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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. How to Understand the Mind
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    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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  2. Joyful Path of Good Fortune
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    A clear and comprehensive explanation of the entire path to enlightenment. Learn More
  3. The Mirror of Dharma with Additions

    This book, 'The Mirror of Dharma With Additions' — Dharma means the teachings of enlightened beings — gives practical advice on how we can solve our daily problems of uncontrolled desire, anger and ignorance, and how to make our human life meaningful.

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  4. The New Heart of Wisdom
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    By revealing the profound meaning of the very heart of Buddha’s teachings – the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras – this book shows how we can attain pure, lasting happiness through developing special wisdom and universal compassion. Learn More
  5. Tantric Grounds and Paths
    A definitive manual for completing the spiritual path through the practice of Highest Yoga Tantra. Actual Tantra, also known as 'Secret Mantra' or 'Vajrayana', is a special method taught by Buddha to purify our world, our self, our enjoyments and our activities. Listen to a sample of the Tantric Grounds and Paths AudiobookNow available: listen to a sample of the Tantric Grounds and Paths Audiobook
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  6. The New Guide to Dakini Land

    This comprehensive guide provides a detailed and practical explanation of the two stages of Vajrayogini practice - generation stage and completion stage - and shows how we can integrate these practices into our daily life, thereby transforming every moment of our life into the path to enlightenment. It is a unique guide to becoming a Tantric enlightened being in the modern world. Learn More

  7. Essence of Vajrayana (2nd Ed)

    With this book, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains with clarity and precision how we can practise the sublime meditations of Heruka body mandala, and thereby gradually transform our ordinary world and experiences into those of a Buddha, a fully enlightened being. He follows this with definitive instructions on the completion stage practices that can lead directly to the supreme bliss of full enlightenment in this one lifetime. This is a treasury of practical instructions for those seriously interested in following the Tantric path. Learn More

  8. The New Eight Steps to Happiness

    This book is the latest version of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's best selling book, Eight Steps to Happiness.

    Based on the famous Eight Verses of Training the Mind by the great Bodhisattva, Langri Tangpa, this inspiring book reveals essential methods for transforming all life's difficulties into valuable spiritual insights and for developing universal love and compassion, the source of true happiness for both self and others.

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