A History of Indian Buddhism: From Śākyamuni to Early Mahāyāna, by Hirakawa Akira

Bones, Stones, and Buddhist Monks: Collected Papers on the Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Texts of Monastic Buddhism in India, by Gregory Schopen

Buddhist Monastic Life: According to the Texts of the Theravāda Tradition, by Mohan Wijayaratna

Buddhist Thought: A complete introduction to the Indian tradition, by Paul Williams

History of Buddhism in Ceylon: The Anurādhapura Period, 3rd Century BC – 10th Century AC, by Walpola Rahula

How Buddhism Began, by Richard F.Gombrich

Indian Buddhism, by A. K. Warder

Mahāyāna Buddhism – The doctrinal foundations, by Paul Williams (Second Edition) 1989 – 2009  

The Buddhist Conquest of China: The Spread and Adaptation of Buddhism in Early Medieval China, E. Zürcher: (Series) Sinica Leidensia; Vol. XI; by Barend J. Ter Haar (Editor)

The Foundations of Buddhism, by Rupert Gethin

The Message of the Buddha, by K.N. Jayatilleke

The Pāli Literature of Ceylon, by G.P. Malalasekera

Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo: (Second Edition), by Richard F. Gombrich

The Fundamental Teachings of Early Buddhism, by Choong Mun-keat (Wei-keat)

The Sociology of Early Buddhism, by Greg Bailey and Ian Mabbett

The Spread of Buddhism, by Ann Heirman and Stephan Peter Bumbacher (Editors) – Handbook of Oriental Studies (Handbuch der Orientalistik) Section Eight: Central Asia, Vol. 16

What the Buddha Taught, by Walpola Rahula

What the Buddha Thought, by Richard Gombrich

Yasodharā, the Wife of the Bōdhisattva: The Sinhala Yasodharāvata (The Story of Yasodharā) And the Sinhala Yasodharāpadānaya (The Sacred Biography of Yasodharā), by Ranjini Obeyesekere (Translation & Notes)

Studies in Early Buddhist Meditation

Clarification on Feelings in Buddhist Dhyāna/Jhāna Meditation, by Tse-fu Kuan

Mindfulness in Early Buddhism, by Tse-fu Kuan

The Ideas and Meditative Practices of Early Buddhism, by Tilmann Vetter

The Origin of Buddhist Meditation, by Alexande Wynne

Secrets of the Lotus: Studies in Buddhist Meditation, by Donald. K. Swearer

Studies in Buddhist Meditation: Theravāda Pāli Texts and Later Traditions

Buddhist Meditation: An anthology from the Pali canon, by Sarah Shaw

The Path of Freedom (Vimuttimagga), by Arahant Upatissa. Translated into Chinese as Cié-to-tāo-lun by Tipiṭaka Sanghapāla of Funan; Translated from Chinese by Rev. N.R.M. Ehara, Soma Thera, and Kheminda

Path of Purification (Visuddhimagga), by Bhadantācariya Buddhaghosa; Translated from the Pāli by Bhikkhu Ñāṇamoli

Meditation Theory and Practice

A Honed and Heavy Axe, by Chandako

Absorption: Two Studies of Human Nature, by Johannes Bronkhorst

Mindfulness in Plain English, by Henepola Gunaratana

To One That Feels, by Luangpor Teean Juttasubho

Early Buddhist Epistemology

Collected Papers on Buddhist Studies, by Padmanabh S. Jaini

Concept and Reality in Early Buddhist Thought, by Bhikkhu Ñāṇananda

Cross Currents in Early Buddhism, by S.N. Dube

Earliest Buddhism and Madhyamaka; (Series) Panels of the VIIth World Sanskrit Conference – Kern Institute, Leiden: August 23-29, 1987 Vol. II, by David Seyfort Ruegg & Lambert Schmithausen (Editors)

Early Buddhist Theory of Knowledge, by K.N. Jayatilleke

Knowledge as Salvation: A Study in Early Buddhism, by Donald Swearer

Methods of Spiritual Praxis in the Sarvāstivāda: A Study Primarily Based on the Abhidharma-mahāvibhāṣā, by Stephen Suen (Dissertation Dr.Phil.)

Nibbāna-The Mind Stilled, (Sermon Series I-VII) by Bhikkhu Ñāṇananda

Principles of Buddhist Psychology, by David J. Kalupahana

The Five Aggregates: Understanding Theravāda Psychology and Soteriology, by Mathieu Boisvert

The Genesis of the Bodhisattva Ideal, by Anālayo

What Buddhism Taught Cognitive Science about Self, Mind and Brain, by Asaf Federman


Greater Magadha: Studies in the Culture of Early India, by Johannes Bronkhorst

The Buddhist Caves at Aurangabad: Transformations in Art and Religion, by Piaa Brancaccio

The Two Sources of Indian Asceticism (Second Edition), by Johannes Bronkhorst

The Two Traditions of Meditation in Ancient India, by Johannes Bronkhorst

Language and Dictionaries

Concise Pāli-English Dictionary, by Aggamahāpaṇḍita Buddhadatta Mahāthera

Contemplative Inspirational

Bright and Shining Mind in a Disabled Body, by Kampol Thongbunnum (2007)

No Ajahn Chah - Rreflections (From the Teachings of Ajahn Chah)

Normality, by Luangpor Teean Juttasubho