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*Most of these texts and readings can be found at Shambhala Publications

Introductory 

  • Essence of Buddhism
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation: Practical Advice and Inspiration from Contemporary Buddhist Teachers
  • No Self, No Problem
  • Kindness, Clarity, and Insight
  • Teachings of the Buddha
  • Enlightened Journey: Buddhist Practice as Daily Life
  • Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living
  • Being Dharma: The Essence of the Buddha’s Teachings
  • What Makes You Not a Buddhist
  • Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind
  • Indestructible Truth: The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Experience of Insight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate

  •  The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lam Rim Chenmo, all 3 volumes):
  •  From Here to Enlightenment: An Introduction to Tsong-kha-pa’s Classic Text The Great Treatise on
    the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
  •  Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend
  • Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition
  • For the Benefit of All Beings: A Commentary on The Way of the Bodhisattva
  • Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism
  • The Way of the Bodhisattva
  • Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way
  • No Time to Lose: A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva
  • Heart of Compassion
  • Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment

Past Studies

Sutras, texts and contemporary books that have been the subject of Bodhimarga retreats.

  • The Book of Kadam: The Core Texts
  • The Union of Bliss and Emptiness
  • The Seventy Stanzas of Emptiness
  • A Garland of Views by Guru Padmasambhava
  • The Threefold Lotus Sutra
  • The Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Geshe Langri Tangpa
  • The Three Principle Aspects of the Path
  • Parting From the Four Attachments
  • The Heart Sutra
  • Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva by Thogme Zangpo
  • The Lankavatara Sutra
  • Vast as the Heavens, Deep as the Sea by Khunu Rinpoche
  • The Sutra of Vimalakirti
  • Fifty Stanzas of Guru Devotion(Gurupancashikha) by Ashvaghosa
  • Verses on the Middle Way by Acarya Nagarjuna
  • Foundation of All Good Qualities by Tsongkhapa
  • The Therigata and the Theragata
  • The Dhammapada
  • The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva
  • The Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa
  • The Path of Purification composed by Bhadanta Buddhaghosha
  • The Art of Happiness by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • Balancing Heart and Mind by B. Alan Wallace
  • Contemplative Science: Where Buddhism and Neuroscience Converge by B. Alan Wallace