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The Soma Tantra

The Soma Tantra by ItzQuauhtli, is the debut of the author, who wishes to be anonymous. The book is a work of fiction situated in Hindu mythology, drawing its literary lineage from The Mahabharata and Siva Purana. The moon god Soma Chandra defies hs brethren by kidnapping their guru’s new wife, the gears of war are set in […]

The Sacred Books of the East – all 50 volumes

The Sacred Books of the East is an enormous  project undertaken by Max Müller and various authors from 1879 and 1910. The group’s work was published by Oxford University Press and to this day many of the translations are the only ones existing or the most precise. It is not possible to buy the complete set of these works, but Google […]

Pilgrim Kamanita – A Legendary Romance – by Karl Gjellerup

Pilgrim Kamanita – A Legendary Romance. In the year 1917, the two Danish authors Karl Gjellerup and Henrik Pontoppidan shared the Nobel Prize in Literature. Karl Gjellerup is the least known but he wrote some amazing works on very diverse subjects. He wrote in German and here is a surprising work of literature he wrote on Buddhism. It is about […]

Ulysses by James Joyce complete pdf ebook

Ulysses by James Joyce is not a holy book in the traditional sense, but I have chosen to post it here because of my admiration of the work. I also think that many of this sites friends would find it interesting. For more information on Ulysses please read the Wiki article. I found this photo of […]

Gadsby by Ernest Vincent Wright – 50.000 words without the letter “e”

This bizarre book, Gadsby, is a lipogram written in 1939 by the american Ernest Vincent Wright. The concept is the total absence of the letter “e” from all sentences on all pages. An article in the Oshkosh Daily in 1937 wrote that the manuscript was “amazingly smooth. No halting parts. A continuity of plot and almost classic clarity obtains.”  Wright […]

The Book of Gates and the Am-Tuat by E. A. Wallis Budge

The Book of Gates and the Egyptian Heaven Am-Tuat are the Ancient Egyptian cosmological treatises describing the architecture and inhabitants of the Tuat, the underworld which the boat of the Sun God, Ra, traverses during the night hours. The Book of Gates describes the passage of a newly deceased soul into the next world, corresponding to the journey […]

An Experiment at Fontainebleau A Personal Reminiscence by James Carruthers Young

An Experiment at Fontainebleau – A Personal Reminiscence by James Carruthers Young , M. D. is an interesting eyewitness report from Fontainebleau, a castle outside Paris, where Gurdjieff taught for years.  Like his colleague-physicians Mary Bell and Maurice Nicoll, Dr. James C. Young abandoned the practice of Jungian therapy to study at Fontainebleau. James Carruthers Young outlines the core […]

A Journey Through Georgia C. E. Bechhofer Roberts

Journalist Carl Eric Bechhofer Roberts, spoke Russian and traveled widely in Russia and the Caucasus. He was acquainted with Ouspensky as a fellow journalist, when he went to report on conditions there in 1919. Roberts describes a series of engaging meetings he had with “a curious individual named Georgiy Ivanovich Gourjiev” as well as an informed assessment […]

The Madman by Kahlil Gibran

The Madman is probably Kahlil Gibrans second most well known work after The Prophet. It was written in 1918 and consists of short essays and poems with ironic lights on the beliefs, aspirations, and vanities of humankind. Read “How I Became a Madman,” “The Two Hermits,” “The Wise Dog,” “The Good God and the Evil God,” […]

Letters from Russia by Ouspensky

Letters from Russia by Ouspensky. From 1907 until 1913 P. D. Ouspensky wrote for a Russian newspaper, mostly on foreign affairs. At the same time he was working on various books based on the idea that our consciousness is an incomplete state not far removed from sleep, and also that our three-dimensional view of the […]

The Trial by Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka – The Trial. It might be inappropriate to list The Trial by Franz Kafka among Holy books. On the other hand, Kafkas Classic from 1925 is as much a teaching into the unconsciousness as many textbooks we have here, and where would we be without the adjective “Kafkaesque”? We have many other books by Franz […]

Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Rudolph Steiner

Knowledge of the Higher Worlds by Rudolph Steiner set out to answer the question how knowledge of the higher worlds are attained. This book is a revised and enlarged edition of The Way of Initiation with Initiation and its Results. From Steiner’s intro: There slumber in every human being, faculties by means of which he can […]

The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley is a key work in the never psychedelic non-fiction genre. It has inspired millions of readers and the book gave the name to the band The Doors. From the book: “I took my pill at eleven. An hour and a half later, I was sitting in my study, […]

The Master Game By Robert S. de Ropp

The Master Game is a book CONCERNED with GAMES and AIMS.. Seek, above all, for a game worth playing. Such is the advice of the oracle to modern man. Having found the game, play it with intensity – play as if your life and sanity depended on it. (They do depend on it.) Follow the example […]

Siddhartha – an Indian Tale by Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha – an Indian Tale by Hermann Hesse is about a son of a Brahman who in his quest for the truth rejects his father’s faith. His way is through asceticism, meeting with the Buddha, love adventures and a secular life until he calms down and finally finds enlightenment. In many ways the novel is […]

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