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Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:00

Timeless Rapture

Timeless Rapture - Inspired Verse of the Shangpa Masters — by Jamgon Kongtrul

This book offers a rare glimpse into the mysticism of the Shangpa Kagyu lineage - a tradition based mainly on the profound teaching of two women.

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Wednesday, 06 January 2016 00:00

Straight From the Heart

Straight From the Heart - Buddhist Pith Instructions — by Karl Brunnholzl

This book brings together an inspiring collection of Buddhist teachings, songs of realization, meditation instructions, and enlightened poetry all chosen for their power to speak directly to the student. Each of the works is preceded by a brief introduction and a short biography of its author.

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Thursday, 31 December 2015 08:35

Divine Madman

The Divine Madman - The Sublime Life and Songs of Drukpa Kunley — translated by Keith Dowman

Secret biography of one of Tibets foremost saints - Drukpa Kunley. A collection of anecdotes and songs compiled by a Bhutanese scholar - Geshe Chaphu.

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Sunday, 20 December 2015 10:13

Drinking the Mountain Stream

Drinking the Mountain Stream - Songs of Tibet's Beloved Saint, Milarepa — translated by Kunga Rinpoche & Brian Cutillo

Collected here are the songs of liberation of the great Tibetan Buddhist teacher Milarepa. The songs in this collection reflect traditional Buddhist teachings during meditation, liberation of the self, and the elimination of desires.

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Sunday, 20 December 2015 00:04

Songs of Milarepa

The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa — translated by Garma C.C.Chang

Life-story and teaching of the greatest Poet-Saint ever to appear in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. Wherever he went, crowds of people gathered to hear his sweet sounding voice. This was the first complete version of the classic to appear in the West.

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Friday, 10 July 2015 17:08

Songs of Naropa

Songs of Naropa - Commentaries on Songs of Realization — by Thrangu Rinpoche

This translation contains subtle and penetrating wisdom expressed through the age-old tradition of spiritual songs. Two songs by the great Indian master Naropa are explained in detail by Thrangu Rinpoche.

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015 00:00

Sky Dancer

Sky Dancer - The Secret Life and Songs of the Lady Yeshe Tsogyel — by Keith Dowman

Yeshe Tsogyal - consort of Guru Padmasambhava - is the most famous of the enlightened women of Tibet. One of the few texts dealing with the spiritual evolution of a female aspirant.

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Wednesday, 20 May 2015 00:00

Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen

Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen - A Commentary on the Quintessence of Spiritual Practice, the Direct Instructions of the Great Compassionate One — by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

This work contains Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche's teachings on a complete path to enlightenment, based on eight songs by the 17th century yogi and poet Karma Chagmey.

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Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Masters of Mahamudra

Masters of Mahamudra - Songs and Histories of the Eighty-Four Buddhist Siddhas — by Keith Dowman

These eighty-four masters - some historical, some archetypal - accomplished this practice in India where they lived between the eighth and twelfth centuries. Leading unconventional lives, the siddhas include some of the greatest Buddhist teachers - Tilopa, Naropa, and Marpa among them.

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