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Tuesday, 08 September 2015 00:00

Secret Teachings of Padmasambhava

Secret Teachings of Padmasambhava — Essential Instructions on Mastering the Energies of Life

These ancient texts - attributed to the great Tibetan meditation master Padmasambhava - offer traditional Vajrayana Buddhist teachings on the nature of the fundamental elements that make up our world.

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Saturday, 05 September 2015 19:17

Entrance to the Great Perfection

Entrance to the Great Perfection - A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices — by Cortland Dahl

Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection.

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Tuesday, 07 July 2015 15:44

Advice from the Heart

Longchenpa's Advice from the Heart — by Namkhai Norbu

With clear introduction to the principles and practice of Dzogchen - Namkhai Norbu sets in context the thirty words of advice and then proceeds to explain each one as the basis of Longchepa's spiritual experience.

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Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00

Kindly Bent to Ease Us

Kindly Bent to Ease Us — by Longchenpa

Longchenpa offers a guide to enlightenment that begins with traditional reflections on the preciousness of a human existence, finite in time but unlimited in opportunities. The translator - Dr. H. V. Guenther - introduces each chapter with explications based on Longchenpa's own commentaries.

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Wednesday, 17 June 2015 00:00

Scriptural Transmission

A Treasure Trove of Scriptural Transmission - A Commentary on the Precious Treasure of the Basic Space of Phenomena  — by Longchenpa

Contains commentary with source verses interspersed.

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Wednesday, 10 June 2015 01:25

Way of Abiding

The Precious Treasury of the Way of Abiding — by Longchenpa

Consisting of Longchen Rabjam's source verses and autocommentary, it is a treatise on the "four great samayas" of Dzogchen - ineffability, openness, spontaneous presence, and oneness. This is one volume of The Seven Treasuries.

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Monday, 08 June 2015 09:23

Basking in the Sun

Old Man Basking in the Sun - Longchenpa's Treasury of Natural Perfection — by Keith Dowman

Through the precept 'nonaction' - which is savoured like 'an old man basking in the sun' - Dzogchen teaches the natural perfection of all our experience, and all our lives, just as it is, without need of any alteration.

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Saturday, 06 June 2015 00:00

Maya Yoga

Maya Yoga - Longchenpa's Finding Comfort and Ease in Enchantment  — by Keith Dowman

This work provides the precepts that can instantly illuminate the buddha-reality, that is our ordinary everyday experience. Reality is maya - apparent yet absent - and the recognition of it in the state of natural relaxation is maya yoga.

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Thursday, 04 June 2015 10:11

Eyes of the World

You Are the Eyes of the World — by Longchenpa

This book presents a method for discovering awareness everywhere, all the time. It shows how to live within the source of all life - the unified field where experience takes place.

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Monday, 01 June 2015 15:55

Practice of Dzogchen

The Practice of Dzogchen — by Longchen Rabjam - translated, introduced & anotated by Tulku Thondup

This work covers the three outer and inner tantras, the three divisions of Atiyoga, Dzogchen, and the other yanas and traditions. Includes excerpts from the exemplary lives of Dzogchen teachers.

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