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Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's books are acclaimed for their unparalleled clarity and practicality; perfectly conveying the essence of Buddha's instructions. His 23 inspirational books offer practical methods for learning and developing meditation practices and are especially suited for modern day people with busy lives.

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  1. Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life
    Famous and universally loved poem for daily living that has inspired many generations of Buddhists and non-Buddhists. Learn More
  2. How to Solve Our Human Problems
    A scientific exploration of the causes and solutions to our daily problems and difficulties, using Buddha’s teachings to change our world by changing our mind. Learn More
  3. How to Transform Your Life
    A practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes in our lives that will enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness. This is a significantly revised edition of one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang's most popular and accessible books. Learn More
  4. How to Transform Your Life - Audiobook
    A practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes in our lives that will enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness. This is a significantly revised edition of one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang's most popular and accessible books. Learn More
  5. How to Understand the Mind

    This book offers us deep insight into our mind, and shows how an understanding of its nature and functions can be used practically in every day experience to improve our lives.

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  6. Introduction to Buddhism
    A clear and inspiring explanation of key Buddhist principles. Learn More
  7. Joyful Path of Good Fortune
    A clear and comprehensive explanation of the entire path to enlightenment. Learn More
  8. Mahamudra Tantra
    A clear and simple manual for practising Mahamudra Tantra – the quick and profound method for uncovering the deepest levels of peace and happiness within our own mind. Learn More
  9. Modern Buddhism

    Modern Buddhism is perfectly suited for inspiring those seeking solutions within Buddhism to problems of everyday life, as well as for encouraging practitioners of all faiths to deepen their understanding and practice of the spiritual path.

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    At the request of the author, the eBook edition of Modern Buddhism is available freely. Add it to your cart and check out for free.

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  10. The Bodhisattva Vow
    Guidelines on how to live a more compassionate way of life by becoming a Bodhisattva, which leads to ultimate happiness for ourselves and others. Learn More
  11. The New Meditation Handbook
    An explanation of twenty-one essential Buddhist meditations that guide us step-by-step towards enlightenment. Learn More
  12. The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra - English (2nd Ed)
    Tharpa Publications is delighted to announce The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra Second Edition. In this special edition, Venerable Geshe-la has made numerous revisions and clarifications to guide the reader ever more confidently through the profound and world-transforming practice of Mahamudra – the very essence of Buddha’s teachings of Sutra and Tantra. This precious book reveals the uncommon practice of Tantric Mahamudra of the Ganden Oral Lineage, which the author received directly from his Spiritual Guide, Vajradhara Trijang Rinpoche. It explains clearly and concisely the entire spiritual path from the initial preliminary practices to the final completion stages of Highest Yoga Tantra that enable us to attain full enlightenment in this life. Check out the product description below for more details on this new edition. Learn More
  13. Universal Compassion
    Practical instructions showing how to transform even the most difficult daily life experiences into opportunities for spiritual growth through developing and enhancing minds of universal love and compassion. Learn More
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