Books for a Buddhist Nightstand

By Rev. Frederick Brenion

A finger pointing to the moon is only of value

when the moon illuminates it.

A book pointing to your heart is only of value

when your mind opens and you read it.

As a former bookseller, librarian, life-long reader and now Jodo Shinshu minister, let me recommend a few of my favorite Buddhist books.

Many are available from bookstores and online booksellers; others are out-of-print, but found in local libraries. Many titles are now e-books. You might also find them in thrift stores and yard sales. A wealth of wisdom awaits. Continue reading “Books for a Buddhist Nightstand”