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The Triple Gem, An Introduction to Buddhism, Gerald Roscoe, Silkworm Books
Questions from the City, Answers from the Forest, Ajahn Sumano Bhikkhu
Simple Lessons from a Western Buddhist Monk in Thailand
Publications by Ajahn Buddhadasa see:
www.suanmokkh.org – meditation center in Thailand.
Short selection of E- Books recommended on Ajahn Achalo’s website: http://www.peacebeyondsuffering.org/dhamma-books.html
Empty Empty Happy Happy…. a new book of wisdom by Bhante Sujatha:
Lessons from the Lotus by Bhante Wimala of Sri Lanka. Follow his website:
The Buddhist World of Southeast Asia by Donald K. Swearer
An interpretation of the many facets of Theravada Buddhism practiced in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. From myths, legends, rites of passage and festivals to Buddhism and the State.
Relationship between Kingship and sacred cosmology and the rise of Buddhist political leaders in Post colonial period. The book also analyzes changing roles of monk and laity, the role of women, and Buddhism in the West.
The Power of Buddhism by His Holiness The Dalai Lama and Jean-Claude Carriere. More teachings on: www.dalailama.com
Glen Svennson of Tushita in Dharamsala:
Audio teachings and articles on: www.glensvensson.org
Buddhism with an Attitude and the Seven-Point Mind Training
by Alan Wallace: www.alanwallace.org
Start Where you Are – a guide to compassionate living by Pema Chodron
Shambala Classics: www.shambhala.com
What Makes You NOT a Buddhist by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
Peace is Every Step- a path to Mindfulness and other writings by Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh – www.plumvillage.org
Swami Sivananda Yoga Teachings: www.sivananda.org
The Tree of Yoga classic by BKS Iyengar
Yoga Masters Mark Forstater and Jo Manuel, Living Wisdom Series
Begins with an introduction to the theory and the philosophy behind yoga, Also contains new translations of the primary yoga scriptures. The Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Yoga Sutras holding the keys to self-awareness.