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Visionary Journey

Visionary Journey - The Story of the Wildwood Delights & The Story of the Mount Potala Delights — by Longchenpa, Translated and annotated by Herbert V. Guenther

These are two poems - Longchenpa calls them stories, or narratives - that well illustrate his poetic vision and skill.

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Monday, 21 November 2016 15:38

Tibetan Ritual

Tibetan Ritual — by J.I. Cabezon

This book brings together eleven essays by an international cast of scholars working on ritual texts, institutions and practices in the greater Tibetan cultural world.

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Friday, 11 November 2016 19:35

Great Kagyu Masters

The Great Kagyu Masters - The Golden Lineage Treasury — translated by Konchog Gyaltsen

This important and very readable volume tells the extraordinary tales of the greatest teachers of the Kagyu the lineage.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016 18:29

Essence Mahamudra

Gampopa Teaches Essence Mahamudra - Interviews with his heart disciples, Dusum Khyenpa and others

The two volumes collectively contain all of the "Interviews" section of Gampopa's Collected Works. These are amongst the most interesting writings to be found in Tibetan literature because of the very personal quality found in them.

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Monday, 24 October 2016 10:02

Three Codes

A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes - Essential Distinctions Among the Individual Liberation, Great Vehicle, and Tantric Systems — by Sakya Pandita

This work presents the first English translation of the one of the most famous and controversial doctrinal treatises of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Saturday, 01 October 2016 17:01

Golden Letters

Golden Letters - The Three Statements of Garab Dorje, First Dzogchen Master

The teachings of Dzogchen, which directly introduces the practitioner to the Nature of Mind, first expounded by Garab Dorje in the country of Uddiyana and later went to India and Tibet.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:24

Excellent Path to Enlightenment

The Excellent Path to Enlightenment - Oral Teachings on the Root Text of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo — by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

This book explains a key practice text composed by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820–1892) on the Vajrayana preliminaries.

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Friday, 09 September 2016 23:43

Treasury of Philosophical Systems

The Precious Treasury of Philosophical Systems - A Treatise Elucidating the Meaning of the Entire Range of Buddhist Teachings — by Longchenpa

This volume discusses the philosophical tenets of the entire spectrum of Buddhist teachings - Hinayana, Mahayana, Vajrayana, and Dzogchen.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 22:52

Pith Instructions

The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions — by Longchenpa

Distills the principles underlying the entire range of Buddhist practice in more than 400 stanzas, each consisting of six instructions or pieces of advice.

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Monday, 05 September 2016 19:07

Basic Space of Phenomena

The Precious Treasury of the Basic Space of Phenomena — by Longchenpa

A part of Longchen Rabjam's famous collection - the Seven Treasuries. This book is commonly known as the Chöying Dzod.

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