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Buddha, Meditation and Mind

This partial transcript “Self-Discovery through Buddhist Meditation” illustrates the meaning of meditation and the relevance of dharma for modern society.

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020
Posted by: jprbr549
Mahasiddha Tradition in Tibet

Article explores how the development of Buddhism in Tibet was influenced by the Mahasiddha tradition that evolved in Northern India in the early Medieval Period (3-13 cen. CE).

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020
Posted by: jprbr549
Fountainhead of the Ngakpa Tradition

This excerpt from The Golden Letters contains an exposition of the four kinds of Buddhist teaching prevalent in Tibet in the 8-9 cen. CE.

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020
Posted by: jprbr549
Dzogchen Meditation and Chinese Buddhism

The historical origin of the Dzogchen meditation teachings and the relationship of Dzogchen meditation to certain other Buddhist teachings and traditions, such as Yogachara and Ch’an or Zen, has puzzled scholars not only in the West, but in Tibet itself.

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020
Posted by: jprbr549
Bonpo and Nyingmapa Traditions of Dzogchen Meditation

Here is a preliminary survey of the Bonpo tradition of Dzogchen meditation known as the Zhang-zhung Nyan-gyud. This Bonpo tradition is especially important for research into the historical origins of Dzogchen meditation.

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020
Posted by: jprbr549
Ancient Tibetan Bonpo Shamanism

Explores ancient shamanism through the lens of the pre-Buddhist spiritual and religious culture of Tibet known as Bon, the practitioners of shamanic techniques of ecstasy and ritual magic.

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020
Posted by: jprbr549