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.
A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism - Notes From a Practitioner's Journey — by Bruce Newman
This is a ground-level, practice-oriented presentation of Tibetan Buddhism - personal and very accessible.
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.
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.
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.
The Mirror of Mindfulness - The Cycle of the Four Bardos — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
Tibetan Buddhist teachings on the endless cycle of experience. Aimed at inspiring and helping the practitioner achieve liberation from deluded existence.
The Legend of the Great Stupa & The Life Story of the Lotus Born Guru - Two Termas from the Nyingma Tradition — by Padmasambhava & Yeshe Tsogyal
Translation of two texts related by the Great Guru. It tells the wondrous story of the oldest stupa in the world at Boudhnath, Kathmandu, and also relates the concise biography of Padmasambhava.
Hidden Teachings of Tibet - An Explanation of the Terma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism — by Tulku Thondup
The story of the terma treasure tradition initiated by Padmasambhava, the ninth-century saint who established Buddhism in Tibet.
Dakini Teachings - A Collection of Padmasambhava's Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal
The teachings collected in this book are part of the ancient tradition known as terma treasures - works hidden during the ninth century in secret places in Tibet, to be rediscovered by qualified masters of future generations. Short, direct instructions relating to the three levels of Buddhist practice: Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.