Developing Balanced Sensitivity: Bibliography

This bibliography was originally published as an appendix to Developing Balanced Sensitivity: Practical Buddhist Exercises for Daily Life. Ithaca, Snow Lion, 1998, and published here in the preceding items on this website in individual parts. 

 Major Tibetan, Sanskrit and Pali Sources Consulted

Akya Yongdzin (A-kya Yongs-'dzin dByangs-can dga'-ba'i blo-gros). Blo-rigs-kyi sdom-tshig blang-dor gsal-ba'i me-long (A Compendium of Ways of Knowing: A Mirror to Clarify What Is to Be Adopted and What Is to Be Discarded).

Anuruddha. Abhidhammattha Sangaha (An All-inclusive Text of Points of Special Topics of Knowledge).

Asanga. Abhidharmasamuccaya (Chos mngon-pa kun-las btus-pa; An Anthology of Special Topics of Knowledge).

Buddhaghosa. Visuddhimagga (The Path of Purification).

Chandrakirti (Candrakirti). Madhyamakavatara (dBu-ma-la 'jug-pa; A Supplement to [Nagarjuna's "Root Verses on] the Middle Way").

Chekawa (mChad-kha-ba Ye-shes rdo-rje). Blo-sbyong don-bdun-ma (A Cleansing of Attitudes in Seven Points).

Jetsunpa (rJe-btsun Chos-kyi rgyal-mtshan). Rigs-kyi spyi-don (The General Meaning of Family-traits) from bsTan-bcos mngon-par rtogs-pa'i rgyan 'grel-ba-dang bcas-pa'i rnam-bshad rnam-pa gnyis-kyi dka'-ba'i gnad gsal-bar byed-pa'i legs-bshad skal-bzang klu-dbang-gi rol-mtsho (An Ocean of Play of the Fortunate Naga King: An Explanation Clarifying the Difficult Points of the Second Topic of [Maitreya's] "The Treatise: A Filigree of Realizations" [ Abhisamayalamkara shastra] and Its Commentary [by Haribhadra]).

Third Karmapa (Kar-ma-pa Rang-byung rdo-rje). De-bzhin gshegs-pa'i snying-po bstan-pa'i bstan-bcos (A Treatise Indicating the Essential Factors Allowing for Authentic Progress).

Eighth Karmapa (Kar-ma-pa Mi-bskyod rdo-rje). dBu-ma gzhan-stong smra-ba'i srol legs-par phye-ba'i sgron-me (A Lamp for Opening Up the Tradition of Other-Voidness Madhyamaka).

Ninth Karmapa (Kar-ma-pa dBang-phyug rdo-rje). Phyag-chen ma-rig mun-sel (Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Ignorance).

Kedrub Norzang-gyatso (mKhas-grub Nor-bzang rgya-mtsho).Phyi-nang-gzhan-gsum gsal-bar byed-pa dri-med 'od-kyi rgyan (An Adornment for the Stainless Light, Clarifying the External, Internal and Alternative [Kalachakras]).

Kongtrul ('Jam-mgon Kong-sprul Blo-gros mtha'-yas). De-bzhin gshegs-pa'i snying-po bstan-pa'i bstan-bcos-kyi rnam-'grel rang-byung dgongs-gsal (Clarifying the Intentions of [the Third Karmapa] Rangchung [dorje]: A Commentary on "A Treatise Indicating the Essential Factors Allowing for Authentic Progress").

Longchenpa (Klong-chen Rab-'byams-pa Dri-med 'od-zer). Chos-bzhi rin-chen 'phreng-ba (The Four-themed Precious Garland).

Maitreya (Maitreya, Byams-pa). Mahayanottaratantra shastra (Theg-pa chen-po rgyud bla-ma bstan-bcos; The Furthest Everlasting Continuum: A Mahayana Treatise).

Mipam ('Ju Mi-pham 'Jam-dbyangs rnam-rgyal rgya-mtsho). bDe-gshegs snying-po'i stong-thun chen-mo seng-ge'i nga-ro (The Lion's Roar: A Great [Collection of] Thousands of Points Concerning the Essential Factors Allowing for Blissful Progress).

Pabongka (Pha-bong-kha Byams-pa bstan-'dzin 'phrin-las rgya-mtsho). rNam-grol lag-bcangs (A Personal Gift for Being Utterly Freed).

Fourth Panchen Lama (Pan-chen Blo-bzang chos-kyi rgyal-mtshan). dGe-ldan bka'-brgyud rin-po-che'i phyag-chen rtsa-ba rgyal-ba'i gzhung-lam (A Root Text for the Precious Gelug/Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra: The Main Road of the Triumphant Ones).

Shakya Chogden (gSer-mdog Pan-chen Shakya mchog-ldan). Shing-rta'i srol-chen gnyis-las 'byung-ba'i dbu-ma chen-po'i lugs-gnyis rnam-par dbye-ba (Differentiating the Two Traditions of the Great Mahamadhyamaka Derived from the Two Great Forerunners).

Shantideva (Shantideva). Bodhisattvacaryavatara (Byang-chub sems-pa'i spyod-pa-la 'jug-pa; Engaging in a Bodhisattva'sDeeds).

Tsongkhapa (Tsong-kha-pa Blo-bzang grags-pa). Lam-rim chen-mo (A Grand Presentation of the Graded Stages of the Path).

Vasubandhu. Abhidharmakosha (Chos mngon-pa'i mdzod; A Treasure House of Special Topics of Knowledge).

________. Abhidharmakoshabhashya (Chos-mngon-pa'i mdzod-kyi rang-'grel; An Auto-commentary on "A Treasure House of Special Topics of Knowledge").