Our collection of the best spiritual books and books on spiritual enlightenment. Whether you are just beginning to ask What is Spirituality? or a long-seasoned veteran of the meditation cushion or nonduality circles, these books will offer spiritual inspiration and tools for your spiritual growth.
New! Hydroglyphics: Reflections on the Sacred by Phaedra Greenwood and Shawn Nevins
Stunning, inspiring, soul-awakening, the poetry and photography presented in Hydroglyphics makes both a wonderful gift and the book you need on your shelf when you want a simple, yet profound way to take a deep dive into the truth at the heart of things. Learn more.
Our Catalog of the Best Spiritual Books
Staying at the cutting edge of the best spiritual books, TAT Press is excited to announce publication of this fascinating story of Norio Kushi. Learn more.
Subtraction: The Simple Math of Enlightenment by Shawn Nevins
From fasting to falling in love, teaching kids to 30-day solitary spiritual retreats, a Zen master in West Virginia to an Indian guru in Germany, and a dozen other adventures and misadventures, Subtraction presents a wholehearted search for God, the real self, our true nature, enlightenment, or whatever you want to call that splinter in your mind which won’t let you rest until you find the answer. Learn more.
This Above All: A Journey of Self-Discovery by Tess Hughes
Tess Hughes’ story of her spiritual awakening is an outstanding read. The serious spiritual seeker will find this book, and the depth of Tess’ generosity, refreshing and uplifting. Tess not only openly reveals her own awakening path, but continually supports and encourages ours. It is a rare read. Learn more.
The Perennial Way by Bart Marshall
New English versions of Yoga Sutras, Dhammapada, Heart Sutra, Ashtavakra Gita, Faith Mind Sutra, and Tao Te Ching. These insightful new versions are presented without commentary … clear and poetic, yet intensely faithful to the language and nuance of the originals, they invite direct communication with the masters, and vibrate with a revelatory self-evidence that resonates in the mind and heart long after reading. Learn more.
Solid Ground of Being by Art Ticknor
In sharing the simple facts of his life experience, Art Ticknor takes us on an extraordinary spiritual journey, which hopes “to inspire another with a possibly unimagined possibility, and to encourage another to persevere.” Learn more.
Images of Essence by Bob Fergeson and Shawn Nevins
This beautiful book of spiritual poetry and photographs has been likened to “Rumi with a Nikon.” The authors’ creative wanderings touch a deep cord of recognition of the profound and sacred in everyday life. This makes a great choice if you’re searching through spiritual books for a gift. Learn More.
The Listening Attention by Bob Fergeson
Few meditation books provide such clear explanation of how can we re-connect, open the Gateway to Within, and once more gain the Peace and Understanding of our Inner Self. The Listening Attention is our innate ability to observe the world and ourselves without identification. Separate from the world of the mind and action, it points the way home. Learn more.
An anthology of the best spiritual essays, poems, and humor from the TAT Forum online magazine. Many are the voices in this volume, from classic to contemporary, yet all point toward a greater reality than that of which we are typically aware—a spiritual Awakening that can only be hinted at with words; that must and can be discovered by you rather than described by an author. Learn more.
Beyond Relativity: Transcending the Split Between Knower and Known by Art Ticknor
Ticknor shares his lessons and discoveries – from human failings to transcendent revelations with an insider’s view of what it means to be a modern spiritual seeker. Learn more.
The Celibate Seeker by Shawn Nevins
An Exploration of Celibacy as a Modern Spiritual Practice. A survey of people’s experiences with celibacy as a spiritual practice. Examines the effect of celibacy on intuition and energy level as well as other benefits and difficulties of this practice. Offers a wealth of practical advice and insight. Learn more.
A Handyman’s Common Sense Guide to Spiritual Seeking by David Weimer
David Weimer’s “Common Sense Guide” is a compendium of his years of spiritual search. This Army veteran, surveyor, reporter, and jack-of-all-trades handyman offers an unwavering portrait of the determination and single-mindedness that led him to experience what he calls completion. Alternating between practical advice on spiritual disciplines and heartfelt exhortations, he inspires readers to pursue their own understanding of existence. Learn More.
At Home with the Inner Self by Jim Burns
Jim Burns was the only living person that Richard Rose spoke of as having “made the trip.” At Home with the Inner Self consists of transcripts from informal talks recorded in 1984 and 1985. New to the third edition is an interview conducted in 2006 as well as the photographs that evoke the graceful dissolution of the urban landscape that Jim called home. Learn more.