Recommended Readings For Beginners

What Is The Right Attitude for Meditation?   by Ven. Sayadaw Shwe Oo Min– English translated by U. Tejaniya

For The Stilling of Volcanoes   by Ven. Sujiva

Retreat Manual (Tathagata Meditation Center)  or PDF 

Once you have developed as a beginner, you may find additional instruction and guidance in the more advanced stages of meditation practice worthwhile. The following sources offer excellent insight:

For Advanced Yogis - Books (by author)

Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw
Fundamentals of Vipassana Meditation

An Interview with Mahasi Sayadaw (Bilingual).

Mahasi USA (Website)

Practical Insight Meditation

A Discourse on Dependent Origination or PDF 

Ven. Sayadaw U Pandita
In This Very Life

How to Practice Vipassana Insight Meditation

Ven. Sujiva
Access and Fixed Concentration

Metta Meditation

The Tree of Wisdom, The River of No Return

Pragmatic AbhiDharma or PDF 

Ven. Henepola Gunaratana
Mindfulness In Plain English

Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English-- Preview(PDF, provided by Wisdom Publications)


Inner Peace

Peggy Chang
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Meditation Changes Brain Function and Structure

Oliver Chang
Meditation and Energy Healing

The Object of Meditation and the Observing Mind

Teacher Training Report

Mindfulness: the Practice and Application

Dharma Talks

Chanmyay Sayadaw
Dharma Talks at Blue Mountain

Sayadaw U Silananda
The Benefits of Walking Meditation(Bodhi Leaves No: 137)


New Evidence That Proves Your Thoughts Can Change Your DNA


Vipassana Dhura Meditation Society: Mindfulness, Step by Step

Other Meditation Websites