A Brief Fantasy History of a Himalayan - Autobiographical Reflections — by Thinley Norbu
Personal stories with most direct and trenchant instructions on the view of Buddhism and on what practitioners need to do on the Buddhist path.
Light of Fearless Indestructible Wisdom - The Life and Legacy of H. H. Dudjom Rinpoche — by Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal
Everything His Holiness told to author, and also what author learned about him from his vajra brothers.
From the Heart of Tibet - The Biography of Drikung Chetsang Rinpoche, the Holder of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage — by Elmer R. Gruber
The story of great Buddhist master's life, which encompasses a remarkably broad range of Tibetan experience over the past fifty years.
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.
The Sound of Two Hands Clapping - The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk — by Georges B. J. Dreyfus
A unique insider's account of day-to-day life inside a Tibetan monastery - this work reveals to Western audiences the fascinating details of monastic education.
Lord of the Dance - The Autobiography of a Tibetan Lama — by Chagdud Tulku
This new edition includes an epilogue that lists many of his accomplishments.
A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems - Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage — by Nyoshul Khenpo
This work maps out the heart of all the lines of transmission of Dzogpachenpo from the primordial Buddha to the present day.
Tibet's Great Yogi Milarepa - A Biography from the Tibetan Being the Fetsün-Kahbum — by W.Y. Evans-Wentz
Authentic biography of the eleventh-century yogi and poet, who is the most legendary saint in Tibetan Buddhist history.
The Great Image - The Life Story of Vairochana the Translator — compiled by Yudra Nyingpo
Autobiography of the great scholar and translator Vairotsana, as told to a group of his students near the end of his life in the eighth century.