Arya Maitreya

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The Thirteen Core Indian Buddhist Texts: A Reader's Guide

There are thirteen classics of Indian Mahayana philosophy, still used in Tibetan centers of education throughout Asia and beyond.  They cover the subjects of vinaya, abhidharma, Yogacara, Madhyamika, and the path of the Bodhisattva.  They are some of the most frequently quoted texts found in...
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Translating the Maitreya Treatises: An Interview with Thomas Doctor

We recently interviewed Thomas Doctor, a translator on the Dharmachakra Translation Committee, about the importance of their recent translations of the Maitreya texts and commentaries. Shambhala Publications: The Dharmachakra Translation Committee has now published two of the five Maitreya texts,...
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Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche: A Reader's Guide

This article is the first in a series of posts on the Great Masters of Tibetan Buddhism.   This series will focus on the lives, teachings, and legacies of various teachers across traditions. While we will mention other important books in English, the focus will be works published by Shambhala...
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A Reader's Guide to the Five Maitreya Texts: The "Zip Files" of the Mahayana

by Karl Brunnhölzl The five works that the Tibetan tradition ascribes to Maitreya resemble zip files that contain all the profound and vast topics of the Buddhist teachings. In their traditional order: The Ornament of Clear Realization comments on the emptiness taught in the prajnaparamita sutras...
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