Buddhism for Beginners — by Thubten Chodron
This user’s guide to Buddhist basics takes the most commonly asked questions - beginning with "What is the essence of the Buddha's teachings?" - and provides simple answers in plain English. This is an ideal first book on the subject for anyone, but it's also a wonderful resource for seasoned students.
The Life of Gampopa — by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart - introduced by Lobsang P. Lhalungpa
Here is the first complete life story of Gampopa - foremost disciple of Milarepa and a forefather of the Kagyu lineages. Compiled from numerous Tibetan biographies, this comprehensive and inspiring rendition highlights the extraordinary details of Gampopa's meditative experiences and presents direct insights into the practice and realisation of Mahamudra.
Penetrating Wisdom - The Aspiration of Samantabhadra — by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
This is a book of teachings on the Buddhist paths of Dzogchen and Tantra by an innovative Tibetan master who is both authoritative and modern. Basing himself on The Aspiration of Samantabhadra - a proclamation in the Buddhist tantras of the Buddha Samantabhadra - Ponlop Rinpoche illuminates the philosophy and meditation practices of Dzogchen.
Psychology and Self-Improvement — Lectures by Manly P. Hall
1 - An Invitation to Insight
2 - Anger - Its Cause and Cure
3 - Are We Morally Responsible for the Advice We Give?
4 - As the Twig Is Bent Hazards of Growing Up
5 - Be Your Own Psychotherapist
New Concepts of Therapy for Daily Living
— Lectures by Manly P. Hall
1 - Constructive Uses of Suggestion and Auto-Suggestion
2 - Recent Progress in Hypnotic Techniques
3 - The Value of Group Prayer and Meditation
4 - Types of Magnetic Healing
5 - Mental Control of the Energy Fields of the Body