The Life of Milarepa — by Tsang Nyon Heruka
A personal and moving introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, it is also a detailed guide to the search for liberation. It presents a quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime, tracing the path of a great sinner who became a great saint.
The Life of Marpa the Translator - Seeing Accomplishes All — by Tsang Nyon Heruka
This lucid and moving book documents the fascinating life of Marpa, who, unlike many other Tibetan masters, was a layman, a skillful businessman who raised a family while training his disciples. The amazing life of disciple of Naropa and teacher of Milarepa - who founded Tibet's Kagyu tradition.
The Life of the Mahasiddha Tilopa — by Marpa Chokyi Lodro
Thought of have been composed in the 11th century by the renowned Tibetan yogi Marpa Lotsawa, is a compelling account of the 'complete liberation' of the guru of Naropa, and belongs to the genre of 'Buddhist hagiology'.
16th Karmapa Guru Yoga
This is the Basic Guru Yoga meditation of Diamond Way Buddhism, composed by the 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje.
The Marvelous Companion - The Jatakamala of Aryashura
This is a translation of a collection of thirty-four stories of the previous lives of the Buddha (Jatakas), spoken by the Enlightened One himself and assembled and retold by the first-century master Aryashura.
The Gem Ornament of Manifold Oral Instructions — by Kalu Rinpoche
This book contains fourteen chapters dealing with aspects of the path to enlightenment as explained by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche. The perspective is Buddhist in general, with teachings from the scriptures of the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions.
Secret Buddhism - Vajrayana Practices — by Kalu Rinpoche
Essentials of Vajrayana, mantras, empowerments, the Six Yogas of Naropa, Chod, Pure Land, and the six bardos. A history of the Kagyupa and Shangpa Lineages and some explanation of the principles of Tibetan medicine complete this survey of Tibetan Buddhism.
Profound Buddhism - From Hinayana to Vajrayana — by Kalu Rinpoche
This volume presents the teachings on Hinayana and Mahayana as esoteric aspects of Buddhism. It expounds on the absolute nature of mind, emptiness, and compassion, dealing with conflicting emotions, the situation of the individual in the cycle of existence, and karma.
Excellent Buddhism - An Exemplary Life — by Kalu Rinpoche
This book contains a number of biographical documents on Kalu Rinpoche, notably the remarkable memories of Lama Gyaltsen. This volume also contains teachings dealing more specifically with daily life and with the relationship between Buddhism and the West.
Gently Whispered - Oral Teachings — by Kalu Rinpoche
A memorial volume of teachings by one of the greatest lamas of this century, which includes many valuable oral teachings on the nature of the mind, taking refuge, working with the emotions, death and rebirth, meditation, tantra and mahamudra, plus a detailed commentary on the Chenrezig sadhana.