The Yoga Sutra is the great motherbook of all the yoga works ever written; it was composed by the Indian master Patanjali some 2,000 years ago. The Sanskrit text is written in 210 briefs, cryptic verses whose meaning has long ago sunk into darkness; the many, confusing modern attempts to explain them bear little resemblance to each other, which is just a sign of how difficult this priceless little book can be....read more
A Commentary to The Diamond Cutter Sutra by Choney Lama, Drakpa Shedrup (1675-1748) • Translated by Geshe Michael Roach with Elizabeth van der Pas.
The Diamond Cutter Sutra is one of the most famous Buddhist books of all time; it was taught by the Buddha 25 centuries ago, and then spread throughout India, China, Tibet, Japan, and many other countries....read more
The Golden Key unlocks the knowledge hidden inside the Mind Only school of Buddhism. It is a refreshing and deep dive into the world of Asian philosophy. This first-time translation of an Eastern classic is sure to find its way among history’s great works. Understanding this text and the philosophy it explains, literally has the ability to grant great wisdom to the reader. That may not all happen on the first pass....read more
Translated by Adam Andrade with Geshe Michael Roach
The promise of these ancient books, for more than two thousand years, is that there exists—in tandem with the world we know—an invisible higher world, going on around us all the time. We can call it the “Diamond World,” but a simpler (and easily misunderstood) name is simply “Emptiness.”...read more
“All the Kinds of Karma.” A young man named Shuka runs into the Buddha in a garden near the ancient Indian city of Shravasti, and the Buddha agrees to share with him how to identify all the seeds we need to plant—in the months and years to come—a wonderful life....read more