Original Perfection - Vairotsana's Five Early Transmissions — by Keith Dowman
The root of Dzogchen - main practice of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Sparkling translation and commentary provide insight and historical background.
Flight of the Garuda - A Complete Explanation of Thorough Cut by Zhabkar — translated by PKTC
A series of 23 songs sung by the Dzogchen master for the sake of his students. The songs explain Trekcho - one of the two innermost practices of Dzogchen.
The Words of my Perfect Teacher — by Patrul Rinpoche
Classic commentary on the preliminary practices of the Longchen Nyingtig - one of the best-known cycles of teachings and a spiritual treasure of the Nyingmapa school - the oldest Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
Longchen Nyingtig - A set of Dzogchen practices and prayers by Jigme Lingpa
These works looks at a seminal figure of this lineage, Jigme Lingpa - an eighteenth-century Buddhist scholar and meditation master whose cycle of teachings - the Longchen Nyingtig - has been handed down through generations as a complete path to enlightenment.
The Flight of the Garuda - And Other Selected Titles - The Dzogchen Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism
This ground-breaking book offers translations of four sacred texts of the Dzogchen tradition. With an informative introduction by the translator, it's an invaluable resource for both practice and scholarship.
Gateway to Knowledge - The Gate for Entering the Way of a Pandita — by Jamgon Mipham
A condensation of the Buddhist Canon and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the intent of Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings into a unified body of text books, it is the philosophical backbone of the living tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Jamgon Mipam - His Life and Teachings — by Douglas Duckworth
Biography of one of the most extraordinary figures in the history of Tibet and one of the great luminaries of Tibetan Buddhism in modern times. This book will be of interest, not only to students of Tibetan Buddhism, but to anyone with a sincere interest in discovering the depths of Buddhist insight.
Fundamental Mind - The Nyingma View of the Great Completeness — by Mipham Gyatso
Khetsun Sangpo Rinbochay provides an illuminating, expansive, and practical commentary on Mi-pam-gya-tso's incisive work on the Great Completeness view of ultimate reality, called The Meaning of Fundamental Mind, Clear Light.
The Guhyagarbha Tantra - Secret Essence Definitive Nature Just As It Is — by Longchenpa
This Secret Essence Tantra is the most advanced and extensively studied tantra within the Nyingma lineage. The author includes complete explanations of the peaceful and wrathful mandalas as well as practical instructions needed to attain the four states of vidyadharahood.
The Four-Themed Precious Garland - An Introduction to Dzogchen — by Longchenpa
An exposition on the "Four Themes of Gampopa" - the author of the Jewel Ornament of Liberation. It includes a survey of the nine vehicles to Enlightenment as travelled progressively through the sutra, tantra and Dzogchen modes of approach, as well as a description of the goal.