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One Hundred Years for Freedom – Celebrating Dr. Ambedkar

ONE HUNDRED YEARS FOR FREEDOM The life and work of Dr. Ambedkar provide many valuable lessons for today’s Buddhists – both in terms of illustrating how committed social action can be embraced within the Buddhist tradition and in terms of shining a beacon on Buddhist practice in a country where many people erroneously think Buddhism… Read more »

Understanding the Chinese Buddhist Temple

Understanding the Chinese Buddhist Temple

UNDERSTANDING THE CHINESE BUDDHIST TEMPLE is a collection of annotated photos taken in 2009 and 2010 at Ching Kwok Chinese Buddhist Temple, located in Toronto, Ontario. The book is arranged as a walk-around, featuring pictures of the main shrine hall, the main altar, all of the statues, close-up details of many statues, the various chapels, offering… Read more »

An American Buddhist Life

From the beginning of Charles Prebish’s involvement with Buddhism in 1965, Buddhism has made huge inroads on the North American continent, and world-wide, both in terms of its scholarship and globalization. He has been fortunate enough to know and work with an incredible group of brilliant scholars who remain alive: Luis Gómez, Lewis Lancaster, Donald… Read more »

Natural Appearances, Natural Liberation

Natural Appearances, Natural Liberation

NATURAL APPEARANCES, NATURAL LIBERATION A Nyingma Meditative Guide on the Six Bardos of Living and Dying By Master Tam Shek-wing Translated by Samten Migdron Foreword by Tulku Thondup Rinpoche This commentary is based on the six bardos teachings from a series of hidden treasure texts known as the Profound Dharma of Natural Liberation through the Intention of… Read more »

Lama Chopa

Lama Chöpa

LAMA CHÖPA The Guru Puja Composed by Panchen Lozang Chökyi Gyaltsen Perfect bound paperback, 52 pages, 5” x 8″ (Pocket edition) Translated by Robert Preece. Foreword by Zasep Tulku Rinpoche. Performance notes by Karma Yönten Gyatso. Lama Chöpa is a practice of guru devotion special to the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. In Sanskrit, lama… Read more »

Rimey Lama Chopa

RIMEY LAMA CHOPA: A Tibetan Rimey Tantric Feast, A Rite to Invoke the Supreme Nectar of Wisdom by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, translated by Glenn Mullin and with a foreword by Ven. Matthieu Ricard. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche was someone whose inner journey led him to an extraordinary depth of knowledge and enabled him to be, for… Read more »

Walk Like a Mountain

Walk Like a Mountain is the definitive guide to walking as Buddhist practice, not just for the serious practitioner, but for anyone who wants to bring more contemplative depth to their everyday walks. From kinhin during zazen sessions to pilgrimage and beyond, this handbook offers the “how-to” with clarity and insight. Posture, hand positions and… Read more »

Buddhist Astrology

Buddhist Astrology: Chart Interpretation from a Buddhist Perspective Jhampa Shaneman & Jan V. Angel Preface by HH the Dalai Lama ◊ Revised 2013 Edition ◊ Throughout history, astrology was considered a scholarly tradition, relied upon by world leaders, philosophers and spiritual teachers to guide civilizations in all areas of life. Historically, astrology was accepted in political and… Read more »

Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space

SEARCHING FOR THE HEART OF SACRED SPACE Landscape, Buddhism and Awakening Dennis Winters, OALA, ASLA Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space is about Landscape, Buddhism and Awakening – spoken in the same breath – exploring ways of being in sacred landscapes, foundations for designing the contemplative garden. The book’s three parts candidly reveal Winters’… Read more »