AUTHORED BOOKS

Books on Buddhism and Science

  • Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic: A Manifesto for the Mind Sciences and Contemplative Practice, New York: Columbia University Press, 2011
  • Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009 (Also published in Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, and Tibetan translations)
  • Embracing Mind: The Common Ground of Science and Spirituality. Co-authored with Brian Hodel. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 2008 (Also published in Dutch and Spanish translations)
  • Hidden Dimensions: The Unification of Physics and Consciousness. New York:  Columbia University Press, 2007 (Also published in Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, and Tibetan translations)
  • Contemplative Science: Where Buddhism and Neuroscience Converge. New York:  Columbia University Press, 2007 (Also published in Portuguese, Korean, and Thai translations)
  • Buddhism and Science: Breaking New Ground. Edited by B. Alan Wallace. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003
  • The Taboo of Subjectivity: Toward a New Science of Consciousness. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000
  • Consciousness at the Crossroads: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain-science and Buddhism. Edited by B. Alan Wallace, Zara Houshmand & David Livingston. Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1999 (Also published in Dutch, Portuguese, Korean, Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian translations)
  • Choosing Reality: A Buddhist View of Physics and the Mind. Revised edition. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1996. Re-edition of Choosing Reality: A Contemplative     View of Physics and the Mind. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1989 (Also published in French and Korean translations)

Books on Tibetan Buddhism

  • Dreaming Yourself Awake: Lucid Dreaming and Tibetan Dream Yoga for Insight and Transformation, Boston: Shambhala Publications, 2012
  • Stilling the Mind: Shamatha Teachings from Dudjom Lingpa’s Vajra Essence, Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2011
  • Minding Closely: The Four Applications of Mindfulness, Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2011
  • The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind. Forward by Daniel Goleman. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2006 (Also published in Complex Chinese, Catalan, Italian, German, Indonesian, Portuguese, Romanian, Chinese, Spanish, and Mongolian translations)
  • Genuine Happiness: Meditation as a Path to Fulfillment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2005 (Also published in Spanish and Russian translations)
    Buddhism with an Attitude: The Tibetan Seven-Point Mind-Training. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2001 (Also published in Dutch, Italian, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, and Korean translations)
  • The Four Immeasurables: Practices to Open the Heart. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion
    Publications, 2010. Re-edition of The Four Immeasurables: Cultivating a Boundless Heart, 2004; re-edition of Boundless Heart: The Four Immeasurables, 1999 (Also published in Italian, French, and Dutch translations)
  • Balancing the Mind: A Tibetan Buddhist Approach to Refining Attention. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2005. New edition of The Bridge of Quiescence: Experiencing Tibetan Buddhist Meditation. Chicago: Open Court Press, 1998  Tibetan Buddhism From the Ground Up. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1993 (Also published in Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, and Korean translations)
  • The Seven-Point Mind Training. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2004. Re-edition of A Passage from Solitude: A Modern Commentary on Tibetan Buddhist Mind     Training. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 1992 (Also published in Italian translation)
  • Tibetan Tradition of Mental Development. Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey. Sherpa Tulku,trans. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 1974, 1976, 1978; rev. eds. 1985 & 1992 (Also published in Italian translation)
  • Spoken Tibetan. Co-authored with Kerrith McKenzie. Mt. Pèlerin, Switzerland: Center for Higher Tibetan Studies, 1985

Translated Books from Tibetan

  • Düdjom Lingpa’s Visions of the Great Perfection, a Three-Volume set of translations of the five of Düdjom Lingpa’s principal works on the Great Perfection, as well as three commentaries, entitled the Heart of the Great Perfection, Buddhahood Without Meditation, and The Vajra Essence. Wisdom Publications 2015
  • Sublime Dharma: A Compilation of Two Texts on the Great Perfection: By Dudjom Lingpa and Dudjom Rinpoche, with annotations by the Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche, co-translated with Chandra Easton, Ashland, Oregon: Vimla Publishing, 2012
  • The New Physics and Cosmology: Dialogues with the Dalai Lama. Edited by Arthur Zajonc. Co-translated with Geshe Thupten Jinpa. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004
  • The Vajra Essence: From the Matrix of Primordial Consciousness and Pure Appearances, a Tantra on the Self-arisen Nature of Existence. Düdjom Lingpa. Ashland: Mirror of Wisdom Publications, 2004
  • The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, Volume III. Co- translator. Tsong-kha-pa, Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2003
  • Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama. Edited by Daniel Goleman, co-translated with Geshe Thupten Jinpa. New York: Bantam Doubleday, 2002
  • Realizing Emptiness: Madhyamaka Insight Meditation. Gen Lamrimpa. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2002. Re-edition of the Realizing Emptiness: The Madhyamaka Cultivation of Insight. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 1999 (Also published in Vietnamese translation)
  • Meditation, Transformation, and Dream Yoga. Gyatrul Rinpoche. Co-translated with Sangye Khandro. Snow Lion Publications, 2002. Re-edition of the Ancient Wisdom: Nyingma Teachings of Dream Yoga, Meditation and Transformation. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1993 (Also published in Italian, Russian, French, Korean translations)
  • Naked Awareness: Practical Teachings on the Union of Mahāmudrā and Dzogchen. Karma Chagmé, with commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2000
  • Healing from the Source: The Science and Lore of Tibetan Medicine. Dr. Yeshi Dhonden. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2000 (Also published in French, Dutch, and Polish translations)
  • Transcending Time: The Kālacakra Six-Session Guruyoga. Gen Lamrimpa. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1999
  • A Spacious Path to Freedom: Practical Instructions on the Union of Mahāmudrā and Atiyoga. Karma Chagmé, with commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1998, 2009 (Also published in Chinese translation)
  • Natural Liberation: Padmasambhava’s Teachings on the Six Bardos. Padmasambhava, with commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1998, 2008 (Also published in Russian, Chinese, and French translations)
  • A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life: A translation from the Sanskrit and Tibetan of Śāntideva’s Bodhicāryāvatāra. Co-translated with Vesna A. Wallace. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 1997 (Also published in Thai, Spanish, Polish, and Indonesian translations)
  • Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying: An Exploration of Consciousness with the Dalai Lama. Edited by Francisco J. Varela, co-translated with Geshe Thupten Jinpa. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1997 (Also published in Dutch and Russian translations)
  • Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health. Edited by Daniel Goleman, co-translated with Geshe Thupten Jinpa. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1997
  • Calming the Mind: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Cultivation of Meditative Quiescence. Gen Lamrimpa. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1995. Re-edition of the Shamatha Meditation: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on Cultivating Meditative Quiescence. Snow Lion Publications, 1992 (Also published in Spanish and Italian translations)
  • Worlds in Harmony: Dialogues on Compassionate Action. The Dalai Lama with Daniel Goleman, Stephen Levine, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Daniel Brown, Jack Engler, Margaret Brenman-Gibson and Joanna Macy. Co-translated with Geshe Thupten Jinpa. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1992
  • Gentle Bridges: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of Mind. Francisco Varela & Jeremy Hayward, ed. Co-translated with Geshe Thupten Jinpa. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1992; 2nd edition 2001
  • Transcendent Wisdom: A Commentary on the Ninth Chapter of Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life, H.H. the Dalai Lama. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1988; 2nd edition, 1994 (Also published in Spanish, Dutch, French, Chinese, and Italian translations)
  • The Kalachakra Tantra, Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1986
  • Health Through Balance: An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine. Dr. Yeshi Dhonden. Co- translated with Jeffrey Hopkins. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1986 (Also published in Finnish, Croatian, Italian, French, Russian, Japanese, Hindi, Polish, and German translations)
  • Commentary on ‘The Eight Verses on the Training of the Mind’ and Commentary on ‘The Song of the Four Mindfulnesses’, H. H. the XIV Dalai Lama. Four Essential Buddhist Commentaries. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 1982
  • The Life and Teachings of Geshé Rabten. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1980. Reprinted as The Life of a Tibetan Monk by Geshe Rabten. Le Mont-Pèlerin, Switzerland: Edition Rabten, 2000
  • The Ambrosia Heart Tantra: A Classic Treatise on Tibetan Medicine. Annotated by Dr. Yeshi Dhonden. Dharamsala, India: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 1976
  • Waterdrop from the Glorious Sea: A History of the Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Sherab Gyaltsen Amipa. Rikon, Switzerland: Tibet Institute, 1976

Scholarly Book Chapters on Buddhism and Science

  • “Buddhism and Free Will: Beyond the ‘Free Will Problem’” in Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will: Agentless Agency? Ed. Rick Repetti. London: Routledge, 2017, Routledge Studies in Asian Religions and Philosophy, 113 – 122.
  • “Energy Dynamics” in Exploring Buddhism and Science, ed. Ven. Chuan Sheng. Singapore: Buddhist College of Singapore & Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, 2015, 197 – 206
  • “The Potential of Emptiness: Vacuum States in Physics and Consciousness in Exploring Buddhism and Science, ed. Ven. Chuan Sheng. Singapore: Buddhist College of Singapore & Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, 2015, 207 – 221
  • “L’essence della mindfulness, “In La Cura della consapevolezza, a cura di Massimo Tomassini. Milano, Tecniche Nuove, 2012
  • “Achtsamkeit: mehr als eine Methode zur Stressbewältigung.” In Achtsamkeit Ein buddhistisches Konzept erobert dieWissenschaft. Edited by Michael Zimmermann, Christof Spitz, & Stefan Schmidt. Bern: Verlag Hans Huber, 2012
  • “The Next Great Scientific Revolution.” In Spiritism and Mental Health: Practices from     Spiritist Centers and Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil. Edited by Emma Bragdon. London & Philadelphia: Singing Dragon, 2011: 172-181
  • “Buddhism and Science.” In The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science. Edited by Philip Clayton. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006
  • “Buddhist Training in Enhanced Attention Skills.” In Investigating the Mind: The Dalai Lama at MIT. Edited by Arthur Zajonc & Anne Harrington. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006: 37-45
  • “Vacuum States of Consciousness: A Tibetan Buddhist View.” In Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychology: Transcending the Boundaries. Edited by D.K. Nauriyal. London: Routledge-Curzon, 2006
  • “The Scientific Frontier of the Inner Spirit.” In Spiritual Information: 100 Perspectives. Edited by Charles L. Harper, Jr. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2005
  • “The Intersubjective Worlds of Science and Religion.” In Science, Religion, and the Human Experience. Edited by James Proctor. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005
  • “The Spectrum of Buddhist Practice in the West.” In Westward Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Asia. Edited by Charles Prebish & Martin Baumann. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002
  • “Four Applications of Mindfulness.” In American Spiritualities: A Reader. Edited by Catherine L. Albanese, ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001
  • “Three Dimensions of Buddhist Studies.” In Buddhist Theology: Critical Reflections of Contemporary Buddhist Scholars. Edited by John Makransky & Roger Jackson. London: Curzon Press. 1999
  • “The Dialectic Between Religious Belief and Contemplative Knowledge in Tibetan Buddhism.” In Buddhist Theology: Critical Reflections of Contemporary Buddhist Scholars. Edited by John Makransky & Roger Jackson. London: Curzon Press. 1999
  • “Training the attention and exploring consciousness in Tibetan Buddhism.” In Toward a Science of Consciousness III: The Third Tucson Discussions and Debates. Edited by Stuart Hameroff, Al Kaszniak, & David Chalmers. Cambridge, MIT Press, 1999