The Life of Milarepa — by Tsang Nyon Heruka
A personal and moving introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, it is also a detailed guide to the search for liberation. It presents a quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime, tracing the path of a great sinner who became a great saint.
Secret of the Vajra World - The Tantric Buddhism of Tibet — by Reginald A. Ray
This book provides an entrée into the Tantric (or Vajrayana) Buddhism of Tibet, as conveyed by Tibetan masters teaching in the West, and as received by their Western students. Used metaphorically, "Vajra World" refers to the traditional culture of Tibet and the unique spirituality that is its secret strength.
Tibetan Treasure Literature - Revelation, Tradition, and Accomplishment in Visionary Buddhism — by Andreas Doctor
This book discusses central themes in the history and practice of Treasure revelation and presents translations of seminal texts of the tradition.
Nagarjuna in Context - Mahayana Buddhism and Early Indian Culture — by Joseph Walser
This work is the first examination of Nagarjuna's life and writings in the context of the religious and monastic debates of the second century CE.
Practical Mysticism in Modern Living
— Lectures by Manly P. Hall
1 - Mystical Content in Scientific Knowledge
2 - Mystical Directives to Personal Action
3 - Mystical Aspects of Modern Medicine
4 - Mystical Overtones in Culture & Society
5 - Mystical Trends in Modern Psychology