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In Love with the World
In Love with the World: A Monk's Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying
By: Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
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In this powerful and unusually candid account of the inner life of a Buddhist master, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche offers us the invaluable lessons he learned from his near-death experience. By sharing with the reader the meditation practices that sustain him, he shows us how we can transform our fear of dying into joyful living.
Always Remembering: Heartfelt Advice for Your Entire Life
Always Remembering: Heartfelt Advice for Your Entire Life
By:His Holiness Jigme Phuntsok and Khenpo Sodargye
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In memory of the thirteenth anniversary of Rinpoche's passing, this memorial book was compiled based on audio recordings of his precious and renowned teachings. It includes stories of the lives of great masters and the four great Dharma gatherings at Larung Gar, as well as teachings on the principle of cause and effect, keeping an open mind toward all religious traditions, spreading the Dharma and benefiting sentient beings, and mastering what to adopt and what to abandon.
Approaching the Buddhist Path
Approaching the Buddhist Path, Volume 1
By: His Holiness the Dalai Lama & Thubten Chodron
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The Buddha wanted his students to investigate, to see for themselves whether what he said were true. As a student of the Buddha, the Dalai Lama promotes the same spirit of investigation, and as the rich tradition of the Buddha makes its way into new lands and cultures, His Holiness has recognized that new approaches are needed to allow seekers in the West to experience the relevance of the liberating message in their own lives. Such an approach cannot assume listeners are free from doubt and already have faith in Buddhism's basic tenets.
Awakening the Heart
Awakening the Heart
By: Reginald A. Ray, PhD
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There is no more powerful vehicle for knowing yourself and others than the human heart. For it is through the opening of the heart that we touch our own deepest experience, and come to connect with each other. In Awakening the Heart, Dr. Reggie Ray presents a 24-CD somatic training curriculum designed to help us dismantle the walls around our hearts and dwell in bodhicitta (literally "awakened heart mind").
Basket of Plums: Songs in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh (MP3 CD)
Basket of Plums: Songs in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh (MP3 CD)
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This songbook shares the songs of Plum Village. Thich Nhat Hanh's Community of Mindful Living in France. With traditional hymns and many of Thich Nhat Hanh's well-known poems set to music, along with original compositions by songwriter Joseph Emet, A Basket of Plums is a perfect way to learn about mindfulness. These songs are for walking, sitting, breathing, eating, gratitude, and enjoying the present moment. Whether you chose to listen, sing along or play the music yourself these songs offer an opportunity to experience mindfulness wherever you are.
Bear Awareness: Questions and Answers on Taming Your Wild Mind
Bear Awareness: Questions and Answers on Taming Your Wild Mind
By: Ajahn Brahm
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In Bear Awareness English monk Ajahn Brahm answers actual questions from his meditation students--questions you may have had as well. While most mindfulness meditation teachers praise the benefits of bare awareness, he teaches bear awareness. He helps us make friends with the scary things that come up on the cushion, and he knows how to lift the mood with a well-placed stuffed teddy--or a well-timed pun.
Becoming Your Own Therapist and Make Your Mind an Ocean
Becoming Your Own Therapist and Make Your Mind an Ocean (MP3 CD)
By: Lama Thubten Yeshe
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This audiobook contains both of the very popular Lama Yeshe booklets, Becoming Your Own Therapist and Make Your Mind an Ocean. These lectures explore the general topics of Buddhism and the mind and are followed by question-and-answer sessions that include a fascinating historic exchange between Lama and a group of psychiatrists illuminating the differences between Western and Buddhist concepts of mental health.
Being Human in a Buddhist World
Being Human in a Buddhist World (Paperback)
By Janet Gyatso
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Critically exploring medical thought in a cultural milieu with no discernible influence from the European Enlightenment, Being Human in a Buddhist World reveals an otherwise unnoticed intersection of early modern sensibilities and religious values in traditional Tibetan medicine.
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path (MP3 CD)
By: Ayya Khema
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In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the listener to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. With specific, practical advice, Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy, and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all encounter in meditation. Few introductory books are both simple and profound. Being Nobody, Going Nowhere is both.
Beneficial Moon Rays
Beneficial Moon Rays: A Compendium of Chakras and Various Illustrations Pertaining to The Great Treasury of Rediscovered Teachings (Tibetan Only)
By: Konchog Lhadrepa, Dagpo Tulku Rinpoche
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Rin chen gter mdzod chen mo"i khor'i rigs sogs kyi dpe ris gang 'thsam bris pa gzhan phan zla ba'i od zer
Benefits of Chorten
Benefits of Chorten (stupas) (MP3)
By: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche
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Chorten is the Tibetan word for stupa. Khenpo Rinpoche taught about the preciousness and meaning of chorten, stories about chorten, the categories of chorten, and how we practice with chorten, including teachings on the benefits of circumambulations. Recorded May 5-7 2017, teaching comes on 1 MP3 CD.
Beyond Happiness: The Zen Way to True Contentment
Beyond Happiness: The Zen Way to True Contentment (MP3 CD)
By: Ezra Bayda
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In Beyond Happiness, Bayda draws on Zen teachings to question our conventional notions about what happiness is and where we can find it. Most of us seek happiness in things that are external to us. We imagine that getting more money, a better relationship, or going on a nice vacation will finally make us happy. But Bayda shows us that the deepest and most lasting form of happiness does not rely on external circumstance at all. Bayda offers Zen insights and practices that point listeners toward the true sources of lasting happiness: mindfulness, compassion, gratitude, and generosity.
Beyond the Ordinary Mind
Beyond the Ordinary Mind: Dzogchen, Rime, and the Path of Perfect Wisdom, translated by Adam Pearcey
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This selection features profound, provocative, and at times humorous texts from some of the leading figures associated with the Rime tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The emphasis of these works is on the esoteric path of Dzogchen, or the Great Perfection, through which the nature of reality is pointed out directly, just as it is.
Beyond the Self Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience
Beyond the Self Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience
By: Matthieu Ricard and Wolf Singer
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Ricard and Singer’s wide-ranging conversation stages an enlightening and engaging encounter between Buddhism’s wealth of experiential findings and neuroscience’s abundance of experimental results. They discuss, among many other things, the difference between rumination and meditation (rumination is the scourge of meditation, but psychotherapy depends on it); the distinction between pure awareness and its contents; the Buddhist idea (or lack of one) of the unconscious and neuroscience’s precise criteria for conscious and unconscious processes; and the commonalities between cognitive behavioral therapy and meditation.
Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom
Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom
By: Amy Paris Langenberg
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Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants in this movement may not know or use the language of feminism. In fact, many ordained Buddhist women say they seek higher ordination so that they might be better Buddhist practitioners, not for the sake of gender equality.

Boundless Heart: The Buddha's Path of Kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity
Boundless Heart: The Buddha's Path of Kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity (MP3 CD)
By: Christina Feldman
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Compassion, kindness, equanimity, and joy are not only the fruits of the awakened life but also the path to it: attitudes of mind that can be cultivated by anyone willing to set the intention for doing so. Christina Feldman shows how these ennobling qualities - known in Buddhism as the brahma viharas (sublime abodes) or the Four Immeasurables - are far more than simply the "feel-good" states they are sometimes mistaken for. If we pursue them sincerely as spiritual practice, they work together, complementing and enhancing each other, to lead us to the kind of awakening that we are compelled to share with others. Thus through the practice of the brahma viharas, we can become participants in the healing and liberation of our world.
Bridge of the Enlightenments
Bridge of the Enlightenments: Buddhist Influences on Western Thought from the Age of Reason to the Contemporary Sciences
By: Maitreya B Abhisambodhi
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"Bridge of the Enlightenments" is a study in the history of ideas which establishes the hitherto (mostly)unknown link between the Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha and the European Enlightenment (a.k.a. Age of Reason) and explores the continuing Buddhist influences on Western thought in philosophy, psychology and the cutting-edge contemporary disciplines of cognitive science and evolutionary biology.
Buddha's Apprentice at Bedtime, Dharmachari Nagaraja
Buddha's Apprentice at Bedtime (MP3 CD)
By: Dharmachari Nagaraja
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Practicing Buddhist and master storyteller Dharmachari Nagaraja weaves a thrilling narrative spell while at the same time conveying basic life lessons that will help children to develop their personality, deal with their anxieties, and find peace and confidence as they grow up. The stories explore themes from the Eightfold Path, which is Buddhism's practical route to a happy life. Topics covered, with the lightest of touches, include speaking in a kind and truthful manner, behaving with compassion, thinking selflessly and avoiding the pitfalls of egotism.
Buddha's Diet: The Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind, Tara Cottrell-Dan Zigmond
Buddha's Diet: The Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind
By: Tara Cottrell, Dan Zigmond
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It's not what you eat that's important, but when you eat. You don't need to follow the latest fads or give up your favorite foods. You just have to remember a few guidelines that Buddha provided-guidelines that, believe it or not, will help you lose weight, feel better, and stop obsessing about food.
Buddha's Dream of Liberation
Buddha's Dream of Liberation: Freedom, Emptiness, and Awakened Nature
By: James William Coleman, Reb Anderson, Lama Palden
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In clear language, James William Coleman, professor of sociology at the California Polytechnic State University, guides us through the ancient sutras that preserve the Buddha's message, illuminating their meaning for today's world and tying the Buddha's wisdom together for us. The book concludes with chapters from two great teachers, Reb Anderson from the Zen tradition and Lama Palden from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, on how to use meditation to bring the Buddha's wisdom into our daily lives.
Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path.
Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path
By: Sangharakshita
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The Noble Eightfold Path is the most widely known of the Buddhas teachings. It is ancient, extending back to the Buddhas first discourse and is highly valued as a unique treasury of wisdom and practical guidance on how to live our lives.
This introduction takes the reader deeper while always remaining practical, inspiring and accessible. Sangharakshita explores ancient teachings and makes them relevant to the way we live our lives today.
The Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path, Sangharakshita, Windhorse Publication 2013,186 pp, $16.95.
Buddhapada and the Bodhisattva Path, Analayo
Buddhapada and the Bodhisattva Path
By: Analayo
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Building on his ground-breaking The Genesis of the Bodhisattva Ideal, with the present monograph Bhikkhu Analayo approaches a closely related topic from the perspective of the bodily dimension as evident in the thirty-two marks with which, according to tradition, the Buddha was endowed. The study begins by proposing that a cross-fertilization between text and art has influenced the conception of one of these marks, namely the wheel-marks on the soles of the Buddha's feet. By way of a comparative study of the early discourses, Analayo proceeds to show how the thirty-two marks - initially nearly imperceptible features - came to be more clearly visible and acquired salvific power. Eventually, he argues, these turned into a psychosomatic chart for the bodhisattva path and thereby set a precedent for the prediction (commonplace in later Buddhist doctrine) that assures an aspiring bodhisattva of becoming a Buddha in the future.

Buddhism Beyond the Monastery
Buddhism Beyond the Monastery: Tantric Practices and Their Performers in Tibet and the Himalayas
By Sarah Jacoby, Antonio Terrone (Editors)
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Monasteries have been the locus classicus of the academic investigation of Tibetan religions. This volume seeks to balance this emphasis with an exploration of the diverse religious specialists who operate outside of the monastery in Tibet and along the Himalayan belt. The articles collected here depict Tantric professionals, visionaries, village lamas, spirit mediums, and female religious leaders whose loyalties reside in the noncelibate sphere but whose activities have had a significant impact on Tibetan religion.
Buddhism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation
Buddhism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation
By: David Burton
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Buddhism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation examines some of the central questions that such ideas raise, drawing on ancient and more recent sources from a variety of Buddhist traditions, as viewed from a contemporary philosophical standpoint.

Buddhist Animal Wisdom Stories (MP3 CD) Mark W. McGinnis
Buddhist Animal Wisdom Stories (MP3 CD)
By: Mark W. McGinnis
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Many of us, without even realizing it, are dominated by fear. We might be aware of some of our fears - perhaps we are afraid of public speaking, of financial hardship, or of losing a loved one. Chogyam Trungpa shows us that most of us suffer from a far more pervasive fearfulness: fear of ourselves. We feel ashamed and embarrassed to look at our feelings or acknowledge our styles of thinking and acting; we don't want to face the reality of our moment-to-moment experience. It is this fear that keeps us trapped in cycles of suffering, despair, and distress.
Buddhist Doctrine and Philosophy, Sanjib Kumar Das
Buddhist Doctrine and Philosophy
By: Sanjib Kumar Das
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The book titled Buddhist Doctrine and Philosophy resembles a mirror that reflects some outline of the most important and demanding topic on the academic study of Buddhism, Subsuming both Buddhist doctrine and philosophy. The aforesaid term applies to both the traditional and scientific studies. It also applied to the academic field, which is a subset of religious studies, and is distinct from Buddhist philosophy or Buddhist theology.
Buddhist Economics
Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science
By: Clair Brown
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Buddhist economics leads us to think mindfully as we go about our daily activities, and offers a way to appreciate how our actions affect the well-being of those around us. By replacing the endless cycle of desire with more positive collective activities, we can make our lives more meaningful as well as happier. Inspired by the popular course Professor Brown teaches at U.C. Berkeley, Buddhist Economics represents an enlightened approach to our modern world infused with ancient wisdom, with benefits both personal and global, for generations to come.
Buddhist Goddess Marishiten
Buddhist Goddess Marishiten: A Study of the Evolution and Impact of her Cult on the Japanese Warrior
By David A. Hall
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In The Buddhist Goddess Marishiten, David A. Hall provides an in-depth exploration of the Buddhist cult of the warrior goddess Marici; its evolution in India, China, and Japan; its texts and their audience; its rituals; and, finally, its efficacy as experienced by the Japanese warrior class--the bushi or samurai.
A Buddhist Journal Guided Practices for Writers and Meditators, Beth Jacobs
Buddhist Journal Guided Practices for Writers and Meditators
By: Beth Jacobs
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This guided journal uniquely combines personal writing and meditation, two of the most beneficial self-help processes available. The two practices augment each other naturally, and many Buddhist teachers recommend a practice journal, but many people don't know how to approach structuring a practice that draws from the benefits of both. In this book, Beth Jacobs who has taught and written extensively on both Buddhist psychology and therapeutic writing provides a variety of writing techniques and exercises that are matched with specific Buddhist meditation instructions and teachings.
Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will: Agentless Agency?
Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will: Agentless Agency?
By: Rick Repetti
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Throughout the history of Buddhism, little has been said prior to the Twentieth Century that explicitly raises the question whether we have free will, though the Buddha rejected fatalism and some Buddhists have addressed whether karma is fatalistic. Recently, however, Buddhist and Western philosophers have begun to explicitly discuss Buddhism and free will.
Buddhist Understanding of Childhood Spirituality
Buddhist Understanding of Childhood Spirituality: The Buddha's Children
By: Alexander von Gontard
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In this book, Alexander von Gontard, a child psychiatrist, uses the
language, thought and imagery of Buddhism to explore the spirituality of
children.
Calm Buddha at Bedtime: Tales of Wisdom, Compassion and Mindfulness
Calm Buddha at Bedtime: Tales of Wisdom, Compassion and Mindfulness to Listen to with Your Child (MP3 CD)
By: Dharmachari Nagaraja
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Growing up in the modern world, our children can often feel distracted, stressed and anxious. The ancient wisdom of Buddhism, with its emphasis on peace, compassion and mindfulness, is the ideal basis for helping any child face the challenges of daily life with increased confidence and calm.
From the tale of Percy the ostrich and Kevin the snail, which teaches the importance of friendship, to that of Marina the mermaid and the golden shell, which will encourage your child to meet adversity with honesty and compassion, the stories are designed to both entertain and enlighten.
Chanting Breath by Breath, Thich Nhat Hanh, Brillance Audio, MP3 CD
Chanting Breath by Breath (MP3 CD)
By: Thich Nhat Hanh
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In Plum Village, the practice of chanting in English is a flower, slowly blossoming. The chants and music on this CD are some of the first petals to open on this beautiful flower. Chanted by the resident community of Plum Village in 2002, this recording includes most of the chants contained in the Plum Village Chanting and Recitation Book, some live tracks from a monastic precepts ordination ceremony, and a traditional incense offering chanted by Thich Nhat Hanh in Vietnamese.
Chöd: The Sacred Teachings on Severance
Chod: The Sacred Teachings on Severance (MP3 CD)
By: Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
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In this, the 14th volume, Kongtrul compiles the teachings on Severance, or Chod. It includes some of the tradition's earliest source scriptures, such as the "grand poem" of Aryadeva and numerous texts by the tradition's renowned founder, Machik Lapdron. Kongtrul also brings together the most significant texts on the rites of initiation, empowerments for practice, and wide-ranging instructions and guides for the support of practitioners. Altogether, this quintessential guide to Severance offers vast resources for scholars and practitioners alike to better understand this unique and remarkable tradition - the way of severing the ego through the profound realization of emptiness and compassion.
Cloudburst of Blessings: The Water Initiation and Other Rites of Empowerment for the Practice of the Northern Treasures Vajrakila
Cloudburst of Blessings: The Water Initiation and Other Rites of Empowerment for the Practice of the Northern Treasures Vajrakila
By: Martin J Boord (Translator)
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Together with the Tibetan texts translated herein, this book contains a number of teachings from the mahasiddhas of India with regard to the three special codes of tantric conduct: that of a skull-bearing ascetic, the vow of the consort, and the conduct of a madman. Violating all social niceties and worldly conventions, these radical and transgressive instructions remind us of the words of kLong-chen rab-'byams-pa, "When one sees the reality of existence, one spontaneously bursts out laughing!"
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume I, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume I
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume I (includes Bodhi Leaves 1-30) This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume II, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume II
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume II (includes Bodhi Leaves 31-60). This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume III, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume III
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume II (includes Bodhi Leaves 61-90) This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume IV, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume IV
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume IV (includes Bodhi Leaves 91-121) This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume V, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume V
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume V (includes Bodhi Leaves 122-157) This book contains 32 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Common Sense (rGyun-shes), Thomas Paine
Common Sense (rGyun-shes) (Tibetan Only)
By: Thomas Paine
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The book entitled "The Eyes of the World" contains the biographies of sixty-one great Lotsawas (Translators) of the Snow Land (Tibet) who played a crucial role in opening the eyes and generating a good heart of the people of Tibet through the translation of the Buddhavacana from Sanskrit to Tibetan and enabling them to study and comprehend it.
Communities of Memory and Interpretation
Communities of Memory and Interpretation: Reimagining and Reinventing the Past in East Asian Buddhism
By: Jim Mario Poceski
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Communities of Memory and Interpretation is a fascinating collection of well researched essays that all feature important methodological reflections in addition to detailed and insightful textual analysis or fieldwork scholarship. The volume consistently highlights the theme of how the respective traditions developed a sense of legitimacy and legacy based on canonicity and the various repetitions and reversals of at times disturbing or perplexing paradigms and exegetical strategies to establish and maintain lineal identity and authority.
(Steven Heine, Florida International University)
Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation
Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation
By: Analayo
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In this book, Analayo investigates the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness by examining and interpreting material from the early Buddhist discourses. Similar to his previous study of satipatthana, he brings a new dimension to our understanding by comparing the Pali texts with versions that have survived in Chinese, Sanskrit and Tibetan.
The result is a wide-ranging exploration of what these practices meant in early Buddhism.While his presentation is based on academic methodology, this book is meant for practitioners, and he focuses on passages in light of their relevance to meditation.
Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart Pema Chodron
Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart
By: Pema Chodron
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This uniquely accessible presentation of lojong, one of Tibetan Buddhism's most renowned practices, gets at the heart of compassion as only Pema Chodron can. Featuring the 59 pithy lojong slogans and Pema's commentary for everyday practice on each facing page, The Compassion Book will serve as a go-to handbook for anyone seeking to instill more love and joy in their lives. In addition, the book will offer readers access to a 45-minute audio download on the related meditation practice of tonglen ("sending and taking") taught by Pema.
Conocete a ti mismo tal como realmente eres
Conocete a ti mismo tal como realmente eres
Por Dalai Lama
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Como las dos alas de un pajaro, el amor y el conocimiento interior trabajan juntos para llevarnos a la iluminacion. El Dalai Lama now ensena aqui a reconocer las nociones equivocadas que tenemos de nosotros mismos, para abordar la realidad desde una perspectiva mas certera y mas humana.

Conocete a ti mismo tal como realmente eres by HH the 14th Dalai Lama, Penguin Random House, Paperback, 253 pages, 2007.
Drop From the Marvelous Ocean of History
Drop From the Marvelous Ocean of History: The Lineage of Lelung Pema Zhepai Dorje, One of the Three Principal Reincarnations of Tibet
By: Tenzin Phuntsok Loden, Tenzin Dorjee (Translator)
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A comprehensive study of the Lelung Jedrung lineage written by the current reincarnation of Lelung Jedrung. Using varied Tibetan resources and biographies, Rinpoche begins with the source of the reincarnations, Olkha Jedrung, who was the first manifestation of the Buddhist deity Vajrapani. From the origin, he moves through time until the 1990s, tracing the life of each Lelung reincarnation.
Early Buddhist Teachings, Y. Karunadasa
Early Buddhist Teachings
By: Y. Karunadasa
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Discover the birth of Buddhism and the essentials of Buddhist teachings with this clear, comprehensive explanation of early Buddhism's key doctrines. You'll come away with:
insight into the beginning of Buddhism and the significance of its core beliefs--dependent arising, non-self, moral life, the diagnosis of the human condition, the critique of theoretical views, and the nature of Nibbana; a lucid understanding of the Buddha's challenge to the concept of the subject as a self-entity and the reality of both the subject and object, perceiver and perceived, as a dynamic process; a grasp of early Buddhist teachings as representing a middle position (equally aloof from spiritual eternalism and materialist annihilation) and a middle path (equally aloof from self-mortification and sensual indulgence); and the experience of the Buddha's teachings on attaining liberation as comprehensible, sensible, and something we can make part of our own practice.
Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies: Volume 22: Buddhist Philosophy from 750 Onward, Karl H. Potter
Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies: Volume 22: Buddhist Philosophy from 750 Onward
By: Karl H. Potter
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This is the fifth and last volume of the Encyclopedia to deal with Buddhist philosophy in India. The volume consists of summaries of the works of Buddhist philosophers who lived from the mid-8th century to the early 13th century. All the major systems of Buddhism Sautrantika, Vaibhasika, Madhyamaka, and Yogacara were fully developed at the beginning of this period, and a time of syncretism was underway. Such pivotal figures as Santaraksita were integrating various of these schools into an ordered hierarchy that could lead a person from the state of greatest ignorance to an inlightenment that would end the cycle of rebirths. As a source of philosophical literature, Buddhism largely disappeared from India after this period, although it continued to flourish in other parts of Asia such as Tibet.
Enlightened Vagabond: Life and teachings of Patrul Rinpoche
Enlightened Vagabond: Life and teachings of Patrul Rinpoche (MP3 CD)
By: Matthieu Ricard
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The life and teachings of the wandering yogi Patrul Rinpoche - a highly revered Buddhist master and scholar of 19th-century Tibet - come alive in true stories gathered and translated by the French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard over more than 30 years, based on the oral accounts of great contemporary teachers as well as written sources. Patrul's life story reveals the nature of a highly realized being as he transmits the Dharma in everything he does, teaching both simple nomads and great lamas in ways that are often unconventional and even humorous, but always with uncompromising authenticity.
Enlightened Vagabond The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche
Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche
By: Matthieu Ricard
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The life and teachings of the wandering yogi Patrul Rinpoche--a highly revered Buddhist master and scholar of nineteenth-century Tibet--come alive in true stories gathered and translated by the French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard over more than thirty years, based on the oral accounts of great contemporary teachers as well as written sources. Patrul's life story reveals the nature of a highly realized being as he transmits the Dharma in everything he does, teaching both simple nomads and great lamas in ways that are often unconventional and even humorous, but always with uncompromising authenticity. These stories provide an ever-fresh source of inspiration for practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.
Essence of Shamatha and Vipassana
Essence of Shamatha and Vipassana (MP3 CD)
By: Khenpo Lodro Donyo Rinpoche
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Meditation is very important for our daily life. Khenpo Lodro Donyo teaches us the essence of shamatha and vipassana as the traditional practices of meditation. It is said that shamatha (tranquility) perfectly endowed with vipashyana (insight) conquers all mental afflictions. 1 MP3 CD.
Essence of the Ocean of Attainments: The Creation Stage of the Guhyasamaja Tantra
Essence of the Ocean of Attainments: The Creation Stage of the Guhyasamaja Tantra according to Panchen Losang Chokyi Gyaltsen
By: Yael Bentor Penpa Dorjee
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The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments (Dngos grub rgya mtsho’i snying po) is a commentary on the creation stage of the Guhyasamaja Tantra written by the illustrious Panchen Lama, Losang Chökyi Gyaltsen (1570–1662). The practice of Guhyasamaja, one of the earliest and most influential of the highest Tantras, along with its remarkable hermeneutic system, created a framework that was applied to other so-called unexcelled Tantras.
Essential Jewel of Holy Practice, Patrul Rinpoche
Essential Jewel of Holy Practice
By: Patrul Rinpoche
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The Essential Jewel of Holy Practice is a vibrant philosophical and ethical poem by one of Tibet's great spiritual masters. Patrul Rinpoche presents a complete view of the path of liberation from the perspectives of the Madhyamaka understanding of emptiness and the Mahayana ideal of compassionate care refracted through the Dzogchen perspective on experience.
Ethics of Sankara and Santideva: A Selfless Response to an Illusory World
Ethics of Sankara and Santideva: A Selfless Response to an Illusory World
By: Warren Lee Todd
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By comparing the metaphysics and ethics of Sankara and Santideva, Todd shows that the methodologies and aims of these Buddhist and Hindu masters trace remarkably similar cross-cutting paths. Treating Buddhism and Hinduism with equal respect, this book compares and reinterprets the Indian material so as to engage with contemporary Western debates on self and to show that Indian philosophy is indeed a philosophy of dialogue.
Extensive Commentary on the Seven Point Mind Training : A Summery of All Mahayana Practices, Lobsang Gyatso
Extensive Commentary on the Seven Point Mind Training : A Summery of All Mahayana Practices
By: Lobsang Gyatso
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Based on the Seven-Point Mind-Training which is highly respected in Tibet and has been widely explained by masters from all of the Tibetan Buddhist traditions over the centuries. These are simple but far reaching techniques for training the mind, developing concern for others, and turning adversity to advantage.

Eyes of the World: Lives of Tibetan Lotsawas
Eyes of the World: Lives of Tibetan Lotsawas
By: Sanjib Kumar Das
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The book entitled "The Eyes of the World" contains the biographies of sixty-one great Lotsawas (Translators) of the Snow Land (Tibet) who played a crucial role in opening the eyes and generating a good heart of the people of Tibet through the translation of the Buddhavacana from Sanskrit to Tibetan and enabling them to study and comprehend it.
Falling Is Flying: The Dharma of Facing Adversity
Falling Is Flying: The Dharma of Facing Adversity
By: Ajahn Brahm, Guojun Master
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Meet your companions for this rocky part of the path: Ajahn Brahm and Chan Master Guojun--one a teacher in the Theravada Buddhist tradition, the other in the Chinese Zen tradition. These two beloved meditation masters share personal stories and anecdotes from their own experiences of dealing with life’s pitfalls. You’ll learn from their honest, generous teachings how you can live fully--even flourish--even when the road ahead looks steep and lonely.
Fathoming the Mind: Inquiry and Insight in Dudjom Lingpa's Vajra Essence
Fathoming the Mind: Inquiry and Insight in Dudjom Lingpa's Vajra Essence
By: B. Alan Wallace
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Fathoming the Mind extends the commentary of Stilling the Mind. This companion volume also stems from an oral commentary Dudjom Lingpa gave to the next section of the Vajra Essence, the vipashyana section, in which he shares the teachings revealed to him in a pure vision of Padmasambhava, elucidating the cultivation of contemplative insight, or vipasyana, into the nature of existence as a whole. The revelation appears in the form of a fascinating dialogue occurring within Dudjom Lingpa's own mind. Various aspects of his mind pose questions to his own primordial consciousness, and the pithy and provocative replies elucidate what could today be called depth psychology that taps into the very ground of being. The ensuing dialogue explores every stage of the path to buddhahood in this lifetime, from the very beginning to the unexcelled result of the rainbow body, signifying enlightenment. Everything you need to know to attain buddhahood is complete in this text.
Female Personalities in Buddhism, Sanjib Kumar Das
Female Personalities in Buddhism
By: Sanjib Kumar Das
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The book titled ''Female Personalities in Buddhism'' resembles a mirror that reflects the biographies of eighty two Theravada and Mahayana female Buddhist Personalities including spiritual practitioners and physicians. The biographies are collected from different Tibetan, Pali, Hindi and English sources which were then translated and edited by the author.
Finding Rest in Illusion The Trilogy of Rest, Volume 3  Longchenpa
Finding Rest in Illusion The Trilogy of Rest, Volume 3
By: Longchenpa
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Finding Rest in Illusion is the third volume of the Trilogy of Rest, Longchenpa's classic exposition of the Buddhist path. The purpose of these teachings is to introduce us to our most basic nature - the clear and pristine awareness that is the nature of the mind. According to the traditional Tibetan Buddhist formula of view, meditation, and action, this volume follows Finding Rest in the Nature of the Mind, which establishes the view of the Buddhist path generally, and specifically that of the teachings of the Great Perfection, and Finding Rest in Meditation, which outlines the main points of meditation, namely, where one should meditate, what qualities a practitioner should possess and develop, and what should be practiced.

Food of Sinful Demons Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet
Food of Sinful Demons Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet PB
By: Geoffrey Barstow
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Tibetan Buddhism teaches compassion toward all beings, a category that explicitly includes animals. Slaughtering animals is morally problematic at best and, at worst, completely incompatible with a religious lifestyle. Yet historically most Tibetans—both monastic and lay—have made meat a regular part of their diet. In this study of the place of vegetarianism within Tibetan religiosity, Geoffrey Barstow explores the tension between Buddhist ethics and Tibetan cultural norms to offer a novel perspective on the spiritual and social dimensions of meat eating.
Fool's Guide to Actual Happines
Fool's Guide to Actual Happines
By: Mark Van Buren
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Let's face it: we all have a motivating drive to become "better." What we have and who we are never seem to be good enough. This feeling that something is wrong or needs to be fixed causes us to continuously run around, chasing after what we feel will finally fulfill us. But what if these very conditions that we are constantly trying to escape from could be used as a way to awaken ourselves—to connect with the peace already within us?
A Buddhist Grief Observed
Formation of Ch'an Ideology in China and Korea: The Vajrasamadhi-Sutra, a Buddhist Apocryphon
By: Robert E. Buswell
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This book is a translation and study of the Vajrasamadhi-Sutra and an examination of its broad implications for the development of East Asian Buddhism. The Vajrasamadhi-Sutra was traditionally assumed to have been translated from Sanskrit, but some modern scholars, principally in Japan, have proposed that it is instead an indigenous Chinese composition. In contrast to both of these views, Robert Buswell maintains it was written in Korea around A.D. 685 by a Korean adept affiliated with the East Mountain school of the nascent Chinese Ch'an tradition.
In the Land of the Snowlion: Treasures from Tibet
From the Land of the Snow Lion: Treasures from Tibet
By: Michael Buddeberg, Bruno Richtsfeld
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Drawing on a private collection, In the Land of the Snowlion brings together breathtakingly beautiful examples of traditional Tibetan material and textile art from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries. Many of the objects pictured play a central role in Tibetan culture, but their uses have remained relatively little known. Hand-woven or hand-knotted sheep's wool rugs, for example, were often crafted for seating or riding, while highly ornamented poles were sometimes designed to support paintings. This lavish, large-format book fills this gap in the knowledge about Tibetan art and culture.
Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rime Masters of Tibet
Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rime Masters of Tibet
By: Holly Gayley, Josh Schapiro
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For generations, Buddhist masters in Tibet have composed sheldam, poignant instructions tailored to the needs of their disciples in the form of short works of advice. Often difficult to find in publication, these works cover topics ranging from practicing while ill to sitting in solitary retreat to recognizing the nature of mind. This collection focuses on an influential and inspiring generation of Buddhist teachers: the nineteenth-century ecumenical, or rimé, tradition of eastern Tibet. A Gathering of Brilliant Moons provides lively translations of nineteen pithy and profound works by these great masters, along with essays by their translators which explore the aesthetic qualities of their chosen works, highlight their ecumenical features, and comment on the journey of translation.
Gathering of Intentions
Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra
By: Jacob Dalton
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material dimensions of an ostensibly timeless tradition. By subjecting tantric practice to historical analysis, the book offers new insight into the origins of Tibetan Buddhism, the formation of its canons, the emergence of new lineages and ceremonies, and modern efforts to revitalize the religion by returning to its mythic origins.
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 major impact on Western philosophy.
Guge--Ages of Gold: The West Tibetan Masterpieces
Guge--Ages of Gold: The West Tibetan Masterpieces
By: Peter van Ham
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Guge was a great Buddhist kingdom in Western Tibet. Today, only ruins remain of the once-splendid civilization, but, over seven hundred years, its rulers were passionate patrons of the arts who commissioned vast temple complexes, richly ornamented and filled with art and furniture by Kashmiri master craftsmen. The grand, spacious temples of Guge are all the more captivating because of the kingdom's sudden, mysterious disappearance.
Healing Oneself Healing the World, Thich Nhat Hanh
Healing Oneself Healing the World (MP3 CD)
By: Thich Nhat Hanh
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These 2013 recordings by Thich Nhat Hanh are from Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi during a 6-day retreat in 2013 with the theme Healing Ourselves, Healing the World. The program has been digitally remastered and has 12 hours of wonderful material. How do we produce a thought that is filled with understanding and compassion? Building a sangha or a practice center is one method. In our tradition, we begin by looking at our suffering. We can then recognize the suffering in the other person.
Hidden Treasure of the Profound Path
Hidden Treasure of the Profound Path: A Word-by-Word Commentary on the Kalachakra Preliminary Practices
By: Shar Kentrul Jamphel Lodro Rinpoche
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Even though hundreds of thousands of people have attended a Kalachakra empowerment, very few actually know how to put the Kalachakra teachings into practice. In this direct and clear commentary on Jetsun Taranatha's classic text "The Divine Ladder", Khentrul Rinpoche reveals the profound methods which have been used by Kalachakra masters for hundreds of years to achieve extraordinary realisations.
How to Enjoy Death
How to Enjoy Death: Preparing to Meet Life's Final Challenge Without Fear
By: Lama Zopa Rinpoche
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For years Lama Zopa Rinpoche has envisioned a practical book to inform students of how to help loved ones have a beneficial death. How to Enjoy Death has been compiled from years of Rinpoche's teachings and has been lovingly edited by Venerable Robina Courtin. Here Lama Zopa Rinpoche provides detailed advice on how best to prepare ourselves to face the inevitable end of our own and our loved one's lives with courage, grace, and a mind free of fear. With great care, Rinpoche explains what to do in the months, weeks, and days that precede death, as well as how to handle the moment itself and the mantras, prayers, and meditations that must follow the death of a loved one. All of the practices one needs to be prepared to face death are handily included between the covers of this thoroughly pragmatic volume, making this an essential reference for Tibetan Buddhist practitioners, caregivers, hospice workers, or chaplains.
Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa
Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa: A New Translation
By: Tsangnyon Heruka, Christopher Stagg (Translator)
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Powerful and deeply inspiring, there is no book more beloved by Tibetans than The Hundred Thousand Songs, and no figure more revered than Milarepa, the great eleventh-century poet and saint. An ordinary man who, through sheer force of effort, faith, and perseverance, overcame nearly insurmountable obstacles on the spiritual path to achieve enlightenment in a single lifetime, he stands as an exemplar of what it is to lead a spiritual life.
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Buddha!
I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha! What Fake Buddha Quotes Can Teach Us About Buddhism
By: Bodhipaksa
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Quotes from the Buddha are everywhere: on Facebook, Instagram, coffee mugs, posters. There's only one problem: the Buddha didn’t actually say most of them. This humorous and informative book takes these fake Buddha quotes as a launching point for a discussion on what the Buddha really did say, and is a great entry point for those interested in learning more about Buddhism–what it is, and what it isn’t.
In Search of Wisdom
In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, and a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most
By; Alexandre Jollien, Matthieu Ricard and Christophe Andre
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In Search of Wisdom is a book born of the friendship of three gifted teachers, exploring the universal human journey and our quest for meaning and understanding. This translation of the French bestseller brings readers an intimate, insightful, and wide-ranging conversation between Buddhist monk and author Matthieu Ricard, philosopher Alexandre Jollien, and psychiatrist Christophe André.
Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire
Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire (MP3 CD)
By: Lama Thubten Yeshe
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What is tantra? Who is qualified to practice it? How should it be practiced? What are the results? According to Buddhism, every human being has the potential to achieve profound and lasting happiness. And according to the tantric teachings of Buddhism, this remarkable transformation can be realized very quickly if we utilize all aspects of our human energy - especially the energy of our desires. Introduction to Tantra is the best available clarification of a subject that is often misunderstood. Tantra recognizes that the powerful energy aroused by our desire is an indispensable resource for the spiritual path.
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume I  Pariyatti Publishing
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume I
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This set of three volumes includes 217 (of 547) Jataka tales lovingly retold by Ken and Visakha Kawasaki.Whereas Western intellectuals seek the essence of Buddhism in its doctrines and meditation practices, the traditional Buddhists of Asia absorb the ideas and values of their spiritual heritage through its rich narrative literature about the Buddha and his disciples. The most popular collection of Buddhist stories is, without doubt, the Jatakas.
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume II  Pariyatti Publishing
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume II
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This set of three volumes includes 217 (of 547) Jataka tales lovingly retold by Ken and Visakha Kawasaki.Whereas Western intellectuals seek the essence of Buddhism in its doctrines and meditation practices, the traditional Buddhists of Asia absorb the ideas and values of their spiritual heritage through its rich narrative literature about the Buddha and his disciples. The most popular collection of Buddhist stories is, without doubt, the Jatakas.
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume III  Pariyatti Publishing
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume III
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This set of three volumes includes 217 (of 547) Jataka tales lovingly retold by Ken and Visakha Kawasaki.Whereas Western intellectuals seek the essence of Buddhism in its doctrines and meditation practices, the traditional Buddhists of Asia absorb the ideas and values of their spiritual heritage through its rich narrative literature about the Buddha and his disciples. The most popular collection of Buddhist stories is, without doubt, the Jatakas.
Karmamudra: The Yoga of Bliss
Karmamudra: The Yoga of Bliss, Sexuality in Tibetan Medicine and Buddhism
By: Dr. Nida Chenagtsang
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Karmamudra refers to the ancient Buddhist practice of partnered sexual yoga. Also known as 'The Path of Skillful Means' or 'The Path of Great Bliss', Karmamudra uses powerful meditation techniques to transform ordinary pleasure, worldly desire, and orgasm into vehicles for spiritual transformation and liberation. In this ground-breaking book, Dr Nida Chenagtsang draws on his extensive training in Tibetan medicine and yoga to clarify major misconceptions relating to Tibetan Buddhist Tantra in general and Tibetan Buddhist sexual yoga practices in particular.

Key of Meditation Yongey  Mingyur Rinpoche
Key of Meditation (#1017)
By: Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
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Kyichu Lhakang: The Sacred Jewel of Bhutan
Kyichu Lhakang: The Sacred Jewel of Bhutan
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The book, Kyichu Lhakhang: The Sacred Jewel of Bhutan, illuminates and documents the spiritual importance, inspiring artistry and rich history of this sacred temple, which is the pride of Bhutan. The book was compiled to enable both Buddhist pilgrims and ordinary visitors to appreciate fully the significance of Kyichu Lhakhang as a sanctuary with an enduring role in sustaining spiritual life in the face of modem challenges.

This book is dedicated to Her Majesty the royal Grandmother of Bhutan. Ashi Kesang Choeden Wangchuck on the occasion of the 85th anniversary of her birth. The book honors her brilliant example of enduring contributions and steadfast commitment to the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Lalitavistar, Bijoya Goswami
Lalitavistara
By: Bijoya Goswami
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The Lalitavistara is one of the greatest Buddhist texts, and presents us with one of the earliest accounts of Buddha's life. Nothing is known about its author or the specific period of its composition. It is called a Vaipulya sutra of Buddhism. Composed in what is known as Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit, it is something of an enigma and there are still controversies about its interpretation. It is extremely important today not only as a religious text, but a sociological, historical and linguistic document as well.
Life's Highest Blessings: The Maha Mangala Sutta
Life's Highest Blessings: The Maha Mangala Sutta
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This work is a study of the Maha Mangala Sutta, an important discourse of the Buddha on the thirty-eight true blessings or true lucky signs (mangala). It contains universal, timeless teachings that lead to material as well as spiritual well-being and is very popular in the Buddhist countries.
Light of the Himalayas
Light of the Himalayas
By: Kavitaram Shrestha
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To those who associate Siddhartha's enlightenment with 'magical' happenings, "Light of the Himalayas" is an answer. The novel traces the gradual development of Siddhartha from an inquisitive child to a serious explorer--on a trajectory of science and objectivity--until his discovery of the elixir of life, the eight-fold path and the four golden rules. The book de-centers many myths and misconceptions about the life of the Buddha and invites readers to engage in scientific discourse about the religion.
Lullaby to Awaken the Heart: The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra
Lullaby to Awaken the Heart: The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra and Its Commentaries
By: Karl Brunnholzl
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The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra, one of the most famous and often-recited Dzogchen texts, is at once an entreaty by the primordial buddha, Samantabhadra, that all sentient beings recognize the nature of their minds and thus become buddhas, and also a wake-up call by our own buddha nature itself. This monumental text outlines the profound view of Dzogchen in a nutshell and, at the same time, provides clear instructions on how to discover the wisdom of a buddha in the very midst of afflictions.
Magic of Awareness, Anam Thubten,  MP3 CD
Magic of Awareness (MP3 CD)
By: Anam Thubten
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The paradox of awareness is very profound and yet very simple. It can't be described because it has no objective qualities and no limitation. Sometimes it comes naturally to the surface when we are fully in the present moment and no longer lost in thought or mental projections. Pure consciousness is neither high nor low, neither pleasant nor unpleasant, neither good nor bad. No matter where we are, no matter what we are doing, we always have an immediate access to that inner stillness. It can be experienced in an instant in all circumstances once we know how to pay attention to it. It is utterly peaceful and it is also insightful, so it sees through all illusions. Whenever there is a moment of being deluded, we can use that moment to practice settling in the very perfect sphere of the Buddha mind without trying to change anything. When we reside in that liberated mind, we find the very thing we have been seeking all along.
Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet
Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet
By: Robert Thurman
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Man of Peace presents the inside story of his amazing life and vision, in the high tension of the military occupation of Tibet and the ongoing genocide of its people--a moving work of political and historical nonfiction brought to life in the graphic novel form--here for all to see.
Manual of the Excellent Man: Uttamapurisa Dipani
Manual of the Excellent Man: Uttamapurisa Dipani
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This manual is written in reply to a layperson requesting guidance in developing insight, clarifying doctrinal aspects, and advancing from a blind worldling to a wise and virtuous person who has the eye of knowledge. In clear, concise, vivid language the author explains the perfections, seven aspects of the five aggregates to be perceived, the true peace of Nibbana, how to be mindful while doing a meritorious deed, practicing the three refuges, the four types of Buddhists, and understanding the Four Noble Truths and Dependent Origination. Included is an exhortation regarding great opportunities for human rebirth, meeting the Buddha, becoming a bhikkhu, having confidence, and hearing the Dhamma.
Meaningful to Behold
Meaningful to Behold: A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation of Longchenpa's Biography
By: Shinichi Tsumagari
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This book presents an English translation of The Biography of the Omniscient Drime Ozer: Meaningful to Behold ( kun mkhyen dri med 'od zer gyi rnam thar mthong ba don ldan), a biography of Longchen Rabjampa Drime Ozer ( klong chen rab 'byams pa dri med 'od zer, 1308-1364), who was one of the important scholars in the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism.
Meditation, Buddhism, and Science, David L. McMahan, Erik Braun (editors
Meditation, Buddhism, and Science
By: David L. McMahan, Erik Braun (editors)
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The scientific study of Buddhist forms of meditation has surged in recent years, capturing the popular imagination and reshaping conceptions of what meditation is and what it can do. For perhaps the first time in history, meditation has shifted from Buddhist monasteries and practice centers to some of the most prominent and powerful modern institutions in the world, as well as non-institutional settings. As their contexts change, so do the practices-sometimes drastically. New ways of thinking about meditation are emerging as it moves toward more secular settings, ways that profoundly affect millions of lives all over the world.
Mirror of Light: A Commentary on Yuthok's Ati Yoga
Mirror of Light: A Commentary on Yuthok's Ati Yoga
By: Nida Chenagtsang
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Mirror of Light brings into the English language for the very first time the great physician and meditation adept Yuthok Yonten Gonpo's teachings on Ati Yoga. Ati Yoga (Tib: Dzogchen), literally meaning the 'utmost yoga, ' is the pinnacle of Buddhist Vajrayana practice. It is the most simple, direct, and profound path to reveal the primordial wisdom which is one's basic nature. In his remarkably clear and accessible commentary which seamlessly weaves in verses from Yuthok's own root text and quotations from Tibet's great masters of meditation, Dr Nida Chenagtsang skillfully points us to the sky-like nature of our own mind which is clear, vast, and unobstructed by the clouds of afflictive emotions.
Monastery and the Microscope
Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality
By: Wendy Hasenkamp (Editor), Janna R. White (Editor)
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In 2013, during a historic six-day meeting at a Tibetan monastery in southern India, the Dalai Lama gathered with leading scientists, philosophers, and monks for in-depth discussions on the nature of reality, consciousness, and the human mind. This eye-opening book presents a record of those spirited and wide-ranging dialogues, featuring contributions from prominent scholars like Richard Davidson, Matthieu Ricard, Tania Singer, and Arthur Zajonc as they address such questions as: Does nature have a nature? Do you need a brain to be conscious? Can we change our minds and brains through meditation?
Money, Sex, War, Karma: Notes for a Buddhist Revolution
Money, Sex, War, Karma: Notes for a Buddhist Revolution (MP3 CD)
By: David R. Loy
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In this, his most accessible work to date, he offers sharp and even shockingly clear presentations of oft-misunderstood Buddhist staples - the working of karma, the nature of self, the causes of trouble on both the individual and societal levels - and the real reasons behind our collective sense of "never enough", whether it's time, money, sex, security...even war.
Loy's "Buddhist Revolution" is nothing less than a radical change in the ways we can approach our lives, our planet, the collective delusions that pervade our language, culture, and even our spirituality.
The Monkey Is the Messenger: Meditation and What Your Busy Mind Is Trying to Tell You Ralph De La Rosa
Monkey Is the Messenger: Meditation and What Your Busy Mind Is Trying to Tell You
By: Ralph De La Rosa
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Poignant and entertaining, The Monkey Is the Messenger offers a range of evidence-based, somatic, and trauma-informed insights and practices drawn from De La Rosa's study of neuroscience and psychology and his long practice of meditation and yoga. Here at last-a remedy for all those who want to meditate but suppose they can't because they think too much.
Nagarjuna Revisited: Some Recent Interpretations of His Madhyamaka Philosophy,
Nagarjuna Revisited: Some Recent Interpretations of His Madhyamaka Philosophy
By: A. P. Joy
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The book was originally submitted to Banaras Hindu University in 2012 for the award of Doctor in Philosophy. R.C. Pradhan, Professor of Philosophy from University of Hyderabad, after examining this thesis, writes "... this is an excellent study of the recent interpretations of Nagarjuna's philosophy. This study bears the stamp of deep scholarship in Buddhism, especially in the Madhyamaka philosophy of Nagarjuna. This work covers the vast literature on Nagarjuna's Philosophy and its interpretations by the scholars both Indian and Western and has critically examined all sorts of interpretations from the nihilistic to the absolutistic, logico-linguistic and deconstructionistic.
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.

No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners: Clear Answers to Burning Questions About Core Buddhist Teachings, Noah Rasheta
No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners: Clear Answers to Burning Questions About Core Buddhist Teachings (MP3 CD)
By: Noah Rasheta
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Presented in a practical Q&A format, No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners is the most clear cut introductory guide to understanding the essential concepts of Buddhism and how they relate to your daily life.
Not for Happiness: A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices (MP3 CD)
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.
The Notion of Fetter in Early Buddhist , Dipen Barua
Notion of Fetter in Early Buddhism
By: Dipen Barua
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Explores the notion of fetter (samyojna) in the Sutta and the Abhidhamma Pitaka s of the Pali Canon, by showing its three main functions as householder binding, as intra psychic binding, and as existential binding.
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.