Recommended Reading List

For those on a transformative path, below is a
list of books that you might find helpful.

Soulful Living
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
Stephen Mitchell

A Thousand Names for Joy
Byron Katie
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
John Tarrant
Excellent work. A mature blending of Jung and Zen.

Spacecruiser Inquiry
A.H. Almaas
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
Michael Washburn
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
Ayya Khema
A step by step guide to original Buddhist meditation from a woman who knows what she is talking about.

Bhagavad Gita
Stephen Mitchell

Song of Myself
Walt Whitman
Edited by Stephen Mitchell
Whitman's experience of unity consciousness.

As It Is
Tony Parsons
Simply said and a very easy read, living an awakened life.

A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle
A helpful resource for understanding the workings of ego.

The Experience of No-Self
Bernadette Roberts
A Christian perspective of no-self. This is biographical from a past Catholic nun.

Collision With the Infinite
Suzanne Segal
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
Burton Watson
A good introduction to Zen.

The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran

Ennea-Type Structures
Claudio Naranjo
Self-Analysis for the Seeker

The Yoga Tradition
Georg Feuerstein
A thoroughly researched encyclopedia of yoga and consciousness.

The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy and Religion
Covers Buddhism, Taoism, Zen and Hinduism.