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Date: 07 May 95 00:29:24 EDT From: "Russell M. Howell" <75327.2755@compuserve.com> To: John Bullitt Subject: database ============================================================================ Meditation, Yoga, and Spiritual Practice Sources ============================================================================ Yoga Correspondence Courses =========================== Siddha Yoga Correspondence Course P.O. Box 600 South Fallburg, NY 12779 (914) 434-2000 Muktananda/Nityananda Tradition Self Realization Fellowship Correspondence Course 3880 San Rafael Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90065-3299 (213) 225-2471 Swami Paramahansa Yogananda - SRF Tradition Ananda - 14 Steps Home Study Course in Yoga and Meditation 14618 Tyler Foote Road Nevada City, CA 95959 (800) 545-4JOY Kryiananda is a disciple of Swami Paramahansa Yogananda, SRF Tradition =========================================================================== General Yoga Books ================== "A Search in Secret India" by Paul Brunton "Autobiography of a Yogi" Founder of SRF, along with by Swami Paramahansa Yogananda Vivekananda, brought yoga to DharmaCrafts the West. "Great Swan" Life of Ramakrishna Meetings with Ramakrishna by Les Hixon Shambhala Publishing "Guru Nanak's Life and Thought" Founder of Sikh spiritual tradition by Sirdar Kapur Singh Guru Nanek Dev University "Living at the Source" One of the first yoga teachers in the West Yoga Teachings of Vivakanada Shambhala Publishing "Living with Kundalini" by Gopi Krishna Shambhala Publications "Living With the Himalayan Masters" by Swami Rama Himalayan Institute Publishing "Mantras" Words of Power by Swami Sivananda Radha DharmaCrafts "Meetings with Remarkable Men" Also an excellent movie by Gurdjief available as a video "On Truth" by J. Krishnamurti Shambhala Publications "Play of Consciousness" by Swami Muktananda Siddha Yoga Foundation Publishing "The Bhagvad Gita" translation by Christopher Isherwood "The Bhagvad Gita" translation by Swami Prabuhad - Hari Krishna Tradition "The Integral Yoga" by Sri Aurobindo Sri Aurobindo Association "The Spiritual Athlete" Biographies of 24 of the world's A Primer for the Inner Life" mystics complied and edited by Ray Berry Dharma Communications "The Spiritual Teachings of Ramana Maharshi" Shambhala Publishing "The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali" by Sri Swami Satchidananda DharmaCrafts Various books by Yogi Bhajan 3HO - Kundalini Yoga Tradition ============================================================================ Hatha Yoga and Practice Books ============================= "Breathe! You Are Alive" Discourse on Full Awareness of Breathing commentary by Thich Nhat Hanh DharmaCrafts "Hatha Yoga" by Theos Bernard "Hatha Yoga" The Hidden Language by Swami Sivananda Radha DharmaCrafts "Hatha Yoga for Meditators" S.Y.D.A. Foundation -- South Fallsburg, NY "Hatha Yoga", Volumes 1 and 2 Himalayan Institute -- Honesdale, PA "Integral Yoga" by Sri Swami Satchidananda "Kundalini Yoga for the West" by Swami Radha -- Kamloops, BC "Kum Nye" Volumes 1 and 2 by Lama Tarthang Tulku Dharma Publishing "Light on Yoga" -- Classsic Hatha Yoga Encyclopedia by B.K.S. Iyenegar "Science of Breath" A Practical Guide by Swami Rama, Rudolph Ballentine, M.D. and Alan Hymes, M.D. DharmaCrafts "The Book of Life" by Roshi Jiyu-Kennet and Rev. Daizui Phillamy Shasta Abbey Buddhist Supplies "The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga" by Swami Vishnu Devananda Various Yoga practice books by Richard Hittleman "Yoga International" Magazine -- many excellent books ============================================================================ Buddhism - General ================== "550 Books on Buddhism" Dharma Publishing "Bodhisattva of Compassion" by John Blofeld Shambhala Publications "Dropping Ashes on the Buddha" The Teachings of Zen Master Seung Sahn compiled and edited by Stephan Mitchell DharmaCrafts "Entering the Stream" Excellent Introduction to Buddhism An Introduction to the Buddha and His Teachings by Samuel Burcholz and Sherab Chodzin Kohn Shambhala Publications "How to Raise an Ox" Zen Practice as Taught in Zen Master Dogen's "Shobogenzo" DharmaCrafts "How the Swans Came to the Lake" A History of Buddhism in America Dharma Communications "Nine Headed Dragon River" by Peter Matheison "Practice of Chinese Buddhism 1900 - 1950" by Holmes Welch Harvard University Press "The Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen" Shambhala Publications "The Wild White Goose" Volumes 1 and 2 Training of a Zen Master by Roshi Jiyu-Kennet Shasta Abbey Buddhist Supplies "Three Pillars of Zen" by Phillup Kapleau "Ways of Enlightenment" Techniques of Spritual Practice Buddhist Studies at Nyingma Institute Dharma Publishing Excellent Introduction to Buddhist Practice "Zen Flesh, Zen Bones" by Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki Doubleday Anchor "Zen in America" by Helen Tworkov Dharma Communications "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind" by Shunryu Suzuki Weatherhill "Zen Wisdom" Knowing and Doing by Dr. Sheng-yen Chinese Ch'an Master Ch'an Meditation Center Lin-chi and Ts'ao-tung Traditions ============================================================================ Tibetan Buddhism - General ========================== Note: Anyone interested in the practice or study of Tibetan Buddhism should obtain the book catalogs from: Dharma Publishing Shambhala Publications Inc. Snow Lion Publications Dharma Communications and "550 Books on Buddhism" Note: There are many excellent books by The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. "Kindness, Clarity, and Insight" by The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso "Magic and Mystery in Tibet" Penguin Book "Initiations and Initiates in Tibet" Shambhala Publications, Inc. by Alexandra David-Neel "Memoirs of Political Officer's Wife in Tibet, Sikkim, and Bhutan" by Margret D. Williamson in collaboration with John Snelling Wisdom Publications "Ocean of Wisdom" by The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso "Opening of the Wisdom Eye" by The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso "Princess in the Land of Snows" by Jamyang Sakya and Julie Emery Shambhala Publishing "Reflections of a Himalayan Pilgrim" "Way of the White Clouds" by Lama Anagarika Govinda "Tibetan Buddhism from the Ground Up" A Practical Approach for Modern Life by B. Alan Wallace Dharmacrafts ============================================================================ Christian / Applying Traditional Meditation To A Christian Life ================================================================ "Buddhism Made Plain" An Introduction for Christians and Jews by Antony Fernando with Leslie Swindler DharmaCrafts "Christian Mysticism" The Art of the Inner Way by William McNamara, OCD "Enduring Grace" Living Portraits of Seven Women Mystics by Carol Lee Flinders DharmaCrafts "Gentling the Heart" Buddhist Loving-Kindness Practice for Christians by Mary Jo Meadow DharmaCrafts "Lord, Teach Us to Pray" Christian Zen and the Inner Eye of Love by William Johnston DharmaCrafts "Meditation in Christianity" Himalayan Institute "Mystics and Zen Masters" By noted 20th century Trappist monk by Thomas Merton and Christian Mystic Dharma Communications "Open Mind, Open Heart" "Invitation to Love" by Father Thomas Keating DharmaCrafts "Seven Story Mountain" Autobiography and spiritual journey by Thomas Merton of Thomas Merton "The Art of Meditationm" Instruction in meditation by Joel Goldsmith by an American Christian Mystic Dharma Communications "The Ground We Share" by a Zen Master and a Benedictine Monk Everyday Practice, Buddhist & Christian by Roshi Robert Aiken and Father David Steindl-Rast DharmaCrafts "The Human Adventure" Modern Christian hermit and ascetic The Art of Contemplative Living by William McNamara DharmaCrafts "The Other Side of Silence" Christian classic A Guide to Christian Meditation by Morton T. Kelsey DharmaCrafts "The Practice of Zen Meditationm" Instruction in meditation by Hugo M. Enomiya-Lassalle Excellent first book Pyramid Books Note: This is a particularly excellent book for Christians seeking to learn full formal meditation. Roshi is a Jesuit who studied for many years with the best Zen Masters in Japan. He specifically addresses the issues of including the generic mystic practices of yoga and meditation into a Christian life. "Ways of the Christian Mystics" By noted 20th century Trappist by Thomas Merton monk and Christian Mystic Various books by C.S. Lewis "Zen and the Birds of Appetite" Writings on Zen by Thomas Merton Shambhala Publishing ============================================================================ Jewish ====== "Kabbalah" The Way of a Jewish Mystic" by Perle Epstein Shambhala Publications Inc. ============================================================================ Meditation - Practice ===================== Note: Many of the best books on meditation and yoga are advertised in "Yoga International" Magazine. Note: Many meditation and yoga books by all publishers listed here are available from Dharma Communications or Shambhala Publications. Both have catalogs and do extensive mail order. Note: Anyone interested in the practice or study of Buddhism should obtain the book "550 Books on Buddhism" from Dharma Publishing. ============================================================================ Introduction To Meditation Books ================================ These are particularly good first books, but not only first books, on meditation. "How to Meditate" A Practical Guide by Kathleen McDonald edited by Robina Courtin Dharma Communications "Meditation" Kagyu Master Advice to Beginners by Bokar Rinpoche Dharma Communications "Mindfullness in Plain English" Step by step guide to Insight by Ven. Henepola Gunaratana Meditation -- Vipassana Dharma Communications Nondenomonational "The Experience of Insight" Complete instruction in meditation by Joseph Goldstein Shambhala Publishing "The Practice of Tranquility and Insight" Kagyu Master A Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation by Khenchen Thrangu Dharma Communications ============================================================================ Meditation - Practice ===================== "Art and Science of Meditation" Himalayan Institute "How to Raise an Ox" Zen Practice as Taught in Zen Master Dogen's Shobogenzo by Francis Dojun Cook "Kum Nye" Volumes 1 and 2 Good sections on meditation by Lama Tarthang Tulku Dharma Publishing "The Miracle of Mindfulness" Zen Meditation and Application by Thich Nhat Hanh Parallax Press "Meditation" Advice to Beginners by Bokar Rinpoche DharmaCrafts "Openness Mind" by Lama Tarthang Tulku Dharma Publishing "Serene Meditation" Complete instruction in meditation by Roshi Jiyu-Kennet Excellent first book Shasta Abbey Buddhist Supplies "An Introduction to the Accompanying volume to Tradition of Serene Meditation" "Serene Meditation" Shasta Abbey Buddhist Supplies "Taking the Path of Zen" by Roshi Robert Aiken North Point Press "The Eight Gates of Zen" Excellent book on Zen Meditation, by John Daido Loori training, and applied practice Dharma Communications "The Practice of Tranquillity and Insight" A Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation by Kenchen Thrangu "Theory and Practice of Meditation" by Rudolph Ballentine Himalayan Institute "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind" Founder of the Zen Center of by Suziki Roshi San Francisco, a classic Wisdom Publications "Zen Philosophy, Zen Practice" Zen Meditation and Practice by Thich Thien An "Zen Training" Excellent book on Zen Meditation, by Katsugi Sekida training, and applied practice DharmaCrafts ============================================================================ Sufi ==== "Adventures in Afghanistan" Meeting with the Sufi central by Louis Palmer organization, the mu'assisa. ISHK Book Service "Among the Dervishes" by Omar Michael Burke ISHK Book Service "Journeys with a Sufi Master" by Bashir M. Dervish ISHK Book Service "Tales from the Land of the Sufis" by Mojdeh Bayat and Mohammad Ali Jamnia Shambhala Publications "The Sufis" "Oriental Magic" "Tales of the Dervishes" "The Way of the Sufi" "Wisdom of the Idiots" "Sufi Thought and Action" "Caravan of Dreams" Various books by Idries Shah ISHK Book Service "Way of the Sufi" Multiple Volumes by Hazrat Inayat Khan Various books by Pir Vilayat Khan ============================================================================ Tibetan ======= "A Flash of Lightning in the Dark of Night" A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life by H.H. the Dalai Lama DharmaCrafts "Gesture of Balance" by Lama Tarthang Tulku Dharma Publishing "Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism" by John Powers Snow Lion Publications "Shambhala - Sacred Path of the Warrior" by Lama Chogyam Trungpa Shambhala Publishing "The Practice of Tranquility and Insight" Practical guide A Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Beginning and advanced by Khenchen Trangyu DharmaCrafts "The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane" Wisdom Tales from Tibet by Surya Das introduction by the Dalai Lama foreward by Daniel Goleman "The Tibetan Book of the Dead" One of the first Tibetan spiritual The Great Liberation through books ever transalated into English Hearing in the Bardo transalated with commentary by Francesca Freemantle and Lama Chogyam Trungpa Shambhala Publications "The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche Snow Lion Publications "The World of Tibetan Buddhism" Numerous other books An Overview of Its Philosophy and Practice by the Dalai Lama by Tenzin Gyatzo, The 14th Dalai Lama Translated, edited, and annotated by Geshe Thupten Jinpa Wisdom Publications ============================================================================ Tantra ====== "Introduction to Tantra" A Vision of Totality by Lama Yeshe edited by Jonathan Landaw Dharma Communications "Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism" by Miranda Shaw Princeton University Press This thoroughly researched treatise is an excellent book on the correct, practical aspects of tantric practice. "Mother of the Universe: -- Ramprasad and Application Visions of the Goddess and Tantric Hymns of Enlightenment" by Les Hixson Quest Books "Tantra" by Philup Rawson "Tantric Mysticsm of Tibet" by John Blofeld "Tantric Practices in Nying-Ma" by Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche "Yoga, Tantra, and Meditation in Daily Life" by Swami Janakananda Pyramid Books ============================================================================ Taoism - T'ai Chi Ch'uan ======================== "365 Tao" A Taoist study and meditation for each day of the year by Deng Ming-Dao Dharma Communications "Awakening Healing Light of the Tao" by Mantak and Maneewan Chia "Cold Mountain" Taoist/Zen classic 101 Chinese Poems by Han Shan translated by Burton Watson Shambhala Publications "Cultivating Chi" Meditation, Breathing, Practice "The Secrets of Energy and Vitality" translation of the Yang family training manual available from Pacific Spirit Whole Life Products "Scholar Warrior" Excellent book on all aspects of practical Taoist An Introduction to the Tao in Everyday Life spiritual practice by Deng Ming-Dao Dharma Communications "The Wandering Taoist" Training and life of a Taoist Master by Deng Ming-Dao and Sai Hung Kwan also two subsequent books "Chronicles of Tao" The above three books in one volume The Secret Life of a Taoist Master by Deng Ming-Dao Dharma Communications "Tao Te Ching" translation by Gia-Fu feng and Jane English Dharma Communications "Taoism - the Road to Immortality" by John Blofeld ============================================================================ Western Mysticism ================= "Hermetica" The Ancient Greek and Latin Writings Which Contain Religious or Philosophic Writings Attributed to Hermes Trimegistus by Walter Scott Shambhala Publishing "The Secret Teachings of All Ages" An Extended Account of Masonic, Hermetic, Quabhallist, and Rosicrucian Symbolic Philosophy. by Manly P. Hall Philosophical Research Society of Los Angeles, CA Field's Bookstore ============================================================================ Applying Meditation And Spiritual Life To Everyday Life Path of Action ======================================================= Note: Many books on application of meditation and spiritual practice to daily life are listed in the catalogs of Dharma Communications and Parallax Press. "A Guide to Walking Meditation" by Thich Nhat Hanh Fellowship Publications Note: A practical instruction book by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh on how to extend formal meditation to the process of walking. "Chenrezig, Lord of Love" Principles and Methods of Deity Meditation by Bokar Rinpoche DharmaCrafts "Enlightened Courage" An Explanation of Atisha's Seven Point Mind Training by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche DharmaCrafts "Everyday Zen" "Nothing Special" by Charlotte Joko Beck DharmaCrafts "Being Nobody, Going Nowhere" Meditations on the Buddhist Path by Ayya Khenma DharmaCrafts "Free Yourself of Everything" Radical Guidance in the Spirit of Zen and Christian Mysticsm by Wolfgang Kopp Director of Tao-Ch'an Center DharmaCrafts "From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment" Spiritual practice in cooking Refining Your Life Dogen was a great Zen Master and by Dogen and Kosho Uchiyama Kosho Uchiyama is a Zen priest Dharma Communications "Love in Action" Writings on Nonviolent Social Change by Thich Nhat Hanh DharmaCrafts "Mastering Successful Work" Techniques on how to apply spiritual by Lama Tarthang Tulku practices to work. Dharma Publishing "Meeting Life" Writings and Talks on Finding Your Path Without Retreating From Society by J. Krishnamurti DharmaCrafts "Opening the Heart of Compassion" Transform Suffering Through Buddhist Psychology and Practice by Martin Lowenthal and Lar Short DharmaCraft "Ordinary Magic" Everyday Life as Spiritual Path edited by John Welwood Dharma Communications "Peace Is Every Step" The Path Of Mindfulness In Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Communications "Returning to Silence" Techniques on how to apply Zen Zen Practice In Everyday Life and spiritual practices in daily by Dainin Katagiri life. Shambhala Publications "Scholar Warrior" Excellent book on all aspects of practical Taoist An Introduction to the Tao in Everyday Life spiritual practice by Deng Ming-Dao Dharma Communications "Skillful Means" Techniques on how to apply spiritual by Lama Tarthang Tulku practices in daily life. Dharma Publishing "Start Where You Are" A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron DharmaCrafts "The Book of 5 Rings" Japanese classic on the application of by Miamoto Musashi wisdom to life's activities Shambhala Publications "The Fine Arts of Relaxation, Concentration, and Meditation" Ancient Skills for Modern Minds Techniques from a variety of by Joel and Michelle Levey spiritual traditions Wisdom Publications "The Seven Laws of Money" How to get it, care for it, and forget it by Michael Phillips Shambhala Publications "Thunder in the Sky" Ancient Chinese Text On the Acquisition and Exercise of Power translated by Thomas Cleary "Transforming Problems Into Happiness" by Lama Zopa Rinpoche Wisdom Publications "Zen is Eternal Life" Techniques on how to apply spiritual by Roshi Jiyu-Kennett practices in daily life. Dharma Publishing "Zen Lessons" Guide to enlightened conduct for the Art of Leadership people in positions of authority. translated by Thomas Cleary DharmaCrafts ============================================================================ Retreat -- Ascetic Practice =========================== "Jamgon Kontrul's Retreat Manual" translated by Ngawang Zangpo DharmaCrafts "Living With the Himalayan Masters" by Swami Rama Himalayan Institute Publishing "Sanctuaries" The Northeast A Guide to Lodgings in Monasteries, Abbeys, and Retreats in the United States by Jack and Marcia Kelley Shambhala Publications "Silence, Simplicity, Solitude" Techniques and practices of A Guide for Spiritual Retreat a spirtitual retreat by David A. Cooper DharmaCrafts ============================================================================ Women's Spirituality ==================== "A Rose for Your Pocket" Meditation on motherhood by Thich Nhat Hanh Shambhala Publications "An Anthology of Sacred Texts by and About Women" edited by Serinity Johnsen DharmaCrafts "Daughter of the Godess: The Women Saints of India" by Linda Johnsen Yes Internationl Publishers "Enduring Grace" Living Portraits of Seven Women Mystics by Carol Lee Flinders DharmaCrafts "Keys to the Open Gate" A Woman's Spirituality Sourcebook by Kimberly Snow DharmaCrafts "Lives of the Nuns" Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to the Sixth Centuries translated by Kathryn Ann Tsai DharmaCrafts "Meetings with Remarkable Women" Buddhist Teachers in America by Lenore Friedman Shambhala Publishing "Mother of Knowledge" Formost Disciple of Padmasambhava Biography of Lady Yeshes mTsho-rgyal Dharma Publishing "Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism" by Miranda Shaw Princeton University Press This thoroughly researched treatise is an excellent book on the correct, practical aspects of tantric practice. "Pure Heart, Enlightened Mind" Experiences in a Zen Monastery The Zen Journal and Letters of Maura Soshin O'Halloran by Maura O'Halloran DharmaCrafts "The First Buddhist Women" Translations and Commentary on the Therigatha by Susan Murcott "The Quest of the Warrior Woman" A Path of Healing, Empowerment, and Transformation by Christine Feldman DharmaCrafts "The Spiral Path" Explorations in Women's Spirituality edited by Theresa King DharmaCrafts "Woman Awake" A Celebration of Women's Wisdom by Christina Feldman DharmaCrafts "Women in Akido" by Andrea Segal DharmaCrafts "Women Saints" East and West edited by Swami Ghananda and Sir John Stewart-Wallace DharmaCrafts ============================================================================ Children's Spiritual Books ========================== Note: DharmaCrafts has many spiritual books for children. "A Childs Garden of Yoga" Hatha Yoga for Children by Baba Hari Das Dharma Communications "A Treasury of Wise Action" Jataka Tales for Older Children Jataka Tales of Compassion And Wisdom Dharma Communications "Children's Booklist" 350 books to facilitate a compiled by The Children's Committee child's inner growth of the Theosophical Society DharmaCrafts "Dharma Family Treasures" Sharing Mindfulness with Children edited by Sandy Eastoak DharmaCrafts "Jataka Tales" Classic Series of Buddhist Stories Dharma Publishing Dharma Communications "Learning from the Dalai Lama" Simple introduction to the Buddhist Secrets of the Wheel of Time way of life for children. How to by Karen Pandell & Barry Bryant make mandalas at home. foreward by Richard Gere Kalachakra Dharma Communications "Meditating with Children" Highly respected book on meditation "Meditation for Children" and relaxation for children by Deborah Rozman, Ph.D Dharma Communications "The Creative Journal for Children" Exercises in writing and drawing A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors by Lucia Capacchione forward by Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D. "Spiritual Parenting A Sourcebook for Parents and Teachers" by Rabbi Steven Rossman Quest Books Sourcebook for spiritual exercises and activities to to assist children in developing spiritually. Music, storytelling, purification rituals, yoga, and meditation. "Yoga for Children" by Mary Stewart and Kathy Phillips Dharma Communications ============================================================================ Healing ======= "Ayurveda: A Life of Balance" The Complete Guide to Ayurvedic Nutrition and Body Types with Recipes by Maya Tiwari DharmaCrafts "Chan Mi Gong" Step by step instructions Chinese Meditation for Health by Liu han Wen DharmaCrafts "Gentle Yoga" Especially for people with physical disabilities by Lorna Bell, R.N. and Eudora Seyfer DharmaCrafts "Healing Words" Application of prayer to healing The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine by Dr. Larry Dossey, MD DharmaCrafts "Indian Herbology of North America" Classic work om medicinal herbs by Alma R. Hutchens Shambhala Publications "Still as a Mountain, Powerful as Thunder" Simple Taoist Exercises for Healing, Vitality, and Peace of Mind by Y.P. Dong Shambhala Publications "The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing" Taoist medical by Daniel Reid self care Shambhala Publications "The Healing Cuisine" Special information about cooking India's Art of Ayurvedic Cooking for children, pregnant women, and by Harish Johari the elderly. DharmaCrafts "World Medicine" The East West Guide to Healing Your Body by Tom Monte and the Editors of "East West Natural Health" DharmaCrafts "Yoga for Common Ailments" by Drs. Nagarathha, Robin Monro, and H.A. Nagendra DharmaCrafts "Yoga For the Young at Heart" Gentle Streaching Exercises for Seniors by Susan Winter Ward DharmaCrafts "Yoga Over 50" The Way to Vitality, Health, and Energy In the Prime of Life by Mary Stewart DharmaCrafts ============================================================================ Martial Arts/Warrior Path And Spiritual Practice Books ====================================================== Note: Books on T'ai Chi Ch'uan are listed in the Taoism - T'ai Chi Ch'uan Section. "Abundant Peace" Biography of Morihei Ushiba, by John Stevens the founder of Aikido Shambhala Publications "Akido and the Harmony of Nature" by Mitsugi Saotome DharmaCrafts "Ki: A Practical Guide for Westerners" "Ki: A Road That Anyone Can Walk" by William Reed DharmaCrafts "Sword of No Blame" by Joan Baxter DharmaCrafts "The Art of Peace" Written by the founder of Aikido by Morihei Ushiba translated by John Stevens Dharma Communications "The Awakened Warrior" Living with Courage, Compassion, and Wisdom edited by Rick Fields DharmaCrafts "The Door to Satisfaction" The Heart Advice of an Tibetan Buddhist Master by Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche DharmaCrafts "The Principles of Akido" by Mitsugi Saotome Shambhala Publications "The Unfettered Mind" Writings of the Zen Master to the Sword Master by Takuan Soho Teacher of Musashi DharmaCrafts "Warrior Zen" Key teachings of Zen's foremost samurai monk The Diamond Hard Wisdom Mind of Suziki Shosan edited and translated by Arthur Braverman DharmaCrafts "Zen in the Martial Arts" by Joe Hyams ============================================================================ The Arts And Spiritual Practice Books ===================================== "Creating Mandalas" For Insight, Healing, and Self-Expression by Susanne F. Fincher Foreward by Robert A. Johnson Shambhala Publications "The Music of Life" by Hazrat Inayat Khan DharmaCrafts "The Musical Life" Reflections on What It Is and How to Live It by W.A. Mathieu Shambhala Publications "The Singing Cure" Performance technique An Introduction to Voice Movement Therapy by Paul Newham Foreward by Andrew Samuels DharmaCrafts "The Work of Craft" An Inquiry into the Nature of Crafts and Craftsmanship by Carla Needleman DharmaCrafts "The Unknown Craftsman" by Soetsu Yanagi "Zen and Oriental Art" by Hugo Munsterberg DharmaCrafts ============================================================================ Science And Spiritual Practice Books ==================================== "Quantum Questions" Mystical Writings of the World's Great Physicists by Ken Wilbur Shambhala Publications "The Tao of Physics" An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticsm by Fritjof Capfra Shambhala Publications ============================================================================ Spiritual Practice Book Publishers and Distributors =================================================== Book catalogues are generally available : 21st Century Bookstore -- Spiritual Children's Books P.O. 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Box121 Susquehana, PA 18847 (717) 853-4725 Dharma Communications Zen Mountain Monestary P.O. Box 156 South Plank Road Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 (914) 688-7993 Dharma Publications Nyingmapa Institute 2425 Hillside Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 845-1710 DharmaCrafts 405 Waltham St. Suite 234 Lexington, MA 02173 (617) 862-9211 Pacific Spirit Whole Life Products 1334 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, OR 97116 (800) 634-9057 Pyramid Books New Age Collection P.O. Box 3333 Altid Park Chelmsford, MA 01824-0933 (800) 333-4220 Sathya Sai Baba Book Center of America 305 West First Street Tustin, CA 92680 Shasta Abbey Buddhist Supplies Zen Center Box 199 Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 (916) 926-6682 -- Customer Service (800) 653-3315 -- Orders (916) 926-5796 -- Fax Tara Enterprises Kunzang Palyul Choling Monastery Tibetan (800) 775-TARA "Yoga International" Magazine ======================================================= Spiritual Practice Video, Audio, Material for the Blind ======================================================= Audio Literature Presents Buddhist Books on Cassette 3800 Palos Verdes Way South San Francisco, CA 94080 (415) 952-3400 (800) 841-2665 Clear Lake Yoga Hatha Yoga Video Series P.O. Box 3007 by Richard Hittleman Santa Crux, CA 95063 Dharma Communications Zen Mountain Monestary P.O. Box 156 Large selection South Plank Road Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 (914) 688-7993 Specific Videos: "Introduction to Zen Meditation" "Introduction to Zen Buddhism" "The Home Practice Tape" DharmaCrafts 405 Waltham St. Suite 234 Lexington, MA 02173 (617) 862-9211 Nada Productions Inc. Hatha Yoga Audio and Video 2216 N 8 Ter., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311 (305) 563-4946 484-4074 Pacific Spirit 1334 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, OR 97116 (800) 634-9057 Quest Books Theosophical Publishing House P.O. Box 270 Wheaton, IL 60189-0270 (800) 669-9425 White Lion Press Kundalini Yoga Videos 225 E 5th St., #4D NY, NY 10003 (800) 243-9642 Vasantha Yoga - Videology Yoga Practice Videos (415) 864-0544 (408) 257-8418 "Yoga International" Magazine ==================================================================== Periodicals -- Magazines ======================== Blind Donkey Journal of the Diamond Sangha Diamond Sangha Zen Center, Roshi Robert Aiken 2747 Waiomao Rd. also on Maui and the mainland Honolulu, Hawaiii 96816 (808) 735-1347 Gesar Tibetan Buddhism Journal Dharma Publishing 2145 Hillside Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 548-5407 Kagyu Life International Tibetan Kagyu Journal P.O. Box 27901-452 San Francisco, CA 94127 (415) 661-6467 The Mindfulness Bell Newsletter Community of Mindful Living Engaged Buddhism -- Peace, Ecology, etc P.O. Box 7355 Mindfullness practice in daily life Berkeley, CA 94704 Thich Nhat Hanh orientation (510) 527-3751 Mandala Journal The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition FPMT Central Office P.O. Box 1778 Soquel, CA 95073 (408) 476-8435 Mountain Record Journal of the Zen Mountain Monastery Zen Mountain Monestary P.O. Box 197 South Plank Road Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 (914) 688-2228 Purple Lotus Journal Amitabha Publishing 628 San Mateo Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 (415) 589-9559 Shambhala Sun 1365 Spruce St. Boulder, CO 80302-4886 (902) 422-8404 Tantra P.O. Box 108 Torreon, NM 87061-0108 (505) 384-2292 Ten Directions Zen Center Los Angles ZCLA 923 S. Normandie Los Angeles, CA 90006-1301 (213) 387-2351 The Empty Vessel A Journal of Contemporary Taoism Abode of the Eternal Tao 996 Ferry Lane Eugene, OR 97401 (503) 345-8854 The Quest Theosophical Society P.O. Box 3000 Denville, NJ 07834-3000 (800) 669-9425 Tricycle, The Buddhist Reveiw P.O. Box 3000 Denville, NJ 07834-9897 (800) 950-7008 Turning Wheel Applied Buddhism, Peace, Ecology, etc Journal of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship P.O. Box 4650 Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 525-8596 Yoga International RR 1, Box 406 Honesdale, PA 18431 Yoga Journal 2054 University Avenue Suite 600 Berkeley, CA 94704-1082 (800) 359-9642 ===================================================================== Book Stores -- Meditation, Yoga ===================================================================== Bodhi Tree Bookstore Catalog and Extensive Mail Order 8585 Melrose Ave. West Hollywood, CA 90069 (800) 825-9798 Field's Bookstore Polk at California 1419 Polk St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 673-2027 Forest Books New and Used 3080 16th St. Mail Order San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 863-2755 Moe's Books -- Used Books Telegraph and Dwight Way 2476 Telegraph Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 849-2087 Shambhala Booksellers Telegraph and Dwight Way 2482 Telegraph Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 848-8443 Shakespere's Books -- Used Books Telegraph and Dwight Way 2499 Telegraph Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 841-8916 ============================================================================ Centers -- Meditation -- Practice ================================= ===================================================================== California ===================================================================== Most of these places offer free instruction in meditation. Call for details. This listing is primarily for the San Francisco Bay Area. A few major National Institutes are also listed. For Meditation and Yoga Instruction in other areas, the following books, available from Shambhala Books in Berkeley, CA, can be consulted. "A Handbook of Tibetan Culture" "Buddhist America" "Spirit Seeker's Guide" "North American Guide to Vajradhatu Centers" available from: -- Lama Chogyam Trungpa, Kagyu Tradition Karma Dzong -- Meditation Centers related to 1345 Spruce St. -- Naropa Institute Boulder, CO 80302 (303) 444-0190 "Yoga International" Magazine ===================================== ===================================== General ============================ Theosophical Society Instrumental in bringing Yoga and 809 Mason St. Meditation to the West San Francisco, CA Origins in the 19th Century (415) 771-8777 Builders of the Adytum Western Mystical Tradition 5101-05 No. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90042 (800) 245-0041 Hermetic, Rosicrucian, Tarot, Quabalah, Astrology, Alchemy, Esoteric Sound and Color. Correspondence course avaliable. ===================================== ===================================== Sufi ====================== Nimatullahi Sufi Order 4021 19th Ave. San Francisco, CA 94132 (415) 586-1313 ============================= Sufi Islamia Ruhaniat Society -- Hazrat Inayat Khan (415) 285-5208 -- Sam Lewis (415) 285-0562 Many Sufi studies, practices, and activities throughout Northern California, call for details. ============================= Sufi Order -- Pir Vilayat Khan (415) 355-3698 (510) 525-8905 (510) 832-8873 Many Sufi studies, practices, and activities throughout Northern California, call for details. ====================== Society for Sufi Studies Box 43 Los Altos, CA 94022 ================== Jerrahi Sufi Order -- Halveti-Jerrahi Order 3644 Hoover St. Redwood City, CA 94063 (415) 364-1699 ===================================== ===================================== Taoism ============= Taoist Temple 626 Grant St. San Francisco, CA (415) 362-7898 ============= Taoist Center Meditation, Tai Chi 420 E 14th St. Oakland, CA (510) 763-9352 ================= Tai Chi For Women Meditation, Tai Chi Mills College Micheline Bogey Oakland, CA (510) 843-9851 ======= Tai Chi Breathing, Tai Chi (415) 392-9159 Master Choy Kam Man ============= Dragon Center Tai Chi, Meditation, Yoga Twin Peaks Yu K. K. Seefu San Francisco, CA (415) 826-9654 ============= Tai Chi Tai Chi, Chi Gung, Bagua Kumar Frantzis San Francisco, Marin (415) 454-5243 ============= Tai Chi Tai Chi, Chi Kung Berkeley, Marin, San Francisco Fong Ha, Instructor (510) 524-4718 ============= Tai Chi Tai Chi, Chi Kung East Bay, Marin, San Francisco K.C. Mao, Instructor Peninsula, South Bay (415) 552-9540 ===================================== ===================================== Tibetan =========== Dharmadhatu -- Kagyu -- Lama Chogyam Trungpa 2288 Fulton St. -- Meditation -- Instruction Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 841-3242 (510) 649-9470 =========== Dharmadhatu -- Kagyu -- Kalu Rinpoche 1892 Fell St. -- Meditation -- Instruction San Francisco, CA (415) 752-5454 ==================== Kamtsang Choling USA -- Kagyu -- Shamar Rinpoche Buddhist Centers -- Lama Ole Nydhal 33 Marne Ave. -- Meditation -- Instruction San Francisco, CA 94127 -- Beginners welcome, retreats (415) 661-6467 74034,1033 -- email Compuserve ID California Centers in: Los Angeles Nevada City San Diego San Luis Obispo Tiajuana 160 Worldwide and 15 USA Centers =================== Nyingmapa Institute -- Meditation, Yoga 1815 Highland Place -- Many types of instruction Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 843-6812 =================== Padma Shedrup Ling -- Lama Yonten Box 117 -- Meditation -- Instruction Fairfax, CA 94978 (415) 485-1356 =================== Sang-ngak-cho-dzong -- Nyingma 2508 Eagle Ave. Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 865-1394 ===================================== ===================================== Yoga ================================ Bramha Kumaris Meditation Center -- Raja Yoga 401 Baker St. San Francisco, CA 94116 (415) 563-4459 ======================================== California Institute of Integral Studies 765 Ashbury -- Meditation, Degree Programs San Francisco, CA 94117 -- East / West Studies (415) 753-6100 -- Clinical Psychology ================= Diane Valentine, C.M.T. Iyenegar Yoga instruction 3740 Sundale Rd. Deep massage Lafayette, CA 94549 Beginners and seniors welcome (510) 284-3908 ======================= Integral Yoga Institute -- Sri Satchidinanda 701 Dolores St. -- Meditation, Yoga San Francisco, CA (415) 821-1117 ==================================== International Society of Divine Love -- Barasanasa Dham Ashram (408) 688-6590 -- H. D. Prakashanad Sarasawati (415) 374-7676 ===== ISKON -- Krishna Consciouness 2334 Stewart St. -- Hare Krishna Berkeley, CA 94704 (415) 374-7676 ======================================= Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco Teacher training program 2404 27th Ave. Certification San Francisco, CA 94116 (415) 753-0909 =============================== Jeanne Dowell's Fitness Program Iyenegar Yoga instruction 72 Scenic Drive Spa retreats Orinda, CA 94563 (510) 254-0193 ======================= Kriya Yoga Babaji (510) 521-5238 Glory, Yoga (415) 381-9693 ======================= Kundalini Yoga -- 3HO Yogi Bhajan ================= Mid Penisula Yoga Yoga instruction 851 Burlway Iyenegar certified Suite 108 Burlingame, CA 94010 (415) 343-6682 ================= Mildred Partansky Yoga instruction 1406 Barbis Way Iyenegar certified Concord, CA 94518 (510) 682-1335 ================== Mt. Madonna Center Baba Hari Dass 4456 Summit Road Meditation, Yoga Watsonville, CA 95076 Classes, retreats, teacher training (408) 847-0406 =========================== Self Realization Fellowship Swami Paramahansa Yogananda Tradition 3880 San Rafael Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90065-3299 (213) 225-2471 Richmond Temple SRF 6401 Bernhart Ave. Richmond, CA 94805-1655 (510) 234-2494 (510) 232-6652 -- Secretary, Richmond Center Los Angeles Center (213) 225-2471 ============================= Siddha Yoga Meditation Ashram -- Meditation, Yoga 1107 Stanford Ave. -- Many types of instruction Oakland, CA 94608 (510) 655-8677 ========================== Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm -- Swami Vishnu Devananda Tradition 14651 Ballantree Lane -- Meditation, Yoga Grass Valley, CA -- Work/study, teacher training (415) 681-273 ============================= Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center -- Swami Vishnu Devananda Tradition 1200 Arguello Blvd. -- Meditation, Yoga San Francisco, CA -- Complete instruction (415) 681-273 ========================= Sri Aurobindo Association Sri Aurobindo Tradition 2288 Fulton St. Suite 310 Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 848-1841 ======================== The Ashtanga Yoga Center Classical Hatha Yoga Yogini's Sharon and Tiffany Shere 747 Century Way Danville, CA 94526 (510) 743-1436 ============================= The Heart of Yoga - Meditation Premsiri Khalsa MA Kundalini Yoga Center Lady Teacher Berkeley and Lafayette, CA Kundalini, Hatha, Breath (510) 548-9641 ============================= Trancendental Meditation Program -- Meditation 1540 Fell St. San Francisco, CA (415) 931-1621 ==================== Yoga Center of Marin Complete yoga instruction 142 Redwood Ave. Corte Madera, CA 94925 (415) 927-1850 ==================== Yoga College of India Complete yoga instruction Bikram Choudhury Teacher training and certification San Francisco, CA (415) 346-5400 ============================= Yogalayam / Prana Yoga Ashram Complete yoga instruction Swami Vignanananda 1717 Alcatraz Ave. Berkeley, CA 94703 (510) 655-3664 ===================================== ===================================== Zen Buddhism =========================== Berkeley Buddhist Monestary 2304 McKinley Berkeley, CA (510) 848-3440 =================== Berkeley Zen Center 1929 Russell Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 845-2403 =========================== California Vipassana Center -- S.N. Goenka Box 1167 -- Vipassana Meditation North Fork, CA 93643 (916) 926-6682 ============================== Dhammachakka Meditation Center -- U Silananda (510) 531-1691 -- Vipassana Meditation (408) 737-2119 =================== Empty Gate Zen Center -- Meditation 1800 Arch Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 548-7649 =============================== Hayward Buddhist Center -- Thich Nhat Hanh 27878 Calaroga -- Meditation, activities, Hayward, CA 94545 -- instruction (510) 732-0728 =============================== International Meditation Center -- Sayama and Saya U Chit Tin 1331 33rd Ave. -- Vipassana Meditation San Francisco, CA 94122 (415) 731-1941 ====================== Mount Baldy Zen Center Zen Center P.O. Box 429 Mt. Baldy, CA 91759 (909) 9856410 ============================= San Francisco Buddhist Center 39 Bartlett St. San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 282-2018 ======================== San Francisco Zen Center Complete Zen instruction and training 300 Page St. Suziki Roshi lineage -- major Zen center San Francisco, CA One of the first in North America (415) 863-3136 San Francisco Zen Center Related Centers ---------------------------------------- Green Gulch Farm 1601 Shoreline Highway Sausalito, CA 94965 (415) 383-3134 Tassajara Zen Mountain Center -- Rent a cabin, hot springs Tassajara Reservation Office -- SFZC Mountain Monestary 300 Page St. -- in the Carmel Valley San Francisco, CA -- Room & Board (415) 863-3136 -- Summer Months Various levels of participation, from none to work / practice. San Francisco Zen Center Meditation Groups -- Call for information ------------------------------------------ ============ Shasta Abbey -- Zen Center Box 199 Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 (916) 926-6682 Shasta Abbey Regional Centers ----------------------------- Berkeley Buddhist Priory -- Meditation, Instruction 1358 Marin Ave. -- Practice Albany, CA 94706 (510) 528-2139 Eugene, OR (503) 344-7377 McKenna, WA (206) 458-5075 Portland, OR (503) 232-0508 Santa Barbara, CA (805) 962-3071 Vancouver, BC (604) 738-4453 Throssel Hole Priory Carrshield, nr. HEXHAM Northumberland, NE47 8AL, UK Tel (0434) 345204 Shasta Abbey Meditation Groups -- Call for information ------------------------------ Auburn, CA Fresno, CA Edmonton, Alberta Eureka, CA Oak View, CA Ojai, CA Olympia, WA Menlo Park, CA Roseburg, OR San Jose, CA Seattle, WA Spokane, WA Whitefish, MT ========================== Sonoma Mountain Zen Center -- Zen Center 6367 Sonoma Mountain Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95404 (707) 545-8105 ======================================= The Sagely City of Ten Thousand Buddhas -- Zen Center Dharma Realm Buddhist Association 2001 Talmadge Road Talmage CA 95481-0217 (707) 545-8105 Buddhist Text Translation Center -- Lectures Dharma Realm Buddhist Association 1777 Murchison Drive Burlingame, CA 94010 (415) 692-5912 ====================== Zen Center Los Angeles -- Complete Zen Instruction 923 S. Normandie Los Angeles, CA 90006-1301 (213) 387-2351 Zen Center Los Angeles Related Centers -------------------------------------- Wasatch Zen Center 1274 South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84102 (801) 328-8414 f Zen Community of Oregon P.O. Box 310 Corbett, OR 97019 (503) 695-2103 Zen Community of New York P.O. Box 28 Yonkers, NY 10702 (914) 963-9584 Zen Mountain Monestary P.O. Box 197 South Plank Road Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 (914) 688-2228 Zen Center Los Angeles Related Meditation Groups ------------------------------------------------ Bakersfield (805) 324-7276 California Hot Springs (805) 548-6592 Encinitas (619) 942-9433, 753-1616 Irvine (714) 646-5762 Malibu (310) 456-5323 Manhattan Beach (310) 546-2667 Orange County (714) 990-2508 Riverside (909) 787-8767 San Diego (619) 724-9541, 436-5747 Sherman Oaks (818) 787-5218 San Fernando Valley (818) 868-1368 Santa Barbara (805) 966-2477 Santa Barbara UCSB (805) 565-3093, 562-5268 West Los Angeles (310) 477-2499 Boulder, CO (303) 449-4143 Stanford, CN (203) 968-1982 Waiamea,HA ( Big Island ) (808) 885-6109 Champagne / Urbana, IL (217) 328-7268 Fort Lauderdale, FL (305) 525-8326 Atlanta, GA (404) 438-1211 Roanoake, VA (705) 345-8209 Jersey City, NJ (203) 433-2527 Albany, NY (518) 426-8227 Gardiner, NY (914) 255-2918 Kerhonkson, New Paltz, NY (914) 626-7374 New York City, NY (212) 431-4882 New York City, NY (212) 674-0832 New York City, NY (212) 642-1591 Sagaponak, NY -- Bridge Lane, Sagaponak, NY 11962 Vassar College -- Zen Mountain Monestary Burlington, VT (802) 862-2000, 658-6466 Centro Zen de Mexico AV Centanario 25 BIS Apt 4 Coyoacan Mexico, DF 04000 Centro Zen de Cuidad de Mexico 221 Monte Tauro Mexico, DF 01100 Sante Fe de Bogota, Columbia London, England Paris, France Dresden, Germany Mainz, Germany Amsterdam, Netherlands Przesieka, Poland ==================================================================== National Locations ==================================================================== For meditation and yoga instruction in various locations, the following books, available from Shambhala Books in Berkeley, CA, can be consulted. "A Handbook of Tibetan Culture" "Buddhist America" "Spirit Seeker's Guide" "North American Guide to Vajradhatu Centers" available from: -- Lama Chogyam Trungpa, Kagyu Tradition Karma Dzong -- Meditation Centers related to 1345 Spruce St. -- Naropa Institute Boulder, CO 80302 (303) 444-0190 "Yoga International" Magazine ======================== Ananda Marga Tantra Yoga -- Shrii Shrii Anandamurtii Quest Center -- activity in 200 countries R.R. 1, Box 1366 Hop Bottom, PA 18824 (717) 289-4021 ============================== Center for Spiritual Awareness -- Retreat Lake Rabun Road P.O. Box 7 Lakemont, GA 30552 (706) 782-4723 (706) 782-4560 -- Fax ============== Diamond Sangha Zen Center, Roshi Robert Aiken 2747 Waiomao Rd. also on Maui and the mainland Honolulu, Hawaiii 96816 (808) 735-1347 =================== Himalayan Institute Complete Yoga and meditation training RR1 Box 400 Teacher training, residential training Honesdale, PA 18431 (800) 822-4547 ======================================== Himalayan Institute Teachers Association Yoga teacher training Himalayan Institute of Glenveiw Swami Rama tradition 1505 Greenwood Road Glenveiw, Il 60025 (708) 724-0300 ================ Kamtsang Choling -- Kagyu -- Shamar Rinpoche Buddhist Centers -- Lama Ole Nydhal 33 Marne Ave. -- Meditation -- Instruction San Francisco, CA 94127 -- Beginners welcome, retreats (415) 661-6467 -- International Institute 74034,1033 -- email Compuserve ID California Centers in: Los Angeles Nevada City San Diego San Luis Obispo Tijuana 160 Worldwide and 15 USA Centers Call, write, or email for locations =============================== International Meditation Centre -- Satagyi U Ba Khin tradition 446 Bankard Road -- Therevada Buddhist meditation Westminster, MD 21158 -- Beginners welcome, retreats (410) 346-7889 74163,2452 -- email Compuserve ID California Contact: Linda H. Kemp-Combes 1331 33rd Ave. San Francisco, CA 94122 International Centers in United Kingdom, Australia, and Austria. Call, write, or email for locations ================ Namgyal Institute -- Buddhist Studies P.O. Box 127 -- North American Monastery Ithaca, NY 14851 -- of the Dalai Lama (607) 273-0739 ================ Naropa Institute -- Kagyu, Lama Chogyam Trungpa 2130 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302 (303) 444-0202 =============================== Nichiren Order of North America -- Nam Myoho Renge Kyo 3570 Mona Way San, Jose, CA 95130 (408) 246-0111 =================================== Sakya Monestary of Tibetan Buddhism 108 N.W. 83rd Ave. Seattle, WA 98100 (206) 789-2573 =================================== Sathya Sai Baba Society and Sathya Sai Baba Book Center of America 305 West First Street Tustin, CA 92680 ========================= Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm 14651 Ballantree Lane Grass Valley, CA 95949 (916) 272-9322 ============================================================= The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition FPMT Central Office Global network of Buddhist centers and P.O. Box 1778 activities Soquel, CA 95073 Founded by Lama Thubten Yeshe and (408) 476-8435 Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche ================ Yasodhara Ashram Swami Sivananda Radha Box 9 Kootenay Bay, British Columbia VOB 1XO, Canada (604) 227-9224 ====================== Zen Mountain Monestary P.O. Box 197 South Plank Road Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 (914) 688-2228 ==================================================================== Health Foods ==================================================================== Health and Organic Food outlets are listed in the Yellow Pages Resturant Guide under Health and Diet Products. QfZen Inner Sunset Communuty Food Store Organic Food 1319 20th Ave. ( at Irving ) San Francisco, CA (415) 664-5363 Organic Growers Produce Market good prices Saturday morning Cabrillo College 6500 Soquel Drive Aptos, CA (408) 479-6100 The Food Mill Has everything, bulk foods 3033 MacArthur Blvd. dried fruit, organic Oakland, CA 94123 nuts, nut butters (510) 482-3848 Since 1933 The Housewife's Market Stalls, bulk foods 8th and Jefferson large international selection Oakland, CA good prices (510) 444-0926 ==================================================================== Vegetarian Organizations, Services, and Products ==================================================================== American Vegan Society Extensive selection of nutrition 501 Old Harding Way and vegetarian books by mail order P.O. Box H, Malaga, NJ 08328 (609) 694-2887 Beauty Without Cruelty Lists manufacturer of products 175 West 12th St. not tested on animals New York, NY 10011 Doris Day Animal League 900 2nd St. NE Suite 303 Washington, DC 20002 Heartland Products, Ltd. Extensive selection of non leather shoes, Box 218 boots, and products by mail order Dakota City, IA 50529 (515) 332-3087 (800) 441-4692 orders Humane Alternative Products Products, mail order catalog 8 Hutchins St. Concord, NH 03301 North American Vegetarian Society P.O. Box 72, Dolgeville, NY 13329 (518) 568-7970 The Vegan Society Outside England, please use a reply coupon 7 Battle Road available from the post office St. Leonard's on Sea E. Sussex IN37 7AA England Vegetarian Resource Group P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203 Vegetarian Union of North America Affiliated with the P.O. Box 9710 International Vegetarian Union Washington, DC 20016 Veggin Out Vegetarian Newsletter Box 17385 Milwaukee, WI 53217 ==================================================================== Vegetarian Resturants ==================================================================== Vegetarian Resturants are listed in the Yellow Pages Resturant Guide under Resturants, Vegetarian or Natural Foods. Greens at Fort Mason San Francisco Zen Center Fort Mason Building A San Francisco, CA 94123 (415) 771-6222 Hobee's Fremont 39222 Fremont Blvd. Fremont, CA (510) 797-1244 Just Like Home Resturant Vegetarian Lebanese and 1924 Irving Mediterian San Francisco, CA (415) 681-3337 Lotus Garden Chinese Vegetarian Resturant 532 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA (415) 397-0707 (415) 397-0130 Macrobiotic Grocery & Organic Cafe 1050 40th Ave. Berkeley, CA (510) 653-6510 Ten Thousand Buddahas Vegetarian Resturant 608 Geary San Francisco, CA ==================================================================== Vegetarian Cook Books ==================================================================== American Vegan Society Extensive selection of nutrition 501 Old Harding Way and vegetarian books by mail order P.O. Box H, Malaga, NJ 08328, (609) 694-2887 "A Taste of Heaven and Earth" Written by the chief cook at A Zen Approach to Cooking and Eating Dai Bosatsu Zen Center with 150 Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes by Bettina Vitell Dharma Communications "Amazing Grains" "Romancing the Bean" Essentials for Creating Vegetarian Bean Dishes by Joanne Saltzman Dharma Communications "Cooking for Consciousness" Guidebook to natural foods Whole Food Recipies for the Vegetarian Kitchen by Joy McClure and Kendall Lane Dharma Communications "Fields of Greens" San Francisco Zen Center New Vegetarian Recipes from the Celebrated Greens Resturant by Annie Sommerville Dharma Communications "Food for Thought" Much information The Vegetarian Philosophy by Ananda Mitra "From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment" Spiritual practice in cooking Refining Your Life Dogen was a great Zen Master and by Dogen and Kosho Uchiyama Kosho Uchiyama is a Zen priest Dharma Communications "Great Vegetarian Dishes" Pacific Spirit Whole Life Products "Himalayan Mountain Cookery" The Yoga Way Cook Book Himalayan Institute "Lean Bean Cuisine" Over 100 Tasty Meatless Recipies from Around the World by Jay Solomon Dharma Communications "Moosewood Cook Book" Dharma Communications "Oriental Vegetables" The Complete Guide for the Gardening Cook by Joy Larkom Dharma Communications "Simply Heavenly" 1000 recipies - no meat, eggs, dairy products or The Monestary Vegetarian Cookbook sugar by Abbot George Burke Holy Protection Orthodox Moneatary Dharma Communications "The Odiyan Cook Book" Dharma Publishing "The Healing Cuisine" India's Art of Ayuvedic Cooking by Harish Johari DharmaCrafts "The Healing Garden" Pacific Spirit Whole Life Products "The Tassajara Bread Book" "Tassajara Cooking" "The Tassajara Recipe Book" Shambhala Publications "The Vegetarian Menu Book" South Asia Books "Veggin Out" Vegetarian Newsletter Box 17385 Milwaukee, WI 53217 ==================================================================== Computer Community ==================================================================== There are a number of Buddhist Computer Bulletin Boards. Several are listed as a place to start. Access to Insight Specializes in Theravada Buddhism P.O. Box 107 and practice centers Pepperell, MA 01463 (508) 433-5847 America Online Buddhist special interest groups and file library (614) 457-8600 BuddhaNet Buddhist file library +61-2-456-4483 member of both DharmaNet and BodhiNet Compuserve Large online Buddhist community (614) 457-8600 Dharmanet International Major Buddhist network Barry Kapke, Director P.O. Box 4951 Berkeley, CA 94704-4951 (510) 836-4717 -- data -- Body Dharma Online Tiger Team Buddhist Information Network 1920 Francisco St. Suite 112 Berkeley, CA 94709 (510) 268-0102 -- data -- Specializes in Tibetan and Zen Buddhism (510) 540-6565 -- voice The Well Large collection of Buddhist special interest groups info@well.sf.ca.us large online Buddhist community (415) 332-4335 ======================================================================= Human Rights -- Socially Engaged Spiritual Practice ======================================================================= Amnesty International San Francisco Office (415) 441-3733 Ananda Marga Tantra Yoga Path of Bliss Quest Center activity in 200 countries R.R. 1, Box 1366 Hop Bottom, PA 18824 (717) 289-4021 Buddhist Peace Fellowship Engaged Buddhism -- Peace, Ecology, etc P.O. Box 4650 Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 525-8596 Community of Mindful Living Engaged Buddhism -- Peace, Ecology, etc P.O. Box 7355 Mindfullness practice in daily life Berkeley, CA 94704 Thich Nhat Hanh orientation (510) 527-3751 Fellowship of Reconciliation Box 271 Nyack, NY 10960 The nondenominational Fellowship is dedicated to nonviolent resolution of conflict, integration of faith in daily life, and compassionate action. Tibetan Aid Project 2910 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley, CA 94702 (510) 84-TIBET email: tap@dnai.com Tibetan Rights Campaign 4649 Sunnyside Ave. North Suite 342 P.O. Box 31966 Seattle, WA 98103-0066 (206) 547-1015 ============================================================================ ============================================================================

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