This Website serves as the online resource for Paul Brunton’s extraordinary wisdom-teachings. We are dedicated to assisting you in your spiritual quest and have designed this site to aid you with your journey. Use it to discover ways to put this living wisdom into your life.
Paul Brunton is one of my "eyes." My shakti (spiritual power) is working through him. Follow him closely.
- Ramana Maharshi
Paul Brunton's observations, spiritual insights, and pointings reveal a laser-sharp eye that directs us back to that which is obvious within ourselves, though obviously overlooked - the Divine Self
A person of rare intelligence... thoroughly alive, and whole in the most significant, "holy" sense of the word.
- Yoga Journal
Any serious man or woman in search of spiritual ideas will find a surprising challenge and an authentic source of inspiration and intellectual nourishment in the writings of Paul Brunton.
- Jacob Needleman
The Notebooks of Paul Brunton represent the acme of wisdom on the nature of human spirituality. Every serious student of this subject will profit enormously by becoming acquainted with Brunton's seminal work.
- Kenneth Ring
When Christopher Reeve was asked in a BBC interview which book he would want if stranded on a desert island, he replied Discover Yourself (currently titled The Inner Reality) by the philosopher Paul Brunton.
Welcome to the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation
”Finding the Overself is one thing, and the first thing, but letting it take over is another thing.Paul Brunton
”Awareness grows in silence, the test of it in activity.Paul Brunton
”The ego will not end its existence, but it will end its dominance.Paul Brunton
”To deny our individuality is to destroy our creative mind.Paul Brunton
”There is only one real loneliness and that is to feel cut off from the higher power.Paul Brunton
About The Teachings
The Complete Archives of Paul Brunton
We are thrilled to announce that the complete digital archives of PB are now available for you to browse and study from the convenience of your computer, tablet, and smart phone! When Paul Brunton died in 1981, he left a large literary and personal legacy.
The digital archive contains all these original documents as well as a text searchable version of most of the files! There are five major series in The Archives of Paul Brunton to explore: Philosophic writings; Biographical Materials; Letters; Visual Media; PB’s Travel Library.
Listen to an Introduction to PB's Teachings
Superman star Christopher Reeve narrates selections from The Inner Reality and The Secret Path. Read the interesting story of how this recording came to be and listen to PB’s teachings.
Expanded New Edition! Paul Brunton Teachings on the Short Path
Instructions for Spiritual Living
Instructions for Spiritual Living Also available as an audiobook!
“Mature seekers need mature advice and Paul Brunton provides this. I have often said one needs to be quite mature spiritually in order to use a true spiritual teacher or master wisely.” — Jacqueline Longstaff, author/teacher
An eBook Edition of The Spiritual Crisis of Man (new title too!)
The Definitive Paperback Edition of The Inner Reality (with free study guide)
“Paul Brunton is surely one of the finest mystical flowers to grow on the wasteland of our secular civilization. What he has to say is important to us all.” — Georg Feuerstein, author
Realizing Soul: From Intuition to an Inspired Life (with free study guide)
“Paul Brunton’s observations, spiritual insights, and pointings reveal a laser-sharp eye that directs us back to . . . the Divine Self.” — Mooji
The Definitive Edition of The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga
“Paul Brunton…has sought to throw a bridge across the chasm which separates yoga and pure ancient philosophy for searchers in the West.” — Dallas Times-Herald
The Definitive Edition of The Wisdom of the Overself
“A person of rare intelligence… thoroughly alive, and whole in the most significant, ‘holy’ sense of the word.” — Yoga Journal