The best 100 Spirituality books

Spirituality is an essential aspect of human existence that helps individuals find meaning, purpose, and connection in their lives. As our world becomes increasingly complex, exploring this topic becomes even more relevant. That's why we've curated a list of exceptional books to guide you on your spiritual journey.

This list offers a diverse range of perspectives and practices to help you deepen your understanding of spirituality and discover your unique path. So, embark on this transformative adventure and unveil the wisdom that awaits you!
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Spirituality Books: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now

Eckhart Tolle
A Guide To Spiritual Enlightenment
4.4 (1,589 ratings)
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What's The Power of Now about?

The Power of Now (1997) offers a specific method for putting an end to suffering and achieving inner peace, living fully in the present and separating yourself from your mind. The book also teaches you to detach yourself from your “ego” – a part of the mind that seeks control over your thinking and behavior. It argues that by doing so you can learn to accept the present, reduce the amount of pain you experience, improve your relationships and enjoy a better life in general.

Who should read The Power of Now?

  • Anyone seeking inner peace and enlightenment
  • Anyone who is experiencing pain and is unsatisfied with their own existence
  • Anyone who has the feeling that they are standing in their own way

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Spirituality Books: Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson

Buddha’s Brain

Rick Hanson
The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
4.4 (407 ratings)
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What's Buddha’s Brain about?

Buddha’s Brain is a practical guide to attaining more happiness, love and wisdom in life. It aims to empower readers by providing them with practical skills and tools to help unlock their brains’ potential and achieve greater peace of mind. Specific attention is paid to the contemplative technique “mindfulness” and the latest neurological findings that support it.

Who should read Buddha’s Brain?

  • Psychology students who are interested in meditation but still want information grounded in scientific fact
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to live a stress-free and happy life
  • Anyone who wants to know both the theory behind meditation and its practical application in their everyday lives.

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Spirituality Books: The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton

The Biology of Belief

Bruce H. Lipton
Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles
4.1 (193 ratings)
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What's The Biology of Belief about?

The Biology of Belief describes a revolutionary change in biology and explores a new approach to the connection between mind and matter. Using easily accessible examples and explanations, Lipton offers a radical alternative to our understanding of the influence of genes in determining our behavior and identity.

Who should read The Biology of Belief?

  • Anyone interested in new developments in biology
  • Anyone curious about the influence we can have on our genes
  • Anyone interested in examples of modern scientific revolutions

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Spirituality Books: The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

The Untethered Soul

Michael A. Singer
The Journey Beyond Yourself
4.4 (520 ratings)
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What's The Untethered Soul about?

The Untethered Soul is all about you: your feelings, thoughts and consciousness. By drawing on different spiritual practices, this book explains how you can navigate your own mind, get in touch with yourself and become your own master, to ultimately achieve enlightenment.

Who should read The Untethered Soul?

  • Anyone who wants to lead a happier and healthier life
  • Anyone needing to let go of negative emotions
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the benefits of spiritualism

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Spirituality Books: The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers

The Power of Myth

Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers
4.2 (182 ratings)
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What's The Power of Myth about?

The Power of Myth (1988) clarifies the origins, evolution and meaning of myths. By comparing stories from different cultures, myth-master Joseph Campbell demonstrates how myths give clarity to universal notions of life, love and death. As spirituality declines in Western culture, he explains that myths are more important than ever, as they help us understand the human experience.

Who should read The Power of Myth?

  • Humanities students or professors
  • Writers, storytellers, scriptwriters or anyone interested in the creation of myth
  • Spiritualists or religious thinkers curious about the role of myth in religion

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Spirituality Books: The Reason For God by Timothy Keller

The Reason For God

Timothy Keller
Belief In An Age Of Skepticism
4.0 (234 ratings)
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What's The Reason For God about?

In The Reason For God, famous New York pastor Timothy Keller defends Christianity and its core beliefs against the most common objections. His fresh approach provides several arguments for continued Christian faith.

Who should read The Reason For God?

  • Anyone who is interested in religion
  • Christians who want to discover a fresh angle to their faith

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Spirituality Books: Religion for Atheists by Alain de Botton

Religion for Atheists

Alain de Botton
A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
3.5 (126 ratings)
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What's Religion for Atheists about?

Religion for Atheists (2012) sheds light on the often-overlooked positive aspects of organized religion. By considering religion in absence of a belief in divine beings, we find many valuable social initiatives and philosophical lessons from which even the most cynical among us might benefit.

Who should read Religion for Atheists?

  • Believers interested in seeing their religion from a different perspective
  • Non-believers looking for new ways to find depth in everyday life
  • Those interested in what organizations can learn from religions

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Spirituality Books: The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James

The Varieties of Religious Experience

William James
A Study in Human Nature
4.0 (51 ratings)
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What's The Varieties of Religious Experience about?

Based on a series of lectures given by William James between 1901 and 1902, The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902) is an in-depth exploration of how we experience religion and how a personal approach to religion can be profoundly useful to us.

Who should read The Varieties of Religious Experience?

  • People interested in psychology
  • Students of philosophy and religion

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Spirituality Books: The Fifth Agreement by Don Miguel Ruiz and Don Jose Ruiz

The Fifth Agreement

Don Miguel Ruiz and Don Jose Ruiz
A Practical Guide to Self-Mastery
4.4 (257 ratings)
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What's The Fifth Agreement about?

Our perceptions of our true selves are clouded by the society we live in and the people around us. The Fifth Agreement (2010) introduces five pacts that will help you strip away those misconceptions and uncover the truth about who you really are – without running off to a mountain top to be a hermit.

Who should read The Fifth Agreement?

  • Anyone who wants to feel freer.
  • People who feel discouraged about their life.
  • Anyone searching for a deeper understanding of themselves

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Spirituality Books: The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren

The Purpose Driven Life

Rick Warren
What on Earth Am I Here For?
3.6 (229 ratings)
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What's The Purpose Driven Life about?

The Purpose Driven Life (2002) shares the Christian answer to that age-old question: why am I here? From finding moments of worship in daily routines to seeking out a supportive community and letting the Holy Spirit guide you through tough situations, these blinks are an engaging guide to life as a Christian today.

Who should read The Purpose Driven Life?

  • Christians seeking a modern guide to a life of faith
  • Readers longing to deepen their connection to Christian spirituality
  • Individuals interested the benefits of the Christian way of life

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Spirituality Books: Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

Mortality

Christopher Hitchens
4.2 (133 ratings)
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What's Mortality about?

Mortality (2012) presents a collection of essays written by Christopher Hitchens after he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. In these blinks, you’ll explore fundamental questions addressing death and life, the nature of pain and how we cope with them.

Who should read Mortality?

  • People curious about questions of mortality
  • Cancer patients or anyone struggling with a potentially terminal illness
  • Religious leaders or anyone examining faith in the face of disease

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Spirituality Books: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz & Janet Mills

The Four Agreements

Don Miguel Ruiz & Janet Mills
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom. A Toltec Wisdom Book
4.4 (1,017 ratings)
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What's The Four Agreements about?

The Four Agreements (1997) is your guide to breaking free from negative patterns and fully realizing your true self. It was a New York Times best seller for over eight years. These blinks explain how society raises people to conform to a strict set of rules and how, with a little effort and commitment, you can set your own guidelines for life.

Who should read The Four Agreements?

  • People who feel trapped in their own lives
  • Parents who want to raise their children to feel free
  • Anybody who feels like they’re living a lie

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Spirituality Books: Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott

Hallelujah Anyway

Anne Lamott
Rediscovering Mercy
4.4 (33 ratings)
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What's Hallelujah Anyway about?

Hallelujah Anyway (2017) is a reintroduction to the concepts of mercy and kindness. If you’ve ever wondered whether these values have all but disappeared, this provides some much-needed insight into why they’re in short supply and what we can do to bring them back into our lives. Don’t waste another day feeling sad for yourself; get on the path to rediscovering the joy in life.

Who should read Hallelujah Anyway?

  • People suffering from addiction
  • Writers, poets and other aspiring artists
  • Soul seekers

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Spirituality Books: Inner Engineering by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Inner Engineering

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
A Yogi’s Guide to Joy
4.3 (296 ratings)
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What's Inner Engineering about?

Inner Engineering (2016) explains how happiness can only be found within yourself. These blinks introduce spiritual wisdom that will make you happier, more fulfilled and at peace with the life you are living.

Who should read Inner Engineering?

  • Those in search of deeper meaning in their lives
  • Ambitious entrepreneurs who are dissatisfied despite their success
  • Atheists who want to give spirituality a chance

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Spirituality Books: A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson

A Return to Love

Marianne Williamson
Reflections on the Principles of a Course in Miracles
4.4 (164 ratings)
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What's A Return to Love about?

A Return to Love (1992) is a powerful call to surrender yourself to a higher power in the universe by rejecting your ego and embracing love. Marianne Williamson’s thought-provoking message shows us how to let go of the fears and resentments that suppress the love we all carry within us. Her practical steps will help you improve your relationships, career and overall happiness.

Who should read A Return to Love?

  • Spiritual people looking for guidance
  • Troubled minds seeking ways to let go and forgive
  • People looking for a meaningful career path

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Spirituality Books: The Book by Alan W. Watts

The Book

Alan W. Watts
On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are
4.4 (299 ratings)
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What's The Book about?

The Book (1966) is about the big questions in life. What’s the meaning of it all? Where do we really exist in the universe? Author Alan Watts guides the reader on a voyage of discovery that questions popular assumptions about what’s important in life, how the universe functions, and the nature of God.

Who should read The Book?

  • Spiritual seekers
  • Students of theology or religion
  • Readers interested in Eastern philosophies

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Spirituality Books: How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan

How to Change Your Mind

Michael Pollan
What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
4.4 (341 ratings)
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What's How to Change Your Mind about?

How to Change Your Mind (2018) is a fascinating account of one man’s exploration of the psychedelic drug world. Author Michael Pollan takes readers along for the ride as he learns first-hand about the positive aspects of psychedelic drugs, including the healing and restorative effects they can have on people suffering from depression and addiction. Readers will also hear from neuroscientists to learn exactly what is happening in the brain during a psychedelic trip.

Who should read How to Change Your Mind?

  • Psychologists and therapists
  • Depressive people and addicts
  • Spiritual seekers

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Spirituality Books: Metahuman by Deepak Chopra

Metahuman

Deepak Chopra
Unleashing Your Infinite Potential
4.4 (249 ratings)
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What's Metahuman about?

In Metahuman (2019), best-selling author and New Age innovator Deepak Chopra urges you to recognize the limits of your daily existence, then move beyond them to reach a higher state of awareness. Chopra believes that, by accessing this higher awareness, we all have the power to tap into unlimited potential. By unleashing our full potential, we can become metahuman.

Who should read Metahuman?

  • Seekers who want more from their lives 
  • Everyday people who want to unleash their life’s potential but don’t know where to start
  • Meditation novices who want to move their practice beyond an app

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Spirituality Books: Life’s Amazing Secrets by Gaur Gopal Das

Life’s Amazing Secrets

Gaur Gopal Das
How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life
4.5 (255 ratings)
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What's Life’s Amazing Secrets about?

Packed full of practical wisdom, Life’s Amazing Secrets (2018) begins with a clarifying premise: to experience happiness and balance, we must maintain a spiritual practice, as well as pay attention to our personal lives, our relationships, our work and our social contributions. How to do that is what these blinks are all about. 

Who should read Life’s Amazing Secrets?

  • People seeking purpose in life
  • Successful individuals who aren’t content
  • Seekers striving to realize their potential

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Spirituality Books: Everyday Ubuntu by Mungi Ngomane

Everyday Ubuntu

Mungi Ngomane
Living Better Together, the African Way
4.5 (214 ratings)
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What's Everyday Ubuntu about?

Everyday Ubuntu (2019) explains the 14 practices of ubuntu – a South African philosophy which teaches that all humans are deeply interconnected. By providing inspiring case studies and practical exercises, it illustrates how you can embrace ubuntu to deepen your connections with others and achieve greater inner tranquility.

Who should read Everyday Ubuntu?

  • Drifters longing for meaningful connection with others
  • Seekers of inner tranquility
  • Victims of apathy looking to re-engage with their humanity

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Spirituality Books: The Second Mountain by David Brooks

The Second Mountain

David Brooks
The Quest for a Moral Life
4.4 (198 ratings)
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What's The Second Mountain about?

The Second Mountain (2019) poses an age-old question: What’s the secret to living a joyful, meaningful and fulfilling life? David Brooks provides a provocative answer that rubs against the grain of present-day society: reject individualism and the almost totally unrestricted personal freedom it promises, and embrace a life of service to other people instead.

Who should read The Second Mountain?

  • Professionals feeling a lack of fulfillment in their careers   
  • Individuals feeling a lack of joy in their lives
  • Citizens feeling a lack of connection in their societies

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Spirituality Books: The Art of Simple Living by Shunmyo Masuno

The Art of Simple Living

Shunmyo Masuno
100 Daily Practices from a Japanese Zen Monk for a Lifetime of Calm and Joy
4.6 (708 ratings)
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What's The Art of Simple Living about?

The Art of Simple Living (2019) explores the little habits that will make a big difference in your daily life. It explains the teachings of Zen Buddhism and reveals how to put them into practice. Packed with useful tips, this is your how-to guide for a more tranquil life. 

Who should read The Art of Simple Living?

  • Anyone interested in Buddhist philosophy
  • Minimalists looking for a new angle
  • Self-help buffs seeking a fresh perspective

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Spirituality Books: Who Will Cry When You Die? by Robin Sharma

Who Will Cry When You Die?

Robin Sharma
Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
4.4 (491 ratings)
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What's Who Will Cry When You Die? about?

Who Will Cry When You Die (1999) contains life wisdom that will help you lead a full and generous life. It provides advice and strategies for being the best version of yourself. This means that when you die, your loved ones will cry not simply because they miss you, but also because they are grateful for everything you contributed during your lifetime. 

Who should read Who Will Cry When You Die??

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Coaches and psychologists
  • Slackers wanting to improve their lives and achieve personal success

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Spirituality Books: Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life by Wayne W. Dyer

Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life

Wayne W. Dyer
Living the Wisdom of the Tao
4.5 (351 ratings)
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What's Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life about?

Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life (2007) takes you through each verse of the Tao Te Ching, the classic text related to the philosophical and spiritual traditions of Taoism. Drawing from different modern interpretations, the author draws out the fundamental teachings and suggests ways in which Taoism continues to be relevant and beneficial today.

Who should read Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life?

  • Individuals seeking guidance on how to live a virtuous life
  • Spiritual people interested in learning about Taoism
  • Students of Eastern religions

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Spirituality Books: Super Attractor by Gabrielle Bernstein

Super Attractor

Gabrielle Bernstein
Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
4.5 (600 ratings)
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What's Super Attractor about?

Super Attractor (2019) is a practical guide to becoming a spiritually aligned being, someone who can tap into the transcendent power that surrounds all of us. Whether you’re an old soul or just starting your journey, following author Gabrielle Bernstein’s lessons will allow you to find inner purpose, conquer fears, and start living the life you deserve to live. 

Who should read Super Attractor?

  • Truth-seekers desiring to bring a spiritual mindset into their day-to-day lives
  • Stressed-out souls cultivating mindfulness, empowerment, and meaning
  • All those who want to achieve their goals without sacrificing happiness 

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Spirituality Books: Talking Across the Divide by Justin Lee

Talking Across the Divide

Justin Lee
How to Communicate with People You Disagree with and Maybe Even Change the World
4.2 (130 ratings)
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What's Talking Across the Divide about?

Talking Across the Divide (2018) offers a useful guide on how to engage in constructive dialogues with people who hold opposing ideas or beliefs. By using these tools, you can avoid unhelpful arguments and conduct meaningful conversations that allow both sides to become better informed – and perhaps even come to a common understanding.

Who should read Talking Across the Divide?

  • Anyone hoping to restore relationships broken over differing opinions
  • Liberal-minded people with conservative friends and family, or vice versa
  • People who would like to argue less

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Spirituality Books: The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer

The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry

John Mark Comer
How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World
4.4 (324 ratings)
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What's The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry about?

In The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry (2019), Pastor John Mark Comer tells us how being too busy destroyed his mental health, affected his relationships, and weakened his connection to his faith. By slowing down and limiting his commitments, he gained happiness and wellbeing in every area of his life. Here he shares four simple practices that will allow you to experience the delights of a hurry-free life. 

Who should read The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry?

  • People who feel much too busy but don’t know how to get off the hamster wheel 
  • Christians who are interested in an insightful, modern interpretation of the Bible
  • Anyone interested in how technology has changed our lives

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Spirituality Books: Welcoming the Unwelcome by Pema Chödrön

Welcoming the Unwelcome

Pema Chödrön
Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World
4.5 (142 ratings)
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What's Welcoming the Unwelcome about?

Welcoming the Unwelcome (2019) offers a practical introduction to some of the principles of Buddhism that can help people better cope with the challenges of everyday life. Author Pema Chödrön provides useful insight into Buddhist teachings as well as practices and techniques that anyone can use.

Who should read Welcoming the Unwelcome?

  • People interested in Buddhist teachings
  • Depressed or anxious people looking for advice
  • People coping with life’s difficulties

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Spirituality Books: The Emotion Code by Bradley Nelson

The Emotion Code

Bradley Nelson
How to Release Your Trapped Emotions for Abundant Health, Love, and Happiness
3.9 (258 ratings)
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What's The Emotion Code about?

The Emotion Code (2007) offers a new and empowering approach to healing ourselves and others. Through scientific evidence, plenty of firsthand experience, and a great respect for the energetic and spiritual forces that transcend and unite us all, The Emotion Code lays out a revolutionary method for finding and releasing trapped emotions. By doing so, we give ourselves the opportunity to move beyond our limitations and flourish.

Who should read The Emotion Code?

  • Therapists interested in learning a new modality
  • Anyone who feels stuck in emotional patterns
  • People who trust in the body’s innate wisdom for guiding the healing process

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Spirituality Books: I’ve Been Thinking by Maria Shriver

I’ve Been Thinking

Maria Shriver
Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life
4.3 (97 ratings)
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What's I’ve Been Thinking about?

I’ve Been Thinking (2018) is a collection of thoughts, quotes, and prayers to accompany you through daily life. Whether you’re young or old, religious or agnostic, have both feet on the ground or find yourself in a difficult place, it will inspire you to chart your own path to a meaningful life.

Who should read I’ve Been Thinking?

  • Workaholics and busybodies who need to catch their breath
  • Non-believers looking for spiritual guidance 
  • Anyone struggling with their faith, grief, or loss

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Spirituality Books: The Four Noble Truths of Love by Susan Piver

The Four Noble Truths of Love

Susan Piver
Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships
4.6 (544 ratings)
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What's The Four Noble Truths of Love about?

The Four Noble Truths of Love (2018) brings ancient Buddhist wisdom out of the monastery and into the bedroom. By adapting the timeless insights taught by the Buddha 2,500 years ago to the nature of love, it shines a light through the murky mess of modern romance.

Who should read The Four Noble Truths of Love?

  • Long-term couples who want to rejuvenate their love life
  • Singles who want to improve their dating experiences
  • Anyone who wants to experience a deeper, more mature love

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Spirituality Books: The Only Little Prayer You Need by Debra Landwehr Engle

The Only Little Prayer You Need

Debra Landwehr Engle
The Shortest Route to a Life of Joy, Abundance, and Peace of Mind
4.2 (234 ratings)
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What's The Only Little Prayer You Need about?

The Only Little Prayer You Need (2014) is a shortcut to living a more peaceful life. It explains how a short and simple prayer can help you relinquish your fears, renew your perspective on life, and free your mind.

Who should read The Only Little Prayer You Need?

  • Anyone stuck in a swirl of negative thoughts
  • People recovering from a tragic event
  • Stressed-out souls seeking comfort and support

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Spirituality Books: The Yoga of Breath by Richard Rosen

The Yoga of Breath

Richard Rosen
A Step-by-Step Guide to Pranayama
4.4 (151 ratings)
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What's The Yoga of Breath about?

The Yoga of Breath (2002) outlines the health benefits of breathing efficiently, and explores why many of us are not breathing in the best way. These blinks also describe simple yoga exercises that will help you control your breath and usher in a calmer state of mind. 

Who should read The Yoga of Breath?

  • Anxiety sufferers looking for self-help
  • Yoga fans seeking a fresh perspective
  • Busy professionals hoping to de-stress

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Spirituality Books: Spirit Hacking by Shaman Durek

Spirit Hacking

Shaman Durek
Shamanic Keys to Reclaim Your Personal Power, Transform Yourself, and Light Up the World
4.0 (154 ratings)
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What's Spirit Hacking about?

Spirit Hacking (2019) provides a beginner’s guide to shamanism. These blinks outline the core beliefs of this spiritual practice and describe simple techniques for integrating shamanism into your life.

Who should read Spirit Hacking?

  • People seeking a new path in life
  • New Age enthusiasts looking for a fresh angle
  • Anyone feeling burdened by stress

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Spirituality Books: The Power of Intention by Wayne W. Dyer

The Power of Intention

Wayne W. Dyer
Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way
4.2 (486 ratings)
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What's The Power of Intention about?

What’s it about?

The Power of Intention (2004) explores the connection between human beings and the creative potential of God and the universe. This feel-good guide to spirituality examines the true meaning of intention and explains how we can all live more purposeful lives. 

Who should read The Power of Intention?

Who’s it for?

  • Those looking for greater meaning in life
  • Spiritual souls seeking fresh wisdom
  • Fans of New Age philosophy

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Spirituality Books: Nine Lives by William Dalrymple

Nine Lives

William Dalrymple
In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
4.1 (88 ratings)
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What's Nine Lives about?

Nine Lives (2009) is a study of spirituality and religion in contemporary India. Drawing on William Dalrymple’s in-depth interviews with religious practitioners, these blinks will whisk us from Tibet to Karnataka to Kerala and West Bengal as we explore four remarkable – and remarkably pious – lives. Along the way, we’ll unpack the social and historical context in which these believers’ faiths emerged and continue to be practiced.

Who should read Nine Lives?

  • Globetrotters fascinated by the world’s diversity 
  • Atheists interested in what motivates the faithful
  • History buffs

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Spirituality Books: Journey of Awakening by Ram Dass

Journey of Awakening

Ram Dass
A Meditator's Guidebook
4.7 (245 ratings)
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What's Journey of Awakening about?

Journey of Awakening (1978) is a guide to establishing and solidifying a personal meditation practice. Combining insights from many spiritual traditions, it outlines a path to self-realization through meditation – offering sage advice on how to stay the course through doubt, fear, and ego traps.

Who should read Journey of Awakening?

  • Spiritually curious thinkers who aren’t sure where to start
  • Stressed-out people looking for peace of mind
  • Anyone interested in meditation

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Spirituality Books: The Power of Awakening by Wayne W. Dyer

The Power of Awakening

Wayne W. Dyer
Mindfulness Practices and Spiritual Tools to Transform Your Life
4.7 (456 ratings)
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What's The Power of Awakening about?

The Power of Awakening (2020) is a collection of timeless writings by the late spiritual and motivational leader Wayne Dyer. They provide an accessible yet inspiring exploration of his belief that enlightened thinking can manifest concrete and positive change in the universe.

Who should read The Power of Awakening?

  • Spiritual seekers ready to connect with a deeper understanding of life
  • Mindfulness devotees interested in exploring the power of thought
  • Self-help fans who want to unlock their higher purpose

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Spirituality Books: What Are You Doing with Your Life? by Jiddu Krishnamurti

What Are You Doing with Your Life?

Jiddu Krishnamurti
Explore answers to some of life's most difficult questions
4.5 (520 ratings)
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What's What Are You Doing with Your Life? about?

What Are You Doing with Your Life (2001) attempts to answer some of life’s most important questions. From considering the role of happiness and personal transformation to the purpose of life itself, it sets out a philosophy to guide you through every stage of your journey. 

Who should read What Are You Doing with Your Life??

  • People who feel a little lost and are looking for direction 
  • Those into philosophy and deep thinking
  • Budding gurus and life teachers

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Spirituality Books: The Urban Monk by Pedram Shojai

The Urban Monk

Pedram Shojai
Eastern Wisdom and Modern Hacks to Stop Time and Find Success, Happiness, and Peace
4.6 (111 ratings)
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What's The Urban Monk about?

The Urban Monk (2016) is a field guide for how to navigate modern life with a more monk-like mentality. Drawing on Eastern spiritual traditions, contemporary science, and the lives of our ancestors, it’s packed full of practical tips on how we can integrate ancient wisdom into our modern lifestyles. It addresses a wide range of personal problems, including stress, unhealthy diets, and a lack of time, energy, and sense of purpose.

Who should read The Urban Monk?

  • Lifestyle hackers 
  • Those who suffer from stress and low energy
  • People interested in Eastern spiritual traditions

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Spirituality Books: Urban Tantra by Barbara Carrellas

Urban Tantra

Barbara Carrellas
Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century
4.0 (153 ratings)
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What's Urban Tantra about?

Urban Tantra (2007) is a no-nonsense, dogma-free guide to Tantra – a spiritual practice that will give you a fresh look at your sex life. It shows that Tantra can work for anyone; it’s as useful to a BDSM practitioner who wants to intensify her rituals as it is for a hurried parent seeking to reconnect with his sexuality. To practice Tantra, you don’t need to master complex positions or learn to chant in Sanskrit. All you need are a few simple tools that’ll help you become more mindful and drop into your body.

Who should read Urban Tantra?

  • Sexual explorers interested in trying something new
  • People seeking to learn about embodiment as a spiritual practice
  • Anyone curious about how to have a full-body orgasm

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Spirituality Books: Self-Help That Works by John C. Norcross et al.

Self-Help That Works

John C. Norcross et al.
Resources to Improve Emotional Health and Strengthen Relationships
4.2 (77 ratings)
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What's Self-Help That Works about?

Self-Help That Works (2013, Fourth Edition) offers the valuable service of taking the top recommendations from mental health professionals in the US and compiling the results in one handy volume. You’ll find which self-help resources the experts recommend on over 40 of the most popular topics.

Who should read Self-Help That Works?

  • Anyone wondering what the best self-help books are
  • People looking for tips on better living
  • Couples and parents seeking advice

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Spirituality Books: The Greatest Secret by Rhonda Byrne

The Greatest Secret

Rhonda Byrne
4.3 (349 ratings)
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What's The Greatest Secret about?

The Greatest Secret (2020) is a sequel to the worldwide best seller and self-help phenomenon The Secret, which inspired millions to better their lives by using the laws of attraction. In this installment, we learn an even greater secret: who we really are, and how we can use that knowledge to achieve everlasting happiness.

Who should read The Greatest Secret?

  • Fans of The Secret and other New Age manifestos
  • People attracted to the spiritual and mystical
  • Seekers of joy and happiness

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Spirituality Books: Karma by Sadhguru

Karma

Sadhguru
A Yogi's Guide to Crafting Your Own Destiny
4.6 (229 ratings)
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What's Karma about?

Karma (2021) is a crash course in karma. Filled with explanations, stories, and personal anecdotes, it dispels myths and common misperceptions about karma, explains the science and universality behind the concept, and presents practical tips on how to live a free and joyful life.

Who should read Karma?

  • Anyone interested in spirituality, mysticism, and the afterlife
  • Students of Hinduism
  • Seekers of techniques to find peace and joy

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Spirituality Books: Learning to Pray by James Martin

Learning to Pray

James Martin
A Guide for Everyone
4.1 (183 ratings)
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What's Learning to Pray about?

Learning to Pray (2021) unpacks one of the most important yet misunderstood aspects of spiritual life: prayer. What’s the purpose of prayer? How do you pray “correctly?” What should you expect when you pray? These are just some of the questions that often stand between believers and this deeply rewarding practice. And there’s no better way of answering them than by looking back through the different styles and rituals of prayer found in the Christian tradition. 

Who should read Learning to Pray?

  • Believers struggling with prayer
  • Agnostics and skeptics with an open mind
  • History buffs

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Spirituality Books: The Art of Living by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Art of Living

Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace and Freedom in the Here and Now
4.7 (448 ratings)
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What's The Art of Living about?

The Art of Living (2017) offers wisdom on how to fully experience every moment of every day. Many of us are consumed with fears or busyness that prevent us from engaging with the wonder of life. But by expanding our understanding of existence and embracing mindfulness practices, we can overcome the obstacles that stop us from truly living.

Who should read The Art of Living?

  • Stressed-out individuals longing for peace
  • Ambitious people seeking stillness
  • Anyone interested in Buddhism

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Spirituality Books: Deep Creativity by Deborah Anne Quibell, Jennifer Leigh Selig and Dennis Patrick Slattery

Deep Creativity

Deborah Anne Quibell, Jennifer Leigh Selig and Dennis Patrick Slattery
Seven Ways to Spark Your Creative Spirit
3.6 (263 ratings)
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What's Deep Creativity about?

Deep Creativity (2019) encourages you to celebrate your inner creative impulses as a means of self-expression. The three authors tell personal stories about their creative practice and offer sage advice for how to live a creatively satisfying life.

Who should read Deep Creativity?

  • Creative souls
  • Dabblers in depth psychology
  • Searchers for inner peace and fulfillment

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Spirituality Books: The Way of Integrity by Martha Beck

The Way of Integrity

Martha Beck
Finding the Path to Your True Self
4.3 (324 ratings)
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What's The Way of Integrity about?

The Way of Integrity (2021) is a four-stage process to finding integrity – a quality that can alleviate the suffering caused by harmful autopilot actions and beliefs. In reconnecting to what makes you feel whole, you’ll achieve a sense of purpose, emotional healing, and mental well-being.

Who should read The Way of Integrity?

  • People who feel unhappy but aren’t sure why
  • Disconnected individuals who want to improve their relationships
  • Anyone seeking more joy and purpose in their life

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Spirituality Books: Sovereign Self by Acharya Shunya

Sovereign Self

Acharya Shunya
Claim Your Inner Joy and Freedom with the Empowering Wisdom of the Vedas, Upanishads, and Bhagavad Gita
4.7 (429 ratings)
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What's Sovereign Self about?

Sovereign Self (2020) explores the Vedas. Revealed over 5,000 years ago, these texts are a cornerstone of Hinduism, Buddhism, and countless other religious traditions in the Indian subcontinent. Packed with spiritual insights, the Vedas revolve around a single central question: How to live in accordance with the true nature of reality? As you’ll discover in these blinks, the answer begins by discovering your own, true self. 

Who should read Sovereign Self?

  • Spiritual seekers
  • Open-minded atheists 
  • Self-improvers looking for new ideas

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Spirituality Books: Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh

Living Buddha, Living Christ

Thich Nhat Hanh
Explore the common ground of Christianity and Buddhism
4.2 (268 ratings)
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What's Living Buddha, Living Christ about?

Living Buddha, Living Christ (1995) is a meditation on the surprising intersections between Buddhism and Christianity. This thoughtful text shows the common ground shared by two of the world’s most influential spiritual leaders.

Who should read Living Buddha, Living Christ?

  • Christians seeking a new perspective on Christ
  • Buddhists looking to enrich their practice
  • Anyone wanting to cultivate a deeper spiritual life

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Spirituality Books: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Translated and commentated on by Sri Swami Satchidananda

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Translated and commentated on by Sri Swami Satchidananda
Timeless Teachings for Mind, Body, and Emotional Harmony
4.7 (363 ratings)
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What's The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali about?

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (1978) is a classic text on yogic philosophy and practice. Written in ancient Sanskrit, it explains the core metaphysical, spiritual, psychological, moral, and ethical ideas of yoga. It also lays out the principles of how to practice yoga, so you can put those ideas into action and use them to achieve lasting happiness and inner peace. 

Who should read The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

  • Seekers of wisdom, happiness, and peace 
  • Followers of Eastern spiritual traditions 
  • Anyone interested in those traditions

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Spirituality Books: Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

Autobiography of a Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda
3.5 (101 ratings)
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What's Autobiography of a Yogi about?

Autobiography of a Yogi (1946) is a deeply spiritual yet light-hearted account of the life of India’s preeminent yoga emissary to the West. In this epic, Paramahansa Yogananda narrates his encounters with legendary gurus, swamis, saints, and astral beings that guided him toward the fulfillment of his mission to unite East and West under one God through the personal and scientific practice of Kriya Yoga.

Who should read Autobiography of a Yogi?

  • Yoga devotees trying to learn more about the author’s personal journey
  • People curious about yoga and the enchanting world of astral beings and their interactions with humans
  • People of faith seeking points of contact and dialogue with different world religions

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Spirituality Books: Bittersweet by Susan Cain

Bittersweet

Susan Cain
How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole
4.7 (341 ratings)
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What's Bittersweet about?

Bittersweet (2022) is a profound meditation on an often overlooked emotional experience – the bittersweet. It argues that opening up to the bittersweet, where pain and joy mingle, allows us to experience life to the fullest. It also shows how vulnerability can be a strength, longing can be a guide, and sorrow can set us on the path to joy and fulfillment. 

Who should read Bittersweet?

  • Anyone who finds pleasure in sad songs and tear-jerker movies
  • People who’ve experienced loss or trauma and want to find a way back to joy
  • Lovers of the ephemeral, the impermanent, and the fleeting

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Spirituality Books: Crystals for Beginners by Karen Frazier

Crystals for Beginners

Karen Frazier
The Guide to Get Started with the Healing Power of Crystals
3.3 (26 ratings)
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What's Crystals for Beginners about?

Crystals for Beginners (2017) is a helpful reference guide for anyone looking to step into the world of crystal healing. Drawing from her expansive knowledge as an energy healer, as well as her experiences building her own personal crystal collection, Karen Frazier teaches readers how to use the power of crystals to balance their internal energies and embrace a more positive lifestyle.

Who should read Crystals for Beginners?

  • Beginner crystal collectors
  • Anyone interested in learning about crystal healing
  • Fans of meditation and natural healing practices

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Spirituality Books: Heal From Within by Katie Beecher

Heal From Within

Katie Beecher
A Guidebook to Intuitive Wellness
4.1 (283 ratings)
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What's Heal From Within about?

Heal From Within (2022) is a guidebook to self-healing. While traditional medicine tends to focus on symptoms, Beecher argues that we should be paying attention to the cause of an illness. Her healing strategies are based on personal experience, as well as her professional career as a counselor and medical intuitive.

Who should read Heal From Within?

  • People who want to heal from any kind of health issue
  • Empaths and highly sensitive people
  • Anyone who’s interested in learning more about chakras

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Spirituality Books: Seeking Wisdom by Julia Cameron

Seeking Wisdom

Julia Cameron
A Spiritual Path to Creative Connection (A Six-Week Artist's Way Program)
3.9 (195 ratings)
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What's Seeking Wisdom about?

Seeking Wisdom (2021) is a six week program for learning the power of creative prayer. Whether you are a blocked artist or an aspiring screenwriter, in these blinks, you’ll learn how one’s spiritual life can unlock creativity and create a meaningful artistic life.

Who should read Seeking Wisdom?

  • Blocked creatives
  • Fans of The Artist’s Way
  • People with a history of addiction

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Spirituality Books: The Awakened Brain by Lisa Miller

The Awakened Brain

Lisa Miller
The New Science of Spirituality and Our Quest for an Inspired Life
4.5 (545 ratings)
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What's The Awakened Brain about?

The Awakened Brain (2021) reveals the science of spirituality. Drawing on Dr. Lisa Miller’s decades of research and her own personal journey, it locates an innate capacity for spirituality in human biology. When engaged, this spiritual awareness can protect against depression, support health, and reveal the deep interconnection between all life.

Who should read The Awakened Brain?

  • Seekers of science and spirituality
  • People coping with depression or anxiety
  • Anyone contemplating life’s big questions

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Spirituality Books: Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu
4.2 (265 ratings)
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What's Tao Te Ching about?

Tao Te Ching (circa 400 BC) is one of the foundational texts of Taoism, the enduring philosophical and religious movement that can be traced back to around the fourth century BC. Throughout the ages, its poetic wisdom continues to be relevant, inspirational, and timeless.

Who should read Tao Te Ching?

  • Spiritual or philosophical guidance seekers
  • People interested in living a more virtuous life
  • Admirers of Eastern schools of thought

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Spirituality Books: The Immortality Key by Brian C. Muraresku

The Immortality Key

Brian C. Muraresku
The Secret History of the Religion with No Name
4.1 (48 ratings)
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What's The Immortality Key about?

The Immortality Key (2020) investigates the mysterious religious rituals of the Ancient Greeks and the early Christians. Muraresku spent 12 years researching a controversial hypothesis about the role of psychedelic drugs in spiritual experiences.

Who should read The Immortality Key?

  • Historians and classicists
  • Anyone interested in Christianity or spirituality 
  • People who are curious about psychedelic drugs

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Spirituality Books: Imagine Heaven by John Burke

Imagine Heaven

John Burke
Near-Death Experiences, God's Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You
4.2 (57 ratings)
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What's Imagine Heaven about?

Imagine Heaven (2015) offers a peek into what the afterlife may look like. It tells the stories of near-death experiences of a wide range of individuals, from highly respected doctors to innocent four-year-olds, and shows how their accounts are consistent with the scriptures.

Who should read Imagine Heaven?

  • Christians curious about life after death
  • Skeptics looking for proof of the existence of heaven
  • People intrigued by near-death experiences

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Spirituality Books: Existential Kink by Carolyn Elliott

Existential Kink

Carolyn Elliott
Unmask Your Shadow and Embrace Your Power
4.2 (58 ratings)
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What's Existential Kink about?

Existential Kink (2020) invites you to transform your life by embracing your deepest desires and hidden shadows. Through a radical and intriguing journey, you'll discover the power of turning your “wrongness” into personal growth and self-acceptance. With the help of seven axioms and practical exercises, prepare to unleash your true potential and create positive change.

Who should read Existential Kink?

  • Spiritual explorers seeking personal growth
  • Fans of unconventional self-help methods
  • Individuals curious about shadow work

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Spirituality Books: Abundance by Deepak Chopra

Abundance

Deepak Chopra
The Inner Path to Wealth
4.5 (423 ratings)
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What's Abundance about?

Abundance (2022) offers a new way of releasing you from a life of lack and scarcity. By using its meditation techniques, you can transform your life from one dogged by limitations into one where you want for nothing.

Who should read Abundance?

  • Seekers of fulfillment wanting to live their best lives
  • Ambitious dreamers wishing to transform goals into reality
  • Yogis looking to take their practice to the next level

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Spirituality Books: Spiritual Activator by Oliver Niño

Spiritual Activator

Oliver Niño
5 Steps to Clearing, Unblocking, and Protecting Your Energy to Attract More Love, Joy, and Purpose
3.9 (77 ratings)
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What's Spiritual Activator about?

Spiritual Activator (2023) provides a five-step program to detox your energetic body so that you can overcome the blocks that prevent you from being your highest self. By following the program over 15 days, you can cleanse yourself of negative influences and encourage abundance, love, and peace into your life.

Who should read Spiritual Activator?

  • People trapped in negative thought patterns
  • Those who feel disempowered, lost, or unfulfilled
  • Seekers of peace and abundance

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Spirituality Books: Faith Still Moves Mountains by Harris Faulkner

Faith Still Moves Mountains

Harris Faulkner
Miraculous Stories of the Healing Power of Prayer
4.0 (57 ratings)
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What's Faith Still Moves Mountains about?

Faith Still Moves Mountains (2022) is a collection of inspiring real-life stories that reveal God’s presence in our lives. Drawing on the testimonies of people who have triumphed against the odds, it shows that prayer is more than a ritual – it’s an essential spiritual strategy in a world filled with hardships.

Who should read Faith Still Moves Mountains?

  • Believers interested in spiritual practices
  • History buffs
  • Anyone who loves inspiring stories

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Spirituality Books: Sacred Woman by Queen Afua

Sacred Woman

Queen Afua
A Guide to Healing the Feminine Body, Mind, and Spirit
4.3 (32 ratings)
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What's Sacred Woman about?

Sacred Women (2000) is a foundational guide to holistic healing for women. Through healing circles, lifestyle changes, and the wisdom of the Divine Creatress, you can chart your own path to a life of joy and purpose.

Who should read Sacred Woman?

  • Spiritual seekers who want to connect to their inner wisdom
  • Women looking for alternative approaches to reproductive health
  • Anyone who’s feeling restless and unfulfilled at work 

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Spirituality Books: The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness by Timothy Keller

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

Timothy Keller
The Path to True Christian Joy
4.2 (242 ratings)
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What's The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness about?

The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness (2012) dives deep into the timeless wisdom of the Apostle Paul and invites you on a transformative journey of inner renewal. Discover the path to genuine rest and liberation by embracing blessed self-forgetfulness, freeing yourself from the pressures of seeking validation and self-condemnation.

Who should read The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness?

  • Seekers of intellectual and spiritual depth
  • Anyone grappling with faith and doubt
  • Individuals yearning for practical and inspiring Christian insights

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Spirituality Books: Living Untethered by Michael A. Singer

Living Untethered

Michael A. Singer
Beyond the Human Predicament
4.4 (347 ratings)
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What's Living Untethered about?

Living Untethered (2022) is your guide to finding self-realization and unconditional happiness. It provides practical guidance on moving beyond your thoughts, feeling, and emotions and will help you to stop struggling and start experiencing life to its fullest.

Who should read Living Untethered?

  • Spiritual-guidance seekers
  • Anyone who wants to understand who they really are
  • People experiencing anxiety or tension who want to learn how to let go

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Spirituality Books: Signs by Laura Lynne Jackson

Signs

Laura Lynne Jackson
The Secret Language of the Universe
4.3 (84 ratings)
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What's Signs about?

Signs (2019) offers a new way of looking at the universe. It shows us how we can learn to appreciate the extraordinary that coexists with the ordinary. With remarkable testimonials and practical advice, it shows us how anyone can communicate with the Other Side.

Who should read Signs?

  • Anyone who’s lost a loved one
  • People curious about the afterlife
  • Skeptics who think life is simply chaotic and random

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Spirituality Books: Becoming Supernatural by Joe Dispenza

Becoming Supernatural

Joe Dispenza
How Common People are Doing the Uncommon
4.2 (697 ratings)
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What's Becoming Supernatural about?

Becoming Supernatural (2017) explores how everyday people can become supernatural. It references breakthrough studies, ongoing research, and incredible stories from regular people that show how anyone can create incredible mental and physical changes within themselves and others by connecting to the unseen energies of the world.

Who should read Becoming Supernatural?

  • Anyone interested in intentionally improving their life
  • People searching for greater connection with the world
  • Those curious about how humans can directly access the quantum realm

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Spirituality Books: The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein

The Universe Has Your Back

Gabrielle Bernstein
Transform Fear to Faith
4.1 (88 ratings)
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What's The Universe Has Your Back about?

The Universe Has Your Back (2016) is a practical guide to transforming your fear into faith. It shares personal stories, lessons, and a range of exercises to help you relinquish control and start realigning with the abundant love and wisdom of the Universe. 

Who should read The Universe Has Your Back?

  • Spiritual seekers
  • Those striving to manifest a specific goal
  • Individuals feeling afraid, lost, or stuck 

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Spirituality Books: Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins

Power vs. Force

David R. Hawkins
The Hidden Determinants of Human Behaviour
4.2 (448 ratings)
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What's Power vs. Force about?

Power vs. Force (2014) explains how anyone can tap into their inner power to change their lives and the lives of those around them. It demonstrates that with consciousness, intention and discernment, anyone can find their truth and follow it toward a more fulfilled and impactful life. 

Who should read Power vs. Force?

  • People interested in alternative theories about science and humanity
  • Anyone who faces major doubts in their lives
  • Humanity nerds

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Spirituality Books: The Good Girl's Guide to Great Sex by Sheila Wray Gregoire

The Good Girl's Guide to Great Sex

Sheila Wray Gregoire
Creating a Marriage That's Both Holy and Hot
3.8 (205 ratings)
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What's The Good Girl's Guide to Great Sex about?

The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex (2012) is a playbook designed to unlock enduring passion in your marriage. It blends faith, self-love, and open communication for transformative sexual satisfaction.

Who should read The Good Girl's Guide to Great Sex?

  • Sacred sexuality enthusiasts
  • Faith-guided pleasure seekers
  • Spiritual marriage counselors

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Spirituality Books: Care of the Soul by Thomas Moore

Care of the Soul

Thomas Moore
A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life
4.2 (231 ratings)
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What's Care of the Soul about?

Care of the Soul (2016) offers a Jungian approach to everyday life. It’s a guide for codifying our experiences into story and myth, recognizing and accepting the soulfulness and messiness of our experiences, and seeing the sacred in the ordinariness of life.

Who should read Care of the Soul?

  • Spiritual people
  • Those struggling with their mental health
  • Fans of Jung and Campbell

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Spirituality Books: The Harvard Psychedelic Club by Don Lattin

The Harvard Psychedelic Club

Don Lattin
How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America
4.2 (187 ratings)
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What's The Harvard Psychedelic Club about?

The Harvard Psychedelic Club (2010) tells the remarkable story of four individuals, Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil. Each of these men crossed paths at Harvard University in the early 1960s, where experiments were ongoing involving the consciousness-expanding effects of psychedelic substances. Each went on to explore different paths during the counterculture movement that followed.

Who should read The Harvard Psychedelic Club?

  • Spiritual seekers
  • People interested in 1960s culture
  • Anyone curious about psychedelic drugs

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Spirituality Books: The Law of Attraction by Esther and Jerry Hicks

The Law of Attraction

Esther and Jerry Hicks
The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham
4.2 (424 ratings)
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What's The Law of Attraction about?

The Law of Attraction (2006) shows how you can use a fundamental law of the universe – the law of attraction – to manifest the life you always wanted. It explains what laws govern the world around us and how, once we understand them, we can use them to our own advantage.

Who should read The Law of Attraction?

  • People who want to bring their ideal life to reality
  • Lovers of alternative theories about the universe
  • Positive thinkers in need of a little boost

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Spirituality Books: The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran
4.6 (68 ratings)
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What's The Prophet about?

The Prophet (1923) follows the prophet Almustafa during his departure from the fictional city of Orphalese. As the community bids Almustafa farewell by the harbor, they petition him to share some final nuggets of wisdom from the deep well of his mind. What follows is a collection of profound insights into various aspects of life and the human condition.

Who should read The Prophet?

  • Anyone seeking inspiration
  • Teenagers on the cusp of adulthood
  • Lost souls in need of spiritual guidance

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Spirituality Books: Ayurveda by Vasant Lad

Ayurveda

Vasant Lad
The Science of Self-Healing - A Practical Guide
4.0 (56 ratings)
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What's Ayurveda about?

Ayurveda (1984) explores the ancient Indian art of healing and wellness, offering an enlightening guide to achieving harmony in body, mind, and spirit. It presents practical instructions on customizing diet, exercise, and sleep routines based on one’s unique physical constitution, or dosha. Through Ayurveda, all of us can find a pathway to a healthier, more balanced life. 

Who should read Ayurveda?

  • Holistic health practitioners looking to incorporate Ayurveda into their lives
  • People looking for a comprehensive, natural approach to health and wellness
  • Spiritual seekers wanting a deeper understanding of the mind-body-spirit connection

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Spirituality Books: Feeling Is The Secret by Neville Goddard

Feeling Is The Secret

Neville Goddard
Ideas that Shape the World
4.5 (118 ratings)
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What's Feeling Is The Secret about?

Feeling is the Secret (1944) uncovers the profound connection between consciousness and reality. It offers a method to harness your thoughts and emotions, helping you redefine your understanding of your own existence – and reshape your life.

Who should read Feeling Is The Secret?

  • Spiritual seekers on a journey of self-discovery and enlightenment
  • Personal development enthusiasts curious about how the mind shapes reality
  • Philosophers and theologians interested in the intersection of spirituality and science

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Spirituality Books: Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha

Hermann Hesse
4.6 (256 ratings)
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What's Siddhartha about?

Siddhartha (1922) is the beloved classic novel about a pampered prince who goes on a spiritual journey of self-discovery. Through the depths of asceticism to the heights of worldly success, the novel traces one seeker’s path to enlightenment taking the road less traveled.

Who should read Siddhartha?

  • Seekers curious about this classic texts
  • Path-finders and way-makers looking for stories of kindred souls
  • Anyone interested in alternative visions for society, religion, success, and relationships

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Spirituality Books: Wild at Heart  by John Eldredge

Wild at Heart

John Eldredge
Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul
3.4 (19 ratings)
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What's Wild at Heart about?

Wild at Heart (2001) invites you on a journey into the wilderness of your own heart. It's a thrilling exploration of authentic masculinity, divine masculinity, and the dance of masculinity and femininity. Get ready to discover your true strength, embrace adventure, and live the life you were meant to live.

Who should read Wild at Heart ?

  • Men seeking self-discovery and personal growth
  • Individuals interested in spirituality and gender
  • Adventurers yearning for deeper understanding of masculinity

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Spirituality Books: Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologica

Thomas Aquinas
3.6 (47 ratings)
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What's Summa Theologica about?

The Summa Theologica (1485), unfinished at the author’s death in 1274, dives into the depths of Christian theology, systematically exploring topics such as God, Christ, and the Holy Trinity. It dissects theological and philosophical arguments to present a comprehensive understanding of Christian doctrines.

Who should read Summa Theologica?

  • Aspiring theologians
  • Philosophy students
  • History enthusiasts

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Spirituality Books: The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Cost of Discipleship

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
4.0 (34 ratings)
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What's The Cost of Discipleship about?

The Cost of Discipleship, first released in 1937, examines the fundamental commitment required to truly follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. It explores the idea of “cheap grace” versus “costly grace,” presenting an argument that genuine discipleship demands a substantial personal sacrifice.

Who should read The Cost of Discipleship?

  • Theology students
  • Practicing Christians
  • Readers interested in religious philosophy

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Spirituality Books: The Kybalion by Three Initiates

The Kybalion

Three Initiates
A Study of Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece
4.3 (260 ratings)
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What's The Kybalion about?

Kybalion (1908) is an occult classic of the New Thought movement that claims that mind and thought are the ultimate powers of the universe, and human beings can harness those primal forces – like thought, rhythm, and polarities – for health, wealth, and influence. 

Who should read The Kybalion?

  • History buffs curious about the foundations of the New Age and self-help movements
  • Esoteric thinkers seeking out the texts that shaped modern occultism
  • Anyone wanting to expand their perspective on metaphysics and consciousness

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Spirituality Books: The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide by James Fadiman

The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide

James Fadiman
Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys
4.4 (32 ratings)
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What's The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide about?

The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide (2011) is the definitive manual for psychedelic voyagers and those who guide them. Combining original research, personal reports, and shamanistic tradition, it teaches how to create safe and successful psychedelic experiences that facilitate healing, self-discovery, and creativity. 

Who should read The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide?

  • Psychedelic voyagers or those curious about psychedelic experiences
  • Therapists and psychology professionals interested in psychedelic-assisted therapy
  • Anyone seeking healing from trauma, addiction, anxiety, or depression

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Spirituality Books: Travel Light by Light Watkins

Travel Light

Light Watkins
Spiritual Minimalism to Live a More Fulfilled Life
4.4 (54 ratings)
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What's Travel Light about?

Travel Light (2023) is a refreshing take on the practice and philosophy of minimalism. Rather than focusing on streamlining physical possessions, it suggests that true minimalism begins from within, with the streamlining of beliefs and desires. 

Who should read Travel Light?

  • Minimalism enthusiasts
  • Those who want to live more simply but don’t necessarily want to give away all their stuff
  • Individuals who’ve already given away their stuff who’re questioning the effectiveness of minimalism

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Spirituality Books: Ethics by Baruch Spinoza

Ethics

Baruch Spinoza
4.5 (268 ratings)
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What's Ethics about?

Ethics (1677) is Spinoza’s enigmatic masterwork that changed philosophy. One of only two published works by the author, with the other published anonymously, the text became a flashpoint for divisions around the nature of god, religion, and nature, as well as a foundation for traditions of western mysticism and spirituality ever since.

Who should read Ethics?

  • Philosophy lovers curious about the works that shaped modern thought
  • History buffs looking for more on the great minds of the past
  • Mystical thinkers curious about the nature of the universe

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Spirituality Books: Finding Your Way by Sharon Salzberg

Finding Your Way

Sharon Salzberg
Meditations, Thoughts, and Wisdom for Living an Authentic Life
4.5 (81 ratings)
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What's Finding Your Way about?

Finding Your Way (2023) is a practical guide to living a fulfilling and purposeful life through the power of mindfulness and meditation. Through a collection of thoughts, reflections, and one-page meditation exercises, it aims to help readers shift their perspectives, nurture compassion, and foster connections with the world around them.

Who should read Finding Your Way?

  • Daily reflectors
  • Resilience builders
  • Mindfulness practitioners

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Spirituality Books: The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need by Joanna Martine Woolfolk

The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need

Joanna Martine Woolfolk
3.1 (71 ratings)
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What's The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need about?

The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need (2001) is a comprehensive guide to astrology, covering everything from sun signs and planets to houses and aspects. It provides an explanation of zodiac profiles, compatibility, and birth chart interpretation, allowing you to unlock the secrets of the cosmos to better understand yourself and your relationships with others.

Who should read The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need?

  • Holistic wellness seekers 
  • People looking for New Age spiritual guidance
  • Fans of astrology TikTok

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Spirituality Books: The Bhagavad Gita by Vyasa

The Bhagavad Gita

Vyasa
4.4 (164 ratings)
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What's The Bhagavad Gita about?

The Bhagavad Gita is a self-contained episode of the Mahabharata, an epic poem about the devastating rivalry between two clans for control of the kingdom of Bharata in ancient India. Composed around the third century BCE, the 700 verses of the Bhagavad Gita explore questions of social and religious duty, the nature of human action, and our relationship to God. For many readers, scholars, and believers, it is the quintessential religious text in Hinduism. 

Who should read The Bhagavad Gita?

  • Seekers exploring Eastern spirituality
  • History buffs interested in India and its religions
  • Curious minds open to ancient insights 

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Spirituality Books: Live Free by DeVon Franklin

Live Free

DeVon Franklin
Exceed Your Highest Expectations
3.7 (428 ratings)
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What's Live Free about?

Live Free (2021) discusses the importance of properly setting expectations in all areas of life in order to live freely and happily. From navigating the complexities of relationships and cultural norms to redefining success in your professional life, it offers insights and strategies for setting and communicating expectations that resonate with your true self. 

Who should read Live Free?

  • Individuals struggling with societal and cultural expectations 
  • Professionals feeling unfulfilled with their careers
  • Seekers of personal growth and self-awareness

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Spirituality Books: The Inner Work by Mathew Micheletti & Ashley Cottrell

The Inner Work

Mathew Micheletti & Ashley Cottrell
An Invitation to True Freedom and Lasting Happiness
4.5 (301 ratings)
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What's The Inner Work about?

The Inner Work (2019) is a profound yet practical guide that provides the essential tools to break free and unlock your highest potential. Integrating spiritual insight and psychology, it leads you step-by-step through the inner transformation required to end pain and reclaim inner peace. 

Who should read The Inner Work?

  • People who feel trapped by feelings of inadequacy, negativity, and shame
  • People who know they’re not living up to their full, radical potential
  • Anyone interested in living joyfully, mindfully, and wholeheartedly

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Spirituality Books: Be Here Now by Ram Dass

Be Here Now

Ram Dass
4.2 (211 ratings)
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What's Be Here Now about?

Be Here Now (1971) is the story of one man’s spiritual awakening in India. In addition to his learnings and insights, it contains practical guidance for anyone embarking on their own spiritual journey.

Who should read Be Here Now?

  • Truth-seekers
  • People who want to deepen their happiness and fulfillment
  • Anyone interested in Eastern spirituality

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Spirituality Books: Essential Reiki by Diane Stein

Essential Reiki

Diane Stein
A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art
3.5 (47 ratings)
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What's Essential Reiki about?

Essential Reiki (1995) delves into Reiki, an ancient healing technique that involves the transmission of universal life energy through a healer’s hands. It emphasizes physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual healing, rooted in the intuitive and respectful use of hand placements over various body points or chakras. This practice, based on the innate human and animal instinct to touch areas of pain for comfort, is independent of any religious belief and centers around the ancient life force known as Ki.

Who should read Essential Reiki?

  • Holistic health enthusiasts
  • Spiritual healing practitioners
  • Alternative medicine students

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Spirituality Books: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love

Elizabeth Gilbert
One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
3.6 (61 ratings)
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What's Eat, Pray, Love about?

Eat, Pray, Love (2006) is the story of a year-long journey around the world in pursuit of pleasure in Italy, spiritual devotion in India, and finally a balance of the two in Indonesia. With refreshing candor and humor, this bestselling memoir charts a courageous path of self-discovery.

Who should read Eat, Pray, Love?

  • Foodies after an indulgent tale of finding pleasure in eating
  • Yogis ready to be inspired by a story of commitment to prayer and meditation
  • Romantics who swoon at stories of love after loss

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Spirituality Books: Secrets of Divine Love by A. Helwa

Secrets of Divine Love

A. Helwa
A Spiritual Journey Into the Heart of Islam
4.3 (25 ratings)
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What's Secrets of Divine Love about?

Secrets of Divine Love (2020) delves into the spiritual depths of Islam, offering insights into its universal themes of divine connection and oneness. It explores the unique essence of God, the role of the Qur'an as a guide, and the transformative journey through Islam's spiritual stages, illuminating the path to inner fulfillment and universal kinship.

Who should read Secrets of Divine Love?

  • Curious cats wondering about Islam
  • Divine truth detectives
  • Avid intrafaith researchers

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Spirituality Books: The Seven Circles by Chelsey Luger & Thosh Collins

The Seven Circles

Chelsey Luger & Thosh Collins
Indigenous Teachings for Living Well
4.7 (46 ratings)
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What's The Seven Circles about?

The Seven Circles (2022) draws on Indigenous ancestral wisdom for achieving spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being. It proposes a holistic model called the Seven Circles – a template for modern living that’s intended to keep all aspects of life in balance including food, movement, sleep, ceremony, sacred space, land, and community.

Who should read The Seven Circles?

  • People interested in Native American culture and spirituality
  • Wellness and self-help enthusiasts
  • Individuals seeking community and connection

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Spirituality Books: The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese

The Covenant of Water

Abraham Verghese
4.4 (18 ratings)
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What's The Covenant of Water about?

The Covenant of Water (2023) follows a family in southern India across three generations as they grapple with a chilling affliction – the death by drowning of at least one member of every generation. Spanning almost the entire twentieth century, this masterful literary novel is a poignant tale of love and loss, chronicling the evolution of a family as well as India's turbulent passage into modernity.

Who should read The Covenant of Water?

  • Fans of literary fiction interested in emotional resonance and the human experience
  • People intrigued by the traditions and everyday lives of families in southern India
  • Those fascinated by India's culture and history, especially the changes in Indian society throughout the 1900s

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Spirituality Books: The Amen Effect by Sharon Brous

The Amen Effect

Sharon Brous
Ancient Wisdom to Mend Our Broken Hearts and World
3.8 (14 ratings)
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What's The Amen Effect about?

The Amen Effect (2024) is an inspiring exploration of the power of community to mend our broken hearts. It contends that our most basic human yearning for connection can reawaken our shared humanity, offering a hopeful blueprint for more meaning, connection, and compassion.

Who should read The Amen Effect?

  • People experiencing grief, loss, or life transitions
  • Anyone seeking inspiration for living boldly and with purpose
  • Leaders of faith-based or social justice organizations

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Spirituality Books: Mostly What God Does by Savannah Guthrie

Mostly What God Does

Savannah Guthrie
Reflections on Seeking and Finding His Love Everywhere
4.3 (16 ratings)
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What's Mostly What God Does about?

Mostly What God Does (2024) explores the profound and often unexpected ways faith can manifest in daily life. Through personal insights and reflections, it invites you to consider how the six essentials of connection to God – love, presence, praise, grace, hope, and purpose – color and shape every facet of your experience.

Who should read Mostly What God Does?

  • Individuals exploring their faith or spirituality 
  • Fans of Savannah Guthrie’s journalism and writing 
  • Book clubs focused on inspirational and motivational works

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Spirituality Books: No Nonsense Spirituality by Brittney L. Hartley

No Nonsense Spirituality

Brittney L. Hartley
All the Tools No Belief Required
3.6 (32 ratings)
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What's No Nonsense Spirituality about?

No Nonsense Spirituality (2024) introduces you to a spiritual exploration unfettered by traditional confines, combining the age-old wisdom of religions with the clarity of skeptical inquiry. This exploration invites you to craft a unique spiritual narrative that resonates deeply with your values and experiences, empowering you to redefine spirituality on your terms.

Who should read No Nonsense Spirituality?

  • Secular individuals exploring personal spirituality
  • Skeptics interested in blending tradition with inquiry
  • Practitioners of mindfulness and meditation techniques

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