24 Life Changing Books

Here are a list of 24 of the most inspiring books, teachers . These books have inspired and supported me throughout my life from time to time.

What is the latest book you have read that changed your life?

Feel free to add your own mentors , books, and teachers to the list in the comments below.

Here is my list of favorites :

No.1: Lao Tzu (570 – 490 BC)

Tao Te Ching

No.2: Sengcan (? – 606)

Hsin Hsin Ming. Faith in Mind: A Commentary on Seng Ts’an’s Classic

No.3: Rumi  (1207 –  1273)

RUMI – The Greatest Love Poems of All Time

No.4: Helena Blavatsky (1831 – 1891)

The Secret Doctrine,The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy (Forgotten Books)

No.5: Nicholas Roerich (1874 – 1947)

Heart of Asia: Memoirs from the Himalayas

Shambhala: In Search of the New Era

No.6: Ramana Maharshi (1879 – 1950)

Be as You Are: The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi (Compass)

No.7: Napoleon Hill (1883 – 1970)

Think and Grow Rich: The Original 1937 Unedited Edition

The Law of Success In Sixteen Lessons by Napoleon Hill

No.8: Paramahansa Yogananda (1893 – 1952)

Autobiography of a Yogi

No.9: Wallace D. Wattles (1893 – 1952)

The Science of Getting Rich (A Thrifty Book)

No.10: Wei Wu Wei (1895-1986)

Open Secret

All Else Is Bondage: Non-Volitional Living

No.11: J. Krishnamurti (1895-1986)

At The Feet Of The Master – by Alcyone (J. Krishnamurti)

The First and Last Freedom

No.12: Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897 -1981)

I Am That

The Ultimate Medicine: Dialogues with a Realized Master

No.13: Luangpor Teean (1911 – 1988)

To One That Feels – The Teaching of Luangpor Teean

No.14: Alan Watts (1915 – 1973)

Become What You Are

The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

No.15: UG. Krishnamurti (1918 – 2007)

The Mystique of Enlightenment: The Radical Ideas of U.G. Krishnamurti

The Courage to Stand Alone: Conversations with U.G. Krishnamurti

No.16: Huynh Phu So (1919 – 1947)

Biography and teachings of Prophet Huynh-Phu-So

No.17: Swami Rama (1925 – 1996)

Living with the Himalayan Masters

No.18: Jim Rohn (1930-2009)

7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness

No.19: Osho (1931-1990)

Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously

The Book of Nothing: Hsin Hsin Ming

No.20: Thich Nhat Hanh

You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment

No.21: Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

No.22: Bob Adamson

What’s Wrong with Right Now? unless you think about it (my favorite one)

No.23: Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist

No.24: Tony Robbins

Awaken the Giant Within



Julie IslandGirl Recommended Reading:

Unlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal Achievement

Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires

Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)

Janiel Ramsburg Recommended Reading:

The Road Less Traveled

Hansen Nils Recommended Reading:

The Game of Life and How to Play it – Florence Scovel Shinn

Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering the Art of Manifesting