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Saturday, 05 September 2015 19:17

Entrance to the Great Perfection

Entrance to the Great Perfection - A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices — by Cortland Dahl

Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection.

Published in Dharma
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 00:00

Enlightened Courage

Enlightened Courage - An Explanation of the Seven-Point Mind Training — by Dilgo Khyentse

Condenses the path to Buddhahood into straight-forward practical instructions based on a famous text of slogans. This book enshrines the living experience and heart of two truly realized masters, translated by people who not only understand but also practice the teachings.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 08 June 2015 09:23

Basking in the Sun

Old Man Basking in the Sun - Longchenpa's Treasury of Natural Perfection — by Keith Dowman

Through the precept 'nonaction' - which is savoured like 'an old man basking in the sun' - Dzogchen teaches the natural perfection of all our experience, and all our lives, just as it is, without need of any alteration.

Published in Dharma
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.

Published in Dharma
Thursday, 28 May 2015 00:00

Tantric Techniques

Tantric Techniques — by Jeffrey Hopkins

The book offers a complete system of Tantric meditation, comparing the views of three seminal Tibetan authors on deity yoga, and on issues such as how to safeguard against psychological inflation and how to use negative emotions on the path.

Published in Dharma
Saturday, 16 May 2015 12:40

Song of Karmapa

Song of Karmapa - The Aspiration of the Mahamudra of True Meaning - by Lord Rangjung Dorje — with commentary by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

Reading this song points out the ultimate transmission - the realization of our innate wisdom.

Published in Dharma
Saturday, 16 May 2015 00:00

Masters of Mahamudra

Masters of Mahamudra - Songs and Histories of the Eighty-Four Buddhist Siddhas — by Keith Dowman

These eighty-four masters - some historical, some archetypal - accomplished this practice in India where they lived between the eighth and twelfth centuries. Leading unconventional lives, the siddhas include some of the greatest Buddhist teachers - Tilopa, Naropa, and Marpa among them.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 08 May 2015 00:00

Essence of Clear Light

Essence of Clear Light - An Overview of the Secret Commentary Thorough Dispelling of Darkness throughout the Ten Directions  — by Jamgon Mipham, translated by Lama Chonam & Sangye Khandro.

This commentary on the Secret Essence by Mipham Rinpoche illuminates all the crucial points of the entire path of Secret Mantra Vajrayana.

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