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CAVE IN THE SNOW

Cave in the Snow

Cave in the Snow

Tenzin Palmo’s Quest for Enlightenment

Includes a 90 minute bonus track of Tenzin Palmo introducing a retreat.

By Vicki Mackenzie • Read by Georgina Sutton with Vicki Mackenzie and Tenzin Palmo
This is the story of Tenzin Palmo, the daughter of a fishmonger from London's East End who became a Tibetan nun. After meditating for 12 years in a cave 13,000 feet up in the Himalayas, she became a world-renowned spiritual leader and champion of the right of women to achieve spiritual enlightenment.

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THE DHAMMAPADA, THE UDANA, THE ITIVUTTAKA

The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada, the Udana, The Itivuttaka

Key texts from the Khuddaka Nikaya

Translated by Buddharakkita and John D Ireland • Read by Jinananda, Ratnadhya and Patience Tomlinson
The Dhammapada, a collection of 423 verses in 26 chapters, is perhaps the most famous of all Buddhist texts. It presents the Buddha's teachings in a clear and highly accessible form and has been used for personal instruction and teaching for centuries throughout the Buddhist world.

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SOME SAYINGS OF THE BUDDHA

Some Sayings of the Buddha

Some Sayings of the Buddha

According to Pali Canon

Compiled and translated by F L Woodward • Read by Neville Jason
This rich selection of the Buddha’s teaching, taken from the Pali canon, remains one of the finest of the classic Buddhist anthologies in English. F. L. Woodward, a key translator of the first half of the 20th century was a committed Buddhist as well as a scholar and in Some Sayings of the Buddha he created a handbook for succeeding generations, incorporating the main elements of the Buddha’s life, views and recommendations.

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THERIGATHA

therigatha

THERIGATHA

Poems of Early Buddhist Nuns

Translated by K.R. Norman and C.R.F. Davids • Read by Vishvantara and Jinananda
This remarkable collection of 73 verses contained in the Khuddaka Nikaya section of the Pali Canon dates from the 6th century BCE. It is said to be the earliest voices of women in recorded history. The verses, some brief, some more extended, are the utterances of the Bhikkhunis, the nuns at the time of the Buddha, concerning their life and their ‘awakening’.

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THE WAY OF THE WHITE CLOUDS

The Way of the White Clouds

The Way of the White Clouds

The Classic Spiritual Travelogue by One of Tibet's Best-known Explorers

By Lama Anagarika Govinda • Read by Sean Barrett
The Way of the White Clouds is the remarkable narrative of a pilgrimage which could not be made today. In 1948, Lama Anagarika Govinda made an unforgettable journey into Tibet before its invasion by the Chinese. His unique account is not only a spectacular and gloriously poetic story of exploration and discovery; it is also invaluable for its sensitivity and clearly presented interpretation of the Tibetan tradition.

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GAUTAMA BUDDHA

Gautama Buddha

GAUTAMA BUDDHA

The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One

By Vishvapani Blomfield • Read by Jonathan Keeble
While many accounts of the Buddha’s life mix legend and history, this compelling new biography discriminates between fact and fiction to reveal Gautama, the remarkable human being behind the myth, and sheds new light on his teachings.

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