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Books:

Guru Devotion and the American Buddhist Experience. Daniel Capper. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2002.

Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England. T.M. Luhrmann. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Shamans, Mystics, and Doctors. Sudhir Kakar. Boston: Beacon Press, 1983.

The Cult of Tara: Magic and Ritual in Tibet. Stephan Beyer. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

Spirit Possession in the Nepal Himalayas. John Hitchcock and Rex Jones, eds. New Delhi: Vikas, 1976.

Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today. Margot Adler. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986.

Sufism, Mystics, and Saints in Modern Egypt. Valerie J. Hoffman. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

The Innate Capacity: Mysticism, Psychology and Philosophy. Robert Forman, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

The Psychobiology of Consciousness. J.M. Davidson and R.J. Davidson, eds. New York: Plenum, 1980.

On the Psychobiology of Meditation. Claudio Naranjo and Robert E. Ornstein. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1971.

The Nature of Human Consciousness. Robert Ornstein, ed. New York: Viking, 1973.

 

 

Articles:

Some Components of Socialization for Trance. Gregory Bateson. In Socialization as Cultural Communication, Theodore Schwartz, ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976.

A Cartography of the Ecstatic and Meditative States. Roland Fischer. In Science 174(1971):897-904.

A Preliminary Model of the Cross-cultural Analysis of Altered States of Consciousness. Ralph G. Locke and Edward F. Kelly. Ethos 13(1985):3-55.

A Phenomenological Overview of Trance. Larry G. Peters and D. Price-Williams. Transcultural Psychiatric Research Review 20(1983):5-39.

Trance States: A Theoretical Model and Cross-Cultural Analysis. Michael Winkelman. Ethos 14(1986):174-203.

Stress, Religious Experience, and Mental Health. Cynthia Nelson. Catalyst 6(1972):48-57.

Some Aspects of Electroencephalographic Studies in Yogis. B.K. Anand, G.S. Chhina, and B. Singh. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology 9(1961):132-149.

Electrophysiological Correlates of Some Yogic Exercises. B. Bagchi and M. Wenger. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology 7(1957):132-49.

Spectral Analysis of the EEG in Meditation. J.P. Banquet. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology 35(1973):143-151.

A Comparison of Heartrate, Respiration, and Galvanic Skin Response among Meditators, Relaxers, and Controls. W.D. Curtis and H.W. Wessberg. Journal of Altered States of Consciousness 2(4)(1976):31-37.

Autonomic Stability and Transcendental Meditation. D.W. Orme-Johnson. Psychosomatic Medicine 35(1973):341-349.

A Controlled Study of EEG during Transcendental Meditation: A Comparison with Hypnosis. A.K. Tebecis. Folio Psychiatrica et Neurologica Japonica 29(1975):305-313.

Physiological Effects of Transcendental Meditation. R.K. Wallace. Science 167(1970):1751-1754.

Studies of Autonomic Functions in Practitioners of Yoga in India. M.A. Wenger and B.K. Bagchi. Behavioral Science 6(1961):312-323.

 

Internet:

WWW virtual library - Tibetan Buddhism
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-TibetanStudies.html

CyberSangha Buddhist index
http://worldtrans.org/CyberSangha/csindex.html

Palicanon.org
http://www.palicanon.org/

WWW virtual library - Buddhism
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Buddhism.html

Blue Iris Sangha of New Orleans
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Blue_Iris_Sangha/

Journal of Buddhist Ethics
http://jbe.la.psu.edu/

New Orleans Zen Temple
http://home.gnofn.org/~aza/

DharmaNet International
http://www.dharmanet.org/

Hanazono University International Research Institute for Zen Buddhist Studies
http://www.iijnet.or.jp/iriz/

Zen Studies Society
http://www.daibosatsu.org/

About.com: Buddhism
http://buddhism.about.com/religion/buddhism/?once=true&

Nyingma Buddhism
http://www.nyingma.org/

Karme Choling Buddhist Meditation Center
http://www.kcl.shambhala.org/

Journal of Global Buddhism
http://jgb.la.psu.edu/

Namgyal Monastery
http://www.namgyal.org/

Penor Rinpoche's home page
http://www.palyul.org/hhpr.html

Karma Triyana Dharmachakra monastery
http://www.kagyu.org/

HinduNet
http://www.hindunet.org/

Shahmaghsoudi school of Sufism
http://mto.shahmaghsoudi.org/

Abode of the Message Sufi center
http://www.sufiorder.org/abode/index.html

Threshold Society
http://www.sufism.org/

Golden Sufi center
http://www.goldensufi.org/index.shtml

 

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