The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma — translated by Red Pine
This bilingual edition, the only volume of the great teacher's work currently available in English, presents four teachings in their entirety. The original Chinese text, presented on facing pages, is taken from a Ch'ing dynasty woodblock edition.
Visionary Journey - The Story of the Wildwood Delights & The Story of the Mount Potala Delights — by Longchenpa, Translated and annotated by Herbert V. Guenther
These are two poems - Longchenpa calls them stories, or narratives - that well illustrate his poetic vision and skill.
Tibetan Ritual — by J.I. Cabezon
This book brings together eleven essays by an international cast of scholars working on ritual texts, institutions and practices in the greater Tibetan cultural world.
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.
Gampopa Teaches Essence Mahamudra - Interviews with his heart disciples, Dusum Khyenpa and others
The two volumes collectively contain all of the "Interviews" section of Gampopa's Collected Works. These are amongst the most interesting writings to be found in Tibetan literature because of the very personal quality found in them.
A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes - Essential Distinctions Among the Individual Liberation, Great Vehicle, and Tantric Systems — by Sakya Pandita
This work presents the first English translation of the one of the most famous and controversial doctrinal treatises of Tibetan Buddhism.
Golden Letters - The Three Statements of Garab Dorje, First Dzogchen Master
The teachings of Dzogchen, which directly introduces the practitioner to the Nature of Mind, first expounded by Garab Dorje in the country of Uddiyana and later went to India and Tibet.
The Excellent Path to Enlightenment - Oral Teachings on the Root Text of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo — by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
This book explains a key practice text composed by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820–1892) on the Vajrayana preliminaries.
The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane - Wisdom Tales from Tibet — by Surya Das
This remarkable book brings together more than 150 authentic Buddhist teaching tales from the Hidden Kingdom of Tibet - most never before translated into English.
Nagarjuna's Precious Garland - Buddhist Advice for Living and Liberation — translated by Jeffrey Hopkins
The advice for personal happiness is concerned first with improving condition over the course of lifetimes, and then with release from all kinds of suffering, culminating in Buddhahood.