Download E-books The Sun of Wisdom: Teachings on the Noble Nagarjuna's Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way PDF

The primary knowledge of the center means was once written within the moment century and is among the most crucial works of Nagarjuna, the pioneering commentator at the Buddha's teachings at the Madhyamika or heart method view. the sophisticated analyses offered during this treatise have been heavily studied and commented upon through many learned masters from the Indo-Tibetan Buddhist culture.

Using Nagarjuna's root textual content and the nice glossy grasp Ju Mipham's observation as a framework, Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso explains crucial verse from each one bankruptcy within the textual content in a mode that illuminates for contemporary scholars either the that means of those profound teachings and the way to place them into perform in a fashion that advantages either oneself and others.

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Download E-books Vajra Wisdom: Deity Practice in Tibetan Buddhism PDF

By Shechen Gyaltsap IV (Author), Kunkyen Tenpe Nyima (Author), Chokyi Nyima (Foreword), Dharmachakra Translation Committee (Transla

Vajra knowledge provides the commentaries of 2 nice nineteenth-century Nyingma masters that advisor practitioners engaged in improvement level perform via a sequence of easy directions. The rarity of this sort of fabric in English makes it necessary for practitioners and students alike.

The target of improvement level meditation within the Tibetan Buddhist culture is to at once become aware of the inseparability of phenomena and vacancy. Preceded via initiation and oral directions, the practitioner arrives at this view during the profound equipment of deity visualization, mantra recitation, and meditative absorption.

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Download E-books This Precious Life: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Path to Enlightenment PDF

Utilizing the normal Tibetan Buddhist framework of the 4 Reminders—the preciousness of human delivery, the reality of impermanence, the truth of discomfort, and the inescapability of karma—Khandro Rinpoche explains why and the way lets all greater use this brief lifestyles to pursue a non secular direction and make the area a greater position. The e-book comprises contemplative workouts that motivate us to understand the great strength of the human physique and brain.

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Download E-books Journey to Certainty: The Quintessence of the Dzogchen View: An Exploration of Mipham's Beacon of Certainty PDF

By Anyen Rinpoche

Approachable but subtle, this e-book takes the reader on a delicately guided journey of 1 of an important texts Tibetan Buddhism has to supply. "Certainty" during this context refers back to the unshakeable belief that develops as meditators detect for themselves the genuine root of truth. during this authoritative presentation, grasp instructor Anyen Rinpoche opens extensive the storehouse of this richly philosophical textual content in a fashion that shall we readers of all backgrounds simply profit.

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Download E-books A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism: Notes from a Practitioner's Journey PDF

By Bruce Newman

This can be a ground-level, practice-oriented presentation of Tibetan Buddhism—personal and extremely obtainable. The e-book starts with the awakening of scholars' curiosity in spirituality and the preliminary come upon with Tibetan Buddhism, then leads us via all of the steps valuable for winning perform within the West. integrated is succinct counsel on discovering a suitable instructor, receiving empowerments, changing into lively in a middle, and launching and maintaining a Vajrayana perform. specific emphasis is put on the aptitude pitfalls, and the terrific merits, of the guru-disciple relationship. 

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Download E-books The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa, Volume 3: Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism - The Myth of Freedom - The Heart of the Buddha - Selected Writings PDF

The accrued Works of Chögyam Trungpa brings jointly in 8 volumes the writings of the 1st and so much influential and inspirational Tibetan instructor to offer Buddhism within the West. geared up through topic, the gathering contains full-length books in addition to articles, seminar transcripts, poems, performs, and interviews, a lot of that have by no means earlier than been to be had in publication shape. From memoirs of his get away from Chinese-occupied Tibet to insightful discussions of psychology, brain, and meditation; from unique verse and calligraphy to the esoteric lore of tantric Buddhism—the extraordinary variety of Trungpa's imaginative and prescient, skills, and teachings is showcased during this landmark sequence.

Volume 3 captures the detailed voice that Chögyam Trungpa constructed in North the USA within the Nineteen Seventies and displays the preoccupations between Western scholars of that period. It comprises Cutting via non secular Materialism and the parable of Freedom, the books that placed Chögyam Trungpa at the map of the yankee religious scene. The middle of the Buddha and 16 articles and forewords entire this quantity.

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Download E-books White Sail: Crossing the Waves of Ocean Mind to the Serene Continent of the Triple Gems PDF

By Thinley Norbu

Buddhism teaches that enlightenment is our ordinary kingdom; the matter is that we don't realize this kingdom, because of the mind's confusion approximately its precise nature. Thinley Norbu offers the Buddhist view in a manner intended to solve misconceptions and wake up the reader's innate knowledge. Thinley Norbu is a distinctive instructor of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and the writer of The Small Golden Key and Magic Dance.

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Download E-books Ornament of Stainless Light: An Exposition of the Kalachakra Tantra (Library of Tibetan Classics) PDF

The most efficient quantity of Thupten Jinpa's thirty-two-volume Library of Tibetan Classics sequence, inaugurated to coincide with the Dalai Lama's conferral of the initiation ceremony of Kalacakra in Toronto in April 2004.

The Kalacakra, or "wheel of time," tantra most likely entered Indian Mahayana Buddhism round the 10th century. In expounding the foundation tantra, the Indian grasp Pundarika, one of many mythical Kalki kings of the land of Shambhala, wrote his influential Stainless gentle. Ornament of Stainless Light is an authoritative Tibetan exposition of this significant textual content, composed within the 15th century via Khedrup Norsang Gyatso, teach to the second one Dalai Lama.

One of the relevant initiatives of Kalacakra literature is an in depth correlation among the human physique and the exterior universe. In figuring out this advanced correspondence, the Kalacakra texts current an amazingly distinct concept of cosmology and astronomy, specially concerning the events of many of the celestial our bodies. The Kalacakra tantra is additionally a hugely complicated process of Buddhist concept and perform that employs important physically energies, deep meditative psychological states, and a penetrative specialize in sophisticated issues in the body's key strength conduits often called channels. Ornament of Stainless Light addresses a majority of these themes, elaborating at the exterior universe, the internal international of the person, the Kalacakra initiation rites, and the tantric levels of new release and of entirety, all in a hugely readable English translation.

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Download E-books A Fine Blend of Mahamudra and Madhyamaka: Maitripa's Collection of Texts on Non-Conceptual Realization (Amanasikara) (Sitzungsberichte Der Philosophisch-Historischen Klasse) PDF

The gathering of twenty-six texts on non-conceptual attention is the results of mixing the essence and tantric mahamudra teachings of Saraha, Nagarjuna and Savaripa with a specific type of Madhyamaka philosophy, referred to as 'non-abiding' (apratisthana), which goals at noticeably transcending any conceptual evaluation of actual fact. This aim is completed by way of "withdrawing one's cognizance" (amanasikara) from something that contains the duality of a perceived and perceiver. the result's a "luminous self-empowerment," Maitripa's (986-1063) ultimate tantric research of amanasikara. the gathering of texts on non-conceptual recognition performs a very important function, because it constitutes, including Naropa's teachings, the most resource of bKa' brgyud lineages. The version and translation of this assortment is via one other textual content attributed to Maitripa, the *Mahamudrakanakamala, which used to be translated by way of Mar pa Lo tsa ba Chos kyi blo gros (11th century) into Tibetan. The *Mahamudrakanakamala alternatives up at the subject matters of the gathering and indicates that each one points of Maitripa's mahamudra have been certainly handed directly to early bKa' brgyud masters. in addition to an English translation and research, the current book encompasses a re-creation of the to be had Sanskrit at the foundation of the editio princeps via Haraprasad Shastri, the variation of the learning team of Sacred Tantric Texts at Taisho collage, the Nepalese manuscript NGMPP B 22/24, and the manuscript no. 151 from the Todai college Library. The Tibetan variation of all texts is predicated at the Derge and Peking bsTan 'gyur and the dPal spungs version of Karmapa VII Chos grags rgya mtsho's (1454-1506) number of Indian Mahamudra Works (Phyag rgya chen po'i rgya gzhung).

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