Why Zen Practice
by Garrett Kelly, written by one of our members.
This is an excellent overview of the practice of Zen.

Book List
These books can be found at the following:
•Your local library
MRO Monastery Store
ABEbooks(for out of print titles)

Reading for Beginners
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teachings, by Thich Nhat Hahn
Awakening the Buddha Within, by Lama Surya Das
Zen Keys, by Thich Nhat Hahn
Taking the Path of Zen , by Robert Aitken
The Three Pillars of Zen, by Phillip Kapleau
Anything by Cheri Huber…. For example: There Is Nothing Wrong With You.
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, by Shunryu Suzuki

And Beyond That...
The Eight Gates of Zen, by John Daido Loori
[NEW] Zen of Creativity by John Daido Loori
The Myth of Freedom, by Chogyam Trungpa
Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, by Chogyam Trungpa
The Miracle of Mindfulness, by Thich Nhat Hahn
Anything by the Dalai Lama, especially The Art of Happiness
Anything by Pema Chodron
Buddhism Is Not What You Think, by Steve Hagen
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom, by Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield
Riding the Ox Home, by John Daido Loori
After the Ecstasy, The Laundry, by Jack Kornfield
One Dharma, by Joseph Goldstein
Thoughts Without A Thinker, by Mark Epstein MD
Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart, by Mark Epstien MD
The Feeling Buddha, by David Brazier
Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hahn
The Diamond Sutra
At Home in Muddy Water, by (?)
Not Always So, by Shunryu Suzuki
A Path with a Heart, by Jack Kornfield

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