Tantric Techniques — by Jeffrey Hopkins
The book offers a complete system of Tantric meditation, comparing the views of three seminal Tibetan authors on deity yoga, and on issues such as how to safeguard against psychological inflation and how to use negative emotions on the path.
Sky Dancer - The Secret Life and Songs of the Lady Yeshe Tsogyel — by Keith Dowman
Yeshe Tsogyal - consort of Guru Padmasambhava - is the most famous of the enlightened women of Tibet. One of the few texts dealing with the spiritual evolution of a female aspirant.
Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen - A Commentary on the Quintessence of Spiritual Practice, the Direct Instructions of the Great Compassionate One — by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche
This work contains Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche's teachings on a complete path to enlightenment, based on eight songs by the 17th century yogi and poet Karma Chagmey.
Pointing Out the Great Way - The Stages of Meditation in the Mahamudra Tradition — by Daniel P. Brown
This book is a spiritual manual that describes the Tibetan Buddhist meditation known as mahamudra from the perspective of the 'gradual path'. Represents the needed alternative by integrating material from a variety of root texts and practical manuals.
Tibetan Treasure Literature - Revelation, Tradition, and Accomplishment in Visionary Buddhism — by Andreas Doctor
This book discusses central themes in the history and practice of Treasure revelation and presents translations of seminal texts of the tradition.
Luminous Essence - A Guide to the Guhyagarbha Tantra — by Ju Mipham
This is a complete introduction to the world of tantric thought and practice. Embodying the essence of tantric practice, this text has been a central scripture in Tibetan Buddhism for well over a thousand years.
White Lotus - An Explanation of the Seven-Line Prayer to Guru Padmasambhava — by Jamgon Mipham
The commentary translated in these pages is unusual and rare. But if the commentary is a rarity, its subject matter - the seven-line invocation of Padmasambhava - is one of the best-known prayers in the Tibetan Buddhist world.
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).
Tara the Liberator - How to Free Your Mind — by Thubten Chodron
The female deity Tara embodies enlightenment, wisdom, and freedom from fear. When practitioners meditate on Tara, they uncover these qualities within themselves.
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.