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Padmasambhava: The Great Indian Pandit
Padmasambhava: The Great Indian Pandit
By: Neten Chokling Rinpoche
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Padmasambhava is a Sanskrit word that literally translates as 'One Born from a Lotus'. An eighth-century Indian Buddhist master, Padmasambhava is widely venerated as a 'second Buddha' across Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and the Himalayan states of India. It is because of him that Tibet gave up her imperialistic attitude and embraced the teachings of the Buddha. The heritage of the Vajrayana Buddhists all over the world can be traced to this one man from India. Due to his immense compassion and kindness towards sentient beings of this age, he is affectionately referred to as Guru Rinpoche-the 'Precious Teacher'. This simple yet deeply illuminating book, written by a master himself and adorned with beautiful and rare illustrations, is a great example of India's timeless Buddhist heritage.
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").
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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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She was the first Western woman to become a Tibetan Buddhist nun—but that pioneering ordination was really just one in a life full of revolutionary acts. Freda Bedi (1911–1977) broke the rules of gender, race, and religion—in many cases before it was thought that the rules were ready to be challenged. She was at various times a force in the struggle for Indian independence, spiritual seeker, scholar, professor, journalist, author, social worker, wife, and mother of four children.
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 for Pet Lovers: Supporting Our Closest Companions Through Life and Death, David Michie
Buddhism for Pet Lovers: Supporting Our Closest Companions Through Life and Death
By: David Michie
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The bonds we share with our pets go beyond words and are often deeper than many of our human relationships. What is the nature of these close connections? And what if our influence on pets, both in life and especially through sickness and death, is far more powerful than we ever conceived? David Michie draws on ancient Buddhist wisdom, supported by contemporary science, to provide fascinating insights into animal consciousness. He proposes that the pets with whom we share our lives are not there by accident.

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 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 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.
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.
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.
Eighth Karmapa's Life and his Interpretation of the Great Seal
Eighth Karmapa's Life and his Interpretation of the Great Seal
By: Jim Rheingans
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This book investigates Mikyo Dorje's biographies and carries out case studies of some of his mahamudra (Great Seal) teachings, Buddhist instructions for the acquisition of meditative insight. After surveying a variety of textual sources for the study of the Karmapa's life and works, this book shows how he developed into one of the most productive scholars of his tradition, who, located within the shifting religious and political hegemonies of his time, managed to acquire a status of singular importance to his school. Rheingans then goes on to analyse Mikyo Dorje's mahamudra teachings by examining selected texts that contain such instructions in historical and doctrinal context. This study contends that the Kagyupa mahamudra constitutes less a static system than an independent key instruction to be adapted by the guru to different students' requirements and are thus chiefly characterised by didactic pragmatism.

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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the Land of the Snowlion: Treasures from Tibet
In the Land of the Snowlion: 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.
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.
The Life of the Madman of U, David M. DiValerio
Life of the Madman of U
By: David M. DiValerio
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The Life of the Madman of Ü tells the story of Künga Zangpo (1458-1532), a famous Tibetan Buddhist ascetic of the Kagyü sect. Having grown weary of the trials of human existence, Künga Zangpo renounced the world during his teenage years, committing himself to learning and practicing the holy Dharma as a monk. Some years later he would give up his monkhood to take on a unique tantric asceticism that entailed dressing in human remains, wandering from place to place, and provoking others to attack him physically, among other norm-overturning behaviors. It was because of this asceticism that Künga Zangpo came to be known as the Madman of Ü.
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.
Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet
Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet
By: Holly Gayley
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Love Letters from Golok chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tare Lhamo (1938-2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944-2011), and their passion for reinvigorating Buddhism in eastern Tibet during the post-Mao era. In fifty-six letters exchanged from 1978 to 1980, Tare Lhamo and Namtrul Rinpoche envisioned a shared destiny to "heal the damage" done to Buddhism during the years leading up to and including the Cultural Revolution. Holly Gayley retrieves the personal and prophetic dimensions of their courtship and its consummation in a twenty-year religious career that informs issues of gender and agency in Buddhism, cultural preservation among Tibetan communities, and alternative histories for minorities in China.
Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet
Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet
By: Holly Gayley
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Love Letters from Golok chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tare Lhamo (1938-2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944-2011), and their passion for reinvigorating Buddhism in eastern Tibet during the post-Mao era. In fifty-six letters exchanged from 1978 to 1980, Tare Lhamo and Namtrul Rinpoche envisioned a shared destiny to "heal the damage" done to Buddhism during the years leading up to and including the Cultural Revolution. Holly Gayley retrieves the personal and prophetic dimensions of their courtship and its consummation in a twenty-year religious career that informs issues of gender and agency in Buddhism, cultural preservation among Tibetan communities, and alternative histories for minorities in China.
Maitreya Bodhisattva's Inquiry Sutra
Maitreya Bodhisattva's Inquiry Sutra: The Coming Buddha: The Revelation of the Extraordinary Ways of Bodhi Path Cultivation for Bodhisattvas
By: Tze-si Huang
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The Maitreya Bodhisattva Sutra is a late 7th century CE text, and is especially significant because it addresses the problems of our time: the first 500 years of the Dharma-declining period which will last 10,000 years, according to the Buddha. In response to questions of the Bodhisattva Maitreya, the Buddha specifically offers the proper steps to be taken and the pitfalls to be avoided in order to obtain peace on earth, and ultimate liberation/Enlightenment. The Buddha also addresses the basic issues of desire, ego, greed, jealousy and ignorance, as well as pitfalls such as indulging in marketplace activities, worldly benefits, improper speech, etc.
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?
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.
Nature of Mind: The Dzogchen Instructions of Aro Yeshe Jungne
Nature of Mind: The Dzogchen Instructions of Aro Yeshe Jungne
By: Patrul Rinpoche
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Patrul Rinpoche's collection of the Dzogchen teachings of Aro Yeshe Jungne illuminated by practical meditation instructions that can be applied on-the-go in daily life by students of all backgrounds.
Nechung, el oráculo del Dalai Lama Thubten Ngodup
Nechung, el oráculo del Dalai Lama
By: Thubten Ngodup
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Thubten Ngodup, abad del monasterio de Nechung, en Dharamsala, India, es también el oráculo personal del Dalai Lama y del gobierno tibetano en el exilio.

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

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.
Ocean of Blessings: Heart Teachings of Drubwang Penor Rinpoche
Ocean of Blessings: Heart Teachings of Drubwang Penor Rinpoche
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This inspiring work is the first available collection of teachings by one of the most well-known Nyingmapa masters of the twentieth century, His Holiness Penor Rinpoche. Ani Jinba Palmo compiled and translated this valuable collection of Penor Rinpoche's fundamental instructions for practitioners on the Vajrayana path. Coming straight from the heart and realization of this great master, these honest and clear teachings emphasize the indispensable foundations of loving-kindness, mindfulness, and simplicity needed to become a true yogi. Profound yet accessible, this work serves to remind Buddhist practitioners of the heart of the Tantric and Dzogchen traditions.
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.

Original Buddhist Psychology
Original Buddhist Psychology: What the Abhidharma Tells Us About How We Think, Feel, and Experience Life
By: Beth Jacobs
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The Abhidharma, one of the three major text collections of the original Buddhist canon, frames the psychological system of Buddhism, explaining the workings of reality and the nature of the human mind. It is composed of detailed matrixes and lists that outline the interaction of consciousness and reality, the essence of perception and experience, and the reasons and methods behind mindfulness and meditation. Because of its complexity, the Abhidharma has traditionally been reserved only for academic or monastic study; now, for the first time, clinical psychologist Beth Jacobs brings this dynamic body of work to general readers, using practical explanation, personal stories, and vivid examples to gently untangle the technical aspects of the Abhidharma.
Path is the Goal:  A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation (MP3 CD) Chögyam Trungpa  Rinpoche
Path is the Goal: A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation (MP3 CD)
By: Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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This classic teaching by a Tibetan master continues to inspire both beginners and long-time practitioners of Buddhist meditation. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche shows that meditation extends beyond the formal practice of sitting to build the foundation for compassion, awareness, and creativity in all aspects of life. He explores the six activities associated with meditation in action - generosity, discipline, patience, energy, clarity, and wisdom - revealing that through simple, direct experience, one can attain real wisdom: the ability to see clearly into situations and deal with them skillfully, without the self-consciousness connected with ego.
Paths to Perfection: Buddhist Art at the Freer
Paths to Perfection: Buddhist Art at the Freer
By: Arthur M Sackler Gallery
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Paths to Perfection: Buddhist Art at the Freer Sackler introduces readers to Buddhist art through the celebrated collections of the Smithsonian's museum of Asian art in Washington, DC. Written for a general audience, the guidebook shares Buddhist art and its history across cultures, from the origins of Buddhism in India to its spread eastward to China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. More than a hundred objects from the renowned Freer Sackler collections follow, each with a full-color image and insightful description written by a museum curator or scholarly fellow.
Perfection of Desire as the Path: Three Early Indian Vajrayana Treatises
Perfection of Desire as the Path: Three Early Indian Vajrayana Treatises
By: Laul B Jadusingh
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The three treatises translated herein from the original Sanskrit represent the earliest phase of Vajrayana expository literature. A principle expounded in common by all is that of the utilization of the special skillful means (upaya-kaushalya) of Vajrayana to transmute afflictive emotions (klesha), especially desire (kama), into Great Bliss (mahasukha) and enlightenment (bodhi). This principle has been called Kama-Siddhi, the "Perfection of Desire" in the Cakrasamvaratantra and cited in Anangayogi's Dakinijalasamvararahasya, the first treatise translated in this volume. The dates of composition range from the 2nd-to 8th centuries CE. Their authors, Anangayogi (Anangavajra?), Aryadeva and Shantarakshita were scholar-adepts of the latest phase of Buddhism in India which recognized the Three Vehicle (Tri-yana) schema of Sravakayana (Disciple Vehicle), Paramitayana-Mahayana (Perfection Great Vehicle) and Mantra-Mahayana/Vajrayana (Mantra Great Vehicle/Adamantine Vehicle).
Pith Instruction for A Khrid rDzogs Chen
Pith Instruction for A Khrid rDzogs Chen
By: Bru rGyal ba g.Yung drung
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This book is an edited transcript of the discourse given by Kyabje Menri Tridzin Lungtog Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche during his visit to Shenten Dargye Ling Bönpo centre, France, in 2010. The teachings are based on Athri Bönpo Dzogchen cycle and contain clear and lucid instructions on approaching Dzogchen, starting from Preliminary Practices right up to the Introduction to the Natural State of Mind, Dzogchen itself. Kyabje Menri Tridzin Rinpoche's unique teaching style combines scholastic brilliance and profound personal experience with humour and a knowledge of life's sometimes harsh realities. This book will be equally useful to all, from those who have just discovered the Yungdrung Bön tradition to academicians and scholars, students and practitioners.
A Plea for the Animals: The Moral, Philosophical, and Evolutionary Imperative to Treat All Beings with Compassion
Plea for the Animals: The Moral, Philosophical, and Evolutionary Imperative to Treat All Beings with Compassion
By: Matthieu Ricard
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Matthieu Ricard here takes the arguments from his best-sellers Altruism and Happiness to their logical conclusion: that compassion toward all beings, including our fellow animals, is a moral obligation and the direction toward which any enlightened society must aspire. He chronicles the appalling sufferings of the animals we eat, wear, and use for adornment or "entertainment," and submits every traditional justification for their exploitation to scientific evidence and moral scrutiny. What arises is an unambiguous and powerful ethical imperative for treating all of the animals with whom we share this planet with respect and compassion.
Preparing to Die MP3 CD Andrew Holecek
Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition (MP3 CD)
By: Andrew Holecek
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We all face death, but how many of us are actually ready for it? Whether our own death or that of a loved one comes first, how prepared are we, spiritually or practically? In Preparing to Die, Andrew Holecek presents a wide array of resources to help the reader address this unfinished business. Part One shows how to prepare one's mind and how to help others, before, during, and after death. The author explains how spiritual preparation for death can completely transform our relationship to the end of life, dissolving our fear and helping us to feel open and receptive to letting go in the dying process. Daily meditation practices, the stages of dying and how to work with them, and after-death experiences are all detailed in ways that will be particularly helpful for those with an interest in Tibetan Buddhism and in Tibetan approaches to conscious dying.

Pyrrhonism : How the Ancient Greeks Reinvented Buddhism Adrian Kuzminski
Pyrrhonism: How the Ancient Greeks Reinvented Buddhism
By: Adrian Kuzminski
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Pyrrhonism is commonly confused with scepticism in Western philosophy. Unlike sceptics, who believe there are no true beliefs, Pyrrhonists suspend judgment about all beliefs, including the belief that there are no true beliefs. Pyrrhonism was developed by a line of ancient Greek philosophers, from its founder Pyrrho of Elis in the fourth century BCE through Sextus Empiricus in the second century CE. Pyrrhonists offer no view, theory, or knowledge about the world, but recommend instead a practice, a distinct way of life, designed to suspend beliefs and ease suffering. Adrian Kuzminski examines Pyrrhonism in terms of its striking similarity to some Eastern non-dogmatic soteriological traditions-particularly Madhyamaka,
Remembering the Lotus-Born: Padmasambhava in the History of Tibet’s Golden Age  Daniel Hirshberg
Remembering the Lotus-Born: Padmasambhava in the History of Tibet's Golden Age
By: Daniel Hirshberg
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Remembering the Lotus-Born sheds light on the work of Nyangrel Nyima Oser (1124-92), one of the most influential yet least known figures in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. His pivotal work, the Copper Island, is the story of how the Indian tantric master Padmasambhava brought Buddhism to the region. This work elevated Padmasambhava to central importance in Tibetan history, and made treasure revelation and recognized reincarnations among the institutions that still define Tibetan culture.
Restoring Tibet
Restoring Tibet
By: Evelyn Roberts Brooks
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Using the power of collective consciousness, we will return the Dalai Lama to his homeland in peace.  By visualizing he is already there, and then allowing the law of attraction to create opportunities, doors will open to restore Free Tibet.
Rethinking the Buddha
Rethinking the Buddha: Early Buddhist Philosophy as Meditative Perception
By: Eviatar Shulman
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A cornerstone of Buddhist philosophy, the doctrine of the four noble truths maintains that life is replete with suffering, desire is the cause of suffering, nirvana is the end of suffering, and the way to nirvana is the eightfold noble path. Although the attribution of this seminal doctrine to the historical Buddha is ubiquitous, Rethinking the Buddha demonstrates through a careful examination of early Buddhist texts that he did not envision them in this way. Shulman traces the development of what we now call the four noble truths, which in fact originated as observations to be cultivated during deep meditation.
Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi
Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun
By: Vicki Mackenzie
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She was the first Western woman to become a Tibetan Buddhist nun—but that pioneering ordination was really just one in a life full of revolutionary acts. Freda Bedi (1911–1977) broke the rules of gender, race, and religion—in many cases before it was thought that the rules were ready to be challenged. She was at various times a force in the struggle for Indian independence, spiritual seeker, scholar, professor, journalist, author, social worker, wife, and mother of four children.
Room to Breathe (CD)
Room to Breathe An At-Home Meditation Retreat with Sharon Salzberg (CD)
By: Sharon Salzberg
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Between the smartphone, laptop, tablet, and whatever else is demanding your attention, sometimes you just need to unplug! Room to Breathe brings you a series of beginner-friendly guided meditations and mindfulness techniques to help you regain a sense of spaciousness and ease. These essential practices were created to give you the feel of a meditation retreat at home—but can be enjoyed in any place conducive to a period of undisturbed quiet. Enhanced by a guidebook with teachings for breaking free from stressful habits and remembering what’s most important, Room to Breathe leads you through eight refreshing exercises.
Root Stanzas of the Middle Way: The Mulamadhyamakakarika  Nagarjuna
Root Stanzas of the Middle Way: The Mulamadhyamakakarika
By: Nagarjuna
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This volume presents a new English translation of the founding text of the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) school of Mahayana Buddhism, Nagarjuna’s Root Stanzas of the Middle Way, and includes the Tibetan version of the text. The Root Stanzas holds an honored place in all branches of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as in the Buddhist traditions found in China, Japan, and Korea, because of the way it develops the seminal view of emptiness (shunyata), which is crucial to understanding Mahayana Buddhism and central to its practice.
Royal Tantra on the Brilliant Diffusion of Majestic Space
Royal Tantra on the Brilliant Diffusion of Majestic Space
By: Christopher Wilkinson
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The Great Perfection, also known as the Atiyoga or Dzogchen (rDzogs chen), is a tradition of esoteric Buddhism that upholds instantaneous enlightenment. The literature of the Great Perfection has been divided up into three groups or sections: The Mind Section (Sems sde), the Space Section (kLong sde), and the Upadesha Instruction Section (Man ngag sde). The Royal Tantra on the Brilliant Diffusion of Majestic Space is the King of the Space Section Tantras, and is here translated in full for the first time. The Space Section transmission is known as the Vajra Bridge (rDo rje zam pa). It is said that Vairochana, a famous translator who was active during the Eighth Century of the Common Era, received the texts and instructions for the Space Section from his teacher Sri Singha, and then passed them down to his student Mipham Gonpo. It is said that for five generations of this lineage every master achieved a rainbow body at the time of his passing away.
Rules of Engagement
Rules of Engagement
By: Susan Andrews / Jinhua Chen / Cuilan Liu (eds.)
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Recent years have seen heightened interest in the ritual, juridical, and generally practical aspects of the Buddhist tradition. The contributions to Rules of Engagement build on this trend while venturing beyond the established boundaries of discourse in specialized academic disciplines, presenting state-of-the-art research on the vinaya in all of its breadth and depth. They do so not only by tracing Buddhist textual traditions but also by showcasing the vast variety of practices that are the object of such regulations and throw a new light on the social implications such protocols have had in South, Central, and East Asia.

Sacred Rains and Dews
Sacred Rains and Dews: Pictoral Biography of Ras-chung-pa rDo-rje-grags-pa
(Tibetan, Chinese, English)
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This pictorial biography with a set of Thangkas records Rechungpa's merits and virtues in his whole life
Science of Enlightenment
Science of Enlightenment
By: Shinzen Young
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For meditators of all levels and beliefs--especially those who think they've heard it all--this many-faceted gem will be sure to surprise, provoke, illuminate, and inspire.
Secret Map of the Body: Visions of the Human Energy Structure
Secret Map of the Body: Visions of the Human Energy Structure
By: Gyalwa Yangonpa
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Yangonpa's Hidden Description of the Vajra Body presents the triad constituting the Vajra Body -the channels, energy-winds, and vital essences- as the basis for the application of experiential yogic techniques.
Secret Tantras of The Fish Wheel and The Nine Spaces
Secret Tantras of The Fish Wheel and The Nine Spaces: Two Ancient Scriptures of the Great Perfection
By: Christopher Wilkinson
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The Great Perfection, also known as the Atiyoga or Dzogchen (rDzogs chen), is a tradition of esoteric Buddhism that was first transmitted from India to Tibet in the Eighth Century of the Common Era. The Tantras translated in this volume were among the earliest translations into Tibetan, and are preserved in the manuscript collections known as the Hundred Thousand Tantras of the Ancients (rNying ma rgyud ‘bum) and the Hundred Thousand Tantras of Vairochana (Vairo’i rgyud ‘bum). The Tantra of the Nine Spaces clearly states that it was translated by Vairochana, a Tibetan monk who had gone to India in the Eighth Century in search of the teachings on instantaneous enlightenment, and Sri Singha, indicating that the translation was done while Vairochana was still in India with his guru. The Fish Wheel Tantra does not indicate who its translators were, but its inclusion in the Hundred Thousand Tantras of Vairochana is evidence that the Tibetan tradition held it to be the work of Vairochana.
Secular Buddhism
Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World
By: Stephen Batchelor
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As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation. However, many of these people have little interest in the religious aspects of Buddhism, and the practice occurs within secular contexts such as hospitals, schools, and the workplace. Is it possible to recover from the Buddhist teachings a vision of human flourishing that is secular rather than religious without compromising the integrity of the tradition? Is there an ethical framework that can underpin and contextualize these practices in a rapidly changing world?
Seed syllable cards
Seed syllable cards, 5-pack
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Pack of 5 note cards: one of each seed syllable. Pack includes a white Om, green Ah, blue Hung, yellow Tram, and red Hrih.
Size: 4 x 5.5 inch
Siddharthas Brain
Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment
By: James Kingsland
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By the longtime Guardian science journalist, a groundbreaking exploration of the science of enlightenment and mental wellness, illuminated by twin perspectives, ancient and modern: the spiritual wisdom of Siddhartha Gautama and the revelations of today’s scientists, who are confirming the Buddha’s profound insights into the human mind
Single White Monk: Tales of Death, Failure, and Bad Sex (Although Not Necessarily in That Order)  <br> By: Shozan Jack Haubner
Single White Monk: Tales of Death, Failure, and Bad Sex (Although Not Necessarily in That Order)
By: Shozan Jack Haubner
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Think the life of a Zen monk is all serenity, peace, and austerity? Think again. Here, Shozan Jack Haubner gives an often-hilarious, always-candid account of what it's really like behind those monastery walls. Haubner's adventures include memories of his dysfunctional Midwestern family that drove him ultimately to declare, “I think I should be a monk!” to a madcap account of the night he got stoned and snuck out of the monastery, alongside more sobering accounts such as his life-threatening brush with illness, the profound impact of a dear friend's death, and reflections on the controversy that rocked his Zen community. That he finds timeless wisdom in both the tragic and the absurd is a tribute to Haubner's gifts as a writer and humorist, and to his clear insights into the nature of self and what the practice of Zen is all about.
Six Spaces of the All Good
Six Spaces of the All Good: An Upadesha Tantra of the Great Perfection
By: Christopher Wilkinson
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The Tantra here translated is among these seventeen works. The Tantra on the Six Spaces of the All Good takes us to a world where communication is both verbal and telepathic, recording the communications between the All Good One and a gathering of Bodhisattvas. The Tantra is divided into six chapters, one for each of the six classes of living beings: the gods, the asuras, the humans, the animals, the hungry ghosts, and the hells, while the content of the chapters themselves corresponds to six spaces of wisdom or reality. The Tantra demonstrates a pure vision of the realms of existence, showing them to be essentially good. I have included images of the Tibetan manuscript for your convenience and to help preserve this ancient literature.
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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.
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Sowa Rigpa Points: Point Study in Traditional Tibetan Medicine is a comprehensive manual of point study according to Sowa Rigpa (Traditional Tibetan Medicine) that is unlike any other and opens up a doorway into the study of this profound medicine that was not previously available. The Four Tantras (Gyud Zhi) teaches four methods of treatment: Diet, Lifestyle, External Therapies, and Medication. Today many modern Tibetan physicians focus on the fourth, the use of herbal medicine, as the principle method of treatment, while placing much lesser emphasis on the external therapies.
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What does Bhutan understand about happiness that the rest of the world does not? Award-winning journalist and author Madeline Drexler recently traveled to this Himalayan nation to discover how the audacious policy known as Gross National Happiness plays out in a fast-changing society where Buddhism is deeply rooted - but where the temptations and collateral damage of materialism are rising. Her reported essay blends lyrical travelogue, cultural history, personal insights, and provocative conversations with top policymakers, activists, bloggers, writers, artists, scholars, religious leaders, students, and ordinary citizens in many walks of life. This book is sure to fascinate readers interested in travel, Buddhism, progressive politics, and especially the study and practice of happiness..
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In this retelling of the ancient legends of the women in the Buddha’s intimate circle, lesser-known stories from Sanskrit and Pali sources are for the first time woven into an illuminating, coherent narrative. Interspersed with original insights, fresh interpretations, and bold challenges to the status quo, these stories invite us to open our minds to a new understanding of women's roles in the Buddha's life and in early Buddhism.
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