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Kelsang Gyatso 1931-

Works: 185 works in 555 publications in 8 languages and 5,488 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  Poetry  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Prayers 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: BQ4022, 294.3444
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kelsang Gyatso
Introduction to Buddhism : an explanation of the Buddhist way of life by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
41 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gyatso offers the basic teachings of Buddha in a brilliantly clear and concise introduction to the vast subject of Buddhism
The new meditation handbook : meditations to make our life happy and meaningful by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The renowned Tibetan author presents a guide to Buddhist meditation, including a cycle of 21 meditations, starting with understanding how precious life is, through developing compassion to learning about the ultimate nature of reality
Buddhism in the Tibetan tradition : a guide by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A clear and straightforward introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, this book presents the basic teachings of Buddha in a way that people can readily comprehend and put into practice in their daily lives. Topics such as reincarnation, actions and their effects, emptiness, liberation and enlightenment are discussed. Designed primarily for those coming to the subject for the first time, the book also offers new insights for the more advanced student of Tibetan Buddhism. Originally published in 1989
The meditation handbook by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inleiding in de Tibetaans boeddhistische meditatie
How to solve our human problems : the Four Noble Truths by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this busy world, our experiences of happiness are fleeting and short-lived, while inner peace eludes us completely. Our negative states of mind, such as uncontrolled desire and anger, create endless problems for ourselves and others, and prevent us from fulfilling our deepest wishes. Geshe Kelsang begins by presenting Buddha's popular teaching on the Four Noble Truths, which offers a clear and simple solution to all our problems, guiding us to an oasis of peace within our hearts. He then focuses in particular on overcoming the problem of anger, learning how to develop and maintain patience when faced with even the most difficult circumstances. -- Publisher description
Transform your life : a blissful journey by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By following the practical advice given in this resource, readers can transform their minds and lives, fulfill their human potential, and find everlasting peace and happiness. What is the real meaning of human life? How to find the source of happiness The actual methods to solve our daily problems How to accomplish our ultimate goal
Clear light of bliss : Mahamudra in Vajrayana Buddhism by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
28 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Within all of us lies a source of infinite bliss, clarity of wisdom, and compassion for others. In this unique and highly praised book, based on Buddhaʹs Tantric teachings, the contemporary Buddhist Master, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, presents authentic methods for discovering this inner wealth for ourselves. In a clear and precise way, he explains step-by-step how we can generate a deeply peaceful and concentrated mind by harnessing the subtle energy system within our body. With this blissful awareness we can uncover our true nature, destroy ignorance and suffering at its root, and swiftly become a source of inspiration and benefit for others. -- Publisher description
Modern Buddhism : the path of compassion and wisdom by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dynamic and comprehensive presentation of Buddha's teachings, including practical explanations on how to attain lasting happiness and freedom from problems for ourselves and others
Meaningful to behold : a commentary to Shantideva's Guide to the Bodhisattva's way of life by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight steps to happiness : the Buddhist way of loving kindness by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An in-depth and practical explanation of one of Buddhism's best-loved teachings, Eight Verses of Training the Mind, by the great Tibetan Bodhisattva, Langri Tangpa. Clear methods are simply presented for transforming all life's difficulties into valuable spiritual insights, for improving our relationships, and for bringing greater patience, empathy and compassion into our daily life. For centuries, these methods have brought lasting peace, inspiration and serenity to countless people in the East. Now, with this book, Geshe Kelsang shares the immeasurably rich insight of this ancient wisdom to help us find greater happiness and meaning in our busy, modern lives. -- Publisher description
Heart of wisdom : a commentary to the Heart Sutra by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Tibetan teacher presents a commentary on the Heart Sutra, one of the central texts of Mahayana Buddhism, examining the insubstantiality of all things, the realization of which leads to liberation
Understanding the mind : Lorig, an explanation of the nature and functions of the mind by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to Buddhism [an explanation of the Buddhist way of life] by Kelsang Gyatso( Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tibet-born Geshe Kelsang Gyatso presents an introductory guide to Buddhism, explaining its rudimentary tenets and basic meditation techniques
Guide to Dakini land : the highest yoga tantra practice of Buddha Vajrayogini by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guide to Dakini Land is a practical manual for those seeking a swift and blissful path to full enlightenment. It provides detailed instructions on the eleven yogas of generation stage, which are special methods for transforming all our daily activities into a blissful spiritual path, as well as the essential completion stage meditations that lead to full enlightenment. -- Publisher description
Ocean of nectar : wisdom and compassion in Mahayana Buddhism by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ocean of Nectar" is the first complete commentary in English to Chandrakirti's classic "Guide to the Middle Way," one of the most important scriptures in Mahayana Buddhism and regarded to this day as the principal text on emptiness, the ultimate nature of reality. In this long-awaited major work Geshe Kelsang provides an entirely new translation of Chandrakirti's verse masterpiece and explains with outstanding clarity the philosophical reasoning establishing Buddha's most profound view of the middle way. In the course of the book he also charts the progress of a Mahayana practitioner from the initial cultivation of compassion through to the attainment of full enlightenment, providing an indispensable guide for the serious student of Mahayana Buddhism. -- Publisher description
The Bodhisattva vow : the essential practices of Mahayana Buddhism by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tantric grounds and paths : how to begin, progress on, and complete the Vajrayana path by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although there is great interest in Tantra, very few people understand its real meaning. This book represents a significant milestone in revealing the profound mysteries of Tantra to the modern world. Drawing from his own experience and the works of Je Tsongkhapa and other great Yogis, Geshe Kelsang presents an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the four classes of Tantra in general, and to the generation and completion stages of Highest Yoga Tantra in particular. -- Publisher description
Universal compassion : a commentary to bodhisattva Chekhawa's Training the mind in seven points by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joyful path of good fortune : the complete guide to the Buddist path to enlightenment by Kelsang Gyatso( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With this book, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso offers us step-by-step guidance on the meditation practices that will lead us to lasting inner peace and happiness. With extraordinary clarity, he presents all Buddha's teachings in the order in which they are to be practised, enriching his explanation with stories and illuminating analogies. Following these practical instructions, we will come to experience for ourselves the joy that arises from making progress on a clear and structured path that leads to full enlightenment
Shantideva's guide to the Bodhisattva's way of life : how to enjoy a life of great meaning and altruism by Śāntideva( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Skal-bzang-rgya-mtsho Dge-bshes 1931-
བསྐལ་བཟང་རྒྱ་མཚོ་ 1931-... དགེ་བཤེས་
བསྐལ་བཟང་རྒྱ་མཚོ་ དགེ་བཤེས་ 1931-....
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