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Kalachakra

Introduction to the Kalachakra Initiation  by Alexander Berzin

This work explains on a practical level and in everyday language the theory of tantra, the vows, commitments, and their implications.

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Thursday, 09 March 2017 17:48

Je Tsongkhapa

Life and Teachings of Tsong Khapa  edited by Prof. R. Thurman

This work brings together a number of extremely important and useful works by and on Tsongkhapa touching transcendental aspects of Sutra, Tantra and Insight Meditation, including mystic conversations with great Bodhisattvas and deeply spiritual songs.

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Saturday, 07 January 2017 07:03

Fundamental Mind

Fundamental Mind - The Nyingma View of the Great Completeness — by Mipham Gyatso

Khetsun Sangpo Rinbochay provides an illuminating, expansive, and practical commentary on Mi-pam-gya-tso's incisive work on the Great Completeness view of ultimate reality, called The Meaning of Fundamental Mind, Clear Light.

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Monday, 02 January 2017 10:09

Guhyagarbha Tantra

The Guhyagarbha Tantra - Secret Essence Definitive Nature Just As It Is — by Longchenpa

This Secret Essence Tantra is the most advanced and extensively studied tantra within the Nyingma lineage. The author includes complete explanations of the peaceful and wrathful mandalas as well as practical instructions needed to attain the four states of vidyadharahood.

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Sunday, 01 January 2017 20:39

Introduction to Dzogchen

The Four-Themed Precious Garland - An Introduction to Dzogchen — by Longchenpa

An exposition on the "Four Themes of Gampopa" - the author of the Jewel Ornament of Liberation.  It includes a survey of the nine vehicles to Enlightenment as travelled progressively through the sutra, tantra and Dzogchen modes of approach, as well as a description of the goal.

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Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:12

Lama Chopa

Rimey Lama Chopa - A Tibetan Rimey Tantric Feast — by Dilgo Khyentse

A Rite to Invoke the Supreme Nectar of Wisdom. A liturgical guruyoga text encompassing all stages of the Path to Enlightenment, with special emphasis on the Eight Chariots Rime lineages.

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Monday, 26 December 2016 00:32

Pure Appearance

Pure Appearance - Development and Completion Stages in Vajrayana Practice — by Dilgo Khyentse

This work explains the structure of the tantric path and how its stages are put into practice, in terms that apply generally across the spectrum of deity practices. It offers an overview of Tibetan tantric practice that explains its concepts, clarifies its terminology, and shows how its myriad pieces fit together, including an extensive teaching on the bardos.

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Monday, 24 October 2016 10:02

Three Codes

A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes - Essential Distinctions Among the Individual Liberation, Great Vehicle, and Tantric Systems — by Sakya Pandita

This work presents the first English translation of the one of the most famous and controversial doctrinal treatises of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 22:52

Pith Instructions

The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions — by Longchenpa

Distills the principles underlying the entire range of Buddhist practice in more than 400 stanzas, each consisting of six instructions or pieces of advice.

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Sunday, 28 August 2016 14:55

Dispeller of Obstacles

Dispeller of Obstacles - The Heart Practice of Padmasambhava

This is the heart essence of the accomplished master Padmasambhava who perceives the three times in the entirety.

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