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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
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
Thursday, 07 May 2015 00:00

Luminous Essence

Luminous Essence - A Guide to the Guhyagarbha Tantra — by Ju Mipham

This is a complete introduction to the world of tantric thought and practice. Embodying the essence of tantric practice, this text has been a central scripture in Tibetan Buddhism for well over a thousand years.

Published in Dharma
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 00:00

Distinguishing Phenomena and Pure Being

Maitreya's Distinguishing Phenomena and Pure Being — with commentary by Mipham

Detailed analysis of how ordinary, confused consciousness can be transformed into wisdom. Easy-to-follow instructions guide the reader through the profound meditation that gradually brings about this transformation.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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).

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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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