Timeless Rapture - Inspired Verse of the Shangpa Masters — by Jamgon Kongtrul
This book offers a rare glimpse into the mysticism of the Shangpa Kagyu lineage - a tradition based mainly on the profound teaching of two women.
Straight From the Heart - Buddhist Pith Instructions — by Karl Brunnholzl
This book brings together an inspiring collection of Buddhist teachings, songs of realization, meditation instructions, and enlightened poetry all chosen for their power to speak directly to the student. Each of the works is preceded by a brief introduction and a short biography of its author.
The Divine Madman - The Sublime Life and Songs of Drukpa Kunley — translated by Keith Dowman
Secret biography of one of Tibets foremost saints - Drukpa Kunley. A collection of anecdotes and songs compiled by a Bhutanese scholar - Geshe Chaphu.
Drinking the Mountain Stream - Songs of Tibet's Beloved Saint, Milarepa — translated by Kunga Rinpoche & Brian Cutillo
Collected here are the songs of liberation of the great Tibetan Buddhist teacher Milarepa. The songs in this collection reflect traditional Buddhist teachings during meditation, liberation of the self, and the elimination of desires.
The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa — translated by Garma C.C.Chang
Life-story and teaching of the greatest Poet-Saint ever to appear in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. Wherever he went, crowds of people gathered to hear his sweet sounding voice. This was the first complete version of the classic to appear in the West.
Songs of Naropa - Commentaries on Songs of Realization — by Thrangu Rinpoche
This translation contains subtle and penetrating wisdom expressed through the age-old tradition of spiritual songs. Two songs by the great Indian master Naropa are explained in detail by Thrangu Rinpoche.
Sky Dancer - The Secret Life and Songs of the Lady Yeshe Tsogyel — by Keith Dowman
Yeshe Tsogyal - consort of Guru Padmasambhava - is the most famous of the enlightened women of Tibet. One of the few texts dealing with the spiritual evolution of a female aspirant.
Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen - A Commentary on the Quintessence of Spiritual Practice, the Direct Instructions of the Great Compassionate One — by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche
This work contains Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche's teachings on a complete path to enlightenment, based on eight songs by the 17th century yogi and poet Karma Chagmey.
Masters of Mahamudra - Songs and Histories of the Eighty-Four Buddhist Siddhas — by Keith Dowman
These eighty-four masters - some historical, some archetypal - accomplished this practice in India where they lived between the eighth and twelfth centuries. Leading unconventional lives, the siddhas include some of the greatest Buddhist teachers - Tilopa, Naropa, and Marpa among them.