The Diamond Cutter

The Diamond Cutter Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 9780385530644
Year 2009-09-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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With a unique combination of ancient and contemporary wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, The Diamond Cutter presents readers with empowering strategies for success in their work and personal lives. Geshe Michael Roach, one of the great teachers today of Tibetan Buddhism, has richly woven The Diamond Cutter in three layers. The first is a translation of selections from the Diamond Sutra itself, an ancient text comprised of conversations between the Buddha and his close disciple Subhuti. Considered a central work by Buddhists throughout the world, the Diamond Sutra has been the focus of much interpretation over the centuries. In the second layer, Geshe Michael quotes from some of the best commentaries of the Tibetan tradition. In the main text, the third layer, he uses both sutra and commentary as a jumping-off point for presenting his own teaching. Geshe Michael gives fresh insight into ancient wisdom by using examples from his own experience as one of the founders of the Andin International Diamond Corporation, which was started with capital of fifty thousand dollars and which today has annual sales in excess of one hundred million dollars. Much of the success of Andin has come from applying the business strategies presented in The Diamond Cutter. Geshe Michael's easy style and spiritual understanding make this work of timeless wisdom an invaluable source for those already familiar with, and those unfamiliar with, Tibetan Buddhism.

The Diamond Cutter

The Diamond Cutter Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 9780385528689
Year 2009
Pages 278
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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The well-known teacher of Tibetan Buddhism shares his proven trategies for achieving success in business and personal life, drawing on the ancient texts of the Diamond Sutra and other commentaries to shed new light into the timeless traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Reprint.

The Diamond Cutter

The Diamond Cutter Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 9780307564351
Year 2008-12-18
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Three Rivers Press
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With a unique combination of ancient and contemporary wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, The Diamond Cutter presents readers with empowering strategies for success in their work and personal lives. Geshe Michael Roach, one of the great teachers today of Tibetan Buddhism, has richly woven The Diamond Cutter in three layers. The first is a translation of selections from the Diamond Sutra itself, an ancient text comprised of conversations between the Buddha and his close disciple Subhuti. Considered a central work by Buddhists throughout the world, the Diamond Sutra has been the focus of much interpretation over the centuries. In the second layer, Geshe Michael quotes from some of the best commentaries of the Tibetan tradition. In the main text, the third layer, he uses both sutra and commentary as a jumping-off point for presenting his own teaching. Geshe Michael gives fresh insight into ancient wisdom by using examples from his own experience as one of the founders of the Andin International Diamond Corporation, which was started with capital of fifty thousand dollars and which today has annual sales in excess of one hundred million dollars. Much of the success of Andin has come from applying the business strategies presented in The Diamond Cutter. Geshe Michael's easy style and spiritual understanding make this work of timeless wisdom an invaluable source for those already familiar with, and those unfamiliar with, Tibetan Buddhism. From the Hardcover edition.

Karmic Management

Karmic Management Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 9780385530576
Year 2009-09-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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Readable in fifty-eight minutes: Traditional Eastern wisdom and real-life business experience come together in this brief and practical guide, which offers a step-by-step plan that will help readers adopt a more successful way of working and living. KARMIC MANAGEMENT is a little book with a revolutionary message. It turns traditional business mentality on its head by stating simply that helping others become successful—suppliers, customers, even competitors—is the real key to success in life as well as in business. Drawing from their own entrepreneurial experiences, the authors explain how, in eight basics steps that take less than one hour in total, readers can learn to apply KARMIC MANAGEMENT to meet goals, both personal and professional. Each lesson opens with a quotation from a Buddhist text and explains how it applies to life and work in the twenty-first century. The authors show readers how to identify the things that aren’t working for them, discover their most valuable assets, and use their new insights to improve the lives of others. To-do lists throughout the book provide practical tools and exercises, and real-life examples highlight the power of KARMIC MANAGEMENT to make dreams come true. From the Hardcover edition.

The Karma of Love

The Karma of Love Author Michael Roach
ISBN-10 1937114066
Year 2013
Pages 588
Language en
Publisher
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This is a relationship book unlike any one you've ever seen. An American monk who spent 25 years in Tibetan monasteries shares ancient secrets on how to find a partner, keep them, and achieve lasting happiness together. The book consists of answers to 100 questions asked by audiences all over the world during decades of his teachings on the Karma of Love. What's the karma to get my husband to hug me? To get my wife interested in sex again? Can I use karma to stop my girlfriend from texting other guys? Is it possible for physical intimacy to be spiritual? How can we use our relationship to help the world? The answers to the 100 questions are drawn from the teachings of The Diamond Cutter, which is the oldest dated printed book in the world. Michael Roach, the first American in history to receive the coveted Tibetan title of Geshe, or Master of Buddhism, applies the world-changing ideas of his international bestselling personal success book—also called The Diamond Cutter—to every aspect of our relationship: trust, communication, addictions, fun, in-laws, sex, peace, self-esteem, and many others.

The Garden

The Garden Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 9780307565495
Year 2009-03-25
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Image
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With The Garden, centuries of Tibetan Buddhist wisdom are brought to life for readers by one of its greatest Western teachers, Michael Roach. Through a parable in which a young man is brought into a mystical garden by a beautiful embodiment of Wisdom, Roach presents the pantheon of great Tibetan teachers. The nameless seeker lured to the garden meets the dominant historical figures who have contributed fundamental teachings to Tibetan Buddhism, such as Tsong Khapa, the first Dalai Lama, and Master Kamalashila. Unique among works of Buddhism now available, The Garden is destined to become a classic for its lucid revelation of the secrets of the Tibetan tradition and for the wisdom Geshe Michael Roach evokes. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How Yoga Works

How Yoga Works Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 0976546906
Year 2004
Pages 406
Language en
Publisher
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The secrets of how yoga works to make us truly whole are revealed here in a delightful story based on how these precious teachings reached Tibet form their home in India, over a thousand years ago.

Business and the Buddha

Business and the Buddha Author Lloyd Field
ISBN-10 9780861715442
Year 2007-11-28
Pages 212
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Outlines strategies for companies of any size on how to run an ethical business while remaining profitable, drawing on traditional Buddhist teachings to counsel entrepreneurs and professional decision makers on simultaneously promoting corporate and community agendas. Original.

The Essential Yoga Sutra

The Essential Yoga Sutra Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 9780307499974
Year 2009-02-04
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali is a classic Sanskrit treatise consisting of 195 “threads,” or aphorisms, describing the process of liberation through yoga. Although little is known about Patanjali (most scholars estimate that he lived in India circa 200–300 b.c.), his writings have long been recognized as a vital contribution to the philosophy and practice of yoga. This new, expert translation of the original Sanskrit text of Patanjali’s best-known work presents his seminal ideas and methods in accessible, plain-language English. Patanjali organized the sutra into four parts: Samadhi (absorption), Sadhana (practice), Vibhuti (supernatural powers), and Kaivalya (liberation). Each represents a step in breaking free of our limited definition of consciousness and training the mind to achieve oneness with the universe. Geshe Michael Roach, one of the most respected teachers of Tibetan Buddhism in America and a renowned scholar of Sanskrit, provides authoritative commentary on each of the sutras. His notes and clarification are straightforward and highly readable, untainted by obscure, academic terminology or New Age jargon. The first edition of the Yoga Sutra to present a Buddhist perspective, this paperback original will be welcomed by students and spiritual seekers alike. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Money Spirituality Consciousness

Money   Spirituality   Consciousness Author Mayuri Onerheim
ISBN-10 1458798380
Year 2012-07-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
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Dozens of books promise you the keys to financial success and abundance. But do you know how to dissolve the age-old split between money and spirit that is keeping you from living your life fully? How do you master the mechanics of responsible financial stewardship as you embrace the world of money as a spiritual practice? Money - Spirituality - Consciousness will lead you through an experiential inquiry into your personal relationship with the world of money, demystifying the psychological, historical, sociocultural, and spiritual dimensions of money so that it becomes not only an effective tool but also a creative extension of who you are-an expression of your uniqueness in the world.

The Tibetan Book of Yoga

The Tibetan Book of Yoga Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 9780307552310
Year 2009-02-04
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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Yoga came to Tibet from India more than a thousand years ago, and it was quickly absorbed into the culture's rich traditions. In this small book readers will discover Heart Yoga, which developed over the centuries in the Gelukpa tradition of the Dalai Lamas. The program presented here combines popular yoga exercises wtih special Tibetan poses, and methods of working from the inside to give a healthy and a happy heart. Roach discovered a number of previously unknown Tibetan works on yoga in the course of his ongoing efforts to find and preserve ancient Tibetan Buddhist texts. He discusses the ideas and insights presented in these texts and places them within the context of the Buddhist tradition. To help readers incorporate this ancient wisdom in their daily lives, he provides a specific regime of yoga postures and meditations. Combining instructive illustrations with the unique philosophical underpinnings of the Buddhist approach, Geshe Roach has created a unique program for yoga on a physical and spiritual level. From the Hardcover edition.

A Death on Diamond Mountain

A Death on Diamond Mountain Author Scott Carney
ISBN-10 9780698186293
Year 2015-03-17
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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An investigative reporter explores an infamous case where an obsessive and unorthodox search for enlightenment went terribly wrong. When thirty-eight-year-old Ian Thorson died from dehydration and dysentery on a remote Arizona mountaintop in 2012, The New York Times reported the story under the headline: "Mysterious Buddhist Retreat in the Desert Ends in a Grisly Death." Scott Carney, a journalist and anthropologist who lived in India for six years, was struck by how Thorson’s death echoed other incidents that reflected the little-talked-about connection between intensive meditation and mental instability. Using these tragedies as a springboard, Carney explores how those who go to extremes to achieve divine revelations—and undertake it in illusory ways—can tangle with madness. He also delves into the unorthodox interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism that attracted Thorson and the bizarre teachings of its chief evangelists: Thorson’s wife, Lama Christie McNally, and her previous husband, Geshe Michael Roach, the supreme spiritual leader of Diamond Mountain University, where Thorson died. Carney unravels how the cultlike practices of McNally and Roach and the questionable circumstances surrounding Thorson’s death illuminate a uniquely American tendency to mix and match eastern religious traditions like LEGO pieces in a quest to reach an enlightened, perfected state, no matter the cost. Aided by Thorson’s private papers, along with cutting-edge neurological research that reveals the profound impact of intensive meditation on the brain and stories of miracles and black magic, sexualized rituals, and tantric rites from former Diamond Mountain acolytes, A Death on Diamond Mountain is a gripping work of investigative journalism that reveals how the path to enlightenment can be riddled with danger.

China Love You

China Love You Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 0692794271
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher
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This coming year will mark the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl, America's annual war between the best two football teams in the country. Net income for Coca Cola is running a few billion dollars a year ahead of its bitter rival, Pepsi Cola. Recent news reports say that China has outdone the USA in rankings for the world's fastest supercomputers; but America smashed China in the gold medals at Rio.Competition is built into the American way of life. But is it the best way to live? When we perceive the world as a football game-as a competition to beat others so we can be the best and biggest-is there a human cost that all of us pay? "China Love You" is a book written by two prominent businesspeople, one from America, and one from China. It tells the story of how both of them came across the same ancient book from Asia-the Diamond Cutter Sutra-in their early years, and used its wisdom to build two highly successful companies, one in New York and one in Beijing.Later, they met each other working on a business collaboration, and became close friends. In this book, they help all of us understand the differences between China and America, and give some revolutionary suggestions about how the two countries can work together, each helping the other to become more successful than ever before.What could the world be, if the two biggest economies made it their goal to make each other successful? And what will happen if we keep up the grand football game: What will happen to our children and our planet, if there is a second Cold War, and it goes bad? China Love You offers some solutions that could make the difference, for all of us.

The Book

The Book Author Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN-10 0983747857
Year 2011-09-01
Pages 38
Language en
Publisher
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This gem of a book explains how to use the Buddhist Vows of Freedom as the path to Enlightenment.

Excel for Marketing Managers

Excel for Marketing Managers Author Ivana Taylor
ISBN-10 9781615473120
Year 2006-01-01
Pages 150
Language en
Publisher Tickling Keys, Inc.
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The most powerful Microsoft Excel features that can be used to sort through data to produce meaningful marketing analyses are outlined in this manual. Marketing managers will learn the math functions to produce budgets and forecasts, and how to use survey analysis to quickly spot trends using pivot tables and other analysis tools. Ideas for launch schedules, life cycle management, and other date-related information are also presented.