In the realms of spirituality and metaphysical teachings, books can only convey so much… because words, language can only convey so much. However, some books do challenge us, can inspire us, and often open doors over new landscapes and vistas that we couldn’t have conceived of ourselves. This is a non exhaustive list of books that have been particularly impactful for me.
Life & Teaching of the Masters of the Far East – 6 volumes
Eleven men embarked upon a journey in 1894 with one objective: to find the great spiritual teachers of the Far East and witness their uncommon abilities.
The Journey Home
This fascinating parable tells the story of Michael Thomas, a seemingly ordinary man who was born in Minnesota and who is now working in Los Angeles. He represents the American icon of normalcy—and discontent. After having an accident that leaves him near death, Michael is visited by a wise angel who asks what it is that Michael really wants from life. Michael replies that he really wants to go…Home!
The Disappearance of the Universe
What would you do if you were sitting quietly in your living room when a mysterious couple appeared from out of nowhere – and then told you they were “ascended masters” who had come to reveal some shocking secrets of existence and teach you the miraculous powers of advanced forgiveness? When two such teachers appeared before Gary Renard in 1992, he chose to listen to them and ask a lot of impertinent questions.
Freedom from the Known
Krishnamurti shows how people can free themselves radically and immediately from the tyranny of the expected, no matter what their age, opening the door to transforming society and their relationships.
Ringing Cedars – 9 Volumes
The Ringing Cedars Series, tells the story of entrepreneur Vladimir Megre’s trade trip to the Siberian taiga in 1995, where he witnessed incredible spiritual phenomena connected with sacred ‘ringing cedar’ trees. He spent three days with a woman named Anastasia who shared with him her unique outlook on subjects as diverse as gardening, child-rearing, healing, Nature, sexuality, religion and more..
Conversations with God
“Conversations with God” has redefined God and shifted spiritual paradigms around the globe. In order to deal with the enormous response to his writings, Neale has created several outreach projects, including the CWG Foundation, CWG for Parents, Humanity’s Team, the CWG Helping Outreach, and The Global Conversation — all accessible at the “hub” website CWGPortal.com, and all dedicated to help the world move from violence to peace, from confusion to clarity, and from anger to love.
The Tiger’s Fang
Within these pages, you’ll join Paul Twitchell on his remarkable journey outside of space and time. He openly shares with you how to duplicate his adventure through your own spiritual awakening. If you’re seeking to explore the deepest realms of self and God, you’ll be enthralled. Experience the expanded state of consciousness called Soul Travel.
The Impersonal Life
The Impersonal Life is one of the key books written on the topic of self-discovery and leading a spiritual life. Author Joseph Benner penned this book as Anonymous in the early 20th century, and it has been a popular title among millions of readers since. The Impersonal Life is highly recommended for those who are interested in learning how to lead a spiritual life and are in the process of self-discovery.