This is a list of books we recommend. No scriptures will be on this list (scriptures are, of course, recommended, but they speak for themselves as scriptures. These are books of human agency that we, human agents, suggest.)

General HinduismEdit



Kashmir Shaivism:Edit

Paul Eduardo Muller-OrtegaEdit

  • The Triadic Heart of Siva: Kaula Tantricism of Abhinavagupta in the Non-Dual Shaivism of Kashmir (Suny Series, Shaiva Traditions of Kashmir)

John HughesEdit

  • Kashmir Shaivism: The Secret Supreme

Mark DyczkowskiEdit

  • The Doctrine of Vibration: An Analysis of the Doctrines and Practices of Kashmir Shaivism (Suny Series in the Shaiva Traditions of Kashmir) (Paperback)


John Woodroffe (Arthur Avalon)Edit


B.K.S. IyengarEdit

  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Yoga, Schocken Books; Revised edition (January 3, 1995), trade paperback, 544 pages, ISBN 0-8052-1031-8
  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Pranayama, Crossroad/Herder & Herder; (June 1995), trade paperback, 320 pages, ISBN 0-8245-0686-3
  • B.K.S. Iyengar, The Tree of Yoga, Shambala, (1988), trade paperback, 184 pages, ISBN 0-87773-464-X
  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, South Asia Books; 1 edition (August 1, 1993), trade paperback, 337 pages, ISBN 1-85538-225-3
  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom, Rodale; (2005), hardcover, 282 pages, ISBN 1-59486-248-6

Gopi KrishnaEdit

  • Gopi Krishna, Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man, Shambhala Books, 1970. autobiography

Advaita VedantaEdit