Recommended Reading List
For those on a transformative path, below is a
list of books that you might find helpful.
Edited by Rick and Mary NurrieStearns
A compilation of the most moving articles on Personal Transformation.
The End of Your World
He is clear, simple and to the point, check out his CDs also. His work is excellent.
Tao Te Ching
A Thousand Names for Joy
Loving what is!
Crest-Jewel of Discrimination
Shankara's (Translated by Christopher Isherwood)
An excellent exposition of Non-Dual Vedanta Philosophy.
How to Know God
The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali
(Translated by Christopher Isherwood)
The Light Inside the Dark
Excellent work. A mature blending of Jung and Zen.
Almaas works are solid and very useful. Spacecrusier is especially helpful for learning spiritual inquiry.
Narcissism and Character Transformation
By Nathan Schwartz-Salant
Excellent psychological study of narcissism and transformation.
The Ego and the Dynamic Ground
A good academic study of consciousness.
The Grace in Dying
Kathleen Dowling Singh
She is a hospice worker who has studied transformation. Excellent! Weaves together Michael Wasburn and Ken Wilber shows step by step the stages of transformation and how it relates to the death process.
Who Is My Self
A step by step guide to original Buddhist meditation from a woman who knows what she is talking about.
Song of Myself
Edited by Stephen Mitchell
Whitman's experience of unity consciousness.
As It Is
Simply said and a very easy read, living an awakened life.
A New Earth
A helpful resource for understanding the workings of ego.
The Experience of No-Self
A Christian perspective of no-self. This is biographical from a past Catholic nun.
Collision With the Infinite
A biographical and an easy read of this woman's falling into nothingness and later becoming a teacher.
The Zen Teachings of Master Lin-Chi
A good introduction to Zen.
Self-Analysis for the Seeker
The Yoga Tradition
A thoroughly researched encyclopedia of yoga and consciousness.
The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy and Religion
Covers Buddhism, Taoism, Zen and Hinduism.