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.
Perfect Clarity - A Tibetan Buddhist Anthology of Mahamudra and Dzogchen — translated by Erik Pema Kunsang
An anthology of essential writings on Mahamudra and Dzogchen for the student of Tibetan Buddhism. Translator has selected works by legendary masters both ancient and modern.
Garland of Mahamudra Practices — by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen
Mahamudra, or the Great Seal, refers to a path to enlightenment taught by the Buddha and transmitted through the spiritual lineage of Tilopa, Naropa, Marpa, and Milarepa.
Heart Lamp - Lamp of Mahamudra and Heart of the Matter — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
This book main idea is that intrinsic to the heart, mind and spirit in every human being is an identical essence which can be realized. This realization makes any man or woman a Buddha.
Lamp of Mahamudra — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
A meditation manual on one of the most advanced practices of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. This precise text distills the instructions of the practice lineage and describes the entire path of meditation leading to the ultimate fruition. A timeless instruction on the heart of Buddhist practice.
Mahamudra - The Quintessence of Mind and Meditation — by Dakpo Tashi Namgyal
Mahamudra meditation is simultaneously the most profound of meditative disciplines and most accessible for modern practitioners. Traditionally passed orally from teacher to disciple, mahamudra instructions point the meditator to the innate perfection of every experience.
Essentials of Mahamudra - Looking Directly at the Mind — by Thrangu Rinpoche
The Tibetan Buddhist teachings on mahamudra are known for their ability to lead to profound realization. Peaceful and infinitely adaptable, these teachings are as useful for today's busy world as they have been for centuries.
Mahamudra - The Moonlight - Quintessence of Mind and Meditation — by Dakpo Tashi Namgyal
Mahamudra meditation is simultaneously the most profound of meditative disciplines and the most accessible for modern practitioners. Traditionally passed orally from teacher to disciple, mahamudra instructions point the meditator to the innate perfection of every experience.
In the Buddha's Words - An Anthology of Discourses From the Pali Canon — by Bhikkhu Bodhi
This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. This thoughtful compilation is a valuable resource for both teachers and those who want to read the Buddha on their own.