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Women Chan Masters

Eminent Nuns - Women Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China ― by Beata Grant

An important perspective on female monasticism in China, and the contribution of Buddhist nuns to the history of Chinese women's writing.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:07

Life of Shabkar

The Life of Shabkar - Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin  by Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol

The King of Wash-granting Jewels That Fulfills the Hopes of All Fortunate Disciples Who Seek Liberation.

The detailed narration of the life and liberation of the great vajra-holder Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol, refuge and protector for all sentient beings of this dark age.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 09:27

Masters of Meditation

Masters of Meditation and Miracles - Lives of the Great Buddhist Masters of India and Tibet — by Tulku Thondup

The Longchen Nyingthig Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. This book presents colorful biographies of thirty-five realized teachers whose lives were full of peace, enlightenment, and amazing miracles.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
Sunday, 27 December 2015 15:36

Buddha's Lions

Buddha's Lions - The Lives of the Eighty-Four Siddhas — by Abhayadatta

Life stories of eighty-four Tantric masters who achieved the highest results of the Vajrayana. Excellent introduction to the Vajrayana and a good resource for the study of Tibetan.

Published in Dharma
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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