The Great Kagyu Masters - The Golden Lineage Treasury — translated by Konchog Gyaltsen
This important and very readable volume tells the extraordinary tales of the greatest teachers of the Kagyu the lineage.
A Clear Mirror - The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master — Traktung Dudjom Lingpa
This is the autobiographical account of a saint, a genius, a virtuoso who has granted readers what is most rare in personal accounts: full access to his incredible inner life.
Niguma - Lady of Illusion — by Sarah Harding
This book brings to the forefront the life and teachings of a mysterious eleventh-century Kashmiri woman who became the source of a major Tibetan Buddhist practice lineage.
The History of the Sixteen Karmapas of Tibet — by Karma Thinley
Biographies of all previous Karmapas, based on translations from numerous Tibetan sources. Contains sixteen line drawings of Karmapas.
The Life of the Buddha - According to the Pali Canon — by Bhikkhu Nanamoli
Composed entirely of texts from the Pali canon, this unique biography presents the oldest authentic record of the Buddha’s life, his revolutionary philosophy and solution for humanity that leads to the end of ill will, craving and delusion.
Masters of Meditation and Miracles - Lives of the Great Buddhist Masters of India and Tibet — by Tulku Thondup
The Longchen Nyingthig Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. This book presents colorful biographies of thirty-five realized teachers whose lives were full of peace, enlightenment, and amazing miracles.
Lady of the Lotus-Born - The Life and Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal — by Namkhai Nyingpo & Gyalwa Changchub
Yeshe Tsogyal was in all probability the first Tibetan ever to attain complete enlightenment. She was closest disciple of Padmasambhava, the master who introduced the Buddhist teachings to Tibet in the eighth century.
Timeless Rapture - Inspired Verse of the Shangpa Masters — by Jamgon Kongtrul
This book offers a rare glimpse into the mysticism of the Shangpa Kagyu lineage - a tradition based mainly on the profound teaching of two women.
The Divine Madman - The Sublime Life and Songs of Drukpa Kunley — translated by Keith Dowman
Secret biography of one of Tibets foremost saints - Drukpa Kunley. A collection of anecdotes and songs compiled by a Bhutanese scholar - Geshe Chaphu.
Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod — by Jerome Edou
This translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron is presented together with a comprehensive overview of Chöd's historical and doctrinal origins in Indian Buddhism and its subsequent transmission to Tibet.