Rebel Buddha Book Review

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Rebel Buddha Book Review Book Title: Rebel Buddha: A Guide to A Revolution of Mind Author: Dzogchen Ponlop Publisher: Shambhala Year Published: 2011 Pages: 224 Paperback Price: $11.24  Kindle Price: $9.99 The author of this book is the 7th Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche who is the abbot of Dzogchen Monastery, a renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar, meditation master and is also one of the highest Tulkus (reincarnations of previous lamas) in the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He is also the author of such works as: “Emotional Rescue”, “Penetrating Wisdom”, and “Wild Awakening: The Heart of Mahamudra and Dzogchen”.  He is a witty and humorous speaker who … Continue reading

Karma What It Is, What It Isn’t , Why It Matters

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Karma What It Is, What It Isn’t, Why It Matters Book Title: Karma: What It Is, What It Isn’t, Why It Matters Author: Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche Publisher: Shambhala Year Published: 2015 Pages: 160 Paperback Price: $11.27 Kindle Price: $9.99   Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche (1955-2012) was born in eastern Tibet and was the ninth incarnation of the Traleg Tulku line. He was educated by many great Buddhist philosophers of all four of the main lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. He is also the founder of the Kagyu E-Vam Buddhist Institute in Australia where he was a pioneer in bringing Buddhism to Australia.  … Continue reading

What Makes You Not A Buddhist Review

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What Makes You Not A Buddhist Review Book Title: What Makes You Not A Buddhist Author: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Publisher: Shambhala Year Published: 2008 Pages: 134 Paperback Price: $11.94 Kindle Price: $10.99   The author of this book is Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, a lama from a prominent and influential Tibetan Buddhist family living in Bhutan.  He is also a filmmaker and directed a movie called “The Cup” (1999) which is about a group of Tibetan monks who become obsessed with soccer. He also directed two other films, “Travellers and Magicians” (2003) and “Vara: A Blessing” (2013).  And he is the … Continue reading

The World of Tibetan Buddhism Review

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The World of Tibetan Buddhism Review Book Title: The World of Tibetan Buddhism: An Overview of Its Philosophy and Practice Author: Dalai Lama Co-Author(s): Translated, edited, and annotated by Geshe Thupten Jinpa, Foreword by actor Richard Gere Publisher: Wisdom Publications Year Published: 1995 Pages: 224 Paperback Price: $12.96 Kindle Price: $12.99 This is another brilliant book written by the His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.  He is the head of the Gelugpa Order of Tibetan Buddhism which was founded by Je Tsongkhapa and is considered to be the incarnation of the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion Avalokiteshvara. He is an important … Continue reading

How to Practice Buddhism – The Way to a Meaningful Life Book Review

How to Practice Buddhism – The Way to a Meaningful Life Book Review In this article I will be reviewing a book written by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama named “How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life”.  This book originally in Tibetan, was translated and edited by Dr. Jeffrey Hopkins Ph.D. Jeffrey Hopkins is a Professor of Tibetan Studies and has been practicing Buddhism for more than 30 years and served as the Dalai Lama’s chief translator during lecture tours in the United States, Indonesia, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, United Kingdom, and Switzerland for ten years. Book … Continue reading