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    Modern version of the Eternal Knot by Charles Huttner
A View on Buddhism
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RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sorry that due to my background, most of these books are of the Tibetan Gelugpa tradition; only the books with an asterix * before the titles are not from Tibetan Buddhist traditions; the books are not in order of preference, but the books that most inspired me are in bold. In the Weblinks page, you will find some of the best known publishers of Buddhist books.

INTRODUCTORY

*Being Peace - Thich Nhat Hanh, and just about every one of his other books
*Being Nobody, Going Nowhere - Ayya Khema
Mindfulness in Plain English - Venerable Gunaratana: the entire text free to download!
*A Path with Heart - Jack Kornfield
*The Experience of Insight - Joseph Goldstein
Cultivating a Daily Meditation - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The Art of Happiness - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Wisdom Energy - Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche
How to Meditate - Kathleen McDonald
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism - John Powers
Tibetan Buddhism from the Ground Up - Alan Wallace
The Boy Lama - Vicki Mackenzie
Reborn in the West - Vicki Mackenzie
Cutting through Spiritual Materialism - Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Rebirth and the Western Buddhist - Martin Wilson
Tibetan Book of Living and Dying - Sogyal Rinpoche
Open Heart, Clear Mind - Thubten Chodron

INTERMEDIATE TIBETAN BUDDHISM

The World of Tibetan Buddhism - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Healing Anger - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The Good Heart - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Sleeping, Dreaming and Dying - 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
Pearl of Wisdom, Buddhist prayers and practices Book 1 and 2 (ISBN 981-00-0558-X and 0559-8)
The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs - Robert Beer
The Tantric Distinction - Jeffrey Hopkins
The Tibetan Tradition of Mental Development - Geshe Dhargey
The Four Noble Truths - Geshe Lobsang Gyatso
The Harmony of Dependent Arising and Emptiness - Geshe Lobsang Gyatso
The Foundations of Tibetan Mysticysm - Lama Anagarika Govinda

ADVANCED

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 - Pabongkha Rinpoche
Meditations on the Path to Enlightenment - Geshe Thubten Loden
Path to Enlightenment - Geshe Thubten Loden
Mind in Tibetan Buddhism - Lati Rinpoche
Death, Intermediate State and Rebirth in Tibetan Buddhism - Lati Rinpoche
Meditation on Emptiness - Jeffrey Hopkins
Emptiness Yoga - Jeffrey Hopkins
Tantra in Tibet - His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins
Highest Yoga Tantra - Daniel Cozort (Snowlion 1986)
Overview of Buddhist Tantra - Panchen Sonam Drakpa
Tibetan Astro-Science, Tibetdomani, Rome, 2001

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