conebeckham wrote:Guhyagarbha Tantra, for Nyingma Mahayoga. The Supreme Source, for Atiyoga. Hevajra Tantra, for Sarma -esp. Sakya and Kagyu. Guhyasamaja Tantra. Chakrasamvara Tantra.
All these are available in English translations--some better, some worse. But be aware that without good "explication," many of these are liable to be just....confounding. Or even distressing!
conebeckham wrote:In general, Kagyu Tantra study subjects are the "Two Chapters" (Hevajra-Tantra) and Karmapa Rangjung Dorje's "Zabmo Nangdon" (Profound Inner Meaning). Those are the main texts studied that could be classified as "tantra material." Kalachakra Tantra is especially valued, and is the source of a great deal of Rangjung Dorje's treatise, as well.
Also, in general, reading any Tantra--Samvara, Hevajra, etc., would appear "like magic spells" or other strange ritualistic things without explanation, I agree.
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