Martin’s new book will be published in early 2019, meanwhile here are some other dharma books which he recommends to support your practice.
We have provided links to Amazon to make it easy to find the books, if you purchase the book using this link you will pay the same amount but Martin will receive a small bonus for recommending the book. These books are also available from other booksellers.
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom
By Joseph Goldstein & Jack Kornfield. Also published as Insight Meditation or The experience of Insight. Joseph is the grand patriarch of western meditation teachers, and writes profoundly and clearly in these books, exploring the main tenets of the Buddha’s teachings on Dharma practice.
Loving Kindness – The Revolutionary Art of Happiness
By Sharon Salzberg. This has become the definitive western book on metta. Inspiringly and honestly written, it looks both at metta as a meditation practice, and as a quality to cultivate throughout our lives, caring deeply for ourselves and others.
I Am That*
By Nisargadatta Maharaj. Non-dual teachings from the Indian Advaita tradition, in a series of questions and dialogues.
The Way of Tenderness: Awakening through Race, Sexuality, and Gender
By Zenju Earthlyn Manuel. An important book exploring the painful and divisive history of social injustices through the lens of dharma practice. This book is not only about the author’s transformation, but serves as an essential exploration of these themes for any and every practitioner, regardless of your gender, race, orientation.