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Buddhist Ethics

Buddhist Ethics — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 3

Provides a clearly structured and lucid exposition of the qualities of spiritual teachers and their students, as well as of the ethical systems of Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana Buddhism.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 05 February 2016 01:26

Myriad Worlds

Myriad Worlds — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 1

Describes four major cosmological systems found in the Tibetan tradition - those associated with the Hinayana, Mahayana, Kalachakra and Dzogchen teachings - each more subtle and profound than the last.

Published in Dharma
Saturday, 16 January 2016 00:00

Great Path of Awakening

The Great Path of Awakening - A Commentary on the Mahayana Teaching of the Seven Points of Mind Training — by Jamgon Kongtrul

Clear and concise instructions for practicing the techniques of mind training (Lojong), with an emphasis on meeting the ordinary situations of life, employing intelligence and compassion under all circumstances.

Published in Dharma
Friday, 08 January 2016 00:00

Feast for the Fortunate

The Karmapa's Middle Way - Feast for the Fortunate — by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje

This work contains Wangchuk Dorje's comprehensive commentary on the Indian master Chandrakirti's seminal text - the Madhyamakavatara or Entrance to the Middle Way.

Published in Dharma
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 09:18

The Sunlit Sky

The Center of the Sunlit Sky - Madhyamaka in the Kagyu Tradition — by Karl Brunnholzl 

The book follows the original Indian sources as well as the standard commentaries on Madhyamaka in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Wednesday, 06 January 2016 00:00

Straight From the Heart

Straight From the Heart - Buddhist Pith Instructions — by Karl Brunnholzl

This book brings together an inspiring collection of Buddhist teachings, songs of realization, meditation instructions, and enlightened poetry all chosen for their power to speak directly to the student. Each of the works is preceded by a brief introduction and a short biography of its author.

Published in Dharma
Saturday, 05 December 2015 20:08

Gem Ornament

The Gem Ornament of Manifold Oral Instructions — by Kalu Rinpoche

This book contains fourteen chapters dealing with aspects of the path to enlightenment as explained by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche. The perspective is Buddhist in general, with teachings from the scriptures of the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions.

Published in Dharma
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 15:46

Profound Buddhism

Profound Buddhism - From Hinayana to Vajrayana — by Kalu Rinpoche

This volume presents the teachings on Hinayana and Mahayana as esoteric aspects of Buddhism. It expounds on the absolute nature of mind, emptiness, and compassion, dealing with conflicting emotions, the situation of the individual in the cycle of existence, and karma.

Published in Dharma
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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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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