Luminous Heart - The Third Karmapa on Consciousness, Wisdom, and Buddha Nature
This superb collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha's enlightened activity.
Cloudless Sky - The Mahamudra Path of the Tibetan Kagyu Buddhist School — by the 3rd Jamgon Kongtrul
This book opens the way to a deeper knowledge of mahamudra - a Buddhist system of meditation on the nature of the mind.
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.
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.
Gently Whispered - Oral Teachings — by Kalu Rinpoche
A memorial volume of teachings by one of the greatest lamas of this century, which includes many valuable oral teachings on the nature of the mind, taking refuge, working with the emotions, death and rebirth, meditation, tantra and mahamudra, plus a detailed commentary on the Chenrezig sadhana.
Luminous Mind - The Way of the Buddha — by Kalu Rinpoche
Remarkable compilation of the oral and written teachings of the late Kalu Rinpoche. Immediate and timeless.
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.
Mahamudra and Related Instructions - Core Teachings of the Kagyu Schools — by Peter Alan Roberts
Seminal meditative traditions of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism are Mahamudra and the Six Yogas of Naropa.
The Profound Inner Principles — by The Third Karmapa Rangjug Dorje
With masterful clarity and precision, this work delineates the principles and foundations of Vajrayana practice. Includes a commentary by Jamgon Kongtrul with extensive footnotes containing extracts from all the other important commentaries to the root text.
Twelve Examples of Illusion — by Jan Westerhoff
The author offers an engaging look at a dozen illusions - including magic tricks, dreams, rainbows, and reflections in a mirror - showing how these phenomena can give us insight into reality. Makes both Buddhist philosophical ideas and the latest theories of mind and brain come alive for the general reader.