TIBETAN BUDDHISM

Explore nearly 600 Tibetan Buddhist books as well as videos, audio, courses, author interviews, reader’s guides, and 25 years of articles from  the Snow Lion Newsletter archive, all in one place.  From canonical texts and commentaries by Tibetan masters and their Indian predecessors, to contemporary introductions, there is plenty to meet you right where you are. You will find works from across all the Tibetan traditions including Bon, Gelug, Kadam, Jonang, Kagyu, Nyingma, and Sakya.

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AUTHOR VIDEOS

Mipham Rinpoche's Commentary on the Mahayana Sutralamkara

Stephen Gethin from the Padmakara Translation Group discusses his translation of A Feast of the Nectar of the Supreme Vehicle, Mipham RInpoche's commentary on the Ornament of the Great Vehicle Sutras Mahayanasutralamkara.

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TIBETAN PRACTICE CALENDAR

Year of the Earth Pig

View upcoming special practice days such as 10th day, 15th day, 25th day, etc.  This includes the anniversaries of many great masters including links to resources about them.

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Tibetan Buddhist Schools

Explore tradition-specific books, articles, videos, audio, online courses, and more from the main schools or traditions of Tibetan Buddhism including the Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya, Gelug, Bon, Jonang, and more.

READER'S GUIDES

Sera Khandro: A Reader's Guide

Sera Khandro

Sera Khandro (1892 - 1940), also known as Kunzang Dekyong Wagmo,  was one of the great masters of the early 20th century and the English speaking world is fortunate now that both her story and her writings have been emerging more and more over the past few years.

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Chogyur Lingpa

Chokgyur Lingpa: A Profile

Few Treasures of the Nyingma School have left a larger imprint on contemporary Tibetan Buddhism than those of the famed nineteenth century master Chokgyur Dechen Shigpo Lingpa (1829-1870). Since the time of his revelations a century and a half ago, Chokgyur Lingpa’s Treasures have become pop­ular not only within the Nyingma School but also in the Kagyu lineage where they have been actively promulgated by such prominent figures as Jamgön Kongtrul, the Dazang and Situpa Tulkus, and, above all...

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TIBETAN BUDDHIST EVENTS

COMMUNITY

WORKSHOP

Kongtrul's Treasury of Precious Instructions

layer-12The workshop preserved here was co-sponsored by the Tsadra Foundation and Shambhala Publications and encompasses 5 sessions with translators and teachers working on Jamgon Kongtrul's Treasury of Precious Instructions. Please see our Resource Guide for this collection for the full context.

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Excerpt

Finding Rest in IllusionThe Second Vajra Point: Magical Illusion

This excerpt provides commentary on the second vajra point in Finding Rest in Illusion, the third book in the Trilogy of Rest. The character of illusion is applied to the entire phenomenal field of both samsara and nirvana. The second vajra point explains that we are like bystanders taken in by illusions conjured up by a magician.

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TIBETAN BUDDHIST PUBLISHING

From Our President's Desk

Asked by the Vajrayana World blog about his thoughts, he wrote this essay covering all aspects of Tibetan Buddhist publishing:

"...yet, as I survey the landscape of Buddhism in the West through the lens of Buddhist publishing in English, at times I have a lot of trepidation—as a publisher and also as a Buddhist. We have a long way to go. My concerns focus on how we read, what we read, and who is reading—or not..."

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