Dakini Power - Twelve Extraordinary Women Shaping the Transmission of Tibetan Buddhism in the West — by Michaela Haas
Personal reflections and life stories from 12 contemporary female Tibetan Buddhist teachers.
Eminent Nuns - Women Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China ― by Beata Grant
An important perspective on female monasticism in China, and the contribution of Buddhist nuns to the history of Chinese women's writing.
Tara - The Feminine Divine — by Bokar Rinpoche
This work presents the various aspects of Tara and the origin of her tantra, offering instruction for devotional practice.
The Life and Revelations of Pema Lingpa — translated by Sarah Harding
An important introduction to Buddhism and to the teachings of Guru Padmasambhava. In particular, it includes selections from the treasures revealed by the great Bhutanese master Pema Lingpa.
Niguma - Lady of Illusion — by Sarah Harding
This book brings to the forefront the life and teachings of a mysterious eleventh-century Kashmiri woman who became the source of a major Tibetan Buddhist practice lineage.
Lady of the Lotus-Born - The Life and Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal — by Namkhai Nyingpo & Gyalwa Changchub
Yeshe Tsogyal was in all probability the first Tibetan ever to attain complete enlightenment. She was closest disciple of Padmasambhava, the master who introduced the Buddhist teachings to Tibet in the eighth century.
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.
Advice From the Lotus-Born - A Collection of Padmasambhava's Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal and Other Close Disciples
A classic collection of Padmasambhava's advice from terma treasures to the dakini Yeshe Tsogyal and other close disciples from the terma treasure revelations of Nyang Ral Nyima Özer, Guru Chowang, Pema Ledrel Tsal, Sangye Lingpa, Rigdzin Godem, & Chokgyur Lingpa.
Mother of Knowledge - The Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal — by Namkhai Nyingpo
Biography of Yeshe Tsogyal - the closest disciple of Padmasambhava - written by one of her fellow disciples. A rediscovered Terma text. Adopted for courses at five universities. Includes full color thankas, line drawings, map, and glossary. This text demonstrates the qualities and attitudes essential for the pursuit of the Vajrayana.
The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava - The Indian Consort of Padmasambhava
Lucid translation of a rare Tibetan text with the remarkable life story of Princess Madarava. Those who read this book will gain inspiration and encouragement on the path to liberation.