Handbook for Mankind
|The Lotus Sutra|
The Burton Watson translation of the Lotus Sutra with commentary by Rev. Shokai Kanai.
By Henry S. Alcott. Written at the beginning of the twentieth century, this is a very good beginner's introduction to Theraveda Buddhism.
|Fundamentals of Buddhism|
by Dr Peter D. Santina. Yet another good introduction to fundamentals of Buddhism.
| Buddhism in a Nutshell
by Narada Mahathera. Another good introduction to fundamentals of Buddhism.
| Ohno Not Another Buddhist Primer
by Patricia Whitney. This is my attempt to make the fundamentals of Buddhist thought relevant to the twenty-first century.
|The Path of the Pratyekabuddha |
by Patricia Whitney. An extended treatise on the Four Noble Truths and the EightFold Path. Second Edition
|Conversations with the Buddha (Part 1)|
by Patricia Whitney. Fictional talks with a Bodhisattva.