168 Books to Change Your Life

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If there were one bookshelf that held history's greatest masterpieces of spiritual writing, what would be on it? From his library of over 150,000 books, best-selling author and mystic Osho selected 168 titles that had served as his beacons of inspiration "when nothing else was shining in the darkness." 168 Books to Change Your Life is Osho's invaluable guide to the most profound and spiritually illuminating literature ever written.

The book features:

An eclectic and often surprising selection of books, including Whitman's Leaves of Grass, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, and Richard Bach's Jonathan Livingston Seagull * Essential details about each classic and its author, and why their writings have left a lasting impact on readers around the world.
Osho's own poetic commentary on the importance of these books in his life, with his insights on the deeper spiritual messages in every masterpiece on the list Osho created his list of classics to honor the writers who inspired him to become one of the most influential modern spiritual teachers. Spiritual seekers, recent graduates, and any lover of great literature will cherish 168 Books to Change Your Life as a trusted source of inspiration for years to come.
notes
Previously published as Books I Have Loved.
Dictated by Osho. According to Sw Devageet, all audio tapes were destroyed on Osho's request.
For a complete list of books mentioned by Osho in these transcripts see Books I Have Loved.
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
from 1982 : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
16


editions

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168 Books to Change Your Life

Essential Literature for the Awakened Life - Selected by a Beloved Spiritual Master

Year of publication : 2008
Publisher : Sounds True Inc., USA
Edition no. : 1
ISBN 1591795761 (click ISBN to buy online)
Number of pages : 352
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : P
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