The Words of my Perfect Teacher — by Patrul Rinpoche
Classic commentary on the preliminary practices of the Longchen Nyingtig - one of the best-known cycles of teachings and a spiritual treasure of the Nyingmapa school - the oldest Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
Ordinary Wisdom — Sakya Pandita's Treasury of Good Advice
A book that reveals the heart of the Buddhist way of life.
The Lotus-Born - The Life Story of Padmasambhava by Yeshe Tsogyal
Biography of the great master recorded in the ninth century. The complete story of how Buddhism was planted in Tibet.
Visionary Journey - The Story of the Wildwood Delights & The Story of the Mount Potala Delights — by Longchenpa, Translated and annotated by Herbert V. Guenther
These are two poems - Longchenpa calls them stories, or narratives - that well illustrate his poetic vision and skill.
The Great Kagyu Masters - The Golden Lineage Treasury — translated by Konchog Gyaltsen
This important and very readable volume tells the extraordinary tales of the greatest teachers of the Kagyu the lineage.
The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane - Wisdom Tales from Tibet — by Surya Das
This remarkable book brings together more than 150 authentic Buddhist teaching tales from the Hidden Kingdom of Tibet - most never before translated into English.
Mother of Knowledge - The Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal — by Namkhai Nyingpo
Biography of Yeshe Tsogyal - the closest disciple of Padmasambhava - written by one of her fellow disciples. A rediscovered Terma text. Adopted for courses at five universities. Includes full color thankas, line drawings, map, and glossary. This text demonstrates the qualities and attitudes essential for the pursuit of the Vajrayana.
Buddha's Lions - The Lives of the Eighty-Four Siddhas — by Abhayadatta
Life stories of eighty-four Tantric masters who achieved the highest results of the Vajrayana. Excellent introduction to the Vajrayana and a good resource for the study of Tibetan.
Former Lives of the Karmapas — as told by the 15th and the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa
Wondrous tales from the former lives of the Karmapa - the head of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. These eleven tales describe vividly the power and purity of the Karmapa emanations and show us their determination to work skilfully for the welfare of all.
The Marvelous Companion - The Jatakamala of Aryashura
This is a translation of a collection of thirty-four stories of the previous lives of the Buddha (Jatakas), spoken by the Enlightened One himself and assembled and retold by the first-century master Aryashura.