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Product ID: 8185102422
Book Name: Indian Buddhist Pundits: From Jewel Garland of Budddhist History
Author Name: Lobsang N. Tsonawa
Price: USD 8
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Product ID: 8185102597
Book Name: A Guide to Bodhisattva's way of life
Author Name: Shantideva
Price: USD 7
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A new and precise verse rendition of one of Mahayana Buddhism's finest poetic treatise concerning the bodhisattva's practice and training. The translation by Stephen Batchelor is based upon a commentary by the 14th century Tibetan saint Thogme Zangpo.

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Product ID: 8185102856
Book Name: The Confessions of Downfalls: The Confession Sutra and vajrasattva Practice
Author Name: Brian C, Beresford
Price: USD 8
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The Confession Sutra and Vajrasattva Practice 
The Confession of Downfalls 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 excerpts from a sastra by the Indian master Nagarjuna to the Sutra of Three Heaps and both practices are supplemented by verbally transmitted commentaries from The Tibetan lamas Geshe…

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Product ID: 8186470115
Book Name: Candragomin's Twenty Verses on the Bodhisattva Vow
Author Name: Sakya Dragpa Gyaltsen
Price: USD 5
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Product ID: 8186470131
Book Name: Meditations on the lower tantras
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Price: USD 7
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From the collected works of the II, V, VII and XII Dalai Lamas

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Product ID: 8186470336
Book Name: Pluvial Nectar of Blessings: A Supplication to the Noble Lama Mahaguru Padmasambhava
Author Name: HH The Fifth Dalai Lama
Price: USD 8
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This work was written by the th Dali Lama. The prayer is a supplication to Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava written in 24 quatrain verses including a colophon. The verses use a mixture of Budhhist terminology combined with Tibetan historical references to create what is a petition for the welfare of the Tibetan nation during the 17th century.

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Product ID: 8186470409
Book Name: Paths and Aspirations of the Enlightened ones
Author Name: LTWA
Price: USD 5
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Paths and Aspirations of the Enlightened Ones is a book of Buddhist teachings drawn from the Kanjur and Tanjur, the two major Tibetan Buddhist canons containing the collection of Buddha’s teachings and their commentaries by Indian masters respectively. Containing prayers exclusively of the Sutrayana Tradition, this book serves as a recitation manual for all pilgrims to the holy places. It can be read at important Buddhist religious ceremonies and also as a daily reading practice for interested individuals.

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Product ID: 8186470476
Book Name: Advice from Buddha Sakyamuni
Author Name: HH The XIV Dalai Lama
Price: USD 6
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The important small volume, Advice from Buddha Sakyamuni, 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 the XIV Dalai Lama of Tibet has composed this work for the benefit of all beings, and gives a concise but thorough commentary on the monastic vows and how to uphold them in a pure manner.
However, it should be noted that His focus on the necessity and…

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Product ID: 8186470662
Book Name: The Origin of Tara Tantra
Author Name: Jo Nang Taranatha
Price: USD 6
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The origin of Tara tantra, though dependent on legends and largely anecdoctal, has nevertheless about it a strong feeling of historic time and provides an important and accurate account of the lineages of the Siddhas who worshiped Tara and passed on her Upadesas, revelations and Tantra.

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Product ID: 9788186470808
Book Name: The Preliminary Practices of Tibetan Buddhism
Author Name: Geshe Rabten
Price: USD 8
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A verbally transmitted teaching elucidating the ordinary as well as the extraordinary practices which are prerequistie for anyone embarking on higher meditations. The explanation is based on a text by the Duk-pa Kagyud Lama, Padma Karpo.

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Product ID: 9788186470961
Book Name: A Hundred Customs and Traditions of Tibetan People
Author Name: Sagong Wangdu
Price: USD 10
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A Hundred Customs and Traditions of Tibetan People puts together everyday beliefs, practices, observances, and mannerisms of living life enriched by thousands of years of spiritual consciousness. Though it is hard to condense the rich customs and traditions of Tibet into it. From ceremonial rites, auspicious days and symbols to everyday beliefs, Tibetan opera and various kinds of dance forms to the five schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The tradition of naming a newborn to…

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Product ID: 9789380359496
Book Name: From Tibet Confidentially: Secret Correspondence of The Thirteenth Dalai Lama To Agvan Dorzhiev
Author Name: Jampa Samten And Nikolay Tsyrempilov
Price: USD 10
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The Essence of this book is twenty four letters stored for decades on the shelves of the National Museums of Buriatia reproduced here for the first time both as facsimile copies and in english traslation. the letters cover a pivotal period of modern Tibets history.1911-1925 When the great game entered its last dramatic stage. The Britist Raj and Russian emperor, Bolsheviks and academic Explorers, Chinese President and French Travelers-all these personages are discussed in the letters penned by the most…

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Product ID: 9789380359618
Book Name: Towards a Nonviolent Mind
Author Name: Ravindra Varma , Anna Alomes
Price: USD 15
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How can we reduce the violent going on around us and lead happier more meaningful lives? What can we do to change a fearful or anxious state of mind into one that is relaxed, happy and compassionate in order to benefit ourselves and others?
In this book, the authors provide impressive answers and practical solution to these questions. By bringing forward the combined 20-year work of Western Scientists and Tibetan Meditatiors (including the Mind &…

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Product ID: 9789380359687
Book Name: My Youth in Tibet: Recollections of a Tibetan Woman
Author Name: Tseyang sadutshang
Price: USD 7
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Product ID: 9789380359922
Book Name: Freeing Yourself From The Cycle
Author Name: Geshe Palden Drakpa
Price: USD 10
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 this compilation of articles of Geshe Palden Drakpa published under the title ‘Freeing Yourself from the Cycle’. Geshe Palden Drakpa can be counted as one of the greatest Buddhist scholars living today in exile. The compilation here can be categorized into two parts. The first is dealing more with the philosophical aspects like the concept of ‘creator’ and protector’, and the nature of existence. The second part deals more with the practical features, such as generation of love…

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Product ID: 9789383441068
Book Name: Mind And Matter Cosmology and Consciousness: Exchanges Between Buddhist Scholars and Indian And Western Scientist
Author Name: His Holiness The XIV Dalai Lama
Price: USD 15
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Human consciousness looks out into the cosmos and tries to make sense of the Universe we inhabit. Our theories about the physics of the Universe were created by our brains and minds. And it is incredible that single individuals, through thinking, can invent a theory that describes the whole Universe. Yet, as we explore the outer limits of the Universe, can our thinking also lead us to examine our own capacity to understand? Are there some profound connections…

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Product ID: 9789387023079
Book Name: Discourses On Bodhicharyavatara
Author Name: Parmananda Sharma
Price: USD 15
Description:

Bodhichary?vat?ra, composed in the 8th century A.D. by the Indian scholar ??ntideva, is one of the most celebrated texts of Mah?y?na Buddhism. Its Tibetan translation is included in the Tengyur. ?ch?rya ??ntideva himself was a bodhisattva and a realized tantric adept and his writings have a universal, timeless appeal. Many ancient scholars wrote Sanskrit commentaries on Bodhichary?vat?ra, prominent among them being Vibhutichandra, Krishnap?da, Kamal?ila, Vairochan and Prajn?karamati. Besides its Tibetan translation by such masters as Sarvajnadeva, Dharmas?ibhadra and…

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Product ID: 9789387023512
Book Name: Tilopa: A Buddhist Yogin Of The Tenth Century
Author Name: Fabrizio Torricelli
Price: USD 15
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The figure of Tilopa is familiar in tibetan buddhism. What is less popular is that his words and teachings, before reaching the tibetan plateau, were uttered in India and had to pass through Nepal: A fact which would deserve more attention than Before. This book is a sort of portrait of that bengali siddha of the tenth century. In the first chapter, a geographical and historical background is painted. a landscape of waters kings polities and cities, based on epigraphical…

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Product ID: 9789387023680
Book Name: The Heart of Tibetan Language A Synthesis of Indigenous Grammar and contemporary learning methodology
Author Name: Franziska Oertle
Price: USD 30
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This textbook will thus not only help you to acquire language skills in colloquial Tibetan, it will simultaneously introduce you to a whole new manner of thinking and viewing yourself and the world.


Unlike all other spoken Tibetan Language textbooks that I’m aware of, this one (almost) does not make use of grammatical terms and categories commonly used in European Languages. Instead, you will become familiar with the notions, logic and categorizations that are used by Tibetans themselves:…

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Book Name: A Buddhist Perspective on the Faults of Eating meat
Author Name: Lama Phurbu tashi Rinpoche
Price: USD 8
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