The Dalai Lama's Gift ~ Wheel of Time

Resources for Kālachakra Film Content

Here is a list of the resources we rely on to assure the content accuracy and to provide viewers with an authentic window into the Wheel of Time purpose, empowerment and practice.  Our goal is to help our audience to experience an engaging introduction to this profound practice through the story of this historic event, the experiences of attendees, the dance, artwork, music, animation and the commentary of Tibetan and Western experts along with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Books on the Kālachakra

  • Kālachakra Initiation, Madison, 1981.,  Program Guide for Participants
  • Kālachakra for World Peace, 2011, Educational Guide on Buddhism and the Kalachakra Tantra
  • Kālachakra, Namgyal Monastery, Detailed guide and pictures for the Kalachakra Mandala and Deities.
  • Kālachakra Tantra by Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey
  • Kālachakra Tantra Rite of Initiation by His Holiness the Dalai Lama translated by Jeffrey Hopkins
  • Transcending Time: An Explanation of the Kālachakra Six-Session Guru Yoga, by Gen Lamrimpa, Translated by B. Allan Wallace
  • The Kalachakra Tantra, The Chapter on Sādhanā, by Vesna Wallace
  • Wheel of Time Sand Mandala, by Barry Bryant in cooperation with Namgyal Monastery
  • Introduction to the Kālachakra Tantra by Alexander Berzin
  • The Glorious Kālachakra King of Tantras, Translations of the Vimalaprbhā, by James Hartzell, Jensine Andressen, Vesna Wallace, Robert Thurman, et al, by the American Institute of Buddhist Studies and Columbia University Press
  • The Inner Kālachakra by Vesna Wallace
  • Kalachakra Tantra Sadhana Chapter by Vesna Wallace
  • The Glorious Kalachakra, Chapter III Initiation with Vimalaprabhā by Jensine Andresen
  • The Glorious Kalachakra Chapter V, Intuitive Wisdom by James Hartzell
  • Ornament of Stainless Light: An Exposition of the Kālachakra Tantra by Khedrup Norsang Gyatso, Translated by Gavin Kilty
  • Concerning the Kālachakra Initiation in America, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, translated by Doboom Tulku and Glen Mullin, published by Deer Park, Madison, WI
  • Wheel of Time: Kālachakra in Context, Geshe Sopa, Roger Jackson, John Newman
  • Kālachakra, Bibliography by John Ronald Newman.
  • Kālachakra, A Brief History, by John Ronald Newman
  • The Outer Wheel of Time, dissertation by John Ronald Newman
  • Seven Empowerments of a Growing Child: A Guidebook for Entering the Kalachakra Generation Stage by Kentrul Rinpoche
  • The Way to Shambhala by Edwin Bernbaum
  • Kalachakra, by Glenn H. Mullin
  • Many articles from advisors and experts, too numerous to list here.

Images, Videos, Models and Animations of the Kālachakra Mandala

Websites on Kālachakra

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