Publishing Rare & Precious Buddhist Teachings

New book “Awakening to the Noble Truth: Curriculum for Teachings on the Four Noble Truths”

Mangalamkosha Publications is pleased to announce that Lama Migmar’s new book, “Awakening to the Noble Truth: Curriculum for Teachings on the Four Noble Truths” is now available for purchase. Please click here to purchase the book. This book is intended for those who would like to systematically study or teach the Four Noble Truths. Awakening to the Noble Truth Curriculum is a guided step by step curriculum to study and contemplate on the commentaries of the Four Noble Truth that we have published in Awakening to the Noble Truth. The Four Noble Truths are regarded as the central teaching of the Buddhist tradition and provide the framework upon which all other Buddhist philosophy and meditation are based. These Noble Truths are the truth of suffering, the origin of suffering, the cessation of suffering, and the path leading to nirvana. Although we may already be familiar with this core doctrine, by repeatedly studying the Four Noble Truths and their sixteen corresponding aspects, our realizations on the spiritual path can become more transformative and profound.

Awakening to the Noble Truth: Curriculum for Teachings of the Four Noble Truths

New book “Yoga, Mindfulness and Mantra for Peaceful Living and Dying”

Mangalamkosha Publications is pleased to announce that Lama Migmar’s upcoming new book, “Yoga, Mindfulness and Mantra for Peaceful Living and Dying” based on talks given at Harvard Medical School, Vermont Yoga Conference, and Minneapolis Sakya Center is now available for purchase. Please click here to purchase the book.

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New book “Āryā Tārā Practice Manual”

Mangalamkosha Publications is pleased to announce that Lama Migmar’s new book “Āryā Tārā Practice Manual” is now available for purchase. Please purchase either through Amazon or Createspace using one of the links below:

https://www.createspace.com/5573260

http://www.amazon.com/Practice-Manual-Khenpo-Migmar-Tseten/dp/1514642247/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1439941255&sr=1-1&keywords=lama+migmar

The Āryā Tārā Practice Manual provides a complete set of texts and instructions for the practice of the female Buddha, Tārā compiled by Lama Migmar from traditional sources. It includes the Praises to the Twenty-one Tārā, Tārā Sādhana and mantra practices, Tārā Gaṇacakra Offering, and Tārā Pūjā. This book also provides 22 color Tārā thangka pictures and paintings for visualization performed along with the mantra and mudra practices. These practices for accumulating merit and wisdom will guide us to realize Tārā’s awakened wisdom and compassion for ourselves. It is our hope that the following pages offer a window into the awakened state and inspire you in your own practice. May all sentient beings everywhere experience peace.

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Visions – Volume 8

In celebration of Vesak, we are pleased to announce that we have finally finished translating, editing, and producing the Ghantapada Body Mandala Sadhana of Sri Chakrasamvara and Mantra Appendix. This text is restricted only to those who have received the Ghantapada Body Mandala Empowerment of Sri Chakrasamvara. The text can be purchased from the following link: https://www.createspace.com/5488851

 

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New book “Yoga, Mindfulness and Mantra for Peaceful Living and Dying”

Mangalamkosha Publications is very pleased to announce Lama Migmar’s upcoming new book “Yoga, Mindfulness and Mantra for Peaceful Living and Dying” based on talks given at Harvard Medical School, Vermont Yoga Conference, and Minneapolis Sakya Center. We will announce when the book is available for purchase.

 

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New book “The Wisdom Gone Beyond: Teachings on the Heart Sutra” is now available

Mangalamkosha Publications is very pleased to announce the release of Lama Migmar’s newest book!

“The Wisdom Gone Beyond: Teachings on the Heart Sutra” is now available for order:

http://www.amazon.com/Wisdom-Gone-Beyond-Teachings-Heart/dp/1497426391/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1418331646&sr=8-2&keywords=lama+migmar+tseten

“The Wisdom Gone Beyond” is a commentary on the profound Heart Sutra. These teachings contain an extensive discussion of the perfection of wisdom trainings that help us go beyond both Samsara and Nirvana to discover the wisdom and compassion of complete enlightenment.

The perfection of wisdom teachings are complementary to the thirty-seven awakening paths of Theravada Buddhism. The wisdom teachings are also indispensable in establishing the perfect view of emptiness necessary to practicing the two stages of the tantric sadhana.

 

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June 13th, 2014 – New book “Awakening to the Noble Truth” in celebration of Saka Dawa full moon

In celebration of Saka Dawa full moon, Mangalamkosha Publications are pleased to announce that Lama Migmar’s new book “Awakening to the Noble Truth” is now available for purchase through Amazon at the following link. The book is available in hard copy and kindle versions.

http://www.amazon.com/Awakening-To-The-Noble-Truth/dp/1497426693/ref=sr_sp-atf_title_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1402805812&sr=8-1&keywords=awakening+to+the+noble+truth

 

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Mangalamkosha Publications

PO Box 391042

Cambridge, MA 02139

Greetings!

This has been an exciting year for Mangalamkosha Publications. In 2013 we celebrated the release of three volumes of commentary on the mystical songs of Mahasiddha Virupa.

 

These recent publications mark the beginning of a very productive time here at Mangalamkosha. Khenpo Lama Migmar has already commenced work on his next book entitled “Awakening To The Noble Truth,” which will be an extensive explanation on the Four Noble Truths including the sixteen aspects relating to those vital Buddhist teachings.

We are currently planning to release ten books between January 2014 and February 2017. These will include a commentary on the essence of the “Heart Sutra”, an explanation on “The Thirty-seven Noble Path” as well as “The Seven Noble Wealth” and three volumes of teachings on Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen’s profound songs of experience which will be called “Doha, The Great Song Of Awakening”. We plan to publish a study of the “Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Path”, as well as a book detailing the “One Hundred and Eight Mahisiddhas”. We are also in the process of completing a book on the “Twenty-one Taras” complete with full color reprints of the Tara thangkas which Lama Migmar recently commissioned.

Our translators have also been hard at work this year. We have already completed translations of Mahasiddha Virupa’s “Amritasiddhi” and are currently translating “Yoginisancharya”. In the year ahead we will translate Mal Lotsawa’s  “Lagu Samvara”, the condensed root tantra of Chakrasamvara, the most important text in the Sakya Tradition is the translation of this text done by Mal Lotsawa Lodo Dragpa. This text was then transmitted to Sachen Kungpa Nyingpo. Sachen then wrote a detailed commentary on this tantra, the first in Tibetan. Later, Sakya masters, such as Amyezhabs, also composed important commentaries on this version. We are planning to translate Mal Lotsawa’s Laghusamvara into English. Next, we are planning to translate the self-intiation texts of both the Ghantapada Chakrasamvara and the Naropa’s Vajrayogini into English. Finally, we are going to translate the fire puja of Naropa’s Vajrayogini, which is essential for completing the basic approach retreat of Vajrayogini. We hope to provide a complete library of original Sakya Tradition texts for the practice of the Ghantapada Chakrasamvara tradition and Naropa’s Vajrayogini tradition. There are many important texts necessary for the practice of these profound paths.

We have extensive work to do transcribing, translating, arranging and editing all of these manuscripts before they can be published. We will also need to hire professional graphic designers to bring these projects to completion.

We invite you to participate in making these precious teachings widely available by supporting our efforts through your generous donations. Donations can be made by credit card or PayPal using the button below.

 

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With gratitude,

Mangalamkosha Publications

 

Visions – Volume 7

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This seventh volume of the Visions consists of five chapters on the practices of Śrī Cakrasamvara, Phowa, Vāyus, and Mahasiddha Virupa’s Yantra Yoga. These teachings were prepared and translated by Khenpo Lama Migmar Tseten and Loppon Kunga Namdrol. It is our hope that this book offers a window into the awakened state and inspire you in your own practice. May all sentient beings everywhere experience peace.

This book is coming soon!

 

Visions – Volume 6

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This sixth volume of the Visions consists of five chapters on the practice of Vajrayogini. These teachings were prepared and translated by Khenpo Lama Migmar Tseten and Loppon Kunga Namdrol. It is our hope that this book offers a window into the awakened state and inspire you in your own practice. May all sentient beings everywhere experience peace.

This book is coming soon!

 

Visions – Volume 5

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This fifth volume of the Visions consists of three main parts, including Mahāmudra in the Sakya Tradition, Amrita Siddhi Nāma, and Yoginīsañcaryaṃ. The Mahāmudra in the Sakya Tradition is covered in Chapter 1 to 4, the Amrita Siddhi Nāma in Chapter 5, and Yoginīsañcaryaṃ in Chapter 6. The Yoginīsañcaryaṃ consists of 17 sub chapters. These teachings were prepared and translated by Khenpo Lama Migmar Tseten and Loppon Kunga Namdrol. It is our hope that this book offers a window into the awakened state and inspire you in your own practice. May all sentient beings everywhere experience peace.

This book is coming soon!

 

The Play of Mahamudra – Spontaneous Teachings on Virupa’s Mystical Songs – Volume 3

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“The Play of Mahamudra” Volume 3 is a continuation of the discourse on Virupa’s mystical songs. Virupa was one of the eighty-four “mahasiddhas” or great accomplished Indian masters. These mystical songs were sung by Virupa from his awakened state of enlightenment. For this reason these songs are a profound and poetic window into the indescribable state of the “mahamudra” – the union of clarity and emptiness, wisdom and compassion.

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The Play of Mahamudra – Spontaneous Teachings on Virupa’s Mystical Songs – Volume 2

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“The Play of Mahamudra” Volume 2 is a continuation of the discourse on Virupa’s mystical songs. Virupa was one of the eighty-four “mahasiddhas” or great accomplished Indian masters. These mystical songs were sung by Virupa from his awakened state of enlightenment. For this reason these songs are a profound and poetic window into the indescribable state of the “mahamudra” – the union of clarity and emptiness, wisdom and compassion.

To preview this book, please click here.

This book can be purchased from here.

 

The Play of Mahamudra – Spontaneous Teachings on Virupa’s Mystical Songs – Volume 1

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The Play of Mahamudra is a discourse on Virupa’s mystical songs. Virupa was one of the eighty-four mahasiddhas or great accomplished masters. These songs were sung by Virupa from his awakened state of enlightenment. For this reason, these songs are profound and poetic windows into the indescribable state of the “Mahamudra”, the union of clarity and emptiness, wisdom and compassion.

To preview this book, please click here.

This book can be purchased from here.

 

The Tibetan Book of Awakening

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The Tibetan Book of Awakening – Seven Steps to Joy and Wisdom is a practical manual on Tibetan Buddhism. These seven steps are like a staircase that one can use to gradually discover total awakening. When we wholeheartedly commit to practicing these seven steps, the result will be a positive inner transformation and ultimately, the attainment of joy and wisdom.

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This book can be purchased from here.

 

Treasures of the Sakya Lineage – Teachings from the Masters

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Treasures of the Sakya Lineage is a rich collection of teachings by both contemporary and ancient Sakya masters, showing a thousand years of lineage continuity. It provides an overview of the history, view, key lineage figures, and crucial teachings of the oldest continuously operating institution among the four lineages of Tibetan Buddhism.

The Sakya School has long been known for its balanced approach to study and practice. The writings of Sakya scholars have been deeply influential in every school of Tibetan Buddhism and they continue to be now.

A great resource for students and practitioners of all schools of Tibetan Buddhism, this volume contains teachings from great Sakya scholars and meditation masters, including: His Holiness Sakya Trizin, Khenpo Appey Rinpoche, Sakya Pandita, Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen, His Emminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche, Choegyal Phakpa, and Lama Migmar Tseten.

To preview or purchase this book, please click here.

 

Visions – Volume 4

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Content:

  • The Five Aggregates – Acharya Lama Migmar Tseten
  • The Perfection of Moral Conduct – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Perfection of Patience – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Perfection of Diligence – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • An Introduction to Buddhism – His Emminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche
  • The Sakya View of the Basis (Alaya) – Dezung Azam Rinpoche
  • The Song of How to Rely on Antidotes – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • The Song of How to Tame the Mind – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • The Song of Bringing the Experience of Practice – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • The Song of Inner Secret Mantra Practice – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • Song to Inspire Myself – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • Homage to the Buddha Who Performed Twelve Enlightened Deeds

 

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Content:

  • The Life of the Buddha – Peter Della Santina
  • The Buddha Nature – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Five Paths to Enlightenment – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Ten Bhumis – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Qualities of the Buddha – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • A Gift of Dharma to Kublai Khan – Chogyal Phakpa
  • Buddhist Tantra – His Holiness Sakya Trizin
  • The Song Given to Yeshe Dorje – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • The Instruction on Parting from the Four Attachments – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • Verse Instruction on how to Guide Students According to the Treatises of the Path and Result – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • Praise of the Twenty One Taras

 

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Content:

  • The Four Noble Truths – Peter Della Santina
  • The Production of Faith – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Enlightenment Thought – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Preliminary Practices – Peter Della Santina
  • The Nature of the Mind – His Holiness Sakya Trizin
  • The Buddhist Essence Teaching – Sakya Pandita
  • The Song of Inquiring about Good Health – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • The Song of Praising Place – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • The Song of Eight Practices of Dreams – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen

 

Visions – Volume 1

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Content:

  • The Buddhist Essence Teaching – His Holiness Sakya Trizin
  • The Perfection of Meditation – Khenpo Appey Rinpoche
  • The Great Song of Experience – Jetsun Rinpoche Dragpa Gyaltsen
  • Prayer for the Happiness of All Living Beings

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