Adi Da's devotees have written many books or booklets that are
either directly about Adi Da and the Way of Adidam, or about a
subject that resonates with or supports these primary subjects.
We've organized some of those books below, ordered by name of
Note: Many of the books below have Adi Da and Adidam as their primary focus. However, only a few of the books below are technically "books of Adidam", that is, books formally released by the Adidam Institution (generally through The Dawn Horse Press): Naamleela Free Jones' The Danavira Mela Book; Mei-Ling Israel's The World As Light; Carolyn Lee's Adi Da, The Avatar of What Is, and The Promised God-Man Is Here; James Steinberg's Divine Distraction and Love of the God-Man; and Toni Vidor's Beyond the Illusion.
Anderson is a therapist whose work has been featured
in USA Today and Fortune Magazine. Click
here to visit her website.
(Anthony) Costabile has been a devotee of Adi Da Samraj
since 1975. With an M.A. in Education, he has been a professional
school teacher and administrator. He is the Director of
the Adidam Midwest Center in Chicago. He has served as a
writer and lecturer, producing monographs, educational materials,
and numerous articles about Adi Da Samraj and the Reality-Way
of Adidam. He travels internationally, speaking about Adi
Da Samraj, introducing Adi Da's Wisdom-Teaching to a variety
of public audiences, and leading public retreats.
Revelation and the Restoration of Spiritual Culture
Druda has been a devotee of
Adi Da for many years. He is a certified practitioner of
Traditional Chinese Medicine (see his website for more),
a member of the Australian Natural Therapist Association,
and a senior educator in Mate Moce — the Ministry established
by Adi Da Samraj to instruct human beings about the death
process, and serve their transition. Click
here to visit his website.
The Tao of
Faller has been a devotee of Adi Da since 1994. He lives
in Freiberg, Germany and runs several companies: Booja-Booja,
a British gourmet company whose vegan and mostly raw ice
cream desserts and organic vegan truffles have received
45 awards in the past decade or so; and The
Green Gorilla Surfs In Peace, a line of natural clothes,
bags, caps, and perfume.
And The Heart
die Wahrheir steht auf
Naamleela Free Jones is Avatar Adi Da's youngest daughter. Naamleela has been trained as a sacred musician since the age of five, concentrating in both Western and Indian classical music. While travelling in California, Hawaii, New York, and Europe, she received training from numerous sources and influences; she received a master certificate in music production from the Berklee College of Music Online. She has composed and performed piano preludes for the Florence Dance Company productions, Divina.com and Not-Two Is Peace. More recently, she has taken up a new direction in her life: religious studies. In 2015, she received her B.A. in religious studies summa cum laude from U.C. Berkeley. (She was selected as the "most distinguished graduate in Religious Studies" in the class of 2015.)
The Danavira Mela
Gottlieb is the former editor-in-chief of Rodale Books
and Prevention Magazine Health Books, and the author of
five books on health and healing, including the 1.5 million-copy
Cures (Rodale, 2000). Click
here to visit his website.
Lee received her B.A. in 1970 from Sydney University.
After being awarded the Sydney Moss Travelling Scholarship,
she was awarded her Ph.D. at London University in musicology.
She was subsequently appointed St Leonard's Research Fellow
at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and senior lecturer
in Music in the National University of Ireland (University
College, Cork). She has been a devotee of Avatar Adi Da
Samraj since 1985. She has been serving the publication
of Adi Da's Teaching and chronicling His life and work.
The Avatar of What Is
The Promised God-Man Is Here
Marrero has been a devotee of Adi Da for many years.
He is an elementary school teacher and a father. For more,
A Monkey's Tale
Fortune McDonnell has worked as a writer and editor,
international speaker, stage and film producer, schoolteacher,
priest, war-time vigil correspondent, fine art photographic
subject, event manager, dance teacher, personal assistant,
legal aide, book indexer, caterer, and street performer.
Tasting the Moon
Mehlmauer is a retired Naturopath,
in clinical practice since 1972. He now teaches classes,
writes books and does research in the Eyology sciences.
He has been a devotee of Adi Da Samraj since April, 1979.
The GREAT Liquid Diet
SCLEROLOGY: A New View
of an Ancient Art
Savoie is a philosopher, writer,
and translator. He is the author of La Vipère et le Lion
and Le Philosophe Chat, and has written for such prominent
magazines as La Revue 3e millénaire. Click
here to visit his website.
La Vipère et le Lion
Sheinfeld has been a devotee
of Adi Da since the beginning of Adi Da's work with devotees.
He accompanied Adi Da on His 1974 trip to India, and has
participated in countless sacred occasions and events in
the company of Adi Da in the intervening years.
At the Feet of the Spiritual
Sleeth has been a devotee of Adi Da since 1983.
He has worked for many years in the field of human services
as a mental health provider. Dan earned a MA in general
psychology and in counseling. After receiving his Ph.D.
in Clinical Psychology, he wrote The Integral Ego as a vehicle
for considering the non-dual perspective possible in the
clinical therapeutic setting. Dan has served Adi Da in many
different capacities, including public outreach, regional
manager, and ashram manager, as well as through his writing
The Integral Ego
Steinberg has been a devotee of Avatar Adi
Da since the early 1970's. He has been a principal presenter
of Adi Da's communications to the gathering of devotees.
In the '70s and '80s, James was the librarian for the Laughing
Man Library. He has been a principal spokesperson for Adi
Da to other religious and spiritual groups and prominment
individuals. James has also continually served Adi Da Samraj's
sacred projects in India. James is one of Adidam's principal
educators and public representatives.
Love of the God-Man
Tong has been a devotee of Adi Da Samraj
since 1989. He is one of the founders of this website. You
can read his biographical information in the About