Brevard Zen Center

recommended reading list

  • Ryugen-Ji Temple Sutra Book
  • Appreciate Your Life: The Essence of Zen Practice by Taizan Maezumi
  • Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki
  • Namu Dai Bosa: A Transmission of Zen Buddhism to America by Senzakim Nakagawa, Shimano
  • The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment by Philip Kapleau Roshi
  • Opening the Hand of Thought: Foundations of Zen Buddhist Practice by Kosho Uchiyama
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hahn
  • Light Inside the Dark: Zen, Soul and the Spiritual Life by John Tarrant
The Teachings of the Great Mountain: Zen Talks by Taizan Maezumi
  • Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa
  • The Diamond Sutra & The Sutra of Hui-Neng by A.F. Price and Wong Mou-Lam
  • Flowers Fall: A Commentary on Zen Master Dogen's Genjokoan by Hakuun Yasutani
  • The Way of Chuang Tzu by Thomas Merton
  • Interbeing: Fourteen Guidelines for Engaged Buddhism by Thich Nhat Hahn
  • The Mind of Clover: Essays in Zen Buddhist Ethics by Robert Aitken