Recommended Reading List

There is no official "Buddhist Bible," but these works are a great start to learning about, and practicing, Buddhism.  Some of these titles are available for purchase in our front office.

Very Approachable Shin Buddhist Reads:

  • Everyday Suchness: Buddhist Essays on Everyday Living (13th ed.) by Gyomay M. Kubose
  • Ocean by Kenneth Tanaka
  • The Buddha's Wish for the World by Gomonshu K. Ohtani
  • Strategies for Modern Living: A Commentary with Text of the Tannisho by Alfred Bloom

Foundational Shin Buddhist Texts:

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