Dhamma books

There are many wonderful books on the dhamma, and many good sources for them. Here are a few.

Meditation: An Outline, by Ajahn Sucitto
A manual offering meditation guidance. Presenting practices that enhance awareness and calm, it is suitable for anyone interested in developing their inner life.
Free download from Abhayagiri.
What is Buddhism?, by Ajahn Chandako
The basics of Buddhism in 31 pages. A clear and concise overview of Buddhism and its core teachings; addresses many questions that people unfamiliar with or new to its teachings often raise.
Free download from Abhayagiri.
Without and Within: Questions and Answers on the Teachings of Theravāda Buddhism, by Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro.
A beautiful (in visual design) and beautiful (in words) complete FAQ for Buddhism.
Free download from Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives (BIA).
Also at Abhayagiri

Sources for more books, audio, video, and more

Abhayagiri (Monastery in California, US)
Many downloadable books of the Thai Forest Tradition.
Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives (BIA)
Audio, transcriptions, and eBooks by and about Buddhadasa Bikkhu; by Santikaro; works by many other Forest Tradition teachers; works by His Holiness Dalai Lama; and Ajahn Jarasaro’s Without and Within.
Buddhist Publishing Group – at Buddhism Now
The Buddhism Publishing Group has produced numerous books and booklets, and distributed over 110,000 free pamphlets, as well as run Buddhist workshops and retreats, and an annual Buddhist Summer School in Britain.
Wisdom Library – Buddhism Portal
“… place of knowledge and wisdom, but not of silence. Here you can find a large and ever expanding collection of Books, Articles, Essay’s, Hymns and much more. I will do my best to suit everyone with the best tools needed for extensive research on subjects such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Ancient History, Philosophy, Christianity etc…”

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