Various Resources


Books: Note this is a short list compared to the hundreds, or more books about mindfulness, however this list contains many of the classics.

  • Hamilton Public Library, On-line catalogue, paper and E-books
  • Adyashanti, The Impact of Awakening; Emptiness Dancing; True Meditation; My Secret is Silence; The End of Your World
  • Charlotte Joko Beck, Everyday Zen: Love and Work
  • Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha
  • Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times; The Places That Scare You; Start Where You Are; No Time to Lose
  • Ram Dass, Journey of Awakening; How Can I Help? (with Paul Gorman)
  • Lama Surya Das, Awakening to the Sacred: Creating a Spiritual Life from Scratch
  • Victor Davich, The Best Guide to Meditation
  • Anthony DeMello, Sadhana; Song of the Bird
  • Mark Epstein, Thoughts Without a Thinker
  • Joseph Goldstein, The Experience of Insight; Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom; Seeking the Heart of Wisdom (with Jack Kornfield)
  • Fred Epsteiner, The Path of Compassion
  • Thich Nhat Hanh, The Miracle of Mindfulness; Peace Is In Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life; Peace is Every Breath: A Practice for Our Busy Lives
  • Jon Kabat-Zinn, Full Catastrophe Living; Wherever You Go, There You Are; Coming to Our Senses; Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting (with Myla Kabat-Zinn); Arriving at Your Own Door; Letting Everything Become Your Teacher; The Power of Meditation and Prayer
  • Byron Katie, A Thousand Names for Joy
  • Thomas Keating, Open Mind, Open Heart
  • Jack Kornfield, A Path With Heart; After the Ecstasy, The Laundry; Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart (with Christina Feldman)
  • J. Krishnamurti, Freedom from the Known – free online
  • Ellen Langer, Mindfulness
  • Lawrence LeShan, How to Meditate
  • Stephen Levine, A Gradual Awakening; A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last
  • Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, I Am That
  • Kathleen McDonald, How to Meditate: A Practical Guide
  • Jed McKenna, Spiritual Enlightenment, The Damnedest Thing; Jed McKenna’s Theory of Everything: The Enlightened Perspective; Spiritually Incorrect Enlightenment; Spiritual Warfare
  • Barbara Miller Fishman, Emotional Healing through Mindfulness Meditation: Stories and Meditations for Women Seeking Wholeness
  • Thomas Merton, The Seven Story Mountain
  • Lawrence Noyes, The Enlightenment Intensive: Dyad Communication as a Tool for Self-Realization
  • Philip Kapleau Roshi, Three Pillars of Zen
  • Larry Rosenberg, Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation; In the Light of Death
  • Sharon Salzberg, Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness; A Heart as Wide as the World
  • Saki Santorelli, Heal Thy Self
  • Marsha Sinetar, Ordinary People as Monks and Mystics
  • Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind
  • Christopher Titmus, Light on Enlightenment
  • Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now; A New Earth
  • Chogyam Trungpa, Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism
  • Andrew Weiss, Beginning Mindfulness
  • Shinzen Young, Break Through Pain
  • * Some of these authors have written books too numerous to list here.

Books on Mindful Yoga

  • Frank Jude Boccio, Mindfulness Yoga
  • Richard Faulds, Kripalu Yoga: A Guide to Practice On and Off the Mat
  • Richard Miller, Yoga Nidra
  • Michael Stone, Awake in the World: Teachings from Yoga and Buddhism for Living an Engaged Life; Feeling the Body, Freeing the Mind; Yoga for a World Out of Balance; The Inner Tradition of Yoga

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