Twelve Examples of Illusion — by Jan Westerhoff
The author offers an engaging look at a dozen illusions - including magic tricks, dreams, rainbows, and reflections in a mirror - showing how these phenomena can give us insight into reality. Makes both Buddhist philosophical ideas and the latest theories of mind and brain come alive for the general reader.
Secret of the Vajra World - The Tantric Buddhism of Tibet — by Reginald A. Ray
This book provides an entrée into the Tantric (or Vajrayana) Buddhism of Tibet, as conveyed by Tibetan masters teaching in the West, and as received by their Western students. Used metaphorically, "Vajra World" refers to the traditional culture of Tibet and the unique spirituality that is its secret strength.
Indestructible Truth - The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism — by Reginald A. Ray
This is one of the most thorough introductions to the Tibetan Buddhist world view ever published. At the same time it is also one of the most accessible. Presents Tibetan Buddhism in its traditional form but also shows how the Tibetan traditions are applicable to problems and challenges of modern life in the West.
Perfect Clarity - A Tibetan Buddhist Anthology of Mahamudra and Dzogchen — translated by Erik Pema Kunsang
An anthology of essential writings on Mahamudra and Dzogchen for the student of Tibetan Buddhism. Translator has selected works by legendary masters both ancient and modern.
Great Disciples of the Buddha - Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy — by Nyanaponika Thera & Hellmuth Hecker
Another one part of Teachings of the Buddha series. Twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali sources, the material in these stories has never before been assembled in a single volume.
Garland of Mahamudra Practices — by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen
Mahamudra, or the Great Seal, refers to a path to enlightenment taught by the Buddha and transmitted through the spiritual lineage of Tilopa, Naropa, Marpa, and Milarepa.
Heart Lamp - Lamp of Mahamudra and Heart of the Matter — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
This book main idea is that intrinsic to the heart, mind and spirit in every human being is an identical essence which can be realized. This realization makes any man or woman a Buddha.
Lamp of Mahamudra — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
A meditation manual on one of the most advanced practices of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. This precise text distills the instructions of the practice lineage and describes the entire path of meditation leading to the ultimate fruition. A timeless instruction on the heart of Buddhist practice.
Mahamudra - The Quintessence of Mind and Meditation — by Dakpo Tashi Namgyal
Mahamudra meditation is simultaneously the most profound of meditative disciplines and most accessible for modern practitioners. Traditionally passed orally from teacher to disciple, mahamudra instructions point the meditator to the innate perfection of every experience.
Essentials of Mahamudra - Looking Directly at the Mind — by Thrangu Rinpoche
The Tibetan Buddhist teachings on mahamudra are known for their ability to lead to profound realization. Peaceful and infinitely adaptable, these teachings are as useful for today's busy world as they have been for centuries.