Mindfulness Community of Hampton Roads
Each breath a smile

Further Resources


Practice Centers in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh


Directory of Sanghas in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh


Books on Mindfulness / Meditation

Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
(Parallax Press, 1991)

Being Peace (Parallax Press, 1987)

The Sun My Heart (Parallax Press, 1992)
Breathe, You Are Alive: Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing
(Parallax Press, 2008)
Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices (Parallax Press, 2009)

Jon Kabat-Zinn
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness (Delta, 1990)
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life (Hyperion, 1994)

Larry Rosenberg

Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation (Shambhala, 1999)

Pema Chodron
The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving Kindness
(Shambhala, 1991)
Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living
(Shambhala, 1994)

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
(Shambhala, 1997)

The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times (Shambhala, 2001)

Books on Buddhism

Thich Nhat Hanh

Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching (Broadway, 1999)
The Miracle of Mindfulness (Beacon Press, 1975)
Transformation & Healing: Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness (Parallax Press, 2006)
Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha (Parallax Press, 1991)

Understanding Our Mind: 50 Verses on Buddhist Psychology (Parallax Press, 2006)

Shunryu Suzuki

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind (Weatherhill, 1970)

The Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)
The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living (Riverhead, 1998)
Essence of the Heart Sutra (Wisdom Publications, 2005)

Jack Kornfield
The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology (Bantam, 2009)

After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path (Bantam, 2001)

A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life (Bantam, 1993)

Walpola Rahula
What the Buddha Taught (Grove Press, 1974)

Books on Socially Engaged Buddhism

Thich Nhat Hanh, Interbeing: 14 Guidelines for Engaged Buddhism (Parallax Press, 1987)
Maha Ghosananda, Step By Step (Parallax Press, 1991)
Walpola Rahula, Heritage of the Bhikkhu (Grove Press, 2003)
Sulak Sivaraksa, Seeds of Peace: Buddhist Vision for Renewing Society (Parallax Press,1992)

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