2012 Reading List

Today I gathered together the books I intend to read this year and amassed them next to my winterized Space Chair for this photo-op.

Winterized Space Chair

It’s a good list, I think, but a long one.

reading list (with Vishuda)

(Vishuda is my gargoyle hand puppet, in case you were wondering.)

The 2012 stack

I have had these books in my possession for a long time but have not “gotten around” to them.

One, the Tantra one, I read awhile ago but feel the  need to re-read now that I have been through so many trainings.

I have also started the Daniel Ingram book multiple times. I have gotten through one chapter doing the exercises in the Contemplative Photography book, as well.

So here’s my rather daunting  list from top to bottom:

Yoga Spandakarika

The Spiritual Teachings of Ramana Maharshi

The Great Good Place

Bringing Home the Dharma

What We Say Matters

A Path With Heart

Tantra: Path of Ecstasy

Transformational Speaking

Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha

Yoga Body

The Beauty of Different

The Practice of Contemplative Photography

The Practical Encyclopedia of Feng Shui

If you made a reading list for this year, care to share?

6 thoughts on “2012 Reading List

  1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Kitchen Confidential

    Inside of a Dog

    A Homemade Life


    The Poisonwood Bible

    Sarah’s Key

    Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands

    The Art of Racing in the Rain

    That’s the start. I’m sure with a few Powell’s trips here and there this list will triple.. At least.


    1. Nice list. I read The Poisonwood Bible a long time ago. Love Atwood! I bought The Art of Racing the Rain, but G read it first and cried a lot at the end, so I passed on it (dog books, ugh!) Everything else is new to me. I will have to check them out.
      Powells! Love!


  2. My 2012 Reading List: 11 books

    Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food includes CD (Jan Chozen Bays)
    Body, Breath and Being: A New Guide to the Alexander Technique with CD (Carolyn Nicholls)
    Grounding: Coming Home to Your Self (Nell Arnaud)
    Chakra Balancing workbook, 2 CD’s, & chakra cards (Anodea Judith)
    Don’t Bite the Hook: Finding Freedom from Anger, Resentment, and Other Destructive Emotions (Audio from a retreat) (Pema Chodron)
    Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands (Gertrud Hirschi)
    Chakra Workout: Balancing Your Energy with Yoga and Meditation (Mary Horsley)
    Creative Meditation & Visualization (David Fontana)
    Working Inside Out with CD (Adair)
    Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program with CD (Sharon Salzberg)
    Wonderland: The Zen of Alice (Daniel Doen Silberberg)


    1. Great List!! Am particularly intrigued by Wonderland: The Zen of Alice. Let me know how it is when you finish. Have you ever read “The Zen of Oz”? by Joey Green. That is a really good one, too. Check it out!

      Thanks for sharing!


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