Kindly Bent to Ease Us — by Longchenpa
Longchenpa offers a guide to enlightenment that begins with traditional reflections on the preciousness of a human existence, finite in time but unlimited in opportunities. The translator - Dr. H. V. Guenther - introduces each chapter with explications based on Longchenpa's own commentaries.
Natural Perfection - Longchenpa's Radical Dzogchen — by Keith Dowman
This work presents the radical precepts of Dzogchen, pointing the way to absolute liberation from conceptual fetters and leading the practitioner to a state of pure, natural integration into one's true being. Transcending the Tibetan context or even the confines of Buddhist tradition, Longchen Rabjam delivers a manual full of practical wisdom.
Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness - To Be, Not to Be or Neither — by Karma Phuntsho
An introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptiness which explores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness - a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.
Journey to Certainty - The Quintessence of the Dzogchen View - An Exploration of Mipham's Beacon of Certainty — by Anyen Rinpoche, translated by Allison Choying Zangmo
Remarkably accessible, this book is essential reading for anyone attempting to understand or practice Dzogchen today.
Mipham's Beacon of Certainty - Illuminating the View of Dzogchen - the Great Perfection
Jamgon Mipham illuminates some essential points of Madhyamika philosophy according to the view of the Great Perfection (Dzogchen).
Deity, Mantra, and Wisdom - Development Stage Meditation in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra — by Jigme Lingpa, Patrul Rinpoche, and Getse Mahapandita Tsewang Chokdrub
This book contains eloquent and inspiring classic writings that lay out the central trainings on the path of Tantra. In particular, the use of visualization and sound in meditation practice. The texts included here are among the most widely studied commentaries from the Tibetan tradition.
Aryadeva's Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way
Republished version of Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas. A core text and an absolute must-have for Mahayana Buddhist studies shelves.
Balancing the Mind - A Tibetan Buddhist Approach to Refining Attention — by B. Alan Wallace
This book explains the methods and experiences of Tibetan practitioners and compares these with investigations of consciousness by Western scientists and philosophers. Includes a translation of the classic discussion of methods for developing exceptionally high degrees of attentional stability and clarity by fifteenth-century Tibetan contemplative - Tsongkhapa.
Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Philosophy - Tsongkhapa's Quest for the Middle Way — by Thupten Jinpa
The work explores the historical and intellectual context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the critical issues related to questions of development and originality in Tsongkhapa's thought.
The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment — by Tsongkhapa
This is one of the brightest jewels in the world's treasury of sacred literature. The various stages of the path are presented so clearly and systematically that they can be easily understood and are inspiring to put into practice. The wisdom found in the nearly 1200 pages of this work is truly astonishing and liberating.