It seems like there are book suggestions for physical and online books scattered throughout all of the forums. I've been reading a lot lately, and searching through the forums to find suggestions is a little cumbersome. It seems like a book discussion forum would be a great resource.
There are so many freely available books in Theravada that the problem is deciding on which I should be reading first
When this concentration is thus developed, thus well developed by you, then wherever you go, you will go in comfort. Wherever you stand, you will stand in comfort. Wherever you sit, you will sit in comfort. Wherever you lie down, you will lie down in comfort.
You could use the two threads I linked above to narrow your choice. Furthermore, if you are still new to the path, you could have a look at the introductory resources thread in the discovering theravada forum. kind regards,
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."
Kamran wrote:There are so many freely available books in Theravada that the problem is deciding on which I should be reading first
Ha, yeah... and even once you finish some there still so many more to go!...
It's good, isn't it?
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding: Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)
Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages: One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7