Suggested Reading List

Some Recommendations

BEGINNING ZAZEN
Zen Meditation in Plain English
Taking the Path of Zen

NEXT STEPS
Opening the Hand of Thought
Living by Vow
If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break
The Feeling Buddha

ORDINARY MIND IS THE WAY
Saying Yes To Life (Even the Hard Parts)
Nothing Special
Start Where You Are
Ending the Pursuit of Happiness

DEEPER STILL
The Art of Just Sitting
Sitting with Koans

THE PRECEPTS
Waking Up To What You Do
The Mind of Clover
Being Upright

THE BUDDHIST TRADITION
Buddha (Armstrong)
Zen Master WHO?
Zen Women

DOGEN STUDIES
Realizing Genjokoan: The Key to Dogen's Shobogenzo
The Dark Side of the Mirror
Dogen's Extensive Record
Instructions to the Cook
Moon In A Dewdrop

KOANS
The Gateless Barrier (Aitken)/The Gateless Gate (Yamada)
The Blue Cliff Record (Cleary)
The Book of Equanimity (Wick)