist ideas on education and the prevailing state of Buddhism as revealed by their Chinese pilgrims who visited India during that times are other components of the book. Chapters on Buddhist art in India and abroad and places of Buddhist interest are also included to give it a holistic perspective.

The spirit of Buddha comes alive in the book and enlightens the readers with his teaching so essential now for peace in the strife-torn world.
365 Dalai Lama, Daily Advice from the Heart
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Imagine having two minutes with the Dalai Lama offering you personal advice on how you could live your life better, overcome your problems, be more joyful and create a better world. This revolutionary new book brings you exactly that: short passages to offer you enlightening advice for everyday living.
A Few Facts About Buddhism
By: Gunnar Gallmo
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Today, when political ideologies/ `isms` are crashing down and when, at the other end, the great monotheistic religions are trying to survive by turning their backs on logical thinking and intellectual consistency, it might be worthwhile taking a look at the `alternatives` that by-pass the lopsided views of both materialism and idealism -- the alternatives that do not have to explain how an omnipotent and all-benevolent God can permit evil, nor how human barbarism can persist doggedly in a progressing world society. And among these alternatives, Gunnar Gallmo rediscovers the oldest existing world religion: the first historically documented case of international (or perhaps non-national) thinking, a teaching that may, more or less, directly or indirectly, positively or negatively, have influenced all later religious, philosophical and political teachings: Buddhism.
A Home in Tibet
By: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
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Mahayanasamgraha is one of the most important texts of the Yogacara School of Mahayana Buddhism. In this text, its author, Asanga, developed and systematized the Yogacara philosophy and praxis. This volume presents an English translation of Mahayanasamgrahas third chapter which discusses the bodhisattvas entrance onto the defining characteristics of what is to be known, i.e. the realization of vijnapti-matrata.
Abandoning What is Not Worthwhile
By: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche
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[...] This teaching is about the basic ideas of the buddhadharma - what the Buddha taught. There is really no limit to the Buddha's teachings. He gave limitless teachings because there are limitless sentient beings, all with different intentions, interests, and affinities. In order to fulfill the wishes of all sentient beings, Buddha gave limitless teachings. [...]


Abhayapaddhati of Abhayakaragupta
Abhayapaddhati of Abhayakaragupta, commentary on the Buddhakapalamahatantra
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Abhayapaddhati of Abhayakaragupta, commentary on the Buddhakapalamahatantra, text in Sanskrit with rendering in Tibetan and Hindi preface, CIHTS, Hardcover, 2009, 254 pages, $20.00



Abhidhamma for Beginners
Abhidhamma for the Beginner
By: Baptist
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No one would deny that the Abhidhamma is a difficult subject to study, for it is the quintessence of the Buddhas teachings, and requires deep insight and understanding into the fundamental principles of Buddhism.  I have, however, always felt that the subject could be made simple.  I was very glad, therefore, surprised indeed, to find that with deep insight, Mr. Baptist had actually succeeded in presenting the main elements of the Abhidhamma in the language of the man-in-the-street.  Anyone with average intelligence should be able to profit by this book considerably.  To my knowledge, no book has yet appeared on so deep a subject in so simple a language.  Mr. Baptist is to be congratulated on his achievement.  Nay, I would go further and suggest that this book should now be translated into Sinhalese that it may reach a wider circle of students, and be made the basis of future Abhidhamma studies to beginners.
Abhidhamma Philosophy
By: Pandey
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The present book authored by Acariya Anuruddha Mahathera during the 11th-12th Century A.D. Several other books with the title Abhidhamma Philosophy  have been published even then this work has retained the same title Abhidhamma Philosophy partly to preserve its continuity with its predecessor-books and partly because the earlier published books are either translation of the Abidhammatthasangaho or translation with explanatory notes on the Abhidhammic terms. While the present book makes a systematic study of the Abhidhamma-pitaka, and compiled in condensed form in the Abhidhammatthasangaho.
Abhidhamma Philosophy
Abhidhamma Philosophy, Vol 1 & 2
By: J. Kashyap
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The Volume I, the Author has compressed the whole of the Abhidhamma-Pitaka and its supplement the Visudhimagga in this small book, mostly written in aphoristic small sentences. The book is very popular and today it is taught as the first book to the students of Abhidhamma in the monasteries of Ceylon, Burma, Thailand & Indo-China.
Abhidhamma Studies: Buddhist Exploration of Consciousness and Time
By: Thera, Nyanaponika
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The Abhidhamma, the third great division of early Buddhist teaching, expounds a revolutionary system of philosophical psychology rooted in the twin Buddhist insights of selflessness and dependent origination. In keeping with the liberative thrust of early Buddhism this system organizes the entire spectrum of human consciousness.
Abhidhammapitake Puggalapannattipali with English translation
Abhidhammapitake Puggalapannattipali with English translation
By: Dr. Om Prakash Pathak, Dr. Veena Gaur
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The Puggalapannatti is (he concept of notion or designation of the personality in this world. This book contains ten chapters. Each chapter deals with a number of persons from different angles. The treatment and classification of individuals have been made in an ascending numerical order. The first deals with one type of persons i.e. single individuals, the second with pairs, the third with groups of three and so on. This makes ten fold classifications of persons. Here in this book it has been taken into consideration of their ethical behaviour, mental attitude - like latent factors, belief, and other difiling and purifying factors connected with the worldly and spiritual life. In this way, it appears mere a book of psychology than of Philosophy.
Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam
Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam
By: Vasubandhu / Louis De La Vallee Poussin Tr. / Leo M. Pruden, Tr.
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A translation of Vasubandhu's Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam.
The Sanskrit word "Abhidharma" means the systematic philosophy of Buddhism. From the time of the Buddha onward, the Buddha's disciples, and many later generations of his followers studied, analyzed, and re-classified the teachings of the Buddha, and in the process created a unique field of study which has come to be known as the Abhidharma. Only a small but important portion of Abhidharma literature has been preserved in its original Sanskrit: Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosabhasyam, and its commentary, Yasomitra's Vyakhya


Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol 1
Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol. I
By: Vasubandhu / Louis De La Vallee Poussin Tr. / Leo M. Pruden, Tr.
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A translation of Vasubandhu's Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam.
The Sanskrit word "Abhidharma" means the systematic philosophy of Buddhism. From the time of the Buddha onward, the Buddha's disciples, and many later generations of his followers studied, analyzed, and re-classified the teachings of the Buddha, and in the process created a unique field of study which has come to be known as the Abhidharma. Only a small but important portion of Abhidharma literature has been preserved in its original Sanskrit: Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosabhasyam, and its commentary, Yasomitra's Vyakhya


Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol 2
Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol. II
By: Vasubandhu / Louis De La Vallee Poussin Tr. / Leo M. Pruden, Tr.
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A translation of Vasubandhu's Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam.
The Sanskrit word "Abhidharma" means the systematic philosophy of Buddhism. From the time of the Buddha onward, the Buddha's disciples, and many later generations of his followers studied, analyzed, and re-classified the teachings of the Buddha, and in the process created a unique field of study which has come to be known as the Abhidharma. Only a small but important portion of Abhidharma literature has been preserved in its original Sanskrit: Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosabhasyam, and its commentary, Yasomitra's Vyakhya


Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol 3
Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol. III
By: Vasubandhu / Louis De La Vallee Poussin Tr. / Leo M. Pruden, Tr.
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A translation of Vasubandhu's Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam.
The Sanskrit word "Abhidharma" means the systematic philosophy of Buddhism. From the time of the Buddha onward, the Buddha's disciples, and many later generations of his followers studied, analyzed, and re-classified the teachings of the Buddha, and in the process created a unique field of study which has come to be known as the Abhidharma. Only a small but important portion of Abhidharma literature has been preserved in its original Sanskrit: Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosabhasyam, and its commentary, Yasomitra's Vyakhya


Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol 4
Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam Vol. IV
By: Vasubandhu / Louis De La Vallee Poussin Tr. / Leo M. Pruden, Tr.
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A translation of Vasubandhu's Abhidharma Kosa Bhasyam.
The Sanskrit word "Abhidharma" means the systematic philosophy of Buddhism. From the time of the Buddha onward, the Buddha's disciples, and many later generations of his followers studied, analyzed, and re-classified the teachings of the Buddha, and in the process created a unique field of study which has come to be known as the Abhidharma. Only a small but important portion of Abhidharma literature has been preserved in its original Sanskrit: Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosabhasyam, and its commentary, Yasomitra's Vyakhya


Abhidharma Samuccaya
Abhidharma Samuccaya
By: Asanga
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The Compendium Of The Higher Teaching (Philosophy)
The Abhidharmasamuccaya is an extremely important text of Mahayana Abhidharma. It contains nearly all the main teachings of the Mahayana and can be considered as the summary of all the works by Asanga. The method of treatment of the subjects in this work is the same as the traditional method found in the texts of the Pali Abhidhamma which preceded it by several centuries, such as the Dhammasangani, Vibhanga and Dhatukatha: posing a question and answering it.
Abhidharmakosa-Bhasya of Vasubandhu (4 Vols.)  The Treasury of the Abhidharma and its (Auto) Commentary
Abhidharmakosa-Bhasya of Vasubandhu (4 Vols.) The Treasury of the Abhidharma and its (Auto) Commentary
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Vasubandhu's "Abhidharmakosa-Bhasya" (ca. 380-390), besides its culminating achievement in streamlining the overall structure of the exposition of the preceding "Abhidharma" manuals, is unmatched by any of the preceding manuals in respect of its comprehensiveness - incorporating all important Vaibhasika doctrines since the time of the Abhidharma-mahavibhasa - of its excellent skill in definition and elucidation, and of its ability to clarify the difficult points involved in doctrinal disputations.
Abhisamayalamkara with Vritti by Arya Vimuktisena and Aloka by Haribhadra Vol. 1
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This book is, firstly, a commentary on the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in 8,000 lines, and secondly, a commentary on Maitreya's Ornament for the Clear Realizations. It utilizes the latter to explain the former. The Ornament teaches the path to Buddhahood, bringing out and systematizing what is found buried in the voluminous Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. It became the most widely studied book in Tibet. There Haribhadra was regarded as the most authoritative Indian commentator on these topics, and virtually all of the many famous Tibetan teachers who wrote their own commentaries on them looked to him as their primary source. This is the first of four volumes, and contains Arya Vimuktisena's vritti as well.  
Abhisamayalamkaraloka ( Vol. 1 of 4)
Light of the Ornament for the Clear Realizations
by Haribhadra, English translation by Gareth Sparham
Abhisamayalamkara with Vrtti and Aloka
Abhisamayalamkara with Vritti by Arya Vimuktisena and Aloka by Haribhadra Vol. 2
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Maitreya's Abhisamayalamkara is the most widely studied book in Tibet, where it was brought from India many centuries ago. It is used in all the monasteries to teach the path to Buddhahood, in accordance with the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. It teaches this in outline form, so it requires a commentary to be understood. The oldest extant commentary is Arya Vimuktisena's Vrtti. Haribhadra, the most influential Indian commentator, drew upon this to write his Aloka. Virtually all of the many famous Tibetan teachers who wrote their own commentaries on the Abhisamayalamkara relied on Haribhadra as their primary source.

This is the second of four volumes.
Abhisamayalamkara with Vrtti and Aloka
Abhisamayalamkara with Vritti by Arya Vimuktisena and Aloka by Haribhadra Vol. 3
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Maitreya's Abhisamayalamkara is the most widely studied book in Tibet, where it was brought from India many centuries ago. It is used in all the monasteries to teach the path to Buddhahood, in accordance with the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. It teaches this in outline form, so it requires a commentary to be understood. The oldest extant commentary is Arya Vimuktisena's Vrtti. Haribhadra, the most influential Indian commentator, drew upon this to write his Aloka. Virtually all of the many famous Tibetan teachers who wrote their own commentaries on the Abhisamayalamkara relied on Haribhadra as their primary source.

This is the third of four volumes.
Abhisamayalamkara with Vrtti and Aloka
Abhisamayalamkara with Vritti by Arya Vimuktisena and Aloka by Haribhadra Vol. 4
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Maitreya's Abhisamayalamkara is the most widely studied book in Tibet, where it was brought from India many centuries ago. It is used in all the monasteries to teach the path to Buddhahood, in accordance with the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. It teaches this in outline form, so it requires a commentary to be understood. The oldest extant commentary is Arya Vimuktisena's Vrtti. Haribhadra, the most influential Indian commentator, drew upon this to write his Aloka. Virtually all of the many famous Tibetan teachers who wrote their own commentaries on the Abhisamayalamkara relied on Haribhadra as their primary source.

This is the fourth of four volumes.
Abhisamayamanjari (Tibetan and Sanskrit Only)
Abhisamayamanjari (Tibetan and Sanskrit Only)
By: Subhakaragupta
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About The Three Lines That Strike Key Points
About The Three Lines That Strike Key Points: An Explanation of Thorough Cut With Direct Crossing Woven In by Dodrupchen III, Tenpa'i Nyima
By: Tony Duff
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The Dodrupchens are well-known as one of the main holders of the Longchen Nyingthig lineage. The first Dodrupchen, Jigmey Thrinley Ozer was a direct disciple of Jigmey Lingpa. After spending many years with Jigmey Lingpa, he returned to East Tibet and established a monastery at Dodrupchen. The third Dodrupchen declared that he would write extensively as a way to provide support for transmission of the lineage. Later, he was known especially for his writings in support of the system.
Abre tu Corazon, Abre tu Mente: Despertar al Poder del Amor  Tsoknyi  Rinpoche
Abre tu Corazon, Abre tu Mente: Despertar al Poder del Amor
By: Tsoknyi Rinpoche
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Los sencillos ejercicios de meditacion expuestos en este libro, amenizados con anecdotas y un gran sentido del humor, nutriran el corazon del lector ayudandole a lograr una vida mas consciente y a abrazar el gran anhelo del ser humano: ser feliz. El mensaje de Tsoknyi Rinpoche establece un puente entre la sabiduria antigua y la vida moderna para acercarnos al amor esencial.

Absence of the Buddha Image in Early Buddhist Art
Absence of the Buddha Image in Early Buddhist Art
By: Kanoko Tanaka
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It is next to impossible today to even think of Buddhism without the presence of the Buddha image! The image of the Buddha, in truth, has not only come to symbolise the essence of Buddhism but is also a brilliant expression of the cultural/artistic achievements of the Buddhists since ancient times. Surprisingly, the Buddha image developed at a later stage of the evolutionary process; after the parinirvana of the Buddha, the Buddhists for a considerable time beheld the Buddha and experienced him in their own minds without taking recourse to the Buddha image itself.
Absorption in No External World: 170 Issues In Mind-Only Buddhism
By: Jeffrey Hopkins
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This stand-alone book is the final volume of a trilogy on Mind-Only that Hopkins composed over the last twenty-two years. Here Hopkins presents opinions on crucial issues from twenty-two commentaries on Dzong-ka-ba's The Essence of Eloquence, considered by his followers to be so challenging that it is called his steel bow and steel arrow, hard to pull but powerful when one succeeds. The careful and intense analysis with which these scholar-yogis probe these 170 issues over time opens a door into patterns of thought that constitute the environment of the text. Hopkins' lively style draws the reader into the drama, stimulating the reader's metaphysical imagination.
Absorption: Human Nature and Buddhist Liberation <br> By: Johannes Bronkhurst
Absorption: Human Nature and Buddhist Liberation
By: Johannes Bronkhurst
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This book argues for the central role played by absorption in the functioning of the human mind. The importance of absorption makes itself felt in different ways; the two studies combined in this book concentrate on two of them. The first study, The Symbolic Mind, argues that, largely as a result of language acquisition, humans have two levels of cognition, which in normal circumstances are simultaneously active. Absorption is a (or the) means to circumvent some, perhaps all, of the associations that characterize one of these two levels of cognition, resulting in what is sometimes referred to as mystical experience, but which is not confined to mysticism and plays a role in various "religious" phenomena, and elsewhere. In the second study, The Psychology of the Buddha, Prof. Bronkhorst provides a theoretical context for the observation that absorption is a source of pleasure, grapples with Freud, and illustrates his observations through translations of ancient Buddhist texts from the Pali and Sanskrit languages along with his psychological commentary.
Account of a Pilgrimage to Central Tibet
Account of a Pilgrimage to Central Tibet
By: Jam Yang Tenpa Gyamtso
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Account of a Pilgrimage to Central Tibet investigates a rare text, the dbus gtsang gi gnas bskor and its author ‘Jam-dbyangs-bstan-pa-rgya-mtsho, about whom very little was formely known. The Brag-dgon-pa lama made his pilgrimage in 1916, while visiting Tibet and meeting the 13th Dalai Lama.
Account of Tibet: The Travels of Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, S.J. 1712- 1727
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As well as an extensive introduction, this edition contains notes to all four books, a bibliographical index, a general index and an index of Tibetan words. The introduction is particularly valuable in that it sets the importance of Desideri's mission in the general context of the Jesuit Missions to Tibet.
In Desideri's account we receive the first accurate general description of Tibet: from the natural world to the sociological and anthropological aspects of the people and a complete exposition of Lamaism. His is the only complete reconstruction that we possess of the Tibetan religion, founded entirely on canonical texts. And all of this more than a century before Europeans had any knowledge of the Tibetan language.
Achieving Bodhichitta
Achieving Bodhichitta: Instructions of Two Great Lineages Combined into a Unique System of Eleven Categories
By: Sermey Khensur Lobsang Tharchin
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Achieving Bodhichitta is a compilation of oral teachings given in the 1980s by Sermey Khensur Lobsang Tharchin on the two methods of achieving bodhichitta--the Sevenfold Instruction on Cause and Effect and Equality and Exchange Between Self and Others. These two instructions are presented according to the unique system established by Je Tsongkapa, which combines them into an eleven-step method of practice. This book includes a concise yet thorough presentation of the instruction for achieving calm abiding (shamatha) based on the explanations found in Je Tsongkapa's Great Exposition on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lamrim Chenmo).
Across Many Mountains
Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Familys Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
By: Yangzom Brauen
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"A powerful, emotional memoir and an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao's Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a treacherous journey across the snowy Himalayas toward freedom.
Across the Tibetan Plateau: Ecosystems, Wildlife, and Conservation
By: Robert L. Fleming Jr., Dorje Tsering & Liu Wulin
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Here is the most comprehensive photography to date of a little-known and seldom-visited land whose area equals western Europe. The beauty and diversity of Tibet is staggering: from Mount Everest to the world's deepest gorge, from tropical jungles to arctic-like tundra, from trees twenty feet in diameter to vast herds and solitary specimens of some of the least-known animals of the planet. Certain photographs, such as those of a newborn Tibetan antelope or the elusive red ghoral, are among the first ever taken of these subjects. This book brings American, Tibetan, and Chinese scholarship to bear on the natural history of Tibet, and it also describes an extraordinary conservation accomplishment that has gone virtually unnoticed by the outside world. Where else has 40 percent of the land been set aside in nature preserves in twenty years? As a result of this effort, the animals and landscapes shown here will be saved for future generations.
Across Tibet Vol. 1 and 2
By: Bonvalot, Gabriel
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A Translation of "DE PARIS AU TONKIN A TRAVERS LE TIBET INCONNU"áWith Illustrations from Photographs taken by Prince Henry of Orleans, and Map of Route.
The last journey undertaken by M. Bonvalot, who was on this occasion accompanied by Prince Henry of Orleans, the eldest son of the Duc de Chartres, has, perhaps, excited even greater interest than the preceding one, when, together with two other Frenchmen, he accomplished the difficult if not unprecedented feat of reaching India by scaling those tablelands of the Pamir - the "roof of the world," as that mountain mass is often called [.
Action Dharma: New Studies in Engaged Buddhism
By: Queen, Christopher, Charles Prebish, and Damien Keown
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New Studies in Engaged Buddhism
Action Dharma charts the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West.
Sixteen new essays, including a critical introduction and conclusion, treat the historical origins, global range, teachings and practices, and leaders and organizations that make up the latest turning of the Dharma. Environmentalism and peace walks through the minefields of South-East Asia, the future of the "untouchables" in Japan, and outreach to minorities and inmates of the criminal justice system in the West are some of the challenging topics
Activating Bodhichitta &  Meditation on Compassion
Activating Bodhichitta and a Meditation on Compassion
By: Dalai Lama XIV
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There is no more powerful mind than bodhicitta. There is no more joyous mind than bodhicitta. For the accomplishment of one's own ultimate purpose, the awakening mind is supreme, and to accomplish the purpose of all other living beings there is nothing superior to bodhicitta. The awakening mind is the unsurpassable way to collect merit. To purify obstacles bodhicitta is supreme. For protection from interferences bodhicitta is supreme. It is the unique, all-encompassing method. Every kind of ordinary and supra-mundane power can be accomplished through bodhicitta. Thus, it is absolutely precious.
Even though we personally may find difficulty in immediate and thorough generation of such a mind, we should at least direct our thoughts towards it. To train our mind in such an ultimately altruistic manner from the very beginning of our practice of Dharma is vitally important.

Activity of Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche
By Namo Buddha Meditation and Education Center
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Contents: - Forward - Long Life Prayer for His Holiness Karmapa Urgyen Dorje - Long Life Prayer Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche - Biography of Thrangu Rinpoche 1. Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery, Nepal 2. Namo Buddha, Nepal Pal Thrangu Tashi Choling 3. Thrangu Tara Abbey 4. Shree Mangal Dvip School 5. Nubri Thrangu Tashi Choling, Nepal 6. Vajra Vidya Institute 7. Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery in Tibet 8. Photo Pages 9. International List of Centers and Organization 10. List of Publications: Thrangu Rinpoche's Teachings
Adhyardhasatika Prajnaparamita: Sanskrit and Tibetan Texts
Adhyardhasatika Prajnaparamita: Sanskrit and Tibetan Texts Critically Edited with English Introduction
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This volume presents a critical edition of the Adhyardhasatika based on the a newly available photocopy, kept at the China Tibetology Research Center (Beijing), of a newly available Sanskrit manuscript from Tibet.
Admission at Dharma's Gate (Sakya Kongma Series: Volume 3), Sonam Tsemo
Admission at Dharma's Gate (Sakya Kongma Series: Volume 3)
By: Sonam Tsemo
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The book is written in a style by which everyone would enjoy it: children that are learning to read, illiterate villagers who never learned how to read, or serious scholars looking for exemplary composition. The book takes nothing for granted, starting out with basic questions about what the Dharma is and whether there is any use for, leading into clear accounts that touch on even the most sophisticated of philosophical concerns. It is well known that different understandings of Buddhism, and differential presentations of its teaching, are present in our world.
Adornment of the Middle Way
Adornment of the Middle Way (Paperback)
By: Shantarakshita & Jamgon Mipham
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Madhyamaka, or the Middle Way, is accepted by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism as the most profound expression, in philosophical terms, of emptiness, the true nature of phenomena. Emptiness is the basis on which the whole of Mahayana practice is founded, from the mind-training meditations on bodhichitta to the advanced yogas of tantra and dzogchen. The Madhyamaka tradition, inaugurated by Nagarjuna and dominant in India for over a thousand years, remains a vibrant force in Tibetan Buddhism.

Advanced History of Buddhism
Advanced History of Buddhism
By: Sameer Das Gupta
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This bookThe Date of the Historical Sakyamuni Buddha includes fifteen articles on the date of the historical Sakyamuni Buddha, ten of which submitted by Indian scholars to a workshop on the subject held in 1990, three by scholars from outside and two English translations of old French articles of importance. Many of these contributions take into account the papers submitted to a conference held on the subject aat Gottingen in 1988. The consensus of the articles in this book is in favour of confirming 483 (486) B.
Adventures of Tashi, the Tibetan Cricket
Adventures of Tashi, the Tibetan Cricket
By: Tsering Paldron
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Have you met Tashi, the Tibetan cricket who lives in Ditza's garden?  He
is a friendly cricket who came from Tibet, does meditation and sings a
mantra, a magic formula that transforms things and people.  His mantra
is Om Mani Peme Hum Hri and Ditza calls is the many penny mantra.  
Tachi, Ditza and Stripes, the cat, are best friends and have many
adventures.
Adventures with the Buddha
By: Jeffrey Paine, editor
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A Personal Buddhism Reader
The flavor, the savor, and the sense of Buddhism as revealed through personal stories.
Many books on Buddhism will edify you, but will they entertain you? Here, finally, is a book that yields an understanding of Buddhism—not by its metaphysics or rituals but through real characters and true stories as dramatic as those in the most imaginative novel.
Advice from Buddha Sakyamuni
By: Dalai Lama
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The important small volume, Advice from Buddha Sakyamuni, on the discipline to be observed by monks following the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, is based on the Intermediary Verses of the Vinaya Sutra. His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet has composed this work for the benefit of all beings, and gives a concise but thorough commentary on the monastic vows and how to uphold them in a pure manner.
However, it should be noted that His focus on the necessity and wisdom of keeping strict moral discipline is not only of relevance to those holding monastic vows in our world. His commentary also contains timely advice for all who wish to live in harmony and peace with other sentient beings, and as such will be of enduring interest to a wide readership.
Advice From the Lotus Born: A Collection of Padmasambhava's Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal & Other Close Disciples
By: Padmasambhava
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Padmasambhava is the primary master of Vajrayana, the teachings for our time. Out of his great compassion and wisdom, he instructed his main disciple Yeshe Tsogyal to conceal terma treasures to be revealed at the destined time for future practitioners. The profundity of this advice is meant to be personally apllied by all individuals in all circumstances. It is a classic work which contains valid truth for anyone who sincerely wants to follow a spiritual path.
: Letters by the Tibetan Monk Chogyal Phagpa to Kublai Khan and his Court
Advice to Kublai Khan: Letters by the Tibetan Monk Chogyal Phagpa to Kublai Khan and his Court
Translated by: Christopher Wilkinson
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These letters, being written in a world where many religions were known and to readers who were not necessarily sympathetic to Buddhism, also offer us brilliant presentations of Buddhist ideas as they were taught to non-Buddhists.
The larger part of Tibetan Buddhist literature was written by and for scholars in the tradition. Here we have preserved Buddhist teachings intended for an audience not already familiar with the tradition.

After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
By: Kornfield, Jack
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How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path
"Enlightenment does exist", Jack Kornfield assures us. "Unbounded freedom and joy, oneness with the divine...these experiences are more common than you know, and not far away." But even after achieving such realization, we are faced with the day-to-day task of translating that freedom into our imperfect lives. We are faced with the laundry.
Against a Hindu God
Against a Hindu God: Buddhist Philosophy of Religion in India
By: Parimal G. Patil
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Arguments about the existence of God are not confined to the West.
Buddhist and Hindu philosophers in premodern India engaged in
centuries-long arguments about the existence of a God-like being called
"Isvara" and the religious epistemology used to support them. These
arguments culminated in a sophisticated critique by the eleventh-century
Buddhist intellectual Ratnakirti, one of the last great Buddhist
philosophers of India. By focusing on Ratnakirti's arguments against his
Hindu opponents, Parimal G. Patil summarizes South Asian intellectual
practices and shows how the philosophy and intellectual history of
religions was understood in precolonial South Asia.
Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual Revolutionaries
By: Noah Levine
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Buddha was a revolutionary. His practice was subversive; his message, seditious. His enlightened point of view went against the norms of his day - in his words, "against the stream." His teachings changed the world, and now they can change you too.

Presenting the basics of Buddhism with personal anecdotes, exercises, and guided meditations, bestselling author Noah Levine guides the reader along a spiritual path that has led to freedom from suffering and has saved lives for 2,500 years. Levine should know. Buddhist meditation saved him from a life of addiction and crime. He went on to counsel and teach countless others the Buddhist way to freedom, and here he shares those life-changing lessons with you. Read and awaken to a new and better life.
Agents and Actions in Classical Tibetan
Agents and Actions in Classical Tibetan
By: Tillemans & Herforth
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The Indigenous Grammarians on bdag and gzhan and bya byed las gsum



Ahimsa: Based On Buddhism And Gandhism
Ahimsa: Based On Buddhism And Gandhism
By: Meeta Nath
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The two most dominating personalities of India, Buddha and Gandhi, have dwelt on the notion Ahimhsa as the most important aspect of moral life. There is a definite commonality of ideas and sources of the thought of Buddha and Gandhi. Several important parts of their thinking appear to derive from similar or shared concerns. Both of them adumbrated extensive systems of ethics within which all aspects of their thinking were organized. Ahimsa is the keynote of the ethics of Buddhism. Non-injury in thought word and deed, love, goodwill, patience, endurance, forgiveness, compassion, and self-purification are the virtues to be cultivated. Buddhist morality is the mean between self-indulgence and self-mortification-the middle way. Rama, Krsna. Moses, Zoroaster, Buddha, Confucius, Mahavira, Jesus, Nanaka, Vivek, Snanda, and other prophets and teachers taught mankind the sanctity and supremacy of spiritual and moral values. Gandhi was intellectual continuum and growth of the moral effervescence represented by these teachers.
Ahimsa: Buddhism, the Vegetarian Ideal
Ahimsa: Buddhism & the Vegetarian Ideal
By: Bodo Balsys
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Ahimsa means "harmlessness," carried out in thought word, or deed. A major precept of Buddhists of all denominations is to practise harmlessness. Such activity is not supposed to be theory, but a practical fact, a sacred pledge (samaya) integrated into the fibre of one's every mode of conduct on the path to enlightenment and liberation from the samsara. However, as this text elaborates, all good intent along this line falls flat in the light of the practice condoned by many Buddhists of meat consumption.
Ajanta Caves; Ancient Paintings of Buddhist India
Ajanta Caves; Ancient Paintings of Buddhist India
By: Benoy Behl
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In 1819, a group of British soldiers on a hunting expedition chanced upon the Ajanta caves in a ravine some 200 miles north-east of Bombay. Ranging from the second century BC to the sixth century AD, the breathtaking Buddhist paintings and sculptures found there rank among the world's most important cultural treasures.

Ajanta provides virtually the only evidence remaining of painting styles that first developed in India and then travelled with the spread of Buddhism into the Himalayan regions, and then via the Silk Roads across Central Asia into China, and from there to Japan and Korea.
Ajanta Handbook of the Oaintings 3 Volume Set
Dieter Schlingloff
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The narrative wall paintings that form the subject matter of the present publication are arranged in three volumes. The main focus is on the relationship of the text and the image and will hopefully stimulate further discussion and investigation in similar fields.

Ajanta Paintings: 86 Panels of Jatakas and Other Themes <br> By: Rajesh K. Singh
Ajanta Paintings: 86 Panels of Jatakas and Other Themes
By: Rajesh K. Singh
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For the first time, a book accommodates, within  the space of a single
volume: - the entire corpus of the extant panels of the narrative and
non-narrative themes (86 panels). - all the latest identifications of
the painted themes by Dieter Schlingloff of Leipzig University and
Monika Zin of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitt Munich. - short retelling
of the Jatakas and other stories (86 narrative and non-narrative painted
panels). - long-exposure, low light, fine arts photography of 86
painted panels (143 colour photos). Nontechnical language is used to
help the students and general readers understand the entire corpus of
the Ajanta paintings. At the same time, the content is so presented as
to keep the expert readers engaged.
Ajanta
Ajanta: Monumental Legacy
By: A.P. Jamkhedkar
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Situated about 106 kilometers from Aurangabad in Maharashtra, Ajanta rock cut caves are creations of about 700 years, roughly from 200 BC to AD 525. This glorious Buddhist art of the Deccan was discovered in 1819, and given a World Heritage status by UNESCO in 1983. The most striking characteristic of Ajanta art is that architecture, sculpture and painting--the three expressions of fine art--all articulate at one place. Ajanta paintings give us graphic insights into the history of Buddhism in India. The caves also help us reconstruct the interrelationship between such centers in Central Asia and China, as also those in Buddhist countries like Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, which have similar specimens, but from a later period.
Alambanapariksa and Vrtti by Dinnaga with the commentary of Dharmapala
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The Alambana-pariksa, "Examination of the Object of Consciousness," seeks to establish that the object of consciousness (alambana) as it appears to us is unreal; only consciousness is real. Dinnaga (or Dignaga) was a student of Vasubandhu, and this text, although brief, is an influential work of the Citta-matra or Mind-Only school. Dinnaga is most famous as the author of the Pramana-samuccaya and founding father of the Buddhist school of logic, and he here uses reasoning to establish his thesis. This book includes Dharmapala's commentary, retranslations into Sanskrit from Chinese and Tibetan, English translations, and Tibetan texts.
Alba del Mahamudra
Alba del Mahamudra: Mente, Meditacion y Absoluto
By: Bokar Rinpoche y Kenpo Donyo
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La creciente expansion de la tradicion tibetana no debe perder de vista,
a pesar de su extraordinaria riqueza, su unica meta: El descubrimiento
del absoluto. A este Absoluto, al igual que a la meditacion que conduce a
l, se le denomina Mahamudra, termino que lleva un aura de infinito
pero cuyas verdaderas implicaciones raramente se conocen.
Alchemy of Accomplishment
Alchemy of Accomplishment: Instructions of Mountain Dharma, Heart Guidance on the Practice Expressed in an Easy-to-Understand Way by Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje
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The text contains full details of Thorough Cut practice explained in a way that is very easy to understand but which does not avoid any of the unique and beautiful technical language of the system. Here is a small quote from the book. It is what he says to the retreatants just after he has given the introduction (sometimes called pointing out instruction) to them:
With that, we have made the mind of Samantabhadra blaze forth for us in direct perception and what could be more enjoyable? This itself is the heart of the six million, four hundred thousand tantras of Great Completion, which are the ultimate of all of the eighty-four thousand dharma heaps distinguished by the Conqueror. There is no more celestial destination than this.
Alchi
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Ladakh's Hidden Buddhist Sanctuary
The Sumtsek
On the south bank of the Indus in Ladakh, facing a great trade and invasion route to the north, lies Alchi, a repository of magnificent Buddhist wall paintings and clay sculptures that have survived for over eight hundred years. This sumtuously illustrated book details the most impressive of the temples within the complex, the Sumtsek (Three-Tiered) Temple.
Alexandra David-Neel, Portrait of an Adventurer
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This unique biography explores the inner journey of a woman whose outer life was a thrilling story of passion and adventure. Alexandra David-Neel (1868û1969), born in Paris to a socially prominent family, once boasted, "I learned to run before I could walk!" In the course of a lifetime of more than one hundred years, she was an acclaimed operatic soprano, a political anarchist, a religious reformer, an intrepid explorer who traveled in Tibet for fourteen years, a scholar of Buddhism, and the author of more than forty books. But perhaps the most intriguing of all her adventures was the spiritual search that led her from a youthful interest in socialism and Freemasonry to the teachings of the great sages of India and culminated in her initiation into the secret tantric practices of Tibetan Buddhism. This book reveals the penetrating insight and courage of a woman who surmounted physical, intellectual, and social barriers to pursue her spiritual quest.
All the Rage: Buddhist Wisdom on Anger and Acceptance Andrea Miller (editor)
All the Rage: Buddhist Wisdom on Anger and Acceptance
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Anger. For all of us, its a familiar feelingjaw clenching, face
flushing, hands shaking. We feel it for rational and irrational reasons,
on a personal and on a global level. If we know how to handle our anger
skillfully, it is an effective tool for helping us recognize that a
situation needs to change and for providing the energy to create that
change. Yet more often anger is destructiveand in its grip we hurt
ourselves and those around us.
All the Way to Lhasa; a Tale from Tibet
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A young boy and his yak bravely overcome all odds to get to Lhasa, giving a wise and simple message that will inspire children of any age to dream and reach for a shining goal that may seem "very far."
All You Ever Wanted to Know
All You Ever Wanted to Know from His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Happiness, Life, Living, and Much More: Conversations with Rajiv Mehrotra
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk. However, to millions of people around the world, he embodies the highest human aspiration: to be happy. His messages of compassion, altruism, and peace are articulated in a unique secular ethic for our times and supported with techniques and practices that can help us achieve these ideals.