It is good to have an end
to journey toward: but it is
the journey that matters
in the end.
— Ursula LeGuin
My Zen teacher used to say that the only good book is the one that makes you want to meditate. In that spirit I offer the following few books to hopefully spur you on your inward journey. Categories are listed to help your selection. Links to additional recommendations are at the bottom of the page. — Dale
A Gradual Awakening, by Stephen Levine
A Path With Heart, by Jack Kornfield
Any book by Pema Chodron
The Diamond Approach, by John Davis
Diamond Heart, Books 1-5, by A.H. Almaas
The Unfolding Now, by A.H. Almaas
Journey of the Heart, by John Welwood
Radical Acceptance, by Tara Brach
Death and Dying
Meetings at the Edge, by Stephen Levine
Illuminated Rumi, by Coleman Barks
Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse
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