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TAT Foundation Press books and videos

 
Beyond Mind, Beyond Death Essays, poems and humor from the TAT Forum e-zine.
Images of Essence
A contemplative meditation in words and pictures, by Shawn Nevins and Bob Fergeson.
The Celibate Seeker Celibacy as a modern spiritual practice, by Shawn Nevins.
The Perennial Way New English versions of ancient teachings, by Bart Marshall.
The Listening Attention Finding the Gateway to Within, by Bob Fergeson.
 
 
Solid Ground of Being A Personal Story of the Impersonal, by Art Ticknor.
At Home with the Inner Self Informal talks with Jim Burns.
A Handyman's Common Sense Guide to Spiritual Seeking by David Weimer.
Beyond Relativity Transcending the Split Between Knower and Known, by Art Ticknor.
This Above All A Journey of Self-Discovery, by Tess Hughes.
 

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Book & Audio/Video References

Hubert Benoit

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 Amazon.

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). Amazon link.

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.

Garma C.C. Chang

The Practice of Zen. Appears to be out of print. May be available through on-line used booksellers (see others links below). Amazon listing.

Robert S. DeRopp

The Master Game, back in print (2003) published by Gateway Books & Tapes (E.J. Gold organization; Nevada City, CA; 800/869-0658). Amazon link.

Foyan (1067 - 1120)

Instant Zen: Waking Up in the Present translated by Thomas Cleary. Published by North Atlantic Books; also available from on-line booksellers including Amazon.

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. Amazon listing.

Douglas Harding

See Publications of the Greatest Teachers on this site for a complete list of his works and publisher link.

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Huang Po (9th Century Zen master)

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 including Amazon.

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. Amazon listing.

Hui-neng (6th Patriarch of Zen in China, 638-713AD)

The Sutra of Hui-neng (also known as The Platform Sutra), translated by AF Price and Wong Mou-lam. 2008 edition published by Counterpoint. Amazon link. 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 Amazon.

Christmas Humphreys

The Way of Action: a working philosophy for Western life. Available from on-line booksellers including Amazon.

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 Amazon.

J. Krishnamurti

The First & Last Freedom, published by Harper Collins (800/242-7737) Amazon listing.

Freedom from the Known, also from the above source. Amazon listing.

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 Amazon.

Nisargadatta Maharaj

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 Amazon.

Seeds of Consciousness: The Wisdom of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, also from the above sources. Amazon listing.

Ramana Maharshi

Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi, available as a free download from the Ramana Maharshi Asrama. Also available from on-line booksellers including Amazon.

The Collected Works of Ramana Maharshi, edited by Arthur Osborne, available through the Ramana Maharshi Asrama in printed form or as a free download. Also available from on-line booksellers. Amazon link.

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Video tape: The Sage of Arunachala, available through the Ramana Maharshi Asrama (72-63 Yellowstone Blvd., Forest Hills, NY 11375; 718/575-3215). Amazon listing.

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Franklin Merrell-Wolff

See Publications of the Greatest Teachers on this site for a complete list of his works and publisher link.

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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.

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Favorite Sites

The TAT Foundation web site, which features the teachings of Richard Rose, the TAT Forum (a monthly e-zine of emerging spiritual voices), a listing of worldwide Spiritual Gatherings, a directory of worldwide Solitary Retreat Facilities, and links to the Best Spiritual Sites on the web.

Spiritual Teachers website. This invaluable spiritual search guide is designed to save you time. Redesigned, including the launch of the Journals of Spiritual Discovery podcast featuring in-depth, insightful interviews with spiritual teachers, exploring what we can learn and apply from their life stories.

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.

Ramana Maharshi website.

Mystic Missal (A Door to Ways and Means on the Spiritual Path), the Nostalgia West spiritual photography site & The Listening Attention (A Gateway to Within).

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.

The Headless Way web site (Teaching of Douglas Harding).

The Great Space Center & American Sage of Advaita Vedanta & The Merrell-Wolff Fellowship site & The Franklin Merrell-Wolff site.

Raleigh NC Triangle Inquiry Group: Provides an opportunity to meet up with others involved in the search for Truth and Self-definition via self-inquiry.

Gurdjieff International Review, essays and commentary on the "fourth-way" teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff.

Wei Wu Wei archives (Writings of Terence Gray).

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.)

William Samuel & Friends: Introduction to the life and teaching of William Samuel (1924-1976).

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."


Book & Audio/Video References (cont'd.)

Bernadette Roberts

What Is Self, published by Sentient Publications. On Amazon.

The Path to No-Self, published by State University of New York Press. On Amazon.

The Experience of No-Self, published by State University of New York Press. On Amazon.

Richard Rose

See Publications of the Greatest Teachers on this site for a complete list of his works and publisher link.

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Suzanne Segal

Collision with the Infinite: A Life Beyond the Personal Self, originally published by Blue Dove Press. Amazon listing.

D.T. Suzuki

Intro. to Zen Buddhism, published by Grove Press (800/521-0178). Amazon link.

The Zen Doctrine of No Mind: The Significance of the Sutra of Hui-neng, published by Samuel Weiser, Inc. (York Beach, ME; 800/423-7078). On Amazon.

 

Tao te Ching, translated by Stephen Mitchell, published by Harper Collins (800/242-7737). Available on Amazon.

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.

John C.H. Wu

The Golden Age of Zen. Published by World Wisdom. Also available on Amazon.

Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, a collection of Zen and pre-Zen writings compiled by Paul Reps, published by Shambhala (see above) and others. On Amazon.

 

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In addition to Amazon.com, Half.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." Note: if any of the source or link info becomes outdated. Thanks.