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.
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.
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.
Mind Training — by Ringu Tulku
This work gives instructions for tonglen breathing practice that ties the concepts of lojong to the physical act of breathing. Focuses simply on giving up, self-cherishing, and transforming self-centered thinking into compassion, egoistic feelings into altruism, desire into acceptance, and resentment into joy.
Longchenpa's Advice from the Heart — by Namkhai Norbu
With clear introduction to the principles and practice of Dzogchen - Namkhai Norbu sets in context the thirty words of advice and then proceeds to explain each one as the basis of Longchepa's spiritual experience.
Maitreya's Distinguishing Phenomena and Pure Being — with commentary by Mipham
Detailed analysis of how ordinary, confused consciousness can be transformed into wisdom. Easy-to-follow instructions guide the reader through the profound meditation that gradually brings about this transformation.
The Open Door to Emptiness — by Thrangu Rinpoche
A careful evaluation of the four great analyses of Mipham Rinpoche in his Gateway to Knowledge in a simple, direct and practical manner.
Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness - To Be, Not to Be or Neither — by Karma Phuntsho
An introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptiness which explores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness - a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.
Mipham on Buddha-Nature - The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition — by Douglas S. Duckworth
A comprehensive overview of Tibetan Buddhist thinker Mipham's work on emptiness and Buddha-nature. This book represents a significant contribution to the fields of Tibetan and Buddhist studies, and it fills a gap in our knowledge of Nyingma philosophy.
Speech of Delight — Mipham's Commentary on Santaraksita's Ornament of the Middle Way
Treasured dearly as "The Eyes of Ju Mipham Rinpoche" - this commentary is a key element in the curriculum of many of the monastic colleges in Tibet and South Asia. Simultaneously direct and profound, it displays the hallmarks of Mipham's accomplished authorship.