What’s Your Favorite Book from Wisdom Publications?

Via Reverend Danny Fisher
on May 11, 2009
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[This post is cross-posted at my personal blog.]

Inspired by TMcG over at Full Contact Enlightenment, I think I’ll repost my list of favorite titles from Wisdom Publications (so far). Recently, the good people over at Go Beyond Words: Wisdom Publications’ Buddhist Blog celebrated their 100th post by asking readers to share their favorite books from the venerable Buddhist press. Here are the ones I shared:

  • The New Social Face of Buddhism: A Call to Action by Ken Jones
  • The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • Engaged Buddhism in the West, ed. Christopher Queen
  • The Best of Inquiring Mind: 25 Years of Dharma, Drama, and Uncommon Insight, ed. Wes Nisker and Barbara Gates
  • Medicine and Compassion: A Tibetan Lama’s Guidance for Caregivers by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and David R. Shlim
  • Everything Yearned For: Manhae’s Poetry of Love and Longing, tran. Francisca Cho
  • Blue Jean Buddha: Voices of Young Buddhists, ed. Sumi Loundon
  • Going on Being: Life at the Crossroads of Buddhism and Psychotherapy by Mark Epstein
  • Buddhist Peacework: Creating Cultures of Peace, ed. David W. Chappell
  • Faces of Compassion: Classic Bodhisattva Archetypes & Their Modern Expression by Taigen Dan Leighton
  • Conflict, Culture, Change: Engaged Buddhism in a Globalizing World by Sulak Sivaraksa
  • Meditation for Life by Martine and Stephen Batchelor
  • Buddhism and Psychotherapy Across Cultures: Essays on Theories and Practices, ed. Mark Unno
  • Where the World Does Not Follow: Buddhist China in Picture and Poem by Mike O’Connor and Steven Johnson
  •  What’s your favorite book from Wisdom Publications?  Tell us in the comments.


    About Reverend Danny Fisher

    Rev. Danny Fisher, M.Div., D.B.S. (Cand.), is a professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He was ordained as a lay Buddhist minister by the Buddhist Sangha Council of Southern California in 2008. In addition, he is certified as a mindfulness meditation instructor by Naropa University in association with Shambhala International. A member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, he serves on the advisory council for the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program. In addition to his work for elephant journal, he is a blogger for Shambhala Sun. He has also written for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Religion Dispatches, The Journal of Buddhist Ethics, The Journal of Religion & Film, Eastern Horizon, New York Spirit, Alternet's Wiretap Magazine, and other publications. His award-winning website is http://www.dannyfisher.org


    2 Responses to “What’s Your Favorite Book from Wisdom Publications?”

    1. Victor Gabriel says:

      The Door to Satisfaction-Lama Zopa Rinpoche
      Never Turn Away-Rigdzin Shikpo
      Becoming the Compassion Buddha-Lama Yeshe
      In this Very Life-Sayadaw U Pandita
      The Two Truths Debate-Sonam Thakchoe

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