The Diamond Light of the Eastern Dawn: A Collection of Tibetan Buddhist Meditations. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972 (hardbound); 1973 (softbound).
On Knowing Reality; The Tattvartha Chapter of Asanga's Bodhisattvabhumi. New York: Columbia University Press, 1979. Rpt., New Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1982.
Feminine Ground: Essays on Women and Tibet. (Editor, and contributor of two, of six, essays.) Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 1989. Reprinted, 1995.
Enlightened Beings: Life Stories from the Ganden Oral Tradition. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1995.
Dreaming Me: An African American Woman’s Spiritual Journey New York: Riverhead.
A Trade paperback edition of the memoir, re-titled, Dreaming Me: From Baptist to Buddhist, One Woman’s Spiritual Journey, appeared in February, 2002.
This memoir was re-issued by Wisdom Publications as Dreaming Me: Black, Baptist and Buddhist: One Woman’s Spiritual Journey in 2008