Chogye Trichen Rinpoche. Parting from the Four Attachments: A Commentary on Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen’s Song of Experience on Mind Training and the View. Commentary trans. Thubten Choedak; root text and lineage prayer trans. H. H. Sakya Trizin and Jay Goldberg. Ithaca: Snow Lion, 2003.
[A companion volume to the Sapan Fund’s 2018 Collection of Instructions on Parting from the Four Attachments.]
Christian Bernert. A Brief Introduction to Buddhism and the Sakya Tradition. Kathmandu: International Buddhist Academy, 2016.
[Free download at here]
David P. Jackson. A Saint in Seattle: The Life of the Tibetan Mystic Dezhung Rinpoche. Boston: Wisdom, 2003.
[An extensive biography of Deshung/Dezhung Rinpoche (1906–87), the author of the Sapan Fund’s Three Levels of Spiritual Perception (Wisdom, 1995, 2003).]
His Holiness Sakya Trizin. Freeing the Heart and Mind: Part 1: Introduction to the Buddhist Path. Boston: Wisdom, 2011.
[The essential Buddhist teachings, including Parting from the Four Attachments, presented by the revered 41st throne holder of the Sakya school.]
Khenchen Appey Rinpoche. Teachings on Sakya Pandita’s Clarifying the Sage’s Intent. Kathmandu: Vajra, 2008.
[An oral teaching by the renowned Khenpo Appey (1927–2010) given at Sakya Tenphel Ling in Singapore with Jay Goldberg interpreting/translating.]
Khenpo Jamyang Tenzin. The Meditator’s Nest, Vol. 1: Building a Spiritual Practice: Oral Teachings on the Essentials of the Buddhist Path. Kathmandu: Vajra, 2016.
[Guidance based on Sakya pith instructions such as the Three Visions and Parting from the Four Attachments. See also Christian Bernert, ed. The Meditator’s Nest, Vol. 2: A Mahayana Meditation Manual. Kathmandu: Vajra, 2016.]
Migmar Tseten. Treasures of the Sakya Lineage: Teachings from the Masters. Boston: Shambhala, 2008.
[Heart teachings on esoteric practices and philosophy by the greatest masters of the Sakya lineage.]
Sakya Pandita. Ordinary Wisdom: Sakya Pandita’s Treasury of Good Advice. Trans. John T. Davenport. Boston: Wisdom, 2000.
[A practical guide to the art of living by the one and only Sapan (1182–1251).]