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Book List Section 2

By Rudolph Bauer, Ph.D., Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, A.B.P.P.


Rudolph Bauer, PhD


Washington Center for Consciousness Studies

Suggested Readings Section #2


Namkhai, Longsal Teachings: Volume Two, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2001

Norbu, Namkhai, Longsal Teachings: Volume Five, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2005

Norbu, Namkhai, Longsal Teachings: Volume Six, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2005

Norbu, Namkhai, The Yoga of Arya Tara, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2001

Norbu  Namkhai . An Introduction to the Practice of Contemplation.  Assocazone cultuale communita dzogchen 2002

Norbu, Namkhai. The Essence of the Three Statements of Garab Dorje, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2002

Norbu, Namkhai. The Four Contemplations of the Semde, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2002

Norbu, Namkhai, Two Dzogchen Texts, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2002

Norbu, Namkhai. Tun Drin (medium tun)

Norbu, Namkhai, Dzogchen Teachings, Snow Lion 2006

Norbu, Thinley, Magic Dance: The Display of the Self-Nature of the Five Wisdom Dakinis,  Shambhala, 1999

Norbu, Thinley, A Cascading Waterfall of Nectar, Shambhala, 2006

Nyima Chokyi Rinpoche, The Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen, Ranjung Yeshe Pub. 1986

Nyingpo, Yudra, The Great Image: The Life story of Vairochana, the Translator, Shambala, 2004

Nyoshul, Khenpo, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems, Padma Publishing 2005

Nyoshul Khenpo, Natural Great Perfection, Snow Lion, 1995

Odier, Daniel, Nirvana Tao: The Secret Mediation Techniques of the Taoist and Buddhist Masters, Inner Traditions 1974

Padmasambhava, A Treasure Trove of Blessing and Protection:  The Seventh Chapter Prayer, Cool Grove Press, 2004

Patrul, Rinpoche. The Words of my Perfect Teacher, Shambala 1998           

Payne, Richard K., Tantric Buddhism in East Asia, Wisdom Publications, 2006                   

Pettit, John Miphams.  Beacon of Certainty Illuminating the View of Dzogchen, the Great Perfection,Wisdom Publications, 1999

Rabjampa, Longchen, The Four-Themed Precious Garland: An Introduction to Dzogchen, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1979

Rabjam, Longchen, The Guhyagarbha Tantra, Snow Lion Press 2011

Rabjam, Longchen, The Precious Treasury of Philosophical Systems, Padma Publishing 2007

Rabjam, Longchen, The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions, Padma Publishing 2006

Rabjampa, Longchen, A Precious Treasury of The Way of Abiding, Padma Publishing, 1998

Rabjam, Longchen, A Treasure Trove of Scriptural Transmission: A Commentary on the Precious Treasury of the Basic Space of Phenomena, Padma Publishing, 2001

Rangdrol, Shabkar Tsokdrug, The Flight of the Garuda, Rangjung Yeshe Publications 1984

Rangdrol, Tsele Natsok, The Circle of the Sun, Rangjung Yeshe Publications  1990

Rangdrol, Tsele Natsok, Empowerment and the Path of Liberation, Rangjung Yeshe Publications 1993

Rangdrol, Tsele Natsok, The Heart of the Matter, Rangjung Yeshe Publications 1996

Rangdrol, Tsele Natsok, Lamp of Mahamudra, Ranjung Yeshe Publications, 1997

Rangdrol, Tsele Natsok, The Mirror of Mindfulness, Rangjung Yeshe Publication 1987

Reynolds, John. The Golden Letters, Snow Lion Publications, 1996

Reynolds, John, Self-liberation through Seeing with Naked Awareness, Snow Lion, 2000

Ricard, Matthieu, Happiness:  The Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill, Little, Brown and Company, 2006

Ricard, Matthieu, The Life of Shabkar, Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin, Snow Lion Press, 2001

Schaffer, Kurtis R. Dreaming of the Great Brahmin, Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint, Saraha, Oxford University Press 2005

Shaw, Miranda, Passionate Enlightenment:  Women in Tantric Buddhism, Princeton University Press, 1994

Sherab, Rinpoche and Dongyal Rinpoche, A Small Treasury of Prayers of Supplication and Dedication, Dharma Samudra, 1996

Sherab, Rinpoche and Dongyal Rinpoche, The Dark Red Amulet – Instructions on Vajrakilaya, Snow Lion, 2008

Sherab, Rinpoche and Dongyal Rinpoche, Discovering Infinite Freedom – The Prayer of Kuntuzangpo, Padma Samye Ling 2010

Sherab, Rinpoche and Dongyal Rinpoche, Opening the Door of Wisdon of The Madhyamaka School,Padma Samye Ling, 2007

Sherab, Khenchen Palden and Khenpo Twewang Dongyal, Opening to Our Primordial Nature, Snow Lion 2006

Sherab, Rinpoche and Dongyal Rinpoche, Turning of the Wheel of the Nine Golden Chariots, Dharma Samudra 2008

Simmer-Brown, Judith, Dakini’s Warm Breath

Snellgrove, David, The Hevajra Tantra, Orchid Press 2010

Surya Das, Lama, Natural Radiance:  Awakening to Your Great Perfection, Sounds True 2005

Schmidt, Marcia Binder, The Dzogchen Primer, Shambhala 2002

Sogyal, Rinpoche, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Harper, 1993

Thrangu, Klenchen, An Ocean of the Ultimate Meaning: Teachings on Mahamudra, Shambala, 2004

Thrangu, Klenchen Rinpoche, A Song for a King, Saraha on Mahamudra Meditation, Wisdom Publications, 2006

Thrangu, Kenchen, Vivid Awareness, Shambala Publications, 2011

Thurman, Robert, The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti, Penn State U, 1976

Thondup, Tulku, Hidden Teachings of Tibet – Explanation of the Terma Tradition, Wisdom Publications 1986

Thondup, Tulku. The Practice of Dzogchen by Longchen Rabjam. Snow Lion, 1989

Thondup, Tulku, Incarnation, The History of Mysticism of the Tulku Tradition of Tibet, Shambala 2011

Thupen Jinpa and AJas Elsner. Songs of Spiritual Experience: Tibetan Buddhist Poems of Insight and Awakening. Shambala, 2000

Tulku Rinpche by Jane Tromge, Ngondro Commentary: Instructions for the Concise Preliminary Practices of the new Treasure of Dudjom, Padma Publishing, 1995

Trungpa, Chogyal, Journey without a Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha, Shambala, 1981

Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Rainbow Painting. Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 1995

Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Quintessential Dzogchen:  Confusion Dawns as Wisdom, Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 2006

Valby, Jim, Two Dzogchen Texts, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2003

Van Schaik, Sam, Approaching the Great Perfection: Simultaneous and Gradual Methods of Dzogchen Practice in the Longgchen Nyingtig, Wisdom Publications, 2004

Venerable Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche. Lion’s Gaze: A commentary on tsig sum nedek. Sky Dancer Press, 1998

Wangyal, Tenzin Rinpoche, The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep, Snow Lion, 1998

Wangyal, Tenzin Rinpoche,  Wonders of the Natural Mind: The Essence of Dzogchen in the Native Bon Tradition of Tibet, Snow Lion, 2000

Warder, A.K., Indian Buddhism, Motilal Banarsidass, 2000

Wayman, Alex, Yoga of the Guhyasamajatantra:  The Arcane Lore of Forty Verses – A Buddhist Tantra Commentary, Motilal Banarsidass, 1977

Yeshe, Thubten Lama. The Bliss of Inner Fire: Heart Practice of the Six Yogas of Naropa, Wisdom Publications, 1998


Shavism, Tantra, Hindu, Tao, and Sufi

Aranya, Hariharananda, Yoga Philosophy of Pantanjali,  SUNY, 1983

Augustine, Dr. Tomy, Yoga Tantra:  Theory and Praxis, Sri Satguru Publications 2008

Byrom, Thomas, The Heart of Awareness: A Translation of the Ashtavakra Gita, Shmbala, 1990

Chattopadhyaya, D.P./Enbree, Lester/Mohanty, Jitendranath, Phenomenology and Indian Philosophy, Indian Council of Philosophical Research

Corbin, Henry, Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn Arabi, Princeton University Press, 1969

Chopra, Shambhavi L. Yogic Secrets of the Dark Goddess, Wisdom Tree 2007 

Dyczkowski, Mark S.G, The Doctrine of Vibration, SUNY Press 1987

Gaffney, Mark H. Gnostic Secrets of the Naassenes, Inner Traditions 2004

Guenther, Herbert V.  Yuganaddha: The Tantric View of Life, Pt. Rameshwar Pathak at Tara Printing Works, 1952

Gupta, Shashibhusan Das, Obscure Religious Cults, Firma KLM 1976

Hatengdi, M. U., Nityananda: the Divine Presence, Rudra Press, 1984

Jee, Swami, Kashmir Shaivism: The Secret Supreme, The Universal Shaiva Trust, 1988

Dupruche, John R. Abhinavagupta: The Kula Ritual, Montilal Banarsidass Publishers, 2006

Dyczkowski, Mark, The Aphorisms of Siva: The Siva Sutra with Bhaskara’s Commentary, State University of New York Press, 1992

Dyczkowski, Mark, The Doctrine of Vibration:  Analysis of the Doctrines and Practices of Kashmir Shaivism, Suny Press, 1987

Farrow, G.W. and I. Menon, The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra, Motilal Banarsidass  Publishers, 1992

Hamill, Sam, et al. The Essential Chuang Tzu, Shambhala 1998

Hatengdi, M. U., Nityananda: the Divine Presence, Rudra Press, 1984

Hughes, John, Self-realization in Kashmir Shavisim: The Oral Teachings of Swami Lakshmanjoo, State University of New York Press, 1995

Jackson, Roger R. Tantric Treasures, Oxford University Press 2004

Jee, Swami, Kashmir Shaivism: The Secret Supreme, The Universal Shaiva Trust, 1988

Dyczkowski, Mark, The Aphorisms of Siva: The Siva Sutra with Bhaskara’s Commentary, State University of New York Press, 1992

Ibn al-Arabi, Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries, Aqua Publishing

Ibn al-Arabi, The Mysteries of Bearing Witness to the Oneness of God and the Prophethood of Muhammad, Great Books of the Islamic world, 2002

Ibn al-Arabi, The Mecan Revelations:  Volume 1, Pir Press 1988

Lakshmanjoo, Swami, The Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening, Universal Shaiva Fellowship, 2002

Maitreya, Uttaratantra, Canon Publications, 2004

McCagney, Nancy, Nagarjuna and the Philosophy of Openness, Rowman and Littlefield Publications, 1997

Muktananda, Swami, Selected Essays, Syda Foundation, 1977

Muktananda, Swami, Siddha Meditaiton: Commentaries on the Siva Sutras and other Sacred Texts, Syda Foundation, 1979

Muktananda, Swami.  Mystery of the Mind, Syda foundation, 1981

Muktananda, Swami, From the Finite to the Infinite, Syda Foundation, 1989

Muktananda, Swami, Nothing Exists that Is not Siva: Commentaries on the Siva Sutra, Vijnanabhairava, Gurugita and other Sacred Texts, Syda Foundation, 1997

Muktananda, Swami, Play of Consciousness, Syda Foundation, 

Muktananda, Swami, Secret of the Siddhas, Syda Foundation, 1980

Muktananda, Swami, Bhagavan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri, Syda Foundation

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