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Precious Treasury of the Genuine Meaning

By Longchenpa
Translated by
Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro 

Hardcover Book
B-PTGM - $45
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Hayagriva Practice Texts
Composed by Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje (Kyabje Dudom Rinpoche) 

Black Hayagriva Gyun Khyer

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The abbreviated daily practice of the Quintessential Black Hayagriva
(Restricted material)

Spiral bound practice text, 19 pages
$15 - #P-HBLK

 

Red Hayagriva Sadhana
(Restricted material)
Spiral bound practice text, 26 pages
$20 - #P-HRED
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Dudjom Lingpa's Chöd
Available for Order - $45

Two remarkable chöd commentaries in one book.
Translated by Lama Chönam & Sangye Khandro

An Ambrosia Ocean of Sublime Explanations
by Pema Lungtok Gyatso

The Profound Heart Essence of Saraha
[Retranslated 2nd edition]
by Heruka Dudjom Lingpa

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The Guhyagarbha/Secret Essence Tantra Series

[Restricted materials]

Under the guidance of Khenpo Namdrol Rinpoche through the lineage of H.H. Jigmed Phuntsok, Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro have translated the root text of The Guhyagarbha Tantra, as well as three of the most important commentaries ever written that elucidate its meaning. This extensive project has taken 15 years to complete from the time when the first oral teachings were given by Khenpo Namdrol in 1996 at Namdroling Monastery in India under the authorization of H.H. Penor Rinpoche.  Read more

The Guhyagarbha Tantra/
Secret Essence Definitive Nature Just As It Is
Sangwa'i Nyingpo
and
Thorough Dispelling of Darkness throughout the Ten Directions
Chok Chu Munsel,
an extensive commentary by Longchen Rabjam,
translated by Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro 
Read more

 Hardcover Book
Root translations by Light of Berotsana

Available through Light of Berotsana - #B-GGDD - $150
Shambhala Publications -  $150

Transcripts and Audio
Dispelling of Darkness throughout the Ten Directions
Teachings given by Khenpo Namdrol Rinpoche (2003 - 2006)
1st Year Printed Transcript #T-DD03 – $108
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf  — #ET-DD03 - $50
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #
T2-DD03 - $120

2nd Year Printed Transcript #T-DD04 - $108
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf — #ET-DD04 - $50
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #T2-
DD04 - $120 

3rd Year Printed Transcript #T-DD05 – $108
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf  — #ET-DD05 - $50
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #
T2-DD05 - $120

  4th Year Printed Transcript #T-DD06 - $108
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf — #ET-DD06 - $50
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #T2-
DD06 - $120  
Audio CDs - $60/year
Available at Light of Berotsana
Read more about the Guhyagarbha series

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 Essence of Clear Light
Ödsal Nyingpo 
by Ju Mipham Jampal Gyepa'i Dorje,
translated by Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro
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Hardcover Book
Root translations by Light of Berotsana
Available through Light of Berotsana, #B-ECL - $95
Also available at Shambhala Publications -  $95

Transcripts and Audio
Teachings given by Khenpo Namdrol Rinpoche
Printed Transcript, 2 vol, 643 pp, #T-ECL – $108
 
Electronic Transcript Adobe pdf — #ET-ECL - $50
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #T2-ECL
  - $120

Audio CD, MP3 format, #A-ECL  – $60
Available at Light of Berotsana
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Key to the Precious Treasury
Dzod Kyi De Mig

by Dodrupchen Jigme Tenpa'i Nyima
translated by Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro 
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Hardcover Book
Root translations by Light of Berotsana
Available through Light of Berotsana, #B-KPT - $95
Also available at
Shambhala Publications -  $95

Transcripts and Audio
Teachings given by Khenpo Namdrol Rinpoche
1st Year Printed Transcript, 1 vol, 225 pp, #T-KPT03 – $60
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf  — #ET-KPT03 - $40
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #
T2-KPT03 - $75

2nd Year Printed Transcript, 1 vol, 273 pp, #T-KPT04 - $60
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf  — #ET-KPT04 - $40
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #T2-KPT04 - $75
 

3rd Year Printed Transcript, #T-KPT05 - $60
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf  — #ET-KPT05 - $40
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #T2-KPT05 - $75

Audio CD, all four years, MP3 format, #A-KPT – $60
Available at Light of Berotsana
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the Guhyagarbha series

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 Guhyagarbha Mandala Diagram

8.5"x11", laminated full color print. - $10
Available at Light of Berotsana 

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The Tröma Series

 

Several texts from Düdjom Lingpa’s Tröma Nagmo cycle of practices, instruction manuals, and commentaries have been translated by Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro, or are in the translation process. Some items are restricted. Read more

 

Tröma Nagmo Teachings
with Sangye Khandro

Restricted
Recorded at the annual Orgyen Dorje Den Tröma retreats in 2013, 2014 & 2015.

Details and order information here.

 

Tröma Nagmo Concise Sadhana
New Item

This short ganachakra practice was compiled by Thinley Norbu Rinpoche and is entitled The Quintessential Accomplishment in Accordance with the Lineage of the Vajra Essence. In Rinpoche’s own words, “In order to bring sublime bliss to all fortunate disciples who are always engaged in the practice of Dakini Tröma Nagmo, this is a supplementary arrangement of one complete method of practice.”

On this audio CD, the melodies are chanted and the instruments are played by Sangye Khandro. The different sections of the sadhana being practiced are clearly delineated in an outline printed on the inside of the CD cover. Not restricted.
 

Audio CD - A-T3 = $15
Available at Light of Berotsana

Feasts of Chöd

Tröma Nagmo practice cycle is a terma revelation from Dudjom Lingpa through H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche. It is renowned for its haunting melodies and swift path of accomplishment through severance, or chöd. This amazing CD is the first in a series of professional-quality audio reproductions of Sangye Khandro practicing chöd from the Dudjom Tersar lineage. She performs the feasts and prayers using the traditional instruments of large damaru, bell, and kangling. (1) Dakini's Laughter [Wangdud Zilnon], (2) Supplication and Ngondro, (3) Black Feast, (4) White Feast, (5) Mixed Feast, (6) Red Feast, (7) Red Feast of Pure Vision, (8) Giving the Body, (9) Giving the Dharma, and (10) Dakini's Aspiration Prayer. Not restricted.
Read more and listen to a sound clip.

 Audio CD – A-T1 – $15
Available at Light of Berotsana

Tröma Ngondro and Phowa

Giving th Sangye Khandro practicing the Dudjom Tersat Troma Ngondro and Phowa. This is a Terma revelation of the great Terton Heruka Dudjom Lingpa, and the melodies are part of that sacred revelation. Sangye Khandro was taught these practices and tunes by Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche. Professional quality CD. Not restricted. Read more and listen to a sound clip. 


Audio CD – A-T2 – $15
Available at Light of Berotsana

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The Sole Essence of Clear Light

Third Edition now available!

[Restricted material]
By Heruka Dudjom Lingpa
Translation by Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro
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Small Hard Cover Book
B-SECL - $108
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The Ornament of the Great Mother's Wisdom
[Restricted Materials]

Commentary on the Four Feasts of the Tröma Nagmo practice that clearly elucidates the visualizations and the meaning of the practices.

Small hardcover book
Available at Light of Berotsana, #B-GM - $40

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The Sun of Primordial Wisdom
Intermediate length Tröma sadhana 

Available at Vimala Treasures - $40

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Tröma Red Feast of Pure Vision
[restricted]

Retranslated, retyped, and reformatted Red Feast of Pure Vision to be used as an alternate Red Feast within the Troma Nagmo practice at the end of the day.

Available at Light of Berotsana - Practice Text #P-TRFPV - $5

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Tröma Phowa
[restricted]

Phowa Teachings: by Sangye Khandro (33 pages)

T-TPh - $2
Available at Light of Berotsana

 

Phowa Practice: Retranslated, retyped, and reformatted July 2013; practice within the Troma cycle of transference consciousness.

8.5"x11" bound booklet with cover, 32 pages - #P-TPh - $15
Available at Light of Berotsana

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Tröma Fire Ritual
In Dependence upon the Wisdom Dakini Troma Nagmo,
the Fire Ceremony for the Four Enlightened Activities entitled
Spontaneously Present Enlightened Activity

Fire puja is usually performed at the conclusion of retreat to purify omissions and faults that may have occurred and to accumulate merit as well.
27 pgs. with 6 extra pgs. of instructions for substances to offer and how to do the puja.

  P-TFR     $15
Available at Light of Berotsana

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Dzogchen Publications

The Precious Treasury of the Genuine Meaning Series

Precious Treasury of the Genuine Meaning
tsig don rinpoche dzod (tshig don rin po che’i mdzod)
[Restricted Materials]

The Precious Treasury of the Genuine Meaning is one of seven treasures or seminal works composed by the illustrious illuminator of the Great Perfection doctrine, the Omniscient Longchenpa.

NEW!   Hardcover Book - B-PTGM - $45

The following audio and transcripts include the oral commentary, as well as the root-text translation, as it was presented by Khen Namdrol Rinpoche. Restricted materials.

Precious Treasury of the Genuine Meaning Audio CDs
2008  Audio - A-PTGM08 - $60
2009  Audio - A-PTGM09 - $60
2010  Audio - A-PTGM10 - $60
2011  Audio - A-PTGM11 - $60
2012  Audio - A-PTGM12 - $60

Precious Treasury of the Genuine Meaning 2008 and 2011 Transcripts
 Printed Transcripts - $80 each
PDF Transcripts - $50 each
Print and PDF Transcripts - $90 Each

**Transcripts from years 2009, 2010 and 2012 are in process.

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Yeshe Lama
by Vidyadhara Jigmed Lingpa
Translation by Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro
[Restricted materials]
 

Yeshe Lama is the most important practice manual on the Great Perfection teachings of the Nyingma tradition. Jigmed Lingpa stated, “Realization of the pure awareness that transcends the mind is the specialty of the Great Perfection.” Read more

Hardcover Book
Root translations by Light of Berotsana
Available through Light of Berotsana - B-YL - $85
Also available at Shambhala Publications -  $85

 Transcript and Audio
Oral teachings given by Yangthang Tulku Rinpoche
Printed Transcript, 136 pages, #T-YL – $50
 
Electronic Transcript Adobe pdf — #ET-YL - $25
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #T2-
YL - $65

Audio CD, MP3 format (English & Tibetan), #A-YL - $20
Audio CD, MP3 format (English Only), #A-YL-EO - $20

Available at Light of Berotsana

 


Yeshe Lama, by Vidyadhara Jigmed Lingpa
Portuguese translation
Translated by Helena Patsis-Bolduc

# B-YL-PTGSE: Preço: $85 USD

 

 

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Placing Buddhahood Within Reach/The Three Statements That Strike the Vital Point 

[Restricted materials]

Oral teachings and commentary given by Khenpo Namdrol Rinpoche on Khenchen Jigme Phunstok’s dzogchen terma “Placing Buddhahood Within Reach” and Garab Dorje’s “The Three Statements That Strike the Vital Point.” These teachings were given for a two-week period at Orgyen Dorje Den in Alameda, California, 2006, with oral translation by Sangye Khandro. Read more

Transcripts and Audio
Printed Transcript, 227 pages, #T-PBWR – $60
  
Electronic Transcript, 1 Adobe pdf — #ET-PBWR - $40
Both Printed & Electronic Transcript — #T2-
PBWR - $75

Audio CD, MP3 format, #A-PBWR – $60
Avaliable at Light of Berotsana  

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The Fierce Wisdom, Channels, and Wind

Not available at this time (Please check back later)

by Vidyadhara Jigme Lingpa
Translation by Lama Chönam, Sangye Khandro, and Jules Levinson
 
[Restricted material]

Tsa lung tummo teachings and practice by Jigme Lingpa. 

Hardcover Book
Folio bound with brocade pocket cover
 

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Hayagriva Practice Texts
Composed by Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje (Kyabje Dudom Rinpoche) 

Black Hayagriva Gyun Khyer
The abbreviated daily practice of the Quintessential Black Hayagriva
(Restricted material)

Spiral bound practice text, 19 pages
$15 - #P-HBLK
Order here

 

Red Hayagriva Sadhana
(Restricted material)
Spiral bound practice text, 26 pages
$20 - #P-HRED
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The Excellent Path of Devotion:
Assisted by Lama Chonam, Christina Monson has translated and printed a concise autobiography by the great treasure revealer Sera Khandro,

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Currently not for sale.

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Dharma Books for Everyone

 

The Epic of Gesar Ling

Gesar’s Magical Birth, Early Years, and Coronation as King 
Translated by Robin Kornman,
Lama Chonam, Sangye Khandro
Read more about this book

Order Now from Light of Berotsana
Hardcover Book - #B-GL – $120
Softcover Book - $39.95
Currently offered by Light of Berotsana at 30% off

 

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Perfect Conduct: Ascertaining the Three Vows

 by Ngari Panchen, Pema Wangyi Gyalpo,
word-for-word commentary by H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche
Translation by Khenpo Gyurme Samdrub and Sangye Khandro

This book is a translation of an ancient exposition, or root text, of the three levels of moral codes in Tibetan Buddhism called the dom sum (gdom gsum)—the vows of individual liberation; the vows of the bodhisattva, who selflessly strives for the enlightenment of all beings; and the vows of tantra, the esoteric path of Mahayana practice. For the first time, a comprehensive explanation of these vows is presented with explanatory teachings on how to practice them in everyday life.  Read more 

Softcover book, #B-PC - $18
Available at Light of Berotsana

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The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava

 by Padmasambhava
Translation by Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro

This translation of a Tibetan treasure text makes available for the first time to Western readers the remarkable life story of Princess Mandarava. As the principal consort of the eighth-century Indian master Padmasambhava before he introduced tantric Buddhism to Tibet, Mandarava is the Indian counterpart of the Tibetan consort Yeshe Tsogyal. Lives and Liberation recounts her struggles and triumphs as a Buddhist adept throughout her many lives and is an authentic deliverance story of a female Buddhist master. Those who read this book will gain inspiration and encouragement on the path to liberation. Read more

Softcover book, #B-PM - $16.95
Available at Light of Berotsana

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O Sol da Sabedoria
Portuguese translation of
Sun of Wisdom

By Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso
Translated by Helena Patsis-Bolduc

Translated into Portuguese is Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche's commentary on the most important verses of the The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way by Arya Nagarjuna.

O Sol da Sabedoria (Versão em Português)
Traduzido para o português por Helena Patsis-Bolduc é ensinamentos / comentário de Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche sobre os versos mais importantes da Sabedoria Fundamental do Caminho do Meio por Arya Nagarjuna.

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A Garland of Immortal Wish-fulfilling Trees

 by the Venerable Tsering Lama Jampal Zangpo
Translation by Sangye Khandro 

In Tibet, six great mother monasteries uphold the doctrine of the Nyingma lineage. This volume is a comprehensive explanation of the Palyul tradition, where the nondual Great Seal Mahamudra/Great Perfection Atiyoga and the Kama and Terma lineages are joined together as one great river of practice. H.H. Penor Rinpoche was the esteemed 11th throne holder of the Palyul tradition until his parinirvana in 2009 and authorized the translation of this text by Sangye Khandro.

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The Generation Stage in Buddhist Tantra 

Formerly Generating the Deity
by Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche
Translation by Sangye Khandro

This text is a detailed presentation of the practices involved in the generation stage of Vajrayana Buddhism, explaining the state of mind to be established and the visualizations to be used. Information on mudras, tormas, malas, etc. used on this level of practice is also given in accordance with tradition. 

Practitioners of all lineages of Tibetan Buddhism will find that these teachings enhance their understanding of sadhana practice and enable them to accomplish these meditations as they were originally intended. Read more

 

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Meditation, Transformation, and Dream Yoga,

formerly Ancient Wisdom
by Jigme Tenpe Nyima, Lochen Dharma Shri, and H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche,
with commentary by Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche
Translated by B. Alan Wallace and Sangye Khandro

This book is divided into three parts, titled “Transformation,” “Dream Yoga,” and “Meditation;” and each of these three parts consists of a root text by a renowned Tibetan author and a commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche.

Taken together, these three texts and their lucid and practical commentaries give a very complete introduction to the essential teachings of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism on how to practice throughout the day and night. Read more

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Cascading Waterfall of Nectar

Lama Chönam and Sangye Khandro translated the first draft of this volume, Thinley Norbu Rinpoche’s commentary to the Düdjom Tersar Ngondro practice, including a commentary to the “Continuously Blossoming Rosary of the Lotus Assembly Palace Called the Rays of the Youthful Sun.”

 

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Chetsun Senge Wangchük
Rendering of Jamgon Kongtrul's tangka given to H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.Photo courtesy of Graham Sunstein. 5x7

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