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Product ID: 9789937624169
Book Name: Fortunate to Behold : A History of the Birth of the Blessed one Sakyamuni Buddha at Lumbini
Author Name: Chogye Trichen Rinpoche, Translated by David P. Jackson
Price: USD 20
Description:

ISBN 13: 9789937624169
Year: 2022
Language: English
Pages: xxviii, 108pp
Binding: 
Paperback

 

Book Description

Fortunate to Behold is one highly knowledgeable Tibetan lama’s brief history of Buddha ??kyamuni’s birth in the Lumbini garden, told in a way meant to amaze and inspire readers. Later chapters tell about the author’s founding of new temples in Lumbini and Bouddhanath. This corrected version gives a visually enriched version of an original and still very relevant contribution.

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Product ID: 9789937733007
Book Name: Himalayan Farming : Traditions and skills in Nepal, Sikkim, and Pakistan
Author Name: Fritz Berger
Price: USD 45
Description:

This book offers a fascinating inside look at the farming traditions in some of the highest mountain ranges on earth, capturing both continuity and change in mountain farming systems. These timeless images and insightful descriptions offer the reader glimpses of the lives of mountain people who have dedicated their lives to producing food for sustenance in a raw and challenging environment. Through their activities, these farmers have shaped and preserved their landscape as cultural heritage, helping to protect landscape values…

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Product ID: 9789937733014
Book Name: Approaching Dzogchen according to the Athri Cycle
Author Name: Kyabje Lungtog Tenpai Nyima
Price: USD 6
Description:

This book is an edited transcript of the discourse given by Kyabje Menri Tridzin Lungtog Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche during his visit to Shenten Dargye Ling Bönpo centre, France, in 2010. The teachings are based on Athri Bönpo Dzogchen cycle and contain clear and lucid instructions on approaching Dzogchen, starting from Preliminary Practices right up to the Introduction to the Natural State of Mind, Dzogchen itself. Kyabje Menri Tridzin Rinpoche’s unique teaching style combines scholastic brilliance and profound personal experience with…

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Product ID: 9789937733021
Book Name: MAGYU TSALUNG & TUMMO
Author Name: Tsultrim Tenzin, Dmitry Ermakov, Carol Ermakova, Yungdrung Rabten
Price: USD 15
Description:

"Magyu Tsalung & Tummo" is the first such detailed and richly illustrated manual for the ancient practice of yoga of winds, channels, inner heat and physical exercises. Here, Drubdra Khenpo Tsultrim Tenzin teaches a text extracted from the Mother Tantra of Yungdrung Bon, the spiritual tradition of Tibet which stems from the Central Asian Buddha Tönpa Shenrab Miwo who predates the more widely known Indian Buddha Shakyamuni by thousands of years. While these techniques were previously reserved for those initiated…

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Product ID: 9789937733038
Book Name: Pith Instructions on Dzogchen
Author Name: Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche et al.
Price: USD 3
Description:

Pith Instructions on Dzogchen is an edited transcript of the Dzogchen instructions given by Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche for the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud Gomdra Group at Shenten Dargye Ling on 17th September, 2015.

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Product ID: 9789937733052
Book Name: ESSENTIAL INSTRUCTIONS on the INNERMOST ESSENCE of KUNTU ZANGPO
Author Name: Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche et al.
Price: USD 3
Description:

Oral Instructions of Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche on / Innermost Essence of Kuntuzangpo (also known as Heart Drops of Dharmakaya) by Shardza Trashi Gyaltsen extracted and edited by Carol Ermakova and Dmitry Ermakov. This booklet is a perfect reading companion to Gyaltsen, Shardza Tashi. Commentary by Lopon Tenzin Namdak, Heart Drops of Dharmakaya: Dzogchen Practice of the Bön Tradition (Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1993).

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Product ID: 9789937733069
Book Name: The Four wheels of Bon By Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche
Author Name: Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche et al.
Price: USD 6
Description:

This book is based on the teaching discourse given by Kyabje Yongdzin Lopön Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche on The Four Wheels of Bön. Found in Zijyi, the long biography of Tönpa Shenrab Miwoche, the Buddha of Yungdrung Bön. This discourse combines the oral translation of the original text with the direct instructions coming from the mind of the Teacher of Teachers – Yongdzin Rinpoche, the most illustrious and erudite Bönpo master and scholar of our times. Since the teachings contained in…

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Product ID: 9789937733076
Book Name: Sakya Panditas Treatise on Music
Author Name: Ricardo Canzio
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

Date of Publication: July, 2019

Sacred chanting and its accompanying instrumental music are vital elements of Tibetan ritual practice, performed in the context of consecration or empowerment ceremonies and rites of spiritual attainment, including communal offerings, protector liturgies and masked dances. This music is traditionally included among the arts, which constitute one of the five major fields of classical Indo- Tibetan learning, but its theoretical basis has rarely been explored.

Ethnomusicologist and Tibetanist Ricardo…

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Product ID: 9789937733090
Book Name: Presents for Buddha : The Meaning of the eight auspicious symbols in Tibetan Buddhism
Author Name: Tibet Institute Rikon, Rudolf Hogger
Price: USD 56
Description:

The eight auspicious symbols, which play a central role in Tibetan Buddhism, have been considered since time immemorial as the original presents that the Vedic gods handed to the newborn Buddha.

The present book throws a different light on the millennia-old history of these auspicious symbols, retracing their origins in the Stone Age and revealing their earliest manifestations on various continents. The Tibetan auspicious symbols reflect a cultural world heritage of overwhelming colourfulness and almost inexhaustible richness of meaning. They…

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Product ID: 9789937733106
Book Name: Tibetan Pure Land Buddhism : Mipham Rinpoche on Self Power and Other Power
Author Name: LOWELL COOK
Price: USD 10
Description:

TIBETAN Pure Land BUDDHISM examines self-power and other-power in a Tibetan Buddhist context. The tension between self power and other-power concerns the process of rebirth in the pure land Sukh?vat?; that is, whether rebirth is achieved through one’s own volition (self-power) or, conversely, through an external force such as the supernatural powers of Amit?bha (other-power). Self-power and other-power are discussed at length in Japanese Buddhist Studies where they are called jiriki and tariki, respectively, and even has some distant…

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Product ID: 9789937733137
Book Name: Yaks Are Gods Gift
Author Name: Maria Antonia Sironi
Price: USD 10
Description:

Thangla, the mountain god, wants to make peace between men and yaks, and to carry out this task he has chosen Sonam, a young shephard boy. Sleeping under the stars and traveling along the Tibetan plateau, you will discover how men and animals can live together in harmony, learning respect for nature and enjoying freedom and peace.

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Product ID: 9789937733168
Book Name: Female Farmers Of Nepal: Invisible But Emergent Primary Farmers
Author Name: Subarna L Malla Singh
Price: USD 20
Description:

This study focuses on one of the important but insufficiently dealt concerns of contemporary Nepal: the gender issue in agriculture. Apart from exploring the causes and consequences of near invisibility of Nepali female farmers in agricultural policies and programs, the study draws attention to a wide range of urgent issues from migration and feminization of agriculture to women's land rights. It provides cognitive content for evidence informed policy programming. The study is also a must-read for researchers and students of…

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Product ID: 9789937733175
Book Name: BOUDHA: Restoring the Great Stupa
Author Name: Mani Lama, Caroll Dunham, Meryl Dunham, Mimi Church, Steve LeClarq
Price: USD 55
Description:

April 25th 2015 - a massive earthquake shook Nepal, bringing with it great loss of life and the devastation of many ancient temples and sacred monuments. Among the latter the Great Stupa of Boudhanath suffered serious and destabilising harm. The renowned Nepalese photographer, Mani Lama, who has lived his entire life in Boudha, was profoundly affected by the damage done to the much loved site and began taking daily photographs of the Stupa as it was being carefully dismantled and rebuilt over the coming year and a half. Inspired by these photographs, a…

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Product ID: 9789937733182
Book Name: A White Conch Spiraling Towards Happiness : Poems Of A Tibetan Master
Author Name: Sangngak Tenzin Rinpoche
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

Across oceans of cloudbanks, the sound of the auspiciously spiraling conch, 

Played by fair maidens far and wide, is so pleasing to the ears.

Adorning all existence and peace with renown and importance,

May it be an inexhaustible offering cloud,pleasing all the awakened ones.

 

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Product ID: 9789937733205
Book Name: The Eighty Mahasiddhas of the Mother Tantra : The Sacred Art of Tibetan Thangkas
Author Name: Tsadzin Lopon Geshe Monlam Wangyal
Price: USD 80
Description:

TSADZIN LOPON GESHE MONLAM WANGYAL PUGYALWA is from the Pontsang clan which originated from the Dong Lineage. The first Pontsang clan was from Kham, Chamdo, Tibet. The clan had many great masters who were meditators and practitioners of Dzogchen, such as Lama Kunga Tsultrim, Lama Rinchen Tenzin, Pontsang Thekchok Rinpoche, and Khandro Tshuga Rinpoche. The Pontsang clan had seven generations of great artists whose religious art and paintings followed the ancient traditional Tibetan artistic canon. Lopon Monlam Wangyal started learning the Tibetan language at the age of seven and he was…

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Product ID: 9789937733229
Book Name: The Ambassador's Dog
Author Name: Written by Scott H. DeLisi, Illustrated by Jane Lillian Vance
Price: USD 18.99
Description:

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The Ambassador’s Dog is a story of the magic of unexpected connections on a trail in Upper Mustang in Nepal. It is the tale of a small pup, with no name, and no family, who entrusted his dreams to the winds that swirled from the peaks of the high Himalaya and about the man to whom the winds carried the dreams and planted them silently in his heart.

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Product ID: 9789937733236
Book Name: Annapurna Blues
Author Name: James Ellison Wills
Price: USD 10
Description:

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ANNAPURNA BLUES is the story of a trek around the world’s 10th highest mountain in 1978. It focuses on the adventures and misadventures of trek leader Jerry Taylor and members of his first trekking group. Set in an era of adventure travel, the novel combines the trekking experience with a gritty tale of redemption and karma in the roadless Himalaya of central Nepal. Humor and…

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Product ID: 9789937733250
Book Name: Research for Zhang Zhung Civilisation
Author Name: Tsering Thar
Price: USD 20
Description:

Tsering Thar is a specialist in the history of Bon religion and Zhang zhung civilization. Presently he is prefessor of history of Tibetan religions at the school for Chinese Minority languages and Literature of Minzu University of China, where he was already professor and director at the School for Tibetan Studies (2007 - 2018). Prior to his appointment, he was a research fellow on Bon religion at the China Tibetology Research Center in Beijing (1987 - 2006). He is a…

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Product ID: 9789937924504
Book Name: Himalaya Gold: A Nepal Detective Story
Author Name: Arne Drews
Price: USD 4
Description:

Three youths are being abducted in the hills of the Gorkha district. Inspector Sanjit investigates in his first case distribution battles around a natural potency plant called Yarsagumba, th Himalayan Gold.
The Author touches the harsh living conditions of the farmers in the rural district of Gorkha, poor health care and the joys of football.
“It is called Yarsagumba and it is weighed with gold. What is behind this miracle cure that…

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Product ID: 9789937924511
Book Name: The World between Lives 4
Author Name: Ken Morita
Price: USD 5
Description:
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