Reading List

Towards Awakening

Steps towards awakening for men-who-love-men.

Suggested Reading List – Nondual / Tantra.

·       Adyashanti – The Impact of Awakening. Open Gate Publishing, 2000.

·       Adyashanti – True Meditation. Sounds True, 2006.

·       Ballentine, Rudolph – Kali Rising: Foundational Principles of Tantra for a Transforming Planet. Trantrikster Press, 2010.

·       Maharaj, Sri Nisargadatta – I AM THAT. The Acorn Press. 2009 (first published 1973).

·       Odier, Daniel – Tantric Quest: An Encounter with Absolute Love. Inner Traditions International, 1997.

·       Odier, Daniel – Desire: The Tantric Path to Awakening. Inner Traditional International, 2001.

·       Odier, Daniel – Crazy Wisdom of the Yogini: Teachings of the Kashmiri Mahamudra Tradition. Inner Traditions International, 2021.

·       OSHO – Sex Matters: From Sex to Superconsciousness. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2002.

·       OSHO – Tantra: The Supreme Understanding. Watkins, 2015 (original publication 1975).

·       Saraswati, Swami Satyananda – Meditations from the Tantras. Yoga Publications Trust, 2007 (original publication 1974).

·       Saraswati, Swami Satyananda – Kundalini Tantra. Yoga Publications Trust, 2013 (original publication 1984).

·       Sat Shree – The Bhagavad Gita Revealed: A Living Teaching for Our Time (Part 1, Chapter 1-6). New Dharma Publications, 2018.

·       Schindler, William (aka Swami Mahavirananda) – Gay Tantra. Lulu, 2012.

·       Wallis, Christopher D. – Tantra Illuminated: The Philosophy, History, and Practice of a Timeless Tradition. Mattamayura Press, 2012.

·       Wallis, Christopher D. – The Recognition Sutra: Illuminating a 1,000-year-old spiritual masterpiece. Mattamayura Press, 2017.

·       Wallis, Christopher D. – Near Enemies of the Truth. Wonderwell and Mattamayura Press, 2023.

Suggested Reading List - Queer Spirituality.

·       Conner, Randy P. - Blossom of Bone. HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.

·       De la Huerta, Christian - Coming Out Spiritually. Penguin Group, 1999.

·       Evans, Arthur - The Evans Symposium. White Crane Books, 2018 (original publication of Witchcraft and the Gay Counterculture, 1978)

·       Queer Dharma: Voices of Gay Buddhists. Gay Sunshine Press, 1998.

·       Thompson, Mark - Gay Spirit, 1987, Gay Body, 1990, Gay Soul, 1994.

General Reading (Historical Fiction).

·       Link to my novel, Fermented Spirits

It’s 1902, Stevie Monroe is a shipbuilding sheet metal worker living in the Gorbals, a Glasgow slum. Stevie is a friend, a husband, a father, and a man with a deviance that must be kept secret at all costs. Navigating this world leads Stevie to a life wrought with worry, confusion, murder, and love.