resources for your consideration

mindfulness meditation

Meditation FAQ pdf co-created by Tara Brach, Jennifer Stanley and Dori Langevin
How to Meditate pdf by Tara Brach
Radiant Heart Qigong with Teja Bell
Wise Brain Bulletin from The Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom
How to Meditate Insight, Mindfulness & Lovingkindness (brief overview from Spirit Rock website)
What is the Difference between Mindfulness and Meditation?


Buddhism for Beginners

diversity and inclusivity resources

Why Gender Pronouns Matter youtube   
White Awake website
One Thousand Arms Beyond Hesitation: A Two-Part Anti-Racism Action Plan for White People
Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out  by Ruth King
Awakening Together: The Spiritual Practice of Inclusivity and Community by Larry Yang

audio dharma talks

Dharma Seed
Insight Meditation Community of Washington D.C.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center – video also
Insight Meditation Society
Awakening Truth (Amma Thanasanti)
Dori’s Dharma Talks

dori’s list

Some of the books that I have found helpful in awakening both though contemplative practice and in life include:

Feeding Your Demons: Ancient wisdom for resolving inner conflicts ~ Tsultrim Allione
Pay Attention for Goodness Sake ~ Sylvia Boorstein
Radical Acceptance: Embracing your life with heart of a Buddha ~ Tara Brach
True Refuge: Finding peace and freedom in your own awakened heart ~ Tara Brach
The Places that Scare You: A guide to fearlessness in difficult times ~ Pema Chodron
Untie the Strong Woman ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes
The Issue at Hand ~ Gil Fronsdal (online or print)
Mindfulness: A practice guide to awakening ~
Joseph Goldstein
Mindfulness in Plain English ~ Bhante Gunaratana (online or print)
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness ~ Bhante Gunaratana (Noble 8-fold Path)
Being with Dying ~ Joan Halifax
Hardwiring Happiness ~ Rick Hanson
Wise Heart: A guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology ~
Jack Kornfield
Shift into Freedom:  The science and practice of open-hearted awareness ~ Loch Kelly
Loving-Kindness: The revolutionary art of happiness ~ Sharon Salzberg
Real Happiness: The power of meditation ~ Sharon Salzberg
Time to Stand up: An engaged Buddhist manifesto for our Earth ~ Thanissara
Awakening the Heart: East/West approaches to psychotherapy and the healing relationship ~ John Welwood, Editor
Perfect Love Imperfect Relationships ~ John Welwood