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Ven. Ledi Sayadaw
- Manual of Mindfulness of Breathing
An extensive manual and guideline for the practice of mindfulness meditation based on breathing.
Ven. Sayadaw U Pandita
Ven. Ajahn Chah
- A Tree in a Forest - A Collection of Ajahn Chah's Similes
A collection of sayings by Ven. Ajahn Chah as well as an introduction to the master.
- A Taste of Freedom
An introduction to the Buddha's teaching on mind and how to gain peace through meditation in simple and concise English.
Ven. Nyanaponika Thera
- The Four Sublime States
Four sublime states of mind have been taught by the Buddha: Loving-kindness (metta), Compassion (karuna), Sympathetic Joy (mudita), Equanimity (upekkha) These four atitudes are said to be excellent or sublime because they are the right or ideal way of conduct towards living beings.
- Roots of Good and Evil
An explanation on the roots of good and evil as taught by the Buddha, and the solution to these defilements of mind.
Ven. Suvanno Mahathera
- The 31 Planes of Existence
The suttas describe the 31distinct "planes" or "realms" of existence into which beings can be reborn during their long wanderings through samsara. These range from the extraordinarily dark, grim, and painful hell realms all the way up to the most sublime, refined and exquisitely blissful heavenly realms. Existence in every realm is impermanent; in the cosmology taught by the Buddha there is no eternal heaven or hell. Beings are born into a particular realm according to both their past kamma and their at the moment of deat
- Dhammapada - A Translation
A must-have book for all Buddhists. In English translation.