REcommended Books


*my top 5*

The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch On and Others Don't by Carmine Gallo
The History Of The Ancient World: From The Earliest Accounts To The Fall Of Rome by Susan Wise Bauer
The World Of Shamanism: New Views Of An Ancient Tradition by Roger Walsh M.D., Ph.D.
Flow: The Psychology Of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Secrets Of The Samurai: The Martial Arts Of Feudal Japan by Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook

tales of consciousness

The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Manuscript Found In Accra by Paulo Coelho
The Gods Of Olympus by the Stephanides Brothers'
Gods And Men by the Stephanides Brothers'
Manual Of The Warrior of Light by Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Before The New 52: Batman In The Final Lesson by Gregg Hurwitz, Tony Daniel and Richard Friend
Where The Sidewalk Ends: The Poems And Drawings Of Shell Silverstein 30th Anniversary Special Edition by Shell Silverstein
Tales Of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green
Animal Farm by George Orwell
1984 by George Orwell
The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Anderson

peering into the void

The Path Of Yoga: Discovering The Essence And Origin Of Yoga by Osho
Matrix Warrior: Being The One by Jake Horsley
The Tao Of Wu by the RZA
The War Of Art: Break Through The Blocks And Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
Karate-Do My Way Of Life by Ginchin Funakoshi
The Secret by Rhonda Byne
Catching The Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, And Creativity by David Lynch
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation In Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Yoga 2.0 — Mala 1: Shamanic Echoes by Matthew Remski and Scott Petrie
Words From A Man Of No Words by Osho
The Way Of The Wizard: Twenty Spiritual Lessons For Creating The Life You Want by Deepak Chopra
The Essential Mystics: Selections From The World's Greatest Wisdom Traditions by Andrew Harvey
A New Earth: Awakening To Your Life's Purpose by Eckharte Tolle
Soul Of The Samurai: Modern Translations Of Three Classic Works Of Zen & Bushido by Thomas Cleary
The Doors Of Perception by Aldous Huxley
Heaven And Hell by Aldous Huxley
The Power Of Now: A Guide To Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
The Buddha Said… by Osho
Simulacra And Simulation by Jean Baudrillard

Renowned Texts

Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation by Stephen Mitchell
Yoga Spandakarika: The Sacred Texts At The Origins Of Tantra by Daniel Odier
Moola Bandha: The Maser Key by Swami Buddhananda
The Book Of Five Rings: A Classic Text On The Japanese Way Of The Sword by Miyamoto Musashi
Chup Sadhana: The Yoga Of Silence by Mansoor
Hagakure: The Book Of The Samurai by Yamamoto Tsuentomo
The Kybalion by The Tree Initiates
Prana And Pranayama by Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
The Upanishads: Breath Of The Eternal by Swami Prabhavananda and Frederick Manchester
Meditations Of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The Heart Of Awareness: A Translation Of The Ashtavakra Gita by Thomas Byrom
Zen Inspirations: Essential Mediations And Texts by Miriam Levering
The Pocket Rumi edited by Kabir Helminski
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu, translated by Johathan Star
Demystifying Patanjali: The Yoga Sutras (Aphorisms) presented by Swami Kriyananda
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
The Tibetan Book Of The Dead edited by John Baldock
The Upanishads introduced & translated by Eknath Easwaran
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Holy Bible RSV Oxford Catholic Edition
The Qur'an A New Translation by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem

the science of consciousness

The History Of The Ancient World: From The Earliest Accounts To The Fall Of Rome by Susan Wise Bauer
Evolve Your Brain: The Science Of Changing Your Mind by Joe Dispenza D.C.
30 Second Religion: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Religious Beliefs, Each Explained In Half A Minute edited by Russell Re Manning
The Game: Penetrating The Secret Society Of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss
The Sacred Mushroom And The Cross by John M. Allegro
Egyptian Mythology: A Guide To The Gods, Goddesses, And Traditions Of Ancient Egypt by Geraldine Pinch
The Winner's Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use To Achieve Success by Jeff Brown and Mark Fenske with Liz Neporent
Social Intelligence: The Science Of Human Relationships by Daniel Goleman
Buy-ology: Truth And Lies About Why We Buy by Martin Lindstrom
The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
The Lost Years Of Jesus by Elizabeth Clare Prophet
The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley
The Cannabis Cure by Dr. Cass Ingram
The Lessons Of History by Will Durant and Ariel Durant
DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman, M.D.
Outliers: The Story Of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely
The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership For The New Generation by Jay Elliot with William L. Simon
Fingerprints Of The Gods by Graham Hancock
Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Molly's Game by Molly Bloom
Jung: A Very Short Introduction by Anthony Stevens
The 48 Laws Of Power by Robert Greene
Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker
The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships by Neil Strauss
The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity by Esther Perel
The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch On and Others Don't by Carmine Gallo
The World Of Shamanism: New Views Of An Ancient Tradition by Roger Walsh M.D., Ph.D.
Astrophysics For People In A Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
The Tao Of Physics by Fritjof Capra
Tribe: On Homecoming And Belonging by Sebastian Junger
Blink: The Power Of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Tanner
Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan Barnes
The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons In Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction by Maria Rosa Antognazza
Flow: The Psychology Of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
The Structure Of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn
A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Quantum Psychology: How Brain Software Programs You & Your World by Robert Anton Wilson
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Truth & Lies: What People Are Really Thinking by Mark Bowden and Tracey Thomson
Magicians Of The Gods by Graham Hancock
Planet Of Slums by Mike Davis

warrior spirit

The Liar The Cheat And The Thief by Maija Soderholm
Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by Grandmaster Helio Gracie
Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: The Complete Edition by Bruce Lee and M. Uyehara
Eskrido: Eskrima, Jiu-jitsu And Judo Integrated by Grandmaster Cacoy Canete
Modern Arnis: Philippine Martial Art by Remy Amador Presas
Martial Art Basics: Judo by Roger Marks and Akinori Hosaka
Krav Maga: Real World Solutions To Real World Violence by Gershon Ben Keren
Muay Thai Self Study
Tao Of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee
Pangamot: The Bare-Handed Defence System by Grandmaster Cacoy Canete
The History And Art Of Personal Combat by Arthur Wise
The Warrior's Path: Wisdom From Contemporary Martial Arts Masters edited by James Sidney
The Sport Of Judo by Kiyoshi Kobayashi & Harold E. Sharp
The Judo Handbook: From Beginner To Black Belt by Brian Caffary
Tai Ji: Beginner's Tai Ji Book by Chungliang Al Huang
Back Luck And Trouble by Lee Child
Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben
One For The Money by Janet Evanovich
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Cus D'Amato: Life Lessons On Will, Skill, Discipline & Psychological Warfare From Mike Tyson's Mentor by R Shaw
Japan's Ultimate Martial Art: Jiujitsu Before 1882 The Classical Japanese Art Of Self-Defense by Darrell Max Craig
Secrets Of The Samurai: The Martial Arts Of Feudal Japan by Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook