If you are looking for meaningful gifts for friends and family we've gathered together a number of popular Tharpa items here. The selection contains items that are suitable for complete beginners as well as items for those who may already have an interest in Buddhism and meditation.
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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.Learn More
Kadampa Diary 2020 - Pocket Diary and Notebook HARDBACKThis year's Kadampa Diary has been revised into a new format. Published in 2019 for use in 2020. It has a soft-touch matte cover (in orange) with embossed Kadampa logo, and ribbon marker to keep your place. Inside you will find a week-to-view double-page spread, year-at-a-glance showing dates and locations of NKT events worldwide, double-page map of Kadampa Centers worldwide, 2020 and 2021 year-to-view calendar for forward planning, and a section for your personal notes.
The pocket planner is now available to order!Learn More
Kadampa Calendar 2020 - Quotes from Advice from Atisha's Heart - WALL CALENDAR
This inspiring new wall calendar includes quotes from Advice from Atisha's Heart, by Venerable Atisha, the Founder of Kadampa Buddhism. His advice is a guide for a healthy and positive life.
The designs were created by Tharpa Publications, based at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre in England, the international mother centre of modern Buddhism and the heart of a worldwide network of Kadampa Meditation Centres.Learn More
The Practice of the Four Opponent Powers of PurificationAt present our mind is like an overcast sky, but if we purify all our negativity and keep the promise to refrain from harmful actions in the future, our mind will become like a clear and cloudless sky. This practice reminds us of the importance of purification practice and explains how to apply the Four Opponent Powers. Learn More
How to Transform Your Life - US EditionA 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
Essence of Vajrayana (2nd edition)
With this book, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains with clarity and precision how we can practice 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
The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra (2nd edition)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
Greeting Card - Gestures of EnlightenmentA series of 12 greeting cards with original artwork conveying the beauty and power of the Buddhas’ gestures. Mark that special occasion with a card that is exquisite, original and auspicious. Send good wishes for long life, wisdom and good fortune with Amitayus’ or White Tara’s gesture, for example, or comfort someone who is suffering by sending Medicine Buddha’s card. See below for a full description of each card and click on the thumbnail images to see each design. Make your good wishes auspicious and meaningful.
- Blank inside for your own message
- Dimensions: 7” x 5” (17.8cm x 13.6cm)
- Fits a standard photo frame
- Envelope provided
- Sold singly or as a set of 12 (Save $10)