Buddhism Without Beliefs

By Stephen Batchelor,

Book cover of Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening

Book description

Demystifies Buddhism by explaining, without jargon or obscure terminology, what awakening is and how to practise it.

Shepherd is reader supported. We may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through links on our website. (learn more)

Why read it?

1 author picked Buddhism Without Beliefs as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

In Buddhism Without Beliefs, Batchelor deftly lays out the precepts of Buddhism for anyone and everyone and puts to rest any notion of Buddhism as a religion. I love how simple, approachable, and timely he makes the Buddha’s teachings. And particularly brilliant is the way he shows us that what the Buddha taught is not something to believe in but something to do. Whether you are a long-time practitioner of meditation or someone who has always been curious and also confused about mindfulness and meditation, you will find easy, accessible exercises here to strengthen or kickstart your practice.

Want books like Buddhism Without Beliefs?

Our community of 7,000+ authors has personally recommended 10 books like Buddhism Without Beliefs.

Browse books like Buddhism Without Beliefs

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in Buddhism, Buddha, and meditation?

7,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about Buddhism, Buddha, and meditation.

Buddhism Explore 192 books about Buddhism
Buddha Explore 17 books about Buddha
Meditation Explore 105 books about meditation