The Book of Kadam — Attributed to Atisa and Dromtonpa · Library of Tibetan Classic - volume 2
This work is a landmark in the study of Tibetan culture in general and Tibetan Buddhism in particular. Undisputedly one of the greatest works.
Tibet - A History — by Sam van Schaik
Author works through the layers of history and myth to create a compelling narrative, one that offers readers a greater understanding of this topic.
The Power Places of Central Tibet - The Pilgrim's Guide — by Keith Dowman
This book, describes the location, site, relics and background to places of major religious and historic significance.
The Life of Shabkar - Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin by Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol
The King of Wash-granting Jewels That Fulfills the Hopes of All Fortunate Disciples Who Seek Liberation.
The detailed narration of the life and liberation of the great vajra-holder Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol, refuge and protector for all sentient beings of this dark age.
Tibetan Ritual — by J.I. Cabezon
This book brings together eleven essays by an international cast of scholars working on ritual texts, institutions and practices in the greater Tibetan cultural world.
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 Hidden History of the Tibetan Book of the Dead — by Bryan J. Cuevas
This book provides not only a fascinating look at a popular and enduring spiritual work, but also a much-needed corrective to the proliferation of a historical scholarship surrounding the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
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.
Secret of the Vajra World - The Tantric Buddhism of Tibet — by Reginald A. Ray
This book provides an entrée into the Tantric (or Vajrayana) Buddhism of Tibet, as conveyed by Tibetan masters teaching in the West, and as received by their Western students. Used metaphorically, "Vajra World" refers to the traditional culture of Tibet and the unique spirituality that is its secret strength.