Download E-books A Clear Mirror PDF

A transparent reflect is the autobiographical account of a saint, a genius, a virtuoso who has granted readers what's such a lot infrequent in own bills: complete entry to his very good internal lifestyles. Dudjom Lingpa used to be a nineteenth century Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp whose legacy of meditation teachings has swept internationally when you consider that his lifetime, due partly to the foreign presence of his re-incarnate successor, His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. even if the style of biography is very common in Tibetan Buddhism, this is often not like to something but translated into English.
This is precisely what Dudjom Lingpa does in his trilogy of auto-biographies. even though he used to be brilliantly winning in his multi-faceted occupation as a instructor to incalculable amazing disciples, a prolific author with no less than twenty-one extant volumes of composition which are nonetheless studied world wide, and a Treasure revealer within the instructing procedure exact to tantric Buddhism, his tales supply us anything else. during this ebook we're proven the very factor that prime lamas regard as so much sacred and intimate: religious evolution through the lens of inner-most visionary existence, cinematic in scope, full of interesting beings, either divine and demonic. Dudjom Lingpa can provide readers entry to his enlightenment process—from studying the right way to meditate as much as the top tantric practices—as basically he can have skilled it. This publication, packed with vibrant and interesting visions and dreamscapes, is replete with experience in addition to daily meditation suggestion. somebody drawn to a progressive outlook on own transformation will get pleasure from and take advantage of those stories.

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Download E-books The Treasury of Knowledge, Book Six, Parts One and Two: Indo-Tibetan Classical Learning and Buddhist Phenomenology PDF

Jamgön Kongtrul’s encyclopedic Treasury of Knowledge offers a whole account of the key strains of inspiration and perform that include Tibetan Buddhism. one of the ten books that make up this travel de strength, ebook Six is by way of a ways the longest—concisely summarizing the theoretical fields of information to be studied sooner than the cultivation of mirrored image and discriminative wisdom.

The first components of e-book Six, contained during this quantity, respectively crisis Indo-Tibetan classical studying and Buddhist phenomenology. the previous analyzes the conventional matters of phonology and Sanskrit grammar, common sense, tremendous paintings, and medication, besides astrology, poetics, prosody, synonymics, and dramaturgy. The critical non-Buddhist philosophical structures of historic India are then summarized and contrasted with the hierarchical meditative concentrations and formless absorptions during which the “summit of cyclic life” can certainly be attained. half examines the phenomenological buildings of Abhidharma—the shared inheritance of all Buddhist traditions—from 3 distinctive views, such as the 3 successive turnings of the doctrinal wheel.

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Download E-books Foundations of Dharmakirti's Philosophy PDF

By John D. Dunne

Through the historical past of Buddhism, few philosophers have attained the stature of Dharmakirti, the "Lord of cause" who has stimulated almost each systematic Buddhist philosopher on the grounds that his time.

Dharmakirti's popular works, written in India throughout the philosophically wealthy 7th century, argue that the genuine try out of data is its efficacy, and in addition that in simple terms the efficacious is knowable and genuine. round this important subject matter is woven an complex net of interrelated theories bearing on notion, cause, language, and the justification of data. Masterfully unpacking those foundations of Dharmakirti's procedure, John Dunne provides the 1st significant examine of the main vexing concerns in Dharmakirti's notion inside of its Indian philosophical context. Lucid and punctiliously argued, Dunne's paintings serves either as an advent to Dharmakirti for college kids of Buddhism and a groundbreaking source for students of Buddhist suggestion.

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Download E-books Feature of the Expert, Glorious King: Also Known as "The Three Lines That Strike the Key Points and Auto-Commentary by Patrul Rinpoche PDF

By Tony Duff

The 1st Patrul Rinpoche is without doubt one of the very important lineage holders of the Longchen Nyingthig transmission of innermost nice crowning glory (Dzogpa Chenpo). He wrote many texts on nice of completion practices. one among them has develop into really well-known as a handbook for the perform of Thorough reduce (Thregcho) the particular identify of this article is "The characteristic of the professional, wonderful King". The professional, wonderful King is Patrul's description of himself as anyone who has the lineage and potential to supply this clarification of 1 of the main profound practices of dharma. The lineage of innermost Dzogchen has numerous root teachings on Thorough reduce perform and them all can be utilized as a foundation for a handbook of ways to perform Thorough minimize. probably the most well known ones is a educating that got here from Garab Dorje after he had kicked the bucket. This instructing used to be given as a collection of 3 traces of directions to his disciple Manjushrimitra and is mostly referred to as the "Three Lines". Patrul's textual content is basically a proof of the 3 traces instructing from Garab Dorje. Patrul used the 3 strains as a foundation after which extended on them in order that their that means can be extra simply understood. accordingly, the textual content has turn into often called the 3 strains that Strike the major issues. it's so ordinarily known as by way of this identify that many folks don't know the particular identify of the textual content. Patrul Rinpoche not just wrote this article yet wrote his personal, brief observation to it besides. The remark definitely may help somebody to appreciate the very terse phrases of the unique textual content. for this reason this e-book comprises translations either one of the basis textual content and Patrul's personal observation to it. The e-book additionally comprises an advent that tells extra in regards to the textual content, notes and a word list that supply major aid with the original terminology concerned, and an evidence of what the name really says!

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Download E-books Into the Heart of Life PDF

By Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

The true try of our Buddhist perform occurs now not at the cushion or within the safe area of retreat, yet moment-to-moment in way of life, rather once we locate ourselves in uncomfortable events. How can we reply? during this e-book, some of the most revered Western figures of up to date Buddhism, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, bargains insights gleaned from greater than 40 years of engagement with Buddhist perform. Her viewpoint is titanic, with a well-grounded figuring out of the way the undying Buddhist teachings practice to the calls for and demanding situations of contemporary existence.

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Download E-books The Wisdom of Forgiveness PDF

By Dalai Lama, Victor Chan

This can be the intense documentation of the evolving friendship among the Dalai Lama and the guy who him throughout eire and japanese Europe, on a pilgrimage to India's holy websites, and during the Dalai Lama's close to deadly ailment. in this notable trip Victor Chan was once presented an perception into His Holiness-his lifestyles, his fears, his religion, his compassion, his daily practice-that nobody has suggested prior to. we've got heard the general public voice of His Holiness--now we're invited to snoop on his own explorations, and to take guide at the Tibetan paintings of dwelling.

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