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The Meaning of Shambhala

Realize the Ultimate Manifestation of Shambhala An excerpt from The Realm of Shambhala The Society of Shambhala To be born in Shambhala, one must have produced a significant amount of merit...

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Elio Guarisco (1954-2020)

We are very sad to share the news that we have lost an important translator Elio Guarisco, who passed away from covid on November 27, 2020. Elio was born in Como, Italy in 1954. In the early 19...

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Kālachakra Practice (Edward Henning Collection)

, and certainly no explanation how such practices should be performed. Similarly, there are no practice texts (sādhanas, pūjas, and so forth) available here for download, as availability of such mat...

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Kalachakra Tantra Reader’s Guide

What Is Kalachakra Tantra? The Kalachakra, or “Wheel of Time,” tantra and cycles of teachings and practices are, on the surface, well known among practitioners and those interested in Tibetan B...

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Kalachakra: The Shape of the Universe

The Kalachakra description of the universe is quite different from that presented in the other major Buddhist system of metaphysics: abhidharma, or topics of special knowledge. There are, of course, common elements in both, found in non-Buddhist Indian descriptions as well. These include multiple universes...
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Namgyal India Visits Namgyal Ithaca

The following article is from the Autumn, 2011 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. Six Session Kalachakra Guru Yoga at Du Khor Choe Ling Following His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Kalachakra Initiation event...
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Kalachakra 2004

The following article is from the Winter, 2004 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. His Holiness the XlVth Dalai Lama will confer the Kalachakra Initiation for World Peace in Toronto, Canada from April 25-May...
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Alexander Berzin’s Introduction to Tantra

The following article is from the Summer, 2011 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. ALEXANDER BERZIN has a long association with the Kalachakra Tantra. Having studied it under one of the most learned teachers,...
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