Books of Related Interest

This is a partial list of some of the best books I've run across, with my own reviews where possible. Click on the book title for the Amazon link to it. There are many more excellent books out there, and I would like to hear from you if you have one (or more) that you've found particularlly interesting or helpful! Email me at nenaya@nenaya.org

The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena,
by Dean Radin, Ph.D. 1997, Harper San Francisco

A must-read for anyone who wonders whether there's actual scientific research data to support psi phenomena. Packed with information, this book details the background of consciousness research, presents a wealth of study data in clear, 'understandable terms, and discusses numerous other areas of this field. Skeptics should start with this book! Radin, one of the world's top psi research scientists, presents a powerful, impeccably-researched case in a witty, entertaining style.

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
by Brian Greene, 1999, W.W. Norton & Company

An extremely readable, understandable book which explains clearly, using analogies, humor, and layman's terms, the principles of relativity and quantum mechanics. Greene then details a cutting-edge Unified Field theory, String theory, which may link the discrepancies between Einstein's theory of relativity and quantum physics, and which predicts the existence of multiple dimensions. By reading this book, I was able to finally 'get' a number of complex principles and theories which had previously eluded me. Even if you're not interested in String Theory, this book is well worth reading for its excellent explanations of Einsteins's theories of relativity, observations and theories in quantum physics , and much more.

Vibrational Medicine
by
Richard Gerber, M.D., 1999, Bear & Company
An extensive compilation of alternative and 'subtle energy' healing modalities, preceded by an excellent discussion of scientific evidence for the existence of the subtle energy body, and a compelling, understandable theory of the physics framework within which subtle energies could exist. This book covers a lot of ground...a must-read for anyone interested in subtle-energy healing.

Infinite Grace: Where the Worlds of Science and Spiritual Healing Meet
by Diane Goldner, 1999, Hamptons Roads
Diane Goldner began her 4-year study of subtle-energy healers as a skeptical reporter. When she began seeing amazing results from healers, she started digging deeply into the science of it. She presents a compelling and inspiring case for the legitimacy of subtle-energy healing.

Spontaneous Healing: How to Discover and Enhance Your Body's Natural Ability to Heal and Maintain Itself
by Andrew Weil, M.D., 1995, Fawcett Columbine

An excellent discussion of the body's innate healing mechanisms, and how they can be utilized for optimal health.

Journeys out of the Body,
Robert A. Monroe, 1971, Doubleday

Fascinating account of spontaneous experiences Monroe began having, leading him to become one of the most influential consciousness researchers of our time. Monroe invented Hemi-Sync binaural beat technology, and founded The Monroe Institute for the study of consciousness.

Far Journeys,
by Robert Monroe, 1985, Doubleday

An awe-inspiring continuation of Monroe's explorations of consciousness and other realities accessed from altered states. Monroe's writing is warm, candid, humorous, profound, and deeply moving. Also included are compelling findings from Monroe Institute research.

Ultimate Journey,
by Robert Monroe, 1994, Doubleday

Monroe's own mind-bending explorations continue, growing ever more profound.
FAR JOURNEYS and ULTIMATE JOURNEY MAY POSSIBLY BE THE TWO BEST BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ! LIFE-CHANGING AND TRANSFORMATIVE. (I admit, Robert Monroe is probably #1 on my List of Influential People in My Life! )

Mind Trek: Exploring Consciousness, Time and Space Through Remote Viewing,
by Joseph McMoneagle, 1993, Hampton Roads

Joe McMoneagle was the top remote viewer in a number of top-secret (since then declassified) military operations for 20 years. In Mind Trek, he discusses, in clear, down-to-earth language, the near-death experience that preceded this ability, actual case examples of remote viewing, his research with Bob Monroe at The Monroe Institute, and much more.

The Ultimate Time Machine: A Remote Viewer's Perception of Time, and Predictions for the New Millenium, by Joseph McMoneagle, 1998, Hampton Roads
Another information-packed volume by a former CIA remote viewer.

Opening to the Infinite: Human Multidimensional Potential
by Alice Bryant and Linda Seebach, M.S.W.,

A thought-provoking study of people who exhibit 'multidimensionally aware' characteristics. Extremely helpful reading for anyone having, or wishing to understand, 'nonordinary' experiences.

The Awakened Warrior: Living With Courage, Compassion, and Discipline, edited by Rick Fields, 1994, Tarcher Putnam
The warror spirit is an archetypal pattern associated with courage, discipline, compassion, intelligence, loyalty, and self-knowledge. This book is full of short pieces by well-loved authors, which cover enlightened approaches to struggle in all areas of life. Tremendously inspiring.


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