Resources

Meditation

Meditate, Swami Muktananda
Meditation For The Love Of It, Sally Kempton
Awakening Shakti, Sally Kempton
How To Meditate, Pema Chodron
Meditation 24/7, Camille Maurine and Lorin Roche, PH.D.
Letter to a New Meditator, Sally Kempton, Yoga Journal
Tantra Meditation: Explore Negative + Positive Mind Energy, Sally Kempton, Yoga Journal

Tonglen: Bad in, Good Out, Pema Chodron, Lion’s Roar

Gate Param Gate Chant, Ariel Kalma

The Breath

The Breathing Book, Donna Farhi
Refining the Breath, Doug Keller

Doctors on Yoga

Yoga As Medicine, Dr. Timothy McCall
Yoga As Medicine: The Art & Science of Yoga Therapy
Yoga for Arthritis, Dr. Loren Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall
Yoga for MS, Dr. Loren Fishman and Eric Small
Yoga for Osteoporosis, Dr. Loren Fishman and Ellen
Saltonstall
Yoga For Healthy Aging, Baxter Bell

More on the Physical Practice of Yoga

Posture Affects Standing, and Not Just the Physical Kind, Jane Brody, New York Times
12 Minutes of Yoga for Stronger Bones, Jane Brody, New York Times
How to Relieve Stress, Robert Sapolsky, Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life
YOGA, The Path to Holistic Healing B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga for Cancer, Tari Prinster
Relax And Renew, Judith Hanson Lasater
The Woman’s Book of Yoga & Health, Linda Sparrowe

The Wisdom of Yoga

The Artful Universe, William K. Mahony
Exquisite Love, William K. Mahony
The Upanishads, Easwaran
The Bhagavad Gita, Easwaran
Jnaneshwar’s Gita, Swami Kripananda
The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, Georg Feuerstein
The Concise Yoga Vasistha, Venkatesananda
I am That, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
The Science of Being and Art of Living, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Be Love Now, Ram Dass
Polishing the Mirror, Ram Dass

Buddhism via Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha, Tara Brach, Ph. D.
Buddha’s Little Instruction Book, Jack Kornfield
No Time Like the Present, Jack Kornfield
The Wise Heart, Jack Kornfield
A Path With Heart, Jack Cornfield

Buddhism Via Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace Is Every Breath, Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace Is Every Step, Thich Nhat Hanh
How to Fight, Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness

Meditation for Real Life, David Gelles, New York Times

The Practice of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh, Lion’s Roar

The Miracle of Everyday Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh, Lion’s Roar

Mindfulness of Anger: Embracing the Child Within, Thich Nhat Hanh, On Being

What Does Mindfulness Really Mean Anyway?, Sharon Salzburg, On Being

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective, Chade-Meng Tan, Mindful

Our brains can be hijacked, The Guardian

Wandering mind not a happy mind, Harvard Gazette

Eight weeks to a better brain, Harvard Gazette

Mindful Leadership

Developing Mindful Leaders for the C-Suite, Bill George, Harvard Business Review

The Focused Leader, Daniel Goleman, Harvard Business Review

Resilience for the Rest of Us, Daniel Goleman, Harvard Business Review

How Mindfulness Beats Job Stress and Burnout, Grace Bullock PhD, Mindful

Contemplative Neuroscience

How Science Reveals Well-being is a Skill, Dr. Richard Davidson, Mindful

Why Well-Being?, Dr. Richard Davidson, Center for Healthy Minds

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain, Brigid Schulte with Sara Lazar, Washington Post

Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain and Body, Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson

Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom, Rick Hanson with Richard Mendius, MD

The Emotional Life of Your Brain, Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D. with Sharon Begley

Tantra

Tantra Illuminated, Christopher Wallis
The Recognition Sutras, Christopher Wallis
Pratyabhijnahrdayam: The Secret of Self-Recognition, Jaideva Singh
The Vijnana Bhairava, Commentary by Swami Lakshman Joo
The Triadic Heart of Siva, Paul Muller-Ortega
The Aphorisms of Siva, Mark Dyczkowski
The Doctrine of Vibration, Mark Dyczkowski
The Stanzas on Vibration, Mark Dyczkowski

Classics I Love

Autobiography of a Yogi, Paramahansa Yogananda
I Am That, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
The Razor’s Edge, Somerset Maugham

Miscellaneous

The Universe In A Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality, Dalai Lama
Daughter of Fire, Irina Tweedie
Stillness Speaks, Eckhart Tolle
Reflections on Living, Joseph Campbell
Effortless Mastery, Kenny Werner
Brain Pickings: An inventory of the meaningful life.