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Unlearning Meditation
Unlearning Meditation
Written by Jason Siff
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ISBN: 9781590307526
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Unlearning Meditation
What to Do When the Instructions Get In the Way
Written by Jason Siff


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
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When we meditate, our minds often want to do something other than the meditation instructions we've been taught. When that happens repeatedly, we may feel frustrated to the point of abandoning meditation altogether. Jason Siff invites us to approach meditation in a new way, one that honors the part of us... Read more >
The Three Principal Aspects of the Path
The Three Principal Aspects of the Path
Written by Geshe Sonam Rinchen, Translated by Ruth Sonam
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ISBN: 9781559393508
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The Three Principal Aspects of the Path
An Oral Teaching
Written by Geshe Sonam Rinchen
Translated by Ruth Sonam


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: June 16, 2010
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The wish for freedom, the altruistic intention, and the wisdom realizing emptiness constitute the essence of the Buddhist path. In this teaching, Geshe Sonam Rinchen explains, in clear and readily accessible terms, Je Tsongkhapa’s (1357–1419) famed presentation of these three essential topics. Read more >
No Beginning, No End
No Beginning, No End
Written by Jakusho Kwong, Edited by Peter Levitt, Foreword by Thich Nhat Hanh
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ISBN: 9781590308110
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No Beginning, No End
The Intimate Heart of Zen
Written by Jakusho Kwong
Edited by Peter Levitt
Foreword by Thich Nhat Hanh


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $16.95

In No Beginning, No End, Zen master Jakusho Kwong-roshi shows us how to treasure the ordinary activities of our daily lives through an understanding of simple Buddhist practices and ideas. The author’s spontaneous, poetic, and pragmatic teachings—so reminiscent of his spiritual predecessor Shunryu Suzuki (Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind)—transport us on an... Read more >
Things Pertaining to Bodhi
Things Pertaining to Bodhi
Written by Sheng Yen
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ISBN: 9781590307908
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Things Pertaining to Bodhi
The Thirty-seven Aids to Enlightenment
Written by Sheng Yen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
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The Thirty-seven Aids to Enlightenment are a set of fundamental teachings of Buddhism in the form of a list. The list’s seeming simplicity belies the fact that it is actually a kind of road map to enlightenment for anyone who follows it with diligence and sincerity. The Thirty-seven Aids comprise seven... Read more >
The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation
The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation
Written by Chogyam Trungpa, Edited by Judith L. Lief
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ISBN: 9781590307700
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The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation

Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Edited by Judith L. Lief


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
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Chögyam Trungpa’s in-depth exploration of the Four Noble Truths—the foundational Buddhist teaching about the origin of suffering and its cessation—emphasizes their profound relevance not just as an inspiration when we set out on the path, but at every other moment of our lives as well, showing how we can join view... Read more >
Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse
Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse
Written by Anne Carolyn Klein, Narrated by Jetsun Kacho Wangmo
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ISBN: 9781559392839
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Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse
A Story of Transmission
Written by Anne Carolyn Klein
Narrated by Jetsun Kacho Wangmo


Format: Package, 240 pages
On Sale: May 16, 2010
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Beautiful, evocative, and eminently useful, this rich array of texts chants on CD and images handsomely fills out the practices of the Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse tradition. The foundational practices from the Heart Essence transmission that was revealed by Jigme Lingpa have for over three centuries been one of... Read more >
A Concise Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen
A Concise Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen
Written by Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber, Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Michael S. Diener, Translated by Michael H. Kohn
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ISBN: 9781590308080
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A Concise Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen

Written by Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber, Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Michael S. Diener
Translated by Michael H. Kohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $24.95

With over fifteen hundred entries and forty-six illustrations, A Concise Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen is the most complete compact reference work of its kind available in the English language. It is designed not only for students and meditators but also as a tool to help familiarize all readers with Buddhist... Read more >
The Rain of Wisdom
The Rain of Wisdom
Translated by Chogyam Trungpa and Nalanda Translation Comm
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ISBN: 9781590309018
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The Rain of Wisdom
The Essence of the Ocean of True Meaning
Translated by Chogyam Trungpa and Nalanda Translation Comm


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $39.95

The art of composing spontaneous songs that express spiritual understanding has existed in Tibet for centuries. Over a hundred of these profound songs are found in this collection of the works of the great teachers of the Kagyü lineage, known as the Practice Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

Many readers are already... Read more >
Treasury of Precious Qualities: Book One
Treasury of Precious Qualities: Book One
Written by Longchen Yeshe Dorje and Jigme Lingpa, Translated by Padmakara Translation Group, Foreword by H. H. the Dalai Lama
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ISBN: 9781590307113
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Treasury of Precious Qualities: Book One

Written by Longchen Yeshe Dorje and Jigme Lingpa
Translated by Padmakara Translation Group
Foreword by H. H. the Dalai Lama


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $34.95

This book is a translation of the first part of Jigme Lingpa’s Treasury of Precious Qualities, which in a slender volume of elegant verses sets out briefly but comprehensively the Buddhist path according to the Nyingma school. The concision of the root text and its use of elaborate poetic language, rich... Read more >
Entrance to the Great Perfection
Entrance to the Great Perfection
Compiled by Cortland Dahl, Translated by Cortland Dahl
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ISBN: 9781559393393
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Entrance to the Great Perfection
A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices
Compiled by Cortland Dahl
Translated by Cortland Dahl


Format: Trade Paperback, 260 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $22.95

Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection. It contains classic commentaries by the renowned Tibetan masters Jigme Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, alongside a lively contemporary discussion by filmmaker, author, and spiritual teacher Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse that discusses how... Read more >
A Spacious Path to Freedom
A Spacious Path to Freedom
Written by Karma Chagme, Commentaries by Gyatrul Rinpoche
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ISBN: 9781559393409
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A Spacious Path to Freedom
Practical Instructions on the Union of Mahamudra and Atiyoga
Written by Karma Chagme
Commentaries by Gyatrul Rinpoche


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $18.95

This manual of Tibetan meditation simply and thoroughly presents the profound Dzogchen and Mahamudra systems of practice. Karma Chagmé sets forth the stages of meditation practice, including the cultivation of meditative quiescence and insight, the experiential identification of awareness, and the highest steps of Mahamudra and Atiyoga, leading to perfect enlightenment... Read more >
The Adornment of the Middle Way
The Adornment of the Middle Way
Written by Shantarakshita, Commentaries by Jamgon Mipham, Translated by Padmakara Translation Group
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ISBN: 9781590304198
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The Adornment of the Middle Way
Shantarakshita's Madhyamakalankara with Commentary by Jamgon Mipham
Written by Shantarakshita
Commentaries by Jamgon Mipham
Translated by Padmakara Translation Group


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
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In the Madhyamakalankara¸ Shantarakshita synthesized the views of Madhyamaka and Yogachara, the two great streams of Mahayana Buddhism. This was the last great philosophical development of Buddhist India.

In his brilliant and searching commentary, Mipham re-presented Shantarakshita to a world that had largely forgotten him, defending his position and showing how... Read more >
The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech
The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech
Written by Kunzang Pelden, Translated by Padmakara Translation Group
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ISBN: 9781590306994
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The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech
A Detailed Commentary on Shantideva's Way of the Bodhisattva
Written by Kunzang Pelden
Translated by Padmakara Translation Group


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $34.95

The Bodhicharyavatara, or Way of the Bodhisattva, composed by the eighth-century Indian master Shantideva, has occupied an important place in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition throughout its history. It is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment through generating the qualities of love, compassion, generosity, and patience. In this commentary, Kunzang... Read more >
Stars of Wisdom
Stars of Wisdom
Written by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso, Translated by Ari Goldfield and Rose Taylor, Foreword by The Seventeenth Karmapa and Dalai Lama
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ISBN: 9781590307755
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Stars of Wisdom
Analytical Meditation, Songs of Yogic Joy, and Prayers of Aspiration
Written by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso
Translated by Ari Goldfield and Rose Taylor
Foreword by The Seventeenth Karmapa and Dalai Lama


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
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Tibetan Buddhist master Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso is known for his joyful songs of realization and his spontaneous and skillful teaching style. In this book he explains how to gain clarity, peace, and wisdom through step-by-step analysis and meditation on the true nature of reality. He also introduces readers to the joy... Read more >
Brilliant Moon
Brilliant Moon
Written by Dilgo Khyentse, Foreword by Dalai Lama, Sogyal Rinpoche, Dzongsar Khyentse and Ani Jinba Palmo
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ISBN: 9781590307632
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Brilliant Moon
The Autobiography of Dilgo Khyentse
Written by Dilgo Khyentse
Foreword by Dalai Lama, Sogyal Rinpoche, Dzongsar Khyentse and Ani Jinba Palmo


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
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Through lively anecdotes and stories this highly revered Buddhist meditation master and scholar tells about his life of study, retreat, and teaching. The formative events of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s life, and those insights and experiences that caused him to mature into the warm, brilliant, and highly realized meditation master and teacher... Read more >
Light Comes Through
Light Comes Through
Written by Dzigar Kongtrul
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ISBN: 9781590307199
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Light Comes Through
Buddhist Teachings on Awakening to Our Natural Intelligence
Written by Dzigar Kongtrul


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2009
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Buddhahood, says Dzigar Kongtrül, is nothing but an unobstructed experience of the nature of mind, boundlessly spacious and limitlessly compassionate. The trick is that in order to see the mind accurately, we must use the particular aspect of mind he calls natural intelligence. Natural intelligence enables us to discriminate between what... Read more >
Practicing the Jhanas
Practicing the Jhanas
Written by Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen, Foreword by Pa Auk Sayadaw
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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 >
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
Written by Chogyam Trungpa, Edited by Carolyn Rose Gimian
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ISBN: 9781590307021
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Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior

Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Edited by Carolyn Rose Gimian


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $15.95

There is a basic human wisdom that can help solve the world’s problems. It doesn’t belong to any one culture or region or religious tradition—though it can be found in many of them throughout history. It’s what Chögyam Trungpa called the sacred path of the warrior. The sacred warrior conquers the... Read more >
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The Zen Art Book
The Zen Art Book
Written by John Daido Loori and Stephen Addiss
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ISBN: 9781590307472
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The Zen Art Book
The Art of Enlightenment
Written by John Daido Loori and Stephen Addiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $21.95

When a Zen master puts brush to paper, the resulting image is an expression of the quality of his or her mind. It is thus a teaching,  intended to compassionately stop us in our tracks and to compel us to consider ultimate truth. Here, forty masterpieces of painting and calligraphy by... Read more >
Introduction to Emptiness
Introduction to Emptiness
Written by Guy Newland
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ISBN: 9781559393324
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Introduction to Emptiness
As Taught in Tsong-Kha-Pa's Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path
Written by Guy Newland


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2009
Price: $14.95

Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them understand the central concept in Mahayana Buddhism—the idea that ultimate reality is emptiness. In clear language, Introduction to Emptiness explains that emptiness is not a mystical sort of nothingness, but a specific truth that can and must be understood through calm... Read more >
Bodhisattva of Compassion
Bodhisattva of Compassion
Written by John Blofeld
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ISBN: 9781590307359
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Bodhisattva of Compassion
The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin
Written by John Blofeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $16.95

She is the embodiment of selfless love, the supreme symbol of radical compassion, and, for more than a millennium throughout Asia, she has been revered as “The One Who Hearkens to the Cries of the World.” Kuan Yin is both a Buddhist symbol and a beloved deity of Chinese folk religion... Read more >
In the Face of Fear
In the Face of Fear
Edited by Barry Boyce
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ISBN: 9781590307571
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In the Face of Fear
Buddhist Wisdom for Challenging Times
Edited by Barry Boyce


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $15.95

Most of us have never experienced such deep anxiety and uncertainty in the world as we are in these current times; this anthology of Buddhist teachings offers an antidote. While we can’t control the home foreclosures, job losses, dwindling savings, and the other myriad challenges facing our society, Buddhism teaches us... Read more >
Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition
Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition
Written by Alejandro Chaoul, Foreword by Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Tenzin Wangyal
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ISBN: 9781559392921
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Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition

Written by Alejandro Chaoul
Foreword by Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Tenzin Wangyal


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2009
Price: $24.95

The dramatic practice of chöd, in which the yogin visualizes giving his or her own sacrificed body to the gods and demons as a way to cut the attachment to self and ordinary reality, offers an intense and direct confrontation with the central issues of the spiritual path. The chöd practices... Read more >
The True Dharma Eye
The True Dharma Eye
Written by John Daido Loori, Translated by John Daido Loori and Kazuaki Tanahashi
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ISBN: 9781590304655
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The True Dharma Eye
Zen Master Dogen's Three Hundred Koans
Written by John Daido Loori
Translated by John Daido Loori and Kazuaki Tanahashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $34.95

A collection of three hundred koans compiled by Eihei Dogen, the thirteenth-century founder of Soto Zen in Japan, this book presents readers with a uniquely contemporary perspective on his profound teachings and their relevance for modern Western practitioners of Zen. Following the traditional format for koan collections, John Daido Loori Roshi... Read more >
Zen Heart
Zen Heart
Written by Ezra Bayda
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ISBN: 9781590307229
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Zen Heart
Simple Advice for Living with Mindfulness and Compassion
Written by Ezra Bayda


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $15.95

There’s a secret to spiritual practice, and it’s surprisingly simple: learn to be present with attention. Do that, and the whole world becomes your teacher, you wake up to the sacredness of every aspect of existence, and compassion for others arises without even thinking about it. In Zen Heart, Bayda provides... Read more >
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