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Recommended Readings

Good first exposure to mindfulness

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Taming the Tiger Within: Meditation on Transforming Difficult Emotions by Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness in Plain English: 20th Anniversary Edition by Henepola Gunaratana

Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama’s Heart of Wisdom Teachings by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

The Heart of Meditation: Discovering Innermost Awareness by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Specific instructions on meditation

Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind by B. Alan Wallace

Genuine Happiness: Meditation as the Path to Fulfillment by B. Alan Wallace

The Four Immeasurables: Cultivating a Boundless Heart by B. Alan Wallace

The Heartfulness Way by Kamlesh D. Patel (‘Daaji’) and Joshua Pollock

Designing Destiny by Kamlesh D. Patel (Daaji’)

Exporing Yoga and Meditation

The Mirror of Yoga: Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind by Richard Freeman

“Ashtanga Yoga” Article Series – Kamlesh D. Patel (‘Daaji’)

“Yogic Psychology” Article Series – Kamlesh D. Patel (‘Daaji’)

Other topics

The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplationby Thomas Merton

The Buddhist Path: A Practical Guide from the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism

Buddhism with an Attitude by B. Alan Wallace