Gerald R Stanek


As a student of the esoteric teachings of various wisdom traditions, Gerald R Stanek focuses on the interplay between the mundane and ethereal worlds, and the effect of transcendental experiences on subjective reality. The characters of his novels and stories, such as The Road to Shambhala and Contact and Other Impressions seek to be active participants in the expansion of consciousness and the evolution toward a unified humanity.

Where to find Gerald R Stanek online

Where to buy in print


Selected Poems
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Seventy poems by visionary author Gerald R Stanek, bringing his unique insights and narrative style to free verse.
Contact and Other Impressions
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
We all know there is more to existence than what reaches us through the five senses. We feel it in our guts, our hearts, our bones. We know there is someone, something, or somewhere else we are trying to connect to, but are there forces trying to contact us? These seven stories track the progress of some fellow seekers.
The Road to Shambhala
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A novel of initiation. Brendon doesn’t believe in spirit guides, but they believe in him. Seeking a new life, or at least an escape from his old one, Brendon finds himself among artists, UFO enthusiasts, healers and psychics, who urge him to take advantage of his opportunities, and ‘conquer the lower three worlds’. His life is soon filled with intimations, portents, and unexplained phenomena.
The Eighth House
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 97,200. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Grandfather, expelled from his native land as a young man and facing death from exposure, is rescued by beings of the sky and transported to a world of strange beasts, powerful women, violent men, and telepathic demons. He meets Grenoth, a hoarder of secrets, Ilakein, a master of ancient wisdom who attempts to open his mind to forgotten realms, and sweet Lyta, a visionary and dreamer.
Skirting the Gorge
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
The appearance of a fox at a Christmas Party sparks transformations in the lives of those attending. Soon Michelle is confronted with severe migraines, and frightening visions. With the aid of a shaman, she approaches a new understanding of the nature of existence, learns to open her heart, and finds that spiritual forces are conspiring to take her life in a new direction.
Sonoran Ruminations
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story collection set in the desert southwest features spiritual themes. What do terracotta suns have to do with racism? Is a little bliss worse than no bliss at all? Who is The Alchemist, the one turning things to gold, the one concocting elixirs, or the one seeking immortality?

Gerald R Stanek's tag cloud

adobe    adventure    alchemy    ancient wisdom    angels    art    artist    ascension    assemblages    augury    baby fever    ballad    ballet    ballooning    bisbee    blue pearl    bookstore    buddhism    cave    chakras    chile    collage    collective unconscious    coming of age    crystal    crystals    culture clash    dakini    desert    didgeridoo    divination    dreaming    elves    esoteric    fox    gallery    god    gorge    group mind    guilding    hoarding    initiation    juggling    kami    kitsune    magical    meditation    metaphysical    mystical    myth    mythical    new age    new thought    ojai    painting    peak experience    picture framing    poems    poetry    primitive    psychic adventure    pyramid    red rocks    reincarnation    retail    sedona    seven rays    shaman    short stories    soul    soul contact    sound healing    southwest    spinning wheel    spirit    spirit guides    spiritual    spirituality    staff    tetrahedron    third eye    torus    transcendance    tucson    ufo    upholstery    visionary    visioning    visioning process    vortex    weaving