In 1927, Walter Evans-Wentz published his translation of an obscure Tibetan Nyingma text and called it “The Tibetan Book of the Dead”. The book inspired several generations of Western seekers, mystics, and drop-outs. 70 years later, Sogyal Rinpoche invited a wider and more middle-classy audience to the feast of timeless Wisdom with the bestselling spiritual classic The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. Now, responding to the collective need for pragmatic, no-nonsense, cutting-edge spirituality, Integral Publishing launches a new series of Tibetan Books of everything you need to know at this stage of spiritual evolution.
Kink. Sadomasochism. Bondage. Dominance and submission. In mainstream society, these things are often associated with a kind of wink-wink nudge-nudge secret sexuality, uncharted territory that surely lies just beyond the fuzzy pink handcuffs and nurses’-uniform lingerie. Within the world of spiritual BDSM practitioners, however, these activities are far from a novelty. A L James shows how an intimate relationship with a dominant Master can transform your life.
A magnificent achievement. In its power to touch the heart, awaken consciousness, and make our darkest desires come alive, The Tibetan Book of Pleasure and Pain is an inestimable gift. I have encountered no book on the interplay of spirit and kink that is more comprehensive, practical, and wise.
– Ken Dillinger, Spiritual entrepeneur
Integral cooking can be one of the most creative and healing outlets for the human spirit. Whether people are non-cooks, experienced cooks or habitual cooks, all can benefit from the deeply spiritual, culinary arts of ancient Tibet. Today, it is natural for most people to have varying levels of intimidation toward cooking due to society and lack of daily structure. Those people who are most intimidated by cooking will be the ones who benefit the most by reading Jinpa Oliver’s gentle introduction to this art and way of living. Following the path of Tibetan cookery will bring joy, wisdom, and healing back to the cooking experience.
Jinpa Oliver says he’s a Tibetan reincarnated in an American’s body having such a passion for the cuisine, traditions and lifestyle of ancient Tibet.The popular chain of Tsampa Bell restaurants is the tantric chef’s expression of his great wisdom and compassion. With more than 20 outlets in 15 major cities across the USA, countless sentient beings will be able to taste his passion at affordable prices in a friendly and accomodating environment. And now, as a magnificent dessert, comes his first book. What a treat!
– Al Gusteau, author of The Spiritual Chef
The demands and challenges of modern life can be a serious hindrance for the fulfillment of our innermost longings and desires. The timeless tradition of polyandric Tibetan dating and mating is an enlightened way of finding partners or consorts that are also true soul mates. There are no rules or expectations, and it’s about being true to oneself and staying in the flow.
Polyandric dating is more fun than the traditional style of dating, and it yields much better results! In this profound, yet warm and compassionate book, Lobsang Rampa offers heartfelt advice based on his long experience as a spiritual dating coach.
As we collectively raise our integral awareness and approach the purple-golden stage of fourth tier evolution, it’s absolutely essential that our dating habits become truly integral. I can imagine no better guide to the exciting world of post-conventional mating than Lobsang Rampa.
– Marc Moron, author of A Journey To the Cutting Edge of Integral Spirituality
Not everyone can afford a personal trainer, but making the effort to learn about the Tibetan ways of fitness and health will change your outlook on life and improve your health, fitness and spirituality. Tabitha Olson’s groundbreaking book includes hundreds of simple and fun, yet powerfully transformative exercises that will change the way you think, look, and act. Following her “108 Spiritual Guidelines” will improve your karma as you watch those unnecessary pounds around your waist transform into a cloud of luminous bliss.
Old Tibet was a perfect Garden of Eden, populated by centaurs, celestial beings, and super-fit, accomplished psychonauts. Even the lowest peasant was a superman by today’s standards. As the West invested all its resources in the pursuit and development of external, material development, the Tibetans invested just as heavily in the pursuit of superior spiritual and physical fitness. Tabitha Olson, author of Buns of Steel, Mind Like Water, The Tao of Effortless Dieting, and The Vegan Way to Nirvana, paints a vivid portrait of a lost paradise while salvaging its most essential technologies for accomplishing fitness in this very life.
– Bob Surman
The Tibetan Book of Gain and Fame is the long awaited sequel to Geshe Phuntsok Rich’s “The Tantric Entrepeneur”, offering a step-by-step plan for success in business and in the spiritual life, and how to integrate them.
The book explores Tibetan ways of successful marketing strategies, including the esoteric Eight Rules of Personal Branding teachings. Geshe Phuntsok offers the reader an updated adaptation of these ancient Buddhist teachings made relevant for an increasingly competitive market. For example, The First Rule of Personal Branding says: “Only do things that make you appear successful.” The Second Rule: “Find the best way of doing this.” Stripped of oriental trappings and religious jargon, all of the rules make complete sense and together provide a surefire recipe for accomplishing everything you set out to do.
Like The Tantric Entrepeneur, Geshe Phuntsok’s new book will most likely become one of the most popular business books of all time. It is well-written, engaging, and interesting. I would recommend it to anyone who is searching for a new way to make your personal life a successful business.
– Marc Dynamo, author of The Seven Secret Habits of Successful Gurus