To all who are new to meditation, below are resources our sangha has compiled that you may find helpful as you begin your practice.

Recommended Books

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, The Joy of Living

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Joyful Wisdom

Joseph Goldstein, Mindfulness

Guy Armstrong, Emptiness: A Practical Guide for Meditators

Bhikkhu Analaylo, Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide

Bhikkhu Bodhi, The Noble Eightfold Path

Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha

Pema Chodron, Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

Christina Feldman, The Boundless Heart: The Buddha’s Path of Kindness, Compassion, Joy And Equanimity

Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, Mindfulness in Plain English

Thich Nhat Hahn, The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

Jack Kornfield,  A Path With Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spirtual Life

Jack Kornfield, After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path

Sharon Salzburg, Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness

Suzuki Roshi, Beginner’s Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice

Recommended Pages

What is mindfulness awareness practice

Mindfulness of breathing with Bhikkhu Analayo

Recommended Podcasts

Tempel Smith’s Dharma Talks

Recommended Videos

Common Ground Meditation Center YouTube Channel

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche YouTube Channel

Recommended Retreats

Common Ground Meditation Center

Tergar Meditation Community

Other Recommended Resources

Mindfulness comics for youth

University of Minnesota Community Mindfulness Classes