• About This Booklist

    People often ask me for guidance about books to read, particularly those that would enhance the curriculum outlined in Wake Up To Your Life.

    I will post new titles each week, along with brief comments outlining the main topic, level of practice for which it is appropriate, and how you might use the book. Each entry is also categorized according to the chapter of Wake Up To Your Life it might relate to.

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Verses from the Center (Stephen Batchelor)

Verses from the CenterFull Title: Verses from the Center: A Buddhist Vision of the Sublime
Major Topic: Direct awareness, experience without conception or projection.
Level: middle, experienced and advanced

Batchelor’s commentary and translation of Nagarjuna transforms a treatise on logic into precise instructions to bring the reader into non-conceptual knowing. Use this book as a practice. Take each section and bring attention to the many questions in it. Don’t try to answer them. Instead, use them to explore your experience.

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