Books that Helped BatGap FB Members to Awaken

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  • Bennett, Chris: Cannabis and the Soma Solution
  • Bianca, Tara: The Flower of Heaven: Opening the Divine Heart Through Conscious Friendship and Love Activism
  • Bloch, Ernst: The Principle of Hope
  • Bourgeault, Cynthia: Eye of the Heart
  • Bourgeault, Cynthia: The Heart of Centering Prayer
  • Bourgeault, Cynthia: Wisdom Jesus
  • Burckhardt, Titus: Alchemy – Science of the Cosmos
  • Burckhardt, Titus: Science of the Soul
  • Byrd, Cathy: The Boy Who Knew Too Mucha


  • Cameron, Julia: The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
  • Campbell, Tom: My Big Toe
  • Carse, David: Perfect Brilliant Stillness
  • Cayce, Edgar: Various titles
  • Coelho, Paulo: The Alchemist


  • Das, Tom (Compiler, Recommended Reading: Books for Enlightenment, Liberation and Self-Realisation
  • Dass, Ram: Be Here Now
  • Dawkins, Richard: The Selfish Gene
  • De Mello, Anthony: Awareness
  • Epititus: Enchiridion


  • Gangaji: A Diamond in Your Pocket
  • Gawain, Shakti: Creative Vizualisation
  • Gold, David and Marshall, Bart: After the Absolute: The Inner Teachings of Richard Rose
  • Goldsmith, Joel: The Infinite Way


  • Harris, Sam: Free Will
  • Hawkins, David: Power vs. Force
  • Hicks, Esther and Hicks, Jerry: Ask, and It Is Given
  • Hoffer, Eric: The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements
  • Hoffmeister, David: This Moment Is Your Miracle
  • Horney, Karen: The Neurotic Personality of Our Time
  • Howard, Vernon: Mystic Path to Cosmic Power


  • Jacobson, Leon: Journey Into Now
  • James, William: Varieties of Religious Experience


  • Katami, Kim: Awake! Handbook of Awakening
  • Kapleau, Philip: The Three Pillars of Zen
  • Katie, Byron: A Thousand Names for Joy
  • Klein, Jean: I Am
  • Klein, Jean: The Book of Listening
  • Klemp, Harold: Journey of the Soul
  • Kornfield, Jack: A Path With Heart
  • Kornfield, Jack: After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
  • Kurtz, Ernie and Ketcham, Katherine: The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning


  • Laozi (also: Lao Tzu / Lao-Tze): Tao Te Ching


  • Maharaj, Nisargadatta Sri: I Am That
  • Martin, Jeffery: The Finders
  • Maugham, Somerset W.: Of Human Bondage
  • Maugham, Somerset: The Razor’s Edge
  • Merrell-Wolff, Franklin: Pathways Through to Space
  • Merrell-Wolff, Franklin: The Philosophy of Consciousness Without an Object
  • Milman, Dan: The Way of the Peaceful Warrior


  • Nadeen, Satyam: From Onions to Pearls
  • Narby, Jeremy: The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich: Beyond Good and Evil


  • Odier, Daniel: Tantric Quest


  • Patanjali: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Parsons, Tony: The Open Secret
  • Peterson, Jordan: Maps of Meaning
  • Pynchon, Thomas: Gravity’s Rainbow


  • Rabjam, Longchen: Dzogchen
  • Ralston, Peter and Laura: The Book of Not Knowing
  • Ralston, Peter and Laura: Zen Body-Being
  • Rasool, Shaykh al-Tarqat Hazrat Azad: Turning Towards the Heart
  • Renard, Gary: Lifetimes When Jesus And Buddha Knew Each Other
  • Roberts, Jane: Seth Speaks
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  • Roberts, Jane: The Nature of Personality
  • Roberts, Jane: Reality (v1&v2)
  • Roberts, Jane: The Nature of the Psyche
  • Roberts, Jane: The Individual and the Nature of Mass Events
  • Rodegast, Pat: Emmanuel books
  • Rorh, Richard: Falling Upward
  • Ruiz, Don Miguel: The Four Agreements
  • Rumi: Various titles


  • Sagan, Carl: Cosmos
  • Salinger, J.D.: Catcher in the Rye
  • Salztman, Robert: The Ten Thousand Things
  • Samuel, William: A Guide to Awareness and Tranquility
  • Satprem: Sri Aurobindo, or The Adventure of Consciousness
  • Schucman, Helen: A Course in Miracles
  • Selig, Paul: I Am the Word
  • Shantananda, Swami and Bendet, Peggy: The Splendour of Recognition: An Exploration of the Pratyabhijñā-hṛdayam: A Text on the Ancient Science of the Soul
  • Spalding, Baird D.: Life and Teachings of the Masters of the Far East
  • Super Soul Sunday (TV: Oprah Winfrey Network)


  • Tolle, Eckhard: New Earth
  • Tolle, Eckhard: The Power of Now
  • Trungpa, Chongyang: Collected Works
  • Tsongkhapa, Je: The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lam rim chen mo)
  • Tsu, Lao: Tao Te Ching


  • W. Bill: The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Watts, Alan: Still the Mind
  • Watts, Alan: The Book, on the Taboo Against Knowing What You Are
  • Watts, Alan: The Way of Zen
  • Watts, Alan: You’re It!
  • Weiss, Brian: Many Lives, Many Masters
  • Wolinsky, Stephen: Waking from the Trance


  • Yates, John: The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness
  • Yogananda: Autobiography of a Yogi


  • Zukav, Gary: Seat of the Soul

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