General Introductions

Fenner, Peter (2002). The Edge of Certainty: Dilemmas on the Buddhist Path. Newburyport, MA: Nicolas-Hays.

Katz, Jerry (2007). One: Essential Writings on Nonduality. Sentient Publications.

Ray, Reginald A. (2000). Indestructible Truth: The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism. Boston: Shambhala Publications.

Ray, Reginald A. (2002). Secret of the Vajra World: The Tantric Buddhism of Tibet. Boston: Shambhala Publications.

Perfect Wisdom (Prajnaparamita)

Diamond Sutra (2002). The Diamond Sutra, trs. and comm. by Red Pine (Bill Porter). Berkeley, California: Counterpoint.

Heart Sutra (2004). The Heart Sutra: the womb of the Buddhas, trs. and comm. by Red Pine (Bill Porter). Berkeley, California: Counterpoint.

Hixon, Lex (1993). Mother of the Buddhas: Meditation on the Prajnaparamita Sutra. Wheaton, Ill.: Quest Books.

Vimalakirti. Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra (1976). [Trs. by Robert A. F. Thurman as The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture.] Pennsylvania State University Press.


Chandrakirti (1979). Lucid Words. A partial translation of (Prasannapada) by Mervyn Sprung, Boulder: Prajna Press.

Chandrakirti (1991). Introduction to the Middle Way (Madhyamakavatara). [Trs. in Peter Fenner The Ontology of the Middle Way.] Dordrecht, Holland: Kluwer.

Nagarjuna and Lama Mipham (1975). [Trs. by Leslie Kawamura, Golden Zephyr: Nagarjuna’s A Letter to a Friend (Suhrllekha)]. Emeryville, California: Dharma Publishing.

Nagarjuna (2001). [Trs. by Stephen Batchelor, Verses from the Center: A Buddhist Vision of the Sublime.] Riverhead Trade; Reissue edition, 2001.

Nagarjuna (2005). [trs. by Erik Hoogcarspel. The Central Philosophy: Basic Verses.] Olive Press, Amsterdam.

Shantideva (1997). [Trs. by Vesna and B. Alan Wallace, A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life (Bodhicaryavatara)]. Ithaca, N.Y.: Snow Lion Pub.

Thurman, Robert (1984). Tsong Khapa’s Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence: Reason and Enlightenment in the Central Philosophy of Tibet, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Tsultrim Gyamtso, Khenpo (2003). The Sun of Wisdom: Teachings on the Noble Nagarjuna’s Fundamental Verses of the Middle Way, Shambhala, Boston and London.


Ashtavakra Gita (2001). [Trs. by Thomas Byrom, The Heart of Awareness: A Translation of the Ashtavakra Gita.] Boston: Shambhala.

Maharshi, Ramana (1988). The Spiritual Teaching of Ramana Maharshi, Boston: Shambhala.

Maharshi, Ramana (1989). Be as You Are: The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi. Edited by David Godman. Penguin.

Nisargadatta (1990). I am that I am: Talks with Shri Nisargadatta. North Carolina: Acorn.

Waite, Dennis (2007). Back to the Truth: 5000 years of Advaita. Berkeley, California: O Books.


Cleary, Thomas trs. (1989). Zen Essence: the Science of Freedom. Boston: Shambhala.

Leighton, Taigen D. trs. (1991). Cultivating the Empty Field: the Silent Illumination of Zen Master Hongzhi. San Francisco: North Point Press.

Merzel, Dennis G. (1991). The Eye Never Sleeps: Striking to the Heart of Zen. Boston: Shambhala.

Mumonkan (1998). [The Gateless Gate. Trs. by Eiichi Shimomissé.] .

Sekida, Katsuki (2005). Two Zen Classics: The Gateless Gate and the Blue Cliff Records. Boston: Shambhala.


Brown, Daniel (2006). Pointing Out the Great Way: The Stages of Meditation in the Mahamudra Tradition, Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Dorje, Wangchug (1978). The Mahamudra: Eliminating the Darkness of Ignorance. Trs. by Alexander Berzin. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.

Guenther, Herbert V (trs.) (1993). Ecstatic Spontaneity: Saraha’s Three Cycles of Doha, Berkeley. Calif.: Asian Humanities Press.

Jackson, Roger R. (2004). Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from Buddhist India. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Milarepa (Nicole Riggs, trs.) (2003). Songs on the Spot. Eugene, Oregon: Dharma Cloud.

Schaeffer, Kurtis R. (2005). Dreaming the Great Brahman: Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Tashi Namgyal, Dakpo (2001). Clarifying the Natural State: A Principal Practice Guide for Mahamudra. Translation of gNyug ma’i de nyid gsal ba by Erik Pema Kunsang, Boudhanath, Nepal: Rangjung Yeshe.

Thrangu Rinpoche, Khenchen (2006). A Song for the King: Saraha on Mahamudra Mediation, Wisdom Publications.


Garab Dorje (1996). The Golden Letters. Trs. by John M. Reynolds. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications.

Longchen Rabjam (1998). The Precious Treasury of the Way of Abiding, Junction City, California: Padma Publishing.

Longchen Rabjam (2001). A Treasure Trove of Spiritual Transmission, Junction City, California: Padma Publishing.

Longchen Rabjam (2001). The Precious Treasury of the Basic Space of Phenomena, Junction City, California: Padma Publishing.

Longchenpa (2000). Trs. by Kennard Lipman. You are the Eyes of the World. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications.

Longchenpa (2006). Radical Dzogchen: Old Man Basking in the Sun. [Trs. of Longchen Rabjampa’s Treasury of Natural Perfection by Keith Dowman.] Kathmandu, Nepal: Vajra Books.

Manjushrimitra (1987). Trs. by Kennard Lipman and Namkhai Norbu, trs. Primordial Experience: an Introduction to rDzogs-chen Meditation, Boston & London: Shambhala.

Reynolds, John M. (1989). Self-Liberation through Seeing with Naked Awareness. Barrytown, New York: Station Hill Press.


Blackstone, Judith (2007). The Empathic Ground: Intersubjectivity and Nonduality in the Psychotherapeutic Process, Albany: State University of New York Press.

Bobrow, Joseph (2010). Zen and Psychotherapy: Partners in Liberation, New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

Epstein, Mark (2007). Psychotherapy without the self:  A Buddhist perspective, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Germer, Christopher, Ronald Siegel, and Paul, Fulton (eds.) (2005). Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, New York: Guilford Press.

Loy, David (2001). Lack and Transcendence: The Problem of Death and Life in Psychotherapy, Existentialism, and Buddhism, Humanity Books.

Magid, Barry (2005). Ordinary Mind: Exploring the Common Ground of Zen & Psychotherapy, Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Miller, Richard (2010). Yoga Nidra: A Meditative Practice for Deep Relaxation and Healing, Boulder: Sounds True.

Olendzki, Andrew (2010). Unlimiting Mind: The Radically Experiential Psychology of Buddhism, Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Prendergast John J., Peter Fenner, and Sheila Krystal (eds.). (2003). The Sacred Mirror: Nondual Wisdom & Psychotherapy. St.Paul, MN: Paragon House Publishers.

Prendergast, John J. and Ken Bradford (eds.). (2007). Listening from the Heart of Silence. St.Paul, MN: Paragon House Publishes.

Sieler, Alan (2003). Coaching to the Human Soul:  Ontological Coaching and Deep Change (volumes 1 and 2), Blackburn: Newfield Australia.

Welwood, John (2002). Toward a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Path of Personal and Spiritual Transformation, Boston: Shambhala.

Welwood, John (2007). Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart, Trumpeter.

Young-Eisendrath Polly and Shoki Muramoto (2002). Awakening and Insight: Zen Buddhism and Psychotherapy, New York: Routledge.