Entrance to the Great Perfection - A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices — by Cortland Dahl
Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection.
Lojong Teachings — by 14th Shamarpa
His Holliness Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche's Commentary on Asanga's Seven-Point Mind-Training.
Buddhism With an Attitude - The Tibetan Seven-Point Mind Training — by B. Alan Wallace
This work explains Lojong - a fundamental type of Buddhist mental training which is designed to shift our attitudes so that our minds become pure wellsprings of joy instead of murky pools of problems, anxieties, fleeting pleasures, hopes, and frustrations.
A Concise Lojong Manual — by the 5th Shamarpa Konchok Yenlak
This condensed presentation of the lojong ("mind training") maxims and explanations is a practical companion book for more extensive commentaries. The original Tibetan text and its English translation are included, as well as a brief biographical sketch of Shamar Konchok Yenlak.
Mind Training — by Ringu Tulku
This work gives instructions for tonglen breathing practice that ties the concepts of lojong to the physical act of breathing. Focuses simply on giving up, self-cherishing, and transforming self-centered thinking into compassion, egoistic feelings into altruism, desire into acceptance, and resentment into joy.
The Practice of Lojong - Cultivating Compassion Through Training the Mind — by Traleg Kyabgon
For many centuries Indian and Tibetan Buddhists have employed this collection of pithy, penetrating Dharma slogans to develop compassion, equanimity, loving kindness, and joy for others. Known as the Lojong - or mind-training - teachings, these slogans have been the subject of deep study, contemplation, and commentary by many great masters.
Life and Teaching of Naropa — by Herbert V. Guenther
Naropa's biography, translated by the world-renowned Buddhist scholar Herbert V. Guenther from hitherto unknown sources, describes with great psychological insight the spiritual development of this scholar-saint. Translated from the original Tibetan with a Philosophical Commentary based on the Oral Transmission.
The Six Yogas of Naropa and teachings on Mahamudra — by Garma C. C. Chang
By spiritual exercises and the application of Tantric techniques-such as the Six Yogas - one can soon realize that his body, mind, and the "objective world" are all manifestations of the divine Buddhahood.
Longchenpa's Advice from the Heart — by Namkhai Norbu
With clear introduction to the principles and practice of Dzogchen - Namkhai Norbu sets in context the thirty words of advice and then proceeds to explain each one as the basis of Longchepa's spiritual experience.
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.