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Product ID: 9781559391061
Book Name: Practice of Tranquillity and Insight
Author Name: Thrangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

This is a practical guide to the two types of meditation that form the core of Buddhist spiritual practice. Tranquillity (samatha} meditation aims at stilling the mind, while insight (vipasyana) meditation produces clear vision, or insight into the nature of all phenomena. With masterful scholarship and the ability to make subtle ideas easy to understand and apply in practice, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche explains this unified system of meditation for students both beginning and advanced. These teachings are based on the…

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Product ID: 9781559391351
Book Name: Crystal and the Way of Light: Sutra, Tantra and Dzogchen
Author Name: Namkhai Norbu, Chogyal
Price: USD 16.95
Description:

Chogyal Namkhai Norbu examines the spiritual path from the viewpoint of Dzogchen. He interweaves his life story with Dzogchen teachings, making them accessible through his living example. He discusses his education and how he met his principal master who showed him the real meaning of direct introduction to Dzogchen.

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Product ID: 9781559391610
Book Name: Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light
Author Name: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Price: USD 14.95
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Chogyal Namkhai Norbu gives instructions for developing clarity within the sleep and dream states. He goes beyond the practices of lucid dreaming that have been popularized in the West, by presenting methods for guiding dream states that are part of a broader system for enhancing self-awareness called Dzogchen. In this tradition, the development of lucidity in the dream state is understood in the context of generating greater awareness for the ultimate purpose of attaining liberation.

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Product ID: 9781559391818
Book Name: Essential Practice
Author Name: Thrangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 15.95
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The great Indian master Kamalashila Stages of Meditation in the Middle Way School opens the door of philosophy and practice to meditators at all levels. With brevity, it covers all the main topics one needs to know from developing compassion, through numerous methods of meditation, to the ultimate realization of full awakening. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche has a unique ability to bring forth the central issues of a text and make them available to a contemporary audience. This text will certainly…

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Product ID: 9781559391825
Book Name: MACHIKS COMPLETE EXPLANATION: Clarifying the Meaning of Chod
Author Name: Sarah Harding
Price: USD 29.95
Description:

Machiks Complete Explanation is the most famous book of the teachings of Machik Labdron, the great female saint and yogini of 11-12th century Tibet, now finally translated in its entirety into English. Machik developed a system, the Mahamudra Chöd, that takes the Buddhas teachings as a basis and applies them to the immediate experiences of negative mind states and malignant forces. Machiks unique feminine approach was to invoke and nurture the very demons that we fear and hate, transforming those…

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Product ID: 9781559392037
Book Name: Pointing Out the Dharmakaya
Author Name: Thrangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 16.95
Description:

At the heart of successful Mahamudra practice is the ability to get directly at the nature of mind. The Ninth Karmapa, Wangchuk Dorje (1556 - 1603) , was the acknowledged master of this approach. No more authoritative or useful instructions exist than in his three definitive texts on Mahamudra, of which this easy - to - use, practical manual is the shortest. Pointing Out the Dharmakaya is an indispensable companion to The Ocean of Definitive Meaning, the most vast and…

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Product ID: 9781559392167
Book Name: Medicine Buddha Teachings
Author Name: Trhangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 16.95
Description:

In this rare gem from Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, we learn more than just the details of this particular medicine Buddha practice: Rinpoche has kindly included many basic principles of tantric theory and practice in general. Anyone engage in any Vajrayana practice will find this teaching extremely useful.

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Product ID: 978155939272X
Book Name: Everyday Consciousness and Primordial Awareness
Author Name: Thrangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

This introduction to Buddhist psychology supplies essential instructions for successful meditation practice. It sets forth the nature of mind and human potential and presents meditation practices that can powerfully influence and ultimately transform the mind into the purified mind of a buddha. He clearly describes how consciousnesses operate in everyday perception and how, at the time of Buddhahood, these same consciousnesses express the five primordial wisdoms of the five Buddha families

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Product ID: 9781559392754
Book Name: KING OF THE EMPTY PLAIN: The Tibetan Iron Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo
Author Name: Cyrus Stearns
Price: USD 49.95
Description:

The legendary Buddhist master Tangtong Gyalpo (1361?-1485) King of the Empty Plain is familiar to every Tibetan, yet nearly unknown in the rest of the world. His incredible lifespan, profound teachings, unprecedented engineering feats, eccentric deeds, and creation of Tibetan opera have earned this fascinating figure a unique status in Tibetan culture. Believed to be the great Indian master Padmasambhava appearing again in the world to benefit living beings, Tangtong Gyalpo discovered techniques for achieving longevity that are still held…

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Product ID: 9781559392914
Book Name: MEETING THE GREAT BLISS QUEEN: Buddhists, Feminists, and the Art of the Self
Author Name: Anne Carolyn Klein
Price: USD 19
Description:

Despite the daunting barriers of geography and language that separate them, Buddhism and contemporary feminism have much to say to each other. Buddhist practices such as mindfulness in which calm centering and keen awareness of change co-exist and compassion in which the self is recognized as both powerful in itself and interdependently connected with all others can be important resources for contemporary women, while feminism can expand the traditional horizons of Buddhist concerns to include social, historical, and psychological issues.…

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Product ID: 9781559392976
Book Name: TSONG-KHA-PAS FINAL EXPOSITION OF WISDOM
Author Name: Jeffrey Hopkins
Price: USD 29.95
Description:

In fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Tibet there was great ferment about what makes enlightenment possible, since systems of self-liberation must show what factors preexist in the mind that allow for transformation into a state of freedom from suffering. This controversy about the nature of mind, which persists to the present day, raises many questions. This book first presents the final exposition of special insight by Tsong-kha-pa, the founder of the Ge-luk-pa order of Tibetan Buddhism, in his Medium-Length Exposition of the…

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Product ID: 9781559392990
Book Name: LION OF SIDDHAS: The Life and Teachings of Padampa Sangye
Author Name: Padampa Sangye, translated by David Molk with Lama Tsering Wangdu Rinpoche
Price: USD 18.95
Description:

Best known as Machig Labdrons teacher, the Indian mahasiddha Padampa Sangye is counted as a lineage guru by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He brought the lineage of Chöd to Tibet, carried the Buddhas teachings to China, and is even asserted, in the Tibetan tradition, to have been the legendary Bodhidharma.

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Product ID: 9781559393027
Book Name: ARYADEVAS FOUR HUNDRED STANZAS ON THE MIDDLE WAY
Author Name: Aryadeva and Gyel-tsap
Price: USD 29.95
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Gyel-tsap Dar-ma-rin-chen states that Aryadevas Four Hundred Stanzas was written to explain how, according to Nagarjuna, the practice of the stages of yogic deeds enables those with Mahayana motivation to attain Buddhahood. Both Nagarjuna and Aryadeva urge those who want to understand reality to induce direct experience of ultimate truth through philosophic inquiry and reasoning. Aryadevas text is more than a commentary on Nagarjunas Treatise on the Middle Way, because it also explains the extensive paths associated with conventional truths.…

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Product ID: 9781559393126
Book Name: NATURAL GREAT PERFECTION: Dzogchen Teachings and Vajra Songs
Author Name: Nyoshul Khenpo Rinpoche and Lama Surya Das
Price: USD 16.95
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Dzogchen is the consummate practice of Tibetan Buddhism. A pure awareness practice applicable to any circumstance and readily integrated into modern life, Dzogchen directly introduces us to the inherent freedom, purity and perfection of being that is our true nature.

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Product ID: 9781559394352
Book Name: The Complete Nyingma Tradition From Sutra to Tantra Book 1 to 10
Author Name: Choying Tobden Dorje
Price: USD 49.95
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In 1838, Choying Tobden Dorje, a Buddhist yogi-scholar of eastern Tibet, completed a multivolume masterwork that traces the entire path of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism from beginning to end. Written by a lay practitioner for laypeople, it was intended to be accessible, informative, inspirational, and above all, practical. Its twenty-five books, or topical divisions, offer a comprehensive and detailed view of the Buddhist path according to the early translation school of Tibetan Buddhism, spanning the vast range of…

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Product ID: 9781559394369
Book Name: The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra, Books 15 to 17 The Essential Tantras of Mahayoga
Author Name: Choying Tobden Dorje , Gyurme Dorje , Lama Tharchin
Price: USD 59
Description:

In 1838, Choying Tobden Dorje, a yogin and scholar of northeastern Tibet, completed a multivolume masterwork that traces the entire path of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism from beginning to end. Written by a mantra practitioner for the benefit of mantra practitioners living among the lay community, it was intended to be informative, inspirational, and above all, practical. Its twenty-five books, or topical divisions, offer a comprehensive and detailed view of the Buddhist path according to the early translation…

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Product ID: 9781559394529
Book Name: Luminous Clarity: A Commentary on Karma Chagme's Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen
Author Name: Karma Chagme, Khenchen Thrangu
Price: USD 20
Description:

An accessible commentary by a popular and respected Tibetan Buddhist master opens the door for Westerners to Karma Chagme's classic text that integrates two of the great meditation systems of Tibet: Mahamudra and Dzogchen.      

This book grows out of an oral teaching that Khenchen Thrangu gave in Crestone, Colorado, on Karma Chagme's text Meaningful to Behold: The Essential Instructions of the Compassionate One on the Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen. Thrangu Rinpoche…

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Product ID: 9781559394604
Book Name: The Complete Nyingma Tradition From Sutra to Tantra Book 13, Philosophical Systems and Lines of Transmission
Author Name: Choying Tobden Dorje
Price: USD 39.95
Description:

In 1838, Choying Tobden Dorje, a yogin and scholar of northeastern Tibet, completed a multivolume masterwork that traces the entire path of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism from beginning to end. Written by a mantra practitioner for the benefit of mantra practitioners living among the lay community, it was intended to be informative, inspirational,…

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Product ID: 9781559394659
Book Name: A Compendium of the Mahayana, Asangas Mahayanasamgraha and its Indian and Tibetan Commentaries
Author Name: Karl Brunnhoizl
Price: USD 79.95
Description:

The Mah?y?nasamgraha, published here with its Indian and Tibetan commentaries in three volumes, presents virtually everything anybody might want to know about the Yog?c?ra School of mah?y?na Buddhism. It discusses in detail the nature and operation of the eight kinds of consciousness, the often-misunderstood notion of “mind only” (cittam?tra), dependent origination, the cultivation of the path and its fruition in terms of the four wisdoms, and the three bodies (k?yas) of a buddha.

Volume 1 presents the translation of the Mah?y?nasamgraha along with…

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Product ID: 9781590304242
Book Name: No Time to Lose; A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva
Author Name: Pema Chodron
Price: USD 16.95
Description:

In this book Pema Chodron presents the traditional spiritual program that guides her own life. In No Time to Lose she offers an in-depth commentary on The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicharayavatara ), an essential Buddhist text written in the eighth century by the Indian sage Shantideva. This cherished work lays out a ten-stage path toward becoming a bodhisattva including such topics as commitment, awareness, vigilance, patience, and meditation. Drawing on examples from everyday life, Pemas fresh and accessible commentary…

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