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Buddhadharma : Winter 2014
Buddhadharma Readers Save 20% when you enter discount code BD218 at checkout! Offer expires 2/1/15. SAVE 20% 1994.48.73,“CHERRYBLOSSOMSONMEANDERINGSTREAM,”SANTABARBARAMUSEUMOFART,GIFTOFVIRGINIATOBIN Shambhala Publications 888-424-2329 www.shambhala.com newfromShambhala Publications “Rangjung Dorje’s brilliant and visionary presentation of the essential points of the Vajrayāna approach. Focusing on the mind-body interplay, it shows us how the mind, refected through the subtle body, is a vehicle for awakening. Elizabeth Callahan’s excellent rendering of this text clearly conveys the profound and compassionate intention of one of the most important teachers of the Kagyu lineage.” —Dzogchen Ponlop, author of Rebel Buddha This text is restricted to qualifed practitioners only. Details at Shambhala.com. “One of the most signifcant works on Tibetan Buddhism to be pub- lished in recent years, treating with grace, beauty, and depth a most important subject, namely the char- acter of the Dzogchen tradition and its placement within the overall structure of the Nyingma doctrine and training. Undoubtedly one of the most comprehensive works on the Nyingma to appear in English.” —Glenn H. Mullin, author of From the Heart of Chenrezig Hardcover $49.95 “O on lis gr im ac an str an th th —G the Hardcover $44.95 The brevity and simplicity of this most famous of all Tibetan Buddhist prayers belies the profound wisdom it contains. Thinley Norbu Rinpoche provides an account of the prayer’s historical origins, repudiates the various common misinterpretations of it, and reveals its two levels of meaning: as an exposition of both the Mahayana teachings and of the realization of Dzogchen. Hardcover Hardcover $24.95 $24.95 Hardcover $24.95 “[Siff ’s] instructions plug a common vulnerability for many meditators who get tied in knots, trying to discard thoughts as ‘distractions.’ Instead, he upholds the possibility of establishing a gentler, more respectful relationship with every part of our experience, learning from our thoughts and allowing calm and insight to arise naturally.” —Kate Lila Wheeler, author of When Mountains Walked Paperback Paperback $16.95 $ Paperback $16.95 Hardcover Hardcover $69.95 $ Hardcover $69.95 This masterful presentation of the view, meditation, and enlightened activities of the bodhisattva is part of the traditional Five Maitreya Teachings, classics of the Indian Buddhist tradition. Maitreya’s text shows how to practice the generosity, patience, energy, discipline, concentration, and wisdom that are essential to saving all beings. The commentaries by Khenpo Shenga and Ju Mipham provide profound insight into the bodhisattva path. “The translators have rendered this text, together with two of its most informative Tibetan commentaries, into the most accessible and readable English now available. For the systematic study and practice of Mahāyāna Buddhism, there is no better classical source than this.”—John Makransky, Associate Professor of Buddhism, Boston College “This collection of some important and rare works on this text that specially em- phasize its meditation and Mahāmudrā aspects is a great contribution to the Bud- dhist literature in English. I am grateful to Karl Brunnhölzl for this work, as he is not only a scholar but also an experienced practitioner of these teachings, and has been for many years.”—Ringu Tulku, author of Confusion Arises as Wisdom Paperback Paperback $19.95 $19.95 Paperback $19.95 We sometimes feel helpless in the face of it, but anger’s energy can be harnessed for good, and it can actually be practiced with like any other aspect of life. This anthology on approaches to the scariest of the emotions includes offerings from Thich Nhat Hanh, Sharon Salzberg, Pat Enkyo O’Hara, Mark Epstein, Norman Fischer, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, and many others. Paperback Paperback $17.95 $17.95 Paperback $17.95