The Light Itself

The Light Itself


Exercises, recommended reading etc

exercises and thoughts

Various Webpages From The Light Itself

Breathing exercise

Quieting the Mind: Concentration meditation preliminary exercise

Attention: practical exercise to dissociate attention from sight.

The Basics of Insight: Insight Meditation preliminary exercise

On keeping a journal

On Time and Space

On the self

Exercise to uproot your convictions

Recommended reading

Recommended books on a wide range of topics


“Visuddhimagga” Buddhaghosa

“Mindfulness of Breathing” Pa Auk Sayadaw

“Path of Purification A Critical Analysis of the Jhanas” Henepola Gunaratana

“The Jhanas” Ajahn Brahmavamso

“Mastering the Core Teaching of the Buddha” Daniel M. Ingram

“Right Concentration: A Practical Guide to the Jhanas” Leigh Brasington

“Practical Insight Meditation” Mahasi Sayadaw


“The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious” Carl G. Jung

“Aion” Carl G. Jung

“Answer to Job” Carl G. Jung

“Synchronicity” Carl G. Jung

Hinduism, Yoga, Advaita Vedenta...

“Yoga Sutras of Patanjali” Swami Vivekanandan

“Karma Yoga” Swami Vivekanandan

“Bakhti Yoga” Swami Vivekanandan

“Who Am I” Sri Ramana Maharshi


“Magick” Aleister Crowley

“The Book of Thoth” Aleister Crowley

“The Mystical and Magical System of the AA∴” James A. Eshelman

“Living Thelema” David Shoemaker

“The Holy Guardian Angel” Erwin Hessle

“The Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage”

“The Headless One” Jake Stratton-Kent

“The Mystical Qabalah” Dion Fortune

Various Magical Practices

“The Book of Results” Ray Sherwin

“Advanced Magic for Beginners” Alan Chapman

“Advanced Kuji In” Maha Vajra

“The Way of the Shaman” Michael Harner

“The Wisdom of the Shaman” Don Jose Ruis

“Self Initiation Into The Golden Dawn Tradition” Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero

“The Essential Golden Dawn” Chic and Tabatha Cicero

“The Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practice” Robert Kriech Ritner


“Corpus Hermeticum” Hermes Trismegistus

“Asclepius”  Hermes Trismegistus

Philosophy and Science of Enlightenment

“The Case Against Reality” Donald D Hoffman

“An Idea of the World”  Bernardo Kastrup

“Reality”  Peter Kingsley

“The Cosmic Serpent DNA and the Origins of Knowledge” Jeremy Narby