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The Anapanasati Sutta – A Practical Guide to Mindfulness of Breathing and Tranquil Wisdom Meditation

The Anapanasati Sutta – A Practical Guide to Mindfulness of Breathing and Tranquil Wisdom Meditation by Maha Thera Sayadaw Gyi U Vimalaramsi was written in 1995 and it is now issued in six languages. The author had spend more than twenty years meditating before looking in the suttas and this book is about the instructions he found in the […]

Settling Back into the Moment by Joseph Goldstein

Settling Back into the Moment is selection of verses from the book “The Experience of Insight” (Shambala Publication)by the same author, Joseph Goldstein. In this shortened, but still 167 pages, version he presents the core ideas beautifully illustrated throughout the whole book. The work is handwritten and the style is very poetic, though it contains strict instructions […]

The Science of Pranayama by Sri Swami Sivananda

The Science of Pranayama by Sri Swami Sivananda was first published in 1935 and it has since become a classic on breathing exercises and the benefits of controlled breathing on health and spiritual paths. The book also gives a brief introduction to chakras, meditation poses and some vedic hygienic  routines. Download the book here: ¨ The Science of Pranayama […]

An Unentangled Knowing – Lessons in Training the Mind

An Unentangled Knowing – Lessons in Training the Mind is Upasika Kee Nanayon, who wrote by the name Acharn Kor Kaho-suan-luang, is one of the most respected women teachers of Dhamma in modern Thailand. The teachings in this book, drawn from her talks and poetry, deal with a wide range of issues in the training of the mind. […]

The Science of Breath & the Philosophy of the Tatwas

The Science of Breath & the Philosophy of the Tatwas by Rama Prasad is an ancient text translated from Sanskrit. It deals with breathing and breaths potential as a tool for spiritual enlightenment.  The book goes in deep details about the nature of breathing from a scientific viewpoint and thereby give us both an understanding of […]

Anapanasati – Mindfulness of Breathing

Anapanasati – Mindfulness of Breathing. For the first time in the English here is a comprehensive manual of the Buddhist meditation known as ânàpànasati  – the development of mindfulness of breathing. Although this manual is primarily intended for the benefit of monks, it will greatly assist laymen, too, who wish to undertake a course of […]

The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice – a Zen guide

“The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice” by Ting Chen is a Zen work about the basics of meditation posture and breathing techniques. Through 182 pages Ting Chen explains in details the best position of all the body parts and how to train for sitting in full lotus position. The first part of the book builds up […]

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