Chöd: The Garden of All Joy

Chöd: The Garden of All Joy, as taught at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra (KTD) in 2016 by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, is a part of the “Seeds of Awakening/ Semillas del Despertar” series, which is dedicated to offering clear and concise instructions on core practices from great masters of the Karma Kagyu lineage in English and Spanish.

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche offers instructions on the practice of Severance or Chöd, which essentially is how to achieve buddhahood through offering the flesh and blood of your body ...

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Ceremony of Offering to the Gurus, Composed by the Glorious Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje

A carefully constructed compilation of selected Gurupujas from many different traditions, composed by the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, for the Kagyu Monlam held annually in Bodhgaya, India.

Ceremony of Offering to the Gurus is a carefully constructed compilation of selected Gurupujas from many different traditions, composed by the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, for the Kagyu Monlam held annually in Bodhgaya, India.

This volume include extracts from the Pangkong Chagyapa Sutra, which was the earliest dharma to reach Tibet; the Bodhicharyavatara by Shantideva; ...

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Establishing Validity

Within the Tibetan tradition, the most highly regarded proof of rebirth is Dharmakirti’s long treatment of it in the chapter “Establishing Validity” from his Commentary on Validity, which is presented in this book along with the Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso’s commentary on it from “The Ocean of Literature on Logic.”

Establishing Validity: The First Chapter of Karmapa Chödrak Gyatso’s Ocean of Literature on Logic
and the Corresponding Chapter from Dharmakīrti’s Commentary on Validity
Chos-grags-rgya-mtsho, Karma-pa VII, 1454–1506. Tshad ma kun las btus pa sde bdun
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Heart of the Dharma: Mind Training for Beginners

Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche explains clearly and simply how to use the practice of mind training and tonglen meditation to transform our habitual selfishness into the compassionate altruism necessary to bring happiness to ourselves and others.

These oral instructions on mind training from the Mahayana that the glorious Lord Atisha passed down have been explained in many different ways, but the best of them all is the master Ja Chekawa’s commentary in seven points. In order that beginners can easily understand the meaning of ...

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Jewels from the Treasury: Vasubandhu’s Verses on the Treasury of Abhidharma and the Commentary Youthful Play

This book contains a translation of one of the greatest presentations of abhidharma in any tradition: “Vasubandhu’s Verses on the Treasury of Abhidharma,” along with the Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje’s

clear and concise explanation of it, “Youthful Play,” translated by David Karma Choephel.

Though the abhidharma is recognized as one of the major topics of the Buddhist teachings, up until now there have been few translations of any of the great texts on it available in a Western language. This book contains a ...

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Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma: Volume Two

Volume Two examines the complete path of Mahamudra from initial experience to full realization. There is emphasis on how to conduct a proper retreat, including the use of geomancy in determining the appropriate site, the longevity practices of White Tara and Tseringma, chod practice, and how to use compassion as protection from fear and danger.

Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma was taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at KTD from 1999 to 2003 and is presented here in a four-volume set. (The fifth volume comprised of restricted ...

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Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma: Volume Three

Volume Three opens with concise bardo teachings as well as instructions on benefiting people in the bardo state. The book continues with instructions and advice for the practitioner including protecting oneself from potential threats with loving-kindness and compassion; purifying obscurations through invoking wisdom deities; learning the signs that arise during practice, etc.

Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma was taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at KTD from 1999 to 2003 and is presented here in a four-volume set. (The fifth volume comprised of restricted chapters was ...

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Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma: Volume Four

Volume Four explores the conduct and lifestyle that create an appropriate framework for Dharma; how to relate to the sangha; incorporating insights on how to benefit others through the traditions of scholarship and realization; and includes a comprehensive exploration of the phenomenon of death.

Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma was taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at KTD from 1999 to 2003 and is presented here in a four-volume set. (The fifth volume comprised of restricted chapters was taught seperately at Karme Ling Three-Year-Retreat Center and is ...

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Monlam Prayer Books (New Edition)

The Gyalwang Karmapa has added new texts to this latest edition so that it now includes prayers from all of the Kagyu lineages and major Tibetan Buddhist traditions. One advantage of the new edition is that now one single volume contains all the revised texts that were previously divided into two volumes, a main book and a supplement.

This year will see revised editions of the Monlam Prayer Books in eight languages: English, Chinese, Polish, French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Korean.  One of ...

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The Seventh Gyalwang Karmapa, Chodrak Gyatso

Born to a family of tantric practitioners in Chida in northern Tibet, the Seventh Karmapa, Chodrak Gyatso, dedicated much of his life to retreat. He was also an extremely accomplished scholar, who authored many texts, such as a commentary on Abhisamayalamkara called The Lamp Of The Three Worlds. His most famous text is The Ocean Of Reasoning, his commentary on pramana (logic and reasoning) literature.

The Seventh Karmapa formally established monastic universities at Tsurphu and other places. He also ...

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