Suggested Readings – by topic

Archetypes and the Journey Within

  • Arriens, A. The Four Fold Way.
  • Bly, R. & Booth, W. A Little Book of the Human Shadow
  • Campbell, J. A Hero with a Thousand Faces
  • Edinger, E. Ego and Archetype
  • Estes, C.P. Women Who Run with the Wolves
  • Jung, C. G. & Hull, R. The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 1)
  • Pearson, C. The Hero Within
  • Pearson, C. Awakening the Hero Within
  • Moore, R. & Gillette, D. King, Warrior, Magician Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine.
  • Myss, C. Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential

Art

  • Cameron, Julia. The Artrist Way.
  • Betty Edwards, B.. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook: The Definitive, Updated 2nd Edition
  • Alex Grey, A. Art Psalms
  • Grey, A., Wilber, K., & McCormick, C. Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey
  • McGee, M. Haiku – The Sacred Art: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines
  • Shapiro, R., & Shapiro, A. Writing, the Sacred Art: Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice

Communication with Animals

  • Brunke. D. Animal Voices, Animal Guides: Discover Your Deeper Self through Communication with Animals
  • Brunke, D. Animal Voices: Telepathic Communication in the Web of Life
  • Kinkade. A. The Language of Miracles: A Celebrated Psychic Teaches You to Talk to Animals
  • LaLand, S. Random Acts of Kindness by Animals
  • Ranquet. J. Communication with All Life: Revelations of An Animal Communicator
  • Sheridan, K. Animals and the Afterlife: True Stories of Our Best Friends’ Journey Beyond Death
  • Smith, P. Animal Talk: Interspecies Telepathic Communication
  • Walker, M.. The Whale Whisperer: Healing Messages from the Animal Kingdom to Help Mankind and the Planet
  • Williams, M. Beyond Words: Talking with Animals and Nature

Death and Dying

  • Alexander, E. Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife
  • Atwater, PMH. The Big Book of Near Death Experiences: The Ultimate Guide to What Happens When We Die
  • Kubler-Ross, E.  On Life after Death
  • Moody, R. Life After Life: The Investigation of a Phenomenon–Survival of Bodily Death
  • Ring, K.. Life at Death
  • Ring, K. & Valarino, E. Lessons from the Light: What We Can Learn from the Near-death Experience My Friend Jerry and Other People I Thought Were Dead

Dreaming

  • Van D Castle, R. Our Dreaming Mind
  • Whitmont, E. & Perera, S.. Dreams: A Portal to the Source
  • LaBerge, S. & Rheingold, H. Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming
  • Moss, R. Dreaming the Soul Back Home: Shamanic Dreaming for Healing and Becoming Whole.
  • Taylor , J. The Wisdom of Our Dreams
  • Taylor, J. Where People Fly and Water Runs Uphill: Using Dreams to Tap Wisdom of the Unconsciousness.
  • Jung, C. Dreams ( Vol 4,8,12 & 16 of collected Work)

Energetic Medicine

  • Brennan, B. Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field
  • Benor, D.. Consciousness, Bioenergy and Healing: Self-Healing and Energy Medicine for the 21st Century (Healing Research, Vol. 2; Professional Edition)
  • Benor, D.. Spiritual Healing
  • Dale, C. The Subtle Body: An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy
  • Eden, D. & Feinstein, D. Energy Medicine
  • Myss, C. Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing
  • Myss, C. & Occhiogrosso, P. Defy Gravity: Healing Beyond the Bounds of Reason
  • Oschman, J. Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis
  • Sheely, C. N. Energy Medicine: Practical Applications and Scientific Proof
    Wesslemann, H.. Spirit Medicine

Exceptional Capacities

  • Ammon-Wexler, J. Pineal Gland & Third Eye: Develop Your Higher Self
  • Brown, C. Remote Viewing: The Science and Theory of Nonphysical Perception
  • Buhlman, W. Adventures Beyond the Body: How to Experience Out-of-Body Travel
  • Dossey, L . The Science of Premonitions: How Knowing the Future Can Help Us Avoid Danger, Maximize Opportunities, and Create a Better Life
  • Hennacy-Powell, D. The Esp Enigma : The Scientific Case for Psychic Phenomena
  • McMoneagle, J. & Tart, C. Mind Trek: Exploring Consciousness, Time, and Space Through Remote Viewing
  • Monroe, R. Journeys Out of the Body
    Radin, D.. Entangled Minds: Extrasensory Experiences in a Quantum Reality
  • Newton, M. Journey of the Souls: Case Study of Life Between Lives
  • Radin, D. The Conscious Universe
  • Ring, K. Mindsight: Near-Death and Out-of-Body Experiences in the Blind
  • Sheldrake, R. The Sense of Being Stared At
  • Sheldrake, R. Dogs that Know their Owners Are Coming Home and Other Unexplained Powers of Animals.
  • Targ, R. & Houston J. Limitless Mind: A Guide to Remote Viewing and Transformation of Consciousness
  • Targ, R. The Reality of ESP: A Physicist’s Proof of Psychic Abilities
  • Targ, R. & Katra. Miracles of the Mind
  • Warcollier, R.. Mind to Mind (Classics in Consciousness Series Books)
  • Weiss, B.. Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives
  • Woolger, R. Other Lives, Other Selves

Fiction/ Non Fiction

  • Andrews, L. Medicine Woman
  • Andrews, L. Crystal Woman: The Sisters of the Dreamtime
  • Castenada, C. Tales of Power
  • Castenada, C.. Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan
  • Castaneda, C. A Separate Reality
  • Morgan, M. Mutant Message Down Under
  • Hesse, H. Siddartha
  • Wesselman, H.  Spiritwalker: Messages from the Future
  • Wesselman, H. Medicinemaker
  • Zukov, G.  Seat of the Soul

Goddess/Woman Centered Spirituality

  • Gimbutus, M. & Dexter, M. The Living Goddess
  • Bolen, J. The Goddess in Every Woman
  • Borysenko, J. A Womans Journey to God: Finding the Feminine
  • Stone, M. When God was a Woman
  • Jones & Pennick. History of a Pagan Europe
  • Eller, C. Living in the Lap of the Godess.
  • Van Dyke, A. The Search for a Woman-Cenered Spirituailty
  • Christ, C. Rebirth of the Goddess: Finding Meaning in Feminist Spirituality
  • Simmer-Brown, J. Dakini’s Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism

Health and Well Being

  • Arnot, R. The Biology of Success
  • Dacher, E. Intentional Healing
  • Chopra, D. Quantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body Medicine.
  • Chopra, D. Perfect Health: The Complete Mind/Body Guide, Revised and Updated Edition
  • Robbins, J. & Ornish, D. The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
  • Weil, A. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body’s Natural Healing Power
  • Weil, A. Spontaneous Healing : How to Discover and Embrace Your Body’s Natural Ability to Maintain and Heal Itself
  • Weil, A. Health and Healing: The Philosophy of Integrative Medicine and Optimum Health

Herbalism and Gardening

  • Harrod Buhner, S. & Medicine Eagle, B. Sacred Plant Medicine: The Wisdom in Native American Herbalism
  • Hamilton, G. Organic Gardening
  • Hoffmann, D. Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine.
  • Holmgren, D. Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability
  • Huson, P. Mastering Herbalism: A Practical Guide
  • Lawless, J. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy & Herbalism
  • Mollison, B. Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual
  • Downey, R. Healing Power of Flowers, The: Bridging Herbalism, Homeopathy, Flower Essences, and the Human Energy System
  • Steiner, R. & Courtney, H. What Is Biodynamics?: A Way to Heal and Revitalize the Earth
  • Walker, D. Beginners Guide To Organic Gardening And Composting
    Weed, S. Herbs

LGBT Spirituality

  • Bhava, S. Transgender spirituality: Man into Goddess
  • Johnson, T. Gay Spirituality: The Role of Gay Idenitiy in the Transformation of Human Consciousness
  • Boisvert, D. Out on Holy Ground: Meditations on Gay Men’ Spirituality
  • Jacobs, S., Thomas, W. & Lang, S. Two-spirit People: Native American Gender Identy Sexuality and Spirituality

Men’s Spirituality

  • Bly, R. Iron John: A Book about Men.
  • Fox, M. The Hidden Spirituality of Man: Ten Metaphors to Awaken the Scared Masculine
  • Rohr, R. From Wild Man to Wise Man: Reflections on Male Spirituality
  • Rohr, R. & Martos, J. The Wild Man’s Journey: Reflections on Male Spirituality
  • Rohr, R. Adam’s Return: The Five Promises of Male Initiation

Nature and Devic Kingdoms

  • Altman, N. The Deva Handbook: How to Work with Nature’s Subtle Energies
  • The Findhorn Community. The Findhorn Garden Story: Inspired Color Photos Reveal the Magic
  • Helliwell, T. Summer with the Leprechauns: A True Story
  • MacLean, D. To Hear the Angels Sing: An Odyssey of Co-Creation With the Devic Kingdom
  • Pogacnik, M. Nature Spirits & Elemental Beings: Working with the Intelligence in Nature
  • Pogacnik, M. Nature Spirits & Elemental Beings
  • Pogacnik, M. Sacred Geography
  • Small-Wright, M. Behaving As If the God in All Life Mattered

Philosophy of Consciousness

  • Bentov, I. Stalking the Wild Pendulum: On the Mechanics of Consciousness
  • Chalmers, D., Dennett, D., Hofstadter, D., Putnam, H., Searle, J., Strawson,
  • G. , Kim, J., Jackson, F., & Grim, P. Mind and Consciousness: 5 Questions
  • Grof, S., & Zina Bennett, H. The Holotropic Mind: The Three Levels of
  • Human Consciousness and How They Shape Our Lives
  • Lipton, B. The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles
  • McIntosh, S.. Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution
  • Wilber, K.. The Spectrum of Consciousness
  • Wilber, K.. A Brief History of Everything

Science and Spirituality

  • Capra, F. The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
  • Clarke, C., Kragh, H., Chopra, D., Penrose, R., Joseph, R., King, C. Kafatos,
  • M., & Mensky, M . Cosmology of Consciousness: Quantum Physics & Neuroscience of Mind
  • Friedman, N. Bridging Science and Spirit: Common Elements in David Bohm’s Physics, the Perennial Philosophy and Seth
  • Friedman, N. Hidden Domain: Home of Quantum Wave Function: Nature’s Creative Force
  • Goswami, A. Science and Spirituality, A Quantum Integration
  • Goswami, A. The Self-Aware Universe
  • Irvine, A. Infinite Possibility: Frameworks for Understanding Extraordinary Human Experience
  • McTaggart, L. The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe
  • McTaggart, L. The Intention Experiment: Using Your Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World
  • Seifer, M. Transcending the Speed of Light: Consciousness, Quantum Physics, and the Fifth Dimension
  • Sheldrake, R. New Science of Life
  • Sheldrake, R. Seven Experiments that Could Change the World
  • Talbot, M. The Holographic Universe.
  • Tiller, W. Science and Human Transformation: Subtle Energies, Intentionality and Consciousness
  • Tiller, W. Conscious Acts of Creation
  • Wolfe, F. The Spiritual Universe: How Quantum Physics Proves the Existence of the Soul
  • Zukav, G. Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics

Traditional Paths

Buddhism

  • Blofeld, J. Tantric Mysticism of Tibet
  • Chodron, P. Start Where You Are.
  • Chodron, P. Awakening Loving-Kindness
  • Chodron, P. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
  • Nhat Hanh, T. The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
  • Nhat Hanh, T. The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
  • Powers, J. Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

Taoism

  • Blofeld, J. Taoism: The Road to Immortality
  • Danoas. The Magus of Java
  • Deng, Ming-Dao. Everyday Tao: Living with Balance and Harmony
  • Wong, E.. Taoism: An Essential Guide
  • Wong, E. Tales of the Immortals
  • Yang. The Roots of Chinese Qigong.
  • Zaiguo and Shunchao. Opening the Dragon’s Gate.

Hinduism/yoga

  • Anodea, J. Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System
  • Chopra, D. & Simon, D. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: A Practical Guide to Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit
  • Feuerstein, G . The Yoga Tradition: It History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice
  • Govinda, A. Creative Meditation and Multi-Dimensional Consciousness
  • Krishna, G.. Living with Kundalini : The Autobiography of Gopi Krishna.
  • Swami Satchidananda. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Yogananda. Autobiography of a Yogi.

Shamanism/ Native Spirituality

  • Bopp, J. Sacred Tree: Reflections on Native American Spirituality
  • Harner, M. The Way of the Shaman
  • Ingerman, S. Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation
  • Samara, T. Shaman’s Wisdom: Reclaim Your Lost Connection with the Universe
  • Walsh, R. The Spirit of Shamanism
  • Kalweit, H. Dreamtime and Inner space: The world of the Shaman
  • McGaa E. & M. Mother Earth Spirituality: Native American Paths to Healing Ourselves and Our World
  • Medicine Eagle, B. Buffalo Woman Comes Singing.
  • Nerburn, K. The Wisdom of the Native Americans
  • Stewart, J. Dream Catchers: Journey Into Native American Spirituality

Christianity

  • Brock, A.G. Mary Magdalene: The First Apostle: The Struggle for Authority
  • Fox, M. Original Blessing
  • Leloup, J. The Gospel of Mary Magdalene
  • Markides, K.C.. Fire in the Heart: Healers, Sages, and Mystics
  • Markides, K.C.. Homage to the Sun: The Wisdom of the Magus of Strovolos
  • Markides, K.C. Riding with the Lion: In Search of Mystical Christianity (Arkana)
  • Kyriacos C. Markides, K.C. The Mountain of Silence: A Search for Orthodox Spirituality
  • McColman, C. The Big Book of Christian Mysticism: The Essential Guide to Contemplative Spirituality
  • Pagels, E. The Gnostic Gospels
  • Pagels, E.. Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas
  • Tolle, E. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
  • Underhill, E. Mysticism: The Preeminent Study in the Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness

Islam/Sufism

  • Bakhtiar, L. Sufi: Expressions of the Mystic Quest
  • Ernst, C.W. Sufism: An Introduction to the Mystical Tradition of Islam
  • Reynold Nicholson, R. The Mystics of Islam
  • Rumi, J., Barks, C. & Moyne, J. The Essential Rumi
  • Smith, M. Rabi’a The Mystic and Her Fellow-Saints in Islam

Judaism

  • Ariel, D. Kabbalah: The Mystic Quest in Judaism
  • Cooper, D. God Is a Verb: Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism
  • Hoffman, E.. Opening the Inner Gates: New Paths in Kabbalah and Psychology
  • Kaplan, A. Inner Space: Introduction to Kabbalah, Meditation, and Prophecy.
  • Schater- Shalomi. Gateway to Heaven
  • Scholem, G.. On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead: Basic Concepts in Kabbalah

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