Steps to the Great Perfection

Steps to the Great Perfection
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Author: Jigme Lingpa
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780834840317
Release: 2016-07-05
Editor: Shambhala Publications

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The mind-training practices contained in the Dzogchen tradition of Tibetan Buddhism have never before been presented in the English language. The main text translated here, The Steps to Liberation, will be of great interest to Western practitioners, since its instructions are pithy and direct, and experiential rather than scholarly. The contemplations on core Buddhist principles like impermanence and karma, intended for beginning meditators, unfold as dramatic stories in which the meditator is to vividly imagine himself or herself as the main character who undergoes a sequence of experiences that result in transformative realizations. They distill the most essential teachings of the Buddha into a practical system that can be easily implemented in a daily meditation practice. At the same time, they bring together the most foundational Buddhist teachings with the profound methods of the Vajrayana (the esoteric teachings of Buddhist tantra). This is the hallmark of Dzogchen mind training and what sets it apart from other mind-training lineages.

Approaching the Great Perfection

Approaching the Great Perfection
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Author: Sam Van Schaik
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780861719129
Release: 2013-02-08
Editor: Simon and Schuster

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Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, is the highest meditative practice of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism. Approaching the Great Perfection looks at a seminal figure of this lineage, Jigme Lingpa, an eighteenth-century scholar and meditation master whose cycle of teachings, the Longchen Nyingtig, has been handed down through generations as a complete path to enlightenment. Ten of Jigme Lingpa's texts are presented here, along with extensive analysis by van Schaik of a core tension within Buddhism: Does enlightenment develop gradually, or does it come all at once? Though these two positions are often portrayed by modern scholars as entrenched polemical views, van Schaik explains that both tendencies are present within each of the Tibetan Buddhist schools. He demonstrates how Jigme Lingpa is a great illustration of this balancing act, using the rhetoric of both sides to propel his students along the path of the Great Perfection.

Great Perfection

Great Perfection
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Author: Dzogchen Rinpoche
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781559398237
Release: 2008-01-15
Editor: Shambhala Publications

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In the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, the Great Perfection is considered the most profound and direct path to enlightenment. The instructions of this tradition present a spiritual shortcut—a radically direct approach that cuts through confusion and lays bare the mind's true nature of luminous purity. For centuries, these teachings have been taught and practiced in secret by some of the greatest adepts of the Buddhist tradition. Great Perfection: Outer and Inner Preliminaries contains detailed instructions on the foundational practices of this tradition, from "The Excellent Chariot," a practice manual compiled by the Third Dzogchen Rinpoche. Distilling the teachings of the Heart Essence of the Dakinis into an accessible, easy-to-practice format, The Excellent Chariot leads the reader through the entire Buddhist path, starting with basic Buddhist contemplations that work to dislodge deeply ingrained patterns of thinking and behaving, and continuing on to the most advanced and secret meditative practices of the Great Perfection. The teachings in this volume are drawn largely from the writings of the great Nyingma master Longchenpa and the root texts of the Heart Essence of the Dakinis itself. The Third Dzogchen Rinpoche begins by discussing the correct way to study and practice the Great Perfection teachings before presenting an overview of the Great Perfection lineage and an explanation on the meaning and importance of empowerment. In the chapters that follow, he presents practical instructions on the outer and inner preliminaries, the so-called "ngöndro" practices. These practices enable the practitioner to transform and purify the mind, preparing it for the advanced Great Perfection meditation of Trekchö and Tögal, the breakthrough and direct leap. In addition to the translation mentioned above, Great Perfection: Outer and Inner Preliminaries contains a beautiful introduction by the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, a contemporary Great Perfection master, and an extensive glossary of key Great Perfection terminology.

Practicing the Great Perfection

Practicing the Great Perfection
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Author: Shechen Gyaltsap IV
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780834842939
Release: 2020-06-02
Editor: Shambhala Publications

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A collection of essential instructions on the practice of Dzogchen, or The Great Perfection, from one of the great early 20th century Buddhist masters. Shechen Gyaltsap (1871-1926) was widely recognized as one of the greatest meditation masters and most compassionate bodhisattvas in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. He lived a life of complete devotion and commitment to monastic discipline and study, and became the root teacher of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, who said of Shechen Gyaltsap's teachings that they were "worth more than all the gold in the entire world." This collection, intended for the advanced Buddhist practitioner who has received initiation from a qualified master, provides the essential instructions of Dzogchen, or Great Perfection, practice. Written with a clear simplicity that belies their profundity, the teachings give practical and pointed advice on how students should meditate and behave in ordinary life. The work begins with an extensive reflection on the problem of self-clinging and the analytical meditation designed to uproot it, and proceeds to more specific instructions for the mind practice itself.

Natural Great Perfection

Natural Great Perfection
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Author: Nyoshul Khenpo,Lama Surya Das
Pages: 196
ISBN: 1559393122
Release: 2009-01
Editor: Snow Lion Publications

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Dzogchen is the consummate practice of Tibetan Buddhism. A pure awareness practice applicable to any circumstance and readily integrated into modern life, Dzogchen directly introduces us to the inherent freedom, purity, and perfection of being that is our true nature. Natural Great Perfection is an inspiring collection of teachings providing the deepest possible insight into the practice of the Dzogchen path. The teachings are followed by a collection of spontaneous vajra songs composed in the tradition of Milarepa as the delightful play of wisdom consciousness.

The Great Court Scandal

The Great Court Scandal
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Author: William Le Queux
Pages: 349
ISBN: EAN:4064066204839
Release: 2019-12-11
Editor: Good Press

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"The Great Court Scandal" by William Le Queux. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Greenmantle

Greenmantle
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Author: John Buchan
Pages: 336
ISBN: 1905716532
Release: 2009
Editor: Collector's Library

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Each volume in the "Collector's Library" series has a specially commissioned Afterword, brief biography of the author and a further reading list. The Afterword for this edition of is by Ned Halley.Following his adventures foiling the plans of the Black Stone gang in "The Thirty-Nine Steps", Richard Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to meet up with his friend Sandy in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans' plans to use religion to help them win the war, climaxing at the battle of Erzurum.As well as being a gripping adventure story, "Greenmantle" is surprisingly modern in the concept of using a Jihad to mobilise Muslim forces, and is disturbingly relevant to the modern world.

Entrance to the Great Perfection

Entrance to the Great Perfection
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 260
ISBN: 9781559397933
Release: 2010-02-16
Editor: Shambhala Publications

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Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection. It contains classic commentaries by the renowned Tibetan masters Jigme Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, alongside a lively contemporary discussion by filmmaker, author, and spiritual teacher Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse that discusses how to incorporate these ancient practices into the fast-paced lifestyle of the Western world. Also included are a lengthy introduction to the world of Tibetan Buddhism and its meditative practices, as well as the long and short preliminary practice liturgies and numerous appendices on the nine yanas and other topics. The ngöndro or preliminary practice is treasured in the Ancient School of Tibetan Buddhism as vital for effecting a profound inner transformation and as a foundation for the very highest teachings of the Great Perfection, or Dzogchen. In particular, the Longchen Nyingtik ngöndro—revealed by the great saint Jigme Lingpa following a series of visions in which he was blessed by the omniscient Longchen Rabjam and received the transmission of his wisdom mind—has long been cherished by followers of all traditions on account of its power, depth, and poetic beauty.

Rules for the Direction of the Mind et Al

Rules for the Direction of the Mind   et Al
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Author: René Descartes,Benedictus de Spinoza
Pages: 463
ISBN: 0852291639
Release: 1989
Editor: Unknown

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Twist of Fate

Twist of Fate
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Author: Anna Reilly
Pages: 242
ISBN: 1544816979
Release: 2017-03-29
Editor: Unknown

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Alyson Fisher can't stop living in the past. She is certain a vital part of her died when her husband, Joe, was killed in a tragic car accident two years ago. She can't find the will to move on and is becoming increasingly reclusive. Her family and friends have been suffocating her with their good intentions and matchmaking ploys. A few months ago she made the bold decision to move across the country, far away from them and all reminders of her past with Joe. She is desperate for a fresh start but when she finds herself injured and alone in the middle of a deadly storm, she realizes that it might be too late. John Smith can't remember his past; even his present is muddled at times. He has a sense that he is running from something so he keeps moving from town to town, rarely settling down for longer than a few months. People make him nervous so he avoids human contact as much as possible. He has no identity, no home, no past, and often it seems, no future. He definitely has no hope. A chance encounter between Alyson and John changes the course of both their lives. As they forge a tentative friendship, they can't help but wonder if his past will reveal some horrible secret to threaten the tenuous progress they've made.

Fun Book of Mazes for Kids

Fun Book of Mazes for Kids
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Author: Kids World Publications
Pages: 70
ISBN: 1530672074
Release: 2016-03-22
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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FUN Book of Mazes for Kids features 50+ mazes that range in difficulty from simple to challenging. Many of the mazes featuring characters and even some rewards such as space ships, skateboards, food and other treats half way through or at the end of the maze. Mazes and other fun activities like this improve concentration and development. The end of the book features bonus basic coloring pages. Great for road trips and appealing to kids of all ages. Please click on the "Look Inside" feature to make sure this book is right for your child. :) We also offer this same book with different cover styles. Feel free to browse through our listings and choose a cover that you like best.

Meet and Delete

Meet and Delete
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Author: Pauline Lawless
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1781999996
Release: 2015-01-22
Editor: Unknown

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Dead Nightmare

Dead Nightmare
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Author: Sufian Ahmed
Pages: 260
ISBN: 1517088356
Release: 2015-08-25
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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About the Book "A gripping, page turning story, full of suspense and Zombies...an action filled story of survival in a world full of monsters, both dead and alive!" What would you do if you were trapped in a prison with psycho inmates and flesh eating zombies? Ben is a prisoner living in the, dangerous, serious offenders block of the Prison. His life is already tough and treacherous but it takes a menacingly bad turn when he wakes one day to find the guards missing and his cell door open. From the moment he steps out of his cell, his life becomes one of survival. In his effort to survive he fights off zombies, prisoners and citizens all the while slowly discovering the events leading up to his new nightmare world. In this new world, the choices Ben faces threaten to make him a monster even before the zombies take a bite. His survival will depend upon his choices and the friends and enemies he encounters. Prison was hard enough for Ben with the psychos, sociopaths, murderers and rapists. Now with the prisoners free and the zombies roaming the corridors, it has become worse, it has become a Nightmare! In Dead Nightmare, a survival horror novel from author Sufian Ahmed, Ben will have to make dark and difficult choices that will make him question his humanity. Buy the book now and travel into the zombie apocalypse where action, suspense, and danger is around every corner.

The Madras Journal of Literature and Science

The Madras Journal of Literature and Science
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: MINN:31951000747573U
Release: 1861
Editor: Unknown

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The Story of the Great March

The Story of the Great March
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Author: George Ward Nichols
Pages: 408
ISBN: OXFORD:590721300
Release: 1866
Editor: New York, Harper

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The Works of the Reverend William Law M A

The Works of the Reverend William Law  M A
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Author: William Law
Pages: 329
ISBN: IOWA:31858020320267
Release: 1893
Editor: Unknown

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7 Steps to Attain Perfection

7 Steps to Attain Perfection
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Author: John Molokwu
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781594337789
Release: 2018-03-01
Editor: Publication Consultants

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

7 Steps To Attain Perfection, an embodiment of rudimentary guiding principles capturing the essence of being Born Again, was conceived out of a nurtured desire spanning 11 years of tuning and fine-tuning its contents to equip a believer with necessary steps taking them on a purposeful journey through life's unpredictable experiences. It begins the moment someone takes the decisive step to accept Christ as their Lord and Saviour to fulfilling their calling in God's vineyard. 7 Steps To Attain Perfection is equipped with biblical citations, anecdotes, and metaphorical connotations meant to expose your thoughts to new possibility of attaining perfection in Christ Jesus. It relates to every believer's struggle for acceptance and respect in a world of perverseness, deceitfulness, slothfulness, and actus reus. 7 Steps To Attain Perfection remains a great privilege for me having been inspired to tap from the wealth of wisdom, knowledge and understanding endowed by the Holy Spirit flowing through the ‘Still Small Voice' as I listened in the Spirit and penned down the Words as the Spirit gave me inspiration. Anyone applying the teachings in this book will transform their life through becoming changed for the better according to John 15:1-5.

First Steps in Economic Botany for the Use of Students

First Steps in Economic Botany  for the Use of Students
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Author: Thomas Croxen ARCHER
Pages: 199
ISBN: BL:A0019925003
Release: 1854
Editor: Unknown

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The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra Book 13

The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra  Book 13
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Author: Choying Tobden Dorje
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9780834841062
Release: 2017-11-14
Editor: Shambhala Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Chöying Tobden Dorje's magnum opus presented in English for the first time, in an authoritative translation prepared under the auspices of well-known and highly respected Tibetan teachers and translators. In 1838, Choying Tobden Dorje, a yogin and scholar of northeastern Tibet, completed a multivolume masterwork that traces the entire path of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism from beginning to end. Written by a mantra practitioner for the benefit of mantra practitioners living among the lay community, it was intended to be informative, inspirational, and above all, practical. Its twenty-five books, or topical divisions, offer a comprehensive and detailed view of the Buddhist path according to the early translation school of Tibetan Buddhism, spanning the vast range of Buddhist teachings from the initial steps to the highest esoteric teachings of great perfection. Choying Tobden Dorje’s magnum opus appears in English here for the first time. Book 13 presents the philosophical systems of India and Tibet, according to the writings of Longchen Rabjam and the revelations of Orgyan Lingpa. First, it discusses the views attributed to classical Hinduism, Jainism, materialism, and nihilism. Second, it describes the standpoints of the Vaibhashika and Sautrantika exponents of the lesser vehicle, exemplified by pious attendants and hermit buddhas, and the Cittamatra (“mind only”) and Madhyamaka (“middle way”) commentators of the great vehicle, exemplified by great bodhisattva beings. Third, it analyzes the inner and outer vehicles of the Buddhist tantras, with an emphasis on the three classes of the great perfection. Fourth, it documents the lines of philosophical transmission within Tibet, including Bon, Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya, Kadampa, and Geluk. It concludes with an extract from a well-known treatise of the Fifth Dalai Lama, applying the techniques of consequential reasoning to the first chapter of Vasubandhu’s Treasury of Phenomenology.

The Rise of Esoteric Buddhism in Tibet

The Rise of Esoteric Buddhism in Tibet
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Author: Eva K. Neumaier-Dargyay,Eva M. Dargyay
Pages: 272
ISBN: UVA:X030117248
Release: 1977
Editor: Delhi : Motilal Banarsidass

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