Books I recommend

  Meditation books that I like (Buddhist):
  • Experience of Insight —Joseph Goldstein
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness —Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Don't Just Do Something, Sit There —Sylvia Boorstein
  • The Healing Way of Mindfulness Meditation —Thomas Bien and Beverly Bien

Meditation (Zen):

  • Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind —Shunryu Suzuki
  • Zen Brain Reflections —James Austin

Meditation (general):

  • The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation —Chogyam Trungpa
  • The Art of Living : Vipassana Meditation —William Hart
  • A Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation —Paramananda
  • How to Meditate —Sebastian Temple
  • Conquest of Mind —Eknath Easwaran
  • The Meditator's Handbook —David Fontana
  • Meditation For Dummies —Stephan Bodian

General Buddhism:

  • After the Ecstasy, the Laundry —Jack Kornfield
  • Buddhism without Beliefs —Stephen Batchelor
  • A Path with Heart —Jack Kornfield
  • A Heart as Wide as the World —Sharon Salzberg
  • Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism —Chogyam Trungpa
  • Buddha —Karen Armstrong
  • Stumbling Toward Enlightenment —Geraldine A. Larkin
  • Awakening the Buddha Within —Lama Surya Das
  • Glimpses of Abhidharma —Chogyam Trungpa

General Zen:

  • Everyday Zen: Love & Work —Charlotte Joko Beck
  • The Way of Zen —Alan W. Watts
  • The Spirit of Zen —Alan Watts
  • You Have to Say Something —Dainin Katagiri
  • Being Zen —Ezra Bayda
  • Invoking Reality —John Daido Loori
  • Questions to a Zen Master —Taisen Deshimaru
  • Living Buddha Zen —Lex Hixon
  • Rational Zen —Thomas Cleary
  • The Wisdom of the Zen Masters —Irmgard Schloegl

Zen and psychology:

  • Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis —Erich Fromm

General spirituality:

  • Shambhala: Sacred Path of the Warrior —Chogyam Trungpa
  • Wisdom of No Escape —Pema Chodron
  • Going Home —Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Essential Spirituality —Roger Walsh
  • Shadows of the Sacred —Frances Vaughan
  • What Really Matters —Tony Schwartz
  • The Power of Meditation and Prayer —Michael Toms
  • Thinking Allowed —Jeffery Mishlove
  • Talks With Ramana Maharshi —Ramana Maharshi
  • We're All Doing Time —Bo Lozoff
  • It's a Meaningful Life —Bo Lozoff
  • Just Another Spiritual Book —Bo Lozoff
  • The Direct Path —Andrew Harvey
  • The Only Dance There Is —Ram Dass
  • A History Of God —Karen Armstrong
  • Teachings of the Christian Mystics —Andrew Harvey
  • The Essential Mystics —Andrew Harvey
  • Stillness Speaks —Eckhart Tolle
  • The Power of Now —Eckhart Tolle
  • Coming Home —Lex Hixon