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Journey Without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha, Chögyam Trungpa

An introduction to the principles of tantra for students of Buddhism. Chögyam Trungpa explains the logic and experience of the tantric world and delves into challenging topics such as the role of the teacher, the meaning of non-theism, and the difference between Buddhist and Hindu tantra.
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Counsels From My Heart, Dudjom Rinpoche

A collection of talks given by the late leader of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Dudjom Rinpoche presents a variety of topics given from the point of view of a tantric master who describes the teachings included as "the very blood of my heart."
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The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones, Dilgo Khyentse

A commentary on a text by Patrul Rinpoche, the great nineteenth-century Tibetan master. Dilgo Khyentse exhorts students to think carefully about how they want to spend their lives and offers practical advice and guidance on generating the basic motivation to practice and cultivating the non-conceptual mind.
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Crazy Wisdom, Chögyam Trungpa

An examination of the life of Padmasambhava, the eighth century Indian tantric master who helped to establish Buddhism in Tibet. Chögyam Trungpa uses the activities of Padmasambhava's life to illustrate the principle of crazy wisdom, a state of mind that is completely, unrelentingly awake.
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Carefree Dignity: Discourses on Training in the Nature of Mind, Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Teachings and guided meditations from the Dzogchen perspective. Tsoknyi Rinpoche uses the term "carefree" to express a state of mind unfettered by claustrophobia, carelessness, arrogance and doubt. Through the practice of Dzogchen the carefree mind can be an expression of simplicity and confidence.
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Wild Awakening: The Heart of Mahamudra and Dzogchen, Dzogchen Ponlop

An introduction to the profound and esoteric teachings of Tibetan Buddhism: Mahamudra (great symbol/seal), and Dzogchen (great perfection). Dzogchen Ponlop reveals the great simplicity, practicality and joyousness of these teachings.
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Mind at Ease: Self-Liberation Through Mahamudra Meditation, Traleg Kyabgon

An overview of and guide to the Kagyu lineage's Mahamudra tradition, including meditation techniques for investigating, contemplating and experiencing the ground, path and fruition of Mahamudra practice and view.
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Buddha in the Palm of Your Hand, Osel Tendzin

A presentation of the Buddha's teachings and the path of Buddhist meditation according to the Kagyu lineage of Tibet. Threaded through this work is the premise that the original state of all beings' minds is brilliant, clear and already enlightened.
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Secrets of the Vajra World: Tantric Buddhism of Tibet, Reginald Ray

An exploration into the view and methods of tantra, particularly as it opens up appreciation for all aspects of everyday life. Reginald Ray covers the history of tantra in Tibet and a variety of tantric practices.
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