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Tantric Buddhism
by N.N. Bhattacharyya & Associate Editor: Amartya Ghosh
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
Manohar Publishers & Distributors
Item Code: IDK842
$27.50
Oracles and Demons of Tibet: The Cult and Iconography of the Tibetan Protective Deities
by Rene De Nebesky- Wojkowitz
Paperback (Edition: 1996)
Book Faith India, Delhi
Item Code: IDI128
$40.00
Tantrik Literature and Culture (Hermeneutics and Expositions)
by Andrea Loseries
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Buddhist World Press
Item Code: NAL407
$60.00
Tantrayana Art An Album
by S.K. Saraswati

Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
The Asiatic Society, Kolkata
Item Code: IDF365
$75.00
Tibetan Mahayoga Tantra (An Ethno-Historical Study of Skulls, Bones, and Relics)
by Andrea Loseries - Leick
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
B.R. Publishing Corporation
Item Code: NAL710
$50.00
THE RISE OF ESOTERIC BUDDHISM IN TIBET
by EVA M. DARGYAY
Hardcover (Edition: 1998)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDC283
$24.00
Divine Support: Ghurras Wooden Churning-rod Holders From Nepal
by Paul De Smedt
Paperback (Edition: 2000)
Book Faith India, Delhi
Item Code: IDI097
$50.00
Arya Dravida Vidyaraja (Phags Pa'Groldin Ba'Irig Snags Kyi Rgyal Pc)
by Bhakti De
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
The Asiatic Society
Item Code: NAD250
$25.00
Kalacakra Tantra (Kalachakra Tantra)
by Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, Translated by Gelong Jhampa Kelsang (Allan Wallace)
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Library of Tibetan Works & Archives
Item Code: IHE054
$22.50
Tibetan Renaissance: Tantric Buddhism in the Rebirth of Tibetan Culture
by Ronald M. Davidson
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd
Item Code: NAC733
$40.00
The Theory and Practice of Mantra
by Moo-Saeng Ghim (Gyeong JUng)
Hardcover (Edition: 2014)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF582
$45.00
श्रीगुहयासमाज तंत्रम (Guhyasamaj Tantra)
by Kashinath Nyaupane
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Indian Mind
Item Code: NAC980
$25.00
Meditation with Mandalas
by Mechthilde Hohmann
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Pilgrims Publishing, Varanasi
Item Code: IDJ037
$10.00
Yoga Tantra: Theory and Praxis- In the light of the Hevajra Tantra, A Metaphysical Perspective
by Dr. Tomy Augustine
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Sri Satguru Publications
Item Code: IHF097
$50.00
The Tantra Experience: Evolution through Love (On The Royal Song of Saraha)
by Osho
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Osho Media International
Item Code: NAC884
$25.00
The Iconic Female (Goddesses of India, Nepal and Tibet)
by Jayant Bhalchandra and Lan Mabbett
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Somaiya Publications
Item Code: IHF009
$35.00
Mahamudra and Atiyoga
by Giuseppe Baroetto & Translated by Andrew Lukianowicz
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
D. K. Printworld (p) Ltd
Item Code: IDJ940
$30.00
Vajra Yogini
by Sumati Arya
Paperback (Edition: 2002)
Rajasthan Patrika
Item Code: NAC836
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Buddhist Text Literature: What the Buddha Said and Taught
Knowledge of the teachings of the Buddha is based on several canons of scripture, which derive from the early Sangha’s oral transmission of bodies of teachings agreed on at several councils. The Theravadin ‘Pali Canon’ is preserved in the Pali language, which is based upon a dialect close to that spoken by the Buddha. It is the most complete extant early canon, and contains some of the earliest material. Most of its teachings are in fact the common property of all Buddhist schools, being simply the teachings which the Theravadins preserved from the early common stock.

The Pali literature has been divided by one scholar into roughly three periods. The early, or classical, period begins with the Pali Canon itself and ends with the Milindha-pañha about the turn of the Christian era. After a period of being in comparative disuse or decline, Pali underwent a renaissance in the 4th or 5th century with the help of Buddhaghosa, and this period lasted until the 12th Century. The third period coincides with major political changes in Burma and lasted for some time in Sri Lanka, and much longer in Burma.

The Canon is traditionally described by the Theravada as the Word of the Buddha (Buddhavacana), though this is obviously not intended in a literal sense, since it includes teachings by disciples.

The traditional Theravādin (Mahavihārin) interpretation of the Pali Canon is given in a series of commentaries covering nearly the whole Canon, compiled by Buddhaghosa (4th–5th century CE) and later monks, mainly on the basis of earlier materials now lost. Subcommentaries have been written afterward, commenting further on the Canon and its commentaries. The traditional Theravādin interpretation is summarized in Buddhaghosa's Visuddhimagga.

The Pāli Canon falls into three general categories, called pitaka (from Pali piṭaka, meaning "basket"). Because of this, the canon is traditionally known as theTipiṭaka (Sanskrit: Tripiṭaka; "three baskets"). The three pitakas are as follows:

Vinaya Pitaka ("Discipline Basket"), dealing with rules for monks and nuns

Sutta Pitaka (Sutra/Sayings Basket), discourses, mostly ascribed to the Buddha, but some to disciples

Abhidhamma Pitaka, variously described as philosophy, psychology,metaphysics, etc.

Six complete vinayas survive:

Theravada, written in Pali.

Mula-Sarvāstivāda, written in Sanskrit, but surviving complete only in Tibetan translation.

Mahāsānghika, Sarvāstivāda, Mahīshāsika, and Dharmagupta, originally in Indian languages, but only surviving in Chinese translation.

The Suttas contain the main teachings of Buddhism. Which in the Pali Canon are divided into five Nikaya’s or ‘Collections’, the first four (sixteen volumes) generally being the older. The Pali Canon was one of the earliest to be written down, this being in Sri Lanka in around 80 BC, after which little, if any, new material was added to it. There are also sections of six non-Theravadin early canons preserved in Chinese and Tibetan translations, fragments of a Sanskrit Canon still existing in Nepal, and odd texts in various languages of India and Central Asia found in Tibet, Central Asia, and Japan.

Abhidharma (in Pali, Abhidhamma) means 'further Dharma' and is concerned with the analysis of phenomena. It grew initially out of various lists of teachings such as the 37 Bodhipaksika-dharmas or the 37 Factors leading to Awakening. The Abhidharma literature is chiefly concerned with the analysis of phenomena and the relationships between them. The Theravāda Abhidhamma survives in the Pali Canon. Outside of the Theravada monasteries the Pali Abhidharma texts are not well-known.

The extensive non-canonical Pali literature includes additional Abhidhamma works, historical chronicles, and many volumes of commentaries. An extremely clear introduction to many points of Buddhist doctrine is the Milindapanha, which purports to record conversations between a Buddhist monk and Milinda (Menander; c.155-130 BC), a king of Greek ancestry. Another is the Visuddhimagga, a very influential Theravada compendium of meditation practices and doctrine, written by Buddhaghosa (fifth century AD).

Mahayana texts were composed from around the first century BC, originating as written, not oral, works. In time, they were recorded in a form of the Indian prestigious language, Sanskrit. Mahayana sutras are traditionally considered by Mahayanists to be the word of the Buddha, but transmitted either in secret, via lineages of supernatural beings (such as the nagas), or revealed directly from other Buddhas or bodhisattvas. Some 600 Mahayana Sutras have survived in Sanskrit, or in Chinese and/or Tibetan translation.While many are attributed to the Buddha, their form and content clearly show that they were later re-statements and extensions of the Buddha’s message. The main sources for our understanding of Mahayana teachings are the very extensive Chinese and Tibetan Buddhist Canons. While most of the Pali Canon has been translated into English, only selected texts from these have been translated into Western languages, though much progress is being made.

Here is a wide range of Buddhist books, covering the primary literature of Buddhism, including the complete Pali canon, as also secondary and modern studies on the texts believed to reflect the Buddha's teachings directly.

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A.W. Entwisle
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स्वामी अनन्त भारती (Swami Anant Bharati)
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डा. अच्युतलाल भट्ट और श्री श्याम दास (Dr. Achyutlal Bhatt and Shri Shyam Das)
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