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Product ID: 9789937933056
Book Name: Women of the Third World : What we can learn from them?
Author Name: Claude W. Bobillier
Price: USD 15
Description:


Claude Bobillier is not all doom and gloom. He gives us inspiring examples of women’s liberation drawn from Nepal, Bangladesh, Morocco, Tunisia, Sahel, Rwanda, West Africa etc. He offers practical steps towards liberation and emancipation of women in the Third World. Bobillier’s vast  exposure as a Development Consultant covers many continents and what he writes is based on firsthand experience drawn from his works over the decades and across the world.
                                                                                                                                                       - Madhukar SJB Rana*

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Product ID: 9789937933063
Book Name: Journey to Distant Groves Profound Songs of the Tibetan Siddha Kalden Gyatso
Author Name: Victoria Sujata
Price: USD 35
Description:

These deeeply profound songs of experience by Gelukpa scholar and siddha Kalden Gyatso (1607-1677) express high levels he attains and low points and inner struggles along his spiritual path. Drawn from his Collected Gur, two hundred and forty-two songs, they have been organized thematically to reflect his rigorous quest for Buddhahood. Experts in Tibetology, lovers of poetry, and spiritual seekers from any tradition will be uplifted by these songs.

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Product ID: 9789937933087
Book Name: The practice of the tigle of the elements : Inner fire practice in the mother tantra
Author Name: Lopon Tenddzin Namdhak Rinpoche
Price: USD 16
Description:

Contents

Foreword by Geshe Gelek Jinpa Rinpoche
Introduction by Florens van Canstein

Part One
The Brief Exposition of the Channels, Winds and Tigles
Explanation how pure and impure bodies come into existence
Explanation of the channels
Explanation of the winds
Explanation of the tigles
Explanation of the letters

Part two
Explanation of How to Practice
The methods to control the body

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Product ID: 9789993369592
Book Name: The Lawudo Lama
Author Name: Jamyang Wangmo
Price: USD 13.95
Description:

In the land of Nepal famous Sherpa guides, the Lawudo Lama, Kunzang Yeshe (1865-1946) was a beacon of inspiration due to his spiritual attainments. His life provides fascinating insights into the culture of the people who live in the shadow of the world highest mountain.His reincarnation, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, is now well known as a Buddhist teacher in the West and as the spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT).

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Product ID: 9789994664412
Book Name: Italiano-Nepali Dictionary
Author Name: Edvige Dell Ambrogio Lafranchi
Price: USD 4
Description:

– Più di 6000 voci e oltre un centinaio di espressioni, tradotte in nepali, lingua parlata da più di 20 milioni di persone. – Una guida semplice alla pronuncia e una breve introduzione all’alfabeto nepalese.

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Product ID: 9789994664443
Book Name: The Oral Tradition From Zhang-Zhung
Author Name: John Myrdhin Reynolds
Price: USD 30
Description:

A great compilation of ancient Dzogchen teachings, transmitted by the master Tapihritsa and here beautifully translated along with hagiographies of ancient masters and explanations of the preliminary ngondro practices of this Bon presentation of the tradition. Invaluable material on the practice of this formerly secret oral tradition concerning the unconditioned state of being.

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Product ID: 9789994664481
Book Name: Eye of the Storm
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

(Foreword by Bhakha Tulku Pema Rigdzin) The five texts translated from Tibetan into English in this book are considered the first transmission of Dzogchen Ati to Tibet (Snga gyur lnga). They constitute the root and essence of Dzogchen in Tibet -- basic, raw Dzogchen precepts, appropriately styled radical Dzogchen. This is the special, extraordinary teaching of our Nyingma lineage. The great masters have all attained realization through Dzogchen, contemporary masters all owe their status to Dzogchen, and any attainment in…

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Product ID: 9789994664498
Book Name: Old Man Basking in the Sun
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

Dzogchen is the apotheosis of Tibetan Buddhism and Longchenpa is the pre-eminent master of Dzogchen and one of Tibet greatest mystical poets. The verses of his Treasury of Natural Perfection (Gnas lugs mdzod) written in the fourteenth century encompass and epitomize the radical precepts of Dzogchen while his auto-commentary elaborates their meaning through a concise prose paraphrase and with illustrative quotations from the Collection of Tantras of the Ancients (Rnying ma rgyud bum).

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Product ID: 9789994672080
Book Name: Zhang Zhung Bon Traditional Arts
Author Name: Gyaltsen Pugyalwa
Price: USD 10
Description:

Zhang Zhung Bon Traditional Arts

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Product ID: 9789994678839
Book Name: Buddha Heart Parenting- Enich your family with Buddhist Wisdom and compassion-r
Author Name: Dr CLClaridge
Price: USD 18.95
Description:

This book represents one of the finest guidesfor bringingBuddhism into our life at a practicallevel.Buddha Heart Parenting-offersthe reader deep insights into howto integrate Buddhist philosophywith contemporary psychology toarrive at a method of parenting thatis both effective and enables familymembers to realise their trueBuddha nature.The emphasis is on skills and strategies that combine compassion and wisdom to make all our interactions with our children supportive and joyous.

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Product ID: 9937-506-45-8
Book Name: Maya Yoga
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 14.94
Description:

Maya Yoga is the title of Keith Dowman\'s translation of "finding Comfort and Ease in Enchantment" written by the inimitable Longchen Rabjampa. In the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism, this text is considered second to none in its power to evoke the nature of the nondual reality of the Dzogchen view. With poetic mastery, Longchenpa provides the precepts that can instantly illuminate the buddha-reality that is our ordinary everyday experience. He asserts that we are presently under the spell of…

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Product ID: 9937-506-50-2
Book Name: Kalama Sutta - The Rediscovery of Conscience
Author Name: Saber Uddiyan
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

\'Look, Kalaamas, it is not by recitation, nor by tradition, nor by report, nor by scripture, nor by reason of philosophy, nor by reason of inference, nor by thinking ideas through, nor by favouring views, nor by others\' seeming capability, nor insofar as a particular ascetic is your teacher, but rather when you know for yourselves…\' With these words, among his most famous, the Buddha threw down a gauntlet for authentic seekers of truth and well-being that we in modern…

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Product ID: 99933-695-0-0
Book Name: Riddum The Voice of the Ancestors
Author Name: Martino Nicoletti
Price: USD 8
Description:

Riddum The Voice of the Ancestors Author: Martino Nicoletti

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Product ID: 99933-695-3-5
Book Name: Kadampa Site of Phempo-A Guide to some Early Buddhist Monastries in Central Tibet
Author Name: Ulrike and Hans-Ulrich Roesler
Price: USD 20
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Kadampa Site of Phempo" A Guide to some Early Buddhist Monastries in Central Tibet Author: Ulrike and Hans-Ulrich Roesler

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Product ID: 99933-695-6-X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews VOL I
Author Name: Henry M. Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

What makes for a healthy mind? Each pocket-sized volume in this well-conceived series asks this very pertinent question, and other probing questions, of a different master.Edited by an MD interested in practical descriptions of how lamas experience and describe mental health on all levels. Very interesting material on Dzogchen and subtle states. Four different volumes of interviews with: Khenpo Tsewang Gyatso Khenpo Nyima Wangyal Lopon Tegchoke His Holiness Dalai lama, Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Lopon Thekchoke

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Product ID: 999336956X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews - Vol. I
Author Name: Kenpo Nyima Wangyal / Henry Miles Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

For the last twelve years, the physician and anthropologist Henry M. Vyner has been interviewing Tibetan Lamas for the purpose of developing an empirically valid theory of the defining characteristics of the healthy human mind. Vajra Books is publishing these interviews as a series of books that are being called The Healthy Mind Interviews. Each volume in this series will be devoted to presenting interviews that have been done with one specific lama. The exciting thing about these interviews is…

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Product ID: 99946-34-06-2
Book Name: Views of the Bodhanath-Stupa
Author Name: Franz-karl Ehrhard
Price: USD 8.33
Description:

Views of the Bodhanath-Stupa Author: Franz-karl Ehrhard

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Product ID: 99946-644-0-9
Book Name: Every Place Every People
Author Name: Peter J. Karthak
Price: USD 3.78
Description:

Peter Karthak’s prose burns with energy in this dark, compelling novel that is simultaneously a meditation on postcolonial displacement and the nature of good and evil. Through his irresistible characters, whose emotional lives are dramatized in the flawed beauty of the “hill station” of Darjeeling, Karthak weaves a complex story that is at once suspenseful and reflective. It also marks him as a potent voice in Nepali literature in English. – Samrat Upadhyay Indiana University, USA; author of Arresting God…

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Product ID: 99946-644-33-3
Book Name: From Goddess To Mortal
Author Name: Scott Berry
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

Scott Berry is a very well-known name to me. I came across his book AStranger in Tibet when I was working on the life and works of EkaiKawaguchi in Tokyo in 1997-1998. I was very impressed by his narrativestyle and his ability to combine humanism with the wisdom of culture.Berry has precisely done that in this book From Goddess to Mortal.

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Product ID: 99946-644-5-X
Book Name: Fragile Mountains
Author Name: MK Limbu
Price: USD 5.76
Description:

Fragile Mountains is a story of three generations of a family who hope and dream and generally life as it comes until they find themselves trapped in the midst of a bloody Maoist rebellion. It’s also about the tradition and culture of the Limbu people, an ancient and proud race of Mongoloid stock who have made the eastern hills of Nepal their home for countless centuries.

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