Download E-books The Great Medicine That Conquers Clinging to the Notion of Reality: Steps in Meditation on the Enlightened Mind PDF

By Shechen Rabjam, Matthieu Ricard

In those inspiring teachings on the right way to open the center, a modern Tibetan Buddhist grasp indicates us the best way to switch our self-centered perspective and advance trouble for the overall healthiness of others. He teaches that after we recognize our personal want for happiness, we detect that each one beings want for a similar. With a broader point of view, we will be able to increase the energy to increase gratitude and kindness first to these we adore, and finally to everyone.

In his hot and casual variety, Rabjam deals obtainable Buddhist teachings that would entice a person who want to locate extra which means in existence. in accordance with classical Tibetan teachings, his statement is clean, funny, and sharply insightful. here's a sleek Tibetan instructor who appreciates the demanding situations of residing in today’s international. The nice Medicine can assist modern readers draw on historical teachings to discover their technique to knowledge, freedom, and pleasure amid the struggles of actual life.

For additional info in regards to the writer, Shechen Rabjam, stopover at his web site at www.shechen.org.

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Download E-books The Foundation of the Path PDF

By Norbu Chogyal Namkhai

This selection of teachings by means of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, one of many maximum Tibetan masters residing at the present time, comprises the directions for watching ourselves and knowing our actual situation. It introduces the 4 Awarenesses, the 3 Sacred rules (refuge, bodhicitta, commitment of merit), the 3 Trainings, the Vajra country and Contemplation. The e-book is a brilliant resource of idea for all practitioners of Buddhism, introducing crucial facets of the trail for the novices and supporting to refresh the data of complicated students.

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Download E-books Dudjom Lingpa's Visions of the Great Perfection PDF

From the preeminent Tibetan student B. Alan Wallace comes the much-anticipated Dudjom Lingpa’s Visions of the nice Perfection. 

This limited-edition set contains dependent clothbound variants of all three volumes, superbly provided in a slipcase.

Düdjom Lingpa (1835–1904) was once one of many optimum tantric masters of nineteenth-century Tibet. This new sequence comprises Düdjom Lingpa’s 5 visionary teachings at the nice Perfection (Dzogchen), the top of perform in Tibet’s oldest Buddhist university, besides 3 crucial commentaries. the lessons during this sequence have encouraged generations of Tibetans.

Volume 1 contains 4 works, starting with The Sharp Vajra of wakeful expertise Tantra, thought of the basis distillation of Düdjom Lingpa’s knowledge. Unpacking those critical verses is the Essence of transparent Meaning, a definitive statement according to Düdjom Lingpa’s oral teachings recorded via his disciple Pema Tashi. In The silly Dharma of an fool Clothed in Mud and Feathers, Düdjom Lingpa narrates the basic Dharma teachings from the viewpoint of an outdated guy rejecting superficial appearances. Finally, The Enlightened View of Samantabhadra is a masterful exposition of the good Perfection printed as a discussion among knowledge beings who bestow a treasury of pith directions and particular recommendation for practitioners.

Volume 2 includes Düdjom Lingpa’s most generally taught work, Buddhism with no Meditation, and complementary works by way of his charismatic woman disciple, Sera Khandro, who's entire and good enjoyed in her personal right. Her Garland for the satisfaction of the Fortunate spells out the consequences of the basis text’s hugely condensed verses.

Volume 3 contains Düdjom Lingpa’s magisterial Vajra Essence, his so much prolonged meditation at the direction of serious Perfection, in lots of senses a statement on all his different Dzogchen works.

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Download E-books Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness (Shambhala Library) PDF

By Chogyam Trungpa

The slogans contained during this e-book are designed to evoke the guts and domesticate love and kindness towards others. they're innovative in that working towards them fosters abandonment of non-public territory in on the subject of others and an figuring out of the realm because it is.

The fifty-nine provocative slogans awarded here—each with a remark by way of the Tibetan meditation grasp Chögyam Trungpa—have been utilized by Tibetan Buddhists for 8 centuries to aid meditation scholars consider and concentrate on vital ideas and practices of brain education. They emphasize assembly the normal events of lifestyles with intelligence and compassion lower than all conditions. Slogans contain, "Don't be swayed by means of exterior circumstances," "Be thankful to everyone," and "Always preserve just a cheerful mind."

This version includes a foreword by means of Pema Chödrön.

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Download E-books Dakini Teachings: Padmasambhava's Oral Instructions to Lady Tsogyal (Shambhala Dragon Editions) PDF

Padmasambhava, the Indian mystic and tantric Buddhist grasp, is moment in simple terms to Buddha Shakyamuni because the most famed personage within the Tibetan culture of Buddhism. within the 9th century, he made the adventure around the Himalayan Mountains to set up Buddhism for the folk in that state. Now, greater than 1,000 years later, we can listen and be touched by means of his voice as contained inside this number of oral suggestion. occasionally with humor, occasionally with biting sarcasm, Dakini Teachings covers a variety of directions. Given not just to the king of Tibet but in addition to uneducated humans, it's a vintage paintings of legitimate truths for a person who clearly desires to keep on with a non secular course in each stroll of life.

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Download E-books Walk Like a Buddha: Even if Your Boss Sucks, Your Ex Is Torturing You, and You're Hungover Again PDF

By Lodro Rinzler

From the writer of the best-selling Buddha Walks right into a Bar . . ., counsel for dwelling with integrity, compassion, and happiness--from his well known Huffington Post suggestion column.

How am i able to be the individual i would like to be whilst i am caught in a role I hate? How is it attainable to stick found in an period of approximately consistent distractions? am i able to choose anyone up at a bar or membership and nonetheless name myself spiritual?

This nitty-gritty consultant to existence for the spiritual-but-not-necessarily-religious makes use of Buddhist teachings to respond to these burning questions and a number of others on the topic of going out, relationships, paintings, and social motion. in keeping with Lodro Rinzler's renowned suggestion columns, Walk Like a Buddha deals knowledge that may be utilized to only one of these dilemmas that have a tendency to come up for someone making even a modest try and stroll like a Buddha--that is, to dwell with honesty, knowledge, and compassion within the face of no matter what existence surprises you with.

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Download E-books Luminous Lives: The Story of the Early Masters of the Lam 'bras in Tibet (Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism) PDF

By Cyrus Stearns

The tantric Buddhist culture of the Lam 'bras, the "Path with the Result," has been practiced in Tibet for nearly 1000 years, such a lot prominently in the Sakya lineage. Luminous Lives is the 1st in-depth examine of the literature and background of the Lam 'bras in Tibet. The crucial concentration of the paintings is an extraordinary Tibetan historical past that brings alive the tale of the earliest women and men practitioners of the Lam 'bras. this article, recording the phrases of the good Sakya Pandita (1182 - 1251), used to be an important resource for all later histories of the culture. lately rediscovered, it's been reproduced right here in addition to Cyrus Stearns' very good translation, advent, and annotations. Luminous Lives opens a window into the realm of 1 of the nice traditions of tantric Buddhism in Tibet.

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Download E-books Gampopa's Mahamudra: The Five Part Mahamudra of the Kagyus PDF

By Tony Duff

Mahamudra is fact! 'Five-Part Mahamudra' is a particular and potent method of getting into truth. It used to be first taught by means of Lord Gampopa, one of many mainstays of the Kagyu culture of Tibetan Buddhism. He taught it to his center disciple Phagmo Drupa who taught it commonly. After that, it grew to become one of many major methods of working towards Mahamudra within the Kagyu lineage. This e-book is a compendium of those teachings that correctly transmits the entire Five-Part Mahamudra process. It incorporates a whole observation at the perform by means of one of many present lineage holders, Benchen Tenga Rinpoche. Tenga Rinpoche is among the so much senior lecturers within the Karma Kagyu, and one in all Karmapa Orgyen Thrinley's experts. "All sentient beings have a brain and so they have an essence of that brain. For them all, the confusion that they event comes approximately simply of their brain; for them all, the essence of brain itself by no means alterations, by no means turns into confused." - from the remark through Benchen Tenga Rinpoche

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Download E-books The Method of Preserving the Face of Rigpa, the Essence of Wisdom: An Aspect of Training in Thorough Cut PDF

By Tony Duff

Ju Mipham Namgyal is likely one of the top identified authors of the Nyingma culture. He was once a prolific author with a rare wisdom of his personal and others' dharma traditions. He wrote a number of texts at the themes of innermost nice final touch (Dzogpa Chenpo). the single here's one in every of his texts on Thorough minimize (Tregcho). The wording of the identify "Preserving the Face of Rigpa" is defined within the creation by way of the writer. in short notwithstanding, it truly is asserting that this can be a textual content that focusses on one particular point of Thorough lower perform referred to as "preserving rigpa". the rest of the name, "The Essence of Wisdom", refers back to the proven fact that this system of conserving rigpa particularly is the fundamental strategy for constructing knowledge. The textual content is brief yet has turn into one of many center texts utilized in Tibet to educate this particular point of Thorough lower perform. since it is so well known in the Tibetan culture and since it's one of many few texts that offers particularly with this topic, we felt that it used to be a necessary addition to our collection of texts with regards to Thorough minimize. for this reason, we now have translated it and made a publication out of it. be aware that, even though this article used to be written as a part of Dzogchen guide, it truly is both appropriate to the perform of essence Mahamudra. therefore the textual content is perfect for a person who's training both of the 2. a brief yet transparent creation makes the content material of the textual content obtainable.

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Download E-books A Complete Session of Meditation PDF

This can be a ebook of teachings on how one can do an entire consultation of meditation. The e-book is a compilation made via the writer to aid those that want to training meditation within the Kagyu or Nyingma means. It emphasizes the sensible variety of guide present in the Kagyu culture if you really are looking to do whatever with the brain. It intentionally avoids the scholarly variety taught in another Tibetan Buddhist traditions and focusses without delay on operating at once with one's personal brain. still, the booklet is especially exact and transparent approximately all the key issues occupied with meditation perform. The ebook emphasizes the Kagyu method specifically. the writer has obtained teachings from many Kagyu masters and used his wisdom of the culture as a foundation for making the e-book for his personal scholars. He has chosen very important texts from Gampopa and different early masters to set the foundation for the reasons of meditation. the writer has then additional different, helpful teachings in line with the vast teachings he has got over a long time from many various Kagyu masters, reminiscent of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Mingyur Rinpoche, and others. the result's a booklet that features a whole instructing on how one can do a whole consultation of meditation, specially within the form of the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions.

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