|Introduction to Buddhism and Buddhist Meditation, by Lisa Erickson|
This 46-page e-book is drawn from my articles on BellaOnline, but includes contemplations and meditations that you can try to connect to the teachings directly.
|Blue Jean Buddha - Voices of Young Buddhists, by Sumi Loundon|
Blue Jean Buddha is a wonderful and diverse compilation of essays from young Buddhists on what Buddhism means to them in 21st century America.
|Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living by Allan Lokos|
This lovely book offers accessible and practical guidance for practicing the ten Buddhist 'paramitas' or perfections, in everyday life.
|Hand Wash Cold: Care Instructions for an Ordinary Life by Karen Maezen Miller|
Written by a Zen priest and author of the popular Momma Zen, Hand Wash Cold is part memoir and part manual for living the life we have now, in the now.
|Happiness Is An Inside Job by Sylvia Boorstein|
This latest book by Sylvia Boorstein, a founding teacher for the Spirit Rock Meditation Center, shows anyone how to incorporate Buddhist metta (lovingkindness) practice into daily life.
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