Most recently, humankind has looked outside of traditional religions and sought to develop their own spirituality. Why? Many have felt stifled or have questions regarding their connection to the earth and ways to find happiness in this lifetime.
As we strive to obtain new conscientiousness, many look towards the modern day prophets to help forge their own spirituality. If you're interested in this path yourself, here are seven books to help you on your road to spiritual enlightenment:
1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
An international bestseller that has changed and improved the lives of millions of readers, in this tale, a young boy sets out on an adventure to find a treasure. Along the way, he meets people who impart knowledge and wisdom, but the need to listen to our own hearts is the truth that emerges.
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2. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
By one of the most significant authors and teachers of our time, whose work has influenced and inspired million, this book carries a simple message: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment.
3. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra
One of the most influential books when it comes to developing individual spirituality, this short, potent read delivers seven laws that can easily be applied to create success in all areas of your life, delving into pure potentiality, giving, karma, least effort, intention and desire, detachment, and dharma.
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4. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
Toltec wisdom is the focal point of this international bestseller. Don focuses on four principles that can help bring freedom, happiness, and love if we apply them. The four agreements are these: Be impeccable with your word. Don't take anything personally. Don't make assumptions. Always do your best. Ruiz’s writings have earned him an international following.
5. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield
Nine insights are the foundation of this best seller. The adventure story focuses on the narrator's quest to track down an ancient Peruvian manuscript. Along the way, through chance encounters, he gains new insight on life as he learns about the true meaning of the insights.
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6. Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav
Ready to take charge of your life? Spiritual teacher Gary Zukav, the author of several bestsellers, wants readers to use their consciousness and harness the power that all of us have inside...and teaches that through fusing New Age wisdom with modern psychology and science.
7. The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
Obtain spiritual growth by learning how to silence the negative thoughts in our mind. Author Michael Singer shows his readers how meditation and mindfulness can help us develop a new conscientiousness and spirituality.
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Tell us in the comments: What other books would you add to this list to enhance your own spiritual journey?