Treasury of Precious Qualities: Book Two by Longchen Yeshe Dorje Kangyur Rinpoche, Jigme Lingpa, The

By Longchen Yeshe Dorje Kangyur Rinpoche, Jigme Lingpa, The Padmakara Translation Group

This e-book is a translation of the second one a part of a remark at the Treasury of beneficial Qualities, the main celebrated paintings of Jigme Lingpa (1730–1798), probably the most very important figures within the Nyingma lineage. In a narrow quantity of chic verse, this root textual content (new during this revised version) offers the complete Buddhist direction based on the Nyingma university. since it is so concise and uses problematic poetic language, the remark is necessary.

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The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation by Chogyam Trungpa, John Baker, Marvin Casper, Glen Eddy

By Chogyam Trungpa, John Baker, Marvin Casper, Glen Eddy

Freedom is usually regarded as the facility to accomplish objective and fulfill wishes. yet what are the resources of those ambitions and needs? in the event that they come up from lack of understanding, ordinary styles, and detrimental emotions—psychologically damaging components that truly enslave us—is the liberty to pursue them precise freedom or simply a fable? during this publication, Chögyam Trungpa explores the which means of freedom within the profound context of Tibetan Buddhism. He exhibits how our attitudes, preconceptions, or even our religious practices can develop into chains that bind us to repetitive styles of frustration and melancholy. He additionally explains the position of meditation in bringing into concentration the motives of frustration and in permitting those unfavorable forces to develop into aids in advancing towards actual freedom. Trungpa's exact skill to precise the essence of Buddhist teachings within the language and imagery of up to date American tradition makes this ebook probably the most instantly to be had resources for the which means of the Buddhist doctrine ever written.

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The Practice of Mahamudra by Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Robert Clark

By Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Robert Clark

Mahamudra, the top point of educating inside of Tibetan Buddhism, rewards learn and perform with the conclusion of the very nature of brain itself. there's not a unmarried adventure which isn't subsumed in the realizations of Mahamudra. On his first travel of the USA, H.H. Chetsang Rinpoche gave certain directions in Mahamudra equipment. He conscientiously defined all the 5 phases of Mahamudra and taught its major meditational practices. He additionally gave unique directions on posture and respiring for meditation and replied many universal questions utilizing the lessons of Tilopa and Gampopa to demonstrate his a number of issues. ...the clearest presentation of Mahamudra meditation perform on hand in English.--Wisconsin Bookwatch

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Reason and Experience in Tibetan Buddhism : Mabja Jangchub by Thomas Doctor

By Thomas Doctor

Based on newly came across texts, this e-book explores the hardly recognized yet drastically influential considered the Tibetan Buddhist instructor, Mabja Jangchub Tsöndrü (d. 1185).This Tibetan Buddhist grasp exercised major impact at the interpretation of Madhyamaka considering in Tibet throughout the formative section of Tibetan Buddhism and performs a key position within the spiritual considered his day and past.

The ebook stories the framework of Mabja’s philosophical venture, conserving it up opposed to the works of either his personal Madhyamaka academics in addition to these of vital authors of the later "classical period". The rising account of the evolution of Madhyamaka in Tibet unearths a outstanding development of transformative appropriations. This, in flip, gives us insights into the character and serve as of culture in Tibetan non secular tradition and Mahāyāna Buddhism at huge. Innovation is demanded for either the development and consolidation of tradition.

This ground-breaking e-book is a useful contribution to the learn of Tibetan philosophy. it truly is of significant curiosity to Buddhist practitioners, experts in Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan Buddhism.

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Great Eastern Sun: The Wisdom of Shambhala by Chogyam Trungpa

By Chogyam Trungpa

In Shambhala: The Sacred course of the Warrior Chögyam Trungpa deals an inspiring and functional consultant to enlightened residing in line with the Shambhala trip of warriorship, an earthly course taught the world over in the course of the Shambhala education application. nice jap sunlight: The knowledge of Shambhala is a continuation of that course. Shambhala was once an exploration of human goodness and its power to create an enlightened society—a country that the writer calls "nowness." And in that spirit of nowness, nice japanese solar —which is out there to meditators and nonmeditators alike—centers at the query, "Since we are right here, how are we going to reside from now on?"

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The Dark Red Amulet: Oral Instructions on the Practice of by Kehnchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal

By Kehnchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche

The darkish purple Amulet provides the Vajrayana perform of Vajrakilaya in keeping with the oral transmission lineage of the nice seventeenth-century treasure-revealer Tsasum Lingpa. Vajrakilaya embodies the enlightened task of the entire buddhas that subjugates fable and negativity so one can transparent stumbling blocks to religious perform. the basic goal of Vajrakilaya perform is to find absolutely the vajra nature that might rework each duality challenge into transparent knowledge and compassion. during this textual content, the popular students and meditation masters Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche current the background of this lineage and the remarkable tale of the way Tsasum Lingpa published this terma educating. Their line-by-line observation at the brief and condensed sadhanas presents a useful advisor for practitioners to mix the skillful technique of compassion and knowledge which are the root of Tibetan Buddhism.

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