Resources


To Begin:

  • A Path With Heart – Jack Kornfield
  • The Experience of Insight – Joseph Goldstein
  • Lovingkindness – Sharon Salzberg


More Meditation:

  • After the Ecstasy, the Laundry – Jack Kornfield
  • With Compassionate Understanding, A Meditation Retreat – Rosemary and Steve Weissman
  • Woman Awake – Christina Feldman
  • Faith – Sharon Salzberg
  • Insight Meditation – Joseph Goldstein
  • It’s Easier Than You Think – Sylvia Boorstein
  • One Dharma – Joseph Goldstein
  • A Heart as Wide as the World – Sharon Salzberg
  • Being Dharma – Ajahn Chah
  • Insight Meditation correspondence course – Salzberg and Goldstein
  • The Mind and the Way – Ajahn Sumedho
  • Knee Deep in Grace – Amy Schmidt
  • What the Buddha Taught – Walpola Rahula
  • Mindfulness in Plain English – Bhante Gunaratana
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness – Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree – Buddhadasa Bhikkhu
  • The Heart of Buddhist Meditation – Nyanponika Thera
  • Buddhist Dictionary – Nyanatiloka Thera
  • Dependent Origination – P. A. Payutto
  • Good, Evil and Beyond: Kamma in the Buddha’s Teachings – P. A. Payutto
  • Wide Awake A Buddhist Guide for Teens – Diana Winston


Buddhist Texts:

  • Teachings of the Buddha – edited by Jack Kornfield
  • The Life of the Buddha – Bhikkhu Nanamoli
  • The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya – Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi
  • The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya – Bhikkhu Bodhi
  • Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: An Anthology of Suttas from the Anguttara Nikaya – Nyanaponika Thera and Bhikkhu Bodhi
  • Dhammapada – many translations are available


Zen:

  • Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind – Shunryu Suzuki
  • The Light Inside the Dark – John Tarrant
  • Zen and the Art of Making a Living – Laurence Boldt


Tibetan:

  • Awakening the Mind, Lightening the Heart – H. H. Dalai Lama
  • Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism – Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying – Sogyal Rinpoche
  • The Wisdom of No Escape – Pema Chodron
  • When Things Fall Apart – Pema Chodron
  • Relating to a Spiritual Teacher – Alexander Berzin


Dzogchen:

  • Carefree Dignity – Tsoknyi Rinpoche
  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying – Sogyal Rinpoche (chapt. 10)


Buddhist Philosophy:

  • Verses from the Center – Stephen Batchelor
  • A Flash of Lightning in the Dark of Night – H. H. Dalai Lama


Socially Engaged Buddhism:

  • World as Lover, World as Self – Joanna Macy
  • Bearing Witness – Bernie Glassman
  • Buddhist Economics – P. A. Payutto


Dharma and Psychology:

  • Emotional Alchemy – Tara Bennett-Goleman
  • Radical Acceptance – Tara Brach
  • Thoughts Without A Thinker – Mark Epstein


Family Practice and Relationships:

  • Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting – Jon & Myla Kabat-Zinn
  • Dharma Family Treasures – edited by Sandy Eastoak
  • Prince Siddhartha – Jonathan Landaw
  • A Treasury of Wise Action – Jataka Tales
  • Embracing the Beloved – Stephen and Ondrea Levine
  • Meditation for Kids – Laurie Fisher Huck
  • Life is Weird – Laurie Fisher Huck


Others:

  • Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
  • The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
  • The Impact of Awakening – Adyashanti
  • I Am That – Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  • A Year to Live – Stephen Levine