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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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Thursday, 23 April 2015 17:35

Beacon of Certainty

Mipham's Beacon of Certainty - Illuminating the View of Dzogchen - the Great Perfection

Jamgon Mipham illuminates some essential points of Madhyamika philosophy according to the view of the Great Perfection (Dzogchen).

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Saturday, 18 April 2015 00:00

Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom

Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom - Development Stage Meditation in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra — by Jigme Lingpa, Patrul Rinpoche, and Getse Mahapandita Tsewang Chokdrub

This book contains eloquent and inspiring classic writings that lay out the central trainings on the path of Tantra. In particular, the use of visualization and sound in meditation practice. The texts included here are among the most widely studied commentaries from the Tibetan tradition.

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Wednesday, 04 February 2015 17:45

Naked Awareness

Naked Awareness - Practical Instructions on the Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen — by Karma Chagme - with commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche, translated by B. Alan Wallace

Unusually elegant synthesis of the leading Tibetan approaches to Buddhist meditation.

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Tuesday, 03 February 2015 13:16

A Spacious Path to Freedom

A Spacious Path to Freedom - Practical Instructions on the Union of Mahamudra and Atiyoga — by Karma Chagme, with commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche, translated by Alan B. Wallace.

This manual of Tibetan meditation simply and thoroughly presents the profound Dzogchen and Mahamudra systems of practice. It is incomparable introduction to the actual practice of higher meditative instructions.

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Monday, 02 February 2015 20:04

Great Secret of Mind

The Great Secret of Mind - Special Instructions on the Nonduality of Dzogchen — by Tulku Pema Rigtsal, translated by Keith Dowman

Weaving in personal stories and everyday examples, Pema Rigtsal leads the reader to see that all phenomena are the spontaneous display of mind, a magical illusion, and yet there is something shining in the midst of experience that is naturally pure and spacious.

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