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.
Luminous Mind - The Way of the Buddha — by Kalu Rinpoche
Remarkable compilation of the oral and written teachings of the late Kalu Rinpoche. Immediate and timeless.
Twelve Examples of Illusion — by Jan Westerhoff
The author offers an engaging look at a dozen illusions - including magic tricks, dreams, rainbows, and reflections in a mirror - showing how these phenomena can give us insight into reality. Makes both Buddhist philosophical ideas and the latest theories of mind and brain come alive for the general reader.
Indestructible Truth - The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism — by Reginald A. Ray
This is one of the most thorough introductions to the Tibetan Buddhist world view ever published. At the same time it is also one of the most accessible. Presents Tibetan Buddhism in its traditional form but also shows how the Tibetan traditions are applicable to problems and challenges of modern life in the West.
Heart Lamp - Lamp of Mahamudra and Heart of the Matter — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
This book main idea is that intrinsic to the heart, mind and spirit in every human being is an identical essence which can be realized. This realization makes any man or woman a Buddha.
The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha - A Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya
This book offers a complete translation of the Majjhima Nikaya, or Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha - one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism.
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha - A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya — by Bhikkhu Bodhi
Complete translation of the Samyutta Nikaya, containing all of the important suttas on such key Buddhist concepts as the Four Noble Truths, dependent origination, seven factors of enlightenment, and the Noble Eightfold Path.
The Long Discourses of the Buddha - A Translation of the Digha Nikaya — by Maurice Walshe
This book offers a complete translation of the Digha Nikaya - the long discourses of the Buddha - one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. These suttas reveal the gentleness, compassion, power, and penetrating wisdom of the Buddha.
Early Buddhist Discourses — translated by John J. Holder
Twenty discourses from the Pali Canon - including those most essential to the study and teaching of early Buddhism - are provided in fresh translations, accompanied by introductions that highlight the main themes and set the ideas presented in the context of wider philosophical and religious issues.
The Essence of Other-Emptiness — by Taranatha
This book contains two crucial texts on the Jonangpa School's controversial doctrine of 'other-emptiness' written by the Tibetan scholar Taranatha. These texts provide a clear, concise, and approachable source for analysis of the central doctrine of the Tibetan school.