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Monday, 21 January 2019 19:20

Leaving the Cycle

Freeing Yourself from the Cycle — by Geshe Palden Drakpa

A compilation of four essays on Buddhist philosophy and practice. Contains an analysis on creation, and explanation of ritual practices.

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Thursday, 08 February 2018 01:01

Transmitting the Ideal

Original Perfection - Vairotsana's Five Early Transmissions — by Keith Dowman

The root of Dzogchen - main practice of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Sparkling translation and commentary provide insight and historical background.

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Friday, 17 June 2016 23:16

Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead - The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between — composed by Padmasambhava

Essential and profound book of Tibetan philosophy, that reveals the nature of the mind and its manifestations and offers pure enlightenment. Every page should be read and memorized well ahead of time.

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Monday, 18 May 2015 00:00

Bardo Guidebook

The Bardo Guidebook — by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

Drawing from his intimate knowledge of the innermost Vajrayana teachings, the Tibetan master Chokyi Nyima presents in The Bardo Guidebook straightforward, direct instructions on how to deal with the four bardos.

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Wednesday, 15 April 2015 20:54

Unique Tenets

Unique Tenets of the Middle Way Consequence School — by Daniel Cozort

This work presents and analyzes the issues that separate that school from the other principals schools of Buddhism.

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Saturday, 28 February 2015 23:42

Self, Reality and Reason

Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Philosophy - Tsongkhapa's Quest for the Middle Way — by Thupten Jinpa

The work explores the historical and intellectual context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the critical issues related to questions of development and originality in Tsongkhapa's thought.

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Saturday, 07 February 2015 21:00

Dispeller of Disputes

The Dispeller of Disputes - Nagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani

A short work by the 2nd-century Indian Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna. In this text, which is written in a lively question-and-answer style he addresses a number of objections (coming both from Buddhists and from non-Buddhists), which have been put forward against his theory of emptiness discussed in his main work - the Mulamadhyamakakarika . Essential work of Madhyamaka Buddhist philosophical literature.

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