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Five-Part Mahamudra

Gampopa's Mahamudra - The Five-Part Mahamudra Practice Taught to Phagmo Drupa — by Lotsawa Tony Duff

A compendium of Kagyu teachings that accurately transmits the whole Five-Part Mahamudra system.

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Friday, 09 March 2018 02:30

Gampopa

Gampopa - the Monk and the Yogi · His Life and Teachings — by Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche

In addition to a bibliography, appendices include a map and a table of place names related to Gampopa and tables summarizing the events in his life.

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Sunday, 01 January 2017 20:39

Introduction to Dzogchen

The Four-Themed Precious Garland - An Introduction to Dzogchen — by Longchenpa

An exposition on the "Four Themes of Gampopa" - the author of the Jewel Ornament of Liberation.  It includes a survey of the nine vehicles to Enlightenment as travelled progressively through the sutra, tantra and Dzogchen modes of approach, as well as a description of the goal.

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Friday, 11 November 2016 19:35

Great Kagyu Masters

The Great Kagyu Masters - The Golden Lineage Treasury — translated by Konchog Gyaltsen

This important and very readable volume tells the extraordinary tales of the greatest teachers of the Kagyu the lineage.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 18:29

Essence Mahamudra

Gampopa Teaches Essence Mahamudra - Interviews with his heart disciples, Dusum Khyenpa and others

The two volumes collectively contain all of the "Interviews" section of Gampopa's Collected Works. These are amongst the most interesting writings to be found in Tibetan literature because of the very personal quality found in them.

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Tuesday, 03 November 2015 16:50

Mahamudra and Related Instructions

Mahamudra and Related Instructions - Core Teachings of the Kagyu Schools — by Peter Alan Roberts

Seminal meditative traditions of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism are Mahamudra and the Six Yogas of Naropa.

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 22:18

Practice of Mahamudra

The Practice of Mahamudra — The Teachings of His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche

Explanation of the five stages of Mahamudra. Probably the clearest presentation of Mahamudra meditation practice available in English.

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Thursday, 22 January 2015 19:58

Life of Gampopa

The Life of Gampopa — by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart - introduced by Lobsang P. Lhalungpa

Here is the first complete life story of Gampopa - foremost disciple of Milarepa and a forefather of the Kagyu lineages. Compiled from numerous Tibetan biographies, this comprehensive and inspiring rendition highlights the extraordinary details of Gampopa's meditative experiences and presents direct insights into the practice and realisation of Mahamudra.

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Thursday, 22 January 2015 06:06

Jewel Ornament of Liberation

The Jewel Ornament of Liberation - The Wish-Fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teachings — by Gampopa · translated by Konchog Gyaltsen

A masterwork of Tibetan Buddhism. This text has provided the backbone of study particularly in the Kagyu tradition – covering the initial entry into the path and continuing through finding a spiritual master, teachings on impermanence, karma, bodhicitta, Buddha nature, six perfections, bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood and the activities of Buddha.

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