The Heart of Compassion - The Thirty-Seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva — by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
This classic text presents ways that we can work with our own hearts and minds, starting wherever we find ourselves now, to unravel our small-minded preoccupations and discover our own potential for compassion, love, and wisdom.
Visionary Journey - The Story of the Wildwood Delights & The Story of the Mount Potala Delights — by Longchenpa, Translated and annotated by Herbert V. Guenther
These are two poems - Longchenpa calls them stories, or narratives - that well illustrate his poetic vision and skill.
Now That I Come to Die - Intimate guidance from one of Tibet's greatest masters — by Longchenpa
A collection of works by Longchenpa - the great master of Tibetan Buddhism.
Vajra Speech - Pith Instructions For The Dzogchen Yogi — by Tulku Urgyen
A Commentary on The Quintessence of Spiritual Practice, The Direct Instructions of the Great Compassionate One. This Tibetan master's advice reduces negative emotions and naturally enables loving kindness, compassion and wisdom to flourish.
Repeating the Words of the Buddha — by Tulku Urgyen
In this book, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche unfolds the path to enlightenment, which is simply the gradual uncovering of the awakened state already present in us.
The Great Path of Awakening - A Commentary on the Mahayana Teaching of the Seven Points of Mind Training — by Jamgon Kongtrul
Clear and concise instructions for practicing the techniques of mind training (Lojong), with an emphasis on meeting the ordinary situations of life, employing intelligence and compassion under all circumstances.
The Marvelous Companion - The Jatakamala of Aryashura
This is a translation of a collection of thirty-four stories of the previous lives of the Buddha (Jatakas), spoken by the Enlightened One himself and assembled and retold by the first-century master Aryashura.
Profound Buddhism - From Hinayana to Vajrayana — by Kalu Rinpoche
This volume presents the teachings on Hinayana and Mahayana as esoteric aspects of Buddhism. It expounds on the absolute nature of mind, emptiness, and compassion, dealing with conflicting emotions, the situation of the individual in the cycle of existence, and karma.
Yeshe Lama - From the Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse of the Great Perfection, the Instructions on the Stages of the Path to the State of the Original Protector, Called the Primordial Wisdom Lama — by Vidyadhara Jigmed Lingpa
This is the most important practice manual on the Great Perfection teachings of the Nyingma tradition.
The Long Discourses of the Buddha - A Translation of the Digha Nikaya — by Maurice Walshe
This book offers a complete translation of the Digha Nikaya - the long discourses of the Buddha - one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. These suttas reveal the gentleness, compassion, power, and penetrating wisdom of the Buddha.