Resources

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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