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#Yoga History and Philosophy

Bachman, Nicolai. The Yoga Sutras Workbook
Calasso, Roberto. Ka**
Dass, Ram. Paths to God*
Desikachar, T.K.V. The Heart of Yoga*
Feuerstein, Georg. Holy Madness**
Feuerstein, Georg. Tantra-The Path of Ecstasy**
Feuerstein, Georg. The Yoga Tradition***
Frawley, David. From the River of Heaven*
Hartranft, Chip The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali*
Iyengar, B.K.S. Light on the Yoga Sutras**
Muktibodhananda, Swami Hatha Yoga Pradipika**
Neel, Alexandra David. Magic and Mystery in Tibet*
Pond, David. Western Seeker Eastern Paths*
Radha, Swami Sivananda. Kundalini-Yoga for the West*
Rosen, Richard. Original Yoga: Rediscovering Traditional Practices of Hatha Yoga
Stone, Michael. The Inner Tradition of Yoga*
Svoboda, Robert. Kundalini-Aghora II **

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#Ayurveda

Douillard, John. The 3-Season Diet
Frawley, David. Yoga and Ayurveda **
Lad, Vasant. The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies*
Lad, Vasant. Textbook of Ayurveda-Fundamental Principles**
Smith, Vaidya Atreya. Ayurvedic Nutrition*
Svoboda, Robert. Life, Health and Longevity*
Svoboda, Robert. Ayurveda for Women*
Tiwari, Maya. A Life of Balance*
Tiwari, Maya. The Path of Practice**
Tiwari, Maya. Secretes of Healing**
Welch, Claudia. Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life*
Thomas Yarema, M.D., Daniel Rhoda, D.A.S., Chef Johnny Brannigan. Eat. Taste. Heal

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#Buddhism

Chodron, Pema. Anything*
Coleman, Mark. Awake in the Wild*
Das, Lama Surya. Awakening the Buddha Within*
Kornfield, Jack. A Path with Heart*
Packer, Toni. The Wonder of Presence*
Rabinowitz, Ilana (editor). Mountains are Mountains and Rivers are Rivers*
Salzberg, Sharon. Faith*
Salzberg, Sharon. Voices of Insight*
Trungpa, Chogyam. Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism**
Walsh, Roger. Essential Spirituality*
Welwood, John. Ordinary Magic*

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#Buddhism and Psychology

Brach, Tara. Radical Acceptance*
Epstein, Mark. Open to Desire*
Welwood, John. Toward a Psychology of Awakening*

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#Joseph Campbell (Category all by himself)

Osbon, Diane (editor) Reflections on the Art of Living-A Joseph Campbell Companion*
Myths to Live By**
Hero with a Thousand Faces**
The Masks of God**

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#Nutrition

Ballentine, Rudolph. Radical Healing**
Chopra, Deepak. Creating Health**
Colbin, Annemarie. Food and Healing**
— (Great food and lifestyle book)
Cousens, Gabriel, M.D. Conscious Eating**
Haas, Elson. Staying Healthy with Nutrition**
Haas, Elson. Staying Healthy with the Seasons*
— (Major nutrition resource book)
— (Wide view of nutrition as a path for transformation)
Harrar, Sari and Loecher, Barbara. Food & You *
— (Emotional eating related)
Kesten, Deborah. Feeding the Body Nourishing the Soul *
— (Just as the title promises)
Nestle, Marion. Food Politics**
Nestle, Marion. What to Eat*
Patel, Raj. Stuffed & Starved**
Pitchford, Paul. Healing with Whole Foods**
Pollan, Michael. Food Rules*
Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food*
Pollan, Michael. Omnivore’s Dilemma*
— (Food history, politics, and local food movement)
— (Best blend of oriental traditions and modern nutrition)
Schatz, Hale Sofia. If the Buddha Came to Dinner*
Wansink, Brian PhD. Mindless Eating*

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#Other

Crow, David. In Search of the Medicine Buddha
Duhigg, Charles. The Power of Habit
Gailing, Stephanie Planetary Apothecary*
Mathieu, W.A. Bridge of Waves**
Rogers, Matthew and Alipo Jamborra, Tiziana. Sweet Gratitude – A New World of Raw Desserts*

 

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#Inspiring Videos

Edible Education Series:
Peter Sellars: Food as Culture
Marion Nestle: The Politics of Food
Nourish: Food + Community Videos
Raj Patel: Feed the World
Raj Patel: The Real Cost of Food
Michael Pollan & Bill Maher: Food Inc.
Michael Pollan: Time Magazine Interview
Graham Hill: Why I’m a Weekday Vegetarian
Elizabeth Gilbert: Nurturing Creativity
Will Hewett: Singing Yourself Alive