The Platform Sutra - The Zen Teaching of Hui-Neng — translated by Red Pine
Autobiography of the controversial 6th Patriarch of Zen, and his understanding of the fundamentals of a spiritual and practical life.
The Diamond Sutra - Perfection of Wisdom — by Red Pine
This is the Buddhist teaching on the perfection of wisdom and cuts through all obstacles on the path of practice.
The Heart Sutra - The Womb of Buddhas — by Red Pine
A wise book of deep teaching destined to become the standard edition of this timeless statement of Mahayana.
The Treatise on the Great Virtue of Wisdom of Nagarjuna - Mahaprajnaparamitasastra - in five volumes — compiled by Etienne Lamotte
Causality and Emptiness - The Wisdom of Nagarjuna — by Peter Della Santina
Significant works, concerned mostly to the doctrine of interdependent origination.
Ordinary Wisdom — Sakya Pandita's Treasury of Good Advice
A book that reveals the heart of the Buddhist way of life.
The Jewel Treasury of Advice - A Hundred Teachings From the Heart - The Wisdom of Drikung Bhande Dharmaradza
The author maps out, in verse, the entire structure of the Buddhist path according to both sutra and tantra.
A Waterdrop from the Glorious Sea - A concise account of the advent of Buddhism in general and the teachings of the Sakyapa tradition in particular — compiled by Sherab Gyaltsen
The Teacher-Student Relationship — by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
This essential text clearly lays out what credentials and qualities one should look for in a wisdom teacher, why a wisdom teacher is necessary, and how the relationship between this teacher and disciple best develops once it is established.