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The Essence of Buddhism

(Available November 11, 2014)
The Essence of Buddhism
Written by Traleg Kyabgon, Foreword by Sogyal Rinpoche and The Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307885
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The Essence of Buddhism
An Introduction to Its Philosophy and Practice
Written by Traleg Kyabgon
Foreword by Sogyal Rinpoche and The Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $18.95

One of the clearest introductions to the teachings and philosophies of the three main schools of Buddhism: Theravada, Mahayana, and Tibetan.

     The Essence of Buddhism is a comprehensive overview of the Buddhist path from the perspective of the three vehicles of Tibetan Buddhism: the Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Although these... Read more >
Ornament of the Great Vehicle Sutras

(Available November 11, 2014)
Ornament of the Great Vehicle Sutras
Written by Maitreya, Commentaries by Mipham and Khenpo Shenga, Translated by Dharmachakra Translation Committee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559394284
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Ornament of the Great Vehicle Sutras
Maitreya's Mahayanasutralamkara with Commentaries by Khenpo Shenga and Ju Mipham
Written by Maitreya
Commentaries by Mipham and Khenpo Shenga
Translated by Dharmachakra Translation Committee


Format: Hardcover, 1024 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $69.95

This new translation of one of the most important texts of Mahayana Buddhism makes a clear case for why we should strive energetically to achieve the unsurpassable state of enlightenment for the sake of all sentient beings, and having formed that intention, how we should practice the bodhisattva path.

     A comprehensive description... Read more >
The Practice of Dzogchen

(Available October 28, 2014)
The Practice of Dzogchen
Written by Longchenpa, Edited by Harold Talbott, Translated by Tulku Thondup
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559394345
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The Practice of Dzogchen
Longchen Rabjam's Writings on the Great Perfection
Written by Longchenpa
Edited by Harold Talbott
Translated by Tulku Thondup


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $44.95

A classic collection of writings on the meditation practice and theory of Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, by the celebrated fourteenth-century scholar and adept Longchen Rabjam (Longchenpa).

     Dzogpa Chenpo (Dzogchen) is the pinnacle of Vajrayana Buddhist practice in the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. It employs a meditative technique that effortlessly uncovers the... Read more >
Be Grateful to Everyone
Be Grateful to Everyone
Written by Pema Chodron
Format: Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781611802498
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Be Grateful to Everyone
An In-Depth Guide to the Practice of Lojong
Written by Pema Chodron


Format: Compact Disc
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $34.95

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The Sole Panacea
The Sole Panacea
Written by Thinley Norbu
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559394390
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The Sole Panacea
A Brief Commentary on the Seven-Line Prayer to Guru Rinpoche That Cures the Suffering of the Sickness of Karma and Defilement
Written by Thinley Norbu


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $24.95

An esteemed teacher comments on the Seven-Line Prayer, a popular devotional prayer recited daily by practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.

Of all the heartfelt devotional prayers used as a support for Dharma practice, the Seven-Line Prayer is the most essential, often repeated many thousands of times by practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism. This concise... Read more >
Liberation in One Lifetime
Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa
Written by Francis V. Tiso


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $24.95

Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to... Read more >
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The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching
The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh, Read by Rene Ruiz
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193962
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The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching
Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, & Liberation
Written by Thich Nhat Hanh
Read by Rene Ruiz


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $20.00

In The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh introduces us to the core teachings of Buddhism and shows us that the Buddha's teachings are accessible and applicable to our daily lives. With poetry and clarity, Nhat Hanh imparts comforting wisdom about the nature of suffering and its role in... Read more >
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Penetrating Wisdom
Penetrating Wisdom
Written by Dzogchen Ponlop
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590304167
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Penetrating Wisdom
The Aspiration of Samantabhadra
Written by Dzogchen Ponlop


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

A description of the Tibetan Buddhist Dzogchen path of awakening, with instructions and guidance for following it.

With deep compassion, sharp observations, and arresting metaphors, the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche explicates "The Aspiration of Samantabhadra" for both new and experienced practitioners. This Dzogchen prayer explores the different manifestations of rigpa, our basic awareness... Read more >
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Turning Confusion into Clarity
Turning Confusion into Clarity
Written by Yongey Mingyur and Helen Tworkov, Foreword by Matthieu Ricard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801217
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Turning Confusion into Clarity
A Guide to the Foundation Practices of Tibetan Buddhism
Written by Yongey Mingyur and Helen Tworkov
Foreword by Matthieu Ricard


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $24.95

Advice and encouragement from a leading spiritual teacher and popular author on how to approach the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism.

For anyone interested in Buddhist practice and philosophy, this book gives detailed instruction and friendly and inspiring advice for those embarking on the Tibetan Buddhist path in earnest. By offering guidance... Read more >
Liberation in One Lifetime
Liberation in One Lifetime
Written by Francis V. Tiso
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947937
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Liberation in One Lifetime
Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa
Written by Francis V. Tiso


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $24.95

Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to... Read more >
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The Heart Is Noble
The Heart Is Noble
Written by Ogyen Trinley Dorje Karmapa
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800807
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The Heart Is Noble
Changing the World from the Inside Out
Written by Ogyen Trinley Dorje Karmapa


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.95

Advice and encouragement from a leading young spiritual teacher on how to live with compassion, ethical principles, and bravery in the face of the global challenges facing humanity.

In his first major book, the Karmapa, a charismatic 28-year-old emerging leader of Tibetan Buddhism, offers heartfelt advice on how to live with integrity... Read more >
The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate
The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate
Written by Daniel Perdue
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559394215
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The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate
An Asian Approach to Analytical Thinking Drawn from Indian and Tibetan Sources
Written by Daniel Perdue


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $79.95

Step-by-step lessons in building the skills needed to engage in Tibetan Buddhist philosophical debate and that have proved successful in the college classroom.

     Debate is the investigative technique used in Tibetan education to sharpen analytical capacities and convey philosophical concepts. Reading and memorization are not enough; students must be able to verbalize... Read more >
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 Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion
The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion
Written by Chogyam Trungpa, Edited by Judith L. Lief
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801057
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The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion
The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume Two
Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Edited by Judith L. Lief


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $27.95

The essential teachings on the bodhisattva path of wisdom and compassion, presented here in volume two of Chögyam Trungpa's magnum opus, which offers a systematic overview of the entire path of Tibetan Buddhism.

The second volume presents the bodhisattva teachings of the mahayana. At this point, having trained and seen the benefits... Read more >
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The Path of Individual Liberation
The Path of Individual Liberation
Written by Chogyam Trungpa, Edited by Judith L. Lief
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801040
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The Path of Individual Liberation
The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume One
Written by Chogyam Trungpa
Edited by Judith L. Lief


Format: Trade Paperback, 680 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

The foundational teachings of Buddhism, presented here in volume one of  Chögyam Trungpa's magnum opus, which offers a systematic overview of the entire path of Tibetan Buddhism.

The first volume of this landmark series presents the teachings of the hinayana. The hinayana introduces core Buddhist teachings on the nature of mind, the... Read more >
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Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha
Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha
Written by Sangyes Nyenpa, Translated by David Molk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781559394260
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Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha
The Gangama Instructions with Commentary
Written by Sangyes Nyenpa
Translated by David Molk


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $34.95

An explanation of the Indian Mahasiddha Tilopa's renowned Gangama Mahamudra meditation instructions, given in a traditional Tibetan context by one of its lineage's most accomplished contemporary masters. These ancient instructions, in the form of a "song of realization," are the original source for all Mahamudra lineages of meditation.

All lineages of Mahamudra... Read more >
Welcoming Flowers from across the Cleansed Threshold of Hope
Welcoming Flowers from across the Cleansed Threshold of Hope
Written by Thinley Norbu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801637
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Welcoming Flowers from across the Cleansed Threshold of Hope
An Answer to Pope John Paul II's Criticism of Buddhism
Written by Thinley Norbu


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

Welcoming Flowers is a pointed critique of the Buddhism chapter of Pope John Paul II’s 1994 best seller, Crossing the Threshold of Hope, written by the highly respected Buddhist teacher Thinley Norbu. In responding to the false charges of Buddhists’ indifference to the world and rejection of reality, Norbu clarifies the... Read more >
Giving Our Best
Giving Our Best
Written by Pema Chodron
Format: Video
ISBN: 9781611801620
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Giving Our Best
A Retreat with Pema Chodron on Practicing the Way of the Bodhisattva
Written by Pema Chodron


Format: Video
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

The best-selling author and beloved Buddhist teacher shares her insights on the practice of compassion and enlightened mind (bodhichitta).

COMPASSION IS A SKILL. It’s not a special trait that we either have or don’t, but a practice that we can all nurture in our daily lives. And the benefits are vast. It... Read more >
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Giving Our Best
Giving Our Best
Written by Pema Chodron
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781611801613
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Giving Our Best
A Retreat with Pema Chodron on Practicing the Way of the Bodhisattva
Written by Pema Chodron


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

The best-selling author and beloved Buddhist teacher shares her insights on the practice of compassion and enlightened mind (bodhichitta).

COMPASSION IS A SKILL. It’s not a special trait that we either have or don’t, but a practice that we can all nurture in our daily lives. And the benefits are vast. It... Read more >
Also available as a video.
From Here to Enlightenment
From Here to Enlightenment
Written by H.H. the Dalai Lama, Translated by Guy Newland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559394239
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From Here to Enlightenment
An Introduction to Tsong-kha-pa's Classic Text The Great Treatise of the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
Written by H.H. the Dalai Lama
Translated by Guy Newland


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

The most extensive teaching given by the Dalai Lama in the West on a seminal Tibetan Buddhist text.

     When the Dalai Lama was forced to go into exile in 1959, his copy of Tsong-kha-pa's classic text The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment was one of the... Read more >
Songs of Spiritual Experience
Songs of Spiritual Experience
Translated by Thupten Jinpa and Jas Elsner, Foreword by H.H. the Dalai Lama
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570629112
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Songs of Spiritual Experience
Tibetan Buddhist Poems of Insight and Awakening
Translated by Thupten Jinpa and Jas Elsner
Foreword by H.H. the Dalai Lama


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2014
Price: $22.95

A remarkable collection of Tibetan religious verse--of interest to students of any spiritual tradition.

     The first major anthology of Tibetan spiritual poetry available in the West, Songs of Spiritual Experience offers original translations of fifty-two poems from all the traditions and schools of Tibetan Buddhism, spanning the eleventh to the twentieth centuries... Read more >
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 >
Stillness, Insight, and Emptiness
Stillness, Insight, and Emptiness
Written by Lama Dudjom Dorjee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559394208
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Stillness, Insight, and Emptiness
Buddhist Meditation from the Ground Up
Written by Lama Dudjom Dorjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $19.95

Meditation is the key to meaningful Buddhist practice, but establishing a solid foundation requires skill and sustained effort. In simple and inviting language, this book shows how to develop a successful meditation practice.

In Tibetan Buddhism, developing a consistent and sustained meditation practice is the first step toward discerning the true nature... Read more >
The Tibetan Yoga of Breath
The Tibetan Yoga of Breath
Written by Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800883
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The Tibetan Yoga of Breath
Breathing Practices for Healing the Body and Cultivating Wisdom
Written by Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $19.95

Heal the body, quiet the mind, and find emotional balance with simple practices from Tibetan Yantra Yoga.

Vibrance, good health, and longevity have one thing in common--they all begin with the breath. Modern science and classic spiritual traditions agree: regulating the breath leads to radiance and wellness in the body, mind, and... Read more >
The Ornament of the Middle Way
The Ornament of the Middle Way
Written by James Blumenthal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559394307
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The Ornament of the Middle Way
A Study of the Madhyamaka Thought of Santaraksita
Written by James Blumenthal


Format: Trade Paperback, 406 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $34.95

Shantarakshita's The Ornament of the Middle Way is among the most important Mahayana Buddhist philosophical treatises to emerge on the Indian subcontinent. In many respects, it represents the culmination of more than 1300 years of philosophical dialogue and inquiry since the time of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni. Shantarakshita set forth the... Read more >
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