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  1. Machik's Complete Explanation

    Machik's Complete Explanation

    Clarifying the Meaning of Chod (Expanded Edition)

    • by
    • Sarah Harding
    Fear, anger, and negativity are states that each of us have to contend with. Machik's Complete Explanation, the most famous book of the teachings of Machik Lapdrön, the great female saint and yogini of eleventh- to twelfth-century Tibet, addresses these issues in a practical, direct way. Machik developed a system, the Mahamudra Chöd, that takes the Buddha's teachings as a basis and applies them to the immediate experiences… Read More

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  2. Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition

    Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition

    • by
    • Alejandro Chaoul
    The dramatic practice of chöd, in which the yogin visualizes giving his or her own sacrificed body to the gods and demons as a way to cut the attachment to self and ordinary reality, offers an intense and direct confrontation with the central issues of the spiritual path. The chöd practices of the Bön tradition, a tradition that claims pre-Buddhist origins in the mysterious western lands of Zhang-zhung Tazig… Read More

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  3. Lion of Siddhas

    Lion of Siddhas

    The Life and Teachings of Padampa Sangye

    • by
    • Padampa Sangye
    Best known as Machig Labdron's teacher, the Indian mahasiddha Padampa Sangye is counted as a lineage guru by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He brought the lineage of Chöd to Tibet, carried the Buddha's teachings to China, and is even asserted in the Tibetan tradition to have been the legendary Bodhidharma. Padampa Sangye's teaching methods were unorthodox and sometimes extreme. This transcendent and irascible teacher encouraged his disciples to… Read More

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  4. Chod Practice Manual and Commentary

    Chod Practice Manual and Commentary

    • by
    • The Fourteenth Karmapa Thekchok Dorje,
    • Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
    This splendid resource for Chöd practitioners contains the Chöd sadhana written by the Fourteenth Karmapa. This daily practice text is given in three versions: Tibetan, a phonetic rendering of the Tibetan, and English translation. Jamgön Kongtrül's commentary on the sadhana supplies necessary amplification and clarification; it is given both in English and Tibetan. An important feature of the commentary is the inclusion of illustrations for the different stages of visualization… Read More

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  5. Chod in the Ganden Tradition

    Chod in the Ganden Tradition

    The Oral Instructions of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

    • by
    • Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
    • edited by
    • David Molk
    In Chöd in the Ganden Tradition, we encounter not only the life and teachings of one of the greatest Tibetan masters in modern times, but also instructions in one of the most interesting Tibetan techniques for working with basic fears, applicable to Chöd practitioners from all lineages. The instructions are offered with the engaging directness, wit, and stories for which Rinpoche was legendary. He tells miraculous accounts of the… Read More

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    $18.95
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  6. Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod

    Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod

    • by
    • Jerome Edou
    Machig Labdron is popularly considered to be both a dakini and a deity, an emanation of Yum Chenmo, or Prajnaparamita, the embodiment of the wisdom of the buddhas. Historically, this Tibetan woman, a contemporary of Milarepa, was an adept and outstanding teacher, a mother, and a founder of a unique transmission lineage known as the Chöd of Mahamudra. This translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron, founder… Read More

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