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Further Information about the Dharma


There is a new page on the menu to the left with links to many recorded Dharma talks by visiting teachers.


Most of the books that appear in the lists below may be borrowed from the library at the Red Cedar Dharma Hall.

New books and those frequently read from the BIMS library

  • The Issue at Hand, Essays on Buddhist Mindfulness Practices - Gil Fronsdal, 2001
  • Heart of Wisdom, Mind of Calm - Christina Feldman, 2005
  • True Refuge, Finding Peace and Freedom - Tara Brach,Ph.D, 2012
  • On Love - Ajahn Jayasaro, 2010
  • Be an Island - Ayya Kema, 1999
  • Being Nobody, Going Nowhere - Ayya Kema, 1987
  • Mindfulness, the Path to the Deathless - Ajahn Sumedho, 1987
  • Awakening Joy, 10 Steps That Will Put You on the Road to Real Happiness - James Baraz and Shoshana Alexander, 2010
  • Dancing With Life, Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering - Phillip Moffitt, 2008
  • Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness - Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, 2001

Family/Sangha Mama book suggestions

  • Buddhism for Mothers - Sarah Napthali
  • Buddhism for Mothers of Young Children - Sarah Napthali
  • Buddhism for Mothers of School Aged Children - Sarah Napthali
  • The Complete Buddhism for Mothers (all three books listed above in one volume) - Sarah Napthali
  • Buddhism for Parents on the Go: Gems to Minimize Stress - Sarah Napthali
  • Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting - Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn
  • The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Steps to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind - Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
  • Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and their Parents) - Eline Snel, Myla Kabat-Zinn, Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Mindful Child - Susan Kaiser Greenland

Going a little deeper

(These books are also among those in the BIMS library.)

  • Mindfulness, A Practical Guide to Awakening - Joseph Goldstein, 2013
  • When the Eagle Flies - Ayya Kema, 2000
  • Who is Myself - Ayya Kema, 1997
  • Compassion - Christina Feldman, 2005
  • Woman Awake - Christina Feldman, 2005
  • One Dharma. - Joseph Goldstein, 2002
  • A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life. - Jack Kornfield, 1993
  • The Path of Serenity and Insight - Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, 2009
  • What The Buddha Taught. - Walpola Rahula, 1962
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