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Robert Adams – Just the Satsangs

Robert Adams – Just the Satsangs. Robert Adams was a very unusual spiritual teacher. He did not want to be one at all. He liked being left alone to walk with his little dog Dimitri or sit in his backyard doing nothing. Yet he held satsangs. His Parkinson’s disease progressed to the point he could […]

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 […]

The smartest man who ever lived – The works of William James Sidis – The Animate and the Inanimate

One should pay attention, when the smartest man who ever lived, with an IQ between 250 and 300 writes about philosophy. Here is a fine selection of books by the extraordinary man, William James Sidis. A January morning in 1910 hundreds of students and professors gathered in the great lecture hall at Harvard University. On […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Philosophical Works of David Hume VOL I-IV

The Philosophical Works of David Hume is the primary philosophical writings of the Scottish thinker and historian. The works consist of four volumes, you can download them here in full as scanned PDF e-books. These versions are the ones published in June 1825 and therefore includes the two essays on Suicide and the Immortality of the Soul […]

Non-violence – a study guide based on early Buddhist teachings

Non-violence – a study guide based on early Buddhist teachings takes the reader through Buddha’s original philosophy about non-violence as described in the Pāli-canon: The earliest extant canon of the Buddha’s teachings. The Buddha continuously describes his sense of dismay at the violence and conflict in the world, together with his important discovery: that the […]

Ethical Studies Selected Essays by F. H. Bradley

Ethical Studies Selected Essays by F. H. Bradley a great introduction to the works of the English philosopher. This was his first book of which T. S. Eliot in 1926: “It is unusual, that a book so famous and influential should remain out of print so long as Bradley’s Ethical Studies.’ Bradley apparently planned a total revision […]

The Hymn: Song of the Soul

THE HYMN: Song of the Soul is the spiritual song of an anonymous author. On publication, the author of this small talisman of a book that gives its beholder wings veiled their identity, their hope is that the reader may discover within the words their own universal “soul song.” Only a single copy of the original book exists. […]

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 […]

William Blake & Jacob Boehme: Imagination, Experience & the Limitations of Reason

William Blake & Jacob Boehme: Imagination, Experience & the Limitations of Reason by Kevin Fischer. This essay examines how Jacob Boehme and William Blake understood and valued imagination, and how imagination is quite distinct from fantasy. Both men saw it as rooted in living experience, and as such necessary for a fuller knowledge and understanding […]

Magia Naturalis – Natural Magick

Magia Naturalis (natural magic) is the main work of the Neapolitan scholar Giambattista Della Porta, first published in 1558 in four books and then in 1586 in twenty books. It is the compilation of fantastic phenomena and beliefs he collected during his life and that he has tried to wrest from the divinatory magic by […]

The Middle Theory – A Guide to balance

The Middle Theory – A Guide to Balance. The knowledge contained in The Middle Theory was not derived from research and experimentation; it was sparked by a sudden shift in consciousness that the author, Deshon M. Fox, experienced shortly after his mother died of cancer. From the book: Turning our attention to our understanding of […]

Fundamental Philosophy

Fundamental Philosophy by Walter Wilson. I am so pleased every time a writer asks me for help to publish their works for a broader audience. During the last couple of weeks, this happened a couple of times. Recently Walter Wilson asked me to post his book about Fundamental Philosophy here and here it is: “The Most Scientific […]

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 […]

Consciousness Studies

Consciousness Studies – a Wikibook. It is often said that consciousness cannot be defined. This is not true; philosophers have defined it in its own terms for centuries. Consciousness can be described in terms of two principal components: firstly phenomenal consciousness which consists of our experience with things laid out in space and time, sensations, emotions, thoughts, […]

History of Greek Philosophy VOL I-II

History of Greek Philosophy is an immense work in two volumes about ancient Greek philosophy. It (Philosophie der Griechen) was written in German by Dr. E. Zeller a professor at the University of Berlin, this is the English translation published in England in 1881. The work is one of the most successful and ambitious attempts […]

Theory of Karman in Indian Thought

The problem of suffering and diversity of human nature is a great riddle which has been discussed widely in the eastern spiritual traditions for thousands of years. This book, the Theory of Karman in Indian Thought, outlines how the different schools have worked with the problem of Karma from the Upanishads, the Tantric sects to […]

The Zen of Love

The Zen of Love with the subtitle Discover your own awakened heart, is a spiritual guidebook explaining the inexplicable: how the unified vision of self-realization interfaces with the world of separation and duality, or how the One of Unity and the many of separation merge through the power and presence of Love. In down-to-earth, tell-it-like-it-is language, […]

Tantra yoga, Nada yoga and Kriya yoga

Tantra yoga, Nada yoga and Kriya yoga is hallmark of Sri Swami Sivanandas teachings. The introduction to the yogas are highly practical and also serves as an inspiration for the reader to establish a regular practice of doing he sadhanas.  Sri Swami Sivananda wrote 296 books on various topics centering about Hinduism, Vedanta, spirituality, yoga […]

The Free Soul

The Free Soul is another free e-book from Wayne Wirs, published here on his request. The free spiritual e-book is a shorter version, 82 pages, of his other work Mystical Oneness and the Nine Aspects of Being. The book deals with enlightenment and its requirements, with the hard work and the carefree attitude needed. It […]

Bhagvad Gita Treatise of self-help

Bhagvad Gita Treatise of self-help was recently suggested to my the author Mr. BS Murthy, who was so kind to offer it for free download here on holybooks.com. From his letter: “If one reads the otherwise peerless philosophical text with logically, as I did, then it would be apparent that 110 out of the 700+ 0 […]

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