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Breath Meditation

Mindfulness With Breathing - A Manual for Serious Beginners  by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

The author provides practitioners with penetrating insights into the canonical text which many believe is the most direct transmission of Shakyamuni Buddha's breath meditation methods.

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Saturday, 03 September 2016 17:01

Now That I Come to Die

Now That I Come to Die - Intimate guidance from one of Tibet's greatest masters — by Longchenpa

A collection of works by Longchenpa - the great master of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016 14:58

Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism

A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism - Notes From a Practitioner's Journey — by Bruce Newman

This is a ground-level, practice-oriented presentation of Tibetan Buddhism - personal and very accessible.

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Monday, 18 May 2015 00:00

Bardo Guidebook

The Bardo Guidebook — by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

Drawing from his intimate knowledge of the innermost Vajrayana teachings, the Tibetan master Chokyi Nyima presents in The Bardo Guidebook straightforward, direct instructions on how to deal with the four bardos.

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Thursday, 07 May 2015 00:00

Luminous Essence

Luminous Essence - A Guide to the Guhyagarbha Tantra — by Ju Mipham

This is a complete introduction to the world of tantric thought and practice. Embodying the essence of tantric practice, this text has been a central scripture in Tibetan Buddhism for well over a thousand years.

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Saturday, 21 February 2015 20:38

Uttara Tantra Shastra

The Uttara Tantra - A Treatise on Buddha Nature — A Commentary on The Uttara Tantra Shastra of Asanga - by Thrangu Rinpoche

A translation of the root text and a commentary of Maitreya's and Asanga's classic text, explaining Buddha nature. The Uttara Tantra is one of the main texts of the Mahayana path. It establishes that there is Buddha-nature in all sentient beings.

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Saturday, 14 February 2015 22:13

Guhyasamaja According to Nagarjuna

Path and Grounds of Guhyasamaja According to Arya Nagarjuna — by Yangchen Gawai Lodoe

This work by an eminent 18th century scholar is a brief but lucid and highly acclaimed treatise. It maps out the two stages of Guhyasamaja - 'king' of Highest Yoga Tantras. The work is presented here with a commentary by Geshe Lobsang Tsephel.

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 13:01

Buddhism for Beginners

Buddhism for Beginners — by Thubten Chodron

This user’s guide to Buddhist basics takes the most commonly asked questions - beginning with "What is the essence of the Buddha's teachings?" - and provides simple answers in plain English. This is an ideal first book on the subject for anyone, but it's also a wonderful resource for seasoned students.

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Monday, 19 January 2015 08:21

Way of the Bodhisattva

The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharyavatara) — by Shantideva

Treasured by Buddhists of all traditions, "The Way of the Bodhisattva" (Bodhicharyavatara) is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment, and to generating the qualities of love, compassion, generosity, and patience.

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