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Pure Appearance

Pure Appearance - Development and Completion Stages in Vajrayana Practice — by Dilgo Khyentse

This work explains the structure of the tantric path and how its stages are put into practice, in terms that apply generally across the spectrum of deity practices. It offers an overview of Tibetan tantric practice that explains its concepts, clarifies its terminology, and shows how its myriad pieces fit together, including an extensive teaching on the bardos.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 14:58

Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism

A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism - Notes From a Practitioner's Journey — by Bruce Newman

This is a ground-level, practice-oriented presentation of Tibetan Buddhism - personal and very accessible.

Published in Dharma
Thursday, 18 August 2016 00:13

A Clear Mirror

A Clear Mirror - The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master — Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

This is the autobiographical account of a saint, a genius, a virtuoso who has granted readers what is most rare in personal accounts: full access to his incredible inner life.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 15 August 2016 00:28

Treasury of Precious Qualities

Treasury of Precious Qualities (Book 1 & 2) — by Jigme Lingpa

Hinayana, Mahayana & Vajrayana paths explained by the great Nyingma master.

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