Download Wise Teacher, Wise Student: Tibetan Approaches to a Healthy by Alexander Berzin PDF

By Alexander Berzin

The connection among a instructor and scholar could be a such a lot worthwhile and life-enhancing adventure, but it may even be fraught with difficulties and misunderstandings. For Westerners operating with japanese academics, the problems might be compounded via cultural variations, language obstacles, and divergent expectancies. clever instructor, clever scholar examines the teacher-student courting because it is known within the Tibetan Buddhist context. the writer surveys a large spectrum of events, exploring the reasons of power pitfalls. In illuminating the resources of misunderstandings, he bargains how to heal wounds and inspire fit relationships.

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Download Dusum Khyenpa's Songs and Teachings by Tony Duff PDF

By Tony Duff

The accumulated Works of Dusum Khyenpa, the 1st Karmapa, comprises approximately 4 volumes of texts. it's very infrequent, nearly non-existent. We controlled to acquire a duplicate and reserve it from extinction. (You should buy a replica from us at our digital texts on the market; to the easiest of our wisdom it's the purely position from which it may be obtained). a lot of Dusum Khyenpa's accumulated Works are taken up with whole units of teachings at the a number of yidams of the Kagyu lineage that he obtained and practised. even though, there's a small part containing 8 dohas (spontaneous songs of religious cognizance) sung by way of Dusum Khyenpa. there's additionally a brief textual content that offers the transmission of a particular Mahamudra educating known as "Mahamudra, the Thunderbolt". We translated seven of the 8 dohas and the Mahamudra instructing and placed them jointly right into a small ebook, for the sake of the numerous fans of the Karmapa and the Kagyu teachings often. As an issue of curiosity, we have been surprised to discover a textual content in Dusum Khyenpa's accumulated Works that offers particular information of the way to do the perform referred to as "Dead Entry", a convention which was once supposedly eradicated from the Kagyu transmission end result of the risks concerned. it is usually acknowledged that the educating disappeared with Marpa the Translator yet this access within the accrued Works indicates that it relatively was once transmitted on in the course of the lineage.

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Download The training anthology of Śāntideva: a translation of the by Charles Goodman PDF

By Charles Goodman

The learning Anthology--or Śikṣā-samuccaya--is a suite of quotations from Buddhist sutras with statement by way of the eighth-century North Indian grasp Śāntideva. This annotated translation incorporates a exact research of the philosophy of the educational Anthology and an advent to Śāntideva's cultural and non secular contexts.

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the learning Anthology-or T'Siksa-samuccaya-is a set of quotations from Buddhist sutras with statement by way of the eighth-century North Indian grasp 'Santideva. This annotated translation Read more...

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Download Religions of Tibet in Practice by Donald S. Lopez Jr. PDF

By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Religions of Tibet in perform is a landmark paintings, the 1st significant anthology at the subject ever produced. It provides a gorgeous array of works (hagiographies, pilgrimage courses, prayers, money owed of visits to hell, epics, consecration manuals, sermons, and exorcism texts) that jointly provide an extraordinary view of the realities of these who've inhabited the Tibetan cultural area over the centuries. the quantity offers a wealth of voices that jointly bring about a brand new and extra nuanced figuring out of the religions of Tibet. The thirty-six chapters are testimony to the mammoth scope of non secular perform within the Tibetan global, earlier and current, providing works heretofore unknown. The chapters are prepared thematically less than 5 headings: debts of Time and position, awesome Lives, Rites and methods, Prayers and Sermons, and working with loss of life and different Demons. They juxtapose fabrics from diverse sects, historic classes, and nation-states in an try and develop the variety of what we comprehend the spiritual practices of Tibet to surround. every one bankruptcy features a translation and a considerable but obtainable creation by means of a number one pupil of Tibetan religions. Religions of Tibet in perform represents the biggest sourcebook on Tibetan religions ever assembled, a piece of significant price to students, scholars, and basic readers.

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Download Cloudless Sky by Jamgon Kongtrul PDF

By Jamgon Kongtrul

This booklet opens how one can a deeper wisdom of mahamudra, a Buddhist method of meditation at the nature of the brain. In supplying an in depth remark at the Vajra track of the 1st Jamgön Kongtrül (1813–1899), the writer elucidates the phases of floor, course, and fruition in case you desire to meditate in accordance with the program.

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Download Religions of Tibet in Practice (Princeton Readings in by Donald S. Lopez Jr. PDF

By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Religions of Tibet in perform is a landmark paintings, the 1st significant anthology at the subject ever produced. It offers a gorgeous array of works (hagiographies, pilgrimage courses, prayers, debts of visits to hell, epics, consecration manuals, sermons, and exorcism texts) that jointly provide an extraordinary view of the realities of these who've inhabited the Tibetan cultural area over the centuries. the amount presents a wealth of voices that jointly bring about a brand new and extra nuanced realizing of the religions of Tibet. The thirty-six chapters are testimony to the massive scope of spiritual perform within the Tibetan international, prior and current, delivering works heretofore unknown. The chapters are equipped thematically below 5 headings: debts of Time and position, striking Lives, Rites and strategies, Prayers and Sermons, and working with loss of life and different Demons. They juxtapose fabrics from varied sects, old classes, and realms in an try and develop the variety of what we comprehend the spiritual practices of Tibet to surround. every one bankruptcy incorporates a translation and a considerable but obtainable advent via a number one student of Tibetan religions. Religions of Tibet in perform represents the most important sourcebook on Tibetan religions ever assembled, a piece of significant worth to students, scholars, and normal readers.

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Download The First Karmapa: The Life and Teachings of Dusum Khyenpa by Dusum Kyenpa, Michele Martin, David Karma Choepel, Ogyen PDF

By Dusum Kyenpa, Michele Martin, David Karma Choepel, Ogyen Trinley Dorje

Nine hundred years in the past, the 1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa, encouraged his disciples via his teachings and during the instance of his existence. this primary English translation of his teachings and biographies permits modern readers to adventure this nice master's forthright demeanour, think his dedication to perform, and obtain the lessons he gave in either notice and deed.

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