[Buddha-l] The Berzin Archives The Buddhist Archives of Dr.Alexander Berzin

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The Asian Studies WWW Monitor:  Sep 2009, Vol. 16, No. 12 (302)
07 Sep 2009

The Berzin Archives The Buddhist Archives of Dr. Alexander Berzin

www.berzinarchives.com, Berlin, Germany.

"The Berzin Archives is a collection of translations and
teachings by Dr. Alexander Berzin [B.A. degree in 1965 from the
Department of Oriental Studies, Rutgers University in conjunction
with Princeton University; M.A. in 1967 and Ph.D. in 1972 from
the Departments of Far Eastern Languages (Chinese) and Sanskrit
and Indian Studies, Harvard University. - ed.] primarily on the
Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Covering
the areas of sutra, tantra, Kalachakra, dzogchen, and mahamudra
meditation, the Archives presents material from all five Tibetan
traditions: Nyingma, Sakya, Kagyu, Gelug, and Bon, as well as
comparisons with Theravada Buddhism and Islam. Also featured are
Tibetan astrology and medicine, Shambhala, and Buddhist history."

Site contents:
* Approaching Buddhism (Spiritual Teachers, Introduction to
Buddhism, Buddhism in the World Today, Modern Adaptation of
* Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism (Level 1: Getting Started,
2: Lam-rim (Graded Stage) Material, Level 3: Lojong (Mind
Training) Material, Level 4: Deepening the Understanding of the
Path, Level 5: 
Analysis of the Mind and Reality, Level 6: Major Indian Mahayana
* Advanced Meditation (Tantra Teachings, Kalachakra, Dzogchen,
* Daily Practice (Vows and Commitments, Prayers and Tantra
* Historical, Cultural, and Comparative Studies, (History of
Buddhism and Bon Comparison of Buddhist Traditions, Buddhism and
Islam, Asian Non-Buddhist Traditions, Tibetan Astrology and
* eBooks (Published Books, Unpublished Manuscripts,
* Audio (Weekly Courses, Approaching Buddhism, Fundamentals of
Tibetan Buddhism, Advanced Meditation, Daily Practice,
Historical, Cultural, and Comparative Studies);
* Author (Short Biography of Alexander Berzin, Becoming Involved
with Buddhism, Published Works of Dr. Berzin, Dr. Berzin's
Teaching Schedule);
* About Us (Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Message
from Ling Rinpoche, Message from Tsenzhab Serkong Tulku, About
the Berzin Archives, Berzin Archives Team, Acknowledgments,
* News (New Material, Work in Progress, Dr. Berzin's Teaching
* Help Us (Appeal for Support, Donations, Urgent Needs, Practical
Help, Remaining Work);
* Glossary (Glossary English Terms, Glossary Tibetan Terms,
Glossary Mahamudra Tibetan Terms, Glossary Astro Tibetan Terms);
* Miscellaneous
* Search.

[A site in English. Also available in German, Spanish, Polish,
Portuguese and Russian - ed.]

URL http://www.berzinarchives.com/web/en/index.html

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