Insight Meditation Core Library

Below are books that I consider to be very beneficial for the practice of Insight Meditation and the development of Awareness.  A complete list of books in my personal dharma library are listed here.

Title Author Notes
Mindfulness in Plain English Gunaratana, Bhante Henepola Basic Meditation
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha’s Path Gunaratana, Bhante Henepola The Eightfold Path
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching Hahn, Thich Nhat Summary of Teachings
Dancing With Life:  Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and   Joy in the Face of Suffering Moffitt, Phillip The Four Noble Truths
A Still Forest Pool:  The Insight Meditation of Ajahn Chah Chah, Ajahn Basic Teachings
Being Dharma:  The Essence of the Buddha’s Teachings Chah, Ajahn and Jack Kornfield Basic Teachings
Everything Arises, Everything Falls  Away:  Teachings on Impermanence and the End of Suffering Chah, Ajahn Basic Teachings
Food for the Heart:  The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah Chah, Ajahn Basic Teachings
The Meditator’s Atlas:  A Roadmap of the Inner World Flickstein, Matthew Path of Purification
Loving-Kindness:  The Revolutionary Art of Happiness Salzberg, Sharon Metta or Loving Kindness
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Silananda, U Fundamental Discourse