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Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism » Tibetan

El libro tibetano de los muertos
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2012 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation
Este es un clásico de la sabiduría budista y del pensamiento religioso. Es un libro de instrucciones para que el moribundo transite en el llamado Bardo (un estado intermedio que se encuentra entre una muerte y un renacimiento). Su profundo mensaje es que el arte de morir es tan importante como el de vivir.
Buddhism for Pet Lovers: Supporting our closest companions through life and death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,590. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
David Michie draws on ancient Buddhist wisdom, supported by contemporary science, to provide fascinating insights into animal consciousness. He proposes that the pets with whom we share our lives are not there by accident.
How To Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s graduated path to enlightenment teachings given over a four-decade period, starting from the early 1970s, and deals with the eight worldly dharmas, essentially how craving desire and attachment cause us to create problems and suffering and how to abandon these negative minds in order to find perfect peace and happiness.
A Search for Meaning. Connecting with Buddhist Teachers.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A Search for Meaning is a book about people just like us discovering the true meaning of Life through meeting a Buddhist teacher. Love, sexuality, relationships, spirituality, money, fame and power are topics that often interest us.These are modern, contemporary stories of love and relationships, happiness and devotion grounded in an ancient tradition. Heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking.
The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 9 · Buddhism, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This ancient text was written in Sanskrit around 700 CE by Santideva, renowned Buddhist monk and scholar. This version is written in easy to understand language accessible to the modern reader. If you are embarking on the path to enlightenment, or just curious, this book could be just the change agent you have been looking for. It is said to be one of the Dalai Lama's favorite texts.
The Path to Ultimate Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,490. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2018 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Path to Ultimate Happiness presents teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the 42nd Kopan lamrim course in 2009. In these teachings Rinpoche discusses our potential to bring benefit and happiness, including full enlightenment, to all sentient beings.
Ego, Attachment and Liberation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In 1975, Lama Yeshe undertook his most extensive international teaching tour, being on the road for nearly nine months. This book contains the teachings and meditations Lama Yeshe gave at a five-day retreat he led near Melbourne, Australia. In line with Lama’s intentions, this book is dedicated to the awakening of inner freedom within the minds of its readers and all other sentient beings.
Becoming Your Own Therapist & Make Your Mind an Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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This book contains public talks by Lama Yeshe on the general topic of Buddhism and mind. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session. Lama presented one of the talk to a group of psychiatrists who were delighted to meet and question Lama, and this historic exchange underscores the difference between Western and Buddhist concepts of mental health.
A Short Practice of Green Tara eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This practice includes the short sadhana, commentary from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and three versions of Praises to the Twenty-One Taras. A Kriya Tantra empowerment of Green Tara is needed. However, one can do this practice without such an empowerment as long as one does not generate oneself as the deity.
The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The first teaching, “The Three Principal Aspects of the Path,” was given in France in 1982. The second teaching, an “Introduction to Tantra,” also in two parts, was given at Grizzly Lodge, California, in 1980. These comprise the first two lectures of a commentary on the Chenrezig yoga.
How Things Exist: Teachings on Emptiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book begins with a general talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on universal responsibility and compassion that is followed by four chapters detailing the Prasangika Madhyamaka view of emptiness, or ultimate reality, as taught in the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and how to meditate on it, according to the author’s personal experience.
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives a commentary on Lamp of the Path, Atisha's revolutionary work and Lines of Experience, a short text written by the Tibetan scholar Lama Tsong Khapa. This book offers readers one of the clearest and most authoritative expositions of the Tibetan Buddhist path ever published, and it is recommended for those at the beginning of the path, the middle and the end.
The Heart of the Path: Seeing the Guru as Buddha
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 1. Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 178,840. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book is an extensive teaching on guru yoga by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, a contemporary exemplar of the practice. Rinpoche explains the importance of guru devotion, the proper way to develop a student-teacher bond and offers commentary on each traditional guru devotion sub-topic found in Tsongkhapa’s lam-rim. The text also provides a textual outline to help guide your reading through the topics.
Buddhism in a Nutshell eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book blends ancient wisdom with a modern perspective, while preserving the unique blueprint for enlightenment that Tibetan Buddhist practitioners have relied upon, with success, for centuries. It does so by skillfully combining the teachings of Tibetan Buddhist masters with teachings on the same subjects from the perspective of a Western teacher.
Teachings From the Medicine Buddha Retreat
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book contains nearly complete record of the teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during a Medicine Buddha retreat in the fall of 2001. The sections are short, on topics such as making offerings to the buddhas and the nature of mind. The retreat was held less than two months after the 9/11 attacks, and Lama Zopa's teachings are full of references to terrorism, war, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Joyful Parents, Successful Children
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
This book contains advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, not only providing the Dharma context for how our children should be brought up but also containing many helpful suggestions of how we can introduce simple Dharma practices for our children.
Teachings from Tibet: Guidance from Great Lamas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This title contains teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Kyabje Ling Rinpoche, Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, Khunu Lama Rinpoche, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, Song Rinpoche, Geshe Lhundub Sopa, Geshe Rabten, Gomchen Khampala, Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, Gehlek Rinpoche, Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche.
The Tender Heart of Sadness: 28 Aspects of Warriorship Drawn from the Buddhist and Shambhala Traditions
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Written by a senior student of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, and his Shambhala Lineage heir Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche, this book is good companion to anyone pursuing the path of Shambhala Warriorship. Roger Guest offers reflections on a wide range of topics from basic meditation to the power of elegant speech and uplifted decorum, sprinkled with stories and accounts of encounters with teachers.
The Perfect Human Rebirth: Freedom and Richness on the Path to Enlightenment
Series: FPMT Lineage, Book 3. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,410. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This FPMT Lineage Series book is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s graduated path to enlightenment teachings given over a four decade period, starting from the early 1970s, and deals with how rare and precious it is to receive not just a human rebirth but a perfect human rebirth, with eight freedoms and ten richnesses, the best possible conditions for practicing Dharma.
Ancient Art Tradition: Tibetan Thangka Painting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tibetan thangka painting is a Buddhist art. It is often overflow with symbolism and allusion, which must be strictly in accordance with Buddhist iconography specified in Buddhist sutras. Commercialization of thangkas since the 1960s has led to a severe decline in the standard of the thangka painting. High-quality, authentic Tibetan thangka is in danger of becoming extinct.

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