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Sunday, 04 November 2018 01:07

Emptiness and Insight

Stillness, Insight and Emptiness - Buddhist Meditation From the Ground Up — by Lama Dudjom Dorjee

Instructions that will help beginning meditators establish a firm foundation in the practices that lead to direct realization.

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Sunday, 26 August 2018 04:24

Illuminating Emptiness

Distinguishing the Views and Philosophies - Illuminating Emptiness in a Twentieth-Century Tibetan Buddhist Classic — by Bötrül

An annotated translation of an essential work of twentieth-century Tibetan Buddhist thought, one that explicates teachings on the Middle Way.

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Thursday, 05 April 2018 01:11

Two Truths Debate

The Two Truths Debate - Tsongkhapa and Gorampa on the Middle Way — by Sonam Thakchoe

This work digs into the debate of how the two truths are defined and how they are related by looking at two figures. It shows how their philosophical positions have dramatic implications for how one approaches Buddhist practice and how one understands enlightenment itself.

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Sunday, 01 April 2018 16:19

View of Emptiness

Freedom From Extremes - Gorampa's Distinguishing the Views  and the Polemics of Emptiness — translated by Lobsang Dargyay & Jose Ignacio Cabezon

Fundamental concept of "emptiness" that avoid the traps of eternalism and nihilism.

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Sunday, 12 November 2017 20:05

Virtue of Wisdom

The Treatise on the Great Virtue of Wisdom of Nagarjuna - Mahaprajnaparamitasastra  - in five volumes — compiled by Etienne Lamotte

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Sunday, 12 November 2017 14:31

Causality and Emptiness

Causality and Emptiness - The Wisdom of Nagarjuna — by Peter Della Santina

Significant works, concerned mostly to the doctrine of interdependent origination.

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Monday, 19 June 2017 13:30

Moon of Wisdom

The Moon of Wisdom - Chapter Six of Chandrakirti's Entering the Middle Way  with commentary from the Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje's Chariot of the Dagpo Kagyu Siddhas.

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Friday, 27 January 2017 19:05

Jamgon Mipam

Jamgon Mipam - His Life and Teachings — by Douglas Duckworth

Biography of one of the most extraordinary figures in the history of Tibet and one of the great luminaries of Tibetan Buddhism in modern times. This book will be of interest, not only to students of Tibetan Buddhism, but to anyone with a sincere interest in discovering the depths of Buddhist insight.

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016 19:32

Visionary Journey

Visionary Journey - The Story of the Wildwood Delights & The Story of the Mount Potala Delights — by Longchenpa, Translated and annotated by Herbert V. Guenther

These are two poems - Longchenpa calls them stories, or narratives - that well illustrate his poetic vision and skill.

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Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:25

Precious Garland

Nagarjuna's Precious Garland - Buddhist Advice for Living and Liberation — translated by Jeffrey Hopkins

The advice for personal happiness is concerned first with improving condition over the course of lifetimes, and then with release from all kinds of suffering, culminating in Buddhahood.

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