Category: Tibetan

  • The Great Secret Mind-SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS ON THE NONDUALITY by Tulku Pema Rigtsal, Keith Dowman

    By Tulku Pema Rigtsal, Keith Dowman

    Dzogchen (Great Perfection) is going to the center of our event by means of investigating the connection among brain and global and uncovering the nice mystery of mind's luminous nature. Weaving in own tales and daily examples, Pema Rigtsal leads the reader to work out that every one phenomena are the spontaneous reveal of brain, a mystical phantasm, and but there's something shining in the course of event that's clearly natural and spacious. now not spotting this typical nice perfection is the basis explanation for ache and self-centered clinging. After introducing us to this releasing view, Pema Rigtsal explains the way it is stabilized and sustained in easy meditation: with out editing something, no matter what options of happiness or sorrow come up easily dissolve by means of themselves into the spaciousness of natural presence. The booklet is split into chapters at the view, meditation because the course, behavior, the attainment, and the 4 bardos. each one bankruptcy contains mini-sections that may be learn as stand-alone Dharma talks. Pema Rigtsal has studied and lived with a number of real Dzogchen masters and has impressive tales to inform approximately their unconventional easy methods to introduce scholars to the delicate view of Dzogchen.
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  • An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life by The Dalai Lama, Nicholas Vreeland

    By The Dalai Lama, Nicholas Vreeland

    COMPASSION--SYMPATHY FOR THE anguish of others and the need to loose them from it--is wrestled with in all non secular traditions. but how does one really turn into a compassionate individual? What are the mechanisms wherein a egocentric center is reworked right into a beneficiant center?

    When His Holiness the Dalai Lama got here to ny urban in 1999, he spoke easily and powerfully at the daily Buddhist perform of compassion. Weaving jointly the contents of 3 sacred texts-- one by way of the eighth-century Indian grasp Kamalashila, one other by means of the fourteenth-century Tibetan Togmay Sangpo, and a 3rd by way of the eleventh-century sage Langri Tangpa--His Holiness confirmed that the trail to compassion is a sequence of meditations. An Open middle lays out this process meditation, from the best to the main tough, describing the psychological education ideas that might allow someone of any religion to alter their minds and open their hearts. during this publication the trail starts off with basic and transparent ruminations at the merits of a virtuous existence and strikes directly to practices which could mood harmful and impulsive feelings. Such practices will be undertaken at abnormal moments of the day, immediately remodeling the aimless or worried brain right into a disciplined and open brain. progressively, the publication introduces the tougher and sustained meditation practices. In those meditations the inner most and so much profound insights of Buddhist perform develop into a part of one's method of realizing and experiencing the realm.

    An Open center is a transparent and straightforward advent to the Buddhist route to enlightenment, by means of its maximum instructor, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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  • The Path Is the Goal: A Basic Handbook of Buddhist by Chogyam Trungpa

    By Chogyam Trungpa

    The Buddha taught meditation because the crucial non secular perform. not anything else is extra vital. those vintage teachings at the outlook and means of meditation give you the origin that each practitioner must wake up because the Buddha did. Chögyam Trungpa the following unearths how the planned perform of mindfulness develops into expertise, perception, and openness. He additionally courses us clear of the ego's catch: the urge to make meditation serve our ambition. 
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  • Fearless in Tibet: The Life of the Mystic Terton Sogyal by Matteo Pistono

    By Matteo Pistono

    Nineteenth-century Tibetan mystic Tertön Sogyal was once 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 state of Tibet, Tertön Sogyal's skill to harness the ability of the brain used to be born of either his profound figuring out of the Buddha's teachings and his certain stories, all of the whereas striving for peace opposed to large odds. His lifestyles is an instance of braveness and diligence preferred via non secular practitioners of all traditions; and his useful directions on meditation and commencing one's heart--amid clash, uncertainty, and change--are as correct this day as they have been in the course of his lifetime.
    Fearless in Tibet, the first complete paintings in English on Tertön Sogyal, captures the essence of his teachings and his internal global of visions and religious realizations. It additionally brings to existence 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 in the course of the mystical previous that unearths sensible internal tips for latest demanding situations. you can see the facility of reworking negativity into chance, letting pass of attachments, changing into current, and embracing impermanence. This difficult tapestry of intrigue and spirituality will infuse your direction with undying knowledge and inspiration.
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  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: A New Spiritual by Patrick Gaffney, Andrew Harvey, Sogyal Rinpoche

    By Patrick Gaffney, Andrew Harvey, Sogyal Rinpoche

    During this significant and finished paintings, Buddhist meditation grasp and overseas speaker Sogyal Rinpoche brings jointly the traditional knowledge of Tibet with smooth examine on dying and loss of life and the character of the universe. With extraordinary scope, The Tibetan e-book of residing and death clarifies the majestic imaginative and prescient of lifestyles and dying that underlies The Tibetan e-book of the useless. Sogyal Rinpoche provides easy but strong practices from the guts of the Tibetan culture that anybody, no matter what their faith or historical past, can do to rework their lives, organize for demise, and aid the dying.Rinpoche exhibits the desire there's in demise: how we will transcend denial and worry to find what it's in us that survives demise and is changeless. He offers a lucid, inspiring, and whole advent to the perform of meditation, to karma and rebirth, and to the rigors and rewards of the religious course. He provides suggestion on the right way to take care of the demise with love and compassion and supply them religious assistance.Rinpoche offers his personal imaginative and prescient of the near-death adventure from the Tibetan viewpoint. He explains intimately the "bardos," these states of recognition after dying that experience interested and tantalized Western artists, psychologists, scientists, medical professionals, and philosophers ever because the e-book of The Tibetan publication of the useless in 1927.The Tibetan e-book of residing and demise is not just a religious masterpiece but in addition a handbook, a advisor, a piece of reference, and a resource of sacred concept. it's been written to motivate all who learn it to start the adventure to enlightenment and so develop into "servants of peace," operating on the earth with pleasure, knowledge, and compassion to participate in safeguarding the way forward for humanity.
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  • The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones: The Practice of by Patrul Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, The Padmakara

    By Patrul Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, The Padmakara Translation Group, The Dalai Lama

    During this publication, nice Tibetan Buddhist masters of the 19th and 20th centuries problem us to seriously study our materialistic preoccupations and think twice approximately how we wish to spend the remainder of our lives. At thesame time, they supply useful counsel in following the Buddhist course, ranging from the main easy motivation and culminating within the direct event of truth past the achieve of conceptual brain. the foundation textual content is a educating in verse written within the 19th century through PatrulRinpoche, one of many striking lecturers of his day. within the accompanyingcommentary, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910–1991)— lineage holder of the Nyingma college and one of many nice expounders of the Dharma in Europe andNorth America—expands upon the textual content together with his attribute compassion and uncompromising thoroughness. Patrul Rinpoche's clean and piercing verses mixed with Khyentse Rinpoche';s down-to-earth reviews supply a concise but whole exam of the Buddhist direction.
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