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.
The Elements of Tantric Practice — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 8
This volume concerns the meditative processes of the inner system of secret mantra - that of highest yoga tantra - a system of meditation that unites wisdom and compassion. The goal is to make manifest the pristine awareness that is the union of emptiness and bliss.
Systems of Buddhist Tantra — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 6
This volume sets forth the various systems that constitute the tantric path, both those of the ancient tantra tradition and of the new tradition. A superb resource for advanced Buddhist practitioners students and scholars.
Creation and Completion - Essential Points of Tantric Meditation — by Jamgon Kongtrul
This work represents some of the most profound teachings of Jamgon Kongtrul with a commentary by Thrangu Rinpoche and a long, thoughtful introduction on visualization practice. Even though advanced practitioners will want to study this book, it's also designed to help beginners.
The Torch of Certainty — by Jamgon Kongtrul
This translation of a fundamental Tantric text reveals the richness and profundity of the intellectual and contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. The text describes the Four Foundation Practices that all practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism must complete.
The Divine Madman - The Sublime Life and Songs of Drukpa Kunley — translated by Keith Dowman
Secret biography of one of Tibets foremost saints - Drukpa Kunley. A collection of anecdotes and songs compiled by a Bhutanese scholar - Geshe Chaphu.
Machik's Complete Explanation - Clarifying the Meaning of Chod — with commentary by the 3rd Karmapa - Rangjung Dorje
This book is the most famous book of teachings of Machik Labdron - the great female saint and yogini of 11 and 12th century Tibet.
Mother of Knowledge - The Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal — by Namkhai Nyingpo
Biography of Yeshe Tsogyal - the closest disciple of Padmasambhava - written by one of her fellow disciples. A rediscovered Terma text. Adopted for courses at five universities. Includes full color thankas, line drawings, map, and glossary. This text demonstrates the qualities and attitudes essential for the pursuit of the Vajrayana.