Reading List

Myanmar little monk reading book outside monastery


Books on Meditation, Buddhism and More

James Baraz & Shoshanna Alexander, Awakening Joy: 10 Steps to Happiness
Ezra Bayda, Zen Heart: Simple Advice for Living with Mindfulness and Compassion
Sylvia Boorstein, It’s Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness
Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance
Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree
Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Ram Dass, Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying
Norman Fischer, Taking Our Places: The Buddhist Path To Truly Growing Up
Norman Fischer, Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong
Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius, Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
Joseph Goldstein, One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism
Joseph Goldstein & Jack Kornfield, Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation
Henepola Gunaratana, Mindfulness in Plain English
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are
Jack Kornfield, A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life
Jack Kornfield, The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
Joanna Macy & Molly Brown, Coming Back to Life
Phillip Moffitt, Dancing With Life: Buddhist Insights For Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering
Wes Nisker, Buddha’s Nature: A Practical Guide to Enlightenment Through Evolution
Sogyal Rinpoche, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
Larry Rosenberg, Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation
Suzuki Roshi, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind
Sharon Salzberg, Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness