Books on Buddhism & meditation

From Tharpa Publications

In this section
Books on Buddhism
Books to begin with
Modern Buddhism
How to Solve Our Human Problems
Transform Your Life
Eight Steps to Happiness
The New Meditation Handbook
Introduction to Buddhism

The next step
From Tharpa Books UK:
Universal Compassion
Heart of Wisdom
Joyful Path of Good Fortune
Understanding the Mind
The Bodhisattva Vow
Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life
Meaningful to Behold
Ocean of Nectar

Buddhist practices
From Tharpa Books UK:
Heart Jewel
Great Treasury of Merit
Living Meaningfully, Dying Joyfully

From Tharpa Books UK:
Mahamudra Tantra
Guide to Dakini Land
Essence of Vajrayana
Tantric Grounds and Paths
Clear Light of Bliss

Audio books
From Tharpa Books UK:
Books on CD & cassette
Meditation CDs
From Living Meditations:
Meditations for relaxation
Meditations for a clear mind
Meditations for a kind heart
Related websites
Visit Tharpa Books for links to websites with books in:
• Spanish
• French
• German
• Italy
• Portuguese
• Japanese
Modern Buddhism - Free eBook download

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In this section you can browse books on Buddhism and meditation by the renowned author and Buddhist master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, now also available in audio CD format.
"One of the most concise presentations of the Buddhist path available in any Western language" - BBC.

Originally written in English, Geshe Kelsang's bestselling books are now available in Spanish, French, German and Portuguese, and are currently being translated into many more of the world's major languages.

Here you will find books on basic Buddhism & meditation with links to other books written by the author provided (in the Books on Buddhism links to the right).

Modern Buddhism

Modern Buddhism

The Path of Compassion and Wisdom

By developing and maintaining compassion and wisdom in daily life, we can transform our lives, improve our relationships with others and look behind appearances to see the way things really are. In this way we can find lasting happiness and accomplish the real meaning of our human life. With compassion and wisdom, like the two wings of a bird, we can quickly reach the enlightened world of a Buddha.

Modern Buddhism reveals how all aspects of Buddhism - from the most basic to the most profound - can be applied practically to solve our daily problems and experience deeper inner peace and happiness.

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Transform Your Life

Transform Your Life

A Blissful Journey

By following the practical advice given in this book we can transform our mind and our life, fulfill our human potential, and find everlasting peace and happiness.

  • What is the real meaning of human life?
  • How to find the source of happiness
  • The actual methods to solve our daily problems
  • How to accomplish our ultimate goal

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How to solve our human problems

How to Solve Our Human Problems

The Four Noble Truths

In this busy world, our experiences of happiness are fleeting and short-lived, while inner peace eludes us completely. Our negative states of mind, such as uncontrolled desire and anger, create endless problems for ourselves and others, and prevent us from fulfilling our deepest wishes.

Buddha’s popular teaching on the Four Noble Truths offers a clear and simple solution, guiding us to an oasis of peace within our hearts.

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Eight Steps to Happiness

Eight Steps to Happiness

The Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness

This inspiring book reveals deeply transforming yet practical methods to enable a powerful opening of the heart, the source of all true happiness.

It explains how to meditate on eight beautiful verses that comprise one of Buddhism's best-loved and most enduring teachings, Eight Verses of Training the Mind. Composed by the great Tibetan Bodhisattva, Langri Tangpa, this short poem shows how we can transform all life's difficulties into valuable spiritual insights.

For centuries, these liberating meditation practices have brought lasting peace, inspiration, and serenity to countless people in the East.

Now, in this book, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso shares the immeasurably rich insight of this ancient wisdom with all those seeking lasting happiness in their modern lives.

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The New Meditation Handbook

The New Meditation Handbook

Meditations to Make Our Life Happy and Meaningful

This popular and practical best-selling meditation manual, now revised to make it more accessible to the general reader, allows us to discover for ourselves the inner peace and lightness of mind that come from meditation.

The author explains twenty-one step-by-step meditations leading to increasingly peaceful and beneficial states of mind that together form the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment.

By practicing these meditations, we can transform our daily lives, fulfill our spiritual potential, and find lasting happiness.

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Introduction to Buddhism

Introduction to Buddhism

An Explanation of the Buddhist Way of Life

2,500 years after the passing of Buddha, his message continues to resonate. This highly accessible best selling title covers topics such as:

  • Who was Buddha?
  • The nature of our mind
  • Past and future lives
  • Karma
  • Why and how to meditate
  • The path to enlightenment

The book explains the essential principles of the Buddhist way of life and what it means to be a Buddhist. Meditation is explained clearly and simply as a tool for developing qualities such as inner peace, love, and patience.

Those developing an interest in Buddhism and meditation will find this book an ideal guide.

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