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.
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.
Foundations of Buddhist Study and Practice — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 7
This volume elucidates the various keys needed to correctly interpret, understand, and contemplate Buddhist teachings, including the secret teachings of the Vajrayana. Explain how the teachings are to be integrated into life through the practice of meditation, which unites a state of one-pointed attention with profound insight into emptiness.
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.
Buddhist Ethics — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 3
Provides a clearly structured and lucid exposition of the qualities of spiritual teachers and their students, as well as of the ethical systems of Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana Buddhism.