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Product ID: 81-85102-84-8
Book Name: Vajrayogini Sadhana and Commentary
Author Name: Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey
Price: USD 7
Description:

Vajrayogini Sadhana and Commentary, a translation of an oral explanation given by Geshe Ngawang Dharygey in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., in 1981. Traditionally the practice of tantra is supposed to be kept secret, and it is to be noted that this book is intended purely for those who have received the proper initiations. However, as His Holiness the Dalai Lama has advised, the great misunderstandings to which tantra is often subject are more harmful that the partial lifting of such secrecy,…

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Product ID: 81-85102-85-6
Book Name: The Confession of Downfalls
Author Name: Brain C. Beresford
Price: USD 8
Description:

It contains translations along with extensive commentaries to the two main sutra and tantra practices of mental purification in Tibetan Buddhism, the Sutra of Three Heaps and the visualization and mantra recitation of Vajrasattva. The commentaries include extracts from s sastra by the Indian master Nagarjuna to the Surta of Three Heaps and both practices are supplemented by verbally transmitted commentaries from the Tibetan Lamas Geshe Ngawang Dhargey, Geshe Rabten, Thubten Zopa Rinpoche and Gegen Kyentse.

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Product ID: 81-85102-87-2
Book Name: Fifty Stanzas on the Spiritual Teacher
Author Name: 81-85102-87-2
Price: USD 6
Description:

Fifty Stanzas on the Spiritual Teacher (formerly titled Fifty Stanzas on Guru Devotion) by Aryashura is an indispensable text that deals with how to cultivate the proper relationship between a student and his or her Spritual Teacher. This text along with the oral commentary by Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey have been ably translated by the LTWA translation bureau and reivsed by Dr. Alex Berzin.

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Product ID: 81-85102-91-0
Book Name: The Life of Mahasiddha Tilopa
Author Name: Marpa Chos-kyi bLo-gros
Price: USD 7
Description:

Thought of have been composed in the 11th century by the renowned Tibetan yogi Marpa Lotsawa, is a compelling account of the complete liberation of the guru of Naropa, and belongs to the genre of Buddhist hagiology. As such, it will be of interest to followers of the Kagyud school of Tibetan Buddhism as well as to those who are fascinated by the lives of the Buddhist saints and masters. This fine translation is presented in a vivid and accessible…

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Product ID: 81-85102-94-5
Book Name: Paths and Grounds of Guhyasamaja
Author Name: Yangchen Gawai Lodoe
Price: USD 12
Description:

Paths and Grounds of Guhysamaja according to Arya Nagarjuna is a very significant eighteenth century Tibetan treatise(with brief contemporary) which maps out the paths and the grounds of Guhyasamaja Tantra according to Arya Nagarjunas tradition. It is based on the incomparable masterpieces of Manjushri, Lama Tsongkhapa and his hear-like disciples. In many Buddhist Tantras and works of realised masters Guhyasamaja is refered to as the supreme and king of all Tantras. Acharya Chandrakirtis Bright Lamp(sgron gsal) states. This (Guhyasamaja) is…

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Product ID: 81-85102-99-6
Book Name: Overview of Buddhist Tantra
Author Name: Panchen Sonam Dragpa
Price: USD 10
Description:

The overview of Buddhists Tantra, subtitled General Presentation of the Classes of Tantra, Captivating the Minds of the Fortunate Ones, is a scholarly exposition of the framework of Tantric practice presented by its author, Panchen Sonam Dragpa, in a methodical and accessible manner. Detailed explanations within this book include: the historical emergence of Buddhism in our world as interpreted by various Buddhists traditions; the differing tenets of the sects, and the differences between the vehicles(yanas); the doors to the path…

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Product ID: 81-8512-02-3
Book Name: The Essence of Nectar
Author Name: Yeshi Tsondru
Price: USD 8
Description:

prose rendition of an extensive prayer which supplements the Great Exposition of thh Graded Path by Je Tsongkhapa, this text eloquently synthesis all the cogent points.

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Product ID: 81-85132-18-6
Book Name: Tsongkapa- The Principle Teachings of Buddhism
Author Name: Geshe L. Tharchin (Author) and M. Roach (Author)
Price: USD 8
Description:

Tsongkapa was the greatest commentator in the history of Buddhism and wrote some 10,000 pages in eloquent explanation of the entire range of the ancient Buddhist classics. He undertook the challenge of compressing all this knowledge into a single poem. The result was his famous Three Principle Paths, fourteen verses written for a favored student in a far away land.

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Product ID: 81-86230-13-0
Book Name: Prajnaparamita in Tibetan Buddhism
Author Name: Obermiller
Price: USD 10
Description:

Analysing the doctrine of Prajnaparamita(sher-p hin pronounced as Sher-chin) or Transcendental Wisdom is based on Tibetan exegetical literature viz. Ahisamyalamkara of updesa-sastra which is considered by the learned Tibetan tradition to be the most important as, a) a summary of the Prajnaparamita-sutras and 2) as the text containing the special theory of the marga or the Path to attainment of Nirvana according to the Mahayanaistic standpoint. Obermiller has taken recourse to those Indian adn Tibetan Commentaries which held in great…

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Product ID: 81-86230-14-9
Book Name: Jewellery of Scripture
Author Name: Bu-ston
Price: USD 5.95
Description:

Bu-Ton Rinpoche was a native of Central Tibet. He lived in the years 1290-1364. He consequently belongs to the old school of Tibetan learning. Besides the History he has written many other works. History of Buddhism in India and Tibet by the great scholar is held in great esteem by Tibetan and Mongolian learned lamas. The present translation is divided into two books. First book contains three parts. The merit of studying and preaching the doctrine, General review of the…

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Product ID: 81-86230-15-7
Book Name: The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet
Author Name: Bu-ston
Price: USD 12
Description:

The book begins with the life of the Buddha and ends with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan lotsavas and Indian pandits of the 12th and 13th century. The quotations from both sutra and sastra has made it possible to get a clear aspects of the principal sources from which Bu-ton has compled his history, and which have likewise later on served as basis for the work of Taranthana. The History of Buddhism in Tibet begins…

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Product ID: 81-86230-16-5
Book Name: Vajrayana Students Notebook
Author Name: Tom Dummer
Price: USD 8
Description:

Tom Dummer, an ardent and serious student of the dharma, in this book unravels the profound teaching of the Vajrayana form of Tibetan Buddhism in a very lucid and step by step approach. The first part of the book deals with the basics for students of the Vajrayana, both beginners and those on path. Refuge prayers, meditational techniques, powa, prostrations etc., are thoroughly dealt with. Significance of the ritual implements and artifacts are also explained in detail. The second part…

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Product ID: 81-86230-55-6
Book Name: Beyond Eternity Through Mysticism
Author Name: Lama Thinley Dorjey Bhutia
Price: USD 12
Description:

Dr. T.D. Bhutia is a Yolmowa and was born in 1933. At nine he was initiated as a novice Lama of Maghdog monastery, Aloobari, Darjeeling. Betwieen 1943 to 1950 he completed his three retreats. In 1955 he received two important initiations and empowerments from His Holiness the Dalai lama and Zamyang Khenche Rinpoche followed by yet another two retreats. He underwent three vipasana retreats at Igatpuri. Lastly, on receivng the zogchen empowerment from Dilgo Khenche Rimpoche, he completed his final…

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Product ID: 81-86470-03-4
Book Name: The Stages of A-Khrid Meditation
Author Name: Bru-sgom rGyal-ba gyung-drung
Price: USD 11
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This work represents one tradition of th system of meditation known as The Great Perfection (rdzogs pa chen po), in the form of a methodical and practical guide for those noble beings who set themselves the task of leading others to enlightenment through the practice of the Great Perfection. The A-Khrid teachings regarding the Ultimate Origin-(A) is believed to have a historical source in the great lama rMeu dGongs-mdzod(1038-1096). This translation presents a condensed version of his original composition, written…

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Product ID: 81-86470-07-7
Book Name: Advice From Buddha Shakyamuni
Author Name: H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Price: USD 4
Description:

This important small volume on the discipline to be observed by monks following the Tibetan Buddhist tradition is based on the Intermediary Verses of the Vinaya Sutra. His Holiness gives a concise but thorough commentary on the monastic vows and how to uphold them in a pure manner. His Holiness focuses on the necessity and wisdom of keeping strict moral dsicipline. Contains advice not only for the monastic community but also for lay people who see the benefit of living…

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Product ID: 81-86470-26-3
Book Name: Three Texts on Madhyamaka
Author Name: Shakya Chokden
Price: USD 5
Description:

Madhyamaka Philosophy of Shakya Choken (1428-1507) includes three major treatise on Madhyamaka philosophy. 1) Wish-fulfilling Meru: a discourse explaining the origination of Madhyamaka. 2) Drop of Nectar of Definitive Meaning : Entering the Gate to the Essential points of the Two Truth. 3) Great Ship of Discrimination that sails into the Ocean of definitive meaning: A Treatise Differentiating the Tenets of Prasangika and Svatantrika Madhyamaka.

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Product ID: 81-86470-33-6
Book Name: Pluvial Nectar of Blessings
Author Name: His Holiness the 5th Dalai Lama
Price: USD 7
Description:

The Tibetan text Rje btsun Bla ma Mahaguru Padma Byung gnas Gsol ba Debs Pa Byin rlabs Bdud rtsi I Char rgyun Zhes Bya ba Bzhugs so translated here simply the Pluvial Nextar of Blessings was written as a prayer by His Holiness Ngag dbang Blo bzang Rgya tsho, the Great Fifth Dalai Lama.

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Product ID: 81-86470-34-4
Book Name: Buddha Nature
Author Name: Geshe Sonam Rinchen (Author) and Ruth Sonam (Translator)
Price: USD 7
Description:

Do we have Buddha Nature, the seed of Enlightenment? These questions concerning an ordinary living beings potential to become a Buddha, the purest form of existence is the main topic of this book.

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Product ID: 81-86470-37-9
Book Name: Essence of Ambrosia
Author Name: Willa Baker
Price: USD 8
Description:

This book is a guide to Buddhist meditation, composed by the prolific and eclectic Tibetan scholar and practitioner Taranatha.Following the lead of Atisa, Taranatha expounds a graduated approach(known as lam rim) to cognitive and meditative development designed to address the needs of three types of person: the preson of lesser, average and greater capacity.

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Product ID: 81-86470-40-9
Book Name: Paths and Aspirations of the Enlightened Ones
Author Name:
Price: USD 7
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Paths and Aspirations of the Enlightened Ones is a book of buddhist liturgies drawn from the Kanjur and Tanjur, the two major Tibetan Buddhist canons containing the collection og Buddhas teachings and their commentaries by Indian masters respectively. Containing prayers exclusively of the Sutrayana Traditions, this books serves as a recitation manual for all pligrims to the holy places. It can be read at important buddhist religious ceremonies and also as a daily reading practice for interested individuals. Structured and…

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