The Method of Preserving the Face of Rigpa, the Essence of by Tony Duff

By Tony Duff

Ju Mipham Namgyal is among the top identified authors of the Nyingma culture. He used to be a prolific author with a rare wisdom of his personal and others' dharma traditions. He wrote a number of texts at the themes of innermost nice of completion (Dzogpa Chenpo). the single this is considered one of his texts on Thorough lower (Tregcho). The wording of the name "Preserving the Face of Rigpa" is defined within the advent by way of the writer. in brief although, it's announcing that this can be a textual content that focusses on one particular element of Thorough reduce perform known as "preserving rigpa". the rest of the name, "The Essence of Wisdom", refers back to the indisputable fact that this system of keeping rigpa particularly is the basic procedure for constructing knowledge. The textual content is brief yet has develop into one of many middle texts utilized in Tibet to educate this particular point of Thorough lower perform. since it is so renowned in the Tibetan culture and since it truly is one of many few texts that offers in particular with this topic, we felt that it was once a beneficial addition to our collection of texts just about Thorough minimize. as a result, we've got translated it and made a ebook out of it. notice that, even if this article used to be written as a part of Dzogchen guideline, it really is both appropriate to the perform of essence Mahamudra. therefore the textual content is perfect for someone who's working towards both of the 2. a brief yet transparent advent makes the content material of the textual content available.

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The Great Exposition of Secret Mantra, Volume 1: Tantra in by The Dalai Lama, Tsongkhapa, Jeffrey Hopkins

By The Dalai Lama, Tsongkhapa, Jeffrey Hopkins

His Holiness the Dalai Lama illuminates the hugely functional and compassionate use of Tantra for non secular improvement during this very important vintage work.

This is the 1st ebook in a chain featuring the good Exposition of mystery Mantra. the opposite books are Deity Yoga and Yoga Tantra. Tantra in Tibet comprises 3 elements released lower than the auspices of the Dalai Lama. "Essence of Tantra" via the Dalai Lama discusses tantra for perform, shelter, the 3 paths, greatness of mantra, transparent gentle, and initiation. "The nice Exposition of mystery Mantra--Part 1" by means of Tsongkhapa is likely one of the significant vintage texts on tantra. It provides the most beneficial properties universal to the entire Buddhist tantra platforms in addition to the variations among sutra and tantra. during this quantity Tsongkhapa covers paths to Buddhahood, vajra car, deity yoga, and technique within the 4 tantras. "Supplement" via Jeffrey Hopkins discusses the which means of vacancy, transformation, and the aim of the 4 tantras.

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Waging Peace in Our Schools by Linda Lantieri

By Linda Lantieri

From the biggest and so much profitable college projects in social and emotional studying within the country-The Resolving clash Creatively software, now lively in additional than 350 faculties nationwide-comes a robust, useful advisor for educating children to empathize, mediate, negotiate, and create peace. The authors handle every thing from minor schoolyard conflicts to violent outbursts, and provide educators and oldsters confirmed innovations for reinforcing kid's emotional, social, and clash answer talents.

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Get Certified: A Guide to Wireless Communication Engineering by Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas

By Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas

The Institute of electric and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society designed the IEEE instant verbal exchange engineering applied sciences (WCET) certification application to handle the instant industry’s becoming want for communications execs with useful problem-solving abilities in real-world occasions. people who accomplish that prestigious certification are famous as owning the necessary wisdom, ability, and talents to fulfill instant demanding situations in numerous undefined, enterprise, company, and organizational settings. offering contributions from 50 instant communications specialists from all corners of the realm, Get qualified: A consultant to instant communique Engineering applied sciences offers an authoritative evaluate of the seven components of craftsmanship coated on WCET examination. It offers state-of-the-art insurance of the wide diversity of subject matters relating to instant communications to facilitate the technical competency required to accomplish certification. The textual content outlines agreements, criteria, guidelines, and rules together with licenses and allows, wellbeing and fitness and defense, and compliance. With insurance starting from simple innovations to research-grade fabric and destiny instructions, the publication offers a normal assessment of the evolution of instant applied sciences, their impression at the career, and customary expert top practices. The book’s well-structured presentation in addition to feedback for extra info and research, make it an indispensible consultant for reaching WCET certification and a complete resource of reference for instant pros to maintain velocity with ever-evolving expertise and criteria within the box.

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War, Virtual War and Society: The Challenge to Communities by Andrew R. Wilson, Mark L. Perry

By Andrew R. Wilson, Mark L. Perry

Infrequently do teachers and policymakers find a way to take a seat jointly and think about the broadest results of conflict. Our comprehension has typically been constrained to war's explanations, execution, merchandising, competition, and rapid political and fiscal ends and aftermath. yet simply as public future health researchers have gotten conscious of unforeseen, sophisticated and strong outcomes of human fiscal motion, we're commencing to observe that conflict has many brief- and long term outcomes that we poorly comprehend yet can't find the money for to forget. those papers give a contribution to a transforming into discourse between lecturers, students and lawmakers that's wondering and rethinking the character and goal of struggle. by way of learning the results of warfare on groups we will extra quite simply comprehend and expect the implications of current and destiny conflicts. Such an figuring out may well good permit us to devise and execute army motion with a extra essentially outlined set of post-war pursuits in brain. while generally a central authority at struggle seeks the defeat of the adversary as its fundamental and infrequently sole objective, via a clearer knowing of war's results different goals also will develop into famous. conflict, like surgical procedure, may perhaps steadily develop into extra sophisticated, may perhaps reduce harm in ways in which are presently incredible, and will contain an more and more heavy accountability to organize for and facilitate reconstruction. tasks akin to this quantity are, after all, basically the start. The extra we comprehend the evolving nature of battle, the higher ready we are going to be to guard groups from its damaging results.

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A Beginners Guide to Tibetan Buddhism: Notes from a by Bruce Newman

By Bruce Newman

It is a ground-level, practice-oriented presentation of Tibetan Buddhism—personal and intensely available. The e-book starts with the awakening of scholars' curiosity in spirituality and the preliminary come across with Tibetan Buddhism, then leads us via all of the steps valuable for profitable perform within the West. incorporated is succinct suggestions on discovering a suitable instructor, receiving empowerments, turning into lively in a middle, and launching and maintaining a Vajrayana perform. unique emphasis is put on the capability pitfalls, and the exceptional merits, of the guru-disciple dating.

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How Peace Operations Work: Power, Legitimacy, and by Jeni Whalan

By Jeni Whalan

While robust states and overseas firms choose to reply to violent clash worldwide, their most popular coverage tool is to set up peace operations -- associations that needs to serve either the foreign politics in their construction in addition to the fractured neighborhood societies they target to transform.

But whereas their overseas face has been broadly analysed, we all know much less approximately how peace operations functionality 'on the ground.' In How Peace Operations Work, Jeni Whalan addresses this serious size of peacekeeping. She analyses the effectiveness of peace operations via an area lens, asking new questions on how they paintings, and producing new insights approximately how they could be made to paintings better.

What emerges is the overriding value of neighborhood legitimacy -- the notion between neighborhood actors peace operation, its group of workers, and its goals are correct, reasonable, and applicable. How Peace Operations Work demonstrates that after neighborhood actors understand a peace operation to be valid, they're prone to support the operation in achieving its objectives. This ebook combines novel theoretical development with wealthy empirical paintings, drawing on in-depth case reports of the United international locations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) and the nearby advice project to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) to suggest a brand new method of learning the effectiveness of peace operations, and a collection of useful thoughts that problem key components of winning peace operations coverage.

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Debating the End of Yugoslavia by Florian Bieber, Armina Galijaš

By Florian Bieber, Armina Galijaš

International locations hardly disappear off the map. within the twentieth century, just a couple of nations shared this destiny with Yugoslavia. The dissolution of Yugoslavia resulted in the most important battle in Europe seeing that 1945, enormous human rights violations and over 100,000 sufferers. Debating the tip of Yugoslavia is much less an try and re-write the dissolution of Yugoslavia, or to supply a distinct narrative, than to take inventory and think about the scholarship to this point. New assets and information supply clean avenues of study keeping off the fervour of the instant that regularly characterised examine released in the course of the wars and supply modern views at the dissolution. The publication outlines the country of the controversy instead of targeting controversies on my own and maps how various scholarly groups have mirrored at the dissolution of the rustic, what arguments stay open in scholarly discourse and highlights new, leading edge paths to check the interval.

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