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  1. A Guided Tour of Hell

    A Guided Tour of Hell

    A Graphic Memoir

    • by
    • Samuel Bercholz,
    • Pema Namdol Thaye
    Take a trip through the realms of hell with a man whose temporary visitor’s pass gave him a horrifying—and enlightening—preview of its torments. This true account of Sam Bercholz’s near-death experience has more in common with Dante’s Inferno than it does with any of the popular feel-good stories of what happens when we die. In the aftermath of heart surgery, Sam, a longtime Buddhist practitioner and teacher, is surprised to… Read More

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  2. Chod: The Sacred Teachings on Severance

    Chod: The Sacred Teachings on Severance

    Essential Teachings of the Eight Practice Lineages of Tibet, Volume 14 (The Treasury of Precious Instructions)

    • by
    • Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
    The Treasury of Precious Instructions by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Taye, one of Tibet’s greatest Buddhist masters, is a shining jewel of Tibetan literature, presenting essential teachings from the entire spectrum of practice lineages that existed in Tibet. In its eighteen volumes, Kongtrul brings together some of the most important texts on key topics of Buddhist thought and practice as well as authoring significant new sections of his own.In this, the… Read More

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  3. A Plea for the Animals

    A Plea for the Animals

    The Moral, Philosophical, and Evolutionary Imperative to Treat All Beings with Compassion

    • by
    • Matthieu Ricard
    Every cow just wants to be happy. Every chicken just wants to be free. Every bear, dog, or mouse experiences sorrow and feels pain as intensely as any of us humans do. In a compelling appeal to reason and human kindness, Matthieu Ricard here takes the arguments from his best-sellers Altruism and Happiness to their logical conclusion: that compassion toward all beings, including our fellow animals, is a moral obligation… Read More

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  4. Fluent Tibetan

    Fluent Tibetan

    A Proficiency-Oriented Learning System. Novice and Intermediate Levels

    • by
    • William A. Magee,
    • Elizabeth S. Napper
    • edited by
    • Jeffrey Hopkins
    The most systematic and extensive course system available in spoken Tibetan language, Fluent Tibetan was developed by a team of language experts working in conjunction with five indigenous Tibetan speakers, over a two-year period, under a grant from the International Research and Studies Program of the Department of Education in Washington D.C.Fluent Tibetan is based upon the courses developed by the U.S. State Department's Foreign Services Institute (FSI) specifically for… Read More

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  5. Raising Wild

    Raising Wild

    Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness

    • by
    • Michael P. Branch
    For over a decade Michael P. Branch has been writing about life in Nevada’s Great Basin Desert with an audacity, lyricism, and wit all his own. In Raising Wild, Branch offers an intimate exploration of the western high desert. Here we find the wild and extreme land of caliche and juniper, where pronghorn antelope run and mountain lions stalk, where wildfires and snowstorms threaten in equal measure, and where Branch,… Read More

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  6. Rise and Shine

    Rise and Shine

    Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

    • by
    • Katie Sullivan Morford
    Mornings can be hectic, but registered dietitian, cook, and mom Katie Morford has the key to a saner, healthier way to start the day. With 75 recipes—quick and easy for weekdays, slow and luxurious for relaxed weekends—you can turn your morning into an exercise in good nutrition and great taste. You'll find breakfasts that can be eaten at the table (Egg-in-a-Nest Pesto Pizzas), at the bus stop (Strawberries and Cream… Read More

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  7. The Healing Kitchen

    The Healing Kitchen

    Cooking with Nourishing Herbs for Health, Wellness, and Vitality

    • by
    • Holly Bellebuono
    Nourishing plants can have a profound effect on our health when incorporated into the foods we eat. By bringing herbs such as dandelion, purslane, sumac, and calendula into the kitchen—rather than limiting them to medicines or remedies—we can enjoy their flavors and reap their benefits. From Nettle Chai to Lavender Yogurt, Wild Greens Miso Paste, Lamb’s-Quarter Cavatelli, and Rose Petal Rice Pudding, the recipes here were created to please the… Read More

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  8. Dandelion and Quince

    Dandelion and Quince

    Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

    • by
    • Michelle McKenzie
    Strolling through your local farmers’ market or grocery store, you’re familiar with the standard produce—the autumn kale and heirloom apples, the eagerly awaited peaches and tomatoes of high summer—and you know how to make the most of them. But what about the nettles, kumquats, green garlic, and quince? For those with a curious palate there is a world of beautifully simple yet overlooked ingredients to be discovered and enjoyed. Think… Read More

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  9. Embracing Each Moment

    Embracing Each Moment

    A Guide to the Awakened Life

    • by
    • Anam Thubten
    The awakened life is the essence and aim of the Buddhist teachings, according to Anam Thubten, and this book is a guide to cultivating the awakened mind and heart that allows this wonderful kind of life to happen. He illuminates the path to awakened living in a way that’s concise and completely accessible to anyone of any background—reflective of the diverse backgrounds of the students who attend his popular talks… Read More

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  10. Steps to the Great Perfection

    Steps to the Great Perfection

    The Mind-Training Tradition of the Dzogchen Masters

    • by
    • Jigme Lingpa
    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… Read More

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