A Truthful Heart - Buddhist Practices for Connecting With Others — by Jeffrey Hopkins
Ideal book for an age in which our dealings with each other seem increasingly impersonal.
Vajra Wisdom - Deity Practice in Tibetan Buddhism — by Shechen Gyaltsap IV and Kunkyen Tenpe Nyima
Commentaries of two great 19th-century Nyingma masters that guide practitioners through a series of straightforward instructions.
Vajrayogini - Her Visualizations, Rituals and Forms — by Elizabeth English
Delves into the origins of Vajrayogini, charting her evolution in India and examining her roots in the Chakrasamvara tantra and in Indian tradition.
A Practice of Padmasambhava - Essential Instructions on the Path to Awakening — by Sechen Gyaltsap IV and Rinchen Dargye
Two practical and compelling works related to a visualization and mantra practice of Padmasambhava.
Longchen Nyingthig Chod Practice "Sound of Dakini Laughter" — by Tony Duff
A text for Chod practice, which Jigmey Lingpa received as mind treasure from Longchenpa, consisting of an explanation of the practice and liturgy for it.
The Buddhist Path - A Practical Guide From the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism — by Palden Sherab and Tsewang Dongyal
Explanations and methods that reveal how the mind functions and what its essence is.
Introduction to the Kalachakra Initiation by Alexander Berzin
This work explains on a practical level and in everyday language the theory of tantra, the vows, commitments, and their implications.
The Elements of Tantric Practice — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 8
This volume concerns the meditative processes of the inner system of secret mantra - that of highest yoga tantra - a system of meditation that unites wisdom and compassion. The goal is to make manifest the pristine awareness that is the union of emptiness and bliss.
Creation and Completion - Essential Points of Tantric Meditation — by Jamgon Kongtrul
This work represents some of the most profound teachings of Jamgon Kongtrul with a commentary by Thrangu Rinpoche and a long, thoughtful introduction on visualization practice. Even though advanced practitioners will want to study this book, it's also designed to help beginners.
Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom - Development Stage Meditation in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra — by Jigme Lingpa, Patrul Rinpoche, and Getse Mahapandita Tsewang Chokdrub
This book contains eloquent and inspiring classic writings that lay out the central trainings on the path of Tantra. In particular, the use of visualization and sound in meditation practice. The texts included here are among the most widely studied commentaries from the Tibetan tradition.