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"A Lamp's Illumination", Condensed Advice on Great Completion's Thorough Cut "A Lamp's Illumination", Condensed Advice on Great Completion's Thorough Cut

The third Dodrupchen III, Tenpa’i Nyima, did much to clarify the teachings of Longchen Nyingthig by writing extensively about it. The text in this book is a marvelous presentation of the practice of Dzogchen by him. It is regarded as one of several texts that are essential reading for Dzogchen practitioners. Text by Dodrupchen III, Tenpa’i Nyima. Introduction, translation, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
A Bitwise Commentary on "Entering the Bodhisatvas Conduct" by Padma Karpo A Bitwise Commentary on "Entering the Bodhisatvas Conduct" by Padma Karpo

Features Drukchen Padma Karpo's bit by bit, meaning phrase by phrase, commentary on the first five chapters of Shantideva's famous text, "Entering the Bodhisatva Conduct". His text is especially important for those who enjoy reading Shantideva's text, because he explains points of meaning that have been overlooked or mistaken in a number of today's translations of Shantideva's text. Introduction, translation, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
About the Three Lines That Strike Key Points by Dodrupchen III About the Three Lines That Strike Key Points by Dodrupchen III

Features a practical and brilliant explanation of Garab Dorje's "Three Lines Striking the Key Points teaching". The explanation was given by Dodrupchen III, Tenpa’i Nyima, who was famous for his explanations of the theory and practice of Dzogchen. The text was later written down and included in Tenpa'i Nyima's Collected Works.  The explanation lays out Thorough Cut (Thregcho) followed by a remarkable explanation of how Direct Crossing (Thogal) and Thorough Cut work together. Introduction, translation, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $35.00
Alchemy of Accomplishment Alchemy of Accomplishment

Features the text “'Alchemy of Accomplishment', Instructions of Mountain Dharma, Heart Guidance on the Practice Expressed in an Easy-to-Understand Way Text” by Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje. The text is a record of a teaching given to a group of people who had just entered a three year Dzogchen retreat. The text is very potent and is frequently used these days by Dzogchen practitioners. Introduction, translation, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $25.00
Differentiating Non-Distraction and So Forth Differentiating Non-Distraction and So Forth

The text in this book covers "differentiations", which is an important aspect of training in Dzogchen's Thorough Cut (Thregcho). Differentiations are usually only given as oral instruction, so this book is a must-read for Dzogchen practitioners. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $15.00

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Dusum Khyenpa's Songs and Teachings Dusum Khyenpa's Songs and Teachings

Contains several songs of realization (dohas) of, and teachings on, Mahamudra by the first Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa. All of the texts are taken from Dusum Khyenpa's Collected Works. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
Empowerment and Atiyoga Empowerment and Atiyoga

Contains explanations by the author of empowerment and especially of the meaning of the fourth empowerment. Translations of several fourth empowerment sections of empowerment texts and the entire General Vase Empowerment by Jigmey Lingpa that is the root empowerment text of the Longchen Nyingthig system are included. There is also a letter by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to a woman student, which in few words but very clearly sets out the practice of Dzogchen for a lay person. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
Feature of the Expert, Glorious King Feature of the Expert, Glorious King

This book features a very popular teaching by Dza Patrul on Garab Dorje's Three Lines That Strike the Key Points. The book includes the root text and the commentary to it, both by Dza Patrul.  Note that this is the text that is commonly but mistakenly called "The Three Lines that Strike the Three Points". This text and its commentary are frequently used as the text for teaching Thorough Cut (Thregcho) to beginning Dzogchen students. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
Instructions for Practising the View of Other Emptiness Instructions for Practising the View of Other Emptiness

Contains a text of oral instructions from the Jonang Lineage on the view and practice of Other Emptiness, composed by Jamgon Kongtrul. There are several books available in English on the important topic of Other Emptiness, but there has been nothing available on the actual practice of it.  The text in this books is a manual on how to practice it.  Translations, introduction, and book are by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
Key Points of Direct Crossing, called "Nectar of the Pure Part" Key Points of Direct Crossing, called "Nectar of the Pure Part"

This book features a text by Khenchen Padma Namgyal of Zurmang Monastery, who lived and studied extensively at nearby Dzogchen Monastery in Eastern Tibet. Khenchen Padma Namgyal was known for his high level of realization. The text is a record of a teaching that he gave out on the mountains slopes prior to a session of Direct Crossing (Thogal) practice. In it, he explains the six lamps in relation to Direct Crossing or Thogal practice. The teaching is from the Longchen Nyingthig system of Dzogchen dharma. Texts like this are very, very hard to come by! Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $25.00
Kunga Tenzin's Drukpa Kagyu Ngondro Kunga Tenzin's Drukpa Kagyu Ngondro

This book contains the text “'The Complete Path for the Ocean of Profound Meaning', An Extensive Liturgy for the Visualization Procedures of the Mahamudra Preliminaries with a Listing of the Key Topics of the Main Practice". It is a Drukpa Kagyu text commonly used as the practice text for the mahamudra preliminary practices. The text is by the famous Drukpa Kagyu head, Khamtrul III, Kunga Tenzin.  Translation and book designby Tony Duff.

: $15.00
Maitripa's Writings on the View Maitripa's Writings on the View

This book features several texts composed by the Indian master Maitripa.  They show the meaning of Other Emptiness as understood in the Indian system. Maitripa's teachings later became the main Indian source for the teaching of Other Emptiness in Tibet. This book is an excellent companion for the other books on Other Emptiness available in this store. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
Peak Doorways to Emancipation, Texts of Shakya Shri Peak Doorways to Emancipation, Texts of Shakya Shri

This book features two Dzogchen texts, one on introduction to the nature of mind and the other on Thorough Cut (Tregcho).  The texts come from the Collected Works of Shakya Shri, a 19th century Drukpa Kagyu master of both Mahamudra and Dzogchen systems of practice. Both texts are revealed treasures. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00

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Relics of Dharmakaya by Ontrul Tenpa'i Wangchuk Relics of Dharmakaya by Ontrul Tenpa'i Wangchuk

This book features a text that has a very detailed explanation of Garab Dorje's teaching called "The Three Lines that Strike the Key Points". The text is by Ontrul Tenpa’i Wangchuk, one of the great Dzogchen masters of Tibet.  The text gives an unusually clear and detailed explanation of the Dzogchen practice of Thorough Cut (Thregcho). Therefore, it is strongly recommended reading for all practitioners of Dzogchen Thorough Cut (Tregcho). Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $35.00
Teachings of the Mountain Hermit of Mandong Teachings of the Mountain Hermit of Mandong

Features a text on taking refuge and arousing enlightenment mind (bodhichitta) by a hermit who lived in the mountains near Mandong, Tibet, in the 20th century.  He was very famous for his compassion for and assistance given to the very poor people of the Mandong region who were suffering mightily because of the horrors of the Communist Chinese invasion of Tibet.  His explanations in this text follow the teachings of Atisha's lineage, with a strong emphasis on taking refuge and arousing love and compassion for all.  The great point of this text though, is his teaching on compassion.  The title may not sound like much, but reading this book has brought Westerner's to tears because of his heart-felt explanations of other's sufferings. The book called "Hinting at Dzogchen" forms a useful companion to this book; it is available in this store. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
The Condensed Chronicle by Orgyan Padma The Condensed Chronicle by Orgyan Padma

Features the smaller of the two autobiographies of Padmasambhava.  It is short but very interesting, with a long section on predictions about the future. Introduction, translation, notes, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $15.00
The Essential Points of Practice, A Manual of Basic Instructions on Thorough Cut The Essential Points of Practice, A Manual of Basic Instructions on Thorough Cut

The text in this book explains the basics of the Dzogchen practice of Thorough Cut (Thregcho). The text is by Zhechen Gyaltshab, one of the Gyaltshab line of tulkus who were the great heads of Zhechen monastery in Tibet, along with the Rabjam Rinpoches. The text is regarded as important reading for Dzogchen practitioners. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
The Key Issues of Visualization: Four Nails Pinning the Life-Forces The Key Issues of Visualization: Four Nails Pinning the Life-Forces

This book contains a text by Dza Patrul that explains development stage practice in the Nyingma tradition.  It is a companion to and commentary on Jigmey Lingpa’s “Stairway to Akanishta”, which explains development stage according to Longchen Nyingthig. Translations and book are by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
The Lion's Roar that Proclaims Other Emptiness The Lion's Roar that Proclaims Other Emptiness

This book features a text that contains a fine explanation of Other Emptiness by the Tibetan master Ju Mipham Namgyal. The text is noteworthy for its precise refutation of the Gelugpa tradition's attempts to destroy the Other Emptiness teaching. It is one of a pair of texts; the sister text, "The Lion's Roar of the Ultimate Non-Dual Buddha Nature", is also available in this store. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $15.00
The Method of Preserving the Face of Rigpa The Method of Preserving the Face of Rigpa

This book features the text "The Method of Preserving the Face of Rigpa, The Essence of Wisdom". Preservation is an important aspect of training in the Thorough Cut (Thregcho) practice of Dzogchen. The book with this specific teaching is one of several that are essential reading for practitioners of Thorough Cut and are available in this store. The text is by Ju Mipham Namgyal, the introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $15.00
The Theory and Practice of Other Emptiness Taught Through Milarepa's Songs The Theory and Practice of Other Emptiness Taught Through Milarepa's Songs

This book features a variety of oral instructions given by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyatso on the topic of Other Emptiness. The  main teaching explains a famous song of Milarepa that shows Other Emptiness as the final view. Several other teachings are included, some of them also based on the songs of Milarepa. The khenpo asked the author, Tony Duff, to compile all of the teachings into a single book and to add further explanations to clarify. The result is this book, which is a good companion to the other books on Other Emptiness in this store. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
The Two Truths Fully Clarified by Dza Patrul The Two Truths Fully Clarified by Dza Patrul

This book features a text by Dza Patrul on how the two truths should be understood according to the Dzogchen system of teaching. Translation and book are by Tony Duff. Another book that includes extensive teaching on the Two Truths according to the more general sutra system and is also available in this shop is the "Other Emptiness, Entering Wisdom" book. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
Way of the Realized Old Dogs Way of the Realized Old Dogs

This book features the text "The Way of the Realized Old Dogs, Advice that Points Out the Essence of Mind, called 'A Lamp That Dispels Darkness'", which is a very popular text amongst Dzogchen practitioners in Tibet. It was not written for the monks and nuns, but specifically for lay yogis or urban yogis, and is particularly popular among them. It is a companion to several other books in this shop that cover the meaning of the Thorough Cut (Tregcho) and Direct Crossing (Thogal) practices of Dzogchen, such as "Words of the Old Dog Vijay". Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $20.00
Words of the Old Dog Vijay Words of the Old Dog Vijay

This book features a text by Zhechen Gyaltshab IV, the head of Zhechen Monastery in Tibet, on Thorough Cut (Thregcho) practice. It is strongly recommended for all Thorough Cut (Tregcho) practitioners. It is usually read in conjunction with the text "Way of the Realized Old Dogs" by Ju Mipham, which also is available in this shop. Introduction, translations, ample footnotes, glossary, and book design by Tony Duff.

: $15.00