The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment — by Tsongkhapa
This is one of the brightest jewels in the world's treasury of sacred literature. The various stages of the path are presented so clearly and systematically that they can be easily understood and are inspiring to put into practice. The wisdom found in the nearly 1200 pages of this work is truly astonishing and liberating.
From Here to Enlightenment - An Introduction to Tsongkhapa's Classic Text The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment — by Dalai Lama
Tsongkhapa's "Great Treatise" is one of the great classics of world spirituality. An encyclopedic work, it guides the reader from the contemplations of the novice to the most sublime meditations of the expert. This text distills all of the essential points of Tibetan Buddhism, clearly unfolding the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment.
The Ornament of the Middle Way (Madhyamakalamkara) - A Study of the Madhyamaka Thought of Shantarakshita — by James Blumenthal
This work is among the most important Mahayana Buddhist philosophical treatises to emerge on the Indian subcontinent. It is considered to be the quintessential exposition, or root text, of the school of Buddhist philosophical thought known in Tibet as Yogacara-Svatantrika-Madhyamaka.
The Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature (Mahayanasutralamkara) — by Maitreya & Asanga, with commentary by Vasubandhu
Translated from Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Chinese - the present work contains a fully annotated, critical English rendition of the Discourse Literature along with its commentary (bhasya) by Asanga's brother - Vasubandhu.
The Uttara Tantra - A Treatise on Buddha Nature — A Commentary on The Uttara Tantra Shastra of Maitreya and Asanga
A translation of the root text and a commentary of Maitreya's and Asanga's classic text, explaining Buddha nature. The Uttara Tantra is one of the main texts of the Mahayana path. It establishes that there is Buddha-nature in all sentient beings.
Buddha Nature - The Mahayana Uttaratantra Shastra — by Arya Maitreya via Asanga
This is one of the Five Treatises said to have been dictated to Asanga by the Bodhisattva Maitreya. Presents the Buddha's definitive teachings on how we should understand this ground of enlightenment and clarifies the nature and qualities of buddhahood.
The Realm of Awakening - A Translation and Study of the Tenth Chapter of Asanga's Mahayanasangraha — by Paul J. Griffiths & John P. Keenan
One of the foundational documents of the Yogacara school of Mahayana Buddhism. It presents the systematic thinking of one of the greatest early Buddhist theoreticians on the nature of the Buddha.
Nagarjuniana - Studies in the Writings and Philosophy of Nagarjuna — compiled by Chr. Lindtner
The author deals with the thirteen genuine works of Nagarjuna. This scholarly study shall immensely help students and scholars in general and Mahayanist researchers of Buddhism in particular.
Nagarjuna's Seventy Stanzas - A Buddhist Psychology of Emptiness — translated by David Ross Komito
This volume contains a translation of Seventy Stanzas - a fundamental work of Nagarjuna on the Madhyamika system of Buddhist philosophy, along with a commentary from the Prasangika viewpoint by Geshe Sonam Rinchen.
Path and Grounds of Guhyasamaja According to Arya Nagarjuna — by Yangchen Gawai Lodoe
This work by an eminent 18th century scholar is a brief but lucid and highly acclaimed treatise. It maps out the two stages of Guhyasamaja - 'king' of Highest Yoga Tantras. The work is presented here with a commentary by Geshe Lobsang Tsephel.