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.
The Dzogchen - Innermost Essence Preliminary Practice — by Jigme Lingpa
This is not only a preliminary practice but actually provides a complete means in itself for attaining the fully awakened state.
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 Gem Ornament of Manifold Oral Instructions — by Kalu Rinpoche
This book contains fourteen chapters dealing with aspects of the path to enlightenment as explained by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche. The perspective is Buddhist in general, with teachings from the scriptures of the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions.
The Preliminaries of Mahamudra as Daily Practice — by Khenpo Karsang Tenzin
The Four Preliminaries are regarded as an indispensable for the Preliminary practice of Mahamudra. Therefore this CD is to assist the Vajrayana practitioners who cannot read Tibetan but would like to engage in the practice of the Preliminaries.
Entrance to the Great Perfection - A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices — by Cortland Dahl
Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection.
White Lotus - An Explanation of the Seven-Line Prayer to Guru Padmasambhava — by Jamgon Mipham
The commentary translated in these pages is unusual and rare. But if the commentary is a rarity, its subject matter - the seven-line invocation of Padmasambhava - is one of the best-known prayers in the Tibetan Buddhist world.