Booklets

Here are some pocket-size pieces that you can use in those pocket-size moments in the day, or when you just want to get on and practise without a whole lot of details, explanations and anecdotes.

Also there are some short ‘to-the-point’ texts that you might want to read a few times.

Some are available in non-English languages. Please see https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books

Meditation: an Outline.  An introductory manual on how to meditate. To download, click on this link:
https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/meditation-an-outline?language=English
This is also available as an audio book, via: Cittaviveka audio books

et en français: https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/authors/ajahn-sucitto?language=Français

Clarity and Calm. This booklet offers some means to find clarity and calm within a few minutes. They can be put into practice in a range of non-specialized situations – in the time it would take you to drink a cup of tea.
https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/clarity-and-calm?language=English
This is also available as an audiobook, via: Cittaviveka audio books

Introduction to Insight:  A few words to encourage the reader to learn Dhamma by bearing witness and letting things pass. https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/introduction-to-insight-meditation?language=English

Rituals and Observances. In this small book, you’ll find details concerning such topics as: setting up and using a shrine in your home; the significance of the different forms of Buddha images; observances for the deceased and observances on the Buddhist holy days – and more. Currently available as a .pdf, it is intended to be available in mobi and epub forms soon. https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/rituals-observances?language=English

Unseating The Inner Tyrant. Do you ever experience an inner voice that constantly criticises and complains about you? Here’s how to deal with it:https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/unseating-the-inner-tyrant?language=English

Samadhi is Pure Enjoyment.  If ‘enjoyment’ isn’t a concept, let alone an experience, that refers to your meditation practice, you might benefit from reading this: ://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/samadhi-is-pure-enjoyment?language=English

Discipline and Conventions. This book sets out the protocols that structure the harmonious relationship between samanas and laypeople.https://forestsangha.org/teachings/books/discipline-and-conventions?language=English

Talks, Essays, Reflections