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Gateway to Knowledge

Gateway to Knowledge - The Gate for Entering the Way of a Pandita — by Jamgon Mipham

A condensation of the Buddhist Canon and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the intent of Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings into a unified body of text books, it is the philosophical backbone of the living tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Friday, 15 January 2016 17:21

Two Truths

The Two Truths - In the Madhyamika Philosophy of the Gelukpa Order of Tibetan Buddhism — by Guy Newland

Buddhist perspectives on ethics and emptiness centered on the distinction between two truths - the conventional and the ultimate.

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Friday, 08 January 2016 00:00

Feast for the Fortunate

The Karmapa's Middle Way - Feast for the Fortunate — by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje

This work contains Wangchuk Dorje's comprehensive commentary on the Indian master Chandrakirti's seminal text - the Madhyamakavatara or Entrance to the Middle Way.

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Wednesday, 06 January 2016 09:18

The Sunlit Sky

The Center of the Sunlit Sky - Madhyamaka in the Kagyu Tradition — by Karl Brunnholzl 

The book follows the original Indian sources as well as the standard commentaries on Madhyamaka in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Tuesday, 05 January 2016 13:17

Luminous Heart

Luminous Heart - The Third Karmapa on Consciousness, Wisdom, and Buddha Nature

This superb collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha's enlightened activity.

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Sunday, 04 October 2015 20:02

Heart Lamp

Heart Lamp - Lamp of Mahamudra and Heart of the Matter — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol

This book main idea is that intrinsic to the heart, mind and spirit in every human being is an identical essence which can be realized. This realization makes any man or woman a Buddha.

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Saturday, 16 May 2015 12:40

Song of Karmapa

Song of Karmapa - The Aspiration of the Mahamudra of True Meaning - by Lord Rangjung Dorje — with commentary by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

Reading this song points out the ultimate transmission - the realization of our innate wisdom.

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Monday, 04 May 2015 22:52

Open Door to Emptiness

The Open Door to Emptiness — by Thrangu Rinpoche

A careful evaluation of the four great analyses of Mipham Rinpoche in his Gateway to Knowledge in a simple, direct and practical manner.

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Thursday, 30 April 2015 00:00

To Be, Not to Be or Neither

Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness - To Be, Not to Be or Neither — by Karma Phuntsho

An introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptiness which explores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness - a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 00:00

Mipham on Buddha-Nature

Mipham on Buddha-Nature - The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition — by Douglas S. Duckworth

A comprehensive overview of Tibetan Buddhist thinker Mipham's work on emptiness and Buddha-nature. This book represents a significant contribution to the fields of Tibetan and Buddhist studies, and it fills a gap in our knowledge of Nyingma philosophy.

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