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.
Buddhahood Without Meditation - A Visionary Account Known as Refining Apparent Phenomena (Nang-Jang) - by Dudjom Lingpa
This work presents the view of the Great Perfection (Dzogchen) through the approach known as trek-chöd (cutting through solidity).
Carefree Dignity - Discourses on Training in the Nature of Mind — by Tsoknyi Rinpoche
Simple, straightforward and profound, this is a book that captivates our intellect while enriching our awareness.
Ocean of Definitive Meaning – by The Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje
This is the most profound and famous text on Mahamudra ever written and is of vital importance in the living Kagyu tradition. It offers a detailed, uniquely comprehensive presentation of instruction on both the view and the practice.
Straight From the Heart - Buddhist Pith Instructions — by Karl Brunnholzl
This book brings together an inspiring collection of Buddhist teachings, songs of realization, meditation instructions, and enlightened poetry all chosen for their power to speak directly to the student. Each of the works is preceded by a brief introduction and a short biography of its author.
Cloudless Sky - The Mahamudra Path of the Tibetan Kagyu Buddhist School — by the 3rd Jamgon Kongtrul
This book opens the way to a deeper knowledge of mahamudra - a Buddhist system of meditation on the nature of the mind.
Drinking the Mountain Stream - Songs of Tibet's Beloved Saint, Milarepa — translated by Kunga Rinpoche & Brian Cutillo
Collected here are the songs of liberation of the great Tibetan Buddhist teacher Milarepa. The songs in this collection reflect traditional Buddhist teachings during meditation, liberation of the self, and the elimination of desires.