Suggested Reading

Suggested Reading

Basic Readings

Mindfulness in Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha’s Path, Bhante Gunaratana
The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh
Buddhism: A Concise Introduction, Huston Smith and Philip Novak
A Path with Heart, Jack Kornfield
Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Sharon Salzberg
Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom, Joseph Goldstein

Intermediate Reading

Theravada Buddhism: The View of the Elders, Asanga Tilakaratne
Unlimiting Mind: The Radically Experiential Psychology of Buddhism, Andrew Olendzki
Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening, Joseph Goldstein
The Noble Eightfold Path: Way to the End of Suffering, Bhikkhu Bodhi

Books about the Life of the Buddha

White Clouds, Old Path, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Life of the Buddha: According to the Pali Canon, Bhikkhu Nanamoli

Buddhism and Race

Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation, angel Kyodo williams and Rod Owens
Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace, angel Kyodo williams

Buddhism and Yoga

Freeing the Body, Freeing the Mind: Writings on the Connections between Yoga and Buddhism, edited by Michael Stone