Library of Wisdom and Compassion

Teachings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s commentary on the stages of the path for a Western audience.

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Book cover of Approaching the Buddhist Path

Volume 1 Approaching the Buddhist Path

A framework for the modern reader starting with the universal human wish for happiness and the nature of the mind.

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Book cover of The Foundation of Buddhist Practice

Volume 2 The Foundation of Buddhist Practice

Teachings on the four seals, reliable cognition, relating to a spiritual mentor, dying and rebirth, and karma.

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Book cover of Samsara Nirvana and Buddha Nature

Volume 3 Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature

Teachings on duhkha, the determination to be free of samsara, and the mind as the basis for samsara and nirvana.

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Volume 4 Following in the Buddha's Footsteps

Teachings on refuge in the Three Jewels and the Three Higher Trainings.

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Volume 5 In Praise of Great Compassion

How to cultivate great compassion and bodhicitta.

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Volume 6 Courageous Compassion

Exploring bodhisattvas’ activities across multiple Buddhist traditions.

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Volume 7 Searching for the Self

Teachings on emptiness, the Middle Way view, and the higher training in wisdom from the perspective of the Pali tradi...

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Turning the Dharma wheel and buddha nature

Explaining how the progression of teachings in the three turnings of the wheel presents the…

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Four puzzling points

Explaining the four puzzling points, from the section, "A Puzzle", in Chapter 13.

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The Six Perfections

Purification of misdeeds with Q&A

Purification of nonvirtue and answers to questions on ethical conduct.

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Three aspects of the Tathagatagarbha

Explaining the three aspects of the Buddha Essence, from the section "Three Aspects of the…

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What obscures our buddha nature

Explaining the remaining five similes, from the section, "Nine Similes for Tathāgatagarbha" and beginning the…

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