2019 Recommended Books

The Wheel of Life: Buddhist Perspectives on Cause & Effect by The Dalai Lama Pub. Wisdom Publications

The Life of Longchenpa: The Omniscent Dharma King                            of the Vast Expanse, Compiled and edited by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart,                                                                                                         Snow Lion Publications

Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunarantna,                  Wisdom Publications

Advanced Reading

The Precious Treasury Set

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

2018 Recommended Books

Dispeller of Obstacles: The Heart Practice of Padmasambhava

translation. Erik Pema Kunsang, Rangjung Publications

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


A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
by Santideva: transl: Wallace:
publ: Snow Lion

Tantric Practice in Nying-Ma
by Khetsun Sangpo: transl: Hopkins
publ: Snow Lion

Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse
by Anne Carolyn Klein publ: Snow Lion

Words of My Perfect Teacher
by Patrul Rinpoche: transl: Padmakara Translation Group
publ: HarperCollins

A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems by Nyoshul Khenpo
transl: Richard Barron (Chokyi Nyima)
publ: Padma Publishing

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