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Tuesday, 15 September 2015 00:00

Connected Discourses of the Buddha

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha - A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya  — by Bhikkhu Bodhi

Complete translation of the Samyutta Nikaya, containing all of the important suttas on such key Buddhist concepts as the Four Noble Truths, dependent origination, seven factors of enlightenment, and the Noble Eightfold Path.

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Monday, 14 September 2015 00:00

Long Discourses of the Buddha

The Long Discourses of the Buddha - A Translation of the Digha Nikaya  — by Maurice Walshe

This book offers a complete translation of the Digha Nikaya - the long discourses of the Buddha - one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. These suttas reveal the gentleness, compassion, power, and penetrating wisdom of the Buddha.

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Sunday, 13 September 2015 14:28

Early Buddhist Discourses

Early Buddhist Discourses — translated by John J. Holder

Twenty discourses from the Pali Canon - including those most essential to the study and teaching of early Buddhism - are provided in fresh translations, accompanied by introductions that highlight the main themes and set the ideas presented in the context of wider philosophical and religious issues.

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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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