Myriad Worlds — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 1
Describes four major cosmological systems found in the Tibetan tradition - those associated with the Hinayana, Mahayana, Kalachakra and Dzogchen teachings - each more subtle and profound than the last.
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.
The Great Path of Awakening - A Commentary on the Mahayana Teaching of the Seven Points of Mind Training — by Jamgon Kongtrul
Clear and concise instructions for practicing the techniques of mind training (Lojong), with an emphasis on meeting the ordinary situations of life, employing intelligence and compassion under all circumstances.
Magical Techniques of Tibet - Secret Practices of Himalayan Magic — by J.H. Brennan
This book stands a solid introduction to an extremely complex science of complimentary techniques - one enmeshed in Tibetan Buddhist legend. A highly valuable book for anyone seeking to begin their exploration of Tibetan magic.
Mahamudra Teachings of the Supreme Siddhas — by the 3rd Karmapa Rangjung Dorje
A commentary by the 8th Situ Rinpoche on the 3rd Karmapa Ranjung Dorje's Aspiration Prayer of Mahamudra of Definitive Meaning. Explains powerful Mahamudra practices for realizing the mind's fundamental nature. Presents all of the stages of instruction on the ground, path and fruition.
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.
Transcending Ego - Distinguishing Consciousness From Wisdom — by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje
This work presents a translation of Rangjung Dorje's brilliant 36 verse doha spanning this topic and includes a lucid and accessible commentary on these verses by Thrangu Rinpoche.
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.
The Center of the Sunlit Sky - Madhyamaka in the Kagyu Tradition — by Karl Brunnholzl
The book follows the original Indian sources as well as the standard commentaries on Madhyamaka in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism.
Luminous Heart - The Third Karmapa on Consciousness, Wisdom, and Buddha Nature
This superb collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha's enlightened activity.