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Mahamudra is the principle meditation of the Kagyu Lineage. When the Sixteenth Karmapa came to the US he said that Mahamudra was the best meditation for Westerners. Since then Thrangu Rinpoche has given dozens of teachings on this topic.
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Aspirational Prayer for Mahamudra of Rangjung Dorje
Aspirational Prayer for Mahamudra of Rangjung Dorje
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Mahamudra is the principle meditation of the Kagyu Lineage of Tibet. Briefly, this meditation consists of looking directly at the mind and Mahamudra is very to Dzogchen meditation of the Nyingma lineage.

Rangung Dorje, the Third Karmapa, was a great scholar who wanted to bring the entire Mahamudra path together, so he wrote a spiritual song, a Doha, of just 36 verses which summarizes the profound aspects of this meditation. This booklet contains not only this famous spiritual song, but also includes a commentary by Thrangu Rinpoche, a practitioner of the Mahamudra lineage.

This booklet of 38 pages is priced especially for Dharma Centers.
Guide to Mahamudra
Guide to Mahamudra
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This 56 page booklet gives a clear and concise overvew of Mahamudra meditation. Mahamudra is the principal meditation of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and closely related to Dzogchen meditation of the Nyingma lineage.

When His Holiness the 16th Karmapa came to the West he suggested Mahamudra would be the best suited practice for Westerners who have a great deal of work, are mostly householders, and little time to do eloborate practices.

Thrangu Rinpoche is a recognized master in Mahamudra and this booklet covers Samantha and Vipashyana roots to Mahamudra as well as posture in meditation, what to do with one's mind in Mahamudra, sending and taking practice, obstacles one might encounter, and the four common and uncommon preliminaries.
Garland of Mahamudra Practices
Garland of Mahamudra Practices
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Garland of Mahamudra Practices by Konchog Gyaltshen
Third Karmapa's Mahamudra Prayer
Third Karmapa's Mahamudra Prayer
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The Aspirational Prayer for Mahamudra by the Third Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje, is extremely well known as a brief spiritual song (Doha) covering the whole path of Mahamudra. Thrangu Rinpoche has use verses of this 25 verse text in numerous teachings. Here the Twelfth Tai Situpa Rinpoche gives a translation of the root text and a very detailed explanation of each verse.

Thrangu Rinpoche has said of this book, "I have full confidence in saying that this teaching given by His Excellency Situ Rinpoche will be very beneficial for all practitioners as well as the general public. I am sincerely grateful to Rosemarie Fuchs for her great assistance in translating and editing this teaching...Making this teaching available to benefit many beings."

We are pleased to carry this 150 page book by Situpa Rinpoche.
Song for the King: Saraha on Mahamudra Meditation
Song for the King: Saraha on Mahamudra Meditation
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Saraha is credited with being the first person to teach Mahamudra meditation which he learned from a female arrow-maker. In this book Thrangu Rinpoche elucidates the pithiest and deepest of Saraha's great trilogy of Indian Buddhist tantric song.
King of Samadhi sutra
King of Samadhi sutra
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Detailed commentary by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche on the Samadhi Raja Sutra, accompanied by an explanation of Jamgon Lodro Thaye's song of experience in Mahamudra, perfectly linking the Mahayana training of a bodhisattva to profound Mahamudra meditation.
Ninth Karmapa's Ocean of Definitive Meaning [2010]
Ninth Karmapa's Ocean of Definitive Meaning [2010]
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The Ocean of Definitive Meaning by the Ninth Karmapa (1556-1603) is a famous text on Mahamudra. It offers a detailed, uniquely comprehensive presentation of instruction on both the view and the practice.

In the teachings contained in this book, Thrangu Rinpoche has distilled the essence of the Ninth Karmapa's massive text into manageable proportions and has given pointed guidance on the implementation of its instruction.
Crystal Clear: practical advice for Mahamudra meditators
Crystal Clear: practical advice for Mahamudra meditators
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In his straightforward and lucid style Rinpoche gives us an indispensable guidebook to the practice of Mahamudra, a path that is applicable in any situation, at any moment of life, and on which a person can obtain true and complete enlightenment.
Essentials of Mahamudra: Looking Directly at the Mind
Essentials of Mahamudra: Looking Directly at the Mind
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This comprehensive book is based on Tashi Namgyal's Moonlight of Mahamudra, a sixteenth-century text that lays out the rationale behind the mahamudra practices, along with detailed instructions, including how to continue practicing off the cushion.
Pointing Out the Dharmakaya
Pointing Out the Dharmakaya
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The 9th Karmapa's authoritative text gives exercises for developing Mahamudra which were previously known as the "quintessential instructions" or the "oral instructions".

Brilliant explanations by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche make the text vividly relevant for contemporary Western practitioners.

   
 
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