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A Lamp for the Path to Liberation

English Title: A Lamp for the Path to Liberation – “A Way to Cultivate a Profound Absorption of Tranquil Abiding and Penetrative Insight”

A Lamp for the Path to Liberation explains the way to cultivate the samadhi of shamatha-vipashyana. It was abridged from resumes of the writings of learned and accomplished ones of the past, by the bhikshu named Kunga Tenpa’i Nyima, whose title is Dezhung Lungrik Tulku.

On Receiving Initiation into the Vajrayana Path

English Title: On Receiving Initiation into the Vajrayana Path

Written on the occasion of the visit of His Holiness the Sakya Gongma Trichen Rinpoche, [the 41st] head of the Sakyapa order of Tibetan Buddhism, to New York at the invitation of the Jetsun Sakya Center for Buddhist Studies and Meditation in the late 70s.

Taking the Bodhicitta Vows

English Title: Taking the Bodhicitta Vows

Teaching by Venerable Dezhung Rinpoche on taking the Bodhicitta Vows.

The History of the Sakya Tradition

Tibetan phonetics: Gangs-ljongs mdo-sngags kyi bstan-pa’i shing-rta dpal-Idan sa-skya-pa’i chos-‘byung mdor-bsdus skal-bzang yid-kyi dga’ -ston

English Title: The History of the Sakya Tradition – A Feast for the Minds of the Fortunate