Yoga & Psychedelics Full Bibliography





Adi Da.  Dawn Horse Testament


_____. The Knee of Listening.


Arya, Pandit Usharbudh, D.Litt.  Superconscious Meditation.  Himalayan International Institute of Yoga and Science.  Honesdale, PA, 1974.


Avalon, Arthur.  Shakti and Shakta.  New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1978.



Baba Hari Dass. Silence Speaks: From the Chalkboard of Baba Hari Dass.  Sri Rama Foundation, 1977.


Ball, Martin W, Ph.D. Being Human: An Entheological Guide to God, Evolution, and the Fractal Energetic Nature of Reality Kyandara Publishing, 2009.


Ibid.  The Entheogenic Evolution: Psychedelics, Consciousness, and Awakening the Human Spirit.

Kyandara Publishing, 2008.


Ibid. Mushroom Wisdom: How Shamans Cultivate Spiritual Consciousness.  Berkeley: Ronin Publishing, 2006.


Ibid.  Sage Spirit: Salvia Divinorum & The Entheogenic Experience., 1997.



Beyer, Stephan.  Singing to the Plants: A Guide to Mestizo Shamanism in the Upper Amazon.   University of New Mexico Press, 2010.


Boyd, Doug.  Swami: Encounters with Modern Mystics.   Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy: Honesdale, PA, 1995, 1976.


Buhner, Stephen Harrod.  Sacred Plant Medicine: The Wisdom in Native American Herbalism.  Bear & Company, 2006.


Campbell, Joseph.  Myths to Live By: How We Re-create Ancient Legends in Our Daily Lives to Release Human Potential.  Viking, 1972.


Cole, Krystle.  After the Trip: Thoughts on Entheogens, Spirituality, and Daily Life.  CreateSpace, 2008.


Cox, Harvey.  Turning East: Why Americans Look to the Orient for Spirituality – And What That Search Can Mean to the West.  Simon and Schuster, 1977.


Dobkin de Rios, Marlene.  The Psychedelic Journey of Marlene Dobkin De Rios: 45 Years with Shamans, Ayahuasqueros, and Ethnobotanists.  Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 2009. 


Eliade, MirceaYoga: Immortality and Freedom.  Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1958.



Empty, Dean.  The Psychedelic Bible: The Other side of the Story.  CreateSpace, 2008.


Dodd, David G., and Spaulding, Diana.  The Grateful Dead Reader.  Oxford University Press, 2000.


Feuerstein, Georg.  Holy Madness: Spirituality, Crazy-Wise Teachers, and Enlightenment.  Hohm Press, 2006.


Forte, Robert, ed., Hoffman, Albert, Wasson, R. Gordon, et al.  Entheogens and the Future of Religion.  The Council of Spiritual Practices, 2nd ed., 2000.


Gaskin, Stephen.  Cannabis Spirituality, 1996.


Goldberg, Philip.  American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation How Indian Spirituality Changed the West.  New York: Harmony Books, 2010.


Greer, Steven M., M.D.  Hidden Truth, Forbidden Knowledge.   Crossing Point Publications.


Grey, Alex.  The Mission of Art.  Boston: Shambhala, 2001.


Grob, Charles.   Hallucinogens: A Reader (New Consciousness Reader).   Tarcher, 2002.


____________.   Higher Wisdom: Eminent Elders Explore The Continuing Impact Of Psychedelics. (S U N Y Press, Albany, New York, 2005.


Grof, Stanislav.  The Cosmic Game: Explorations from the Frontiers of Human Consciousness.  SUNY Press, Albany, New York, 1998.




____________.  The Ultimate Journey: Consciousness and the Mystery of Death.  Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS); 1st edition,  2006.


Grof, Stanislav, and Grof, Christina.  Holotropic Breathwork: A New Approach to Self-Exploration and Therapy.   SUNY Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology, 2010.


Harner, Michael.  Hallucinogens and Shamanism.  Galaxy Books, 1973.


______________The Way of the Shaman. HarperSanFrancisco, New York, 1980.


Heinrich, Clark.  Strange Fruit: Alchemy and Religion, the Hidden Truth.  Bloomsbury Publishing, 1995.



Horgan, John.  Rational Mysticism.  Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 2003.


Houston, Jean.  A Mythic Life: Learning to Live Our Greater Story.  HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.


Hunter, Kevin.  The Awakened Heart Path: Spiritual Transformation, Enlightenment, and Love.  The Awakened Heart Path, 2011.


Huxley, Aldous.  The Doors of Perception.  Harper & Row, 1954.


Irving, Darrel.  Serpent of Fire: A Modern View of Kundalini.  Samuel Weiser, York Beach, Maine, 1995.


Iyengar, BKS.  Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.  Thorsons Press: San Francisco, CA, 1966, 1996.


Jung, C.G.  The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga.  Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 1996.


Kalweit, Holger.  Dreamtime & Inner Space: The World of the Shaman. Boston: Shambhala Books, 1984. 


Krishna, Gopi.  Living with Kundalini: The Autobiography of Gopi Krishna.  Boston: Shambhala Publications Inc., 1993.


Kumar, Ravindra, and Larsen, Jytte Kumar.  The Kundalini Book of Living and Dying: Gateways to Higher Consciousness.  Weiser.  Boston, MA, 2004.


Lama Surya Das.  Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World.  Bantam Doubleday Dell, New York, 1997.



Lang, Michael.  The Road to Woodstock: From the Man Behind the Legendary Festival.  Ecco/HarperCollins, 2009.


Lattin, Don.  The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America.  HarperOne, 2010.


Leary, Timothy.  FlashbacksTarcher, 2007.



Leary, Timothy.   High Priest, 2nd edition.  Ronin, 1995.


Lilly, John.  The Scientist: A Metaphysical Autobiography.  Ronin Publishing, 3d edition, 1996.



Luna, Luis Eduardo, and Amaringo, Pablo.  Ayahuasca Visions: The Religious Iconography of a Peruvian Shaman.  Berkeley, California: North Atlantic Books, 1991/1999.


Masters, Robert, and Houston, Jean.   The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience: The Classic Guide to the Effects of LSD on the Human Psyche.  Park Street Press, 2000.


McKenna, Terrence.  Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution, Bantam, 1993.  


_________________.  The Archaic Revival: Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFOs, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess, and the End of History.  HarperOne, 1992.


_________________. True Hallucinations: Being an Account of the Author’s Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil’s Paradise.  HarperCollins, 1994.



Merkur, Dan.   The Psychedelic Sacrament: Manna, Meditation, and Mystical Experience.  Park Street Press: Rochester, Vermont, 2001.


Metzner, Ralph.  Ayahuasca: Human Consciousness and the Spirits of Nature.  Thunder Mouth Press: New York, 1999.


____________.   Sacred Mushroom of Visions: Teonanácatl: A Sourcebook on the Psilocybin Mushroom.  Park Street Press, 2005.


____________, Alpert Richard, and Leary, Timothy.  The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based On the Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Citadel Press, 1995. 


____________.  The Unfolding Self: Varieties of Transformative Experience.   Origin Press, Novato, CA, 1986, 1998.



Mookerjee, Ajit, and Khanna, Madhu.  The Tantric Way: Art * Science * Ritual.  New York Graphic Society, 1977.


Narby, Jeremy.  The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge.  Tarcher, 1999.


____________.  Intelligence in Nature: An Inquiry into Knowledge.  Tarcher, 2006.


Narby, Jeremy; Kounen, Jan; Ravalec, Vincent.  The Psychotropic Mind: The World According to Ayahuasca, Iboga, and Shamanism.  Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 2008.


Ott, Jonathan.  The Age of Entheogens & the Angel’s Dictionary.    Natural Products Co., 1995.


Pinchbeck, Daniel.  Breaking Open the Head.  Three Rivers Press, 2003.


Ibid.  2012: The Return of Quetzcoatl.  Tarcher, 2007.


Ibid.  Notes from the Edge Times.  New York: Tarcher/Penguin, 2010.



Pinkham, Mark Amaru.  The Return of the Serpents of Wisdom.  Adventures Unlimited Press, 1997.


Plotkin, Mark J. Medicine Quest: In Search of Natures Healing Secrets.  New York: Viking, 2000.


Ram Dass.  Be Here Now.  Lama Foundation; Crown Books, 1971.


________.  Be Love Now: The Path of the Heart.  HarperOne, 2010.



_________.  Miracle of Love.  Dutton, 1979; Hanuman Foundation, 1996.


_________.  Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita.  Harmony, 2004.


Rampuri.  Baba: Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Yogi.  Bell Tower, New York, 2005.


Razam, Rak.  Aya: A Shamanic Odyssey.  Icaro Publishing, 2009.



Schou, Nicholas. Orange Sunshine: The Brotherhood of Eternal Love and Its Quest to Spread Peace, Love, and Acid to the World.  Thomas Dunne Books (St. Martins Press), New York, 2010.


Schultes, Richard Evans, Hoffman, Albert, and Ratsch, Christian.  Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers.  Healing Arts Press, Rochester, Vermont, 1992, 1998.


Singleton, Mark.  Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice.  Oxford University Press, 2010.


Smith, Huston.  Cleansing the Doors of Perception: The Religious Significance of Entheogenic Plants and Chemicals.  Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam: New York, 2000.



Stafford, Peter.  Psychedelics.  Ronin Publishing, 2003.


Steindl-Rast, David, Walsh, Roger N., Grof, Stanislav, et al.  Psychoactive Sacramentals: Essays on Entheogens and Religion.  The Council on Spiritual Practices, 2001.


Storl, Wolf-Dieter, Ph.D.  Shiva: The Wild God of Power and Ecstasy.  Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont, 2004.


Strassman, Rick, M.D.  DMT, The Spiritual Molecule: A Doctor’s Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences.  Park Street Press, Rochester, Vermont, 2001.


Strassman, Rick, M.D., Wojtowicz, Slawek, M.D., Luna, Luis Eduardo, Ph.D., Frecska, Ede, M.D.  Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies.   Park Street Press, Rochester, Vermont, 2008.


Svoboda, Robert E.  Ayurveda: Life, Health, and Longevity.  Penguin Arkana, 1992.


Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood, How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali. Vedanta Press, 1953.


Swami Rama.  Living with the Himalayan Masters.  Honesdale, PA., 2007.


Swami Satyananda Saraswati.  Kundalini Tantra.  Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, Bihar, India, 1984,1996.


Talbot, Michael.  The Holographic Universe.  HarperPerennial, New York, 1991.


Tart, Charles.  States of Consciousness.


Tindall, Robert.   The Jaguar That Roams in the Mind: An Amazonian Plant Spirit Odyssey.  Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 2008.


Walsh, Roger, M.D., Ph.D.  The World of Shamanism: New Views of an Ancient Tradition.  LLewellyn.  Woodbury, Minnesota, 2007.


Wasson, R. Gordon, Stella Kramrisch, Jonathon Ott, and Carl A. P. Ruck.  Persephone’s Quest: Entheogens and the Origins of Religion, Yale, 1986.


Weil, Andrew.  The Natural Mind: A Revolutionary Approach to the Drug Problem.  Houghton Mifflin, 2004.



____________ .  The Marriage of Sun and Moon: Dispatches From the Frontiers of Consciousness.   Boston: Houston Mifflin Company, 1980/2004.




White, David Gordon.  The Alchemical Body: Siddha Traditions in Medieval India.  The University of Chicago Press, 1996.  


White, Ganga.  Yoga Beyond Belief: Insights to Awaken and Deepen Your Practice.  Berkeley, California: North Atlantic Books, 2007.



White, John (Ed).  Kundalini: Evolution and Enlightenment (revised ed.). Paragon House. New York, 1990.


Zaehner, R.C. Mysticism: Sacred and Profane. Oxford, 1961.