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    Continues Craig Preston's ground-breaking series of self-study materials designed for students learning to read Classical Tibetan on their own. This book serves a dual purpose: the student learns both grammar and philosophy at the same time.
  • Lama David Curtis designed this Introduction to Tibetan Language, Level I, 2nd Edition, with Glossary: A People’s Guide to Classical Tibetan, The Sacred Language of Tibetan Buddhism as part of a complete course which we strongly recommend for beginners (see the Beginners/Level I Package). Used with great success by Dharma students from all over the world, this workbook represents a distillation of numerous resources, refined through practical teaching experience to meet the needs of beginning Tibetan students.
    Amanda V, LV 1 student says: Learning the Tibetan alphabet and the seven elements [of learning to read a Tibetan syllable] has made my Dharma practice a rich experience. Now when I read Sadhanas with the English translation, my pronunciation has improved. It’s fun--I want to continue learning Tibetan. 
  • Designed as part of a complete course for the beginning/intermediate learner (Level II Package).
  • The manual is divided into 5 sections: grammar, vocabulary, a Tibetan-to-English glossary, an English-to-Tibetan glossary, and a homework section. Designed as part of a complete course for the beginning/intermediate learner. (Level III Package)
  • Continue your journey into the wonders of Tibetan language with the Level III Package. It provides the student with grammar tools and Buddhist vocabulary which enhance the study of the beautiful and transcendent Tibetan language.
  • Support your study of Tibetan grammar with the complete Level II Package.
  • Best-selling package. Includes the Level I Workbook, audio CD, DVD of the Level I Course, Flashcards, Pre-Primer, and Tibetan-English dictionary. Lama David highly recommends you get this package for your beginning studies—it has everything you need to help you learn to read Tibetan words.
  • An excellent Tibetan-to-English dictionary! With hundreds of quotes from the Tibetan saint Milarepa, the Tibetan Book of the Dead ( the Bardo Thodol in Tibetan), and other Dharma sources. Includes an English-to-Tibetan glossary. Would like to understand the Tibetan words in your Buddhist sadhana? This dictionary is a guide for beginning to develop a sadhana vocabulary, an easier task than you might think.
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    Building on a foundation of the study of words, phrases and sentences in Tibetan, the student will begin to integrate material presented in the Level 1 course, learning how Tibetan works as a language. This course lays the foundation for the successful reading of Tibetan texts and participation in the Level III Reading Course.
  • Building on a foundation of the study of words, phrases and sentences in Tibetan, the student will begin to integrate material presented in the Level 1 course, learning how Tibetan works as a language. This course lays the foundation for the successful reading of Tibetan texts and participation in the Level III Reading Course.
  • Learning Tibetan can significantly enhance your study and practice of the Dharma. Study from the convenience of your own home. Study materials are sold separately.
  • Completing the Level II Course, students are empowered to delve deeper into their study of Tibetan using various TLI reader/translation workbooks. As with previous courses, the group reads and studies a Classical Tibetan text such as the Heart Sutra in conjunction with the study of The Divine Tree Grammar Poem and Commentary. With Lama David as your experienced guide, we will study in an integrated manner to learn more about Tibetan grammar and vocabulary, as well as about Tibetan Buddhism.

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