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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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Thursday, 16 July 2015 18:39

Buddhism With an Attitude

Buddhism With an Attitude - The Tibetan Seven-Point Mind Training — by B. Alan Wallace

This work explains Lojong - a fundamental type of Buddhist mental training which is designed to shift our attitudes so that our minds become pure wellsprings of joy instead of murky pools of problems, anxieties, fleeting pleasures, hopes, and frustrations.

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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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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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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, 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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Monday, 01 June 2015 15:55

Practice of Dzogchen

The Practice of Dzogchen — by Longchen Rabjam - translated, introduced & anotated by Tulku Thondup

This work covers the three outer and inner tantras, the three divisions of Atiyoga, Dzogchen, and the other yanas and traditions. Includes excerpts from the exemplary lives of Dzogchen teachers.

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