Cold Mountain Zen

Suggested Reading


Kurt Spellmeyer
Buddha at the Apocalypse: Awakening from a culture of destruction

Charlotte Joko Beck
Everyday Zen: Love and Work

Pema Chodron
Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living

Thomas Cleary
The Book of Serenity: One Hundred Zen Dialogues

George Crane
Bones of the Master: A Journey to Secret Mongolia

Gil Fronsdale, trans.
The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic

Eugen Herrigel
Zen in the Art of Archery

John J. Holder
Early Buddhist Discourses

Maura O’Halloran
Pure Heart, Enlightened Mind: The Journal of an Irish Zen Saint

Hsing Yun
Only a Great Rain: A Guide to Chinese Buddhist Meditation

Philip Kapleau
The Three Pillars of Zen

Jack Kornfield
A Path with Heart: A Guide through the Perils & Promises of Spiritual Life

Lu K’uan Yu
Ch’an and Zen Teaching, vol. 1

Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis
The New Becoming Vegetarian: The Essential Guide to a Healthy Vegetarian Diet

Soko Morinaga
Novice to Master: An Ongoing Lesson in the Extent of My Own Stupidity

Red Pine
The Diamond Sutra

Red Pine
The Heart Sutra

John Powers
The Wisdom of Buddha: The Samdhinirmocana Mahayana Sutra

Katsuki Sekida
Two Zen Classics: Mumonkan and Heikeganroku

Katsuki Sekida
Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy

Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
An Introduction to Zen Buddhism

Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
Zen Buddhism

Shunryu Suzuki
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Footprint of the Ox: Principles of the Zen Buddhist Path as Taught by a Modern Chinese Master

Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Alan Watts
The Way of Zen

Brad Warner
Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate

Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu

The Way to Buddhahood: Instructions from a Modern Chinese Master