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Books

General Interest
  • The Dhammapada: A New Translation, Gil Fronsdal

  • The Experience of Insight: A Simple & Direct Guide To Buddhist Meditation, Joseph Goldstein

  • One Dharma, Joseph Goldstein

  • A Heart Full of Peace, Joseph Goldstein

  • Seeking The Heart of Wisdom, Joseph Goldstein & Jack Kornfield

  • Full Catastrophe Living, JonKabat-Zinn

  • One Year To Live, Stephen Levine

On Lovingkindness, Compassion, Appreciative Joy, Equanimity, and Other Matters of the Heart
  • Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Sharon Salzberg

  • A Heart As Wide As the World, Sharon Salzberg

  • The Art of Forgiveness: Lovingkindness and Peace, Jack Kornfield

  • When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chodron

  • Radical Acceptance, Tara Brach

  • Healing Emotions, Daniel Goleman

 
Introduction to Meditation Practice
  • A Path With Heart, Jack Kornfield

  • Mindfulness in Plain English, Ven. Henepola Gunaratana

  • Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom, Goldstein and Kornfield

  • The Beginner’s Guide to Insight Meditation, Arinna Weisman

 
Family Practice
  • Dharma Family Treasures, Sandy Eastoak

  • Prince Siddhartha (life of the Buddha for children), Jonathan Landaw

  • A Treasury of Wise Action (Jataka tales), Jonathan Landaw

  • Meditations with Children, Deborah Rozman

  • The Centering Book, Gay Hendricks

  • The Second Centering Book, Gay Hendricks

  • Star Bright (meditations for children), Maureen Garth

  • The Hungry Tigress: Buddhist Myths, Legends and Jataka Tales, Rafe Martin

 
Women in the Dharma
  • Walking On Lotus Flowers: Buddhist Women, Martine Batchelor

  • Dancing in the Dharma. Biography of Ruth Denison, Sandy Boucher

  • Woman Awake: A Celebration of Women’s Wisdom, Christina Feldman

  • Quest of the Warrior Woman, Christina Feldman

  • Being Bodies: Buddhist Women on The Paradox Of Embodiment, Friedman & Moon (eds)

  • A Gathering of Spirit, Pema Chodron

  • The First Buddhist Women, Susan Murcott

  • Knee Deep In Grace: Life and Teaching of Dipa Ma, Amy Schmidt

  • Women of Wisdom, Tsultrim Allione

 
Anthologies
  • Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree, Ajahn Buddhadassa

  • The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, Bikkhu Bodhi

  • A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma, Bikkhu Bodhi

  • The Noble Eightfold Path, Bikkhu Bodhi & Bikkhu Nanamoli

  • The Dhammapada: A New Translation, Gil Fronsdal

  • What the Buddha Taught, Walpola Rahula

Anthologies
  • Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree, Ajahn Buddhadassa

  • The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, Bikkhu Bodhi

  • A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma, Bikkhu Bodhi

  • The Noble Eightfold Path, Bikkhu Bodhi & Bikkhu Nanamoli

  • The Dhammapada: A New Translation, Gil Fronsdal

  • What the Buddha Taught, Walpola Rahula

 
Translations and Commentaries on Major Teachings
  • Voices of Insight, edited by Sharon Salzberg

  • The Best Buddhist Writing 2004/2005/2006//2007, edited by Melvin McLeod

Sources of Books by Mail Order or Internet

Pariyatti Book Service


P.O. Box 15926
Seattle, WA 98115
(800) 829-2748


U.S. distributor for books from Buddhist Publication Society, Sri Lanka.

Bodhi Tree Books


8585 Melrose Avenue
W. Hollywood, CA 90069
(800) 825-9798


Their used book department is sometimes good for out-of-print books

Wisdom Publications


199 Elm Street
Somerville, MA 02144
(800) 272-4050


A non-profit publisher of Dharma books.

 
Other Resources
  • Access To Insight (dependable source of information in the Theravadan tradition and it includes most of the original Pali Canon).