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Product ID: 81-86470-42-5
Book Name: Teachings on Je Tsongkhapas Three Principal Aspects of the Path
Author Name: H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Price: USD 1.95
Description:

Je Tsongkhapa (1357~1419) was one of the greatest commentator in the history of Buddhism and has the dexterity to compress profound and vast ideas in a single poem. The Three Principal Aspects of the Path is one such example. This text containing fourteen verses was taught to Tsakho Onpo Ngawang Dakpa in a place called Gyamo Rong in eastern Tibet. The Three Principal Aspects of the Path are the basis of all the sutric and tantric practices that you undertake.…

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Product ID: 81-86470-49-2
Book Name: Chandrakirtis Sevenfold Reasoning
Author Name: Joe Wilson
Price: USD 5
Description:

This explanation of Chandrakirtis presentation of the Seven-fold Reasoning is based on the explanation found in the Clear Exposition of the Presentation Tenets, A Beautiful Ornament for the Meru of the Subduers Teaching composed by Jangkya. Joe Wilson includes an explanation of the context of the Seven-fold Reasoning in Buddhist philosophy as a whole. Chandrakirti represents the Prasangika-Madhyamika school of philosophy, viewed in the Gelugpa presentation of Sutra and tantra as the highest, or most correct, system for explaining phenomena…

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Product ID: 81-86470-51-4
Book Name: A Manual of Ritual Fire Offerings
Author Name: Michael Perrott (Compiled and Translated) and Sherpa Tulku (Compiled and Translated)
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Ritual Fire Offering, which is derived from Indian tradition, plays an important part in buddhist Tantric Practice. The Ritual Fire Offering for Peace is commonly performed at the conclusion of the prescribed meditation retreat associated with specific meditational deities, in order to compensate for any errors that may have occurred during the practice. The Ritual Fire Offering for Increase may be Performed to increase merit, wealth, life span and so forth. This manual contains translations of texts required to…

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Product ID: 81-86470-52-2
Book Name: Activating Bodhichitta and a Meditation on Compassion
Author Name: H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Price: USD 7
Description:

There is no more powerful mind than bodhicitta. There is no more joyous mind than bodhicitta. For the accomplishment of ones own ultimate purpose, the awakening mind is supreme, and to accomplish the purpose of all other living beings there is nothing superior to bodhicitta. The awakening mind is the unsurpassable way to collect merit. To purify obstacles bodhicitta is supreme. For protection from interferences bodhicitta is supreme. It is the unique, all-encompassing method. Every kind of ordinary and supra-mundane…

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Product ID: 81-86470-67-0
Book Name: The Founding Inscription in the gSer khan and Lalung
Author Name: Kurt Tropper
Price: USD 8
Description:

The inscription that forms the subject of this study ranks among the oldest extant literary documents from Spiti(Himachal Pradesh). It was already brought to the attention of the scholarly community by H.L. Shuttleworth in 1929, but despite several attempts to edit and translate the fragmentary epigraph it has hitherto remained unpublished. The present study provides the first edition and a richly annotated translation, thus establishing a basis for further research on this intricate document.

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Product ID: 81-886470-43-3
Book Name: A History of Traditional Fields of Learning
Author Name: Sangye T. Naga (Translator)
Price: USD 7
Description:

A History of Traditional Fields of Learning contains a concise history of dissemination of traditional fields of learning in Tibet during the early and later diffusion of Buddhism. It also mentions the translators and scholars who visited Tibet, texts translated and monasteries founded by them and further highlights the spread of Buddhism to Mongolia, China and Tibetan texts translated in their native language. This work by a highly respected contemporary Tibetan scholar Muge Samten (1914 - 1993) is from the…

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Product ID: 81-89210-00-9
Book Name: Introduction to Mahamudra the Co-Emergent Unification
Author Name: Kyobpa Jigten Sumgon
Price: USD 5
Description:

The book is the amalgamation of the whole gamut of essential pith instructions in Buddhas teachings of sutra and tantra. Left behind by the former siddhas, it is the most profound Dharma of the Kagyu lineage in general and the Dakpo Kagyu lineage in particular. It is a very convenient practice, emphasized by the Dharma Lord Gampopa.

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Product ID: 81-903344-3-3
Book Name: Essence of Mind Training (Revised Edition)
Author Name: Acharya Nyima Tsering
Price: USD 9
Description:

Teaching given by the author at Tibetan Buddhist Centre of Philadelpha from November, 1995 to March, 1996. It explains clearly the Lam Rim, stages of the path of mind training that a practitioner must practice in order to make oneself capable of understanding the true teaching of Buddha, its practice and finally attaining the Buddhahood. The notes on the Four Tenets and the Dzogchen are equallyrealving for understanding of the Buddhist concept of mind and its nature.

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Product ID: 8120803752
Book Name: The Buddhism of Tibet
Author Name: Dalai Lama / Jeffrey Hopkins
Price: USD 10
Description:

The Buddhism of Tibet consists of four texts, the first two written by the fourteenth Dalai Lama himself and the remaining two chosen by him for Western readers: The Buddhism of Tibet explains the

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Product ID: 8120807022
Book Name: Buddhism Transformed
Author Name: Richard F. Gombrich / Gananath Obeyesekere
Price: USD 16
Description:

In this study a social and cultural anthropologist and a specialist in the study of religion pool their talents to examine recent changes in popular religion in Sri Lanka. As the Sinhalas themselves

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Product ID: 8120807962
Book Name: History of Pre-Buddhistic Indian Philosophy
Author Name: B.M. Barua
Price: USD 20
Description:

The present work is designed to survey the evolution of philosophical thought in the Vedic and post-Vedic periods preceding the rise of Jainism and Buddhism. The author has traced up the development of early Indian philosophy on divergent lines on the basis of the Rgveda, Atharvaveda, Aranyakas, the older Upanisads and the allied literature. The author has exploited the original Indian sources and in defiance of several scholiasts has proved that the process of early Indian thought evolution is neither…

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Product ID: 8120808703
Book Name: Meditation Differently
Author Name: Herbert V. Guenther
Price: USD 10
Description:

Despite the interest in meditation, few works have studied what meditation means within the original traditions. Meditation Differently presents a translation of an important Tibetan work which contrasts and compares two central traditions of Buddhist meditative practice-the Mahamudra and the rDzogs-chen, particularly the sNying-thing version. This translation is supplemented by a detailed commentary based on original Tibetan sources by Dr. Guenther, an eminent scholar of Buddhism and modern thought. This critical commentary is a hermeneutical and phenomenological study of the…

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Product ID: 812080872X
Book Name: Yoga of the Guhyasamajatantra
Author Name: Alex Wayman
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

This work opens up the subject of perhaps the most profound of Buddhist Tantras, The Guhyasamajatantra by shedding light on its relation with previous literature including the Brahmanical tradition and by revealing the elevated typa of Yoga. It goes far toward replacing the previous supposition that this Tantra can be understood by mere reading by one oblivious of the extensive commerentarial tradition that incorporates the procepts of the Gurus. The author has used the edited Sanskrit texts the Pradipaddyotana Ms…

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Product ID: 8120809769
Book Name: Bibliotheca Buddhica (32 Vols. )
Author Name: Sobraniie Buddijskich Tekstov
Price: USD 400
Description:

The scholar mainly responsible for inviting the books to the series was Th. Stcherbatsky. The Sanskrit originals of several ones are not extant and are represented here by tranlations, mostly in Tibetan. The set is a veritable library of rare and famous Buddhist in Sanskrit, Tibetan, Uigiric, Turkish, Mongolian, with some translations in English and German.

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Product ID: 8120816501
Book Name: The Buddhist Pilgrimage
Author Name: Ducan Forbes
Price: USD 15
Description:

Following the story of the historical Buddhas life on earth, to each of the eight places of traditional pilgrimage, which are hallowed by the Buddha`s Birth, Enlightenment, Decease and other signif

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Product ID: 8124600988
Book Name: A Companion to Dharmasastra
Author Name: Banerji, Suresh Chandra
Price: USD 50
Description:

Dharmashastra is not just a corpus of scriptural texts. It is rather a genre, in its own right, of writings comprising prescriptive codes of righteous conduct in different spheres: whether familial, societal, ritualistic, legal, or even political. For the first time, this book offers a quintessential view of the dharmashastra (smriti) literature. Which today, along with its digests and commentaries, looks like a vast reservoir of literary works that have been accumulating over the centuries since their legendary beginnings with…

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Product ID: 8170304164
Book Name: Four Ordinary Foundations of Buddhist Practice
Author Name: Thrangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 9
Description:

The Four Ordinary Foundations of Buddhist Practice During the fifth century before our era, a tremendous explosion of philosophical thought appeared on the earth. During this time, the Buddha began delivering a remarkable set of teachings. He taught that instead of relying on a god or on materialistic pursuits, one can attain true, permanent happiness by simply examining ones own mind.

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Product ID: 8170306965
Book Name: Development of Buddhism in India
Author Name: Thrangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 10
Description:

Thrangu Rinpoche has been recognized as one of the most foremost teachers of Buddhism alive today. He has had a thorough training in Buddhist studies and has done extensive meditation practice in his native Tibet and then in exile in India. For the last twenty years he has been sharing this knowledge with Buddhist practitioners in the West. He is known for giving very comprehensive presentations and for making difficult subjects clear for the beginner and advanced practitioner alike.

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Product ID: 8170307333
Book Name: Guide to the Bodhisattvas Way of Life, Shantideva
Author Name: Thrangu Rinpoche
Price: USD 10
Description:

One of the foremost texts of the Mahayana tradition is Shantidevas A Guide to the Bodhisattvas Way of Life . The book consists of ten chapters which deals with Benefits of Awaking Mind; The Confession of Negative Deeds; The Full Acceptance of Awakened Mind; Conscientiousness; Guarding Alertness; The Perfection of Patience; The Perfection of Enthusiasm; The Perfection of Meditation; The Perfection of Wisdom; and Dedication. The book also contains notes, glossaries and bibliographies.

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Product ID: 9627341223
Book Name: Rainbow Painting
Author Name: Urgyen Tulku Rinpoche
Price: USD 20
Description:

This ultimate object of realization, the natural state of mind, unmistakenly and exactly as it is, need not be sought for elsewhere but is present within ourselves. We become enlightened through experiencing what was always present within us. However, stability in this unexcelled state of unity is not attained independently of means and knowledge. The means is proper conduct; knowledge is the view. Since the real purpose of spiritual endeavor is to soften our rigid character, we should unite view…

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