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Initiations and Initiates in Tibet

By: David-Neel, Alexandra; Rothwell, Fred (Translator)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Shambala: 1971

Seller ID: 2289107

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased. 1971 Trade Paperback. 224 pp. Nestled amid the high peaks and eternal snows of the Himalayas and other mountain ranges, Tibet is home to a centuries-old Buddhist tradition, rich in mystic rites and rituals aimed at helping adherents achieve spiritual bliss. In this fascinating volume, a noted authority delves into the nature and sources of Tibetan mysticism, providing readers with a wealth of information regarding Lamaic rites of initiation and the teachings given to initiates, both during and after the initiation ceremonies. The author first defines Tibetan mysticism and examin... View more info

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Tibet's Great Yogi Milarepa: A Biography from the Tibetan being the Jetsun-Kahbum or Biographical History of Jetsun-Milarepa, According to the Late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering

By: Evans-Wentz, W.Y.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289063

ISBN: 0195003012

Condition: Very Good


Spine and pages lightly toned. 1974 Trade Paperback. xxviii, 315 pp. This reissue of the fascinating biography of Milarepa--the great Tibetan religious leader who lived over 800 years ago--completes Evans-Wentz's four-volume Tibetan series. In his preface to the second edition of this work, which first appeared in 1958, Evans-Wentz focuses on the similarities between the life and teachings of Milarepa and the greatest of modern India's spiritual leaders, Mahatma Ghandhi. The late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup--who served as Evans-Wentz's Tibetan guru for many years--has provided a translation from the... View more info

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead or The After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane, According to Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering

By: Evans-Wentz, W.Y. - compiled & edited

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289072

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1968 Trade Paperback. lxxxiv, 249 pp. The Bardo Thodol (Tibetan: ??????????????, Wylie: bar do thos grol, Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State) is a text from a larger corpus of teachings, the Profound Dharma of Self-Liberation through the Intention of the Peaceful and Wrathful Ones,[1][note 1] revealed by Karma Lingpa (1326–1386). It is the best-known work of Nyingma literature,[3] and is known in the West as the Tibetan Book of the Dead. The Tibetan text describes, and is intended to guide one through, the experiences that the c... View more info

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The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation, or the Method of Realizing Nirvana through Knowing the Mind

By: Evans-Wentz, W.Y.; Jung, C.G.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289067

ISBN: 0195002938

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Rear wrapper and pages lightly toned. 1968 Trade Paperback. lxiv, 261 pp. This volume, the fourth of Dr. Evans-Wentz's noted Tibetan series, contains teachings of paramount importance from illustrious gurus of Tibet and India. Unknown to the Western world until its first publication in 1954, The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation expounds the quintessence of the Supreme Path, the Mahayana, and reveals the yogic method of attaining Enlightenment by means of knowing the One Mind, the cosmic All-Consciousness, without recourse to the postures, breathings, and other techniques c... View more info

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Foundations of Tibetan Mysticism

By: Govinda, Lama Anagarika

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Samuel Weiser, Inc.: 1973

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2288091

ISBN: 0877280649

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. Spine lightly toned. 1973 Trade Paperback. 311 pp. A complete explanation of the esoteric principles of Mantra that also clarifies the differences between Hindu and Tibetan yoga. Translated into many languages, this is an important text for any student of Buddhism. With bibliography, index, and illustrations. View more info

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The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living (10th Anniversary Edition)

By: His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Cutler, Howard C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books / Penguin Putnam Inc.: 2009

Edition: 10th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 2283218

ISBN: 1594488894

Condition: Near Fine


10th anniversary edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Hard Cover. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, the very purpose of our life is happiness, the very motion of our life is towards happiness.' -- H.H. the Dalai Lama, from The Art of Happiness. So popular and so rarely understood, this Nobel Peace Prize winner and man of great inner peace brings to a general audience the key to a happy life. In collaboration with a Western psychiatrist, The Art of Happiness is the first inspirational book for a general audience by the Dalai Lama. Thr... View more info

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Tibetan Folk Tales

By: Hyde-Chambers, Frederick & Audrey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1981

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2278485

ISBN: 0394748867

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 1981 Trade Paperback. Twenty-six folktales gathered from the highlands of Tibet. View more info

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Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

By: Lama, Dalai

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289044

ISBN: 0060987014

Condition: Very Good


Spine edges rubbed, ink name and white out on half-title page, pages faintly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. xiv, 288 pp. In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese Communism. View more info

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Secret of Doctrines of the Tibetan Books of the Dead

By: Lauf, Detlef Ingo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Shambala: 1989

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289076

ISBN: 0877731039

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Spine creased, a few light spots on top page ridge. 1989 Trade Paperback. xi, 254 pp. The Tibetan Books of the Dead are a diverse collection of Buddhist scriptures that yield valuable insight into the psychology of death and dying and suggest the importance of meditative practice and knowledge as tools for self-understanding. This in-depth study of this rich body of Buddhist literature details the Tibetan Buddhist belief in the bardos, of intermediate states, and serves as an illuminating companion volume to The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Using original texts from both the Budd... View more info

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The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: A New Spiritual Classic from One of the Foremost Interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism to the West

By: Rinpoche, Sogyal; Gaffney, Patrick (Editor); Harvey, Andrew (Editor)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 1994

Seller ID: 2276218

ISBN: 0062508342

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned, ink gift note inside front wrapper. 1994 Trade Paperback. xiv, 425 pp. This acclaimed spiritual masterpiece is widely regarded as one of the most complete and authoritative presentations of the Tibetan Buddhist teachings ever written. A manual for life and death and a magnificent source of sacred inspiration from the heart of the Tibetan tradition, The Tibetan Book Of Living and Dying provides a lucid and inspiring introduction to the practice of meditation, to the nature of mind, to karma and rebirth, to compassionate love and care for the dying, and to the trials and rew... View more info