Recommended Readings

Appreciate Your Life Zen Teachings of Taizan Maezumi Roshi by Taizan Maezumi

Instructions to the Cook by Bernie Glassman

Infinite Circle by Bernie Glassman

Bearing Witness by Bernie Glassman

The Book of Equanimity commentary by Gerry Shishin Wick

Zen Mind Beginner’s Mind  by Shunryu Suzuki, Roshi

The Three Pillars of Zen  by Philip Kapleau

Zen Meditation in Plain English by John Daishin Buksbazen

Taking the Path of Zen by Robert Aitken, Roshi

Everyday Zen : Love and Work  by Charlotte Joko Beck

Gateless Barrier (Mumonkan)  commentary by Zenkei Shibayama

The Gateless Barrier: (Mumonkan)  commentary by Robert Aitken

Gateless Gate  commentary by Yamada

Blue Cliff Record translated by Thomas Cleary

Secrets of the Blue Cliff Record  commentary by Hakuin and Tenkei translated by T. Cleary

The Book of Equanimity  commentary by Gerry Shishin Wick

The Record of Transmitting the Light  translated by Francis H. Cook

Transmission of Light  translated by T. Cleary

When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa

The Myth of Freedom  by Chogyam Trungpa

The Five Wisdom Energies by Irini Rockwell

Spectrum of Ecstasy by Ngakpa Chogyam with Khandro Dechen

Alcoholics Anonymous (The Big Book)

The story of how many men and women have recovered from alcoholism

Healing the Shame that Binds You by John Bradshaw

Feeling Good : The New Mood Therapy by David D.Burns

Forgiveness is a Choice: A Step-by-Step Process for Resolving Anger and Restoring Hope by Robert D. Enright

The Zen Path through Depression by Philip Martin

The Joy Beyond Craving by J.K. Mountain

Sex in the Forbidden Zone by Peter Rutter

We’re All Doing Time: A Guide to Getting Free by Bo Lozoff and the Dalai Lama

Finding Freedom, Writings from Death Row by Jarvis Jay Masters

Sitting Inside: Buddhist Practice in America’s Prisons by Kobai Scott Whitney

The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future by Riane Eisler

Buddhism After Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, and Reconstruction of Buddhism by Rita Gross