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Listed below are products I personally endorse and a growing list of books I recommend to aid in your spiritual discovery. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I’ll continue to update this page with new books and products I think you’ll find useful, so please check back often. Thank you!

See the Books page of this website to find books written by me. 😀

An Uncommonly Fine Life: A Guide for Happiness
Sebastian Schepis

Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines
Edited by W.Y. Evans-Wentz

Bow First, Ask Questions Later: Ordination, Love, and Monastic Zen in Japan
Gesshin Claire Greenwood

The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment
Philip Kapleau Roshi

The Essential Dogen: Writings of the Great Zen Master
Zen Master Dogen (Author), Kazuaki Tanahashi (Editor), Peter Levitt (Editor)

The Art of Rama: Interviews with Direct Students of Rama
The Art of Rama Editors (only the Kindle edition is available)

Wisdom of a Yogi: Lessons for Modern Seekers from Autobiography of a Yogi
Rizwan Virk

Dharma Sisters: Stories of Awakening  
Satya Song

The Art of Peace
Morihei Ueshiba, translated by John Stevens

The Art of War
Sun Tzu, translated by Thomas Cleary

Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God
translated by Swami Prabhavananda & Christopher Isherwood

Jonathan Livingston Seagull
by Richard Bach

Magic and Mystery in Tibet
by Alexandra David-Neel (Author), A. D’Arsonval (Introduction)

The Secret Oral Teachings in Tibetan Buddhist Sects
by Alexandra David-Neel (Author), Lama Yongden (Author)

The I Ching or Book of Changes
Richard Wilhelm (Translator) and Cary F. Baynes (Translator)

The Living I Ching Using Ancient Chinese Wisdom to Shape Your Life
Ming-Dao Deng

Crazy Wisdom (Dharma Ocean)
Chögyam Trungpa

Whole Brain Living: The Anatomy of Choice and the Four Characters That Drive Our Life
Jill Bolte Taylor

The Union of Dzogchen and Bodhichitta
Anyen Rinpoche, translated by Allison Graboski

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Bardo (Shambhala Pocket Library)
Francesca Fremantle (Translator), Chogyam Trungpa (Translator)

Tibetan Book of the Dead (Hardcover)
Padmasambhava (author),  Lama Kazi Dawa Samdup (Translator), John Baldock (Introduction)

Tibetan Book of the Dead   (Kindle edition)
Dr. Evans-Wentz (translator), John Baldock (Editor)

How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali
Translated by Swami Prabhavananda & Christopher Isherwood

The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho

Autobiography of a Yogi (1946 edition)
by Paramhansa Yogananda

The Zen Teachings of Jesus
by Kenneth S. Leong

Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN
by Tara Brach

Chakra Empowerment for Women: Self-Guided Techniques for Healing Trauma, Owning Your Power & Finding Overall Wellness
by Lisa Erickson

The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Majjhima Nikāya
translated by Bhikkhu Nānamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi

Transformation and Healing: Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness
by Thich Nhat Hanh

This Precious Life: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Path to Enlightenment
by Khandro Rinpoche

Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up
by Koshin Paley Ellison

The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma (English and Chinese Edition)
by Bodhidharma  (Author), Red Pine  (Translator)

The Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the Transmission of Mind
by John Blofeld  (Translator)

The End of Your World: Uncensored Straight Talk on the Nature of Enlightenment
by Adyashanti

Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Buddha (Shambhala Pocket Classics)
by Thomas Byrom (Author)

Unplugging the Patriarchy – A Mystical Journey into the Heart of a New Age
by Lucia René

The Great Path of Awakening: A Commentary on the Mahayana Teaching of the Seven Points of Mind Training
by Jamgon Kongtrul (Author), Ken McLeod (Translator)

Bodhichitta: Practice for a Meaningful Life
by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Be As You Are: The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi
by Sri Ramana Maharshi (Author), David Godman (Compiler)

Talks with Ramana Maharshi: On Realizing Abiding Peace and Happiness
by Ramana Maharshi (Author)
[Inner Directions Publishing]

The Essential Sri Anandamayi Ma: Life and Teachings of 20th Century Saint
Biography by Alexander Lipski

A Goddess Among Us: The Divine Life Of Anandamayi Ma
by Swami Magalananda

The Upanishads: Breath of the Eternal
translated by Swami Prabhavananda and Frederick Manchester
paperback    or  hardcover

Buddhist Master of Enchantment: The Lives and Legends of the Mahasiddhas
Translated by Keith Dowman, Illustrated by Robert Beer

*new edition of Buddhist Masters of Enchantment:
Legends of the Mahasiddhas: Lives of the Tantric Masters
Translated by Keith Dowman, Illustrated by Robert Beer

Masters of Mahamudra: Songs and Histories of the Eighty-Four Buddhist Siddhas
by Keith Dowman

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
by Pema Chodron

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Songs for the Advanced Path: Guideposts on the Radiant Path to Liberation and Beyond by Mu

Walking the Advanced Path: Revelations and Reminders on the Direct Path of Awakening by Mu

Transcending The Advanced Path: Awakening Beyond Belief by Mu

The Life and Teaching of Naropa
by Herbert V. Guenther

Stones to Shatter the Stainless Mirror: The Fearless Teachings of Tilopa to Naropa
by Kiley Jon Clark

The Bliss of Inner Fire: Heart Practices of the Six Yogas of Naropa
by Lama Yeshe

The Enlightenment Workbook of Buddhist Mysticism
by Samvara

Mystic Scuba: My Adventures Diving into Enlightenment
by Vanessa Vitri

Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God
by Swami Prabhavananda  (Translator), Christopher Isherwood (Translator)

The Tao of Pooh
by Benjamin Hoff


Creation and Completion: Essential Points of Tantric Meditation
by Jamgon Kontrul

When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet
by Hildegard Diemberger

Tantric Yoga and the Wisdom Goddesses (Spiritual Secrets of Ayurveda)
by Dr. David Frawley (Paperback)

My new favorite toothbrush: Sulcabrush
It allows you to easily brush each tooth quickly and efficiently. At my last dental cleaning, there was hardly any scraping. It works better than my electric Oral B – and it’s much more affordable!

Best book ever to help you figure out what’s behind and how to treat weird symptoms caused by trigger points, like random dizzness, blurry vision, and more… (Of course, always check with your doctor first!)
The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self Treatment Guide to Pain Relief by Clair Davies

The Heart Sutra by Red Pine

American Zen: The Wisdom of an American Zenji by Y. Ohta

The Sorcerer’s Crossing: A Woman’s Journey (Compass) by Taisha Abelar

Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience by Sharon Salzberg

After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path by Jack Kornfield

The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac

The Afterlife of Billy Fingers by Annie Kagan

The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture translated by Robert A. F. Thurman

Ordinary Enlightenment: A Translation of the Vimalakirti Nidesa by Charles Luk


The Twenty Four Aspects of Mother Kali by Babaji Bob Kindler

The Eternal Companion: Brahamananda by Swami Prabhavananda

The Lotus-Born: The Life Story of Padmasambhava Recorded by Yeshe Tsogyal

Theracane – for your sore muscles

American Buddhist Rebel: The Story of Rama – Dr. Frederick Lenz
by Liz Lewison

Rama: An American Buddha a collection of stories by his students