Recommended Reading List


The following book list is from one I provide students for a class series I have taught in the past on The Science of Metaphysical and Oriental Philosophy.  The list is arranged not alphabetically, but in a suggested reading order.

1.  “The Kybalion” by Three Initiates

2.  “Fourteen Lessons in Yogi Philosophy” by Yogi Ramacharaka

3.  “Advanced Lessons in Yogi Philosophy” by Yogi Ramacharaka

4.  “Science Of Breath,” by Yogi Ramacharaka

5.  “A Brief History of Time” by Stephen W. Hawking

6.  “Hands Of Light, A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field” by Barbara Ann Brennan

7.  “Light Emerging: The Experience of Healing Through The Human Energy Field”  by Barbara Ann Brennan

8.  “The Astral Body, And Other Astral Phenomena” by Arthur E. Powell

9.  “The Chakras” by C. W. Leadbeater

10.  “The Aura” by Geoffrey Hodson

11.  “The Devachanic Plane” by C. W. Leadbeater

12.  “Clairvoyance” by C. W. Leadbeater

13.  “The Etheric Double” by A. E. Powell

14.  “Thought Power” by Annie Besant

15.  “Karma” by Annie Besant

16.  “Dharma” by Annie Besant

17.  “Reincarnation” by Annie Besant

18.  “The Mental Body” by Arthur E. Powell

19.  “The Seven Principles of Man” by Annie Besant

20.  “A Study in Consciousness” by Annie Besant

21.  “A Study in Karma” by Annie Besant

22.  “Thought Forms” by Annie Besant

23.  “Fairy Kingdom” by Geoffrey Hodson

24.  “Way of the Shaman” by Michael Horner

25.  “The Stanzas of Dyzan” by H. P. Blavatsky

26.  “The Voice of the Silence” by H. P. Blavatsky

27.  “Death and After” by Annie Besant

28.  “Clairvoyant Investigations” by Geoffrey Hodson

29.  “The Kingdom of the Gods” by Geoffrey Hodson

30.  “The Personal Aura” by Dora van Gelder Kunz

31.  “The Real World of Fairies: A First-Person Account” by Dora van Gelder Kunz

32.  “Spiritual Healing” by Dora van Gelder Kunz

33.  “The Chakras and the Human Energy Fields” by Dora van Gelder Kunz

34.  “Invisible Helpers” by C. W. Leadbeater

35.  “The Life after Death” by C. W. Leadbeater

36.  “Man, Visible and Invisible” by C. W. Leadbeater “

37.  “The Secret Doctrine” by H. P. Blavatsky

38.  “Theosophical Glossary” by H. P. Blavatsky

39.  “The Monad” by C. W. Leadbeater

40.  “Thought Forms” by C. W. Leadbeater

41.  “The Key to Theosophy” by H. P. Blavatsky

42.  “The Etheric Body of Man” by Phoebe and Laurence Bendit

43.  “The Causal Body and the Ego” by Arthur E. Powell

44.  “Isis Unveiled” by H. P. Blavatsky

45.  “Mystic Christianity” by Yogi Ramacharaka

46. “Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery” By Rupert Sheldrake

47. “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu
I prefer the translation by Thomas Cleary

  One Response to “Recommended Reading List”

  1. i am a fledgling trying to get my wings in the fields of metaphysics and the occult – thank you for having this site open so that i may learn – i also appreciate the reading list, i have found one book on there that i own, so maybe i’m on the correct path – i am amazed at all there is to know!!!!!!

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