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.
Taking the Path of Zen — by Robert Aitken
This work presents the practice, lifestyle, rationale, and ideology of Zen Buddhism with remarkable clarity.
Dangerous Friend - The Teacher-Student Relationship in Vajrayana Buddhism — by Rig'dzin Dorje
This work offers an in-depth exploration of this mysterious and complex bond, a relationship of paramount importance in Tibetan Buddhist practice.
Dharma Paths — by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche
Buddhist ways of working with anxiety and frustration, the nature and development of love and compassion, and the profound methods of the Vajrayana.
Vajra Wisdom - Deity Practice in Tibetan Buddhism — by Shechen Gyaltsap IV and Kunkyen Tenpe Nyima
Commentaries of two great 19th-century Nyingma masters that guide practitioners through a series of straightforward instructions.
Trainings in Compassion - Manuals on the Meditation of Avalokiteshvara — translated by Tyler Dewer
Includes translations of key Kagyu lineage meditation manuals for the practice of the deity of compassion Avalokiteshvara.
Buton's History of Buddhism in India and Its Spread to Tibet - A Treasury of Priceless Scripture — translated by Lisa Stein and Ngawang Zangpo
This 14th century lively history introduces basic Buddhism as practiced throughout India and Tibet.
Vajrayogini - Her Visualizations, Rituals and Forms — by Elizabeth English
Delves into the origins of Vajrayogini, charting her evolution in India and examining her roots in the Chakrasamvara tantra and in Indian tradition.
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.