Recommended Reading

New Age:

Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires by Esther and Jerry Hicks (The Teachings of Abraham)

Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, books 1, 2, and 3 by Neale Donald Walsch

Diary of a Psychic: Shattering The Myths by Sonia Choquette, Ph.D.

I Had It All the Time: When Self-Improvement Gives Way to Ecstasy by Alan Cohen

Jesus And The Lost Goddess: The Lost Teachings of the Original Christians by Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy

Many Lives, Many Masters: The true story of a prominent psychiatrist, his young patient, and the past-life therapy that changed both their lives by Brian L. Weiss, M.D.

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way by Dr. Wayne Dyer

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

The Psychic Pathway: A Workbook for Reawakening the Voice of Your Soul by Sonia Choquette, Ph.D.

Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman


Science and Spirituality:

Body Mind Spirit: Exploring the Parapsychology of Spirituality, edited by Charles T. Tart

The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth, by M. Scott Peck, M.D.

The Divine Matrix: Bridging Time, Space, Miracles, and Belief, by Gregg Braden


General Philosophy:

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life by Rick Fields, with Peggy Taylor, Rex Weyler, and Rick Ingrasci

In Search of the Miraculous by P.D. Ouspensky

Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior by Chogyam Trungpa

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand


Music and Spirituality:

Drumming at the Edge of Magic: A Journey Into the Spirit of Percussion by Mickey Hart with Jay Stevens

Spirit into Sound: The Magic of Music by Mickey Hart and Fredric Lieberman

The Mysticism of Sound; Music; The Power of the Word; Cosmic Language: The Sufi Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan by Sufi Hazrat Inayat Khan


Native American Philosophy/Shamanism:

Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux by John G. Neihardt

God is Red by Vine Deloria, Jr.

Seven Arrows by Hyemeyohsts Storm

Touch the Earth: A Self-Portrait of Indian Existence compiled by T.C. McLuhan


Any of the books by Carlos Castaneda

Mending the Past and Healing the Future with Soul Retrieval by Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

The Four Insights: Wisdom, Power, and Grace of the Earthkeepers by Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.


Eastern Philosophy:


An Introduction to Zen Buddhism by D. T. Suzuki

The Gospel According to Zen: Beyond the Death of God edited by Robert Sohl and Audrey Carr

Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel

Zen Meditation in Plain English by John Daishin Buksbazen


365 Tao Daily Meditations by Deng Ming-Dao

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff


Martial Arts Philosophy:

Abundant Peace: The Biography of Morihei Ueshiba, Founder of Aikido by John Stevens

Seven Steps to Inner Power: A Martial Arts Master Reveals Her Secrets for Dynamic Living by Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim

The Magic of Conflict: Turning A Life of Work into a Work of Art by Thomas F. Crum with foreword and photographs by John Denver

Zen in the Martial Arts by Joe Hyams