The Vedic Reading List

Photo and artwork by Alexander Klein

Photo and artwork by Alexander Klein

A comprehensive list of the best books on meditation, the mind, the science of healing, Ayurveda, consciousness and spirituality. Enjoy your reading and remember to take time to digest and practice the knowledge!


MEDITATION AND THE MIND

The Science of Being and the Art of Living- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1967 version)

AGELESS BODY, TIMELESS MIND - Deepak Chopra

THE POWER OF NOW - Eckhart Tolle

A NEW EARTH - Eckhart Tolle

The Global Heart Awakens : Humanity's Rite of Passage from the Love of Power to the Power of Love - Anodea Judith



HEALTH AND HEALING

PERFECT HEALTH - Deepak Chopra

QUANTUM HEALING - Deepak Chopra

EASTERN BODY, WESTERN MIND - Anodea Judith

WHEELS OF LIFE: A HEALING GUIDE - Anodea Judith

HEALING BACK PAIN - John E. Sarno

WHY ZEBRAS DON’T GET ULCERS - Robert Sapolsky



VEDIC TEXTS

MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI ON THE BHAGAVAD-GITA: A NEW TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY, CHAPTERS 1-6 - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1969 version)

THE MAHABHARATA - Volume 1 AND Volume 2 OR Kindle - Ramesh Menon

THE RAMAYANA - Ramesh Menon

THE DEVI BHAGAVATAM - Ramesh Menon

Krishna: Life and Song of the Blue - Ramesh Menon

BHAGAVATA PURANA - Ramesh Menon

THE PRINCIPLE UPANISHADS - S. Radhakrishnan

SEARCHING FOR VEDIC INDIA (Kindle) - Devamrita Swami

SHANKARA’S CREST-JEWEL OF DISCRIMINATION - THE VIVEKACHUDAMANI - Shankara

I AM THAT: TALKS WITH SRI NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

The Tao Te Ching (a pocket handbook) - Stephen Mitchell

All books by Ramana Maharshi


YOGA

Kundalini Tantra - Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Surya Namaskara - Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Prana and Pranayama -  Swami S. Nirajanananda


OTHER GREAT BOOKS

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI - Paramahansa Yogananda

BE HERE NOW - Ram Dass

THE RINGING CEDARS SERIES - Vladimir Megre

THE RED BOOK - C. G. Jung

THE POWER OF MYTH - Joseph Campbell

THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY: A LIFE OF THE GENIUS RAMANUJAN - Robert Kanigel