Suggested Readings

Shin Buddhist Books Available at the LBT Library:

“Zen-Shin Talks” by Koshin Ogui
“Jodo Shinshu – A Guide” by the Hongwanji
“Buddhism and Jodo Shinshu” by the Buddhist Churches of America
“Shin Buddhism” by D.T. Suzuki
“Dharma Breeze” by Nobuo Haneda
“Thank You: Namo Amida Butsu” by Chijun Yakumo
“Shinshu Seiten, Jodo Shin Buddhist Teaching” by The Buddhist Churches of America
“A New Found Horizon, The Life of Shinran Shonin” by Grace McLeod
“Jodo Shinshu: A Religion of Human Experience” by Haruo Yamaoka

Other Books Available at the LBT Library:

“How to Practice Zazen” by the Institute for Zen Studies
“A Glimpse into the Supreme Science of the Buddha” by Egerton C. Baptist
“Everyday Suchness” by Gyomay M. Kubose
“American Buddhism, A New Direction” by the Venerable Gyomay M. Kubose
“The Myth of Freedom” by Chogyam Trungpa
“The Buddha and His Teaching” by Ernest Hunt
“Naturalness” by Kenryo Kanamatsu
“Buddhism” by Christmas Humphreys
“Why Pursue the Buddha” by Gibun Kimura
“The Gospel of Buddha” by Paul Carus
“The Zen Teaching of Rinzai” by Irmgard Schloegl
“The Heart of the Buddha-Dharma” by Kenryu T. Tsuji
“The Wheel of Death” by Philip Kapleau
“A Simple Path” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
“Tariki – Embracing Despair, Discovering Peace” by Hiroyuki Itsuki
“The Art of Happiness” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler
“How to Practice” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
“The Teaching of Buddha” by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai
“River of Fire, River of Water” by Taitetsu Unno
“Shambala, The Sacred Path of the Warrior” by Chogyam Trungpa
“Buddhist Women On the Edge” by Marianne Dresser
“Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind” by Shunryu Suzuki
“Carrying the Torch of Mahayana Buddhism” by the Seattle Buddhist Church
“A Guide to Buddhism” by the International Buddhist Exchange Center
“America’s Concentration Camps” by Allan R. Bosworth
“The Spirit of Buddhism Today” by Koin Takada
“The Essence of Buddhism” by John Walters
“Lotus in a Sea of Fire” by Thich Nhat Hanh
“An Outline of Buddhism” by Takashi Tsuji
“Buddha’s Words of Wisdom” by G.F. Allen
“The Teaching of the Buddha” by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai
“Zen Buddhism” by The Peter Pauper Press
“Zen Disctionary” by Ernest Wood

Other Books of Interest:

“Happiness” byMatthieu Ricard
“The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching” by Thich Nhat Hanh
“Be an Island – The Buddhist Practice of Inner Peace” by Ayya Khema
“Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be” by Lama Surya Das
“Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain” by Sharon Begley
“Ocean” by Kenneth K. Tanaka
“What Makes You Not a Buddhist” by D. Jangyang Khyentse
“The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching” by Thich Nhat Hahn
“Buddha for Beginners” by Stephen T. Asma
“Being Nobody, Going Nowhere” by Ayya Khena
“The Places That Scare You” by Pema Chodron