Suggested Reading

Here is a list of interesting and useful books on Buddhism. Most are published by Wisdom Publications, Inc., the FPMT publishing company, and can be found at many good bookshops. Amazon can get them too <>

General and introductory

Wisdom Energy - Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Open Heart, Clear Mind - Thubten Chodren
How to meditate - Kathleen McDonald
Cultivating a Daily Meditation - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism - John Powers
Tibetan Buddhism from the Ground Up - Alan Wallace 
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere - Ayya Khema
Mindfulness in Plain English - Venerable Gunaratana
Cutting through Spiritual Materialism - Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Rebirth and the Western Buddhist - Martin Wilson
Tibetan Book of Living and Dying - Sogyal Rinpoche
A Path with Heart - Jack Kornfield


The World of Tibetan Buddhism - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Introduction to Tantra - Lama Yeshe
The Door to Satisfaction - Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Transforming Problems - Lama Zopa Rinpoche
The Door of Liberation - Geshe Wangyal
The Tantric Distinction - Jeffrey Hopkins
The Tibetan Tradition of Mental Development - Geshe Dhargey
The Four Noble Truths - Geshe Lobsang Gyatso


Kindness, Clarity and Insight - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama at Harvard. - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand - Pabonkha Rinpoche
Meditations on the Path to Enlightenment - Geshe Thubten Loden
Mind in Tibetan Buddhism - Lati Rinpoche
Death, Intermediate State and Rebirth in Tibetan Buddhism - Jeffrey Hopkins Meditation on Emptiness - Jeffrey Hopkins
Tantra in Tibet - His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins
Highest Yoga Tantra - Daniel Corzot

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