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Additional Resources/Study Material:

Seeking additional material on Self-Realization? Examine the resources below, as well as the poems found within the poetry pages of this site. Those by Masters will elevate most profoundly and clearly. Of course, the greatest revelations, understandings, knowledge — will come from your own lived experience.

Please note that you will not find very many traditional religious texts pertaining to particular faiths, here. This is because the writer believes that the reader's expansion or elevation of consciousness and deepened understanding will come through the development of the reader's intuition, esp. via meditative practice (or devotion, or contemplation), regardless of text. The writer believes also, that in the majority of cases, religions have moved away from their original intentions and are frequently misunderstood and even incorrectly explained and inadequately taught.

You will find also that a helpful list of community development resources is offered below. Enjoy.




C o m m u n i t y   D e v e l o p m e n t

Capacity Building & Strengthening for Ethnocultural Communities. Canada: Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC). Read it here (see 'resources'): http://www.ethnocultural.ca/.

Count me in! Societies that Foster Belonging Improve Health. 2006. Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse. URL to .pdf file: http://www.count-me-in.ca/docs/CMIFinalReport.pdf.

Count me in! Tools for an inclusive Ontario. 2005. Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse. Read it here: http://www.count-me-in.ca/tools.htm.

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C o n c e p t s ;   P h i l o s o p h y

Arendt, Hannah. 1998. The Human Condition. Second Edition. Introduction by Margaret Canovan. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Douglas, Mary. 1966. Purity and Danger: an analysis of the concepts of pollution and taboo. London: Routledge. Read a few chapters here: http://www.bytrent.demon.co.uk/douglas00.html.

Gerson, L. P. and Brad Inwood (translators). Hellenestic Philosophy: introductory readings. 1997. USA: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

Hegel, G. W. F. Phenomenology of Spirit. 1977. Translated by A. V. Miller. Text analysis and foreword by J. N. Findlay. USA: Oxford University Press.

Plato. Plato: Complete Works. Edited by John M. Cooper and D.S. Hutchinson in 1997. USA: Hackett Publishing Company.

Sartre, Jean-Paul. 1956. Being and Nothingness. Translated by Hazel E. Barnes. USA: Washington Square Press.

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I n s p i r a t i o n a l   M e d i t a t i v e / S p i r i t u a l   P o e t r y   &   M u s i c

Sukhu, Eppi. 2007. The Endeavour I. URL to .pdf file: http://www.blissfulself.com/download/the_endeavour.pdf.

Sukhu, Eppi. 2007. The Endeavour II. URL to .pdf file: http://www.blissfulself.com/download/endeavour_book_two.pdf.

Sukhu, Eppi. List of Meditative, Inspirational Music/Mantras on CD: http://www.blissfulself.com/download/CDList.htm.

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I n t u i t i o n

(i) highly sensitive person (HSP)
Aron, Elaine N., Ph.d. 1996. The Highly Sensitive Person: how to thrive when the world overwhelms you. New York: Broadway Books.

(ii) empath, intuition, spiritual growth
Broederlow, Christel. 2002-2006. The Empath Report 101. The Universal Empath 101.

Sukhu, Eppi. June 2, 2013. "The true way to understand scripture is through intuition." Community Love Blog. URL: http://goo.gl/pyQye.

Rother, Steve, and The Group. 2000. Re-member: an Handbook for Human Evolution. Poway, CA: Lightworker.

Yogananda, Sri Sri Paramahansa. 1946. Autobiography of a Yogi. United States of America: Self Realization Fellowship. (Note: a nice overview of capabilities or possibilities through scientific/spiritual progress or evolution.)

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J e s u s   C h r i s t

Sivananda, Swami Sri. 1959. Life and Teachings of Lord Jesus. Uttar Pradesh, Himalayas, India: The Divine Life Society. Read it here: http://www.dlshq.org/download/jesus_teach.htm.

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S a n a t a n a   D h a r m a

[Devimahatmya.] In Praise of the Goddess: the Devimahatmya and its meaning. Prepared by Devadatta Kali. 2003. Berwick, ME: Nicolas-Hays, Inc.

Pandit, Bansi. 2004. The Hindu Mind: Fundamentals of Hindu Religion and Philosophy for All Ages. New Delhi: New Age Books.

Krishnananda, Swami. Daily Invocations. India: The Divine Life Society. Read it http://www.swami-krishnananda.org/invoc_0.html.

Yogananda, Sri Sri Paramahansa. 2001. The Science of Religion. India: Yogoda Satsanga Society of India.

Yukteswar Giri, Sri Sri Swami. 1949. The Holy Science. India: Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. 

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S p i r i t u a l i t y ,   M i r a c l e s ,    a n d    D i v i n e   G r a c e

Acharya, Pandit Shriram Sharma. 1992. Paranormal Acheivements through Self Discipline: Sadhana-se-siddhi. Translated by T. N. Sahai. Haridwar: Shanti Kunj.

Byrne, Rhonda. 2006. The Secret. Oregon: Atria Books. 

Chidananda, Swami Sri. Divine Grace. Ahmedabad, India: Divya Jivan Sangh, Sivanada Ashram, and, The Divine Life Society. URL to .pdf file: http://www.divyajivan.org/Publication/divyakrupa.pdf.

Chidananda, Swami Sri. Lectures on Raja Yoga. India: the Divine Life Society. URL to .pdf file: http://www.dlshq.org/download/rajayogalectures.pdf.

Chopra, Deepak. 2000. The Essential How to Know God: The Essence of the Soul's Journey Into the Mystery of Mysteries. United States of America: Harmony Books.

Krishnananda, Swami. 1993. To Thine Own Self Be True. Rishikesh, India: Divine Life Society. (E-book.) Read it here: http://www.swami-krishnananda.org/true_0.html.

Krishnananda, Swami. Yoga, Meditation, and Japa Sadhana. India: The Divine Life Society. URL to .pdf file: http://www.swami-krishnananda.org/ymj/Yoga_Meditation_and_Japa_Sadhana.pdf.

Ladinsky, Daniel. 2002. Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West. United States of America: Penguin Group.

Patanjali. Yoga Sutras. (Tip: try to obtain something that translates the original Sanskrit into your language of choice, without "fluff." This site may be helpful to you. Review the material in About: Self before making your final selection.)

Satyam, Swami Sri Yogi. Kriyayoga — Cosmic Energy has become all. URL to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkuD5fVMhl8.

Satyam, Swami Sri Yogi. Kriyayoga — Existence of Ghost. URL to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPlkJaXzCMs.

Satyam, Swami Sri Yogi. Moksha — Realizing no birth, no death. URL to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Dpo16EMzsg.

Sivananda, Swami Sri. 1994. Kundalini Yoga. Uttar Pradesh, India: Divine Life Society. URL to .pdf file: http://www.dlshq.org/download/kundalini.htm.

Sivananda, Swami Sri. 1992. Miracles of Sivananda. Uttar Pradesh, Himalayas, India: Divine Life Society. URL to .pdf file: http://www.dlshq.org/download/miracles.pdf.

Tolle, Eckhart. 2006. A New Earth. Awakening to Your Life's Purpose. United States of America: Penguin Group.

Tolle, Eckhart. 1999. Practicing the Power of Now: essential teachings, meditations, and exercises from The Power of Now. Novato, CA: New World Library.

Yogananda, Sri Sri Paramahansa. 1946. Autobiography of a Yogi. United States of America: Self Realization Fellowship.

Yogananda, Sri Sri Paramahansa. 1970. Scientific Healing Affirmations. Kolkata, India: Yogoda Satsanga Society of India; Self-Realization Fellowship.

Yukteswar Giri, Sri Sri Swami. 1949. The Holy Science. India: Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. 

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