The Torch of Certainty — by Jamgon Kongtrul
This translation of a fundamental Tantric text reveals the richness and profundity of the intellectual and contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. The text describes the Four Foundation Practices that all practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism must complete.
The Two Truths - In the Madhyamika Philosophy of the Gelukpa Order of Tibetan Buddhism — by Guy Newland
Buddhist perspectives on ethics and emptiness centered on the distinction between two truths - the conventional and the ultimate.
Appearance and Reality - The Two Truths in the Four Buddhist Tenet Systems — by Guy Newland
This work examines the two truths - conventional and ultimate truth - in the four tenet systems from within the Tibetan Buddhist context.
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.
The Karmapa's Middle Way - Feast for the Fortunate — by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje
This work contains Wangchuk Dorje's comprehensive commentary on the Indian master Chandrakirti's seminal text - the Madhyamakavatara or Entrance to the Middle Way.
As It Is — by Urgyen Tulku
Selected talks (in two volumes) given by the Dzogchen master - Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche - during the last two years of his life.
Mother of Knowledge - The Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal — by Namkhai Nyingpo
Biography of Yeshe Tsogyal - the closest disciple of Padmasambhava - written by one of her fellow disciples. A rediscovered Terma text. Adopted for courses at five universities. Includes full color thankas, line drawings, map, and glossary. This text demonstrates the qualities and attitudes essential for the pursuit of the Vajrayana.
The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava - The Indian Consort of Padmasambhava
Lucid translation of a rare Tibetan text with the remarkable life story of Princess Madarava. Those who read this book will gain inspiration and encouragement on the path to liberation.
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.