Reading List

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A Reading List of Inspirational Books I’ve read.
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Henry David Thoreau
Walden and Other Writings
A Week, Walden, The Maine Woods, Cape Cod (Library of America)
Meditations of Henry David Thoreau: A Light in the Woods
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
I am That
Alan Watts
The Way of Zen
The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Essays and Lectures
Thomas Merton
The Seven Story Mountain
New Seeds of Contemplation
The Silent Life
Spiritual Direction and Meditation
The Way of Chuang Tzu
Thich Nhat Hanh
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teachings
Levi H. Dowling
The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ
The Upanishads Philosophical Texts
The Upanishads: Breath of the Eternal
Leo Tolstoy
A Calendar of Wisdom
Kahlil Gibran
The Prophet
The Flight of the Eagle
On Living and Dying
MK Gandhi
The Way to God
Intuition: Knowing Beyond Logic
Creativity: Unleashing the Forces Within
Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously
Lao Tzu
The Way of Life (Tao Teh Ching)
The Tao of Leadership
Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Outliers: The Story of Success
Shunryu Suzuki
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind
Napoleon Hill
Think and Grow Rich
Edmond Bordeaux Szekely
The Essene Gospel of Peace: Book One
The Essene Gospel of Peace: Book Two
Josef Pieper
Leisure: The Basis of Culture
Best books for learning Spanish
Madrigals Magic Key to Spanish
Barron’s 501 Spanish Verbs
Breaking Out of Beginners Spanish
Books for Learning Italian
Essential Italian Grammar
English Grammar Books
Woe Is I
Samael Aun Weor
Dream Yoga: Consciousness, Astral Projection, and the Transformation of the Dream State