Adams, R. (1999) Silence of the Heart: Dialogues with Robert Adams, Acropolis Books, Atlanta.

Adyashanti (2004), Emptiness Dancing, Open Gate Publishing, Los Gatos, CA (available @

Adyashanti (2003) My Secret is Silence: Poetry and Sayings of Adyashanti, Open Gate Sangha, Los Gatos, CA.

Adyashanti (2002) The Impact of Awakening, Open Gate Sangha, Los Gatos, CA.

Adyashanti (2011) Falling Into Grace, Sounds True, Boulder, CO.

Adyashanti (2012) The End of Your World, Sounds True, Boulder, CO.

Balsekar, R. (1992) Consciousness Speaks: Conversations with Ramesh S. Balsekar, Advaita Press, Redondo Beach CA.

Balsekar, R. (1998) Your Head in the Tiger’s Mouth: Talks in Bombay with Ramesh S. Balsekar, Advaita Press, Redondo Beach CA.

Balsekar, Ramesh S. (1989) The Final Truth: A Guide to Ultimate Understanding, Advaita Press, Redondo Beach CA.

Freke, T. & Gandy, P. (2001) Jesus and the Lost Goddess: The Secret Teachings of the Original Christians, 3 Rivers Press, NY.

Gangaji (1996) You Are That (available @

Godman, David (1992) Papaji: Interviews, Avadhuta Fd., Boulder.

Harding, Douglas (2002) On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious, InnerDirections, San Diego.

Klein, Jean (1995) Living Truth, Third Millennium Pub., London & Santa Barbara.

Klein, Jean (1990) Transmission of the Flame, Third Millennium Pub., London & Santa Barbara.

Mitchell, Stephen (Ed) (1991) The Enlightened Mind: An Anthology of Sacred Prose, HarperPerennial.

Osborne, Arthur (1990) For Those with Little Dust: Selected Writings of Arthur Osborne, Ramana Publications, Sarasota, Florida.

Prendergast, J., Fenner, P. & Krystal, S. (2003) The Sacred Mirror: Nondual Wisdom and Psychotherapy, Paragon House, St. Paul MN.

Thich Nhat Hanh (2003) Opening the Heart of the Cosmos: Insights on the Lotus Sutra, Parallax Press, Oakland.

Inspiring Biographies

Chadwick, D. (1999) Crooked Cucumber: The Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki, Broadway Books/Harper.

Lerner, Eric (1977) Journey of Insight Meditation: A Personal Experience of the Buddha’s Way, Schocken.

Lumiere-Wins, L. M and J., (2000) The Awakening West: Evidence of a Spreading Enlightenment, Clear Vision Press, Oakland (

Roberts, Bernadette (1982) The Experience of No-Self, Shambhala.

Sunyata (2001) Dancing with the Void: The Innerstandings of a Rare-Born Mystic, Blue Dove Press, San Diego.

Ullman, R. & Reichenberg-Ullman, J. (2001) Mystics, Masters, Saints and Sages: Stories of Enlightenment, Conara Press, Berkeley.

Philosophy of Zen, How To Practice, and Other Buddhist Teachings

Abe, Masao (1986) A Zen Life: D.T. Suzuki Remembered, Weatherhill.

Bassui (transl. by Arthur Braverman) (1989), Mud and Water: A Collection of Talks by the Zen Master Bassui, North Point Press, Berkeley.

Cleary, Thomas (trans) (1990) Transmission of Light: Zen in the Art of Enlightenment by Zen Master Keizan, Shambhala.

Cleary, Thomas (trans) (1989) Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom, Shambhala.

Haskel, Peter (1984) Bankei Zen: Translations from the Record of Bankei, Grove Weidenfeld, NY.

Landaw, J. with Bodian, S., (2003) Buddhism For Dummies, Wiley Pub.

Maezumi Roshi, Taizan (2002) Appreciate Your life: The Essence of Zen Practice, Shambhala Classics

Palmo, Ani Tenzin (2002) Reflections on a Mountain Lake: Teachings on Practical Buddhism, Snow Lion Pub.

Sogyal Rinpoche (1989) Dzogchen & Padmansambhava, Rigpa Fellowship.

Suzuki, Shunryu (1995) Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: Informal talks on Zen meditation and Practice, Weatherhill.

Suzuki, D.T. (1972) Living By Zen: A Synthesis of the Historical and Practical Aspects of Zen Buddhism, Samuel Weiser.

Tanahashi, Kazuaki (Ed) (1999) Enlightenment Unfolds: The Essential Teachings of Zen Master Dogen, SF Zen Center.

Thurman, Robert (2004) Infinite Life: Awakening to Bliss Within, Riverhead Books, NY

Wu, John C.H. (2003) The Golden Age of Zen: Zen Masters of the T’ang Dynasty, World Wisdom.

Non-Dual and Advaita Vedanta Teachings

(Out of date books, scriptures and Indian books can frequently be found in the Eastern section of used bookstores, or through bookstores that that specialize in importing Indian publications on the web. Some are available at

Ashokananda, Swami (1988) Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya, Sri Ramakrishna Math, India.

Godman, David (1985) Be as You Are: The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, Arkana.

Klein, Jean (1989) I Am, Third Millennium Pub., Guernsey, C.I.

Maharshi, Ramana (2001) The Essential Teachings of Ramana Maharshi: A Visual Journey, InnerDirections Publishing.

Natarajan (transl) (1994) Ramana Gita: Dialogues with Sri Ramana Maharshi, Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning, Bangalore India.

Nisardagatta Maharaj (1994) I Am That, Acorn Press, Durham, NC.

Nisardagatta Maharaj (1952) Seeds of Consciousness: The Wisdom of Nisargadatta Maharaj, Acorn Press, Durham, NC.

Osborne, Arthur (1979) The Collected Works of Ramana Maharshi, Sri Ramanashramam, India.

Sankarachaarya (Trans. by Alladi Mahadeva Sastry) (1984) Dakshinamurti Stotra of Sri Sankaracharya, Samata Books, Madras.

Singh, Jaideva (1982) Siva Sutras: The Yoga of Supreme Identity, MotilalaBanarsidass, Delhi.

Venkataraman, T. N., (1989) Talks With Sri Ramana Maharshi (3 volumes in 1) Sri Ramanasraman, India.

Venkatesananda, Swami (1991) The Supreme Yoga: A New Translation of Yoga Vasistha (2 volumes) The Divine Life Society, Himala.