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We are in the process of converting our print books into eBooks. Shambhala eBooks can be purchased from all major online eBook stores (including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Google, Kobo, and Sony). Links are provided on each book’s web page. To view our latest offerings, simply sort by publication date.
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  1. Yoga for Meditators

    Yoga for Meditators

    Poses to Support Your Sitting Practice

    • by
    • Charlotte Bell
    Charlotte Bell, author of Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life, has blended the practices of yoga and meditation since 1986. In her new book, Yoga for Meditators, she writes, “Asana practice, by its very nature, is about preparing the body for meditation. So a book on yoga for meditators may seem redundant. All yoga is for meditators, after all. Still, there are poses that I have found to be optimal in addressing… Read More

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  2. The Third Turning of the Wheel

    The Third Turning of the Wheel

    Wisdom of the Samdhinirmocana Sutra

    • by
    • Tenshin Reb Anderson
    In his previous book, Being Upright: Zen Meditation and the Bodhisattva Precepts, Reb Anderson Roshi described how we must become thoroughly grounded in conventional truth through the practice of compassion before we can receive the teachings of the ultimate truth. In The Third Turning of the Wheel, he introduces us to the next stage of our journey by invoking the wisdom of the Samdhinirmocana Sutra.According to Anderson, the main purpose… Read More

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  3. Sparks of Divinity

    Sparks of Divinity

    The Teachings of B. K. S. Iyengar

    • by
    • B. K. S. Iyengar
    • edited by
    • Noëlle Perez-Christiaens
    Sparks of Divinity is a collection of the teachings of yoga master B. K. S. Iyengar first published in a French-English bilingual edition in 1976. The material for this book was gathered and compiled by Noëlle Perez-Christiaens from class notes and correspondence during the formative years of Iyengar’s international career. The entries cover the period from the late 1950s, when Iyengar was invited by Yehudi Menuin to teach in Gstaad,… Read More

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  4. Close to the Ground

    Close to the Ground

    Reflections on the Seven Factors of Enlightenment

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    • Geri Larkin
    After the bliss and emptiness we might be lucky enough to experience along our spiritual path, what’s left are the karmic knots of conditioning that still need to be undone if we are going to be of any genuine help to anybody. Untying them is the work of spiritual warriors: that is, all of us. The seven factors of enlightenment are a means to loosen these knots, all the while… Read More

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  5. Yoga for Healthy Feet

    Yoga for Healthy Feet

    Practice from the Ground Up

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    • Donald Moyer
    In Yoga for Healthy Feet, Donald Moyer shares his insights into working with the feet and ankles gained through forty years of teaching yoga. This book includes:Anatomy and architecture of the feet, as understood from a yogic perspectivePrinciples for aligning and balancing the feetSuggestions for addressing common problems, such as foot cramps, sprained ankles, hammer toes, bunions, and plantar fasciitisDescriptions of twenty-five poses that most concern the feet, with an… Read More

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  6. Being Upright

    Being Upright

    Zen Meditation and the Bodhisattva Precepts

    • by
    • Tenshin Reb Anderson
    Being Upright takes us beyond the conventional interpretation of ethical precepts to the ultimate meaning that informs them. Reb Anderson first introduces us to the fundamental ideas of Zen Buddhist practice. Who was Shakyamuni Buddha and what was his central teaching? What does it mean to be a bodhisattva and take the bodhisattva vow? Why should we confess and acknowledge our ancient twisted karma? What is the significance of taking… Read More

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  7. The Practice of Freedom

    The Practice of Freedom

    Aikido Principles as a Spiritual Guide

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    • Wendy Palmer
    Drawing on the poetic wisdom of the Tao Te Ching, American sensei Wendy Palmer translates the powerful teachings of aikido for use in everyday life. With poignant reflections on her own life, including teaching inmates in a woman's federal prison, she describes how we can regain our sense of freedom, vitality, and integrity when under the duress of life's "attacks" by transforming our negativity into budo, or unconditional love.The Practice… Read More

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  8. Visionary Encounters

    Visionary Encounters

    The Dzogchen Teachings of Bönpo Treasure-Revealer Shense Lhaje

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    • Adriano Clemente
    Visionary Encounters presents four chapters from the collection known as The Golden Teaching of Trenpa Namkha, a cycle of Dzogchen teachings recovered or rediscovered by the thirteenth-century master Shense Lhaje, an important scripture-revealer in the Bön tradition. These chapters include unusual autobiographical detail, providing a window into the daily life of this "wandering beggar," as he calls himself, as well as a record of the extraordinary messages he received from… Read More

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  9. 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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  10. Pure Appearance

    Pure Appearance

    Development and Completion Stages in Vajrayana Practice

    • by
    • Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
    • edited by
    • Nalanda Translation Committee
    A complex topic is here made crystal clear through the heartfelt teaching of one of the great Tibetan Buddhist masters of the twentieth century. With Pure Appearance Dilgo Khyenste Rinpoche offers an overview of Tibetan tantric practice that explains its concepts, clarifies its terminology, and shows how its myriad pieces fit together, including an extensive teaching on the bardos, or “between states”—essential for those new to the topic and a… Read More

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