On the Spiritual Path

Satori Now: Awakening your Highest Self
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 1 · Buddhism, Book 1 · Applied Psychology, Book 1 · Leadership, Book 1 · Creativity, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Satori Now makes the wisdom of the ages understandable to people living in the 21st Century. Written in simple language, Satori Now is an elegant restatement of the timeless truths passed down through the centuries by Buddhist and Taoist masters, and brought up to date with perspectives from modern science to give this timeless message new meaning in today's world.
Tao Te Ching: Lao Tzu's Timeless Classic for Today
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Series: Text Book, Book 1 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 2 · Applied Psychology, Book 2 · Applied Philosophy, Book 1 · Leadership, Book 2 · Creativity, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
The Tao Te Ching was written 2,500 years ago. Its longevity is due to the power and simplicity of its message. This edition presents this timeless message in plain English for all to understand. This book exercises a powerfully transformative effect on those who contemplate it. Let it do so for you.
Zen Koans: In Today's Language
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 3 · Applied Philosophy, Book 2 · Leadership, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Koans are a useful sign-post on the path to enlightenment. They reveal abstract Truth that cannot be expressed logically through presenting the reader with a paradox that can only be solved by shifting one's perspective.
What happens when I die?
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 4 · Buddhism, Book 2 · Applied Psychology, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation
More correctly known as the Bardo Thodol (or Liberation through Hearing), the Tibetan Book of the Dead in the Buddhist tradition is a detailed description of what one’s consciousness experiences in the period between death and rebirth. Remarkable for its clarity, the Bardo Thodol has been used to good effect in Buddhism for many centuries since its inception in the 8th Century BCE.
Communing with Nature
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 5 · Applied Psychology, Book 4 · Travel, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Nature is the manifestation of the Cosmic Mind. There is a pervasive non-conceptual intelligence that permeates Nature and which finds expression in the billions of life-forms and intricate ecosystems that make up the biosphere of this planet. Anyone who invests the time to know Nature is richly rewarded for their effort. Close communion with Nature is one of the great pleasures in life.
Cultivating Intuition
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 6 · Applied Psychology, Book 5 · Applied Philosophy, Book 3 · Leadership, Book 4 · Travel, Book 2 · Creativity, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Intuition can be cultivated by building an awareness of how your microcosmic inner self is a small but perfectly formed representation of the macrocosm outside. This is how you are connected to all things; in a sense you are all things. The felt awareness of this ultimate Truth is Enlightenment. You don't just think it, you feel that it is true, know it at a deep level.
The Essence of Buddhism
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 7 · Buddhism, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The distilled essence of Buddhism in plain English. Contains the essential truths that you can apply in your life. Short and simple, packed with meaning.
Leadership & the Tao A new look at the timeless question “What is Leadership?”
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 8 · For Writers, Book 1 · Applied Psychology, Book 6 · Applied Philosophy, Book 4 · Leadership, Book 5 · Creativity, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
For thousands of years people have tried to understand the elusive quality of Leadership. Still no consensus. What it means to be a leader differs according to the circumstances. This book examines the timeless, underlying qualities that must be present in a person if they are to be perceived as a leader by those around them.
The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 9 · Buddhism, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This ancient text was written in Sanskrit around 700 CE by Santideva, renowned Buddhist monk and scholar. This version is written in easy to understand language accessible to the modern reader. If you are embarking on the path to enlightenment, or just curious, this book could be just the change agent you have been looking for. It is said to be one of the Dalai Lama's favorite texts.
The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 10 · Buddhism, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tokme Zangpo's classic 14th Century guide for travellers on the path to enlightenment. A companion to Santideva’s classic work the Bodhicaryavatara. While there are English translations of this text, they are a little difficult to understand for many readers living in the 21st Century. The mode of expression and the figures of speech are the product of that far-off time.
Einssein mit der Natur
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: German. Published: April 16, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
Die Natur ist die Manifestation des kosmischen Geistes. Es ist ein weit verbreitetes nicht-konzeptuelle Intelligenz, die Natur durchdringt und die findet ihren Ausdruck in den Milliarden von Lebewesen und komplizierte Ökosysteme, aus denen sich die Biosphäre unseres Planeten. Wer die Zeit, um die Natur kennen investiert ist reich für ihre Mühe belohnt.
Meditation: The Essence
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 12 · Buddhism, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
This eBook outlines the distilled essence of meditation practice. It is based on a broad study of the many meditation traditions that have grown up over time in different parts of the world. Once you know the essential basics, you can adapt the technique to suit your needs. Meditation is something that can be learned in a few minutes, but which can take a lifetime to perfect.
The Artful Traveller: The Flâneur's Guidebook
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Series: Text Book, Book 4 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 13 · Applied Psychology, Book 8 · Applied Philosophy, Book 5 · Travel, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Artful Traveller is a person who seeks an authentic experience of a city by strolling about it in an unstructured way, responding intuitively to what they encounter. The Artful Traveller remains detached, non-judgmental; appreciating the nuanced perceptions that come their way. Use this book to give your travel a whole new dimension.
The Art of Strategic Non-Action: Learning to go with the Flow
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Series: Text Book, Book 6 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 14 · Buddhism, Book 7 · Applied Psychology, Book 10 · Leadership, Book 6 · Travel, Book 5 · Creativity, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Strategic non-action is a powerful yet under-rated method of influencing events. In the West, action is considered a virtue while inaction is little more than laziness or cowardice. An understanding of strategic non-action gives you access to a deeper intuitive awareness than that gained through action, since knowledge that comes through action is obscured by situation-specific reactions.
The Enchiridion of Epictetus
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Series: Text Book, Book 7 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 15 · Applied Psychology, Book 11 · Applied Philosophy, Book 6 · Leadership, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Primer
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Series: Text Book, Book 9 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 16 · Applied Psychology, Book 12 · Applied Philosophy, Book 8 · Leadership, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is a perennial, belonging to a very special category of book that has but a few members out of the millions of books ever published; longevity. It has a simple, powerful message that is as fresh and useful today as it was nearly two thousand years ago. The greater the Truth, the more simply it can be put. Put it to work in your own life and live better.
Charismatic Leadership: A How to Guide
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 17 · Applied Philosophy, Book 9 · Leadership, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Charisma is a subtle light that shines from within a person who is living their life to its fullest potential. It is perceived as the result of certain outward behaviors, yet true charisma comes from deep within a person approaching self-realization. This heightened awareness has been called enlightenment, Satori, awakening. In this book it is called self-actualization. Find out how you can do it.
The Four Sublime States: The Brahmaviharas
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 18 · Buddhism, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Four Sublime States are the best possible relationship with the world and everyone in it. They also offer the possibility of liberation from the cycle of re-birth when your time comes to leave this life. Could there be a more worthy goal in life than this? The Buddha urged us to adopt these sublime states, making them our habitual state of mind with which to embrace the entire world.
The Dhammapada: Your Guide on the Path to Enlightenment in the 21st Century
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 19 · Buddhism, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Dhammapada is a foundational text of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. It is a collection of 423 verses, grouped into 26 themes that the Buddha was fond of telling to those who would gather around and listen. They are the oral teachings of the Enlightened One. How delightful it is to imagine him under a shady tree with a group of people around him, telling these gems of spiritual instruction.
The Pursuit of Happiness: The Art of Not Taking Offence & Going with the Flow
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 20 · Buddhism, Book 10 · Applied Psychology, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Happiness is an elusive quality for many in today’s world. But there is a powerful, little known secret in the pursuit of happiness. It takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to perfect. It is simply this; to not mind what happens and not react. It is the gentle art of not taking offence and learning to go with the flow. Settle in for the ride as the secret of strategic non-action is revealed.
Every Moment Is The Best Moment: The Essence of Enlightenment
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 21 · Buddhism, Book 11 · Applied Psychology, Book 20 · Applied Philosophy, Book 14 · Leadership, Book 15 · Travel, Book 9 · Creativity, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Every Moment is the Best Moment is for anyone seeking a richer, deeper experience of life. The modern world is pre-occupied with material wealth. A good standard of living is great, but when wealth and status becomes an end in themselves, we have lost sight of what is most important in life. This eBook can help you cultivate a higher awareness while continuing to live in the world.
Being Alone
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 22 · Applied Psychology, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Let this highly readable how-to guide change loneliness into enjoyable solitude. This remarkable eBook can help you towards a fuller expression of your human potential. The happiness of a meaningful life.
Becoming Self-Actualized
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 23 · Applied Psychology, Book 22 · Leadership, Book 16 · Travel, Book 10 · Creativity, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
Reaching our fullest human potential is our destiny and by necessity must be our mission in life. Understanding this and making self-actualization your mission in life is the secret of true happiness. This short eBook uses Maslow’s work to paint a portrait of the self-actualizing person. Let it guide you on your own unique journey.
Being Mindful: Living in the Now
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 24 · Buddhism, Book 12 · Applied Psychology, Book 25 · Leadership, Book 18 · Travel, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
If you can observe your thoughts, who exactly is doing the observing? It is not the ‘I’ that has a name and a life history -- your egoic self. This simple question is at the centre of the great religions and spiritual traditions in the world. Learn about this new dimension of thought by cultivating the gentle art of mindfulness.