How will you define a Spiritual book? You must be wondering, what is a spiritual book and why it’s referred so?
A spiritual book is generally a record of personal experience and learning in the form of a diary, autobiography, self-dialogue, manuscript, journal, etc.
These books are written with a vision to help and heal others. The purpose is to mold the minds of people so that they can evolve and grow spiritually. Readers are inspired to step forwards towards their self-development and attain a fulfilling life. Believe me, these books will transform your thinking and help you to move on your spiritual journey.
“You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.” – Wayne Dyer
I have listed out a few Best Books on Spirituality, hoping you will start reading one and take a step forward towards your spiritual transformation.
1. The Power of Now
Author: Eckhart Tolle
Most of our worries leave us when we are in the present moment. This book is composed to help and motivate people to cherish their present. You will learn how to stop overthinking about what has happened before or will happen in the future.
2. The Secret
Author: Rhonda Byrne
This author reveals a centuries-old secret to the world, which is believed to be used by the most eminent people in the past. This book has a series of stories of people who have used the theories of secret in their daily lives and have got miraculous results from it.
3. Autobiography of a Yogi
Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
Autobiography of a Yogi reflects the life of Paramahansa Yogananda. This book describes his journey. He becomes a monk. Practiced Kriya Yoga meditation and was on a mission to spread his teachings to the world.
4. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Author: Don Miguel Ruiz
The book provides a sense of freedom from all the self believes which we impose on ourselves. These limitations are the reason to limit us from attaining our desires.
5. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success
Author: Deepak Chopra
This book teaches seven laws to unfold your potential for the attainment of success. According to the book, when we understand and practice these laws in our lives, everything we want can be built.
6. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
Author: Michael Alan Singer
The author explains that by practicing meditation, we can achieve happiness. Meditation helps in the development of our subconscious mind, which enables us to focus and live in the present.
Author: A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
The Bhagavad Gita is composed of the lessons preaches by Lord Krishna to guide Arjun at the time of the Mahabharata. Knowledge of the Gita will help the reader to follow their spiritual journey.
8. Journey of Souls
Author: Michael Newton
The book explains the journey of the soul in the spiritual world after death. The author explains various experiences and reveals the mystery behind the human soul.
9. The Book of Joy
Author: Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
This book is the story of two spiritual leaders Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu, explaining what is true happiness. They guide the readers by making them understand how one can attain happiness as desired.
10. Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy
This book emphasizes self-development which can be achieved through yoga. Sadhguru teaches the way to create a life full of happiness. He records his own personal experiences and teaches people to how one should live a more fulfilling life.
11. The Miracle of Mindfulness
Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
This book is a guide to take control of your thoughts, your subconscious mind. The reader will understand how to master their mind and live a content life by just being present.
12. The Vedas
Translator: Ralph T. H. Griffith, Arthur Berriedale Keith, Jon William Fergus
These are the religious texts originating in ancient India. There are four Vedas: the Rigveda, the Yajurveda, the Samaveda, and the Atharvaveda. There are four Indo-Aryan Vedas: the Rig Veda contains hymns about their mythology; the Sama Veda consists mainly of hymns about religious rituals; the Yajur Veda contains instructions for religious rituals; and the Atharva Veda consists of spells against enemies, sorcerers, and diseases.
13. Chanakya Neeti
This book is composed of the teachings of Chanakya. It has a lesson of ethics for all. DOs and DONTs of everyday life, one should follow when the situation demands. This book is a compilation of teachings that shares knowledge on every practical aspect of life. It talks about various topics covering law, economics, ethics, government, social welfare, growth strategies for individuals and the nation, wealth creation, politics, and more such areas meant for progress.
14. The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying
Author: Sogyal Rinpoche
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, written by Sogyal Rinpoche in 1992, is a presentation of the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead or Bardo Thodol.
15. The Complete Book of Yoga: Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga, Jnana Yoga
Author: Swami Vivekanand
Swami Vivekananda revealed to the world the true foundations of India’s unity as a nation. He taught humanity and brotherhood to the people of the country. He is one of the respected and notable teachers. His teachings are still prevalent and guide the people even in modern times. His teachings are compiled in the set of four Books- Karmyog, Rajyog, Gyanyog, Bhaktiyog by Swami Vivekanand, the spiritual Guru.
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