Books for Deepening Practice

SFZC's Zen Center Bookstore, Online Store, and library offer a wide selection of books for exploring and deepening practice. Here is a partial list of recommended books and authors:

Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Tenshin Reb Anderson, Being Upright: Zen Meditation and the Bodhisattva Precepts

Tenshin Reb Anderson, Entering the Mind of Buddha: Zen and the Six Heroic Practices of Bodhisattvas

Kaz Tanahashi, The Heart Sutra: A Comprehensive Guide to the Classic of Mahayana Buddhism

Kaz Tanahashi, The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye

Red Pine, The Heart Sutra

Shohaku Okumura, Living By Vow

Shohaku Okumura, The Mountains and Waters Sutra: A Practitioners Guide to Dogen

Taigan Leighton & Shohaku Okumura, Dogen's Extensive Record

Kosho Uchiyama, Deepest Practice Deepest Wisdom: Three Fascicles from Shobogenzo

Shinshu Roberts, Being-Time: A Practitioner's Guide to Dogen's Shobogenzo Uji

Thomas Cleary, Book of Serenity

Koun Yamada, The Gateless Gate

Norman Fischer, The World Could Be Otherwise

Diane Rizetto, Deep Hope

Dale Wright, The Six Perfections