The Diamond That Cuts Through Illusion - Commentaries on the Prajnaparamita Diamond Sutra — by Thich Nhat Hanh
Moonshadows - Conventional Truth in Buddhist Philosophy — by The Cowherds
This book asks: What is true about conventional truth and what are the implications of an understanding of conventional truth for our lives?
The Introduction To The Commentary On The Great Perfection · The Nature of Mind, The Easer of Weariness Called The Great Chariot — by Longchenpa
Dzogchen or ati is the tradition that this teaching is part of, and also its fruition.
Four Illusions - Candrakirti's Advice for Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path translated by Karen C. Lang
This work offers the translation of the first four chapters of Chandrakirti's commentary on Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas.
Twelve Examples of Illusion — by Jan Westerhoff
The author offers an engaging look at a dozen illusions - including magic tricks, dreams, rainbows, and reflections in a mirror - showing how these phenomena can give us insight into reality. Makes both Buddhist philosophical ideas and the latest theories of mind and brain come alive for the general reader.
Illusion's Game - The Life and Teaching of Naropa — by Chogyam Trungpa
In this work Trungpa tulku reveals how the spiritual path is a raw and rugged "unlearning" process that draws us away from the comfort of conventional expectations and conceptual attitudes toward a naked encounter with reality. He opens to Western students of Buddhism the path of devotion and surrender to the guru as the embodiment and representative of reality.
Maya Yoga - Longchenpa's Finding Comfort and Ease in Enchantment — by Keith Dowman
This work provides the precepts that can instantly illuminate the buddha-reality, that is our ordinary everyday experience. Reality is maya - apparent yet absent - and the recognition of it in the state of natural relaxation is maya yoga.
The Open Door to Emptiness — by Thrangu Rinpoche
A careful evaluation of the four great analyses of Mipham Rinpoche in his Gateway to Knowledge in a simple, direct and practical manner.
Tsongkhapa's Final Exposition of Wisdom — by Jeffery Hopkins
This book presents the final exposition of special insight by Tsongkhapa on the object of negation and on the two truths. It brilliantly explicates ignorance and wisdom, explains relationship between dependent-arising and emptiness, shows how to meditate on emptiness, and explains what it means to view phenomena as like illusions.
The Great Secret of Mind - Special Instructions on the Nonduality of Dzogchen — by Tulku Pema Rigtsal, translated by Keith Dowman
Weaving in personal stories and everyday examples, Pema Rigtsal leads the reader to see that all phenomena are the spontaneous display of mind, a magical illusion, and yet there is something shining in the midst of experience that is naturally pure and spacious.