The Light of Zen in the West: Incorporating The Supreme Doctrine and The Realization of the Self along with articles Buddha and the Intuition of the Universal and Techniques of Timeless Realization. Translated by Graham Rooth, published by Sussex Academic Press
(Brighton, Great Britain; +44 (0)1273 699533). Available through
The Supreme Doctrine: Psychological Studies in Zen Thought. Now
published as Zen and the Psychology of Transformation: The Supreme
Doctrine, by Inner Traditions
(Rochester, VT; 800/246-8648).
The Interior Realization, published by Samuel Weiser, Inc. (York Beach, ME;
800/423-7087). No longer in print; now available in The Light of Zen in the West (see above).
Amazon English and French Edition.
The Gospel According to Zen, "an extraordinary ecumenical
collection of readings in the new consciousness... with commentaries by Erich
Fromm, D.T. Suzuki, Alan Watts, J. Krishnamurti and others," edited by Sohl &
Carr, published by Mentor, also appears to have gone out of print.
The Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the Transmission of Mind, translated
by John Blofeld (whose autobiographical Wheel of Life was published by
Shambhala), published by Grove Press (800/521-0178). Also available from on-line booksellers
Hui Hai (8th Century Zen master)
The Zen Teachings of Hui Hai on Sudden Illumination, translated by John
Blofeld. 2006 and 2015 editions published by the Buddhist Publishing Group.
The Sutra of Hui-neng (also known as The Platform Sutra),
translated by AF Price and Wong Mou-lam. 2008 edition published by Counterpoint.
Published in one volume together with The Diamond Sutra by Shambhala also available from Amazon.
The Sutra of Hui-neng, with Hui-neng's Commentary on the Diamond
Sutra, translated by Thomas Cleary, back in print by Shambhala. Interesting to compare this translation with the one by Price and Wong. It is also available through on-line booksellers including
A Western Approach to Zen, is published by Theosophical Publishing
House (Wheaton, IL 800/669-9425). Amazon link.
St. John of the Cross
The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross, includes Ascent of Mt. Carmel, Dark Night of the Soul, Spiritual Canticle, and Living Flame of Love, as well as letters, poetry, and his Sayings of Light and Love; translations by Kicran Kavanaugh and Otilio Rodriquez. Published by ICS Publications; also available from on-line booksellers including
Freedom from the Known, also from the above source.
J. Krishnamurti: A Biography, by Pupul Jayakar, is especially
informative concerning his earlier life and teaching methods. Published by
Viking Penguin (TN, 800/526-0275 for orders). Also refer to
Penguin Putnam, the parent
company (NY, 800/788-6262). Also available on
I am That: Talks with Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, published by the Acorn
Press (1010 Wyldwood Road, PO Box 3279, Durham, NC 27715-3279; 914/471-3842,
fax 477-2622). Also available from on-line booksellers including
Seeds of Consciousness: The Wisdom of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, also from the above sources.
Images of Essence: The Standing Now is a contemplative meditation in words and pictures conveying an achingly beautiful reminder of our quest for light, love, truth, and being. Its harmony of sight and sound remind us of our true home.
Images of Essence on Amazon a beautiful present for yourself, a loved one, a friend.
Poetry in Motion Films: "Documentaries for the soul" – inspiring and challenging films that explore the spiritual, philosophic, and metaphysical dimensions of life. Call it spiritual cinema, spiritual documentaries, or spiritual films – engaged in examining the perennial questions: where did I come from? what has meaning? why am I here? where am I going? what is this place? Includes film clips, spiritual cinema links, and notes on low-budget filmmaking.
SearchWithin.org: A searcher's personal story of meeting Richard Rose and a selection of items by and about "a man who changes lives." Also includes a section of downloadable articles by and about Richard Rose, transcripts of talks, and selections from TAT Journal archives.
Allspirit spiritual writings, poetry, quotations and song lyrics.
First Know Thyself: an umbrella for groups meeting in different parts of the country of those who are seeking to truly understand themselves.
Never Not Here, a video journal about Richard Miller's journey through life including dozens of interviews with spiritual teachers and live web casts. Also includes videos from the April 2011 TAT Foundation The Heart of the Matter intensive:
Bart Marshall (The Way of the Heart);
Bob Fergeson (The Listening Attention);
Bob Cergol (What Is the Focus of Your Attention?);
Mike Conners (Effortless Meditation);
Shawn Nevins (interview, and poetry reading with Deborah Westmoreland; and
Art Ticknor (interview).
Nisargadatta Maharaj. This page on the Spiritual Teachers site is a good intro. The interview of Alexander Smit provides a fascinating look at how Nisargadatta worked.
Capacitie was the word used by Thomas Traherne to describe essential being. This site is especially valuable for the section on the contemporary specialist in the field, John Wren-Lewis. There's another section on Douglas Harding, one on the dialogue meetings (inspired by David Bohm) in Sydney, NSW, and an online newsletter, "Now."
Perspectivas del Espíritu: Foro acerca de filosofía, psicología;, zen y 4th way. Incluye lista de contactos de gente interesada en dichos temas. (Sitio de Argentina).
Spiritual Perspectives: Forum about philosophy, psychology, zen and 4th way. It includes list of contacts of people interested in these subjects. (Site of Argentina.)
Tess Hughes: Spiritual Awakening Is the Purpose of Life.
"This site is about offering some crumbs at the table of Returning to our True Nature. It's about spiritual development, which is synonymous with dissolution of the ego. There are links to sites which have helped me on my path."
Collision with the Infinite: A Life Beyond the Personal Self,
originally published by Blue Dove Press.
Intro. to Zen Buddhism, published by Grove Press (800/521-0178).
The Zen Doctrine of No Mind: The Significance of the Sutra of Hui-neng, published by Samuel Weiser, Inc. (York Beach, ME;
Tao te Ching, translated by Stephen Mitchell, published by
Harper Collins (800/242-7737). Available on
Transmission of Light: Zen in the Art of Enlightenment.
Translation of the Zen classic Denkoroku, attributed to thirteenth
century master Keizan. Published by North Point Press division of Farrar,
Straus & Giroux; distributed by Von Holtzbrinck Publishing Service, VA
(888/330-8477). Amazon listing.
Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, a collection of Zen and pre-Zen writings
compiled by Paul Reps, published by Shambhala (see above) and others. On
In addition to Amazon.com,
and BookFinder.com are good sources of new and used books.
Weiser Antiquarian Books is another good source of "rare, secondhand, and out-of-print books on the occult, mysticism, and comparative religion."
if any of the source or link info becomes outdated. Thanks.