Blazing splendor paints an intimate portrait of the lost culture of Old Tibet and of a remarkable man who inspired thousands.
In Love with the World: A Monk's Journey Through the Bardos of Living and DyingSpiegel & Grau #ad - By sharing with readers the meditation practices that sustain him, he shows us how we can transform our fear of dying into joyful living. Praise for in love with the World “Vivid, compelling. He immediately discovered that a lifetime of Buddhist education and practice had not prepared him to deal with dirty fellow travelers or the screeching of a railway car.
A rare, intimate account of a world-renowned Buddhist monk’s near-death experience and the life-changing wisdom he gained from it“One of the most inspiring books I have ever read. Pema chödrön, author of when things Fall Apart“This book has the potential to change the reader’s life forever. George saunders, author of lincoln in the BardoAt thirty-six years old, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche was a rising star within his generation of Tibetan masters and the respected abbot of three monasteries.
In Love with the World: A Monk's Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying #ad - In this powerful and unusually candid account of the inner life of a Buddhist master, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche offers us the invaluable lessons he learned from his near-death experience. Soon he became deathly ill from food poisoning—and his journey took a startling turn. His goal was to throw off his titles and roles in order to explore the deepest aspects of his being.
Then one night, he slipped out of his monastery in India with the intention of spending the next four years on a wandering retreat, telling no one, following the ancient practice of holy mendicants. He found he was too attached to his identity as a monk to remove his robes right away or to sleep on the Varanasi station floor, and instead paid for a bed in a cheap hostel.
But when he ran out of money, he began his life as an itinerant beggar in earnest.
As It Is, Volume IRangjung Yeshe Publications #ad - Profound teachings on the path of Dzogchen by a realised master.
Rainbow PaintingRangjung Yeshe Publications #ad - Stability in this unexcelled unawareness is attained when view, the knowledge aspect and conduct, the means are integrated. These teachings, pithy instruction, saturated with direct, are unique. Chökyi nyima rinpochethe ultimate object of realization, the natural state of mind, unmistakenly and exactly as it is, need not be sought elsewhere than in ourselves.
Realizing the awakened state is a matter of being diligent in allowing nondual awareness to regain its natural stability. In rainbow painting, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche presents the practices to accomplish this unity. It is difficult to reach enlightenment without such dili¬gence, without undertaking any hardship.
Rainbow Painting #ad - Tulku urgyen rinpochetulku urgyen rinpoche is someone who has lived at length in mountain hermitages, spent many years in retreat, and done a considerable amount of meditation training. For this reason, he gives the very quintessence of the sacred Dharma spoken by our compassionate Buddha Shakyamuni. We come to understand that to become enlightened we must experience what was always present within us.
. You cannot make enlightenment, because enlightenment is unconstructed. The ultimate object of realization, the natural state of mind, unmistakenly and exactly as it is, need not be sought for elsewhere but is present within ourselves. We become enlightened through experiencing what is always innately present.
As It Is, Volume IIRangjung Yeshe Publications #ad - The emphasis in volume i was on the development stagepractice; Volume II focuses primarily on the completion stage. Tulku urgyen rinpoche was someone with extraordinary experience andrealization, a fact known throughout the world. The collection of teachings presented in as it Is, Volume II, is selected fromtalks given by the Tibetan meditation master Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche between1994 and 1995.
As long as we continue to do so, we will wander in samsara. Rather than doing that, we need to recognize the nature of mind. Intellectual understanding is not enough. The great masters of this time—the 16th karmapa, Dudjom Rinpoche and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche—all venerated him as oneof their root gurus and a jewel in their crown ornament.
As It Is, Volume II #ad - It is evident to everyonethat he was unlike anyone else when it came to pointing out the nature ofmind, and making sure that people both recognized it and had some actualexperience. Khenchen thrangu rinpocheTulku Urgyen Rinpoche was an incredible master, one who was both learnedand accomplished. You need toactually taste and realize this self-existing wakefulness.
Train till it becomesuninterrupted. Our self-existing wakefulness has fallen under the powerof being altered. The next step isfor you to experience.
Quintessential Dzogchen: Confusion Dawns as WisdomRangjung Yeshe Publications #ad - In forty-two writings bysome of the greatest masters, both past and present, the entire ground, as well as excerptsfrom the most profound scriptures, path & fruition ofthe foremost teachings of Tibetan Buddhism are clearly explained. For many people, the main point of the Buddha’s teaching involvesnothing more than understanding the difference between recognizingand not recognizing mind-essence.
Quintessential Dzogchen elucidates how our confusion can dawn aswisdom. Not recognizing is samsara, whilerecognizing is nirvana or liberation. Arranged for the simple meditator, these pithy instructionsstrike the heart of the Buddha’s teachings by explaining how to bothacknowledge and train in your own enlightened essence.
Quintessential Dzogchen: Confusion Dawns as Wisdom #ad - Quintessential dzogchen is an invaluable handbook replete with sourcematerials for those who seek further guidance. It’s from this perspective that we saythat all of the Buddha’s teachings are simply about the mind. Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.
Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul RinpocheShambhala #ad - Patrul’s life story reveals the nature of a highly realized being as he transmits the Dharma in everything he does, teaching both simple nomads and great lamas in ways that are often unconventional and even humorous, but always with uncompromising authenticity. Colorful stories about and profound teachings of Patrul Rinpoche, one of the most impactful teachers and thinkers in the Tibetan tradition from the nineteenth century.
Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche #ad - The life and teachings of the wandering yogi patrul rinpoche—a highly revered Buddhist master and scholar of nineteenth-century Tibet—come alive in true stories gathered and translated by the French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard over more than thirty years, based on the oral accounts of great contemporary teachers as well as written sources.
Turning Confusion into Clarity: A Guide to the Foundation Practices of Tibetan BuddhismSnow Lion #ad - By offering detailed instruction and friendly, inspiring advice for those embarking on the Tibetan Buddhist foundation practices, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche provides gentle yet thorough commentary, companionship, and inspiration for committing to the Vajrayana path.
Sadness, Love, Openness: The Buddhist Path of JoyShambhala #ad - Chokyi nyima rinpoche’s fresh and engaged approach to timeless Buddhist wisdom enables us to deeply connect with authentic teachings in a modern context. A direct, pithy, and accessible guide to the entire path of Tibetan Buddhism by one of the most beloved and respected contemporary lamas. Accessible, and genuine, playful, this concise guide shows how we can incorporate our own daily experiences into our spiritual path and awaken to how things truly are.
This work is a delight and inspiration to read, outlining the major teachings and practices of Buddhism in a succinct way. Through knowing our own true nature as aware and compassionate, step-by-step, we can progress, on the Buddhist path and use Rinpoche’s pithy wisdom along the way as a touchstone.
Sadness, Love, Openness: The Buddhist Path of Joy #ad - By embracing sadness, and openness in our lives, love, we develop an altruistic attitude to help all beings who suffer and to reduce our own greed and aggression. This easy-to-read manual by one of the most widely loved and respected Tibetan Buddhist teachers of our time teaches us how to honestly explore and deal with our own hang-ups and neuroses.
Finding Rest in the Nature of the Mind: Trilogy of Rest, Volume 1Shambhala #ad - Written in the fourteenth century, this text is the first volume of Longchenpa’s Trilogy of Rest, a work of the Tibetan Dzogchen tradition. Here, how to develop boundless compassion for all beings, we find essential instructions on the need to turn away from materialism, how to find a qualified guide, along with the view of tantra and associated meditation techniques.
This first part of the trilogy of rest sets the foundation for the following two volumes: Finding Rest in Meditation, which focuses on Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice, and Finding Rest in Illusion, which focuses on post-meditation yogic conduct. The padmakara translation group has provided us with a clear and fluid new translation to Finding Rest in the Nature of the Mind along with selections from its autocommentary, The Great Chariot, which will serve as a genuine aid to study and meditation.
A new translation of longchenpa's famous work that presents the entire scope of the Buddhist view combined with pith instructions pointing out the nature of one's mind. Longchenpa’s classic buddhist manual for attaining liberation teaches us how to familiarize ourselves with our most basic nature—the clear, pristine, and aware mind.
Finding Rest in the Nature of the Mind: Trilogy of Rest, Volume 1 #ad - This profound and comprehensive presentation of the Buddhist view and path combines the scholastic expository method with direct pith instructions designed for yogi practitioners. The work culminates with pointing out the result of practice as presented from the Dzogchen perspective, providing us with all the tools necessary to traverse the Tibetan Buddhist path of finding rest.
Light of Wisdom, Volume IRangjung Yeshe Publications #ad - Volume i presents in-depth explanations of the Vajrajana Buddhist perspective. It begins with the nature of the ground, the buddha nature present in all beings, continues with the teachings that are common to all vehicles, and concludes with the Mahayana and the link to Vajrayana. This essence of the causal and resultant vehicles, especially the core of the realization the three sections of the inner tantras, Makes you abandon the temporary defilements along with their tendencies, Realize fruition and quickly accomplish the welfare of self and others, Linking together the ground with the path, In this way it is in conformity with each yet exalted above them all.
The light of Wisdom Vol. Annotations on the commentary entering the Path of Wisdom spoken by Jamyang Drakpa and recorded by Jokyab Rinpoche are included as well as clarifications from other masters. Kyabje dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche. I contains the root terma -hidden treasure text - of Padmasambhava, The Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence and its commentary The Light of Wisdom by Jamgon Kongtrul the Great.
Light of Wisdom, Volume I #ad - Padmasambhavathe root text of lamrim yeshe nyingpo, statements and instructions of the Nyingma School of the early translations, present, a terma revealed by the great treasure- finder Chokgyur Lingpa, form together a complete scripture that embodies all the tantras, and its commentary by Kongtrul Rinpoche, the great translator in person, which is most rare to find in the past, or future.