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Product ID: 9937-506-45-8
Book Name: Maya Yoga
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 14.94
Description:

Maya Yoga is the title of Keith Dowman\'s translation of "finding Comfort and Ease in Enchantment" written by the inimitable Longchen Rabjampa. In the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism, this text is considered second to none in its power to evoke the nature of the nondual reality of the Dzogchen view. With poetic mastery, Longchenpa provides the precepts that can instantly illuminate the buddha-reality that is our ordinary everyday experience. He asserts that we are presently under the spell of…

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Product ID: 9937-506-50-2
Book Name: Kalama Sutta - The Rediscovery of Conscience
Author Name: Saber Uddiyan
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

\'Look, Kalaamas, it is not by recitation, nor by tradition, nor by report, nor by scripture, nor by reason of philosophy, nor by reason of inference, nor by thinking ideas through, nor by favouring views, nor by others\' seeming capability, nor insofar as a particular ascetic is your teacher, but rather when you know for yourselves…\' With these words, among his most famous, the Buddha threw down a gauntlet for authentic seekers of truth and well-being that we in modern…

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Product ID: 99933-695-0-0
Book Name: Riddum The Voice of the Ancestors
Author Name: Martino Nicoletti
Price: USD 8
Description:

Riddum The Voice of the Ancestors Author: Martino Nicoletti

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Product ID: 99933-695-3-5
Book Name: Kadampa Site of Phempo-A Guide to some Early Buddhist Monastries in Central Tibet
Author Name: Ulrike and Hans-Ulrich Roesler
Price: USD 20
Description:

Kadampa Site of Phempo" A Guide to some Early Buddhist Monastries in Central Tibet Author: Ulrike and Hans-Ulrich Roesler

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Product ID: 99933-695-6-X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews VOL I
Author Name: Henry M. Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

What makes for a healthy mind? Each pocket-sized volume in this well-conceived series asks this very pertinent question, and other probing questions, of a different master.Edited by an MD interested in practical descriptions of how lamas experience and describe mental health on all levels. Very interesting material on Dzogchen and subtle states. Four different volumes of interviews with: Khenpo Tsewang Gyatso Khenpo Nyima Wangyal Lopon Tegchoke His Holiness Dalai lama, Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Lopon Thekchoke

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Product ID: 999336956X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews - Vol. I
Author Name: Kenpo Nyima Wangyal / Henry Miles Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

For the last twelve years, the physician and anthropologist Henry M. Vyner has been interviewing Tibetan Lamas for the purpose of developing an empirically valid theory of the defining characteristics of the healthy human mind. Vajra Books is publishing these interviews as a series of books that are being called The Healthy Mind Interviews. Each volume in this series will be devoted to presenting interviews that have been done with one specific lama. The exciting thing about these interviews is…

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Product ID: 99946-34-06-2
Book Name: Views of the Bodhanath-Stupa
Author Name: Franz-karl Ehrhard
Price: USD 8.33
Description:

Views of the Bodhanath-Stupa Author: Franz-karl Ehrhard

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Product ID: 99946-644-0-9
Book Name: Every Place Every People
Author Name: Peter J. Karthak
Price: USD 3.78
Description:

Peter Karthak’s prose burns with energy in this dark, compelling novel that is simultaneously a meditation on postcolonial displacement and the nature of good and evil. Through his irresistible characters, whose emotional lives are dramatized in the flawed beauty of the “hill station” of Darjeeling, Karthak weaves a complex story that is at once suspenseful and reflective. It also marks him as a potent voice in Nepali literature in English. – Samrat Upadhyay Indiana University, USA; author of Arresting God…

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Product ID: 99946-644-33-3
Book Name: From Goddess To Mortal
Author Name: Scott Berry
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

Scott Berry is a very well-known name to me. I came across his book AStranger in Tibet when I was working on the life and works of EkaiKawaguchi in Tokyo in 1997-1998. I was very impressed by his narrativestyle and his ability to combine humanism with the wisdom of culture.Berry has precisely done that in this book From Goddess to Mortal.

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Product ID: 99946-644-5-X
Book Name: Fragile Mountains
Author Name: MK Limbu
Price: USD 5.76
Description:

Fragile Mountains is a story of three generations of a family who hope and dream and generally life as it comes until they find themselves trapped in the midst of a bloody Maoist rebellion. It’s also about the tradition and culture of the Limbu people, an ancient and proud race of Mongoloid stock who have made the eastern hills of Nepal their home for countless centuries.

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Product ID: 99946-644-6-8
Book Name: Syamukapu
Author Name: D.S. Kansakar Hilker
Price: USD 16
Description:

Syamukapu is a personal account about Bhajuratna and his son Gyan Jyoti. The book stretches over a period of 122 years, from 1882 to 2004 and unfolds in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Lhasa and Kathmandu.

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Product ID: 99946-720-0-2
Book Name: A Ngor Mandala Collection
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra, Musanshi Tachichikawa & Sumie Watanabe
Price: USD 45
Description:

Scholars of the Ngor Monastery belonging to the Sa skya School of Tibetan Buddhism started to compose a systematic work of theories and practices of Indian and Tibetan maˆd.alas in 1870 and finished its publication by 1894. The title of this work is the rgyud sde kun btus (Collection of the Tantras), which consists of thirty-two volumes. The work was reprinted in India during 1971 and 1972. Probably shortly after the completion of the compilation of texts at the Ngor…

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Product ID: 99946-720-2-1
Book Name: The Ancestral Forest
Author Name: Martino Nicoletti
Price: USD 25
Description:

Lost among the high hills of eastern Nepal, which has meant centuries of cultural isolation, the Kulunge Rai ethnic group have tenaciously maintained their religious tradition ever since their ancient origins. Bearing witness to a far-off past of hunting and nomadic life, their myths and legends form a plot and scenario that comprise a multitude of invisible entitles: the hunter-spirits and the monkey spirits, the undisputed sovereigns of the forest world; Laladum, the deity who resembles a little girl, the…

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Product ID: 99946-720-7-x
Book Name: The Lamp of Scriptures and Reasoning
Author Name: Phurbu Tashi
Price: USD 2.05
Description:

If one isnot, perhaps this discussion willinspire a reduction in consumption.In general, abandoning eating meatis a profound means of practicingcompassion and loving kindness –the foundation of MahayanaBuddhism, and in particular it surelycontributes to enjoying a long andhealthy life. I hope this is of somebenefit to all who encounter thisreading.The Lamp of Scriptures and Reasoning.

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