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Recommended Buddhist Books


The Dhammapada, translated by Gil Fronsdal


In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha), edited and introduced by Bhikkhu Bodhi


The Noble Eightfold Path: Way to the End of Suffering by Bhikkhu Bodhi


Food for the Heart: The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah


In This Very Life: Liberation Teachings of the Buddha by Sayadaw U Pandita


When Awareness Becomes Natural: A Guide to Cultivating Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Sayadaw U Tejaniya


Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization by Ven. Anālayo


Satipaṭṭhāna Meditation: A Practice Guide by Ven. Anālayo


Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening by Joseph Goldstein


Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom by Joseph Goldstein


Emptiness: A Practical Guide for Meditators by Guy Armstrong


Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg


Bringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are by Jack Kornfield


The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology by Jack Kornfield


Listening to the Heart: A Contemplative Journey to Engaged Buddhism by Kittisaro and Thanissara


An Unentangled Knowing: Lessons in Training the Mind by Upasaka Kee Nanayon



Recommended Buddhist Recovery Books


One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps by Kevin Griffin


Buddhism and the Twelve Steps Workbook by Kevin Griffin


Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction by Valerie Mason-John and Dr. Paramabandhu Groves



Recommended Addiction Books


Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction by Judith Grisel


The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease by Marc Lewis


In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by Dr. Gabor Maté

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