Books about Meditation

  1. A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

    by Eckhart Tolle
    A spiritual guide to finding peace and purpose in life, by transcending the ego.

    The highly anticipated follow-up to the 2,000,000 copy bestselling inspirational book, "The Power of Now" With his bestselling spiritual guide "The Power of Now," Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of ... (Goodreads)

  2. Tao Te Ching

    by Lao Tzu
    A collection of wise sayings and reflections on the nature of existence.

    A lucid translation of the well-known Taoist classic by a leading scholar-now in a Shambhala Pocket Library edition. Written more than two thousand years ago, the Tao Teh Ching , or -The Classic of ... (Goodreads)

  3. House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories

    by Yasunari Kawabata
    A collection of short stories exploring the themes of love, desire, and death in Japanese society.

    Nobel prize-winning author Yasunari Kawabata is noted for his combination of a traditional Japanese aesthetic with modernist, often surreal trends. In these three tales, superbly translated by Edward ... (Goodreads)

  4. I Am That: Talks with Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

    by Nisargadatta Maharaj
    A collection of conversations with a spiritual teacher, exploring the nature of consciousness and the self.

    This collection of the timeless teachings of one of the greatest sages of India, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, is a testament to the uniqueness of the seer's life and work and is regarded by many as a ... (Goodreads)

  5. Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity

    by David Lynch
    Exploration of the creative process through meditation and mindfulness.

    Where do ideas come from? In Catching the Big Fish , internationally acclaimed filmmaker David Lynch provides a rare window into his methods as an artist, his personal working style, and the immense ... (Goodreads)

  6. The Practice of the Presence of God

    by Brother Lawrence
    Turning away from life's distractions, finding solace in prayer and meditation.

    Alternative cover edition of ISBN 0883681056 can be found here Brother Lawrence was a man of humble beginnings who discovered the greatest secret of living in the kingdom of God here on earth. It is ... (Goodreads)

  7. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth

    by Richard J. Foster
    A guide to spiritual growth through various disciplines, including meditation, prayer, fasting, and study.

    A newly repackaged and updated 40th anniversary edition of the timeless guide that has helped numerous seekers discover a richer spiritual life infused with joy, peace, and a deeper understanding of ... (Goodreads)

  8. The Art of Happiness

    by Dalai Lama XIV
    A spiritual guide to finding lasting joy and contentment.

    An updated edition of a beloved classic—the original book on happiness, with new material from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Howard Cutler,Nearly every time you see him, he's laughing, or at ... (Barnes & Noble)

  9. The Bhagavad Gita

    by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
    Epic poem exploring the nature of duty, faith, and morality.

    The Bhagavad Gita is an intensely spiritual work that forms the cornerstone of the Hindu faith, and is also one of the masterpieces of Sanskrit poetry. It describes how, at the beginning of a mighty ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions

    by Arthur Bennett
    Collection of profound prayers and meditations to help deepen Christian faith and understanding.

    The strength of Puritan character and life lay in prayer and meditation. In this practice the spirit of prayer was regarded as of first importance and the best form of prayer, for living prayer is ... (Goodreads)

  11. Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice

    by Shunryu Suzuki
    A guide to Zen meditation and philosophy, exploring the power of mindfulness and introspection.

    “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a ... (Goodreads)

  12. The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali

    by Satchidananda
    Path to enlightenment, outlining eight limbs of yoga and various meditation practices.

    This valuable book provides a complete manual for the study and practice of Raja Yoga, the path of concentration and meditation. This new edition of these timeless teachings is a treasure to be read ... (Barnes & Noble)

  13. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

    by Michael A. Singer
    A spiritual exploration of the soul and its connection to the world.

    What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul offers simple yet profound ... (Goodreads)

  14. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams

    by Deepak Chopra
    A concise guide to achieving success and fulfillment through spiritual principles and practices.

    This is a book you will cherish for a lifetime, for within its pages are the secrets to making all your dreams come true. Based on natural laws that govern all of creation, this book shatters the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  15. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

    by Eckhart Tolle
    A journey of self-transformation, learning to live in the present moment and liberate oneself.

    Eckhart Tolle's message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle's clear writing, ... (Goodreads)

  16. The Way of Zen

    by Alan W. Watts
    An exploration of the philosophy, history and psychology of Zen Buddhism.

    In his definitive introduction to Zen Buddhism, Alan Watts explains the principles and practices of this ancient religion to Western readers. With a rare combination of freshness and lucidity, he ... (Goodreads)

  17. Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

    by Eckhart Tolle
    Exploring the teachings of Eckhart Tolle on living in the present moment, and how to apply them in daily life.

    New York Times, bestselling author Eckhart Tolle — A key to happiness is living in the now, Practice, The Power of Now,:, If you, like many others, have benefited from the transformative experience ... (Barnes & Noble)

  18. Be Here Now

    by Ram Dass
    A spiritual journey exploring the power of mindfulness and how to make the most of life.

    Describes one man's transformation upon his acceptance of the principles of Yoga & gives a modern restatement of the importance of the spiritual side of human nature. Illustrated. The book is divided ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Dhammapada

    by Anonymous
    A collection of Buddhist teachings and wisdom, focusing on the path to enlightenment.

    The Dhammapada (Pāli; Prakrit: धम्मपद Dhammapada; Sanskrit: धर्मपद Dharmapada) is a collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one of the most widely read and best known Buddhist ... (Goodreads)

  20. Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

    by Dalai Lama XIV
    The Dalai Lama's personal account of his life and struggle for Tibetan independence, including his exile in India.

    In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese ... (Goodreads)

  21. Autobiography of a Yogi

    by Paramahansa Yogananda
    Spiritual journey of a yogi, exploring the depths of Eastern mysticism.

    This acclaimed autobiography presents a fascinating portrait of one of the great spiritual figures of our time. With engaging candor, eloquence, and wit, Paramahansa Yogananda narrates the inspiring ... (Goodreads)

  22. The Tibetan Book of the Dead. First Complete Translation

    by Padmasambhava
    A guidebook for the dying and dead, providing insight into the afterlife and the journey of the soul.

    The first complete translation of a classic Buddhist text on the journey through living and dying. Graced with opening words by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, the Penguin Deluxe Edition of The Tibetan ... (Goodreads)

  23. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

    by Sam Harris
    A practical guide to cultivating a sense of inner peace and understanding through meditation, self-reflection, and philosophical inquiry.

    For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From ... (Goodreads)

  24. Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A guide to understanding and managing anger, offering practical techniques for finding peace and compassion in difficult situations.

    "[Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth." ,–,His Holiness The Dalai Lama Nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr. for a Nobel Peace Prize, Thich Nhat ... (Barnes & Noble)

  25. Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously

    by Osho
    A guide to living courageously, embracing risk and uncertainty, and finding joy in the unknown.

    Discover your ability to be brave in times of adversity with, Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously,—from one of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. Courage is not the absence ... (Barnes & Noble)

  26. Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home

    by Richard J. Foster
    A guide to various forms of prayer and how to cultivate a deeper relationship with God through prayer.

    Best-selling author Richard J. Foster offers a warm, compelling, and sensitive primer on prayer, helping us to understand, experience, and practice it in its many forms-from the simple prayer of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  27. Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior

    by Chögyam Trungpa
    A guide to the spiritual path of the warrior, emphasizing mindfulness, compassion, and bravery in everyday life.

    In this practical guide to enlightened living, Chögyam Trungpa offers an inspiring vision for our time, based on the figure of the sacred warrior. In ancient times, the warrior learned to master the ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety

    by Alan W. Watts
    A philosophical exploration of the human desire for security and the paradoxical nature of seeking it.

    In this fascinating book, Alan Watts explores man's quest for psychological security, examining our efforts to find spiritual and intellectual certainty in the realms of religion and philosophy. The ... (Goodreads)

  29. Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A fictionalized biography of the Buddha, following his journey from prince to enlightenment and teachings.

    Drawn from original sources, Old Path White Clouds is the beautiful classic recounting of the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha over the course of eighty years. It is retold alternately through ... (Goodreads)

  30. Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

    by Joe Dispenza
    A guide to breaking free from negative thought patterns and creating a new reality through meditation and neuroscience.

    You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life., A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In Breaking ... (Barnes & Noble)

  31. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

    by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
    An exploration of the concept of 'flow' and how it can be used to enhance optimal experience.

    Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, ... (Goodreads)

  32. Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears

    by Pema Chödrön
    A guide to breaking free from habitual patterns and fears, and embracing change and uncertainty with courage and compassion.

    Learn to free yourself from destructive habits and live a life of courage and compassion with these heart-to-heart teachings from "one of the world's wisest women" (,O, the Oprah Magazine,). Ever ... (Barnes & Noble)

  33. Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill

    by Matthieu Ricard
    A guide to cultivating happiness through meditation and mindfulness, based on Buddhist philosophy and scientific research.

    In this groundbreaking book, Matthieu Ricard makes a passionate case for happiness as a goal that deserves as least as much energy as any other in our lives. Wealth? Fitness? Career success? How can ... (Goodreads)

  34. The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A practical guide to meditation and mindfulness, exploring their power to bring peace and joy.

    In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness–being awake and fully aware. From washing ... (Goodreads)

  35. Zen in the Art of Archery

    by Eugen Herrigel
    A study of the spiritual practice of Zen Buddhism through the lens of archery.

    The path to achieving Zen (a balance between the body and the mind) is brilliantly explained by Professor Eugen Herrigel in this timeless account. This book is the result of the author’s six year ... (Goodreads)

  36. Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

    by Robert Wright
    An exploration into understanding how Buddhist philosophy and practices can bring about enlightenment.

    From one of America’s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. Robert Wright ... (Goodreads)

  37. Buddhism Plain and Simple

    by Steve Hagen
    A clear and concise introduction to Buddhism, emphasizing the practical aspects of the philosophy and its relevance to modern life.

    When the Buddha was asked to sum up his teachings in a single word he said "awareness"—experiencing the whole of reality, seeing what is, and being entirely in the present. In this way, the mind is ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

    by Scott Cunningham
    A guide for those who practice Wicca alone, exploring the deeper aspects of the religion and providing practical advice for daily life.

    Selling more than 200,000 copies, Living Wicca has helped countless solitary practitioners blaze their own spiritual paths. Let the wise words of Scott Cunningham guide you toward a new level of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  39. Creative Visualization: Use the Power of Your Imagination to Create What You Want in Your Life

    by Shakti Gawain
    Learn to manifest your dreams and desires through creative visualizations.

    As introduced by Shakti Gawain to more than seven million readers worldwide, creative visualization is the art of using mental imagery and affirmation to produce positive changes in your life. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  40. Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life

    by Natalie Goldberg
    A guide to unleashing creativity and living a writer's life, with practical exercises and personal anecdotes.

    Natalie Goldberg, author of the bestselling, Writing Down The Bones, teaches a method of writing that can take you beyond craft to the true source of creative power: The mind that is “raw, full of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  41. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

    by Haruki Murakami
    Reflections of a runner, exploring the physical and mental challenges of the sport.

    In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such ... (Goodreads)

  42. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

    by Sogyal Rinpoche
    Guide to attaining inner peace in life and death, drawing from Buddhist wisdom.

    “A magnificent achievement. In its power to touch the heart, to awaken consciousness, [ The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying ] is an inestimable gift.” — San Francisco Chronicle A newly revised and ... (Goodreads)

  43. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness

    by Jon Kabat-Zinn
    Comprehensive guide to using mindfulness meditation to manage stress, pain, and illness.

    2005 15th anniversary edition reprint Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, is perhaps the best-known proponent of using meditation to ... (Goodreads)

  44. Essential Reiki: A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art

    by Diane Stein
    A comprehensive guide to the ancient Japanese healing art of Reiki, including techniques, history, and practical applications.

    Reiki is an ancient and profoundly simple system of "laying on of hands" healing derived from Tibetan Buddhism. In the West, Reiki has been kept highly secret for many years. ESSENTIAL REIKI presents ... (Goodreads)

  45. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

    by Donald S. Whitney
    A practical guide to growing spiritually, discovering greater intimacy with God.

    Drawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines. By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing ... (Barnes & Noble)

  46. What the Buddha Taught

    by Walpola Rahula
    In-depth exploration of Buddhist philosophy, teachings, and practices.

    This indispensable volume is a lucid and faithful account of the Buddha’s teachings. “For years,” says the Journal of the Buddhist Society , “the newcomer to Buddhism has lacked a simple and reliable ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead

    by Timothy Leary
    A guidebook for those seeking to explore the psychedelic experience, drawing on the wisdom of the Tibetan Book of the Dead.

    This manual uses material from The Tibetan Book of the Dead for this preparation. The authors also make an important contribution to the interpretation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead. They show that ... (Goodreads)

  48. The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection

    by Michael A. Singer
    A memoir of Singer's journey to surrendering to life's flow, leading to unexpected opportunities and personal growth.

    From the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Untethered Soul comes this thought-provoking, inspirational memoir on the magic that happens when you just let go Spirituality is meant to ... (Goodreads)

  49. Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness

    by Sharon Salzberg
    A guide to cultivating loving-kindness and compassion towards oneself and others, leading to a happier and more fulfilling life.

    Throughout our lives we long to love ourselves more deeply and find a greater sense of connection with others. Our fear of intimacy—both with others and with ourselves—creates feelings of pain and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  50. Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A guide to cultivating mindful awareness and inner peace in the midst of everyday life.

    In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader, and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make ... (Goodreads)

  51. Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality

    by Anthony de Mello
    Exploration of how to become aware of one's true self, unlocking inner peace and happiness.

    The heart of Anthony de Mello's bestselling spiritual message is awareness. Mixing Christian spirituality, Buddhist parables, Hindu breathing exercises, and psychological insight, de Mello's words of ... (Goodreads)

  52. Mindfulness in Plain English

    by Henepola Gunaratana
    Comprehensive guide to the Buddhist practice of mindfulness, for achieving mental clarity and peace.

    Author Bhante Gunaratana, a renowned meditation master, takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. This expanded edition includes ... (Goodreads)

  53. The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

    by Julia Cameron
    Exploring the power of the creative spirit and unlocking the potential of the inner artist.

    The Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital ... (Goodreads)

  54. Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

    by Jon Kabat-Zinn
    Guide to mindfulness meditation, exploring the power of presence and becoming aware of the present moment.

    In this book, the author maps out a simple path for cultivating mindfulness in one's own life. It speaks both to those coming to meditation for the first time and to longtime practitioners, anyone ... (Goodreads)

  55. The Way of the Bodhisattva

    by Śāntideva
    A guide to the path of enlightenment and compassion, emphasizing the importance of altruism and selflessness in achieving inner peace.

    One of the great classics of Mahayana Buddhism, The Way of the Bodhisattva ( Bodhicharyavatara ) is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment, and to generating the qualities of love, ... (Goodreads)

  56. One Day My Soul Just Opened Up: 40 Days and 40 Nights Toward Spiritual Strength and Personal Growth

    by Iyanla Vanzant
    A 40-day spiritual journey towards self-discovery and personal growth, filled with daily meditations and exercises.

    “The most powerful spiritual healer, fixer, teacher on the planet.” —Oprah Winfrey From Iyanla Vanzant, the star of the hit Oprah Winfrey Network show, Iyanla: Fix My Life,, One Day My Soul Just ... (Barnes & Noble)

  57. Buddha in Blue Jeans: An Extremely Short Simple Zen Guide to Sitting Quietly and Being Buddha

    by Tai Sheridan
    A concise guide to Zen meditation, emphasizing the simplicity of being present and finding enlightenment in everyday life.

    Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Buddha in Blue Jeans' is an extremely short, simple, and straight forward universal guide to the practice of sitting quietly and being yourself, which ... (Barnes & Noble)

  58. The Upanishads

    by Anonymous
    Exploration of ancient spiritual wisdom, seeking to answer the fundamental questions of human existence.

    The Upanishads, the earliest of which were composed in Sanskrit between 800 and 400 bce by sages and poets, form part of the Vedas - the sacred and ancient scriptures that are the basis of the Hindu ... (Goodreads)

  59. Light on Yoga

    by B.K.S. Iyengar
    Comprehensive guide to yoga, including detailed instructions on asanas (postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques).

    Light on Yoga has become the bible for hundreds of thousands of people who practice Yoga daily with the Iyengar method, for exercise, meditation, or simply relaxation. With more than 600 photographs ... (Goodreads)

  60. Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy

    by Sadhguru
    A guide to achieving inner peace and joy through yoga and meditation, with practical advice for daily life.

    NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER • Thought leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi Sadhguru presents Western readers with a time-tested path to achieving absolute well-being: the classical ... (Goodreads)

  61. The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times

    by Pema Chödrön
    A guide to overcoming fear and embracing life, through spiritual practice and self-reflection.

    Lifelong guidance for learning to change the way we relate to the scary and difficult moments of our lives, showing us how we can use all of our difficulties and fears as a way to soften our hearts ... (Barnes & Noble)

  62. Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

    by Natalie Goldberg
    A guide to writing as a spiritual practice, encouraging writers to let go of their inhibitions and write from the heart.

    For more than twenty years Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and cheering on writers with her books and workshops. In her groundbreaking first book, she brings together Zen meditation and writing ... (Goodreads)

  63. You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A guide to mindfulness and living in the present moment, with practical exercises and insights for daily life.

    Cut through the busyness and anxieties of daily life to discover the simple happiness of living in the present moment, as taught by a world-renowned Zen monk In this book, Thich Nhat Hanh—Zen monk, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  64. Letting Go: The Pathway To Surrender

    by David R. Hawkins
    A guide to letting go of negative emotions and attachments, leading to inner peace and spiritual growth.

    Letting Go, describes a simple and effective means by which to let go of the obstacles to Enlightenment and become free of negativity. During the many decades of the author’s clinical psychiatric ... (Barnes & Noble)

  65. Living Beautifully: with Uncertainty and Change

    by Pema Chödrön
    A guide to finding peace and happiness in a constantly changing world by embracing uncertainty and impermanence.

    Best-selling author and spiritual teacher Pema Chödrön shares life-changing practices for living with wisdom, confidence, and integrity amidst confusing situations and uncertain times. We live in ... (Barnes & Noble)

  66. Mindfulness for Beginners

    by Jon Kabat-Zinn
    A guide to mindfulness meditation, teaching techniques to cultivate awareness and reduce stress.

    What if you could profoundly change your life just by becoming more mindful of your breathing? According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, you can. What if paying attention on purpose (and nonjudgmentally) could ... (Goodreads)

  67. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

    by Pema Chödrön
    A guide to finding peace and strength in times of chaos and uncertainty, using Buddhist teachings and personal anecdotes.

    Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth—now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new ... (Barnes & Noble)

  68. Stillness Speaks

    by Eckhart Tolle
    Exploring how to live in the present moment and awaken to true joy and peace.

    Eckhart Tolle shows you how to become your true self by embracing stillness and silence. When we are no longer limited by our thinking mind, suffering and pain disappears and we are able to move ... (Goodreads)

  69. No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A guide to transforming suffering into happiness and inner peace through mindfulness and compassion.

    The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In, No Mud, No Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration transforming suffering and finding ... (Barnes & Noble)

  70. An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life

    by Dalai Lama XIV
    The Dalai Lama teaches how to cultivate compassion in daily life, leading to a more fulfilling and peaceful existence.

    How does one actually become a compassionate person? What are the mechanisms by which a selfish heart is transformed into a generous heart? The Dalai Lama's teachings on this essential subject, drawn ... (Goodreads)

  71. Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    Thich Nhat Hanh offers practical tools for facing and transforming fear, helping readers find peace and courage in difficult times.

    “Written in words so intimate, calm, kind, and immediate, this extraordinary book feels like a message from our very own heart….Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important voices of our time, and we ... (Barnes & Noble)

  72. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works

    by Dan Harris
    A story of self-improvement through mindfulness and meditation.

    Winner of the 2014 Living Now Book Award for Inspirational Memoir, Nightline, anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unexpected, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey through the strange worlds of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  73. Freedom from the Known

    by Jiddu Krishnamurti
    A philosophical exploration of the limitations of the mind and the pursuit of true freedom through self-awareness and detachment from societal conditioning.

    Krishnamurti shows how people can free themselves radically and immediately from the tyranny of the expected, no matter what their age–opening the door to transforming society and their ... (Goodreads)

  74. Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

    by Rick Hanson
    Exploring the science behind Buddhist teachings and practices, unlocking the power of the mind.

    If you change your brain, you can change your life. Great teachers like the Buddha, Jesus, Moses, Mohammed, and Gandhi were all born with brains built essentially like anyone else’s—and then they ... (Barnes & Noble)

  75. The Amazing Power of Deliberate Intent

    by Esther Hicks
    A guide to using the law of attraction to manifest desires and live a fulfilling life.

    This leading-edge book by Esther and Jerry Hicks, who present the teachings of the Non-Physical entity Abraham, is about having a deliberate intent for whatever you want in life, while at the same ... (Goodreads)

  76. Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion

    by Pema Chödrön
    A collection of teachings on embracing uncertainty and cultivating fearlessness and compassion in everyday life.

    Comfortable with Uncertainty offers short, stand-alone teachings designed to help us cultivate compassion and awareness amid the challenges of daily living. Gleaned from Pema Chdrn's best-selling ... (Goodreads)

  77. The Way of the Heart: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers

    by Henri J.M. Nouwen
    A guide to the teachings of the Desert Fathers and Mothers, exploring the spiritual practices of solitude, silence, and prayer.

    “On the long road it’s good to have Nouwen and his divining rod. Deftly he bends toward the drop of spiritual wisdom caked in the most ordinary things.” —Helen Prejean, C.S.J., author of Dead Man ... (Barnes & Noble)

  78. Everyday Zen: Love and Work

    by Charlotte Joko Beck
    A guide to Zen practice in everyday life, emphasizing the importance of being present and mindful in all aspects of life.

    A Zen guide to the problems of daily living, love, relationships, work, fear and suffering. Combining earthly wisdom with spiritual enlightenment, it describes how to live each moment to the full and ... (Goodreads)

  79. The Wisdom of No Escape

    by Pema Chödrön
    A guide to embracing the present moment and finding peace in the midst of chaos. Learn to love yourself and the world around you.

    Massmarket edition of this spiritual guide to making the most of life, through bad times as well as good, from bestselling author Pema Ch?dr?n. This accessible book has been on the US bestseller ... (Goodreads)

  80. The Living Mountain

    by Nan Shepherd
    A poetic exploration of the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland, delving into the essence of nature and our relationship with it.

    This is an alternate Cover Edition for, ISBN10: 0857861832/ ISBN13: 9780857861832,. The Living Mountain is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. It is a work deeply rooted in Nan ... (Goodreads)

  81. The Dalai Lama's Cat

    by David Michie
    A Tibetan monk's journey of personal growth and spiritual awakening, accompanied by a wise and lovable cat.

    “‘Oh! How adorable! I didn’t know you had a cat!’ she exclaimed. I am always surprised how many people make this observation. Why should His Holiness, not, have a cat? ‘If only she could speak,’ ... (Goodreads)

  82. Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

    by Chögyam Trungpa
    A critique of the spiritual materialism that pervades modern spirituality, and a guide to genuine spiritual practice.

    In this modern spiritual classic, the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa highlights the commonest pitfall to which every aspirant on the spiritual path falls prey: what he calls spiritual ... (Goodreads)

  83. Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings

    by Paul Reps
    A collection of Zen and pre-Zen writings, including koans, stories, and poems, that offer insights into the nature of reality and the human condition.

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