Welcoming Flowers From Across the Cleansed Threshold of Hope - An Answer to Pope John Paul II's Criticism of Buddhism — by Thinley Norbu
A pointed critique of the Buddhism chapter of Pope John Paul II's 1994 best seller.
Gypsy Gossip — by Thinley Norbu
Rinpoche addresses questions of interest to Western and Eastern students of Tibetan Buddhism, ranging from matters of everyday practice to esoteric philosophy.
Changing Minds - Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and Tibet in Honor of Jeffrey Hopkins
A book offered in tribute to Jeffrey Hopkins by colleagues and former students.
Travels in the Netherworld - Buddhist Popular Narratives of Death and the Afterlife in Tibet — by Bryan J. Cuevas
This study offers innovative perspectives on popular religion in Tibet and fills a gap in an important field of Tibetan literature.
Nagarjuna's Precious Garland - Buddhist Advice for Living and Liberation — translated by Jeffrey Hopkins
The advice for personal happiness is concerned first with improving condition over the course of lifetimes, and then with release from all kinds of suffering, culminating in Buddhahood.
The Torch of Certainty — by Jamgon Kongtrul
This translation of a fundamental Tantric text reveals the richness and profundity of the intellectual and contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. The text describes the Four Foundation Practices that all practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism must complete.
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.
Profound Buddhism - From Hinayana to Vajrayana — by Kalu Rinpoche
This volume presents the teachings on Hinayana and Mahayana as esoteric aspects of Buddhism. It expounds on the absolute nature of mind, emptiness, and compassion, dealing with conflicting emotions, the situation of the individual in the cycle of existence, and karma.
Unique Tenets of the Middle Way Consequence School — by Daniel Cozort
This work presents and analyzes the issues that separate that school from the other principals schools of Buddhism.
Buddhism for Beginners — by Thubten Chodron
This user’s guide to Buddhist basics takes the most commonly asked questions - beginning with "What is the essence of the Buddha's teachings?" - and provides simple answers in plain English. This is an ideal first book on the subject for anyone, but it's also a wonderful resource for seasoned students.