Register for Summer Reading Club
Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Kingsland, James

Summary: Looks at the science behind the ancient practices of Buddhism through the story of the spiritual life and teachings of Siddhartha, the man who would become the Buddha, and how his discoveries anticipated the findings of modern neuroscience. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 KIN

Siegel, Ronald D.

Summary: Mindfulness offers a path to well-being and tools for coping with life's inevitable hurdles. And though mindfulness may sound exotic, you can cultivate it--and reap its proven benefits--without special training or lots of spare time. Trusted therapist and mindfulness expert Dr. Ronald Siegel shows exactly how in this inviting guide. You'll get effective strategies to use while driving to work,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guilford Press 2010

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: An overcrowded maximum-security prison is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program. A dramatic tale of human potential and transformation that closely follows and documents the stories of the prison inmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Freedom Behind Bars Productions 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DHA

Nhất Hạnh

Summary: "A new gift edition of the classic guide to meditation and mindfulness, featuring archival photography and beautiful calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh. Since its publication in 1975, The Miracle of Mindfulness has been cherished by generations of readers for its eloquent and useful introduction to the practice of meditation. Readers interested in an introduction to Buddhist thought, as well as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 NHA

Chödrön, Pema.

Summary: In this recorded retreat, based on the program 'Living beautifully with uncertainty and change' held at Omega Institute, Pema Chodron and her teaching assistant, Meg Wheatley, provide a wealth of wisdom for learning to step right into the river: to be completely, fearlessly present even in the hardest times, and the most difficult situations.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala Audio 2012

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Snow Lion Publications 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 294.3 Dalai 2001

Sakyong Mipham

Summary: As a Tibetan lama and leader of Shambhala (an international community of 165 meditation centers), Sakyong Mipham has found physical activity to be essential for spiritual well-being. He's been trained in horsemanship and martial arts but has a special love for running. Here he incorporates his spiritual practice with running, presenting basic meditation instruction and fundamental principles he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2016

View online at Hoopla

Chödrön, Pema.

Summary: An introduction to lojong, a Tibetan Buddhist practice created for training the mind to work with everyday challenges. Includes a session of tonglen meditation, a practice for cultivating inner-strength and compassion.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala Audio 2008

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Leloup, Jean-Yves.

Contents: Pt. 1. The way of meditation. Zen and Hesychasm -- Transmission : the Samaritan woman -- The practice of Hesychast meditation : posture, orientation, breathing, invocation, centered in the heart -- Pt. 2. The way of compassion. What is a bodhisattva? -- The Dhammapada and the Gospels -- The vow of compassion -- The practice of compassion -- Impurities of the mind -- The five motivations : the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.2 LEL

Armstrong, Guy

Summary: If everything is empty, then what ceases in Nirvana and is born in rebirth? How can you live in the world without feeling trapped by it? Guy Armstrong tackles these questions and more in this richly informed, practical guide to emptiness for the meditator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Publications 2016

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: "Yoga for beginners & beyond is the perfect way to explore and experience the numerous benefits of yoga. Each of these 40 routines focuses on different physical and mental aspects of yoga, such as building strength, improving flexibility, reducing stress and more! Never before has a single collection of yoga DVDs contained so much valuable information to help you explore the healing,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bodywisdom Media 2008

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Yates, Culadasa John

Summary: Providing step-by-step guidance for every stage of the meditation path, this uniquely comprehensive guide for a Western audience combines the wisdom from the teachings of the Buddha with the latest research in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. Clear and friendly, this in-depth practice manual builds on the nine-stage model of meditation originally articulated by the ancient Indian sage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dharma Treasure Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 YAT

Harris, Dan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "A spiritual book written for--and by--someone who would otherwise never read a spiritual book, 10% HAPPIER is both a deadly serious and seriously funny look at mindfulness and meditation as the next big public health revolution"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Ricard, Matthieu.

Summary: Why meditate? On what? And how? In his latest book Why Meditate?-an instant bestseller in the author's native France-Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions. As a molecular geneticist turned Buddhist monk, Ricard brings a wholly unique perspective to the practice of meditation. Often referred to as "the happiest man in the world," he advises us in the ways to imbue our lives with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House Inc 2010

View online at Hoopla

Gunaratana, Henepola

Summary: If you'd like to read about meditation and then go back to your regular life, don't get this book. Henepola Gunaratana, a monk from Sri Lanka and venerated teacher of Buddhism, warns us that vipassana meditation is "meant to revolutionize the whole of your life experience." In one of the best nuts-and-bolts meditation manuals, he lays out the fundamentals of basic Buddhist meditation, the how,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Publications 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 GUN

Salzberg, Sharon.

Summary: Renowned author and spiritual teacher Sharon Salzberg co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in 1975, a Buddhist organization and retreat center. Here, Salzberg offers nearly twenty guided mediations developed specifically for beginners and experts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2009

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Harris, Jules (Jules Shuzen)

Summary: "Zen teacher Jules Shuzen Harris argues that contemporary American Buddhists face two primary challenges: (1) "spiritual bypassing," which means avoiding or repressing psychological problems in favor of "pretend Enlightenment," and (2) settling for secularized forms of Buddhism or mindfulness that have lost touch with the deeper philosophical and ethical underpinnings of the religion. Drawing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 HAR

Nhat Hanh

Summary: "A complete overview of all of Thich Nhat Hanh's practices for children. Planting seeds is full of hand-on activities to help children and adults relieve stress, increase concentration and confidence, deal with difficult emotions, and improve communication. It includes over 30 full-color illustrations and an audio CD with songs and easy to follow practices"--Cover p. [4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Parallax Press 2011

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Suzuki, Shunryū

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker/Weatherhill 1970

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 SUZ

Back to Top