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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.

Published in Dharma
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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Saturday, 20 August 2016 16:40

Great Perfection

The Great Perfection (rDzogs Chen) - A Philosophical and Meditative Teaching of Tibetan Buddhism — by Samten Gyaltsen Karmay

Its inception is attributed to Vairotsana, one of the first seven Tibetan Buddhist monks ordained at Samye in the eight century A.D.

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Thursday, 18 August 2016 00:13

A Clear Mirror

A Clear Mirror - The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master — Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

This is the autobiographical account of a saint, a genius, a virtuoso who has granted readers what is most rare in personal accounts: full access to his incredible inner life.

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Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:40

Lady of Illusion

Niguma - Lady of Illusion — by Sarah Harding

This book brings to the forefront the life and teachings of a mysterious eleventh-century Kashmiri woman who became the source of a major Tibetan Buddhist practice lineage.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 15 August 2016 00:28

Treasury of Precious Qualities

Treasury of Precious Qualities (Book 1 & 2) — by Jigme Lingpa

Hinayana, Mahayana & Vajrayana paths explained by the great Nyingma master.

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