Thursday 27 June 2019
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 04:14

Song of Saraha

The Royal Song of Saraha - A Study in the History of Buddhist Thought — by Herbert V. Guenther

A treatise on one of Saraha's Three cycles of Dohās: the forty-stanza Song on human action or King Dohās , with accompanying text and commentaries.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 19 April 2019 01:45

Engaging Buddhism

Engaging Buddhism - Why It Matters to Philosophy — by Jay L. Garfield

A book for those who want to extend their horizons and see how Buddhist theory articulates with contemporary philosophy.

Published in Dharma
Thursday, 21 March 2019 21:03

Tibet

Tibet, Tibet - A Personal History of a Lost Land — by Patrick French

With immense learning and a clear but compassionate eye, the author gives us a sober new understanding of a culture's senseless catastrophe.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 01 March 2019 10:04

Women Chan Masters

Eminent Nuns - Women Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China ― by Beata Grant

An important perspective on female monasticism in China, and the contribution of Buddhist nuns to the history of Chinese women's writing.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 04 February 2019 22:11

History of Buddhism

Buton's History of Buddhism in India and Its Spread to Tibet - A Treasury of Priceless Scripture — translated by Lisa Stein and Ngawang Zangpo

This 14th century lively history introduces basic Buddhism as practiced throughout India and Tibet.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 28 December 2018 22:33

Clapping Hands

The Sound of Two Hands Clapping - The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk — by Georges B. J. Dreyfus

A unique insider's account of day-to-day life inside a Tibetan monastery - this work reveals to Western audiences the fascinating details of monastic education.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 24 September 2018 02:20

Masters of Awareness

A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems - Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage — by Nyoshul Khenpo

This work maps out the heart of all the lines of transmission of Dzogpachenpo from the primordial Buddha to the present day.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 10 September 2018 15:24

Buddhist Tantra

Overview of Buddhist Tantra - General Presentation of the Classes of Tantra, Captivating the Minds of the Fortunate Ones — by Panchen Sonam Dragpa

A scholarly exposition of the framework of Tantric practice, presented in a methodical and accessible manner.

Published in Dharma
Thursday, 06 September 2018 04:30

Milarepa

Tibet's Great Yogi Milarepa - A Biography from the Tibetan Being the Fetsün-Kahbum — by W.Y. Evans-Wentz

Authentic biography of the eleventh-century yogi and poet, who is the most legendary saint in Tibetan Buddhist history.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 03 September 2018 03:35

Nyingma School

The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism - Its Fundamentals and History — by Dudjom Rinpoche

Covers in detail and depth both the fundamental teachings and the history of Tibetan Buddhism's oldest school.

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