Buddhist Books

Meditation Books

Mindfulness in Plain English H. Gunaratana (Wisdom Publications, 1992)
How to Meditate: A Practical Guide Kathleen McDonald, (Wisdom Publications, 1995)
Breath by Breath Larry Rosenberg, (Shambhala Publications, 1998)
Buddhism: Its Essence and Development Edward Conze, (Harper & Row, 1975)
What the Buddha Taught Walpola, Rahula, (Grove Press, 1974)
Buddhism, A Way of Life and Thought Nancy Wilson Ross, (Vintage Books, 1981)
The Buddhist Handbook John Snelling, (Inner Traditions International, 1991)
Meditation Now or Never Steve Hagen, (HarperOne, 2007)

Zen Books
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind Suzuki, Shunryu, (Weatherhill, 1970)
Taking the Path of Zen Robert Aitken, (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux, 1982)
Being Peace Thich Nhat Hahn, (Parallax Press, 1987)
An Invitation to Practice Zen Albert Low, (Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1989)

Tibetan Books
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism John Powers, (Snow Lion, 1995)
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying Sogyal, Rinpoche, (Harper San Francisco, 1994)
Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism Chogyam Trungpa, (Shambhala Publications, 1987)
Various books by the Dalai Lama

Insight Meditation (Vipassana) Books
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom J. Goldstein, and J. Kornfield, (Shambhala Publications, 1987)
Loving Kindness, The Revolutionary Art of Happiness Sharon Salzberg, (Shambhala Publications, 1985)
It’s Easier than You Think Sylvia Boorstein, (Harper Collins, 1997)

Contemporary Western Books
Buddhism Without Beliefs Stephen Batchelor, (Riverhead Books, 1997)
Buddhism Plain and Simple Steve Hagen, (Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1997)

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