Buddhist Studies Resources and Reading Lists

Here’s a list of great quotes from our tradition - here
For a complete list of all the book in our library go -  here
Great books to get started - here  
Books to read with children - here
Spiritual Biographies - here
Books on Death and Dying - here
Books on the preliminaries (ngondro) - here
There are some great resources for ngöndro practitioners - here
For an excellent glossary - here

Full Suggested Reading List

The Joy of Living | Mingyur Rinpoche | Random House
Happiness | Matthieu Ricard| Little, Brown
Why Meditate | Matthieu Ricard | Hay House
Joyful Wisdom | Mingyur Rinpoche | Random House
Open Heart, Open Mind | Tsoknyi Rinpoche | Harmony
Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism | Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
The Myth of Freedom | Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Rebel Buddha | Ponlop Rinpoche | Shambhala Publications
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind | Suzuki Roshi | Weatherhill Inc.
Books by Pema Chodron | Shambhala Publications

  • When Things Fall Apart       
  • The Wisdom of No Escape
  • Start Where You Are
  • The Places That Scare You
  • Practicing Peace in the Times of War

Fearless Simplicity | Tsoknyi Rinpoche| Rangjung Yeshe Pubs.
Carefree Dignity   | Tsoknyi Rinpoche    | Rangjung Yeshe Pubs.
Awakening Through Love | John Makransky  | Wisdom Publications
What Makes You Not a Buddhist  | Dzongsar Khyentse  | Shambhala Publications
Ethics for the New Millennium  | HH Dalai Lama  | Riverhead     
Indestructible Truth  | Reginald Ray  | Shambhala Publications
This Precious Life  | Khandro Rinpoche  | Shambhala Publications
It’s Up to You  | Dzigar Kongtrül  | Shambhala Pubs
Wake Up to Your Life  | Ken McLeod  | Harper SanFrancisco