Tulku Thondup

Tulku Thondup Rinpoche was born in Golok, Eastern Tibet. At the age of five, every aspect of his life changed suddenly and dramatically. He was recognized as the reincarnation of Khenpo Konchog Dronme (Khenpo Kome), a celebrated scholar and adept … Continue reading

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Gathering the Elements by Rig-’dzin rdo-rje (Martin J Boord)

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The Cult of the Wrathful Deity Vajrakīla. Vajrakīla Texts of the Northern Treasures Tradition, Volume One; edition khordong at Wandel Verlag, Berlin, 2013, 420 pages, with several illustrations, English and partly Tibetan and Sanskrit, sewn pages, hard cover, 15 x 22 cm, 710g, 49€, available beginning 12th of July 2013, ISBN: 978-3-942380-10-2. A newly revised and expanded edition of the work formerly published as The Cult of the Deity Vajrakīla, Institute of Buddhist Studies, Tring 1993 Continue reading

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Kun bZang dGongs Pa Zang Thal – Boundless Vision by Tulku Tsultrim Zangpo (Tulku Tsulo)

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A Byangter Manual on Dzogchen Training. An Outline Commentary on the Boundless Vision of Universal Goodness. Tibetan text only. Original title: kun bzang dgongs pa zang thal gyi dgongs don phyogs gcig tu bkod pa khrid yig skal bzang re skongs rig ‘dzin dgongs rgyan bzhugs so. ISBN: 978-394-2380-15 7, Tibetan text, edition khordong by WANDEL VERLAG, berlin 2012, 132 pages, 15 x 22 cm, paperback, thread-stitching, 22,80 € Continue reading

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Dr. Martin J. Boord (Rig-’dzin rdo-rje)

In his early twenties, Rig-‘dzin rdo-rje (Martin Boord) studied with Lama Khamtrul Yeshe Dorje, Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche and Dudjom Rinpoche. Later, at the University of London he received a doctorate for his thesis “The Cult Of The Deity Vajrakila” and then went on to teach at the University of Oxford for some years. Currently he lives in quiet seclusion in the Cotswolds, devoting himself to the study of the Northern Treasures. His book “A Bolt of Lightning from the Blue” became the standard reference for the meditation deity Vajrakila. Continue reading

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Tulku Tsulo (Tsultrim Zangpo) (1884-c.1957)

Tulku Tsurlo (Tshulthrim Zangpo)

Tsultrim Zangpo, also known as Tulku Tsulo, one of the greatest Tibetan scholars of last century, was an important student of Tertön Sogyal Lerab Lingpa, as well as the author of his secret biography and a lineage-holder of his terma teachings. He was also a student of the Third Dodrupchen Jikmé Tenpé Nyima and of Amye Khenpo Damchö Özer of Dodrupchen Monastery. He was the root teacher of Khordong Tertrul Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche, popularly known as C.R. Lama (1922-2002). Continue reading

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The Five Nails – Commentary on the Northern Treasures Accumulation Practice by Tulku Tsultrim Zangpo (Tulku Tsulu)

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This commentary on the Northern Treasure (Byang gTer) accumulation practice (Ngöndro), known as the «Five Nails» (tib. gZer lNga) contains the first chapter of the more lengthy commentary on the Gongpa Zangthal «The Boundless Vision of Dzogchen» by Tulku Tsultrim Zangpo, also known as Tulku Tsurlo, translated by Ven. Tulku Thondup, 2001, and revised by Rev. Dr. Martin Boord (Rig-‘dzin rdo-rje), 2008, for this publication. ISBN: 978-3-942380-12-6, Paperback, 88 pages, 15 x 22cm, 13,80 € Continue reading

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