New Year Retreat 2016 Reading List
References from the teachers and contributions by participants
Allan, Bobbi (2016). Moving in the Bush, in Stillness in Action. www.stillnessinaction.net
Biggs, Minnie (2015). Shards of Ice – Antarctica – Death, Survival, Grief. Ginninderra Press.
Burbea, Ron. Resident teacher Gaia House England:. Book: Seeing that Frees: Meditations on Emptiness and Dependent Arising.
Also Dharma talks on Dharma Seeds
Chodron, Pema (2001). The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness, Shambala Publications.
Gammage, Bill: The Biggest Estate on Earth; how Aborigines made Australia.
Hamilton, Sue. Early Buddhism: A new approach. The I of the beholder. A book about identity and perception in early Buddhism.
Krech, Gregg (2002). NAIKAN: Gratitude, Grace and the Japanese Art of Self-reflection. Stone Bridge Press, CA: USA.
Lewis, Marc (2015). The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease. Scribe Publications, Carlton North, Australia.
Macy, Joanna, Buddhist scholar and Deep Ecologist
McCoy, Brian. F.: Holding Men; Kanyanimpa and the Health of Aboriginal Men.
Mishra, Pankaj (2005). An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World. St Martin’s Press, NY: USA.
Great read from an Indian perspective.
Neff, Kristin (2011). Self-compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind.
Nichtern, Ethan, Zen Buddhist teacher and author. Article: “Awake with Others”
Olds, Sharon (2005). Selected Poems. Vintage Publishing, UK.
Remen, Rachel N. (2000) My Grandfather’s Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging. Riverhead Books, NY: USA.
(Bed Time Story: The Meeting Place)
Siff, Jason (2008). Seeking Nibbana in Sri Lanka. Vajra Publications. Kathmandu: Nepal.
Solnit, Rebecca (2006). Field Guide to Getting Lost, Canongate Books Ltd, UK.
Thich Nhat Hahn, Zen Buddhist monk:
Ungunmerr-Bauman, Miriam-Rose (2002). Dadirri: Inner Deep Listening & Quiet Still Awareness. Emmaus Productions.
Wagoner, David. Poem: Lost.
Whyte, David. Poet and philosopher: poetry, articles and books accessible online and via books.
Weissman, Rosemary. Poem: One Word, One Word.
Ecological Amnesia. Google the term - there's a lot of information available.
www.ageoftransition.org An overview of the anthropocene, recognising cultural change, eg: the symbiocene as essential to our survival.