Not for Happiness - A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices — by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse
Everything an aspiring practitioner needs to get started the Ngöndro practice.
Longchen Nyingtik Practice Manual — by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
Advice on how to practice - based on Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo's Short Preliminary Practice.
The Crystal Mirror - Clearly Showing All The Steps By Which The Path Of Liberation Is Traversed In This Fortunate Kalpa — by Kalu Rinpoche
Teaching on the Kagyu Mahamudra preliminary practices, given by Rinpoche during the Kalachakra initiation in the early eighties in New York.
Ngondro Commentary - Instructions for the Concise Preliminary Practices of the New Treasure of Dudjom
A practical and accessible guide for students to use in directly engaging the preliminary practices, which establish the foundation for the entire Vajrayana path.
The Jewel Ladder - A Preliminary Nyingma Lamrim — by Gyurme Dorjee
This commentary by Khamtrul Rinpoche given in simple and lucid language unravels the gist of Rin-chen them-skas.
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.
Guru's Heart Practices - Texts for Dispeller of Obstacles — by Padmasambhava
This extensive cycle contains teachings and practices for the preliminaries up to and including Dzogchen.
Guru Yoga - According to the Preliminary Practice of Longchen Nyingtik — by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
This particular guru yoga is called "The Wish-fulfilling Jewel" and it is the outer practice of the guru from the Longchen Nyingtik revelation of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa.
The Excellent Path to Enlightenment - Oral Teachings on the Root Text of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo — by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
This book explains a key practice text composed by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820–1892) on the Vajrayana preliminaries.