Monday 17 June 2019

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Buddhism

Shakyamuni

Do not believe in anything
simply because you have heard it.

Do not believe in anything
simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.

Do not believe in anything
simply because it is found written in your religious books.

Do not believe in anything
merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.

Do not believe in traditions
because they have been handed down for many generations.

But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

~ The Buddha [Kalama Sutra]

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Manly P. Hall

Manly P. Hall 1929
Manly Palmer Hall
(18 March 1901 - 29 August 1990)

A world-renowned authority on philosophy, comparative religion and the esoteric doctrines of antiquity.

Founded the Philosophical Research Society in 1934 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the ensoulment of all arts, sciences, and crafts.

He was a Canadian-born author and mystic.

He is perhaps most famous for his work -
The Secret Teachings of All Ages — An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy , published in 1928 at the age of 26, which is widely regarded as his magnum opus.

On 8th December 1973, he was recognized as a 33 degree Mason (the highest honor conferred by the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite) - at a ceremony held at PRS - despite never being initiated into the physical craft.

In his over 70-year career, Mr. Hall authored more than 150 books and essays, and delivered over 8000 lectures in the U.S. and abroad, in his multi-faceted role as a teacher of the universal laws through which the creating principle manifests itself.

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Monday, 10 June 2019 10:06

Buddhist Mind

Mind in Buddhist Psychology — by Yeshe Gyaltshan - translated by Herbert V. Guenther

A clear, concise presentation of how the mind functions, based on the Abhidharma teachings of Asanga.

Monday, 03 June 2019 03:06

Bon Dzogchen

Heart Drops of Dharmakaya - Dzogchen Practice of the Bon Tradition — by Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen - commentary by Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak

A complete Dzogchen meditation manual from the ancient religious tradition of Tibet known as Bön.

Sunday, 26 May 2019 19:26

Dawn of Tantra

The Dawn of Tantra — by Chögyam Trungpa and Herbert V. Guenther

Tibetan meditation master and a Western scholar, each of whose grasp of Buddhist tantra is real and unquestionable.

Saturday, 18 May 2019 08:30

Tibetan Treasures

Treasures on the Tibetan Middle Way — by Herbert V. Guenther

Originally published in the Netherlands, 1969, under the title Tibetan Buddhism Without Mystification , by E. J. Brill, Leiden.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 02:50

Tibetan Philosophy

Tibetan Buddhism in Western Perspective — by Herbert V. Guenther

10 articles that clarify the distinctive qualities of Tibetan philosophy and religious practice.

Sunday, 12 May 2019 22:00

Teachings of Padmasambhava

The Teachings of Padmasambhava — by Herbert V. Guenther

The mind of one of the greatest spiritual geniuses in human history - Padamasambhava - wanderer, mystic, and one of the original founders of Tibetan Buddhism.

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