Bhikkhu Buddhadasa. Heartwood oj the Bodhi Tree. Boston Wisdom Publications, 1994.
Bhikkhu Santikaro, trans. Mindfulness with Breathing: Unveiling the Secrets of Life. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1997.
Bhikkhu Santikaro and Roderick Bucknell, trans. Keys to Natural Truth. Bangkok: Dhamma Study Practice Group, 1989.
Bucknell, Roderick, trans. Handbokh for Mankind, rev. ed. Bangkok: Dhamma Study Practice Group, 1993.
Bucknell, Roderick, trans. Buddha-Dhamma for Students, rev. ed. Bangkok: Dhamma Study Practice Group, 1988.
Kornfield, Jack. Living Dharma. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1996 (contains a session of questions and answers with Ajaan Chah and an essay by Ajaan Maha Boowa; the Achaan Dhammadharo included in this book is not the same person as Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo).
Kornfield, Jack, and Paul Breiter, eds. A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah.Wheaton: Theosophical Publishing House, 1994.
Swearer, Donald, ed. Me and Mine: Selected Essays of Bhikkhu Buddhadasa. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1989.
Tambiah, Stanley Jeyarap. The Buddhist Saints of the Forest and the Cult of Amulets. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Taylor, J. L. Forest Monks and the Nation-State. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1993.
Tiyavanich, Kamala. Forest Recollections: Wandering Monks in Twentieth-Century Thailand.Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 1997.
Below are six main resources that offer free English books by the Thai forest teachers Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatto, Phra Ajaan Thate Desaransi, Phra Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo, Phra Ajaan Naha Boowa Nanasampanno, Phra Ajaan Fuang Jotiko, and Ajaan Chah Subhaddo:
- Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery
16201 Tomki Road
Redwood Valley, CA 95470
- Access to Insight website
Books can be downloaded from this site
- Amaravati Buddhist Monastery
Great Gaddesden, Hemel
Hempstead, Herts. HP1 3BZ
- Metta Forest Monastery
P.O. Box 1409
Valley Center, CA 92082
- Wat Pa Baan Taad
c/o Songserm Service
89 Posri Road,
Udorn Thani 41000
- Wat Pa Nanachart
Bung Wai Village
Ubon Ratchathani 34310
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