The best meditation books

Solan McClean Author Of Learning to Drive Into the Now: Prnd
By Solan McClean

The Books I Picked & Why

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

By Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Why this book?

This is the book I recommend as a first read for those who want to experience present moment awareness and explore the practice of what is also called Vipassana meditation. Tolle lays out in very plain language the concepts and practices that make every moment a meditation.


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Be Here Now

By Ram Dass

Be Here Now

Why this book?

An older book that was born out of the first meditation movement in the 60s in western culture. A great overall
primer on what it means to become awakened through meditative practice.


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Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives

By Dan Millman

Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives

Why this book?

This book offers both a first hand story and a great guide to finding your own practice. Dan Millman lived this experience and he shares it beautifully. This booked inspired me to seek more practical experiences in meditation and a spiritual life.


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Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings

By Paul Reps, Nyogen Senzaki

Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings

Why this book?

This collection of Zen and Pre-Zen writings and is as pertinent today as it was when it was initially published in 1957. A great book to read, pickup and just read a passage, or keep going back to for inspiration. I get something different every time I open it up.


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Hidden Mind of Freedom

By Tarthang Tulku

Hidden Mind of Freedom

Why this book?

Tulku wrote a great resource to facilitate learning and practicing meditation and opening up the mind to its innate healing powers and abilities to center and calm the soul. Another book that deserves to be read more than once.


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