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Product ID: 9937-8244-9-1
Book Name: The Longchen Nyingthig Preliminaries
Author Name: Tony Duff
Price: USD 25
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This book is a complete resource for the Longchen Nyingthig preliminaries. It contains a fresh translation of the liturgy by the first Dodrupchen.

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Product ID: 99933-695-6-X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews VOL I
Author Name: Henry M. Vyner
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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: 99946-644-1-2
Book Name: Old Man Basking in the Sun
Author Name: Keith Dowman
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Original Price: USD 19.95

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Dzogchen is the apotheosis of Tibetan Buddhism and Longchenpa is the pre-eminent master of Dzogchen and one of Tibets 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). Transcending the Tibetan context, Longchenpa delivers a…

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Product ID: 99946-644-4-1
Book Name: The Oral Tradition From Zhang-Zhung
Author Name: John Myrdhin Reynolds
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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. The texts of the Zhang-zhung Nyan-gyud, first written down in the 8th-century in the Zhang-zhung language, represent a continuous system of transmission.

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Product ID: 99946-644-8-4
Book Name: Eye of the Storm
Author Name: Keith Dowman
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(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: 99946-720-5-3
Book Name: Bonpo Dzogchen Teachings
Author Name: Lopon Tenzin Namdak
Price: USD 19.95
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Nowadays there are two principal philosophical traditions followed by Tibetan Lamas. The first is found among the Sarmapas, or Newer Schools, employing the Prasangika Madhyamaka view of Chandrakirti, not only in explicating the real meaning of the Sutra system but also in interpretation of the Tantras. The second is found among the followers of the two Older Schools, the Nyingmapa and the Bonpo, who emphasize the Dzogchen point of view in elucidating their understanding of the Higher Tantras. In the…

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Product ID: 99946-720-7-x
Book Name: The Lamp of Scriptures and Reasoning
Author Name: Phurbu Tashi
Price: USD 2.95
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Here I offer a brief presentation ofthe faults of eating meat and thebenefits of abandoning it. If one isalready a vegetarian, the contentshould prove confirming. If one isnot, perhaps this discussion willinspire a reduction in consumption.In general, abandoning eating meatis a profound means of practicingcompassion and loving kindness –the foundation of MahayanaBuddhism, and in particular it surelycontributes to enjoying a long andhealthy life. I hope this is of somebenefit to all who encounter thisreading.The Lamp of Scriptures and Reasoning.

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Book Name: All-Pervading Melodies Sound of Thunder: The Outer Liberation Story of Terton Migyur Dorje
Author Name: Karma Chagme
Price: USD 30
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This namthar is not only the tale of one extraordianry terton, revealing as it does - through anecdotes, letters, poetry, visions and dreams - the deep personal relationship that existed between two great masters: Terton Migyur Dorje and Karma Chagme Rinpoche. It also contains considerable information on the nature of liberation stories themselves, how authentic tertons and tulkus can be identified, the importance and significance of treasure teachings and sacred places, the nature of the guru-disciple relationship and other crucial…

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Book Name: Study and Practice of Meditation: Tibetan Interpretations of the Concentrations and Formless Absorpt
Author Name: Leah Zahler
Price: USD 40
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This book provides vivid details of the meditative practices necessary to develop a calm, alert mind, capable of penetrating the nature of reality. It offers readers Tibetan Buddhist views, according to three contemporary Tibetan lamas, on the mental states in meditation, and discusses their relation to the spiritual path, meditative calm, and the requirements for attaining it.

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Book Name: TANTRIC TECHNIQUES
Author Name: Jeffrey Hopkins
Price: USD 33
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Deity yoga is the meditative practice of imagining oneself as an ideal being fully endowed with compassion, wisdom, and their resultant altruistic activities. The idea is that by imagining being a Buddha, one gets closer to actually achieving Buddhahood. Tantric Techniques will give the reader a dynamic sense of the potential of the human mind for self-transformation through step-by-step use of the imagination.

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Book Name: TIBETAN LOGIC
Author Name: Katherine Manchester Rogers
Price: USD 40
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Within Tibetan Buddhism has arisen a system of education and a curriculum designed to enable the student to develop a "path of reasoning"--a consciousness trained in reasoned analysis until capable of understanding, first, the meaning of religious texts and, eventuallly, the true nature of reality. An important aspect of Tibetan logic is that it is used to develop new and valid knowledge about oneself and the world.

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Book Name: THE TREASURY OF KNOWLEDGE: Book Six, Part Four: Systems of Buddhist Tantra
Author Name: Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé,
Price: USD 28.95
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In Tibetan religious literature, Jamgön Kongtruls Treasury of Knowledge in ten books stands out as a unique encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the entire range of Buddhist teachings as they were preserved in Tibet.

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Book Name: THE TREASURY OF KNOWLEDGE, Book Eight, Part Three: The Elements of Tantric Practice
Author Name: Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé,
Price: USD 34.95
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Jamgon Kongtruls Treasury of Knowledge in ten volumes is a unique encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the entire range of Buddhist teachings as they were presented in Tibet. Tibetan Buddhist teachers expected their students to study Buddhist philosophical texts as well as practice reflection and meditation; present-day students have also realized that awakening has its source in study as well as in reflection and practice.

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Book Name: The Dark Red Amulet: Oral Instructions on the Practice of Vajrakilaya
Author Name: KHENPO TSEWANG DONGYAL RINPOCHE
Price: USD 17
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Presented here is the practice of Vajrakilaya according to the great treasure-revealer Tsasum Lingpa. Embodying the enlightened activity of all the buddhas, its function is to clear obstacles to spiritual practice, transforming every duality hindrance into clear wisdom and compassion

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Book Name: LIGHT OF FEARLESS INDESTRUCTIBLE WISDOM: The Life and Legacy of His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche
Author Name: Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal
Price: USD 19
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Beloved master, visionary, poet, revealer of profound spiritual treasures, His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche was a paramount figure in the history of twentieth-century Tibet. He worked closely with H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama to reinvigorate Tibetan culture and spiritual practice following the loss of their homeland. Nyingma masters and devotees, both ordained and lay, unanimously appointed him Supreme Head of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, and he served in this capacity until his passing in 1987.

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Book Name: The Karmapas Middle Way: Feast for the Fortunate
Author Name: the Ninth Karmapa, Wangchuk Dorje, trans. by Tyler Dewar
Price: USD 60
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Eloquent poetry, extensive analysis, and heart instructions on how to perceive the true nature of things make this volume equally accessible to the seasoned scholar and the newly curious nonspecialist alike. Here, Chandrakirti and the Karmapa present in precise detail the vital Buddhist concept of emptiness, through which the Mahayana path of compassionate altruism becomes complete.

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Book Name: Nomads of Eastern Tibet Brills Tibetan Studies Library
Author Name: Toni Huber
Price: USD 125
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This book presents the first comprehensive anthropological account of premodern Tibetan pastoral economy and social organization in the Kham region of eastern Tibet, and convincingly readdresses anthropological debates and political claims about feudalism or serfdom in Tibetan societies. About the Author Rinzin Thargyal, M.A. (1985) in Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, works for the Network for University Co-operation Tibet-Norway and teaches Tibetan language.

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Book Name: LUMINOUS HEART: The Third Karmapa on Consciousness, Wisdom, and Buddha Nature
Author Name: Karl Brunnh
Price: USD 40
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This superb collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje 1284-1339 focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha s enlightened activity. These materials, most of them never before translated, comprehensively represent the Third Karmapa s unique and well balanced view which synthesizes Yogacara, Madhyamaka, and the classical teachings on buddha nature. Rangjung Dorje not only shows that these teachings do not contradict each other, but…

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Book Name: THE TREASURY OF KNOWLEDGE, Book Eight, Part Four: Esoteric Instructions,
Author Name: Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé,
Price: USD 39.95
Description:

Jamgon Kongtruls Treasury of Knowledge in ten volumes is a unique encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the entire range of Buddhist teachings as they were presented in Tibet. Tibetan Buddhist teachers expected their students to study Buddhist philosophical texts as well as practice reflection and meditation; present-day students have also realized that awakening has its source in study as well as in reflection and practice.

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Book Name: THE TREASURY OF KNOWLEDGE- Book Five: Buddhist Ethics
Author Name: Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé,
Price: USD 34.95
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Book Five, Buddhist Ethics, is considered by many scholars to be the heart of Jamgön Kongtruls Treasury of Knowledge. Kongtrul explains here the complete code of personal liberation as it applies to both monastic and lay persons, the precepts for those aspiring to the life of a bodhisattva, and the exceptional pledges for practitioners on the tantric path of pure perception.

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