Recommended Books

Guidance for new meditators:

The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Intro to the Practice by Thich Nhat Hanh

Meditation for Beginners by Jack Kornfield

How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind by Pema Chodron

To enhance your practice:

Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana

Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki 

Breath by Breath by Larry Rosenberg

 

On Loving-Kindness:

Loving Kindness: the Revolutionary Act of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg

Radical Compassion by Tara Brach

Happiness is an Inside Job by Sylvia Boorstein