By Dzogchen Ponlop
An critical guidebook during the trip of existence and dying, Mind past Death weaves a synthesis of knowledge extraordinary in its scope. With hot informality and profound knowing of the Western brain, the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche makes the mysterious Tibetan teachings at the bardos—the durations of lifestyles, demise, and beyond—completely to be had to the trendy reader.
Drawing on a wide ranging diversity of fabric, Mind past Death indicates us how the bardos can be utilized to beat loss of life. operating with the bardos potential taking carry of lifestyles and studying easy methods to reside with fearless abandon. Exploring all six bardos—not simply the 3 bardos of death—Mind past Death demonstrates that the key to an excellent trip via and past loss of life lies in how we are living. jogging skillfully in the course of the bardos of dream meditation and everyday life, the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche takes us deep into the mysterious demise durations, introducing us to their astonishing mindscape. This travel de strength supplies us the information to remodel loss of life, the best crisis, into the main strong chance for enlightenment. With either nuts-and-bolts meditation ideas and amazing illumination, Mind past Death deals a transparent map and a robust automobile that may appropriately shipping the reader during the tough transitions of this existence and the perilous bardos past dying
By Dzogchen Ponlop
There’s a insurgent inside you. It’s the a part of you that already is familiar with the way to break away of worry and sadness. This insurgent is the voice of your individual woke up brain. It’s your insurgent buddha—the sharp, transparent intelligence that resists the established order. It wakes you up from the sleepy popularity of your day by day fact and indicates you the facility of your enlightened nature. It’s the colourful, insightful power that compels you to hunt the reality. Dzogchen Ponlop publications you thru the internal revolution that comes from unleashing your insurgent buddha. He explains how, via education your brain and knowing your real nature, you could loose your self from pointless ache. He provides a radical advent to the essence of the Buddha’s teachings and argues that, if we're to convey those teachings absolutely into our own adventure, we needs to transcend the cultural trappings of conventional Asian Buddhism. “We all are looking to locate a few significant fact approximately who we are,” he says, “but we will in simple terms locate it guided by means of our personal wisdom—by our personal insurgent buddha within.”
By Diki Tsering
The autobiography of the mummy of 1 of the world's such a lot respected religious leaders and an intimate portrait of his beginnings.... at the beginning of His Holiness: "He was once diverse from my different teenagers correct from the beginning. He was once a somber baby who loved to stick interior through himself. He was once consistently packing his outfits and his little property. whilst i might ask what he used to be doing, he could answer that he used to be packing to visit Lhasa, and that he may take we all with him." On traditions: "I am proud to be, regardless of my resilience and talent to alter, a truly conventional girl. Does this make me archaic and anachronistic? i don't believe so. My traditions, my roots as a Tibetan, have fortified me. Traditions can't be denied or forgotten. they're the creators of your spirit and your satisfaction, and are the spine of your sensibilities. They make you what you're and outline what you need to be."In 1999, 40 thousand humans stood within the blazing warmth of primary Park to listen to His Holiness the Dalai Lama converse. a few sixty-four years previous, within the heat of the large range that ruled their basic Tibetan domestic, one girl famous the targeted blessing of his delivery. Dalai Lama, My Son is the tale of this awesome lady as she recounts in her personal phrases what it was once prefer to discover her son used to be being acquired as a dwelling Buddha, to monitor him develop bodily and spiritually, and at last to work out him turn into probably the most famous faces within the world.Known now because the Grandmother of Tibet, Diki Tsering used to be born to a peasant relatives in 1901, the yr of the Ox, and married at 16. In Dalai Lama, My Son, she tells her personal notable tale and that of her son in his youth. She remembers His Holiness's unfolding character and Buddhist upbringing; the viewers who got here to her city looking the hot Dalai Lama; the circulation to Lhasa; and the years there until eventually the chinese language invasion of Tibet and the family's get away and supreme exile. fantastically packaged and illustrated with kin photos and a map of Tibet, this glimpse into the origins of the Dalai Lama personalizes the background of the Tibetan humans, the magic in their tradition, the function in their girls, and their historical beliefs of compassion, religion, and equanimity.
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.
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.
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.
By Khenchen Thrangu, Tashi Namgyal
Provides the phases of perform of the drugs Buddha Sadhana. Rinpoche elucidates the main points of the perform and plenty of rules of tantra: deities and buddha nation-states, samayasattva and jnanasattva, the rules of emanating and collecting, using choices, mudras, and the 5 points of intrinsic understanding.
By editors, Barbara Nimri Aziz, Matthew Kapstein.
Court cases of the Seminar of the foreign organization for Tibetan reports, held at Columbia college in 1982.
pt. 1. The Tibetan language --
pt. 2. tremendous arts, literature, and oral traditions --
pt. three. historic reports --
pt. four. spiritual lifestyles and inspiration.
By Ringu Tulku
Expressed in a colloquial, intimate variety, this educating includes the essence of the Seven-Point brain education, condensing the compassionate route to Buddhahood into useful information.
By Bernard de Montreal
Bernard de Montreal in his first paintings in English, introduces us to the research of evolutionary psychology, explains to us the technological know-how of supramental idea, and constructs for us the psychic bridge from involution to evolution: reminiscence to inventive idea, spirituality to awareness, agony to peace, demise to immortality, soul to spirit, reincarnation to fusion.