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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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Friday, 17 July 2015 00:00

Seven-Point Mind Training

The Seven-Point Mind Training - A Tibetan Method for Cultivating Mind and Heart — by B. Alan Wallace

Lojong - the Seven-Point Mind Training - is a thousand-year-old set of Tibetan teachings for cultivating an open mind and a compassionate heart. This Mind Training is especially well-suited for an active life. It helps us to reexamine our relationships - to family, friends, enemies, and strangers - and gradually transform our responses to whatever life throws our way.

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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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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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Saturday, 30 May 2015 21:23

Natural Perfection

Natural Perfection - Longchenpa's Radical Dzogchen — by Keith Dowman

This work presents the radical precepts of Dzogchen, pointing the way to absolute liberation from conceptual fetters and leading the practitioner to a state of pure, natural integration into one's true being. Transcending the Tibetan context or even the confines of Buddhist tradition, Longchen Rabjam delivers a manual full of practical wisdom.

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Thursday, 30 April 2015 00:00

To Be, Not to Be or Neither

Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness - To Be, Not to Be or Neither — by Karma Phuntsho

An introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptiness which explores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness - a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.

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Saturday, 25 April 2015 01:44

Journey to Certainty

Journey to Certainty - The Quintessence of the Dzogchen View - An Exploration of Mipham's Beacon of Certainty  — by Anyen Rinpoche, translated by Allison Choying Zangmo

Remarkably accessible, this book is essential reading for anyone attempting to understand or practice Dzogchen today.

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Thursday, 23 April 2015 17:35

Beacon of Certainty

Mipham's Beacon of Certainty - Illuminating the View of Dzogchen - the Great Perfection

Jamgon Mipham illuminates some essential points of Madhyamika philosophy according to the view of the Great Perfection (Dzogchen).

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Saturday, 18 April 2015 00:00

Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom

Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom - Development Stage Meditation in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra — by Jigme Lingpa, Patrul Rinpoche, and Getse Mahapandita Tsewang Chokdrub

This book contains eloquent and inspiring classic writings that lay out the central trainings on the path of Tantra. In particular, the use of visualization and sound in meditation practice. The texts included here are among the most widely studied commentaries from the Tibetan tradition.

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Thursday, 16 April 2015 21:02

Four Hundred Stanzas

Aryadeva's Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way

Republished version of Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas. A core text and an absolute must-have for Mahayana Buddhist studies shelves.

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