Straight From the Heart - Buddhist Pith Instructions — by Karl Brunnholzl
This book brings together an inspiring collection of Buddhist teachings, songs of realization, meditation instructions, and enlightened poetry all chosen for their power to speak directly to the student. Each of the works is preceded by a brief introduction and a short biography of its author.
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.
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.
The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava - The Indian Consort of Padmasambhava
Lucid translation of a rare Tibetan text with the remarkable life story of Princess Madarava. Those who read this book will gain inspiration and encouragement on the path to liberation.
Buddha's Lions - The Lives of the Eighty-Four Siddhas — by Abhayadatta
Life stories of eighty-four Tantric masters who achieved the highest results of the Vajrayana. Excellent introduction to the Vajrayana and a good resource for the study of Tibetan.
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.
A Taste of Salt - Selections from the Sutta Pitaka
The Sutta Pitaka was written down in the Pali language over 2,000 years ago. It is made of five collections of suttas - the Digha Nikaya, the Majjima Nikaya, the Samyutta Nikaya, the Anguttara Nikaya, and the Khuddaka Nikaya. These texts remain the most complete record of early Buddhist teachings.
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.
In the Buddha's Words - An Anthology of Discourses From the Pali Canon — by Bhikkhu Bodhi
This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. This thoughtful compilation is a valuable resource for both teachers and those who want to read the Buddha on their own.
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha - A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya — by Bhikkhu Bodhi
This much-anticipated volume contains a full translation from the Pali of the Anguttara Nikaya - the fourth collection of the canonical discourses of the Buddha. This continues Wisdom's Teachings of the Buddha series, which has been praised by scholars and practitioners alike for its beautifully presented, highest quality, annotated translations of the words of the Buddha.