Recommended readings

Books by our Sweetwater lineage

Introduction to Zen practice classics

Koan Books

A koan is a story, dialogue, question, or statement, supplemented with commentaries. They are used in Zen practice to provoke doubt in the mind, and test a student's progress.

Tibetan Tradition

Five Buddha Families

12 steps, addictions, and emotions


Racial Justice


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