We offer these resource suggestions in support of your practice.
STARTING YOUR SITTING PRACTICE:
ONGOING SUPPORT FOR YOUR PRACTICE
This website is one of many sources and ways to explore the suttas. We encourage you to investigate various sources and translations to deepen your exposure and understanding of the Buddha’s teachings.
Buddhism Without Beliefs, Stephen Batchelor
A Monastery Within: Tales from the Buddhist Path, Gil Fronsdal
Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom, Joseph Goldstein
Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening, Joseph Goldstein
The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh
Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom, Rick Hanson, PHD with Richard Mendius, MD
In The Lap Of The Buddha, Gavin Harrison
Mindfulness in Plain English, Updated and Expanded Edition, Henepola Gunaratana
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight, Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield
Dancing With Life, Phillip Moffit
Emotional Chaos To Clarity, Phillip Moffit
Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation, Larry Rosenberg
Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Sharon Salzberg
CENTERS FOR RESIDENTIAL RETREATS:
BCBS was founded in 1991 by Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Salzberg and is located just through the woods and down the hill from Insight Meditation Society (IMS).
IMS is a spiritual refuge for all who seek freedom of mind and heart. We offer meditation retreats rooted in the Early Buddhist teachings of ethics, concentration and wisdom.
Kevala Retreat, the dhamma refuge of Santikaro, local teacher from Wisconsin, who offers many trainings for ICMC every year, and whose own website is packed with great resources of its own.
Tri-State Dharma is an organization designed to promote the study and practice of Insight Meditation in the Buddhist Theravadin tradition in the geographic areas of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.