The following are a few books that I’ve found helpful taken from different perspectives (the books link to, but you can find them in libraries, used book stores, or wherever you prefer to come by your books):

The Relaxation Response

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

The Inner Game of Tennis

Wumenguan (Mumonkan)

How To Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali

The Sermon On The Mount According To Vedanta

The Dhammapada (online: Pali text, English translation with stories/commentary)

The Kybalion

The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss, by David Bentley Hart

The Enneads, Plotinus

Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings, Commentary by Thich Nhat Hanh (pdf)

Needless to say, there are no “wrong” books. Any book, video, story or movie that helps you walk down this path is valuable. Please share here any that have helped you!

The following are pdfs which relate directly to what we do in the music meditation gatherings:

Basic Structure of the Music Meditation Gatherings

A Kabbalistic Meditation


Definitely check out Journey Yoga in Richmond, Indiana: it’s a fabulous place with amazing teachers!