Below is a list books on Buddhism that the Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville Library has to offer.
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Banerjee, A C. Sarvastivada Literature. India, [1957 ]
Banks Asoka Soc. Readings From the Tripitaka.
Basho and Yuasa, N. Narrow Road to the North & Other Travel Sketches.
Beck, Charlotte J. Everyday Zen: Love & Work.
Birnbaum, Raoul and Blofeld, John. Healing Buddha Note: Bhaisajyaguru, translations fr. Chinese Buddhist Cannon
Blofeld, John. Wheel of Life: Autobiography of a Western Buddhist.
Blofeld, John. Zen Teachings of Huang Po; on the Transmission of Mind.
Bodhi, Bhikkhu. Great Discourse on Causation: Mahanidana Sutta. Note: Trans from Pali.
Braverman, Arthur. Mud & Water: Collection of Talks by Zen Master Bassui.
Buddhaghosa, Bhadantacairya. Path of Purification: V.I.
Buddhagosha, B and Nyanamoli, Bhikku trans. Path of purification, V.II. Note: Trans fr Pali.
Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai. Teachings of the Buddha. Note: Japanese English.
Buswell, Robert E. Collected Works of Chinul.
Buswell, Robert E. Formation of Ch’an Ideology in China & Korea: Vajrasamadi Sutra.
Byles, Marie B. Journey Into Burmese Silence
Campbell, W L and Lu-Thrub. She-Rab Dong-Bu or Prajna Danda. [1919]
Note: Tibetan Version  of Indian work on Buddhist ethics by Nagarjuna.
Chang, Chung-Yuan. Original Teachings of Chan Buddhism.
Chao, Tze-chiang. Chinese Garden of Serenity: Reflections of Zen Buddhism.
Chodron, Ane P and Geshin Prabha Dharma. Gathering of Spirit: Women Teaching in American Buddhism.
Churn, Bimala. Cariyapitaka.
Cleary, Christopher and Hui, Ta. Swampland Flowers.
Cleary, Thomas. Sayings & Doings of Pai Chang: Ch’an Master of Great Wisdom.
Cleary, Thomas. Timeless Spring: Soto  Zen Anthology.
Coates, Harper H. Honen: His Life & Teaching V.II. [1925 ].
Coates, Harper H. Honen: His Life & Teaching V.III. [1925 ].
Coates, Harper H. Honen: His Life & Teaching: V.I. [1925 ].
Coomaraswami, Ananda K. Myths of the Hindus & Buddhists.
Daita Shuppansha. Japanese – English Buddhist Dictionary.
Dalai Lama XIV. An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life.
Dalai Lama XIV. Art of Living: Guide to Contentment, Joy & Fulfillment. Thorson,
Dayal, Har. Tweleve Religions for Modern Life. England: Mod Cult, [1938 ]
Demieville, Paul. Le Concile De Lhasa. Paris: 1952.
Dhiravamsa. New Approach to Buddhism.  Note: Trans from Pali.
Douglas, Nik. Karmapa: Black Hat Lama of Tibet.
Dumoulin, Heinrich. History of Zen Buddhism. Fromm, Erich and De Martino, Richard. Zen Buddhism &    Psychoanalysis.
Edgerton, Franklin. Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Reader.].
Edgerton, Franklin. Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Grammer & Dictionary: V.I.
Edgerton, Franklin. Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Grammer & Dictionary: V.II.
Eitel, Ernest J. Handbook of Chinese Buddhism.
Elchert, Carole and Dalai Lama XIV. White Lotus; Introduction to Tibetan Culture.,
Forman, Henry J & Gammon, Roland. Truth is One: Story of World’s Great Living Religions.
Frawallner, E. Earliest Vinaya & the Beginnings of Buddhist Literature.
Grangani, Carlo. Three Symbolic Ways of Life.
Grimm, George. Doctrine of the Buddha.
Hanh, Thich Nhat. Sun in My Heart. Berk: Parallax, [1989 ].
Hanh, Tich Nhat and Kapleau, Philip. Zen Keys
Hanh, Tich Nhat. Moon Bamboo.
Hare, E M. Woven Cadences of Early Buddhists. London:].
Harvey, Andrew. Journey in Ladakh. Aston, W G and Barrow, Terence. Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan from Earliest Times  to 697.
Hasegawa, Seikan. Cave of Poison Grass: Essays on the Hannya Sutra.
Heruka, Tsang Nyon. Life of Marpa The Translator: Seeing Accomplishes.
Hogen, Master and Crane, Kate. Other Shore. [1986 ].
Hokuseido Press. Shinsho Hanayama: Bibliography on Buddhism.
Honpa Hongwanji Mission. Shinshu Seten.
Hoover, Thomas. Zen Experience.
Hua, Hsuan. Earth Store Bodhisattva, Sutra of Past Vows.
Huber, Jack. Through an Eastern Window. Bant, [1968 ].
Institue of Zen Studies. Dialogue On the Contemplation-Extinguished (Eng. & Japanese) 1973,
Johnson, William. Kapleau, Philip and Dogen. Three Pillars of Zen; Teaching, Practice &Enlightenment.
Jayatileke, K N. Buddhist Attitude to Other Religions.
Kaluphana, David J & Kalupahana, Indrani. Way of Siddhartha: Life of the Buddha.
Kapleau, Philip. Zen Merging of East & West.
Kapleau, Philip. Zen; Dawn in the West.
Katagiri, Dainin. Returning to the Silence: Zen Practice in Daily Life
Kennett, Roshi J. Wild White Goose.
Kennett, Roshi Jiyu. How to Grow a Lotus Blossom..
Kern, H. Saddharma Pundarika; or the Lotus of the True Law.
Kern, H. Saddharma-Pundarika: Lotus of the True Law. Oxford, [1969 ].
Kongtrul, Jamgon. Great Path of Awkening.
Kopp, Sheldon. Here I Am, Wasn’t I
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Dhammsangani (Abidhamma Pitaka 1)  – Complete Set
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Dighanikaya, pt. 3. India: [1958
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Mahavagga. India: , [1958 ].
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Parajika (Bikkhu Vibangha pt. 1)
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Patthana pt. 1. India: [1958 ].
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Patthana pt. 2. India: [1958 ].
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Patthana pt. 3. India: , [1958 ].
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Patthana pt. 4. India: , [1958 ].
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Patthana pt. 5. India: , [1958 ].
Kashyap, Bikkhu J. Pali Cannon Tripatika: Patthana pt. 6. India: , [1958 ].
Law, Bimila Churn. Legend of the Topes (Thupavamsa)
Linssen, Robert and Humphreys, Christmas. Living Zen.
Luk, Charles. Surangama Sutra.
Masunaga, Reiho and Dogen. Primer of Soto Zen.
Matthiessen, Peter. Nine-Headed Dragon River.
Mitchell, Elsie P. Sun Buddha, Moon Buddha; a Zen Quest.
Mitchell, Robert Allen. Buddha: His Life Retold.
Muller, Max. Buddhist Mahayana Texts.
Nagai, Makoto. Young East. [1958 – 1960]
Nanamoli, B. Mindfulness of breathing = Anapanasati. Note: From Pali Cannon & commentaries
Namaloli, B. Exposition of Non-Conflict.
Nanayakkara, D D P. Heredity Beyond Materiality; Causality & Moral
Nariman, G K. Literary History of Sanskrit Buddhism. Indian Book Depot, [1923 ].
Nishiyama, Kosen and Zenji, Dogen. Shobogenzo: Eye & Treasury of the True Law
Niwani, Nikkyo. Guide to the Threefold Lotus Sutra.
Note: Mu Japanese Buddhism, Maha Hridaya Prajnaparamitra Sutra, Emptieness Heart Sutra.
Nyanatiloka. Word of the Buddha. [1959 ]
Nyantiloka. Guide through the Abidhamma Pitaka. Ceylon: Bauddha, [1957 ].
Okumura, Shohaku. Shikantaza: Introduction to Zazen.
Pitaka, Niyakas, Dhammapada Udana,Sutta Nipata Pali Cannon.
Poussin, M Louis de La V. Melange Chinois et Bouddiques. Paris: 1933.
Powell, Andrew and Dalai Lama XIV. Living Buddhism.
Rahula, Yogavacara. Way to Peace & Happiness.
Richard, Timothy. Guide to Buddhahood: Standard Manual of Chinese Buddhism. [1907].
Sahn, Seung. Ten Gates.
Sahn, Seung. Bone of Space; Zen Poems.
Sahn, Sueng Master and Mitchell, Stephen ed. Dropping Ashes on The Buddha. NY:
Sangharakshita. Eternal Legacy: Introduction to the Canonical Legacy of Buddhism.
Sanghavi, Sukhlaji. Hetubindutika of Batta Arcata (Sanskrit Pali)
Sasaki, Ruth F. Recorded Sayings of Chan Master Lin-chi Hui-chao of Chen Prefecture.
Schloegl, Irmgard and Rinzai. Zen Teachings of Rinzai.
Sekida, Katsuki. Two Zen Classics: Mumnonkan; Hekiganroku
Senart, E. Legend Du Buddha: Son Caractere et ses Origines. Paris, [1882 ].
Shin, Nan. Diary of a Zen Nun.
Spiro, Melford E. Buddhism & Society. [1990 ].
Steindl-Rast, Brother David and Aitken, Robert. Ground We Share.
Stevens, John. Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei.
Stcherbatsky, T. Theorie de la Connaissance et la Logique Chez les Bouddhists Tardifs. 1926.
Suzuki, D T. Lankavatara Sutra. [1956 ].
Tanabe, George L. Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture.
Tanaka, Kenneth. Dawn of Chinese Pure Land Buddhist Doctrine : Ching-ying Hui    -Yuan’s Commentary on the visualization Sutra.
Tarthang Tulku. Gesture of Balance: A guide to Awareness, Self-healing & Meditation
Tat, Wei. Ch’eng Wei-Shih Lun: Doctrine of Mere Consciousness. [1973 ].
Tendzin, Osel and Trungpa, Chogyam. Buddha in the Palm of Your Hand. Autographed
Tendzin, Osel. Buddha in the Palm of Your Hand.  [1981 ].
Thapar, Romila. Asoka & Decline of the Mauryas.
Thera, Nyanaponika. Abhidhamma Studies.
Thera, Nanmoli. Midfulness of Breathing: Anapanasati.
Thera, Narada. Dhammapada. Pali & English. [1992 ].Note: Pali & Eng.
Thurman, Robert A F. Inside Tibetan Buddhism.
Toyo Bunko. Complete Works of the Great Masters of the Sa Skya Sect (Tibetan)
Trungpa, Chogyam Rimpoche. Rain of Wisdom: Vajra Songs of the Kagyu Gurus.  – Sacred Writings; pt.2. [1906, 1965].
Tshe-hpel. Tshe-hpel’s History of Buddhism in Mongolia (Tibetan)
Vasubandhu. Treatise in Twenty Stanzas on Representation.
Walshe, M O’C. Buddhism & Sex.
Warren, Henry C. Buddhism in Translations. Antheum,.
Wei, Wei Wu. Ask the Awakened: The Negative Way
Wieger, Leon. Vinaya: Monachisme et Discipline Hinayana, Vehicle Inferieur  (French)
Woodward, F L and Humphreys, Christmas. Some Sayings of the Buddha. [1973 ]Note: Excerpts of: Vinaya
Yamamoto, Kossho. Kyogoshinsho. [1917]
Yon Tan Rgya-Mtsho. Deb Ther Rgya-Mtso. Dharamsala,
Yu, Lu K’uan and Luk, Charles. Chan & Zen Teachings. Note:  Stories of six Chan Masters.