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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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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.

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Friday, 10 July 2015 17:08

Songs of Naropa

Songs of Naropa - Commentaries on Songs of Realization — by Thrangu Rinpoche

This translation contains subtle and penetrating wisdom expressed through the age-old tradition of spiritual songs. Two songs by the great Indian master Naropa are explained in detail by Thrangu Rinpoche.

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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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Tuesday, 07 July 2015 15:44

Advice from the Heart

Longchenpa's Advice from the Heart — by Namkhai Norbu

With clear introduction to the principles and practice of Dzogchen - Namkhai Norbu sets in context the thirty words of advice and then proceeds to explain each one as the basis of Longchepa's spiritual experience.

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Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00

Kindly Bent to Ease Us

Kindly Bent to Ease Us — by Longchenpa

Longchenpa offers a guide to enlightenment that begins with traditional reflections on the preciousness of a human existence, finite in time but unlimited in opportunities. The translator - Dr. H. V. Guenther - introduces each chapter with explications based on Longchenpa's own commentaries.

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