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Tuesday, 08 September 2015 00:00

Secret Teachings of Padmasambhava

Secret Teachings of Padmasambhava — Essential Instructions on Mastering the Energies of Life

These ancient texts - attributed to the great Tibetan meditation master Padmasambhava - offer traditional Vajrayana Buddhist teachings on the nature of the fundamental elements that make up our world.

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Sunday, 06 September 2015 06:02

Essence of Other-Emptiness

The Essence of Other-Emptiness — by Taranatha

This book contains two crucial texts on the Jonangpa School's controversial doctrine of 'other-emptiness' written by the Tibetan scholar Taranatha. These texts provide a clear, concise, and approachable source for analysis of the central doctrine of the Tibetan school.

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Saturday, 05 September 2015 19:17

Entrance to the Great Perfection

Entrance to the Great Perfection - A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices — by Cortland Dahl

Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection.

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Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00

Lojong Teachings

Lojong Teachings — by 14th Shamarpa

His Holliness Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche's Commentary on Asanga's Seven-Point Mind-Training.

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Wednesday, 15 July 2015 00:00

Enlightened Courage

Enlightened Courage - An Explanation of the Seven-Point Mind Training — by Dilgo Khyentse

Condenses the path to Buddhahood into straight-forward practical instructions based on a famous text of slogans. This book enshrines the living experience and heart of two truly realized masters, translated by people who not only understand but also practice the teachings.

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Tuesday, 14 July 2015 00:00

Lojong Manual

A Concise Lojong Manual — by the 5th Shamarpa Konchok Yenlak

This condensed presentation of the lojong ("mind training") maxims and explanations is a practical companion book for more extensive commentaries. The original Tibetan text and its English translation are included, as well as a brief biographical sketch of Shamar Konchok Yenlak.

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Monday, 13 July 2015 00:00

Essential Mind Training

Essential Mind Training — by Thupten Jinpa

This volume contains eighteen individual works, including such renowned teachings as Atisa's Bodhisattva's Jewel Garland , Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses on Mind Training , and Chekawa's Seven-Point Mind Training , together with the earliest commentaries on these seminal texts as well as other independent works.

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Sunday, 12 July 2015 17:55

Mind Training

Mind Training — by Ringu Tulku

This work gives instructions for tonglen breathing practice that ties the concepts of lojong to the physical act of breathing. Focuses simply on giving up, self-cherishing, and transforming self-centered thinking into compassion, egoistic feelings into altruism, desire into acceptance, and resentment into joy.

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Sunday, 12 July 2015 17:41

Practice of Lojong

The Practice of Lojong - Cultivating Compassion Through Training the Mind — by Traleg Kyabgon

For many centuries Indian and Tibetan Buddhists have employed this collection of pithy, penetrating Dharma slogans to develop compassion, equanimity, loving kindness, and joy for others. Known as the Lojong - or mind-training - teachings, these slogans have been the subject of deep study, contemplation, and commentary by many great masters.

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Saturday, 11 July 2015 17:31

Illusion's Game

Illusion's Game - The Life and Teaching of Naropa — by Chogyam Trungpa

In this work Trungpa tulku reveals how the spiritual path is a raw and rugged "unlearning" process that draws us away from the comfort of conventional expectations and conceptual attitudes toward a naked encounter with reality. He opens to Western students of Buddhism the path of devotion and surrender to the guru as the embodiment and representative of reality.

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