Reading Suggestions

THE BASICS OF ZEN PRACTICE

SHAMBHALA DICTIONARY OF BUDDHISM AND ZEN

THE ART OF JUST SITTING by Daido Loori Roshi

ZEN MIND BEGINNERS MIND by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi

ON ZEN PRACTICE by T. Maizumi Roshi & Bernie Glassman Roshi

WHAT IS ZEN by Norman Fischer Roshi and Susan Moon

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO ZEN BUDDHISM by Jean Smith

READINGS ON PRECEPTS AND PARAMITAS

BEING UPRIGHT by Reb Anderson Roshi

MIND OF CLOVER by Robert Aitkin Roshi

THE SIX PARAMITAS by Chan Master Sheng Yen

WAKING UP TO WHAT YOU DO by Diane Eshin Rizzetto

THE WORLD AS IT COULD BE by Norman Fischer Roshi

BOOKS ON BUDDHIST SUTRAS 

INFINITE CIRCLE by Bernie Glassman Roshi                                                                                   LIVING BY VOW by Shohaku Okamura Roshi                                                                                 
THE DHAMMAPADA  by Eknath Easwaran                                                                          
THE PLATFORM SUTRA trans. with commentary by Red Pine
THE HEART SUTRA trans. with commentary by Red Pine                                                              

TRUST IN MIND with commentary by Mu Soeng
VERSES FROM THE CENTER by Stephen Batchelor
ZEN AND THE SUTRAS by Albert Low                                             

GENERAL READINGS ON BUDDHISM AND ZEN PRACTICE

THE ZEN TEACHINGS OF BODHIDHARMA trans. by Red Pine                                                   THE ESSENTIAL DOGEN by Kaz Tanahashi and Peter Levitt                                               
BUDDHISM WITHOUT BELIEFS by Stephen Batchelor
CULTIVATING THE EMPTY FIELD- by Taigen Dan Leighton Roshi
ESSENCE OF ZEN by Harada Roshi
FROM THE ZEN KITCHEN TO ENLIGHTENMENT by Uchiyama Roshi
HEALING BREATH by Ruben Habito                                                

IMPACT OF AWAKENING by Adyashanti
OPENING THE HAND OF THOUGHT by Uchiyama Roshi
PATH TO BODHIDHARMA by Shodo Harada Roshi
RETURNING TO SILENCE by Dainin Katagiri Roshi
SUBTLE SOUND by Maurine Stuart
EVERYDAY ZEN by Charlotte Joko Beck
APPRECIATE YOUR LIFE by Taizan Maizumi Roshi
WILD IVY by Hakuin Zenji
ZEN POETRY OF DOGEN by Steve Heine

KOAN AND DOGEN READINGS ARE SUGGESTED PERSONALLY BY TEACHERS  AS PART OF INDIVIDUAL TRAINING.

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