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In this section of our Library you will find various recommendations on books, music and movies, arranged in alphabetical order and also according to themes and astrological correspondences. Such indications do not constitute a complete survey and are only meant to provide some examples.
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Abbott, Edwin A., Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, 1884.
Achterberg, Jeanne, Imagery in Healing: Shamanism and Modern Medicine, New Science Library, Boston, MA, 1985.
A classic in the field of alternative medicine, showing how throughout the history of medicine, including the shamanic healing traditions, the Greek tradition of Asclepius, Aristotle and Hippocrates, and the folk and religious healers, the imagination has always been the most powerful healing resource. Unlike the more recent notions, “in shamanic society health is not the absence of feeling; no more so is it the absence of pain. Health is seeking out all of the experiences of Creation and turning them over and over, feeling their texture and multiple meanings. Health is expanding beyond one’s singular state of consciousness to experience the ripples and waves of the universe.” Jeanne Achterberg (1940-2012).
Woman as Healer, Shambhala Publications, 2013.
Allen, Marcus, Astrology for the New Age: An Intuitive Approach, CRCS Publications, Sebastopol, CA, 1979.
Andrews, Ted, Magickal Dance: Your Body as an Instrument of Power, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1993.
Animal Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great and Small, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1995.
How to Meet and Work with Spirit Guides, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 2006.
or The Golden Ass (Asinus aureus). The protagonist (Lucius) is drawn to practice magic and while performing a spell to shapeshift into a bird he accidentally turns into an ass. As a result a long lourney develops till he finally calls upon Isis for help, who provides the way out of the problem.
Arrien, Angeles, The Four-Fold Way: Walking the Paths of the Warrior, Teacher, Healer and Visionary, Harper, San Francisco, CA, 1993.
“Many native cultures believe that the heart is the bridge between Father Sky and Mother Earth. For these traditions, the four-chambered heart, the source for sustaining emotional and spiritual health, is described as being full, open, clear, and strong. These traditions feel that it is important to check the condition of the four-chambered heart daily, asking: Am I full-hearted, open-hearted, clear-hearted, and strong-hearted?” Angeles Arrien, PhD (1940 – 2014) cultural anthropologist, educator, award-winning author, and consultant, unveils the four archetypal principles of the Native American medicine wheel (Warrior, Teacher, Healer, and Visionary) and the related meditations. “Four Rules For Life: Show up. Pay attention. Tell the truth. Don’t be attached to the results.”
Arroyo, Stephen, Astrology, Karma and Transformation: the Inner Dimensions of the Birth Chart, CRCS, Sebastopol, CA, 1992.
A classic in modern deep and spiritual astrology by astrologer, Stephen Arroyo, born on 6 October 1946, Sun in Libra, Moon in Aquarius, Ascendant in Aries.
Astrology, Psychology and the Four Elements: An Energy Approach to Astrology and Its Use in the Counselling Arts, CRCS, Sebastopol, CA, 1975.
Stephen Arroyo’s Chart Interpretation Handbook: Guidelines for Understanding the Essentials of the Birth Chart, CRCS, Sebastopol, CA, 1990.
Person-to-Person Astrology: Energy Factors in Love, Sex and Compatibility, Frog Ltd, 2008.
Ashcroft-Novicki, Dolores, The Ritual Magic Workbook: A Practical Course of Self-Initiation, The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, 1986.
Baldwin, Christina. Calling the Circle: The First and Future Culture, Bantam Books, New York, NY, 1998.
The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair, Berrett-Koehler, 2010.
The Seven Whispers: Listening to the Voice of Spirit, New World Library, 2010.
Belloni, Alessandra, Rhythm is The Cure, 2015.
Belloni, Alessandra, Healing Journeys with the Black Madonna: Chants, Music, and Sacred Practices of the Great Goddess, Bear & Company, 2019, foreword by Matthew Fox
Boncompagni, Solas, Il mondo dei simboli: numeri, lettere e figure geometriche, Ed. Mediterranee, Roma, 1984.
Bragdon, Emma, A Sourcebook for Helping People with Spiritual Emergency, Lightening Up Press, Los Altos, CA, 1988. In ebook as A Sourcebook for Helping People With Spiritual Problems, 2012.
The Call of Spiritual Emergency: From Personal Crisis to Personal Transformation, Ebookit.com, 2013.
Resources for Extraordinary Healing: Schizophrenia, Bipolar and Other Serious Mental Illnesses, Lightening Up Press, 2011.
(editor) Spiritism and Mental Health: Practices from Spiritist Centers and Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil, Singing Dragon, 2011.
Bryant, Page, Starwalking: Shamanic Practices for Traveling into the Night Sky, Bear & Company, Santa Fe, NM, 1997.
Caddy, Eileen, God Spoke to Me, Findhorn Press, Findhorn, 1971.
The Spirit of Findhorn, Findhorn Press, Findhorn, 1977.
Flight into Freedom and Beyond: The autobiography of the co-founder of the Findhorn Community, Element, Shaftesbury, 1988.
Opening Doors Within, Findhorn Press, 2012.
Cahill, Sedona; Halpern, Joshua, The Ceremonial Circle: Practice, Ritual, and Renewal for Personal and Community Healing, Harper, San Francisco, CA, 1992.
Castaneda, Carlos, The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1968.
A Separate Reality, Simon and Schuster, New York, NY, 1971.
Tales of Power, Simon and Schuster, New York, NY, 1974.
Magical Passes: The Practical Wisdom of the Shamans of Ancient Mexico, HarperCollins, London, 1998.
Cavendish, Richard, The Black Arts, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1967.
Cerchio, Bruno, Simbologia astrologica, Ed. Mediterranee, Roma, 1981.
Clifton, Chas S., Witchcraft Today: Book Three, Witchcraft and Shamanism, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1994.
Clow, Barbara Hand, Liquid Light of Sex: Understanding Your Key Life Passages, Bear & Company, Santa Fe, NM, 1991. Updated edition: Astrology and the Rising of Kundalini: The Transformative Power of Saturn, Chiron, and Uranus, Bear & Company, 2013.
Chiron: Rainbow Bridge Between the Inner & Outer Planets: Rainbow Bridge Between the Inner and Outer Planets, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1993.
The Pleiadian Agenda: A New Cosmology for the Age of Light, Bear & Company, 1995.
Awakening the Planetary Mind: Beyond the Trauma of the Past to a New Era of Creativity, Bear & Company, 2011.
Conforto, Giuliana, Organic Universe, Edizioni Noesis, 2004.
La futura scienza di Giordano Bruno e la nascita dell’uomo nuovo, Macro Edizioni, Diegaro di Cesena, 2001.
Cook, Angelique S.; Hawk, G.A., Shamanism and the Esoteric Tradition, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1992.
Cornelius, Geoffrey, The Starlore Handbook, Duncan Baird Publishers, London, 1997.
Cunningham, Donna, An Astrological Guide to Self-Awareness, CRCS Publications, Sebastopol, CA, 1978.
Astrology and Spiritual Development, Cassandra Press, San Rafael, CA, 1989.
Astrology and Vibrational Healing, Cassandra Press, San Rafeal, CA, 1988.
Being a Lunar Type in a Solar World, Samuel Weiser, York Beach, ME, 1982.
Healing Pluto Problems, Samuel Weiser, York Beach, ME, 1986.
Moon Signs: The Key to Your Life, Ballantine, New York, NY, 1988.
Darlison, Bill, Gospel and the Zodiac: The Secret Truth about Jesus, Overlook Books, 2008.
Davis, Martin, Astrolocality Astrology, The Wessex Astrologer, Bournemouth, 1999.
Davis-Wolfe, Mattie; Thomson, David, Walking the Sacred Wheel: A Year’s Journey of Initiation around the Sacred Wheel, Sacred Circles Institute, Mukilteo, WA, 1995.
De Solange, Mailly Nesle, Astrology: History, Symbols and Signs, Inner Traditions International, New York, NY, 1985.
Dobyns, Zipporah Pottenger, Expanding Astrology’s Universe, ACS Publications, San Diego, CA, 1983.
Finding the Person in the Horoscope, TIA Publications, Los Angeles, CA, 1973.
Drake, Michael, The Shamanic Drum: A Guide to Sacred Drumming, Talking Drum Publications, Goldendale, WA, 1991.
Drury, Nevill, The Elements of Shamanism, Longmead, Shaftesbury, 1982. The Shaman and the Magician, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1978.
Eliade, Mircea, Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy, Pantheon, New York, NY, 1964.
Yoga: Immortality and Freedom, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ,1970.
Farioli, Marcella, Le religioni misteriche, Xenia, Milano, 1998.
Foundation for Inner Peace, A Course in Miracles, Foundation for Inner Peace, Glen Ellen, CA, 1992.
Psychotherapy; Purpose, Process, and Practice: An Extension of the Principles of A Course in Miracles, Foundation for Inner Peace, Mill Valley, CA, 1976.
Frances, Lynn; Bryant-Jefferies, Richard, The Sevenfold Circle: Selfawareness in Dance, Findhorn Press, Findhorn, 1998.
Giamario, Daniel; Brent, Carolyn, The Shamanic Astrology Handbook, JCAU Publications, Tucson, AZ, 2002.
Gilchrist, Cherry, Planetary Symbolism in Astrology, Saros Fundation, 1980.
Ginzburg, Carlo, The Night Battles: Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1983.
Goodman, Felicitas D., Where the Spirits Ride the Wind: Trance Journeys and Other Ecstatic Experiences, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1990.
Speaking in Tongues: A Cross-Cultural Study of Glossolalia, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1972.
Gore, Belinda, Ecstatic Body Postures: An Alternate Reality Workbook, Bear & Company, Santa Fe, NM, 1995.
Grof, Christina; Grof, Stanislav, The Stormy Search for the Self: A Guide to Personal Growth through Transformational Crisis, Jeremy Tracher, New York, NY, 1990.
Guttman, Ariel; Johnson, Kenneth, Mythic Astrology: Archetypal Powers in the Horoscope, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1996.
Halifax, Joan, Shamanic Voices: A Survey of Visionary Narratives, E.P. Dutton, New York, NY; 1979.
Hand, Robert, Planets in Transits, Para Research, Rockport, MA, 1976.
Haram, Manuale laico di astrologia, Savelli, Milano, 1979.
Harding, M. Esther, Women’s Mysteries: Ancient and Modern, Rider & Co., London, 1935.
Harner, Michael, The Way of the Shaman, Harper, San Francisco, CA,1990.
Hess, Helene, The Zodiac Explorer’s Handbook: A Unique Guide to Using Your Birth Chart for Inner Exploration, The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, 1986.
Hoffman, Kay, The Trance Workbook: Understanding and Using the Power of Altered States, Sterling Publishing, New York, NY, 1998.
Hoffman, Mary, Stravaganza, Bllomsbury, London, 2002-2012
Hoeller, Stephan A., Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing, Theosophical Publishing House, Wheaton, IL, 2002.
Horn, Arthur David, (with Lynette Anne Mallory-Horn), Humanity’s Extraterrestrial Origins: ET Influences on Humankind’s Biological and Cultural Evolution, Silberschnur, Lake Montezuma, AZ, 1994.
Ingerman, Sandra, Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self, Harper, San Francisco, CA, 1991.
Jenkins, Palden, Living in Time: Learning to Experience Astrology in Your Life, Gateway Books, Bath, 1987.
Jones, Prudence (ed.), Creative Astrology: Experiential Understanding of the Horoscope, The Aquarian Press, London, 1991.
Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods: Over 2500 Deities of the World, Kyle Cathie Ltd, London, 1992.
Judith, Anodea, Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1987.
Jung, Carl Gustav, Memories, Dreams, Reflections, Fontana Press, London, 1995.
Collected Works of C.G. Jung: Vol. 13, Alchemical Studies, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1967.
Kaku, Michio, Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyessy Through the 10th Dimension, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1994.
Keeney, Bradford, Shamanic Christianity: The Direct Experience of Mystical Communion, Destiny Books, 2006.
Lam Kam Chuen, Master, Chi Kung: The Way of Healing, Broadway Books, New York, 1999. Stand Still, Be Fit: The Way of Energy, Gaia Books, London, 1995.
Lamparelli, Claudio, Tecniche della meditazione orientale, Mondadori, Milano, 1985.
Lapassade, Georges, Dallo sciamano al raver: saggio sulla transe, Urra, Milano, 1997.
Lemesurier, Peter, The Healing of the Gods: The Magic of Symbols and the Practice of Theotherapy, Element Books, Longmead, 1988.
Marciniak, Barbara, Bringers of the Dawn: Teachings from the Pleiadans, Bear & Company, Santa Fe, 1992. Family of Light, Bear & Company, Santa Fe, NM, 1998.
Matthews, John, The Celtic Shaman: A Handbook, Element, Rockport, MA, 1992.
Matthews, Caitlin; Matthews, John, The Western Way: A Practical Guide to the Western Mystery Tradition, Arkana, London, 1985.
Mayo, Jeff, The Planets and Human Behavior, CRCS Publications, Sebastopol, CA, 1985.
McKenna, Terence, Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge, Rider, London, 1992.
McEvers, Joan (ed.), Spiritual, Metaphysical and New Trends in Modern Astrology, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1988.
Meadows, Kenneth, Earth Medicine: A Shamanic Way to Self Discovery, Element, Shaftesbury, Dorset, 1991.
Merriman, Raymond, Evolutionary Astrology: The Journey of the Soul Through States of Consciousness, Seek-It Publications, Bloomfield, MI, 1991.
Mindell, Arnold, The Shaman’s Body: A New Shamanism for Transforming Health, Relationships, and the Community, Harper, San Francisco, CA, 1993.
Mundy, John, Listening to Your Inner Guide, Crossroad, New York, NY, 1995.
Myers, Robert <Buz>, The Moon as a Trigger for Transformation, RKM (audiocassette).
Nevin, Bruce, Astrology Inside Out: A New Approach to Astrology, Para Research, Rockport, MA, 1982.
Nicholson, Shirley (ed.), Shamanism: an Expanded View of Reality, Theosophical Publishing House, Wheaton, IL, 1987.
Osho, Hidden Mysteries, Rebel Publishing House, Cologne, 1997.
Meditation: The First and Last Freedom, St. Martin’s Press, New York, NY, 1996.
Tantra, Spirituality and Sex, Rebel Publishing House, Cologne, 1994.
Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, The Book of Secrets: A New Commentary, Rebel Publishing House, Cologne, 1991.
Picard, Eudes, Astrologie Judiciare, Leymarié, Paris, 1936.
Pierpaoli, Paola, Iniziazione al contatto con lo spirito guida, Ed. Mediterranee, Roma, 2003.
Voices of the Spirits of Nature, 2015.
Pottenger, Maritha, Astro Essentials: Planets in Signs, Houses & Aspects, ACS Publications, San Diego, CA, 1991.
Encounter Astrology, TIA Publications, Los Angeles, CA, 1978.
Healing with the Horoscope: A Guide to Counselling, ACS Publications, San Diego, CA, 1982.
Pratesi, Aniela, Iniziazione all’astrologia evolutiva: il cammino dell’anima attraverso la carta natale, Ed. Mediterranee, Roma, 2002.
Reinhart, Melanie, Chiron and the Healing Journey: An Astrological and Psychological Perspective, Penguin, London, 1989.
Ridall, Kathryin, Channeling: How To Reach Out To Your Spirit Guide, Bantam, New York, NY, 1990.
River, Lindsay; Gillespie, Sally, The Knot of Time: Astrology and Female Experience, The Women’s Press, London, 1987.
Rose, Christina, Astrological Counselling: A Basic Guide to Astrological Themes in Person to Person Relationships, The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, 1982.
Roth, Gabrielle, Maps to Ecstasy: Teachings of an Urban Shaman, Mandala, London, 1990.
Rudhyar, Dane, Astrology and the Modern Psyche: An Astrologer looks at Depth-Psychology, CRCS, Sebastopol, CA, 1976.
Rutherford, Leo, The Book of Games and Warm Ups for Group Leaders, Gale Centre, Loughton, 1994.
Principles of Shamanism, Thorsons, London, 1996.
Ryan, Christopher; Jetha, Cacilda, Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships, Harper, 2012.
Sanchez, Victor, The Teachings of Don Carlos: Practical Applications of the Works of Carlos Castaneda, Bear and Co., Santa Fe, NM, 1995.
Sargent, Denny, Global Ritualism: Myth & Magic Around The World, Llewellyn, St. Paul, MN, 1994.
Santoro, Franco, Astroshamanism: A Journey into the Inner Universe, Findhorn Press, 2003.
Astroshamanism: The Voyage through the Zodiac, Findhorn Press, 2003.
Iniziazione all’astrosciamanesimo: la via zodiacale alla Guida Interiore, Edizioni Mediterranee, Roma, 2000.
A Provisional Guide Book to the First Level of the Operative Training in Astroshamanism, Sacred Cone Press, Forres, 2001.
Provisoria, Forlorn Press, Bologna, 1984.
(ed.) ProvOrdo Etnai Sagdhanatabe, Anaghaseva, Bologna, 1988.
Introduzione agli aforismi provvisori della rete binaria del Sacro Cono, Sacred Cone Press, Forres, 2000.
Concisa Epitome del Compendio dell’Epica del Sacro Cono, EdizioniSì, 2012.
Schermer, Barbara, Astrology Alive!; Experiential Astrology, Astrodrama and the Healing Arts, The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, 1989.
Schneider, Marius, La danza delle spade e la tarantella, Argo, Lecce, 1999.
Sicuteri, Roberto, Astrologia e mito: simboli e miti dello Zodiaco nella Psicologia del Profondo, Astrolabio, Roma, 1978.
Smoley, Richard, Inner Christianity: A Guide to the Esoteric Tradition, Shambhala, 2002.
Hidden Wisdom: A Guide to the Western Inner Traditions, Quest Books, 2006.
Forbidden Faith: The Secret History of Gnosticism, Harper Collins, 2007.
Supernatural: Writings on an Unknown History, Tarcher, 2013.
Somé, Malidoma Patrice, Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic, and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman, Penguin, New York, NY, 1994.
Starhawk, The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess, Harper, San Francisco, CA, 1989.
Steinbrecher, Edwin C., The Inner Guide Meditation: A Spiritual Technology for the 21st Century, Samuel Weiser, York Beach, ME, 1988.
Sun Bear; Wabun Wind; Mulligan, Crysalis, Dancing With The Wheel: The Medicine Wheel Workbook, Simon & Schuster, London, 1991.
Szanto, Gregory, Astrotherapy: Astrology and the Realization of the Self, Arkana, London, 1987.
Vega, Anthony, Sex Dreaming: Esoteric Sexuality Revealed. (In the Toltec tradition of don Juan Matus & Carlos Castaneda), 2014.
Vitebsky, Piers, The Shaman: Voyages of the Soul, Trance, Ecstasy and Healing from Siberia to the Amazon, DBP, London, 1995,
Volguine, Alexandre, L’esoterismo dell’astrologia, Xenia, Milano, 1996.
Wade, Jenny, Transcendent Sex: When Lovemaking Opens the Veil, Gallery, New York, 2004.
Wapnick, Gloria; Wapnick, Kenneth, The Most Commonly Asked Questions About A Course in Miracles, Foundation for A Course in Miracles, Roscoe, New York, NY, 1995.
Wapnick, Kenneth, Forgiveness and Jesus: The Meeting Place of A Course in Miracles and Christianity, Foundation for A Course in Miracles, Roscoe, New York, NY, 1983.
Glossary-Index for A Course in Miracles, Foundation for A Course in Miracles, Roscoe, New York, NY, 1982.
Williamson, Marianne, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles, HarperCollins, New York, NY, 1996.
Enchanted Love: The Mystical Power of Intimate Relationships, Rider, 1999
Zimmerman, Jack; in collaboration with Virginia Coyle, The Way of Council, Bramble Books, Las Vegas, NV, 1996.
Zuromski, Paul, ed. The New Age Almanac, Doubleday, New York, 1988.