Download E-books Fearless in Tibet: The Life of the Mystic Terton Sogyal PDF

By Matteo Pistono

Nineteenth-century Tibetan mystic Tertön Sogyal used to be a visionary, whose mastery of meditation led him to be a respected instructor to the 13th Dalai Lama. identified for his deep non secular insights and repair to the kingdom of Tibet, Tertön Sogyal's skill to harness the facility of the brain used to be born of either his profound figuring out of the Buddha's teachings and his particular studies, all of the whereas striving for peace opposed to great odds. His existence is an instance of braveness and diligence preferred by means of non secular practitioners of all traditions; and his useful directions on meditation and beginning one's heart--amid clash, uncertainty, and change--are as correct at the present time as they have been in the course of his lifetime.
Fearless in Tibet, the first finished paintings in English on Tertön Sogyal, captures the essence of his teachings and his internal global of visions and non secular realizations. It additionally brings to lifestyles the demanding situations he confronted in the course of his early yogic education and his efforts to advertise concord among Tibet and China.
Combining riveting storytelling and Tertön Sogyal's profound directions, Matteo Pistono takes you on a trip throughout the mystical prior that finds useful internal advice for brand new demanding situations. you can find the ability of reworking negativity into chance, letting pass of attachments, turning into current, and embracing impermanence. This complex tapestry of intrigue and spirituality will infuse your course with undying knowledge and inspiration.

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Download E-books Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama PDF

By Daniel Goleman

*Why do likely rational, clever humans dedicate acts of cruelty and violence?

*What are the basis reasons of harmful behavior?

*How will we keep watch over the sentiments that force those impulses?

*Can we discover ways to dwell at peace with ourselves and others?

Imagine sitting with the Dalai Lama in his inner most assembly room with a small crew of world-class scientists and philosophers. the controversy is full of life and engaging as those major minds grapple with age-old questions of compelling modern urgency. Daniel Goleman, the across the world bestselling writer of Emotional Intelligence, presents the illuminating commentary—and studies at the step forward examine this ancient collecting inspired.

Destructive Emotions

Buddhist philosophy tells us that every one own disappointment and interpersonal clash lie within the “three poisons”: yearning, anger, and fable. It additionally offers antidotes of fantastic mental sophistication--which at the moment are being proven by means of smooth neuroscience. With new high-tech units, scientists can peer contained in the mind facilities that calm the internal storms of rage and worry. additionally they can show that awareness-training concepts reminiscent of meditation develop emotional stability—and significantly increase our optimistic moods.

The uncommon panel participants file those contemporary findings and debate an exciting variety of different themes: What position do damaging feelings play in human evolution? Are they “hardwired” in bodies? Are they common, or does tradition be sure how we believe? How do we nurture the compassion that also is our birthright? We find out how practices that lessen negativity have additionally been proven to strengthen the immune process. the following, too, is an enlightened thought for a school-based application of social and emotional studying that may aid our kids bring up self-awareness, deal with their anger, and develop into extra empathetic.

Throughout, those provocative principles are dropped at lifestyles by means of the play of personalities, by means of the Dalai Lama’s probing questions, and by way of his striking humorousness. even though there are not any effortless solutions, the dialogues, that are a part of a chain subsidized by way of the brain and existence Institute, chart an finally hopeful path. they're certain to spark dialogue between educators, spiritual and political leaders, parents—and everyone who search peace for themselves and the world.

The brain and lifestyles Institute sponsors cross-cultural dialogues that collect the Dalai Lama and different Buddhist students with Western scientists and philosophers. Mind and lifestyles VIII, on which this e-book is predicated, came about in Dharamsala, India, in March 2000.

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Download E-books The Ri-me Philosophy of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great: A Study of the Buddhist Lineages of Tibet PDF

By Ringu Tulku

compelling examine of the Ri-me circulate and of the foremost Buddhist lineages of
Tibet is finished and obtainable. It
includes an advent to the historical past and philosophy of the Ri-me flow; a
biography of the movement's chief, the meditation grasp and thinker known
as Jamgön Kongtrul the good; valuable summaries of the eight
lineages' practice-and-study platforms, which indicate the several emphases of
the faculties; a proof of the main hotly disputed strategies; and an
overview of the previous and new tantras.

Kongtrul the nice (1813–1899) is a huge in Tibetan history,
renowned for his scholarly and meditative achievements, but additionally for his
energetic but evenhanded paintings to unify and develop the various lineages of
Buddhism. The Ri-me circulation, led via Kongtrul and several leading
scholars of the time, used to be a unifying attempt to chop via interscholastic
divisions and disputes that have been happening among the various lineages.
These leaders sought appreciation of the variations and acknowledgment of the
importance of kind in reaping rewards practitioners with diverse wishes. The
Ri-me lecturers additionally took nice care that the lessons and practices of the
different colleges and lineages, and their distinct kinds, didn't become
confused with each other. This lucid survey of the Ri-me flow can be of
interest to critical students and practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Download E-books Journey Without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha PDF

By Chogyam Trungpa

In accordance with the author's talks at Naropa college, this quantity introduces the reader to the rules of tantra, in line with the perform of meditation, which ends up in the invention of egolessness. Trungpa Rinpoche presents a right away and experiential photo of the tantric international, explaining the significance of self-existing power, the mandala precept, the variation among Buddhist and Hindu tantra—stressing the nontheistic beginning of Buddhism. The function of the instructor and the which means of tantric transmission also are provided. Written for the scholar of Buddhism instead of the student, Journey with out objective demystifies the vajrayana and whilst affirms the facility and sacredness of its old educating.

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Download E-books Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness PDF

By Orgyen Chowang

A Tibetan Buddhist grasp shows us the way to transcend mindfulness to trip deep into final happiness and rework each zone of our lives.

The real nature of our brain is marvelous, transparent, and cheerful. yet we don’t event this truth amid the swirl of stresses, suggestions, and feelings of day by day life. Our Pristine Mind is a realistic consultant to uncovering our evidently cozy frame of mind and reconnecting with the unconditional happiness that's already inside us. utilizing basic, obtainable language, Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche leads us during the course of Pristine brain meditation, a tradition from the profound teachings referred to as Dzogchen. This publication offers the whole trip of meditation, from the very starting the entire solution to the entire happiness of enlightenment. it's a practical, typical technique that may be practiced and skilled by way of a person.

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Download E-books Mirror of Light: A Commentary on Yuthok's Ati Yoga, Volume One PDF

By Nida Chenagtsang, Ben Joffe, Robert Thurman

Mirror of Light brings into the English language for the first actual time the nice health care professional and meditation adept Yuthok Yonten Gonpo’s teachings on Ati Yoga. Ati Yoga (Tib: Dzogchen), actually which means the ‘utmost yoga,’ is the head of Buddhist Vajrayana perform. it's the most elementary, direct, and profound route to exhibit the primordial knowledge that is one’s easy nature.  In his remarkably transparent and available remark which seamlessly weaves in verses from Yuthok’s personal root textual content and quotations from Tibet’s nice masters of meditation, Dr Nida Chenagtsang skillfully issues us to the sky-like nature of our personal brain that's transparent, sizeable, and unobstructed by means of the clouds of afflictive emotions. Much greater than a theoretical exposition, Volume one in all Mirror of Light comprises specific guide on Ati Yoga’s initial practices and trekchod (‘cutting via hardness’) --  ancient confirmed strategies that display the current clean wisdom that's unfastened from all confusion and past the 'hardness' of dualistic thinking.


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Download E-books The Kindness of Others: A Commentary on the Seven-Point Mind Training PDF

"It is fascinating that, no matter if we're Buddhist or now not, if we predict concerning the nice kindness of all beings it will likely be obvious that every one our happiness does certainly rely on them."

during this identify, first released by means of LYWA in 2006 and lengthy out of print yet now to be had to you during this Print-On-Demand model, Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Jampa Tegchok explains how we will be able to teach our brain clear of self-cherishing, the reason for all discomfort, and strengthen compassion, the reason for every little thing that's reliable. Rinpoche bases his rationalization on Kadampa Geshe Chekawa’s vintage textual content, The Seven aspect brain Training, which, among different issues, teaches us how one can rework difficulties into happiness.

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Download E-books How Karma Works: The Twelve Links Of Dependent-Arising PDF

All of us are looking to locate happiness and be loose from agony. Happiness comes from optimistic psychological states and activities, and being affected by the other. The twelve-part means of based bobbing up exhibits how activities underlain via lack of knowledge propel us from one rebirth into one other, conserving us trapped in pain, and the way via knowing fact appropriately we will be able to holiday this cycle. The 4 noble truths, the twelve hyperlinks of established coming up, and the 2 truths concerning traditional and supreme truth, all interrelated, shape the very center of the Buddha's educating. the numerous diversified practices of sutra and tantra develop into significant and practical in basic terms once they are in response to a superb realizing of those primary and seminal ideas. This oral instructing by way of Geshe Sonam Rinchen is predicated at the Rice Seedling Sutra and the twenty-sixth bankruptcy of Nagarjuna's Treatise at the center Way.

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