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Straight from the Heart
Straight from the Heart
Translated by Karl Brunnholzl
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559394451
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Straight from the Heart
Buddhist Pith Instructions
Translated by Karl Brunnholzl


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $32.95

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The Life of Longchenpa
The Life of Longchenpa
Edited by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559394185
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The Life of Longchenpa
The Omniscient Dharma King of the Vast Expanse
Edited by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $24.95

The first complete English-language life story of Longchenpa (1308-1364), one of the greatest masters in the history of Tibetan Buddhism.

Compiled from numerous Tibetan and Bhutanese sources, including Longchenpa's autobiography and stories of his previous lives and subsequent rebirths, The Life of Longchenpa weaves an inspiring and captivating tale of wonder and... Read more >
History of the Karmapas
History of the Karmapas
Written by Lama Kunsang, Lama Pemo and Marie Aubele, Translated by Jonathan C. Bell, Introduction by Mila Khyenyse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559393904
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History of the Karmapas
The Odyssey of the Tibetan Masters with the Black Crown
Written by Lama Kunsang, Lama Pemo and Marie Aubele
Translated by Jonathan C. Bell
Introduction by Mila Khyenyse


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2012
Price: $21.95

Masters of esoteric knowledge and miraculous practices, the lineage of the Karmapas is the earliest of all the recognized incarnate lineages and is said to descend from the great Indian tantric master Tilopa through a chain that includes Naropa, Marpa, and Milarepa. The Karmapas are distinguished by their black crowns, said... Read more >
Confession of a Buddhist Atheist
Confession of a Buddhist Atheist
Written by Stephen Batchelor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385527071
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Confession of a Buddhist Atheist

Written by Stephen Batchelor


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

Does Buddhism require faith? Can an atheist or agnostic follow the Buddha’s teachings without believing in reincarnation or organized religion?
 
This is one man’s confession.

 
In his classic Buddhism Without Beliefs, Stephen Batchelor offered a profound, secular approach to the teachings of the Buddha that struck an emotional chord... Read more >
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Niguma, Lady of Illusion
Niguma, Lady of Illusion
Written by Sarah Harding
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559393614
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Niguma, Lady of Illusion

Written by Sarah Harding


Format: Hardcover, 418 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2011
Price: $32.95

Providing a rare glimpse of feminine Buddhist history, Niguma, Lady of Illusion brings to the forefront the life and teachings of a mysterious eleventh-century Kashmiri woman who became the source of a major Tibetan Buddhist practice lineage. The circumstances of her life and extraordinary qualities ascribed to her are analyzed in... Read more >
The Buddha Speaks
The Buddha Speaks
Edited by Anne Bancroft
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308271
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The Buddha Speaks
A Book of Guidance from the Buddhist Scriptures
Edited by Anne Bancroft


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $14.00

Here is the core of the Buddha’s teaching in his own words, as it was memorized word-for-word by his disciples and written down two hundred years after his death. These selections from the Buddhist scriptures deal with the search for truth, the way of contemplation, life and death, living in community... Read more >
The Buddha From Dolpo
The Buddha From Dolpo
Written by Cyrus Stearns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559393430
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The Buddha From Dolpo
A Study Of The Life And Thought Of The Tibetan Master Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen
Written by Cyrus Stearns


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2010
Price: $39.95

The Buddha from Dölpo is a revised and enlarged edition of the only book about the most controversial Buddhist master in the history of Tibet, Dölpopa Sherab Gyaltsen (1292–1361), who became perhaps the greatest Tibetan expert of the Kalacakra or Wheel of Time, a vast system of tantric teachings. Based largely... Read more >
Practicing the Jhanas
Practicing the Jhanas
Written by Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen, Foreword by Pa Auk Sayadaw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307335
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Practicing the Jhanas
Traditional Concentration Meditation as Presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw
Written by Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen
Foreword by Pa Auk Sayadaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $22.95

<p style="line-height: 150%;"> This is a clear and in-depth presentation of the traditional Theravadin concentration meditation known as jhāna practice, from two authors who have practiced the jhānas in retreat under the guidance of one of the great living meditation masters, Pa Auk Sayadaw. The authors describe the techniques and their... Read more >
A Life of the Buddha
A Life of the Buddha
Written by Sherab Chodzin Kohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306895
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A Life of the Buddha

Written by Sherab Chodzin Kohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $19.95

The story of the Buddha and his awakening is more than an account of the birth of a religious tradition: it is also one of the great archetypal tales of the spiritual quest, colorful in its many details and thrilling in its depiction of the world transformed by an enlightened human... Read more >
Lion of Siddhas
Lion of Siddhas
Translated by David Molk and Tsering Wangdu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559392990
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Lion of Siddhas
The Life and Teachings of Padampa Sangye
Translated by David Molk and Tsering Wangdu


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2008
Price: $26.95

Best known as Machig Labdron's teacher, the Indian mahasiddha Padampa Sangye is counted as a lineage guru by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He brought the lineage of Chöd to Tibet, carried the Buddha's teachings to China, and is even asserted in the Tibetan tradition to have been the legendary Bodhidharma... Read more >
The Great Kagyu Masters
The Great Kagyu Masters
Edited by Huckenpahler, Translated by Khenpo Konchog Gyaltsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559392440
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The Great Kagyu Masters
The Golden Lineage Treasury
Edited by Huckenpahler
Translated by Khenpo Konchog Gyaltsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2006
Price: $22.95

For inspiration, Buddhists turn to the life stories of how the great masters of their lineage struggled with their circumstances and achieved enlightenment. This important and very readable volume tells the extraordinary tales of the greatest teachers of the Kagyu the lineage with the widest following in the U.S. Read more >
The Second Dalai Lama
The Second Dalai Lama
Written by Glenn H. Mullin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559392334
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The Second Dalai Lama
His Life and Teachings
Written by Glenn H. Mullin


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2005
Price: $16.95

The Second Dalai Lama's writings and biography are brought vividly to life in this extraordinary book by the renowned translator Glenn Mullin through a selection of the Second Dalai Lama's ecstatic outpourings of enlightened teaching. He gives us a glimpse into the visionary life of this outspoken and unconventional Dalai Lama... Read more >
Echoes from an Empty Sky
Echoes from an Empty Sky
Written by John B. Buescher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559392204
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Echoes from an Empty Sky
The Origin of the Buddhist Doctrine of the Two Truths
Written by John B. Buescher


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2005
Price: $18.95

The important Buddhist doctrine of the two truths—conventional truths and ultimate truths—is the subject of this book. It examines how the doctrine evolved within early Buddhism from efforts to make sense of contradictions within the collected sayings of the Buddha. The two truths, however, came to refer not primarily to statements... Read more >
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