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Book for beginners

Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:39 pm
by Zolbec
I want to buy one of these books. What is the best and most complete for beginners?

Genuine Happiness - B. Alan Wallace
The Relaxed Mind - Dza Kilung
The Practice of Tranquility and Insight - Khenchen Thrangu

Re: Book for beginners

Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:17 am
by PadmaVonSamba
The Practice of Tranquility and Insight - Khenchen Thrangu
...but you may need to read it slowly, a little bit at a a time, and perhaps more than once.
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Re: Book for beginners

Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:04 pm
by Berry
PadmaVonSamba wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:17 am
The Practice of Tranquility and Insight - Khenchen Thrangu
...but you may need to read it slowly, a little bit at a a time, and perhaps more than once.
I'd recommend the same book too.

You can also find "A Guide to Shamatha Meditation" on Thrangu Rinpoche's website.

http://www.rinpoche.com/shamatha.html

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Re: Book for beginners

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:00 pm
by AlexanderS
A beginners guide to Tibetan Buddhism by Bruce Newman