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Buddhadharma : Summer 2009
ANABENAROyA Padmasambhava, also called Guru Rinpoche, is regarded as the Second Buddha. He transmitted Buddhism to Tibet in the 8th century. Padmasambhava Comes to Tibet presents excerpts from his autobiography as dictated to his con- sort, the incomparable Yeshe Tsogyal. It describes his ar- rival in Tibet and includes descriptions of his disciples, explaining the power and meaning of his mantra, the Vajra Guru Mantra. More than one hundred full color traditional thankas depict the nine manifestations of Padmasambhava and show his 25 disciples. With prayers in Tibetan and English. Introduction by Tarthang Tulku (Tibetan and English) NEW! from Dharma Publishing 286 pages 7x10in.pb Over 100 full color thankas $ 29.95 153 Namkhai Nyingpo Born into the clan of Nub, Namkhai Nyingpo was among the most important of the early Nyingma translators and practitioners of the Mantrayāna teachings. He traveled to India several times, once to master the art of translation and a second time to receive initiation from the great siddha Hūmkāra. Offering a flower in the shape of a golden heart, Namkhai Nyingpo entered the Initiation Mandala of Yandak Heruka, who unites the non-discursive knowledge and spontaneous action of the Buddha. As a result of his practice, he became able to ride on the rays of the sun in the sky of intrinsic awareness. One day in early spring, his nephew asked him for some seeds to plant because the farmers’ supplies were depleted. Namkhai Nyingpo replied,“If the farmers have no seed, where can I, a yogi, find some?” But taking some small rocks, he instructed his nephew to pulverize Worrying about the future causes stress in the present. Skillful Means are ancient Buddhist principles that reveal structures for success and well- being. Based on the Four Noble Truths, the teachings concern needless suffering. Skillful Means offer tools to deal effectively with the needless suffering of stress. You will learn to: ... Understand the principles of well-being ... Know the causes and conditions for stress ... Maintain balance in all circumstances ... Develop confidence in times of change Transforming Stress into Well-being Skillful Means e-Program Learn to transform the energy of stress into joy, effectiveness and well-being. email@example.com www.skillfulmeansprograms.com CALIFORNIA HEAD OFFICE Ph 707-847 3717 ext. 206 NORTH CAROLINA Ph 919-286-9530 Center for Skillful Means Fee for the e-Program: $300 or 3 installments of $100 * Twelve online classes during three months. * One coaching session by phone. loyalty love cooperation honesty leadership kindness Jataka Tales Stories told by the Buddha, focusing playfully on qualities and values. Revised editions offer ideas and activities to open a dialogue with children. patience sharing modesty Pieces of Gold The Parrot & the Fig Tree The Jewel of Friendship The Rabbit Who Overcame Fear The Value of Friends The Fish King's Power of Truth The Magic of Patience The Proud Peacock The Monkey King Wisdom of the Golden Goose $ 8.95 for children The Rabbit awareness call toll free: 800-873-4276 www.dharmapublishing.com