Freeing Yourself from the Cycle — by Geshe Palden Drakpa
A compilation of four essays on Buddhist philosophy and practice. Contains an analysis on creation, and explanation of ritual practices.
Original Perfection - Vairotsana's Five Early Transmissions — by Keith Dowman
The root of Dzogchen - main practice of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Sparkling translation and commentary provide insight and historical background.
The Tibetan Book of the Dead - The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between — composed by Padmasambhava
Essential and profound book of Tibetan philosophy, that reveals the nature of the mind and its manifestations and offers pure enlightenment. Every page should be read and memorized well ahead of time.
The Bardo Guidebook — by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche
Drawing from his intimate knowledge of the innermost Vajrayana teachings, the Tibetan master Chokyi Nyima presents in The Bardo Guidebook straightforward, direct instructions on how to deal with the four bardos.
Unique Tenets of the Middle Way Consequence School — by Daniel Cozort
This work presents and analyzes the issues that separate that school from the other principals schools of Buddhism.
Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Philosophy - Tsongkhapa's Quest for the Middle Way — by Thupten Jinpa
The work explores the historical and intellectual context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the critical issues related to questions of development and originality in Tsongkhapa's thought.
The Dispeller of Disputes - Nagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani
A short work by the 2nd-century Indian Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna. In this text, which is written in a lively question-and-answer style he addresses a number of objections (coming both from Buddhists and from non-Buddhists), which have been put forward against his theory of emptiness discussed in his main work - the Mulamadhyamakakarika . Essential work of Madhyamaka Buddhist philosophical literature.