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Product ID: 9781881847328
Book Name: Precious Treasury of the Basic Space of Phenomena
Author Name: Longchenpa
Price: USD 50
Description:

This is one of Longchenpa`s famous Seven Treasuries collection, commonly known as the Choying Dzod, on the Dzogchen practice of trekcho, or "cutting through". This collection discusses the primordial nature that is the ground of all experience, the view, meditation, and conduct of the spiritual path, and the final freedom that is the fruition of that path. This volume contains the source verses along with the Tibetan text, which provide a poetic summary of the subject matter dealt with at…

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Product ID: 9781881847359
Book Name: Sacred Voices of the Nyingma Masters
Author Name: Scales, Sandra
Price: USD 100
Description:

A beautiful book gathering together the words and portraits of twenty-three of the exalted masters of the Nyingma tradition, with a chapter devoted to each teacher. The original school of Tibetan Buddhism blossomed centuries ago in the high mountains and wind-chilled plains of Tibet. The lineage remains intact and vibrant to this day and they are known as the Nyingmapas, or Ancient Ones. They are teachers and scholars possessing a timeless form of knowledge, masters of the very nature of…

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Product ID: 9781881847410
Book Name: Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems
Author Name: Nyoshul Khenpo Rinpoche and translated by Richard Barron
Price: USD 100
Description:

Nyoshul Khen Rinpoches work is the only comprehensive history of the Nyingtik lineage, which forms the core of the teachings known as Dzogchen. The late Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche was one of the most outstanding and knowledgeable modern exponents of Dzogchen and this epic work, framed as a series of biographical accounts, provides a wealth of information invaluable to spiritual practitioners, as well as historians. With immense attention to detail, Nyoshul Khenpo maps out the ultimate lineage of direct transmission, the…

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Product ID: 9781881847427
Book Name: Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions
Author Name: Longchenpa
Price: USD 100
Description:

This work is the shortest of the renowned Seven Treasuries set of texts by Longchenpa and is the only one composed entirely in verse. Writing as a spiritual mentor giving advice to his students, Longchenpa distills the principles underlying the entire range of Buddhist practice in 400 stanzas, each consisting of six instructions or pieces of advice. Although the later stanzas place greater emphasis on the Dzogchen approach, introductory teachings and advice are interspersed throughout the book with profound instructions…

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Product ID: 9781881847441
Book Name: Precious Treasury of Philosophical Systems
Author Name: Longchenpa
Price: USD 100
Description:

The latest book translated from Longchen Rabjams renowned "Seven Treasuries, this is a treatise on the major philosophical systems in Tibetan Buddhism. Longchenpa discusses the philosophical tenets of the entire spectrum of Buddhist teachings - Hinayana, Mahayana, Vajrayana, and Dzogchen. He begins with the Indian origins of the Buddhist tradition, including an examination of the Buddha from various perspectives and the historical development of the teachings in India. Having briefly reviewed the tenets of the five major non-Buddhist schools of…

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Product ID: 9781934608067
Book Name: Traveling the Path of Compassion
Author Name: Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje
Price: USD 12.95
Description:

Motivated by the purest of compassion, the Gyalwang Karmapas have taken rebirth continuously since the eleventh century. The present seventeenth incarnation, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, was born in Eastern Tibet in 1985. Seven years later, he was recognized by a letter of prediction and brought to Tsurphu Monastery, the seat of the Karmapas in Tibet. Here, he received a traditional education in practice and philosophy, and at the turn of the millennium, he journeyed over the Himalayas to India where he…

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Product ID: 9788120803725
Book Name: Buddhism in Central Asia
Author Name: B.N. Puri
Price: USD 15
Description:

Buddhism in Central Asia is a saga of peaceful pursuit by Buddhist scholars from Kashmir and Kabul to propagate the message of the Buddha. This vast region between the Tien-Shan and the Kunlu

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Product ID: 9788120806252
Book Name: An Introduction to Buddhist Esoterism
Author Name: Benoytosh Bhattacharyya
Price: USD 15
Description:

In spite of the prevalent view against Tantricism and Tantric literature, Hindus in general are in the grip of this very Tantra in their daily life, customs and usages with all the attendant good and evil. The present work investigates and places before the scholars a dispassionate account of the Tantras in general and Buddhist Tantras in particular. The author traces its origin to primitive magic and its development. Narrating the rise of Vajrayana and its place of origin, along…

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Product ID: 9788120807617
Book Name: The Bhadramayakara Vyakarana
Author Name: Konstanly Regamey
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Bhadramayakaravyakarana is part of the great collection entitled Ratnakuta, Multitude of Jewels, a collection much revered in the Buddhist Mahayana traditions of Tibet and China. The work possesses rather a literary value than a doctrinal one. It is one of the texts, so rare in Mahayana, where the narrative and the doctrinal subjects contains the story of juggler Bhadrs who wanted to deceive the Buddha with magical tricks in order to prove that the claim of the Tathagata to…

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Product ID: 9788120808348
Book Name: Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems
Author Name: Alex Wayman
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

The Survey of the Buddhist Tantras by Mkhas-grub-rje (1385-1438) is a sample of the rich literature on this topic in the Tibetan language. In accordance with Tsonkha-pa`s tantric reform after the theory about how Gautama Buddha became enlightened the author present the non-tantric materials stipulated as preliminary for tantric study and practice. The translation was collaborated in the 1950s between F.D. Lessing and Alex Wayman at Berkeley, California. After Lessing`s death, Wayman annotated and published the text in 1968 and…

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Product ID: 9788120810198
Book Name: Buddhist Logic (2 Vols)
Author Name: Th. Stcherbatsky
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

Buddhist logic reveals itself as the culminating point of a long course of Indian philosophic history. Its birth, its growth and its decline run parallel with the birth, the growth and the decline

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Product ID: 9788120812390
Book Name: Mind Only
Author Name: Thomas E. Wood
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Vijnanavadins have long been characterized as believing in an Absolute. Thomas Wood investigates the extent to which this characterization is true. Through a detailed analysis of some of their fundamental texts, Dr. Wood demonstrates that Vijnanavadins were in fact ambivalent - and in some cases even inconsistent - in their philosophical views on this point. This monograph is directed primarily to scholars of Indian philosophy and religion interested in the schools of Mahayana Buddhism and in its doctrinal relation…

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Product ID: 9788120818002
Book Name: Rules for Nuns According to the Dharmaguptakavinaya Vol: 1
Author Name: Ann Heirman
Price: USD 20
Description:

The present work provides the first complete annotated translation into English of the Chinese version of the bhiksunininaya. This vinaya laid the foundation of Chinese monastic life. As the Dharmaguptakavinaya came into being in symbiosis with other vinaya traditions, a comparison is made with these other traditions on important issues. In the introduction, the place of the Dharmaguptaka tradition, the career of a Buddhist nun and the rules of discipline are discussed. The notes to the English translation provide relevant…

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Product ID: 9788120818002
Book Name: Rules for Nuns According to the Dharmaguptakavinaya Vol: 2
Author Name: Ann Heirman
Price: USD 20
Description:

The present work provides the first complete annotated translation into English of the Chinese version of the bhiksunininaya. This vinaya laid the foundation of Chinese monastic life. As the Dharmaguptakavinaya came into being in symbiosis with other vinaya traditions, a comparison is made with these other traditions on important issues. In the introduction, the place of the Dharmaguptaka tradition, the career of a Buddhist nun and the rules of discipline are discussed. The notes to the English translation provide relevant…

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Product ID: 9788120818002
Book Name: Rules for Nuns According to the Dharmaguptakavinaya Vol: 3
Author Name: Ann Heirman
Price: USD 20
Description:

The present work provides the first complete annotated translation into English of the Chinese version of the bhiksunininaya. This vinaya laid the foundation of Chinese monastic life. As the Dharmaguptakavinaya came into being in symbiosis with other vinaya traditions, a comparison is made with these other traditions on important issues. In the introduction, the place of the Dharmaguptaka tradition, the career of a Buddhist nun and the rules of discipline are discussed. The notes to the English translation provide relevant…

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Product ID: 9788120833609
Book Name: Bodily Self-Sacrifice in Indian Buddhist Literature
Author Name: Reiko Ohnuma
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

This is the first comprehensive study of a central narrative theme in premodern South Asian Buddhist literature: the Buddhas bodily self- sacrifice during his previous lives as a bodhisattva. Conducting close readings of stories from Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, and Tibetan literature written between the third century B.c.e. and the late medieval period, Reiko Ohnuma argues that this theme has had a major impact on the development of Buddhist philosophy and culture. Whether he takes the form of king, prince, ascetic,…

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Product ID: 9788120834040
Book Name: Meeting the Great Bliss Queen
Author Name: Buddhists, Feminists, and the Art of the Self
Price: USD 8
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 coexist) 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: 9788120834118
Book Name: Indian Monastic Buddhism: Collected Papers On testual, Inscriptional And Archaeological Evidence
Author Name: Schopen G
Price: USD 18
Description:

Indian Monastic Buddhism: Collected Papers On testual, Inscriptional And Archaeological Evidence by Schopen G

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Product ID: 9788120836051
Book Name: Mipam on Buddha-Nature: The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition
Author Name: Douglas S. Duckworth
Price: USD 16
Description:

Mipam (ju mi pham rgya mtsho, 1846-1912) is one of the most prolific thinkers in the history of tibet and is a key figure in the nyingma tradition of buddhism his works continue to be widely studied in the tibetan cultural region and beyond this book provides an in-depth account of mipams view, drawing on a wide range of his works and offering several new translations douglas s duckworth shows how a dialectic of presence and absence permeates mipams writings…

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Product ID: 9788121512176
Book Name: Cambodian Buddhism: History And Practice
Author Name: Ian Harris
Price: USD 35
Description:

Cambodian Buddhism: History And Practice by Ian Harris

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