Frances Vaughan

Shadows of the Sacred (paperback edition 2005)

Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing through spiritual illusions

The Inward Arc: Healing in psychotherapy and spirituality

Awakening Intuition

Paths Beyond Ego: The transpersonal vision

Accept This Gift

Gifts from A Course in Miracles

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Notes on the relationship of forgiveness to love.
Practicing forgiveness of self and others can help us remove the psychological barriers to the awareness of love's presence in our lives.

What is spiritual intelligence?
This inquiry into spiritual intelligence suggests that it is one of several types of intelligence that can be developed. It calls for multiple ways of knowing and the integration of the inner life of mind and spirit with the outer life of work in the world.

Journal of Humanistic Psychology. vol 42, No. 2, Spring 2002, pp 16-23.

Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing through spiritual illusions
“A brilliant and groundbreaking exploration of the promises and pitfalls of the spiritual path written by one of the pioneers of transpersonal psychology. A must for every serious spiritual seeker, students of consciousness, and all those concerned about the future of our planet.” Stanislav Grof, M.D.

Published by Quest Books, 1995.
ISBN 0-8356-0723-2. Hardback out of print.

NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK published by, 2005.
ISBN 0-595-34835-1

The Inward Arc: Healing in psychotherapy and spirituality
"Going beyond healing, this book is for the growth of your soul." James Fadiman.

The Inward Arc offers valuable guiding principles for integrating psychology and spirituality. It provides a wealth of information about transpersonal psychology and a variety of experiential exercises for inspiration and renewal.

2nd edition published by, 2000. Now available print-on-demand. ISBN 0-595-15199-X

Awakening Intuition
“Frances Vaughan shares her good common sense on the slippery ins and outs of intuition.” Daniel Goleman.

Everyone has intuition. For some it is a readily available, vital inner resource. For others it remains undeveloped or repressed. Awakening Intuition guides the reader to the greater realization of his or her own intuitive powers through specific exercises, combined with an examination of the role of intuition in creativity and problem solving.

Published by Anchor Books, 1979
ISBN 0-385-13371-5

Paths Beyond Ego: The transpersonal vision
Edited by Roger Walsh and Frances Vaughan

This book offers an expanded vision of human possibilities and a comprehensive overview of many dimensions of human experience. Some of the best thinkers of our time offer a transpersonal perspective that extends beyond conventional psychology and science to include innovative approaches to the study of consciousness. The transpersonal vision offers hope for the future, and links us to the timeless wisdom of the ages.

Published by Tarcher/Putnam, 1993
ISBN 0-87477-678-3

A Question of Balance - Health and Pathology in New Religious Movements.pdf
This article addresses questions pertaining to choosing a spiritual teacher and evaluating the groups that form around them. Although based on research conducted thirty years ago, it is still relevant for seekers who long for community and seek guidance in making spiritual choices.

Accept This Gift: Selections from A Course in Miracles
Edited by Frances Vaughan and Roger Walsh.

"An invaluable collection from one of the great sources of the perennial wisdom." Ken Wilber

A true gift for the cultivation of peace, joy and love.

Published by J. P. Tarcher, 1983
ISBN 0-874-77284-2

Gifts from A Course in Miracles
Edited by Frances Vaughan and Roger Walsh

This volume, beautifully illustrated with photographs by award-winning photographer, Jane English, contains poetic, evocative and inspirational selections from the Course that can change your life.

This volume includes Accept this Gift, A Gift of Peace and A Gift of Healing.

Published by Tacher/Putnam, 1995
ISBN 0-87477-803-4

Selected Books and Articles

Fetzer Institute Newsletter, Spring 2007
Forgiveness as a means to awakening love.
Discusses the unique qualities of spiritual intelligence and spiritual maturity.
BOOKS: Psychology/Spirituality
Explores many dimensions of the spiritual path.
Practical wisdom for healthy human development from a transpersonal perspective.
Psychology/Personal growth
Guidelines for training and developing trustworthy intuition.
A comprehensive, edited volume of the best authors in transpersonal psychology.
Journal articles
In our society today, spiritual choices confront the seeker more than ever before. Traditional and non-traditional teachers abound, and having some criteria for evaluation can be helpful.
A goldmine of psychological and spiritual insights.
Nuggets of truth that will change your life.