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Kālachakra Practice (Edward Henning Collection)

From the Edward Henning CollectionThis article on Kālachakra practice is part of the collection of works on the Kālacakra that the late scholar Edward Henning put together.  It is used with permission of the Estate of Edward Henning.  The original can be found on Edward's site, kalacakra.org. There is very little discussion of actual meditation practice on this site [kalacakra.org], and certainly no explanation how such practices should be performed. Similarly, there are no practice texts (sādhanas, pūjas, and so...
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Jigme Lingpa: A Guide to His Works

Jigme Lingpa A Guide to His Works Learn More A guide to the works available in English from Jigme Lingpa, the founder of the Longchen Nyintik tradition and a central figure in the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. See Also: Some Nyingma Lineages: Dudjom Tersar | Longchen Nyingtig | Payul & Namchö Guides to Other Important Nyingma Figures: Rongzompa | Longchenpa | Jigme Lingpa | Patrul Rinpoche | Mipham Rinpoche It is hard to overstate the importance of Jigme Lingpa to...
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Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche: A Reader’s Guide

This edition of the Great Masters Series focuses on Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910-1991).   This, like the other posts in this series, is not meant to be an exhaustive biography, but rather a look at the life and teachings of this great master through the lens of his works published in English. New and Forthcoming We are pleased to announce Lion of Speech: The Life of Mipham Rinpoche, a translation of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's extraordinary biography of the great Mipham...
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A Reader’s Guide on Tibetan Buddhist Essentials: An Exploration of the Nyingma Lineage with Tulku Thondup

Tulku Thondup Rinpoche was born in East Tibet and was recognized to be a tulku at age five. He studied at Tibet’s famed Dodrupchen Monastery, settling in India in 1958, and teaching for many years in its universities. He came to the United States in 1980 as a visiting scholar at Harvard University.  For the past three decades he has lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he writes, translates, and teaches under the auspices of the Buddhayana Foundation. His numerous books...
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