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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.
Prayer to the Six-Syllable Great Compassionate One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FPMT. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This practice includes eloquent praises and mantra recitation to Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, to help develop the mind of compassion, with teachings on the benefit of such practice by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
The Preliminary Practice of TSA-TSAS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FPMT. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The presence of holy objects in the world transforms the minds of sentient beings and helps them realize the path to enlightenment. In addition, the preliminary practice of making tsa-tsas purifies obstacles and creates positive conditions for this and future lives. This practice contains all the instructions needed for creating tsa-tsas, including the actual practice and practical advice.
Medicine Buddha Sadhana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This practice requires the student to have permission/empowerment received from a qualified master in order to engage in the self-generation of the deity. However, it is permitted to do this practice without such an empowerment as long as you do not generate yourself as the deity. Instead, you should generate the deity at the crown of your head or in front of you instead of self-generation.
Refuge in the Three Jewels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Compiled on the advice of Lama Zopa Rinpoche this ebook includes the practice of taking refuge, the commitments of taking refuge, the vows themselves, and explanations of how to receive a downfall as well as the benefits of protecting these precious vows.
Jātaka Tales: Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Jātaka Tales are the Buddhist equivalent of Aesop’s Fables. This collection contains the first 50 from the total collection of 547 stories. The original translations of these stories have been updated for a modern audience. Each story contains notes about special features as well as a cartoon illustration. The goal is to make this literature fun and useful for Buddhists and non-Buddists alike.
The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Vol. 2 eBook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Volume 2" shares more personal stories and remembrances of the inspiring Gelug-lineage teachers familiar to many Western Dharma students.
The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Vol. 1 eBook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Volume 1" is an anthology of teachings, interviews and personal stories of the lives of our lineage masters, drawn from Mandala magazine’s archive issues.
Meeting Death with Wisdom eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Meeting Death with Wisdom: A Mandala Ebook on Death & Dying is a collection of teachings, advice, stories and interviews drawn from Mandala’s archive that takes a look at how both high lamas and ordinary students have experienced the death and dying process.
Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Also known as the Hundred Deities of Tushita (Ganden Lha Gyama), it is a seven-limb practice related to Lama Tsongkhapa. To supplement and complete this short text, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has added other practices.
Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This extraordinary practice contains advice and commentary from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on how to practice the five powers near the time of death, thereby ensuring a peaceful death and positive rebirth. Rinpoche discusses the power of eliminating attachment and practicing generosity, the power of prayer, eliminating the ego, training, and bodhichitta.
Vajra Cutter Sutra English eBook
Price: Free! Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vajra Cutter Sutra (The Exalted Mahayana Sutra on the Wisdom Gone Beyond called "The Vajra Cutter") contains teachings by the Buddha on the Perfection of Wisdom. Reciting this sutra purifies mountains of negative karma, clears away obstacles to the success of virtuous activities, and plants seeds to realize emptiness directly.
Sanghata Sutra English eBook
Price: Free! Words: 32,620. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This Sanghata Sutra is a Mahayana sutra containing stories illustrating the power of invoking the bodhisattva wish when interacting with others; and the power of past and present actions to produce expansive results. Imbued with the blessings of the power of prayer invoked by Shakyamuni Buddha himself, recitation of this sutra produces a great mass of positive karma.
King of Prayers eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This King of Prayers, the extraordinary aspiration of the prayer of Samantabhadra, is commonly recited to bring benefit to those who are sick or have just passed away, and for the success of a virtuous project. It is a written aspiration containing the immaculate wishes of holy beings and in itself is a complete practice. It was extracted from the Gandhavyuha chapter of the Avatamsaka Sutra.
The Heart Sutra, The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra eBook
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Heart Sutra is a popular sutra in Mahayana Buddhism. Its Sanskrit title, Prajñaparamitahdaya, can be translated as "The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom". The Heart Sutra is often cited as the best-known and most popular Buddhist scripture.
Chanting the Names of Manjushri eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Chanting the Names of Manjushri consists of 160 verses and mantra sentences of praise to Manjushri, the bodhisattva of transcendent wisdom.
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.
Balanced Mind, Balanced Body eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018 by FPMT. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In 2002, Lama Zopa Rinpoche requested Amy Cayton to put together a collection of stories from FPMT students about successfully dealing with the condition known as lung (Tib. rlung; pronounced loong).
FPMT Retreat Prayer Book eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The FPMT Retreat Prayer Book was originally compiled in 2008 in preparation for the first Light of the Path Retreat and has become a critical resource for those attending longer teaching events and retreats with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Many students have also found it to be very useful when attending other teaching events, going on pilgrimage, and for their own personal daily practices and retreats.
A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lama Zopa Rinpoche specifically compiled A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha for Buddhist practitioners to use as the basis of a formal meditation practice. This edition includes extensive explanation of the visualizations to be done while taking refuge.

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