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.
The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava - The Indian Consort of Padmasambhava
Lucid translation of a rare Tibetan text with the remarkable life story of Princess Madarava. Those who read this book will gain inspiration and encouragement on the path to liberation.
Buddha's Lions - The Lives of the Eighty-Four Siddhas — by Abhayadatta
Life stories of eighty-four Tantric masters who achieved the highest results of the Vajrayana. Excellent introduction to the Vajrayana and a good resource for the study of Tibetan.
The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa — translated by Garma C.C.Chang
Life-story and teaching of the greatest Poet-Saint ever to appear in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. Wherever he went, crowds of people gathered to hear his sweet sounding voice. This was the first complete version of the classic to appear in the West.
The Life of Milarepa — by Tsang Nyon Heruka
A personal and moving introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, it is also a detailed guide to the search for liberation. It presents a quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime, tracing the path of a great sinner who became a great saint.
The Life of Marpa the Translator - Seeing Accomplishes All — by Tsang Nyon Heruka
This lucid and moving book documents the fascinating life of Marpa, who, unlike many other Tibetan masters, was a layman, a skillful businessman who raised a family while training his disciples. The amazing life of disciple of Naropa and teacher of Milarepa - who founded Tibet's Kagyu tradition.
The Life of the Mahasiddha Tilopa — by Marpa Chokyi Lodro
Thought of have been composed in the 11th century by the renowned Tibetan yogi Marpa Lotsawa, is a compelling account of the 'complete liberation' of the guru of Naropa, and belongs to the genre of 'Buddhist hagiology'.
Excellent Buddhism - An Exemplary Life — by Kalu Rinpoche
This book contains a number of biographical documents on Kalu Rinpoche, notably the remarkable memories of Lama Gyaltsen. This volume also contains teachings dealing more specifically with daily life and with the relationship between Buddhism and the West.
Great Disciples of the Buddha - Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy — by Nyanaponika Thera & Hellmuth Hecker
Another one part of Teachings of the Buddha series. Twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali sources, the material in these stories has never before been assembled in a single volume.
Illusion's Game - The Life and Teaching of Naropa — by Chogyam Trungpa
In this work Trungpa tulku reveals how the spiritual path is a raw and rugged "unlearning" process that draws us away from the comfort of conventional expectations and conceptual attitudes toward a naked encounter with reality. He opens to Western students of Buddhism the path of devotion and surrender to the guru as the embodiment and representative of reality.