Category: Tibetan

  • The Pocket Pema Chodron (Shambhala Pocket Classics) by Pema Chodron

    By Pema Chodron

    Here's a treasury of 108 brief decisions from the best-selling books of Pema Ch?dr?n, the loved Buddhist nun. Designed for on-the-go proposal, this assortment deals teachings on:    • becoming fearless    • breaking freed from harmful styles    • developing persistence, kindness, and pleasure amid our daily struggles    • unlocking our ordinary heat, intelligence, and goodness
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  • The Middle-Way Meditation Instructions of Mipham Rinpoche by Thrangu Rinpoche

    By Thrangu Rinpoche

    Mipham Rinpoche, a nineteenth century Tibetan student and practitioner, offers a distinct rationalization of the Middle-way directions. For a number of years of his existence he stayed on the 9th Thrangu Rinpoche's monastery the place he used to be provided with fabrics for his prolific writing. one in all Mipham Rinpoche's encyclopedic works on Buddhism used to be the Gateway to wisdom and it's from this article that the Middle-way directions got here from.

    In this exposition Mipham Rinpoche explains the meditation options for constructing compassion and increasing this kingdom into the aspiration of bodhichitta. With this the readability of this imaginative and prescient prajna starts to appear. this article provides a close rationalization of ways one meditates to advance this knowledge.

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  • The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma: The Tantric by Chogyam Trungpa

    By Chogyam Trungpa

    The 3rd quantity of this landmark sequence provides the vajrayana teachings of the tantric course. The vajrayana, or “diamond vehicle,” often known as tantra, attracts upon and extends the lessons of the hinayana and mahayana. As with the hinayana and the mahayana, the formal recognition into the vajrayana is marked via a vow, for this reason the samaya vow. there's an emphasis at this level at the student-teacher courting and at the caliber of devotion. in most cases, scholars needs to entire initial practices, referred to as ngöndro, to organize themselves for initiation into the vajrayana course sooner than going additional. Having performed so, they then obtain definitely the right empowerments to start tantric practices. There are empowerment ceremonies of many forms, known as abhishekas. The vajrayana comprises either shape practices, corresponding to visualizations and sadhanas (ritual liturgies), and formless practices in line with permitting the brain to relaxation obviously in its inherent readability and vacancy. even though at the floor, there's a lot larger complexity in tantric practices, the rules of mindfulness and know-how and the cultivation of compassion and skillful motion stay of crucial significance.

    The tantric direction calls for entire engagement and fierce commitment. it's acknowledged to be a extra speedy direction, however it is usually extra risky. there's a caliber of directness, abruptness, and wholeheartedness. Tantrikas, or vajrayana practitioners, realize that the main difficult elements of lifestyles, the energies and play of pressured feelings and scary stumbling blocks, may be labored with as gateways to freedom and awareness. different issues lined intimately during this quantity contain the 4 reminders, the mandala precept, mahamudra, atiyoga, and more.

    The Profound Treasury of the sea of Dharma represents meditation grasp Chögyam Trungpa’s maximum contribution to Western Buddhism. This three-volume assortment offers in vigorous, suitable language the excellent teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist direction of the hinayana, mahayana, and vajrayana. This paintings will resonate with new scholars of Buddhism in addition to the main senior scholars.
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  • The Ninth Karmapa, Wangchuk Dorje's Ocean of Certainty by Venerable Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche

    By Venerable Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche

    Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche's observation at the sixteenth-century paintings Pith directions of Coemergent knowledge, Entitled the Profound Essence of the sea of walk in the park, by way of the 9th Karmapa, Wangchuk Dorje, presents those that meditate with an summary of the trail resulting in the conclusion of Mahamudra, the self-liberated and all-encompassing nature of fact. starting with ngondro perform, Traleg Rinpoche courses scholars throughout the stipulations had to absolutely combine the perform, besides directions for shamata and vipashyana meditation, consisting of visualizations and routines. a bit dedicated to strengthening perform lays out universal pitfalls and improper perspectives and the way to prevent them. ultimately, Rinpoche teaches the 4 yogas of Mahamudra one-pointedness nonconceptuality, one-flavoredness, and nonmeditation, and the floor, direction, and fruition of Mahamudra with regards to the person practitioner.
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  • The Excellent Path to Enlightenment: Oral Teachings on the by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Padmakara Translation Group

    By Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Padmakara Translation Group

    The vow to excellent oneself in an effort to excellent others is termed the idea of enlightenment or bodhichitta. this suggests that each unmarried motion notice or suggestion even the main trivial is devoted to the nice of all beings. to complete the nice of others, we needs to first excellent ourselves via purifying and remodeling our minds. this is often the purpose of what we name the initial practices, which identify the rules of all religious growth. during this booklet, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche explains a key perform textual content composed via Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820–1892) at the Vajrayana preliminaries: taking shelter, producing the idea of accomplishing enlightenment for the sake of all beings, acting the meditation, and recitation of Vajrasattva to take away obstacles at the route to enlightenment, delivering the mandala to acquire advantage and knowledge, and constructing right reliance on a non secular instructor. transparent, direct, and private, those directions remove darkness from the center of Vajrayana perform. incorporated listed below are the Tibetan textual content in addition to the mantras and prayers in most cases recited along with this tradition.
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  • The Tibetan book of the dead English title : the great by Karma-gliṅ-pa, Padma Sambhava, Gyurme Dorje, Graham Coleman,

    By Karma-gliṅ-pa, Padma Sambhava, Gyurme Dorje, Graham Coleman, Thupten Jinpa, Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho (Dalai Lama XIV)

    One of many maximum works created via any tradition and overwhelmingly the main major of all Tibetan Buddhist texts within the West, The Tibetan e-book of the useless has had a couple of extraordinary translations, yet none encompassed the paintings in its entirety. Now, in a single of the year's most crucial publishing occasions, the complete textual content has not just been made to be had in English yet in a translation of particularly notable readability and wonder. With an introductory observation via His Holiness The Dalai Lama, who calls this translation "an awesome accomplishment undertaken with nice care over decades" this whole variation faithfully offers the insights and intentions of the unique paintings. It contains essentially the most distinctive and compelling descriptions of the after-death kingdom in global literature, exquisitely written practices that may remodel our adventure of lifestyle, counsel on aiding those who find themselves loss of life, and an inspirational standpoint on dealing with bereavement. Translated with the shut help of major modern masters, together with HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and realized students resembling Khamtrul Rinpoche and Zenkar Rinpoche, His Holiness the Dalai Lama says, "I desire that the profound insights contained during this paintings should be a resource of concept and aid to many humans round the world."
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  • Brilliant Moon - The Autobiography of Dilgo Khyentse by Dilgo Khyentse, Dalai Lama, Sogyal Rinpoche, Dzongsar

    By Dilgo Khyentse, Dalai Lama, Sogyal Rinpoche, Dzongsar Khyentse, Ani Jinba Palmo

    Via vigorous anecdotes and tales this hugely respected Buddhist meditation grasp and student tells approximately his lifetime of learn, retreat, and instructing. The formative occasions of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s lifestyles, and people insights and reviews that prompted him to mature into the nice and cozy, wonderful, and hugely discovered meditation grasp and instructor he used to be, are deeply inspiring. the second one 1/2 the publication contains memories by way of his spouse; his grandson, Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche; Tenga Rinpoche; the Queen mom of Bhutan; and lots of favourite lecturers.
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  • Empowerment and the Path of Liberation by Tsele Natsok Rangdröl, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Erik Pema

    By Tsele Natsok Rangdröl, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Erik Pema Kunsang, Chökyi Nyima

    Empowerment and the trail of Liberation offers an in-depth explanation of the most important issues of Vajrayana through probably the most finished masters of 17th-century Tibet. The empowerment ritual is usually known as the imperative front door to Vajrayana Buddhism. It prompts our typical correct to an enlightened rule over our existence and non secular perform. Empowerment contains a wealth of directions on all of the key issues of Buddhist education, rather the trail of liberation of Mahamudra and Dzogchen.
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