Spirituality is all about perceiving life as more complex, more integrated as contrasted with the normal lives of individuals. The entire perception is done regarding humankind’s ultimate nature that often contrasts with the material, the temporal or the worldly substance. Spirituality is not just about religion and basic dogmas; it is something that revolves around the fundamental questions that determine the meaning of life in a much wider context. Here are some examples that have been largely influential for spiritual seekers all over the world:
- The Alchemist:
Written by Paulo Coelho, this is a modest story of a shepherd who journeys to the pyramids of Egypt to discover the treasure that is truly timeless. The lessons that this book teaches is about the discovery of one’s legend and being what ones true purpose is. What the book says is that self-realization is the understanding of omens that speak to all people regardless of religion.
- The secret:
This is one masterpiece written by Melbourne television producer Rhonda Byrne. The entire plot of the book is based on a film that she created in the year 2004 with the same title, The Secret that revolves around the laws of attraction. This book establishes a deep understanding about asking for what you want and being open to receiving it.
- The Celestine Prophecy:
Written and published by James Redfield in the year 1992, the book is a part adventure story and a new age spiritual novel. Since the initial day of publishing the book, it has become the most successful, self-published novel ever. The entire plot revolves around one man’s journey through Peru as he uncovers the nine spiritual insights.
- The seven spiritual laws of success:
Deepak Chopra writes the book and the write-up is focused on the importance of success in life. For the writer, success is defined as happiness, and the realization of goals and the fact that success is not limited to wealth is emphasized here. He used the seven laws found in nature (including karma and dharma) to create concise spiritual success. The way, Chopra has taken the ancient Vedic teachings and presented them to a western audience in the book is remarkable.
- The Road Less Traveled:
The writer of this book has taken his ideas from Christianity as well as psychology. The attributes of the book revolve around the aspect of a fulfilled human being. The book is split into three sections and talks about discipline, love, and grace.
At some point of life or the other everybody gets confronted with these questions. Where some people refuse to acknowledge the existence of non-incarnated beings, at the same point some persons embrace the knowledge that they are being endowed with. You can always find the guidance to spirituality within the pages of books. Books can be your best friends and at some point or the other your sole companions if you want to walk on the path of spirituality and inner peace.