Books

Books

We have all of Thrangu Rinpoche’s books which have been published. These are listed below and are available for purchase.

All books are brand new and we have reduced their price so that Buddhist students can afford them. A few of Thrangu Rinpoche’s books are out of print or have been made into new books and we have provided these out-of-print books as inexpensive downloadable PDFs.


On Amazon and other places there here cheap Indian knock-offs by Rinpoche which we do not carry simply because we have taken all these rough and outdated manuscripts and have re-editied and corrected them them and had them published by major publishers such as Shambhala Publications, Snow Lion publications, Rangjung Yeshe, Wisdom publications, and Namo Buddha Publications.

 

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A Harmony of Views (Book)

A Harmony of Views (Book)

There are two ways to approach the teachings on emptiness: one can study the vast Prajna-paramita sutras and commentaries using logic until one has...
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Advice of a Yogi (Book)

Advice of a Yogi (Book)

A new original teaching by Thrangu Rinpoche on the Tibetan classic by Padampa Sangye's One Hundred Verses . Padampa Sangye is best known as...
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ALL 58 OF THRANGU RINPOCHE'S BOOKS (ON SPECIAL DOWNLOAD)

ALL 58 OF THRANGU RINPOCHE'S BOOKS (ON SPECIAL DOWNLOAD)

Thrangu Rinpoche is author of 58 books on Buddhism. You need only to peruse this book section to see all the different topics Thrangu Rinpoche...
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Clarifying the Natural State by Tashi Namgyal (Book)

Clarifying the Natural State by Tashi Namgyal (Book)

This book was written by one of Tibet's greatest masters, Dakpo Tashi Namgyal. In this practical manual he covers the path from mindfulness to...
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Creation and Completion (Book)

Creation and Completion (Book)

Creation and Completion is a unique guide to the practice of Tibetan Buddhist tantra. Drawing on experiential explanations from two great masters, it...
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Crystal Clear:Practical Advice for Mahamudra Meditation (Book)

Crystal Clear:Practical Advice for Mahamudra Meditation (Book)

If you want this book, please contact us. Crystal Clear an important meditation manual on Mahamudra by Thrangu Rinpoche is a commentary to the...
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Cultivating Compassion: Bodhichitta and Bodhisattva Vow (Book)

Cultivating Compassion: Bodhichitta and Bodhisattva Vow (Book)

The concise teaching presented here begins with a discussion of love, compassion, and immeasurable love and compassion, or bodhichitta. Rinpoche...
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Distinguishing Dharma and Dharmata of Maitreya (Book)

Distinguishing Dharma and Dharmata of Maitreya (Book)

Asanga was given five treatises from the Buddha Maitreya. Distinguishing Dharma from Dharmata was one of these texts. This text which is 1,400 years...
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Essential Practice: Kamalashila's Stages of Meditation (Book)

Essential Practice: Kamalashila's Stages of Meditation (Book)

"The great Indian master Kamalashila's Stages of Meditation in the Middle Way School opens the door of philosophy and practice to meditators...
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Everyday Consciousness and Awareness (Book)

Everyday Consciousness and Awareness (Book)

This introduction to Buddhist psychology supplies essential instructions for successful meditation practice. Everyday Consciousness and Primordial...
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Five Buddha Families and Eight Consciousnesses (Book)

Five Buddha Families and Eight Consciousnesses (Book)

Thrangu Rinpoche describes in a lucid manner the Tibetan view of mind by giving the function and the properties and importance of the eight...
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Four Dharmas of Gampopa (Book)

Four Dharmas of Gampopa (Book)

Gampopa was one of the most important Kagyu lineage holders. He was a student of Milarepa and set up the first Kagyu monastery in Tibet. Gampopa is...
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Four Foundations of Buddhist Practice (Book)

Four Foundations of Buddhist Practice (Book)

Before one begins any practice, one should contemplate the four the four ordinary foundations often called the four thoughts that turn the mind...
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Heart of Dharma:Mind Training for Beginners (Book)

Heart of Dharma:Mind Training for Beginners (Book)

This book is a commentary on Je Chekawa Yeshe Dorje's Seven Points of Mind Training , one of the best known and most beloved texts of Tibetan...
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History of Buddhism in India (Book)

History of Buddhism in India (Book)

In 1991 Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche accompanied a group of western Buddhist students to each of the four major pilgrimage sites from the life of the...
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How to Recite the Mani Mantra (Booklet)

How to Recite the Mani Mantra (Booklet)

How to Recite the Mani Mantra is a small but valuable booklet in which Thrangu Rinpoche writes a commentary on Khenpo Gangshar's The Spiritual...
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Life and Songs of Milarepa (Out of Print PDF)

Life and Songs of Milarepa (Out of Print PDF)

Milarepa was one of the greatest Buddhist saints to have ever lived. His incredible story of accomplishing enlightenment in one lifetime is one of...
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Life and Teachings of Gampopa (Book)

Life and Teachings of Gampopa (Book)

Gampopa was the main disciple of Milarepa and one of the founders of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism from which originated the four greater and...
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Luminous Clarity:Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen (Book)

Luminous Clarity:Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen (Book)

The meditation of Mahamudra and the meditation of Dzogchen are highly appropriate meditations for Western practitioners, who are engaged in their...
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Mahamudra Lineage Prayer: A Guide to Practice (Book)

Mahamudra Lineage Prayer: A Guide to Practice (Book)

Thrangu Rinpoche recites The Kagyu Lineage Prayer (Tib. Dorje Chang Tungma ) every single time that he gives a Buddhist teaching. He does because...
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Middle-Way Meditation Instructions of Mipham Rinpoche (book)

Middle-Way Meditation Instructions of Mipham Rinpoche (book)

Mipham Rinpoche, a 19th century Tibetan scholar and practitioner, gives a definitive explanation of the Middle-way Instructions. For a few years he...
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Naropa's Wisdom (Book)

Naropa's Wisdom (Book)

Tilopa who founded the Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism had one primary pupil who was Naropa. Naropa was a great scholar at Nalanda University a...
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Ninth Karmapa's Ocean of Definitive Meaning (Book)

Ninth Karmapa's Ocean of Definitive Meaning (Book)

The Ocean of Definitive Meaning is by the Ninth Karmapa and is one of the most profound and famous texts on Mahamudra and is of vital importance even...
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Ocean of the Ultimate Meaning: Teachings on Mahamudra (book)

Ocean of the Ultimate Meaning: Teachings on Mahamudra (book)

Khenchen Thrangu provides an exhaustive commentary on the longest and most comprehensive of the three classic treatises on Mahamudra composed by the...
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On Buddha Essence: The 3rd Karmapa's treatise (Book)

On Buddha Essence: The 3rd Karmapa's treatise (Book)

According to Tibetan Buddhist tradition, human beings' true nature, buddha essence, is the foundation from which all wisdom develops. In order to...
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Open Door to Emptiness (Book)

Open Door to Emptiness (Book)

SPECIAL SALE ITEM One of the most important concepts in Mahayana Buddhism is the concept of Emptiness. We have external experiences that appear,...
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Ornament of Clear Realization of Maitreya (Out of Print PDF)

Ornament of Clear Realization of Maitreya (Out of Print PDF)

The Buddha Maitreya transmitted five important text to Asanga and these are important because they are the foundation of the third turning of the...
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Pointing Out the Dharmakaya (Book)

Pointing Out the Dharmakaya (Book)

At the heart of successful Mahamudra practice is the ability to get directly at the nature of mind. The Ninth Karmapa was the acknowledged master of...
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Practice of Tranquillity and Insight (Book)

Practice of Tranquillity and Insight (Book)

The foundation of all meditation practice are the two types of meditation that form the core of Buddhist spiritual practice: Tranquillity (Shamatha)...
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Rechungpa: A Biography of Milarepa's Disciple (Book)

Rechungpa: A Biography of Milarepa's Disciple (Book)

Milarepa, Tibet's greatest saint, had two major disciples: Gampopa, who established the monastic foundation of the Kagyu lineage, and Rechungpa,...
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Seven Points of Mind Training (book)

Seven Points of Mind Training (book)

SPECIAL SALE PRICE The great Indian Buddhist scholar Atisha went to Indonesia and spent 12 yearrs studying Buddhism there. When he returned to...
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Shantidevas's Bodhisattva's Way of Life of Shantideva (Book)

Shantidevas's Bodhisattva's Way of Life of Shantideva (Book)

This is one of the most dearly beloved Buddhist texts and has been translated into over a dozen languages because of its relevance to modern times....
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Shentong and Rangtong (Book)

Shentong and Rangtong (Book)

The Mahayana path of Buddhism requires the development of vast loving-kindness and compassion. The foundation for developing impartial compassion for...
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Song for the King: Saraha's Doha on Mahamudra (Book)

Song for the King: Saraha's Doha on Mahamudra (Book)

Saraha is credited with being the first person to teach Mahamudra meditation which he learned from a female arrow-maker. After realizing Mahamudra,...
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Song of Lodro Thaye (Out of Print PDF)

Song of Lodro Thaye (Out of Print PDF)

Jamgon Kongtrul (1813-1899 CE), also called Lodro Thaye was an incredible practitioner and scholar who composed over 90 volumes of Buddhist works and...
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Spiritual Biography of Marpa, the Translator (Book)

Spiritual Biography of Marpa, the Translator (Book)

Buddhism was introduced into Tibet quite late in the 8th century by Padmasambhava which lead to the rise of the Nyingma school. Many centuries later...
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The Medicine Buddha Teachings (Book)

The Medicine Buddha Teachings (Book)

    One of Thrangu Rinpoche's most popular publications . The Medicine Buddha which consists of over 200 pages translated by Lama...
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Thirty-seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (Book)

Thirty-seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (Book)

Many times Thrangu Rinpoche has said that Buddhist practitioners often concentrate on meditation and that is, of course, good. But if they don't...
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Three Vehicles of Buddhist Practice (Book)

Three Vehicles of Buddhist Practice (Book)

This extensive set of teachings was one of Thrangu Rinpoche's introductions to the basic concepts of the three vehicles of Buddhism. When...
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Tilopa's Wisdom: Life and Teachings on Ganges Mahamudra(Book)

Tilopa's Wisdom: Life and Teachings on Ganges Mahamudra(Book)

The lineage of the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism begins with Tilopa, who is said to have received the teachings of Mahamudra directly from the...
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Transcending Ego: Distinguishing Consciousness from Wisdom(Book)

Transcending Ego: Distinguishing Consciousness from Wisdom(Book)

The entire path of Buddhism can be characterized as a quest for understanding the mind. Thrangu Rinpoche often quotes verses from this book to...
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Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination (Book)

Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination (Book)

The Buddha taught that our world was not created by some kind of creator. Rather he taught that everything in samsara follows the process of...
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Uttaratantra: A Treatise on Buddha-essence (Book)

Uttaratantra: A Treatise on Buddha-essence (Book)

The Uttaratantra Shastra  or the Sublime Contuum elucidates the Third Turning of the Buddha's Teachings on Buddha-essence--the inherent...
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Vivid Awareness: Mind Instructions of Khenpo Gangshar (Book)

Vivid Awareness: Mind Instructions of Khenpo Gangshar (Book)

Vivid Awareness presents Khenchen Thrangu's commentary on the famous Dzogchen and Mahamudra master Khenpo Gangshar's two texts on Naturally...
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WaterMoons: 108 Mahamudra Pith Instructions (Out of Print PDF)

WaterMoons: 108 Mahamudra Pith Instructions (Out of Print PDF)

WaterMoons is a unique books which contains 108 pith instructions that Thrangu Rinpoche gave while he was teaching on the three Ninth Karmapa's...
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White Tara Wish Fulfilling Wheel by Khenpo Karthar (Book)

White Tara Wish Fulfilling Wheel by Khenpo Karthar (Book)

White Tara is practiced by all four major schools in Tibet. There are actually several Tara practices, but White Tara's special function is to...