“Tilopa’s Mahamudra Upadesha” by Sangyes Nyenpa

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All lineages of Mahamudra meditation have their source in a verse teaching–a “song of realization”–sung by the Mahasiddha Tilopa to his disciple Naropa on the banks of the Ganges River more than a thousand years ago. Since that time the meaning of the instructions has been passed directly from master to disciple in a continuous… Read more »

“Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy” by Evan Thompson

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A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian and Western philosophy of the mind, casting new light on the self and its relation to the brain. Thompson shows how the self is… Read more »