Recommended Resources

Lineage Resources

Younge Khachab Rinpoche, root teacher
Dingri Khenchen, Rinpoche’s root Dzogchen teacher
Bokar Rinpoche, Rinpoche’s root Karma Kagyu teacher
His Holiness 16th Karmapa, Rinpoche’s monk vow
His Holiness Dalai Lama
Lama Tharchin, Dzogchen master
Kusum Lingpa, Dzogchen master
Loppon Tenzin Namdak, Head of Bon tradition

Other Influential Teachers

Dzongsar Khyentse
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
Pema Chodron
Thich Nhat Hanh

Organizations

Younge Buddhist Centers
Compassionate Action Network
Greater Good in Action
Compassion Games International
Mindfulness Northwest
Space Between
Center for Courage and Renewal
Charter for Compassion

Books

Beginners
Any books by HH Dalai Lama
Essence of the Heart Sutra by Dalai Lama
Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche
Dhammapada by Buddha

Root Texts and Textual tradition
Trilogy of Rest by Longchen Rabjam
Words of My Perfect Teacher by Patrul Rinpoche
Ocean of Definitive Meaning by Ninth Karmapa
Training the Mind by Chogyam Trungpa
Crazy Wisdom by Chogyam Trungpa
Cutting through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa
Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva
Heart of Compassion by Dilgo Khyentse

Dzogchen
Dzogchen: Heart Essence of the Great Perfection by Dalai Lama
Seven Treasures by Longchen Rabjam

Other Favorites
The Genius Myth by Michael Meade
Linchpin by Seth Godin
Altered Traits by Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
A Beautiful Question by Frank Wilczek
How Emotions are Made by Lisa Feldman Barrett
Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
The Yoga of Max’s Discontent by Karan Bajaj
War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Blogs

Seth Godin’s blog
Zen Habits by Leo Babauta
Brain Pickings by Maria Popova
Daily Meditations by Richard Rohr

Podcasts

On Being by Krista Tippett
Good Life Project by Jonathan Fields
Tim Ferriss show
Living Myth by Michael Meade
TED Radio Hour
Akimbo by Seth Godin
Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell