Reading List

Introduction to Practice

“Mindfulness in Plain English” by Bhante Gunaratana
“Eight Mindful Steps To Happiness” by Bhante Gunaratana
“The Noble Eightfold Path: Way to the End of Suffering” by Bhikkhu Bodhi
“Insight Meditation” by Joseph Goldstein
“Lovingkindness” by Sharon Salzberg
“Seeking the Heart of Wisdom” by Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield

The Life of The Buddha

“Old Path White Clouds” by Thich Nhat Hanh

Dharma Study

“What the Buddha Taught” by Walpola Rahula
“Basic Teachings of the Buddha” by Glenn Wallis
“Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English” by Bhante Gunaratana
“Satipatthana” by Analayo
“On The Path To Freedom” by Sayadaw U Pandita
“The Dhammapada” with commentary by Glenn Wallis
“In the Buddha’s Words” edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi
“The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha” translated by Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi
“Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening” by Joseph Goldstein
“Parami: Ways to Cross Life’s Floods” by Ajahn Sucitto
“Turning the Wheel of Truth: Commentary on the Buddha’s First Teaching” by Ajahn Sucitto


“Lotus in the Fire” by Jim Bedard
“Who Is My Self?” by Ayya Khema
“Landscapes of Wonder” by Bhikkhu Nyanasobhano
“The Stillness of Being” by Viradhammo Bhikkhu
“Gone Forth, Going Beyond” by Ayya Medhanandi
“Food for the Heart” by Ajahn Chah

Upcoming Retreats

Dec 12

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

December 12 - December 14
Friends House
Toronto ON
Jan 16

Metta and Purification Retreat (Non-residential)

January 16, 2020 - January 18, 2020
Friends House
Toronto ON
Mar 06

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential, 2-day)

March 6, 2020 - March 7, 2020
Friends House
Toronto ON

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