Recommended Reading

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Saicho: The Establishment of the Japanese Tendai School
by Paul Groner

The Essentials of Buddhist Meditation
by Shramana Zhiyi (Author), Bhikshu Dharmamitra (Translator)

The Six Dharma Gates to the Sublime
by Shramana Zhiyi (Author), Bhikshu Dharmamitra (Translator)

Foundations of T’ien T’ai Philosophy: The Flowering of the Two Truth Theory in Chinese Buddhism
by Paul L. Swanson

The Collected Teachings of the Tendai Lotus School
by BDK English Tripitaka Series Leo Pruden (Translator), Paul L. Swanson (Translator)

The Essentials of the Eight Traditions: And The Candle of the Latter Dharma
by BDK English Tripitaka Series Leo M. Pruden (Translator), Robert Rhodes (Translator)

Tendai Lotus Texts
by BDK English Tripitaka Series Tsugunari Kubo (Translator), Joseph M. Longan (Translator), Terry Abbott (Translator), Masao Ichishima (Translator), David W. Chappell (Translator)

Stopping and Seeing: Comprehensive Course in Buddhist Meditation
by Chih-i (Author), Thomas Cleary (Translator)

Right View, Right Life: Insights
by Kohno

Ryogen and Mount Hiei: Japanese Tendai in the Tenth Century
by Paul Groner

Legend and Legitimation: The Formation of Tendai Esoteric Buddhism in Japan
by Jinhua Chen

The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei
by John Stevens

Walk Like a Mountain: The Handbook of Buddhist Walking Practice
by Innen Ray Parchelo

Zen is for Everyone: The “Xiao Zhi Guan” Text 
by Zhiyi (Author) Michael Saso (Translator)

Being and Ambiguity: Philosophical Experiments with Tiantai Buddhism 
by Brook Ziporyn

Emptiness and Omnipresence: An Essential Introduction to Tiantai Buddhism
by Brook Ziporyn

Evil and/or/as the Good: Omnicentrism, Intersubjectivity and Value Paradox in Tiantai Buddhist Thought
by Brook Ziporyn

Genshin’s Ojoyoshu and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan
by Robert Rhodes

General Buddhism

Stages Of Meditation: Training the mind for wisdom 
by the Dalai Lama

The Heart of Prajna Paramita Sutra: Verses without a Stand and Prose Commentary 
by Master Hsuan Hua

Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic 
by Alan Wallace

The Compass of Zen 
by Zen Master Seung Sahn

The Buddha In Daily Life: An Introduction to the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin 
by Causton (Author), Richard G Causton Causton (Author)

Buddhism for Today: A Modern Interpretation of the Threefold Lotus Sutra 
by Nikkyo Niwano

The Life of the Buddha: According to the Pali Canon 
by Bhikkhu Nanomoli

The Way of the Bodhisattva 
by Shantideva (Author), Padmakara Translation Group (Translator)

The Miracle Of Mindfulness 
by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Heart Of Buddha’s Teaching 
by Thich Nhat Hanh

Zen Mind Beginners Mind
by Shunryu Suzuki