• Tibetan-English Dharma Vocabulary Tibetan Vocabulary by Kielsmeier - Tibetan Language Institute
    This package is intended for those who can read the Tibetan uchen script. It includes:
    • The Tibetan-English Dharma Vocabulary (as instructed by Kalu Rinpoche). This book is laid out so that you can easily learn essential topics that are heard often from Lamas and Rinpoches during Dharma talks. The Four Noble Truths, Twelve Interdependent Links of Causation, Four Obscurations, Three Bodies of a Buddha plus much, much more. 
    • The Tibetan Sadhana Vocabulary by Dr. Cathy Kielsmeier. This book helps you learn the basic words that are found in seven common sadhanas or practice texts of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. 
  • This small booklet includes:
    • The entire Tibetan text on one page
    • A line by line translation on the facing page
    • It is an excellent companion to TLI’s 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas Translation Workbook.
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    Save $30 when you order the Level I Package and Level II Package and Level III Package together! There is also considerable savings on postage when ordering the Super Bundle. Classical Tibetan learning materials for Dharma students.
  • Become a better reader of Tibetan and engage more deeply with authentic Dharma teachings. Although written a thousand years ago by Kadampa spiritual mentor Geshe Langri Thangpa, the 8 Verses remains a brilliant lojong teaching that speaks right to our hearts in these challenging times. This a teaching that is still enthusiastically embraced by all lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. It has been taught by the 14th Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and most recently by Anam Thubten Rinpoche. Our workbook also has additional 4-line verses from various texts having to do with compassionate development of bodhicitta (the Heart of Awakening): a prayer from the Green Tara Sadhana, a verse from chapter 9 of Shantideva’s Engaging in the Conduct of the Bodhisattva, and a prayer from the Chenrezig Sadhana.
  • Enhance your understanding of the Dharma by reading in Tibetan many of the prayers you may already be familiar with. Many of our students have found this a transformative experience.
  • This wonderful book is an excellent support and companion to TLI's Level I Workbook. In this manual you will find a most gentle introduction to foundational “pre-primer” skills of learning to read in Tibetan. It is highly recommended by Lama David Curtis.
  • These flash cards have been designed to help students studying the Dharma in Tibetan.
  • Tibetan-English Dharma Vocabulary Learn Tibetan Flash Cards - Level III by Tibetan Language Institute
    Learn the carefully chosen 212 vocabulary words found in the Level III Workbook.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Become a better reader of Tibetan and engage more deeply with authentic Dharma teachings. The Three Princpal Aspects of the Path by Je Tsongkhapa (1357-1419) is a concise and beautifully crafted text, rich in Buddhist philosophical meaning. In just 14 verses, it offers a brief, highly-polished summary of the path (lamrim) to enlightenment. The Three Principal Aspects of the Path can be regarded as a highly condensed version of the Lamrim Chenmo, Tsongkhapa's magnum opus.  Despite being over 600 years old, it is still an important text in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.  
  • Does your daily meditation practice include reciting in Tibetan? Want to learn what the Tibetan words in your sadhana mean? This guide will help you with that project. Using this book you can more quickly and easily:
    • Transform your sadhana visualization practice by learning what you are saying in Tibetan as you recite in Tibetan.
    • Design a basic vocabulary list to meet your individual goals.
    • Develop a basic canonical vocabulary to prepare for retreats.
    • Select out those words most frequently used, less used, or rarely used in these sadhanas.

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