Download E-books Born In Tibet PDF

By Chogyam Trungpa

Chögyam Trungpa—meditation grasp, student, and artist—was pointed out on the age of purely 13 months as a huge tulku, or reincarnation of an enlightened instructor. because the 11th within the educating lineage often called the Trungpa tulkus, he underwent a interval of in depth education in mediation, philosophy, and advantageous arts, receiving complete ordination as a monk in 1958 on the age of eighteen. the next 12 months, the chinese language Communists invaded Tibet, and the younger Trungpa spent many harrowing months hiking over the Himalayas, narrowly escaping seize.

Trungpa's account of his reports as a tender monk, his tasks because the abbot and non secular head of a superb monastery, and his relocating relationships together with his lecturers deals an extraordinary and intimate glimpse into the lifetime of a Tibetan lama. The memoir concludes along with his bold break out from Tibet to India. In an epilogue, he describes his emigration to the West, the place he encountered many of us wanting to know about the traditional knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Download E-books Traveling the Path of Compassion: A Commentary on The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (Densal Semiannual Publication) PDF

Traveling the trail of Compassion is the observation at the Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva by means of Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th incarnation of Gyalwang Karmapa. Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s statement connects this respected textual content with our day-by-day lives and our private aspirations.

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Download E-books The Practice Of Mahamudra PDF

Mahamudra, the top point of training inside Tibetan Buddhism, rewards research and perform with the conclusion of the very nature of brain itself. there isn't a unmarried adventure which isn't subsumed in the realizations of Mahamudra. On his first journey of the USA, His Holiness Chetsang Rinpoche gave exact directions in Mahamudra tools. He rigorously defined all of the 5 levels of Mahamudra and taught its major meditational practices. He additionally gave specified directions on posture and respiring for meditation, and responded many universal questions utilizing the lessons of Tilopa and Gampopa to demonstrate his quite a few issues.

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Download E-books Gateway to Knowledge: A Condensation of the Tripitaka, Vol. 2 PDF

By Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche

The Gateway to wisdom is a condensation
of the Tripitaka and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the cause of
Buddha Shakyamuni’s teachings right into a unified physique of textbooks, it's the philosophical spine of the dwelling tradition
of Tibetan Buddhism. This wealthy resource booklet embodies the fundamentals of Prajnaparamita
and Madhyamika in addition to Abhidharma from either the Mahayana
and Hinayana views. each quantity during this sequence contains the Tibetan textual content and the English translation on dealing with pages.
“The Tibetan grasp, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche (1846-1912) is an exceptional
treasure of knowledge, compassion and scholarship. His accomplishments in practice,
learning, composition and educating are immense.
Volume II elucidates the 4 Noble Truths.

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Download E-books Gateway to Knowledge: A Condensation of the Tripitaka, Vol. 3 PDF

By Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche

The Gateway to wisdom is a condensation
of the Tripitaka and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the cause of
Buddha Shakyamuni’s teachings right into a unified physique of textbooks, it's the philosophical spine of the dwelling tradition
of Tibetan Buddhism. This wealthy resource booklet embodies the fundamentals of Prajnaparamita
and Madhyamika in addition to Abhidharma from either the Mahayana
and Hinayana views. each quantity during this sequence comprises the Tibetan textual content and the English translation on dealing with pages.
“The Tibetan grasp, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche (1846-1912) is an exceptional
treasure of knowledge, compassion and scholarship. His accomplishments in practice,
learning, composition and educating are immense.
Volume III comprises factors at the 5 skandhas, the Hinayana and Mahayana, Buddha Nature and the conditioned and unconditioned.

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Download E-books Self-Liberation through Seeing with Naked Awareness PDF

A textual content belonging to an identical cycle as The Tibetan publication of the Dead, this guide at the approach to  self-liberation provides the essence of Dzogchen, The nice Perfection, seemed in Tibet because the maximum and such a lot esoteric educating of the Buddha. instructing the attainment of Buddhahood in one lifetime, this article was once written and hid by way of Guru Padmasambhava within the 8th century and rediscovered six centuries later through Karma Lingpa. The remark via the translator relies at the oral teachings of Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche and Lama Tharchin Rinpoche.

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Download E-books Mountain Doctrine: Tibet's Fundamental Treatise on Other-Emptiness and the Buddha Matrix PDF

By Dol-Bo-Ba Shay-Rap-Gyel-Tsen, Jeffrey Hopkins

Translated the following for the 1st time into any language, Mountain Doctrine is a seminal fourteenth-century Tibetan textual content at the nature of fact. the writer, Dol-bo-ba Shay-rap-gyel-tsen, used to be on of the main influential figures of that dynamic interval of doctrinal formula, and his textual content is a sustained argument in regards to the buddha-nature, also referred to as the matrix-of-one-gone-thus. Dol-bo-ba acknowledges very important different types of emptiness—self-emptiness and other-emptiness—and indicates how other-emptiness is the particular final fact. He justifies this debatable formula via arguing that it used to be the well-liked approach of the entire early awesome figures of the nice automobile. The translator's advent incorporates a brief biography of Dol-bo-ba and an exposition of 9 focal themes in his non secular philosophy.
Note: The hardcover version of Mountain Doctrine includes a "Detailed define in Tibetan" that's passed over within the book variation.

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Download E-books Warrior-King of Shambhala: Remembering Chogyam Trungpa PDF

A desirable portrait of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, essentially the most charismatic, debatable, and visionary non secular academics of all time, this ebook is additionally an inspiring, heart-warming, and sometimes funny account of the author's personal course of transformation from skeptic to mature religious practitioner. what is extra, Warrior-King of Shambhala is a most excellent presentation of the lessons and reports that experience develop into the center of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.

A pioneer in introducing Tibetan Buddhism to the West, Chogyam Trungpa is usually certainly one of its such a lot arguable figures: he frequently defied notions of ways a holy guy may still act, and his unconventional habit and "crazy knowledge" triggered a few to view him with suspicion. yet he was once specifically identified for his compassion, perception, and imaginative and prescient and was once instantly well-known as a residing Buddha by means of a new release of non secular seekers.

One of these seekers used to be Jeremy Hayward, who in little time grew to become an in depth confidante of the trainer. Warrior King of Shambhala, Hayward's intimate memoir of Trungpa, starts off with their first assembly in 1970, progressing yr through yr till Trungpa's dying and past. Hayward vividly describes Trungpa's strong, direct manner of operating with scholars, his groundbreaking paintings in bringing Buddhism to the West, and the lessons Trungpa provided every year. He additionally describes his personal own religious trip with the inimitable Chogyam Trungpa as his consultant.

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