On our awakening journey reading the experiences of people that have been treading the path before us can be highly inspiring and encouraging. You may enjoy reading these great books.


Ram Dass | Be love Now

This a very inspiring book that is full of devotion, wisdom and great stories of magical sages in India. I just could not put it down!


Tantric Quest | Daniel Odier     

Daniel shares about his time with a tantric yogini in the Himalayas


Yoga Spandakarika | Daniel Odier

A beautiful translation and inspiring commentary on this ancient scripture


Radiance Sutras | Lorin Roche  

Lorin used is own experience in working with the Vijñana Bhairava Tantra to write this beautiful  poetic translation of the text of yoga philosophy.


Kali's Oddiyya: A shamans true story of initiation | Maranande Bhairavan

A true page turner that draws you into the world of tantric initiation of a young boy in South India.


Yogini - Unfolding the Goddess within  | Shambhavi Chopra

Shambhavi shares her yogic process openheartedly. Meeting with guru's, awakening experiences, temples, gods and goddesses.


Daughter of Fire | Irina Tweedie

Irina met her teacher ( a Sufi) later in life. He tells her to write down all her experience in a journal, which became this book. This makes you feel you sit right next to her as she goes through her tumultuous process of awakening.


David Frawley | Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound: Secrets of Seed (Bija) Mantras

This a very inspiring book if you would like to learn more about the deeper science behind the power of chanting and the effect of the sounds of sanscrit has on your being.


Here you can watch the very inspiring video's of Swamiji Atmananda


Here you can read the beautiful poetry of Purna Mayi (Clare Blanchflower)


I also love listening to the interviews that Rick Archer has with 'ordinary awakening people'.

Have a look at Buddha at the Gaspump and you will find many teachers, healers, philosophers and artists and other people sharing their experiences.