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Books recommended by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Esta página tem uma versão em português. (This page has a Brazilian Portuguese counterpart.)

I also have a list of Recommended Books on Buddhism and a more general (and personal) book recommendation page.

If you happen to know of recommendations made by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, either of books, songs or movies, please collaborate and send me the appropriate references to padma.dorje@gmail.com.

All the links go the US amazon store, with any purchase you are helping this website. If you are in Brazil, please use the amazon.com.br links at the portuguese version of this page.

Fiction

Haruki Murakami
Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami
1q84 (book 1)

Soseki Natsume
Kokoro

Yasunari Kawabata
Snow Country

Mian Mian
Candy1“What an Amazing book. Every Buddhist teacher (specially Chinese Mahayana/Zen teachers) who wishes to propagate the dharma in the current time and environment should read this.” DJKR on Facebook.

Aldous Huxley
Brave New World

Isabel Allende
The House of Spirits (português brasileiro)

Gabriel García Márquez
Cem Anos de Solidão (português brasileiro)
2The book was mentioned, but Rinpoche may not have finished it.

Emily Bronte
O Morro dos Ventos Uivantes
3The book was mentioned, but Rinpoche may not have finished it.

Oscar Wilde
O Retrato de Dorian Gray (português brasileiro)


Religion

Anthony Storr
Feet of Clay - A study of gurus

Sam Harris
The End of Faith


Politics and economy

Ronald Colman
What Really Counts – The Case for a Sustainable and Equitable Economy

Edward S. Herman, Noam Chomsky
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

Joe Bageant
Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War, Joe Bageant

Rajiv Malhotra
Being Different: An Different Challenge To Western Universalism

Tom Holland
Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World


Philosophy

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
A Sourcebook in Indian Philosophy

Aknowledgement to Mariel Hespanhol, who has sent me further references of books and movies she got while listening to Rinpoche’s teachings. A book reference was sent by William de Santa. This page is not affiliated to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche and his organizations, for more information about this great teacher, check Siddharta's Intent.


1. ^ “What an Amazing book. Every Buddhist teacher (specially Chinese Mahayana/Zen teachers) who wishes to propagate the dharma in the current time and environment should read this.” DJKR on Facebook.

2. ^ The book was mentioned, but Rinpoche may not have finished it.

3. ^ The book was mentioned, but Rinpoche may not have finished it.

If Shakya Buddha were still alive today, he probably wouldn’t be too impressed that we, his followers, have vigorously divided into cliques, which has lead to…Mugwortborn

EPISODE NINE: Guru Shishya Parampara

If Shakya Buddha were still alive today, he probably wouldn’t be too impressed that we, his followers, have vigorously divided into cliques, which has lead to…
On the other extreme from spiritual bypass -- using your path as an excuse for not dealing with the commonsense practicalities of money and relationships -- lies therapeutical bypass. That is the idea that you need your life in order even before you think to start practicing the Dharma.tzal.org

Therapeutical bypass of Dharma

On the other extreme from spiritual bypass -- using your path as an excuse for not dealing with the commonsense practicalities of money and relationships -- lies therapeutical bypass. That is the idea that you need your life in order even before you think to start practicing the Dharma.
It might appear futile for me to add yet another point of view to this seemingly endless debate, but long before modern civilization celebrated free speech, the Buddha stressed respect for reasoning, and emphasized that we should examine a path rather than following it blindly.gomde-dk-sangha

East-West, West-East by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

It might appear futile for me to add yet another point of view to this seemingly endless debate, but long before modern civilization celebrated free speech, the Buddha stressed respect for reasoning, and emphasized that we should examine a path rather than following it blindly.
In March 2018, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche gave teachings to the Rigpa Sangha in Berlin, London and Paris. These teachings are wonderful in any context, explain the Vajrayana practice of guru yoga in depth, and deal directly with the subject at hand.YouTube

Buddhism in the West Paris Talk

In March 2018, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche gave teachings to the Rigpa Sangha in Berlin, London and Paris. These teachings are wonderful in any context, explain the Vajrayana practice of guru yoga in depth, and deal directly with the subject at hand.

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