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“When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself.”
—The Buddha

Kalyana Mitta Suggested Reading List

Highly Recommended:

  • The Experience of Insight, Joseph Goldstein
  • A Path With Heart, Jack Kornfield
  • Seeking the Heart of Wisdom, Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield
  • Insight Meditation, Joseph Goldstein
  • After the Ecstasy, the Laundry, Jack Kornfield
  • Loving-Kindness, Sharon Salzberg
  • Faith, Sharon Salzberg
  • Radical Acceptance, Tara Brach
  • It's Easier Than You Think, Sylvia Boorstein
  • Awakening the Buddha Within, Lama Surya Das

Additional Readings:

  • The Teachings of the Buddha, ed. by Jack Kornfield
  • The Heart of Buddhist Meditation, Nyanaponika Thera
  • Emotional Alchemy, Tara Bennett-Goleman (mindfulness with emotions)
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are, Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Everyday Blessings, Jon Kabat-Zinn (mindful parenting)
  • The Beginner’s Guide to Insight Meditation, Arinna Weisman
  • The Engaged Buddhist Reader, Parallax Press (anthology of engaged Buddhism)
  • World as Lover, World as Self, Joanna Macy (ecology)
  • Dharma Gaia: A Harvest of Essays in Buddhism & Ecology, Alan Hunt Badiner

 

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