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.
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.
Frameworks of Buddhist Philosophy — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 5
This particular book presents the primary doctrinal points of the different schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
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 Great Path of Awakening - A Commentary on the Mahayana Teaching of the Seven Points of Mind Training — by Jamgon Kongtrul
Clear and concise instructions for practicing the techniques of mind training (Lojong), with an emphasis on meeting the ordinary situations of life, employing intelligence and compassion under all circumstances.
Chod Practice Manual and Commentary — by the 14th Karmapa Thekchok Dorje and Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
Classic and essential manual for students, theologians, and practitioners of Chod with many helpful illustrations of specific visualizations employed during practice.
Mahamudra Teachings of the Supreme Siddhas — by the 3rd Karmapa Rangjung Dorje
A commentary by the 8th Situ Rinpoche on the 3rd Karmapa Ranjung Dorje's Aspiration Prayer of Mahamudra of Definitive Meaning. Explains powerful Mahamudra practices for realizing the mind's fundamental nature. Presents all of the stages of instruction on the ground, path and fruition.
Transcending Ego - Distinguishing Consciousness From Wisdom — by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje
This work presents a translation of Rangjung Dorje's brilliant 36 verse doha spanning this topic and includes a lucid and accessible commentary on these verses by Thrangu Rinpoche.
Ocean of Definitive Meaning – by The Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje
This is the most profound and famous text on Mahamudra ever written and is of vital importance in the living Kagyu tradition. It offers a detailed, uniquely comprehensive presentation of instruction on both the view and the practice.