The Practice of Green Tara — by Bardor Tulku Rinpoche
This teaching is on the deity called Arya Tara. Often known as the great liberator who rescues beings from the eight great fears. She is one the bodhisattvas that Avalokiteshvara created from a drop of his tear.
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.
Magical Techniques of Tibet - Secret Practices of Himalayan Magic — by J.H. Brennan
This book stands a solid introduction to an extremely complex science of complimentary techniques - one enmeshed in Tibetan Buddhist legend. A highly valuable book for anyone seeking to begin their exploration of Tibetan magic.
Chod Practice Manual and Commentary — by the 14th Karmapa Thekchok Dorje and Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
Classic and essential manual for students, theologians, and practitioners of Chod with many helpful illustrations of specific visualizations employed during practice.
Mahamudra Teachings of the Supreme Siddhas — by the 3rd Karmapa Rangjung Dorje
A commentary by the 8th Situ Rinpoche on the 3rd Karmapa Ranjung Dorje's Aspiration Prayer of Mahamudra of Definitive Meaning. Explains powerful Mahamudra practices for realizing the mind's fundamental nature. Presents all of the stages of instruction on the ground, path and fruition.
Ocean of Definitive Meaning – by The Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje
This is the most profound and famous text on Mahamudra ever written and is of vital importance in the living Kagyu tradition. It offers a detailed, uniquely comprehensive presentation of instruction on both the view and the practice.
The Center of the Sunlit Sky - Madhyamaka in the Kagyu Tradition — by Karl Brunnholzl
The book follows the original Indian sources as well as the standard commentaries on Madhyamaka in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism.
16th Karmapa Guru Yoga
This is the Basic Guru Yoga meditation of Diamond Way Buddhism, composed by the 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje.
The Gem Ornament of Manifold Oral Instructions — by Kalu Rinpoche
This book contains fourteen chapters dealing with aspects of the path to enlightenment as explained by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche. The perspective is Buddhist in general, with teachings from the scriptures of the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions.
Secret Buddhism - Vajrayana Practices — by Kalu Rinpoche
Essentials of Vajrayana, mantras, empowerments, the Six Yogas of Naropa, Chod, Pure Land, and the six bardos. A history of the Kagyupa and Shangpa Lineages and some explanation of the principles of Tibetan medicine complete this survey of Tibetan Buddhism.