MY LAND AND MY PEOPLE (1964)
The most famous autobiography by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet. It is the only life account written by the Dalai Lama himself.
AN INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM (1965)
HAPPINESS, KARMA AND MIND (1969)
THE OPENING OF THE WISDOM EYE (1972)
THE BUDDHISM OF TIBET AND THE KEY TO THE MIDDLE WAY (1975)
THE BUDDHISM OF TIBET (1975)
The Buddhism of Tibet is a concise introduction to the principal topics and central practices of Buddhism. Included are: The Key to the Middle Way by the Dalai Lama — an acute and precise presentation of the nature of emptiness. The Precious Garland by Nagarjuna — describes the Bodhisattva path of compassion and a clear, concise analysis of the Buddha's teaching on emptiness. The Song of the Four Mindfulnesses, a 7th Dalai Lama poem with commentary by the present Dalai Lama, contains all the essentials of sutra and tantra. It is to be used as a basis for meditations on mindfulness of the guru, altruism, deity yoga and emptiness.
UNIVERSAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE GOOD HEART (1977)
TANTRA IN TIBET (1977)
Tantra in Tibet consists of three parts published under the auspices of the Dalai Lama
DEITY YOGA (1981)
Deity Yoga describes the profound process of meditation in Action and Performance Tantras. It is the basis of all higher tantric practices. This is a invaluable book for anyone who is practicing or interested in Buddhist tantra.
FOUR ESSENTIAL BUDDHIST COMMENTARIES (1982)
The Dalai Lama discusses the meaning of four central texts on Tibetan Buddhist practice: Thirty Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas, the Three Principle Aspects of the Path, the Eight Verses on Mind Training, and the Song of Four Mindfulnesses.
KINDNESS, CLARITY, AND INSIGHT
This best-selling book contains a collection of talks given by the Dalai Lama to Western audiences during his tours of North America. His Holiness covers a wide variety of spiritual and human concerns in a practical and direct manner with his characteristic warmth, wit and perception.
THE UNION OF BLISS AND EMPTINESS (1988)
This book presents a practical instruction which blends the essential aspects of the sutra path together with the profound tantric techniques that activate the latent spiritual forces within us. By laying the basic framework of the entire Buddhist path, it also sets down the guidelines for undertaking a complete form of practice on a daily basis.
COMMENTARY ON SHANTIDEVA -- TRANSCENDENT WISDOM (1988)
"The Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life" is one of the books most highly-recommended by the Dalai Lama for Mahayana practice. The ninth chapter of that book, the chapter on Transcendent Wisdom, is known among Buddhist scholars as a challenging and profound exposition of the Madhyamika philosophy. This extraordinarily clear exposition by the Dalai Lama with its precise elucidation of core issues of Tibetan Buddhism, stands as a key work in Buddhist literature. B Alan Wallace has translated, edited and added explanatory notes to this extraordinarily clear and valuable commentary.
THE BODHGAYA INTERVIEWS (1988)
In these sparkling interviews (1981-85), His Holiness the Dalai Lama covers a spectrum of religious and secular concerns in a most candid and stimulating manner. Psychology, tantra, politics, emptiness, Christianity, reincarnation, liberation, meditation, mantra, gurus, protector deities, and particle physics are some of the topics discussed-much of this information is unavailable elsewhere. These interviews were held at the close of annual teachings and initiations in Bodhgaya, India, the place most sacred to Buddhists.
THE DALAI LAMA AT HARVARD (1989)
In 1981, His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave an in-depth introduction to Buddhist theory and practice in a series of lectures at Harvard University. Using the foundational Buddhist topic of the Four Noble Truths, he covers a spectrum of topics such as: The Psychology of Cyclic Existence; Consciousness and Karma; Cessation and Buddha Nature: Paths and the Utilisation of Bliss; Techniques for Meditation; Altruism; Valuing Enemies; Wisdom.
THE DALAI LAMA: A POLICY OF KINDNESS (1990)
"'The Dalai Lama: A Policy of Kindness' 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 Television, Public Affairs TV, Inc.
PATH TO BLISS (1991)
Path to Bliss presents a systematic approach to personal development through visualisation, reason and contemplation. The presentation is clear and eloquent. It does not presuppose any prior experience on the part of the beginner, while providing rich material for the more advanced practitioner. Beginning with practices that develop an effective mental outlook in one's life, this book guides the student to more advanced techniques for developing the mind's deepest potentials and happiness.
THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY AND THE NEED FOR UNIVERSAL RESPONSIBILITY (1991)
COMPASSION AND THE INDIVIDUAL (1991)
CULTIVATING A DAILY MEDITATION (1991)
The Dalai Lama explains how one should proceed to cultivate a daily meditational practice. He presents tantric meditations and discusses how and why they are effective in transforming the mind. The visualisations used are that of the Buddha, Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri, Vajrapani and Arya Tara.
FREEDOM IN EXILE (1991)
The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama. In this landmark book the Dalai Lama tells his story — from his remarkable childhood as the leader of 6 million Tibetans through the crisis of the Chinese invasion up to the present life in exile and re-establishment of his culture in India.
MY TIBET (1991)
By the Dalai Lama & Galen Rowell. 1991 Oversize cloth edition, 108 color photos and essays on different themes.
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