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Ocean of Definitive Meaning

Ocean of Definitive Meaning – by The Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje

This is the most profound and famous text on Mahamudra ever written and is of vital importance in the living Kagyu tradition. It offers a detailed, uniquely comprehensive presentation of instruction on both the view and the practice.

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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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Saturday, 02 January 2016 00:00

Cloudless Sky

Cloudless Sky - The Mahamudra Path of the Tibetan Kagyu Buddhist School — by the 3rd Jamgon Kongtrul

This book opens the way to a deeper knowledge of mahamudra - a Buddhist system of meditation on the nature of the mind.

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Monday, 21 December 2015 00:21

Former Lives of the Karmapas

Former Lives of the Karmapas — as told by the 15th and the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa

Wondrous tales from the former lives of the Karmapa - the head of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. These eleven tales describe vividly the power and purity of the Karmapa emanations and show us their determination to work skilfully for the welfare of all.

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Sunday, 20 December 2015 10:13

Drinking the Mountain Stream

Drinking the Mountain Stream - Songs of Tibet's Beloved Saint, Milarepa — translated by Kunga Rinpoche & Brian Cutillo

Collected here are the songs of liberation of the great Tibetan Buddhist teacher Milarepa. The songs in this collection reflect traditional Buddhist teachings during meditation, liberation of the self, and the elimination of desires.

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Sunday, 20 December 2015 00:04

Songs of Milarepa

The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa — translated by Garma C.C.Chang

Life-story and teaching of the greatest Poet-Saint ever to appear in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. Wherever he went, crowds of people gathered to hear his sweet sounding voice. This was the first complete version of the classic to appear in the West.

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Saturday, 19 December 2015 09:23

Life of Milarepa

The Life of Milarepa — by Tsang Nyon Heruka

A personal and moving introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, it is also a detailed guide to the search for liberation. It presents a quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime, tracing the path of a great sinner who became a great saint.

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Saturday, 19 December 2015 00:00

Life of Marpa

The Life of Marpa the Translator - Seeing Accomplishes All — by Tsang Nyon Heruka

This lucid and moving book documents the fascinating life of Marpa, who, unlike many other Tibetan masters, was a layman, a skillful businessman who raised a family while training his disciples. The amazing life of disciple of Naropa and teacher of Milarepa - who founded Tibet's Kagyu tradition.

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Friday, 18 December 2015 17:15

Life of Tilopa

The Life of the Mahasiddha Tilopa — by Marpa Chokyi Lodro

Thought of have been composed in the 11th century by the renowned Tibetan yogi Marpa Lotsawa, is a compelling account of the 'complete liberation' of the guru of Naropa, and belongs to the genre of 'Buddhist hagiology'.

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