Recommended books for enlightenment

These are the 22 books we recommend most highly to people who want enlightenment and Self-realization.

I Am That

Be As You Are

Annamalai Swami: Final Talks

When Fear Falls Away

The Path of Sri Ramana, Part One

The Most Rapid and Direct Means to Eternal Bliss

Intelligence Beyond Thought

The Silence of the Mind

Experience and Philosophy

The Cloud of Unknowing and the Book of Privy Counseling

Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi

Living by the Words of Bhagavan

Consciousness and the Absolute

Play of Consciousness

The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali

Prior to Consciousness

Seeds of Consciousness

The Experience of No-Self

The Heart of Awareness

The Bhagavad Gita (tr. Easwaran)

Guru Vachaka Kovai

Living With Kundalini

Other excellent books

The following books can be very helpful.

In Search of the Miraculous

The Early Upanishads

A Search in Secret India

Day by Day with Bhagavan

The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross

The Wonder That Was India

The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

The Autobiography of an Indian Monk

The Philosophy of Advaita

Healing Light of the Tao

Hands of Light

Yoga: Immortality and Freedom

The Ladder of Divine Ascent

The Essential Plotinus

Plato: The Collected Dialogues

Collision with the Infinite

Collected Works of Sri Ramana Maharshi

The Rumi Collection

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Ramana Periya Puranam

Conscious Immortality

Kundalini: Evolution and Enlightenment

Maharshi’s Gospel

Silence of the Heart

No Mind, I am the Self

Great Swan

The Wisdom of the Desert

The Concise Yoga Vasistha

The Bhagavad Gita (tr. Mascaro)

The Awakening West

A Thousand Names for Joy

Happiness and the Art of Being

Psychology of the Observer

Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man

Nothing Ever Happened

Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

The Vijnana Bhairava

The Vijnana Bhairava

Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English

The Method of Early Advaita Vedanta

The Method of Early Advaita Vedanta

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