This is a bibliography I have used for a number of years. It remains a good but incomplete list of books that I frequently recommend. 01/29/01



Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman, Marjorie Shostak

The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings, Yaya Diallo and Mitchell Hall

Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman, Malidoma P Some'


Tibetan Buddhist Medicine and Psychiatry: The Diamond Healing, Terry Clifford


Introduction to Consciousness: A Vision of Totality, Lama Yeshe

Meditation: Advice to Beginners, Bokar Rinpoche

The Practice of Kalachakra, Glenn H. Mullin

Empowerment and the Path of Liberation, Tsele Natsok Rangdrol

Tantric Yoga: and the Wisdom Goddessess, Dr. David Frawley

Gently Whispered, Oral Teachings by the Very Venerable Kalu Rinpoche

Tantric Grounds and Paths, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso


Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chogyam Trungpa

Journey Without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha, Chogyam Trungpa

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, Chogyam Trungpa


The Crystal and the Way of Light: Sutra, Tantra and Dzogchen, The Teachings of Namkhai Norbu, complied and edited by John Shane

Dzogchen: The Self-Perfected State, Namkhai Norbu ... Edited by Adriano Clemente ... Translated from the Italian by John Shane


Cloudless Sky: The Mahamudra Path of the Tibetan Buddhist Kagyu School, the Third Jamgon Kongtrul

Wisdom of Wisdom, Tsulltrim Allione

Hindu Teachings

Autobiography of a Yogi, Paramhansa Yogananda

Sri Aurobindo or the Adventure of Consciousness, Satprem

Muslim Teachings

The Koran, revised translation by N. J. Dawood

Physics and Science

Wholeness and the Implicate Order, David Bohm

Quantum Questions: Mystical Writings of the Worldís Great Physicists, edited by Ken Wilber

The Atman Project, Ken Wilber

The Spectrum of Consciousness, Ken Wilber

No boundary, Ken Wilber

The Holographic Paradigm and Other Paradoxes: Exploring the Leading Edge of Science, Ken Wilber

In Search of Schrodingerís Cat, John Gribbin

The Evolution of Physics, Albert Einstein ... Leopold Infeld - From early concepts to relativity and quanta

The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture, Fritjof Capra ... also Tao of Physics


Dreamtime and Inner Space: the World of the Shaman, Holger Kalweit

The Dancing Healers: A Doctorís Journey of Healing With Native Americans, C.A Hammersschlag, M.D.

The Way of the Shaman, Michael Harner


The Kundalini Experience, Lee Sannella, M.D.

Beyond the Brain: Birth, death and Transcendence in Psychotherapy, Stanislav Grof, M.D.

The Stormy Search for the Self, Christina Grof and Stanislav Grof, M.D.

The Origin of Intelligence in the Child, Jean Piaget

Imagery in Healing: Shamanism and Modern Medicine, Jeanne Achterberg

Brain and Behavior

The Sphinx and the Rainbow, David Loye

Use both Sides of your Brain, Tony Buzan

Two Sides of the Brain: Brain Lateralization Explored, Sid J Segalowiitz

Make the Most of your Mind, Tony Buzan

Psychology - Psychotherapy

Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis, edited by Stanislav Grof, M.D. and Christina Grof

The Varieties of Religious Experiences,William James

Man and His Symbols, Carl G. Jung

The Undiscovered Self, Carl G Jung

Manís Search for Meaning: Psychotherapy and Humanism, Viktor E. Frankl ... also ...The Unheard Cry for Meaning

The Act of Will, Roberto Assigioli, M.D.

A Gradual Awakening, Stephen Levine

Japanese Teachings

Shinto: The Kami Way, by Sokyo Ono

Chinese Teachings

Confucius: Confucian Analects, The Great Learning & The Doctrine of the Mean, by James Legge

The I Ching: The Book of Changes, Translated by James Legge

Native American

Profiles in Wisdom: Native Elders Speak About the Earth, Steven McFadden

Navajo and Tibetan Sacred Wsdom: The Circle of the Spirit, Peter Gold

Native American Prophecies: Examing the History, Wisdom and Startling Predictions of Visionary Native Americans, Scott Peterson

Black Elk: The Sacred Ways of a Lakota, Wallace Black Elk and William S. Lyon

Daughters of the Earth: The Lives and Legends of American Indian Women, Carolyn Niethammer

Fools Crow, Thomas E Mails (Teton Sioux)

Fools Crow: Path of Power, Thomas E. Mails

Yuwipi: Vision & Experience in Oglala Ritual, William K. Powers

The Olmecs: The Oldest Civilization in Mexico, Jacques Soustelle

Zen Teachings

Tao Te Ching, Lao Tsu ... A New Translation by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English

Zen Mind, Beginnerís Mind, Shunryu Suzuki

Zen and the Ways, Trevor Leggett"Thinking"

Freedom from the Known, J. Krishnamurti

The Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980ís, Marilyn Ferguson

Gurdjieff: Making a New World, J. G. Bennett

Insight - Intuition

Higher Creativity: Liberating the Unconscious for Breakthrough Insights, W Harmon & H Rheingold

The Intuitive Edge, Philip Goldberg


The Divine Milieu, Teilhard de Chardin

Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre, Walter Kaufman

The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell

Physics as a Metaphor, Riger S. Jones

The Worldís Religions, Houston Smith - The Dead Sea Scrolls

Expanded Awareness - Hypnosis - Imagery

Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, edited by Jeffery K. Zeig, Ph.D.

Beyond the Relaxation Response, Herbert Benson, M.D.

Self Hypnotism: The Technique and its Use in Daily Living, Leslie M. LeCron, Clinical Psychologist ... also ... Techniques of Hypnotherapy

In the Mindís Eye, The Power of Imagery Therapy to Give You Control Over Your Life, Arnold Lazarus

Mind Games: The Guide to Inner Space, Robert Masters and Jean Houston

The Roots of Consciousness, Jeffery Mishlove

Celtic Teachings

Celtic Myth and Legend, Charles Squire

Fire in the Head: Shamanism and The Celtic Spirit, Tom Cowan

Womanís Wisdom

Lost Goddessess of Early Greece: A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Mythology, Charlene Spretnak

Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood: A Treasury of Goddess and Heroine Lore from Around the World, Merlin Stone ... also ... When God Was a Woman

The Spiral Dance: a Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess ... Rituals Invocations, Exercises, Magic, by Starhawk

Drawing Down the Moon, Margot Adler

Menís Teachings

Finding our Fathers: How a Manís Life is Shaped by His Relationship with His Father, Samuel Osherson

Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man, Sam Keen

Australian Teachings

The Songlines, by Bruce Chatwin

In Patagonia, by Bruce Chatwin

Jewish Kabbalah

The Mystical Kabbalah: An Ancient Way of Inner Knowing, Rabbi David A. Cooper

Sefer Yetzirah: the Book of Creation, In Theory and Practice, Aryeh Kaplan


The Art of Dreaming, Carlos Castaneda

Lucid Dreams in 30 Day: The Creative Sleep Program, Keith Harary, Ph.D. and Pamela Weintraub

Lucid Dreaming: The Power of Being Awake and Aware in your Dreams, Stephen LaBerge, Ph.D., Stanford University Sleep Research Center

Sound, Color, Light, Movement

Nada Brahma: The World is Sound, Music and the Landscape of Consciousness, Joachim-Ernst Berendt

Somatic Reality,: Bodily Experience and Emotional Truth, Stanley Keleman

Principles of Light & Color: The Healing Power of Color, Edwin S. Babbitt

Principles of Color ... A review of Past Traditions and Modern Theories of Color, Faber Birren

Introduction to the Musical Brain, Don Campbell

Sacred Mirrors; The Visionary Art of Alex Gray

Other Good Books

What You Think of Me is None of my Business, Terry Cole-Whitaker

How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art, Kathleen Meyer

How to Have Intercourse Without Getting Screwed, Jennifer Wear and King Holmes

The Three Minute Meditator, David Harp ... Dr. N. Feldman, Ph.D. --- Foreward by BEN & JERRY

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