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The Dhammapada. The Buddha's Path to Wisdom. Free ebook, just click on this link---

Making Life Meaningful- by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Free ebook!
Enjoy, Fred

Great little book by a Theravadan Monk, critical on many aspects on how Buddhism is taught incorrectly in many ways.
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VERY GOOD Free ebook "Fundamentals Buddhism".........
Enjoy Fred

Recommended Reading Page
"The Dharma Bums" by Jack Kerouac. Demonstrates the freedom and enthusiasm of an early (1950's and on) Buddhist movement called the "Beat (beatific) Generation" - the beginnings of an American Buddhist lifestyle as expressed in literature, poetry and music. Captures the excitement and adventure of a new perception of living. Available from Amazon download, and perhaps a local library.

Here is a link to a very comprehensive website: "A View on Buddhism", helpful to all, but especially so to newcomers. http://viewonbuddhism...
- Suggested by Richard -

"The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche. A very compassionate book by a great Tibetan Master. Wonderful advice for everyone, not just Buddhists, on how to live well and die well - and how to help others to do the same. Available from Amazon in hard cover or Kindle download edition
-Suggested by Richard Mortensen-

Buddhism for Dummies
-Suggested by James Patteson-
-Comment by Richard-
Great suggestion! Despite the title, I think this could be the best basic introduction to Buddhism. Written by two Western Buddhist teachers and scholars, it tells the story and outlines the path in a very friendly, but thorough way. Good refresher, too. I just recently downloaded it from Amazon.

Free very good ebook " The Four Noble Truths" by Ajahn Sumedho......Click on this link here......
Suggested by Fred Walker

A free ebook that covers a lot of Buddhist basics. "The Issue at Hand" by Gil Fronsdal Click on link ......

Suggested by Fred Walker

Here is the best book on meditation and it's free! "Mindfulness in Plain English" by Bhante Gunaratana. Click on this link here...........http://www.holybooks....
Suggested by Fred Walker

Entering the Stream, by Sherab Chodzin
Excellent!! Writings about the Theravadan, Mahayana, Zen, and Tibetan traditions. One of the best for beginners, and very interesting for the more experienced.
Available from Amazon
-Suggested by Richard Mortensen-

Free ebook- 8 Fold Path by Jack Kornfield. Click on link here........
-suggested by Fred

Another most excellent free ebook on the Eightfold Path by Bhikkhu Bodhisattva a western monk. I really like this one. Click on link here...........
- suggested by Fred

Recommended website to download many free ebooks, study guides, audio tapes etc is here just click here.....

Wonderful website for info and teachings by Sogyal Rinpoche, the author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. For an inspirational excerpt from this book delivered to your inbox every day, Google or click here...; then click on the box labeled 'Glimpse of the Day' to sign up.
-suggested by Richard-

MindScience by The Dalai Lama, Herbert Benson, Robert Thurman, Howard Gardmer, Daniel Goleman. An East-West dialog. Available paperback from Amazon
-Suggested by Richard-

The Quantum and the Lotus - A Journey to the Frontiers where Science and Buddhism meet
by Matthieu and Trinh Xuan Thuan
available from Amazon in hardcopy and Kindle download
-Suggested by Richard-

No Death, No Fear
by Thich Nhat Hanh
A beautiful book by a great Buddhist teacher and peace activist.
Available from Amazon in hardcopy and Kindle digital download.
-Highly recommended by Richard-

Smile at Fear
by Chogyam Trungpa
Great Tibetan master who made his wisdom understandable to the West in a very unique way.
Available from Amazon, hardcopy or digital download
-Recommended by Richard-

Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Feeling Overwhelmed? Remember "RAIN" March 17, 2015 10:26 PM Fred W.
Metta Sutta November 26, 2014 9:31 AM Fred W.
Sister Sangha in Vero Beach November 30, 2013 4:24 PM James D. P.
FILMS November 21, 2013 1:21 PM Ronald L.
Basic Walking Meditation Instructions July 18, 2013 9:09 AM Fred W.
Basic meditation for developing Mindfullness August 18, 2014 10:12 PM Fred W.
Recommended Reading January 31, 2014 10:51 AM former member
About The Buddhist Study and Meditation Group of Stuart October 3, 2015 10:16 AM Fred W.

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