Bibliographical Notes.

Here are some of the sources of the One God Site:


Shoghi Effendi. (Trans.) (1986). The Hidden Words of Baha'u'llah. OneWorld Publ. UK.


Evans-Wentz W. Y. (Ed.). (1935). Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines, Oxford University Press.

Dalai Lama. (1984). A Human Approach to World Peace. Wisdom Publ., Boston.

Freedom in Exile. The Autobiography of Dalai Lama. (1990). N.Y.: HarperPerennial.

Maguire, Jack. (2001). Essential Buddhism.

Teachings of Buddha. (1989). Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai, Tokyo, Japan.

Thich Nhat Hanh. (1991). Peace is Every Step. Bantam Books.

Thich Nhat Hanh. (1995). Living Buddha, Living Christ. Riverhead Books, N.Y.

William de Bary (Ed.). (1972). The Buddhist Tradition. Vintage Books, New York.


The Jerusalem Bible. (1966). Doubleday & Co. Garden City, New York.

Good News Bible. Today's English Version. (1976). Canadian Bible Society, Toronto.

Holy Bible. King James Version. (1976). Regency Pub.. House, Nashville, New York.

Revised English Bible with the Apocrypha. (1989). Oxford University Press, U.K.

The Confessions of Saint Augustine. (1952). Catholic Book Pub.. Co., New York.

Available online:

Thomas A Kempis. The Imitation of Christ. (Knox/Oakley Translation). (1990). Greenlawn Press, South Bend, IN.

Available online:

Brother Lawrence. (1954). The Practice of the Presence of God. Fleming H. Revell, Westwood, New Jersey.

Saint John of the Cross. (1906). The Ascent of Mount Carmel. Thomas Baker, London, UK.

Available online: http://

The Wisdom of John Paul II. (1995). Harper SanFrancisco.

John Paul II. (1994). Crossing the Threshold of Hope. Alfred A. Knopf.

Declaration "Nostra Aetate"

Christianity - Orthodox

Kadloubovsky (Trans.) (1975). The Writings from the Philokalia on Prayer of the Heart. Faber&Faber, London, UK.

Kadloubovsky (Trans.) (1976). Early Fathers from the Philokalia. Faber&Faber, London, UK.

Kadloubovsky (Trans.) (1996). The Art of Prayer: An Orthodox Anthology. Faber&Faber, London, UK.

Nomura Yushi. (1982). Desert Wisdom: sayings from the Desert Fathers. Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York.

(?) (1965). On the Prayer of Jesus: From the Ascetic Essays of Bishop Ignatius Brianchaminov. Watkins, London, UK.

Palmer, D.E.H., Sherrard, P., Ware, K. (Eds.) (1979). The Philokalia. The Complete Text compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain and St. Makarios of Corinth. London, Boston: Faber and Faber. Vol. I., Vol.II.

Pennington, Basil. (1978). O Holy Mountain! Journal of a Retreat on Mount Athos. Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York.

Speake, Graham. (2002). Mount Athos. Renewal in Paradise. New Haven, London: Yale University Press.

Ware, Bishop Kallistos. (1979).  The Orthodox Way. St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, Crestwood, NY.


Heirakhan Babaji

Babaji Mahavatar. The descent of Eternity into time. (1983). Shri Hairakhan Baba Prachar Sangh Foundation, Amsterdam, Holland.

Gaura Devi. (1990). Babaji's Techings. Haidakhandi Samaj, Nainitial, UP, India.

Radhe Shyam. (1990). I Am Harmony. A book about Babaji. The Spanish Creek Press, Crestone, CO.

Ray, Sondra. (1992). Interludes with the Gods. Celestial Arts, Berkeley, CA.

Mishra, Vishnu Dutt. (1959, 1983). Shrisadashiv Charitamrit. (in Hindi).

Teachings of Babaji. (1990). Haidakhandi Samaj, Nainitial, UP, India.


Bhagavad-Gita As It Is. (1972). International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Los Angeles, CA.

Available online:

The Siva-Purana. Volume I. (1981). Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, India.

The Treasure of Spiritual Peace (the translation of "Shanti Vachan Bhandar" by Shri Anandpur). (1992). Shri Anandpur, Guna, India.

The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna. (1941). Ramakrishna - Vivekananda Center of New York. N.Y..

Yogananda, Paramahansa. (1975). Autobiography of a Yogi. Self-Realization Fellowship, L.A.

Yogananda, Paramahansa. (1996). Man's Eternal Quest. Collected talks and essays on realizing God in daily life. Self-Realization Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA. (Originally published in Self-Realization magazine, founded in 1925).

Sri Isopanisad. (1969). (Commented by Swami Prabhupada). Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, Los Angeles.

Ghandi M.K. (1959). What Jesus Meant to Me. (ed. R.K. Prabhu), Navajivan Publ. House, Ahmedabad.

Nisargadatta Maharaj. (1973). I Am That. The Acorn Press.

The Ramayana (as told by Aubrey Menem)(1954). NY: Charles Scribner's Sons.


Quran: The Final Scripture. (1981). Trans. Rashad Khalifa. Islamic Productions, Tucson, AZ.

LLewellyn Vaughan-Lee (Ed). (1995)."Travelling the Path of Love:  Sayings of the Sufi Masters."  Inverness, CA: Golden Sufi Center.

Kabir Helminski. (Ed.)(2000)."The Rumi Collection," Shambhala, Boston & London.

Kitab Adab al-Muridin (1975). A Sufi Rule for Novices (Menahem Milson, trans.). London: Harvard University Press.

Quran Online Quran Browser


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Bokser, Ben Zion. (1978). Abraham Isaac Kook. Paulist Press.

The Book of Psalms. (1991). Walker & Co.

Buber, Martin. (1947). Tales of the Hasidim. Pantheon, New York.

Caravella Bokser, Miriam. (1989). The Holy Name. Mysticism in Judaism. Radha Soami Satsang Beas, Armritsar, India.

Heschel, Abraham Joshua. (1990). I Asked for Wonder: A Spiritual Anthology. NY: Crossroad.

Neugroschel, Joahim (Ed). (2002). No Star Too Beautiful. An Anthology of Yidish Stories from 1382 to the Present. N.Y, London: W.W. Norton & Co.

Old Testament (Bible).

Shire, Michael. (2001). The Jewish Prophet.Woodstock, VE: Jewish Lights Publishing.


William Penn. (1718, 1926). Some Fruits of Solitude. Constable, London.


Harbans Singh. (1969). Guru Nanak. Asia Publ. Co., Bombay, London, New York.

Darsham Singh Mani (Ed.). (1969). Sikhism. Punjabi Univ. Press, Patiala.

Sher Singh, Gyani. (    ).  Philosophy of Sikhism. Shiromani   Gurdwara   Parbandhak  Committee,  Amritsar.

Shri Guru Granth Sahib.


Ch'u Ta-Kao (Trans.) (1982). Tao Te Ching. Mandala Books, London.


Maseo Abe, Christopher Ives (Trans.). (1990). An Inquire into the Good. Yale Univ. Press, New Haven, London.


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Abhishiktananda Swami (Dom Henri LeSaux osb). (1974). Saccidananda-A Christian Approach to Advaitic Experience. Delhi: I.S.P.C.K.(originally published in French in 1965).

Potter Jean, Braybrooke Marcus (Eds.). (1997). All in Good Faith. A Resource Book for Multi-faith Prayer. The World Congress of Faiths, Oxford, UK.


Novak Philip (Ed.). (1994). The World's Wisdom. Sacred Texts of the World's Religions. HarperSanFrancisco.

John Garvey (Ed.)(1985). Modern Spirituality: An Anthology. Springfield, IL: Templegate Publishers.


Hart, Patrick (Ed.). (1995). Run to the mountain: the story of a vocation. Thomas Merton's Diaries, Vol.I. HarperSan Francisco, N.Y.

Montaldo, Jonathan (Ed.) (1996). Entering the Silence: becoming a monk and writer. Thomas Merton's Diaries, Vol.II, HarperSanFrancisco, NY.

Nikhilananda (1953, 1989).Vivekananda, A Biography. Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center of New York, NY.

Rolland, Romain. (1994). The Life of Ramakrishna. Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati, India

Contemplation/Contemplative Prayer.

Merton, Thomas (1953). The Sign of Jonas.  Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York.

Merton, Thomas.  (1955). No Man Is An Island. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York,

Merton, Thomas. (1956). Thoughts In Solitude. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York.

Thomas Merton. (1960). The Wisdom of the Desert. Sayings from the Desert Fathers of the Fourth Century. NY: A New Directions Book.

Merton, Thomas. (1960). Spiritual Direction and Meditation. The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN.

Merton Thomas. (1961). New Seeds of Contemplation. New Directions Publishing Co.

Merton Thomas. (1961). The New Man. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Merton, Thomas. (1963).  Life and Holiness.  Image Books, New York.

Merton, Thomas. (1966). Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander, Doubleday & Company, New York.

Merton Thomas. (1968). Zen and the Birds of Appetite. New Directions, New York.

Merton, Thomas. (1968). Faith and Violence. University of Notre Dame Press. Notre Dame, IN.

Merton, Thomas. (1971). Bread In The Wilderness. Liturgical Press.  Collegeville, MN.

Merton, Thomas. (1990). Contemplative Prayer. Image Books,  New York.

Merton, Thomas. (1998). Contemplation in a World of Action. University of Notre Dame Press.

Keating Thomas, Pennington Basil, Clarke Thomas. (1982). Finding Grace at the Centre. St. Bede's Pub.., Still River, MA.

Keating, Thomas.  (1986). Open Mind, Open Heart: The Contemplative Dimension of the Gospel. Amity House.

Keating, Thomas. (1992). Reawakenings. Crossroads, New York.

Keating, Thomas. (1996). Intimacy with God. The Crossroad Publishing Company, New York.

Keating, Thomas. (1996). Invitation to Love. Continuum, New York.

Keating, Thomas. (1996).  The Mystery of Christ:  The Liturgy as Spiritual Experience. Continuum, New York.

Center-L Recommended Readings on Centering and Contemplative Prayer (submitted to L-Center Discussion Group by Ann Potschka)


Words from Heaven. Messages of Our Lady from Medjugorie. (1990). Revised 7th Edition, Caritas of Birmingham, Sterrett, Alabama,


Bonhoeffer Dietrich. (1986). Meditating on the Word. Cowley Publications,

Buber Martin. (1909, 1985). Ecstatic Confessions. Harper & Row, San Francisco.

Chesterton G. K. (1959). Orthodoxy. Reprint. Image/Random House. NY.

Chittester, Joan (1990). Wisdom Distilled from the Daily:  Living the Rule of St.Benedict Today," San Francisco: Harper&Ro.

Clarke,John  O.C.D. (Trans.)(1996).Story of a Soul:  The Autobiography of Saint Therese of Lisieux.  ICS Publications, Washington, DC.

Cooper A. David. (1992). Silence, Simplicity & Solitude. A Guide for Spiritual Retreat. Harmony Books, N.Y.

Dupre Louis & James A. Wiseman, O.S.B. Eds. (....). Light from Light:  An Anthology of Christian Mysticism.

DeMello, Anthony.(1990). Awareness.  Doubleday.

De Mello, Anthony. (1984). Sadhana, a way to God: Christian exercises in Eastern form. Image Books, Garden City, N.Y.

God in All Worlds - An Anthology of Contemporary Spiritual Writing. (1995). Vintage Books/Random House, NY.

Grant, Terence. (1989). The Silence of Unknowing: The Key to the Spiritual Life._Liquori/Triumph, Missouri.

Gustin, Marilyn Norquist. (1981). Jesus Pattern for a Happy Life:  The Beatitudes. Liquori Publications, Missouri.

Harris Paul (Ed.) (1995). The Fire of Silence and Stillness: An Anthology of Quotations for the Spiritual Journey. Templegate Publishers, Illinois.

Harvey, Andrew (Ed). (2001). Teachings of the Hindu Mystics. Boston, London: Shambala Publ.,

Hughes Gerald W.. (1996). God of Surprises. Darton, Longman and Todd.

Johnston William. (1970). The Still Point: Reflections on Zen and Christian Mysticism. New York:  Fordham University Press.

Johnston William. (1978). The Inner Eye of Love, Harper & Row, New York.

Johnston William. (2000). Mysticism for a New Era. Maryknoll Books, NY.

Kelly, Thomas R. (1941). A Testament of Devotion. Harper and Brothers. New York, London.

Kelly, Thomas.  (1996). The Light Within. A Testament of Devotion.   Harper, San Francisco.

Kirvan, John. (1996). Let Nothing Disturb You: A Journey to the  Center of the Soul with Teresa of Avila. Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame,  Indiana 46556

Kowalska, Faustina. (1987). The Diary: Divine Mercy in my Soul. Marian Press, Stockbridge, MA.

McNamara, William. (1976). The Human Adventure.  Image Books.

McNamara William , OCD. (1981). Christian Mysticism. Continuum, New York.

McNamara, William. (1987). Speaking of Silence. (Susan Walker, ed.)  Paulist Press, NY

Mother Teresa. (1985). Total Surrender. Edited by Brother Angelo Devananda. Walker and Company, New York.

O'Brien Justin. (1996). A meeting of Mystic Paths: Christianity and Yoga. Yes International Publ., St. Paul, MN.

Osho. (2000). Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic. St. Martin's Press, N.Y.

Smith, Cyprian osb. (1987). The Way of Paradox - Spiritual Life as Taught by Meister Eckhart. London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

St. Theresa of Avila.  (1961). Interior Castle.  Image Books, New York.

Underhill, Evelyn. (1961).Mysticism: A Study in the Nature and Development of Man's Spiritual Consciousness. E.P. Dutton, New York.

The Fire of Silence and Stillness: An Anthology of Quotations for the Spiritual Journey. Edited by Paul Harris.  Templegate Publishers,Springfield, Illinois.  1995.

Tuoti, Frank X. (1995). Why Not be a Mystic. Quoting Thomas Merton in Cautions and Counsels. Crossroad, New York.


Campbell, Joseph. (1949). The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.


Contat, M., Rybalka, R. (Eds). (1974). The Writings of Jean-Paul Sartre. Vol.2. Selected Prose. Evanston: Northwestern University Press.


Kabir Helminski. (Ed.)(2000)."The Rumi Collection," Shambhala, Boston & London.

Kahlil Gibran. (1989). The Prophet. Alfred Knopf, N.Y.

Ladinsky Daniel (2002). Love Poems from God. Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West. Penguin Group.

Nicholson R.A. (Ed.) (1922). Eastern Poetry and Prose. Cambridge Univ. Press.

Nicholson R.A. (Trans.). (1978). Rumi: Poet and Mystic. Mandala Books, London.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. (2001) The Book of Hours" (Annemarie S. Kidder, trans.). Northwestern University Press.

Rumi. (2000). Words of Paradise:  Selected Poems of Rumi. Trans. Rafiq Abdulla. New York: Viking Studio.

Songs of Kabir, trans. by Rabindranath Tagore. (1977). Weiser, New York.

Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre. Hymn of the Universe, "Pensees # 30".


A Guide to True Peace, or The Excellency of Inward and Spiritual Prayer. (1946). Pendle Hill Publications, Wallingford, PA.

Balthasar, Hans Urs von. (1961). Prayer. Sheed & Ward, New York.

Bloom, Anthony.  (1970). Beginning To Pray.  Paulist Press, New York.

Boulding Maria. (1979).  Prayer: Our Journey Home. ServantPublications, Ann Arbor MI.

DelBene Ron. (1981). The Breath of Life: a Simple Way to Pray. Winston Press, Minneapolis, MN

Hallesby, O.(1931). Prayer. Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis.

Helleberg, Marilyn Morgan. (1980). A Guide to Christian Meditation. Phoenix Press, Walker and Company, New York.

Jager, Willigis. (    ). The Way to Contemplation: Encountering God Today. Translated by Matthew J. O'Connell.

Johnston, William. (1997). Silent Music: The Science of Meditation. Fordham University Press. New York.

Jones, Timothy. (1997).The Art of Prayer: A Simple Guide. Ballantine Books, New York.

Maloney, George A.  (1976). Inward Stillness. Dimension Books, Denville, New Jersey.

Meninger, William A. (1998). The Loving Search For God. Continuum, New York.

Moore, Thomas. (1994). Meditations: On the Monk Who Dwells In Daily Life. Harper Collins Publishers, New York.

Nouwen, Henri. (1997). Bread for the Journey, HarperSanFrancisco.

O'Donohue, John. (1997). Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom. Harper Collins.

Raguin, Yves. (1973). How To Pray Today.  Abbey Press, St. Meinrad, IN.

Tischner, Jozef. (1999). Przekonac Pana Boga. [To Convince God. Interviews with Jozef Tischner by Dorota Zanko and Jaroslaw Gowin]. Znak, Krakow. (in Polish).

Van Zeller, Hubert. (1970). The Current of Spirituality. Templegate Publishers. Springfield, IL.

Ware, Timothy. (Ed.) (1997). The Art of Prayer:  An Orthodox Anthology. Compiled by Igumen Chariton of Valamo. Mackays of Chatham PLC, Chatham, Kent.


Dubois, Elfrieda:  Fenelon and Quietism. (1986). [In:] Cheslyn Jones, Geoffrey Wainwright, Edward Yardold, SJ.(Eds). The Study of Spirituality. Oxford University Press NY, Oxford.


Dupuis Jacques. (1997). Toward a Christian Theology of Religious Pluralism. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, N.Y.

Hick John. (1995). A Christian Theology of Religions. Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, Kentucky.

Williams Rowan (2000). On Christian Theology. London: Blackwell.

Zaehner R.C. (1971). Evolution in Religion. A Study in Sri Aurobindo and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

Utopian writings.

Voltaire. Candide. Wordsworth Classics. 1993.

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