Pure Appearance - Development and Completion Stages in Vajrayana Practice — by Dilgo Khyentse
This work explains the structure of the tantric path and how its stages are put into practice, in terms that apply generally across the spectrum of deity practices. It offers an overview of Tibetan tantric practice that explains its concepts, clarifies its terminology, and shows how its myriad pieces fit together, including an extensive teaching on the bardos.
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.
The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions — by Longchenpa
Distills the principles underlying the entire range of Buddhist practice in more than 400 stanzas, each consisting of six instructions or pieces of advice.
Dispeller of Obstacles - The Heart Practice of Padmasambhava
This is the heart essence of the accomplished master Padmasambhava who perceives the three times in the entirety.
The Great Perfection (rDzogs Chen) - A Philosophical and Meditative Teaching of Tibetan Buddhism — by Samten Gyaltsen Karmay
Its inception is attributed to Vairotsana, one of the first seven Tibetan Buddhist monks ordained at Samye in the eight century A.D.
A Clear Mirror - The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master — Traktung Dudjom Lingpa
This is the autobiographical account of a saint, a genius, a virtuoso who has granted readers what is most rare in personal accounts: full access to his incredible inner life.
Niguma - Lady of Illusion — by Sarah Harding
This book brings to the forefront the life and teachings of a mysterious eleventh-century Kashmiri woman who became the source of a major Tibetan Buddhist practice lineage.
Treasury of Precious Qualities (Book 1 & 2) — by Jigme Lingpa
Hinayana, Mahayana & Vajrayana paths explained by the great Nyingma master.
The Essence of Buddhism - An Introduction to Its Philosophy and Practice — by Traleg Kyabgon
This lucid overview of the Buddhist path takes the perspective of the three "vehicles" of Tibetan Buddhism: the Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.
Esoteric Instructions — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 9
Detailed Presentation of the Process of Meditation in Vajrayana. A treasury in itself. It will undoubtedly be appreciated both by scholars of comparative studies of the different systems and by practitioners wishing to broaden their knowledge of meditation methods.