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Journey Within
by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi

The story of our spiritual ascent, both as individuals and collectively. Equal parts instruction and inspiration, it  beautifully describes how we have come to be where we are today, and our essential next steps.

Paperback and Kindle at Amazon here.

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Meditation: The Gentle Power of Sahaja Yoga
by Nigel Powell

An easy to read book on the basics of this meditation; how it works and links with the meditation tradition and how it can impact our daily lives.

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Silence Your Mind
by Ramesh Manocha, M.D.

An extremely interesting and practical, science-based guide showing how 10 to 15 minutes a day of meditation can improve your health, happiness and productivity. For more about what’s in the book see Beyond the Mind.

Paperback and Kindle at Amazon here.

 

Meditation for Stress Book

Meditation for Stress
by Nigel Powell

Another easy to read and helpful book from Nigel Powell on how to use this meditation to reduce stress, exploring the connection between our minds, bodies and daily meditation. Includes an introduction by Katya Rubia, professor of cognitive neuroscience at Kings College in London, whose research shows that Sahaja Yoga Meditation leads to greater emotional stability, reduced emotional reactivity and greater resilience to stressful stimuli. Paperback and Kindle at Amazon here.

 
Online Magazines on Seeking and Self Realisation
Knowledge of Reality is online magazine with great articles on seeking and finding.
The Seeker is an online magazine for those who are looking for things. Don’t be a looser find something here.

 

Other Books of Interest
The Bhagavad Gita (Hinduism), Juan Mascaro translation
The Dhamapada (Buddhist), Juan Mascaro translation
The Upanishads (Hinduism), Juan Mascaro translation
Ramayana (Hinduism), Rajagopalachari translation
Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu
Jesus Lived in India , Holger Kersten
Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ, Levi
Gospel of the Essenes, Szekely

Fiction
Resurrection and other books ~ Leo Tolstoy
The Razor’s Edge ~ Somerset Maugham
The Great Divorce & Voyage to Venus ~ CS Lewis
Siddhartha ~ Herman Hesse
Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Illusions ~ Richard Bach
The Prophet, Spirits Rebellious ~ Khalil Gibran
The Alchemist ~  Coelho
The Never Ending Story, Momo ~ Michael Ende (for children)
Rabindranath Tagore
Moliere
De Maupassant
William Shakespeare
Ben Okri
Alexander Pushkin

 

Self Knowledge book

Self Knowledge
Atmabodha
by Adi Sankara 

This book, aside from being a classic poem of praise to divinity, has an excellent introduction clearly explaining the Vedic tradition of non dualism and self realization.

 

 

Poetry

William Blake, Songs of Innocence
Tagore, Gitanjali
Rumi, Selected Poetry
Wordsworth
Adi Shankaracharya
Kabir


Some of these are free from Project Gutenberg