FOUR ORDINARY FOUNDATIONS OF BUDDHIST PRACTICE by Thrangu Rinpoche
During the fifth century before our era, a tremendous explosion of philosophical thought appeared on the earth. During this time, the Buddha began delivering a remarkable set of teachings. He taught that instead of relying on a god or on materialistic pursuits, one can attain true, permanent happiness by simply examining one's own mind.
FOUR FOUNDATIONS OF BUDDHIST PRACTICE AND A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MEDITATION by Thrangu Rinpoche
"The Four Foundations of Buddhist Practice have been crucial to my personal understanding of the Buddhist teachings. Nowhere have I found them presented with more clarity and wisdom than in this book by our beloved teacher Thrangu Rinpoche. I know that all who read this book will benefit profoundly."--Pema Chodron
A GUIDE TO THE WORDS OF MY PERFECT TEACHER by Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang, translated under Dipamkara, with The Padmakara Translation Group
This guide provide readers with essential background information for studying and practicing with Patrul Rinpoche's Words of My Perfect Teacher - the text that has more for more than a century served as the reliable sourcebook to the spiritual practices common to all the amjor schools of Tibetan Buddhism. by offering chapter-by-chapter commentary on this renowned text, Khenpo Pelzang provides a fresh perspective on the role of the teacher, the stages of the path, the view of the Three Jewels, Madhyamika, the basis of transcendent wisdom, and more.
PRELIMINARY PRACTICES OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM by Geshe Rabten
The ordinary and extraordinary practices for purification and generation of merit are profound teachings. Simple to understand, they are difficult and demanding to put into practice. Geshe Rabten illumines these practices with clear understanding.
A verbally transmitted teaching elucidating the "ordinary" as well as the "extraordinary" practices which are prerequisites for anyone embarking on higher meditations.
THIS PRECIOUS LIFE: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Path to Enlightenment by Khandro Rinpoche
The book includes contemplative exercises that encourage us to appreciate the tremendous potential of the human body and mind. They focus on how we can learn to see this life as a gift and how, by achieving peace in our own lives, we can bring a seed of happiness to other people.
WORDS OF MY PERFECT TEACHER by Patrul Rinpoche, forewords by H.H. the Dalai Lama and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, translated by The Padmakara Translation Group
For more than a century, The Words of My Perfect Teacher has served as a guide to the spiritual practices common to all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. It is the classic commentary on the preliminary practices of the Longchen Nyingthig cycle of teachings--the great spiritual treasure of the Nyingmapa school, the oldest of the Tibetan Buddhist traditions. The author, Patrul Rinpoche, makes his subject matter accessible through a wealth of stories, quotations, and references to everyday life. His sense of poetry and irony, and his warm, colloquial style infuse of the text with the atmosphere and vitality of an oral teaching.
This second, revised edition is the result of a detailed and painstaking comparison of the original Tibetan text with the English translation by the Padmakara Translation group.