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First Things First -Essays on the Buddhist Path

First Things First -Essays on the Buddhist Path was published in 2018 by the Metta Forest Monastery and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Unported. The essays were collected from various sources and are the seventh collection of essays by the Buddhist monk Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu. The essays included in this book are: Honest to […]

Mind Games – Short Fiction about Bizarre Mental Health Disorders

Mind Games – Short Fiction about Bizarre Mental Health Disorders, is a brilliant tour through some of the rarest but existing mental diagnosis. The stories are written by the Czech philosopher and psychologist Sam Vaknin, who has allowed me to post the book here. Read for instance about the condition that a small number of […]

Khordeh Avesta

Khordeh Avesta (Khordeh Avesta Bā-Māyeni). The oldest Zoroastrian religious scripture, as preserved at present, is known as the Avesta. A section of this Avesta is known as the “Khordeh-Avesta’ which means the “Smaller or Selected Avesta”. This is the book of daily prayers of the Zoroastrians. It is a cherished possession of every devoted Zoroastrian […]

The complete works of Friedrich Nietzsche in English as PDF

The complete works of Friedrich Nietzsche. I am proud to present this collection gathered from various sources. The books are cleaned and processed so all scans consist of clear, searchable text and some empty pages have been removed for faster downloads. These 18 volumes are the complete writings of Friedrich Nietzsche, the 18’th volume being […]

This guy walked around an entire continent

Our friends over at GreatestAdventurers.com just posted the book about a journalist who in 1921 walked around Australia alone and unassisted. The Amateur Tramp – The man who walked around a continent

The Prophet by Khalil Gibran – Free PDF e-book

The Prophet by Khalil Gibran entered the world of Public Domain on January 1, 2019. The book is here available as a free pdf ebook. It was written in English by the Lebanese Khalil Gibran and published in 1923. Its poetic wisdom and the spiritual universal message has made it a modern classic now translated to […]

The most complete collection of the books by Hermann Hesse

The most complete collection of the books by Hermann Hesse you will ever find on the Internet. There never was an official compilation of the works på Hermann Hesse in English. Here I have tried to sort out the works currently in the Public Domain and edited the works for the PDF-format. If a page […]

Complete Works of H. G. Wells

Complete Works of H. G. Wells – yes, all of them. Last year all of Herbert George Wells books entered the world of Public Domain and here they are for your reading pleasure in all their glory and entirety. If you prefer I have even created a single file containing all every single volume. H. G. […]

Gods of the North

Gods of the North is about the mythology of the Vikings, Angels, Saxons and Jutes and how it has shaped cultures, languages and later religions. The author Brian Branston states that a myth is like a dream; a direct expression of the unconscious mind, and the events of a myth, its characters and symbols are […]

The Ramayana Condensed into English Verse

This translation is the sixt attempt to make the Hindu epic Ramayana available in English from the original Sanskrit material. Romesh Dutt’s approach was to approximate the original presentation by translate it into English verses, a huge task, which he published in 1899. Romesh Dutt was born in Bengal and he had complete mastery of English. His first […]

The spiritual writings of Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter, art theorist, and poet. He became famous for painting the first purely abstract works as part of the Soviet avant-garde that flourished until about 1930. Kandinsky’s experiments became too much for Stalin’s increasing political control over the art-scene and also Kandinsky’s spiritual outlook was not comme il faut for the trending Soviet Realism. […]

Mahabharata – Epic of the Bharatas English condensed version

Here is another and easy to read version of the classic, divine poem the Mahabharata. Mahabharata – Epic of the Bharatas is condensed into English verses by Romesh C. Dutt from 1898 and re-published in 2018. Romesh writes about the Mahabharata: For if there is one characteristic feature which distinguishes the Mahabharata (as well as the other Indian Epic, the Ramayana) […]

Selected Works of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Selected Works of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar is a huge collection, 4795 pages, consisting of articles and essays on the Indian democracy, spiritual life, and social system. Ambedkar was independent India’s first minister of justice and one of the main writers of the constitution. He spent his life working for social justice and the elimination of the […]

Gitanjali – Song Offerings

Gitanjali – Song Offerings is the magnum opus of Rabindranath Tagore and the work that gave him the Nobel Prize.  This is the English translation, Tagore wrote in Bengali and translated to English himself. The book consists of 103 poems rooted in the ancient spiritual wisdom of India. Most of the poems found in Gitanjali are […]

Butterflies are Free to Fly – A New and Radical Approach To Spiritual Evolution

Butterflies are Free to Fly with the subtitle A New and Radical Approach To Spiritual Evolution by Stephen Davis was published in 2010 freely for non-commercial purposes. The book examines how topics such as quantum physics and recent scientific experiments are radically changing our understanding of life, the nature of our reality, and our spirituality. […]

The book of spirits

The Book of Spirits was sent to me by the author last week. It is a short book he wrote for himself in order to “help me a little through this strange rabbit-hole we call life.” The author, his real name is not Funky Looking Monkey, writes us: “Reality is constant and always changing. I am […]

The Mysteries of Mind

The Mysteries of Mind by Yuvacaria Mahaprajna is an in-depth guide to meditation based on the ancient Jain-tradition. This Preksha meditation consist of practices for purifying emotions and conscious and realizing the own self. It helps in leading a peaceful life and is a system of meditation for attitudinal change, behavioral modification and integrated development of […]

Necronomicon and the complete works of H. P. Lovecraft

Necronomicon is the book that never existed, or at least that is what I believe, even though more than a dozen books claim to be the original translation. You can find lots of sites discussing the Necronomicon especially in the satanistic and urban shamanistic corners of the Internet. The myth, that was brought forward by […]

The Complete works of Nostradamus PDF

The Complete works of Nostradamus compiled in one PDF. 1 March 1555 the French scientist, doctor, and astrologist Michel de Nostradamus, better known these days as Nostradamus, sat down and wrote the foreword to his spectacular work Centuria. Centuria means ‘a hundred’, and it might refer to the span of years his prophecies reach.  The foreword is […]

God Tweets

The other day i received this book from the author Sadasiva Saccidananda. It is a collection of 130 short texts written for twitter.  They are humorous, insightful and more or less elegant. Here is a couple of examples: No one expects presents from Santa Claus after knowing. No enlightened being expects anything again in maya-world. They […]

Fjodor Dostojevskij – complete works

Complete works of Fjodor Dostojevskij as PDF-files. Here is the most complete list you will find on the Internet of Fjodor Dostojevskij’s (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) works as free pdf e-books. The most important main works are here, but I am still searching for a number of short stories, letters and the novels The Landlady, The Adolescent, and the […]

Nalinika’s Story or: The Seduction of an Innocent

Nalinika’s Story. Nalinika’s Story is a pre-canonical story of the Buddha’s former life. The story is an interesting, but highly improbable, fable: a sage lives alone in the Himalayas, there is semen in the urine he passes, and a deer who happens to eat the grass in that place gets pregnant from it. A human boy […]

Stories of Norse Gods And Heroes

Stories of Norse Gods And Heroes by Annie Klingensmith consists of 20 chapters, each a story from the Norse mythology. The stories are translated from the original source, the Icelandic Eddas, which were compiled in the 13 century from much older written and orally transmitted material. The book has some fine illustrations and a vocabulary […]

Stories of Indian Saints Volume I+II

Stories of Indian Saints Volume I+II (in one book) is the translation of the Indian classic by Mahapati’s Marathi, Bhaktavihaya. Mahipati was a Brahman born in Ahmednagar in 1715. He became interested in the lives of those who had given up their secular lives and he began to collect and write down the biographies of […]

The Hasheesh Eater

The Hasheesh Eater with the subtitle: Being the Passage from the Life of a Pythagorean is a classic in psychedelic literature. It was publishes in 1857 by the author Fitz Hugh Ludlow and it became at huge success. At that time cannabis was both a legal and widely unknown substance. This book led to a public […]

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