Some Practice Resources – Books


Anderson, Reb. Being Upright: Zen Meditation and the Bodhisattva Precepts, 2001.

Bayda, Ezra. being zen: Bringing Meditation to Life, 2002.

Batchelor, Stephen. After Buddhism: Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age, 2015.

Batchelor, Stephen. Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening, 1997.

Beck, Charlotte Joko. Everyday Zen, 1998.

Beck, Charlotte Joko. Nothing Special: Living Zen, 1993.

Chadwick, David. Zen is Right Here: Teaching Stories and Anecdotes of Shunryu Suzuki, 2007.

Chadwick, David. Crooked Cucumber: The Life and Zen Teachings of Shunryu Suzuki. 1999.

Fischer, Norman. Taking Our Places: The Buddhist Path to Truly Growing Up, 2003.

Fischer, Norman. Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong, 2013.

Hartman, Zenkei Blanche. Seeds for a Boundless Life: Zen Teachings from the Heart, 2015.

Rizzetto, Diane Eshin. Waking Up to What You Do: A Zen Practice for Meeting Everyday Situation with Intelligence and Compassion, 2005.

Suzuki, Shunryu. Zen Mind, Beginners Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice, 2011.

Suzuki, Shunryu. Not Always So: Practicing the True Spirit of Zen, 2009.

Suzuki, Shunryu. (Mel Weisman and Michael Wenger, Eds.) Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai, 2001.

Tanahashi, Kazuaki; Levitt, Peter (Eds.). The Essential Dogen: Writings of the Great Zen Master, 2013.

Tanahashi, Kazuaki (Ed.). Moon in A Dewdrop: Writings of Zen Master Dogen, 2009.

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