For Further Study: Favorite Books on Subjects Related to Labyrinths

Cousineau, Phil (1998). The Art of Pilgrimage. The Seeker’s Guide to Making Travel Sacred. Berkeley, CA, Conari Press.
”With a deepening of focus, keen preparation, attention to the path below our feet, and respect for the destination at hand, it is possible to transform even the most ordinary trip into a sacred journey, a pilgrimage.” Author.

Dahlke, Rudiger (1992). Mandalas of the World. A Meditating and Painting Guide. New York, Sterling Publishing Co.
”Here are more than 100 of the most beautiful and significant mandalas in history.
The significance of each mandala and its origins is explained by the author as an aid to full enjoyment of the mandala’s benefits, for understanding is at the core of these age-old archetypes. As you color and contemplate, they will lead, again and again, to a deeper experience of the meaning of life.” Publisher.

Fisher, Adrian and Howard Loxton (1997). Secrets of the Maze. London, Quatro Publishing.
”Discover the magic of the maze (and labyrinth), from its mythical origins in ancient times to the astounding innovations of present-day maze designers.” Publishers.

James, John (1982). The Master Masons of Chartres. NY, West Grinstead Publishing.

Petrucci, Paul (2002). Prodigal Logic. A Ray Gabriel Floating Home Mystery. Seattle, WA, Paul Petrucci.
A modern mystery involving a computer and labyrinths. A bit fluffy, but fun!

Purce, Jill (1974). The Mystic Spiral. New York, Thames and Hudson.
”The spiral is the natural form of growth, and has become, in every culture and in every age, man’s symbol of the progress of the soul towards eternal life. As an inward-winding labyrinth, kit constitutes the hero’s journey to the still center where the secret of life is found. As the spherical vortex, spiraling through its own center, it combines the inward and outward directions of movement.” Publisher.