Distinguishing the Views and Philosophies - Illuminating Emptiness in a Twentieth-Century Tibetan Buddhist Classic — by Bötrül
An annotated translation of an essential work of twentieth-century Tibetan Buddhist thought, one that explicates teachings on the Middle Way.
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 Two Truths Debate - Tsongkhapa and Gorampa on the Middle Way — by Sonam Thakchoe
This work digs into the debate of how the two truths are defined and how they are related by looking at two figures. It shows how their philosophical positions have dramatic implications for how one approaches Buddhist practice and how one understands enlightenment itself.
Freedom From Extremes - Gorampa's Distinguishing the Views and the Polemics of Emptiness — translated by Lobsang Dargyay & Jose Ignacio Cabezon
Fundamental concept of "emptiness" that avoid the traps of eternalism and nihilism.
The Treatise on the Great Virtue of Wisdom of Nagarjuna - Mahaprajnaparamitasastra - in five volumes — compiled by Etienne Lamotte
Gateway to Knowledge - The Gate for Entering the Way of a Pandita — by Jamgon Mipham
A condensation of the Buddhist Canon and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the intent of Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings into a unified body of text books, it is the philosophical backbone of the living tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
The Two Truths - In the Madhyamika Philosophy of the Gelukpa Order of Tibetan Buddhism — by Guy Newland
Buddhist perspectives on ethics and emptiness centered on the distinction between two truths - the conventional and the ultimate.
The Karmapa's Middle Way - Feast for the Fortunate — by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje
This work contains Wangchuk Dorje's comprehensive commentary on the Indian master Chandrakirti's seminal text - the Madhyamakavatara or Entrance to the Middle Way.
The Center of the Sunlit Sky - Madhyamaka in the Kagyu Tradition — by Karl Brunnholzl
The book follows the original Indian sources as well as the standard commentaries on Madhyamaka in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism.
Luminous Heart - The Third Karmapa on Consciousness, Wisdom, and Buddha Nature
This superb collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha's enlightened activity.