Books about Inner Peace

  1. Siddhartha

    by Hermann Hesse
    A spiritual journey of self-discovery for a young man in search of enlightenment.

    The story takes place in the ancient Nepalese kingdom of Kapilavastu . Siddhartha decides to leave his home in the hope of gaining spiritual illumination by becoming an ascetic wandering beggar of ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior

    by Dan Millman
    A spiritual guide to finding purpose and meaning in life, through the story of a former athlete's journey towards enlightenment.

    Four years after training with the old warrior he calls Socrates — in spite of all he has learned — Dan Millman confronts personal failure and growing frustrations. Disillusioned with his life, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  3. (Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum) The Sealed Nectar: Biography of the Noble Prophet (SAW)

    by Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri
    A dramatic retelling of the life of the Prophet Muhammad, highlighting his teachings and spiritual journey.

    الرحيق المختوم بحث في السيرة النبوية. تأليف: الشيخ صفي الرحمن المباركفوري. قُدِّم في مسابقة رابطة العالم الإسلامي في السيرة النبوية الشريفة، وحاز البحث على المركز الأول. "ومن منهجي في هذا الكتاب ـ ... (Goodreads)

  4. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth

    by Richard J. Foster
    A guide to spiritual growth through various disciplines, including meditation, prayer, fasting, and study.

    A newly repackaged and updated 40th anniversary edition of the timeless guide that has helped numerous seekers discover a richer spiritual life infused with joy, peace, and a deeper understanding of ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Art of Happiness

    by Dalai Lama XIV
    A spiritual guide to finding lasting joy and contentment.

    An updated edition of a beloved classic—the original book on happiness, with new material from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Howard Cutler,Nearly every time you see him, he's laughing, or at ... (Barnes & Noble)

  6. Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice

    by Shunryu Suzuki
    A guide to Zen meditation and philosophy, exploring the power of mindfulness and introspection.

    “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a ... (Goodreads)

  7. The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali

    by Satchidananda
    Path to enlightenment, outlining eight limbs of yoga and various meditation practices.

    This valuable book provides a complete manual for the study and practice of Raja Yoga, the path of concentration and meditation. This new edition of these timeless teachings is a treasure to be read ... (Barnes & Noble)

  8. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

    by Michael A. Singer
    A spiritual exploration of the soul and its connection to the world.

    What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul offers simple yet profound ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

    by Eckhart Tolle
    A journey of self-transformation, learning to live in the present moment and liberate oneself.

    Eckhart Tolle's message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle's clear writing, ... (Goodreads)

  10. Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from the Power of Now

    by Eckhart Tolle
    Exploring the teachings of Eckhart Tolle on living in the present moment, and how to apply them in daily life.

    New York Times, bestselling author Eckhart Tolle — A key to happiness is living in the now, Practice, The Power of Now,:, If you, like many others, have benefited from the transformative experience ... (Barnes & Noble)

  11. A Course in Miracles

    by Foundation for Inner Peace
    Path of spiritual transformation, emphasizing the power of love and forgiveness.

    This landmark guide to modern spirituality is as relevant now as when it was first published in 1975. Featuring an updated text split into three volumes - Text, Workbook for Students & Manual for ... (Goodreads)

  12. The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World

    by Marti Olsen Laney
    A guide to understanding the strengths of introversion, and how to navigate the challenges of an extrovert-centric world.

    An insightful, empowering guide to making the most of your hidden strengths. Are you energized by spending time alone? In meetings, do you need to be asked for your opinions and ideas? Do you tend to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  13. The Dhammapada

    by Anonymous
    A collection of Buddhist teachings and wisdom, focusing on the path to enlightenment.

    The Dhammapada (Pāli; Prakrit: धम्मपद Dhammapada; Sanskrit: धर्मपद Dharmapada) is a collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one of the most widely read and best known Buddhist ... (Goodreads)

  14. The Snow Leopard

    by Peter Matthiessen
    A spiritual journey to the Himalayas, seeking to observe a rare snow leopard.

    When Matthiessen went to Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and, possibly, to glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard, he undertook his five-week trek as winter snows were sweeping into the ... (Goodreads)

  15. Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

    by Kristin Neff
    Exploring the inner depths of self-compassion and its power to change lives.

    Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest ... (Barnes & Noble)

  16. Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

    by Dalai Lama XIV
    The Dalai Lama's personal account of his life and struggle for Tibetan independence, including his exile in India.

    In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese ... (Goodreads)

  17. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

    by Sam Harris
    A practical guide to cultivating a sense of inner peace and understanding through meditation, self-reflection, and philosophical inquiry.

    For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From ... (Goodreads)

  18. The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety

    by Alan W. Watts
    A philosophical exploration of the human desire for security and the paradoxical nature of seeking it.

    In this fascinating book, Alan Watts explores man's quest for psychological security, examining our efforts to find spiritual and intellectual certainty in the realms of religion and philosophy. The ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Celestine Prophecy

    by James Redfield
    A spiritual journey of discovery, unlocking the ancient mysteries of the universe.

    Are three decades of interest in modern physics, ecology, mystical religion and interpersonal psychology finally synthesizing into a new spiritual "common sense"? Are we now beginning to live this ... (Goodreads)

  20. Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears

    by Pema Chödrön
    A guide to breaking free from habitual patterns and fears, and embracing change and uncertainty with courage and compassion.

    Learn to free yourself from destructive habits and live a life of courage and compassion with these heart-to-heart teachings from "one of the world's wisest women" (,O, the Oprah Magazine,). Ever ... (Barnes & Noble)

  21. The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

    by Dalai Lama XIV
    Exploring how to find true and lasting happiness in a constantly changing world.

    Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity. The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in ... (Goodreads)

  22. The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A practical guide to meditation and mindfulness, exploring their power to bring peace and joy.

    In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness–being awake and fully aware. From washing ... (Goodreads)

  23. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

    by Miguel Ruiz
    A guide to transforming one's life by adopting four simple agreements.

    In The Four Agreements , don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements offer a ... (Goodreads)

  24. Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing

    by Caroline Myss
    A comprehensive look at the science of spiritual healing and how to access personal power.

    Building on wisdom from Hindu, Christian, and Kaballah traditions, this comprehensive guide to energy healing reveals the hidden stresses, beliefs, and attitudes that cause illness. , Anatomy of the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  25. The Disappearance of the Universe: Straight Talk about Illusions, Past Lives, Religion, Sex, Politics, and the Miracles of Forgiveness

    by Gary R. Renard
    A spiritual guide to understanding the nature of reality and the illusion of separation. It challenges traditional beliefs and offers a new perspective on life.

    What would you do if you were sitting quietly in your living room when a mysterious couple appeared from out of nowhere–and then told you they were "ascended masters" who had come to reveal some ... (Goodreads)

  26. The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection

    by Michael A. Singer
    A memoir of Singer's journey to surrendering to life's flow, leading to unexpected opportunities and personal growth.

    From the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Untethered Soul comes this thought-provoking, inspirational memoir on the magic that happens when you just let go Spirituality is meant to ... (Goodreads)

  27. Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

    by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A guide to cultivating mindful awareness and inner peace in the midst of everyday life.

    In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader, and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make ... (Goodreads)

  28. Like the Flowing River

    by Paulo Coelho
    Collection of stories reflecting on life's lessons, hopes and dreams.

    A breathtaking collection of reflections from one of the world's best loved storytellers, Paulo Coelho. In this riveting collection of thoughts and stories, Paulo Coelho, the author of 'The ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Way of the Bodhisattva

    by Śāntideva
    A guide to the path of enlightenment and compassion, emphasizing the importance of altruism and selflessness in achieving inner peace.

    One of the great classics of Mahayana Buddhism, The Way of the Bodhisattva ( Bodhicharyavatara ) is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment, and to generating the qualities of love, ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Assistant

    by Bernard Malamud
    A Jewish grocer's assistant struggles with his conscience after discovering his boss's corrupt practices.

    Morris Bober, the 60-year-old proprietor of an old-fashioned grocery store, faces destitution as his customers abandon him in favor of more modernized shops. The situation is aggravated late one ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Cashelmara

    by Susan Howatch
    A family saga spanning generations, set in Ireland. It explores the themes of power, love, betrayal, and redemption.

    There were two subjects which lonely widower Edward de Salis never discussed: his dead wife and his family home in Ireland, 'matchless Cashelmara'. So when he meets Marguerite, a bright young ... (Goodreads)

  32. Letting Go: The Pathway To Surrender

    by David R. Hawkins
    A guide to letting go of negative emotions and attachments, leading to inner peace and spiritual growth.

    Letting Go, describes a simple and effective means by which to let go of the obstacles to Enlightenment and become free of negativity. During the many decades of the author’s clinical psychiatric ... (Barnes & Noble)

  33. Stillness Speaks

    by Eckhart Tolle
    Exploring how to live in the present moment and awaken to true joy and peace.

    Eckhart Tolle shows you how to become your true self by embracing stillness and silence. When we are no longer limited by our thinking mind, suffering and pain disappears and we are able to move ... (Goodreads)

  34. The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness and Effectiveness

    by Epictetus
    A philosophy of life, emphasizing the cultivation of inner freedom, strength, and virtue.

    Epictetus was born into slavery about 55 C.E. in the eastern outreaches of the Roman Empire. Sold as a child and crippled from the beatings of his master, Epictetus was eventually freed, rising from ... (Goodreads)

  35. The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith

    by Gabrielle Bernstein
    A guide to help readers overcome fear and anxiety by embracing faith and spirituality.

    Now in, tradepaper:, New York Times best-selling author offers simple prayers, affirmations, and exercises to support readers in releasing old thought systems and fears, and a return to peace. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  36. The Road to Grace

    by Richard Paul Evans
    A man's journey to find redemption and forgiveness after losing everything he held dear.

    The third novel in the, New York Times, bestselling series about an advertising executive who loses everything and embarks on a walk across America: “definitely a journey worth taking” (,Booklist,). ... (Barnes & Noble)

  37. Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

    by Rick Hanson
    Exploring the science behind Buddhist teachings and practices, unlocking the power of the mind.

    If you change your brain, you can change your life. Great teachers like the Buddha, Jesus, Moses, Mohammed, and Gandhi were all born with brains built essentially like anyone else’s—and then they ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life

    by Thomas Moore
    An exploration of how to lead a spiritual life while living in modern society.

    This New York Times bestseller (more than 200,000 hardcover copies sold) provides a path-breaking lifestyle handbook that shows how to add spirituality, depth, and meaning to modern-day life by ... (Goodreads)

  39. Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It

    by Kamal Ravikant
    A short and powerful book that teaches readers how to love themselves unconditionally and transform their lives.

    THE SELF-PUBLISHED PHENOMENON —NOW FULLY REVISED AND EXPANDED , I almost didn’t publish, Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It,. Here I was, a CEO who’d fallen apart after his company failed, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  40. The Wisdom of No Escape

    by Pema Chödrön
    A guide to embracing the present moment and finding peace in the midst of chaos. Learn to love yourself and the world around you.

    Massmarket edition of this spiritual guide to making the most of life, through bad times as well as good, from bestselling author Pema Ch?dr?n. This accessible book has been on the US bestseller ... (Goodreads)

  41. The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality

    by Dalai Lama XIV
    The Dalai Lama explores the intersection of science and spirituality, arguing for their compatibility and the importance of ethical considerations in scientific progress.

    Galileo, Copernicus, Newton, Niels Bohr, Einstein. Their insights shook our perception of who we are and where we stand in the world, and in their wake have left an uneasy coexistence: science vs. ... (Goodreads)

  42. Christy

    by Catherine Marshall
    A young woman from the city becomes a teacher in a rural Appalachian community, learning about life, love, and faith.

    While attending a 1912 Christian revival meeting, 19-year-old Christy Huddleson is fascinated to learn about an Appalachian mission program when the founder describes the work his group is doing and ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Real Happiness: A 28-Day Program to Realize the Power of Meditation

    by Sharon Salzberg
    A practical guide to meditation, offering a 28-day program to cultivate happiness and inner peace.

    A, New York Times, best seller—now revised and updated with new exercises and guided meditations. “An inviting gateway to the interior territory of profound well-being and wisdom.”—Jon Kabat-Zinn, ... (Goodreads)

  44. Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment

    by Deepak Chopra
    A fictionalized account of the life of Siddhartha Gautama, the man who became the Buddha, and his journey to enlightenment.

    Bestselling author Deepak Chopra brings the Buddha back to life in this gripping novel of the young prince who abandoned his inheritance to discover his true calling. This iconic journey changed the ... (Goodreads)

  45. Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao

    by Wayne W. Dyer
    A journey of self-discovery, exploring the Tao Te Ching to cultivate inner peace and spiritual growth.

    Five hundred years before the birth of Jesus, a God-realized being named Lao-tzu in ancient China dictated 81 verses, which are regarded by many as the ultimate commentary on the nature of our ... (Barnes & Noble)

  46. Noah's Compass

    by Anne Tyler
    A retired teacher, Liam, struggles to find meaning in his life after a mysterious incident leaves him with memory loss.

    On the surface, Liam Pennywell leads an ordered, decent life. Once widowed and once divorced, with three grown-up daughters, he has just been dismissed from his teaching job and, for lack of funds, ... (Wikipedia)

If you enjoyed this, try uploading your goodreads reviews and seeing what recommendations we can come up with for you.