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Tantric Techniques

Tantric Techniques — by Jeffrey Hopkins

The book offers a complete system of Tantric meditation, comparing the views of three seminal Tibetan authors on deity yoga, and on issues such as how to safeguard against psychological inflation and how to use negative emotions on the path.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
Saturday, 23 May 2015 00:00

Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm - Radical Dzogchen - Vairotsana's Five Original Transmissions

Translated by Keith Dowman, Foreword by Bhakha Tulku Pema Rigdzin. The five texts translated from Tibetan into English in this book are considered the first transmission of Dzogchen Ati to Tibet.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

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.

Published in Dharma
Thursday, 14 May 2015 21:25

Pointing Out the Great Way

Pointing Out the Great Way - The Stages of Meditation in the Mahamudra Tradition — by Daniel P. Brown

This book is a spiritual manual that describes the Tibetan Buddhist meditation known as mahamudra from the perspective of the 'gradual path'. Represents the needed alternative by integrating material from a variety of root texts and practical manuals.

Published in Dharma
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 00:00

Tibetan Treasure Literature

Tibetan Treasure Literature - Revelation, Tradition, and Accomplishment in Visionary Buddhism — by Andreas Doctor

This book discusses central themes in the history and practice of Treasure revelation and presents translations of seminal texts of the tradition.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 08 May 2015 00:00

Essence of Clear Light

Essence of Clear Light - An Overview of the Secret Commentary Thorough Dispelling of Darkness throughout the Ten Directions  — by Jamgon Mipham, translated by Lama Chonam & Sangye Khandro.

This commentary on the Secret Essence by Mipham Rinpoche illuminates all the crucial points of the entire path of Secret Mantra Vajrayana.

Published in Dharma
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