The Lives of the Karmapas

In honor of the Karmapa 900 celebration, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche taught the biographies of the sixteen Karmapas, which he completed in September, 2012. Rinpoche transmits his deep devotion for each of the Karmapa reincarnations as he describes the events of their lives and their remarkable achievements. This two-volume book will be available in 2017.

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche taught the biographies of the Karmapas that he began in 2010 and completed in 2012. Rinpoche transmits his deep devotion for each of the Karmapa ...

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Milarepa: Tibet’s Supreme Yogi, A Play in Six Acts

In this original play, the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, made full use of the genre of theater to bring Milarepa’s suffering and spiritual transformation to life, allowing the audience to connect with Milarepa’s life in new and vivid ways.

His Holiness transmitted the entire life of Milarepa in a single, magnificent evening, a world-class theatrical event, for which 20,000 people turned out to view a play of Milarepa’s life created by His Holiness and performed ...

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The Life of Jatsön Nyingpo

The title vidyadhara, bearer of awareness, is accorded only the greatest of vajrayana masters. The vidyadhara Jatsön Nyingpo was one of the greatest tertöns of the Seventeenth Century. Jatsön Nyingpo’s revelations continue to be widely practiced throughout the Himalayan region, and even in other parts of the world.

Translator’s Introduction

The title vidyadhara, bearer of awareness, is accorded only the greatest of vajrayana masters. The vidyadhara Jatsön Nyingpo was one of the greatest tertöns of the Seventeenth Century. A tertön is a ...

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Gentle Strength: Opening the Heart with Tonglen

Lama Kathy Wesley shows how we can use our everyday experiences of joy and pain as a means for practice. When we study and practice the teachings of lojong, especially the practice of tonglen meditation, we will always have time to practice, because lojong uses our everyday life as a basis.

When we study and practice the teachings of lojong, “mind training” including the practice of tonglen, “sending and receiving” meditation, we will always have time to practice, because lojong uses our everyday mind, our everyday experiences, ...

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Opening the Eyes of the Buddha

This book illuminates the dramatic life story of artist Tinley Chöjor (1935–2008). The scope of Tinley’s artistic career is formidable, spanning more than six decades across four countries and encompassing most of the major sites of Tibetan Buddhism.

KTD Publications is happy to announce the forthcoming publication of the first comprehensive book on Tibetan monastic architectural painting and decorative art in the “eri” tradition of Central Tibet. The book illuminates the dramatic life story of ...

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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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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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