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Spiritual Development

Spiritual development is our ongoing process of inner awakening. It is our opportunity to become more resonant with our inner sense of self that goes beyond our everyday existence, of connecting with some universal truths that resonate for us. It means going beyond our mind and our ego and discovering a deeper sense of who we really are. Spiritual development is the ongoing journey of realizing new possibilities: possibilities within ourselves, possibilities created through our connection with others, and possibilities the universe holds for us that we cannot yet see. Spiritual development helps us find our identity, meaning, and purpose. It is ongoing and personal.

Crazy Wisdom

Chögyam Trungpa describes “crazy wisdom” as an innocent state of mind that has the quality of early morning—fresh, sparkling, and completely awake.

Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World

Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the definitive book on Western Buddhism for the modern-day spiritual seeker.

The Complete Foundation: The Systematic Approach to Training the Mind

Clear, eloquent, simple, and profound, His Holiness’s teachings are easily accessible to beginning practitioners yet richly nourishing to those more advanced in practice.

Circling the Sacred Mountain: A Spiritual Adventure Through the Himalayas

To Tibetan Buddhists, Mount Kailash is the most magical place on earth, a place where one's prayers are answered instantly.

The Mind Is Mightier Than the Sword: Enlightening the Mind, Opening the Heart

Lama Surya Das is one of the most well-regarded Buddhist teachers and scholars in America today. His books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and his seminars and retreats are continually in demand.

The Heart of the Buddha: Entering the Tibetan Buddhist Path

In The Heart of the Buddha, Chögyam Trungpa examines the basic teachings of Buddhism and places them within the context of daily life.

Good Karma: How to Create the Causes of Happiness and Avoid the Causes of Suffering

Lojong, or “mind-training,” is a practice that has gained astonishing popularly in recent years—because it works in transforming hearts and minds.

The Dalai Lama’s Little Book of Wisdom

This gem, the sequel to The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Inner Peace, contains the essence of the Dalai Lama's teachings on life and death. Think of this as the essential guide to both living and dying well from one of the most important spiritual teachers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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