Suggested Reading

Suggested Reading

Books

Lam Rim

The Heart of the Path: Seeing the Guru as Buddha by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Ultimate Healing: The Power of Compassion by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The Easy Path: Illuminating the First Panchen Lama’s Secret Instructions by Gyumed Khensur Lobsang Jampa

Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How to Enjoy Death: Preparing to Meet Life’s Final Challenge without Fear by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How To Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Crazy Wisdom by Chogyam Trungpa

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa

Wisdom of Imperfection: The Challenge of Individuation in Buddhist Life by Rob Preece

Courage to Feel: Buddhist Practices for Opening to Others by Rob Preece

Feeling Wisdom: Working with Emotions Using Buddhist Teachings and Western Psychology by Rob Preece

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön

Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassion Living by Pema Chödrön

The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness by Pema Chödrön

Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World

The Wisdom of No Escape: How to Love Yourself and Your World by Pema Chödrön

Fundamental Potential for Enlightenment in Tibetan Buddhism by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Path to Enlightenment in Tibetan Buddhism by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Books

General Tantra

Becoming the Compassion Buddha: Tantric Mahamudra for Everyday Life by Lama Yeshe

Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire by Lama Yeshe

The Bliss of Inner Fire: Heart Practice of the Six Yogas of Naropa by Lama Thubten Yeshe

Principles of Buddhist Tantra by Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche trans by Voula Scarpani

Wild Awakening: The Heart of Mahamudra and Dzogchen by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Flight of the Garuda: Dzogchen Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism by Keith Dowman

Great Treasure of the Six Yogas of Naropa by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Preparing for Tantra: Creating the Psychological Ground for Practice by Rob Preece

Tasting the Essence of Tantra: Buddhist Meditation for Contemporary Western Life by Rob Preece

Psychology of Buddhist Tantra by Rob Preece

Lama Chopa by Rob Preece

Highest Yoga Tantra by Daniel Cozort

Death, Intermediate State and Rebirth in Tibetan Buddhism by Lati Rinpoche

Touching Enlightenment: Finding Realization in the Body by Reginald Ray

Karmamudra: The Yoga of Bliss by Nina Chenagtsang

Secret map of the Body: Visions of the Human Energy Structure by Gyalwa Yongonpa

Tantric Commentaries

The Ecstatic Dance of Chakrasamvara Translated by David Gonsalez

The Roar of Thunder Yamantaka Practice and Commentary Translated by David Gonsalez

The Extremely Secret Dakini of Naoropa (Vajrayogini) Translated by David Gonsalez

Secret Revelations of Chittamani Tara Translated by David Gonsalez

Source of Supreme Bliss Heruka Chakrasamvara Five Deity Practice Translated by David Gonsalez

Healing Nectar or Immortality (White Tara) Translated by David Gonsalez

Ocean of Indivisible Method and Wisdom (Yamantaka) by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Path of the Union of Clear Light and Illusory Body by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Great Treasury of Mahamudra by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Great Treasure of the Six Yogas of Naoropa by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Mahamudra

Gelug Kagyu Mahamudra by HH Dalai Lama Trans. By Alex Berzin

Wild Awakening: The Heart of Mahamudra and Dzogchen by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Heart Advice from a Mahamudra Master by Gendun Rinpoche

The Mind of Mahamudra: Advice from the Kyagyu Masters Trans. By Thubten Jinpa

Mahamudra: How to Discover Our True Nature by Lama Thubten Yeshe

On the Path to Enlightenment: Heart Advice from the Great Tibetan Masters Trans. By Matthieu Ricard

Crystal Clear: Practical Advice for Mahamudra Meditators by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

The Path is the Goal: A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation by Chogyam Trungpa

Journey Without Goal by Chogyam Trungpa

As it I: Volumes 1 & 2 by Urgyen Tulku

Dakini Teachings by Padmasambhava

Great Treasury of Mahamudra by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

General Meditation

Essential Nectar: Meditations on the Buddhist Path

Meditations on the Path to Enlightenment by Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

How to Meditate by Kathleen Macdonald

Biographies

The Life and Teaching of Naropa by Herbet V. Guenther

The Lawudo Lama by Jamyang Wangmo

The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa by Tsangnyon Heruka and Christopher Stagg

Women of Wisdom by Tsultrim Allione

Legends of the Mahasiddhas: Lives of the Tantric Masters by Robert Beer

Masters of Mahamudra: Songs and Histories of the Eighty-four Buddhist Siddhas by Keith Dowman

Illusion’s Game: The Life and Teaching of Naoropa by Chogyam Trungpa

The Life and Visions of Yeshe Tsogyal: The Autobiography of the Great Wisdom Queen by the Terton Drimay Kunga

Lady of the Lotus Born by Gyalwa Changchub

The Lotus Born: The Life Story of Padmasambhava by Yeshe Tsogyal

Sky Dancer: The Secret Life of Lady Yeshe Tsogyal by Keith Dowman

FPMT Mandala Articles

Mandala Articles Featuring Paula

Jumping off the Cliff in the Footsteps of Naropa

Transforming Hardships into Realizations

The Great Retreat: Yamantaka

No Desire but Plenty of Bliss and Void

Other Articles

Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche Teachings 

Happy Healthy Retreat Houses by Paula Chichester

Lung: The Meditators Disease by Paula Chichester