Download E-books The Fearless Lion's Roar: Profound Instructions on Dzogchen, the Great Perfection PDF

A selection of teachings on the way to accurately perform the view and meditation of Dzogchen by way of one in every of its such a lot complete and loved masters of the 20th century.

This quantity is a heartfelt, intimate presentation of the full approach of the Nyingma culture from sutra to tantra to Dzogchen, the nice Perfection, and the way via it, modern day practitioners can reach reaching totally learned buddhahood. Inspiring tales of the nice masters Longchenpa and Jigme Lingpa kindle the necessities of religion and devotion which are the foundation for the practices that stick with. The Tibetan Buddhist grasp Nyoshul Khenpo Jamyang Dorje gave those talks in the course of a three-year retreat in France from 1982 to 1985.

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Download E-books The Path Is the Goal: A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation PDF

The Buddha taught meditation because the crucial non secular perform. not anything else is extra very important. 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 right here unearths how the planned perform of mindfulness develops into understanding, perception, and openness. He additionally publications us clear of the ego's seize: the urge to make meditation serve our ambition. 

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Download E-books Introducing Tibetan Buddhism (World Religions) PDF

By Geoffrey Samuel

This vigorous creation is the proper start line for college students wishing to adopt a accomplished research of Tibetan faith. It covers the advance and impression of Tibetan Buddhism and the foremost faculties and traditions, together with Bon. Geoffrey Samuel is helping scholars become familiar with a posh set of ideals and practices and offers a transparent experience of the old, cultural and textual history. vital modern matters reminiscent of gender, nationwide id and Tibetan Buddhism on the planet this day also are addressed. Illustrated all through, the e-book features a chronology, word list, pronunciation advisor, summaries, dialogue questions and proposals for additional studying that might relief knowing and revision.

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Download E-books Developing Balanced Sensitivity: Practical Buddhist Exercises for Daily Life PDF

By Alexander Berzin

Alexander Berzin introduces a chain of strategies for overcoming insensitivity and allergic reaction. according to conventional Buddhist assets, they're awarded in non-traditional types appropriate for workshops and personal perform. The workouts care for tough, daily occasions and exhibit the best way to entry our mind's ordinary skills; dispel anxiety, lack of confidence, and coffee vanity; make judgements; deconstruct misleading appearances; and realize the transparent mild nature of the brain.

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Download E-books A Namuyi Tibetan Woman's Journey from Chinese Village to Indian City to Beijing PDF

By Li Xiaoqiong (Drolma)

Li Xiaoqiong (Drolma), a Namuyi Tibetan from Liangshan Yi self sustaining Prefecture, Sichuan Province describes her formative years; mom and dad; paternal grandmother's adolescence and dying; village existence together with kid's video games, tending horses, and herding yaks; her reviews at basic tuition; a surrogate grandfather; her youngest brother; neighborhood lunar New 12 months festivities; her time at heart university together with a distinct good friend and love letters; her education at Qinghai common collage in Xining urban; her time in India together with collage reviews, travels, operating in an NGO, and dealing at a decision heart in Delhi; and her go back to China. additionally incorporated are unique poems, 3 tales via Li Xiaoqiong's grandmother, and images of Li Xiaoqiong's village and of her time in India.

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Download E-books The Treasury of Knowledge: Books 2, 3, and 4: Buddhism's Journey to Tibet PDF

Jamgön Kongtrül’s ten-volume Treasury of Knowledge is a special, encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the full variety of Buddhist teachings as they have been preserved in Tibet. Tibetan Buddhist academics anticipated their scholars to check Buddhist philosophical texts in addition to perform mirrored image and meditation; present-day scholars have additionally discovered that awakening has its resource in learn in addition to in mirrored image and perform. Buddhism’s trip to Tibet provides Kongtrül's masterful heritage of Buddhism in India and Tibet. starting with the looks of the Buddha in our international (Book Two), it describes the Buddha's lifestyles, his enlightenment, and what he taught (Book 3) from a large number of Buddhist viewpoints. Buddhism's transmission to and renovation in Tibet is the point of interest of the most a part of this quantity (Book Four), which describes the scriptural transmissions and lineages of meditation perform in addition to the Buddhist arts that jointly make up the realm of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Download E-books On the Path to Enlightenment: Heart Advice from the Great Tibetan Masters PDF

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche encouraged Matthieu Ricard to create this anthology via telling him that “when we come to understand the intensity of the view of the 8 nice traditions [of Tibetan Buddhism] and likewise see that all of them bring about an identical target with no contradicting one another, we predict, ‘Only lack of knowledge can lead us to undertake a sectarian view.’” Ricard has chosen and translated essentially the most profound and encouraging teachings from throughout those traditions.

the chosen teachings are taken from the resources of the traditions, together with the Buddha himself, Nagarjuna, Guru Rinpoche, Atisha, Shantideva, and Asanga; from nice masters of the earlier, together with Thogme Zangpo, the 5th Dalai Lama, Milarepa, Longchenpa, and Sakya Pandita; and from modern masters, together with the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and Mingyur Rinpoche. They handle such themes because the nature of the brain; the principles of taking shelter, producing altruistic compassion, buying benefit, and following a instructor; view, meditation, and motion; and the way to take away hindrances and make development at the course.

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Download E-books Mipham's Beacon of Certainty: Illuminating the View of Dzogchen, the Great Perfection Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism (Volume II) PDF

By John W. Pettit

For hundreds of years, Dzogchen - a different meditative perform to accomplish spontaneous enlightenment - has been misinterpreted via either critics and malinformed meditators as being simply mystical and anti-rational. within the grand spirit of Buddhist debate, nineteenth century Buddhist thinker Mipham wrote Beacon of Certainty, a compelling security of Dzogchen philosophy that employs the very good judgment it used to be criticized as missing. via lucid and obtainable textural translation and penetrating research, Pettit provides Mipham as considered one of Tibet's maximum thinkers.

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