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.
Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness — by Tsultrim Gyamtso
Author presents the main schools of Buddhist philosophy with their progressively more subtle and refined views of reality.
Natural Liberation - Padmasambhava's Teachings on the Six Bardos — translated by B. Alan Wallace
This book illuminates the most profound questions about who we are and provides a map for the journey through life, death, and rebirth in great depth and simplicity. A perfect companion to the well-known Tibetan Book of the Dead.
Masters of Meditation and Miracles - Lives of the Great Buddhist Masters of India and Tibet — by Tulku Thondup
The Longchen Nyingthig Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. This book presents colorful biographies of thirty-five realized teachers whose lives were full of peace, enlightenment, and amazing miracles.
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.
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.
Frameworks of Buddhist Philosophy — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 5
This particular book presents the primary doctrinal points of the different schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
Buddhism's Journey to Tibet — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 2
This book presents Kongtrul's masterful history of Buddhism in India and Tibet.
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.