A Step Beyond Madness

Suggested Reading List
Here is the Bibliography from Part I. Included are books about shamanism, alchemy, psychotropic plants, reincarnation, and spiritual and mystical awakenings. Also, after this list, please take a look at the video examples I have referenced for Peruvian and other types of sacred singing.
 
Borghouts, J.F. (translator). Ancient Egyptian Magical Texts (Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1978)

Dowman, Keith. Masters of Mahamudra: Songs and Histories of the Eighty-four Buddhist Siddhas (Albany, State University of New York Press, 1985)

Eddy, Mary Baker. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (Boston, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1875)

Edou,Jerome. Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod (Ithaca, Snow Lion Publications, 1996)

Eliade, Mircea. Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1964)

Feng, Gia-Fu and Jane English (translators). Lao Tsu Tao Te Ching (New York, Vintage Books, 1997)

Govinda, Lama Anagarika. Foundations of Tibetan Buddhism (Boston, Weiser Books, 1969)

Haich, Elisabeth. Sexual Energy and Yoga (Santa Fe, Aurora Press, 1982)

Hall, Manly P. The Secret Teachings of All Ages (New York, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2003)

Halifax, Joan. Shaman: The wounded healer (New York, Crossroad Publishing, 1982)

Hauck, Dennis William. The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation (New York, Penguin Books, 1999)

Lindsey, Jack. The Origins of Alchemy in Graeco-Roman Egypt (London: Frederick Muller, 1970)

Linrothe, Rob (editor). Holy Madness: Portraits of Tantric Siddhas (New York/Chicago, Rubin Museum of Art/Serindia Publications, 2006)

Magee, Matthew. Peruvian Shamanism: The Pachakuti Mesa (New York, The Heart of The Healer Publications, 2002)

Marshall, Peter. The Philosopher’s Stone: A Quest For The Secrets Of Alchemy (London, Macmillan, 2001)

Murphy, Michael. The Future Of The Body: Explorations Into the Further Evolution of Human Nature (New York, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1992)

Palmer, Martin and Elizabeth Breuilly (translators). The Book of Chuang Tzu (London, Penguin Books, 1996)

Raff, Jeffrey. Jung and the Alchemical Imagination (Berwick, Maine, Nicolas-Hays, Inc., 2000)

Ritner, Robert Kriech The Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practices (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1993)

Schultes, Richard Evans, Albert Hoffmann, and Christian Ratsch. Plants of the Gods:Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers (Rochester, Vermont, Healing Arts Press, 1998)

Szpakowska, Kasia. Behind Closed Eyes: Dreams and Nightmares in Ancient Egypt (Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2003).

Stevens, John (editor). Budo Secrets- Teachings Of The Martial Arts Masters (Boston & London, Shambhala, 2002)

Svoboda, Robert E. Aghora: At the Left Hand of God (Las Vegas, Nevada, The Brotherhood of Life, 1986)

Versluis, Arthur. The Mysteries of Love (St Paul, Grail, 1996)

Wiess, M.D., Brian L.. Many Lives, Many Masters ( New York,Fireside,1988)

Wilson, Colin. The Occult (London, Watkins Publishing, 2004)
 
Suggested You Tube Videos from around the world:

Icaros Music Chants

Siberian Shamanic Music 

Knights Templar Chant

Australian Aboriginal Music
 

The Heart of the Healer Foundation 11

Ainu, First People of Japan, The Original & First Japanese

Ainu Cultural Performance

Rose Pere - Maori Tohuna - Talking With Plants

Shamanic Muslim Turks from East Turkistan 

San Pedro Ceremony

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