Book Recommendation By Leonard Cohen: Consciousness Speaks: Conversations with Ramesh S. Balsekar

Augenstein Hannot writes:

I once asked Leonard if there is a must book to read. Here is the book. If you read it, you do understand him in a different way.

Love, Frank


Update: Leonard also recommended this book during the Sony 2001 online chat.

Suss: Dear Leonard. Do you have any favorite books to recommend?
Leonard Cohen: Dear Suss, “Consciousness Speaks” by Ramesh S. Balsekar.

Consciousness Speaks: Conversations with Ramesh S. Balsekar by Ramesh S. Balsekar (Author), Wayne Liquorman (Editor) is available in paperback or as an e-book at Amazon and other bookstores.

  • Paperback: 392 pages
  • Publisher: Advaita Press; Fourth Printing edition (December 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0929448146
  • ISBN-13: 978-0929448145

The Leonard Cohen Reading List

This is the latest entry to the Leonard Cohen Reading List, a compilation of books commended by the Canadian singer-songwriter.

All entries in the Leonard Cohen Reading List can be found at

The Original Leonard Cohen Reading List

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted November 29, 2016.

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