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Buddhism Today Reading Group

Buddhism Today Reading Group meets the second Thursday of every month on Zoom [at King's Books]. This group is focused on discussing writings about Buddhism in the modern world, as well as Buddhist views on contemporary issues. The group is non-sectarian and open to everyone. The group is co-sponsored by the Tacoma Buddhist Temple. Each month, the selected book is available for purchase at King's Books.  To see what we're reading this month, go to the main Events page. If you're on Facebook, like our Page.  If you have questions, please email sweet pea for more information.       


Previous Reads:

October 2020: The Buddhist on Death Row by David Sheff

September 2020: Love and Rage by Lama Rod Owens

August 2020: In Love with the World by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

July 2020: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

June 2020: Buddha by Deepak Chopra

May 2020: Buddhist Care for the Dying and Bereaved by Jonathan S Watts & Yoshiharu Tomatsu

April 2020: Ethics for the New Millennium by Dalai Lama

February 2020: McMindfulness by Ronald E Purser

January 2020: Green Buddhism by Stephanie Kaza.

November 2019: Buddha Standard Time by Lama Surya Das

October 2019: Buddhism Without Beliefs by Stephen Batchelor

September 2019: When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön

August 2019: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

June & July 2019: American Sutra by Duncan Ryūken Williams

May 2019: The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross by TK Nakagaki

April 2019: This Precious Life by Khandro

March 2019: The Buddha in Your Mirror by Hochswender, Martin, & Morino

February 2019: Wake Up and Laugh by Daehaeng

January 2019: Where the Dead Pause and the Japanese Say Goodbye by Marie Mutsuki Mockett

November 2018: River of Fire, River of Water by Taitetsu Unno

October 2018: The Dharma of the Princess Bride by Ethan Nichtern

September 2018: Buddhist Biology by David P Barash

August 2018: Bones of the Master by George Crane

July 2018: The Road Home by Ethan Nichtern

June 2018: Why Buddhism Is True by Robert Wright

May 2018: What Makes You Not a Buddhist by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

March & April 2018: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

February 2018: Time to Stand Up by Thanissara

January 2018: Mindful Tech by David M Levy

December 2017: Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh

November 2017: Interconnected by Ogyen Trinley Dorje Karmapa

October 2017: Common Ground Between Islam and Buddhism by Reza Shah-Kazemi

September 2017: Radical Dharma by angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens, and Jasmine Syedullah