Recommended Reading

For the beginner :

What is Zen? Plain talk for a Beginner’s Mind, by Norman Fischer and Susan Moon

Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong, by Noman Fischer

Not Always So: Practicing the True Spirit of Zen, by Shunryo Suzuki

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, by Shunryo Suziki

Everday Zen, by Charlotte Joko Beck


Opening the hand of thought by Kosho Uchiyama

Reflections on Silver River: Tokme Zongpo’s 37 practices of a Bodhisattva, by Ken McLeod

The Zen Teachings of Homeless Kodo, by Kosho Uchiyama and Shohaku Okumura

The Intelligent Heart: A Guide to the Compassionate Life, by Dzigar Kongtrul

Realizing Genjokoan: The Key to Dogen’s Shobogenzo by Shohaku Okumura