Visuddhimagga - The Path of Purification - The Classic Manual of Buddhist Doctrine and Meditation by Buddhaghosa
One of Buddhism's foundational texts, a systematic examination and condensation of Buddhist doctrine and meditation technique.
Longchen Nyingtig - A set of Dzogchen practices and prayers by Jigme Lingpa
These works looks at a seminal figure of this lineage, Jigme Lingpa - an eighteenth-century Buddhist scholar and meditation master whose cycle of teachings - the Longchen Nyingtig - has been handed down through generations as a complete path to enlightenment.
Blaze of Quotations and Logic - A Lamp Illuminating the Significance of the Four Seals of the Buddha's Teachings by Gen Lamrimpa Ngawang Phuntsok
Seven Works of Vasubandhu - the Buddhist Psychological Doctor - by Stefan Anacker
The seven treatises presented here are complete works with a most varied range of topics and serve at least as an introduction to his thought.
A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma - The Abhidhammattha Sangaha of Acariya Anuruddha — by Bhikkhu Bodhi
This is the classical introduction to the study of Abhidhamma - the Buddhist philosophy of mind and mental processes.
Gateway to Knowledge - The Gate for Entering the Way of a Pandita — by Jamgon Mipham
A condensation of the Buddhist Canon and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the intent of Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings into a unified body of text books, it is the philosophical backbone of the living tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Jamgon Mipam - His Life and Teachings — by Douglas Duckworth
Biography of one of the most extraordinary figures in the history of Tibet and one of the great luminaries of Tibetan Buddhism in modern times. This book will be of interest, not only to students of Tibetan Buddhism, but to anyone with a sincere interest in discovering the depths of Buddhist insight.
The Precious Treasury of Philosophical Systems - A Treatise Elucidating the Meaning of the Entire Range of Buddhist Teachings — by Longchenpa
This volume discusses the philosophical tenets of the entire spectrum of Buddhist teachings - Hinayana, Mahayana, Vajrayana, and Dzogchen.
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.
The Life of the Buddha - According to the Pali Canon — by Bhikkhu Nanamoli
Composed entirely of texts from the Pali canon, this unique biography presents the oldest authentic record of the Buddha’s life, his revolutionary philosophy and solution for humanity that leads to the end of ill will, craving and delusion.