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Download Stilling the Mind: Shamatha Teachings from Dudjom Lingpa's by B. Alan Wallace PDF

Download Stilling the Mind: Shamatha Teachings from Dudjom Lingpa's by B. Alan Wallace PDF

By B. Alan Wallace

In his past ebook, The recognition Revolution, bestselling writer Alan Wallace guided readers during the phases of shamatha, a meditation for focusing the brain. In Stilling the Mind, he makes use of the knowledge of Dzogchen--the maximum of the entire meditation traditions--to open up the shamatha perform right into a house of big freedom. the following, Wallace introduces us to Dudjom Lingpa's Vajra Essence, the most loved works of the Nyingma university from which Dzogchen stems. along with his trademark enthusiasm and prepared intelligence, Wallace makes vague thoughts intelligible to modern readers and permits us to glimpse the profound realizations of a very good nineteenth-century religious adept.

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Download Study and Practice of Meditation: Tibetan Interpretations of by Leah Zahler PDF

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By Leah Zahler

This ebook supplies a vibrant abd dewtailed accont of the meditative practices essential to boost a peaceful, alert brain that's able pf penetrating the depths of truth. The reader is uncovered to Tibetan Buddhist perspectives at the psychological states attained via meditation by means of the author's counting on oral commentaries by means of 3 modern Tibetan lamas.

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Download All-seeing Boy and the Blue Sky of Happiness, The: A by Nick Kettles PDF

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By Nick Kettles

The All-Seeing Boy believed that there needs to be the way to make humans satisfied. Then he met the mysterious hobo Jason Carper Esquire who taught him in regards to the blue sky of happiness . . . and our inherent, just a little magical skill to deliver happiness to others.

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Download The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Or The After-Death Experiences by Karma-Glin-Pa, W. Y. Evans-Wentz, Donald S. Lopez Jr. PDF

Download The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Or The After-Death Experiences by Karma-Glin-Pa, W. Y. Evans-Wentz, Donald S. Lopez Jr. PDF

By Karma-Glin-Pa, W. Y. Evans-Wentz, Donald S. Lopez Jr.

The Tibetan ebook of the useless is likely one of the texts that, in accordance with legend, Padma-Sambhava used to be pressured to conceal in the course of his stopover at to Tibet within the overdue eighth century. The guru concealed his books in stones, lakes, and pillars as the Tibetans of that day and age have been in some way unprepared for his or her teachings. Now, within the type of the ever-popular Tibetan ebook of the useless, those teachings are consistently being stumbled on and rediscovered through Western readers of many various backgrounds--a phenomenon which started in 1927 with Oxford's first version of Dr. Evans-Wentz's landmark quantity. whereas it really is regularly used as a mortuary textual content, to be learn or recited within the presence of a lifeless or demise individual, this book--which relates the complete event of loss of life and rebirth in 3 intermediate states of being--was initially understood as a consultant not just for the useless but additionally for the residing. As a contribution to the technological know-how of loss of life and dying--not to say the idea in existence after loss of life, or the idea in rebirth--The Tibetan booklet of the useless is exclusive one of the sacred texts of the area, for its socio-cultural effect during this regard is with no comparability. This fourth version encompasses a new foreword, afterword, and steered additional analyzing record via Donald S. Lopez, writer of Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West. Lopez strains the total background of the overdue Evans-Wentz's 3 previous variations of this ebook, absolutely contemplating the paintings of members to past variations (C. G. Jung between them), the sections that have been extra via Evans-Wentz alongside the best way, the questions surrounding the book's translation, and at last the volume's profound significance in engendering either renowned and educational curiosity within the faith and tradition of Tibet. one other key topic that Lopez addresses is the altering nature of this book's audience--from the prewar theosophists to the beat poets to the hippies to modern exponents of the hospice movement--and what those audiences have chanced on (or sought) in its very outdated pages.

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Download Empowerment and Ati Yoga by Tony Duff PDF

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By Tony Duff

This e-book was once composed to help Western scholars who're taking empowerments as a rule. The publication will pay realization specifically to the that means of the fourth empowerment, which itself is the direct that means of Mahamudra and Maha Ati (Dzogpa Chenpo). It provides translations of the ritual texts used to offer key empowerments within the Nyingma approach and, particularly, offers the foundation empowerment textual content of the Longchen Nyingthig cycle of innermost Dzogchen. The ebook begins with an creation that in actual fact explains empowerment. The creation makes use of quotations from Padma Karpo's clarification of the Bodyless Dakini cycle of the Kagyu, that's the final word Dharmakaya perform given to Tailopa without delay by means of Vajravarahi. even though this comes from the Mahamudra teachings, it's a instructing on the dharmakaya point, consequently it has a similar which means as innermost Dzogchen. The creation keeps via making specific connection with the Ati method of empowerment. The ebook maintains with the basis empowerment textual content of the Longchen Nyingthig cycle, The King' Coronation Anointing Vase Empowerment. this article is from the foundation volumes of the Longchen Nyingthig Dzogchen transmission; a person receiving the empowerments of the Longchen Nyingthig cycle will wish the booklet only for this article. There are copious notes that specify the actual language of this empowerment and which convey the original procedure of innermost Dzogchen within the strategy.

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Download Dusum Khyenpa's Songs and Teachings by Tony Duff PDF

Download Dusum Khyenpa's Songs and Teachings by Tony Duff PDF

By Tony Duff

The gathered Works of Dusum Khyenpa, the 1st Karmapa, comprises approximately 4 volumes of texts. it's very infrequent, nearly non-existent. We controlled to acquire a duplicate and reserve it from extinction. (You should purchase a replica from us at our digital texts on the market; to the simplest of our wisdom it's the basically position from which it may be obtained). a lot of Dusum Khyenpa's amassed Works are taken up with entire units of teachings at the quite a few yidams of the Kagyu lineage that he obtained and practised. despite the fact that, there's a small part containing 8 dohas (spontaneous songs of religious recognition) sung by means of Dusum Khyenpa. there's additionally a brief textual content that offers the transmission of a particular Mahamudra educating referred to as "Mahamudra, the Thunderbolt". We translated seven of the 8 dohas and the Mahamudra educating and placed them jointly right into a small e-book, for the sake of the various fans of the Karmapa and the Kagyu teachings often. As an issue of curiosity, we have been surprised to discover a textual content in Dusum Khyenpa's accrued Works that offers particular info of the way to do the perform known as "Dead Entry", a convention which used to be supposedly eradicated from the Kagyu transmission due to the risks concerned. it is usually acknowledged that the educating disappeared with Marpa the Translator yet this access within the gathered Works exhibits that it rather used to be transmitted on throughout the lineage.

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Download True Perception: The Path of Dharma Art by Chogyam Trungpa PDF

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By Chogyam Trungpa

Real paintings has the facility to rouse and free up. The popular meditation grasp and artist Chögyam Trungpa referred to as this sort of artwork “dharma art”—any inventive paintings that springs from an woke up mind set, characterised by means of directness, unselfconsciousness, and nonaggression. Dharma paintings presents a motor vehicle to understand the character of items as they're and exhibit it with none fight or wish to in attaining. a piece of dharma paintings brings out the goodness and dignity of the location it reflects—dignity that comes from the artist’s curiosity within the info of existence and feel of appreciation for adventure. Trungpa exhibits how the foundations of dharma artwork expand to way of life: any task supplies a chance to sit back and open our senses to the exceptional global.

An accelerated variation of Trungpa's Dharma Art (1996), this publication contains a new advent and essay.

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Download A Garland of Views by Padmasambhava & Jamgon Mipham PDF

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By Padmasambhava & Jamgon Mipham

A Garland of perspectives provides either a concise statement via the eighth-century Indian Buddhist grasp Padmasambhava on a bankruptcy from the Guhyagarbha Tantra at the varied Buddhist and non-Buddhist philosophical perspectives, together with the nice Perfection (Dzogchen), and an explicative observation on Padmasambhava’s textual content via the nineteenth-century student Jamgön Mipham (1846–1912).

Padmasambhava’s textual content is a middle textual content of the Nyingma culture since it presents the foundation for the procedure of 9 cars (three sutra cars and 6 tantra automobiles) that consequently turned the authorized means of classifying the several Buddhist paths within the Nyingma tradition.

Mipham’s observation is the only most typically used to give an explanation for Padmasambhava’s educating. Mipham is celebrated for his prolific, lucid, and unique writings on many matters, together with technology, medication, and philosophy, as well as Tibetan Buddhist perform and thought.

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