The Guhyagarbha Tantra - Secret Essence Definitive Nature Just As It Is — by Longchenpa
This Secret Essence Tantra is the most advanced and extensively studied tantra within the Nyingma lineage. The author includes complete explanations of the peaceful and wrathful mandalas as well as practical instructions needed to attain the four states of vidyadharahood.
Pure Appearance - Development and Completion Stages in Vajrayana Practice — by Dilgo Khyentse
This work explains the structure of the tantric path and how its stages are put into practice, in terms that apply generally across the spectrum of deity practices. It offers an overview of Tibetan tantric practice that explains its concepts, clarifies its terminology, and shows how its myriad pieces fit together, including an extensive teaching on the bardos.
The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma — translated by Red Pine
This bilingual edition, the only volume of the great teacher's work currently available in English, presents four teachings in their entirety. The original Chinese text, presented on facing pages, is taken from a Ch'ing dynasty woodblock edition.
The Great Kagyu Masters - The Golden Lineage Treasury — translated by Konchog Gyaltsen
This important and very readable volume tells the extraordinary tales of the greatest teachers of the Kagyu the lineage.
The Excellent Path to Enlightenment - Oral Teachings on the Root Text of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo — by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
This book explains a key practice text composed by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820–1892) on the Vajrayana preliminaries.
Nagarjuna's Precious Garland - Buddhist Advice for Living and Liberation — translated by Jeffrey Hopkins
The advice for personal happiness is concerned first with improving condition over the course of lifetimes, and then with release from all kinds of suffering, culminating in Buddhahood.
A Clear Mirror - The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master — Traktung Dudjom Lingpa
This is the autobiographical account of a saint, a genius, a virtuoso who has granted readers what is most rare in personal accounts: full access to his incredible inner life.
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.
Rainbow Painting — by Tulku Urgyen
This book is saturated with direct, pithy instruction, the very quintessence of the Buddhist Spiritual approach. Rinpoche speaks from experience, expressing what he himself has undergone, instructing us in the way we should train in a complete and unmistaken manner.
The Mirror of Mindfulness - The Cycle of the Four Bardos — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
Tibetan Buddhist teachings on the endless cycle of experience. Aimed at inspiring and helping the practitioner achieve liberation from deluded existence.