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Craving and Aversion as Addiction and Denial:
     Buddha's Eightfold Path as a Step Program

An Outline of the Buddha's Teachings
     and Glossary of Buddhism's Basic Concepts

Buddhism Study Links,
     with Addiction and Recovery Resources

A Bibliography of Buddhism (and Recovery)

Version 13.5, Revised 5-21-13

    There are three parts to this bibliography. The first part lists sources used in developing An Outline of the Buddha's Teachings and Glossary of Buddhism's Basic Concepts. Most of these books may be downloaded free of charge from the internet, subject to copyright reservations. If the links given here appear to be dead, search for the author and title using Google Advanced Search: most of these internet offerings are mirrored on multiple sites. There are more sources listed in the links section. The bulk of the information was drawn directly from various translations of the Pali Suttas. The second part lists references used for Craving and Aversion: The Buddha's Eightfold Path as a Step Program. The third part is simply a list of the additional books in my library pertaining to the various branches of Buddhism and generally noted accordingly.

Part One: works used in the Outline of the Buddha's Teachings

Bodhi, (Bikkhu). The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2000. (Two Vols)

_____ The Noble Eightfold Path: Way to the End of Suffering. Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, 1994. Wheel Publication #308-311. Here.

_____ Transcendental Dependent Arising. Buddhist Publication Society, 1980. Wheel Publication #277-278. Here.

Bucknell, Rod. The Buddhist Path to Liberation: An Analysis of the Listing of Stages. The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, V. 7:2 (1984) 7-40.

Buddhadasa (Bhikkhu). Handbook for Mankind. Buddha Dharma Education Association, npd.  www.buddhanet.net.

Dhammadharo, Ajaan Lee. Frames of Reference. No publication data, npd. Here.

Goleman, Daniel. The Buddha on Meditation and Higher States of Consciousness. Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, 1988. Wheel #189/90. Here.

Gorkom, Nina van. Cetasikas. Zolag, 2010. Here.

Guenther, Herbert V. Philosophy and Psychology in the Abhidharma. Berkeley, CA: Shambhala, 1976.

Gunaratana, Henepola. A Critical Analysis of the Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation. Buddha Dharma Education Association, npd. www.buddhanet.net.

Gunaratna, V. F. Rebirth Explained. Wheel Publication Society, 1971. Pub. #167,168,169. Here.

Harris, Elizabeth J. Detachment and Compassion in Early Buddhism. Buddhist Publication Society, 1997. Here.

Hart, William. Vipassana Meditation: The Art of Living, as Taught by S. N. Goenka. SF: Harper & Row, 1987. 

Ledi (Sayadaw). The Noble Eightfold Path and its Factors Explained. Buddhist Publication Society, 1977. Wheel #245-247. Here.

_____ Magganga Dipani: A Manual of the Path Factors. Association for Insight Meditation, npd. Here. More at aimwell.org.

_____ The Requisites of Enlightenment. Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, 1983. Wheel Publication #171-174. Here.

Mahasi (Sayadaw). A Discourse on Dependent Origination. Bankok, Thailand: Buddhadhamma Foundation, 1999. Here.

Mendis, N.K.G. The Abhidhamma in Practice. Wheel Publication Society, 1985. Pub.#322/323. Here.

Mills, Ethan. Cultivation of Moral Concern in Buddhist Ethics: Toward a Theory of the Relation Between Tranquility and Insight. Journal of Buddhist Ethics, npd. Here.

Nanamoli (Bikkhu), tr. Visuddhimagga: The Path of Purification. The Classic Manual of Buddhist Doctrine and Meditation. Buddhist Publication Society, 1956.  Here. 

Nanamoli (Bikkhu) and Bhikkhu Bodhi, tr. The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1995.

Nanasamvara, H.H. Somdet Phra. A Guide to Awareness: Dhamma Talks on the Foundations of Mindfulness. Mahamakut Rajavidyalaya Press, npd. www.buddhanet.net or Here.

Narada (Thera). Buddhism in a Nutshell. Ceylon: Buddhist Publication Society, 1988. www.buddhanet.net.

Narada (Mahathera). The Buddha and His Teachings. Buddhist Publication Society, 1966. Here.

Nyanaponika (Thera). The Four Nutriments of Life. Buddhist Publication Society, 1981.  Wheel Publication #105. Here.

_____ The Three Basic Facts of Existence 1: Impermanence (Anicca). Buddhist Publication Society, 1981. Wheel Publication #186-187. Here.

_____ The Three Basic Facts of Existence 2: Suffering (Dukkha). Buddhist Publication Society, 1981. Wheel Publication #191,192,193. Here.

_____ The Three Basic Facts of Existence 3: Egolessness (Anatta). Buddhist Publication Society, 1981. Wheel Publication #202,203,204. Here.

Nyanatiloka (Mahathera). Buddhist Dictionary: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines. Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, 1988. Here.

_____ Fundamentals of Buddhism: Four Lectures. Buddhist Publication Society, 1994. Wheel Publication #394/396. Here.

_____ The Word of the Buddha: An Outline of the Teaching of the Buddha in the Words of the Pali Canon. Buddhist Publication Society, npd. Here.

Perera, T. H. The Way of the Noble. Buddhist Publication Society, 1968. Wheel Publication #126.  Here.

Piyadassi (Thera). The Wheel, Vol. I, The Seven Factors of Enlightenment. Ceylon: Buddhist Publication Society, 1960. Here.

_____The Buddha’s Ancient Path. Buddhist Publication Society, 1987. Here.

_____ The Seven Factors of Enlightenment: Satta Bojjhanga. Buddhist Publication Society, 1960. Wheel Publication #1. Here.

Santina, Peter Della. The Tree of Enlightenment. Chico Dharma Study Foundation, 1997. Here.

Silananda (Sayadaw). No Inner Core: An Introduction to the Doctrine of Anatta. Inward Path Publisher, 1999. Here.

Sogen, Yamakami. Systems of Buddhistic Thought. University of Calcutta, 1912. Here.

Sumedho, Ajahn. The Four Noble Truths. Buddha Dharma Education Association, npd. www.buddhanet.net.

Tevijjo, Anagarika. Dhammas Relative to Arising Phenomenon. No publication data, npd. Here.

_____ Sankhara. No publication data, npd. Here.

Thanissaro (Bhikkhu). Head & Heart Together: Essays on the Buddhist Path. 2010. Here.

_____ Selves & Not-Self: The Buddhist Teaching on Anatta. 2011. Here.

Walshe, Maurice. The Long Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Digha Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1996.

Part Two: Additional Works Used in Craving and Aversion

Addiction Today. Buddhism and Recovery: Working on the Self to Lead a Healthy Life. Addiction Today, May/June, 2005. 3 pp.

Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous (The Big Book). A.A. World Services, 1976 (3rd ed).

_____Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. A.A. World Services, 1990.

Arnold, Dan. "Reaching Bedrock: Buddhism and Cognitive-Science." np, 2012. 8 pp.

Ash, Mel. The Zen of Revovery. NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Perigree, 1993. The Twelve Steps in Zen terms.

Austin, James H. Zen and the Brain. MIT Press, 1999.

Bodhi, (Bikkhu). A Discipline of Sobriety. Here.

C., Doug. "A Buddhist's Insight into the 12 Steps of Recovery." np, npd. 19 pp.

Claxton, Guy. Beyond Therapy: The Impact of Eastern Religions on Psychological Theory and Practice. London, Wisdom Books, 1986.

Coseru, Christian, Edward N. Zalta (ed.). "Mind in Indian Buddhist Philosophy." The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Winter, 2012.

Falkenstrom, Fredrik. "A Buddhist Contribution to the Psychoanalytic Psychology of Self." International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2003. 18 pp.

Federman, Asaf. "What Buddhism Taught Cognitive Science about Self, Mind and Brain." Enrahonar. Quaderns de Filosofia 47, 2011. 39-62.

Gleig, Ann. "The Culture of Narcissism Revisited: Transformations of Narcissism in
Contemporary Psychospirituality." np, npd. 28 pp.

Griffin, Kevin. One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps. Rodale Press, 2004. Fairly typical of attempts to validate twelve steps in Buddhist terms, but does some disservice to Buddhist teaching in the process.

Hall, Manly Palmer. Buddhism and Psychotherapy. LA: Philosophical Research Society, 1979.

Locke, Liz & Others. Sarpashana Sourcebook. np, 2003. 229 pp.

Payne, Richard K. "Buddhism and Cognitive Science: Contributions to an Enlarged Discourse."
Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2002. 14 pp.

Priddy, Janice. "Psychotherapy and Buddhism: An Unfolding Dialogue." np, npd. 46 pp.

Ronel, Natti (2000). "From Self-Help to Professional Care: An Enhanced Application of the 12-Step Program". The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 36 (1): 108–122.

San Francisco Zen Center. "9 Essays: Buddhism & the 12 Step Model of Recovery." San Francisco Zen Center, 2006. 23 pp.

de Silva, Padmasori. "The Psychology of Emotions in Buddhist Perspective." Sir D. B. Jayatilleke Commemoration Lecture, Colombo, 1976.

Thanissaro (Bhikkhu). "Affirming the Truths of the Heart: The Buddhist Teachings on Samvega & Pasada." 2011. Here.

Trimpy, Jack. Rational Recovery: The New Cure for Substance Addiction. NY: Pocket Books, 1996.

_____The Small Book: A Revolutionary Alternative for Overcoming Alcohol and Drug Dependence. NY: Dell, 1989.

Part Three: a general list of other books on hand

School notations are:
T = Theravada
    M = Mahayana    V = Vajrayana    Z = Zen & Chan    S = Synthesis

Buddha’s Words

Babbitt, Irving. The Dhammapada. NY: New Directions, 1965.

Browne, Lewis, ed. The World’s Great Scriptures. NY: Macmillan, 1961.

Conze, Edward, tr. Buddhist Scriptures. NY: Penguin, 1959.

Mascaro, Juan. The Dhammapada: The Path of Perfection. NY: Penguin, 1973.

Thomas, E.J. The Road to Nirvana. A Selection of Buddhist Scriptures Translated from the Pali. Boston: Charles E. Tuttle, 1992.

Warren, Henry Clarke. Buddhism in Translations. NY: Athenium, 1987.

Woodward, F.L, tr. Some Sayings of the Buddha, According to the Pali Canon. NY; Oxford, 1973.


Alabaster, Henry. The Wheel of Law: Illustrations of Buddhism. London: Ballantyne, 1871. (T)

Arnold, Sir Edwin. The Light of Asia. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 1971. (S)

Asma, Stephen T. Buddha for Beginners. NY: Writers and Readers Publishing, 1996. (S)

Austin, James H., M.D. Zen and the Brain. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999 (Z)

Bahm, A. J. Philosophy of the Buddha. Berkeley: Asian Humanities Press, 1993. (S)

deBarry, William Theodore. The Buddhist Tradition in India, China and Japan. NY: Vintage, 1972. (S)

Batchelor, Stephen. Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening. NY: Riverhead Books, 1997. (S)

Beck, Charlotte Joko. Everyday Zen: Love and Work. NY: Harrper & Row, 1989. (Z)

_____Nothing Special: Living Zen. SF: Harper, 1993. (Z)

Bercholz, Samuel Sherab Chodzin Kohn, eds. An Introduction to the Buddha and His Teachings. NY: Barnes and Noble, 1997. (S)

Blofeld, John. Gateway to Wisdom: Taoist and Buddhist Contemplative and Healing Yogas Adapted for Western Students of the Way. Boulder: Shambhala, 1980. (S)

Blythe, R.H. Zen and Zen Classics. NY: Vintage, 1978. (Z)

Boorstein, Sylvia. It’s Easier than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness. SF: Harper, 1995 (S)

_____That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist. SF: Harper, 1997. (S)

Buddarakkhita, Acharya. Buddhist Manual for Everyday Practice. Bangalore: Buddha Vacana Trust, 1986. (T)

Burland, C.A. The Way of the Buddha. GB: Hulton Educational, 1972. (S) Grade school level introduction.

Byles, Marie Beuzeville. Footprints of Gautama the Buddha. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 1972. (S)

Chah, Ajahn. Bodhinyana. Thailand: The Sangha, Bung Wai Forest Monastery, 1980. (T)

_____A Taste of Freedom. Thailand: The Sangha, Bung Wai Forest Monastery, 1980. (T)

Chang, Garma C.C. The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa. New Hyde Park, NY: University Books, 1962. Two Volumes. (V)

Chayat, Roko Sherry. Subtle Sound: The Zen Teachings of Maurine Stuart. Boston: Shambhala, 1996. (Z)

Chodron, Pema. Awakening Loving-Kindness. Boston: Shambhala Pocket Classics, 1996. (V)

_____The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times. Boston: Shambhala, 2001. (V)

_____The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness. Boston: Shambhala, 1991. (V)

Conze, Edward. Buddhism: Its Essence and Development. NY: Harper, 1959. (S)

Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. Buddha and the Gospel of Buddhism. NY: Harper Torchbooks, 1964. (S)

Das, Lama Surya. Awakening the Buddha Within: Eight Steps to Enlightenment. NY: Broadway Books, 1997. (V)

David-Neel, Alexandra. Buddhism: Its Doctrine and its Methods. NY: Avon, 1977. (S)

Deshimaru, Taisen. Questions to a Zen Master. NY: Arkana, 1981. (Z)

Dhamma, Dr. Rewata. The First Discourse of the Buddha: Turning the Wheel of Dhamma. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1997. (T)

Epstein, Mark. Going on Being: Buddhism and the Way of Change, A Positive Psychology for the West. NY: Broadway Books, 2001. (S)

_____Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective. NY: Basic Books, 1095. (S)

Farrer-Halls, Gill. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Buddhist Wisdom. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 2000. (S)

Ferguson, Andy. Zen’s Chinese Heritage: The Masters and Their Teachings. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2000. (Z)

Friedman, Lenore. Meetings with Remarkable Women: Buddhist Teachers in America. Boston: Shambhala, 1987. (S)

Fromm, Erich, D.T. Suzuki & R.D. Martino. Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis. NY: Harper Colophon Books, 1960. (Z)

Gard, Richard A., ed. Buddhism. NY: George Braziller, 1962. (S)

Goddard, Dwight. A Buddhist Bible. Boston: Beacon Press, 1970. (S)

Goldstein, Joseph. The Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation. Boston: Shambhala, 1983. (S)

_____One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism. SF: Harper, 2002. (S)

_____and Jack Kornfield. Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation. Boston: Shambhala, 1987. (S)

Grimm, George. The Doctrine of the Buddha: The Religion of Reason and Meditation. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1982. (T)

Guenther, Herbert V. Buddhist Philosophy in Theory and Practice. Baltimore, MD: Penguin, 1972. (S)

Guenther, Herbert V. and Leslie S. Kawamura. Mind in Buddhist Psychology: A Translation of Ye-shes rgyal-mtshan’s “The Necklace of Clear Understanding”. Emeryville, CA: Dharma Publishing, 1975 (V)

_____Kindly Bent to Ease Us, Part One: Mind. Emeryville, CA: Dharma Publishing, 1973. (V)

_____Kindly Bent to Ease Us, Part Two: Meditation. Emeryville, CA: Dharma Publishing, 1976. (V)

_____Kindly Bent to Ease Us, Part Three: Wonderment. Emeryville, CA: Dharma Publishing, 1976. (V)

Gyatso, Lobsang. The Four Noble Truths. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1994. (V)

Gyatso, Tenzin, HH the Dalai Lama. Advice on Dying and Living a Better Life. NY: Atria Books, 2002. (V)

_____The Art of Happiness. NY: Riverhead Books, 1998 (V).

_____Ethics for the New Milennium. NY: Riverhead Books, 1999. (V)

_____The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace: Core Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism. SF: Harper, 1991. (V)

_____An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life. NY: Little Brown, 2001. (V)

_____Path to Bliss: A Practical Guide to Stages of Meditation. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Pub., 1991. (V)

_____The Art of Happiness. NY: Riverhead Books, 1998.

Hagen, Steve. Buddhism Plain and Simple. Boston: Charles E. Tuttle, 1997. (S)

Hall, Manly Palmer. The Noble Eightfold Path. LA: Philosophical Research Society, 1947. (M)

Hanh, Thich Nhat. The Heart of Understanding. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1988. (M)

_____Living Buddha, Living Christ. NY: Riverhead Books, 1995. (S)

_____The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation. Boston: Beacon Press, 1987. (Z)

_____Old Path, White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1991. (S)

_____Present Moment, Wonderful Moment. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1990. (T)

_____The Sun My Heart. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1988. (S)

_____The Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh: The Miracle of Mindfulness, Being Peace, The Sun My Heart, Touching Peace. NY: One Spirit, 2000. (S)

Harrison, Gavin. In the Lap of the Buddha. Boston: Shambhala, 1994. (S)

Herrigel, Eugen. Zen in the Art of Archery. NY: Vintage, 1973. (Z)

Hesse, Hermann. Siddhartha. NY: Bantam, 1981. (Fictional)

Hope, Jane and Borin Van Loon. Introducing Buddha. NY: Totem Books, 1995. (S) 

Huber, Cheri. That Which You are Seeking is Causing You to Seek. Murphys, CA: Keep It Simple Books, 1990. (Z)

Humphries, Christmas. Buddhism: An Introduction and Guide. NY: Penguin, 1990. (S)

_____A Buddhist Students’ Manual. London: The Buddhist Society, 1956. (S)

_____The Wisdom of Buddhism. NY: Harper & Row, 1960. (S)

Hyams, Joe. Zen in the Martial Arts. NY: Bantam, 1982. (Z)

Ikeda, Daisaku. Buddhism, The First Millenia. NY: Kodansha, 1982. (S)

Khema, Ayya. Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1987. (S)

Kapleau, Roshi Philip. The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice and Enlightenment. NY: Anchor, 1989. (Z)

King, Winston L. In the Hope of Nibbana: The Ethics of Theravada Buddhism. LaSalle, IL: Open Court, 1964. (T)

Kohn, Michael, ed. The Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen. Boston: Shambhala, 1981. (S)

Kornfield, Jack. After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path. NY: Bantam, 2000. (Z)

_____Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters. Boston: Shambhala, 1996. (T)

_____and Paul Brieter, eds. A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah. Wheaton, IL: Theosophical Publishing House, 1985. (T)

Kraft, Kenneth, ed. Zen Tradition and Transmission: A Sourcebook by Contemporary Zen Masters and Scholars. NY: Grove Press, 1989.

Leggett, Trevor. The Warrior Koans: Early Zen in Japan. London, Arkana, 1985. (Z)

Ling, T.O. A Dictionary of Buddhism: A Guide to Thought and Tradition. NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1972. (S)

Mizuno, Kogen. Basic Buddhist Concepts. Tokyo: Kosei Pub,, 1994. (S)

Perera, T.H. The Way of the Noble. Sri Lanka: Buddhist Pub. Soc, 1984. (T) Wheel # 126

Rahula, Walpola. What the Buddha Taught. NY: Grove Weidenfeld, 1974. (T)

Reps, Paul. Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. NY: Anchor, 1982. (Z)

Rosenberg, Morgan D. Dark Buddhism: Integrating Zen Buddhism and Objectivism. Morgan D. Rosenberg, 2010. (Z)

Ross, Nancy Wilson. The World of Zen. NY: Vintage, 1960. (Z)

Saddhatissa, H. Buddhist Ethics: Essence of Buddhism. NY: George Braziller, 1970. (T)

Sahn, Sueng. The Compass of Zen. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1997. (Z)

Sekida, Katsuki. Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy. NY: Weatherhill, 1989. (Z)

Shainberg, Lawrence. Ambivalent Zen: One Man’s Adventure on the Dharma Path. NY: Vintage, 1995. (Z)

Shibayama, Zenkei. Zen Comments on the Mumonkan. NY: Mentor, 1974. (Z)

Shigematsu, Soiku. A Zen Harvest: Japanese Folk Zen Sayings. SF: North Point Press, 1988. (Z)

Shrobe, Richard (Wu Kuang). Open Mouth, Already a Mistake. Cumberland, RI: Primary Point Press, 1997. (Z)

Shorlie, Erik Fraser. Nothing on My Mind. Boston: Shambhala, 1996. (Z)

Smith, Jean. The Beginner's Guide to Zen Buddhism. NY: Bell Tower, 2000. (Z)

Spiro, Melsford E. Buddhism in Society: A Great Tradition and its Burmese Vicissitudes. NY: Harper & Row, 1970. (T)

Stcherbatsky, TH. The Central Conception of Buddhism and the Meaning of the Word ‘Dharma’. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1994. (T)

Story, Francis. Dimensions of Buddhist Thought. Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society, 1985. (T)

Suzuki, D.T. Introduction to Zen Buddhism. NY: Grove Weidenfeld, 1991. (Z)

_____Manual of Zen Buddhism. NY: Grove Weidenfeld, 1960. (Z)

_____Zen and Japanese Culture. NY: Bollingeen, 1959. (Z)

_____The Zen Doctrine of No-Mind. York Beach, ME: Weiser, 1993. (Z)

_____Barrett, William, ed. Zen Buddhism: Selected Writings of D. T. Suzuki. NY: Doubleday Image Book, 1996. (Z)

Suzuki, D.T., ed. William Barrett. Zen Buddhism. NY: Doubleday Anchor, 1956. (Z)

Suzuki, Shunryu. Not Always So: Practicing the True Spirit of Zen. NY: Harper, 2002 (Z)

_____Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice. NY: Weatherhill, 1973. (Z)

Thien-An, Thich. Zen Philosophy, Zen Practice. Berkeley, CA: Dharma Pub., 1975. (Z)

Trungpa, Chogyam. Meditation in Action. Boulder: Shambhala, 1969. (V)

_____The Heart of the Buddha. Boston: Shambhala, 1991. (V)

_____The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation. Berkeley: Shambhala, 1976. (V)

_____Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior. Boston: Shambhala, 1985. (V)

_____The Path is the Goal: A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation. Boston: Shambhala, 1985. (V)

Tulku, Tarthang. Hidden Mind of Freedom. Berkeley: Dharma Publishing, 1981. (V)

Watts, Alan. The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are. NY: Vintage, 1972. (Z)

_____Cloud-Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown. NY: Vintage, 1973. (Z)

_____Death. Millbrae, CA: Celestial Arts, 1977. (Z)

_____The Essential Alan Watts. Millbrae, CA: Celestial Arts, 1977. (Z)

_____In My Own Way. NY: Vintage, 1972. (Z)

_____The Meaning of Happiness. NY: Harper, 1979. (Z)

_____Nature, Man and Woman. NY: Mentor, 1964. (Z)

_____Psychotherapy East and West. NY: Mentor, 1977. (Z)

_____This is It. NY: Vintage, 1973. (Z)

_____The Way of Zen. NY: Mentor, 1957. (Z)

_____The Wisdom of Insecurity. NY: Vintage, 1968. (Z)

Willis, Clint, ed. A Lifetime of Wisdom: Essential Writings By and About the Dalai Lama. NY: Marlowe & Company, 2002.

Short List

Besant, Annie. The Noble Eightfold Path.

Sangharakshita. Vision and Transformation, An Intro. 1996

Leggett, Trevor. The Tiger's Cave.

Suzuki, D.T. Zen and Japanese Culture.

Suzuki, D.T. A Manual of Zen Buddhism

Blofeld, John. The Zen Teaching of Huang-Po

Waddell, Norman. The Unborn ( teaching of Bankei )

Luk, Charles. Ch'an and Zen Teachings

The science of Physics also has an Eightfold Way, and these books are not about Buddhism. Some authors are Murray Gell-mann, Levy and Silvio


A.A. and Related Twelve Step Programs

Anonymous. Living Sober. A.A. World Services, 1988.

_____Narcotics Anonymous. Van Nuys, CA: World Service Office, 1987.

Pietsch, William V. The Serenity Prayer. SF: Harper, 1990.

Traditional Psychology

Brown, Stephanie. Treating the Alcoholic: A Developmental Model of Recovery. NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1985.

Frances, Richard J. and Sheldon Miller. Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders. NY: Guilford Press, 1991.

Othmer, Ekkehard and Sieglinde. The Clinical Interview Using DSM-III-R. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1989.

Reid, William H. The Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, Revised for the DSM-III-R. Washington DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1989.

Spitzer, Robert L., et al, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Press, 1987. (3rd edition, there is now a 4th)

_____DSM-III-R Casebook. Washington DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1989.

Growth Psychology

Dyal, James, et al. Readings in Psychology: The Search for Alternatives. NY: McGraw Hill, 1975.

Maslow, Abraham. The Farther Reaches of Human Nature. NY: Viking, 1971.

_____Religions, Values and Peak Experiences. NY: Viking, 1970.


Hyatt, Carole and Linda Gottlieb. When Smart People Fail. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1987.

Milam, James R. and Katherine Ketcham. Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism. NY: Bantam, 1988.

Schaef, Ann Wilson. When Society Becomes an Addict. SF: Harper & Row, 1987.

Steiner, Claude. Games Alcoholics Play. NY: Ballantyin Books, 1971.

York, Phyllis and David. Tough Love. NY: Bantam, 1983.

Short List

Schaler, Jeffrey. Addiction Is a Choice. Open Court, 2000.

Jim Hewitt. Alcoholism: A Matter of Choice: A Twenty First Century View of Addiction.

Fox, Vince. Addiction, Change and Choice: The New View of Alcholism.

Satel, Sally and Frederick K. Goodwin. Is Drug Addiction a Brain Disease? Ethics and Public Policy Center. 30pp.