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Favorite Titles

                                  BOOKS FROM VIOLETTA’S LIBRARY


Barks, Coleman. A Year with Rumi. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2006.

Barks, Coleman and John Moyne. The Essential Rumi. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1995.

Bly, Robert. The Kabir Book. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1971.

Bly, Robert. The Fish in the Sea Is Not Thirsty. Northwood Narrows NH: Lillabulero Press, 1971.

Fox, Matthew. Meditations with Meister Eckhart. Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Company, 1983.

Haskel, Peter and Yoshita Hakeda, Editor. Bankei Zen: Translations from the Record of Bankei. New York,

  NY: Grove Press, 1984.

Kubose, the Venerable Gyomay, Zen Koans. Washington, DC: Henry Regenery Company, 1973.

Ladinsky, Daniel. The Gift—Poems by Hafiz the Great Sufi Master. New York, NY: Penguin, 1999.

Moyne, John and Coleman Barks. Open Secret. Putney, VT: Threshold Books, 1984.

Osborne, Arthur. The Collected Works of Ramana Maharshi, York Beach, ME: Samuel Weiser, Inc. , 1997.

Reps, Paul. Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, n.d.




Bradbury, Ray. Zen in the Art of Writing. Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1990.

George, Elizabeth. Write Away. New York NY: HarperCollins, 2004.

Pressfield, Steven. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles.

   New York NY: Warner Books Edition, 2002.

Sawyer, Robert J. Relativity. Dearfield, IL: ISFIC Press, 2004.

Stein, Sol. Stein on Writing. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1995.

Wood, Monica. The Pocket Muse: Ideas & Inspirations for Writing. Cincinnati, OH: Writer’s Digest Books, 2002.

                               . The Pocket Muse: Endless Inspiration. Cincinnati, OH: Writer’s Digest Books, 2006.

Links to Inspirational Websites

Nirmala -Nirmala is a teacher of Advaita Vedanta who has been an inspiration and help in my publication process. His website is beautiful, and contains free downloads and references to his writings, and those of his wife, Gina Lake.  Endless Satsang

 Official Hopi Message to Japan - I am trying to link this, but having problems. You may go to Youtube and watch it. It is also on my FB page. 

Adyashanti - Adyashanti is a teacher of Advaita Vedanta whose satsangs are especially valuable to those who have been searching far too long. His site contains free downloads and a radio show. Adyashanti

Dances of  Universal Peace - I have been a Sufi initiate for over 35 years and a teacher and mentor of the Dances of Universal Peace (originally created by Samuel L. Lewis.) Dances of Universal Peace

Coleman Barks - kI have included some poetry by Rumi, a Sufi poet, translated by Coleman Barks. Mr. Barks has provided all his works to her, with his blessing, and so I recommend his website to you. Coleman Barks

Tarot and I Ching - I utilize both these methods when validating intuitions. I have used a tarot reading in the writing of my book. I find that readings from this website are extremely accurate and sensitive. Check  it out. This site includes both Tarot and I Ching.  Tarot and I Ching

Sara Nice Photography. Sara took the picture of Layla on the picture page. You can access her website at the following link. Sara Nice Animal Photography.

If you enjoy handmade earrings, check out Joseph Brinton's designs. I met him at a street fair, and every year I make sure to find his booth and buy another pair or two. He's from  Portland Oregon. Lady Nin's website has a wide selection of his earrings. You can find Joseph Brinton's earrings by clicking here.