The Essence of Buddhism - An Introduction to Its Philosophy and Practice — by Traleg Kyabgon
This lucid overview of the Buddhist path takes the perspective of the three "vehicles" of Tibetan Buddhism: the Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.
Dakini Teachings - A Collection of Padmasambhava's Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal
The teachings collected in this book are part of the ancient tradition known as terma treasures - works hidden during the ninth century in secret places in Tibet, to be rediscovered by qualified masters of future generations. Short, direct instructions relating to the three levels of Buddhist practice: Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.
Buddhist Ethics — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 3
Provides a clearly structured and lucid exposition of the qualities of spiritual teachers and their students, as well as of the ethical systems of Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana Buddhism.
Myriad Worlds — by Jamgon Kongtrul - The Treasury of Knowledge - Volume 1
Describes four major cosmological systems found in the Tibetan tradition - those associated with the Hinayana, Mahayana, Kalachakra and Dzogchen teachings - each more subtle and profound than the last.
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 Karmapa's Middle Way - Feast for the Fortunate — by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje
This work contains Wangchuk Dorje's comprehensive commentary on the Indian master Chandrakirti's seminal text - the Madhyamakavatara or Entrance to the Middle Way.
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.
Straight From the Heart - Buddhist Pith Instructions — by Karl Brunnholzl
This book brings together an inspiring collection of Buddhist teachings, songs of realization, meditation instructions, and enlightened poetry all chosen for their power to speak directly to the student. Each of the works is preceded by a brief introduction and a short biography of its author.
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.
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.