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The Just King: The Tibetan Buddhist Classic on Leading an Ethical Life

Listen to Professor Jose Cabezon discuss Mipham Rinpoche’s classic work on leadership and ethics, The Just King.  On the surface, this is a letter to the king of Dergé on governance. However, as Mipham Rinpoche makes explicit, it is for everyone and will “provide beneficial nourishment for beings in this degenerate age.” It has been taught and studied widely: even today, many thousands study it every year—for example, at Larung Gar, the vast Buddhist center of study and practice in remote eastern Tibet.

More than anything, this is a book that is a roadmap on how to live a meaningful, fulfilling, compassionate life without regrets.

See also our Reader's Guide to Mipham Rinpoche >>



A Reader’s Guide to Greening Your Bookshelf

As spring begins, warmer temperatures and longer days call upon us to deepen our connection to the natural world. We begin spending more time outside and taking notice of all the new growth and colors popping up in the world around us. As a celebration of Earth Day, Shambhala Publications has compiled a guide to books that will help readers to continue to connect to and celebrate the Earth, no matter the season.

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Diane Musho Hamilton

Diane Musho Hamilton is an exceptionally gifted mediator, group facilitator, and one of the authentic contemporary spiritual teachers of our time. Combining decades of innovation in conflict resolution with an enthusiasm for life, she knows how to address the challenges of our modern experience with an uncommon spiritual perspective. With extraordinary warmth, depth and insight, she encourages us to consciously evolve beyond old and limited ideas of who we are so that we might discover our own unique expression of wisdom and of compassion in this time.



Our Authors on the Path of Boundless Love

Enjoy selections form Pema Chodron, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Diane Musho Hamilton, Ken Wilber, Reggie Ray and many more.


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