Introductory level books Thich Nhat Hanh - Old path white clouds, Heart of Buddha's teachings, The miracle of mindfulness, Living Buddha living Christ, Peace is Every Step, Touching the Earth Pema Chodron - The Places that Scare You, The Wisdom of No Escape, When Things Fall Apart, Start where you are Christoper Titmus - The mindfulness manual Martine Batchelor - The Spirit of the Buddha Charlotte Joko Beck - Everyday Zen, Nothing Special: Living Zen Ajahn Chah - Food for the Heart (collected teachings) Will Johnson - The Posture of Meditation Jack Kornfield - The Path with Heart (and many other books) Barry Magid - Ending the Pursuit of Happiness Bhikkhu Nanamoli - The Life of the Buddha Toni Packer - The Wonder of Presence Reginald Ray - Touching Enlightenment (finding realisation in the body) Larry Rosenberg - Breath by Breath Shunryu Suzuki - Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind Glen Wallis - The Basic Teachings of the Buddha Joanna Macy - Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re In without Going Crazy, World as Self, World as Lover, Thinking Like a Mountain Jason Siff - Seeking Nibbana in Sri Lanka, Thoughts Are Not the Ennemy, Unlearning Meditation.
Books for the more established reader Stephen Batchelor - Buddhism without Beliefs, Living with the Devil, Confessions of a Buddhist Atheist, After Buddhism, The Awakening of the West: The Encounter of Buddhism and Western Culture. Rodney Smith - Stepping out of self-deception, Awakening. Jack Kornfield - Living Buddhist masters Loch Kelly - Shift into freedom Bikkhu Nanamoli - The middle length discourses of the Buddha Peter Fenner - Radiant mind Ron Burbea - Seeing that Frees: Meditations on emptiness and dependent arising. David L McMahan - The making of Buddhist modernism
Non Buddhist Books Leonard Jacobson - Journey into now A.H. Almaas - The unfolding now Eckard Tolle - The power of now, A new earth
Sydney Insight Meditators acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the lands on which SIM is located. We acknowledge the Gadigal people's ongoing connection to the land, water, sky, and animals. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present, and emerging.