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Buddhist Tantra

Systems of Buddhist Tantra — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 6

This volume sets forth the various systems that constitute the tantric path, both those of the ancient tantra tradition and of the new tradition. A superb resource for advanced Buddhist practitioners students and scholars.

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Saturday, 30 January 2016 18:24

Creation and Completion

Creation and Completion - Essential Points of Tantric Meditation — by Jamgon Kongtrul

This work represents some of the most profound teachings of Jamgon Kongtrul with a commentary by Thrangu Rinpoche and a long, thoughtful introduction on visualization practice. Even though advanced practitioners will want to study this book, it's also designed to help beginners.

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Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00

Torch of Certainty

The Torch of Certainty — by Jamgon Kongtrul

This translation of a fundamental Tantric text reveals the richness and profundity of the intellectual and contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. The text describes the Four Foundation Practices that all practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism must complete.

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Thursday, 31 December 2015 08:35

Divine Madman

The Divine Madman - The Sublime Life and Songs of Drukpa Kunley — translated by Keith Dowman

Secret biography of one of Tibets foremost saints - Drukpa Kunley. A collection of anecdotes and songs compiled by a Bhutanese scholar - Geshe Chaphu.

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Thursday, 31 December 2015 00:00

Meaning of Chod

Machik's Complete Explanation - Clarifying the Meaning of Chod — with commentary by the 3rd Karmapa - Rangjung Dorje

This book is the most famous book of teachings of Machik Labdron - the great female saint and yogini of 11 and 12th century Tibet.

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Tuesday, 29 December 2015 22:35

Mother of Knowledge

Mother of Knowledge - The Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal — by Namkhai Nyingpo

Biography of Yeshe Tsogyal - the closest disciple of Padmasambhava - written by one of her fellow disciples. A rediscovered Terma text. Adopted for courses at five universities. Includes full color thankas, line drawings, map, and glossary. This text demonstrates the qualities and attitudes essential for the pursuit of the Vajrayana.

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Sunday, 27 December 2015 15:36

Buddha's Lions

Buddha's Lions - The Lives of the Eighty-Four Siddhas — by Abhayadatta

Life stories of eighty-four Tantric masters who achieved the highest results of the Vajrayana. Excellent introduction to the Vajrayana and a good resource for the study of Tibetan.

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Sunday, 29 November 2015 00:00

Gently Whispered

Gently Whispered - Oral Teachings — by Kalu Rinpoche

A memorial volume of teachings by one of the greatest lamas of this century, which includes many valuable oral teachings on the nature of the mind, taking refuge, working with the emotions, death and rebirth, meditation, tantra and mahamudra, plus a detailed commentary on the Chenrezig sadhana.

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Tuesday, 27 October 2015 00:00

Profound Inner Principles

The Profound Inner Principles — by The Third Karmapa Rangjug Dorje

With masterful clarity and precision, this work delineates the principles and foundations of Vajrayana practice. Includes a commentary by Jamgon Kongtrul with extensive footnotes containing extracts from all the other important commentaries to the root text.

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Sunday, 25 October 2015 20:31

Secret of the Vajra World

Secret of the Vajra World - The Tantric Buddhism of Tibet — by Reginald A. Ray

This book provides an entrée into the Tantric (or Vajrayana) Buddhism of Tibet, as conveyed by Tibetan masters teaching in the West, and as received by their Western students. Used metaphorically, "Vajra World" refers to the traditional culture of Tibet and the unique spirituality that is its secret strength.

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