Pot of Gold

From Sharada Jennifer Lenhart

Satsang Yoga Recommended Reading List

Bhagavad Gitas:

Dass, Ram. “Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita”

Easwaran, Eknath. “Bhagavad Gita”

Prabhupada, Swami. “Bhagavad Gita As It Is”

Gandhi, Mahatma. “The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi”

Greene, Joshua M. “Gita Wisdom: An Introduction to India’s Essential Text”

Mascaro, Juan (translator). “The Bhavagad Gita”

Sergeant, Winthrop. “The Bhagavad Gita”

Satchidananda, Sri Swami. “The Living Gita: The Complete Bhagavad Gita”

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras:

Bachman, Nicolai. “The Path of the Yoga Sutras: A Practical Guide to the Core of Yoga”

Bryant, Edwin F. “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: A New Edition, Translation, and Commentary”

Carrera, Jaganath. “Inside the Yoga Sutras: A Comprehensive Sourcebook for the Study and

Practice of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras”

Carrera, Jaganath. “Inside Patanjali’s Words: A Sourcebook for the Study of the Yoga Sutras of


DiNardo, Kelly & Amy Pearce-Hayden. “Living the Sutras: A Guide to Yoga Wisdom Beyond

the Mat”

Houston, Vyaas. “Yoga Sutra Workbook: The Certainty of Freedom”

Iyengar, B.K.S. “Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali”

Satchidananda, Sri Swami (translation & commentary): “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali”

Sarasvati, Shri Brahmananda. “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sanskrit Text with Translation)”

Sarasvati, Shri Brahmananda. “The Textbook of Yoga Psychology: A Definitive Translation &

Interpretation of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali”


Gannon, Sharon. “Simple Recipes for Joy”

Gartenstein, Devra. “Local Bounty: Seasonal Vegan Recipes”

Greger, Michael MD. “The How Not to Die Cookbook”

Hester, Kathy. “The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for Your InstantPot”

Moskowitz, Isa Chandra. “Appetite for Reduction: 125 Low-fat Vegan Recipes”

Moskowitz, Isa Chandra. “Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildly Delicious Vegan Recipes for

Every Day of the Week”

Moskowitz, Isa Chandra. "Vegan with a Vengeance”

Moskowitz, Isa Chandra. “Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook”

Nussinow, Jill. “Vegan Under Pressure: Perfect Vegan Meals Made Quick & Easy in Your

Pressure Cooker”

Okamoto, Toni. “Plant-Based on a Budget: Delicious Recipes for Under $30 a Week, in Less

than 30 Minutes a Meal”

Robertson Robin. “Vegan on the Cheap: Great Recipes and Simple Strategies that Save You Time

& Money”

Romero, Terry Hope. “Show Up for Salad: 100 More Recipes for Salads, Dressings & All the


Steen, Celine and Joni Marie Newman. “ The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions:

Foolproof Methods for Transforming Any Dish into a Delicious New Vegan Favorite”

Stone, Gene (editor). “Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health with 125 Recipes”

Tornatore, Stephanie and Adam Bannon. “Plant-Based Meal Prep: Simple, Make-Ahead Recipes

for Vegan, Gluten-Free Comfort Food”

Yoga and Spirituality

Albom, Mitch. “Tuesdays With Morrie”

Bachman, Nicolai. “The Language of Yoga: Complete A-to-Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit

Terms, and Chants.”

Badiner, Allan Hunt (editor). “Dharma Gaia: A Harvest of Essays in Buddhism and Ecology”

Beavan, Colin. “No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the

Planet and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process”

Boorstein, Sylvia. “It's Easier than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness”

Boorstein, Sylvia. “Happiness is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life”

Boyle, Gregory. “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion”

Brach, Tara. “Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha”

Brach, Tara. “True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart”

Bryant, Edwin. “Bhakti Yoga: Tales and Teachings from the Bhagavata Purana”

Buck, William (Translator). “Mahabharata”

Chodron, Pema. “Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World”

Chodron, Pema. “The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving Kindness”

Chodron, Pema. “Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living”

Chodron, Pema. “The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times”

Chodron, Pema. “When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times”

Chopra, Deepok. “Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment”

Clark, Bernie. “Yinsights: A Journey into the Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga”

Clark, Bernie. “The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: Philosophy and Practice”

Cope, Stephen. “The Wisdom of Yoga: A Seeker's Guide to Extraordinary Living”

Cope, Stephen. “Yoga and the Quest for the True Self”

Cope, Stephen. “The Great Work of Your Life”

Das, Krishna. “Chants of a Lifetime: Searching for a Heart of Gold”

Dass, Ram. “The Only Dance There Is”

Dass, Ram. “Be Here Now”

Dass, Ram. “Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying”

Dass, Ram. “Be Love Now”

Dass, Ram. “Polishing the Mirror: How to Live from Your Spiritual Heart”

Dass, Ram. “Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying”

Dass, Ram (compiler): “Miracle of Love: Stories About Neem Karoli Baba”

Dass, Ram. “Being Ram Dass.”

Desikachar, T. K. V. “The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice”

Easwaran, Eknath (translator). “The Upanishads”

Easwaran, Eknath. “Thousand Names of Vishnu”

Egenes, Linda & Kumuda Reddy. “The Ramayana: A New Retelling of Valmiki’s Ancient Epic—

Complete and Comprehensive.”

Emoto, Masaru. “The Secret Life of Water”

Farhi, Donna. “The Breathing Book: Good Health and Vitality Through Essential Breath Work”

Gannon, Sharon. “Yoga and Veganism: The Diet of Enlightenment”

Gannon, Sharon. “The Magic 10 and Beyond”

Gannon, Sharon. “Eternity is Happening Now: Essays and Stories” Volume 1 and 2

Gannon, Sharon & David Life. “Jivamukti Yoga: Practices for Liberating Body and Soul”

Gannon, Sharon & David Life. “Yoga Assists”

Gates, Rolf. “Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga”

Gates, Rolf. “Meditations on Intention and Being: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga,

Mindfulness, and Compassion”

Gawande, Atul. “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End”

Gilbert, Elizabeth. “Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and


Glassman, Bernie. “Bearing Witness: A Zen Master’s Lessons in Making Peace”

Goldstein, Joseph. “Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom”

Goldstein, Joseph & Jack Kornfield. “Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight


Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life”

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Present Moment, Wonderful Moment: Mindfulness Verses for Daily Living"

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation”

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames”

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Living Buddha, Living Christ”

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Call Me By My True Names: The Collected Poems of Thich Nhat Hanh”

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Being Peace”

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Touching Peace: Practicing the Art of Mindful Living”

Hanh, Thich Nhat. “The Blooming of a Lotus: Guided Meditation Exercises for Healing and


Hanh, Thich Nhat. “Transformation and Healing: The Sutra on the Four Establishments of


Hersey, Baird. “The Practice of Nada Yoga: Meditation on the Inner Sacred Sound”

Hesse, Hermann. “Siddhartha”

Heyman, Jivana. “Accessible Yoga: Poses and Practices for Every Body.”

Hill, Julia Butterfly. “The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to

Save the Redwoods”

Ippoliti, Amy & Smith, Taro. “The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga: The Yoga Professional’s

Guide to a Fulfilling Career.”

Iyengar, B.K.S. "Light on Yoga”

Iyengar, B.K.S. “Light on Pranayama: The Yogic Art of Breathing”

Iyengar, B.K.S. “Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate


Iyengar, B.K.S. “Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.”

Judith, Anodea. “Wheels of Life: A Users Guide to the Chakra System”

Judith, Anodea. “Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and The Chakra System as a Path to

the Self”

Kalanithi, Paul. “When Breath Becomes Air”

Kaivalya, Alanna & Arjuna van der Kooij. “Myths of the Asanas: The Stories at the Heart of the

Yoga Tradition”

Kidd, Sue Monk & Taylor, Ann Kidd. “Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story”

Kingsolver, Barbara. “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life”

Kornfield, Jack. “A Path With Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life”

Lama, Dalai. “The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living”

Lamott, Anne. “Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith”

Lamott, Anne. “Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith”

Lamott, Anne. “Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers”

Lamott, Anne. “Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith”

Lamott, Anne. “Stiches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, & Repair”

Lamott, Anne. “Almost Everything: Notes on Hope”

Lamott, Anne. “Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy”

Lamott, Anne. “Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace”

Lasater, Judith. “Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life”

Lasater, Judith. “Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times”

Lauer-Manenti, Ruth. “Sweeping the Dust”

Lauer-Manenti, Ruth. “An Offering of Leaves”

Lauer-Manenti, Ruth. “Fell In Her Hands”

Levine, Stephen. “A Year to Live: How to Live this Year as if it Were Your Last”

Lindburgh, Anne Morrow. “Gift from the Sea”

Loeb, Paul Rogat. “Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time”

Maharaj, Sri Nisargadatta. “I Am That”

Markus, Parvati. “Whisper in the Heart: The Ongoing Presence of Neem Karoli Baba”

Mascaro, Juan (Translator). “The Upanishads”

Merullo, Roland. "Breakfast with Buddha”

Mipham, Sakyong. “Turning the Mind into an Ally”

Mipham, Sakyong. “Ruling Your World: Ancient Strategies for Modern Life”

Mukerjee, Dada. “The Near and the Dear: Stories of Neem Karoli Baba and His Devotees”

Mukerjee, Dada. “By His Grace: A Devotee’s Story”

Muktibodhananda, Swami. “Hatha Yoga Pradipika”

Narayan, R.K. “The Ramyana: A Modern Prose Version of the Great Indian Epic”

Nepo, Mark. “Things that Join the Sea and the Sky”

Nestor, James. “Breath.”

Newkirk, Ingrid and Gene Stone. “Animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries about Animals and

Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion”

Nirmalananda, Swami. “A Garland of Forest Flowers”

Pattanaik, Devdutt. “My Hanuman Chalisa”

Petrini, Carlo. “Slow Food Nation: Why Our Food Should Be Good, Clean, and Fair”

Pollan, Michael. “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto”

Ponlop, Dzogchen. “Rebel Buddha: On the Road to Freedom”

Prasada, Jaya. “Sri Siddhi Ma”

Reagan, Michael (editor). “The Hand of God: Thoughts and Images Reflecting the Spirit of the


Rinpoche, Sogyal. “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying”

Rosen, Tommy. “Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life”

Sah, K.K. “Deva Bhumi: The Abode of the Gods in India”

Sarasvati, Sri Brahmananda. “Nada Yoga”

Sarasvati, Sri Brahmananda. “Fundamentals of Yoga”

Salzberg, Sharon. "Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience”

Salzberg, Sharon. “Loving-Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness”

Salzberg, Sharon. “A Heart as Wide as the World: Living with Mindfulness, Wisdom, and


Stephens, Mark. “Teaching Yoga: Essential Foundations and Techniques.”

Stephens, Mark. “Yoga Sequencing: Designing Transformative Yoga Classes”

Swami, Radhanath. “The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami”

Tolle, Eckhart. “The Power of Now”

Trungpa, Chogyam. Shambhala: “The Sacred Path of the Warrior”

Trungpa, Chogyam. “Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism”

Trungpa, Chogyam. “The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation”

Tuttle, Will. “The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony”

Vourlis, John P. “Yoga for Freedom”

Watts, Alan. “Om: Creative Meditations”

Wills, Pauline. “Chakra Workbook: Rebalance Your Body’s Vital Energies.”

Yogananda, Paramahansa. “Autobiography of a Yogi”

Zinn, Jon Kabat. “Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life”