Resources

Learning The Longchen Nyingthig Ngndro

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

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

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