Chapter 5 Suggested Readings, Weblinks, and Other Media


Buswekk, Robert E. Jr., ed. Encyclopedia of Buddhism. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2004.

Byrom, Thomas. The Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Buddha. New York: Vintage, 1976.

Prebish, Charles and Keown, Damien. Introducing Buddhism. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Lopez, Donald. Buddhist Scriptures. London: Penguin, 2004.

Skilton, Andrew. A Concise History of Buddhism. Birmingham, England: Windhorse, 1994.

Snelling, John. The Buddhist Handbook: The Complete Guide to Buddhist Schools, Teaching, Practice and History. Rochester: Inner Traditions, 1998.

Strong, John S. The Buddha: A Short Biography. Oxford: Oneworld, 2001.

Suzuki, Shunryu. Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. New York: Weatherhill, 1997.

Williams, Paul. Mahayana Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2008.


Wikipedia Buddhism Portal— 

BuddhaNet——Buddhist and the environment

Access to Insight: Readings in Theravada Buddhism— 

The Berzin Archives (Mahayana and Vajrayana Texts from Tibet—

Other Media

The Life of the Buddha (2003), 50 min., (also available at

The Buddha (2010), 120 min.,

The Robert A. F. Thurman Collection (On Tibet/On Buddhism) (1999), 460 min.

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