The Inner Science of Buddhist Practice - Vasubandhu's Summary of the Five Heaps With Commentary by Sthiramati — by Artemus B. Engle
These works present the traditional Buddhist analysis of ordinary experience.
Brilliant Moon - The Autobiography of Dilgo Khyentse
Through lively anecdotes and stories this highly revered Buddhist meditation master and scholar tells about his life of study, retreat, and teaching. The book also comprises recollections by his family and many prominent teachers.
The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions — by Longchenpa
Distills the principles underlying the entire range of Buddhist practice in more than 400 stanzas, each consisting of six instructions or pieces of advice.
Rainbow Painting — by Tulku Urgyen
This book is saturated with direct, pithy instruction, the very quintessence of the Buddhist Spiritual approach. Rinpoche speaks from experience, expressing what he himself has undergone, instructing us in the way we should train in a complete and unmistaken manner.
Esoteric Instructions — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 9
Detailed Presentation of the Process of Meditation in Vajrayana. A treasury in itself. It will undoubtedly be appreciated both by scholars of comparative studies of the different systems and by practitioners wishing to broaden their knowledge of meditation methods.
Enlightened Courage - An Explanation of the Seven-Point Mind Training — by Dilgo Khyentse
Condenses the path to Buddhahood into straight-forward practical instructions based on a famous text of slogans. This book enshrines the living experience and heart of two truly realized masters, translated by people who not only understand but also practice the teachings.
Longchenpa's Advice from the Heart — by Namkhai Norbu
With clear introduction to the principles and practice of Dzogchen - Namkhai Norbu sets in context the thirty words of advice and then proceeds to explain each one as the basis of Longchepa's spiritual experience.
Old Man Basking in the Sun - Longchenpa's Treasury of Natural Perfection — by Keith Dowman
Through the precept 'nonaction' - which is savoured like 'an old man basking in the sun' - Dzogchen teaches the natural perfection of all our experience, and all our lives, just as it is, without need of any alteration.
Maya Yoga - Longchenpa's Finding Comfort and Ease in Enchantment — by Keith Dowman
This work provides the precepts that can instantly illuminate the buddha-reality, that is our ordinary everyday experience. Reality is maya - apparent yet absent - and the recognition of it in the state of natural relaxation is maya yoga.