Tara's Enlightened Activity - An Oral Commentary on the Twenty-One Praises to Tara — by Palden Sherab and Tsewang Dongyal
Includes lots of advice on how to do the Tara practices by two exemplary Nyingma teachers.
Generating the Deity — by Gyatrul Rinpoche
This work offers a detailed presentation of the generation stage practice of tantric deity yoga. These are step-by-step teachings on the genereation stage practices of deity yoga as they were practiced in Tibet.
Pure Appearance - Development and Completion Stages in Vajrayana Practice — by Dilgo Khyentse
This work explains the structure of the tantric path and how its stages are put into practice, in terms that apply generally across the spectrum of deity practices. It offers an overview of Tibetan tantric practice that explains its concepts, clarifies its terminology, and shows how its myriad pieces fit together, including an extensive teaching on the bardos.
The Practice of Green Tara — by Bardor Tulku Rinpoche
This teaching is on the deity called Arya Tara. Often known as the great liberator who rescues beings from the eight great fears. She is one the bodhisattvas that Avalokiteshvara created from a drop of his tear.
Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod — by Jerome Edou
This translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron is presented together with a comprehensive overview of Chöd's historical and doctrinal origins in Indian Buddhism and its subsequent transmission to Tibet.
The Short Daily Practice of Mahakala — by Khenpo Karsang Tenzin
Two-Armed Bernakchen "Mahakala" Dharma Protector. The ultimately inseparable Dharma Protector Mahakala is the wrathful form manifested from all Buddhas and Bodhisattvas when they subdue the extreme degenerated sentient beings.
Treasures From Juniper Ridge - The Profound Treasure Instructions of Padmasambhava to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal — with commentary by Urgyen Tulku
Collection of terma teachings given by Padmasambhava, Tantric master who brought Vajrayana Buddhism to Tibet.
Tantric Techniques — by Jeffrey Hopkins
The book offers a complete system of Tantric meditation, comparing the views of three seminal Tibetan authors on deity yoga, and on issues such as how to safeguard against psychological inflation and how to use negative emotions on the path.
Tara the Liberator - How to Free Your Mind — by Thubten Chodron
The female deity Tara embodies enlightenment, wisdom, and freedom from fear. When practitioners meditate on Tara, they uncover these qualities within themselves.
Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom - Development Stage Meditation in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra — by Jigme Lingpa, Patrul Rinpoche, and Getse Mahapandita Tsewang Chokdrub
This book contains eloquent and inspiring classic writings that lay out the central trainings on the path of Tantra. In particular, the use of visualization and sound in meditation practice. The texts included here are among the most widely studied commentaries from the Tibetan tradition.