Tibet House US Publishing Project

Man of Peace – Graphic Novel

by Michael G. Burbank (Author) , Robert Thurman (Author) , William Meyers (Author)

Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Tibet House US; III edition (December 13, 2016) Language: English ISBN: 9781941312049 Size: 8.5 x 11 inches Printed in Canada by Friesens Corporation CLICK HERE TO BUY “If we really want the next millennium to be happier, more peaceful and more harmonious, we will have to make the effort to make it… Read more »

MAV

Distinguishing the Middle from the Extremes

by Mario D’Amato (Translator) , Maitreya, Vasubandhu (Author)

Maitreyanātha’s Distinguishing the Middle from the Extremes (Madhyāntavibhāga) was transmitted to us by the noble Asaṅga, great saint and champion scholar of fourth century CE Indic Buddhism—along with Vasubandhu’s commentary on the text. It is one of the five seminal texts of what the Tibetans call the “magnificent deeds tradition of universal vehicle Buddhism, according… Read more »

Schol SKT

Scholastic Sanskrit

by Gary Tubb (Author) , Emory Boose (Author)

This volume gives a complete introduction to the techniques and procedures of Sanskrit commentaries, including detailed information on the overall structure of running commentaries, the standard formulas of analysis of complex grammatical forms, and the most important elements of commentarial style. Since the majority of expository texts in Sanskrit are composed in the form of… Read more »

Saraha

The Adamantine Songs (Vajragīti)

by Lara Braitstein (Translator) , Saraha (Author)

Presented here in English for the first time is a set of three of Saraha’s “Adamantine Songs” (Skt. Vajragīti; Tib. rdo rje’i glu), poetic works that play a central role in the Great Seal (mahāmudrā) tantric tradition of both India and Tibet. The tantric adept (siddha) Saraha was among the most notable figures from India’s… Read more »

ASP Trans

The Range of the Bodhisattva (Ārya-bodhisattva-gocara)

by Lozang Jamspal (Translator)

This is a study and the first complete English translation of the Mahāyāna Sūtra, the Bodhi-sattva-gocara, which presents one of the only Buddhist teachings extant on what might be called a “Buddhist theory of war.” The main body of the text takes the form of a dialogue between King Caṇḍapradyota and the Nirgrantha sage, Satyaka,… Read more »

The Range of the Bodhisattva

by Lozang Jamspal (Compiler)

Companion volume to the English translation, this volume contains critical editions of the Sanskrit and Tibetan.

BIL

Brilliant Illumination of the Lamp of the Five Stages (Rim lnga rab tu gsal ba’i sgron me)

by Robert A.F. Thurman (Translator) , Tsong Khapa Losang Drakpa (Author)

The present work is the cornerstone of our Jey Yabsey Sungbum Collection, a subset of our Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences series. Comprised of the collected works of Tsong Khapa Losang Drakpa (1357–1419) and His Spiritual Sons, Gyaltsap Darma Rinchen (1364–1432) and Khedrup Gelek Pelsang (1385–1438), this Collection is a voluminous set of independent Tibetan… Read more »

BDKS 1

Illumination of the Hidden Meaning (sbas don kun gsal) Part I

by David Gray (Translator) , Tsong Khapa Losang Drakpa (Author)

This is the first in a two-volume annotated translation of Tsong Khapa’s Illumination of the Hidden Meaning ( sbas don kun sel). A magnificent and massive commentary on the Cakrasamvara Tantra, this is first English translation of a work that marks a milestone in the Tibetan assimilation of the Indian Buddhist tantras. This first volume,… Read more »

BDKS 2

Tsong Khapa’s Illumination of the Hidden Meaning, Vol.2

by David Gray (Translator) , Tsong Khapa Losang Drakpa (Author)

This is the second volume in a two-volume annotated translation of Tsong Khapa’s Illumination of the Hidden Meaning (sbas don kun gsal), a magnificent and massive commentary on the Cakrasamvara Tantra. This is the first English translation of this important work that marks a milestone in the history of the Tibetan assimilation of the Indian… Read more »

MSA

The Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature (Mahāyānasūtrālaṁkāra)

by Lozang Jamspal, et al. (Translator) , Robert A.F Thurman (Editor) , Maitreyanātha/Āryāsaṅga and Vasubandhu (Author)

The Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature (Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāra) was transmitted from the bodhisattva Maitreyanātha to Āryā Āsaṅga, the fourth-century Indian Buddhist scholar-adept. The most foundational of the set of the famous Five Teachings of Maitreya, the Discourse Literature is considered the wellspring of what the Tibetans call the “magnificent deeds trend of the path,” the compassion side,… Read more »