Learning The Longchen Nyingthig Ngndro

The Dzogchen Innermost Essence Preliminary Practice

by Jigme Lingpa,

Translated by Ven. Tulku Thondup

Edited by Brian Beresford

Library of Tibetan Works
and Archives.

Words of My Perfect Teacher revised edition

by Patrul Rinpoche

translation: Padmakara Translation Group

pub: HarperCollins

Tantric Practice in Nying-Ma

by Khetsun Sangpo

translator: Hopkins

pub: Snow Lion

Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse

by Anne Carolyn Klein

pub: Snow Lion

A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems

by Nyoshul Khenpo

transl: Richard Barron (Chokyi Nyima)

pub: Padma Publishing

A Guide to Words of My Perfect Teacher

by Khenpo Ngaw Pelzang

Masters of Meditation & Miracles Lives of the Great Buddhist Masters of India & Tibet

by Tulku Thondup

The Life and Visions of Yeshe Tsogyal: The Autobiography of the Great Wisdom Queen

by Yeshe Tsogyal

revealed by Drime Kunga

translated by Chonyi Drolma

pub: Snow Lion

White Lotus: An Explanation of The Seven Line Pryaer to Guru Padmasambhava

by Jamgon Mipham

pub: by Shambala Books

A Vase of Nectar to Inspire the Faithful: A biography of Patrul Rinpoche

by Khenpo Kunpal

Being Human and A Buddha Too

by Anne Carolyn Klein, Lama Rigzin Drolma

These teachers belong to the Longchen Nyingthig lineage of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, a cycle of mystical teachings

revealed by the great scholar and adept Jigme Lingpa.

The Life of Longchenpa: The Omniscent Dharma King of the Vast Expanse

Compiled and edited by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart

pub: Snow Lion

Guru Yoga According to the Preliminary Practice of Longchen Nyingtik

By Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Translated by Matthieu Ricard

Not for Happiness: A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices

by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

The Golden Letters:
‘The Three Statements of Garab Dorje’

Forward by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche

Translated by John Myrdhin Reynolds

Padmasambhava Comes to Tibet

by Yeshe Tsogyal with an introduction by Tarthang Tulku

Published by Dharma Publishing

The Trilogy of Rest: Finding Rest Volumes

by Longchenpa

Recommended Books

The Wheel of Life: Buddhist Perspectives on Cause & Effect

by The Dalai Lama

pub: Wisdom Publications

A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life

by Santideva: transl: Wallace:

pub: Snow Lion

Mindfulness in Plain English

by Bhante Gunarantna

Wisdom Publication

The Small Golden Keys

(gives concise definitions/explanations of key Dharma terms)

by Thrinley Norbu 

The Buddhist Psycology of Awakening: An In-Depth Guide to Abhidarma

by Steven Goodman

Shambhala Publications

The Guru Drinks Bourbon?

by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

Apparitions of the Self: The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary (Jigme Lingpa)

by Janet Gyatso

pub: Princeton University Press

Along with other inspirational books about Padmasambhava, Yeshe Tsogyel, Longchen Rabjam(Longchenpa) and Jigme Lingpa

Advanced Reading

The Precious Treasury Set

The Seven Treasuries, authored by the fourteenth-century Nyingma master Longchen Rabjam (Longchenpa)

Padma Publishing

Dispeller of Obstacles: The Heart Practice of Padmasambhava

translation. Erik Pema Kunsang

Rangjung Publications

Books About Tara and Tara Practices

The Smile of Sun and Moon

A Commentary on the Praise to the Twenty One Taras

by Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche

trans: Anna Ortova

pub: Sky Dancer

Tara’s Enlightened Activity

by Khenchen Palden Sherab & Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal

pub: Snow Lion