The Buddha and His Dhamma by Bhikkhu Bodhi
Two lectures on Buddhism. The first part explores the Buddha's mission, the second his doctrine and path.
The Life of Shabkar - Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin by Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol
The King of Wash-granting Jewels That Fulfills the Hopes of All Fortunate Disciples Who Seek Liberation.
The detailed narration of the life and liberation of the great vajra-holder Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol, refuge and protector for all sentient beings of this dark age.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod — by Jerome Edou
This translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron is presented together with a comprehensive overview of Chöd's historical and doctrinal origins in Indian Buddhism and its subsequent transmission to Tibet.
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.
Ninth Karmapa, Wanchuk Dorje's Ocean of Certainty — by Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche's commentary to the sixteenth century work Pith Instructions of Coemergent Wisdom, Entitled the Profound Essence of the Ocean of Certainty , by the Ninth Karmapa - Wangchuk Dorje.
Secret of the Vajra World - The Tantric Buddhism of Tibet — by Reginald A. Ray
This book provides an entrée into the Tantric (or Vajrayana) Buddhism of Tibet, as conveyed by Tibetan masters teaching in the West, and as received by their Western students. Used metaphorically, "Vajra World" refers to the traditional culture of Tibet and the unique spirituality that is its secret strength.