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The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep

Snow Lion Publications, 1998

This book gives detailed instruction for dream yoga, including foundational practices done during the day. In the Tibetan tradition, the ability to dream lucidly is not an end in itself, rather it provides an additional context in which one can engage in advanced and effective practices to achieve liberation. Dream yoga is followed by sleep yoga, also known as the yoga of clear light. It is a more advanced practice, similar to the most secret ...


The Great Treatise On The Stages Of The Path To Enlightenment Vol 2: Volume Two

Snow Lion Publications, 2004

The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Llam rim chen mo) is one of the brightest jewels in the world's treasury of sacred literature. The author, Tsong-kha-pa (1357-1419), completed this masterpiece in 1402 and it soon became one of the most renowned works of spiritual practice and philosophy in the world of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsong-kha-pa took great pains to base his incisive insights on the classical Indian Buddhist ...


Stages of Meditation
The Dalai Lama

Snow Lion Publications, 2001

The Dalai Lama explains the principles of meditation in a practice-oriented format especially suited for Westerners.


The Four Immeasurables: Cultivating a Boundless Heart
Alan B. Wallace

Snow Lion Publications, 2004

This book is a rich suite of practices that open the heart, counter the distortions in our relationships to ourselves, and deepen our relationship to others.


Open Heart, Clear Mind

Snow Lion Publications, 1990

This practical introduction to Buddhism focuses on the application of Buddhist psychology to modern life. Thubten Chodron, an American Buddhist nun, presents the basic points of this path for understanding ourselves and improving the quality of our lives. In a straightforward style and with warmth and humor, Chodron gives us the fundamental points of the Buddha's teaching on transforming habitual attitudes and realizing our full human potential.


Dzogchen: The Heart Essence of the Great Perfection
The Dalai Lama

Snow Lion Publications, 2001

Exploring this esoteric subject in print for the first time, His Holiness offers the reader an unprecedented glimpse into one of Buddhism's most profound systems of meditation.


Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light by Norbu, Namkhai published by Snow Lion Publications Paperback

Snow Lion Publications, 1992


The Seven-Point Mind Training
Alan B. Wallace

Snow Lion Publications, 2004

The central theme of The Seven-Point Mind Training is to make the liberating passage from constricting solitude of self-centeredness to the warm kinship with otherswhich occurs with the cultivation of cherishing others even more than oneself.


Healing with Form, Energy, and Light: The Five Elements in Tibetan Shamanism, Tantra, and Dzogchen

Snow Lion Publications, 2002

In the shamanic world-view of Tibet, the five elements of earth, water, fire, air, and space are accessed through the raw powers of nature and through non-physical beings associated with the natural world. In the Tibetan tantric view, the elements are recognized as five kinds of energy in the body and are balanced with a program of yogic movements, breathing exercises, and visualizations. In these Dzogchen teachings, the elements are understood ...


Into the Heart of Life

Snow Lion Publications, 2011

One of the most respected Western figures of contemporary Buddhism offers insights gleaned from more than forty years of Buddhist practice. With her vast perspective she presents a well-grounded understanding of how the timeless Buddhist teachings apply to the demands and challenges of modern life. A wide range of topics are covered in this pragmatic presentation offering down-to-earth advice on how to enhance the quality of our lives.


Choosing Reality
Alan B. Wallace

Snow Lion Publications, 1996

Shares the podium with The Tao of Physics & The Dancing Wu Li Masters, and wears the gold medal.—John Tigue, Ph.D., Daemen College


Altar of the Earth
Peter Gold

Snow Lion Publications, 1990

Guidebook to Central Tibet's most important sacred and natural places, events, and ways of life.


Daring Steps Toward Fearlessness: The Three Vehicles of Buddhism
Ringu Tulku

Snow Lion Publications, 2005

Daring Steps Toward Fearlessness draws on several venerable sources, ranging from Buddha's earliest teachings to a Vajayanna text by the yogi known as Crazy Khyentse. As much practice manual as scholastic accomplishment, this articulate, lively presentation will be eagerly sought after as both trustworthy introduction for the beginning student and an indispensable reference for practitioners at every stage of the path.


The Dalai Lama: Policy of Kindness
Sidney Piburn

Snow Lion Publications, 1990

Brought me gently and pleasantly into the life and mind of this extraordinary spiritual leader and assured the success of my interview with him.—Bill Moyers, PBS


Selected Works of the Dalai Lama III: Essence of Refined Gold

Snow Lion Publications, 1985


Self-Liberation through Seeing with Naked Awareness

Snow Lion Publications, 2010

The origins of this book come from the same cycle of teachings as The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Written by Padmasambhava, who helped to establish Buddhism in Tibet, the text was rediscovered centuries later and has been widely taught as an oral commentary since then. Giving instruction on the method of self-liberation, it presents the essence of Dzogchen. As this is regarded as one of the most advanced and esoteric teachings of the Buddha, ...


Ancient Wisdom: Nyingma Teachings of Dream Yoga, Mediatation & Transformation
Gyatrul Rinpoche

Snow Lion Publications, 1993

In this book, three traditional texts on Dream Yoga, Meditation, and Transformation are presented and commented on by Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche "for their relevance to the modern-day spiritual aspirant who must combine and balance quality practice time, work time and rest time in the course of a busy day." The commentary is "specially tailored to the needs of Western students."


A Passage From Solitude: Training the Mind in a Life Embracing the World
B. Alan Wallace

Snow Lion Publications, 1992

A user-friendly exposition of the Tibetan seven-point mind training.—Yoga Journal


Pointing Out the Dharmakaya
Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

Snow Lion Publications, 2003

This book is a convenient short practical manual for Mahamudra practitioners on how to look at the mind.


The Nepal Cookbook
The Association of Nepalis in the Americas

Snow Lion Publications, 1996

First and only book on Nepali cuisine.



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