Tibetan Buddhism: General Books

Tibet inherited and preserved the vast wealth of Indian Buddhism almost in its entirety, encompassing the three main "vehicles" of teaching - Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. There are four main schools - Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya and Gelug.

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Life of Milarepa

Life of Milarepa

by Lhalungpa, Lobsang P

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Indian edition. A biography of Tibet's most famous yogi, which can be read on several levels - as the life of a great mystic in search of spiritual perfection, as a piece of inspirational literature... (more)

Not for Happiness

Not for Happiness

by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

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Do you practice meditation because you want to feel good? Or to help you relax and be "happy"? Then frankly, says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, you are far better off having a full body massage than... (more)

Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod

Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod

by Edou, Jerome and Decleer, Hubert

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A translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron, the founder of the unique Mahamudra Chod tradition. (more)

Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life

Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life

by Shantideva and translated by Allan and Vesna Wallace

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A translation of the Buddhist classic from its original Sanskrit, also taking into account the canonical Tibetan translation. (more)

Dakini Power

Dakini Power

by Haas, Michaela

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Personal reflections and life stories from 12 contemporary female Tibetan Buddhist teachers, both Westerners and Tibetans. (more)

Padma Karpo Complete Bundle of Special Texts for Practitioners

Padma Karpo Complete Bundle of Special Texts for Practitioners

by Duff, Tony

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A complete set of the 19 main booklets produced by Padma Karpo Translations at a special price. (more)

Tibetan Zen

Tibetan Zen

by Van Schaik, Sam

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A groundbreaking study of the lost tradition of Tibetan Zen containing the first translations of key texts from one thousand years ago. Banned in Tibet, forgotten in China, the Tibetan tradition of... (more)

Sky Dancer

Sky Dancer

by Dowman, Keith

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A lively biography of one of Tibet's celebrated enlightened women, with insight into women's role in the Tibetan tradition. (more)

Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life

Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life

by Shantideva and translated by Stephen Batchelor

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The Bodhisattvacharyavatara is regarded as one of the most profound and compassionate descriptions of the way to achieve the ultimate altruistic mind of enlightenment. (more)

Tara Compendium

Tara Compendium

by Chokgyur Lingpa and Jamgon Kongtrul, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

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Tara is an emanation of the mother of all the Buddhas of the three times. She carries out all their activities, dispelling the obstacles created through the eight or 16 types of fear. When anyone... (more)

On the Path to Enlightenment

On the Path to Enlightenment

by Ricard, Matthieu

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Great Tibetan masters with profound realization and experience of the path have distilled their advice into powerful, seedlike instructions that get to the heart of the matter. This wonderful... (more)

Delog

Delog

by Delog Dawa Drolma

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New edition. The account of Dawa Drolma, who crossed the threshold of death and returned to tell about it. (more)

Masters of Mahamudra

Masters of Mahamudra

by Dowman, Keith

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The lives of the Mahasiddhas, great Indian tantric yogis, who accomplished the supreme realisation of mahamudra. (more)

Blue Annals

Blue Annals

by Roerich, George N

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A landmark in the historical literature of Tibet and an invaluable source of information, compiled by the renowned translator Gos Lotsawa Zonnu dpal (1392-1481). (more)

Force for Good

Force for Good

by Goleman, Daniel

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In A Force for Good, with the help of his longtime friend Daniel Goleman, the New York Times bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence, the Dalai Lama explains how to turn our compassionate energy... (more)

Buddha Within

Buddha Within

by Hookham, Shenpen

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An analysis of the Shentong tradition and how it reconciles its view of emptiness with that of a truly existing, changeless Buddha nature. (more)

Advice from a Yogi

Advice from a Yogi

by Thrangu Rinpoche, Khenchen

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This new translation of Padampa Sangye's One Hundred Verses, beautifully rendered into English, provides timely guidance for people trying to practice the Buddhist path in the workaday world. (more)

Awakening the Buddha Within [New Edition]

Awakening the Buddha Within [New Edition]

by Lama Surya Das

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In a marriage of the practical and the profound, Surya Das reveals how sacred wisdom can be integrated into our busy lives. (more)

Maha-Vairocana-Abhisambodhi Tantra [Hardback]

Maha-Vairocana-Abhisambodhi Tantra [Hardback]

by Hodge, Stephen

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The first complete English translation of this important text, using the Tibetan version with reference to the Chinese, and offering some insight into the origins of tantra in India. (more)

Stages of the Buddha's Teachings

Stages of the Buddha's Teachings

by Dolpa and Gampopa and Sakya Pandita. Translated by David Jackson, Ulrike Roesler, and Ken Holmes

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The Stages of the Doctrine, or ten rim (bstan rim), refers to a genre of Tibetan spiritual literature that expounds the Mahayana teachings of the bodhisattva path within the framework of a graded... (more)

Early Chan in China and Tibet

Early Chan in China and Tibet

by Lancaster, Lewis and Whalen Lai

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The complex historical development of Ch'an theory and practice in both China and Tibet. (more)

Dhammapada

Dhammapada

by Gedun Chopel

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An English translation of the classic verses on the Dharma set side by side with the Tibetan text. The outstanding Tibetan scholar Gedun Chophel translated this classic work from the Pali into... (more)

Holy Madmen of Tibet

Holy Madmen of Tibet

by DiValerio, David M

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This book is the first comprehensive study of the "holy madmen," who have captured the imaginations of Tibetans and Westerners alike. Focusing on the lives and works of three crazy wisdom masters -... (more)

Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, Why It Matters

Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, Why It Matters

by Traleg Kyabgon

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A jargon-free explanation of two central teachings of the Buddha: karma and rebirth. By now, we've all heard someone say, "It must have been his karma" or "She had bad karma." But what is karma,... (more)

Turning Confusion into Clarity

Turning Confusion into Clarity

by Mingyur Rinpoche and Helen Tworkov with a foreword by Matthieu RIcard

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For anyone interested in Buddhist practice and philosophy, this book gives detailed instruction and friendly and inspiring advice for those embarking on the Tibetan Buddhist path in earnest. (more)

Cult of Tara

Cult of Tara

by Beyer, Stephan

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In-depth study of the living ritual surrounding the devotion of Tara, plus an analysis of Tibetan Buddhist ritual in general. (more)

Relaxed Mind

Relaxed Mind

by Dza Kilung Rinpoche

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Meditators relax! An esteemed modern Tibetan Buddhist teacher presents a system of meditation instructions he devised especially for those affected by the too-fast-paced Western world (i.e., most all... (more)

Wisdom of Buddha

Wisdom of Buddha

by Powers, John

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This sutra is a discourse on untying the knots of confusion that enmesh beings in Samsara. A teaching from the third-turning of the wheel of dharma, it is a central text for the Yogacara school of... (more)

Legend of the Great Stupa

Legend of the Great Stupa

by Dowman, Keith

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Tells the wondrous story of the oldest stupa in the world at Boudhnath, Kathmandu, and also relates the concise biography of Padmasambhava, Guru Rinpoche. (more)

Tibetan Book of the Dead

Tibetan Book of the Dead

by Thurman, Robert A F

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This new translation preserves the form and spirit of the original whilst being especially prepared for Western readers. (more)

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