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Friday, 10 July 2015 17:16

Life and Teaching of Naropa

Life and Teaching of Naropa — by Herbert V. Guenther

Naropa's biography, translated by the world-renowned Buddhist scholar Herbert V. Guenther from hitherto unknown sources, describes with great psychological insight the spiritual development of this scholar-saint. Translated from the original Tibetan with a Philosophical Commentary based on the Oral Transmission.

Published in Dharma
Thursday, 09 July 2015 00:00

Six Naro Dharmas

Readings on the Six Yogas of Naropa — by Glenn H. Mullin

In this book are six important commentaries on this popular Tibetan tantric system, including original works by Tilopa and Naropa (the 11th-century Indian masters who first formulated it from various Buddhist tantric legacies) as well as Tibetan writings by Tsongkhapa the Great, Gyalwa Wensapa, the First Panchen Lama, and Lama Jey Sherab Gyatso.

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Wednesday, 08 July 2015 16:00

Six Yogas of Naropa and Mahamudra

The Six Yogas of Naropa and teachings on Mahamudra — by Garma C. C. Chang

By spiritual exercises and the application of Tantric techniques-such as the Six Yogas - one can soon realize that his body, mind, and the "objective world" are all manifestations of the divine Buddhahood.

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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.

Published in Dharma
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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Thursday, 28 May 2015 00:00

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, 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.

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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.

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